Renjo La Pass Trek
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Renjo La Pass Trek Summary
- Renjo La Trek Duration: 10 Days
- Renjo La Pass Altitude: 5,360m /17,586 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hours daily
- Group-Size: 1 – 14 People
- Best Time: March, April, May, October, November and December
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meals on Trekking: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Transportation : Car/Plane/Bus
The Renjo la pass trek is a thrilling adventure trek destination situated on 17,586 feet between Thame and Gokyo valley. Hike to Renjo la is one of the great adventure remote alternative treks in the Everest Area.
Tourists can explore the remote villages, high mountains, and glacial Gokyo lakes in the Everest region. Gokyo Renjola pass trekking is the most challenging and most demanding trekking route of Everest in terms of Himalayan scenery.
It’s not very tough nowadays as the government set nice steps on the slope and also fixed some of the iron poles. Furthermore, Lungden and Gokyo Resorts remain closed in mid-winter due to extreme cold, icy water, and snowfall.
Reaching the Renjo la summit, the view of the high mountain, as well as lakes and rivers, are just splendid. Tourists can notice four 8,000-meter peaks ie. Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse, Mount Cho-Oyu, and Mount Everest..etc. They are top peaks including several other snowy 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, the world’s biggest Ngozumpa glacier dominated by the nearest mountains of Everest Himalaya range. Gokyo Lakes is a holy pilgrimage place for both Hindus and Buddhists.
Remote and off the beaten path Gokyo valley trek route is inhabited by the solitary Tibetan-Buddhist Sherpa civilization, who migrated to the Everest zone almost a hundred years ago. However, Renjo la pass hike is possible to accomplish at any time except January and February months throughout the year.
How much does Renjo La Pass Trek Package Cost?
The cost of the Renjo la trek package with a local agency Gokyo Treks Nepal ranges between US$ 999 to US$ 1350. But of course, the Renjo la package trip price varies according to the group size you are traveling to and the service you choose. However, the given package price includes transportation, a guide, porters, hotels and food accommodation and hiking permits.
Additionally, we have also seasonal discounts for international tour leaders. For example, if you could bring 10+ travelers (besides you) to your hikes, you are treated as a group leader. So you can hike to Renjo la on 50% discounting cost.
However, we often arrange private trips in order to avoid group tours with strangers. A private tour gives you a better experience on your hikes. If you value personalization, flexibility, and in-depth experiences, a private trip customized to your personal needs will be the best option.
Hike Renjola Gokyo treks is the standard trip package price for 10 days trek. If you are 2 trekkers Renjo la pass trek cost US$ 1125 for 10 days as per the given trek plan. We can modify the trek route and the price according to your wish also. Here is the price list for the Thame valley to Renjo la treks.
Price Per Person for 10 days hike in Renjo La Pass Gokyo route.
|Number of Tourist||Price Per Person|
|1 Person||US$ 1350|
|2 Person||US$ 1125|
|3 Person||US$ 1125|
|4 to 6 person||US$ 1099|
|7 to 9 Person||US$ 1050|
|10 and more than 10 Person||US$ 999|
If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.
Best of Renjo la pass trek itinerary details
This trip is roughly about 9 nights 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 Renjo la summit of the spectacular mountain but are restricted time-wise. Travelers who wish to reach Renjo la in a more relaxed manner can try this itinerary however if this itinerary does not suit you then request us for a tailor-made itinerary.01 DayLanding in Kathmandu. The world heritage site of Kathmandu valley sightseeing, 4-5 hours.
Arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Pick you up from there and drop you at your hotel located in the Thamel, the main downtown for tourists. So go with a local tour guide to visit the ancient monuments in the world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley.
It includes the pilgrimage sites of Hindus and Buddhist places in the town. They are Pashupatinath temple, the world’s biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, and visit historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. Tourists can visit the old temple, unique architecture, and Kumari temple where a living goddess still exists. In the evening pre-trip discussion with our fellow hiking team for your Renjo la adventure trip.
We take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. We will have a delicious breakfast right after landing and head further to Phakding lodges. We trek following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Pass the several Sherpa villages such as Ghat, Phakding, and Tok Tok and finally, we reach Bengkar guest houses.
We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass with tiny villages to Monjo. At Monjo, there is a Sagarmatha National Park Check post office where every people have to pay for entrance permits. Our guide will pay for the park entrance fee for everyone as it is already included in the package plan.
Continue to walk along the riverbed where the major two rivers meet each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, the trek begins the steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. On the way, we have excellent views of Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m.). Namche Bazar is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gear, and other necessary goods.
