Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Everest Renjo Pass Trek
Everest Renjo-La pass trek is another most popular and interesting trekking trail in Everest region of Nepal. This trek leads to high pass (Renjo-La) .Further up it leads to Tibetan Boarder Nag pa-la and Gokyo valley.
First, you will find yourself at Namche, the beautiful land of Sherpa people. As you leave this Buddhist land with its reach heritage of Buddhist culture and monasteries, you head to Thame, a beautiful village which is also the homeland of the famous Mt. Everest Submitter, Appa Sherpa. The oldest monastery at Thame is worth visiting. Moreover, from Theme, you are more likely to see the enchanting view of snow peaks as well.
After one or two days Acclimatization, you can start to cross the Renjo -La which is little bit adventurous. Sometimes, it is not crossable without fixing rope, and crampon. So it is advisable to be equipped with minor climbing equipment, such as ropes, Crampons and Ice axe. Thus, it sounds challenging too.
The views from the Renjo-La are splendid. Far down you are likely to see the Gokyo-valley with Gokyo Lake. Moreover, if the weather is clear, you are more likely to have perfect view of Mt.Everest as well. So, this is one of the best trekking destinations to enjoy trekking in Nepal Himalayas.
Scenic flight to Lukla, abundant flora and fauna, Explore Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, Panoramic views from Syangboche. Past friendly Sherpa villages, Amazing view of mt. Everest , Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Gokyo Lake , hiking to Gokyo Ri , Renjo Pass , Thame valley, Namche Bazar
Everest Renjo Pass Trekking
Trek Duration: 20 Days
Best Season:February - June, September - November are the best months among others. July and August are okay for trekking. However, the visibility is likely to disturbed due to rain.
Accommodation: Tea House
Group Size: Min.1 to Max 10 persons in a group
Min. altitude: 2840 m
Max altitude: 5345 m
Mode of Travel: Flight( Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu )
Price: For the most up-to-date and competitive price, please Contact Us
Everest Renjo Pass Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport :
We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your programme.
During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.
Day 2:Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley.
The next morning after breakfast you will leave for a full days tour of sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley.
You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple , Evening meeting with your trekking guide, check up equipment and more discussion.
Day 3: Flight from KTM – Lukla (2860m).
Trek to Phakding (2652m) about 4 and half hour working. After having a 35 minutes flight to lulkla you start your trek and following a gentle climb up the mountain side on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. One the way you will have a view of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and you will pass a few tea houses and Mani walls. Overnight in Phakding
Day 4: Phakding to Namche (3,440m) - Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes a waterfall. All day, we pass villages interspersed with magnificent forest- rhododendron, magniolia trees and giant firs. And on the way to walking you will be rewarded (weather permitting) your first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m).
Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche. Acclimatization is most important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that you take a short days hike to Thame, Khunde or Khumjung or relax and explore the sherpa culture of Namche.
Day 6:Namche Bazzar to Thame (3820m). Today we will trek about 5 to 5 and half hours to Thame, Thame is at the end 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.
Day 7:Thame to Lungdeng (4500m),Today we will walk about 5 to 5 and half hour to Lungden, mostly up hill,, the trails pass by many old, walled Sherpa villages. During the walking you can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probable also share the trail with Tibetan Yak Canavans, trading en route to and from Namche to Tibet with the villagers. We will stay in simple lodge at Lungden
Day 08 :Rest day and explore around: Today we can go for visit at Nakpa Valley , which falls on the old trade route to Tibet . Hiking to Darkyachhulung Peak . Visiting Marlung sacred site of warfield. Hiking to Lake Cho Relmo, Back to stay in Lungden at very simple guest house.
Day 9: Lungden – Renjola Pass (5415m) – Gokyo Lake : Today the walking will be about 6 hours to reach the Gokyo lake by crossing Renjo La pass (5415m), the trail often follow steeply ups and down with sandy ridge. We will crosses frozen stream, and walking through dramatic rock, we will past several yak kharkas and twin Renjo Lakes, the view from the top is incredible, you can have studding view of 7000 to 8000 metes peaks all around including Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, chola glaciers and many more. Overnight at Gokyo lake.
