3G Internet and Wi-Fi guide to Everest Base Camp Trek

Are you doing Everest Base Camp trek, and do you know about internet wifi at Everest Base Camp? First, learn what is the internet facility at Everest and how gonna charge to you? Trekking in the mountain is a good way of escaping from the bustling city and lose yourself in nature. But the habits of using the internet somehow bother while you are traveling in the remote area.

Everest Base Camp

Trekking in Everest region or Annapurna is can not use the internet continuously. It’s often due to the lack of electricity and also the cellular problem. In the Everest Base Camp route, most of the teahouses have facilitates the payable services of wifi and charging. However, in the Gokyo region, there is no facility of the internet even in the cellular data.

Recently, the chairman of Nepal Telecommunication Authority Digambar Jha said that the regulator plans to set up the free wifi zone en route of Lukla to Everest Base Camp. And also in Annapurna Base Camp. The wifi services will operate in Okumura Model. If its operate then soon the trekkers/climbers able to snaps, tweet and also streaming.

Internet and Charging facility in Everest Base Camp Trek

Kathmandu is the main entry city of Nepal, also the capital city. For Everest Base Camp trek you must have to stay here and you will get free of cost facility of wifi and charging in your hotel. But while you are in Everest region you must have to pay for both internets and also for charging. So, would be better to have some extra batteries, power banks, and solar system charger.

Internet wifi at Everest Base Camp Trekking routes:

Name of Town Celluar Services Wifi Services Charging Services
Lukla  3G services in Ncell & Ntc  Yes- Good Rs 400 unlimited  Yes- Rs 150 per hour per device
Phakding  2G services in Ncell & Ntc  N/A – Some bakery have  Yes- Rs 150 per hour per device
Namche  3G services in Ncell & Ntc  Yes, Free – but weak signal Yes- most of free, but some can charge
Tengboche  2G services in Ncell & Ntc  Yes- Good Rs. 500 unlimited  Yes- Rs 200 per hour per device
Dingboche  2G services in Ncell  Yes- Good Rs. 1000 unlimited  Yes- Rs 250 per hours per device
Lobuche  2G Services in Ncell  Yes- Good Rs. 1000 unlimited  Yes- Rs 300 per hours per device
Gorkashep  3G Services in Ncell  Yes- Good Rs. 700 unlimited   Yes- Rs 300 per hours per device
Kalapathar  2G services in Ncell  N/A  N/A
Pheriche  2G services in Ncell  Yes- Good Rs. 500 unlimited  Yes- Rs 150 per hours per device