Peak climbing

Nepal Peak climbing presents hobby-climbers an opportunity to address a high Himalayan peak without organizing a major expedition. It is a comfortable compare to the expedition in Nepal Himalayas. Despite being lower 8,000 m peak climbing is no less demanding and adventure than an expedition.

Furthermore, Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) is a state-run alpine organization of Nepal. It has classified the peaks of Nepal into trekking mountains and expedition. Actually, trekking peaks present a great prospective of exciting activity.

And under this classification mountain having a height above 6,500 meters are confidential expedition peaks that require higher entry permit fees and additional climbing technical skillfulness. According to NMA, a trekking peak is a mountain lying at an elevation below 7,000 m which is less challenging. peak climbing

Besides that, the association entitles the two sub-categories of the trekking peaks as Group “A” and Group “B”. Association supervises all peak climbing activities and focuses more on intend rules & regulations.

Peak climbing in Nepal is a chance to climb a Himalayan summit and a taste of being in the white wilderness, without burning a big home in your pocket. We only offer Peak climbing in a popular trek destination with relatively easy access to the mountains. Most of these trips can be completed within a short period of time.

Nepal Peak climbing rules and regulation!

Climbing rules by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) (effective from August 6, 1981 onward ) 

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Government of Nepal, Nepal Mountaineering Association has made the following rules to observe for the climbing peaks of Nepal Himalaya lists in Appendix 1. These rules will come into force at once.

Definition of peak climbing in Nepal Himalayas!

Where applicable definitions for these rules will be the same as those for Government of Nepal Mountaineering Expedition Regulations 1979 and its first Amendment 1984.

Peak climbing permission while climbing Mountains:

Any person or mountaineering team eager of climbing peak must receive permission from NMA office. You need to mention the climbing peak and date while on the application form. Permission to climbing peaks is valid for 30 days.

Permission may be extended, if necessary, for another period of two weeks. The period of permission granted relates to time spent on climbing above the base camp. The trek to and from the base camp is not included in the permits. The concern expedition team may apply for climbing permits at any time.

Permits for peak climbing will issue on a first come first serve basis. The Mountaineering Association in Nepal has all the right to give permission to another party for climbing the same peak at the same time. Office of NMA will suggest to Immigration office of Government of Nepal for obtaining trek permit of the area to the team members.

For extending permission, an additional 25% charge of the total amount of the initial fee will be made for each extra week. The leader or climbing member of the team must collect the permit in person from NMA office. The maximum number of a person in a group is 12 people.

Functions and duties of the peak climbing Guide:

Assist the climbing party with the recruitment of porters and other staff, control of porters, local purchase of food, etc. And to solve any problem that may arise to the best of his ability.

Report to NMA office in case if the party spends more than the specified time limit in the mountain.

Food and tent accommodation: Climbing equipment and other necessary climbing gears if required to go above the base camp.

Make a report to NMA any infringement of the climbing rules

Ensure that the climbers and trekkers must follow the specific routes.

Make sure that the climbers comply with the terms of their permits.

If there is a serious incident then make a report to the nearest police post. The climbing guide employs from the day the climbing party begins the trek until the end of trek days (finish). The climbing guide provides with the following facilities:-

Minimum daily allowance to be paid as per the rules of Govt. of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism, and Civil Aviation.

Insurance: – All employees going above the base camp must have insurance for a personal accident to the value of Rs. 15,00,000.

Nepal climbing nomination of representative in Kathmandu !

Each party grant climbing permit will nominate a representative in Kathmandu to act as the liaison between NMA and the climbers. The representative may be an individual or an organization registered with NMA. The representative who nominates, will responsible for making necessary arrangements for the climbing party in case of accidents or any other unforeseen circumstances.

Nepal Mountaineering Association’s peak climbing permit and fee – service charge:

Service Charges for Foreign Climber per person in US dollar (Group “A”)

SN. Name of The Mountains Spring Autumn Winter/Summer
1 Cholatse peak (6,440m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
2 Kyazo Ri peak (6,186m, at Madalangur) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
3 Pdari Lapcda (6,017m at Madalangur) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
4 Nirekha peak (6,159m at Madalangur) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
5 Langsisa Ri, (6, 427m at Jugal Himal) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
6 Ombigaichen peak (6,340m at Mahalangur) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
7 Bokta Peak (6,143m at Kanchanjunga) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
8 Chekigo peak (6,257m at Gaurishankar) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
9 Lobuje West (6,145m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
10 Larkya Peak (6,010m at Manaslu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
11 ABI Himal (6,097m at Mahalangur) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
12 Yubra Himal (6,035m at Langtang Himal) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70

Group “B”

