Nepal Trekking Rules & Regulation
Nepal offers an astonishing topographical variation with altitude ranging from 70 m to 8848 m just within a span of 193 km. Partly on account of this, Nepal beasts of all kinds of climates ranging from alpine to temperature to tropical.
There are some rules and regulation set by Nepal Government while Trekking in any areas of Nepal which must be followed by every guides and Trekker.
- Trekking may be undertaken for only one place or an area at a time
- Trekkers should follow the route prescribed for them by the department of Immigration
- To trek along routes that are not prescribed may create serious problems regarding security, food, and accommodation.
- It is advised to arrange treks through registered trekking agencies to prevent any accident which may occur at any time during the trekking period.
- It is advisable to take an authorized guide and porter.
- Be careful with matches around wooded or grassy areas.
- Be most economical with all fuel, especially the local fire-wood. Use minimum fuel for showers and discourage camp-fire. Trekkers are strictly forbidden to cut any green forest resources and to kill any wildlife. Give preference lodges and trekking companies that do not use firewood, and encourage their efforts to conserve the environment.
- Make sure you are at least 30 meters away from any water sources while washing or attending to the call. Bury excreta and toilet papers and use biodegradable toiletries. Do not litter.