Trekking Permit

 

A trekker should have a trekking permit for trekking in Nepal. The trek permit and fees issued by the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) or Immigration Department of Nepal to trek in any part of Nepal. TAAN issues permits to trekkers who are trekking to the non-restricted regions of Nepal. The Immigration Department handles the permits required while non- Nepali trekkers trek to the restricted region in the Himalayas. To trek in non-restricted regions of Nepal trekkers need to pay USD 20 for the TIMS Card plus the Conservation Area or National Park Fee. While trekking in the restricted regions the permit fee varies with the region.

For the Annapurna, Everest & Langtang region trekkers requires to have an entrance permit of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP Permit) Rs 3000, Everest National Park Permit Rs 3000 and Khumbu entry ticket Rs 2000 & Langtang National Park Permit Rs 3000 Rupees along with TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System) US$ 20 per person. Trekkers can issue the permit on their own to trek on non-restricted trails.

The following restricted areas are open only for group trekkers and a trekking permit will not be issued to individual trekkers for such areas. Trekkers should trek with a guide through a government registered trekking company for the restricted area trekking. The areas and required fees are as follows:

Trekking permits and fees in Nepal

S.No. Regions/VDCs Permit Fee
1. Upper Mustang  (Province No. 4)

  1. Lomanthang Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  2. Lo-Ghekar Damodarkunda Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  3. Baragung Muktichetra Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 3 and Satang Village of ward no.5)
USD 500 per person (for the first 10 days)

USD 50 per person /Day ( beyond 10 days)

2. Upper Dolpa  (Province No. 6)

  1. Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 4 to 6)
  2. Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 7)
  3. Charka Tangsong Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)
USD 500 per person (for the first 10 days)

USD 50 per person /Day ( beyond 10 days)

3. Gorkha Manaslu Area (Province No. 4)

  1. Chumnubri Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 1,2,3 and 4)
September – NovemberUSD 100 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

December – AugustUSD 75 per person / week

USD 10 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

4. Humla (Province No. 6)

  1. Simikot Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 1,6 and 7)
  2. Namkha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)
  3. Changkheli Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 3 to 5)
USD 50 per person / week

USD 10 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

5. Taplejung (Province No. 1)

  1. Phantanglung Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 6 and 7)
  2. Mikwakhola Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 5)
  3. Sirijunga Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 8)
USD 20 per person/ week (for the first 4 weeks)

USD 25 per person /week ( beyond 4 weeks)

6. Lower Dolpa Area (Province No. 6)

  1. Thulibheri municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 11)
  2. Tripurasundari municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 11)
  3. Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 3)
  4. Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 8 and 9)
  5. Jagdulla Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)
  6. Mudkechula Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 9)
  7. Kaike Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 7)
USD 20 per person/ week

USD 5 per person /week ( beyond 1 week)

7. Dolakha   (Province No. 3)

  1. Gaurishankhar Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 9)
  2. Bighu Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1)
USD 20 per person/ week
8. Gorkha Tsum Valley Area (Province No. 4)Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling-Chekampar-Nile-Chule

  1. Chumnubri Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 3,6 and 7)
September – NovemberUSD 40 per person / week

USD 7 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

December – AugustUSD 30 per person / week

USD 7 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

9. Sankhuwasabha (Province 1)

  1. Bhotkhola Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  2. Makalu Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 4)
USD 20 per person/ week (for the first 4 weeks)

USD 25 per person /week ( beyond 4 weeks)

10. Solukhumbu (Province No. 1)

  1. Khumbu Pasang Lahmu Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 5)
USD 20 per person/ week (for the first 4 weeks)

USD 25 per person /week ( beyond 4 weeks)

11. Rasuwa (Province No. 3)

  1. Gosaikunda Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 and some area of ward no. 2)
USD 20 per person /week
12. Manang (Province No. 4)

  1. Narpa Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  2. Nasho Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 6 and 7)
September – NovemberUSD 100 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

December – AugustUSD 75 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

13. Bajhang (Province No. 7)

  1. Saipal Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
USD 90 per person / week for the first week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

14. Mugu (Province No. 6)

  1. Mugumakarmarong Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 9)
USD 100 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

15. Darchula (Province No. 7)

  1. Vyas Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1)
USD 90 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

 

Note:

  1. To get trekking permit an application form with other relevant documents should be submitted through any registered trekking agency of Nepal.
  2. The trekking permit fee must be paid in US Dollar: Notwithstanding anything written above.