Tourism and development in Nepal

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Tourism and development in Nepal

Tourism and development in Nepal

One of the largest industry in Nepal is tourism which is source of foreign exchange and revenue. Because of its natural beauty and geographical diversity it has become the main source of tourism industry. As Nepal is famous for Himalayan country because out of 10 highest mountain in the world 8 are of Nepal. Nepal is also famous for hindu and budhist religion. Nepal is also known as the birth place of Gautam Buddha so it is attracting many tourists in Nepal.

Mainly Nepal is famous for adventurous torism and eco- tourism. Nepal is the country which has been gifted by god. As it has got versatile geographical diversity because of which it is the place of adventure, rock climbing, mountaineers etc. Nepal’s cool weather is also an main attraction. Nepal is full of temples, monastriesand diversified high hills. Worlds highest mountain Mount Everest also located in Nepal and birth place of gautam Buddha Lumbini is also in Nepal.
Here are some data of the number of international tourists visit in Nepal which directly affects Tourism and development in Nepal.
1995 –363,395
1996- 393,533
1997- 421,857
1998- 463,684
1999- 491,504
2000- 463,646
2001- 361,237
2002- 275,468
2003- 338,132
2004- 385,297
2005- 375,398
2006- 383,926
2007- 526,705
2008- 500,277
2009- 509,956
2010- 602,855
2011- 736,215
2012- 803,092
2013- 798,000
So, above are the data of number of tourists visiting in Nepal. So we all need to put our effort to developed tourism sector in Nepal.
We have only just got data upto 2013, if we have got data after 2013 we will sure post it.