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To ensure the safety and security of trekkers and to control illegal trekking operations in the Nepal Himalayas, the provision of Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) came into force on January 1, 2008 after signing an agreement between the trekking agencies. . Association of Nepal (TAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

The information collected from the trekkers is used to trace the locations of the tourists at the trekking destinations and to provide any emergency rescue services that may arise during the trek. As a trekker entering the protected area of Nepal, you will be asked to provide some information about your trekking itinerary, date itinerary and agency or your contact number. These data will be inserted into the database of visitors, where they can be accessed for park management purposes or to inform the relevant institutions about pedestrians inside the park at any time in case of accidents and/or natural disasters.

TIMS card should be taken by Free Individual Trekkers (FITS) and trekkers using the services of government authorized trekking agencies. The cost of TIMS card fees is included in our package cost. The price of FIT TIMS card is NPR 2000 and GIT. TIMS card is NPR 1000

Where and how to obtain a TIMS Card?

Free Individual Trekkers:
Free Individual Trekkers can obtain TIMS cards at the offices of Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu and Pokhara, TAAN Secretariat at Mali Gaon and TAAN Pokhara Secretariat in Pokhara upon filling the TIMS application firm.

Organized Trekkers:
Trekking companies will collect trekkers’ data and enter it in the central database and will provide trekkers with a TIMS card after paying fee prescribed above.

Opening Hour/s:
TIMS counter at TAAN follows regular working hours (10am-5pm) and 365 days a year

– & NTB Offices follow government working hours and days.
Trekking agencies open 12 hours a day seven days a week.

Documents Required:
To obtain TIMS Card you need copy of:
a) Passport b) two (2) Passport-size Photographs.

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