Upper Mustang permit fee for travel to Mustang Nepal

Upper Mustang permit fee for travel to Mustang Nepal

Upper mustang permit information

Mustang has been a great attraction for experiencing the way of leading a true life with the mountainous people. Upper Mustang trekking permit fee start from the US$500 per person for first 10 days then each additional days cost US$50. The fee is non-refundable and must be paid in advance. It is easy to get the Upper Mustang trek permits with the supplort of local agency, if your photos, passport, visa and other documents are ready. We will take care of the entire process, and you will only need to provide us passport, visa and visa fee.

Upper Mustang is one of the most remote and preserved regions of Nepal, located in the north-western part of the country. It is a desert-like plateau that was once a part of the Tibetan Empire, and still retains much of its cultural and religious heritage. Trekking in Upper Mustang is a unique experience that requires a special permit due to the restricted access to the region.

Visiting Upper Mustang is an opportunity for all trekkers to walk on ancient Himalayan trading route exploring rural life and mountains. The travelers need to obtain special pass to visit wonderful paradise of Mustang. When you book upper mustang tiji festival trek with us, no worry about permit our company manage everything.

Is it necessary to have a trekking permit?

Of course! Special permit, ACAP permit and TIMS are very important to do trekking in Annapurna conservation area of Nepal. So make sure that you have all permits and completed official formalities. Otherwise ACAP and TIMS check post penalty you double charge if you ask to issue the ACAP permits and TIMS on the way. Restricted area permit not possible to issue on the way, make sure before start trip either from Kathmandu or  Pokhara. The permit is non-transferable and is required to be carried with you at all times during the trek. Keep permits and other documents in a safe and secure place.

Upper Mustang Trekking Permit is a legal document that authorizes foreign visitors to enter the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. It is issued by the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, and is only valid for a specific period of time. The permit is mandatory for all foreigners.

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How much does the Upper Mustang trekking permit cost?

Upper mustang trekking permit cost US$ 500 for first 10 days, afterwards US$ 50 per person per day. It is not allowed to enter this area for individual travelers, minimum 2 person requires to get the special permit. Essentially three different permits are necessary for Upper Mustang travellers, check the detail requirements as below.

Upper mustang Tiji festival trek in kingdom of Lo1: Restricted area permit guidelines (Upper Mustang)

Restricted area trekking permit issue by the immigration office of government of Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara through the registered trekking agency Nepal. Original passport of travelers, Nepal visa and passport size photo requires to issue.

It is not possible to enter upper mustang without permit. Territory above the Kagbeni village is known as the upper mustang area, RAP check post also is in this gateway; travelers have to show special permit and passport for registration before and after trek. Given documents are essential to issue Upper Mustang trekking permit. Used Upper mustang permit fee US$ 500 for Indian for reference


# Copy of valid passport

# Photocopy of Nepal visa

# Passport size 4 photos (for TIMS and ACAP permit)

# Local agency agreement & itinerary

# Minimum two trekkers

# Permit fees US$ 500 (for 10 days)

Upper mustang trekking permit application form online

For more detail about mustang permit fee visit: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np
Please note that individual trekkers are not allowed to trekking in Upper Mustang Nepal.

Why is Upper Mustang restricted?

Upper mustang was restricted area for foreigners till 1992. Upper mustang area still under control of government of Nepal to preserve its unique nature and culture in real form. Beside that mustang is an important strategic area in this way its limited for foreigners.

2: ACAP entry permit

Upper mustang is the part of Annapurna conservation area. To enter this region you have to have Annapurna conservation area permit also. ACAP permit cost is US$ 30 per person for whole trip. It is easy to obtain from the office of Nepal tourism board Kathmandu and ACAP Counter Pokhara. Local guide assist in any aspect to provide you better trekking experience.

3: TIMS Nepal

Office of the trekking agencies association Nepal Maligaun, Thamel and Pokhara counter issues the TIMS. Upper mustang trek to visit kingdom of mustang NepalIf you are planning to go to Jomsom by flight and back to Pokhara by flight then TIMS is not necessary for upper mustang trek. There are not any TIMS check posts on the way to upper mustang. In case your flights delay due to the weather and prefer to drive back to Pokhara from Jomsom then TIMS requires.

Cost to issue the TIMS is US$ 10 per person. Keep TIMS card with you and use it according to the situation and requirements.
Beside these permit travelers have to pay entry fees to enter different monasteries in Lo Manthang and Chhoser caves during trekking and tour operiod. I think you are clear about Upper Mustang trekking permit and fees including process to issue.

Conclusion about upper mustang permit fee Nepal

Upper mustang area controlled for foreign travelers, not allowed to travel alone. Consult local adventure company to organize luxury or budget trip to upper mustang. Upper Mustang trekking permit fee $500 for 10 days for indian and other nationals to go for Restricted Area Trekking in Nepal

Nepal goverment issue Upper mustang trek permits for hiking in Mustang District Nepal. We issue the upper mustang trek permits, provide guide, porter services and organize upper mustang trekking trip as per your requirements. Email us to get the private trip cost or check the fix departure date to join the group.

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