Money and Mountains, How Mountain Tourism is Enhancing Lives

EverestHere are some facts about the mountaineering side of Nepal tourism that are real eye openers. A total of 48 mountain climbing expeditions came to Nepal in 1979 and the total royalty earned from them was Rs. 577,000. In 2001, 112 mountain climbing expeditions arrived, from whom the government earned royalties of Rs. 127 million, an increase of over 220% over 1979. Continue reading