Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek - 14 Days

Gokyo Lakes

The Everest Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek is one of the most amazing trek in the Everest region. It takes you to one of the high mountain passes of the Khumbu. The Renjo La Mountain Pass lies close to Tibet. You can enjoy the beauty of the Everest region in its most refined form. Immerse yourself in the many features of the Khumbu with this journey. You can visit many ethnic Sherpa villages and settlements on the trip. It is as much a naturally beautiful trek as it is culturally rich.

The Everest Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek has many highlights. You begin the trek with a flight to Lukla. Making your way from one ethnic village to the next, you can enjoy the hallmarks in the best fashion. You can visit the famous mountain village of Namche Bazaar and Thame. Other many features include visiting the Gokyo Lake and the Gokyo RI. It is a mesmerizing trip that you will not forget!

The Everest Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek lets you enjoy the sights and views of the Everest Himalayas in a spectacular manner. Rich Sherpa traditions and culture is present at every location. You can walk under the colorful prayer flags and circumbulate small stupas and chortens. Immerse yourself in the natural alpine woods of the Khumbu. Walk the trail through the Sagarmatha National Park. The contrast of the landscape is also very beguiling.

Continue the Renjo La Pass Trek through the Himalayan town of Namche. Then make your way off-beaten-paths to villages like Dole and Lunden. The sights of the mountains are also a constant company at all villages. Then finally, revel in the thrill that is crossing the famed Renjo La Mountain Pass.

Overview

  • Panoramic view of mountains like The Everest(8848m), Cho-Oyu(8201m), Lhotse(8516m, and many other)
  • Experience the ancient Sherpa culture
  • Challenging paths and exciting uphill hike
  • Extraordinary views of Gokyo lakes and valleys
  • Hike through the beautiful Sagarmatha National Park
Day 1
Arrival and transfer to your hotel

Our representatives will be waiting for you at the Tribhuvan International airport. Once you arrive, we will take you towards a 3-star Hotel, at the heart of Kathmandu. You will get a warm welcome from our Hotel representatives and make you feel like home.

Day 2
Free and Arrangement day

You will need to arrange many things for your long journey ahead. Get busy in Kathmandu while you shop a little and explore this beautiful city. We can also arrange a qualified guide for you if you ask for.

Get a good rest as you will start your adventure early tomorrow.

Day 3
Flight From Kathmandu To Lukla(2860m) And Hike To Phakding(2610m)

An early flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla. The flight duration is about 35 minutes, during which you will get to see fantastic views of the mountains and terrains. Lukla airport is one of the most dangerous in the world, and this will be a thrilling experience for you.

Explore this small town and its streets. You can see different eateries and tea houses. And start hiking towards Phakding when you are ready. You will be crossing a few suspension bridges and beautiful landscapes. You will arrive Phakding after a few hours of easy hike. Rest at Phakding for the night.

Day 4
Hike From Phakding to Namche Bajar(3440m)

The hike from Phakding to Namche Bajar has lots of ups and downs. You will reach Monjo, a small town after 2 hours of hike. From Monjo, you will hike on a smooth trail for about 1.5 hours, and after crossing a few suspension bridges, you need to take an uphill climb to reach Namche.

Climb for around 2 to 3 hours, and you will reach the entry to Namche Bajar. Register at the entry checkpoint and walk for another 15 minutes to reach Namche.

Namche is a small town, which is beautiful and gets busy during these trekking seasons. You will stay at a nice Hotel with Wifi and Hot shower.

Day 5
Acclimatization at Namche

Getting used to the altitude is very important. It will lessen the risk of altitude sickness. Explore the traditional villages and the streets of Namche Bajar. Get up early in the morning, have some breakfast, start hiking North. You will reach a small village (Khnude village). If you are lucky, you will get to experience the peaceful Buddhist chanting from the local monastery. You can get a great view of the valley from this place.

There is another small village just 10 minutes east of Khunde village. Khumjung village is where you can get your first sighting of the sacred Ama Dablam mountain. You can rest here, have lunch, and head off south to the Everest View Hotel. And as the name suggests, you can view Everest from here.

Relax your evening at Namche with some hot tea and bread. If you need, you can get some cash and gears. You will find anything later on this journey. Plus, do not forget to take a hot bath here you will rarely get any for the rest of your trekking.

Day 6
Hike from Namche to Dole (4038m)

After a day well spent at Namche, you will continue your journey. You were already friendly with altitude because of the acclimatization at Namche yesterday. So, no need to worry about getting some altitude, as today you will be crossing the 4000m mark.

The hike to Dole is exciting. You will be walking through dense forests, leaving the classic Everest Base Camp route. The uphill hike can be tiring, but you will be rewarded with incredible views of the Everest. Ama Dablam and Lhotse. You will be able to see ancient monasteries and small Sherpa civilization. Walk across beautiful Pine Forest and reach Dole, after about 6 hours.

