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Communications Guide for the Khumbu Everest Region of Nepal

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If you are traveling to Nepal, and headed towards Everest BC or higher, the first question you will ask yourself is how to best stay in touch.



For 2017, we did our homework, and these are our recommendations...
What to Pack  Unlocked Android PhoneSleeve to protect your Android phone - we damaged ours during our last trip!I-Streme App installed on your unlocked phonePortable Charger External Battery Pack to maintain your smartphone and Thuraya charged at all times. (Note this pack has TWO outputs!)Solar Panel (we use this one)Wearables (HR, Pulse Oximetry) to keep track of your health that are I-Streme compatibleThuraya Satsleeve + with a GmPRS SIM card for a data planThuraya Satsleeve App installed on your smartphone (for voice)DeLorme inReach if you are a minimalist and do not wish to have comprehensive weather updates, send pics, unlimited text, tweet, stream wearables/biometrics as often as you want...3G, Wi-Fi or Satellite
No different than anywhere else, these are your three main op…