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Langtang Valley Trek Permits You Need

Langtang Valley Trek is a charming outing in Nepal that starts with voyages through Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites pursued by a drive to Syabrubesi the following day. Following our Langtang Valley Trek Route, we start trekking from the lower area of the Langtang Valley through little towns, farmlands and verdant backwoods to Kyangjin Gompa. We additionally climb Tserko Ri for amazing dawn sees over the Langtang ranges. The locale fringes Tibet and was previously a significant exchanging course. We can, in any case, observe the impact in the rich neighbourhood culture. Moreover, the Langtang Valley Trek‘s schedule likewise takes us to the ‘Langtang Village’. Our energizing 11-day trip in Nepal reaches a resolution in Kathmandu, where it had begun.

Before you leave for the trek in the Langtang locale you ought to be very much aware of the two distinct licenses required for a Langtang trek. They are TIMS card and Langtang National Park Entry Permit. In this article, there are subtleties of these two grants, alongside the data on why you need them, and how you get them.

Permits Required for the Langtang Trek

Here are the insights regarding three Langtang Trekking Permits required for the Langtang trek.


TIMS Card stands for Tourist Information Management System. This is managed by the government of Nepal to keep proper information about tourists. It is the most important Langtang Trekking Permit. There are three kinds of TIMS card.

Green TIMS Card: for individual trekkers, costs $20

Blue TIMS Card: for group trekkers, costs $10

Pink TIMS Card: for SAARC country citizens, costs $6

You can get the TIMS card from Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Or then again from Trekkers’ Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) Secretariat in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Langtang National Park Entry Permit

For any of the trekking courses in the Langtang locale, you trek by means of Langtang National Park. What’s more, to trek in this locale, in addition to Langtang Valley Trek Permit you have to get an exceptional grant the Langtang National Park Permit. It costs about $30.

Though, any resident of the SAARC nations can get the license for $15 barring VAT. Be that as it may, the kids younger than 10, if are trekking in this area, don’t have to pay any charges the licenses.

Langtang National Park Permit is accessible in Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu. Or on the other hand, you can get them at the passage point in Dhunche.

Shivapuri National Park Entrance Fee

The beginning stage of the Langtang trek is at Syabrubeshi after around 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Be that as it may, numerous trekkers like to pursue the Helambu trail beginning from Shivapuri National Park. What’s more, to stroll through the Shivapuri National Park you have to pay certain charges ie. $5 barring VAT.

In total you have to have $55 as Langtang Valley Trekking Permit Cost.

Why do we need Langtang Trek Permits?

Trekkers are required to get explicit grants and enrollments to go trekking in Nepal. The prerequisites and expenses are distinctive for every region. Most trekking goals in Nepal are situated in regions that are ensured for natural or social purposes, from national parks and preservation territories to limited zones. You will be checked different checkpoints whether you have permits or not. If you don’t have a permit for Langtang Trek you may not get a chance to enter the zone.

Trekking in any region or along any course aside from the predefined territory, of course, will be esteemed to be an infringement of law.

Trekking grant ought to be kept alongside the trekker while trekking.

Trekking grant must be shown to related representatives or police if they so require.

Some FAQs on Langtang Trek Permits

I have a 3 years old child. Do I need to have separate permit for him?

No, you don’t need any permits for child below 5 years. But if your child is more than 5 years, he/she should have trek permit.

Where can I get Langtang Trek Permits?

You can apply for any Trek Permits by your own by visiting NTB, Kathmandu. Our office Ammonite Adventures will make permits ready for you. You don’t have to bother about it.

Does the cost of permit fluctuates in accordance with peak season?

No, the cost of trekking permits remains same whatever the season is. It is always constant. But you may have to pay additional entry fees during the trek. It won’t exceed 20$.

When should I have my permit?

You should have your trek permits right before starting the trek. You may be checked for permits anywhere and may charge you double the permit cost for not having permit.

What is total Langtang Terk Permit Cost?

The total trek permit cost will be $55.

$20 for TIMS Card

$30 for Langtang National Park Entry

$5 for Shivapuri National Park Entry

What if I want to go to other regions than Langtang?

You need to have different permits for different regions. With Langtang Permit you can only trek in Langtang Valley. Here is the detail list of permits you need for every region of Nepal.

About the author

Mr. Kanchan Bhatta is a professional IT student. Being traveling as his hobby he has trekked almost every part of Nepal. You can also call him Travel Vlogger and Writer. Interested in traveling, he aims to provide a better time and memory in Nepal. He will be sharing travel facts, trips and blogs about trekking in Nepal. Enjoy :D

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