Renjo la pass trek is an adventure trek destination taking the tourists to the high mountain and glacier lakes of the Everest region. There are several glacial lakes collectively known as Gokyo Lakes. There is a small village named a Gokyo on the foothills of Gokyo ridge along the eastern shore of Gokyo Cho Lake.
Furthermore, it is a small village that normally closes in winter due to extreme cold and snowfall. The Renjola pass trekking is challenging and most demanding trekking routes of Everest in terms of Himalayan scenery.
As you arrive on the Renjo la summit the views are brilliant. Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse, Mount Cho-Oyu, and Mount Everest including several other snow-capped mountains located in a single line just in front of your eyes.
Moreover, trek to Renjo la pass traversing through delightful valleys, with crystal blue and green pristine lakes, world’s biggest Nogazompa glacier dominated by nearest mountains of Everest Himalaya range. Gokyo Lakes is a holy pilgrimage place for both Hindu and Buddhists. Remote areas of Gokyo region is inhabited by the solitary Tibetan-Buddhist civilization of sherpas with antique establishments of centuries years old.
As you are on Renjo la pass, it is possible to see four 8,000-metre peaks: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu in a row, and on the foothill, is a Gokyo lake. Glacial Gokyo lakes are fairly popular in this entire valley. The trek route itself ends after reaching the Renjola summit and trekkers typically retrace their steps back to the trailhead.
Renjo la pass difficulty
A visit to Renjola pass is a relatively soft adventure trek route. Many youth trekkers love to hikes this route. Trek route Renjola pass is wide and possible to see Yak caravan. Yaks also cross Renjo la pass often in a high season, but it is still adventurous. Top Renjo la pass difficulty level is just fairly strenuous. Renjola offers better mountain scenery comparing Chola pass. If you would like to trek throw Thame village it is a tough and long uphill walk.
Read everest renjo la pass trek Guide, blog to know better about Renjo La pass elevation, map, and the level of difficulty. If you focus renjo la pass from gokyo is also awesome. The Renjo la pass elevation is 5,345 meters above the sea level. Magic Renjo la pass hike is possible to do at any time (except winter) throughout the year.
Best of Renjo la pass trek itinerary details
This trip is roughly about 10 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region leading up to the gokyo glacial lakes. The particular route is designed for world travelers who wish to hike up to renjo la summit of the spectacular mountain but are restricted time-wise. For travelers who wish to reach enjoy la in a more relaxed manner can try this itinerary however if this itinerary does not suit you than request us for tailor-made itinerary.Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our representative will brief you trek programs.
After breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with a temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
We take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, upon arrival at Lukla, we would be refreshed in one of the hotels and then start our trek to Phakding (2,640 m). We trek following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5,885m) can be seen in a stone-throwing distance on the opposite bank. During the journey, we pass several Sherpa villages such as Ghat, Phakding, Tok Tok and finally we reach Bengkar village.
We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo. We then come to the Sagarmatha National Park office where a park entrance fee is to pay. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, the trek begins the steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m.). Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3,440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
Today, we trek easy hiking to get Thame village. Thame is the end valley of Khumbu Valley and iconic value of Thame is its terrain the people which are untouched by the effects of modern civilization. During the working we will past a large a large array of prayer flags, Chorten and the carved mani stones.
Today, we will walk about 5:30 hrs to Lungden, mostly uphill, the trails pass by many old, walled Sherpa villages. You can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probably take a trail with Tibetan Yak Canavans, a trading route to and from Namche to Tibet with the villagers. We will stay in available guesthouse at Lungden.
Trek to Renjola pass (renjo la pass height) often follow steeply ups and down with sandy ridge. We cross the frozen stream and walking through dramatic rock, we pass several yak kharkas and twin Renjo Lakes, the view from the top is incredible, you can have studding view of 7000 to 8000 meters peaks all around including Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, chola glaciers and many more. Overnight stay at Gokyo.
The excursion to the Gokyo peak usually starts early in the morning. The climb is quite steep first 30 minutes, it takes an hour to reach the top with its traditional prayer flags. From where you will have a magnificent view of highest peaks, from the west to east are Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu, On the way to descent you can enjoy, superb view of Gokyo Lake.
Gokyo Ri looms above the village on the northern edge of the lake and we leave camp just after first light, following a steep path up the hillside. As we climb, the summits of Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu slowly come into sight and the view from the summit of Gokyo Ri itself, is one of the finest to be had in the Everest region – some say it is even better than that from Kala Patthar, return to Gokyo. After lunch, we have short trekking to the village of Machhermo.
