Gokyo lake Trek with Renjo la pass

Trip Overview
  • Duration 14 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate or Grade B (**)
  • DestinationNepal
  • Meals & AccommodationBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Trip Start & EndKathmandu-Kathmandu
  • Trip TypeTrekking
  • Major AttractionRenjo La Pass, Gokyo Ri
  • Maximum Altitude5357 Meters
  • Best TimeSpring, Autumn

Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass gives you a better view of the world's highest peak Mt. Everest (8848m), and other panoramic mountain views.  Renjo la Pass trekking with Gokyo Lake trek is a hidden trekking area in the Everest region, a challenging and adventure trekking trail in the Everest area. The best panoramic views of Mt. Everest, including Cho Oyu and the other Himalayas, will show from Everest Renjo la Pass top.

Mountain Rock Treks offers an Itinerary of 14 days Renjo la pass trek guided you to the gateway to Mt. Everest Base camp trek, Khumbu Valley, the Biggest Sherpa village Khumjung, World heritage site Sagarmatha national park with flora and fauna.

 After acclimatization day in Namche Bazar, we will go to Gokyo Lake. Gokyo Lake is a holy lake in Hinduism and Buddhism, where around 500 Hindus take a sacred bath in August during the Janai Purnima festival. About 7,000 tourists visit Gokyo Lake via EBC Chola Pass or Renjo la Pass per annum.

The Renjo La pass trekking from Gokyo Lake follows through the land of Sherpa culture. It offers you stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas of Everest area, including the highest peak in the world, mt Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7145m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku(6723m) and other several peaks above 6000 meters. Along the trek to Gokyo Lake via Renjo la pass, you can catch a view of the Himalayas, including this highest peak.

Renjo la pass trek top gives us a magnificent view of lakes, Himalayas, and valleys, an incredible combination of natural beauty and our real feeling about a planet. We organized a different trips for different trekkers who love group fixed or private departures. Mountain Rock trek and expedition believe in teamwork, and our primary mission is to get an achievement from our trekking team from operating staff, guides, potters, and others.

After the Gokyo Ri Trek via Renjo La passes, follow the way to Marlung thame Everest gateway Namche Bazar and to Lukla. We have one free day after a trek, and we can do a Kathmandu city tour, including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Syoyambhunath, and Kathmandu durbar square. Other itineraries follow the Gokyo Lake trek, which is more adventurous and challenging, like the Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Lake, Gokyo Lake trekking, and three high-pass trekking.

Gokyo lake Trek with Renjo la pass Main Highlights

  • Start the Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek with a thrilling flight to Lukla with dramatic Himalayan views
  • Trek through Sagarmatha National Park, crossing suspension bridges and villages
  • Enjoy hiking on the Less crowded, adventurous route to stunning Gokyo Valley
  • Breathtaking views of mountains, glaciers and valleys
  • Pass colourful chortens, stupas, and prayer flags
  • Glimpse Sherpa and mountain community's daily life
  • Explore picturesque Gokyo villages and lakes
  • Hike to Gokyo Ri and challenging Renjo La passTrek with highly experienced guides with over 20 years of experience 
  • Explore the homeland and villages of the Sherpa people
  • Enjoy the Views of peaks like Everest, Cho Oyu, etc.

What to Expect With Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass?

The Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass trek is a fully guided tour for 14 days, which will take us through the stunning Everest region. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned hiker, expect to be rewarded with the most spectacular views of turquoise Gokyo Lakes, glistening glaciers, and soaring Himalayan peaks, with Mt. Everest being the ultimate highlight. With the Gokyo Lake trail with Renjo La Pass package, expect accommodation, meals, an experienced guide, and porter services. Here is what you can expect with the Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass trek below: 

  1. While traversing Gokyo Lake and Renjo La Pass, you will see one of the most beautiful and unforgettable high-altitude lakes and mountains in the Everest region of Nepal. 
  2. Rest assured that your guides will be highly experienced and certified trekking professionals who know the Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass, including all its hidden secrets.
  3. Expect good accommodation standards in tea houses as you traverse the trail from Gokyo Lake to Renjo la Pass. 
  4. The trek starts from Lukla, and you can expect to cross rivers, meadows, green pine forests, Sherpa villages, and ancient monasteries before you reach the Gokyo lakes, the shimmering turquoise waters bordered by white giants like Gokyo Ri, Cho Oyu, Everest, and Lhotse.
  5. The tour company will ensure the trip to Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass is well-managed and safe. We make all the preparations regarding all the permits, papers, porters, etc., so the trekkers can completely head for the adventure.
  6. Expect to organise a well-planned Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la pass Itinerary, incorporating two days of acclimatisation: one in Namche bazaar and one in Gokyo.
  7. On the whole route, the guide will provide suggestions, support, and first aid in case of any uncertainties, like altitude sickness, injury, etc.

