Daily Costs

Budget: Less than US$50

  • Dorm bed in a hostel: US$10
  • Budget hotel room in Kathmandu: US$15–25
  • Room, dinner and breakfast in a trekking lodge: US$12–15
  • Trekking porter/guide: US$17/25 per day

Midrange: US$50–150

  • Organised camping trek: US$60–80 per person per day
  • Midrange meal in Kathmandu: US$7–10
  • Midrange hotel: US$25–80

Top End: More than US$150

  • Top-end hotel in Kathmandu or lodge in Chitwan: US$150–250
  • Mountain flight: US$199
  • Private car hire with driver: US$80 per day
  • Mustang trekking permit: US$500 for 10 days