Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,350m).

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing or rest and preparation for trek.

Day 03: Flight from KTM to Lukla (2,860m) , trek to Phakding (2,640m), 4 hrs trek.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 5 to 6 hrs trek.

Day 05: Acclimatization day At Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m), 5 to 6 hrs trek.

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dole (4,040m), 5 hrs trek.

Day 08: Trek from Dole to Macherma (4,480m), 5 hrs trek.

Day 09: Trek from Macherma to Gokyo Lake (4,750m), 5 hrs trek.

Day 10: Hiking to Gokyo Ri and back to Gokyo, 5 hrs return trip.

Day 11: Trek from Gokyo valley to Renjo la pass (5,350m) then Lundhen (4,380m), 6 to 7 hrs trek.

Day 12: Trek from Lundhen to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 6 to 7 hrs trek.

Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to to Lukla(2,860), 6 to 7 hrs trek.

Day 14: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, 35 minutes.

Day 15: Final departure.

  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,350m):

    Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport you will be greet by one of our guides and transfer to hotel. Rest of the time will be on your own. In the evening, one of our team leaders will come to meet you and take you to a typical Nepali restaurant to enjoy the delicious dinner with short briefing about your great trek to Gokyo valley. Overnight at hotel.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350m
  • Day 02 Kathmandu valley sightseeing or rest and preparation for trek:

    Breakfast at hotel, your tour guide is standing in the lobby, he will give you a short brief about today’s trip and start exploring the historical monuments and world heritage sites including Kathmandu Durbar square, Monkey temple, Buddhanath stupa, and the holy Hindu temple Pasupatinath. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350m
  • Day 03 Flight from KTM to Lukla (2,860m) , trek to Phakding (2,640m), 4 hrs trek:

    Fly to Lukla, the trail descends, gradually passing above the large village of Chaunrikharaka (2680m) and on through small villages, fields and forests following a wide well constructed path. After Kusum Drargka, a large stream, the trail crosses the Dudh Kosi river at Phakding. Overnight at guest house.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Lukla to Phakding
    • Altitude: 2,860m.,2,640m
  • Day 04 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 5 to 6 hrs trek:

    From Phakding the trail follows the western bank of Dudh Kosi passing through forests of Blue Pine until it reaches the village of Benkar(2,700m). From here the trail crosses to the eastern bank of the Dudh Kosi, and climbs gently to the village of Chumoa. Between here and the next village of Monjo (2,800m) the trail drops steeply to cross Monjo Khola. From Monjo the trail crosses a small rock saddle and then descends abruptly to re-cross the Dudh Kosi at Jorsale (2,804m). Beyond Jorsale the trail undulates up until the confluence with Bhote Kosi is reached. From here the Khumbu region begins. Above the bridge the trail zigzags up 300m of the steep spur between the two rivers through sparse forest. The next section of the trail climbs less steeply, traversing above the Bhote Kosi until Namche Bazaar is reached. Namcha Bazaar is a market town, where every Saturday morning traders from lower altitude sell goods to sherpas. Most of the trading is over by mid-day and the traders return to their villages. Overnight at guest house.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,445m
  • Day 05 Acclimatization day At Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel:

    Known as the ‘Gateway to Everest’ we will spend today here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning air. A short trek to the museum celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people, as well as about flora & Fauna & its land, more importantly, from here you will get the proper glimpse of Everest and the surrounding mountains. And we hike up the Syanbuche airport, and Everest view hotel and sightseeing at the Khumjung village (3800m), which is the biggest settlement of Sherpa. Khumjung is one of the most beautiful villages in Everest area. It’s symmetrically laid out stone dwellings house the families of many of our Sherpas. Overnight at guest house.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,445m
  • Day 06 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m), 5 to 6 hrs trek:

    After having breakfast, we start today’s most pleasant hike down to the river at Phunki Thanhka to lunch next to water driven prayer wheels. A steep but short climb takes us to the legendary Tengboche Monastery through forests of blue pine, fir and black juniper. Overnight at guest house.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Tengboche
    • Altitude: 3,860m
  • Day 07 Trek from Tengboche to Dole (4,040m), 5 hrs trek:

    From Tengboche, trek down to Dhukosi river and the trail gradually ascent to Dole, which lies just above the tree-line. Overnight at guest house.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Dole
    • Altitude: 4,040m
  • Day 08 Trek from Dole to Macherma (4,480m), 5 hrs trek:

    Breakfast at guest house, today is a short day due to the need to maintain a safe rate of ascent. Gokyo appears to be within easy reach but a night at Macherma is essential. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Macherma
    • Altitude: 4,480m
  • Day 09 Trek from Macherma to Gokyo Lake (4,750m), 5 hrs trek:

    Another short climb leads to the lunch spot in the Phanga Valley and then a steady afternoon's plod leads past the first of the Gokyo Lake to the camping area by the main lake. There are excellent views of Cho Oyu ahead, with Taweche and Cholatse dominating the opposite side of the valley. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Gokyo Lake
    • Altitude: 4,750m
  • Day 10 Hiking to Gokyo Ri and back to Gokyo, 5 hrs return trip:

    Today day early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri (5,480m) ample rewards to one attempts this trip. There are stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such as giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8,481m), Cho-Oyu (8,153m) and Gychung Kang (7,922m) can be seen. Those who explore the glacier and Gokyo peak are rewarded. Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Gokyo Ri and back to Gokyo
  • Day 11 Trek from Gokyo valley to Renjo la pass (5,350m) then Lundhen (4,380m), 6 to 7 hrs trek:

    After breakfast, we start our amazing day trekking over Renjo Pass and continue trek to Lundhen (4,380m). Overnight at guest house. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Renjo la pass then Lundhen
    • Altitude: 5,350m.,4,380m
  • Day 12 Trek from Lundhen to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 6 to 7 hrs trek:

    As soon as hot breakfast finish we continue our descent to Namche Bazaar, since we are heading all the way down to Namche Bazaar (which is a beautiful and heavily equipped town with the modern facilities), we have new energy in our body. Overnight at hotel or guest house in Namche Bazaar.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,445m
  • Day 13 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2,860), 6 to 7 hrs trek:

    This is our final day of trekking which returns us to the town of Lukla, where the overnight stay gives you time to explore the town as well as reflect upon the mountains you have recently visited for one last time before heading back to Kathmandu. Overnight at guest house.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Lukla
    • Altitude: 2,860
  • Day 14 Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, 35 minutes:

    After breakfast, we will walk about 5 minutes to airport to catch our return flight to Kathmandu. We take an early flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel. Rest of the time will be on your own. In the evening, celebrate your great trip with one of our team leaders at a typical Nepali restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1350m
  • Day 15 Final departure:

    After breakfast, the trip ends, we will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your final flight back to home. We wish you have a safe and sound flight and see you again in the future.