Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek
Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek present Scenic Mountain flight to Lukla, better known by Tenzing Hillary airstrip, Lovely Sherpa town Namche Bazaar “gate way of top of the world” experience Sherpa culture and their lifestyle, breathtaking Himalayan views, marvelous Himalayan glacier Lakes in Gokyo Valley, mind-blowing views from View point of Gokyo Ri, and Renjo La Pass (5360 meters) that connect Gokyo valley and Nangpala Valley trade route of Nepal and Tibet makes fabulous trip to Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek.
Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek highlight.
Trek to the heart of Khumbu valley through the Sherpa town Namche Bazaar.
Marvelous views alpine glacier Lakes of Gokyo Lakes.
Climb Gokyo Ri view point, for dramatic view of 14 of 4 tallest peaks of the word.
Trek through the high Pass of Renjo La Pass toward to Thame valley of Nepal.
Less visited trekking route, Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass trekking holidays provide absolutely breathtaking views of the top four of the fourteen highest peaks of the world, The Everest region is known by the world famous trekking destination, and carried history of the Sherpa peoples known by legendary of the mountaineering. Most of the travellers trek to world famous Everest Base Camp rather than Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass. Khumbu region is home to Sherpa culture, the many small yak-grazing settlements that we travel through will give you a unique glimpse into the daily life of Sherpas. The religious icons of the people are often as spectacular as the mountains that surround them.
Gokyo Lakes Renjola Pass Trek is less crowded trekking route in Khumbu valley comparing commercial Everest Base Camp trek route, we travel for a gradual ascent to the beautiful five lakes of Gokyo valley passing some beautiful Sherpa village and Yak grazing fields. Fantastic views of the snow capped peak surrounding make our journey “trip of the lifetime”. Once we arrive at Gokyo, we are able to see once in all pristine glacier lakes, snow capped peaks, and largest glacier in Nepal “Ngozumpa Glacier makes this trips lifetime of the trip. Ascending view point of Gokyo Ri (5360 meters) provide 360 degree views top of the World Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Oyu 4 of the 14 highest peaks of the world. Similarly, one of the most beautiful mountains in the khumbu valley Mount Ama Dablam, Tabuche Peak, Chola Tse, Nuptse west face, Gyachung Kang, Ngozumpa Glacier, and pristine glacier Lakes and valleys views makes this trip of the lifetime.
Accommodation availability in Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek.
Gokyo Lakes and Renjo La Pass trek is located in heart of Khumbu valley in Nepal, Khumbu valley is one of the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. The infrastructure of lodges and tea house in the area is the best along any other trekking destination in Nepal. Some of the Place like Lukla, Phakding and Namche Bazaar high quality accommodation is available if travellers are willing to upgrade their stay in those places.
Gokyo Lakes Renjo la Pass Trek route;
This 11 days journey starts from Lukla taking about half an hour short flight from Kathmandu and end at Lukla (Tenzing Hillary airstrip). to experience real authentic trekking experience in a Himalayan high valley, crossing Renjo la Pass (5360 meters) will also provide superb views of the Himalayan vista that you will never ever forget. Lovely Sherpa villages and their hospitality, traditional culture, their lifestyle, glimpse of the Himalayas, walking the trading route of Nepal and Tibet in Nangpala Valley via the Dudh Koshi river bank, are the trip high light.
When is best time to Trek Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek in Nepal
Best time to trek Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass is September, October, November and December in autumn season and March, April and May in spring season. January and February month is winter, it is cold and snowing in the high elevation, and June, July, August, is the monsoon season in Nepal.
Gokyo Lakes Renjo La Pass Trek Short Itinerary;
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing and trip preparation.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 03 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hours.
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar – 06 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Dole 4,110m – 06 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo. (4440 meters) – 04 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790 meters) – 4 hours.
Day 09: Early morning hike to Goko Ri (5357meters) and side trip to Fifth Lake.
Day 10: Trek to Lungden (4350 meters) over Renjo La Pass (5360 meters).
Day 11: Trek to Thame Village (3800 meters).
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar.
Day 13: Trek Namche to Lukla.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Leisure day in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Departure.
- Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
A representative from Visit Himalaya Treks with the company’s display board will greet you outside the arrival terminal and transfer you to your Hotel. (Overnight at Hotel)
- Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing and trip preparation.
After Breakfast sightseeing tour around Kathmandu you will be engrossed at places of interest on this day for 4-5 hours of enjoyable and impressive tour visiting world heritage sites of temples-monasteries-Stupas. Afternoon trek meeting stay overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
- Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 03 hours.
Morning flight to Lukla with mountain views including Everest, on reaching Lukla with time for rest, then start first day trekking to Phakding village. Walk leads past farm villages with few short ups and down, beautiful views along the walk to Phakding. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hours.
After overnight at Phakding, morning trek leads over Dudh Kosi River and then past interesting villages of Tok-Tok, Bhenkar and Monjo to reach at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate. From here walk on riverbanks for few hours, on crossing last bridge with climb to Sherpa town Namche Bazaar. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar – 06 hours.
