Ireland’s leading adventure travel and corporate team-training company since 1995

EVEREST BASE CAMP

with PAT FALVEY & Team

world renowned explorer

Embark on an extraordinary journey to Everest Base Camp with Irish and Worldwide Adventures Ltd, Ireland’s leading adventure travel experts for over 30 years. Led by the experienced team of Pat Falvey, the first person to complete the Seven Summits twice, our seasoned mountaineers bring unparalleled expertise to this thrilling trek.

Experience the exhilaration of the Himalayas, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and the rich culture of the Khumbu region. Our treks are designed not just as physical challenges but as immersive cultural experiences, celebrating the spirit and heritage of the local Sherpa communities.

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure at the foot of the world’s highest peak, guided by a team that embodies a legacy of high-altitude exploration. Sign up today and let us help you reach new heights with confidence and safety.

Trip Cost | Land only

€ 3,750

Deposit | Per person

€ 500 

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BOOKING INFORMATION

Trip Cost | Land only

€ 3,750

Deposit

€ 500

BOOK YOUR TRIP

Choose your preferred date from the options below and secure your spot by making a deposit.

COUNTRY

NEPAL

ALTITUDE

5,643 m

DURATION

18 Days

BEST SEASON

MARCH, SEPTEMBER

Summit Everest Base Camp

Our Everest Base Camp trek offers an amazing adventure trekking through the Khumbu region and the foothills of the Himalaya, the highest mountain range in the world. The Himalaya contains eight of the 14 eight-thousanders either entirely or sharing a border with India or China. Their names alone inspire awe – Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri I, Manaslu and Annapurna I.

Pat Falvey Irish and Worldwide Adventures limited is bonded and fully licenced by the Irish Commission for Aviation Regulation, TA0791.

Irish Aviation Authority

AN ADVENTURE BEYOND THE TREK

Explore the Everest Base Camp trek through our video gallery, featuring Pat Falvey’s expert team. Witness breathtaking Himalayan vistas and inspiring moments of adventure, all captured in stunning detail. Dive into the journey now and get a taste of the thrill!

ITINERARY & FAQ's

Day 1: Depart Ireland
Begin your adventure by departing from Ireland, filled with excitement and anticipation for the journey ahead.

Day 2: Arrive in Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel in the city center. Depending on your arrival time, you might have some time to start exploring the vibrant streets of Kathmandu.

Day 3: Explore Kathmandu – City of a Thousand Temples
Spend the day visiting cultural landmarks such as the Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and the historical squares of Kathmandu Valley. This day also allows you to recover from jet lag and helps with acclimatization before the trek begins.

Day 4: Transfer to Ramechhap; Fly to Lukla; Trek to Phakding
Transfer early in the morning to Ramechhap and catch a flight to Lukla (2,860m), the gateway to the Everest region. After landing, start your trek with a gentle walk to Phakding (2,610m). Spend your first night in the mountains here.

Day 5: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Trek through beautiful pine forests along the Dudh Koshi River, entering the Sagarmatha National Park before climbing to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), the economic hub of the region. Overnight in Namche.

Day 6: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
Spend a day in Namche for acclimatization. Take a short trek to an elevation of 3,800m to help adjust to the altitude. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Namche’s shops, cafes, and stunning views.

Day 7: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dingboche
Continue the journey along the trail through beautiful landscapes and traditional Sherpa villages to Dingboche (4,410m).

Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Pheriche
Trek to Pheriche (4,371m), another scenic village offering stunning views of the surrounding peaks.

Day 9: Acclimatization in Pheriche
Take a rest day in Pheriche to help your body adjust to the higher altitude. Enjoy a light acclimatization trek up to 4,500m.

Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche
Ascend further to Lobuche (4,940m), passing through a landscape that grows increasingly stark and stunning.

Day 11: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep; Visit Everest Base Camp
The trail leads you to Gorak Shep (5,164m), the last stop before Everest Base Camp. Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and revel in the achievement of reaching one of the most iconic places on earth. Return to Lobuche for the night.

