Renjo La Pass Gokyo Valley Trek

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Renjo La Pass Gokyo Valley Trek - Days

Trip Route

Lukla - Namche Bazar - Renjo La Pass - Gokyo Lake - Gokyo Ri - Khumjung Village

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Max. Elevation
5,360 M/17,580 FT
Full board meals on the trek
Flight/Private Vehicles
Best Season
Autumn & Spring

Renjo La Pass Gokyo Valley Trek Highlights

  • Thrilling and scenic mountain flight to and fro Lukla
  • Crossing Renjo La Pass (5460 m) which connect Gokyo and Thame valley
  • Side trek to Ngozumpa Tse on the moraine of Ngozumpa glacier
  • Viewing Everest region mountains from Gokyo Ri and Everest view hotel
  • Explore all the high altitude Gokyo lakes by foot on foot of high mountains
  • Get in touch with exclusive Sherpa culture and get bless from reincarnation Buddhism monk
  • Walking thru dense mountain herb forest and get near distance view of pheasant, deer and mountain goat
  • Walking over high and long buddhist flag decorate suspension bridges

Gokyo valley trek with endeavoring newly discover Renjo La pass (5360 m) in Khumbu region. It is adventure trek in the Himalayas which rendering delightful Sherpa culture, breathtaking mountain vista of the world highest peaks. Grand opportunity to walk onto the largest Himalayan glacier alongside turquoise Gokyo Lake. En route gets a close and striking view of the Himalayas from Renjo La pass, Gokyo Ri and Ngozumpa Tse above unspoiled glacier valley. The entire route has Buddhist savor also passes beautiful and traditional style Monasteries, Chhorten, Gompa, Stupa and mani-wall. Renjo La pass is lowest altitude trekking pass among Everest three passes trek but exposes astonishing sights of Himalayas including four highest mountains namely Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu from out of fourteen peaks. Renjo La pass route is not that much crowded comparing to another trekking route in Everest region Cho La pass and Everest base camp, it is highly recommended for that folk who willing to spend quality time in solitary rugged terrain. Renjo La Pass and Gokyo valley path stretching throughout rich landscapes diverse of Sagarmatha national park, vastly chance to encounter flora and faunas in the lush and green Himalayan area.
Renjo La Pass Gokyo valley trek begins with a 35-minute mountain flight to Tenzing-Hillary airport (2860 m). Upon small plane transfer to Lukla airstrip, walk starts through Sherpa village and alongside with Dudh Koshi River to Namche Bazar where officially spending 2 nights for altitude acclimatization. While leaving from Namche Bazar follow a trail to Thame village birthplace of 24 times Everest Summiteer Kami Rita Sherpa. This is a trading route between local Sherpa and Tibetan trader till early 2008, train of yak brought garment and provision with crossing Nangpa la pass. Then trek continues Renjo La, it comparatively tough walking over Renjo la pass than any other day but offering the best view of Gokyo valley. Gokyo Lake is a charm of venture except during the winter possible to visit all 6 Gokyo lakes. Then ascend up to Gokyo Ri (5360 m) and Ngozumpa Tse (5700 m) for lifetime travel experience after that returning back to Lukla in 3 days to fly back Kathmandu.

Daily itinerary

Once you provides us your Kathmandu arrival details, we pick you up from on arrival gate of Tribhuvan international airport. The airport representative stay standby with your name on placard. Then you'll be welcomed with fresh garland after that short driven to your hotel. After room check-in take your own time for relax and leisure.

A 35 minute scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will present you lots interesting scenery. Today you have a easy trail and short walk. The trail lead you along the river passing a streams, cultivate landscape, Buddhist relic, cross the villages of Chhuplung, Ghat then finally reach at Phakding.

The trail is busy because of so many trekker's going up to EBC and we often meet trekker's descending from EBC. Trek continues along reverse of river, passing the alluring views of nature beauties waterfall, landscape, slope pine forest on the hill, amazing colourful Buddhists flag blowing in the air. After lunch at Jorsalle, cross over the suspension bridge which is flank of Khumbu region. Now you rolling on steady up but present great views of valley and further up from Kshum Khangru Peak Viewpoint get first glimpse of Mt. Everest. Resume trek on steady up through pine forest up to Namche. The buzzing town in mountain almost every single needs available such as ATM, Internet, Bank, Medicare, International call, all trekking gears, star buck, bakery, bar etc.

