Trekking in Annapurna, Gaurishankar and Manaslu: Information and Entry Permit Forms
Entry Permit to Trek in Conservation Areas
Entry Fee (Per Person) to visit Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA), Manaslu Conservation Area (MCA) and Gaurishankar Conservation Area (GCA):
For SAARC Nationals: Nepali Rupees 200.
For other Nationals (other than SAARC countries): Nepali Rupees 2,000.
- Entrance fee not required for children under 10 years of age.
- Trekkers are required to abtain individual Entry Permits for visiting ACA, GCA and MCA.
- Two passport size photographs are required while applying for each Entry Permit.
Terms and Conditions:
- This Entry Permit is valid for single entry only and is non refundable, non-transferable. The permit holder can enter the designated places within the Conservation Area.
- Person entering the Conservation Area shall abide by the National Park and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 B.S. (1973) and the Regulations made under this Act.
- This Entry Permit must be carried during the entire trip and should be shown if concerned personnel of the Conservation Area want to check it.
Entry permits to Annapurna Conservation Area, Manaslu Conservation Area and Gairishankar Conservation Area will only be issued from the following Entry Permit Counters listed below. Entry Permits will not be issued from any check posts along the trekking routes of the Conservation Areas. Therefore, all are requested to obtain an Entry Permit before entering the Conservation Areas. However, under special circumstances, Entry Permit may be issued from the check posts along the trekking route upon a payment of 100% additional charge.
Entry Permits available at the following locations:
Kathmandu: Nepal Tourism Board ,Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu (for Annapurna, Gaurishankar & Manaslu)
Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Kathmandu:
- 9 am – 5 pm
Pokhara: Nepal Tourism Board, Tourist Service Centre, Pardi Damside (for Annapurna only)
Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Pokhara:
- 10 am – 5 pm
Besisahar, Lamjung: ACAP entry permit cunter, Besisahar, Lamjung (for Annapurna only)
Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Lamjung:
- 10 am – 5 pm
Download Entry Permit Application Forms:
A. Manaslu Conservation Area
B. Annapurna Conservation Area (for Organized Groups)
C. Annapurna Conservation Area (for Individual Trekkers)
D. Gaurishankar Conservation Area (for Organized Groups)
E. Gaurishankar Conservation Area (for Individual Trekkers)
|BE A GUEST!|
|The Minimum Impact Code|
Awareness and responsibility are the first thing to take on your trek. Your example affects the locals’ attitude toward their culture and environment. Therefore, please apply these rules not only to yourself, but also make them a condition of your trekking staff. Remind other visitors of the importance of respecting the environment.
CONSERVE THE FOREST
RESPECT PEOPLE AND CULTURE
|Please keep your eyes, ear and mind open not only to learn from your hosts, but also to encourage right behavior. Consult ACAP staff, brochures and guide book for more detail on how to be a good guest.|