Permit Fee Structure
Expedition Peak Permit fees (from Nepalese side) and size of the expedition team members.
Some additional regulation
Special case for Everest normal south-east ridge but if there less than seven members, the royalty structure are as follows:
More than one team may be permitted to climb Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) by each separate route in one season.
A Permit fee of USD $50,000 has been fixed for Sagarmatha for a team consisting of 7 members. The team may include 5 more members provided if it pays USD $10,000 for each additional member. The permit fee includes trekking fee of the team members. The team members will be granted three months visas.
In all regions (Except south east ridge for Everest) including Khumbu, an expedition team can have up to 7 members for the minimum permit fee, and 5 more members for the additional permit fee.
The team already permitted to scale Sagarmatha will have to pay USD $10,000 if it intends to change the ascent route. It will have to pay additional USD $20,000 if it intends to change the ascent route to normal South East Ridge route.
For peaks other than Sagarmatha, the team will have to pay additional 25 % of the permit fee in US Dollars to change the ascent route.
Expedition team must complete all necessary administrative formalities and procedures in order to send back garbage of the expedition team to their countries, after the completion of the expedition. Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation will take necessary monetary deposit from them, which will be refunded after the dispatch of garbage from Nepal.
Each climbing team will be permitted with the written application form, indicating a partner trekking agency whom registered to the Government and accompanied by a sirdar/guide, who must be registered with Nepal Mounta
Garbage deposit fees of other regions' mountains are as follows.
Recycling materials should be brought to Kathmandu and handover to a prescribed agency for recycling and the re-exportable goods should be dispatched from Nepal to their respective countries and take back the deposited amount.