Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek - 16 Days

About Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

Our Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is a complete package on which you will get to witness the sumptuous view of the Everest region from different viewpoints. Located in a hidden valley of the Khumbu region, Gokyo village is one of the gems of the Himalayas, explored by very few travelers. You will get to witness stunning Gokyo Lake and also hike up to Gokyo Ri, one of the excellent viewpoints of the trek. Not only this, walking on the glistening icy path of the Renjo La Pass will probably be one of the most superb walks of your life. The Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking will present you with panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m),  Kangtega (6,782 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Thamserku (6,623 m), and many other mountains. 

We, Adventure Small World Treks and Expedition have specially designed this 16 days Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek package for those whose hearts are not content with classic EBC Trek and looking for more adventure and thrills. During the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek 16 Days, you will get to see a stunning landscape view. The trail offers you rich culture and tradition of the Sherpa people. Several monasteries, stupas, chortens, prayer wheels, and prayer flags are on the trail. You will get to have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is a lifetime adventurous journey that will stay with you forever.

Variation & Custom Itinerary

If you have some extra day in your hand, then you can add Everest Three Passes Trek or Everest Base Camp Trek in the journey. These two are the most famous treks in the Khumbu region. Likewise, we also offer tailor-made Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek itinerary. We will create a custom Gokyo Renjo La Pass package to meet your needs and requirements.

Highlights

  • Thrilling flight to Lukla.
  • Trek through lush forests and small villages.
  • Explore Namche Bazar.
  • Feel the warmth of Sherpa culture.
  • Visit Tengboche monastery, the biggest monastery of Khumbu region.
  • Explore beautiful Gokyo Valley and spend a night in fine Gokyo village.
  • Visit Gokyo Lakes.
  • Witness panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Cho Oyu along with stunning Khumbu Icefall and Ngozumpa Glacier.
  • Cross thrilling and adventures Renjo La Pass.
  • Hike up to the Gokyo Ri for a breath-taking view of the surrounding.

Itinerary

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Once you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, one of our team members will welcome you there, and take you to your hotel. Later, in the evening, you will visit a restaurant for your welcome dinner organized by the company. You will also meet with your guide and he will brief you about the trip.

  • Hotel
  • Welcome dinner

Today, we fly to Lukla airport after having breakfast. The flight will be scenic and offers us spectacular views of Himalayas. Upon reaching Lukla, we will meet with the rest of the team members and trek towards Phakding village. From here onwards, the region will present us mountain landscapes along with a blissful freshness in the air carried away from the Himalayas. The trail will lead us to Cheplung village, which will welcome us with a wonderful view of Mt. Khumbila (5,761m). Further, we will descend down to Phakding village located in the north of Lukla in the Dudh Koshi River Valley.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From Phakding, we head towards Namche Bazar crossing several villages like Jorsale and Monjo. Moreover, Monjo is also the entry point of Sagarmatha National Park. From here, the trail goes through the national park that includes numerous untamed streams, small rivers, alpine woods, and thick forests. We will reach Namche Bazar, the tourist hub as well as the biggest village in the Khumbu region.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today is the first rest day of our trip. We will spend our day exploring around the village and hiking to nearby areas for panoramic views. After having breakfast, hike to Syangboche Airstrip from where the captivating view of Namche Bazar along with Himalayan mountains can be seen. Later, we head to the Everest View Hotel, which offers a view of Mt. Everest (8,848 m). We will then return to Namche and visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today, we will trek towards Tengboche, which is famous for the Tengboche Monastery, the oldest and largest monastery of the Khumbu region. The trail opens out to Dudh Koshi River Valley at Phungki Thanka village. From here, trekking along the Dudh Koshi River on a forested trail, reach Tengboche village located at the junction of the Dudh Koshi River and Imja Khola River. Upon reaching the village, we visit the Tengboche monastery where we will get to see ancient manuscripts, several antiques, sculptures, and paintings. From the monastery, superb views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), and many other mountains can be seen.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having a warm breakfast, you begin trekking towards Dole. It is going to be a short walking day today. Trekking through terraced fields and small villages, you reach Dole for a night stay.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and gradually ascends to Machhermo. You also pass by dense forests of rhododendron before reaching Machhermo village.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

You wake up early and begin the day ascending towards Gokyo village. On the way, you pass by stunning lakes enjoying striking views of mountains like Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, etc.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today, we wake up early in the morning and hike up to Gokyo Ri from where we will see the best view of the entire region. After soaking the beauty in our memory, we descend to Gokyo village for a night stay.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

You wake up early in the morning and begin ascending towards Renjo La Pass. The trail will be tough and steep. Upon reaching the top of the pass, we get to see outstanding views of the snow-capped mountains. The trail then descends to Lundhen.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Leaving Lundhen behind, you descend to Thame. The trail passes by small villages. On the way, you get to see beautiful scenery and snow-capped mountains views.

  • lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having breakfast, you retrace the path. The trail offers stunning landscape views. Passing through lush forests of pine, fir, rhododendron, juniper, etc, you drop down to Namche Bazar.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having breakfast, you begin descending steeply and cross a suspension bridge. Further, the trail will pass by colorful prayer flags, chortens, mani walls, and small gompas. Trekking through lush forests of pine & rhododendron, small villages, and crossing various streams, you reach Lukla.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having light breakfast, we fly back to Kathmandu. During the flight, we get to see the last views of the Himalayan mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we will head to our hotel and freshen up. Later in the evening, we visit a restaurant to have farewell dinner organized by Orbit Alpine Adventure.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

Today, you have an extra day in Kathmandu that you can use to explore around and do shopping. In the evening, you meet with other team members over farewell dinner and end your day with lots of laughter.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast & farewell dinner

You wake up early and prepare to leave. As per your flight departure time, our team representative will take you to the airport and wishes you a safe flight back to your home.

Cost Details

  • Three night hotel at kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Flight to lukla and flight back kathmandu.
  • Three times meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner while on trekking, tea, coffee, hot chocolate.
  • All staff food,salary and thier insurances.
  • Helicapter arranngement.
  • Sightseeing in kathmandu with fuent english guide.
  • Lunch and dinner at kathmandu.
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing.
  • Personal insurance medical.
  • All bevarage while on trekking.
  • Rescue flight.
  • Tips for staff.

Useful Information

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek route

From Kathmandu, you will take one of the most sensational flights of your life to the Lukla airport. Upon reaching here, you will meet with the rest of the crew members and begin trekking towards Namche Bazar via Phakding. You will take a rest day here and spend your day exploring around the village and hike to the Everest View Hotel for a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains. 

Next day, you will trek towards Tengboche, where you will visit the oldest monastery of the region, Tengboche monastery. Further, the trail gradually ascends to Gokyo Valley and takes you to Goko village passing through small villages. You will then cross the Renjo La Pass and drop down to Lukla following the same trail. Taking another thrilling flight, you will return to Kathmandu.

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek map

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek map will help you to understand the route that you will be following during the trek. We have designed our map following our Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek itinerary. The map will show you all the villages and terrain you will be walking on. 

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek difficulty & Altitude Sickness

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is a difficult journey in the Khumbu region. The trail crosses challenging Renjo La Pass. Many ascends & descends are involved in the journey with frequent steep and rugged climbing. Likewise, you will walk for 6 to 7 hours a day. You have to be in good shape to go on this trek. Strong physical fitness and stamina are also needed. This trek is not suitable for beginner trekkers. The drastic change in altitude can trigger altitude sickness, however we have added adequate rest days in our itinerary that will help you in acclimatization. Do drink at least 2 liters of water each day to avoid altitude sickness. 

Best time to go on Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

The best time to go on Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking is from March to April and October to November. This is the most preferred time of the year to go on this trek because of stable weather and moderate climate. These months consist of two seasons; spring and autumn. The views are also at its best in the season. Other seasons like monsoon and winter are not a good time to go on Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek 16 Days.

Accommodation & Meals

During your Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, you will stay overnight in the best guesthouse/lodge as per the availability. All the rooms are on a twin-sharing basis with clean common toilets. The lodge here offers basic facilities. For service like a hot shower, you might have to pay a little money. The meals will be served as per the menu of guesthouse/lodge, still you will have a wide variety of options. You will also find snacks and bars during your trek, but due to high altitude and no transportation, price can go higher than usual. 

Communication & Electricity

You will find internet access during the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek 16 Days. In fact, after Ncell (Nepalese telecommunication company) established 3G mobile broadband on Gorak Shep at 5,200 meters, one can do live feeds from many places. However, do remember that the internet connection gets unstable due to bad weather. You can also find WiFi service in almost every lodge, but you have to pay an extra charge for it. Similarly, electricity is also available everywhere. You can charge your electric appliances either for free or by paying a few bucks. Caring extra batteries will be a good choice for you.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is recommended to have while Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking. It will be back up for you to rely on in case of an emergency. Your travel insurance must cover things like airlift, medical bills, hospital bills, flight cancellation, and loss or theft of the property. Any foreign travelers are not allowed to take out travel insurance in Nepal, so make sure to get one from your country and carry the documents with you.

Guide & Porter

You will be assisted by an experienced and English speaking guide on the trek. Our guides have several years of expertise on the Himalayan trail and have led various groups successfully in the Himalayas. Likewise, they are well-trained in many fields and are certified by the government of Nepal. While trekking with us, you will be in safe hands.

Environmental Contribution

Organizing eco-friendly treks and tours is our company's main motto. We have worked in this field for numerous years now and have seen a drastic change in the environment. Therefore, we have adopted several measures to decrease our waste on the trail and not harm the fragile surrounding in anyways. Likewise, we also run a small organization that funds education for kids from the underprivileged mountain  families.