Day 12: Visit Kala Patthar; Trek to Dingboche
Start early from Gorak Shep for a pre-dawn trek to Kala Patthar (5,545m). This spot is renowned for providing the most accessible close-up views of Mount Everest, and reaching it in the early morning allows you to experience a breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. After soaking in the views and capturing the moments, descend to Gorak Shep and continue your trek to Dingboche (4,410m), where you will spend the night.

Day 13: Trek from Dingboche to Tengboche
Continue your descent through beautiful Himalayan scenery to Tengboche (3,860m), known for its famous monastery and spectacular mountain views.

Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo
From Tengboche, make your way down to Monjo (2,835m), passing through various Sherpa villages and enjoying the changing landscape.

Day 15: Trek from Monjo to Lukla
Complete your trek with a return to Lukla, reflecting on the journey as you prepare for your flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 16: Fly from Lukla to Ramechhap – Transfer to Kathmandu
Fly from Lukla to Ramechhap – back to Kathmandu and spend the evening relaxing or celebrating the completion of your trek.

Day 17: Explore Kathmandu / Spare Weather day
Spend an additional day exploring the historic and cultural sights of Kathmandu. This day also serves as an extra buffer to ensure you do not miss your international flight in case of delays returning from Lukla.

Day 18: Depart Nepal
Conclude your adventure in Nepal and depart for Ireland, carrying with you memories of incredible landscapes, vibrant cultures, and the triumph of reaching Everest Base Camp.

Day 19: Arrive in Dublin
Arrive back in Dublin, bringing your epic journey full circle.

Note: Please be aware that this is an adventure in a dynamic natural environment. While we strive to adhere to the scheduled itinerary, we reserve the right to make alterations as necessary in response to changing conditions to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our clients.

  • Cancellations 90 days or more before departure: Full deposit refund if paid in advance. After 90 days, 30% of the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Cancellations 60 days before departure: 50% of the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Cancellations 45 days before departure: Full deposit is non-refundable, plus an additional 30% of the total trip cost.
  • Cancellations 30 days or less before departure: 100% of the total trip cost is non-refundable.
  • Cancellations 90 days or more before departure: Full deposit refund if paid in advance. After 90 days, 30% of the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Cancellations 60 days before departure: 50% of the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Cancellations 45 days before departure: Full deposit is non-refundable, plus an additional 30% of the total trip cost.
  • Cancellations 30 days or less before departure: 100% of the total trip cost is non-refundable.

BOOK YOUR TRIP

Choose your preferred date from the options below and secure your spot by making a deposit. Select a date, follow the prompts to our payment page, and confirm your reservation.

Everest Base Camp Climb Information

Our team will meet at Dublin Airport for the start of the journey. Please look for the designated meeting area where our team members will be holding a sign for easy identification.

We recommend arriving at least 3 hours before our scheduled departure time to ensure a smooth check-in process

If you have any questions on the day of departure or need assistance finding the meeting point, please contact our on-call travel coordinator.

You have the flexibility to secure your booking by paying a deposit of €500. The balance of the payment can be completed using any legal method you prefer, provided it is fully paid at least three months prior to the start of the trip. Please be aware that if you choose to pay via electronic bank transfer, you are responsible for any associated transfer fees. It is important to ensure that the full invoiced amount in the specified currency is received by the company.

Our cancellation policy is structured to accommodate changes and cancellations with as much flexibility as possible, while also considering the preparations and bookings made in advance of the trip. Here are the details:

Cancellations 90 days or more before departure: You are eligible for a full refund of your deposit if it was paid in advance.

Cancellations 60 days before departure: 50% of the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Cancellations 45 days before departure: The entire deposit becomes non-refundable, plus an additional 30% of the total trip cost is also due.

Cancellations 30 days or less before departure: 100% of the total trip cost is non-refundable.

