TIM's , Permit and Royality

Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) has been implemented jointly by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) to ensure safety and security of trekkers and to control illegal trekking operations.

Trekking companies will be asked to furnish personal information of trekkres like their passport numbers, nationality and their contact address and their itinerary. The data will be uploaded in visitors’ database which can be accessed in case of accidents and/or natural calamities in order to inform the concerned institutions about the number of trekkers inside a certain trekking area.TIMS cards should be collected by both Free Individual Trekkers (FITs) and trekkers taking the service of government authorized trekking agencies. Past experiences have revealed that difficulties were seen while carrying out rescue operations during times of accidents and natural calamities. Due to the lack of proper record system of trekkers, rescue and search missions used to face difficulties in spotting the missing trekkers. Based on the data collected through TIM's cards, however, it will be possible to know the position of a trekker in case a rescue operation is needed. The provision of Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) came into effect on January 1, 2008. Since then, the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) started recording trekkers’ details and began issuing TIMS Card to trekkers.

As per the recent MoU signed by NTB and TAAN, TIMS card is applicable in all trekking areas of the country including restricted areas. Group trekkers will have to pay Blue TIMS cards by paying a fee of Rs 1,000 per person, while FITs have to get Green TIMS cards by paying a fee of Rs 2,000. Similarly, group trekkers from SAARC countries have to pay Rs 300 for TIMS cards, while FITs from the SAARC region have to pay Rs 600 each.

Trekking Permit:
The Department of Immigration located at Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu (Tel : 977 – 1 – 4429659 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868 Fax : 977 – 1 – 4433934 /4433935 Email : mail@nepalimmigration.gov.np Web : http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np) issues permit for foreign tourists who intend to trek in controlled areas of Nepal.

A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas mentioned below. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit.
The areas and required fees are as follows:

       


S.N

Trekking Area

Permit Fee

1

DOLPA DISTRICT

 

a. Areas of Upper Dolpa

For the first 10 days US$ 500 per person and after 10 days US$ 50 per day person or equivalent foreign currency

b. Areas of Lower Dolpo

Per week per person US$ 10 or equivalent convertible    foreign currency.

2

MUSTANG DISTRICT

 

Areas of Upper Mustang

For the first 10 days US$ 500 per person and after 10 days US$ 50 per day per person, or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

3

GORKHA DISTRICT

 

a. Manaslu Region

From September to November US$ 70 per week per person and after 7 days US$ 10 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency. From December to August US$ 50 per week per person and after 7 days US$ 7 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

b. Areas of Chhekampar and Chunchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling-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

4

MUGU DISTRICT
Areas of Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri

For the first 7 days US$90 per person and after 7 days US$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

5

MANANG DISTRICT

 

Areas of Nar and Phu

From September to November, US$ 90 per week per person and December to August US$ 75 per week per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

6

DOLAKHA DISTRICT

 

Gaurishankar and Lamabagar 

Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

7

RASUWA DISTRICT

Thuman and Timure 

Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

8

HUMLA DISTRICT

Simikot and Yari (Areas of Limi and Muchu village Development Committee, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma Village Development committee)

For the first 7 days US$ 50 per person and after 7 days US$7 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

9

SANKHUWASABHA

Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and Pawakhola VDCs)

For the first four weeks, US$ 10 per person per week and After four weeks, US$20 per person per week or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

10

TAPLEJUNG DISTRICT

Kanchanjanga Region (Areas of Olangchung Gola, Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin VDCs)

Per week per person US$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

11

BAJHANG DISTRICT

(Areas of Kanda, Saipal and Dhuli)

For the first 7 days, US$ 90 per person and After seven days US$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency. 

12

DARCHULA DISTRICT

(Areas of Byas VDC)

For the first 7 days, US$ 90 per person and after 7 days US$ 15 per day per person 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 Peaks Fees
Royalty for Nepali climber (per person in Nepali Rupees)
Group 'A' Peaks


S.N

Name of the peak

Region

Height

Permit Fee (In Nepali Rupees)

Spring

Autumn

Winter

Summer

(March-April-May)

(Sept-Oct-Nov)

(Dec-Jan-Feb)

(June-July-Aug)

1

Cholatse

Khumbu

6423m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

2

Kyazo Ri

Mahalangur

6151m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

3

Phari Lapcha

Mahalangur

6159m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

4

Nirekha

Mahalangur

6169m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

5

Langsisa Ri

Jugal

6412m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

6

Obmigaichen

Mahalangur

6340m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

7

Bokta

Kanchenjunga

6114m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

8

Chekigo

Gaurishankar

6121m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

9

Lobuje West

Khumbu

6135m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

10

Larkya Peak

Manaslu

6416m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

11

ABI

Mahalangur

6043m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

12

Yubra Himal

Langtang Himal

6048m

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

Group 'B' Peaks


S.N

Name of the peak

Region

Height (In Meters)

