International travel arrivals surges by 180 per cent

7, Apr 2022 | nepaltraveller.com

From the data from NTB, we can deduce that SAARC countries was the highest no of foreign visitors in Nepal with 17,661 travellers coming to Nepal

With the COVID-19 waning in Nepal, international travel to and from Nepal has surged in recent months.  Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has reported that year-on-year foreign tourist arrivals has increased by 180 per cent. According to the data, 42,006 total tourists visited the country in March.

Compared to last mont

With the COVID-19 waning in Nepal, international travel to and from Nepal has surged in recent months. Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has reported that year-on-year foreign tourist arrivals have increased by 180 per cent. According to the data, 42,006 total tourists visited the country in March.

Compared to last month, there was an increase of almost 20,000 visitors which is huge compared to the paltry 14,977 visitors in March of last year. 74,747 visitors have visited Nepal in the first three months of the current year.
From the data from NTB, we can deduce that SAARC countries were the highest no of foreign visitors in Nepal with 17,661 travellers coming to Nepal. 

India was the top country with the most visitors to Nepal 15,013 Indians coming to Nepal, nearly double from March of last year. The US was second with 4,896 visitors. The UK came in third and Bangladesh was fourth with 4,029 and 2,152 tourists respectively.

The major absence has been China due to strict measures in the country due to zero-COVID policy with only 431 visiting Nepal last month, a plunge of 64.3 per cent. Oceania had the largest surge of arrivals from the region with an increase of 1357.3 per cent increase from last time. Europe and the Americas also had a surge in tourist arrivals with 530 per cent and 208.4 per cent increases respectively.

h, there was increase of almost 20,000 visitors and is huge compared to paltry 14,977 visitors in March of last year. 74,747 visitors have visited Nepal in the first three months of the current year.

From the data from NTB, we can deduce that SAARC countries was the highest no of foreign visitors in Nepal with 17,661 travellers coming to Nepal. India was the top country with the most visitors to Nepal 15,013 Indians coming to Nepal, nearly double from March of last year. US was second with 4,896 vistors. UK came in third and Bangladesh was fourth with 4,029 and 2,152 tourists respectively.

The major absence has been China due to strict measures in the country due to zero-COVID policy with only 431 visiting Nepal last month, a plunge of 64.3 per cent. Oceania had largest surge of arrivals from the region with an increase of 1357.3 per cent increase from last time. Europe and the Americas also had a surge in tourist arrivals with 530 per cent and 208.4 per cent increase respectively.

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