Please note that each cancellation must be communicated in writing. We recommend considering travel insurance that covers cancellation fees under circumstances that may prevent you from traveling. If you have any further questions about our cancellation policy or need assistance with managing your booking, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Participating in our adventures requires a basic level of health and fitness due to the physical nature of the activities involved. Before booking, please consider the following:

  • Medical Clearance: We strongly recommend obtaining medical clearance from your healthcare provider to ensure you are fit to undertake the trip, especially if you have pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Fitness Level: You should be able to comfortably engage in moderate to strenuous activities, such as hiking for several hours over uneven terrain. Specific fitness requirements may vary depending on the trip, so please refer to the detailed itinerary for more information.
  • Preparation: We advise participants to engage in a regular fitness regimen well in advance of the trip. This preparation will significantly enhance your enjoyment and ability to successfully complete the activities planned.
  • Disclosure of Medical Conditions: It is crucial for your safety to inform us of any medical conditions, allergies, or special dietary needs at the time of booking. This information will remain confidential but is necessary to tailor our support to meet your specific needs during the trip.

 

Please note that while we strive to accommodate diverse health and fitness levels, the ultimate responsibility to assess suitability for such travel rests with each participant. Our team is here to provide guidance and support in preparing for your journey. If you have any concerns or require further details, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment during our climbs. Here are the key aspects of our approach to managing team dynamics:

  • Pacing: The climbing pace is carefully managed to accommodate the slowest team member. This ensures that everyone stays together, which is crucial for group cohesion and overall safety. We believe that climbing as a unified group enhances the experience and increases the chances of everyone reaching the summit successfully.

  • Team Cohesion: We encourage all team members to support one another throughout the journey. Our guides are experienced in facilitating positive group dynamics and will help maintain a spirit of cooperation and mutual support.

  • Safety and Success: By accommodating all team members and ensuring no one is left behind, we maximize both safety and summit success rates. This approach allows for a more enjoyable and less stressful experience for everyone involved.

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We understand that climbing in a group setting can present unique challenges, but it also offers rewarding opportunities for teamwork and camaraderie.

Gears requirement Click here to watch the essential gears for the trek.

All clients of Pat Falvey Irish and Worldwide Adventures are required to have suitable insurance for their selected expedition. Your policy must include coverage for helicopter rescue, medical assistance, and repatriation expenses.

We can recommend our preferred partner Accident & General for this new travel insurance policy which covers trekking up to 6000 meters but does not cover technical climbing. Please check out the policy details and cover

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Pat Falvey: 087 2540204

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Access an informative webinar detailing the climb, routes, gear, and fitness requirements. Highly recommended for all participants. Click here for the webinar.

Day 1: Depart Ireland
Begin your adventure by departing from Ireland, filled with excitement and anticipation for the journey ahead.

Day 2: Arrive in Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel in the city center. Depending on your arrival time, you might have some time to start exploring the vibrant streets of Kathmandu.

Day 3: Explore Kathmandu – City of a Thousand Temples
Spend the day visiting cultural landmarks such as the Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and the historical squares of Kathmandu Valley. This day also allows you to recover from jet lag and helps with acclimatization before the trek begins.

Day 4: Transfer to Ramechhap; Fly to Lukla; Trek to Phakding
Transfer early in the morning to Ramechhap and catch a flight to Lukla (2,860m), the gateway to the Everest region. After landing, start your trek with a gentle walk to Phakding (2,610m). Spend your first night in the mountains here.

Day 5: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Trek through beautiful pine forests along the Dudh Koshi River, entering the Sagarmatha National Park before climbing to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), the economic hub of the region. Overnight in Namche.

Day 6: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
Spend a day in Namche for acclimatization. Take a short trek to an elevation of 3,800m to help adjust to the altitude. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Namche’s shops, cafes, and stunning views.

Day 7: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dingboche
Continue the journey along the trail through beautiful landscapes and traditional Sherpa villages to Dingboche (4,410m).

Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Pheriche
Trek to Pheriche (4,371m), another scenic village offering stunning views of the surrounding peaks.

Day 9: Acclimatization in Pheriche
Take a rest day in Pheriche to help your body adjust to the higher altitude. Enjoy a light acclimatization trek up to 4,500m.

Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche
Ascend further to Lobuche (4,940m), passing through a landscape that grows increasingly stark and stunning.