Permit Fee (In Nepali Rupees)

Spring

Autumn

Winter

Summer

(March-April-May)

(Sept-Oct-Nov)

(Dec-Jan-Feb)

(June-July-Aug)

1

Hiunchuli

Annapurna Himal

6423

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

2

Singhu Chuli (Fluted Peak)

Annapurna Himal

6501

5000

2500

1,250

1,250

3

Mera Peak

Khumbu Himal

6470

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

4

Kusum Kangru

Khumbu Himal

6360

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

5

Kwangde

Khumbu Himal

6011

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

6

Chulu West

Manang

6419

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

7

Chulu East

Manang

6584

5000

2500

1,250

1,250

8

Imja Tse(Island Peak)

Khumbu Himal

6160

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

9

Pharchamo

Rolwaling Himal

6187

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

10

Lobuje

Khumbu Himal

6119

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

11

Ramdung

Rolwaling Himal

5925

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

12

Pisang Peak

Manang

6091

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

13

Khongma Tse

Khumbu Himal

5849

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

14

Ganja-la Chuli

Langtang Himal

5844

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

15

Paldor Peak

Langtang Himal

5896

4000

2000

1,000

1,000

Royalty for Foreign climbers (per person in US dollar)
Group 'A' Peaks


S.N

Name of the peak

Region

Height

Permit Fee (In US dollars)

Spring

Autumn

Winter

Summer

(March-April-May)

(Sept-Oct-Nov)

(Dec-Jan-Feb)

(June-July-Aug)

1

Cholatse

Khumbu

6423m

250

125

70

70

2

Kyazo Ri

Mahalangur

6151m

250

125

70

70

3

Phari Lapcha

Mahalangur

6159m

250

125

70

70

4

Nirekha

Mahalangur

6169m

250

125

70

70

5

Langsisa Ri

Jugal

6412m

250

125

70

70

6

Obmigaichen

Mahalangur

6340m

250

125

70

70

7

Bokta

Kanchenjunga

6114m

250

125

70

70

8

Chekigo

Gaurishankar

6121m

250

125

70

70

9

Lobuje West

Khumbu

6135m

250

125

70

70

10

Larkya Peak

Manaslu

6416m

250

125

70

70

11

ABI

Mahalangur

6043m

250

125

70

70

12

Yubra Himal

Langtang Himal

6048m

250

125

70

70

Group 'B' Peaks

S.N

Name of the peak

Region

Height (In Meters)

Permit Fee (In Nepali Rupees)

Spring

Autumn

Winter

Summer

(March-April-May)

(Sept-Oct-Nov)

(Dec-Jan-Feb)

(June-July-Aug)

1

Hiunchuli

Annapurna Himal

6423

250

125

70

70

2

Singhu Chuli (Fluted Peak)

Annapurna Himal

6501

400

200

100

100

3

Mera Peak

Khumbu Himal

6470

250

125

70

70

4

Kusum Kangru

Khumbu Himal

6360

250

125

70

70

5

Kwangde

Khumbu Himal

6011

250

125

70

70

6

Chulu West

Manang

6419

250

125

70

70

7

Chulu East

Manang

6584

400

200

100

100

8

Imja Tse(Island Peak)

Khumbu Himal

6160

250

125

70

70

9

Pharchamo

Rolwaling Himal

6187

250

125

70

70

10

Lobuje

Khumbu Himal

6119

250

125

70

70

11

Ramdung

Rolwaling Himal

5925

250

125

70

70

12

Pisang Peak

Manang

6091

250

125

70

70

13

Khongma Tse

Khumbu Himal

5849

250

125

70

70

14

Ganja-la Chuli

Langtang Himal

5844

250

125

70

70

15

Paldor Peak

Langtang Himal

5896

250

125

70

70

As per the decision of secretary-level dated 2014/4/29, the insurance amount for sardar, mountain guide and high altitude worker fund is fixed at Rs 15 lakhs. Similarly, medical insurance has been fixed at Rs 4 lakhs. Mountain heli-rescue of 10,000 USD is also required.        
Note: Maximum number of members in a team is 15.        
Garbage deposit to acquire climbing permit will be same i.e. USD 250. The refund shall be made as per the provisions of NMA.
Climbers will not have to pay any permit fee for following NMA peaks


S.N

Name of the Peak

Height

Region

1

Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak)

5695m

Annapurna Himal

2

Mardi Himal

5553m

Annapurna Himal

3

Yala Peak

5732m

Langtang Himal

4

Chhukung Ri

5833m

Mahalangur

5

Machhermo

5559m

Mahalangur

6

Pokhalde

5780m

Khumbu Himal