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Manang attracts highest no of foreign tourists since COVID-19 pandemic

2023 Dec 04, 21:17,
This image shows the Village of Dhukur Pokhari in Manang District, on March 9, 2018. Photo courtesy: Kondephy

Manang attracts highest no of foreign tourists since COVID-19 pandemic

Manang, Dec 4: Manang district has received the highest number of foreign tourists since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)'s Area Office in Manang, over 20,800 foreign tourists came to Manang in the last 11 months.

ACAP's Manang Office Chief, Dhak Bahadur Bhujel, shared that Manang welcomed most of the tourists in October, who mostly visited the district for adventure trekking in the rugged high hills and mountainous zone.

Among all the foreign tourists who visited Manang during January to November this year, French arrived in the highest number followed by Israeli, German, British, American and Russian, informed Bhujel.

Similarly, tourists from Austria, the Netherlands and India also reached Manang, according to the ACAP, Manang.

In 2022, a total of 15,903 foreign tourists had visited the district.

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