20,000 tourists visit Nepal in February

file photo; Tourists enjoying sightseeing at Chitwan National Park. Photo courtesy: Nepal Tourism Board

Kathmandu: In the second month of 2022 (February), about 20,000 tourists have visited Nepal.

According to Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), 19,766 tourists visited Nepal in February. In the same month last year, 9,146 tourists had come to Nepal. In the first month of 2022, 17,000 tourists visited Nepal.

According to the Nepal Tourism Board, a total of 37,741 tourists have visited Nepal in the last two months. Although the impact of the corona virus (Covid-19) is diminishing, tourist arrivals appear to be gradually improving, but encouraging figures are not forthcoming.

According to statistics, the number of Indians visiting Nepal is the highest. In one month, 5,998 people have come to Nepal from India. The United States is in second place. It is seen that 3,614 people have come to Nepal from the United States.
In third place is the United Kingdom. This month alone, 2,217 tourists have come to Nepal from the UK. 1,052 people have come to Nepal from Australia which is in the fourth place.

Similarly, 147 people from war-torn Russia visited Nepal. Due to the fact that China has not allowed tourists to visit Nepal, only 205 Chinese nationals have come to Nepal during this period.