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Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 1

NEPAL TOURISM STATISTICS 2015

Government of Nepal
Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation
Planning & Evaluation Division
Statistics and Research Section
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
June, 2016

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENTS PAGE
PART I
FACT SHEET 2015 3
PART II TOURIST ARRIVALS
TABLE 2.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY,
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1964-2015
TABLE 2.2: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH, 1992-2015 12
TABLE 2.3: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH, 1992-2015 (EXCLUDING
15
INDIAN CITIZENS)
TABLE 2.4: INDIAN TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH, BY AIR, 1992-2015 17
TABLE 2.5: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY YEAR, 1993-2015 18
TABLE 2.6: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY SEX, 1993-2015 20
TABLE 2.7: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY AGE GROUPS, 1993-2015 24
TABLE 2.8: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MAJOR NATIONALITIES, 2003-2015 25
TABLE 2.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH, 2013-2015 26
TABLE 2.10: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY ENTRY POINTS (LAND), 2015 33
TABLE 2.11: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY COUNTRY AND MONTH (LAND), 2015 34
TABLE 2.12: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY COUNTRY & MEANS OF
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TRANSPORTATION, 2015
PART III: LENGTH OF STAY
TABLE 3.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY, 1975-
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2015
TABLE 3.2: LENGTH OF STAY BY COUNTRY, 2015
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TABLE 3.3: LENGTH OF STAY BY AGE CATEGORY, 2015 42
TABLE 3.4: LENGTH OF STAY BY SEX, 2015 42
TABLE 3.5: LENGTH OF STAY BY MONTH OF ARRIVAL OF TOURISTS,
42
2015
PART IV: PURPOSE OF VISIT
TABLE 4.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY PURPOSE OF VISIT, 1993-2015 45
PART V: TREKKING & EXPEDITION
TABLE 5.1: NUMBER OF TREKKERS IN DIFFERENT CONSERVATION
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AREAS BY MONTH, 2015

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6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.3: COUNTRY-WISE VISIT TO BIRTH PLACE OF LORD BUDDHA. 2015 75 (PERMIT ISSUED BY NEPAL MOUNTAINEERING ASSOCIATION) TABLE 5.1: GROSS FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS FROM TOURISM BY 89 FISCAL YEAR. 83 LUMBINI BY MONTH.1: VISITORS (EXCLUDING INDIANS) TO PASHUPATI AREA BY 81 MONTH.3: GROSS FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS. 52 2001-2015. 2000-2015 92 TABLE 7.9(B ): ROYALTY REVIVED BY PEAK.4: NUMBER OF FOREIGNERS VISITED TO PROTECTED AREAS 54 BY MONTH AND FISCAL YEAR 2071/72 TABLE 5. 2010-2015 TABLE 5.8: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAM MEMBERS PAYING 65 ROYALTY BY PEAKS. 2015 63 TABLE 5.4: FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS FROM TOURISM.4: SUMMARY OF VISITORS BY BROAD ORIGIN IN LUMBINI 85 PART VII: REVENUE GENERATION TABLE 7.2: FOREIGN EXCHANGE RECEIPT FROM TOURISM SECTOR BY 91 MONTH.2: INDIANS VISITORS TO LUMBINI BY MONTH.3: TREKKERS IN DIFFERENT TREKKING AREAS BY MONTH. 53 2015 TABLE 5. 2011-2015 TABLE 6.9(A): NUMBER OF CLIMBERS BY PEAK. 2015 TABLE 6.5: SOME ECONOMIC INDICATORS OF HOTEL AND RESTAURANT 94 (NSIC CATEGORY) BY FISCAL YEAR 2065/66 TO 2072/73P PART VIII: FLIGHT AND PASSENGER MOVEMENT 4  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . TABLE 5.7: NUMBER OF CLIMBERS BY PERMIT AND SUMMIT. 76 2015 (PERMIT ISSUED BY NEPAL MOUNTAINEERING ASSOCIATION) PART VI: PILGRIMAGE TABLE 6.2: NUMBER OF TREKKERS IN DIFFERENT TREKKING AREA. CLIMBERS & ROYALTY BY COUNTRY. 2015 TABLE 5. 2011-2015 82 TABLE 6. 2015 (PERMIT ISSUED 68 BY NEPAL MOUNTAINEERING ASSOCIATION) TABLE 5. 2000/01- 93 2015/16 TABLE 7. 2015 TABLE 5.5: NUMBER OF FOREIGN VISITORS TO NATIONAL PARKS & 55 PROTECTED AREAS. TABLE 5.10: NUMBER OF TEAMS. 2057/58 TO 2072/73 TABLE 7. 2072/73 TABLE 7. MEMBERS & SUMMITERS 56 BY PEAK.

7: MISCELLANEOUS REPORT OF TOURISM SECTOR 110 PART X: TOURISM EDUCATION TABLE 10.3: REGISTERED HOMESTAY MANAGEMENT BY TYPES. ROOM AND BED 2013-2015 TABLE 9. 2015 PART XI: MISCELLANEOUS TABLE 11.4: OPERATIONAL AIRPORT IN NEPAL 108 TABLE 9. 2015 TABLE 8.7: NUMBER OF PARAGLIDERS IN POKHARA BY MONTHS.TABLE 8.1: TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT RELATED 113 EDUCATION AND TRAININGS COMPLETED.4: INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES WISE FLIGHT AND PASSENGER 99 MOVEMENT.2: TOURIST INDUSTRIES AND GUIDE IN NEPAL 105 TABLE 9. 100 2011-2015 TABLE 8.5: NUMBER OF DOMESTIC FLIGHT & PASSENGER MOVEMENT.3: ESTIMATION OF DAMAGE/ LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKE 118 IN TOURISM SECTOR. 2011-2015 TABLE 8. 2015 TABLE 8.3: NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT & PASSENGER 98 MOVEMENT BY MONTH. 2015 TABLE 8. 2012- 101 2015 PART IX: TOURISM INDUSTRY TABLE 9. 2072 BAISAKH Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 5 . 2015 TABLE 11.5: NON OPERATIONAL AIRPORT IN NEPAL 109 TABLE 9. 2015 TABLE 8.6: UNDER CONTRACTION AIRPORT IN NEPAL 109 TABLE 9. 2072 BAISAKH TABLE 11. 106 AFFILIATED HOUSE.2: ESTIMATION OF DAMAGE/ LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKE 117 IN CULTURE/ HERITAGE SECTOR.1: TOURIST STANDARD HOTEL REGISTERED IN NEPAL 105 TABLE 9.1: NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT AND PASSENGER 97 MOVEMENT BY MONTH.1: TOURIST RELATED ACCIDENT/INCIDENT REPORTED BY 117 TOURIST POLICE.2: NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT & PASSENGER 98 MOVEMENT.6: NUMBER OF DOMESTIC FLIGHT & PASSENGER MOVEMENT 100 BY MONTH.

4: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY SEX. TABLE 11.4: SUMMARY ESTIMATION OF RECOVERY NEEDS FOR DAMAGE/ LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKE IN CULTURE AND TOURISM 118 SECTOR. 2011-2015 14 FIGURE 2.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY ON 11 CHART (2000-2015) FIGURE 2.1: PURPOSE OF VISIT 2015 47 FIGURE 6.1: GROSS FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS FROM TOURISM 90 6  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . 2072 BAISAKH FIGURE FIGURE 2. 2015 FIGURE 7.5: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY AGE CATEGORY.3: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY YEAR. 2011-2015 23 FIGURE 4. 2000-2015 19 FIGURE 2. 2000-2015 21 FIGURE 2.1: VISITORS DISTRIBUTION OF LUMBINI BY BROAD COUNTRY 85 ORIGIN.2: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH.

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Sri Lanka Rank 4 Sri Lanka USA Rank 5 U.S.16 6 Sex: Male 445627 289158 -35 Female 344491 249812 -27 By Age groups: 0-15 years 50441 19614 -61 16-30 years 185685 123444 -34 31-45 years 235738 157416 -33 46-60 years 183582 129614 -29 + 61 years 106666 74518 -30 Not Specified 28007 34365 23 Top Five Country of Nationality: Rank 1 India India Rank 2 P.R.44 13.K. 13432 9038 -33 Others 53728 77354 44 8  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . Thailand Purpose of Visit: Holiday/Pleasure 395849 386065 -2 Pilgrimage 98765 14996 -85 Trekking & Mountaineering 97185 9162 -91 Official 32395 21479 -34 Business 24494 20876 -15 Conference/Conv. of China China Rank 3 U.A. FACT SHEET Indicators 2014 2015 % Change Tourist Arrival by: Air 585981 405995 -31 Land 204137 132975 -35 Total 790118 538970 -32 Average Length of Stay 12.

5 Trekking Guide 10213 10705 4. Valley) 19589 20360 3.5 Average Income per Visitor per 48 68.5 Royalty to Government (Rs.57 42. FACT SHEET (contd.2 Rooms (Kath.8 Trekking Agencies 1860 2016 8.6 Successful Person 541 825 52.9 Travel Agencies 2567 2768 7.8 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 9 .' 000) 342950 342586 -0.4 Tourist Guide 3355 3507 4.) Indicators 2014 2015 % Change Tourist Arrival by Major Five Airlines: Rank 1 Jet Airways Jet Airways Rank 2 Qatar Air Air Arabia Rank 3 Air Arabia Nepal Airlines Rank 4 Indian Airlines Fly Dubai Rank 5 Fly Dubai Indian Airlines Mountaineering Expedition: Total Team 316 381 20. Valley) 11519 11531 0.1 Beds (Kath.1 Revenue from Tourism: Total Earning(US$ ' 000) 471769 497838 5. Valley) 532 533 0.9 day( US$) Tourism Related Enterprises (Registered in Tourism Industry Division) : Hotel (Kath.

FACT SHEET (contd.)

Indicators 2014 2015 % Change

Places Visited:
National Parks and Wildlife
431673 384321 -11
Reserve
Pashupati Area (excluding
166173 78680 -53
Indian)
Lumbini (excluding Indian
132926 129180 -3
Tourists)
-43
Manaslu Trekking 3764 2134
-31
Mustang Trekking 3883 2673
174
HumlaTrekking 492 1346
-29
Lower Dolpa Trekking 1117 788
-6
Kanchanjunga Trekking 777 731
-30
Upper Dolpa Trekking 469 328

International Airlines Movement:
Arrival 13605 13283 -2
Departure 13603 13281 -2
Total 27208 26564 -2

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Nepal Tourism Policy 2009 identifies tourism sector as an important
vehicle for economic and social development. Following directions set by the
policy effort has been put for development and expansion of tourism activities,
quality improvement of tourism services, increasing revenue and expansion of
employment opportunities to improve the living standard of Nepalese people.
Vision 2020 of tourism envisions increasing tourist arrival to two million and
tourism related employment to one million.
Trend of tourist arrival was in increased order up to 2012 which
declined thereafter. Year 2015 seems most shocking having decrease by 32
percent compared to 2014.
Out of total tourist arrivals, excluding Indian citizens arrived through
land transportations, five countries occupy 48 percent. The proportion of
tourists from these countries are; India (14%), China (12%), USA (10%), Sri
Lanka (8%) and Thailand (6%). Higher number of arrival is observed in March
following general trend but sharply declined in May contradicting to the past.
By sex male (54%) and by age category 31-45 (29%) are following pas trend of
higher share.
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TABLE 2.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY, 1964-2015

Total By Air By Land
Annual
Growth Average
Rate Length of
Year Number (%) Number Percent Number Percent Stay
1964 9,526 30.9 8,435 88.5 1,091 11.5 NA
1965 9,388 -1.4 8,303 88.4 1,085 11.6 NA
1966 12,567 33.9 11,206 89.2 1,361 10.8 NA
1967 18,093 44.0 15,064 83.3 3,029 16.7 NA
1968 24,209 33.8 19,717 81.4 4,492 18.6 NA
1969 34,901 44.2 28,130 80.6 6,771 19.4 NA
1970 45,970 31.7 36,508 79.4 9,462 20.6 NA
1971 49,914 8.6 40,369 80.9 9,545 19.1 NA
1972 52,930 6.0 42,484 80.3 10,446 19.7 NA
1973 68,047 28.6 55,791 82.0 12,256 18.0 NA
1974 89,838 32.0 74,170 82.6 15,668 17.4 13.20
1975 92,440 2.9 78,995 85.5 13,445 14.5 13.05
1976 105,108 13.7 90,498 86.1 14,610 13.9 12.41
1977 129,329 23.0 110,180 85.2 19,149 14.8 11.60
1978 156,123 20.7 130,034 83.3 26,089 16.7 11.84
1979 162,276 3.9 137,865 85.0 24,411 15.0 12.02
1980 162,897 0.4 139,387 85.6 23,510 14.4 11.18
1981 161,669 -0.8 142,084 87.9 19,585 12.1 10.49
1982 175,448 8.5 153,509 87.5 21,939 12.5 13.33
1983 179,405 2.3 152,470 85.0 26,935 15.0 11.53
1984 176,634 -1.5 149,920 84.9 26,714 15.1 11.55
1985 180,989 2.5 151,870 83.9 29,119 16.1 11.30
1986 223,331 23.4 182,745 81.8 40,586 18.2 11.16
1987 248,080 11.1 205,611 82.9 42,469 17.1 11.98
1988 265,943 7.2 234,945 88.3 30,998 11.7 12.00
1989 239,945 53.7 207,907 86.6 32,038 13.4 12.00
1990 254,885 6.2 226,421 88.8 28,464 11.2 12.00

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2 10.5 11.6 39.723 17.616 -0.4 12.2 360.634 25.14 1993 293.09 2006 383.353 14.008 85.16 Source: Department of Immigration Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 13 .4 13.32 2010 602.94 1994 326.5 62.12 2012 803.0 421.50 1997 421.052 26.78 2009 509.4 11.4 154.2 254.7 70.132 22.1 598.6 11.684 9.28 2000 463.5 9.6 131558 24.705 37.277 -5.3 283.8 13.857 7.7 376.297 13.335 77.6 37.88 2001 361.819 73.2 371.992 31.5 204.9 379.962 22.1 10.367 12.9 98.4 10.4 56.427 13.0 267.381 88.3 86.150 11.4 25.732 18.0 374.768 25.32 407412 75.712 12.063 8.1 11.660 79.1 299.67 2011 736.5 12.246 87.107 26.93 2002 275.6 12.468 -23.9 585981 74.994 25.808 20.322 74.3 12.60 2014 790118 -0.1 9.16 2013 797.346 73.531 11.1 300.9 125. 1964-2015 (contd.1 10.5 165.616 25.800 74.857 10.646 -5.92 2003 338.96 2008 500.9 61.49 1998 463.00 1995 363.8 65.956 1.2 448.) Total By Air By Land Average Growth Length of Year Number Rate (%) Number Percent Number Percent Stay 1991 292.932 91.661 74.926 2.1 190.4 130.9 13.221 74.694 18.360 10.613 8.243 85.9 100.995 15.140 86.914 81.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY.9 398.504 6. TABLE 2.848 74.6 277.0 50.7 218.215 22.9 33.676 14.258 74.713 68.8 12.067 25.867 18.60 2004 385.496 89.2 204137 25.567 -12.0 10.514 82.438 81.6 11.1 11.44 2015 538970 -0.7 11.8 13.4 38.3 325.395 11.6 9.2 87.7 275.261 14.6 202.2 50.76 1999 491.6 7.25 1992 334.237 -22.9 297.035 89.2 289.092 9.1 545.27 1996 393.51 2005 375.834 25.398 -2.145 88.7 594.3 343.20 2007 526.

FIGURE 2.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY ON CHART (2000-2015) 900000 800000 700000 600000 500000 400000 300000 200000 100000 0 2014 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 YEAR 2015 TOTAL BY AIR BY LAND 14  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .

709 39.542 293.959 39.822 37.245 30.373 36.886 29.215 24.272 40. Nov. TABLE 2.049 27. Total 1992 17.863 463.219 33.857 1998 28.181 27.121 20.602 13.351 22.782 26.712 31.933 24.956 41.338 24.739 27.814 29.980 27.793 24.942 27.253 19.207 28.588 21.752 38.774 42.861 43.845 35.353 1993 19.459 38.585 19.030 18.174 39.998 393. Sep.650 34.843 25.134 46.378 27.240 34.588 361.229 33.307 38.752 35.381 31.514 26.338 41.728 26.341 27.238 23.451 27.680 46.282 18.505 30.272 28.944 43.959 44.297 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 15 .543 48.650 23.329 25.981 56.635 28. Feb.865 37.456 26.737 25. Mar.994 27.173 35.523 59.887 17.735 24.646 2001 30.314 37.195 52. 1992-2015 Year Jan.549 31. Jul.569 46.093 23.232 22.322 31.839 42.087 35.610 27.872 31.668 28.676 39.091 35.181 47.218 16.080 32.661 27.198 326.008 29.993 40.895 36.621 21.487 47.531 1995 22.724 45.2: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH.395 1996 27.242 30.749 22.290 33.670 43.177 35.083 28.170 41.292 26.331 29.583 23.723 24.568 28.449 44. Apr.468 2003 21.345 13.469 20.698 491.089 22.704 20.686 30.454 38.480 34.403 35.561 334.115 338.504 2000 25.860 33.567 1994 21.815 21.684 29.116 421.117 66.398 33.218 40.363 26.818 20. Oct.585 32.988 35.684 1999 29.631 44.644 463. Dec.162 25.647 32.193 38.336 36.393 28.586 27.990 275.939 42.237 2002 17.496 43.802 19.907 19.349 27.664 62.132 2004 30. May Jun.176 20.380 363.613 1997 25.489 31. Aug.851 22.007 385.931 30.367 26.682 29.

