Renjo La Pass Trekking

"Amazing Everest view from Renjo La top entire Khumbu Himalayan ranges lifetime experience"

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 - 10 in Group
  • Max Elevation: 5,340m | 17,519ft

Highlights

  • Begin Renjola pass trek with Everest summiteers path.
  • Visit Sherpa highland with the world's highest national park & bazaar.
  • Exchange the culture and learn the Buddhist philosophy.
  • Experience the Lukla flight & view from Gokyo RI.
  • View the 8,000m panorama including Everest.

About Renjo La Pass Trekking

Renjo La Pass Trekking is a beautiful adventurous trek in the Everest region. Renjo La Pass Trek is one of the best famous Nepal high passes trekking in the Himalayas. Trek to Renjo La Passes those trekkers who have limited time to discover the most beautiful challenging natural spots of Nepal.

15 days Renjo La Pass Trekking Itinerary guides you to do this adventure trekking as much as possible make it a wonderful Nepal holiday. Set among the breathtaking high mountain surroundings, the route goes through the Khumbu, the heartland of the Sherpa which is one of the major attractions of Renjo La Pass Trekking. We can explore the lush barren valleys, high snow passes, Tibetan Sherpa Culture, and their warm hospitality on the way.

This trek can begin after clear the domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla then the trip leads you through the small Sherpa valley Phakding well as Namche Bazaar which is the main local market in this region. On the route of this trek, we can see wildflowers such as patches of birch and thick rhododendron forest it is a home for Khumbu wild animals.

Renjo La Pass Experience Trekking Guide and helpful porter take you highland valley to Dole, Luza, and Machhermo through small Yak- grazing settlements, we finally reach the beautiful Gokyo Lake. We will have enough time to explore around monasteries and the upper valley beneath the huge of Cho Oyu.

Renjo La Pass Trek Fix departure date can help all the travels to make group join basis trip. Nepal Spirit Adventure organizes this lodge trek every season of the year at a reasonable price, it may help all trekkers to make it comfortable and enjoyable which is the supreme ornament of our company services.

Before departure this trek from Kathmandu, we need to check the list of trek equipment that helps us climb up to Gokyo Ri (5,360m) for the fantastic 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. Ama Dablam (6,856m), Mt. Thamserku (6,723m) and other mountain peaks.

The next day makes an uphill Trek and crosses Renjo La, on the top, there is a great view of the Gokyo Lake on one side and the Remo Pokhari Lake on the other side. There are numerous snowy peaks in the background which provide us an incredible atmosphere that undoubtedly combines our emotions and refreshes our thoughts with its tranquil beauty.

Descending to Thame, you will have a pleasant trek to Namche Bazzar and then a downhill trek to Lukla, your adventurous Renjo La Pass Trekking ends here and then you can have another opportunity to experience the exciting mountain flight to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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Upon our arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Nepal Spirit Adventure and transfer to your hotel; we take a rest-visit Nepal Spirit Adventures office for trip details also you could clear-make the payment of the remaining EBC trek balance amount, introduction with trek guide and look up the final Reno La Pass trekking equipment. We may also stroll around the Thamel a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some shopping for trek overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,314m | 4,314ft
  • Transportation: Airport Pick Up by Private Vehicle

Early Pack breakfast, as per our flight hours in the morning, we will be escorted to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for a flight to Lukla a gateway destination from where our trek begins. After 40 minute flight above the breathtaking green and white mountains, we reach the Tenzing – Hillary airport at Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a dramatic landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountain peaks. Upon arrival at Lukla, we meet our other crew members and after some packing and arrangements, we start our trek through the prosperous village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. To assist in acclimatization, we only have a short hike today. However, if interested in additional activates we can take a side trip to a nearby monastery overnight in Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2,640m | 8,662ft
  • Walking Hours: 35 Minute Flight | 3-4 Hours
  • Transportation: By Air