Join Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek Solo, Private or In Group

Join a Gokyo Renjo La Pass trek solo or with a private or small group. We tailor this lovely Himalayan trek to suit you—solo travellers can trek with a guide only, while group trekkers move together with a guide and other travellers. With experienced guides, options to camp or stay in tea houses, and flexibility to determine the itinerary, we provide the ideal Gokyo Renjo La trek for every type of adventurer.

The Gokyo Trek takes you along a serene route with limited other trekking trails in the Khumbu region. If privacy appeals to you yet safety concerns you, a private Gokyo Renjo La Pass trek with a guide and porter allows cherished alone time while ensuring assistance. During a private tour, you manage the pace when exploring secluded valleys and sparkling turquoise lakes of your choice.

If you prefer a more budget-friendly option,  join the group Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek to discover the region's cultural wealth alongside your travel buddies. 

We have knowledgeable Sherpa guides who will guide you on the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek route on all solo, private, and group treks. Regardless of the season and the type of the trek you opt for, the day ends in traditional villages surrounded by new friends.

Is Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass Trek Right For You?

Yes, the Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass Trek is the right package for you if you are looking for a combination of the best treks in the Everest region. This trek is the one to choose for trekkers who want to travel on a different route in the Khumbu area rather than the crowded Everest Base Camp Trek route. Here are some grounds to make a decision if this Gokyo lake With Renjo La Pass Trek adventure is right for you or not:

  1. Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass Trek  is the Ideal combination package to choose for beginners and experienced climbers alike as it reaches a moderate altitude of 5,357 m and 5345 metres, allowing you to complete the trek without extreme difficulty.
  2. If you seek stunning scenery, cultural immersion, and classic teahouse trekking along less-travelled trails, then the Gokyo and Renjo La trek is undoubtedly meant for you.
  3. The Gokyo and Renjo La Pass adventure is the right for you to choose because despite being a high altitude trek in the Everest region, Gokyo lakes trek with Renjo la pass allows you to acclimatise well and complete the trip in just 14 days. 
  4. Experienced guides assist you closely during the Renjo la Pass Trek, ensuring safety and support.
  5. Relatively low cost  of the Gokyo Renjo la Pass Trek package makes it economically feasible, making it one of the other main reasons to choose this package. 
  6. This package is the right choice if you are a passionate trekker who is able to handle the demands of this route. 
  7. The Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass is an excellent choice for beginners and experienced trekkers seeking stunning Himalayan scenery and a rewarding challenge. 

Gokyo lake with Renjo la Pass Trek Cost

The Gokyo Renjo La passes trek costs $1000 and can reach up to $1100, depending upon the number of people. This reasonable cost covers accommodation in local tea houses, three meals a day, an experienced English-speaking guide, porters to carry bags, entrance fees for the Sagarmatha National Park, a Lukla flight, etc.  

At Mountain Rock treks, we offer group joining Gokyo Renjo La passes trek, and the costs are as follows:

No Of Pax

Cost Per Person

Status

1-2

$ 1100

Available

3-6

$ 1050

Available

7-12

$ 1000

Available

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Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport and fulfillment of all procedures, a member of our staff will greet you there and transport you to the hotel. Following breakfast, the next day,  we will take 30 minutes thrilling flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. We proceed from the Tenzing Hillary Airport to the crew's meeting place to make plans and final preparations. It takes about three hours to get from Chaurikharka village to Phakding, which has a brief ascent to aid in acclimatization. The beginning of the following day's walk is through pine trees and pasturelands with a number of suspension bridges to cross at different locations of the Dudh Koshi River. We 

