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Department of Tourism to give permits to 33 peaks!!

16 Oct,2015
Department of Tourism to give permits to 33 peaks!!
Department of Tourism started issuing permits to 33 peaks!!
Peak Climbing permits in Nepal used to be managed and issued by Nepal mountaineering association (NMA) before. However, based on the decision of the government of Nepal, Department of Tourism has been given the permission for the management and issue of permits to all 33 trekking peaks from effective from October 16, 2015. 
Peak Climbers will now have to apply for permission with the Department of Tourism directly to get the necessary permits for peak climbing. Following decisions have also been made as regards the insurance of climber and climbing guides and porters. 
According to the new rule set by the government, the trekking peak climbing teams will have to ensure following insurance provisions:
 
  1. NRs. 1.5 million worth of insurance policy for Sirdar and Climbing guide
  2. NRs. 1.5 million worth of insurance policy for high-altitude porter
  3. NRs. 0.8 million insurance policy for Base Camp porter
  4. NRs. 0.5 million insurance policy for local porter
  5. A separate medication and treatment policy to the tune of 0.4 million should be taken out for Sirdar, Climbing Guide and High-altitude porter and 0.3 million worth of medication and treatment policy for other workers
  6. A US$10000 worth of policy to cover for emergency rescue operation

 

List of the Peaks :

  Name of the Peak

  Location

  Trip Type

  Duration

  Elevation

  Grade

  Mt. Cholatse Peak

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  18 Days

  6440m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Lobuche West

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  22 Days

  6145m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Kyazo Ri

  Mahalangur

  Camping

  27 Days

  6186m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Phari Lapcha

  Mahalangur

  Lodge/Camping

  19 Days

  6017m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Nirekha

  Mahalangur

  Lodge/Camping

  25 Days

  6159m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Ombigaichen   Mahalangur   Camping   16 Days   6340m.   Challenging

  Mt. Abi Peak

  Mahalangur

  Camping

  24 Days

  6097m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Langsisa Ri

  Jugal

  Camping

  20 days

  6427m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Bokta

  Kanchenjunga

  Camping

  30 Days

  6143m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Chekigo

  Gaurishankar

  Camping

  24 Days

  6257m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Larkya Peak

  Manaslu

  Lodge/Camping

  15 Days

  6010m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Yubra Himal

  Langtang

  Lodge/Camping

  14 Days

  6035m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Hiuchuli

  Annapurna Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  21 Days

  6441m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Singu Chuli
(Fluted Peak)

  Annapurna Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  23 Days

  6501m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Mera Peak

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  25 Days

  6654m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Kusum Kangru

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  26 Days

  6367m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Kwangde Ri

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  18 Days

  6011m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Imja Tse (Island Peak)

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  16 Days

  6160m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Lobuche East Peak

  Khumbu Himal

  Lode/Camping

  18 Days

  6119m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Khongmo Tse (Mehra Peak)

  Khumbu Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  17 Days

  5849m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Chulu West

  Manang, Gandaki

  Lodge/Camping

  24 Days

  6419m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Chulu East

  Manang, Gandaki

  Lodge/Camping

  21 Days

  6584m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Pisang Peak

  Manang, Gandaki

  Lodge/Camping

  28 Days

  6091m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Pharchamo

  Rolwaling Himal

  Camping

  21 Days

  6187m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Ramdung GO

  Rolwaling Himal

  Camping

  24 Days

  5925m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Ganjala Chuli (Naya Kang)

  Langtang Himal

  Lodge/Camping

  14 Days

  5844m.

  Challenging

  Mt. Paldor Peak

  Ganesh Himal

  Camping

  17 Days

  5996m.

  Challenging