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Nepal Nepal electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Nepal and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Nepal, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Nepal.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Nepal

Here are the shape of the sockets in Nepal, and the the types of plugs used in Nepal :

electrical outlet socket type D in Nepal
type D
electrical outlet socket type C in Nepal
type C

plug type c  plug type d  

Plug adapter for Nepal

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Nepal (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for nepal

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Nepal

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Nepal?

In Nepal, the type of electrical outlets is Type C, Type D, and Type M.

Type C outlets are two-pin plugs with round pins, Type D outlets are three-pin plugs with large round pins, and Type M outlets are three-pin plugs with round pins.

The standard voltage is 230 V, and the frequency is 50 Hz.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Nepal?

Charging your phone or computer in Nepal is quite straightforward. The standard electrical supply in Nepal is 230 volts, with a frequency of 50 hertz.

First, make sure you have an appropriate power adapter or converter for Nepal. The plug type used in Nepal is the "Type C" and "Type D" plug, with two or three round pins. If your charging cables have different plug types, you will need to use a suitable adapter or buy one locally. You can typically find these adapters at electronics stores or hotels in Nepal.

Once you have the correct adapter, simply plug it into the power socket, and then connect your phone or computer charger to the adapter. Make sure your device is switched off or in airplane mode while charging to speed up the charging process.

It's worth noting that power outages can occur in Nepal, so it is a good idea to have a portable power bank or an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) device to ensure uninterrupted charging in case of power cuts.

Lastly, it's important to be cautious about using public charging points or charging your devices in areas with unstable electrical connections. These can sometimes damage your phone or computer. If you're unsure about the safety of a particular charging point, it is better to use your own charger or a trusted charging location.

So, to charge your battery in Nepal:

  1. Obtain a suitable power adapter or converter if required.
  2. Plug the adapter into the power socket.
  3. Connect your phone or computer charger to the adapter.
  4. Ensure your device is switched off or in airplane mode.
  5. Consider having a portable power bank or UPS device for backup.
  6. Be cautious when using public charging points or unreliable connections.

Which power adapter should I buy for Nepal?

When visiting Nepal, it is important to have the correct power adapter to ensure your electronic devices can be charged and used without any issues.

In Nepal, the standard voltage is 220V and the frequency is 50Hz. Therefore, you will need a power adapter that is compatible with these specifications.

The commonly used plug types in Nepal are Type C, Type D, and Type M. Type C plugs have two round pins, Type D plugs have three round pins in a triangular pattern, and Type M plugs have three round pins in a linear pattern.

To ensure that you can easily charge your devices in Nepal, it is recommended to purchase a universal power adapter that is compatible with multiple plug types. These adapters usually come with interchangeable plugs that can be used in different countries.

Before purchasing a power adapter, make sure to check the plugs and voltage requirements of your electronic devices to ensure compatibility. It's also a good idea to consult with a local electronics store or travel agency for further guidance on the specific power adapter that would be suitable for your needs in Nepal.

What are the 20 largest cities in Nepal?

The 20 largest cities in Nepal are:

  1. Kathmandu
  2. Pokhara
  3. Lalitpur
  4. Bharatpur
  5. Biratnagar
  6. Birgunj
  7. Dharan
  8. Bhaktapur
  9. Butwal
  10. Hetauda
  11. Itahari
  12. Janakpur
  13. Dhangadhi
  14. Waling
  15. Bhimdatta
  16. Nepalgunj
  17. Ghorahi
  18. Dhankuta
  19. Madhyapur Thimi
  20. Narayangarh