You will rest at a local tea house for the night.

Day 7
Hike To Machhermo(4470m)

Today’s hike includes some pleasant walk through the pine and oak forests. There are some smooth tracks, and there are some steep paths as well. You will be walking alongside the beautiful terrains and mountains at a distance.

After gaining some altitude and hike through gentle slopes, you will reach a small settlement, Machhermo. You will spend the night here.

Day 8
Reach Gokyo (4800m) And Explore

After a pleasant breakfast at Machhermo, you will head off towards Gokyo. Gokyo has a small town and lakes. You need to hike on a steady uphill to reach the Gokyo village.

This hike is exciting, with some rocky trails and beautiful sceneries in the way. You will also get to view the fascinating Ngozumpa Glacier, Gokyo Lake I, and a few monasteries on your way towards Gokyo.

The small village of Gokyo has the ancient Sherpa settlement. Feel free to explore this place, and you will get to see some of the most beautiful landscapes and lakes. You will also see the mountains like Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and standing tall among them, the Everest.

You will stay tonight at Gokyo.

Day 9
Hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m) and Gokyo lake V

The climb from Gokyo village to Gokyo Ri is a difficult one. The climb is straight uphill on some rocky mountains. The path consists of huge boulders and hard rocks. The harsh uphill climb on the rocky mountain is tough. But the reward you will get upon reaching the top is hard to explain.

You can see the Gokyo Lake, and the Everest. You can also see the Cho La pass.

It will be your second day of acclimatization in this trip. You can explore the Gokyo village or trek to the fifth Gokyo lake. Experience the beautiful day at Gokyo with its tradition and beauty.

Day 10
Hike To Lunden (4300m) Via Renjo La Pass (5435m)

Today you will be crossing one of the highest passes in the Everest region. The Renjo La pass is a beautiful place where you will get a panoramic view of some of the highest mountains in the world. You will need to hike on some steep slopes and challenging paths.

The journey is thrilling as we hike towards the northern valley through rough landscapes. You will get to experience the harsh terrains which will give you an idea of the Tibetan valley.

Your journey consists of some grasslands and steep mountains. Climb through steep paths until you arrive at the Renjo La Pass. You can view the magnificent mountains and beautiful terrains and valleys.

Climb downhill from Renjo La Pass through the beautiful grassland alongside the Bhote Koshi Valley. You will reach Lunden after few hours of smooth hike. You will rest in this small town for the night.

Day 11
Hike From Lunden To Thame (3800m)

Have breakfast at Lunden, and start your journey towards Thame. The hike is mostly a downhill climb with beautiful sceneries. You will walk across a narrow valley along the banks of Bhote Koshi river. Get awed by the beauty of the valley and river while you descend towards Thame.

Thame is a small Sherpa settlement where Tenzing Norgay spent most of his childhood. This town has a Monastery and reflects the ancient Sherpa culture.

Explore this beautiful town, and rest here for the night.

Day 12
Hike To Namche Bajar

Your vigorous journey is about to come to an end, as today you will be heading back to Namche Bajar. The hike does not consist of any extreme ascending or descending. You will be walking on a smooth trail back to Namche Bajar from Thame.

Upon arriving Namche, take a hot shower at your hotel, you deserve this. Take your time and enjoy the place.

Day 13
Hike to Lukla

This is going to be your last day in this region. There are many ups and downs during your hike to Lukla. Relax at your hotel and get some rest, you deserve it. Relieve your journey with some photographs, and write a journal if you like.

Tomorrow morning you will be flying back to Kathmandu.

Day 14
Fly Back To Kathmandu

Pack your bags and head off to the airport. Today you will be reaching Kathmandu. Back to the luxury, back to civilization, and back to the comfort. After getting an early flight, you will be reaching Kathmandu in 30 minutes (more or less).

Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private vehicle .
  • Two night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All your stander Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and a cup of tea or coffee during the breakfast only.
  • Tea House hotel accommodation during the trek.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder Guide,his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine.
  • A Strong Porter among the two trekkers ( one porter sharing among two member ) including all his expenses including full insurance during the trek.
  • Round Trip flight fare Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu & domestic airport taxes in Kathmandu and Lukla airport for you and guide.
  • National Park permits.
  • TIMS (trekkers’ information management System.).
  • A trekking route map.
  • Medical supplies, first aid kit box, including Oximeter and pulse meter checker.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance company). If in case.
  • Sleeping bag, down Jacket, Duffel bag and walking Poles (if you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed).
  • All ground transportation.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Official expanse.

Cost Exclude

  • Food and extra night at hotel whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance. (Recommended)
  • International air fare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Activities and hotel in Kathmandu.

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Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle
  • 2 +
  • 5360 m
  • Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Moderate
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek.