Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
To get Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, you need your passport details, as, without it, you won't be able to gain access. The point to be noted here is that you cannot get this permit at Kathmandu. However, it can be obtained from the town of Lukla if you are starting your trek from there.
Also, there are multiple local entry permit points around the entrance from where you can get the permit. If trekking from Jiri or Salleri, this permit can be obtained from Village Monjo. Also, if staying in a hotel, you can request your hotel reception to get the confirmation for your permit details as, without it, you won't be able to gain access.
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
Being available at Nepal tourism board office, Kathmandu and the Sagarmatha National park entrance in Monjo, the most convenient way to obtain the pass is to take it at the gate only. Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit is the second most crucial permit that needs to be taken before trekking Mount Everest.
Additional Permit for Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
But, if you consider taking it from the Shivalaya checkpoint, the price doubles, i.e., NPR 4000. However, the prices are always 50% lower than the original for Indian citizens. You are required to bring two passport-sized photos with you and the officer may also ask you to fill up some forms at Shivalaya checkpoint.
In addition to the photographs, you also need to bring a photocopy of your Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit.
Required Documents for Trekking Permits
For Indian citizens, an Aadhar card or any other photo id can also work but to stay on a safer side; you must carry your Passport. If booking through an agency, you will need to have everything listed below:
- Insurance Papers
Also, if you want to trek towards the Everest advanced base camp, you need to get another permit known as Mountaineering License (Everest climbing permit) which is issued by Tibet Mountaineering Association.