Travel and tourism make a significant contribution to the economy in Nepal. In 2017, travel and tourism directly contributed (PDF) NPR 99.8bn (USD 982.5mn) or 4.0 percent of Nepal’s GDP and supported 497,500 jobs.

These are the five countries that send the most tourists to Nepal, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation.

  1. India
  2. China
  3. USA
  4. UK
  5. Sri Lanka

Data source: PDF