BKK-GAY Transit

Bangkok-Gaya via Paro – An Exceptional Experience!

Are you planning a journey to Bodh Gaya, the cradle of Buddhism, this winter? Here’s an exceptional opportunity for a unique mid-journey experience!

Embark on a spiritual journey with our unique pilgrimage package, guiding Thai pilgrims from Thailand to India (Bodh Gaya) via the enchanting destination of Paro, Bhutan. This exclusive offering includes a complimentary two-hour guided tour of the ancient Kyichu Temple in Paro, facilitated by the Department of Tourism, Bhutan, allowing pilgrims to meditate and light butter lamps at the Temple.

The offer also covers Immigration Transit Visa and associated Fees, facilitated by Drukair as an all-in package, for passengers opting for the complimentary tour.,

A Journey within a journey!

  • Kyichu Lhakhang: Explore the serene beauty of Kyichu Lhakhang in the picturesque Paro valley—an ancient Bhutanese temple dating back to the 7th century.
  • Guided Meditation Session: Rejuvenate your energy with a short yet powerful meditation session at the temple.
  • Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) Market: Indulge in a delightful shopping experience at the CSI market, where local products and unique souvenirs await.

Please note: A Transit Visa is mandatory to exit and participate in the tour at Paro, valued at Nu. 5,000 per person (transit visa fee). Drukair will facilitate the application for the transit visa on your behalf, requiring a minimum of 6 (six) working days prior to your arrival at Paro.

To qualify for Drukair’s assistance in obtaining the transit visa as part of this offer, along with the purchase of the transit fare, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Valid Passport (minimum 6 months validity), or
  • Valid Voter ID (for Indian nationals only)
  • Dully filled Transit Visa Form / Transit Entry Form (whichever applicable based on your nationality / Passport you hold)

Transit Visa Application

  • Passenger(s) choosing to participate in the complimentary tour are required to duly fill in the relevant forms below and submit to transit@drukair.com.bt for Drukair to apply the transit visa/clearance on behalf of the passenger(s):
    1. Transit Entry Form (Applicable only to nationals of India, Bangladesh and Maldives, and Diplomat and Official passport holders of Thai and Swiss nationals)
    2. Transit Visa Form (Applicable to all other nationals/passport holders)
  • Applications must be received to transit@drukair.com.bt at least 6 days prior to the scheduled departure date along with a copy of a valid travel document.

Note: Applicable transit visa fee of Nu. 5,000 will be borne by Drukair as part of this offer.

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Terms and Conditions

  1. A complimentary two-hour tour at Paro is available during transit, subject to receipt of a duly filled transit visa/entry form and other necessary documents detailed above sent to transit@drukair.com.bt at least 6 days before the scheduled departure date. Choosing not to participate in the complimentary tour removes the requirement for a transit visa.
  2. Valid for travel between December 3, 2023, and January 31, 2024.
  3. Fares are non-refundable, non-reroutable, and non-endorsable.
  4. Date changes are not permitted under this offer.