Khumbu Welcomes Tourists in Off-Season   

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Khumbu Welcomes Tourists in Off-Season   

January 20: The Khumbu region in Solukhumbu district has received a good number of tourists even during the off-season this year. The winter period is considered as an off-season for tourism in the Khumbu area.    
In the past three days, a total of 95 people visited the Khumbu region, according to a report of the Sagarmatha National Park. Of them, 68 tourists were foreigners, three from SAARC countries, two Nepalis, 18 porters and four tour guides, Chief Conservation Officer of the National Park, Bhumiraj Upadhyay said.     
Upadhyay added that a total of Rs 215,150 revenue was collected from them.    
Currently, most of the hotels in the Khumbu region are closed due to winter and off-season for tourism.    
Tourism entrepreneur Lama Kaji Shrestha said that the visitors have arrived here as the weather here is clear these days.    
As there is no snowfall this winter, the trekking routes here are in good condition. -- RSS  

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