Nepal Tourism achieves new milestone: More than a million visitor arrivals
The month of November 2018 witnessed a historic moment with a phenomenal growth trend in international tourist arrivals to Nepal. The consistent and upward momentum continues through the peak tourist season i.e. October and November 2018 and the arrival figures in January–November period has crossed much awaited mark of one million annual international visitors and reached 1,001,930, with cumulative increase of 17% over the same period in 2017. Further, the figures do not include the number of overland international visitors to Nepal in October and November. Even if, the overland arrival figures of last year are assumed constant, the overall growth in January-November period would be 23%.
Tourist arrivals from India in October and November were 11,566 and 16,167 respectively. The total arrivals of Indian visitors in January-November period reached 260,124.