Today, actually its acclimatization day therefore travelers can take a delicious breakfast and hike to Sengboche hilltop to get amazing sights of the pristine Himalayan summits. After capturing great photoshoot, then walk slowly to Thame Monastery. The journey from Namche to Thame via Sengboche will takes about three hours roughly.It’s an easy hiking trail to get Thame village which is an end of highland inhabitants of Khumbu Valley, which used to be a point of the old exchanging path to Tibet. Thame is the home to probably the best Everest Climbers.
It’s a home of Ang Rita Sherpa, who holds the record for scaling Mt Everest 18 times without oxygen and is in this manner known as “The Snow Leopard”. Likewise, its also a place of Kami Rita Sherpa (Everest summits 28 times until 2023). It is an iconic value of Thame in its terrain and the remote people. On the journey today, nomadic tourist can pass the large array of prayer flags, Chorten, and carved Mani stones.
Today, walk hike all the way up to Lungdhen Guesthouses passing many old, walled Sherpa villages. You can observe varieties of plants, alpine flowers, and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probably take a trail with Tibetan Yak Canavans, a trading route to and from Namche to Nangpa La Tibet with the villagers.
Renjo-La Pass is one of the three high passes of Everest region crossing which the unspoiled Gokyo lakes can be reached. Renjo-La Pass is a moderate to strenuous trek yet fulfilling hike to reward the trekkers with Mountain Sherpa tradition and Himalayan landscape.
Trek to Renjo la pass (renjo la pass height) often follows steeply ups and down with a sandy ridge. We cross the frozen stream and walk through dramatic rock, we pass several yak lands and twin Renjo Lakes. The landscapes and the mountain view from the Renjo la top are incredible.
You will have a stunning view of 7000 to 8000 meters of peaks all around including Mount Everest. Several hill stations like Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, and Chola glaciers are also clearly seen from the trail. Overnight stay at Gokyo resorts.
Gokyo Ri looms above the village on the northern edge of the lake. Hike the Gokyo ridgeline is also marked as a top viewpoint trek in the Himalayas. Thus, we leave camp just after the first light, following a steep path up the hillside. As we climb, the summits of Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest (8,848m), and Lhotse (8,501m).
Furthermore, Makalu mountain slowly comes into sight and the summit view of Gokyo Ri itself. It is one of the finest to be had in the Everest region – some say it is even better than that from Kala Patthar. Descend to Gokyo glacier to see some of the glacial lakes. Back to resorts for lunch and hike downhill to get Machhermo Guesthouses that situated at an altitude on 4,470 meters above the sea level.
The trail gently descends to Dhole and then starts descending steeply to Photse Tenga (3650m.) passing through rhododendron forests. The path immediately ascends steeply to Mongla Danda’s viewpoint at 4,000 meters.
Mong La hill is another popular hill station to get a glimpse of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse including many other mountains. If you want to stop for some hours try out to walk even higher up to get better shots of all mountains. Lunch at Mong la guest house and continue gently descending to Kyanjoma to meet the main classical base camp trekking route. Continue to follow the easier trail to get lodges at Namche Bazaar.
We trek to Lukla with the same trail as we use on ascend that takes you through the picturesque landscapes of the Everest region. As you leave Namche, you’ll make your way down the steep slopes, passing by charming villages, terraced fields, and dense forests.
Despite that, the trail offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Ama Dablam and Thamserku, among others. You’ll also cross several suspension bridges over rushing rivers and streams, adding an adventurous element to your descent.
As you continue your journey, you’ll gradually descend to lower altitudes, and the air will feel noticeably thicker. The descent from Namche to Lukla Airport offers a mix of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and a sense of accomplishment as you complete your trek.
Finally, after a few hours walk, you’ll reach Lukla, a small town known for its bustling airport. Lukla Airport is considered one of the most challenging and thrilling airports in the world, nestled amidst the mountains. Here, you can catch a flight back to Kathmandu, marking the end of your memorable trek in the Everest region.
Take a breakfast and get ready with your hiking luggage. We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, transfer to the hotel in Thamel.
In the afternoon, go shopping or request us to discover Kathmandu guided trip an additional cost. Otherwise, in the evening, drop you at Kathmandu International Airport for your further flights. Trip end.
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How much does Renjo la pass trek package price?
Hike to Renjo la pass – Renjo la pass trek package price US$ 1125 per person is the standard trek price on double occupancy basis. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3-5-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu with breakfast. Likewise, standard lodge accommodation with attached toilet/bathroom in possible places en route. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGE PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
Renjo la trek package price includes:-
- Kathmandu international airport pick-up service on your arrival with a private Car/Van.
- Single night double bedroom accommodation on tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
- Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round trip with applicable airport tax.
