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Nepal trekking permit costs and entrance fees

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A list of the current fees and charges for Nepal’s most popular tourist sites, national parks, conservation areas, peak climbs and special trekking regions.

The fees are split into tow categories; Foreign nationals and SAARC (South Asian nationals – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)

Fees are listed in NPR and are correct at the time of writing (March 2022). Updates will be made when necessary.

For reference, the exchange rate is usually somewhere around NRs110-120 to US$1 (NRs1000 is about US$8.50, if that’s easier to remember). 13% VAT and Tour Operator Service Charge is applicable.

If you need help arranging permits, guides and treks in Nepal, please contact our team.

Update: As of March 31, 2023, trekkers on all routes covered by the TIMS card must be accompanied by an official licensed guide. For further information of help finding your guide, feel free to get in touch!

Nepal trekking permit and entrance fees


TIMS card

This is the basic trekking permit required for all trekkers in Nepal. Proof of travel insurance, a photocopy of your passport and passport size photographs will be required.

TIMS card fees Nepal

The following regions and treks are covered by the TIMS card and require an official licensed trekking guide;

Tourist sites entry fees

National Park entry fees

Nepal National Park entry fees

Conservation area fees

nepal conservation area entry fees

Wildlife & Hunting Reserve fees

nepal Wildlife and Hunting Reserve fees

Peak climbing fees

For peak climbing in Nepal, you’ll need comprehensive insurance that covers Accidents and Rescue up to NRs1,500,000 (approx. $13,000), Medical up to NRs400,000 (approx. $3,500) and the Rescue insurance of your Climbing Guide.

Nepal climbing peaks permits and fees

Special trekking region fees

Nepal special trekking region fees

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