After breakfast trek starts in the morning after breakfast. The walk today is pleasant with a few short uphills and downhill with multiple crossings over the Dudh Kosi River and a magnificent view of Mt. Thamserku 6,608m (21675ft). we will pass through forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and giant fir. In the early autumn and late spring the flowers on the portion of the trek it a really beautiful walk which we will not forget in a hurry. We cross more bridges and reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo, where our trekking permits are checked in order to keep a record of trekkers and local trekking staff as well. A descend and a gradual walk brings us to Jorsale, the last village until Namche Bazaar. The walk is enjoyable through the river bed and we reach Hillary Suspension Bridge, Now, as we climb uphill towards Namche Bazzar, closer and the magnificent sight of Mt. Kwangde Peak, it is sister peaks, Mt. Kusum Kangaru. Mt. Everest,Mt. Lhotse,Mt. Tawache, and many other wonderful mountains will be viewed closely. We stop at Chautra to admire the view. Finally, we reach the colorful village of Namche Bazaar, the main gateway of the Khumbu region overnight in the guesthouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3,440m | 11,280ft
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 Hours

This is the first of the three scheduled "acclimatization"days. Health experts always recommend we stay active and moving during the rest days instead of being idle. We either spend the day taking a day hike to Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself. Namche Bazzar is the main center of the Everest (Khumbu) region and has government offices, ATMs, Internetcafes, shops, restaurants, a bakery, and a colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday. If we trek a few hundred vertical feet during the day, it will help us to properly acclimatize. Our guide will take you to Syangboche for the wonderful panoramic 360-degree view ofMountEverest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt.  Lhotse, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Khumbila, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Amadablam, and other many mountains as well. You can also visit the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where we can observe an assortment of things related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture, and learn about the various plant and animal life of the Everest region overnight in Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m | 11,280ft
  • Walking Hours: 2-3 Hours

The trails are easy in the begging up to Kyangjuma & climb steeply out of the valley through rhododendron forests, which give way to fragrant stands of juniper and large conifers as the elevation increases. This trek is especially beautiful in spring when the rhododendrons are blooming. The trails pass many Kharkas, summer settlements used when Sherpas bring herds of yaks to graze in these high pastures. The route passes through the settlements of Tongba(3,950m) and Gyele (3,960m) to Dole where there're few hotels. You have an outstanding view of Mt. Khumbila and  Mt. Tawache (6,542m), Buddhist colorful prayer flags are incredible throughout the day!!

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Dole
  • Altitude: 4,200m | 13,210ft
  • Walking Hours: 4-5 Hours

Today, your trek starts steeply and climbs to Lambara at (4,220m) and Luza at (4,360m). The tails are steep in most places as it climbs through brush junipers. There're Kharkas whenever there are a flat spot and the slightest hint of water. The trails continue to climb along the side of the valley, high above the river, crossing sandy spurs to Machhermo at (4,410m). Here was in Machhermo in 1974 that Yeti killed three yaks and attacked a Sherpa woman. This is the most credit yeti incident ever reported overnight in the lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Machhermo
  • Altitude: 4,410m | 14,620ft
  • Walking Hours: 4 Hours

We climb a ridge for an excellent view both down the valley to Mt. Kantega and up towards Mt. Cho-Oyu (8201m). Beyond the ridge, the valley widens as the trail passes through Pangka at (4,390m) then descends to the riverbank before the beginning of the climb onto the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa Glacier. It's a steep climb up the moraine, switch backing alongside the stream to the first small Lake at (4,650m), where a family of green Brainy ducks resides. The trail now becomes almost level at (4,690m) as it follows the valley past a second lake known as Tajun, finally, we walk up the path to Gokyo valley and it is a collection of stone houses and walled pasture on the shores of a large lake known as a Dudh Pokhari overnight in lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Gokyo Lake
  • Altitude: 4,790m | 15,155ft
  • Walking Hours: 3 Hours

