Gokyo Trek Via Renjo La Pass

14 Days

Embark on the Gokyo Trek Via Renjo La Pass, a popular and magnificent journey in the Everest Region. This trek allows you to experience one of the highest passes in the Khumbu region. It is a challenging trail that requires physical stamina, but it is highly rewarding for adventure-seeking trekkers. Prepare to be mesmerized by the breathtaking scenic views along the way, including the majestic Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Makalu, and other mountain ranges.

Renjo La Pass is a challenging yet rewarding part of this adventure. Situated at an elevation of 5,360 meters (17,585 feet), it offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Everest region, including the majestic peaks of Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and more. The ascent to Renjo La Pass may be tough, but it grants you a remarkable sense of achievement and the chance to witness the magnificence of the Himalayas from a unique perspective.

Crossing Renjo La Pass can be the most demanding section of the trek. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to explore several ancient monasteries that hold great cultural significance for pilgrims. The ascent to Gokyo Ri and the hike to Gokyo Lake will undoubtedly be a breathtaking and unforgettable part of your journey. Throughout the route, you will pass through enchanting forests, picturesque landscapes, Sherpa villages, and be treated to panoramic views of majestic mountains. From the Renjo La Pass, you will be able to witness the entire Gokyo Valley in all its glory.

Embarking on the Renjo La Pass Gokyo Trek commences with an exhilarating flight to Lukla, followed by a trek to Monjo. Continuing from Monjo, the trail leads to Namche Bazaar, where you will take a day to acclimate to the surroundings. After bidding farewell to Namche, your path will take you to Dhole, and then onwards to Machhermo. Finally, you will reach your ultimate destination, Gokyo, where you will spend a day acclimatizing. As you make your way back, you will descend the trail, cherishing the memories of this remarkable adventure.

Gokyo Trek Via Renjo La Pass Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu  (1400 m)
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for trek
  • Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2840m) and Trek to Monjo (2830m)  6 Hrs Trek
  • Day 04: Trek from Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3440m)  3-4 Hrs Trek
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Namche
  • Day 06: Trek from Namche to Dhole (4110m)  5-6  Hrs Trek
  • Day 07: Trek from Dhole to Machhermo (4470m)  4-5 Hrs Trek
  • Day 08: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4790m)  4-5  Hrs Trek
  • Day 09: Acclimatizing and Early Morning explore Gokyo-Ri for Sunrise view (5337m)  2-3 Hrs Trek
  • Day 10: Trek from Gokyo to Lundeng (4380m) via Renjo La Pass (5435m)  7-8  Hrs Trek
  • Day 11: Trek from Lundeng to Namche Bazaar (3440m)  6-7  Hrs Trek
  • Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla  (2840 m.) 6-7 Hrs Trek
  • Day 13: Flight back to Kathmandu (1400 m)   30 Min Flight and Drive to Your Hotel
  • Day 14: Final Departure

Trip Info

  • Some Places
  • 5435m
  • 5-7 hours/day
  • Autumn & Spring
  • Thamel, Kathmandu
  • 16


  • Starting Point: Kathmandu
  • Ending point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude: 5435m
  • Trek Difficulty: Moderate
  • No of Days: 14 days
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
  • Accommodations: Guesthouses and lodge
  • Average trek per day:  5-6 hours
  • Group size: 1-15 max


  • Scenic trans-Himalayan flight to Lukla Airport.
  • Visiting the heritage sites in Kathmandu which are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites.
  • Enjoy a warm breakfast in one of the world’s highest hotels – Everest View Hotel.
  • Passing through one of the highest passes of the Khumbu Region – Renjo La Pass (5340m).
  • Majestic view of Gokyo Lake.
  • Panoramic view of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), and many more.
  • Exploring unique cultures and traditions of the Everest region.


Maximum Altitude: 1,350m/4,428 ft.

Meals: Dinner

Our representative will welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and drive you to the hotel. You will be staying at a luxurious hotel in Kathmandu. After getting fresh, you can just roam around the nearby places and try some local authentic foods.

In the evening, we will be organizing you a welcome dinner that includes delicious Nepali cuisine. Overnight stay in the hotel in Kathmandu.

Trip duration: A whole day (Around 9 hours)

Maximum Altitude: Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)

Meals: Breakfast

We will take a day to enjoy and explore the sites of Kathmandu valley. There are unlimited places to visit in Kathmandu which is not possible to capture in a day so we will visit a few UNESCO heritage sites. After having breakfast, we will give a holy start to the day by visiting Pashupatinath Temple. Then we will go to Boudhanath Stupa which is an important site of Buddhist people.