Now you are at elevation of 3440m and onward to pass which is 5360m. for go further-up your body need to be used to with present atmosphere as you need to be fit you need lots of Acclimatization. That's' why you are climbing nearly 500m up then come down to sleep. Today your hike goes sturdy up on hill from Namche to Syangboche airstrip then Everest view hotel. From here get the marvelous panoramic views of Himalayas such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and numerous other snow-peaks and eye-catching Tyangboche Monastery.

Set off from Namche, take a southern trail which is trade trail between local people and Tibetan trader, who came in Khumbu region throughout the Nangpa la pass. Today the path goes smoothly up passing the few Sherpa village and wide arid valley and snow-peaks. Encounter the some wild animal musk deer, blue sheep, Lophophorus impejanus. After crossing river climbing up bring you at Thame- A village of mountaineers. they are seasonal employees in Khumbu region.

You still walking route of trade along the river pass cultivate land of potatoes, tea shops, wide valley with wide mountains. You will often spot the Yaks and wild animals. Once you cross the river, leave the trade trail and turn north short climbing up to Lunden.

Your journey start in early morning after breakfast because today is longest and tough day walk in your trek. The trail goes strenuous-up all the way to top. Often cross a streams, passing a lakes some time frozen, then walk on switch-back up goes on stone-stair to pass as you climbing up higher offering a more gorgeous mountain views. The path is quite tough but it is worth to do. The Renjo La pass is well decorated by colourful Tibetan praying flags. The Renjo La pass is view point and present enormous Gokyo valley and wide range of Himalayas such as Makalu, Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and various other mountains. You will take a rest and take a photographs of lifetime achievements, then the path goes vertical descent, on ice, pave, and then meadow beside the Gokyo lake to settlement.

After succeed pass you deserve rest. Gokyo lies on courtyard of Himalayas and just few meter above from Gokyo lake and few 100 m far from Ngozumpa glacier. Relaxed and observe views of multi-color lake and giant mountain. Then If you like to do some extra walk to 4th and 5th lake, the trail goes on moraine of glacier on foot of giant mountain and get extra-ordinary view of north face of Mt. Everest. It will takes 3/4 hrs by up and down.

Today morning, you are going to climb up viewpoint called- Gokyo Ri or Gokyo peak (5360 m). View point is not that much different than Renjo La pass but different viewpoint has different view. Normally all the trekker's go at viewpoint to see sunrise over the mountains. Around 2/3 hrs tough climbing up brings you at Gokyo peak. Gokyo Ri offers you breathtaking views of Himalayas with enormous glacier. Then retracing to Gokyo and further descending on Yak pastures passing a Machhermo, Luza then arriving at Dole.

Now you are back in greenery, today your trail often take you up and down through the forest, village and yak meadow. While walking down from Mong la, will be seen Tyangboche Monastery with incredible Ama Dablam at background. So if you haven't seen Khumjung village on day 05 then today you have opportunity to visit Khumjun village. Which will take nearly 1 hrs extra after that trek continue to Namche.

Your trek goes all the way down to Dudh koshi river then trail goes along the way of river passing the Sherpa village. Today you checking out from the Everest national park. After noon you will be at Lukla. Have a some celebration with your trekking crew and friends.

A 35-minute scenic flight from Lukla to Manthali airport (Ramechhap) gives you a great view of the Himalayan. Upon on arrival Ramchechhap drive begins to Kathmandu which takes 3/4 hours drive then transferred to your hotel.

our Himalayan journey ends up with us by today and hopes you had enjoyed an able Himalayan holiday with us and get back home with lifetime trekking memories. We, Musical adventure trekking Pvt. Ltd airport representative transfers you, airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included?

  • International and domestic airport transfer airport/hotel/airport
  • Everest Gokyo Lake trekking permit (Everest national park and Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee) Experience
  • English speaking licensed guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
  • Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits where available
  • Musical Adventure Trekking complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, dawn Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight ticket
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
  • Kathmandu meals and accommodation
  • Personal expense hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge etc
  • Porter to carry your bag pack
  • Gratitude to your guide and porter

Fixed Departures

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