Tourist arrival increased by 35 per cent in Everest region

Solukhumbu: The number of tourists visiting the Mount Everest region has risen by 35.79 per cent in 2017 as compared to 2016.

Overall 37097 tourists visited the Everest region in 2016 while the number was recorded at 50,377 in 2017, informed Sagarmatha National Park check post, Jorsalle. The number of tourists visiting the region exceeds the previous year by 13,280.

Monthly tourist arrival are as January – 1297, February – 1363, March – 5058, April-9592, May – 4487, June – 557, July – 342, August – 531, September – 4400, October – 12479, November – 7687 and December – 2584. The highest number of tourist visited in the October. The number excludes the mountain expedition and peak climbing group.

2018 January

Meanwhile,  Sagarmatha National Park informed that total 1466 tourist has visited the Everest region in January 2018.

Everest view trekking
Everest view trekking, in January 2018,

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