American billionaires came to visit Nepal with a ‘private jet’

KATHMANDU: To explore the Nepali tourism landscape, 73 American billionaires have come to visit Nepal by chartering the private jet.

Nepal, which is famous for adventure tourism in the world, is recently becoming the choice of the wealthy travellers for vacationing. Meanwhile, a team of American billionaires came to Nepal by chartering a private jet ‘Boeing 757’ belonging to the National Geographic Society.

The flight from Vietnam landed at Tribhuvan International Airport at 9:37 am on Tuesday. They have come to visit various destinations in Nepal. However, due to bad weather, he has decided to cut short his stay in Nepal and go to Bhutan.

The team of American billionaires includes members of the National Geographic Society Board of Directors. It has not been made public who is participating in the visiting team.

Although the Boeing 757 series aircraft brought by them on charter has a capacity of 233 seats, only 80 business class seats have been reserved because it will be used for ‘VIP’ flights.

They paid $94,995 per person for a couple and $14,495 per person for a single stay.

They who came with an itinerary from Kathmandu to Lhomanthang in Mustang will spend only one night in Kathmandu due to bad weather. That is why they have canceled the Mustang tour and toured various destinations in Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday. They are now staying at Hotel Dwarikaj in Battisputli, Kathmandu.

If the weather was not bad, it was planned to go by ship from Kathmandu to Pokhara and from Pokhara to Jomsom on Wednesday and from there take a car to Lhoemanthang. However, since the weather has worsened for a few days, they have canceled their plans to visit that destination and are going to Bhutan.

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Thursday October 13, 2022, 02:11:02 PM |

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