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Over 150,000 foreign tourists in 2021


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2022 Jan 03, 8:16, Kathmandu

A total of 150,962 foreign tourists arrived in Nepal during 2021, said the Nepal Tourism Board.

The Board shared that it is 25 percent less than the number of tourist entering Nepal in 2020. The decrease in arrival of tourists is attributed to restrictions of movements in foreign countries and at home due to outbreak and spread of the second wave of COVID-19 worldwide.

Board Director Mani Lamicchane shared that over 230,000 foreign tourists visited Nepal in 2020 while 1,197,191 entered Nepal in 2019.

Indian tourists constituted the highest number of foreign tourists at 64,673 followed by Americans at 22,853 in 2021.

Likewise, altogether 8,680 British, 6,196 Chinese and 5,044 Bangladeshi citizens visited Nepal during the same period, the Board added.

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