finally arrive at a viewpoint offering the first glimpse of Mount Everest after walking for almost two hours. We arrive at Namche Bazaar after passing through Jorsale. The following day is a rest day. The following morning, we set out on our trek early to ensure that we have a clear view of the peak. After descending, we pass Kayangjuma and arrive at the intersection of the EBC and  Gokyo valley. The sacred Khumbilai is charmingly present as we ascend to Mong La pass from here. We finally arrive in the tiny settlement of Dole after crossing a few bridges and waterfalls. The trail travels past Lhabarma and reaches Luza after ascending a ridge. The five-hour trek comes to an end at Machhermo, where we will spend the night. The trail ascends through a ridge from Machhermo to a Chorten. We arrive at a third lake, DudhPokhari, where the Gokyo settlement is located, by descending to the river bank. After such an exciting day, we will seek refuge in the lovely and well-equipped town with Cho-Oyo as a backdrop, as well as its magnificent surroundings. The following day, we leave early for Gokyo Ri (5360m). It takes four hours to make the difficult ascent to the peak. From the peak of Gokyo Ri, the fourth, fifth, and sixth lakes are visible. Then, early in the morning, we set out to walk to Renjola pass. We divert from the main Gokyo Valley trail to follow the Renjo la trail by DudhPokhari. In order to go to  AngladumbaTsho, the trail continues down the stairs. We come over RelamaTsho and Renjo Lake on another stroll. We arrive at Marlung, where we will spend the night, after an hour of walking. The following day, we go from Marlung to Thame using the conventional route. We reach  Langmuche Khola after crossing the Bhote Koshi and descending to Taranga. To go to Samde, we then cross the bridge. We arrive at Thamo village after descending the steep path. We then arrive in the community of Phurte. Then we move on to Namche. We leave Namche on the eleventh day and arrive in Lukla. Then we will take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. The next day, after breakfast at the hotel, we depart on a sightseeing trip of the Kathmandu valley,  stopping at Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Buddha, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Then the 14th day is our last day, you will take flight back to home.

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Arrival in Kathmandu. Our Airport Representative will meet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport. Drop to the Hotel by private tourist vehicle is arranged. You can either take a rest or meet us at our office and know the detailed arrangement of the Trek. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1320m

After breakfast, the early flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport is thirty minutes of breathtaking mountain views. From the Tenzing-Hillary Airport, we move on to meet the rest of the crew and make arrangements and final preparations. The hike to Phakding takes around three hours and passes the Chaurikharka village to follow the Dudhkoshi River, a short one to assist acclimatization. Overnight stay in a lodge.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 3-4 Hours
  • 2610m

Today’s walk starts with pine forests and pasture lands with several suspension bridges to cross at various points of the Dudh Koshi River. Upon reaching the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi, the climb becomes steeper. Finally, after walking for about two hours, we reach a viewpoint giving the first sight of Mount Everest. After passing Jorsale, we reach Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest and a trading center where we take rest for the day.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 3-4 Hours
  • 3443m

Namche Bazaar, the biggest settlement in the Khumbu region, is well facilitated with ATMs, Internet cafes, restaurants, bakeries, et cetera. Although it’s a rest day for acclimatization, we go for a short hike to a nearby viewpoint (Thame or Khunde) and take a tour of the place, including the Tourist Visitor Center, where we brief information about Everest climbers, Sherpa people, and their culture and flora and fauna of the region.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 3443m

We start our walk early in the morning to get clear views of mountain ranges, including Everest, Lhotse, AmaDablam, and Thamserku. The trail takes a wavy path along which the luscious vegetation and animals such as musk deer, Himalayan Thar, pheasant, et cetera keep company. Passing Kayangjuma after a downhill, we reach the junction to EBC and Gokyo valley. From here, we climb to Mong La pass, where the sacred Khumbilai has a charming presence. Passing Mong La, Rhododendron forests and wildflowers get abundant animal life. Finally, passing a few waterfalls and bridges, we reach the small village of Dole. Overnight stay.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 4200m

After climbing a ridge, the trail moves through Lhabarma and to Luza, where we pass summer settlements of the locals. Views of Kantega, Cho Oyu, and Thamserku stay with us as we walk along the trail. The scenic hillside walk leads continue with the deep Dudh Koshi valley views. Finally, the five-hour walk ends at Machhermo, our stop for the day. A beautiful stream that originates from KyajoRi and PhariLapche runs through this village, where you can hear stories of the first sighting of Yeti.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 4470m

