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Trekkers Information Management System-TIMS

Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS Nepal

Trekkers Information Management System permit – TIMS Nepal
Trekkers Information Management System permit TIMS Nepal is used to maintain the data of trekkers who visit different trekking regions of Nepal. Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have occurrence to put into operation the TIMS from 1st January 2008 to daunting illegal trekking operation. All foreign trekkers going on trekking in different areas of the country are required to obtain a TIMS slip/certificate. Unlike trekking registration certificate (TRC), the TIMS slips will be made available to trekkers. Trekking companies, who are members of TAAN, will be used as TIMS counters. TAAN central office in Kathmandu and its regional chapter in Pokhara will also issue the TIMS. If it is necessary, NTB will open its counter to issue the slips for Free Individual Tourists (Fits). There are two types of TIMS card: blue certificate for the organized trekkers and green card for free individual trekkers (FIT), trekkers can get TIMS from Base Camp Excursion Pvt. Ltd based in Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.

What are the Advantages of TIMS

1. Illegal operation in trekking business can be discouraged.
2. Control the unauthorized (illegal) activities in trekking business.
3. Easier to carry out rescue operation during emergencies.
4. Tendencies of deporting trekking staffs in difficult circumstances can be controlled.
5. More employment opportunities for experienced guides and field staffs can be generated.
6. Easier to decrease pressure on trekking routes by diverting trekkers to other routes.
7. Create business environment and improve professional knowledge of entrepreneurs and increase government proceeds.

Documents required to issue the TIMS:
1.    Passport copy
2.    Photographs 2 copy

Everest base camp trek                           Gokyo lakes trek
Annapurna base camp trek                  Annapurna circuit trek
Island Peak climbing                                 Everest view trek
Everest expedition                                    Mera peak climbing
Kanchenjunga base camp trek           Pisang Peak climbing
Around Dhaulagiri trek                           Jomsom Muktinath trek
Langtang valley trek                                  Poon hill trek
Makalu Base camp trek                            Upper Mustang trek
Manaslu circuit trek                                  Rolwaling valley trek
Everest trekking                                           Lower Dolpo trek
Annapurna trekking                                   Upper Dolpo trek
Langtang trekking                                        Trishuli River rafting
Bhote Koshi rafting                                     Koshi tappu jungle safari
Sun Koshi river rafting                              Annapurna hiking
Karnali river rafting                                     Everest hiking
Chitwan jungle safari                                  Lumbini tour
Bardia Jungle safari                                    Pokhara city tour

Every trekker has to compulsorily obtain a TIMS card before enter any trekking regions and routes. A Free individual trekker (FIT) or organized group trekkers are required to keep TIMS along with them throughout their treks. TIMS permit has to be shown to TAAN / NTB authorities, national park check posts, conservation area check posts and police check posts on demand. Trekkers are required to keep their copies of passports along with them for verification during trekking. TIMS permit Nepal shall be non-transferable, non-endorsable and valid only for single entry. FITs need to have Green TIMS cards by paying Nepali currency equivalent to US $ 20 per person, while those traveling in groups need to have Blue TIMS card by paying Nepali currency equivalent to US $ 10 per person. If you need TIMS card or interested to know more information about Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS Nepal) contact us.
Base Camp Excursion Pvt.Ltd
Dhapasi, Kathmandu, Nepal

Trekkers Information Management System – TIMS Nepal

Tims card