In the first eight months of 2021, more than 66,000 foreign visitors visited Nepal.
According to the Nepal Tourism Board, 66,966 foreign tourists visited Nepal between January and August. In the month of August, a total of 5,917 international tourists arrived in Nepal via plane.
In the same time period last year, 265 travellers visited Nepal.
In the month of August 2019, 94,749 visitors visited Nepal, according to government data, before the coronavirus illness was discovered in the country. The COVID-19 pandemic has mostly impacted the country’s tourism industry.
The number of international tourists visiting the country is dismal. Despite the current pandemic, NTB spokesperson Mani Lamichhane claims that only a small number of foreign visitors are visiting Nepal.