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Nepal Mountaineering Association amended climbing permit rates

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Nepal Mountaineering Association  has amended the Royalty structure for mountaineering in Nepal for both foreign and Nepalese climbers. The association has not just made the amendments, but has also introduced a significant reduction in the royalty structure compared to the previous structure. These amendments are made with the vision to encourage more locals as well as foreign climbers to climb the mountain in Nepal and aid in promoting the Nepalese Mountaineering Sector around the world.  Moreover, the Mountaineering Royalty has totally been waived to the mountain situated in Mid Western and Far Western Development Region of Nepal for 5 years effective from 16th July 2013 to 15th July 2018. The insurance amount for Sardar, mountain guide and high altitude walker fund is Rs 15 Lakh, medical insurance fund is Rs 4 Lakh and the garbage deposit to acquire the climbing permit is USD 250. Kindly refer to the following given table for the new royalty structure.

 

  1. Royalty for Foreign Climbers per person in USD (effective from the 1st of January 2015)
S.No. Mountain Spring Season Autumn Season Winter/Summer
1 Everest Normal Route 11,000 5,500 2,750
2 Everest Other Route 11,000 5,000 2,500
3 Other  MountainsHigher than 8000m. 1,800 900 450
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 6500m. 250 125 70
  1. Royalty for Nepalese climber per person in Nepalese Rupees (effective from 13th February 2014)
S.No. Mountain Spring Season Autumn Season Winter/Summer
1 Everest Normal Route 75,000 37,500 18,250
2 Everest Other Route 60,000 30,000 15,000
3 Other  MountainsHigher than 8000m. 10,000 5,000 2,500
4 7501m. – 7999m. 8,000 4,000 2,000
5 7000m. – 7500m. 6,000 3,000 1,500
6 6501m. – 6999m. 5,000 2,500 1,250
7 Mt. Amadablam (6812m) 8,000 8,000 4,000
8 Less than 6500m. 4,000 2,000 1,000

 

 

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