KATHMANDU, Nepal–Tourists arrival in Sagarmatha region, the location of the world’s tallest peak Mt Everest, has surged. A significant number of foreigners throng Solu via Tenjing Hillary Airport, each day from various points, according to Civil Aviation Authority, Lukla.
A large number of foreigners have arrived for a trek in the Khumbu region since a couple of week.
Foreign tourists arrive in the area to view the panorama of the Mt Everest during this season.
With the flow of the travelers’ arrival in the Khumbu region, various private and government airlines companies including Sita, Tara, Simrik, and Nepal Airlines operate around 30 flights daily in the district.
Around 300 foreigners enter the district through air. Thousands of tourists prefer viewing Mt. Everest and other mountains on October and November annually.
Tourism entrepreneurs are glad after finding booming business due to regular flights following the good weather this year.
The hotels in trekking routes to the Khumbu regions have been packed with tourists in Lukla, Jorsalle, Fakdin, Namche, Khumjung, and Temboche among other places. The porters are found thronging uphill to earn money ignoring their upcoming festival Dashain and Tihar.
Around 25,000 tourists visit the Sagarmatha National Park annually and this trend has continued for the last 10 years, according to the Park Office.