Mustang, Oct 19: Over 2,000 foreigners have visited Lomanthang, the main tourist hub of Mustang district, during nine months of 2015.

According to the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), a total of 2039 foreign tourists visited the district to visit Mustangi Royal Palace, to study about the art and culture and to enjoy the panoramic view till September of this year.

The ACAP has been keeping record of the tourists, visiting the Lomanthang, from Kagbeni and Lomanthnag area daily, said Chief of ACAP, Lomanthang, santosh Sherchan. The number of tourists visiting Lomanthang was less as compared to corresponding period of the previous year.

Most of the tourists were from Germany, France and Netherlands, according to the ACAP. The number of tourists visiting the Lomanthang has also said to be decreased due to increasing cold in upper Mustang.

A total of 4,200 tourists had visited Lomanthang in 2014. RSS