Rest day in Gokyo Valley is an outstanding opportunity. This acclimatization day is grasped as an opportunity to climb Gokyo Ri (5,360m), during the sunset hours to enjoy the magnificent views of the Everest Region. Or, as we know Gokyo is not only popular for its grand view from Gokyo Peak but also for the six lakes which it hosts, definitely we would not miss the chance to observe the fourth lake (Thonak Tsho) and fifth lake (Ngozuma Tsho). About 3 km north of Gokyo is the fourth lake with its high cliffs and peaks rising above it. The trail continues to the fifth lake and we get mesmerized by the shimmering turquoise blue sheet of water. If interested, we climb on a hill at the edge of the Lakes to get amazing views of Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. LhotseMt. Nuptse, and Mt. Makulu. We can see a lot more from here - the spot is called Scoundrel's Viewpoint. Beyond the fifth Lakes is the Cho Oyu Base Camp. The scenery here is breathtaking with Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang seeming just a stone's throw away. The northern part of the fifth lake provides fabulous views of Cho-Oyu Base Camp and the biggest glacier of the world- the Ngazumpa Glacier. Moved by the charm, we may even try to go to the sixth lake too but depends upon our own interest and time. Back to Gokyo village overnight in lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Gokyo Lake
  • Altitude: 4,790m | 15,155ft
  • Walking Hours: Exploration

The crossing of the Renjo La Pass will be exciting and challenging as we descend into remote northern Valley where access is restricted, and the landscape is progressively that of the Tibetan Valleys beyond the border. Views from Renjo La are much like that from Gokyo Ri with third Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Village beneath the gray smear of Ngozumpa Glacier. Continuing on from the past, the trail winds down a stone staircase and then scramble over loose scree to reach the south bank of a small lake, Angladumba Tsho. Presence of ice on the trail while descending down can make us descend a bit hazardous. Along the way we see Relama Tsho and Renjo Lake, today is a chance we will meet Tibetan Traders descending from the Nangpa La pass that leads through the Himalayas from Tibet with their caravans of woolly yaks laden with goods. We walk downhill through a narrow valley clogged with a massive rock to Lunde overnight in the lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Lunde
  • Altitude: 4,310m | 14,140ft
  • Walking Hours: 6-7 Hours

After taking breakfast, we trek down to Thame more amazing snow peaks. We may meet Tibetan trader encampments along the way for pictures of a rare lifestyle. About 150 meters above Thame, there is a Thame Monastery established some 325 years ago, the gompa has three big images of Chenrezig (Avalokitesware), Guru Rimpoche a picturesque monastery set among the many homes of monks and laypeople. It's perched on the side of a hill overlooking the valley. This is the site for the spring celebration of the Mani Rimdu festival, held about the middle of May each year, overnight in the lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Thame
  • Altitude: 3,800m | 12,467ft
  • Walking Hours: 4-5 Hours

Today is an easy and pleasant walk downhill after crossing a bridge after then eventually reach Samde. The place offers breathtaking views. The path steeply descends down to Thamo village which hosts a monastery called Khari Goma which is a nunnery being home to some nuns and monks. After passing through a check post, we come to the world`s highest hydroelectric power station built on Austrian help. Then, we reach the small village of Puerto where there is a Laudo monastery which is run by the Kopan monastery of Bouddhanath in Kathmandu and is popular among the westerners for Buddhist study and meditation centers. We eventually reach Namche again through some Gompas, colorful player flags, Mani stones, and Chortens overnight in a guest house.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m | 11,280ft

On the last day of your trekking, leaving the incredible mountain scenery behind leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla enjoying the green valley. The trek is pleasant, except for a few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla and this evening is for enjoying a last celebratory dinner with your team.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and DInner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2,840m | 9,318ft
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 Hours

From Lukla morning scenic flight back to Kathmandu with fantastic views of mountains from the plane on landing at Kathmandu airport, Nepal Spirit Adventure staff transfers you back to respective hotels where our service completes after an enjoyable and wonderful time with us on Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass trekking evening we invite you farewell dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,314m | 4,314ft
  • Walking Hours: 35 Minute Flight
  • Transportation: Air
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Cost Details