Nov. Dec.073 736.475 30.152 52.011 41.870 26.541 22. Total 2005 25.769 25.522 54.616 2014 70196 69009 79914 80053 62558 50731 46546 59761 52894 80993 76305 61158 790.304 45.414 25.485 57.423 41.697 65.92) (-63. * Figures in parenthesis represent percentage change over 2015 16  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .344 803.151 69.069 797.421 52.749 30.264 63.210 25.477 20.995 71.011 68.66) (-35.033 96.383 86.) Year Jan.934 54.584 58. Mar.368 22.202 46. Jul.277 2009 29.873 21.130 67.537 50.509 32.17) (-30.983 22.967 38.398 2006 28.630 49.437 44.565 59.840 500.432 44.722 40.569 18. Feb.735 38.622 66.542 33.913 46.362 49.942 35.645 49.399 38.644 52.599 54.066 51.317 53.398 63.834 54.349 25.505 38.771 72.617 49.170 375.263 38.796 50.59) (-25.14) (-23.459 89.273 42.049 509.875 23.426 75.460 60.427 40.751 46.478 66.670 44.2: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH.846 67. Apr.183 33.337 30.408 602.058 45.622 56. Oct.996 36.40) (-26.729 17.616 58.118 2015 38.316 35.89) (-71.278 40.156 526. TABLE 2.115 42.79) (-50.467 538.926 2007 33.092 2013 47.99) (-15.683 45.174 42.996 83.050 56.956 2010 33.567 43.910 36.379 83.552 70.66) (-31.705 2008 36.173 63.672 54.410 24.608 23. Aug.20) (-0. 1992-2015 (contd.79) Source: Department of Immigration.755 99.501 66.964 66.848 79. Sep.728 36.661 71.009 383.523 79.970 Change* (-44.339 67.264 88. May Jun.215 2012 52.91) (-17.150 33.338 29.192 39.991 54.187 65.867 2011 42.606 39.037 31.119 36.854 31.675 58.498 41.

FIGURE 2.2: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH, 2011-2015
120,000
Month-wise trend of tourist arrivals

100,000

80,000

2011
2012
60,000
2013
2014
40,000 2015

20,000

0
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

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TABLE 2.3: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH, 1992-2015 (Excluding Indian citizens)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
1992 12,560 20,331 24,792 20,295 11,380 7,264 12,708 20,198 18,442 33,834 25,862 20,113 227,779

1993 14,147 18,164 25,200 14,594 9,355 8,536 9,076 16,671 18,293 34,415 23,715 18,039 210,205

1994 14,795 19,794 24,856 19,778 12,244 8,561 13,352 20,524 21,289 30,063 20,556 18,179 223,991

1995 15,758 19,482 25,381 23,419 12,491 9,270 14,141 20,211 22,344 38,398 28,177 17,063 246,135

1996 17,678 23,629 31,738 25,458 14,042 9,777 13,724 21,833 23,201 38,139 29,221 22,661 271,101

1997 16,856 24,151 33,389 24,343 14,836 9,973 16,024 24,772 24,344 46,110 30,712 22,909 288,419

1998 20,124 27,855 33,097 28,997 15,647 11,195 15,724 26,387 29,241 49,787 38,587 23,814 320,455

1999 20,554 29,259 38,158 29,637 22,305 12,731 16,782 29,402 33,650 54,099 38,835 25,431 350,843

2000 21,092 33,939 38,959 36,430 18,658 12,036 16,842 27,205 34,643 51,100 45,318 31,509 367,731

2001 25,158 32,763 40,684 32,211 17,406 8,929 13,965 21,658 26,132 37,198 25,795 15,018 296,917

2002 13,180 16,960 25,102 16,877 11,751 8,338 9,962 15,515 18,768 30,251 24,044 17,943 208,691

2003 15,659 19,321 22,260 20,303 15,288 7,835 13,607 19,149 22,577 38,040 31,750 25,980 251,769

2004 22,947 28,743 35,468 26,279 15,581 9,776 17,070 27,657 21,829 38,104 29,330 22,187 294,971

2005 19,531 17,061 25,847 18,311 15,438 11,170 14,921 26,119 27,413 40,553 34,778 27,822 278,964

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TABLE 2.3: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH, 1992-2015 (Excluding Indian citizens) (contd.)
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
2006 21,126 21,320 30,169 18,435 13,517 11,841 15,066 24,966 26,327 43,026 37,402 27,009 290,204

2007 25,857 33,133 48,022 32,794 23,296 18,937 26,160 37,658 38,813 65,745 46,822 33,458 430,695

2008 30,473 40,334 51,364 31,952 19,619 12,922 18,097 32,084 33,870 60,938 47,467 29,980 409,100

2009 23,969 34,594 45,950 34,938 20,362 17,078 19,942 36,121 36,241 65,592 48,667 32,618 416,072

2010 28,076 43,289 56,632 37,208 21,053 17,967 24,273 43,172 44,650 69,982 57,304 38,363 481,969

2011 34,541 48,045 58,455 49,089 29,692 25,081 28,875 55,204 50,560 86,988 72,436 47,745 586,711

2012 42,055 55,301 72,882 53,745 30,140 30,084 34,837 57,590 54,654 79,536 74,603 51,850 637,277

2013 40,296 58,195 73,434 53,079 33,295 28,507 37,666 57,642 51,912 77,163 59,630 45,822 616,642

2014 57,062 58,874 70,008 67,165 41,979 30,024 37,567 51,828 45,807 72,964 69,143 52,354 654,775

2015 32633 51251 71573 56214 13746 13174 17901 31571 32351 51683 52542 39207 463846

Change* -42.81 -12.95 2.24 -16.30 -67.26 -56.12 -52.35 -39.09 -29.38 -29.17 -24.01 -25.11 -29.16

Source: Department of Immigration/ *Figures in parenthesis represent percentage change over 2014

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827 6.019 102.713 10.461 12.667 5.836 14.25 -23.14 -26.679 7.527 11.617 8.184 7.426 8.659 5.804 135.475 8.940 5.707 8.946 3.047 10.897 7.158 14.198 8.030 12.708 3.752 5.932 8.444 10.530 6.431 93.408 6.516 9.387 17.698 10.434 2006 7.162 8.618 5.801 6.96 -19.010 2008 6.205 9.644 6.648 7.416 12.137 20.073 19.330 7.423 12.899 5.207 133.686 16.136 8.550 9.167 17.028 5.473 10.148 12. Apr.110 10.348 96.317 117.326 2005 5.465 8.247 8.296 14.086 6.419 6.620 16.020 5.090 20.815 2013 7.427 7.843 22.353 14.860 91.374 11.758 8.301 11.320 2002 3.55 -28.729 6.135 86.447 7.051 8.277 7.996 3.17 -81.788 10.117 8.135 95. Oct.4: INDIAN TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MONTH.786 16.419 6. 1992-2015 Year Jan.429 12.822 7.974 2014 13.912 5. *Figures in parenthesis represent percentage change over 2014.446 11.066 4.369 10.438 1998 8.328 149.500 10.556 5.440 6.49 Source: Department of Immigration.505 3. 20  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .546 15.972 8.024 12.147 7.843 8.710 9. Feb.820 90.337 122.263 12.730 7.330 7.230 11.880 6.713 4.548 9.235 11.512 1997 8.558 12.739 4.021 4.091 5.205 8.158 16.194 12.886 18.47 -38.662 16.888 20.411 9.371 6.069 15.979 7.718 11.698 96.791 8.945 6.729 8.023 3.643 4.101 8.58 -11.467 12.343 2015 5983 7272 7614 9515 3823 5194 5066 7035 6699 4901 5762 6260 75124 Change* -54.717 9.975 6.813 6.267 140.449 8.087 8.269 7.598 10.661 2000 4.035 6.45 -28.140 6.177 2009 5.578 4.101 4.523 10.872 10. July Aug.722 2007 7.081 8.379 9.363 2004 8.134 10.574 1993 5.362 1994 6.985 7.452 11.705 14.438 9.241 12.092 16.047 66.539 26.933 7. Dec.816 12.135 9.229 1999 9.663 9.92 -43.234 7.638 7.269 16.346 6.335 6.038 4.777 7.008 11.309 6.078 6.177 23.364 3.198 9.605 9.075 10.548 7.675 9.512 4.510 21.915 2001 5. BY AIR.898 2011 8.504 2012 10.025 6.394 10.049 143.884 2010 5.855 11.756 8.215 5.000 93.42 -74.514 13.095 7.575 15.32 -5.045 120.664 5.670 9.838 10.448 106.487 3.791 11.891 7.570 11.103 10.294 9.569 5.489 15.171 9.90 -44.653 10.927 7.247 180.017 7.477 5.067 10. TABLE 2.029 7.483 4.451 8.709 15.054 8.490 8.162 9.980 9. May Jun.260 1996 10.704 3.277 4. Sep.888 8.103 11.984 5.727 10.637 10.221 10.047 4.296 5.034 13.787 10.148 10.399 9.675 14.376 8.960 7.700 8.318 10.051 20.875 8.540 1995 6.790 5.930 5.263 15.479 7.341 7.873 15.880 8. Total 1992 4.233 12.777 2003 5.352 16.767 5.988 14.503 83.646 7.053 6.397 8.175 8. Nov.387 7.380 9.041 6.345 10.025 6.407 18.225 8.579 20.028 5.047 7.700 8. Mar.208 6.494 165.939 4.986 12.839 7.671 10.906 12.060 11.158 6.917 6.570 64.

TABLE 2.6 2006 290204 93722 383926 2.2 1998 320455 143229 463684 9.2 2008 409100 91177 500277 -5.9 2015 463846 75124 538970 -31-79 Source: Department of Immigration Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 21 .1 2002 208691 66777 275468 -23.2 2011 586711 149504 736215 22.7 2014 654775 135343 790118 -0.9 1999 350843 140661 491504 6.3 1996 271101 122512 393613 8.3 1997 288419 133438 421857 7.9 2010 481969 120898 602867 18. 1993-2015 Year Third Country Indian Total % Change 1993 210205 83362 293567 -12.7 2003 251769 86363 338132 22.3 2007 430695 96010 526705 37.7 2004 294971 90326 385297 13.0 2000 367731 95915 463646 -5.1 2013 616642 180974 797616 -0.1 2012 637277 165815 803092 9.2 1995 246135 117260 363395 11.0 2009 416072 93884 509956 1.9 2005 278964 96434 375398 -2.5: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY YEAR.7 2001 296917 64320 361237 -22.2 1994 223991 102540 326531 11.

2000-2015 900000 Tourist arrival by broad origin 800000 700000 600000 500000 400000 300000 200000 100000 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Third Country Indian Citizen 22  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .3: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY YEAR. FIGURE 2.

6) (100.613 (59.1) (100) 1996 233.0) (39.710 100.35) (100.468 (63.9) (100) 2002 174.7) (100.0) 2013 449058 348558 797.705 (55.6) (42.4) (36.4) (100) 2001 213465 147772 361.0) 2014 445627 344491 790.389 293.567 (61.155 221.646 (57.237 (59.937 196.709 463.4) (42.2) (41.2) (40.0) (40.0) (100) 2007 290.2) (100) 1999 286.5) 100.8) (42.0) 100.142 326.769 138.9) (37.983 213.256 602.857 (59.2) (44.0) (43.8) (100) 1997 251.017 526.3) (43.956 (56.8) (100) 2000 266.7) (45.6) (100.108 383.871 195.3) (100) 2006 218.0 2011 352.0) 2009 288.0) 2012 439. TABLE 2.5) (43.801 509.343 491.626 363.1) (100) 1995 224.0) (100) 1994 205.3) (100.055 160.0) 2015 289158 249812 538970 (53.358 170.9) (38.132 (60.426 375.6) (40.6: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY SEX. Figures in parenthesis represent percentage of the total.7) (100) 2005 257.118 (56.8) (100) 2008 286.3) (33.161 205.2) (100.531 (62.215 (47.400 338.277 (57.616 (56.813 463.972 117.4) (100) 1998 267.389 121. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 23 .059 384.504 (58.822 803.395 (61.818 165.0 2010 361.1) (40. 1993-2015 Sex Year Male Female Total 1993 179.156 736.6) (100) 2003 204.398 (68.688 236.8) (52.867 (60.270 363.926 (57.092 (54.4) (43.5) (39.732 133.0) Source: Department of Immigration.5) (100) 2004 255.7) (31.303 129.65) (46.294 500.611 241.178 114.558 393.994 385297 (66.499 421.758 275.684 (57.

000 Male Female 200.000 250. 2000-2015 500.000 300.4: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY SEX. FIGURE 2.000 350.000 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 24  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .000 400.000 150.000 Tourist Arrival by Sex.000 100.000 50. 2000-2015 450.

8) (17.2) (9.398 30.097 96.3) (1.5) NA 2002 275. 1993-2015 Age Groups Year Total 0-15 16-30 31-45 46-60 60+ Not Sp.190 41.1) NA 2001 361.4) (21.289 91.2) (31.1) (21.387 60.4) (32.237 14608 95801 115678 93621 41529 NA (100) (4.567 15.0 (16.197 39.734 84125 128.171 121.6) (27.3) (25.226 NA (100) (4.132 16056 78.4) (28.260 66.9) (20.531 20.8) (30.6) (27.3) (10.1) (3.103 151.8) (0.103 106.924 116.3) (11.8) (20.0 (6.956 84.9) 2008 500.063 125.314 40.2) (24.3) (32.071 100.7) NA 2005 375.581 106.8) (13.1) (25.433 75.429 57.7) (28.3) (32.9) NA 1997 421.753 58.920 37.0) (25.1) (10.2) (29.077 67.277 42.603 120.955 99.0) (8.4) (17.7) (26.212 76.0) NA 2006 383.395 22.6) NA 1995 363.016 106.763 122.751 70.870 112.6) (36.0) (24.2) NA 2004 385297 38.7) (10.1) (8.985 113.7) 2010 602.5) (25.307 155.8) (33.251 NA (100) (10.136 119.926 37.3) (30.6) (31.0) (31.805 141.1) NA 1998 463.6) (24.5) (7.5) (24.470 100.395 189.867 41.5) (20.7: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY AGE GROUPS.626 123.878 106.9) (27.2) (24.541 95.3) NA 2000 463.684 26.504 30.5) (32.2) NA 1994 326.913 NA (100) (6.800 64.840 121.782 NA (100) (5.9) (11.756 69.468 12425 67774 99622 67017 28630 NA (100) (4.646 19.531 19.8) (19.613 22.785 (100) (7.638 3.6) NA 2007 526.7) (2.1) (9.3) (29.8) (26.5) (21.7) (32.1) (25.947 96.674 NA (100) (8.740 85.446 NA (100) (5.8) (19.357 99.8) 2009 509.647 37.816 148.927 9.3) (18.491 NA (100) (4.174 37. TABLE 2.846 121.593 14.7) (23.852 172.828 107.115 114.185 94.4) (31.1) (29.891 140.7) (23.0) (26.066 NA (100) (9.5) (28.111 42.1) (21.3) (33.4) NA 2003 338.8) (13.0) (11.307 89.156 120.879 164.665 59.5) (22. 1993 293.2) (30.3) (30.1) (15.260 52.768 29.984 NA (100) (6.2) (24.4) (10.967 150.286 126.857 23.488 130.792 NA (100) (5.0) NA 1999 491.267 96.4) (10.011 (100.705 38.3) (12.2) (29.055 NA (100) (6.596 150.898 NA (100) (5.3) Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 25 .2) NA 1996 393.8) (31.140 51.

4) (23.4) (22.000 0-15yrs 16-30 yrs.1) (30.983 82.616 46262 190630 237690 195416 115654 11964 (100.0) (4. 31-45 yrs. Figures in parenthesis represent percentage of the total FIGURE 2.5) (3.0) (4.000 0 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 26  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .8) (23.468 181.5) (29.2) (8.) Age Groups Year Total 0-15 16-30 31-45 46-60 60+ Not Sp.176 177.9) (24. 1993-2015 (contd.1) (24.1) (13.6) (1.000 200. 61&Over yrs.8) (6.835 109.5: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY AGE CATEGORY.2) (28.000 46-60 yrs.7: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY AGE GROUPS.8) (24.081 212.8) (25.4) Source: Department of Immigration.9) (29.0) (13.5) 2013 797.000 150.239 43.118 50441 185685 235738 183582 106666 28007 2014 (100.117 201.6) (28.092 35.454 (100.558 231.1) 2012 803.5) (23.7) (14. 100.5) 538970 19614 123444 157416 129614 74518 34365 2015 (100.2) (24.2) (13. 2011-2015 250.215 32.795 171. TABLE 2.6) (5.875 (100.0) (3. 2011 736.726 59.2) (11.6) (22.5) 790.0) (5.0) (6. Not Specified 50.

4 25.3 2 2.9 0.7 0.2 3.59 France 15.369 13.474 4.614 9974 10347 5.938 14.9 1.824 22.56 China 7.402 22.609 % 2.250 22.472 30.797 3131 3.3 3.464 4.445 23.613 % 8.04 India 86.030 20469 24516 18.2 18.642 26694 25829 17.965 9.118 5320 5150 3159 % 0.685 93.9 12.7 4.326 22.6 23.815 180974 135343 75.6 5.1 13.3 2.7 3.8 0.5 0.389 3.8 3.363 90.7 3.552 19.398 % 1.226 12.4 3.3 1.2 18.6 3.540 3.5 3 3.8: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MAJOR NATIONALITIES.7 0.409 22263 18028 16.2 2.6 0.8 1.8 4.5 1.124 % 25.847 4.504 165.246 22.231 12.6 0.157 3.914 7.94 Italy 8.178 2.4 3.3 4.917 71.45 Austria 3.4 20.507 12132 11610 8.7 1.3 20.6 1.43 Denmark 2.399 8.7 1.341 3.550 26.245 3.5 2.168 4.7 4 3.4 4.50 Canada 4.8 1.7 2.8 3.6 3.720 28.361 21.538 28.108 14.2 1.3 7.1 2.676 % 0.376 8.3 0.8 0.025 14.982 10.332 26.785 7.861 113173 123805 66.7 1.6 3.671 7.8 0.5 3.9 3.177 93.1 20.320 2.9 3.345 14.846 15.4 18.5 1.866 16.7 4.621 14.8 5.583 27.3 4.9 5.323 18.025 4.9 0.956 3.243 7.6 0.4 15.770 1.243 12.6 1.377 17.619 % 2.7 3.058 23.1 3.898 149.4 0.7 3.618 35.1 4.1 6.9 3.2 1.1 0.9 2.359 6.7 0.360 61.6 3.010 91.736 11.8 3.5 4.1 1.5 24.562 13.7 0.825 4.835 20.3 2.7 12.27 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 27 .132 8.8 0.884 120.9 0.243 19.4 1.3 3.326 95.1 3.4 8.5 1.2 17.5 1.7 2.916 9.231 18.04 Japan 27.8 3 2.405 % 4.8 3.3 1.5 0.5 0.404 13.733 7.9 0.242 27.6 0.2 3.5 0.7 1.239 22.04 Germany 14.998 3.3 3.805 21842 24097 16405 % 4.154 4. TABLE 2.865 18.1 1.633 1.154 24.322 11.272 46.5 6 4.283 28.461 16.412 24.138 7.007 3.473 3.4 7 6. 2003-2015 Nationality 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Australia 7.5 23.166 32.2 1.7 8.093 8.722 96.6 1.984 % 2.383 22.

A.1 4.1 4.037 14.25 Switzerland 3.382 35.K.725 9 0 99.8 1.1 2.61 538.8 NA Sri Lanka 13.3 26.36 147.9 Total 736.29 375. TABLE 2.7 3 2.770 27.95 602.5 2.4 28.788 3.9 6.076 32.) Nationality 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Netherlands 8.7 4.638 78821 218639 5 % 25.006 13.1 4.1 7.891 10.443 11.531 59.091 41.559 5.930 16.92 526.9 2 2.320 11.539 19.2 1.74 U.3 10 U.7 1.5 6.9 2.549 10412 13110 6.362 45.1 6.471 16.947 37.092 790.265 11.985 47355 49830 42.6 7.836 15.6 1.767 8.8: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY MAJOR NATIONALITIES.5 7. 28  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .6 8.3 1.147 13.9 27.86 797.783 30.7 6 6.2 5.3 1.160 8.367 % 4.712 16.207 10.5 27.4 1.9 1 1 1 1 1 1 0.39 Spain 8.294 35668 36759 29.947 7.476 32736 37546 44.5 4.09 338.687 % 5.8 8.70 500.163 3.900 11.118 2 7 8 6 5 7 6 7 6 70 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Source: Department of Immigration.7 6. 2003-2015 (contd.281 5.4 6.246 3.2 23.6 0.9 5.425 42.658 35.3 2.953 % 5.377 15.1 9.1 5.9 5.851 13.9 28.57 168.367 33.7 27. 18.589 10.6 5.2 5 7.817 36.39 383.833 29.730 % 6.4 3.186 5.52 100.884 69.124 18.413 49.59 14598 Others 85.4 26.875 48.4 26.8 0.238 5.2 2.1 8.667 25.2 2.215 803.9 6.680 18.8 6.4 4.996 4 3 4 0 179.020 7.6 2.672 13.515 % 2.2 2.41 102.27 509.8 28.8 5.708 32.23 Thailand 40969 33422 30.091 39.046 4903 6447 NA % 1 1 0.3 5.445 10516 12320 7.043 36.101 24.838 20.3 1.82 140.4 2.5 27.69 136.S.151 22.8 2.1 4.158 214.7 5.9 1. 22.1 27.741 % 2.13 385.3 6 5.2 5.7 5.

018 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 29 .659 1. Aug.781 2.516 1.969 2.506 21.840 2. Oct.622 2.745 2.381 3.196 1.229 14.881 2.469 Australia 2014 2.933 2.745 2.388 915 905 1.038 1.047 1.619 2013 116 166 328 377 354 116 212 327 316 441 266 112 3.949 20.213 1.782 1. Dec.844 1.329 1.395 1. Nov.063 1.997 3.873 1.359 24.011 1.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.516 2015 1.604 1. 2013 1.344 1.433 1.652 1.831 2013 409 324 473 445 193 186 698 485 519 706 478 413 5.130 1. Feb.355 2.410 Bangladesh 2014 1.568 2.470 509 528 529 567 1.071 2.648 1.285 2.448 1.224 2.131 Austria 2014 195 176 344 535 253 92 176 167 277 630 332 143 3.006 18. Jul. Apr. May Jun.122 843 1. 2013-2015 Month Nationality Year Total Jan.347 1.310 2.996 445 445 652 961 1.676 2013 715 1.428 1. Mar.563 1.236 1.551 1. TABLE 2.573 2.437 2015 177 215 432 622 88 146 338 191 320 727 515 247 4.866 2.328 Belgium 2014 700 359 419 628 225 146 469 315 405 879 613 279 5.542 1.504 1.320 2015 84 192 457 280 67 57 93 146 246 627 289 138 2.937 2. Sep.108 1.897 22.253 2.281 2.851 2015 1.640 2.

254 4.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.441 9.636 3.743 8.127 1.471 2.100 10. Dec.150 2015 220 280 625 395 58 92 98 118 247 586 280 160 3159 2013 981 1.294 2.275 6.980 977 22.340 1.145 526 323 327 400 622 1.424 1.173 China 2014 8. Oct.513 12.639 1.398 2013 5.361 1.885 3.111 12.960 389 376 608 661 1.410 900 546 571 602 778 1.265 7.024 967 1.085 15.553 13.732 722 16.549 2.375 3.630 1. 2013-2015 (contd.560 3.984 2013 502 498 640 562 239 182 268 510 504 743 508 164 5.833 13.152 3.934 1.066 1.104 21.197 1.523 7. Aug.504 690 768 2.198 677 1.261 1.028 2015 689 1.513 10.810 12.107 1. Apr.) Month Nationality Year Total Jan.490 4. Nov.136 875 580 1.029 66.610 2015 422 667 1.252 1.083 1.641 2.170 10.296 2.130 8.063 24.134 3.269 1.405 30  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .132 Canada 2014 1.078 3.097 2015 689 1294 2641 2960 389 376 608 661 1152 3181 1732 722 16405 2013 969 2. Mar.958 2.381 10.263 Germany 2014 1.046 680 950 1.842 France 2014 1. Feb.182 1. 2013 655 1.535 962 648 18.037 1.320 Denmark 2014 872 525 539 739 234 214 258 190 261 600 513 205 5.377 1.119 986 540 8.144 7.084 3.293 578 1.181 1. May Jun.639 2.321 1.805 2015 7.483 1.316 4.591 8.625 1.104 1.004 810 11.671 14.064 2.261 684 1.198 7. TABLE 2.598 10.605 1.596 11.842 1.946 2.307 9.436 1. Jul.917 2.942 123.496 12.223 10.993 3.050 113.134 692 12. Sep.385 2.

983 7.345 10.539 26.762 6.920 2.878 1. Jul.979 7.855 11.124 2013 129 374 784 725 329 70 160 973 536 765 455 137 5.210 2. 2013-2015 (contd.888 20.614 9.083 3.092 16.550 9.191 3.347 2015 295 423 670 841 193 149 221 553 405 803 599 457 5. Aug.836 14.247 180.069 15.008 245 140 6.263 12.263 1.342 25. 2013 7.323 3.162 8.508 966 492 329 501 1.367 2.597 3.239 1.613 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 31 .272 7.087 8.292 2.249 854 726 9. Feb.694 Japan 2014 3.515 3.279 907 691 10.608 17.974 Italy 2014 716 626 937 1.137 26.260 75. TABLE 2.054 2.906 12. May Jun.127 2.699 4.532 1.336 1.162 769 1.347 2013 432 598 1. Oct.697 1.263 15. Apr.343 2015 5.843 22.029 7.134 10.) Month Nationality Year Total Jan.881 2.135 1. Mar.829 2015 1.579 20.778 3.035 6.900 2.308 430 324 524 1.823 5.066 7.202 2.933 7.194 5.480 839 1.614 653 658 733 1.848 1.111 724 934 1.804 135.421 1. Dec.296 287 106 124 365 1.227 2015 46 177 890 743 123 77 53 148 400 383 192 115 3.609 2013 2.974 India 2014 13.998 607 1.874 1.901 5.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.135 9. Sep.437 Israel 2014 209 405 907 1.677 1. Nov.073 19.707 8.

401 1. TABLE 2.842 Malaysia 2014 965 1.117 2.228 694 851 2.516 Netherlands 2014 853 929 1.534 2.268 1.757 32  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .227 1.451 1.288 497 391 408 378 664 744 954 1.030 18.127 1.808 New 2014 245 159 332 499 251 143 123 219 278 340 320 308 3.058 594 359 1.024 869 921 1.) 2013 625 1.955 1.248 963 863 1.444 952 813 10.276 18.597 1.642 1.031 1.167 1.915 2015 537 1.515 2013 154 158 273 449 228 100 137 210 251 406 261 181 2.396 736 12. 2013-2015 (contd.537 1.855 2013 571 876 1.959 2.217 Zealand 2015 151 136 364 489 63 81 89 113 287 339 285 213 2.496 1.871 2.035 1.307 605 426 1.228 1.279 1.470 2015 115 153 510 382 86 118 80 86 185 464 244 134 2.610 2013 164 290 324 230 117 105 58 365 218 316 216 147 2.551 Norway 2014 258 288 343 422 114 106 92 103 151 223 284 86 2.353 838 572 7.964 2015 200 282 227 235 245 204 187 249 230 169 228 301 2.691 1.735 1.320 2015 365 699 1.003 158 197 271 365 527 1.168 1.230 9.376 Pakistan 2014 605 356 241 425 386 392 334 229 225 157 365 249 3.533 2.557 2013 348 319 503 443 241 415 291 252 391 603 430 141 4.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.

381 1.942 3.171 Singapore 2014 487 536 489 525 689 492 275 371 418 468 797 861 6.501 1. Aug.854 Sweden 2014 308 401 480 433 222 146 141 177 224 557 420 215 3.465 805 1.327 3.265 1. Feb. May Jun.084 618 13.741 2013 185 5.724 2015 106 195 564 395 76 97 91 97 196 543 288 166 2.024 1.842 1.985 4.205 Korea 2015 4.112 2013 285 479 638 446 384 510 253 401 482 699 641 952 6.206 1. Oct.126 240 92 889 11.681 2.255 1.328 1.102 1.858 4.367 2013 194 348 649 418 157 134 130 355 370 529 338 231 3.658 18. TABLE 2.997 8.364 1.210 1. Sep. Nov. 2013-2015 (contd.493 672 474 382 1.653 1.814 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 33 .110 2015 288 423 850 902 241 179 364 793 578 926 767 430 6.311 6.029 647 37. Jul.427 1.251 44.085 1.463 1.915 2.659 708 619 870 885 886 1.) Month Nationality Year Total Jan.054 2.318 23.793 778 321 105 600 10.408 2015 146 204 577 554 220 210 149 187 265 375 464 554 3.536 1.490 5.360 2.759 4.549 19.546 2015 170 4.879 1.166 2.284 806 854 1.097 1.576 1.023 5. Mar.317 925 562 10. Apr.067 1.612 8.714 South 2014 7.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.716 913 1.006 206 155 510 6.412 Spain 2014 652 539 648 1. 2013 3. Dec.736 Sri Lanka 2014 174 3.159 697 1.809 1.706 1.931 1.595 2.345 758 417 1.218 506 32.827 5.905 2013 378 479 1.

920 40.189 2015 917 735 636 535 233 208 269 243 301 345 429 450 5.292 3.499 2.229 3.686 2.737 4.719 2.503 3.187 489 358 353 306 311 1.396 7.249 702 597 498 374 844 647 411 819 756 748 9.) 2013 221 384 367 690 422 227 305 451 460 668 444 264 4.449 3.371 2.986 3.428 4.502 996 978 1.218 1.930 2.730 2.668 UK 2014 3.829 30.730 34  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .528 4.964 2.259 2.953 2013 1.632 3.547 2.054 4.948 6.728 2.662 Taiwan 2014 1.095 1.874 5.298 36.076 1.586 2.054 35. 2013-2015 (contd.359 4.028 9.657 2.324 2.826 5.769 5.052 949 484 445 358 649 481 811 1.969 Thailand 2014 2.795 33.552 2.759 2015 1.014 1.584 701 327 698 667 721 4.152 2.667 7.175 7.331 5.903 Switzerland 2014 365 391 482 942 422 232 379 319 595 1.261 5.301 2013 1.221 4.780 1.544 1.165 4.662 3.897 3.447 2015 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 2013 4.230 4. TABLE 2.123 856 341 6.123 751 456 509 550 461 3.550 29.259 2.235 1.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.422 2015 2.432 5.

158 790.858 3. TABLE 2.003 3.569 18.558 50.933 21.616 Grand- 2014 70.914 80.478 66.697 65.210 3.489 3.173 4.073 3.485 57.993 76.501 4.355 USA 2014 5.930 Others 2014 24.123 27.039 6.135 2.894 80.555 2.310 23.846 2.992 4.230 4.9: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY NATIONALITIES & MONTH.201 4.865 5.505 32.681 2.528 6.797 3.297 25.731 46. 2013-2015 (contd.935 47.584 58.846 67.248 11.532 2.706 2.467 538.196 69.681 2.579 42.045 1.118 Total 2015 38.448 10.229 5.687 2013 9.187 65.225 17.517 2.391 6.459 4.223 4.185 3.729 17.187 9.052 3.484 2.998 2.305 61.244 5.069 797.412 12.245 7.721 2015 1.975 309.872 3.905 97.970 Source: Department of Immigration Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 35 .527 3.084 1.928 4.616 58.426 75.245 49.909 3.009 79.264 88.878 2013 47.025 849 983 2.599 54.050 56.405 3.761 52.834 54.062 75.272 19.) 2013 3.368 22.974 34.011 68.304 45.099 2.468 22.523 79.949 4.053 62.152 52.830 2015 2.546 59.601 4.499 32.623 11.576 3.582 6.899 4.755 99.154 4.240 2.606 39.140 28.967 38.

2015 Entry Point January February March April May June July August September October November December Total Bhairahawa 9631 16791 25105 7158 756 205 1566 12732 5653 9176 18057 13807 120637 Birgunj 181 96 205 124 50 20 65 34 29 64 18 20 906 Dhangadhi 7 3 16 4 5 4 2 . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . - Mahendranagar 131 167 245 300 132 135 108 117 116 205 171 125 1952 Nepalgunj 32 60 82 82 70 17 19 21 23 21 54 32 513 Total Land 11075 17962 26938 8869 1511 844 2311 13511 6442 10092 18864 14556 132975 Source: Department of Immigration 36  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .10: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY ENTRY POINTS (LAND). 3 . TABLE 2. . 46 Kakadvitta 1093 845 1285 1201 498 463 551 607 619 626 561 572 8921 Kodari .

2015 Country January February March April May June July August September October November December Total Australia 22 41 37 57 19 15 7 3 21 20 25 16 1503 Austria 4 4 22 10 5 0 1 3 4 4 10 4 144 Bangladesh 513 478 748 644 322 283 385 477 350 374 240 251 5079 Belgium 5 6 10 8 2 0 4 0 4 7 4 1 198 Bhutan 181 14 24 85 8 11 4 2 43 2 52 136 636 Canada 19 16 46 8 11 6 6 4 1 18 7 7 685 China 163 60 64 75 78 115 51 60 63 67 65 92 4010 Denmark 1 1 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 876 France 27 50 69 72 21 20 24 22 17 33 29 13 1148 Germany 28 35 88 81 23 14 13 24 28 52 32 12 1385 Israel 0 9 16 50 5 3 5 2 6 20 8 1 434 Italy 10 5 18 22 1 5 4 2 8 3 3 0 284 Japan 23 26 30 46 15 11 16 12 16 18 21 13 1407 Malaysia 3 16 53 17 11 5 5 6 18 4 2 8 1127 Netherland 3 7 15 17 9 4 16 8 4 4 4 0 308 Newzealand 20 3 12 3 2 2 7 2 9 3 2 6 276 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 37 .11: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY COUNTRY AND MONTH (LAND). TABLE 2.

2015 (contd.) Country January February March April May June July August September October November December Total Norway 5 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 4 1 0 106 Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Singapore 5 7 1 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 4 2 350 Srilanka 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 4 6 43278 Switzerland 8 19 17 20 7 8 2 2 4 6 3 2 100 Spain 19 29 25 30 13 3 16 16 7 14 17 12 751 Sweden 2 2 15 12 5 1 0 1 5 4 10 0 226 South Korea 85 33 53 38 14 11 9 10 47 27 23 51 5233 ROC Taiwan 17 3 4 4 3 6 2 10 4 2 2 4 1324 Thailand 20 6 0 4 7 4 6 0 3 3 0 0 26626 USA 119 152 181 163 95 50 70 56 49 79 134 44 2767 UK 56 51 92 85 22 18 17 13 16 52 28 22 1576 Other 86 86 187 150 59 40 66 43 59 89 51 45 31138 151 231 Total 11075 17962 26938 8869 844 13511 6442 10092 18864 14556 132975 1 1 Source: Department of Immigration 38  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .11: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY COUNTRY AND MONTH (LAND). TABLE 2.

3 132975 24.9 4018 Bhutan NA NA 636 636 636 Canada 7713 91.0 30953 USA 39920 93.0 4010 6.0 1148 7.0 2757 Singapore 3555 91.9 1503 8.2 8398 China 62974 94.1 6741 Sweden 2588 92.0 66984 Denmark 2283 72.4 2676 Bangladesh 9752 65.3 31238 20.5 42687 UK 28154 94.8 685 8.6 2610 Norway 2451 95.0 3347 Italy 5325 94.9 751 11. 100 Spain 5990 88.2 14831 Belgium 3820 95.0 1324 25.1 18619 Austria 2532 94.12: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY COUNTRY & MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION.0 5301 Thailand 4327 14.0 16405 Germany 15020 91.7 3159 France 15257 93.8 5079 34.0 26626 86.6 144 5.5 43278 97.1 7515 Newzealand 2334 89.6 1127 11.0 226 8.1 198 4.9 18112 ROC Taiwan 3977 75.4 16405 Israel 2913 87.9 308 4.0 3905 Srilanka 1089 2.6 1385 8.1 5233 28.1 5609 Japan 16206 92.7 151102 Total 405995 75. 2015 Means of Transport Country Air Land Total Number Percent Number Percent Australia 17116 91.0 434 13.0 1407 8.4 276 10.3 876 27.1 2557 Pakistan 2757 100.0 2814 South Korea 12879 71.9 106 4.3 29730 Other 119864 79.5 44367 Switzerland NA NA 100 .0 0 0.0 350 9. TABLE 2.0 17613 Malaysia 8728 88.7 538970 Source: Department of Immigration Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 39 .5 2767 6.9 284 5.7 1576 5.4 9855 Netherland 7207 95.

73) after child (less than 10 years). The visitors arrived in the month of October are observed as long staying (17.Length of stay increase points towards improvement in tourism industry that boosts revenue generation.98) is leading the stay followed by China (10. Young people of age (10-24) seems staying long (16. It was ranging from 8 to 13. Three year development plan aimed to increase the length of stay to 14 days by 2015. Among the higher tourist sharing five countries USA (16.55) 40  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . There is no significant difference by sex.5 days in the past. The analysis of length of stay of 290000 tourists estimated it as 13.14).16 days in the year 2015.

TABLE 3.28 1979 162.943 12.867 12.684 10.96 1987 248.60 1993 293.93 1981 161.49 2002 275.956 11.05 1996 393.18 2001 361.12 1991 292.926 10.98 2008 500.20 1986 223.76 1978 156.67 1990 254.215 13.531 10.613 13.297 13.60 1983 179.02 2000 463.00 2010 602.995 9.080 11.27 Source: Department of Immigration Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 41 .53 2004 385.16 1992 334.277 11.41 1997 421.84 1999 491.30 2006 383.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY.132 9.448 13.00 2011 736.51 1984 176.94 2014 790118 12.945 12.885 12.634 11.00 2009 509.33 2003 338.395 11.50 1976 105.123 11.092 12.16 2007 526.705 11.276 12.88 1980 162.331 11.108 12.504 12.567 11.989 11.44 1994 326.60 1998 463.92 1982 175.616 12.329 11.353 10.857 10.16 1995 363.78 1988 265.440 13.468 7.09 1985 180.897 11.237 11.32 1989 239.398 9.49 1977 129.14 2013 797. 1975-2015 Average Average Year Number Year Number Length of Length of Stay Stay 1975 92.646 11.25 2012 803.405 11.55 2005 375.669 10.00 2015 538970 13.

33 60 Iraq 4.23 54 Hong Kong 8.32 78 Luxembourg 13.21 51 Guyana 15.45 17 Brazil 12.45 56 Iceland 21.36 4 Argentina 8.66 3 Algeria 8.00 86 Islands 8.17 80 Madagascar 12.10 88 Mauritius 9.11 68 Kenya 18.29 64 Jamaica 6.36 42  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .97 52 Haiti 17.53 40 Estonia 13.95 25 China 10.49 65 Japan 10.84 39 El Salvador 9.89 32 Cyprus 13.33 20 Burkina Faso 24.73 12 Belgium 19.22 Dominican 5 Armenia 17.91 19 Bulgaria 15.79 13 Bhutan 14.35 7 Austria 17.56 84 Mali 25.98 34 Denmark 19.59 53 Honduras 6. Av.10 50 Guinea 13.29 75 Liberia 1.43 47 Ghana 14.86 57 Air) 8.72 85 Malta 19.41 67 Kazakhstan 14.91 30 Croatia 15. 2015 Av.78 62 Israel 21.58 77 Lithuania 15.96 90 Moldova 18.30 36 DPR Korea 24.81 44 France 17.91 74 Lesotho 9.15 59 Iran 14.29 Brunei 18 Darussalam 8.30 11 Belarus 21.88 72 Latvia 16.23 Marshall 26 Colombia 10.09 8 Azerbaijan 24.15 14 Bolivia 17.23 India (Through 27 Comoros 9. TABLE 3.14 55 Hungary 12. SN Country Length SN Country Length of SN Country Length of stay stay of stay 1 Afghanistan 9.52 Bosnia and 15 Herzegovina 15.2: LENGTH OF STAY BY COUNTRY.07 21 Cameroon 9.97 82 Malaysia 8.73 35 Republic 21.49 33 Czech Republic 17.55 58 Indonesia 9.20 10 Bangladesh 5.35 41 Ethiopia 36.49 61 Ireland 17.41 31 Cuba 23.80 63 Italy 14.17 6 Australia 18.19 71 Lao PDR 9.53 24 Chile 14.56 38 Egypt 8.66 73 Lebanon 9.62 37 Ecuador 14.17 83 Maldives 9.78 70 Kyrgyzstan 19.95 Liechtenstei 16 Botswana 10.88 43 Finland 18.56 28 Congo 15.37 66 Jordan 7.33 29 Costa Rica 9.20 42 Fiji 9. Av.81 69 Kuwait 8.00 79 Macedonia 12.79 2 Albania 11.40 9 Bahrain 6.15 87 Mauritania 6.49 48 Greece 11.17 22 Canada 18.22 89 Mexico 8.18 76 n 10.15 81 Malawi 17.09 23 Chad 24.54 45 Georgia 15.94 46 Germany 19.15 49 Guatemala 13.

21 133 Sweden 16.30 117 Federation 16.15 101 Niger 3.47 Turkmenista 93 Morocco 10.16 Papua New 108 Guinea 7.54 141 Tunisia 15.24 153 Viet Nam 6.27 129 Spain 15.17 122 Sierra Leone 21.48 106 Palestine 9.00 Republic of Trinidad and 115 Korea 9.92 134 Switzerland 18.61 All countries 13.19 126 Solomon Islands 4.76 95 Myanmar 8.98 100 Nicaragua 19.08 130 Sri Lanka 4.96 132 Suriname 7.35 102 Nigeria 14.90 136 Taiwan 11.42 120 Senegal 17. SN Country Length SN Country Length of SN Country Length of stay stay of stay 91 Monaco 10.31 144 Uganda 23.) Av.56 156 Zimbabwe 29.22 United Arab 96 Namibia 21.65 109 Paraguay 4.69 123 Singapore 10.08 Note: Countries with insignificant no.44 146 Emirates 6.38 140 Tobago 12.62 94 Mozambique 14.01 148 Tanzania 15.12 United 97 Nauru 28.03 143 n 14.40 114 Qatar 10.75 152 Venezuela 15.86 145 Ukraine 18.46 110 Peru 15.10 113 Portugal 17. Source: Department of Immigration Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 43 . Av.27 107 Panama 6. Av. TABLE 3. of visitors are excluded.15 128 South Africa 12.36 119 Saudi Arabia 9.40 125 Slovenia 18.90 154 Yemen 8.25 105 Pakistan 15.92 104 Oman 6. Persons visiting for less than a day and more than 90 days are also excluded.53 116 Romania 15.85 147 Kingdom 17.62 131 Sudan 7.12 121 Seychelles 14.43 118 Rwanda 15.33 149 America 16.2: LENGTH OF STAY BY COUNTRY.81 103 Norway 15.32 127 Somalia 8.34 150 Uruguay 10.91 98 Netherlands 17. 2015 (contd.43 137 Tajikistan 24.70 139 Timor-Leste 19.51 Russian 92 Mongolia 9.07 155 Zambia 12.96 124 Slovakia 14.66 138 Thailand 6.69 151 Uzbekistan 23.61 135 Syria 9.98 142 Turkey 8.63 United States of 99 New Zealand 17.09 111 Philippines 13.39 112 Poland 14.

TABLE 3. 2015 Age category Age group Length of Stay (Days) Number Child <10 years 0-9 21.02 Male 12.46 July 16.59 6412 Child <15 years 0-14 18 10550 Early adolescent 10 to 14 12.55 November 12.54 October 17.16 Source: Department of Immigration 44  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .4: LENGTH OF STAY BY SEX.68 108382 Old 60+ 10.98 Source: Department of Immigration TABLE 3.40 March 12.57 Others 9.5: LENGTH OF STAY BY MONTH OF ARRIVAL OF TOURISTS.3: LENGTH OF STAY BY AGE CATEGORY.20 June 16.19 April 11. 2015 Sex Length of Stay Female 13.46 September 15.66 4139 Late adolescent 15-19 15.72 40082 All ages 13.3 29276 Young 10 to 24 16.10 December NA Average 13.16 289902 Source: Department of Immigration TABLE 3.41 8178 Youth 15-24 17.42 February 11.05 August 13.41 May 16. 2015 Month of arrival Average length of stay January 12.73 33414 Adult early 25-39 14 100015 Adult Late 40-60 11.

This indicator is very useful for evaluation of characteristics. Year 2015 shows higher proportion (72%) visited nepal for holiday and pleasure followed by trade (4%). official purpose (4%). Though.7%). Historical data shows around half of the tourist arrived with purpose of holiday celebration and pleasure. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 45 . It also shows inflow of high value tourists.Number of tourist by purpose of visit is a major indicator for tourism sector output. few number of years have shown this group reduced. pilgrimage (3%) and conference/meeting (1. services and market economy accordingly. type and economic and social contributions made by tourists and to plan and manage infrastructure. Pilgrimage and trekking/mountaineering showed high declines.

1) (4.646 2000 (55.5) (1.565 .599 17.0) (100.0) 261.0) 187.862 107.7) (6.5) (1.967 0 111. 491.0) 255.904 65.6) (3.893 .0) (23.4) (1.4) (5.528 13.0) (21.8) (0.5) (0.3) (1.4) (3. 463.155 76.954 16.262 69.6) (100. 275.395 1995 (50.721 19.279 69.2) (22.272 42.4) (0.0) (4.758 . 338.9) (100.2) (5.6) (5.257 20.2) (4. 361.495 10.366 17.566 .2) (1.812 5.0) 249.0) (5.079 4.1) (100.7) (1.5) (6.0) 168.865 23.824 19.4) (5.787 21.9) (4.4) (23.0) (1.367 2.0) 167.832 5.387 21.395 21.0) 183.297 2004 (43.5) (6. 363.4) (3.106 5.7) (6.291 .347 112.684 1998 (56.1) (21.360 91.431 5.3) (6.TABLE 4.271 .2) (100.0) 209.5) (11.953 .567 1993 (58.828 18.0) 290.6) (100.143 59.801 20.132 5.965 19.907 .9) (5.237 2001 (51. 293.181 21.442 13.948 45.0) (21.945 25.468 2002 (40.0) (100.9) (1.664 17.5) (7.361 26.780 29.0) (18.409 4.132 2003 (29.5) (4. 326.816 18.3) (6.613 1996 (53.802 20.4) (4.960 23.6) (6.198 24.9) (4. Speci- neering fied 170.377 88.1) (3.8) (27.7) (6.191 6.165 .0) 110.0) 46  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .783 0 58.054 39.2) (22.857 1997 (59.504 1999 (59.2) (100.5) (23. 421.722 .279 16.475 20.0) (33.8) (100.6) (8.207 84.574 .3) (5. 1993-2015 Year Holiday Trekking & Business Pilgrimage Official Semi.429 15.6) (11.889 118.4) (100. 385.0) (6.5) (10.2) (3.8) (5.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY PURPOSE OF VISIT.316 .8) (1.0) 97.4) (24.4) (1.4) (4.6) (6.022 100.7) (100.813 19.5) (1.090 5. 463.5) (0.644 24.0) (3.4) (18.068 24.1) (1.829 5.2) (25.531 1994 (51.619 19.2) (0.123 5. 393.088 0 71./ Others Not Total Pleasure Mountai.164 22.525 27.454 15.522 5.8) (3.990 12.727 0 22.7) (6.0) (19. Conf.2) (4.7) (100.

063 0 72.271 790.6) (8.5) (10.0) 217.758 51.678 39.347 57. 383.015 24.627 105.621 16.728 74.616 (54.214 73.038 77354 0 5.938 70.881 15.6) (26.929 22.1) (12.859 63.38.180 104.309 40.854 30.7) (12.4) (8.68 14.0) (17.70 3.9) (12.651 602.381 797.1: TOURIST ARRIVAL BY PURPOSE OF VISIT.7) (4.867 2010 (43.1) (9.039 45. Total Pleasure Conf.1) (5.87 2.2) (100.86.162 20.815 101.518 9.0) 148.4) (0.8) (9.2) (3.766 .540 91.0) 2015 3.260 17.7) (9.6) (21.529 500.398 2005 (42.156 526.0) 2014 395.970 71.8) (5.1) (13.6) (100.78 3.460 13.627 52.259 61.822 23.374 9.Seminar/Conference Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 47 .Business Pilgrimage Official Others Speci.5) (5.7) (2.0) (8.765 32.891 97.0) (11.165 803.0) 2013 437.859 0 67.4) (5.5) (0.335 26.1) (4.5) (4.542 24.092 (47.3) (3.309 30.926 2006 (27.432 53.) Trekking Not Holiday Semi.849 97.0) (13. 375.634 29.320 24.802 66.7) (6.487 52.TABLE 4.836 37.4) (19.8) (11.985 87.2) (100.35 (0) (100.185 24.479 9.7) (6.044 6.298 18.1) (1.1) (12.938 99.6) (10.931 21.391 736.0) 145.488 21.996 21.0) (4.065 9.670 8.1) (1.99 1.9) (4.4) (100.9) (100.4) (1.7) (16.0) (17.0) 2012 379.091 43.4) (19.054 10.783 24.311 70.0) (4.118 (50.3) (3.7) (4.6) (9.992 132.8) (100./ Conf.992 47.0) Source: Department of Immigration * Semi.9) (5.019 78./ Year &Mountai.098 509.215 2011 (57.0) (11.3) (13. 1993-2015 (contd.066 59.8) (11.9) (12.6) (1.6) (100.2) (4.179 .0) (2.395 13.218 21.277 2008 (29.0) 263.644 22.9) (100.956 2009 (27.3) (1.6) (3.8) (4.494 98.5) (14.:. neering fied 160.0) 140.952 62.9) (100.0) 425.0) (7.876 14.594 21.1) (3.705 2007 (41.5) (16.1) (4.4) (100.63 1.8) (2.134 40.7) (3.785 109.646 48.7) (3.1) (7.377 101.8) (9.721 86.8) (1.

038. 4% Trekking & Mountaineering Business 14.1: PURPOSE OF VISIT 2015 77.876. Conv. FIGURE 4.162.996. 71% 48  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . 4% Official Semi.479. 3% Pilgrimage 20. 2% Holiday Pleasure 21. 2% f./Con 9. Others 386065. 14% 9./ Conf.354.

Mount Everest contributes 73 percent of the total royalty received. Germany is the leading source country in 2015 followed by USA in terms of permit issue. The main reason observed behind is less number of visitors to high royalty peaks than others. Trend shows increasing mountaineers and revenue generation. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 49 . Government has taken the policy to make it special destinations by managing mountaineering sector in environment friendly manner. Out of them 825 succeeded summit to various peaks composed by 628 foreign and 197 Nepalese. Nepalese mountaineering is renowned for adventure tourism due to its prominent peaks. The amount of royalty received has reduced in 2015 compared to 2014. The number of expedition permitted teams has reached to 380 while 4003 in persons.

TABLE 5.1: NUMBER OF TREKKERS IN DIFFERENT CONSERVATION AREAS BY MONTH. 2015 Annapurna Conservation Area Manaslu Conservation Gaurishankar Conservation Month Foreigners (other than SAARC) SAARC Area Area January 4914 71 19 70 February 7738 309 74 146 March 13902 1575 648 413 April 12439 3530 739 347 May 737 554 4 1 June 415 886 0 3 July 926 677 5 8 August 1523 347 36 15 September 4749 894 123 71 October 10860 734 434 336 November 6845 418 288 318 December 4046 230 46 105 Total 69094 10225 2416 1833 Source :Department of Immigration 50  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .

162 488 1.862 585 338 1.714 2006 248 225 92 1.937 2014 3883 1117 469 492 3764 777 1454 776 2333 15065 2015 2673 788 328 1346 2134 731 636 770 273 9679 Source: Department of Immigration.015 2011 2.542 895 404 587 5.632 2013 2. 2001-2015.490 520 6.439 837 1.603 4.354 2002 536 0 119 339 428 478 79 1.256 561 335 395 3.950 808 397 1.2: NUMBER OF TREKKERS IN DIFFERENT TREKKING AREA.Valley Narphu Others Dolpa Dolpa 2001 922 488 119 337 798 690 3.162 785 358 1.398 10.282 419 198 1.508 3.427 9.635 508 948 6.979 2003 572 0 369 223 645 402 154 2.813 591 1.633 2.715 2012 2.448 2009 1. TABLE 5.223 2005 661 200 81 782 544 167 279 2.319 635 780 515 392 11.179 862 232 12.443 1.177 1.065 1.365 2004 825 329 77 577 682 458 275 3. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 51 .327 2008 838 709 383 1.112 2007 1. Controlled Area Year Lower Upper Total Mustang Humla Manaslu Kanchanjunga T.758 2.659 739 313 1.965 982 536 1.979 2010 2.

3: TREKKERS IN DIFFERENT TREKKING AREAS BY MONTH. 52  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . 2015 Trekking Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total Routes 19 60 549 636 4 0 2 32 107 383 298 44 2134 Manaslu Trek Mustang Trek 13 11 225 326 63 36 161 285 482 807 227 37 2673 6 32 197 213 4 2 4 2 8 78 66 24 636 T. TABLE 5. Valley Lower Dolpa 8 2 8 39 11 19 34 52 368 237 8 2 788 Trek Upper Dolpa 0 0 0 8 4 8 26 21 203 56 2 0 328 Trek 0 11 11 22 9 8 6 660 540 64 13 2 1346 Humla Trek Kanchanjunga 12 6 104 102 2 2 2 2 68 317 102 12 731 Trek Narphu 25 0 42 89 0 2 7 15 134 381 60 15 770 0 8 26 37 0 2 4 20 72 87 17 0 273 Others 83 130 1162 1472 97 79 246 1089 1982 2410 793 136 9679 Total Source: Department of Immigration.

4: NUMBER OF FOREIGNERS VISITED TO PROTECTED AREAS BY MONTH AND FISCAL YEAR 2071/72 Protected Area Shrawan Bhadra Aswin Kartik Mansir Paush Magh Fagun Chaitra Baisakh Jesth Asar Total Annapurna Conservation Area 4985 8047 15471 15969 1291 1301 1639 1834 5544 11621 6993 4231 78926 ApinappaConsersation Area 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bardiya National Park 0 Banke National Park 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Chitwan National Park 16729 10661 20957 25781 17070 16714 14698 20445 21486 10530 1592 1594 178257 Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gaurishankar Conservation Area 0 0 0 0 0 70 146 413 347 1 0 6 983 Kanchanjunga Conservation Area 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Khaptad National Park 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve 385 310 934 689 1252 863 1204 1276 551 703 307 245 8719 Krishnasar Conservation ARea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Langtang National Park 262 383 1897 2816 1134 772 355 879 2229 631 144 763 12265 Makalu Barun National Park 0 9 262 520 47 7 0 2 185 123 31 0 1186 Manaslu Conservation Area 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Parsa Wildlife Reserve 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rara National Park 3 3 17 55 22 2 2 5 6 21 0 7 143 Sagarmatha National Park 351 1116 6810 9084 2909 1903 812 2092 6580 2640 77 38 34412 SheyPhoksundo National Park 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ShivapuriNagarjun National Park 13426 12935 15290 11968 11968 19060 9390 3980 5000 103017 ShuklaPhata Wildlife Reserve 0 5 0 68 144 63 101 212 78 28 125 0 824 Total 36141 33469 46348 70272 35837 33663 18957 27158 56066 35688 13249 11884 418732 Source: Department of Immigration. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 53 .TABLE 5.

067 194.370 12552 12265 Makalu Barun National Park 1323 1501 1520 1.776 173425 178257 Gaurishankar Conservation Area 983 Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve 26 28 47 88 89 NA Khaptad National Park 12 22 6 19 47 NA KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve 456 181 441 4.321 Source: Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation 54  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . 2010-2015 National Park/Conservation 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Area Annapurna Conservation Area 78926 Bardiya National Park 3727 4765 5760 12.297 426.523 1083 1186 Parsa Wildlife Reserve .280 390.321 384. 14 48 192 376 NA Rara National Park 135 174 49 164 181 143 Sagarmatha National Park 32084 34645 36518 36.750 35157 NA SheyPhoksundo National Park 558 512 679 620 417 NA ShivapuriNational Park 11798 15921 82935 165.904 180464 103018 ShuklaPhata Wildlife Reserve 115 190 144 471 984 824 Total 145. TABLE 5.123 267.446 7349 8719 Langtang National Park 10315 13838 12649 13.974 14197 NA Chitwan National Park 84518 122332 126484 153.5: NUMBER OF FOREIGN VISITORS TO NATIONAL PARKS & PROTECTED AREAS.

2015 Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers 1 Spring AmaDablam(6814) 36 4 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Spring Amolsang(6393) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Spring Annapurna 1(8091) 65 7 72 6 1 7 6 0 6 13 4 Spring Annapurna 4(7525) 4 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Spring Ardang(6034) 6 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 Spring BarunTse(7129) 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Spring Bhrikuti(6476) 6 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 Spring Chumbu(6859) 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 Spring Dhaulagiri I(8167) 14 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 Spring Ganchenpo #(6387) 5 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 Spring Gangapurna(7455) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 Spring Gaugiri(6110) 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 Spring Gorakhkhang(6254) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 Spring GyajiKhang(7074) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 Spring Hillary Peak(7681) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 Spring HimlungHimal(7126) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 55 . MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK. TABLE 5.6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.

TABLE 5. 25 Spring 850 63 913 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Everest)(8848) 26 Spring Saribung(6346) 8 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 Spring Tankya I(6305) 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 Spring Tawoche(6495) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 Spring Tenzing Peak(7916) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Thapa 30 Spring 23 3 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Peak(Dhampus)(6012) 31 Spring Thorong Peak(6144) 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 Spring Tobsar Peak(6100) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS. MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK. 2015 (contd.) Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers 17 Spring LangtangRi #(7205) 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 Spring Lhotse(8516) 136 20 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 Spring Makalu I(8463) 48 13 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 Spring Manaslu(8163) 18 3 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 Spring Mustang Himal I(6195) 20 9 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 Spring Nuptse(7855) 29 7 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 Spring Peak 38(7591) 14 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 Spring Peak 4(6287) 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sagarmatha (Mt.

2015 (contd.) Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers 33 Summer Mustang Himal I(6195) 11 2 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 Autumn Aichyn(6055) 17 4 21 8 1 9 2 0 2 11 35 Autumn AmaDablam(6814) 241 36 277 56 21 77 44 0 44 121 36 Autumn Amolsang(6393) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 Autumn Annapurna 1(8091) 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 Autumn Annapurna 4(7525) 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 Autumn Annapurna South(7219) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 Autumn Api(7132) 4 0 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 41 Autumn ArnikoChuli(6039) 28 12 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 Autumn BarunTse(7129) 45 3 48 6 1 7 7 0 7 14 43 Autumn Bedding Go(6125) 12 0 12 3 0 3 4 0 4 7 44 Autumn Bokta Peak *(6114) 4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 Autumn Burke Khang(6942) 7 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 46 Autumn Chamlang(7319) 8 0 8 5 0 5 0 0 0 5 47 Autumn ChhopaBamare(6109) 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 Autumn Chobuje(6685) 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 49 Autumn Cholatse(6423) 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 57 . MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK. TABLE 5.6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.

MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK. 2015 (contd.) Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers 50 Autumn Chukyima Go(6258) 4 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 51 Autumn Chulu West *(6419) 27 9 36 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 52 Autumn Dhaulagiri I(8167) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 Autumn Dzanye II(6318) 10 0 10 6 0 6 0 0 0 6 54 Autumn Gaugiri(6110) 11 3 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 Autumn HimlungHimal(7126) 109 10 119 15 6 21 23 0 23 44 ImjaTse (Island 56 Autumn 324 91 415 153 37 190 18 0 18 208 Peak)(6165) 57 Autumn JabouRi(6166) 4 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 58 Autumn JoboRinjang(6666) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Khangchung/UIAA 59 Autumn 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Peak(6063) 60 Autumn Khangtega(6783) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 Autumn KyazoRi *(6151) 18 1 19 8 0 8 4 0 4 12 62 Autumn LachamaChuli(6721) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 Autumn LamjungHimal(6983) 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 Autumn Langdak(6220) 8 1 9 3 0 3 3 0 3 6 65 Autumn Larkya Peak(6416) 6 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.TABLE 5.

) Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers Lhonak (Rifil 66 Autumn 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Peak)(6070) 67 Autumn Lhotse(8516) 20 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 Autumn Lobuje East *(6090) 86 24 110 25 12 37 6 0 6 43 69 Autumn Lobuje West *(6135) 23 11 34 16 7 23 1 0 1 24 70 Autumn Makalu I(8463) 9 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 Autumn Manaslu(8163) 190 19 209 43 7 50 43 0 43 93 72 Autumn Mansail(6242) 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 Autumn Mera Peak *(6470) 162 61 223 47 22 69 2 0 2 71 74 Autumn MukotHimal(6087) 40 11 51 8 3 11 5 0 5 16 75 Autumn Mustang Himal I(6195) 55 46 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 Autumn NagpaiGosum I(7312) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 Autumn Nemjung(7139) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 78 Autumn Nilgiri South(6839) 6 0 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 79 Autumn Nirekha Peak *(6159) 3 2 5 1 1 2 1 0 1 3 80 Autumn Nuptse(7855) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 Autumn Pandra(6850) 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 Autumn Parchamo *(6279) 30 2 32 12 0 12 3 0 3 15 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 59 . 2015 (contd. MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK.6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.TABLE 5.

89 Autumn 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Everest)(8848) 90 Autumn Saldim (Peak 5 )(6374) 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 Autumn Saribung(6346) 124 54 178 34 15 49 8 0 8 57 92 Autumn Sharphu II(6154) 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 93 Autumn SheyShikhar(6139) 31 9 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 94 Autumn SinguChuli *(6501) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 Autumn SitaChuchura(6611) 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 Autumn Tashi Kang (6386) 22 2 24 2 0 2 3 0 3 5 97 Autumn Tawoche(6495) 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 98 Autumn Tengkangpoche(6500) 15 3 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.) Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers 83 Autumn Pisang *(6091) 13 4 17 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 84 Autumn Pokharkhan(6348) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 Autumn Pumori(7161) 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 Autumn PuthaHiunchuli(7246) 24 3 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 87 Autumn Raungsiyar(6224) 9 0 9 2 0 2 3 0 3 5 88 Autumn Rokapi(5467) 8 6 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sagarmatha (Mt. 2015 (contd. MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK. TABLE 5.

2015 (contd. MEMBERS & SUMMITERS BY PEAK.6: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAMS.) Total Permit Issue Foreign Summiteers Nepali Summiteers Total SN Season Mountain Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Summiteers 99 Autumn Thakar Go East(6152) 7 0 7 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 Thapa 100 Autumn 33 6 39 8 1 9 3 0 3 12 Peak(Dhampus)(6012) 101 Autumn Thorong Peak(6144) 12 5 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 102 Autumn Thulagi Peak(7059) 5 0 5 4 0 4 0 0 0 4 103 Autumn Tilicho Peak(7134) 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 104 Autumn Tsartse(6398) 18 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 105 Winter Annapurna 1(8091) 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 106 Winter Chulu West *(6419) 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 107 Winter HimlungHimal(7126) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ImjaTse (Island 108 Winter 9 5 14 3 1 4 1 0 1 5 Peak)(6165) 109 Winter Lobuje East *(6090) 7 1 8 2 0 2 2 0 2 4 110 Winter Manaslu(8163) 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111 Winter Mera Peak *(6470) 2 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 112 Winter Pisang *(6091) 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 Winter PuthaHiunchuli(7246) 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 114 Winter Tsartse(6398) 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 3396 607 4003 492 136 628 197 0 197 825 Source: Department of Tourism Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 61 . TABLE 5.

TABLE 5.7: NUMBER OF CLIMBERS BY PERMIT AND SUMMIT. 2015 Permit Issue Summited SN Country Total Male Female Total Male Female 1 Andorra 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Argentina 9 9 0 0 0 0 3 Australia 139 106 33 24 20 4 4 Austria 110 87 23 32 25 7 5 Bangladesh 8 8 0 3 3 0 6 Belgium 29 20 9 4 4 0 7 Brazil 7 6 1 1 1 0 8 Britain 13 11 2 1 1 0 9 Bulgaria 2 2 0 2 2 0 10 Canada 83 59 24 19 13 6 11 Chile 34 5 29 12 China 72 72 0 19 15 4 13 Colombia 1 1 0 0 0 0 14 Croatia 1 1 0 0 0 0 15 Cuba 2 0 2 2 0 2 16 Czech Republic 42 38 4 6 6 17 Denmark 16 14 2 0 0 0 18 Ecuador 1 1 0 1 1 0 19 Estonia 1 1 0 0 0 0 20 Finland 34 24 10 8 6 2 21 France 267 200 67 75 53 22 22 Georgia 1 0 1 0 0 0 23 Germany 270 209 61 91 70 21 24 Guatemala 3 0 3 0 0 0 25 Hungary 5 5 0 5 5 0 26 Iceland 4 3 1 1 1 0 27 India 90 77 13 1 0 1 28 Indonesia 4 4 0 0 0 0 29 Iran 7 6 1 3 3 30 Ireland 21 20 1 12 12 0 31 Israel 10 10 0 0 0 0 62  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .

2015 (contd.TABLE 5.) Permit Issue Summitted SN Country Total Male Female Total Male Female 32 Italy 86 68 18 13 11 2 33 Japan 169 139 30 47 42 5 34 Kazakhstan 1 1 0 1 1 35 Kenya 1 1 0 0 0 0 36 Korea 42 36 6 2 1 1 37 Kuwait 1 1 0 0 0 0 38 Kyrgyz Republic 1 1 0 0 0 0 39 Latvia 6 6 0 0 0 0 40 Lithuania 3 1 2 0 0 0 41 Luxembourg 2 1 1 2 1 1 42 Macedonia 4 2 2 2 1 1 43 Malaysia 12 0 12 4 4 0 44 Mauritania 1 1 0 0 0 0 45 Mexico 5 4 1 1 1 0 46 Morocco 1 0 1 0 0 0 47 Nepal 1274 1272 2 197 197 0 48 Netherlands 27 20 7 10 9 1 49 New Zealand 33 27 6 5 3 2 50 Norway 53 33 20 11 4 7 51 Peru 5 0 5 0 0 0 52 Philippines 4 4 0 0 0 0 53 Poland 43 27 16 19 10 9 54 Portugal 6 5 1 0 0 0 55 Romania 7 7 0 0 0 0 56 Russia 31 22 9 15 12 3 57 Serbia 1 1 0 0 0 0 58 Singapore 10 8 2 1 0 1 59 Slovakia 12 12 0 0 0 0 60 Slovenia 4 4 0 2 2 0 61 South Africa 14 9 5 2 2 0 62 Spain 144 112 32 32 26 6 63 Swaziland 9 2 7 0 0 0 64 Sweden 22 16 6 8 5 3 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 63 .7: NUMBER OF CLIMBERS BY PERMIT AND SUMMIT.

) 3 750 78 ArnikoChuli (6039 m.) 4 500 52 64  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .) 35 4375 457 BarunTse (7129 m.) 5 1250 131 ChhopaBamare (6109 m.) 8 2000 203 Bokta Peak * (6114 m.) 8 1000 104 Chobuje (6685 m.) Permit Issue Summited SN Country Total Male Female Total Male Female 65 Switzerland 148 99 49 46 34 12 66 Thailand 4 4 0 3 3 0 67 Tunisia 1 1 0 0 0 0 68 Turkey 3 3 0 0 0 0 69 U.S. 2015 Royalty Received Mountain Persons In USD In NRs (000) AmaDablam (6814 m.8: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAM MEMBERS PAYING ROYALTY BY PEAKS.TABLE 5.) 11 5100 512 Annapurna South (7219 m.) 6 1250 125 Annapurna 1 (8091 m.) 34 9500 979 Bedding Go (6125 m.) 9 1800 185 Chamlang (7319 m. 2015 (contd.) 402 160800 16602 Amolsang (6393 m.of America 260 214 46 39 33 6 70 Ukraine 23 18 5 17 14 3 United Arab 71 Emirates 1 1 0 0 0 0 72 United Kingdom 229 184 45 36 31 5 73 Vietnam 1 1 0 0 0 0 Total 3991 3368 623 825 685 140 Source: Department of Tourism TABLE 5.) 43 67050 6692 Annapurna 4 (7525 m.7: NUMBER OF CLIMBERS BY PERMIT AND SUMMIT.) 1 25 3 Cholatse (6423 m.) 7 875 90 Bhrikuti (6476 m.) 2 250 26 Chukyima Go (6258 m.) 5 625 64 Burke Khang (6942 m.

8: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAM MEMBERS PAYING ROYALTY BY PEAKS.) 32 4000 412 Makalu I (8463 m.TABLE 5. 2015 (contd.) 1 600 60 HimlungHimal (7126 m.) 124 176535 17609 Lobuje East * (6090 m.) 3 750 80 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 65 .) 39 4835 501 Chumbu (6859 m.) 2 400 41 Langdak (6220 m.) 56 96300 9597 Manaslu (8163 m.) 7 1750 174 Gangapurna (7455 m.) 65 16625 1730 ImjaTse (Island Peak) (6165 m.) 10 16200 1615 Dzanye II (6318 m.) 10 1625 164 GyajiKhang (7074 m.) 4 1000 106 Nemjung (7139 m.) 2 250 26 JoboRinjang (6666 m.) 3 600 64 KyazoRi * (6151 m.) 8 3200 319 Dhaulagiri I (8167 m.) 34 4250 439 Mustang Himal I (6195 m.) 9 1125 117 Mera Peak * (6470 m.) 3 1350 133 Gaugiri (6110 m.) 9 1125 116 Lhonak (Rifil Peak) (6070 m.) 210 26195 2711 MukotHimal (6087 m.) Royalty Received Mountain Persons In USD In NRs (000) Chulu West * (6419 m.) 6 3000 299 Hillary Peak (7681 m.) 6 750 78 Lhotse (8516 m.) 109 16647 1379 Lobuje West * (6135 m.) 15 1875 195 LamjungHimal (6983 m.) 6 750 78 Ganchenpo # (6387 m.) 4 800 83 Khangchung/UIAA Peak (6063 m.) 9 750 84 LangtangRi # (7205 m.) 126 131400 13647 Mansail (6242 m.) 406 50035 5183 JabouRi (6166 m.) 7 3500 347 Larkya Peak (6416 m.) 139 19995 2045 NagpaiGosum I (7312 m.) 2 250 26 Khangtega (6783 m.

) 2 250 26 Pumori (7161 m.) 151 19750 2041 Sharphu II (6154 m.) 13 1515 158 Grand Total 2923 3407462 342586 Source: Department of Tourism 66  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .) 15 1875 196 Tawoche (6495 m.) 2 500 50 Pisang * (6091 m.) 38 17650 1765 Pandra (6850 m.) 25 3125 324 Peak 38 (7591 m.) 21 2405 250 Pokharkhan (6348 m.TABLE 5.) 6 750 77 SinguChuli * (6501 m.) 1 40 4 Tsartse (6398 m.) 2 250 26 Saribung (6346 m.) 22 6000 623 Raungsiyar (6224 m.8: NUMBER OF EXPEDITION TEAM MEMBERS PAYING ROYALTY BY PEAKS.) 1 600 60 Thakar Go East (6152 m.) 18 3000 306 Thulagi Peak (7059 m.) 4 1000 106 Tilicho Peak (7134 m.) Royalty Received Mountain Persons In USD In NRs (000) Nilgiri South (6839 m.) 5 250 32 ThapaPeak(Dhampus) (6012 m. 2015 (contd.) 2 400 42 Parchamo * (6279 m.) 6 3600 360 Peak 4 (6287 m.) 13 3250 342 PuthaHiunchuli (7246 m.) 2 250 26 Tengkangpoche (6500 m.) 4 500 51 Nuptse (7855 m.) 1 200 21 SitaChuchura (6611 m.) 3 600 62 Nirekha Peak * (6159 m.) 2 400 41 Tashi Kang (6386 m.) 359 2481000 248529 Saldim (Peak 5 ) (6374 m. Everest) (8848 m.) 13 1625 169 Tenzing Peak (7916 m.) 3 750 79 Tobsar Peak (6100 m.) 55 9625 977 Thorong Peak (6144 m.) 9 750 84 Sagarmatha (Mt.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 6 1 China 54 72 .. . . 8 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 67 . . . . . 4 3 . . . . . . . .TABLE 5. .. . . - 1 Belgium 6 5 0 22 . . . 1 . . - 2 Australia 72 1 82 2 177 . . . . - Bangladesh 2 0 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 (Permit Issued By Nepal Mountaineering Association) No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . .. . . . - Brazil 2 14 4 20 . . - 1 Canada 16 35 1 2 71 . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .9(A): NUMBER OF CLIMBERS BY PEAK. . . . . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Argentina 3 3 6 . . . . . 0 Austria 10 47 5 48 7 8 132 . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . .

. . . 1 6 0 . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - Estonia 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . - Finland 6 21 7 34 . - 1 1 France 1 3 43 5 11 60 3 2 156 . . . - Germany 3 1 64 0 4 3 61 5 6 7 5 159 .. .. . . . . - Denmark 4 13 23 1 41 . . . . . . . . . . . . .. No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . . . . . . . . 1 Georgia 1 1 . - Honkong 11 1 1 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 68  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Croatia . . . 1 1 Czech 21 5 9 35 Republic . . . . ..

. - Israel 2 2 7 1 2 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . - Iraq 1 1 . .. . . . . . 2 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 69 . . 7 Indonesia 3 3 . . . . - 3 Japan 6 2 26 7 3 31 15 1 1 126 . . . . . . . . . . - Italy 24 2 2 29 1 58 . . No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . - Iran 15 40 55 . .. . . 2 . . . . . . . . .. . . 2 . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Hungery 2 15 17 1 India 5 14 38 . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . - Ireland 12 30 2 44 . . . . .

.. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Kenya 4 4 Latvia 6 6 . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . - Namibia 1 1 . . 1 Myanmar 1 1 . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . - 1 Mongolia 4 15 . No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - Nepal 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 70  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . . . . . - Lithuwania 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . - Mexico 10 1 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . .. . . - Malaysia 18 9 27 . .

. . . . . . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . - Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 71 .. . . . . . . . . . - Poland 13 10 2 25 . . . . . . 16 .. No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . . . . . . . . . - 2 Russia 2 27 2 37 89 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. - Saudi 3 3 Arabia . . . . . . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Netherlands 1 44 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 2 Norway 27 51 . .. . - Philipines 4 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . 1 Romania 5 5 . . 4 Portugal 13 13 . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 68 1 Newzealand 1 20 39 . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 12 . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - Slovenia 9 9 9 27 . . . . . . . . 1 Syria 3 3 72  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .. . . . . . . . . 1 Spain 3 2 16 4 59 2 1 87 . . . . . . . . .. . . 2 . . . - South 2 5 7 Africa . . . . . . . . . . - Sweden 7 13 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Singapore 1 19 4 36 . . . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . - South 1 6 22 3 42 Korea . . - 1 Switzerland 3 2 18 5 89 2 1 133 . - Slovakia 4 2 3 9 . . . . . No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . . . .

. . . . . . . . . 2 UAE . 4 . 2 Ukraine . No of Climbers Peakwise and Country wise-2015 (permit issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association) Peak Ombigaichen Mt. . . . . 1 74 3 . 5 2 2 United . . . . . . 16 Turkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 Kingdom 5 0 1 8 United 1 3 . . . Cholatse Lobuje West KusumKang Singhuchuli Country Chulu West Island Peak Pharchamo Chulu East LangsisaRi GanjalaCh Mera Peak Ramdung Kwangde Kyazori Larkya Lobuje Nirkha Total Paldor Pisang Yubra Bokta Abi uru uli Tiwan . . 10 63 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 States 0 3 Venelezuela . . 2 . 6 12 Total 6 22 6 11 6 2 22 37 6 4 4 636 1 15 46 46 1129 51 43 19 13 2 379 2506 Source: NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 73 . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . 12 Thailand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . 98 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 1 . 12 . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 . 2 . 2 . . 11 . 6 . . . . 5 . .

Ombigaichen 2 6 1250 Mt.ABI 2 6 750 Mt.YubraHimal 2 4 750 Group B ShiguChuli(fluted peak) 3 4 900 Mera Peak 156 636 111140 KusumKangru 1 1 250 Kwangde 2 15 1765 Chulu West 18 46 8490 Chulu East 15 46 12700 ImjaTse(Island Peak) 291 1129 206735 Pharchamo 14 51 8425 Lobuje 93 379 75185 Ramdung 2 3 375 Pisang Peak 12 43 7865 Ganja-la Chuli(Naya Kanga) 12 29 6280 Paldor Peak 1 2 250 Total 651 2506 463145 Source: Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) 74  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .LangsisaRi 1 11 770 Mt. Climbers And Royalty by Peak. TABLE 5.Bokta 1 2 250 Mt.KyazoRi 7 22 2765 Mt. of Permit Amount ($) Climbers Group A Mt.Nirekha 1 6 1500 Mt.Lobuje West 6 22 4750 Mt.Larkya Peak 6 37 9250 Mt.9(B ): ROYALTY REVEIVED BY PEAK.Cholatse 3 6 750 Mt.2015 No. of Peak Name No. 2015 (Permit Issued By Nepal Mountaineering Association) Number of Teams.

10: NUMBER OF TEAMS.TABLE 5. 2015 (Permit Issued By Nepal Mountaineering Association) Nationality Teams Climbers Royalty($) Argentina 2 6 1125 Australia 53 177 34260 Austria 28 132 21695 Bangladesh 1 2 250 Belgium 4 22 2750 Brazil 6 20 3250 Canada 23 71 13485 China 17 72 10810 Croatia 1 1 125 Czech Republic 6 35 6875 Denmark 10 41 5640 Estonia 1 1 125 Finland 8 34 7750 France 46 156 25975 Georgia 1 1 350 Germany 43 159 30435 Hongkong 3 13 3170 Hungary 5 17 2490 India 13 38 7095 Indonesia 1 3 750 Iran 7 55 10625 Iraq 1 1 70 Ireland 12 44 9250 Isreal 8 14 2725 Italy 14 58 11115 Japan 45 126 24215 Kenya 1 4 1600 Latvia 1 6 1500 Lithuania 1 1 250 Malasiya 6 27 6030 Mexico 2 11 1500 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 75 . CLIMBERS & ROYALTY BY COUNTRY.

Number of Teams.A. 2015.) Nationality Teams Climbers Royalty($) Mongolia 2 15 935 Myanmar 1 1 70 Namibia 1 1 125 Nepal 1 1 125 Neitherland 15 68 12875 New Zealand 8 39 9100 Norway 12 51 10065 Phillipines 1 4 500 Poland 6 25 3100 Portugal 1 13 3250 Romania 2 5 875 Russia 20 89 22385 Saudi Arabia 1 3 750 Singapore 9 36 7890 Slovakia 9 9 1500 Slovenia 3 27 4800 South Korea 9 42 9160 SouthAfrica 3 7 1625 Spain 28 87 15765 Sweden 6 20 4140 Switzerland 36 133 21255 Syria 1 3 375 Taiwan 3 12 3000 Thailand 2 16 1210 Turkey 1 2 500 U. Climbers and Royalty by Country. NMA (contd.E 1 2 250 Ukraine 3 5 750 United Kingdom 50 220 40690 United States 50 210 37295 Venozuela 2 12 1500 Total 657 2506 463145 Source: Nepal Rastra Bank 76  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .

Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 77 . Lumbini. being birth place of Lord Buddha and Pashupatinath. Government is committed to develop all major pilgrimages to enhance their attraction and provide opportunities for visitor's easy access.Nepal is famous destination for pilgrimage due to its prominent. glorious and prideful historical and sacred places. It was visited by 748294 persons out of them 66% were Nepalese while 17% Indians and 17% from other countries occupied the share. a centre of faith for Hinduism is major among many important places. February was the most preferred month for Lumbini visit. Lumbini is found as most visited pilgrimage by foreigners.

565 18.300 15.887 139.686 9131 14758 4998 October 25.966 10. 2011-2015 Month 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 January 9.225 9.901 9778 12705 13167 March 13.1: VISITORS (EXCLUDING INDIANS CITIZEN) TO PASHUPATI AREA BY MONTH.885 156.264 7.562 14.858 166173 78680 Source: Pashupati Area Development Trust 78  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .499 14.601 19101 17178 15777 May 5.481 9993 12556 2501 September 17.087 12855 10266 1685 June 4.202 21473 28428 3994 November 13.035 10298 8592 9148 February 11. TABLE 6.948 5.887 5043 8444 3476 August 9.753 14369 15066 14652 April 13.693 9.048 10.944 5973 5590 1786 July 11.494 24881 21997 4197 December 8.457 13.814 13963 10593 3299 Total 143.360 9.

2011-2015 Month 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2827 8678 3608 6169 6942 January 3478 4263 3213 5900 6215 February 4737 3275 11693 6425 7932 March 3753 63266 73041 70267 77614 April 8386 6099 19144 10092 8595 May 4889 4222 5886 6998 3506 June 2691 1713 2186 3393 2873 July 2683 2607 3039 4093 1472 August 3467 3297 3066 5300 701 September 5949 5512 6141 8334 1763 October 12778 9022 9024 16142 8109 November 8071 8629 10211 11103 4468 December 63709 120583 150252 154216 130262 Total Source: Lumbini Development Trust Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 79 .2: INDIANS CITIZEN VISITORS TO LUMBINI BY MONTH. TABLE 6.

April May June July Aug. 2015 S. LUMBINI BY MONTH. Feb.3: COUNTRY-WISE VISIT TO BIRTH PLACE OF LORD BUDDHA.TABLE 6. Dec. Sept. Mar. Country Jan. Oct.N. Rep 15 5 2 76 2 100 12 Chile 32 4 10 1 3 50 13 China 2036 2833 2203 1686 138 49 140 196 104 353 1330 1093 12161 14 Combodia 17 188 35 10 38 14 763 1065 15 Colombia 3 692 29 724 16 Denmark 7 20 6 24 2 76 15 8 158 17 Equador 2 2 18 Finland 8 2 3 2 15 19 France 108 145 193 203 25 5 7 28 2 49 93 123 981 20 Germany 155 210 296 413 25 6 15 19 6 142 152 83 1522 21 Hong Kong 13 6 13 2 1 1 1 17 21 19 94 22 Greece 8 9 1 1 97 116 23 Hungery 3 7 3 1 2 7 23 24 India 6942 6215 7932 77614 8595 3506 2873 1472 701 1763 8109 4468 130262 25 Indonesia 7 25 18 2 1 1 118 8 598 70 848 26 Israel 3 2 19 6 2 3 35 27 Iran 12 4 16 28 Italy 27 21 40 80 6 1 4 14 12 41 71 317 29 Japan 102 383 203 85 21 8 29 18 15 30 407 126 1427 30 Keniya 4 1 5 31 Latvia 2 1 3 32 Libya 1 1 33 Maldives 24 24 34 Malta 5 1 6 35 Malaysia 70 56 96 43 10 5 23 16 12 90 353 167 941 36 Mexico 5 13 1 4 23 80  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . Nov. Total 1 Argentina 14 17 2 2 3 3 153 2 3 199 2 Austria 2 34 9 2 2 75 37 161 3 Australia 305 111 138 76 4 4 11 26 25 6 18 93 817 4 Bangladesh 1 2 4 7 5 Belarush 3 3 6 Belgium 31 7 21 9 3 1 10 15 59 3 159 7 Bhutan 231 66 4 6 28 102 131 568 8 Bulgeria 4 4 9 Brazil 24 4 2 10 2 2 2 21 4 71 10 Canada 32 31 95 8 16 3 4 46 19 42 38 334 11 Cheq.

Dec. Nov. Africa 6 10 1 2 2 18 21 60 59 Sudan 2 6 1 4 1 14 60 Sweden 20 40 13 73 61 Switzerland 10 20 28 5 2 5 1 6 7 1 85 62 Syria 1 1 63 Thailand 2117 3994 4716 691 53 5 96 93 1365 5961 6838 25929 64 Taiwan 400 66 146 6 1 4 1 17 28 124 152 945 65 Turky 23 1 10 2 1 6 43 66 U.A. Mar. LUMBINI BY MONTH. Sept. Total 37 Mongolia 23 4 10 37 38 Myanmar 1886 4263 3654 2530 26 2 8 15 3 2198 3323 3142 21050 40 Netherlands 101 65 168 105 4 12 10 14 42 30 11 562 New 41 7 20 7 5 1 1 2 2 33 78 Zealand 42 Nijeria 1 1 43 Norway 4 4 3 2 2 15 44 Pakistan 2 3 1 1 1 8 45 Peru 11 11 46 Philipine 2 2 4 47 Poland 18 62 44 3 1 5 15 2 2 152 48 Portugal 1 2 3 49 Romania 11 1 2 1 2 17 50 Russia 17 6 19 37 9 2 10 6 26 20 13 165 51 Slovakia 13 7 20 52 Slovenia 19 1 2 22 53 Singapore 83 23 77 2 1 83 56 172 497 54 Spain 13 8 25 29 8 3 20 17 13 28 8 22 194 Saudi 55 1 1 Arabia 56 S. 119 137 226 172 6 2 24 43 17 77 52 18 893 68 Ukrain 1 1 14 5 21 Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 81 .) S. Feb.N. 2015 (contd.3: COUNTRY-WISE VISIT TO BIRTH PLACE OF LORD BUDDHA. April May June July Aug.TABLE 6. Country Jan.K.E. 1 1 67 U. Korea 96 198 496 203 6 6 35 16 30 248 1061 808 3203 57 Sri Lanka 1800 4770 9268 901 258 5 775 12696 4046 4892 6693 1583 47687 58 S. Oct.

Total 69 U. Dec. Mar.N.A.4: SUMMARY OF VISITORS BY BROAD ORIGIN IN LUMBINI S. Country Jan. Feb. 2015 (contd. LUMBINI BY MONTH. Oct. 196 167 223 177 52 37 61 17 34 69 173 146 1352 70 Vietman 135 58 771 145 56 19 45 20 53 506 592 656 3056 259442 17242 24180 31221 85587 14789 12623 30245 20917 9335 3710 4379 5162 Total Source: Lumbini Development Trust.S. Mar. Nov. April May June July Aug. Total 1 Nepal 44869 50674 36888 221090 27701 21208 20422 12115 2229 6357 12039 32088 488852 2 India 6942 6215 7932 77614 8595 3506 2873 1472 701 1763 8109 4468 130262 Other 10300 17965 23289 7953 740 204 1506 13317 4461 10860 22136 16446 129180 3 Countries Total 62111 74854 68109 306657 37036 24918 24801 26904 4461 18980 42284 53002 748294 Source: Lumbini Development Trust. Nov. April May June July Aug. Feb. FIGURE 6.TABLE 6. Country Jan. Sept.3: COUNTRY-WISE VISIT TO BIRTH PLACE OF LORD BUDDHA.) S.N. 2015 5% Nepal 3% 4% 6% India Sri Lanka 17% Thailand 65% Myanmar Other Countries 82  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .1 VISITORS DISTRIBUTION OF LUMBINI BY BROAD COUNTRY ORIGIN. TABLE 6. Sept Oct. Dec.

Around 80 percent of exchange is made by tourists themselves.030 thousand US$). This is slightly higher than previous year 2014 estimated by month breakdown.840. Historical data is presented by Nepali fiscal year thus monthly adjustment is made for year 2015. Revenue from tourism sector is observed from foreign currency exchange made by tourists and tourism industries as proxy of income. Per tourist expenditure in the months of May. This increase in currency income despite fall in tourist arrival brings per tourist per day expenditure at 68. June and July seems much higher than average expenditure. All domestic contribution is not captured.783.57 USD. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 83 .000 (Arround 488. 49. Nepal Rastra Bank report shows total foreign currency exchange (less return) for 2015 stood at Nrs.

210.72 380.409 .138.24 379.5 2059/60 (2002/03) 10.485 -9.76 164.174 162.710.600 74.4 2071/72 (2014/15) 53.374.2 2064/65 (2007/08) 20.66 390.800 76.165 11.3 471.4 2065/66 (2008/09) 27.086 -1.977 .3 2061/62 (2004/05) 11.106 16.820 80.100 15.6 2063/64 (2006/07) 12.6 2070/71 (2013/14) 46.783.703.TABLE 7.4 2069/70 (2012/13) 34.644 -2.1: GROSS FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS FROM TOURISM BY FISCAL YEAR.3 2058/59 (2001/02) 7.1 2060/61 (2003/04) 12.03 162.700 2015 (adjusted) 49.798.959.769 21.9 2068/69 (2011/12) 30.2 2066/67 (2009/10) 28.2 2072/73 (2015/16) * 20.1 2062/63 (2005/06) 11.576 87. 168.853 71.8 2067/68 (2010/11) 24.58 365.814.19 180.030 Source:NepalRastra Bank.2 544.07 341. 101.275 74.800 72.9 191. (000) US$ (000) US$ Exchange Rate 2057/58 (2000/01) 11.337. 2057/58 TO 2072/73 Total Earnings ( Net received ) % Change in Fiscal Year Annual Average NRs.163 25.535 .245 32.428.300.264 2.610.969.800 98.840 102.900 98.72 314.400 105.374 11.022 3.890 64.513 -4.36 488. 134.761 70.628 -37. * Based on six months of FY 2072/73 84  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .369.339.893 72.645.

000.000 20. Axis Title 10.000.000.000 60.1: GROSS FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS FROM TOURISM received.000 40.000.000 0 2057/58 (2000/01) 2058/59 (2001/02) 2059/60 (2002/03) 2060/61 (2003/04) 2061/62 (2004/05) 2062/63 (2005/06) 2063/64 (2006/07) 2064/65 (2007/08) 2065/66 (2008/09) 2066/67 (2009/10) 2067/68 (2010/11) 2068/69 (2011/12) 2069/70 (2012/13) 2070/71 (2013/14) 2071/72 (2014/15) Total Earnings ( Net received.000 50.000 30. 000 NRS ) FIGURE 7.000.000. 000 NRS ) Total Earnings ( Net Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 85 .

5 19 45.4 3530. Other Travels I. Total 2458.5 15. Tourist 1833. Trecking & 114 196.8 46.6 94.7 -11.5 B.9 2403.TABLE 7.5 -33. Less Resale -36.5 74.5 23.8 132.8 108.3 317.6 6. 2072/73 Total upto Saun Bhadau Asoj Kartik Mangsir Push Magh 7 months A.9 K.2 27.91 337.3 3507.2 2679.5 92.71 22968.5 39.7 83.4 28.4 3746.6 29.9 16.6 73.5 2667.1 -23.9 157 1282.2 11 25.8 Treatment 52.2 C.2 240.4 62.69 2945.7 2250 18605.6 141.5 3022.7 113.7 241 195.0 Rafting E.398 30.5 4469.3 6. Education 189.4 152.7 2940.3 -11 -4.4 99.8 412.2: FOREIGN EXCHANGE RECEIPT FROM TOURISM SECTOR BY MONTH.6 1.3 20.61 23091.6 F.1 * Includes money changer data received from foreigner also Source: Nepal Rastra Bank 86  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .7 13.2 67.3 9.3 3217. Business Tour G.8 2719.6 3929 2446.6 803.5 40.5 12.8 4480.6 97.9 -123.4 100.2 26.8 22.0 H.8 Net Received* 2422 3214.3 -3.0 J.5 186.7 298.9 186 142.398 96.0 D.9 3779. Sightseeing 54.8 24. Hotels 93. Travel Agency 12. Medical 82.2 11.3 1211.5 19.

4 39.33 34.9 70.36 48.84 102.971 -30.7 2010/11 2.8 578.213 -9.88 37.046.814.865.3 440.26 38.8 522.4 597.8 2013/14 4.060 93.8 2002/03 1.102 37.57* Source: Nepal Rastra Bank * Based on total tourist arrival in 2015(538970) and average length of stay of tourist.688 99.040 -9.380 14.8 45.803 902.9 512 64.7 535 45 2007/08 1.174.870 472.3 73 2008/09 2.637.580 13.6 48.6 538 42.171.80 98.16 days Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 87 .980 77. 2000-2015 Total Earning Average Average % Annual Expenditure Expenditure Year Change Average US $ Per Visitor Per Visitor Per Rs.430 10.5 2005/06 955.35 68.220 21.0 2014/15 53.364 8.490 98.21 47.0 561 55 2006/07 1.18 54.012.368 26.1 2004/05 1.380 85.860 72.('0000) in US$ Exchange ('0000) US$ Day US$ Rate 2000/01 1.530 14.070 74.783.9 79.428.9 2011/12 3.7 860.750 3.813.14 36.900 11.2 790 63 2015 49.6 45.795.740 24.06 37.310 28.770 15.9 609.070. TABLE 7.9 39.6 765.410 15.700 15.461.3: GROSS FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS.13.2 2012/13 3.8 36.6 2009/10 2.521 -41.890 2.6 2001/02 865.0 532 58.593 62.1 2003/04 1.8 798.421.

8 18.9 2002/03 11.1 15.5 12.00 16.00 17.556.00 15.8 2005/06 9.6 8.5 2.4 2007/08 18.8 20.8 11.125.147.4 2003/04 18.5 10.3 8 3.374.8 5.5 10.00 35.210.7 2001/02 8.9 20.9 4.5 2.960.7 20 4.8 1.7 1.00 16.9 10.464.70 23.0 24.9 3.8 - Note: ᶧDate based on new format since Fiscal Year 2000/01 to 2014/15 *Up to first six months Source: Nepal Rastra Bank 88  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .8 3.1 2.60 39.3 2008/09 27.4 2004/05 10.8 2011/12 30. TABLE 7.8 2009/10 28.40 32.5 5 2.747.7 5. 2000/01-2015/16 As % of Total Total Foreign As % of Total Value of As % of Total Exchange Value of Exports of Foreign As % of Year Earning from Merchandise Goods & Non Exchange GDP Tourism (Rs.6 2014/15 34.80 37.1 17.1 4.2 6.654.653.5 2.00 44.8 2015/16* 20.4: FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS FROM TOURISM.703.8 2 2012/13 34. Exports Factor Earnings in million) Services 2000/01ᶧ 11.30 14.300.611.313.7 2 2013/14 46.6 4.2 4.30 53 21.717.8 6.9 20.7 1.9 5.1 2.4 2010/11 24.90 45.00 40 22.139.7 2.5 24.2 5 1.6 1.5 2006/07 10.00 30.4 72.

96 5.77 3.85 2057/58 (in percentage) Gross Output at current price (Rs in 45.943 17.347 21.634 79928 86844 price (Rs inmillions) Gross Value Added at current price.118 95.056 9.97 179.326 54.041 71.96 2.55 1.5 6.646 10.04 316.7 1.193 79.09 225.866 24.39 5.367 38.597 65.31 6.89 1.53 284.391 12804 12183 (Rs in millions) Proportion of Gross Domestic Product 1. P: Preliminary Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 89 .309 40479 43486 2057/58 (Rs in millions) Gross Value Added at constant price 13.836 35.080 108.694 49.49 1.194 73.06 2.521 11.08 at current price (%) Gross Domestic Product Deflator 153. TABLE 7.855 29.7 1.5: SOME ECONOMIC INDICATORS OF HOTEL AND RESTAURANT (NSIC CATEGORY) BY FISCAL YEAR 2065/66 to 2072/73P Economic Indicators 2065/66 2066/67 2067/68 2068/69 2069/70 2070/71 2071/72 2072/73P Annual Growth Rate at constant price.52 7. 2.943 120407 130329 millions) Intermediate Consumption at current 31.9 257.16 356.93 Source: Nepal Rastra Bank *Up to first eight month.359 10.605 12.311 56.84 211.3 -4. 9.

5 tons of cargo in and out through 26564 numbers of flights. GoN has identified these issues and keeping effort for development in civil aviation sector. 90  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . To meet the target of tourist arrival. number of flights has to be increased remarkably due to its weak road connectivity to the rest of the world. Twenty six international airlines carried 3217162 tourists out of which 1674664 were outbound and 1542498 in-bound and carried 23688. Similarly international and domestic airports and other infrastructure have to be upgraded. Civil Aviation sector has important role in tourism. The number of countries having civil aviation contract reached to 38. Twenty two airports run in all seasons.There are 17 airlines for domestic movement. Six airports are under construction and 18 are as non-function. Out of 56 airports in Nepal 32 airports are in operations.

73 13786.A.85 23688.47 4.58 96.97 13.06 9.34 NOV 1103 1103 2206 144024 140466 284490 595.72 FEB 1114 1114 2228 155318 145668 300986 1 828.54 9.31 14.35 792.34 21.1: NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT AND PASSENGER MOVEMENT BY MONTH.84 22.63 2526.03 23.42 33.94 832. TABLE 8.44 1526.87 12.2 Source: ATSRO (ATS/SAR Division).23 DEC 1079 1079 2158 151505 118326 269831 6 663.84 SEP 1007 1006 2013 117717 126940 244657 1016.64 1643.87 10.04 17.1 152.46 MAY 1376 1378 2754 133898 111577 245475 48 677.11 13.21 2.33 26.89 1383.17 21.89 1558.O.68 774.85 6.6 13.48 19.72 2550.86 1306.C.84 0.21 714.76 6.44 MAR 1189 1187 2376 177293 158361 335654 898.16 24.67 1007.99 1980.55 1058.I.69 9.52 0.8 AUG 938 940 1878 124815 105198 230013 2 967.8 19.98 8.58 2153.96 15. Air Cargo Service Division T.64 7.2 1369.27 1856.6 8. Terminal Management Division.88 10.33 958.A.58 JUL 864 864 1728 95893 91447 187340 97 769.29 1670.7 32.63 1620.35 2323.21 APR 1362 1370 2732 180614 152483 333097 34 711.62 2447. 2015 FLIGHT MOVEMENT PAX MOVEMENT CARGO MOVEMENT MAIL MOVEMENT MONTH TRANSIT (in Tons) (in Tons) DEP ARR TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL JAN 1169 1169 2338 144416 129486 273902 2 929.92 1872.93 1544.98 8.1 248.92 26.94 3.74 TOTAL 13281 13283 26564 1674664 1542498 3217162 329 9901.14 JUN 951 943 1894 123780 101788 225568 134 920.9 15. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 91 .7 OCT 1129 1130 2259 125391 160758 286149 5 921.

ATSRO ( ATS / SAR Division ) .Air Cargo Service Section T. Terminal Management Division .C.I.Air Cargo Service Section T. 2015 MONTH FLIGHT MOVEMENT PAX MOVEMENT TRANSIT DEP ARR TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL JAN 1169 1169 2338 144416 129486 273902 2 FEB 1114 1114 2228 155318 145668 300986 1 MAR 1189 1187 2376 177293 158361 335654 - APR 1362 1370 2732 180614 152483 333097 34 MAY 1376 1378 2754 133898 111577 245475 48 JUN 951 943 1894 123780 101788 225568 134 JUL 864 864 1728 95893 91447 187340 97 AUG 938 940 1878 124815 105198 230013 2 SEP 1007 1006 2013 117717 126940 244657 - OCT 1129 1130 2259 125391 160758 286149 5 NOV 1103 1103 2206 144024 140466 284490 - DEC 1079 1079 2158 151505 118326 269831 6 TOTAL 13281 13283 26564 1674664 1542498 3217162 329 Source :. Terminal Management Division .ATSRO ( ATS / SAR Division ) .O 92  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . 2011-2015 MONTH FLIGHT MOVEMENT PAX MOVEMENT TRANSIT DEP ARR TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL 2011 11394 11398 22792 1292515 1407512 2700027 7236905 2012 11659 11661 23320 1546350 1378825 2925175 342 2013 11807 11812 23619 1647235 1493067 3140302 223 2014 13605 13603 27208 1889448 1622199 3511647 284 2015 13281 13283 26564 1674664 1542498 3217162 329 TOTAL 61746 61757 123503 8050212 7444101 15494313 7238083 Source :. TABLE 8.A.2: NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT & PASSENGER MOVEMENT.A.O TABLE 8.I.C.A.A.3: NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT & PASSENGER MOVEMENT BY MONTH.

4: INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES WISE FLIGHT AND PASSENGER MOVEMENT.A.TABLE 8.I.N AIRLINES TRANSIT DEP ARR TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL 1 Air Ariabia 1183 1183 2366 148008 144025 292033 7 Indian 997 997 1994 112280 111888 224168 3 2 Airlines Biman 233 233 466 30963 25072 56035 3 Bangaladesh 4 Buddha Air 24 24 48 626 460 1086 5 Bhutan Air 132 132 264 6060 6472 12532 6 Air China 336 336 672 32175 28238 60413 2 7 China Estern 295 295 590 29211 23730 52941 1 China 104 104 208 6484 5517 12001 8 Southern China 292 292 584 24465 22253 46718 9 scichuan 10 Druk Air 457 457 914 15228 16537 31765 1 11 Ethihad Air 719 719 1438 84168 78831 162999 12 Fly Dubai 1016 1016 2032 146830 120608 267438 1 13 Dragon Air 268 268 536 54695 46163 100858 14 Indigo Air 363 363 726 55870 53449 109319 57 15 Jet Airways 1223 1222 2445 165599 146067 311666 155 16 Korean Air 88 88 176 17349 16008 33357 Malayasian 719 719 1438 78852 81574 160426 8 17 Air 18 Maindo Air 234 234 468 22715 30964 53679 19 Oman Air 660 660 1320 83421 75232 158653 3 20 Qatar Air 917 917 1834 173800 152097 325897 1 Nepal 1129 1128 2257 134187 119471 253658 69 21 Airlines 22 Spice Jet 151 151 302 21874 19904 41778 23 Silk Air 197 197 394 26237 19432 45669 24 Thai Air 340 340 680 75729 59788 135517 6 25 Turkis Air 272 272 544 52343 48987 101330 14 26 Air Asia 281 281 562 68876 85088 153964 1 27 Others 651 654 1305 6619 4643 11262 TOTAL 13281 13282 26563 1674664 1542498 3217162 329 Source :.A.ATSRO ( ATS / SAR Division ) . 2015 FLIGHT MOVEMENT PASSENGER MOVEMENT S.Air Cargo Service Section T. Terminal Management Division .O Nepal Tourism Statistics 201593 .C.

