Laundry & Electricity

Laundry & Electricity



It is worth buying a volt guard with spike suppressor (automatic cut- off switch). These are
There are no public laundrettes in Nepal. Hotels generally discourage guests from doing their own laundry, especially in Kathmandu where water shortages are common. Most hotels ( and some dry- cleaners ) have a laundry service, and this is generally very reasonably priced at Rs 10 to 20 per item.


Electricity  is only found in major towns  and some odd outposts such as Namche Bazaar in the Solu Khumbu. When available it is 220V/50 cycles -120V appliances From the USA will need a transformer.

Sockets usually take the three-round –pin plugs , sometimes the small variety, sometimes the large. Some sockets take plugs with two round pins. Local electrical shops sell cheap adapters.

Outside Kathmandu blackouts (‘ load- shedding ‘) are a fact of life and can be random or regular. In winter, power Shortages are endemic, especially if there has been low rainfall in the previous monsoon ( which means water flow is reduced and the hydro –electric resources have to be rationed).

Power surges are also likely. If you are using expensive equipment such as a computer available from most electronic shops for around Rs 1000.

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