GANDAKI, Nov 18: A total of 24,409 foreign tourists visited the Annapurna conservation area in the month of Kartik (mid-October to mid-November). The number includes 7,479 tourists from South Asian countries and 16,930 from other countries.
GORKHA, Oct 30: There are difficulties in rescuing two foreign tourists from Gorkha due to bad weather. The tourists got altitude sickness when they reached Lumjen Monastery at Ripchet of Chumanubi Rural Municipality-6 in Gorkha district in the course of trekking, and there have been difficulties in rescuing them. One of the two tourists is from Switzerland and the other from the United States, said Chief District Officer Dinesh Sagar Bhusal.
MUGLIN, Oct 25: Foreign tourists who are presently in the tourist city of Sauraha in Chitwan on Tuesday partook in the celebrations of the Bijaya Dashami festival as per the traditions. They observed the festival by receiving Tika and Jamara and the ceremony was organised by the Sapana Village Hotel.
RAMECHHAP, Sept 25: Flights from Manthali of Ramechhap district to Lukla have started from Sunday. The planes of Tara Air, Summit Air and Sita Air made flights from Manthali Airport for the foreign tourists from Sunday.
POKHARA, June 11: Through the annual budget for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023/24, the government announced the goal of increasing the number of foreign tourists entering Nepal to one million in 2023. While stating that the year 2023-2032 will be celebrated as the 'Tourism Decade', Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat announced the target of bringing 1 million foreign tourists in 2023.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Nepal has witnessed an encouraging arrival of 77,703 foreign tourists in May of 2023. This means that the arrival rate of foreign tourists has increased by 44.9 percent in May 2023 as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The number of tourists arriving here was 53,608 in the corresponding period of last year.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The arrival of foreign tourists in Nepal has gradually caught the track. In the past 10 months, around 500,000 foreign tourists visited Nepal, according to data with the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). This is a huge increase as compared to the figure in 2020 and 2021 when the pandemic was at its peak. The COVID-19 pandemic had ruined the tourism sector.
LAMJUNG, Sept 28: Foreign tourists' influx in Annapurna Trail has enthused the local tourism entrepreneurs. The arrival of tourists which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and biting cold has gone up this tourist season.
POKHARA, August 2: Tourism entrepreneurs have expressed their objection to the Tourism Act introduced by the Gandaki Provincial government, saying that it will displace tourism businesses instead of establishing them. The Act was passed by the Provincial Assembly last Friday. The entrepreneurs complained that the Act tries to confuse the business rather than making it flourish.
MANANG, Sept 29: The Manang District Administration Office has allowed the entry of foreign tourists into the district amid COVID-19. But the DAO has made it mandatory for the visiting tourists to strictly follow health safety protocols.
POKHARA, March 29: The District Administration Office of Mustang district sent 58 foreign tourists to Kathmandu on Saturday. But 10 foreign tourists who came in contact with the government officials in the district declined to go back to Kathmandu. They are currently staying in hotels in the district.
ILAM, Oct 25: The government is working to set up an immigration office at the Pashupatinagar checkpoint in Ilam district to allow foreign tourists to enter Nepal through the checkpoint. Local entrepreneurs said the checkpoint would hugely benefit the tourism sector in eastern Nepal.