February 2, 2023
In January, which is considered the off-season for tourist activities in Nepal, the arrival of tourists has been increasing. According to the data of the Nepal Tourism Board, 55 thousand 74 tourists came to Nepal in January 2023. On the other hand, Chinese citizens are not allowed to visit Nepal. Director of the board Maniraj Lamichhane said that this arrival seen in this situation is encouraging. A good number of tourists have come from Australia in January.
Most of the tourists are Indians. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in Nepal, the most number of tourists have come this year in the month of January. According to the board, 16,436 tourists came in January 2022. In 2021 only 8674 tourists came in January. In January 2020, 79,702 and 81,273 tourists came January 2019. In these two years, the crisis of the corona pandemic had not started. After March 2020, the country had to face the lockdown.
How many tourists in January?
According to statistics, only 16,436 tourists from India came to Nepal in January 2023. America is in second place. According to the data, 6561 people came to Nepal from America. 3441 tourists from Australia and 2468 tourists from Bangladesh have come to Nepal.