In 2020a whole of 230,085 overseas vacationers visited Nepal, the lowest in 34 years.
The yr 2020 was an annus horribilis for the Nepali tourism sector resulting from the coronavirus pandemic that restricted worldwide vacationer arrivals for nearly eight months.
According to the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), the variety of overseas guests to the nation stood at 230,085 in 2020, the lowest in 34 years. The arrivals dropped by greater than 80% in 2020.
However, the resumption of worldwide flights and the COVID-19 vaccination drive have introduced new hope to 2021.
According to the Department of Immigration (DoI) data, Nepal welcomed 8,874 overseas vacationers in January 2021, the highest in a month since the nationwide lockdown. The vacationers have been from 121 international locations, predominantly from India, China, and the US.
Top 5 Countries:
- India – 4,028
- China – 1,877
- USA – 874
- UK – 136
- Turkey – 113
Meanwhile, worldwide journey from and to Nepal has additionally elevated in January. According to the DoI, round 56,141 Nepalis returned house whereas 47,238 Nepalis traveled overseas final month.
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