Ilam, April 27, 2017: As many as 62,000 tourists have entered the Ilam district as of April 13 in the current fiscal year.
According to Kolbung-based Tourism information Centre, the inflow of tourists this year 2016/17 is four-fold higher than that of last fiscal year.
Gagan Ghimire of the Centre shared that the district saw a nominal number of tourists last year due to the effects of the earthquake and Madhes-based agitation.
Among the tourists, 90 percent are domestic and 10 percent are foreigners. It is noted that 40 percent of the tourists come here for sightseeing.
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