SN. Name of The Mountains Spring Autumn Winter/Summer
1 Hiunchuli peak (6,441m at Annapurna) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
2 Singu Chuli / Fluted Peak (6,501m at Annapurna) US$ 400 US$ 200 US$ 100
3 Mera Peak at (6,470m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
4 Kusum Kangru at (6,367m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
5 Kwangde peak at (6,011m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
6 Chulu West peak (6,427m at Manang) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
7 Chulu East peak (6,584m at Manang) US$ 400 US$ 200 US$ 100
8 Imja Tse (Island Peak) (6,160m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
9 Pharchamo Peak (6,187m at Rolwaling) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
10 Lobuje peak (6,119m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
11 Ramdung Peak (5,925m at Rolwaling) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
12 Pisang Peak (6,091m at Manang) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
13 Khongma Tse / Mehra Peak (5,849m at Khumbu) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
14 Ganja La Chuli / Naya Kanga (5,844m at Langtang) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70
15 Paldor Peak (5,896m at Langtang) US$ 250 US$ 125 US$ 70

Service fee for Nepalese Climber in Nepalese Rupees

Group “A”

SN. Name of The Mountains Spring Autumn Winter/Summer
1 Cholatse peak (6,440m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
2 Kyazo Ri peak (6,186m, at Madalangur) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
3 Pdari Lapcda (6,017m at Madalangur) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
4 Nirekha peak (6,159m at Madalangur) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
5 Langsisa Ri, (6, 427m at Jugal Himal) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
6 Ombigaichen peak (6,340m at Mahalangur) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
7 Bokta Peak (6,143m at Kanchanjunga) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
8 Chekigo peak (6,257m at Gaurishankar) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
9 Lobuje West (6,145m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
10 Larkya Peak (6,010m at Manaslu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
11 ABI Himal (6,097m at Mahalangur) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
12 Yubra Himal (6,035m at Langtang Himal) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000

Group “B”

SN. Name of The Mountains Spring Autumn Winter/Summer
1 Hiunchuli peak (6,441m at Annapurna) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
2 Singu Chuli / Fluted Peak (6,501m at Annapurna) Nrs: 5,000 Nrs: 2,500 Nrs: 1,250
3 Mera Peak at (6,470m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
4 Kusum Kangru at (6,367m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
5 Kwangde peak at (6,011m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
6 Chulu West peak (6,427m at Manang) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
7 Chulu East peak (6,584m at Manang) Nrs: 5,000 Nrs: 2,500 Nrs: 1,250
8 Imja Tse (Island Peak) (6,160m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
9 Pharchamo Peak (6,187m at Rolwaling) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
10 Lobuje peak (6,119m at Khumbu) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
11 Ramdung Peak (5,925m at Rolwaling) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
12 Pisang Peak (6,091m at Manang) Nrs: 4,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
13 Khongma Tse / Mehra Peak (5,849m at Khumbu) Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
14 Ganja La Chuli / Naya Kanga (5,844m at Langtang) Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000
15 Paldor Peak (5,896m at Langtang) Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 2,000 Nrs: 1,000

Climbing peak submission of report!

On the conclusion of the climb and on return to Kathmandu, the party will submit a report to NMA in the form prescribed in Appendix 4’. Power to cancel the permit:- NMA may cancel or withdraw the climbing permit any time with or without showing any particular reason.

Non-compliance of the regulation: – Where any trekking/climbing party working in violation to the trek & climbing days or is engaged in unsocial acts – behavior contrary to the customs and culture of the people of Nepal, NMA recommends to Nepal Government to take necessary measures in accordance with the article 37 of Mountaineering Regulations 1979.

Protection of Environment while on peak climbing

Base camp and other camps will be left perfectly clean at the conclusion of the climb. No foreign materials, such as fix rope, pitons, etc left on the mountain. All rubbish and waste material must burn or disposed of.

Revision of the regulations of Nepal peak climbing

Any article of this regulation can revise or amended by NMA with the prior permission of Nepal government.

Island peak Climbing

Price:

$2,350
17 Days
Lobuche east peak Climbing

Price:

$1,895
14 Days
mera peak climbing

Price:

$2,399
18 Days
Tent Peak Climbing

Price:

$00.00
10 Days
Yala Peak Climbing cost

Price:

$1,299
12 Days
Pisang Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days
Pisang Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days
Chulu East Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days
Chulu West Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days
Chulu West Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days
Chulu West Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days
Chulu West Peak climbing

Price:

$00
19 Days

As per the decision of secretary level dated 2071/1/16, the insurance amount for Sardar, mountain guide and high altitude trekker fund is determined as Rs 15 lakhs (Nrs 15,00,000). In addition, the climbing operator agency must make medical insurance is fixed as Rs 4 lakhs (Nrs 4,00,000). Furthermore, Mountain Heli-rescue of US$ 10,000 (TEN THOUSAND) is also required.

The maximum number of members in a team is 15.

Garbage deposit to obtain a climbing permit is US$ 500 (Five hundred only). The refund shall be made as per the provisions of NMA.