- 9 Breakfast set, 8 Lunch, and 8 Dinner [main course] serve with coffee/tea in the Renjola trekking days.
- Lodge accommodation [shared toilet basis] during the Renjo la trekking days.
- Professional license holder Mountain Trekking Guide.
- An assistant guide will provide for 7 plus groups of tourists.
- Required number of porters during the trek (one porter = two guest basis) because each porter carries a maximum of 24 kilograms of your bag pack.
- Well-paid salary, food, accommodation, and insurance for Nepalese Guide and porters.
- Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and Khumbu Pasang Lamu municipality entrance permit fee.
- TIMS permit for Ranjo La Gokyo Treks in Nepal.
- Kathmandu city world heritage sites tour guide with a private car transfer service.
- Agency’s duffel bag (50 liters capacity), and trek poles if Necessary – return after the trek.
- First aid medical kit including Oximeter to check your Oxygen level, Pulse rate to monitor every day to prepare for high altitude risk.
- In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements (but not the rescue bills).
- Trek completion certificate and Renjola trek map – you keep as a souvenir.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.
Renjo la pass trekking package cost excludes:-
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
- Tourist personal trekking equipment’s .
- Personal nature expenses, all types of beverage drinks, desserts, and bar bills.
- Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
- Any donation and monument entrance fees.
- Gratuities for guide and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
We can organize a private trek to Renjo la pass trekking including nangpala and Gokyo valley starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
|10 Sept, 2023 – 19 Sept, 2023||Available||1125|
|20 Sept, 2023 – 29 Sept, 2023||Available||1125|
|05 Oct, 2023 – 14 Oct, 2023||Available||1125|
|10 Oct, 2023 – 19 Oct, 2023||Available||1125|
|20 Oct, 2023 – 29 Oct, 2023||Available||1125|
|25 Oct, 2023 – 03 Nov, 2023||Available||1125|
|05 Nov, 2023 – 14 Nov, 2023||Available||1125|
|10 Nov, 2023 – 19 Nov, 2023||Available||1125|
|20 Nov, 2023 – 29 Nov, 2023||Available||1125|
|05 Dec, 2023 – 14 Dec, 2023||Available||1125|
|20 Dec, 2023 – 29 Dec, 2023||Available||1125|
|10 Feb, 2024 – 19 Feb, 2024||Available||1125|
|20 Feb, 2024 – 01 Mar, 2024||Available||1125|
|10 Mar, 2024 – 19 Mar, 2024||Available||1125|
|20 Mar, 2024 – 29 Mar, 2024||Available||1125|
|25 Mar, 2024 – 03 Apr, 2024||Available||1125|
|05 Apr, 2024 – 14 Apr, 2024||Available||1125|
|10 Apr, 2024 – 19 Apr, 2024||Available||1125|
|20 Apr, 2024 – 29 Apr, 2024||Available||1125|
|25 Apr, 2024 – 04 May, 2024||Available||1125|
|10 May, 2024 – 19 May, 2024||Available||1125|
|20 May, 2024 – 29 May, 2024||Available||1125|
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
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Question: Do I need experience for Renjo la pass trek?.
Answer: It is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 5 hours a day, with a lightweight daypack. For Renjo la trekking, it is better to have some experience walking at in high altitude – somehow around 3,000 meters above sea level.
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight details. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Can I store my additional luggage stuff in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes, you can leave your luggage at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office for free.
Question: Is Renjo La trekking Safe for the Solo Female Trekkers?
Answer: Absolutely yes. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; this trek is perfectly safe for solo female trekkers. We have been organizing the trek even for solo female travelers since its establishment.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Renjo la pass trekking?.
Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and in the trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. Despite that, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them 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 have attached restaurants and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, curry rice, bread, soups, and fresh vegetables.
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: Renjo la trek lodges have a shower which you can get on pay.
Question: How do I get drinking water on a standard Renjo la pass lodge trek?.
Answer: Most of the places along the trek routes stays in hotels and shops. Tourists can buy bottled mineral water to drink. But we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of those plastic waste in the Himalayas. Therefore, buy water purification tablets at a pharmacy in Kathmandu near me and bring them en route. You can get fresh water either on tap or on streams along the journey or at your campsite.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the Renjo la pass guest house trekking, you can recharge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!
Question: Are there any communication facilities on the Renjo la pass trek group?
Answer: Everest Link is an internet service provider founded in 2014 that provides high-speed internet and Wi-Fi in the Everest Region. It is the only internet provider at the Renjo la trail, making it the world’s tallest internet service.
If you wish to stay connected with better WIFI to your family, friends, or business, we suggest you buy Everest Link internet. It’s better than other NETWORK connections and you can buy an Everest link card easily in the shops, hotels, or any small lodges in the Everest zone.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.
