Duration: 13 Days
Difficulty Level: Moderately Difficult
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek
Located in the Solukhumbu district, walking on the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek path offers parts of the Everest region that only a few tourists see. The routes are considerably less busy, and the views of these paths are beautiful, like those of the Everest base camp trek pathways.
The trek to Gokyo Renjo La Pass offers spectacular views of the Himalayas and the surrounding area, the Himalayas that helps you get insight into getting a better understanding of yourself. The pure surroundings of the Gokyo path, clean air, water, and pure energy all unite to enhance your experience of being in the present.
During your walk, you will be delighted to gaze at the Khumbu region’s other snow-capped summits, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Aba Dablam, and more. Additionally, rich culture, traditions, and a unique way of life for the people there add extra sparkles to your journey that encourage “being in the state of wholeness.”
The warm-hearted local communities’ customs, language, clothing, and cuisine of the Gokyo Renjo La Pass trek are also the major highlight of the trip, which are all wholly their own. The majority of the people living in these villages are Sherpa and Rai. Spending time with these communities is a great way to connect with new cultures and traditions and celebrate each other’s differences and similarities.
Understanding different cultures enrich our lives and enable more profound connections with those around us, even in our regular lives.
The trail will have several challenging uphill parts and must issue a reverse challenge to Renjo La Pass. On top of that, you may need various guidance during or before your trip. We Nepal holiday team, assure you that we will be with you during your trip and before that if you need assistance. We guide you to Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking based on your desire to spend time in the Himalayas.
Amidst all this, prepare yourself for the Gokyo Renjo La Pass treks, which have the great possibility of being in a state of an increased level of joyful wholeness.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trip Highlights
- Travel through Renjo La Pass, one of Everest’s three significant passes.
- View of Nepal’s largest glacier, Ngozumpa.
- The Sherpa community and their picturesque trailside villages along the trail.
- Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Everest, and Makalu, the four tallest mountains visible from this vantage point, are all over 8,000 meters tall.
- Walk along the trails in the Everest area that are not as busy.
- Passing several Buddhist sites, well-kept trails, and cozy lodges.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking Route Map
With a helpful trek map of Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass, it is easier to stay on the path. We have included every overnight stay and elevation reference for the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek on our map. Click the infographic image below to learn about the route.
Your journey begins as you start your flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Starting your trek from Lukla, the walk ends at the same place. We will start our trek from Lukla to Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Machhermo, and Gokyo Lake. We will rest at Gokyo Lake and have an acclimatization hike to 5th lake and Gokyo Ri.
We will then cross Renjo La Pass, descend to Lungden, Thame, Namche Bazaar, and again back to Lukla. From Lukla, we will have a return flight to Kathmandu. You can also look at our detailed Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass itinerary to know more about the destination.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Treks Permit
To trek Gokyo and Renjo La, you will need two permits. Sagarmatha National Park Permits and Khumbu Rural Municipality Permits are required for entry. You will have to show them at different points along the way.
For more info, visit: Trekking Route and Permit Fee
Note: When creating official documents, you will typically be required to submit a copy of your passport and a photo in passport size. Bring at least eight to ten passport-sized photographs. We will acquire the necessary travel permits and handle all legal documentation.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Treks Cost Details
- KTM-Lukla-KTM domestic flight
- Permit Cards Expenses
- Experienced Himalayan trek guide for 12 days
- One porter for two of you for trekking for 11 days (prepare to give max. 15 kgs’ luggage from each of you so that it will not exceed 30 kg. for your porter)
- Basic yet comfortable accommodation for 11 nights on a twin-sharing basis during the trekking as per itinerary.
- Staff insurance
- 10 x set breakfast, 11 x set lunch and 11 x set dinner while on the trek
- Purified drinking water during the entire trekking as per itinerary
- General first aid medicine kit
- Complimentary T-shirt
- Duffle bag during the trek
- International Flight Fare
- Food and Accommodation in Kathmandu since there are many possibilities available.
- Personnel expenses of any kind
- Any Travel Insurance
- Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances that may lead to a change in itinerary.
- Tips for any staff and guide
- Anything that is not listed in the “PRICE INCLUDES” section above.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
People have observed for a long time that living in the Himalayas, along with its natural beauty, helps them feel joyfully whole inside. The Gokyo Renjo La Pass journey, with its stunning Himalayan scenery and rich biodiversity, can fill you with a sense of fulfilment.
