The journey from Ireland to Everest Base Camp is the ultimate adventure trek in a lifetime. Mount Everest is the rooftop of the world. Additionally, this is a journey to the lap of world highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest. A journey to the Himalayas would be a great experience. Trek to Everest Base Camp is also on the bucket list of many travelers. Many people have the dream to trek on the lap of the mighty Everest. Also, many Irish people have traveled to Ireland to Everest Base Camp. In addition, the trek from Ireland to Everest Base Camp is a great opportunity for the Irish. Happyland Treks also provided the opportunity for the Irish people to trek from Ireland to Everest Base Camp. So, Grab the opportunity to travel to the beautiful adventure trip Everest Base Camp 5364m.
The journey starts with a flight from Ireland to Tribhuvan international airport (TIA) in Kathmandu Nepal. The flight lands at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport. In addition, you don’t have to book a taxi after landing, the drive from Kathmandu airport to your hotel is included in the trekking package. You can also stay in Kathmandu for some days if you have extra days. There are also many fun things to do in Kathmandu on a day trip. In addition, Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal which offers you a lot of arts and architecture, stupas, and historical places to visit. You can also do sightseeing in various places while in Kathmandu. if you like you can either explore Kathmandu city before or after the trek to Everest base camp.
Accommodation During Trip to Everest Base Camp
You will have basic Accommodation during the Everest Trek and tour, and you will sleep at the normal trekking tea house. The tea house is simply a stone and wooden building. Private room with shared bathroom and toilet. In addition, You will have attached bathrooms in just a few places like Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, or Dingboche.
What is the Best Season for Trekking
People trek or hike to Everest base camp all the months in a year, depending on the people. In addition, people can see something different every different month along the journey to Everest base camp. Sometimes cold or less cold, more crowed or less crowed. Clear weather or foggy day. it’s also all about the luck of people.
Weather can change at any time in the Himalayan Mountains.
But normally we recommend March, April, May, and the End of September, October, and November, till the 2nd week of December, is a good time.
Is Previous Trekking Necessary
If you have previous trekking or hiking experience that will also be helpful. It is also not necessary to have previous trekking experience. Well, your fitness level should also be good and comfortable for walking every day.
Do I Need Train for Everest Base Camp
It depends on the people and how much you’re fit, and normal training is also fine for the Everest base camp trek. Normal training includes strength endurance, Cycling, jogging, running, rowing, cardio endurance, and day hike which are around 5-7 hrs. at least once a week with a day pack.
Is Everest Base Camp Worth Visiting
The Everest base camp trek is also one of the world’s best treks. Additionally, it’s a beautiful place with high mountain views. It’s worth the effort.
Trekking Equipment for Ireland to Everest Base Camp
Are you planning to prepare trekking gear for the Everest base camp that’s a great idea, and here is the list of Nepal Trekking Equipment.
Travel and Trekking Insurance
Outdoor adventure is not as easy as walking in the city or our hometown instead there is a risk. Additionally, we highly recommend you purchase a trekking and hiking insurance package. Make sure your travel activity covers up to Everest base camp and KalaPatthar 5550m. Also, here is a little more information about Nepal trekking insurance.
Nepal Tourist Visa
A Nepal tourist visa is easy for the Irish citizen, a Nepal tourist on arrival visa is available for an Ireland passport. Additionally, Here is the link to the department of immigration Nepal tourist visa.
Lukla Flight Divert to Ramechhap
During the high season trekking to Everest base camp Lukla flight will be diverted to Ramechhap. According to the notice Nepal aviation authority is often delayed due to air traffic in the Kathmandu terminal. Additionally, Here is the link to the Lukla flight divert to Ramechhap.
Trekking Food while Everest trekking and Tour
Every single trekking tea house also provides us with all different types of meals. Like Nepalese food, western, European, and many more but normally good to try Nepali food.
Tea, Coffee, Hot Leman, Hot Chocolate, Juice, Cola, Fanta, Sprite, etc.
Eggs any style, Toast with butter/jam/honey
Porridge with banana, apple, and Cinnamon.
Mosley with milk, Chapati, Tibetan bread.
Pancake apple, banana, lemon, Chocolate.
Hash brown potatoes, and more.
Lunch and Dinner
Rice with curry, Noodle Soup.
Momo, Pakoda, Boiled Potatoes, Green Salad.
Lentil Soup, Mushroom Soup, Vegetable soup.
Potatoes: boiled, fried, Curry.
French fry, Fried Rice,
Spring Roll, Pasta, Pizza, Sandwich.
Thukpa: veg, chicken.
Fry Noodle: Veg, Chicken.
Also, Typical Nepali Combo meals Dal Bhat: Steam rice, Lentil soup, vegetable curry, Salad, Pickle, etc.
Short Itinerary Ireland to Everest Base Camp
Day 1, Catch the flight from Ireland to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, (Direct or Via transit few places)
Day 2, Landed in Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding
When you land in Kathmandu one of our staff will pick you up from the airport to the hotel, and after a few hours, you will meet your guide and CEO and finally prepare for the trip.
Day 3, Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding
Altitude: 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding)
Walking Distance: 8km (3-4 hours)
Day 4, Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Walking Distance: 10-12km (6-7 hours)
Day 5, Acclimatization Day and Everest View Hike
Day 6, Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Walking Distance: 9.2 km (5-6 hours)
Day 7, Tengboche to Dingboche
Walking Distance: 9 km (6-7 hours)
Day 8, Acclimatization Day in Dingboche Hiking Few Hours.
Day 9, Dingboche to Lobuche
Walking Distance: 11-12 km (5-6 hours)
Day 10, Lobuche to Gorakshep and Everest Base Camp
Altitude: 5180m/16,994ft (Gorakshep) &5364m/17598 (EBC)
Walking Distance: 15km (7-8 hours)
Day 11, Gorakshep to Kalapatthar and Pangboche
Altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft (Kalapathar) & 3,985m/13,074ft (Pangboche)
Walking Distance: 17-18km (7-8 hours)
Day 12, Pangboche to Namche
Walking Distance: 10-12km (6-7 hours)
Day 13, Namche to Lukla
Walking Distance: 16km (7-8 hours)
Day 14, Namche to Lukla
Flight time: 40 minutes.
Day 15, Departure to the international airport
Departure Day or if you have extra days, you can stay longer and do another short trip.
P.S Feel free to contact us if you need any trip information or booking.