We can spend the evening in Basantapur Durbar Square (Kathmandu Durbar Square). This area is quite lively during the night. Then you can return to the hotel and we will have some explanations about the trekking routes with you.

Flight duration: Kathmandu to Lukla (25- minutes flights)

Trek Duration: (Lukla to Monjo 6 hrs.)

Maximum Altitude: Lukla (2800m/9,184ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The journey begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla Airport. Flying above, you can get a spectacular aerial view of mountains, landscapes, and the entire region. After landing at the Lukla Airport, our guides and porters will join us. We will commence our trek and head towards Monjo.

The routes are clear and go along the steps. You will pass through Buddhist monuments and amazing views of mountains. You will cross the suspension bridge and walk a few hours and finally reach Monjo. Monjo has Phakding to its north and Jorsale to its south. Overnight stay in a lodge in Monjo.

Kilometers: Monjo – Namche (5km)

Trek duration: 4 to 5 hours.

Maximum Altitude: Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will have breakfast and make our way to Namche Bazaar. The paths are full of scenic mountain and valley views. It is the day when we hike below the tree line. We will have to trek for 4 to 5 hours to reach Namche Bazaar. Crossing various suspension bridges, we will reach Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar being a trade area has a lot of facilities to offer. You can relax with good food, drinks, and the view in the evening. Overnight stay in a hotel in Namche.

Maximum Altitude: Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will take a day to acclimatize in Namche. Firstly, we will hike to Everest View Hotel early in the morning. It is a short hike that takes you to one of the highest altitude hotels in the world. You will enjoy a delicious breakfast here with a breath-taking view of Mt. Everest and other ranges. Then, we will explore Khumjung village which is the largest village in the Khumbu region.

You can also visit the ancient monastery of the village. Then you explore the nearby places in the evening. Overnight stay in the hotel in Namche.

Kilometers: Namche – Dhole (11.5km)

Trip duration: 5-6 hours

Maximum Altitude: Dhole (4200m/ 133779ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast, we will continue our trek and head towards Dhole. The trek duration will be 5 to 6 hours. We will be strolling above Dudh Koshi River and crossing the suspension bridge. Our trek continues along with the beautiful mountain views which include Everest, Ama Dablam, and Lhotse.

You will also be able to see the small Sherpa civilization and old monasteries. Finally, we will reach Dhole. Overnight stay in Dhole.

Kilometers: Dhole – Machhermo (5.5 km)

Trip duration: 4 -5 Hours

Maximum Altitude: Machhermo (4470m/ 14460.50ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leaving Dhole, the trail heads towards Machhermo. You will trek down from the campsite over the stream. Then you will cross a small ridge and step up to the valley. We will have a pleasant walk through the oak and pine forest. You can see yaks on the way. The trail is not too hard in this part, but getting to the snowy part can be a bit difficult.

Finally, we will get to the hotel for the night after reaching Machhermo. You can spend walking the around places in the evening.

Kilometers: Machhermo – Gokyo (6.8km)

Trek duration: 5-6 hours

Maximum Altitude: Gokyo (4790m/ 15715.22ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leaving Machhermo, the trail directs towards our main destination – Gokyo. The trail passes through rocky paths and amazing sceneries. You will get to view Mt. Lhotse, Maklu, and Cho Oyu throughout the journey. Along with that, you will see the fascinating Ngozumpa Glacier, ancient monasteries, and Gokyo Lake. Gokyo is the ancient Sherpa settlement.

We go through the riverbank before starting our ascent to the Ngazumpa glacier’s terminal moraine, where we will commence our ascent towards the first lake. Then, the trail goes the hill to the second lake view, and secondly, we will arrive at Gokyo on the edge of the third lake after an hour’s walk. Overnight stay in Gokyo.

Kilometers: Gokyo – Gokyo Ri (4 km)

Trip duration: 2-3 hours

Maximum Altitude: Gokyo Ri (5360m/ 17585.30)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is a bit strenuous trek day as we will trek to Gokyo Ri. We will climb straight uphill to the Rocky Mountains. The paths are rough and consist of hard rocks and huge boulders. The strenuous trek rewards you with a beautiful view of Gokyo Lake and valley along with mountain views.

You can explore the Gokyo village or you can also trek to the 5th Gokyo Lake. Then you will return back to Gokyo for the night.

