Climbing and Trekking Permits

 

There are currently 326 peaks which are open for climbing that includes 20 Royalty Free Peaks. These climbing peaks are divided into 3 categories as follows.

  • Category A – There are 22 Category A Climbing Peaks open to Nepalese expeditions or joint Nepalese-Foreign expeditions consisting of at least 3 Nepalese members.
  • Category B – Climbing Peaks open to Foreign expeditions only after they have been climbed by Nepalese or joint Nepalese-Foreign expedition
  • Category C – Climbing Peaks are unrestricted peaks open to any expedition.

There are 33 peaks below 6500m in the range of 5650m – 6500m which are under permit jurisdiction of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and are classified as ‘Trekking Peaks’.
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has structured permit fees into two groups.

  • Group A – NMA Expedition Peaks
  • Group B – NMA Climbing Peaks

NMA allows maximum climbing/expedition team of 12 members.

The fee structure
The fee structure is based on peak classification and time of the climb.

  • For NMA Group A the Royalty fee is U$500 for a team of up to 7 members and U$100 for each additional member up to 12 climbers.
  • For NMA Group B the Royalty fee is U$350 for a team of up to 4 members and U$40 for each additional member up to 8 climbers and U$25 for each additional climber above 8 climbers up to maximum of 12.

In addition, each climbing team must lodge deposit for garbage disposal of U$250 refundable by the NMA upon certified garbage disposal.For each Climbing Peak Permit, the government assigns a Liaison Officer, who will sign-off on garbage disposal as well as certify the climb. The team has to cover the fee and the expenses of the Liaison Officer.The Climbing Permit fees for Climbing Peaks are based on the peak height except Mt. Everest and Mt. Amadablam and are divided in the following price ranges
Below is the fee details for all the Peaks.

Everest (8,848m) – Climbing Route: South East Range (Normal Route)

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 25,000 USD 12,500 USD 6,250
2 USD 40,000 USD 20,000 USD 10,000
3 USD 48,000 USD 24,000 USD 12,000
4 USD 56,000 USD 28,000 USD 14,000
5 USD 60,000 USD 30,000 USD 15,000
6 USD 66,000 USD 33,000 USD 16,500
7 USD 70,000 USD 35,000 USD 17,500
8 – 15 USD 10,000 USD 5,000 USD 2500

Everest (8,848m) – All Climbing Routes Except Normal Route

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 15,000 USD 7,500 USD 3,750
2 USD 21,000 USD 10,500 USD 5,250
3 USD 27,000 USD 13,500 USD 6,750
4 USD 33,000 USD 16,500 USD 8,250
5 USD 39,000 USD 19,500 USD 9,750
6 USD 45,000 USD 22,500 USD 11,250
7 USD 50,000 USD 25,000 USD 12,500
8 -15 USD 10,000 USD 5,000 USD 2500

8000m and above mountains excluding Everest

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 5,000 USD 2,500 USD 1,250
2 USD 6,000 USD 3,000 USD 1,500
3 USD 7,000 USD 3,500 USD 1,750
4 USD 8,000 USD 4,000 USD 2,000
5 USD 8,500 USD 4,250 USD 2,125
6 USD 9,000 USD 4,500 USD 2,250
7 USD 10,000 USD 5,000 USD 2,500
8-15 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD 500

Mountains range between 7501-7999m

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 2,000 USD 1,000 USD 500
2 USD 2,400 USD 1,200 USD 600
3 USD 2,800 USD 1,400 USD 700
4 USD 3,200 USD 1,600 USD 800
5 USD 3,600 USD 1,800 USD 900
6 USD 3,800 USD 1,900 USD 950
7 USD 4,000 USD 2,000 USD 1,000
8 – 15 USD 500 USD 400 USD 200

Mountains range between 7001-7500m

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 1,500 USD 750 USD 375
2 USD 1,800 USD 900 USD 450
3 USD 2,100 USD 1,050 USD 525
4 USD 2,400 USD 1,200 USD 600
5 USD 2,600 USD 1,300 USD 650
6 USD 2,800 USD 1,400 USD 700
7 USD 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 750
8 – 15 USD 400 USD 250 USD 150

Mountains range between 6501-7000m

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 1,000 USD 500 USD 250
2 USD 1,200 USD 600 USD 300
3 USD 1,400 USD 700 USD 350
4 USD 1,600 USD 800 USD 400
5 USD 1,800 USD 900 USD 450
6 USD 1,900 USD 950 USD 475
7 USD 2,000 USD 1,000 USD 500
8 – 15 USD 300 USD 200 USD 100

Mt. Amadablam (All Routes)

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 1,000 USD 1,000 USD 500
2 USD 1,200 USD 1,200 USD 600
3 USD 1,400 USD 1,400 USD 700
4 USD 1,600 USD 1,600 USD 800
5 USD 1,800 USD 1,800 USD 900
6 USD 1,900 USD 1,900 USD 950
7 USD 2,000 USD 2,000 USD 1,000
8 – 15 USD 300 USD 300 USD 200

