8 Creative Ways to Save Money during Your Bhutan Trip
‘If you are not willing to risk the unusual things while traveling, you will have to settle for the ordinary!’
While people thinking of a foreign trip, they always plan about Switzerland, Paris or U.S. for witnessing the charismatic charm. But why you think about those far countries, when Bhutan encompasses everything.
So, let’s know about Bhutan first!
Bhutan, the world’s happiest country, has effectively managed to become one of the most sought-after as well as amazing destinations around the world. Its sublime mountains, lush green valleys, and rich culture have all made it worthy of calling it the Last Shangri-La.
Wow! Every year thousands of tourists from all corners of the world visit Bhutan to dive into its beauty!
VISAS & PERMITS…
Crucial information about Bhutan’s tourism policy is that tourists visiting the country should obtain a visa prior to their entry. Citizens of India, Maldives & Bangladesh are exempted from this rule.
Indians, however, do need a permit to enter Bhutan. The permit is issued in Phuentsholing which requires-
A duly filled form
• Copy of Voter’s ID or Passport
• An Itinerary on an A4 Sheet
• Booked Hotel’s Voucher if you have booked beforehand
• Passport Size Photo
Who doesn’t like to save money when possible? Traveling can be expensive, but with the right strategy you can bring down the cost of your Bhutan trip.
Try these 8 tips on your next vacation to Bhutan-
- Hire a reputed travel agency for your hassle-free trip within a low budget.
- Book a room with a refrigerator/microwave or kitchen area which may lower the expense to eat your food at restaurants.
- Shop at farmer’s markets and local stores in Bhutan which may offer a bit lower price at those things.
- Carry snacks/water during outings to avoid buying extra food during your traveling time to Bhutan
- Go for off season as this time the prices of everything from hotel to flight booking is comparatively low.
- Don’t eat in areas that are close to tourist destinations as these places may cost a huge price.
- Use Public Transit Whenever Possible which generally leads to low-budget compared to car rental or cab rental services.
- Last, but the most important one is to create a budget and stick to it!
So, what’s your favorite way to save money on vacation?
Traveling is a deeply personal experience. Two or more people can visit the same place, at the same time, see the same things, and partake in the same activities – and come away with radically different conclusions about what they experienced.
Right? Follow the tips on saving money and make your Bhutan trip worth for lifetime!