POKHARA, Nov.7: The number of tourists trekking upto the Annapurna Base Camp has risen. The area is now witnessing a hefty hike in the number of tourists after it faced the setback of the earthquake and the trade embargo two years before.
With the start of the month of October the number of foreign tourists heading for the trekking route has stood at around Four Hundred on a daily basis, local entrepreneur Him Bahadur Gurung informed.
“With the start of month of October the tourists influx in Annapurna Base camp has increased,” He said further adding, “The area is now luring the domestic and the foreign tourists. The festive season of Dashain and Tihar also has dragged a lot of tourists here.”
It usually takes Seven to Ten days to reach the Annapurna Base Camp via the Ghorepani of Pokhara but it can be reduced by One or Twp days depending upon the waking speed of the trekker.
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