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Restricted Areas Trekking Permit in Nepal and Fees

Restricted Areas Trekking Permit in Nepal and Fees

Restricted Areas Trekking Permits in Nepal

 

Trekking Permits in Nepal enables FIT (Free Individual Trekker) or a group of travelers to explore  various parts of Nepal. However, there are certain trekking regions known as ‘Restricted Areas’. Restricted areas permits in Nepal are must, while exploring the regions that are geographically linked with Tibet. In coupled with the fact,trekkers cannot apply for the Restricted areas permits in Nepal on their own. A government registered trekking company – guided tour with minimum of two individual are necessary to apply for permit. For this an original passport along with two passport sized photo along with  corresponding permit fees are necessary.

 

Trekking Permits in Nepal for FIT and Group Trekkers

 

The links below helps you getting more information as well as aids preparation for trekking in Nepal.

 

The Restricted Areas Permits in Nepal

 

The Restricted Areas Permits in Nepal are highly regulated and also checked with higher sensitivity. Trekking in Restricted areas in Nepal are only allowed upon acquiring permit from the Department of Immigration. Trekkers can trek only in the specified or designated route as per the Restricted Areas Trekking Permit. Interested group should contact authorized trekking agency, contact us for more details and trip customization…

 

Restricted Areas Trekking Permit Fees in Nepal are quoted in US dollars but payable in Nepali Rupees. Trekking permit for Restricted Areas in Nepal,is not issued beyond visa expiration date. Hence, trekkers must have valid visa for sufficient number of days covering their trekking schedule. If your visa is supposed to expired during Restricted Areas trekking in Nepal, you must extend the visa to cover the duration.

 

Condition for Restricted Areas Permits in Nepal

 

  1. Trekkers should respect local customs and traditions and must not indulge in any activity that goes against the established norms and culture of the society during Restricted Areas Trekking in Nepal.
  2. Individual trekking in Restricted Areas in Nepal is strictly forbidden. There should be minimum two trekkers.
  3. Daily remuneration, safety gears and appropriate clothes, Personal Accident insurance must be provided to Nepali citizen accompanying travel group as guide/porter/any other supporting roles.
  4. Trekkers should trek only in the specified or designated route as per the Restricted Areas Trekking Permit. Also, they are not allowed to change route. After all , concerned trekking agency/trekking guide accompanying the group must not let trekkers change the route.
  5. Trekkers should comply with instructions given by authorized Officials during Restricted Areas Trekking in Nepal.
  6. Mountaineers with expedition permit should get trekking permit as well if they have to pass through Restricted Areas to climb peaks. In this case, they do not need to pay fees for (Trekking) Permit.

Popular Restricted Areas  in Nepal for trekking 

 

Pictures of Restricted Areas  in Nepal


Restricted Areas Permit Fee Details

S.No. Regions/VDCs Permit Fee
1. Upper Mustang
Lomanthang Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)Lo-Ghekar Damodarkunda Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)Baragung Muktichetra Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 3 as well as  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
Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 4 to 6)Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 7)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
Chumnubri Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 1,2,3 and 4)
September – NovemberUSD 100 per person / weekUSD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)December – AugustUSD 75 per person / weekUSD 10 per person / day (beyond 1 week)
4. Humla
Simikot Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 1,6 and 7)Namkha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)Changkheli Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 3 to 5)
USD 50 per person / weekUSD 10 per person / day (beyond 1 week)
5. Taplejung
Phantanglung Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 6 and 7)Mikwakhola Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 5)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
Thulibheri municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 upto 11)Tripurasundari municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 11)Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 3)Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 8 and 9)Jagdulla Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)Mudkechula Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 9)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
Gaurishankhar Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 9)Bighu Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1)
USD 20 per person/ week 
8. Gorkha Tsum Valley Area
Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling-Chekampar-Nile-ChuleChumnubri Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 3,6 and 7)
September – NovemberUSD 40 per person / weekUSD 7 per person / day (beyond 1 week)December – AugustUSD 30 per person / weekUSD 7 per person / day (beyond 1 week)
9. Sankhuwasabha
Bhotkhola Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)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
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
Gosaikunda Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 and some area of ward no. 2)
USD 20 per person /week
12. Manang
Narpa Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)Nasho Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 6 and 7)
September – NovemberUSD 100 per person / weekUSD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)December – AugustUSD 75 per person / weekUSD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)
13. Bajhang
Saipal Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
USD 90 per person / week for the first weekUSD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)
14. Mugu
Mugumakarmarong Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 9)
USD 100 per person / weekUSD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)
15. Darchula
Vyas Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1)
USD 90 per person / weekUSD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

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