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According to the Nepal Tourism Board, what is the number of tourists that visited Nepal in the year 2023?

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Answer: 10 lakh 15 thousand 876.

  • This arrival is more than four lakhs 728 compared to the year 2022. In 2022, 6 lakh 14 thousand 148 tourists visited Nepal.
  • Most tourists come from India. Only Indian citizens arriving by air are counted as tourists by Nepal.
  • This is the third year in Nepal’s tourism history with an arrival of over 10 lakhs. Before this, in 2018 and 2019, more tourists had arrived than 10 lakhs.
  • According to tourist arrival figures, the top five countries are India, America, China, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
  • The government had set a target to bring in 10 lakh tourists annually in the tourism year starting in 2011. Although another goal was set to bring in 20 lakh tourists in the context of the next tourism year 2020, tourism has been adversely affected for three consecutive years due to the Corona pandemic that started that year.
  • In the budget of the current fiscal year 2080/81, the government announced the goal of attracting 10 lakh tourists in the year 2023. With this declaration, the target has been achieved.

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