Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek
- Trip Code: N-ET-137
- Destination: Nepal
- Season: Sep/Oct/ Nov/Mar/Apr/May
- Max Altitude: 5390m/17684ft
- Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Car and Flight
- Accomodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu & Tea-house in Trekking
- Trip Grade: Strenuous
Gokyo Renjo La Pass trek is one of off the beaten trekking route in Everest area. Since it is away from the mainstream trekking trail which leads to Everest Base Camp, this route is relatively less crowded. But the views offered by this trail is not less than Everest Base Camp route.
In the route of Gokyo Renjo La Pass trek, it needs to pass one of the high pass known as Renjo La at 5390 meters. Therefore it is some challenging too.
The vista of the Everest Range from the Renjo La Pass is the best. From the pass, an abundant view of the Gokyo Lake on one side, the Rermo Pokhari Lake on the other side and several snowy peaks in its background look really fascinating.
Renjo-La Pass is on the trade route to Tibet. In the ancient time, Sherpa people by walking through this pass used to go for crossing Nangpa-La to reach Tibet for selling their homemade stuff and to buy salt.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking is also one of the best alternatives to the traditional Everest base camp trek. It also offers superb Himalayan views comprising Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m and other 27 snowy capped mountains of Everest region.
The Ngozumpa- the largest glacier in the Nepal Himalaya, beautiful Gokyo Lake, and unique lifestyle of Sherpa are the other attractions which obviously make excitement to all trekkers in this route.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking begins at Lukla after 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla, the trail moves ahead along the Dudh Koshi River and passes villages of Chaurikharaka and Phakding to reach Namche Bazaar where you will have one day acclimatize and excursion around Namche Bazaar.
From Namche Bazaar you have two options to complete this trekking route. The first option is to follow the trail from Namche – Dole – Gokyo Lake – Renjo La Pass- Thame – Namche. Another option is to continue trekking from Namche – Thame – Lungden – Renjo la pass – Gokyo valley and back to Namche. Finally from Namche trek back to Lukla.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek Note:
Excellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition organize Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking through both options. This trekking can also be customized by joining it with other trekking trails of Everest Region. The best season of Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking is in autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov) and spring (March, Apr, May). You can start this trip on any date which you prefer. Should you require additional information about this trek, please feel free to contact us.
You will be met by our Tour officer in Kathmandu International Airport. He will escort you to the hotel. Briefing of Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Flight 40 minutes. Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Phakding.
Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Walking 3 to 4 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Khumjung.
Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dole.
Walking 4 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Machhermo.
Walking 4 to 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Gokyo Lake.
Walking 2 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Gokyo Lake.
Walking 6 to 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lungden.
Walking 4 to 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Thame.
Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Walking 6 to 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lukla.
Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Half day sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu including Swoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural shows at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.