Trekking Permit

The Department of Immigration located at IMPACT Building, Maitighar, Kathmandu (Tel 4223590) issues permit for tourists who intend to trek on any part of the country. Trekking permits are as follows.

Trekking Permit

A trekking permit is a must to visit restricted areas mentioned below. To visit normal trekking areas, no permission is required.

Restricted areas which have been opened for Group Trekking

The following restricted areas are open only for group trekkers. And a trekking permit will not be issued to individual trekkers for such areas. The areas and required fees are as follows:

   
S.No.TrekkingTrekking Permit Fee
1i) Dolpa districtPer week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person Us$50
a) Areas of lower Dolpa
b) Areas of Upper Dolpa
ii) Taplejung District
2Kanchanjanga RegionPer week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
(Areas of Olangchunggola, Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin Village Development Committee)
3Mustang district. (Upper Mustang)For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person Us$50.
4Gorkha DistrictFrom September to November per week per person US$ 70 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 10.and From December to August per week per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 /Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
(Manaslu Area)
Chhekampar & Chumchet VDC(Sirdibas-Lokpa-Cumling-Chhekampar-Nile-Chhule Area)From September to November per person US$35 for first 8 days and from December to August per person US$25 for first 8 days or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
5Dolakha District  (Gauri Shankar & Lamabagar)Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Humla District (Simikot and Yari)For the first 7 days per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Areas of Limi and Muchu village Development Committee, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma Village Development committee.
6Rasuwa District :- Thuman and TimurePer week per person US$ 10, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
7Sankhuwasabha District For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
(Makalu Region):-Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and Pawakhola Village Development Committee.
8Solukhumbu DistrictFor the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Makalu Region):-Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and Pawakhola Village Development Committee.
9Manang District:- Areas of Nar, Phu, and Northern area of Tilche Village of Thochhe Village Development CommitteeFrom September to November per week per person US$ 90 and December to August per week per person US$ 75 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
10Mugu District:- Areas of Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri.For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
11Baihang District:-Areas of Kanda, Saipal, Dhuli.For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
12Darchula District:- Areas of Byas Village Development Committee.For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.


Note:
a. To get a group trekking permit an application form with other relevant documents should be submitted through any registered trekking agency of Nepal.
b. Trekking fee can be paid in Nepalese currency: Notwithstanding anything written in above, the Indian citizen can pay in Nepalese currency equivalent to US Dollars.


Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal, Maligaun Ganesthan, Kathmandu, P.O.Box: 3612, Tel: 977-1-4427473,4440920,4440921 e-mail: taan@wlink.com.np