Day 10: Gokyo Lake explore around: The excursion to the Gokyo peak usually starts early in the morning. The climb is quite steep first 30 minutes, it will take you 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 ( 8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu, On the way to descent you can enjoy, superb view of Gokyo Lake.
Day 11: Gokyo Lake to Thangnak: we will cross Gokyo glacier, about 4 hour working down to Thangnak. (4700m)
Day 12: Cho-La crossing- Dzongla: The trek through Cho La Pass (5,330m), while this is a rather difficult route, requires some mountaineering experience and well equipped. We suggest bringing warm clothing and some extra food. The pass is not difficult but it is steep and involves a glacier crossing. There are no technical problems and there is a trail in the rocks besides the icefall.
Day 13:Dzongla to Lobuche: about 4 and half hour slowly working to Lobuche (4910m) on the way you can see Dughla Lake .
Day 14:Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) - The trail from Lobuche follows the grassy ablation valley with great views of Pumori then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gokrakchep. After having a lunch in Gorakshep, we then climb the 5545m Kala Patthar for incredible views of Everest and Everest base camp and back to Gorakchep.
Day 15:Gorekshep to Everest Base Camp and back to Lobuche - Early morning we walk to Everest Base Camp, visit base camp area and work down to Lobuche.
Day 16: Lobuche to Dingboche - Staying the night at Dingboche (4,343m), makes an interesting accommodation alternative.
Day 17:Dingboche to Tengboche: Work down to Tengboche(3,867m), sits on a saddle at 3870 m in a clearing surrounded by dwarf fires and rhododendrons, Kwongde (6187m) Tawache(6542m) Everest (8848m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) provide and inspiring panorama of Himalayan giants. We visit the monastry at Tengboche, the largest in khumbu region.
Day 18:Tengboche to Namche
Day 19: Namche to Lukla
Day 20: Flight: Lukla - Ktm, hotel
Day 21: Kathmandu free day, followed by Nepali Cultural Dinner Show
Day 22: Final Departure. If you are leaving Nepal and not continuing your holiday here in Nepal , we will take you to the Kathmandu Airport to catch your flight home.
Our staff will oversee your safe and timely arrival at the Tribhuvan International Terminal and help you arrange your last minute departure details.
We will wish you a happy journey in the traditional and cultural way of Nepal and hope to see you again!
Price For The Trip:
The total cost for the trek or tour you decide you want to do will depend on several different factors. The type of accommodation you prefer in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara will make a difference to the overall cost (budget to 5 star accommodation) The mode of transport you prefer will also affect the cost of your package, for example prices vary greatly between flying versus private car/van, tourist or local buses. The number of guides and/or porters required will also affect the total cost of your trek. For these reasons the same trek/tour can vary in price quite substantially.
Please mail us for up to date prices for the above itinerary
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car/van
- 3 night’s accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
- Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour with English speaking Tour guide, and transport by private car / van.
- Langtang National park Trekking Permit.
TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Langtang Trekking .
- Full board meals during the trekking (meals are choices from Menu) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Twin sharing Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trekking
- Seasonal fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc
- An Experienced & Professional Government license holder Trekking guide trained in wilderness first aid.
- Above The Himalaya’s duffle bag if necessary.
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Trekking porter carry all personal gear and group equipment( 1 porter for 2 person basis)
- Food, accommodation, salary, local tax, all trekking equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
- Proper Insurance for all trekking staff including porter.
- All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
- Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
- Above the Himalaya Special Gifts (T shirt, Pashmina shawl, Trekking certificates and others)
- Welcome/Fare well Nepali Culture Dinner in Kathmandu
- All local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek by local buses ( for bigger group start from 5 person land cruiser will be provided, for 1 to 4 person local buses and land cruiser can be provided by adding extra cost)
- Meals in Kathmandu Aprox US $ 10- US$ 12 per day
- Nepal entry Visa Fee (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal ’s Airport in Kathmandu )
- International/Domestic Airfare and Airport Tax, sightseeing entry fee
- Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water
- Dessert, chocolates, personal shopping, laundry, phone call, internet, Camera battery charging.
- Personal trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expences.
- Tips and Gratitude (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
Private Trip Departure everyday upon your request. But if you would like to join one of our Groups please see below our fixed group departure dates as per your requirement.Fixed Departure Trek 2012