The trail gently descends to Dole and then starts descending steeply to Photse Tenga (3650m.) passing through rhododendron forests. Then the path immediately ascends steeply to Mongla Danda (4,000m.) and gently descends up to Kyanjoma (3,500m.) following small ups and down to Namche Bazaar.
We trek to Lukla with the same trail like we use on ascend. It is the last day of our trekking. Upon arrival at Lukla, we would get refreshed and take rest.
We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, go for shopping or request us to discover Kathmandu as a guided trip on additional cost.
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Renjo la pass trek cost?
Hike to Renjo la pass is available now on USD 1,290 per person is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size.
For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Renjo la pass trek cost includes:
- Kathmandu international airport picks up on your arrival in TIA by private vehicles.
- 2 nights Twin sharing tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
- Government license holder – Professional license holder Mountain Trekking Guide
- Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round trip with applicable domestic airport taxes
- All land transfer by Private vehicle according to programs.
- 3 meals each day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking days
- Guest House accommodation during the trekking
- Required number of porters during the trek.(one porter = two guest basis) because our porter can carry maximum 25 kg of your bag pack.
- All land transfer by Private vehicle according to programs.
- Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese staffs.
- Sagarmatha National Park entries permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
- Khumbu Pasang lamu municipality entrance permit fees
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Renjo la pass trekking Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private trek to Renjo la pass trekking including nangpala and gokyo valley starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Sept 10, 2020 – Sept. 21, 2020
Sept 20, 2020 – Oct 01, 2020
Oct. 05, 2020 – Oct. 16, 2020
Oct. 25, 2020 – Nov. 06, 2020
Nov. 10, 2020 – Nov. 21, 2020
Nov. 20, 2020 – Dec. 01, 2020
Nov. 30, 2020 – Dec. 11, 2020
Dec. 10, 2020 – Dec. 21, 2020
Feb 20, 2021 – March 03, 2021
March 10, 2021 – March 21, 2021
March 20, 2021 – April 01, 2021
April 05, 2021 – April 16, 2021
April 10, 2021 – April 22, 2021
April 25, 2021 – May 07, 2021
May 05, 2021 – May 16, 2021
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us your flight details then our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience for Renjo la pass trek?
Answer: It is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking – yes, you need to have experience in high altitude – somehow about 3000M above sea level.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Renjo la pass trekking?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in express Renjo la pass trek solo?
Answer: All the guest houses they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with budget Renjo la pass trek solo?
Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on standard Renjo la pass lodge trek?
Answer: Most of the places stays hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you with boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the campsite/along the way in the camping trekking.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the Renjo la pass lodge trekking, there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Renjo la pass trek group?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city tours/city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Renjo la pass trekking with the 5th lake?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, our every porter carry a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls for Renjo la pass group discount trek?
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Question: Is it possible to hire a trekking guide? how to book a local trek guide?
Answer: Yes of course. If you are not happy to go with the complete full board package trip, still you can hire our expert guide to make your holiday tour safer. However, visit a guide and porter hire or email us for your detail travel inquiry.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Renjo la pass trek highlights
- Discover the best Himalayan view in 360 deg angle from Renjo la summit.
- Magnificent view of view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku and many other mountains
- Sherpa Buddhism, tallest monastery, Local sherpa and their life styles.
Renjo la pass trek notice !
As the information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you, however, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.
It is, however, very incredible that the itinerary would be extensively altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
“What makes Renjo la pass trek special ?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
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In November 2015, I made a long trek (24 days) in the Everest region of Nepal. Gokyo Treks support my individual and ambitious planed tour perfect with place a competent guide and organizing my Everest adventurous trek in challenging environment (fuel crises).
I had a great time without worries about finding the right way or lodges with a good standard per price. Over my attender I have interesting contacts with locals and concurrent always the flexibility and freedom to organize every day in my interest.
All organization work of the journey was uncomplicated done in a short time thanks the fast and precise response of Ammar Guni (the owner of Goko Treks and Expedition), who understand and life the customer focus. Hopefully a lot of people can get the experience of this grandiose tour like I. – Wolfgang Hill, Viernheim, Germany
Trip Price : USD 1,290 Per Person
- Duration of trek: 13 Days
- Altitude: 5,415m /17,707 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
- Group-Size: 2-20 People
- Best Time: Oct -May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transport: Car/Plane/bus
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