Dhaulagiri climbing begins in autumn season
KATHMANDU, Oct 03:This autumn season, climbing Mt Dhaulagiri in Myagdi has begun.
Dhaulagiri, the world's seventh tallest peak, is located in Myagdi's Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-4. The ascent began on Friday, when Sherpas from Seven Summit Treks opened the route from Dhaulagiri Mountain's base camp to the summit. According to Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Trek, 13 people, including four foreigners, successfully ascended Dhaulagiri on Friday.
According to Sherpa, Elina Pekova of Russia, Alasdair Mackenzie of France, Hoskuder Hoddi of Iceland, and Moses Fiamonsini of Brazil successfully climbed the 8,167-meter Dhaulagiri mountain. Dhaulagiri has also been scaled by Nima Rinji Sherpa, Tenzen Sherpa (Lama), Mingtemba Sherpa, Pasang Nurvu Sherpa, Pasang Dawa Sherpa, Nangba Sherpa, Mingma Nurvu Sherpa, and Pemba Dorchi Sherpa.
A royalty of Rs.27 lakh 43 thousand 515 rupees, according to the department of tourism.
Fees totaled 86 lakh 24 thousand 330 last spring. According to figures issued by the Department of Tourism on Friday, 436 persons from 51 countries have applied for permission to climb Nepal's 26 mountains this season.
Government have received 4 crore 10 lakh 14 thousand 797 in royalties. During the spring season, 1,176 persons who climbed 28 mountains in Nepal paid Rs 76 crore 57 lakh 58 thousand three in fees, according to the department.
Except for Mount Everest, foreigners who want to climb the 8,000-meter-high mountains in autumn must pay a permit fee of 900 dollars per person. A minimum of 125 dollars and a maximum of 400 dollars should be paid for other small mountains.