Day 11: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep; Visit Everest Base Camp
The trail leads you to Gorak Shep (5,164m), the last stop before Everest Base Camp. Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and revel in the achievement of reaching one of the most iconic places on earth. Return to Lobuche for the night.

Day 12: Visit Kala Patthar; Trek to Dingboche
EStart early from Gorak Shep for a pre-dawn trek to Kala Patthar (5,545m). This spot is renowned for providing the most accessible close-up views of Mount Everest, and reaching it in the early morning allows you to experience a breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. After soaking in the views and capturing the moments, descend to Gorak Shep and continue your trek to Dingboche (4,410m), where you will spend the night. This day is crucial for capturing the iconic views of Everest and adjusting your path as you begin your descent through the beautiful Khumbu region.

Day 13: Trek from Dingboche to Tengboche
Continue your descent through beautiful Himalayan scenery to Tengboche (3,860m), known for its famous monastery and spectacular mountain views.

Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo
From Tengboche, make your way down to Monjo (2,835m), passing through various Sherpa villages and enjoying the changing landscape.

Day 15: Trek from Monjo to Lukla
Complete your trek with a return to Lukla, reflecting on the journey as you prepare for your flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 16: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu and spend the evening relaxing or celebrating the completion of your trek.

Day 17: Explore Kathmandu
Spend an additional day exploring the historic and cultural sights of Kathmandu. This day also serves as an extra buffer to ensure you do not miss your international flight in case of delays returning from Lukla.

Day 18: Depart Nepal
Conclude your adventure in Nepal and depart for Ireland, carrying with you memories of incredible landscapes, vibrant cultures, and the triumph of reaching Everest Base Camp.

Day 19: Arrive in Dublin
Arrive back in Dublin, bringing your epic journey full circle.

Note: Please be aware that this is an adventure in a dynamic natural environment. While we strive to adhere to the scheduled itinerary, we reserve the right to make alterations as necessary in response to changing conditions to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our clients

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Land only €3,750

The land-only cost is €3750, and additional details about inclusions/exclusions can be provided upon request. If booking your own flights, note that airport transfer costs apply. Secure your spot with a refundable €500 deposit at booking. Flight expenses are settled upon confirmation. Full payment is due 16 weeks before departure.

INCLUDED

  • Airport pick-ups
  • Return internal flights between Kathmandu and Lukla
  • All accommodation is based on twin/treble sharing of rooms and tents (if you require single accommodation, please let us know, and we will advise of additional cost)
  • National Park entry fees (these are subject to government change. If this happens, the excess will be added to the overall cost)
  • All guide, porter, and cook fees.
  • All meals and fully serviced trek

EXCLUDED

  • International flights

  • Visa fee (~ €50)

  • Travel Insurance

  • Meals en-route before and after destination

  • Personal gear

  • Medication

  • Insurance liability and hospital costs

  • Independent flights: Pick-up and drop-off costs to the airport are not included.

  • Our trips are designed to avoid any extra cost to the client. If you choose to leave the trip early, there will be additional expenses.

  • Optional extras

FREE EVEREST BASE CAMP
INFORMATION WEBINAR

Learn about the climb, Itinerary, route, altitude sickness, the guides, food, the training, and what it takes to succeed.

WHY CLIMB CARRAUNTOOHIL

WITH PAT FALVEY & TEAM

A top-notch guiding team

With 25+ years of global travel, we love sharing adventure knowledge and exploring new places.

High Altitude Specialists

Experts in high-altitude trekking, we prioritise your success with a comprehensive acclimatisation formula.

Licensed & Bonded

Pat Falvey Irish & Worldwide Adventures is licensed and bonded by the Irish Commission for Aviation Regulation (TA0791).

Dedicated Support

Available round the clock, we go the extra mile to prioritise your adventure and satisfaction.

GUIDED TREK

Mark your calendar and join us for an unforgettable experience. Register today, and we’ll get you all booked and set for the adventure. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with our expert travel consultants who will assist you every step of the way. Don’t miss out on this chance to create unforgettable memories. Secure your spot now and let the adventure begin!

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