Nepal has suffered a loss of over Rs 43 billion in the tourism sector from the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation on Sunday, June 7, 2015, the devastating earthquake inflicted the loss of Rs 43.99 billion damaging the infrastructures including at the cultural heritage sites.
The reports say that a total of 733 cultural heritage sites have been damaged by the great earthquake while around 1,500 religious places were affected.
Similarly, total of 1,559 hotels were damaged in the earthquake including 300 hotels based in Kathmandu while 344 home-stay also suffered in the aftershocks.
Likewise, the earthquake has also damaged 155km trekking routes while 242km routes were partially damaged.