April 07, Solukhumbu: With the onset of the tourist season, the number of foreign tourists visiting Khumbu in the Everest region has increased. With the onset of spring, the number of foreign tourists entering the Khumbu region has been increasing. According to the Khumbu Pasanglamu Municipality, more than 900 foreign tourists have visited the Khumbu area in the last week.
Khum Prasad Poudal, an employee of the Civil Aviation Authority, Lukla, said that the bustle has increased even at the Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla. Up to 45 helicopters and up to 35 aircraft fly daily in Lukla. He said that 266 people entered Khumbu in 14 aircraft and 225 tourists in 45 helicopters on Thursday. According to the airport office, the pressure on incoming passengers is high and the number of returning passengers is almost zero.