SIGHTSEEING ENTRIES AND TREKKING PERMITS COST DETAIL
03 Mar

SIGHTSEEING ENTRIES AND TREKKING PERMITS COST DETAIL

Are you considering visiting Nepal?
why not experience the adventure and the challenge of trekking into the loop of the Himalayas? Then learn more about the entry permits and entrance fees of major Trekking destinations entry permits, Mountain Climbing Permits, Sightseeing entry Permits, Museum Entry permits, etc.    

TIMS Card (Trekking information Management system)

A Trekkers Information Management system (TIMS) card is a mandatory document that every trekker must obtain in Kathmandu before entering any trekking region in Nepal. It ensures the safety and security of the trekkers and the environment. The TIMS can only be issued by a registered trekking company that has a valid license from the government. An Individual cannot apply for this permit on their own. The trekking company will arrange the permit for you after you book your trek.

 

Name of the Permit

Foreign Nations

SAARC Nation

Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)

2000

1000

 

Khumbu Pasang Lahmu Rural Municipality Entry Permits

This is a new form of permit needed to carry while entering the entire Khumbu region, including Everest Base Camp Trek. the Khumbu region was declared as a Khumbu Pasang Lahmu Rural Municipality which is a local government.

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Now trekkers need to pay the entrance permit to Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality upon their arrival at the Lukla airport if they are taking a flight to Lukla and if they are planning to trek from Jiri or Salleri you can obtain the permit in Monjo.

Please make sure there is no alternative office for Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality in Kathmandu. So, trekkers upon the payment of Nepalese currency Rs 2000 can obtain this permit either in Lukla or in Monjo

Name of the Permit

Foreign Nations

SAARC Nation

Khumbu Pasang Lahmu Rural Municipality Entry Permits

2000

2000

 

National Park Entry Permits;

If you are planning to do some activities or trekking in Nepal, and if you’re trekking or doing some activities over National Park then of course you need to get an entry permit for National Park.

A National Park entry permit must be obtained to enter protected areas. Park entry fees may be paid at Tourist Service Center, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, or at the entry points.

The table below shows the details about payment for different national parks, wildlife reserves, conservation areas, and other sightseeing Places that tourists may want to visit.

 

S.N.

National Parks/ Wildlife Reserve/ Conservation Areas

Nepali

SAARC

Foreigners

Child discount

National Parks that are designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Natural)

1

Chitwan National Park

NRs. 150 per person per entry

NRs. 1,000 per person per entry

NRs. 2,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

2

Sagarmatha National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

Other National Parks

3

Banke National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 750 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

4

Bardia National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 750 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

5

Khaptad National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 500 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

6

Langtang National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

7

Makalu-Barun National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

8

Parsa National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 750 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

9

Rara National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

10

Shey-Phoksundo National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

11

Shivapuri- Nagarjun National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 600 per person per entry

NRs. 1,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

12

Shuklaphanta National Park

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 750 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

 

Wildlife Reserve

13

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 750 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

Conservation Areas

14

Api Nampa Conservation Area

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 500 per person per entry

NRs. 2,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

15

Annapurna Conservation Area

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,000 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

16

Blackbuck Conservation Area

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 500 per person per entry

NRs. 2,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

17

Gaurishanker Conservation Area

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,000 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

18

Kanchenjunga Conservation Area

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 500 per person per entry

NRs. 2,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

19

Manaslu Conservation Area

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,000 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

Hunting Reserve

20

Dhorpatan

NRs. 100 per person per entry

NRs. 1,500 per person per entry

NRs. 3,000 per person per entry

Below 10 yrs free

 

Special Trekking Permits

If you are planning to travel to restricted areas in Nepal then you should obtain a Special Trekking Permit issued by the Department of Immigration under the Home Ministry including Upper Mustang Trek. The government has opened the following previously restricted trekking areas for group trekkers. Trekking permits will not be issued to individual trekkers in those trekking areas. The areas and required fees are as follows:

S.N.

Trekking Area

Permit Fees

1

Dolpa District

 
 

a. Lower Dolpo

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

 

b. Upper Dolpo

For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person Us$50

2

Taplejung District

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

3

Kanchanjunga Region (Areas of Olangchunggola,
Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin Village
Development Committee)

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

4

Upper Mustang

For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person Us$50.

5

Gorkha District

 
 

a. Manasulu

From September to November per week per person is US$ 70 and After 7 days per day per person is US$ 10. and From December to August per week per person is US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 /Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

 

b. Chhekampar & Chumchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Cumling-Chhekampar-Nile-Chhule Area)

From September to November per person US$35 for the first 8 days and from December to August per person is US$25 for the first 8 days or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

6

Gauri Shankar and Lamabagar in Dolakha district

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

7

Simikot and Yari in Humla district

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 per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

8

Thuman and Timure in the Rasuwa district

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

9

Makalu Region in Sankhuwasabha district

Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and
Pawakhola Village Development Committee.

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.

10

Everest Region in Solukhumbu district

All north-west area way from Thame to Nangpala of Namche Village Development Committee

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.

11

Manang District 

Areas of Nar and Phu and northern parts of Tilicho VDC

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

12

Mugu 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

13

Bajhang District

Areas of Kanda, Saipal and Dhuli

For the first 7 days per person, US $90; after 7 days per day, per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

14

Darchula District

Areas in Byas VDC

For the first 7 days per person, US $90; after 7 days per day, per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

 

Check for entry fees to Heritage Sites, museums & other places to include in your city tour.

