Trekking Permit and TIMS Card

All trekkers require a trekking permit to visit Nepal’s interior regions, which are not connected by highways. Recently the Annapurna, Langtang and Everest regions have been declared “permit free" areas; but National Park or Conservation Area fees are still applicable. We process the trekking permits and national park entrances at immigration offices from Agile Adventure Treks & Expedition office in Katmandu. A trekking permit is a must to visit restricted areas mentioned below. To visit normal trekking areas, no permission is required restricted areas which have been opened for Group Trekking.

The following restricted areas are open only for group trekkers. And a trekking permit will not be issued to individual trekkers for such areas.

01) Areas of lower Dolpa :-

For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and after 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20.

02) Taplejung District (Kanchenjanga Region):-

Areas of Olangchunggola, Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin Village Development Committee. For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20

03) Sankhuwasabha District (Makalu Region):-

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

04) Sagarmatha National Park (Everest Region):-

Entry fee for foreigners NRs: 3,390 per person per entry.

Entry fee for SAARC NRs: 1,695 per person per entry.


05) Annapurna Conservation Area (Everest Region):- 

Entry fee for foreigners NRs: 2000 per person per entry.


06)  Rasuwa District: -

Thuman and Tingure per week per person US$ 10.


07) Manang District: -

Areas of Nar, Phu, and Northern area of Tilche Village of Thochhe Village Development Committee for September to November per week per person US$ 90 and December to August per week per person US$ 75.


08) 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.


09)  Bajhang District: -

Areas of Kanda, Saipal, Dhuli. For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person US $15.


10) Darchula District :-

Areas of Byas Village Development Committee. For the first 7 days per person US $ 90 and After 7 days per day per person US $ 15.


11)  Upper Mustang and Upper Dolpa District: -

Upper Mustang and Upper Dolpo has to pay US $ 500 or equivalent foreign currency per person for first 10 days. Likewise, fee for per extra day per person has been fixed at US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency.


12)  Gorkha District (Manaslu Area): -

Trekker in Manasulu Region needs to pay US $ 70 for a week and US $ 10 per person for each extra day during September to November. However, only US $ 50 is charged per trekker per week during December to August and additional US $ 7 per trekker per each extra day.


13)  Humla District (Simikot and Yari): -

permit fee for Humla (Simikot-Yari) has been fixed at US $ 50 per person per week and US $ 7 per person per extra day.


TIMS card is for your safety. 

With the distinction of Nepal as a trekking destination and its growing charm, a provision of the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) has been implemented to ensure safety and security of the trekkers and to control illegal trekking operations.


Organized Trekkers: Trekking companies will collect trekkers’ data and enter it in the central database and will provide trekkers with a TIMS card after paying fee prescribed above.

Documents Required

To obtain TIMS Card you need copy of:

a) Passport.

b) two (2) Passport-size Photographs.


Why is TIMS Necessary?

The following considerations have been taken into account in the process of issuing TIMS:

All important details regarding trekkers and trekking routes shall be maintained in a computerized Database Management System, which can be useful for the trekkers’ safety and security. In order to help carry out search and rescue operations for trekkers in case of natural calamities and other accidents by means of Authentic Information Service. To maintain a record system that includes personal details of trekkers, trekking area, trekking routes, handling agencies, duration, etc. The data generated from the system will be useful to all concerned stakeholders such as tourism organizations, Government agencies, diplomatic missions, tour operators, research institute, etc.


Unauthorized trekking operations will be controlled, thus, resulting in better management of trekking services, which will not only benefit trekkers and field staff, but also trekking companies and Government agencies. Occasional untoward incidents will also be better prevented. Plus, TIMS will upgrade the service standard and will contribute to better management of sustainable mountain tourism development in Nepal.


Terms and Conditions:

This entry permit is valid for single entry only and is non refundable, non-transferable. The permit holder can enter the designated places within the Conservation Area.

Person entering the Conservation Area shall abide by the National Park and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 B.S. (1973) and the Regulations made under this Act.

This Entry Permit must be carried during the entire trip and should be shown if concerned personnel of the Conservation Area want to check it.