Mountains below 6500m

No of Persons Spring Autumn Summer/Winter
1 USD 400 USD 200 USD 100
2 USD 500 USD 250 USD 125
3 USD 600 USD 300 USD 150
4 USD 700 USD 350 USD 175
5 USD 800 USD 400 USD 200
6 USD 900 USD 450 USD 225
7 USD 1,000 USD 500 USD 250
8 – 15 USD 200 USD 100 USD 50

Group “A” NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) Trekking Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Mt.Cholatse 6,440 Sagarmatha
2 Mt.Machermo 6,237 Sagarmatha
3 Mt.Kyazo Ri 6,186 Sagarmatha
4 Mt.Nirekha 6,186 Sagarmatha
5 Mt.Langsisa Ri 6,427 Rasuwa
6 Mt.Ombigaichen 6,340 Sagarmatha
7 Mt.Bokta 6,143 Dolakha
8 Mt.Chekijo 6,257 Dolakha
9 Mt.Phari 6,017 Sagarmatha
10 Mt.Lobuje West 6,145 Sagarmatha
11 Mt.Larkya Peak 6,249 Gorkha
12 Mt.ABI 6,097 Sagarmatha
13 Mt.Yubra Himal 6,035 Rasuwa
14 Mt.Yala 5,732 Rasuwa
15 Mt.Chhukung Ri 5,550 Sagarmatha

Group “B” NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) Trekking Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Shigu Chuli 6501 Gandaki
2 Mera Peak 6654 Sagarmatha
3 Kusum Kangru 6367 Sagarmatha
4 Kwandge 6011 Sagarmatha
5 Chulu West 6419 Gandaki
6 Island Peak 6160 Sagarmatha
7 Pharchamo 6187 Janakpur
8 Lobuje 6119 Sagarmatha
9 Ramdung 5925 Janakpur
10 Pisang 6091 Gandaki
11 Tharpu Chuli 5663 Gandaki
12 Mehara Peak 5849 Sagarmatha
13 Ganja-La Chuli 5844 Bagmati
14 Pokhalde 5806 Sagarmatha
15 Mardi Himal 5587 Gandaki
16 Paldor 5896 Bagmati
17 Hiunchuli 6441 Gandaki
18 Chulu East 6584 Gandaki

Royalty Free Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Fimkof Himal 6697 Seti
2 Fimkof West Peak 6645 Seti
3 Radsha Urai Peak 6593 Seti
4 Surma-Sarovar, North Peak 6523 Seti
5 Api Himal 7132 Mahakali
6 Api west Himal 7100 Mahakali
7 Saipal Himal 7031 Mahakali
8 Saipal, East Himal 6882 Mahakali
9 Jethi Bahurani Himal 6850 Mahakali
10 Bobaye Peak 6808 Mahakali
11 Nampa Peak 6755 Mahakali
12 Nampa, South Peak 6580 Mahakali
13 Mt Rokapi 5467 Seti
14 Mt Korko 6053 Seti
15 Mt Roma 5407 Seti
16 Mt Dhaulagiri 6632 Seti
17 Mt Khiuri Khala 5806 Seti
18 Mt Nampa II 6700 Mahakali/Seti
19 Mt Nampa III 6618 Mahakali/Seti
20 Mt Yokopahar-(Nampa 7) 6401 Mahakali/Seti

75% Royalty Free Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Bhemdang Ri 6150 Bagmati
2 Leonpo Gang (Big White Peak) 6645 Bagmati
3 Gindharva 6248 Gandaki
4 Gyalzen Peak 6151 Bagmati
5 Bhairab Takura (Madiya Peak) 6799 Bagmati
6 Nepal Peak 6910 Mechi
7 Phurbi Chyachu 6631 Bagmati
8 Ohmi Kangn 6829 Bagmati
9 Kirat Chuli 7365 Mechi
10 Urknmang 6151 Mechi
11 Kang Sar Kang 7485 Gandaki

Group A Climbing Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Hrikuti 6364 Dhaulagiri
2 Bhemdang Ri 6150 Bagmati
3 Bhairab Takura (Madiya Peak) 6799 Bagmati
4 Chamar 7187 Gandaki
5 Changla 6563 Karnali
6 Dorje Lhakpa 6966 Bagmati
7 Ganchenpo 6387 Bagmati
8 Gandharava 6248 Gandaki
9 Gurja Himal 7193 Dhaulagiri
10 Ri Gurkarpa 6891 Bagmati
11 Kang Gyachung 7952 Sagarmatha
12 Gyalzen Peak 6151 Bagmati
13 Jongsang Peak 7483 Mechi
14 Karyolung 6511 Sagarmatha
15 Kirat Chuli(Tent Peak) 7365 Bagmati
16 Langtang Ri 7205 Bagmati
17 Leonpa Gang (Big White Peak) 6979 B agmati
18 Nala Kankar 6062 Karnali
19 Nepal Peak 6910 Mechi
20 Ohmi Kanga 6829 Mechi
21 Phurbi Chyachu 6631 Bagmati
22 Urknmang 6151 Bagmati

Group B Climbing Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Bobaye 6808 Mahakali
2 Ganesh (Yangra) 7429 B agmati
3 Jethi Bahurani 6850 Mahakali
4 Khang Sar Kang 7485 Gandaki