From Machhermo, the trail ascends to a Chorten through a ridge. The ridge has views of Thamserku, Kangtega, Cho-Oyu, and the valleys below. The valley slowly widens as the easy trail passes another Chorten and reaches Pangka. Descending to the river bank, we then begin our steep climb to the moraine of Ngozamba Glacier. We pass through the mesmerizing natural beauty of the turquoise lakes Longpongo and TabocheTsho and reach a third lake, DudhPokhari, where the Gokyo village is situated. With the backdrop of Cho-Oyo, the beautiful and well-facilitated town and its outstanding periphery are our shelters after this adventurous day.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 4790m

We start early today to Gokyo Ri (5360m), which lies above the village. The steep climb of about four hours to the top is quite strenuous yet rewards with one of the best views of Everest, Makalu, and Lhotse, among others. The fourth, fifth, and sixth lakes show from the top of Gokyo Ri. Stay overnight at Gokyo village.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 5883m

Today we start to walk to Renjola pass early in the morning. We leave the main trail of Gokyo valley to take Renjo la trail by DudhPokhari. After 3 hour's walk, You can enjoy the vista of Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse, and Taboche. The trail continues down the stairs to reach AngladumbaTsho. On another walk, we see RelamaTsho and Renjo Lake. Then we walk through the narrow valley teemed with giant boulders to Lumde. After an hour's walk, we reach Marlung, where we will stay tonight.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 4470m

The next day we follow the traditional route followed for centuries by the Tibetan traders, which is a descent from Marlung to Thame. Crossing BhoteKoshi, descending to Taranga, we reach LangmucheKhola. We can view astonishing views of the mountains such as Thamserku, Katenga, Kusum Kangguruetc from the lodges besides seeing the famous Buddhist shrine (Gompa) at Thame. Next, we cross the bridge to reach Samde, which offers the breathtaking beauty of the mountain view. Down the steep path, we reach Thamo village, where there is a monastery called Khari Goma, the nunnery. Next, we reach the world’s highest power station built with Australian Aid, after which we reach a small village called Phurte, where there is LaudoMonastry. Finally, we go Namche through gompas, prayer flags, and courtesan Mani stones. Overnight in Namche.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • (3443m)

Today is the final day of the three-day high pass trek. We start from Namche and reach Lukla today, but the challenges are enormous walking down the steep with shaky legs until we reach the airport area. Then, crossing the bridge over Dudh Koshi.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 2850m

An early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. The taking off is a dramatic scene, just like the landing. You can use the rest of the day for sightseeing or relaxation and celebration.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 1320m

After breakfast in the hotel, we go for a sightseeing tour to visit Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath, Baudha, Krishna temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square around the Kathmandu valley.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast
  • 1320m

Today is the last trip of the trek. You can do some shopping and fly back home.

    We are pleased to offer the flexibility of tailoring your journey to your desired duration and places, whether extended or shortened, as our proficient team of locals-cum-guides, porters, and accompanying staff have an in-depth understanding of every location traveled.

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    Cost Details

    Includes

    • Upon arrival and departure, the airport picks up and drops in Kathmandu (international and domestic).
    • Pre-trek briefing.
    • Provide a sleeping bag, Duffle bag, and down jacket (Refundable)
    • Everest area trekking map.
    • One Company T-shirt.
    • One professional, licensed, and English-speaking mountain guide.
    • Well-experienced English-speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 7+ persons.
    • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
    • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
    • Domestic flight Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu inclusive with all taxes and transfers { (Flight diverts to Mathali) flight is included from Manthali to Lukla and transport from Ktm to Manthali by sharing van at 2 am }
    • Food during the trek (entire board with breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a cup of tea/coffee).
    • All necessary trekking permits: Sagarmatha National Park and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS), Local Permit fee.
    • All applicable taxes are as per the government rules and regulations.
    • All organizing costs.

    Excludes

    • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu.
    • International airfare.
    • Nepal entry visa fee.
    • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed while trekking).
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, and laundry.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for guide, porter, driver, etc.

    Dates & Price

    Upcoming Departure

    Few Seats AvailableStarts: SaturdayJul 13, 2024
    Ends: FridayJul 26, 2024
    Status: AvailableUS$1100
    Few Seats AvailableStarts: SaturdayJul 27, 2024
    Ends: FridayAug 09, 2024
    Status: AvailableUS$1100

    Essential Info

    When is the Best Time for  Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek?

