TREKKING PERMITS

TREKKING PERMITS

Trekking permits are of a different kind as per the rules of the Nepal government. Permits for normal trekking areas and restricted areas are available in Nepal. If you plan to trek in two different areas you need to have two trekking permits.

As per the rules, the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card is a permit. This permit will let you travel to all major trekking areas of Nepal.

As listed in Nepal restricted areas have their own fees as imposed by the government of Nepal. These areas are secure with international border treaties and need extra care. So we recommend all the travelers to go through a trusted travel agency only. As all the agency cannot get the permit of this area. For this one need to summit passport along with visa entry date and exit date.

Kanchanjunga & Lower Dolpa:

Trekking permits cost US$ 10.00 per week per person

Upper Mustang & Upper Dolpa:

For 10 days: US$ 500.00 and after 10 days per day per person US$ 50.00

Gorkha District:

From Sept. to Nov. per week per person US$ 70.00 and Afer 7 days per day per person US$ 10.00 From Dec. to Aug. per week per person US$ 50.00 and after 7 days per day per person US$ 7.00

Manaslu:

From Sept. to Nov: US$ 70.00 per week and after 7 days per day per person US$ 10.00 From Dec. to Aug: US$ 50.00 per week and after 7 days per day per person US$ 7.00

Chhekampar & Chunchet VDC (Sirdibas – Lokpa – Chumling – Chhekampar – Nile – Chhule Area):

From September to November US$ 35.00 per person for the first 8 days From December to August US$ 25.00 per person for the first 8 days

Dolakpa District (Gauri Shankar & Lamabagar):

Trekking permits cost US$ 10.00 Per week per person

Humla District (Simikot-Yari):

Areas of Limi and Muchu VDC, area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma VDC. First 7 days: US$ 50.00 and After 7 days: US$ 7.00 per day per person

Notes: One is to submit an application to get a group trekking permit with relevant documents. It should be through the registered trekking agency of Nepal. The trekking fee can be in Nepalese currency. Trekking Fee of other restricted areas is on USD as imposed by Nepal government:

National Park fee

You need to pay a fee of RS. 3000 to enter a National Park or wildlife reserve. The fee is payable at the park entrance. Trekkers going to the Annapurna Region, but, must pay a fee of RS. 2000 (RS 100 for SAARC nationals) which is payable only in Kathmandu or in Pokhara. The fee is later used for environmental conservation and maintenance of the area.