MONTH DEP ARR TOTAL OUT IN TOTAL 1 JAN 2299 2299 4598 50287 51432 101719 2 FEB 2387 2384 4771 58386 56836 115222 3 MAR 2938 2932 5870 62874 58652 121526 4 APR 3669 3661 7330 71266 70297 141563 5 MAY 3463 3463 6926 48602 46865 95467 6 JUN 2467 2469 4936 42438 50805 93243 7 JUL 2280 2279 4559 44679 47240 91919 8 AUG 2228 2221 4449 52306 56761 109067 9 SEP 2614 2617 5231 59770 59132 118902 10 OCT 3602 3602 7204 84274 70434 154708 11 NOV 2782 2783 5565 59595 64048 123643 12 DEC 2215 2211 4426 48653 48416 97069 G.A.Air Cargo Service Section T. Terminal Management Division .A.5: NUMBER OF DOMESTIC FLIGHT & PASSENGER MOVEMENT. 2015 FLIGHT MOVEMENT PASSENGERS S.O 94  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .Air Cargo Service Section T.C.I.ATSRO ( ATS / SAR Division ) .ATSRO ( ATS / SAR Division ) .O TABLE 8.I.C.6: NUMBER OF DOMESTIC FLIGHT & PASSENGER MOVEMENT BY MONTH.TABLE 8. TOTAL 32944 32921 65865 683130 680918 1364048 Source :.N. Terminal Management Division . 2011-2015 FLIGHT MOVEMENT PASSENGER MOVEMENT MONTH DEP ARR TOTAL IN OUT TOTAL 2011 39635 39625 79260 796992 796992 1593984 2012 35444 35433 70877 786694 788365 1575059 2013 3467 3475 6942 66302 66780 133082 2014 4053 4046 8099 75608 74964 150572 2015 3727 3727 7454 74943 67218 142161 Total 86326 86306 172632 1800539 1794319 3594858 Source :.A.A.

170 2.410 4.035 6. C.135 4.N.A.A.548 3307 5692 8999 Source: Pokhara Airport. Nepal Tourism Statistics 201595 .138 6. 2012- 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Foreigner Foreigner Foreigner Month Nepali Nepali Nepali Total Total Total January 170 295 465 235 298 533 366 935 1301 February 176 324 500 263 327 590 465 822 1287 March 203 369 572 301 403 704 411 911 1322 April 186 414 600 198 418 616 468 913 1581 May 119 313 432 120 316 436 Not Available 224 90 314 June 32 137 169 32 171 203 103 36 139 July 31 63 94 31 64 95 135 38 173 August 46 139 185 46 140 187 187 152 239 September 195 332 527 197 335 532 236 210 446 October 309 599 908 312 605 917 243 495 1238 November 301 525 826 304 530 834 307 534 841 December 367 525 892 371 530 901 162 556 718 Total 2.7: NUMBER OF PARAGLIDERS IN POKHARA BY MONTHS.TABLE 8.

Tourism sector of Nepal is managed with partnership of Government. households. 96  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . private sector. There are beds provided by all hotels registered in Nepal including 116 star levels. professionals and NGOs. trekking agencies and guides all are in increasing number of trend. Tourism industries play pivotal roles in tourist service. rafting agencies. Travel agency. All the human resources are trained in either NATHM or other institutions. Three casino and three mini casinos are in operation that provided 234 million NRs revenue in 2015 including collected backlogs. increasing revenue and increasing length of stay. service management. tour operators. tour guide.

2: TOURIST INDUSTRIES AND GUIDE IN NEPAL Tourist Travel Trekking Rafting Tour Trekking River Year Transportation Agency Agency Agency Guide Guide Guide Service 2069/70 2239 1598 52 31 0 0 100 2070/71 2450 1761 60 50 3141 9741 131 2071/72 2611 1903 61 59 3335 10436 131 2072/73* 2768 2016 66 67 3507 11358 187 Source: Department of Tourism Nepal Tourism Statistics 201597 .1: TOURIST STANDARD HOTEL REGISTERED IN NEPAL Tourist Standard Star Hotel Hotel Total Year Hotel Bed Hotel Bed Hotel Bed 39107 2061 110 10715 886 28392 996 39384 2062 110 10715 896 28669 1006 24260 2063 105 9763 502 14497 607 24660 2064 105 9763 512 14897 617 26063 2065 96 9320 573 16743 669 28493 2066 97 9369 647 19124 744 29342 2067 103 9125 686 20517 789 30780 2068 106 9323 721 21457 827 31657 2069 107 9371 746 22286 853 34523 2070 117 9506 909 25017 1026 36179 2071 118 9554 957 26625 1075 36950 2072 116 9710 957 27240 1073 Source: Department of Tourism TABLE 9.TABLE 9.

. 0 0 0 Total 5 5 10 5 5 10 . of No. 43 17 32 Private 2 5 10 2 5 10 . of Affilitated No. . . . . of District Type House Room Bed House Room Bed House Room Bed House Room Bed Kathmandu Community 47 70 138 52 80 148 0 0 0 52 80 148 Private 19 57 103 31 102 176 3 12 22 34 114 198 Total 66 127 241 83 182 324 3 12 22 86 194 346 Kavre Community 31 . . . ROOM AND BED2013-2015 2013 Total 2014 Total 2015 Registered 2015 Total No. .3: REGISTERED HOMESTAY MANAGEMENT BY TYPES. of No. 7 15 36 98  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . . 45 22 42 Lalitpur Community 7 13 25 7 13 25 0 0 0 7 13 25 Private 2 6 12 3 8 16 1 2 4 4 10 20 Total 9 19 37 10 21 41 1 2 4 11 23 45 Mugu Community 5 5 10 5 5 10 . 5 5 10 Private . of No. of No. of Affilitated No. . . . 25 33 66 Private . . . . 5 5 10 Nuwakot Community 25 33 66 25 33 66 . . 25 33 66 Ramechhap Community 6 15 30 6 15 30 . TABLE 9. of Affilitated No. . . 43 17 32 . of No. . . . 2 5 10 Total 33 5 10 45 22 42 . . 6 15 30 Private 1 3 6 1 3 6 . . . . . . . of No. AFFILIATED HOUSE. . of No. 0 0 0 Total 25 33 66 25 33 66 . . of Affilitated No. . . 1 3 6 Total 7 18 36 7 18 36 . . . . . .

. . of No. . ROOM AND BED2013-2015 (contd. . 15 15 30 2 17 34 17 32 64 Communit Total y 135 166 327 172 217 417 2 17 34 174 234 451 Private 25 73 133 39 122 214 4 14 26 43 136 240 Total 160 239 460 211 339 631 6 31 60 217 370 691 Source: Department of Tourism Nepal Tourism Statistics 201599 . 9 18 34 Makwanpur Community 7 16 30 7 16 30 . .3: REGISTERED HOMESTAY MANAGEMENT BY TYPES. of No. . . . . . . of No. . . 0 0 0 Total 7 16 30 7 16 30 . of No. . of No. . . . of No. 0 0 0 Total . . . . 5 9 18 Private . .) 2013 Total 2014 Total 2015 Registered 2015 Total No. of Affilitated No. . . 2 4 6 Total 8 16 30 9 18 34 . 7 14 28 Private 1 2 2 2 4 6 . . of Affilitated No. 7 16 30 Private . 5 9 18 5 9 18 Pyuthan Community . of District Type House Room Bed House Room Bed House Room Bed House Room Bed Chitwan Community 7 14 28 7 14 28 . . TABLE 9. . of Affilitated No. . . . . . . . AFFILIATED HOUSE. . . of Affilitated No. 5 9 18 . . 0 0 0 Total . 15 15 30 2 17 34 17 32 64 Private . . . of No. . . . . . . 7 16 30 Dhading Community .

4: OPERATIONAL AIRPORT IN NEPAL Operation Construction Airport name SN District Status Status 1 Taplejung Airport Taplejung Operational Complete 2 Surkhet Airport Surkhet Operational Complete 3 Phaplu Airport Solukhumbu Operational Complete 4 Tenzing-Hillary Airport Solukhumbu Operational Complete 5 KangelDanda Airport Solukhumbu Operational Complete 6 Tumlingtar Airport Sankhuwasabha Operational Complete 7 Gautam Buddha Airport Rupandehi Operational Complete 8 Chaurjahari Airport Rukum Operational Complete 9 Ramechhap Airport Ramechhap Operational Complete 10 Rumjatar Airport Okhladhunga Operational Complete 11 Jomsom Airport Mustang Operational Complete 12 Talcha Airport (Rara) Mugu Operational Complete 13 Biratnagar Airport Morang Operational Complete 14 Manang Airport Manang Operational Complete 15 Lamidanda Airport Khotang Operational Complete 16 Thamkharka Airport Khotang Operational Complete 17 Man Maya Airport Khotang Operational Complete 18 Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu Operational Complete 19 Pokhara Airport Kaski Operational Complete 20 Dhangadhi Airport Kailali Operational Complete 21 Jumla Airport Jumla Operational Complete 22 Bhadrapur Airport Jhapa Operational Complete 23 Simikot Airport Humla Operational Complete 24 Dolpa Airport Dolpa Operational Complete 25 Janakpur Airport Dhanusha Operational Complete 26 Bharatpur Airport Chitwan Operational Complete 27 Bhojpur Airport Bhojpur Operational Complete 28 Simara Airport Bara Operational Complete 29 Nepalgunj Airport Banke Operational Complete 30 Bajura Airport Bajura Operational Complete 31 Masineshchaur Dolpa Operational Complete 32 Salle Rukum Operational Complete Source: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal 100  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . TABLE 9.

6: UNDER CONTRUCTION AIRPORT IN NEPAL SN Airport name District Construction Status 1 ArghaBhagbati Airport Arghakhanchi Under Construction 2 Gulmiresunga Airport Gulmi Under Construction 3 Falgunanand Airport Ilam Under Construction 4 Kalikot Airport Kalikot Under Construction 5 KhijiChandeshwori Airport Okhaldhunga Under Construction 6 Shitaleshwara Airport Lamjung Under Construction Source: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015101 .5: NON OPERATIONAL AIRPORT IN NEPAL Construction Airport name SN District Operation Status Status 1 Syangboche Airport Solukhumbu Not in Operation Complete 2 Rajbiraj Airport Saptari Not in Operation Complete 3 Rolpa Airport Rolpa Not in Operation Complete 4 Langtang Airport Rasuwa Not in Operation Complete 5 BhimDatta Airport Kanchanpur Not in Operation Complete 6 Tikapur Airport Kailali Not in Operation Complete 7 Palungtar Airport Gorkha Not in Operation Complete 8 Silgadhi Airport Doti Not in Operation Complete 9 Jiri Airport Dolakha Not in Operation Complete 10 Gokuleshwor Airport Darchula Not in Operation Complete 11 Dang Airport Dang Not in Operation Complete 12 Meghauli Airport Chitwan Not in Operation Complete 13 Bajhang Airport Bajhang Not in Operation Complete 14 Patan Airport Baitadi Not in Operation Complete 15 Balewa Airport Baglung Not in Operation Complete 16 Sanphebagar Airport Accham Not in Operation Complete 17 Kamal Bazar Airport Accham Not in Operation Complete Source: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal TABLE 9. TABLE 9.

7: MISCELLANEOUS REPORT OF TOURISM SECTOR 2014-2015 Main Indicator 2014 2015 Number of Nepalese Airlines operating international flight 2 2 Number of International Airlines operating in Nepal 26 26 Number of countries Bilateral agreement for Airlines service 36 38 Number of total airlines seats 6500000 8000000 Number of Domestic airlines operation in Nepal 17 17 Number of International Airport in Nepal 1 1 Number of Paragliding companies operation in Nepal . 5 Number of Airport operation in all seasons 20 22 Number of Airport operation in Nepal 35 32 Source: Different sector 102  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . 5 Number of sky drive companies operation in Nepal . TABLE 9. 2 Number of ultra light companies operation in Nepal . 7 Number of flight training institution in Nepal . 70 Number of Helicopters operation in Nepal .

1376 in Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) and 861 Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) 2015. mid-level and supervisor level trainings.Information from non- government sector is not received in the report. Tourism industry is mainly HR based that need large number of trained people in diverse areas of tourism. Total 58140 persons have received basic. Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015103 . It has produced 168 persons with Master of Hospitality Management. National Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management is sole public institution that develops human resource in tourism sector. Total trained manpower in the tourism sector has reached to 60545 up to year 2015.

2015 Up to Sub SN Course/Training 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 total Master's in Hospitality 1 Management 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 28 25 36 39 0 168 Bachelor's in Hotel 37 72 78 80 80 80 120 121 125 168 168 2 Management 170 77 1376 Bachelor's in travel and 27 23 30 79 80 81 80 80 84 125 126 3 tourism 22 24 861 Food preparation and 73 66 80 144 101 67 37 72 146 83 0 4 control 1061 163 2093 5 Beverage Service 1366 60 27 32 34 60 21 24 10 15 33 17 0 1699 6 House keeping 1125 18 23 29 25 21 17 21 0 0 0 0 0 1279 7 Front Office 1159 35 18 25 32 24 18 27 0 0 0 0 0 1338 Bakery and Indian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 sweets 82 0 82 9 Hotel Maintenance 243 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 243 10 Hotel ledger keeping 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 11 Tourist route guide 1927 74 54 72 80 136 205 181 0 163 312 227 0 3431 12 Local guide by region 285 0 0 30 0 0 68 113 35 21 18 11 14 595 Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 Operation 33 0 33 Travel agency and 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 ticketing 703 72 775 Cook and waiter for 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 trekking 462 0 462 104  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .1: TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT RELATED EDUCATION AND TRAININGS COMPLETED. TABLE 10.

2015 (cont.1: TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT RELATED EDUCATION AND TRAININGS COMPLETED.) Up to Sub Course/Training 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 total SN 16 Trekking route guide 3711 592 332 362 420 512 673 953 698 968 1551 1772 38 12582 Trekking and tour 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 leader 30 0 30 18 Rafting route guide 0 0 0 68 77 72 0 34 44 66 47 395 0 803 In service training/seminar/public 19 1268 229 229 376 411 281 252 286 315 246 302 105 77 4377 relations and hospitality 20 Outreach training 5023 231 98 59 317 144 249 129 0 87 67 133 175 6712 Homestay 0 0 0 0 108 142 377 0 66 108 0 21 management 0 0 801 International freight 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 forwarding and cargo 93 0 93 23 Tourist guide refresher 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 24 Skill test program 358 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 358 25 Agri-tourism 0 0 0 0 0 26 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 Hospitality and food 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 safety standards 0 418 27 471 27 Porter guide 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 47 Total 19634 1376 942 1321 1507 1601 2007 2216 1700 1832 2784 3272 719 40911 Source: NATHAM Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015105 . TABLE 10.

106  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 .

2015 SN September November December February October January August March April May June July INCIDENT Total 1 Lost/Missing 30 47 69 52 23 30 25 19 30 35 37 25 422 2 Stolen/theft 12 31 17 18 7 14 3 3 17 18 14 9 163 3 Fraud/Cheating 2 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 4 1 1 0 15 4 Robbery 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 6 6 Harrastment/dispute 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 Accident 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4 9 Attack/ Assault 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 10 Snatched 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 12 Missing Person 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 7 Total 46 81 87 75 30 47 30 27 54 58 54 35 624 Source: Tourist Police TABLE 11.2: ESTIMATION OF DAMAGE/ LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKE IN CULTURE/ HERITAGE SECTOR.1: TOURIST RELATED ACCIDENT/INCIDENT REPORTED BY TOURIST POLICE. 2072 BAISAKH Disaster Effects (NPR Million) Share of Disaster effect Subsector Private/Com Damage Loss Total Public munity Heritage site in 16 7875 1409 9284 9284 district Monasteries & Historic Structures 5300 530 5830 5830 (Older than 100 years) Monasteries & Historic Structures 2835 283 3118 3118 (Less than 100 years) Temple in remote area 900 90 990 990 Total 16910 2312 19222 8948 10274 Source: National Planning Commission Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015107 . TABLE 11.

2072 BAISAKH Financial year (NPR million) Subsector Total 2015-16 2016-17 Recovery Activities 10866 5209 16075 Demolition and rubble 3018 755 3773 removal Promotion campaign costs 2730 2520 5250 Loan rescheduling 5118 1934 7052 Reconstruction activities 18571 4064 22635 Hotels 15643 3911 19554 Home Stays 2064 0 2064 Eco-lodges in Convention 498 0 498 areas Trekking trails 358 153 511 Tour Operator offices 8 8 Total 58874 18546 77420 Source: National Planning Commission 108  Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015 . TABLE 11.3: ESTIMATION OF DAMAGE/ LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKE IN TOURISM SECTOR. 2072 BAISAKH Disaster Effects (NPR Million) Share of Disaster effect Subsector Private/Com Damage Loss Total Public munity Hotel and Others 16295 0 16295 16295 0 Home Stays 1720 495 2215 1720 0 Eco-lodge 415 0 415 415 0 Trekking Trails 426 5711 6137 0 6137 Tour Operator 7 4924 4931 4931 0 Tourism revenues 0 47013 47013 47013 0 Air Transport revenues 0 4720 4720 4720 0 Restaurant revenues 0 11 11 11 0 Total 18863 62874 81737 75105 6137 Source: National Planning Commission TABLE 11.4: SUMMARY ESTIMATION OF RECOVERY NEEDS FOR DAMAGE/ LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKE IN CULTURE AND TOURISM SECTOR.

Nepal Tourism Statistics 2015109 .