    For Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, March and April (Spring Season) and October and November (Autumn Season) are best suited. This is the peak tourist season, the busiest and most suitable period to visit the region. Below is more about how your trek will be in the autumn and spring seasons.  

    Autumn Gokyo Lake With Renjo la Pass Trek

    Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is an excellent experience in the Autumn, an outstanding season to cross the Renjo La Pass. The season runs from the end of September through November. Nature, at this time of year, brings out wonderful weather that is neither too cold nor hot, with crisp peaks' visibility. The Monsoon is already over thus, the result is simply blue sky days and summer weather.The rain rinses away the pollution and dust from the skies, yielding the most clear mountain views. The temperature is moderate in the beginning months but is chilly by the end of Autumn.

    Spring Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek

    Spring gives Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek the second most inspiring views after fall. March to May is the time when the season lasts, and it is the best time to go on Gokyo Renjo La Pass trekking. During this time of year, these mountains in the Everest region offer a wide collection of wild flora that blooms above 3000m, such as rhododendrons, birch, pines, and many more. The weather in the spring season is cold at the beginning, but by mid to late April, the temperature becomes moderate.

    Best Accommodation Services on Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek

    The Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass trek includes accommodations for 13 nights. The journey starts from Kathmandu, where you will spend a night in a standard tourist hotel. A luxury hotel in Kathmandu or the mountains could be booked for you at an extra cost.

    On the Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass trek, you will stay at local tea houses owned by Sherpa families. Rooms are not big but neat and cosy. Tea house rooms are most likely small and twin-shared, mainly with the communal washroom option. Evenings and mornings can be cold, so remember to take a sleeping bag since the provided blankets might not be warm enough. Tea houses may have central heating facilities in the lobby and hardly in private rooms.

    Teahouse rooms are unlikely to have more than one window, and their walls are usually plastered or wood-panelled. Those rooms also commonly have rectangular cardboard mattresses. Some accommodations may have hot showers, but most do not. Nevertheless, you can plug your electric devices in by paying a small fee. During the peak season, making reservations earlier for the trek is recommended because of the high influx of tourists, which makes booking the accommodation service a bit difficult. 

    Three Meals a day provided on Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek

    During the Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass, three meals will be arranged per day, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Most meals are served at the tea houses throughout the trek. The meals are fresh and clean and designed to provide trekkers with the nutrients necessary for such a challenging endeavour in the Everest region. 

    The breakfast option enroute the trek includes eggs, porridge, toast, pancakes, etc. For Lunch and dinner, you can choose from local dishes like dal bhat (rice and lentils), pizza, pasta, momos, soup, sandwiches, salads, etc. In addition to the Lunch and Dinner options, you can try on various cuisines, i.e., local Sherpa stews and curries, and western dishes like burgers, fish and chips, etc. Dal Bhat is worth trying as it is affordable and accessible along the hiking trail. It is freshly prepared by the local people and is the food they need to provide energy for 24 hours. It is high in proteins, nutrients and minerals,which are essential for the duration of hiking. 

    Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek Difficulty

    The Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass trek is considered moderately difficult. While the trail is well-defined, sections with steep ascents and descents can be challenging for novice trekkers. The high elevation of over 15,000 feet also makes it more demanding than lower-altitude treks.

    The biggest difficulty comes from the accumulated days spent hiking at high altitude. Trekkers spend several nights above 13,000 feet as they make their way along the trail to Gokyo Lake and Renjo La Pass. The elevation gain happens gradually, but the extended time at altitude increases the risk of altitude sickness. Proper acclimatisation days are essential to allow the body to adjust.

    Weather can also make things uncertain. The road is far, and the way can be hampered by snow or high wind, increasing the difficulty of the trek. Steep sections of the trail are sometimes affected by avalanches in the winter season. 

    Although moderately difficult owing to its high altitude, the Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek is open to most reasonably fit trekkers. The magnificent Himalayan scenery surrounding Gokyo Lake and the views from Renjo La Pass make the trek even more worthwhile. Completing this classic Nepal trek is doable if trekkers prepare for the altitude and are in good physical condition.

    How to Prepare for Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek?