Never undervalue your specific interests; they may be so appealing that they inspire you to achieve your goals and develop into a whole person. Following your interest in visiting Himalayan destinations like Gokyo Renjo La, the trek is more than just a trip; how you feel about it will depend on how curious and aware you are.
At 5,360 meters above sea level, Renjo-la is the highest point of the Gokyo Renjo La Pass adventure journey.
You must get entrance authorization if you wish to enter the region. Getting a specific trek permit is necessary to enter a protected area that the government has designated for trekking. You will need Sagarmatha National Park Permits and Khumbu Rural Municipality Permits.
The permit is for your safety while traveling into the conservation area. This permit fee is also used for the betterment of the national park.
Our schedule is one of the best for everyone, so if you have never been to high altitudes before, you may not have much less to choose from. If the schedule is shortened, there might need more time to adjust to changes in the environment, humidity, or pH, which could cause high altitude sickness and other problems. Your body needs time to make more red blood cells to compensate for the fact that blood at high altitudes has less oxygen.
But if you want to spend more time in the Himalayas, we can give you the best options to add days and make your schedule fit your needs. Feel free to contact us; our team will put together your dream package based on your priorities and our suggestions.
If you are an individual trekker, you don't have to bring a guide with you on this trek, but if you want a stress-free vacation, a guide will be helpful. During your trek to Gokyo Renjo La Pass, you must also have a guide if you travel with us.
We will make sure you are safe when you travel with us. If you trek with a guide, you'll have more choices for food and lodging, and you won't have to worry about not being able to speak the language. They will always be there to help you with things like permits, domestic flights, and hiring local porters. They will also be there to help you the whole way through the trek.
If you get sick from high altitude, your trekking guide will watch your symptoms immediately. They will help you at every step because they know the area and the animals that live there.
When it is cold, your battery is more prone to die quickly. It is best to give your battery a charge every so often. In the lower part of the trail, where you spend the night, you can charge your battery, but as you go higher, it gets more complicated. You must pay extra if there is a charging service because the lodge runs its electricity on solar power.
But you can carry an extra battery for your camera and other equipment, so you do not have to worry about charging them often. There could be a power outage or low voltage, so it's best to have the portable power bank with you.
In preparation for traveling through high-altitude locations, evaluating your current state of health and fitness is essential. Because of it, the hiking experience of every traveler is improved in terms of comfort and safety.
We are happy to welcome you and your family to the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek because we believe that children can learn a lot by engaging with nature and different cultures. The trek can go smoothly if you have a professional guide. But we will only recommend bringing eight-year-old kids hiking at high altitudes.
For at least a month, teach your kids simple exercises and ways to breathe to get them ready for this hike. During the inquiry process, please let us know if you need a kid carry service.
Before starting your journey to Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, we have already paid for several things on your behalf of you; permit, taxes, and others. Please also be aware that we must compensate our porters and guides even if you cancel or choose not to finish the trip because of their commitment to serving you.
Specific fees apply if you desire to cancel your reserved trips. Behind that, we welcome you to shift your trip days to Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking or the package itself. We may charge a specific amount if you wish to reschedule/cancel the booking date. Both parties will benefit if you inform us as soon as possible. Please go through our terms and conditions to clarify the refund process.
In case of hikers finish their journey sooner than expected or decide to terminate it early for any reason, kindly be aware that we do not grant refunds for any portion of the trek that is not used. This also totally depends on the circumstances, but we request that you refrain from expecting a refund for the above reasons.
We highly suggest you engage in physical activities for three months before the trip to prepare yourself physically and mentally. Additionally, we offer the Soldhunga Hike as part of our quick acclimation training trip. You can utilize this hike as a preview of what to expect on your main journey in the central Himalayas.
Please ask our ground team in Kathmandu for assistance arranging day tours around the city. If you still have time extra few days or a week after the trek, we can also set up one of the following quick relaxation trips. Please pick the one you think will best suit your interests.
- Chitwan Safari
These additional vacation days were planned with the idea that you would want to relax after a challenging and long trek rather than go on hiking again. Please let us know if there are any other destinations you would prefer over these.