  • Airport Transportation: Transfer by private vehicle on arrival and departure.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu: 2-nights 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast, one night before and one night after the trek.
  • Domestic Flight: Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight fare inclusive departure tax.
  • Renjo La Pass Trek Permit: Trekking route of national park permit.
  • Trek Guide: Local experienced trek guide inclusive his daily wages of food, accommodation, airfare, equipment, and insurance.
  • Trek Porter: we provide 1 porter: 2 trekkers (2 trekkers: 1porter) inclusive of their daily wages of food, accommodation, equipment, and insurance.
  • Accommodation in Trek: Lodge | Guest house | Teahouse along the trekking period.
  • Renjo La Pass Trekking Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 3 times a day.
  • Trekking Equipment: Sleeping bag, down jacket and, duffel bags. 
  • Helping Hand: Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • First Aid: Medical kit- first aid normal treatment.
  • Taxes: All government and local tac with paperwork.
  • Farewell Dinner: We invite you to one farewell meal after the trek dinner or lunch can be your choice.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee: You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport – Kathmandu.
  • Excess Baggage Charge: If you have more than 15 kg weight luggage require to pay the extra cost, per kg approximately $1-1.50.
  • Trekking & Travel Insurance: Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • City Food: Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Extra Night Stay Accommodation in Kathmandu: Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Daily Personal Expenses: Your personal expenses, all the alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks, internet, laundry, battery recharge, and extra porters, Sweet things like a chocolate bar and hot shower during the trek.
  • Tipping: Tips for the guide and staff.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment: Bring your personal trekking equipment.
  • International airfare.

Dates & Prices

Departure note

Set departure dates are not convenient for you; you may choose alternate trip departure dates as per your comfort holidays, private trek organizes any time in the year.

 

Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
28 Sep, 2021 - 11 Oct, 2021AvailableUS$1290Confirm

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Useful Information

Upon Arrival in Nepal Kathmandu

On arrival in Nepal at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, our airport representative will receive you with a warm welcome then transfer you to your respective hotel. Afternoon or evening time we will review and discuss with much information regarding your trip itinerary and included/excluded services as per the trip itinerary chosen, at the same time introduce your guide who will help you with the final preparation for your trek.

Accommodation in Kathmandu

We provide 3*** stars tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu, with accommodation based on a twin sharing basis with breakfast. If you are trekking in groups joining a basis, you will share a room with someone of the same gender from your group. If you prefer a single room supplement in Kathmandu and on-route trekking, you can request the single supplement (which will be an extra cost besides the trip price stated). We can also help you to book at different deluxe star category hotels on request for more details and information please feel free to contact us

Accommodation During the Renjo La Pass Trekking

We provide accommodation in a tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is a combination of the guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. The rooms are with twin beds and little additional furniture like small tables or chairs. Blankets are generally provided (we recommend that you carry your own sleeping bags). Most bathrooms are common with squatting (Asian) toilets or of western comfort with sitting toilets. Most Tea Houses / Lodge have running water facilities. Most of the lodges have hot water for showers, but with extra charge in using hot showers.

Trekking Food

During the trekking session, full board meals are included (breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as tea or coffee provided). We provide food from these local lodge/tea houses as per choices on the menu. Breakfast and dinner are provided at the same tea house/lodge while lunch would be on the trail. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), and as well a variety of different food items, such as rice, seasonable vegetables, noodles, potatoes, and soups. Some lodge serves western foods such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. Soft drinks, snacks, and beer are available in most of the Tea Houses' restaurants. A variety of cereals, bread, and eggs dishes are generally available for breakfast.

