While Nepal is mostly known for Mt Everest and its epic treks, splitboarding here is a great way to see the country during a different season.
Roughly one million tourists visit Nepal each year, but far fewer come in the winter. This means you’ll be able to enjoy more of the back country to yourself as well as get the chance to see the capital, Kathmandu, without the crowds.
Once you head out into the backcountry, splitboarding gives you the opportunity to climb in skins up to smaller peaks and higher mountains slopes then the freedom to snowboard back down, once you have combined the pieces of the board.
During the winter and at higher elevations, average daily temperatures in Nepal range from -10ºC to -5ºC. However, these drop even lower with windchill and at higher altitudes. Sometimes all the way down to -20ºC. At the higher altitudes, there is generally snow year-round and generally there is not much precipitation outside of the summer monsoon season.
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is Nepal’s only international airport. There are no direct flight there from Europe, North or South America, but you can connect from most major Asian airports. From here, most guides arrange for transportation to the start of your trip.
Nepalese rupee (NPR). US Dollars, Euros and the Pound Sterling are also commonly accepted.
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