Area Type: Conservation Area

Most trekking trails in the Annapurna region, including the world-famous Annapurna Base Camp circuit, are inside the Annapurna Conservation Area. Foreigners are required to obtain an entry permit from the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) as well as a TIMS card to trek in the Annapurna region.

Permits and Fees in Annapurna Region:

  1. ACAP try permit fee for foreigners: 2,000 NPR (Approx. US $20)
  2. ACAP entry permit fee for SAARC nationals: 200 NPR
  3. TIMS permit: 1,000 NPR (Approx. US $10)

Where to get the permit for Annapruna Base camp trekking

Kathmandu: Permits and TIMS cards can be purchased in the Nepal Tourism Board Office on Pradarshani Marg, Kathmandu, Tel: +977 1 4256909.
Pokhara: Permits can also be purchased in Pokhara at the Nepal Tourism Board Service Center in Damside or at the ACAP entry permit counter in Besisahar, Lamjung. TIMS cards can also be purchased from the TAAN Lakeside office in Santi Patan, Pokhara.

*If you book with a trekking agency they will arrange these for you.

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