The monthly tourist arrivals by air posted a record in October. According to Immigration Office, Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), visitor arrivals in October touched a record 73,264 — an increment by 16.8 per cent compared to the same month last year — for the first time in the tourism history of Nepal. A total of 69,115 foreign tourists departed whereas 52,952 Nepalese departed from TIA in October but TIA recorded some 70,531 Nepalese arrivals.
Nearly 2000 people, including many foreign tourists, are stranded in the foothills of Mount Everest due to adverse weather conditions that have halted flights from Kathmandu. Surke is a two-hour walk below Lukla and stands at an altitude of 7,511ft.
Some glimpses of trekking trip to Poon Hill — breathtaking view of the Annapurna Himalayan range, beautiful scenery, and different cultures.