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October 18, 2019

Nepal is one of the world’s 10 fastest growing tourist destinations says AFAR

Kathmandu Durbar square
Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu: Nepal has been adjudged as one of the World’s 10 fastest growing tourist destinations as Nepal secures 7th position among the top 10 tourist destinations according to a survey conducted by AFAR- travel and destination magazine.

Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square

AFAR further writes in its media report that Nepal secured its position as 7th fast-growing tourist destinations in the world with a factual data of 24.8% tourists visiting Nepal in the year 2018. According to AFAR the tourist arrival in Nepal in 2018 shows a total of 1,173,000.

“In some ways, this rapid growth has helped the country rebuild after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal in 2015. To explore Nepal responsibly travel with G Adventure on its classic Nepal Adventure trip which includes an overnight homestay with the indigenous Tharu community in Royal Chitwan National Park and hiking treks in the Annapurna Range,” said the report.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar square

Similarly the report added that Vietnam secured the 10th position with 19.9% tourist arrival, Palestine as 9th tourist destination with 20.5% tourist arrival, Turkey as 8th destination with 21.7% tourist arrivals, Nepal as 7th destination with 24.8% tourist arrivals, Comoros as 6th destination with 28.2% tourist arrivals, Uganda as 5th destination with 31.9% tourist arrival, Egypt as 4th destination with 36.8% tourist arrival, Iran as 3rd destination with 49.9% tourist arrival, Ecuador as 2nd destination with 51% tourist arrival and lastly Tajikistan as the first and foremost destination with 190.1% tourist arrival in the country in 2018.

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