Myagdi benefitting from domestic tourism boom

Published On: October 5, 2017 07:53 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MYAGDI, Oct 5: Number of domestic tourists visiting Mustang via Myagdi has increased remarkably this festive season. 

Flow of tourists to Myagdi and Mustang started increasing from the second day of Tika i.e. 11th day of the 15-day Dashain festival. Around 300 domestic tourists are coming to Mustang every day via Beni-Jomsom road section, according to Indra Singh Sherchan of Annapurna Rural Municipality-3. “The number has increased remarkably over the past three days so has the financial transactions,” he added.

Local entrepreneurs say visitors spend two to five days in Myagdi, staying in places like Beni, Galeshwor, Tiplyang, Bhurung Tatopani and Dana. 

“Favorable weather this season is drawing tourists in droves,” Khagendra Tulachan, a local tourism entrepreneur, said. “Domestic tourists spend more than foreign tourists.”

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