Everest Renjo La Pass Trek - 12 Days

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 5,360m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • A short scenic and excited adventure flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Explore the Cultural and Historical of Sherpa.
  • You walk through low dense forest to high alpine.
  • Visiting an ancient Buddhist Monasteries.
  • Crossing over high suspension bridges and glacier with icefalls zone.
  • Wide range of flora and fauna.
  • Offers spectacular views of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu,  Lhotse, etc.
  • Visit the attraction place of  Namche Bazaar, Admin Hillary school, Khumjung Village, Gompa, and Mani.
  • Crosses the amazing viewpoint Renjo La Pass.
  • Explore beautiful glacier lakes at Gokyo valley.
  • Summit the Gokyo peak.

About Everest Renjo La Pass Trek

Everest Renjo La Pass Trekking is a wonderful remote route in Khumbu region as well as offers peaceful natural landscapes, magnification peaks of Everest ranges, and unique traditional Sherpa culture. This Renjo La Pass (5360m) is also one of the three high passes of Everest region which leads you to explore the beautiful glacier lakes of Gokyo valley. This Renjo La Pass Trek rewards you the unforgettable Himalayan experience of adventure life and close view of world highest mountain, Mount Everest (8848m). The Renjo La Pass Gokyo valley trek is full set amidst lovely valleys and mountains with massive glaciers, it's an easy hiking and exciting trails in Everest region as you'll be around high mountains and crosses snow houses of Khumbu with Tibetan and Sherpa beautiful mountain villages. When you arrive at Khumbu settlements local community welcome warm hospitality and enjoy the traditional culture and unique lifestyle of Himalayan peoples.

Crossing the Renjo La pass (5,360m) is the highest point and the main destination of this Everest Renjo La pass trek with provides mesmerize spectacular views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (5,816m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Nuptse(7,855m), Mt.Pumori (7,145m), Mt. Amadablam (6,856m), Mt. Thamserku (6,723m), and more peaks. The excellent Gokyo valley to Renjo La Pass trek you can lose yourself in the romance of the surrounded magical peaks, huge icefalls with glacier zone, peaceful villages of the ethnic community, world tallest mountain breathtaking views, the popular trekking destination routes, and greatest Buddhist monasteries. One of the most popular Everest regions have many opportunities to crosses the different passes like; Renjo La Pass is also one attraction pass of this region. It is designed for limited-time adventure trekkers who wanna discover the beautiful high mountain scenery and outside Sherpa country, the Everest Renjo La Pass Trek itinerary touch the two famous routes of Renjo La Pass and Gokyo peak with enjoying the incredible scenery of nature.

We start this Everest Renjo La Pass and Gokyo valley trek itinerary from world-famous UNESCO World Heritage site Kathmandu city and begins scenic mountain flight to Lukla. After arriving at Lukla, trekking goes through the beautiful Sherpa villages of Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Thame, and Marulung passing by colourful dense forests with amazing landscapes of Khumbu valley. Likewise, the Everest Renjo La Pass trek trail enter the Sagarmatha National Park where you can get to see amazing flora and fauna. then route leads bank of the Dudh Kosi and crosses traditional Sherpa settlements to pass the magical viewpoint Renjo La Pass. After then Everest Renjo La Pass trek route descents to Beautiful Gokyo Valley, where you have a great opportunity to explore frozen glacier lakes and hike to delightful Gokyo Peak for more spectacular views of mountains and sunrise view over the Himalayan. After then our Renjo La Pass and Gokyo valley trek descents Namche Bazaar and Lukla, then flight back to Kathmandu. For more adventure trek for Everest region like if you want to explore Everest base camp with Kala Patthar and Cho La pass, then please check this package Everest High Passes Trek - 20 Days !


Notices: (Weather in the Himalayan region which may change any at times. (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) flight a few hours may be late or one, two or more days may be canceled for bad weather reason. This kind of condition we have to waits a long time for Lukla flight. As this can happen either at the start or end of the trek. This kind of problem we also organize helicopter rescue, the helicopter charge will around USD 3400 where includes 4-5 people per flight. We suggest you; if possible (1-2) extra days manage for this trekking).


Itinerary

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Early morning, your guide pick up you from Hotel and transfer to the domestic airport, from where, you take 35 minutes scenic mountain flight Lukla airport and meet other crew members, it is your starting and ending point of this trek. Leaving Lukla, the trail goes through the dense forest and crosses the traditional villages of Chaurikharka and Ghat, then you pass the many Mane wall and Chorten. Before reach Phakding, you walk along the Dudhkoshi River. Overnight you stay at Phakding lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,640m
  • Phakding
After having breakfast, the trail ascent uphill the Dudh Koshi valley to beautiful village Monjo, then you enter a UNESCO world heritage site of Sagarmatha National Park, where you can see the exciting flora and fauna. On the way, you have a great opportunity to see Mount Everest and peaceful landscapes. Similarly, you climb short stone steeps to reach Namche Bazaar, which is a most popular Sherpa town in the Everest region and overnight you stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,430m
  • Namche Bazaar

