Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.940 mil in 2017 in Nepal, according to Eurostat. This is 24.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Nepal reached an all time high of 0.940 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.275 mil in 2002. When compared to Nepal's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Bhutan amounted to 0.255 mil, 60.7 mil in China and 15.5 mil in India in 2017.
Nepal has been ranked 112th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.