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Everest Base Camp Trek Permits

Updated at Sep 20, 2021by Mission Himalaya

Everest Base Camp Trek Permits are of 3 different kinds that must be needed when you enter Everest Base Camp Trek. Trekkers Information management System (TIMS), Sagarmatha/Everest National Park entry permits, and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees need to be paid when you trek to Everest Base Camp.

There are two ways of treks to go to Everest Base Camp. You can either trek independently or hire a tour guide for better services. Everest Base Camp Trek planning is difficult because it constitutes a lot of tasks like arranging permits, accommodations, transportation, and flight guide porters. There are a lot of tasks you need to do during your trek. Among them is getting the Everest Base Camp Trek Permits.

Everest Area: National Park Trekking routes in the Everest region lie within Sagarmatha National Park. Foreigners should obtain a Sagarmatha National Park entry permit as well as a TIMS card to trek in the Everest Region.

Everest Base Camp Trek Permits and other Fees:

Sagarmatha/Everest National Park entry permit fee for foreigners including 13% VAT, total 3000 NPR (Approximately US $30).

Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee for SAARC nationalities: 1,500 NPR.

Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu district has started an entrance fee of Rs 2,000 (approximately $19) for every foreigner entering the rural municipality from October 1, 2018.

TIMS permit: 2,000 NPR (Approx. US $19)

Where to get the permit for Everest Base Camp Trekking:

Nepal Tourism Board Office on Pradarshani Marg, Kathmandu provides a Sagarmatha National Park entry permit.  Otherwise, you can buy it while trekking in Monjo as well.

Remember to deposit the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee at the Lukla Check Post near Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate.

If you travel from Jiri to Everest Base Camp. You must carry the Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) Entry Permit from Kathmandu.

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Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project (GCAP) Entry Permit:

The Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project protects some parts of Jiri to Everest Base Camp. So you just need to obtain the entry permit. It will cost Rs 3000(Almost US$28) for both organized and independent trekkers and you have to issue this in Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu.

Where to get the permit: Kathmandu: Permits and TIMS cards can be purchased in the Nepal Tourism Board Office on Pradarshani Marg, Kathmandu. (If you book with Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions we will arrange all of these for you.)

Mission Himalaya Treks serve you this 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. If you would like to read about the details for Everest Base Camp, then visit our company website:https://missionhimalayatreks.com/

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