Safe Drinking Water in Trekking

Safe drinking water is very important while we are on trek and we recommend that one should drink at least 3-4 liters of water a day (this helps from de-hydration and altitude problem AMS). Natural spring water is free but requires cleaning adding purification pills or filters. Besides this, if you wish to drink sealed packed mineral and boiled water you can buy en route at extra cost will be charged $1-2 dollars per litter.

Health & Fitness Required

Health and physical fitness is the most important part of travel and in participating for trek and hiking in the high altitude zone. If you do not have previous trekking experience as required, you can start with a morning walking exercise or cycling for weeks or months before/after booking the trip with us, if you have previous trekking and climbing experience it will add a plus point on the trek chosen, most of the trek is nontechnical effort walks.

The highest height gain on this trip at 5,360m/17,585ft above sea level, the walk involves lots of ups and down, walking through local villages, farmlands, terraces, and riverside as long as you have energy walking for 4- 6 hours a day, and if you are qualified for the trek but still requires moderate health and fitness. We strongly advise travelers to consult their medical doctor before traveling and do a regular check-up and hand the report to us while booking a trip with us.

Our Experience Trekking Guides and Staff with Safety

Nepal mountainous country walk takes you to the remote region, it is necessary that you are accompanied by an experienced and qualified guide and leaders for a safe journey and making the trip a success. We at Nepal Spirit Adventure employ native trekking guides and porters who are trained and qualified for this type of trip and have worked with us for a long time.

Our guide provides with much local information and offering you with advice on how to use your free time and by coordinating day to day events of the tour, although (sometimes) he might need you to understand that if things do not go according to our plan set. Our trek guides are fully trained and licensed by Nepal Government, certify by TAAN and Nepal Mountaineering Association.

All our trekking and climbing guides are well qualified and highly experienced with 9- 10 years on this job. We provide training for our staff yearly on medical and climbing, with their efficiency, and cheerful attitude, providing helps, information and needs of the guests of nationalities.

Assuring that all our trips are well managed by the expert team of tourism professionals all our guides have good knowledge regarding culture and customs of the routes on trekking and tours, share experience and cultural insights of the country that’s missed out in travel guide books. During your time with us, you will have time to learn Nepali phrases and other cultural aspects during the journey. As we organize varied treks in Nepal Himalaya, on group trekking we provide a trek leader with an assistance leader on each trekking depending upon the size of the groups.

This ensures safe travel with us as our guide/assistance guides get any health medical problem, we still have other main guides and leaders to run the trip smooth as per our standard itinerary. To make the trip enjoyable and pleasant we provide one guide to support and carry your bags among two people with one Sherpa helper in certain conditions.

Caring Porter

Our porter is fully equipped with warm gears and insured on each trip by the company. We take care of our staff/porters' welfare as well client’s safeties. We closely work with (PAC) Porters Association International Act. We allow maximum load to be carried by our porter with 20 to 25 KG and make sure that your trekking duffel-kit bag should not be more than 20 KG.

Re-Charging Batteries of Electronic Items on The Trek

We can recharge your batteries, devices with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 240 volts 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. Just need to have a plug adaptor in case of socket fitting, which you can buy in Kathmandu before the trip since the plugs in Nepal might be different. You might have to pay a small amount of fee/hour for using recharging facilities.

High Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness often known as acute mountain sickness (A.M.S.) in general may occur when people ascend too quickly normally in altitudes of over 3000 m. Most people will feel some effect of altitude, shortness of breath, and possibly light-headedness, which is fairly common. Acute mountain sickness is very different and normally involves a severe headache, sickness, and loss of awareness. In almost every potential case there are enough warning signs to take appropriate action. When symptoms of altitude sickness develop, please tell your trekking guide. He will advise you to deal with your problem. Generally over exertion and dehydration contribute to altitude sickness. So drink at least 3-4 liters of water every day besides tea and coffee which act as diuretics.

Group Size

We organize any route of Nepal trek with a fixed departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and the maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize private trips to solo people with a single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us with your personal suitable flexible dates, we will open group date on the same date.

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