Answer: No. 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 are 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 advance deposit, we prefer a 20% trek deposit 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 Gokyo 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, every porter carry a maximum of 24 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12-kilo 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 gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk for roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Is it possible to trek Gokyo Renjo la by drive?
Answer: Yes, it’s possible. If you are afraid to fly by airplane to Lukla airport runway then you can avoid flying. You just need to add some days on the top of Gokyo Renjola pass trekking because you can start to drive from Kathmandu until Tham danda hill and conduct the trail. However, we request you to send us your inquiry details and we will make the best travel plan for you to achieve an unforgettable experience.
Question: Do I need walking poles?.
Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Trekking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.
Question: Is it possible to hire a trekking guide? how to book a local trek guide for Renjo La Gokyo Lakes trekking?.
Answer: Yes of course. If you do not wish to book a complete full board package trip, you can hire our expert guide from Lukla airport to make your holiday tour safer.
Question: How much additional money do I need daily?.
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 your trek.
Renjo la pass trek highlights
- Discover the best Himalayan view at 360 deg angle from Renjo la summit.
- Summit Renjo La offers a magnificent view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and many other mountains
- Sherpa Buddhism, tallest monastery, Local Sherpa, and their lifestyles.
Best time for Renjo La Trek
The best time for Renjo La trekking is during the autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) seasons. These months offer the most favorable weather conditions and clear visibility, making them ideal for trekking in the region.
During autumn, the weather is generally stable, with mild temperatures during the day and colder nights. Likewise, skies are usually clear, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes. Autumn season is also considered the peak trekking season in the Everest region, so you can expect to encounter other trekkers on the trail.
Similarly, spring is another excellent time for Renjo La pass trekking. The climate-weather begins to warm up, and the rhododendron and other wildflowers start thriving, adding vibrant colors to the scenery. The days are pleasant, and the views are exceptionally beautiful during this season.
It’s important to note that while autumn and spring are generally the best times for hike to Renjo La, weather conditions can vary, and it’s always advisable to check the local weather forecasts and be prepared for changes. Additionally, it’s recommended to plan your trek well in advance and make any necessary arrangements, such as obtaining the required permits and hiring a guide if needed.
Renjo la pass trek difficulty
A visit to Renjo la is a less demanding and relatively soft adventure trek route in the Himalayas. The Everest trail at Renjo la offers better mountain scenery comparing the Chola pass. Many youth trekkers love to hike and enjoy the beaten trek, especially in the Khumbu Mountains. Yaks also cross Renjo la pass often in the high season, as a pass is wide and possible to see Yak caravan.
If you would like to trek through Thame village it is a tough and long uphill walk. If you focus Renjo la pass’s elevation is 5,345 meters above sea level from the Gokyo side is awesome. In terms of landscapes, trails, and weather scenarios, crossing Renjo la pass difficulty level is just fairly strenuous.
Notes for Renjo la pass trekkers!
Hike to Renjola information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you. Although, renjo la trip is possible to modify 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 en route.
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. When 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 find the right hikes that suit you. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern.
We are a team of professional, experienced, 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 help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
Renjo la Pass Trek Review
Gokyo Lakes trek wonderful experience
Three of our friends used Gokyo Treks for our trip to Nepal. Our guide, Kamal, was absolutely fantastic. We did the Gokyo lake trek and he ensured our needs were met 24/7.
He was patient when we were tired, and motivating when we needed an extra boost of energy. I highly recommend this company, especially Kamal, for your Nepal adventure!
Renjo la- Unbelievable Hike in the Everest
In November 2015, I made a long trek (24 days) in the Everest region of Nepal. Gokyo Treks support my individual and ambitious planned tour perfect with place a competent guide and organizes my Everest adventurous trek in a 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 to the fast and precise response of Ammar Guni (the owner of Goko Treks and Expedition), who understands and lives the customer focus. Hopefully, a lot of people can get the experience of this grandiose tour like I.
Trekking Gokyo, Gokyo Ri and Renjola Pass
Thanks to the excellent services of Ammar Gunni and our friendly and helpful Porter-Guide Tej Regmi we had an unforgettable experience of the high Himalayas.
We had the liberty of changing and adapting our program according to the weather conditions and our progress.
We encountered a problem at the closing of Lukla airport, and had to buy additional tickets not to be stuck there for 48 hours (24 only:-). The team of Ammar helped us get our money back from the airline Goma Air who were not cooperative and tried to deny our refund,… but in the end, it was solved.
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|No. of people||Price Per Person|
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|10 +||USD 999|
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