Spend acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar it a really great idea. After breakfast at Namche Bazaar, you'll start the hike to Khumjung and Everest view hotel. Khumjung is the capital of the Sherpa community, there you can visit the traditional monasteries and Mani walls. The Everest view hotel is a fantastic panorama viewpoint, where you get to see wonderful mountain views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, etc. Then the trail dropping down to Namche Bazaar. In fact, this day also makes your body fitness for high altitude. Overnight you stay at the same lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,430m
  • Namche Bazaar
Leaving Namche Bazaar behind, the leads you to beautiful Gumbas and helipad zone, then you walk through lush forest and descend to Syangboche. During the trek, you can get a large Stupa and small teashops with enjoying mountain peaks and natural. Likewise, the trail ascent to a peaceful monastery, then you cross a Bhote Khosi bridge before reaching Thame, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,800m
  • Thame
Today is the second acclimatization day of this trek for making more altitude fitness your body. Today you sightseeing around the Thame village, after breakfast, your guide takes you to visit fourteenth-century Buddhist monastery over the Thame, you can also get surrounded amazing landscapes from here. After then, you descend to Thame and explore unique traditional Sherpa culture with lifestyle. This village is the birthplace of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who is a first summit success at Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary in 29-May-1953. Overnight you stay at the same lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,800m
  • Thame
After having breakfast, the trail goes along the Bhote Koshi River Bank to the remote Nangpa Valley and crosses the Nangpa La Pass, then walk on border side of Nepal and Tibet. The route is most unique as well as you continue to the beautiful path of Everest region, then you reach Marulung Village, where you stay overnight at lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,150m
  • Marulung
This day is the main attraction of this trek. Today you are going yo pass the delightful viewpoint Renjo La (5,360m). Before leave Marulung you have to take enough drinking water and some lunch pack, then you climb narrow rocky steeps to reach Renjo La. The Renjo La is a really amazing place for surrounding landscapes and magnification highest mountain views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse and other snowy peaks with an amazing sunrise. After passing Renjo La, the trail descend through the glacier valley and Khumbu icefalls, then you reach Gokyo, where you can explore many glacier lakes and around peaks. Overnight you stay at Gokyo lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,790m
  • Gokyo
Wake up early morning and you climb to Gokyo Ri (5,360m) about a 2 hour for enjoying a glorious sunrise over the mountain and Panorama views of Everest range. Gokyo Ri is really wow!! you'll get most of the joy from the top. You can also see Cho-Yu base camp and world biggest Ngazumpa Glacier, as well as the spectacular views of mountains surrounding us, are Cho Oyu (8,153m), Gyangchung Kang (7,922m), Lhotse (8,501m), Makalu (8,463m), Cholatse (6,440 m), Taweche (6,542m), Kantega (6,685m), Thamserku (6,808m), Lobuche (6,145m) and Mt Everest (8,848m). Finally, you return back to Gokyo and one more visit the beautiful lakes. Overnight you stay at Gokyo lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,790m
  • Gokyo
Leaving Gokyo behind, the trail descends through the nearby Nagjumpa Glacier and passes glacier lakes, then you leave small settlements of Phang, Machherma, Luza, and Lhabarma. Likewise, you pass the Porche Village then walk right side of Dudh Koshi River with enjoying the magical mountains scenery. After six hours of walking you reach Dole, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,200m
  • Dole
After having breakfast at Dole lodge, the trail drops down through the sub-alpine forest to Phorche and walk along with the River Bank. Then you'll climb to high above the Dudh Koshi River to Mongla Hill. Similarly, you explore the surrounded landscapes of Dudh Koshi Valley and breathtaking mountains views, then the trail descends to the small settlement of Sanasa Village and follows back the main trail for the Everest Base Camp. After passing the Kenjoma you reach Namche Bazaar, where you stay overnight at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,430m
  • Namche Bazaar
You trek back to Lukla today. Descending steeply through Sagarmatha National Park, you will cross a suspension bridge. The trail will be full of colourful prayer flags, Chortens, mani walls, and small gompas. Going through attractive forests of rhododendron & pine and small villages along with captivating views of snow-capped mountains and astonishing sceneries, you reach Lukla.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,800m
  • Lukla
You fly back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. During the flight, you get to see views of the Himalayan mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, head to your hotel and freshen up. You are free to explore the market and buy souvenirs to take back with you. Later in the evening, you visit a restaurant to have a farewell dinner organized by the company.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1,350m
  • Kathmandu

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup/Drop from Airport- Hotel- Airport by private car/Jeep.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Teahouse/Trekking lodge and accommodation during the trek
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu).
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and Porters costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag, to be returned after trip completion.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • Trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • First aid box.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Farewell dinners.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

Useful Information

Everest Renjo La Pass Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Everest Renjo La Pass Trek Accommodation

Everest Renjo La Pass Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. The Everest Renjo La Pass Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.


Everest Renjo La Pass Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Everest Renjo La Pass Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Everest Renjo La Pass Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!