After breakfast hike to Sagarmatha National Park museum just top of the Namche Bazaar. After exploring this historical museum, walk to the twin village of Khunde (3840 meters) and Khumjung (3780 meters) through the Syangboche Airport (3720 meters) and Everest View Hotel is considered as one of the interesting days of the trek. With the benefit of gain in altitude, this day trip also offers a chance to visit a hospital and school started by Sir Edmund Hillary himself. Breathtaking views of Mount Everest (8848 meters), Lohtse (8414 meters) and Ama Dablam (6856 meters) are also an added incentive for the day hike. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 06: Trek to Dole 4,110m - 06 hours.
The trek continues on a well maintained path in the morning with towering mountains on almost every direction. After passing a couple of teahouses at Kyangjuma, the path climbs to a different valley leaving the traditional Everest Trail and crosses Mong La and drops down to Phortse Tenga. With the disappearing views of Taboche (6367 meters) and Chola Tse (6335 meters), the path leads into rhododendron forest; slowly climbs and reaches Dole. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 07: Trek to Machhermo. (4440 meters) – 04 hours.
Leaving the tree line behind, a brief climb starts the day and a gradual climb follows for the rest of day. The trail passes through a couple of tea shops at Luza and finally reaches Machhermo with Cho Oyu (8201 meters) appearing to the north. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790 meters) – 4 hours.
The trail moves up into the valley on an easy terrain and starts getting steeper near the first lake of the Gokyo Valley. After passing two smaller lakes, the trail leads to the third lake commonly known as the Gokyo Lake with Mount Cho Oyo towering in the background. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 09: Early morning hike to Goko Ri (5357meters) and side trip to Fifth Lake.
Today we begin early. Hiking up for about 3 hrs we arrive to Gokyo Ri. Gokyo Ri caters 360 degree panorama of four 8000ers of the Himalayas that include Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu. We slide down back to the hotel, which is pretty easy walk about 1 hour downhill. Have a breakfast/ Lunch. After Breakfast/ Lunch/ a walk further into the valley on an easier terrain leads to the fourth and fifth lakes of the valley. These lakes are considered to be sacred and holy to the people of the Khumbu region. After exploring these beautiful lakes back to Gokyo. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 10: Trek to Lungden (4350 meters) over Renjo La Pass (5360 meters)
After Breakfast our journey start following the small track leaving lovely Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Lakes behind. From end of the Gokyo Lake corner trail lead us steeps climbing toward to Renjo la top passing lost rock and moraine. Once get top of the Renjo La Pass look back breathtaking views of the Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8481m), Cho-Oyu (8201m) and Gychung Kang (7922m). After enjoying the views trek begin downhill passing a small glacier lake toward pristine valley of Lungden. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 11: Trek to Thame Village (3800 meters)
Keep walking continue to steep downhill to valley of Marlung, We may meet Tibetan trader encampments along the way for pictures of a rare lifestyle. This is valley one of the most popular trading route between Tibet and Nepal. Continue following the dudhkosi river valley finally lead us to beautiful Thame Valley lap of Kongde Peak home of the legendary mountaineering Sherpa peoples. After lunch, late evening visit beautiful Thame monastery which is one of the oldest monastery in the khumbu region of Nepal. After visiting monastery back to Thame. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar.
Short and easy day, after breakfast leaving deep thame valley behind lead us thamo village. Now tree lines are backing, elevation is quickly drooping, trail between thame to Namche rarely we can see beautiful mountain goats and Dafe Pheasant. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 13: Trek Namche to Lukla.
After the breakfast, we hike down a trail steeply descends to the Suspension Bridge and then continue walking over several local villages and most of walking is through Dudh Koshi River valley and surroundings toward to Lukla. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
- Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu.
A 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu and a whole day to explore the capital. After thrilling trek to Gokyo Lake Cho Oyu base camp you will have free relaxing day at Kathmandu (Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast included)
- Day 15 - Leisure day in Kathmandu.
This will be a spare day in Kathmandu. You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure etc. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
- Day 16: Departure.
A representative from Visit Himalaya Treks Pvt. Ltd. will check your flight tickets and transfer you to the airport before two hours from your flight with a hope of seeing you again in the future. (Breakfast included)
- Airport arrival and departure land transport by Private Car, Van, Jeep, and Bus.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast (4 nights 2 in sharing room).
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu with historical city guide and Land transport.
- Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu domestic airfare including departure taxes.
- Accommodation (1 in sharing room) all meals, (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) tea coffee while on trek.
- Guide Fare Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes.
- Experience English speaking government license holder trekking guide.
- Porter to carry your baggage, (2 in sharing porter)
- Accommodation, food, salary, for guide and Porter.
- Sagarmatha National Park entry permits and TIMS Card.
- First Aid Kit, If necessary Duffel Bag.
- Service charge and Government taxes.
- Nepal entry visa fees.
- Personal travel insurance compulsory.
- Entrances fees in the sightseeing sports in Kathmandu.
- Extra night accommodation earlier arrival or late departure.
- Over weight baggage cost. (If your baggage more than 15KG)
- Personal expenses, like drinking water while on trek, bar bills, laundry, shower, telephone, internet, personal tips for guide, porter, and driver.
Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen about safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
Hiking boots, Trekking Socks
Waterproof (trousers / jacket)
Base layer shirts
Sunhat and Woolen hat
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips)
Head torch (spare bulb and batteries)
Water bottles 1 Litres
Antibacterial hand wash
Daypack (25-30 Liters)
Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season (up to – 20ºC)
Personal First Aid Kit
Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
1 skin-blister repair kit
Cough and/or cold medicine
Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
Water purification tablets or water filter
1 set of earplugs
Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it.
Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.