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Mandatory Drug Test for Guides and Trekking Cooks

Notification from Tourism Council of Bhutan  In pursuance to the High Value Low Volume tourism policy and providing exclusive services to the tourists, all tourist guides and trekking cooks must produce a drug free certificate as a mandatory document for license renewal starting from December 1, 2019. The drug test will be conducted at the Tourism Council of Bhutan in collaboration with the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority. The cost of…

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Tourist Medical Services at Thimphu

Notification from Tourism Council of Bhutan Tourism Council of Bhutan would like to inform the relevant stakeholders (Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators, Guides Association and Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bhutan) that the tourists requiring medical attention in Thimphu can avail following services at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) as per the timing prescribed: Tourist Medical Services at Thimphu  

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Trashiyangtse Zorig Festival

Trashiyangtse Zorig Festival  : This is to kindly inform that Tashiyangtsi Dzongkhag will be celebrating a Mega Event called “Zorig Day” for three days effective from 17 th  to 19th  November 2019 to promote our culture and traditions in the form of live exhibition, loser celebration and khuru matches.  In this regard, Hon'ble Dasho Dzongda of Trashiyangtsi will make a presentation to tour operators on 21st October 2019 at 10:00 A.M at BCCI Hall, Thimphu. Therefore, we would…

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Stopping entry permit issuance for Regional Tourists to Bhutan

This is with regard to government notification on stopping entry permit issuance for regional tourists from 15-18 August 2019. In this regard, we have crosschecked with the government and accordingly ascertain some facts below. 1. Government has stopped issuing entry permit for all regional tourists as well as work permit for laborer for the period 15-18 August 2019. 2. Any regional tourist who has valid e-permit (e-permit issued prior government…

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