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Mountaineering is by far the most challenging task of all. It should be followed by basic mountaineering training above the snow line using ice axe, crampons ropes, and other necessary climbing gears under the supervision and instruction of a professional climbing leader/guide.
In order to take up this type of expedition, one needs not only physical stamina but also psychological with a lot of professional training. Minimum 30 day’s rigorous training is required for the trekking to lead to mountaineering. We have some daily Himalayas program. Please write us for your requirements so shall we forward you the required detail at minimum possible cost.
To know more of the royalty and the size of the expedition team: Rules effective from 1996 spring ascent route of Everest:
(1) Royalty for the South East Ridge normal route is US$ 70,000 has been fixed for Sagarmatha (Everest Expedition) for a team consisting of 7 members. The team may include 5 more members provided it bears an amount of US$ 10,000 for each additional member. The royalty includes trekking fee for all the team members, visa processing and the duration of three months.
(2) Royalty for up to 7 members is US$ 50,000 for the South Pillar Everest Route, south west face (Central Pillar) and they may also include 5 more members provided they pay an amount of additional US$ 10,000 for each additional member.
(3) The Expedition teams that are already permitted to scale Everest will have to pay an amount of US$ 10,000. However, if the team intends to change the ascent route, it will have to pay an additional amount of US$ 20,000 for changing the ascent route other than the permitted one of the usual south East Ridge route.
(4) A sum of US$ 4,000 is mandatory per team for the garbage deposit. Expedition team must complete all the necessary administrative formalities and procedures in order to clear the garbage of the expedition team to their respective countries. After the completion of the expedition, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation will take necessary monetary deposit from the team which will be refunded after the dispatch of garbage from Nepal.
"Foreigner" means any person who is not a citizen of Nepal.
"Visa" means a permit issued by His Majesty's Government to a foreign national for entering into or staying in the Kingdom of Nepal.
"Trekking" means a journey to be undertaken on foot for sight seeing in areas where normally modern transport system is not available. "Trekking Agency" means any person, firm or company of whatsoever name which may provide the lodging and travel cultural sight seeing for a fee by arranging trekking generally in places, which have no modern transport facilities.
"Mountaineering Expedition" means an act of expedition on any peak of the mountain range of Nepal by any team with the intention of reaching to the summit. "Base Camp" means the camp established in the lowest altitude to store the equipments, provisions, medicine etc. to supply to the advance camp according to the need for the use in the relevant mountaineering expedition or for issuing direction for mountaineering expedition."Liaison Officer" means the officer deputed by His Majesty's Government under Section 20 of Tourism Act 1978 to accompany the mountaineering expedition team.
"Sardar" means the headman who arranges the local porters, and who supervises the mountain guides, high altitude porters, or the workers of the Base Camp."Mountain Guide" means a person who helps the mountaineers in his expedition beyond the Base Camp. "High Altitude Porter" means the porter who carries essential materials to and from beyond the Base Camp.
"Local Porter" means the porter who carries the materials of the mountaineering expedition team to and from upto the Base Camp. "Base Camp Wo rker" means person who cooks food for the mountaineering expedition team, mail carrier and person doing this sort of work in the Base Camp.
"Mountaineering Association" means the Mountaineering Association which is registered according to law and recognised by His Majesty's Government under section 37 to Tourism Act 1978 for the purpose of mountaineering expedition.
Please read Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation Instead of Ministry of Tourism for other information