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TIMS and Trekking Permit in Nepal

TIMS and Trekking Permit in Nepal
  • Angie Ong
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  • September 21, 2014
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TIMS –  Trekking Information Management System 

TIMS, Trekking Information Management System, is needed for all the trekking area in Nepal. TIMS can be issued at the Nepal Tourism Board office at Kathmandu, TAAN office in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

TIMS card system has helped government to keep the information about the trekkers which may be useful for safety and security of trekkers. This will help government to carry out search and rescue operations for trekkers in case of natural calamities and other accidents by means of authentic information service.

Individual trekkers get Green colour TIMS card by paying Nepalese currency equivalent USD 20.

Trekkers travelling in groups with the help of agencies, get Blue colour TIMS card by paying USD 10.

National from SAARC countries, get Pink colour TIMS card by paying USD 6 or equivalent in Nepalese currency.

Note: Remote and Restricted areas are opened for Group Trekking only.


 

Trekkers’ Permit:

Trekking permit ticket is required to enter the: conservation area project, national parks, special permission required areas, wildlife reserve areas and hunting area.

Conservation and National Parks Entry permit is available at the Nepal Tourism Board office at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu and at the entrance gate of area.

 

Section: Kanchengunga Area
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Taplejung District; Areas of Olangchunggola, Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin Village Development Committee Trekking Permit: US$ 10 per week (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Kanchenjunga Conservation Area KCAMC (Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Management Council) entrance fee: foreign nationals: NPR 1,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 200 Entrance of KCAMC During the trek

 

Section: Makalu Barun
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Sankhuwasabha District; Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and Pawakhola Village Development Committee Trekking Permit: US$ 10 per week for first 4 weeks, after this US$ 20 per week (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal. Before the Trek
Makalu Barun National Park Makalu Barun National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 3,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 Nepali crew: NPR 25 Entrance of National Park During the trek

 

Section: Everest & Rolwaling
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Solukhumbu District; Area northwest from Thame to Nangpala of Namche VDC Trekking Permit: US$ 10 per week for first 4 weeks, after this US$ 20 per week (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Sagarmatha National Park Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 3,000. SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 Nepali crew: NPR 25 Entrance of National Park During the trek
Dolakha District (Gauri Shankar & Lamabagar) Trekking Permit: US$ 10 per week (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the trek
Ramechhap, Dolakha and Sindhupalchok District Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) entrance fee: Foreign Nationals: NPR 2,000 Entrance of GCAP During the trek

 

Section: Langtang & Helambu
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Rasuwa District : Thuman and Timure Trekking Permit: US$ 10 (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) per week Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Sindhupalchok District Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) entrance fee: Foreign Nationals: NPR 2,000 Entrance of GCAP During the trek
Langtang National Park Langtang National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 3,000. SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 Nepali crew: NPR 25 Entrance of National Park

 

Section: Ganesh Himal & Manaslu
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Manaslu Area Trekking Permit: From September to November US$ 70 per week and after 7 days US$ 10 per day From December to August US$ 50 per week and after 7 days US$ 7 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Chhekampar & Chunchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling- Chhekampar -Nile-Chhule Area) Trekking Permit: From September to November US$ 35 for first 8 days From December to August US$ 25 for first 8 days (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration or can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal. Before the Trek
Manaslu Conservation Area Manaslu Conservation Area Manaslu Conservation Area entrance fee: foreign nationals: NPR 2,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 200 MCA Booth at NTB office in Kathmandu or Pokhara Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal. Before the Trek

 

Section: Annapurna & Mustang
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Annapurna Conservation Area Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP ) Entrance fee: foreign nationals: NPR 2,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 200 ACAP booth at NTB office in Kathmandu or Pokhara TAAN or NTB office in Kathmandu or Pokhara Before the Trek
Manang District:Areas of Nar, Phu, and Northern area of Tilche Village of Thochhe VDC Trekking Permit: From September to November US$ 90 per week and December to August US$ 75 per week (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Upper Mustang Trekking Permit: for the first 10 days US$ 500 and after 10 days US$ 50 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek

 

Section: Dolpa
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Lower Dolpa Trekking Permit: US$ 10 per week (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Upper Dolpa Trekking Permit: For the first 10 days US$ 500 and after 10 days US$ 50 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Shey Phoksundo National Park Shey Phoksundo National Park entrance fee: foreign nationals: NPR 3,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 Nepali crew: NPR 25 Entrance of SPNP During the trek

 

Section: Rara Jumla & Mugu
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Mugu District:- Areas of Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri. Trekking Permit: For the first 7 days US $90 and after 7 days US$ 15 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Rara National Park Rara National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 3,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 Nepali crew: NPR 25 Entrance RNP During the trek

 

Section: Humla
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Humla District (Simikot and Yari). Areas of Limi and Muchu VDC, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma VDC Trekking Permit: For the first 7 days US$ 50 and after 7 days US$ 7 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Simikot Simikot fee for village development: foreign nationals: US$ 10 Simikot During the trek

 

Section: Far West
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Baihang District:-Areas of Kanda, Saipal, Dhuli Trekking Permit: For the first 7 days US $90 and after 7 days US$ 15 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Darchula District:Areas of Byas VDC Trekking Permit: For the first 7 days US $90 and after 7 days US$ 15 per day (or equivalent convertible foreign currency) Department of Immigration Can be arranged through Eyes On Nepal Before the Trek
Khaptad National Park Khaptad National Park Entrance Fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 3,000 SAARC nationals: NPR 1,000 Nepali crew: NPR 25 Entrance KNP During the trek

 

Section: Chitwan
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Chitwan National Park Area Chitwan National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 1,500. SAARC nationals: NPR 750 Nepali crew: NPR 100 At the Gate of CNP During the Entrance

 

Section: Bardia
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Bardia National Park area Bardia National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR1,000. SAARC nationals: NPR 500 Nepali crew: NPR 50 At the Gate of BNP During the Entrance

 

Section: Shivapuri
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Shivapuri Natioal Park Shivapuri National Park entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 250. SAARC nationals: NPR 250 Nepali crew: NPR 10 At the Gate of SNP During the Entrance

 

Section: Koshi Tappu
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 1000. SAARC nationals: NPR 500 Nepali crew: NPR 50 At the Gate of KTWR During the Entrance

 

Section: Parsa
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Paraa Wildlife Reserve Parsa Wildlife Reserve entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 1000 SAARC nationals: NPR 500 Nepali crew: NPR 50 At the Gate of PWR During the Entrance

 

Section: Sukla Phanta
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve Parsa Wildlife Reserve entrance fee: Foreign nationals: NPR 1000 SAARC nationals: NPR 500 Nepali crew: NPR 50 At the Gate of SPWR During the Entrance

 

Section: Baglung
Specific Area Permit Where to get Permit When
Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve Dhopatan Hunting Reserve: Entrance Fees Foreign nationals: NPR 3000: Per Entry SAARC nationals: NPR 1500: Per Entry Note: Hunting License required for hunting purposes At the gate of DHR During the Entrance

 

NOTES:

  • Above fees are per person basis.
  • Nepalese citizens do not required Trekking Permits, National Park and Conservation Area fees.
  • Nepalese citizens do not required TIMS Card.
  • Trekking Permits are issued for groups of 2 persons and more.
  • If you are a single trekker, you have to buy 2 permits.