Under the tutelege of Government of Nepal, Nepal Mountaineering Association has promulgated the following rules to follow regarding climbing peaks in the Himalayas of Nepal. as mentioned in 'Appendix 1'.
Any person or mountaineering team who wishes to climb any of the mountains must be permitted by Nepal Mountaineering Association. The peaks climbing is designed for a month and any longer than that is prohibited. However, two weeks time can be extended upon formal request. Moreover, the climbing period doestn iclude trekking time spent to and from the Base Camp is excluded from the time spent in the climbing period. Nepal Mountaineering Association has the absolute authority for granting permission for peak climbing in Nepal.
Payment of the fee
Please google NMA peak list and fee structure and find the climbing fee structure of every peak in the Himalayas. For the extension time, an additional charge , which is 25% of the basic fee will be charged each week. The leader of the climbing team is supposed to collect permit from Nepal Mountaineering Association. The peak climbing team number is 12 at maximum.
If expedition or the peak climbing fails, the amount paid at Nepal Mountaineering Association will not be held accountable for it and no money will be refundable. The team must have a guide to accompany it successfully to the base camp. In the absense of a guide, the team is unable to have a sense of direction and map. A Nepalese guide to guide the team is mandatory.