April 2: Tourist arrival via air to Nepal has jumped by 38.93 percent in March.
According to the data released by the Department of Immigration on April 1, tourist arrival by air increased by 38.93 percent in March compared to February.
In February, tourist arrival grew by 3.06 percent compared to the previous month.
In total, 14977 foreigners landed in Nepal during March, while 9,146 foreigners had arrived in February and 8,874 in January.
Out of the total visitors, 11002 were male, 3963 were female, while 12 were of the other sex.
Country-wise, tourist arrival from India more than any other country. In total, 7658 Indian tourists landed at TIA in March, up from 3322 in February.
Likewise, 1207 Chinese nationals arrived in Nepal during March. A total of 613 Chinese tourists had arrived in February. Similarly, 1703 American tourists landed on TIA in March, slightly higher than in February when 721 American tourists had arrived.
According to the report, foreigners from 136 nations arrived in Nepal in March compared to tourists from 123 countries in February.
Likewise, the number of Nepalis returning home has also increased in March. Altogether 56,293 Nepali nationals landed in Kathamndu in March, up from 46,471 a month ago.
In the meantime, 49,005 Nepalis left for abroad in March, up from 44,152 in February.
According to the data, eight refugees had landed in TIA in March.
According to the report, 9,587 foreigners departed from TIA in March.