Kilometers: Gokyo to Lundeng ( km)

Trip duration: 7 Hours

Maximum Altitude: Renjo La Pass (5435m)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will be crossing another major destination of the trek that is Renjo La Pass. Leaving Gokyo, we will hike towards the northern valley passing through rough landscapes. Our trail passes through harsh terrains and steep mountains. Climbing the steep paths, you will reach Renjo La Pass (5435m). The point gives you a magnificent view of the valley, terrains, and mountains.

Then, you will climb down from Renjo La Pass. The route passes through beautiful grasslands along with Bhote Koshi Valley. Finally, after a few hours of walking, you will reach Lundeng. Overnight stay in Lundeng.

Kilometers: Lundeng – Namche (6 km)

Trek duration: 5 hours.

Maximum Altitude: Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast, we will leave Lundeng. The trail descends to Lundeng giving a farewell to Gokyo valley. Leaving the tree lines and mountains behind, we will get back to Namche Bazaar. After reaching Namche, you can either rest or explore the remaining places of the village. Overnight stay in the hotel in Namche Bazaar.

Kilometers: Namche – Lukla (13.5 km)

Trek duration: 4 to 5 hours.

Maximum Altitude: Lukla (2840m)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is the last trek of our journey. We will have breakfast in Namche then head towards Lukla. We will be saying bye to the beautiful journey. We will trek to Namche via Monjo. We will be following the same route as before. After reaching Lukla we will get to the lodge and spend our night sharing the entire experience of the trek

Kilometers: Lukla – Kathmandu (130- 140 km)

Flight Duration: 20-minutes

Maximum Altitude: Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Finally, the journey ends here at Lukla. We will have a morning flight to Kathmandu. The flight offers you great scenic aerial views of mountain ranges and the entire valley. After landing in Kathmandu, we will transfer you to the hotel. You can rest in your leisure time or go shopping.

Overnight stay in the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast

It is your final day in Nepal, after having breakfast, our representative will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport a few hours before your flight time. You can contact us whenever you will plan any trips to Nepal. We are always happy to serve you. We wish you a wonderful flight.


Price Includes

  • Airport pick up & final departure by private vehicle.
  • Welcome & farewell cultural dinner.
  • A full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseen Tour with local tour guide and Private vehicle
  • Kathmandu Lukla , Lukla Kathmandu Flight
  • All needed ground transportation mention on the itinerary.
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • A day three meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) on your choice from the menu during the treks.
  • Seasonal fruits.
  • Standard tea house during the treks.
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets provided and to be returned after the trip is complete.
  • A strong porter (2:1) one porter carrying two member’s bags including all his meals, accommodation, salary, transportation, insurance & many more…
  • An excellent government licensed holder guide including all his meals, accommodation, salary, transportation, insurance & many more…
  • All needed permit & national park fees.
  • Trekking route map.
  • First aid kid box including oximeter & pulse meter checker.
  • An emergency helicopter rescue services, if in case.
  • Government tax & service charge.

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses as like the phone & camera charging, hot shower, wifi
  • Tips to guide & porter
  • Extra an activities, in case if you have an extra day on your holidays.
  • All kind of drinks as like mineral water, beer, tea, coffee, juice, Coke, Fanta, and hard drinks.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu, in case if you return earlier from the treks.
  • UNESCO entrance fee
  • Lunch & dinner during stay in city.


Can I buy drinking water during the trek?

Yes, the local shops and guest houses sell the mineral water in this region. But the prices of water bottles are high in this area due to the geographical location and high transportation costs.

How can one avoid altitude sickness during the trek?

You can avoid altitude sickness during the trek by drinking plenty of water, getting slow walks, avoiding smoking and drinking, having a healthy diet, etc. a healthy body can definitely digest the altitude sickness so keep yourself fit.

Can I find Wi-Fi during the trek?

Yes, you will get internet services during the trek in the guesthouses and lodges. Some of them charge you for per hour use of the internet. The range of the internet is slower in this region. you cannot expect the internet everywhere during the trek.

How many Lakes are there in Gokyo?

In total there are 19 lakes in Gokyo which spread over an area of 485 acres. The lakes lie between 15100 to 16700 ft. There are a large number of lakes in Gokyo to visit. The lakes are definitely the most beautiful part of your trek

How should I prepare myself for this trek?

You should keep your body fit enough to get on the heavy trails. Having healthy foods during the trek and drinking plenty of water can help you build stamina. Along with physical health, you need to prepare yourself mentally for the trek. Wake up every day with a strenuous mindset.

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Gokyo Trek Via Renjo La Pass
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