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Kanchenjunga Trekking Permit Cost

Permit cost for Kanchenjunga trek is slightly higher than common trekking destinations like Everest trek, Annapurna trek, Langtang trek. A special Kanchenjunga trekking permit is required through Nepal trekking agencies registered by the local government. Nepal Kanchenjunga Trekking Nepal is a restricted/controlled trekking destination in the Himalayas and requires a minimum of two people to trek in the Kanchenjunga region. In 1988, the Kanchenjunga area was opened for trekking.

Kanchenjunga Himal trekking permit requires color passport size photograph with original passport with Nepal visa. The Immigration Department, Kathmandu Kalikasthan, is going to give permission on foot from Sunday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. Nepal trekking agencies have to fill trekking permit form online before proceeding to immigration. It takes at least two hours to issue the Kanchenjunga Trek Permit so a free day is required and travelers can use this day to visit Kathmandu Valley.

Kanchenjunga Trek Permit Cost Information

Where can I get Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Permit?
As the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trail is a controlled trekking destination of Nepal, individual trekking permits cannot be issued. The Kanchenjunga Himalaya Trekking Permit will be managed by the Nepal Trekking Agency according to the regulations of the Nepal Immigration Department.

How long does it take to get Kanchenjunga trekking permit?
Special Nepal Kanchenjunga Trek Permit takes at least two hours to issue and KCAP Permit (Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Permit) takes a few minutes but may take several hours during peak/main trekking season.

How much does the Kanchenjunga trekking permit cost?
Kanchenjunga trekking permit is USD 70 per person for the first 10 days and USD 10 for each day. Kanchenjunga Circuit Trekking Permit Cost is a bit expensive trekking permit in Nepal.

Any other trekking permit required for Kanchenjunga trek?
Yes you need KCAP permit for this trek. TIMS permit is mandatory while trekking in Kanchenjunga region.

The cost of Kanchenjunga trek is also slightly higher than other Nepal trekking destinations as it is located in the remote eastern part of Nepal. The Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek is one of the longest treks in the Himalayas in Nepal, travelers also use round-trip flights from Kathmandu to Suketar. As there are only two weekly flights from Kathmandu to Suketar Taplejung, trekkers use daily flights from Kathmandu Biratnagar and private jeeps to reach Kanchenjunga trekking destination.

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