Group C Climbing Peaks

SN Name Altitude (meter) State
1 Ama Dablam 6812 Sagarmatha
2 Annapurna I 8091 Gandaki
3 Annapurna II 7937 Gandaki
4 Annapurna III 7555 Gandaki
5 Annapurna IV Gandaki
6 Annapurna South 7219 Gandaki
7 Api Himal 7132 Mahakali
8 Api West 7100 Darchula
9 Barun Tse 7129 Kashi
10 Baudha 6672 Gankdaki
11 Chamlang 7319 Sagarmatha Barun
12 Cheo Himal 6820 Gandaki
13 Chobuje 6685 Janakpur
14 Cholatse 6440 Sagarmatha
15 Cho-Oyu 8201 Sagarmatha
16 Cho polu 6711 Sagarmatha
17 Churen 7371 Dhaulagiri
18 Dhampus 6012 Dhaulagiri
19 Dhaulagiri I 8167 Dhaulagiri
20 Dhaulagiri II 7751 Dhaulagari
21 Dhaulagiri III 7715 Dhaulagiri
22 Dhaulagiri IV 7661 Dhaulagiri
23 Drangang Ri 6801 Janakpur
24 Dhaulagiri V 7618 Dhaulagiri
25 Dhaulagiri IV 7268 Dhaulagiri
26 Fimkot West 6645 Bajhang
27 Fimkot 6697 Bajhang -Humla
28 Ganesh IV (Pabil) 7052 Bagmati
29 Ganesh II 7111 Bagmati
30 Ganesh III (Salasungo) 7110 Bagmati
31 Ganesh V 6986 Bagmati
32 Gangapurna 7455 Bagmati
33 Gauri Shanker 7134 Janakpur
34 Gimigela Chuli 7350 Mechi
35 Gyajikang 7038 Gandaki
36 Himachuli E 7893 Gandaki
37 Himchuli N 7371 Gandaki
38 Himchuli West 7540 Gandaki
39 Himlung Himal 7126 Gandaki
40 Hongde 6556 Karnali
41 Jagdula Peak 5763 Karnali
42 Kumbhakarna(Jannu) 7710 Mechi
43 Kangbachen 7903 Mechi
44 Kagmara 5960 Karnali
45 Kande Hiunchuli 6627 Karnali
46 Kanchenjunga (Main) 8586 Mechi
47 Kanchenjunga 8476 Mechi
48 Kanchenjunga(South) 8476 Mechi
49 Kang Guru 6981 Gandaki
50 Kangtega(Kantega) 6779 Sagarmatha
51 Kanjeralwa 6612 Karnali
52 Kanijiroba (Main Peak) 6838 Karnali
53 Khatang 6782 Janakpur
54 Lamjung Himal 6918 Gandaki
55 Langsisa Ri 6427 Bagmati
56 Langtang Lirung 7234 Bagmati
57 Lhotse 8516 Sagarmatha
58 Lhotse Shar 8400 Sagarmatha
59 Lobuje West 6145 Sagarmatha
60 Lemgpa Peak 6954 Mechi
61 Makalu I 8463 Koshi
62 Makalu II(Kangchugtse) 7678 Koshi
63 Manapathi 6380 Dhaulagiri
64 Manaslu 8163 Gandaki
65 Manaslu North 7157 Gandaki
66 Nampa 6755 Mahakali
67 Ngojumbakang 7743 Sagarmatha
68 Nilgiri Central 6940 Dhaulagiri
69 Nilgiri North 7061 Dhaulagiri
70 Nilgiri South 6839 Dhaulagiri
71 Numbur 6957 Sagarmatha
72 Nuptse 7855 Sagarmatha
73 Ngadi Chuli (Peak 29 Dakura) 7871 Gandaki
74 Nampa South 6580 Darchula/Bajhang
75 Patrasi 6450 Karnali
76 Pumori 7161 Sagarmatha
77 Putha Hiunchuli 7246 Dhaulagiri
78 Pathivara Chuli 7125 Mechi
79 Pasang Lhamuh (Chuli Jasamba) 7351 Sagarmatha
80 Raksha Urai Bajhang
81 Saipal 7031 Mahakali
82 Shantishikhar 7591 Sagarmatha
83 Shartse 7459 Sagarmatha
84 Sisne 5849 Karnali
85 Sita Chuchura 6611 Dhaulagiri
86 Saipal East 6882 Bajhang
87 Surma-Sarovar North 6523 Bajhang
88 Mt. Everest 8848 Sagarmatha
89 Shey Shikhar 6139 Karnali
90 Tawache 6501 Sagarmatha
91 Thamserku 6623 Sagarmatha
92 Tilicho peak 7134 Gandaki
93 Tukuche Peak 6920 Dhaulagiri
94 Tripura Hiunchuli 6563 Karnali
95 Tso Karpo 6518 Dolpa
96 Tarke Kang 7193 Gandaki
97 Varaha Shikhar (Fang) 7647 Dhaulagiri
98 Yalung Kang 8505 Mechi