Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking takes you away from the mainstream trekking trail and provides you with exclusive experience of trekking in the less travelled, thus quaint, trekking destination in the Everest region. You have the view of snowy mountains and its landscapes, terraces, lakes and valleys, unparallel culture and traditions as well as diverse biotic, flora and fauna of the Gokyo Valley. Joining the Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking you shall explore the delightful turquoise lakes protected by silver mountains, Gokyo village perched on the bank of one of those lakes, the marvelous view from one of the challenging passes in the region and get insight into the rich Sherpa culture and tradition.
The exploration of unique blend of Nepalese Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism, culture, tradition and lifestyle of aboriginal Sherpa people are some of the other highlights of Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking besides the marvelous views and natural diversity. Beginning with the flight to Lukla and exploring the villages of Chauri kharka, Phakding and Namche Bazaar, trekkers stay for acclimatization in the historical trading hub of Namche. Exploration through the villages of Dole, Machhermo, Gokyo leads us to the Gokyo Ri, the peak with extraordinary scenery to witness. Get yourself soaked in the mysterious and 360 degree panoramic view of mountains including Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho-Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8585m), Ama Dablam (6812m), Thame Peak and others besides the view of Ngozomba Glacier, the largest glacier in the Himalayas, and the unique Gokyo village among others. Climb to the challenging Renjo La Pass (5345m), another viewpoint in the trail which provides yet another surreal scenery of the Himalayas to the trekkers as a reward to their strenuous trekking in the region. In the trekking trail expect to have the glimpses of rare species such as Musk Deer, Wild Mountain goat, Snow Leopard, Lophophorous, Mountain Hawk and others. Locals believe in the existence of Yeti (you may hear several fairytales related to it) as well. You may witness it as well, you never know! You can enjoy the traditional Sherpa dance and experience traditional lifestyle through home-stay or interaction with the locals. After the exploration of the region we retrace our path and head for Thame, then trek to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking is full of diversity; from monasteries clad with prayer flags and scribbles to the suspension bridges, and from majestic Himalayas to cultural heritages of local inhabitants, you get to experience many things in a single trek. Join the trekking team of Nepal Trekking Planner during the season of September to November and March to May for best trekking experience in the region. Experience the professional service and exceptional hospitality of our team and the feel the warmth of the ever-smiling locals. Discover yourself in this wonder-world in a hassle-free and entertaining trekking expedition in the mountains of Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft ) -Hotel (D)
Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu -Hotel (B/B)
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) 35min and trek to Phakding (2780m/9121ft) 3-4 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11287ft) 5-6 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazar -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 06: Trek to Phortse Tanga (3690m/12106ft) 3-4 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 07: Trek to Dole (4200m/13780ft) 3-4 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 08: Trek to Machermo (4470m/14665ft) 4-5 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 09: Trek to Gokyo (4790m/15715ft) 4-5 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 10: Full day in Gokyo -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 11: Trek to Renzo La (5345m/17536ft) and to Lungden (4380m/14370ft) about 07 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 12: Trek to Thame (3800m/12467ft) about 04 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 13: Trek to Monjo (2800m/9187ft) about 06 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) about 05 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft) about 35 min flight -Hotel (B/B)
Day 16: Final Departure-(B)
B/B = Bed & Breakfast, B = Breakfast, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner