Peak Climbing Permit in Nepal

Since 1978, the Nepal Mountaineering Association has had the authority to issue climbing permits for small-scale peaks up to 6500m . The climbing of these peaks is controlled under the rules & regulations formulated by this Association. climbing permits for other peaks and  are obtained from Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

all mountaineering permits need to be arranged through a travel or trekking agency; it is not allowed to apply individually for peak climbing. You will need to fill in a bio-data form and pass this to your agency. You can do this online and add your signature and photograph to the form when you are in Kathmandu. 

You will be required to get a climbing permit before departing on any expedition. The permit will only be issued to you if you have a registered S guide traveling with your group. The expedition leader is required to collect the permit and every check post has to show. The permit is valid for a period of one month and an additional fee of 25% of the original permit fee is payable per week for a maximum of two weeks. Permit fees are not refundable after full payment is made.

Royalty for Foreign Climber per Person in $.

S.N Name of The Peak Spring Autumn Winter/Summer
1 Mount Everest (8848 M) Normal route. $ 11000 $ 5500 $ 2750
2 Mount Everest (8848 M) Other Route $ 10000 $ 5000 $ 2500
3 Others Mountain more than 8000 m. $ 1800 $ 900 $ 450
4 7501m.-7999m. $ 600 $ 300 $ 150
5 7000m. – 7500m. $ 500 $ 250 $ 125
6 6501m – 6999m. $ 400 $ 200 $ 100
7 Mt. Amadablam (6812M) $ 400 $ 400 $ 200
8 Less than 6500 $ 250 $ 125 $ 70

Royalty for Nepalese Climber per Person in Rupees

S.N Name of the Peak Spring Autumn Winter/Summer
1 Mount Everest (8848 M) Normal route. 75000 37500 18250
2 Everest Other Route 60000 30000 15000
3 Others Mountain more than 8000 m. 10000 5000 2500
4 7501m.-7999m. 8000 4000 2000
5 7000m. – 7500m. 600 300 1500
6 6501m – 6999m. 5000 2500 1250
7 Mt. Amadablam (6812M) 8000 8000 8000
8 Less than 6500 4000 2000 1000