    When preparing for the Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass trek, focus on getting yourself trek-ready as all accommodations, permits, guides, transportation and food are included in the package. Here are some of the preparations you can make for your Gokyo Lake with Renjo la Pass Trek below: 

    1. Get in shape by training for 6 months in advance, including cardio like running or hiking with a backpack for endurance and strength training to build leg and core muscles. Slowly build up weight and distance.
    2. Research the route and villages to acclimatise - it's essential to slowly adjust to the high altitude. Keep hydrated and properly pace yourself.
    3. Prepare for extreme cold and wind, especially at the 5,357-metre Renjo La Pass and Gokyo Ri. Bring base layers, a down jacket, a hat, gloves, and windproof gear. Protect skin from the harsh sun.
    4. Get travel insurance and required permits for the remote region. Hire an experienced guide and porters to assist with gear.
    5. Pack medications for altitude sickness like Diamox. Bring snacks and water purification like iodine tablets. Budget for lodging, food, gear rentals as needed.

    What Permits Are Required for Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la pass Trek?

    The costs of both the Rural Municipality Entrance Permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit are included in our Gokyo Lake Trek package. You do not need to pay any extra charges to obtain these mandatory trekking permits. We will arrange the permits for you before the start of the trek. Please note that you will need to provide a copy of your passport and visa to process the permits. The Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass requires two main permits - the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit and the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit.

    Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit - This permit costs NPR 2000 per person and allows entry into the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality area where the Gokyo Lake trek takes place. It needs to be obtained before starting the trek.

    Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit - To enter Sagarmatha National Park, which the Gokyo Lake trek goes through, a park entry permit is required. This costs NPR 3000 per person. The permit will allow you to hike through the national park to see its mountains, glaciers, and lakes.

    Will Altitude Sickness be a Problem on Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la pass Trek?

    The trek to Gokyo Lakes in the Himalayas across Renjo La Pass (5000+ metres) imposes the risk of suffering from altitude sickness. However, we plan to have enough rest days in our schedule, which will let your body adjust and get used to the higher altitude. Altitude acclimatisation is crucial in preventing altitude sickness. However, some precautions must be implemented.

    Altitude sickness happens because of the body’s inability to adjust to a lack of oxygen in the blood and the drop in atmospheric pressure. At 3000 metres above sea level, the first symptoms are a headache, weakness, nausea, shortness of breath, and sleeping problems. The best way to minimise the complications is to have your body adjust to the high altitude through gradual ascent and acclimatisation.  Here are some of the preventive measure for Altitude Sickness:

    • When hiking, keep yourself hydrated and avoid drinking alcoholic beverages because they dehydrate you.
    • Eat healthy while on the trip.
    • Diamox, the best medicine for altitude sickness, is recommended for hiking trips.
    • Ensure you acclimatise correctly if you are about to hike 3,000 metres above sea level.
    • If body demonstrates any of the symptoms of altitude sickness, you should abandon the climb and lower your elevation.

    Travel Insurance Requirement For Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la Pass Trek

    Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass trail is rated as a moderately difficult trek in Everest, which lies beyond 5,000 metres. Thus, a travel insurance policy is strongly advisable.

    The travel insurance covering emergency medical attention, evacuation, and helicopter rescue up to 6,000 metres is required for the Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass. Within one week of booking this trek, you must provide detailed insurance information comprising specific policy documents.  According to the policy, we can create a logistic plan for medical or emergency evacuations. Here are some things to remember before buying the Travel Insurance for your trek below:

    • Before purchasing insurance, ensure that it covers rescue by helicopter up to 6,000 metres. 
    • The lack of coverage of emergency medical and helicopter evacuation services makes you extremely endangered on the top of the Himalayas because of the area's remoteness. 
    • Verify coverages of adventure sports and high-altitude trekking along with your policy when reviewing policies for this two-week trek to avoid unpleasant exclusions later. 
    • Confirm that your insurance policy includes medical evacuation, helicopter extraction, cancel, and action costs. 
    • Provide your insurance company with a complete list of Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek itineraries with Mountain Rock Treks to ensure adequate coverage of the altitudes and backdrops you will encounter.

