Friday Dec 8, 2023
Friday Dec 8, 2023

Nepal draws nearly 700 thousand tourists in nine months

2023 Oct 02, 7:41, Kathmandu
Pic: Google

Nepal has been able to draw nearly 700 thousand foreign tourists in recent nine months.

In the nine months of the current year, 2023, a total of 692,372 tourists arrived in Nepal via air route, said the Nepal Tourism Board referring to the Immigration Department.

In September alone, 91,012 tourists entered Nepal. In the same period last year, only 58, 314 foreign tourists had visited Nepal.

In the year 2019, Nepal was able to bring in only 92,604 tourists.

The Board has believed that the number of foreign tourists would increase in the days ahead. Board Director Maniraj Lamichhane informed that the recent months recorded gradual increase in tourists' influx.

The latest record on tourist arrival is 90.28 percent of the tourist arrival before Covid-19. The government has aimed at bringing in one million foreign tourists in 2023.

As per the record, most of the tourists arriving in September are from India- 28,642; which is followed by China with 8,174.

Similarly, the arrival of tourists from the US stands third with 7,364, while Bangladesh stands fourth with 3,716. Other tourists are from Australia, the UK, Sri Lanka, Germany, South Korea, and Israel.


nepal Foreign Tourists Immigration Department tourists Nepal Tourism Board Nepal via air route Maniraj Lamichhane government
Nepal's First Online News Portal
Published by Nepalnews Pvt Ltd
Editor: Raju Silwal
Information Department Registration No. 1505 / 076-77


KMC-02, UttarDhoka,
Lazimpat, Nepal

+977–01–4445751 / 4445754

[email protected] [email protected]

Terms of Use Disclaimer
© NepalNews. 2021 All rights reserved. | Nepal's First News Portal