Phone Service in Nepal
Landline and mobile phone services are available in Nepal. The network covers Kathmandu, major cities and towns and most of Nepal, except some rural Himalayan places. The Nepal Telecommunications Corporation is the national service supplier. There are also private service suppliers such as Hotels and private communication centres also provide long distance telephone, internet and fax facilities. You can get SIM card either NTC or N Cell with data to use the internet. The price for SIM card US$ 1, and you need to recharge as you require. You can buy a SIM card inside the airport or anywhere in Kathmandu or major cities. You need to bring a passport copy with Nepali visa and one passport size picture.
To call from outside, the country code for Nepal is “977” and the area code for Kathmandu is “1”. To call Nepal from other countries: 00 + country code (977) + city code (1) + telephone number. Example to call us: 00-977-1-4420858. To call in Mobile no - 00 + country code (977) + mobile no Example +977 9841306857.
The internet is widely accessible in Kathmandu and main cities. There are countless Internet cafés and communication centres in the Kathmandu and around the country. WI-film services are also provided at various hotels and restaurants, offices.
General Post Office (GPO) located near Sundhara is the head office of past service in Nepal. It is open from 10 AMm. To 5 PM Sunday through Friday. The counters are open from 10 AM to 4 PM. and provide stamps, postcards and aerogram. Post Restate is available from Sunday through Friday from 10 AM. to 5 AM In the countryside also have service as well.