PAYMENT PROCESS

As per the Government regulation, all tour payments must be made in Advance. Travel agent in Bhutan will advise about the Bank details/account number, etc. to the clients once the tour-booking is confirmed. The most efficient procedure to make a US dollar transfer to the account of the Bhutan National Bank with Bank of American. Transfers into this account are monitored by Tourism Council of Bhutan and credited to the agent in Bhutan. Please request your Bank to remit as follow:

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK LTD, NEW YORK
  • Bank Address : Standard Chartered Bank Ltd.,

(Correspondent Bank) One Madison Avenue, New York,

NY 10010-3603

SWIFT Code: SCBLUS33

CHIPS ABA: 0256

FED ABA: 026002561

  • Beneficiary Bank Account : 358-202-171-9001 (USD A/C)
  • Beneficiary Bank : Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439,GPO Building, Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  • Ultimate Beneficiary: Bhutan Tharchen Tours and Adventures

Account No: 0100015426001, Thimphu, Bhutan

BANK OF AMERICA
  • Bank Address : Bank of America

(Correspondent Bank) New York USA

SWIFT Code: BOFAUS3N

  • Beneficiary Bank Account : 6550691700 (USD A/C)
  • Beneficiary Bank : Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439,GPO Building, Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  • Ultimate Beneficiary: Bhutan Tharchen Tours and Adventures

Account No: 010001542600, Thimphu, Bhutan

NOTE: Please remember that for confirmation purposes, a copy of the Bank transfer receipts will need to be scanned and emailed to ask@bhutantharchentours.com. In the case of Bhutan tours, you are paying an agency of the Bhutanese government, not the tour operator directly; therefore you have more protection against default on the part of the tour company.