ASF Trek 2023 Itinerary

April 18

Depart for Kathmandu

April 19

Arrive in Kathmandu - transfer to hotel

Hotel Manang

April 20

Kathmandu - trek briefing - sightseeing

Hotel Manang

April 21

Transfer to airport for international departure KTM-Lukla (9,337 ft-2,845m) - Ghat School - Phakding (8,660 ft-2,610m)

Hotel Sherpa

April 22

Phakding - Visit Monjo School - Namche (11,286 ft-3440m)

Camp de Base

April 23

Namche Acclimation Hike (12,434 ft-3,790m) - Show film

Camp de Base

April 24

Namche -Thame (12,441 ft-3,792m)

Everest Summiters Lodge (Apa’s)

April 25

Thame- visit school and monastery for acclimation day (12,441 ft-3,792m)

Everest Summiters Lodge (Apa’s)

April 26

Thame - Khumjung - Visit Hostel (12,434 ft-3,790m)


April 27

Khumjung - Tengboche (12,687 ft-3,860m)

Trekkers Lodge

April 28

Tengboche - Dingboche (14,470 ft-4,410m)

Tashi Delek Hotel

April 29

Dingboche (acclimation hike) Show film

Tashi Delek Hotel

April 30

Dingboche - Lobuche (16,210 ft-4,940m)

Himalayan Eco Resort

May 1

Lobuche - EBC (17,594 ft-5,344 m) - Gorak Shep (16,942 ft-5,164m)

Himalayan Lodge

May 2

Gorak Shep - Kala Patar Summit (18,519 ft 5,645m) - Pangboche (13,074 ft-3985m)

May 3

Pangboche - Namche (11,286 ft-3440m)

Camp de Base

May 4

Namche - Phakding (8,660 ft-2,610m)

Hotel Sherpa

May 5

Phakding - Lukla - visit monastery - farewell party (8,660 ft-2,610m)


May 6

Lukla - Fly to Kathmandu (weather permitted)

Fairfield Marriott Kathmandu

May 7


Fairfield Marriott Kathmandu

May 8

Kathmandu - international departure

Apa Sherpa Trek Itinerary * * dates may vary +/- 2 days

Lodging Trek Costs $4,899
Kathmandu Hotel Costs: 5 hotel nights included in the price.


  • Trekking with Apa Sherpa, which is a once in a lifetime experience
  • Special humanitarian experience at several of the schools we support
  • Transfer from airport to hotel in Kathmandu
  • Hotel in Kathmandu for 5 nights with breakfast
  • Sightseeing entrance fees and cab fare in Kathmandu
  • Round trip flights between Kathmandu and Lukla
  • All necessary paperwork, trekking permits, government taxes and Everest National Park entry fees.
  • An experienced English-speaking Sherpa, Govt. registered trekking guide
  • Local porters to carry luggage
  • Guide and porter salaries (excluding tip) which includes equipment, food and lodging
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner while trekking
  • Accommodation in tea-houses while trekking

Trek Cost Exclusive: (not included in the price)

  • International flight to Kathmandu
  • Expenses of personal nature i.e. beverages, water, showers during the trek, snacks etc.
  • Electronic device recharge
  • Extra accommodations due to air flight changes, or layovers i.e. inclement weather
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal travel insurance *required and must include helicopter flight evacuation and medical insurance
  • Any costs arising due to flight cancellation in case of bad weather or natural disaster
  • Tourist visa for Nepal (upon arrival at airport)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Souvenirs