Kathmandu, July 2.
Nepal Tourism Board says nearly 500,000 tourists visited Nepal between January and June.
According to the board, 476,481 tourists came to Nepal in the past six months.
This, according to the board, is almost the same number as 2019 when over 536,000 people visited Nepal during the same time period.
The figure represented a significant increase of 97.79 per cent compared to the same period in 2022, but a decrease of 16.93 per cent compared to 2019.
The number of travellers coming to Nepal from India and China is increasing, said the board.