Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

Duration: 15 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

Gokyo Renjo La pass trek is one of the most classy, engrossing and far-from-the-mainstream trail treks, which stuns its trekkers with its enchanting features, exclusive routes, and breathtaking aura. The trail to Gokyo Renjo La Pass gives you a fun-filled and complete experience of the Solukhumbu Himalayan Ranges with a fairly suitable and easy walk. The adventurous trek lets you view the pleasing scenery of the majestically beautiful Himalayan mountain landscapes, green valleys, terraces, splashing blue lake along with the remarkable tradition and culture of the local people. This short route enables trekkers who have limited time to discover the most famous glories of Nepal. It is literally one of the most stunning treks in the world.

Gokyo Renjo La pass trek begins with an unforgettable scenic flight over the lush green forests and beautifully flowing rivers taking us towards Lukla airport which has one of the narrowest runways in the world. After our arrival at the Lukla airport, we start our climb walking past the delightful Sherpa villages in Phakding, leading us through the Khumbu Valley also known as the Sherpa land, Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), which is guarded by the mighty mountains from all sides. Set amongst an awe-inspiring high mountain scenery, Namche Bazaar is the gateway to any Everest Region trek and is a trading hub in the Khumbu Region. The trail continues up to two different routes; Renjo La passes or an alternative itinerary. The journey becomes more exciting as the trail gradually ascends and passes through patches of birch and rhododendron forests, where the elusive musk deer and Himalayan Tahr can also be seen sometimes. Walking past through small yak grazing settlements, we reach the Gokyo valley where you feel overwhelmed by the beauty of the tranquil, sparkling, turquoise-colored Gokyo Lake.

Gokyo Ri (5480 m) is an enticing attraction and one of the main highlights on our journey to Gokyo Renjo La Pass. It is a small day hike that offers us the best lookout for Mt. Everest (8848 m), rejoicing a panoramic view of other Himalayan giants including Makalu (8481 m), Cho Oyu (8201 m) and Lhotse (8516 m) to name a few. The Renjo La pass trail is what they say an off the usual beaten track and trekkers usually don’t take this path. That is what makes it so unique and exciting. A splendid view of Gokyo Lake on one side, the Rermo Pokhari Lake on the other side and a myriad of snowy peaks in the background provide the most incredible views to witness to its trekkers. From here, the trail descends alongside the opposite side of the bank of the Dudh Koshi River which is also called the Milk River as the splashing waters among the rocks make the water seem white.

Gokyo Renjo La pass trek commences in Kathmandu, visiting the historical monuments and world heritage sites. Kathmandu Valley, the capital city of Nepal, has incredible ancient stories carved in every historical site and temple. A guided tour in Kathmandu on the second day gives you a chance to experience the Nepalese lifestyle, build you a taste for authentic Nepali spices and a chance to take back wonderful memories captured with your lens. Trekkers feel spiritually enlightened as they walk through the holiest temples and peaceful Buddhist Stupas. The colorful markets set up in these areas provide you with rare handicrafts that reflect the tradition and culture of Nepalese people. Early in the morning on the third day, you will be transferred to the domestic airport as you begin your Gokyo Renjo Lake pass trek.
 

Highlights

  • Enjoy awe-inspiring high mountain scenery and Khumbu valley, the Sherpa land
  • Hike to Gokyo Lake valley passing through patches of birch and rhododendron forest encountering elusive musk deer and Himalayan Tahr
  • Climb Gokyo Ri peak (5480m) to savor the incredible scenery, including breathtaking views of Everest (8848m), Makalu (8481m), Cho Oyu (8201m) and Lhotse (8516m).
  • Enjoy the great view of the Gokyo Lake on one side, the Rermo Pokhari Lake on the other side and a myriad of snowy peaks in the background 
  • Visit the legendary Sherpa villages, holiest Buddhist stupas, and colorful local markets
  • Explore the breathtaking Renjo La pass and glory of Mount Everest. 
     

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,350m):
  • Day 02Kathmandu valley sightseeing or rest and preparation for trek:
  • Day 03Flight from KTM to Lukla (2,860m) , trek to Phakding (2,640m), 4 hrs trek:
  • Day 04Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 5 to 6 hrs trek:
  • Day 05Acclimatization day At Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel:
  • Day 06Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m), 5 to 6 hrs trek:
  • Day 07Trek from Tengboche to Dole (4,040m), 5 hrs trek:
  • Day 08Trek from Dole to Macherma (4,480m), 5 hrs trek:
  • Day 09Trek from Macherma to Gokyo Lake (4,750m), 5 hrs trek:
  • Day 10Hiking to Gokyo Ri and back to Gokyo, 5 hrs return trip:
  • Day 11Trek from Gokyo valley to Renjo la pass (5,350m) then Lundhen (4,380m), 6 to 7 hrs trek:
  • Day 12Trek from Lundhen to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 6 to 7 hrs trek:
  • Day 13Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2,860), 6 to 7 hrs trek:
  • Day 14Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, 35 minutes:
  • Day 15Final departure:
Detail Itinerary

Inclusion

  • The entire airport picks up and drops.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Lukla return trips.
  • Everest National park fee with trekking permit.
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card).
  • All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period.
  • Accommodation (Teahouse) during the trekking period.
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu host by Ram Kumar.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.

 

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
17 Nov, 2019 - 01 Dec, 2019Guaranteed$1300 USD
30 Nov, 2019 - 14 Dec, 2019Guaranteed$1300 USD
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Useful Information

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is a strenuous plus trekking in the Everest Region.  Please read about Acute Mountain Sickness before making a final decision book the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek.

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