    Transportation Facilities on Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo la pass Trek

    The Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass includes roundtrip flights to and from Lukla to begin and end the trek. Flights to Lukla may be delayed or cancelled during peak season due to weather and congestion, so your itinerary may include flying to Lukla via Ramechhap as an alternative. Airport transfers in private vehicles are provided between the Kathmandu airport and your hotel when you arrive and depart. 

    Throughout the trek, you will walk on foot and stay in local lodges along the route. The trail passes through remote mountain villages and over high passes, only accessible on foot. You will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla at the end of the two-week trek. So, transportation is limited to flights to/from Lukla and private transfers between the airport and hotel before and after the trek. The rest of the time, you will be immersed in the mountains with only your feet to carry you.

    Safety Measures on Gokyo lake Trek with Renjo la pass

    Here are some of the safety Measures that Mountain Rock Treks follow on your Gokyo Renjo La Pass Hike.

    • Experienced guides with wilderness first aid training lead all treks to ensure safety and security. They monitor health and altitude issues.

    • We only use teahouses and lodges that meet our standards of hygiene and cleanliness. All meals are prepared fresh with safe food handling.

    • Trekkers receive a brief introduction on proper acclimatisation to prevent altitude sickness. Gradual ascent is planned with rest days, and descents are available if needed.

    • Emergency communication equipment and extensive first-aid kits are carried. Arrangements are in place for helicopter evacuation if required.

    • Detailed itineraries and regular check-ins ensure trekkers are not lost or separated from the group. Guards are stationed at dangerous spots.

    • Contingency plans are made for bad weather, floods, landslides, etc., including alternative routes and emergency shelters.

    • Only fully licensed guides and porters who are trained in safety procedures are hired. Insurance is provided.

     

    FAQs

    • Q1. How difficult is Gokyo lake trek?

      The Gokyo Renjo La trek is a difficult Everest region trek, but with a good physique, you may do it with ease. You must strengthen your legs and teach your body to adapt to a higher environment.

    • Yes, two permits are required to accomplish the Gokyo and Renjo La Treks. Permits are necessary for the Sagarmatha National Park and the Khumbu Rural Municipality.

    • You must walk for at least 5 hours and up to 7 hours per day. We propose strolling if this is your initial time, as walking swiftly can cramp your legs.

    • Renjo la is 5435m above sea level, with high altitude areas immediately after Namche.

    • Teahouses charge trekkers for boiled and filtered drinking water. Though bottled water is available for purchase, we discourage the use of plastic bottled water on the route due to the negative impact on the environment. You can bring a reusable bottle with you and fill it with drinking water.

      Before you purchase filtered water, your guide will inspect its condition. Please rest assured that before you drink the water, our guide will meticulously inspect it to ensure that it has been properly boiled and treated.

    • All of our Everest Trek teahouses feature western restrooms. The rooms in luxury lodges and teahouses at lower elevations have adjoining bathrooms and hot showers. At higher elevations, the facilities may be more modest, and you may have to share the bathroom with other travelers. Please keep in mind that in extremely cold weather, the water in the toilet basin may freeze, forcing you to use an Asian-style toilet located outside. Please keep toilet paper rolls with you at all times. While trekking, make sure you have plenty of toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

    • Yes, we provide private treks as well as group treks if you like.

    • Altitude sickness is a common hazard in the Himalayas, and the Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is no exception. As you ascend to 5000 m, you are more likely to have altitude sickness. So it would be beneficial if you were concerned about your health and body.

    • During the journey, the tea house accommodations are excellent. However, as you go in height, the services become more basic. You must also pay extra for wifi, hot baths, and bar expenses.

    • While trekking, we bring a first-aid kit with us. You can, however, bring some important drugs with you, such as ibuprofen, codeine, paracetamol, lozenges, anti-diarrhea tablets, and diamox for AMS.

    Client Reviews

    • Great experience

      Our journey to the summit of Renjo La Pass rewards us with a breathtaking panorama of  lakes, the Himalayas, and valleys, a breathtaking fusion of the planet's natural beauty, and our true feelings about it. It was such a great experience. Thank you for your assistance throughout the whole journey. 

       

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      BeryanNorwayNovember 17, 2021
    • highly recommend

      I had a fantastic time with these guys. The service was excellent. Mountain Rock Trek's food and accommodations were excellent, and they contributed to the success of our journey. I highly recommend them for your trip.

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      BantoItalyNovember 11, 2021
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