Entry fees must be paid to enter Heritage Sites, museums, etc. at the entry point. Positive discriminatory entry fees are applicable to most of the sightseeing spots, i.e. different fees to Nepali (visitors and students), SAARC, and Third-Country (other than SAARC) visitors.

 

Entry Fees for Sites in Kathmandu Valley

Site

Foreign Nationals

SAARC Nationals

Chinese

Nepalese

Remarks

Kathmandu Durbar Square including Tribhuvan Museum

NPR 1000

NPR 150

NPR 1000

Free

Below 10 years free

National Museum, Chauni, Kathmandu

NPR 150 (NPR 100 for camera, NPR 200 for video camera)

NPR 50 (NPR 75 for camera, NPR 150 for video camera)

NPR 150 (NPR 100 for camera, NPR 200 for video camera)

Students: NPR10; Others: NPR 25 (NPR 50 for camera and NPR100 for video camera)

Closed on Tuesdays and Public Holidays. Open for a half day on Mondays from (10:30 am to 2 pm)

Patan Durbar Square including Patan Museum

NPR 1,000

NPR 250

NPR 1,000

Students with letter from school: NPR 10; Student Card Discoount: NPR20; Others: NPR30

Entry fees for Nepalese are applicable only for Patan Museum

Patan Golden Temple

NPR 50

NPR 20

NPR 50

Free

Closed on Buddha Jayanti

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

US$ 15 or NPR 1,500

NPR 500

NPR 500

Free

Below 10 years free. For groups from 11-20, one tour leader can enter free.

National Art Museum, Bhaktapur

NPR 150 (NPR 100 for camera, NPR 200 for video camera)

NPR 50 (NPR 50 for camera, NPR 150 for video camera)

NPR 150 (NPR 100 for camera, NPR 200 for video camera)

Students: NPR10; Others: NPR25 (NPR 50 for camera, NPR 100 for video camera)

Closed on Tuesdays. The fee includes wood carving and brass and bronze museum in Dattrareya Square.

Swayambhu Stupa

NPR 200

NPR 50

NPR 200

Free

Below 10 years free.

Bouddha Stupa

NPR 400

NPR 100

NPR 400

Free

Below 10 years free.

Pashupatinath Temple

NPR 1,000 per day per entry

NPR 1,000. Free for Indian Nationals

NPR 1,000

Free

Tourists can view the temple from the back premises.

Changunarayan Temple

NPR 300

NPR 100

NPR 300

Free

 

Ethnographic Museum, NTB, Bhrikutimandap

NPR 200

NPR 100

NPR 100

Students: NPR 15; Others: NPR 30

 

Garden of Dreams, Katmandu

NPR 200

NPR 200

NPR 200

NPR 100

Below 5 years free. NPR 50 for 5-11 years. 25% discount for a group of 10 pax.

Godawari Park

NPR 200 (NPR 150 for children below 10 years)

NPR 57 (NPR 23 for children below 10 years)

NPR 100 (NPR 50 for children below 10 years)

NPR 34 (NPR 12 for children below 10 years)

Student 50% discount.

Central Zoo

NPR 250 (NPR150 for children 4-12 years )

NPR 250 (NPR 150 for children 4-12 years )

NPR 250 (NPR 150 for children 4-12 years )

NPR 50 (NPR 25 for children 4-12 years)

Nepali Students: NPR 30;

Entry Fees for Sites in Lumbini

Site

Foreign Nationals

SAARC Nationals

Chinese

Nepalese

Remarks

Lumbini

NPR 500

NPR 200

NPR 300

Free

NPR 16 for Indians.

Lumbini Museum

NPR 50

NPR 50

NPR 50

NPR 10

Closed on Tuesdays

Kapilvastu Museum

NPR 10

NPR 5

NPR 10

NPR 2

Closed on Tuesdays

Entry Fees for Sites in Chitwan

Site

Foreign Nationals

SAARC Nationals

Chinese

Nepalese

Remarks

Chitwan Elephant Breeding Camp

NPR 50

NPR 25

NPR 50

NPR 10

 

Tharu Cultural Museum, Chitwan

NPR 25

NPR 15

NPR 25

NPR 10

Below 10 years free.

Entry Fees for Sites in Pokhara

Int. Mountain Museum Pokhara

NPR 400

NPR 200

NPR 400

NPR 50

Closed on Tuesday

Davis Fall

NPR 30

NPR 30

NPR 30

NPR 20

 

Mahindra Cave

NPR 100

NPR 100

NPR 100

NPr 50

 

Sarangkot

NPR 100

NPR 60

NPR 100

NPR 20

 

1-hour Boating in Phewa lake

NPR 650 Max 4 Pax

NPR 650 Max 4 Pax

NPR 650 Max 4 Pax

NPR 650 Max 4 Pax

 

2 Way Boating to Tal Barahai Temple

NPR 80

NPR 80

NPR 80

NPR 80

 

Tal Barahai Temple

Free

Free

Free

Free

 

Pokhara Cable Car

USD 9

NPR 800

USD 9

NPR 700

 

Entry Fees for Sites in Other Places

Manakamana Cable Car

NPR 1000

NPR 800

NPR 1000

NPR 750

 

Manakamana Temple

Free

Free

Free

Free

 

Chandragiri Cable Car

NPR 2400

NPR 800

NPR 2400

NPR 700

 

Nagarkot

NPR 300

NPR 300

NPR 300

NPR 25

 

Please note that the information below is as per the information provided by the concerned departments.

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