Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek - 13 Days

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13 Days

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Best Time

Spring and Autumn

Tour Description

This "13 days Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek" is a breakout to the popular hiking route to EBC. This is the perfect option for you if you want extra exhilarating and challenging hikes. Gokyo with Renjo La Pass Trekking shall lead you to heavenly viewing Gokyo Lake via Renjo La pass - 5360 meters, where you'll enjoy a spectacular panorama of peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, and several others. 

This package is a combination of breathtaking Himalayan panoramas, trails leading to rhododendron woodlands, streams, and hillsides, as well as the warm hospitality, traditions, customs, and lifestyle of the local Sherpas.


This is a lifetime experience that will take you deep across one of the steepest passes in the whole globe, the bustling market town of Namche Bazaar, hike to Gokyo Ri Viewpoint to witness the incredible views of Gokyo Lake along with 'Ngozumba glacier' – longest glacier in Nepal, The Renjo La Pass connects Gokyo with Nagpala, giving a beautiful stroll across steep peaks. 

For adventurers throughout the world, trekking ranks highly on their checklists of activities to do. People also ascend Mount Everest to demonstrate their courage in the midst of challenges. Relive and recall the triumphant ascent of notable trekkers with Hiking Bees' 13 Days Gokyo Lake with Renjo-La Pass Trek.


Ideal Season for Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking

When heading for a hike, one needs to be mindful about the season they decide to go. And what exactly time of year is ideal for Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking? Hiking Bees advise you to reserve this excursion for the spring and autumn seasons.

Through splitting these seasons further, spring lasts from March to May. These are pleasant hiking months because of the milder weather. During this season, the flowers are in full bloom, and the pathway is lined with petals and leaves.

Autumn, which lasts from September to November, is the second-optimal season. These months are characterized by vibrant clouds and a refreshing atmosphere.

Normally, we advise avoiding hikes to Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass in the summer. However, Hiking Bees would be pleased to plan a suitable Himalayan trip to Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass if your timetable for visiting Nepal is scheduled during the summer.


How challenging is Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking?

The Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking is the most popular and demanding hiking destination based on the unexplored trekking trails as well as feedback from hikers. Experienced trekkers won't struggle on this walk, but newcomers may encounter some challenges. As this is a high-altitude trek with unpaved roads, normal people can have difficulties in breaking and walking.  

However, there is always a workaround. Beginners may get ready for this hike by adding these practices to their daily routine: Walking in the dusk and at the dawn, Remaining hydrated, Meditation and Yoga, Remaining hydrated, Nutritional diets, Jogging, Going to Gym, and so on. 

You should plan your trip with warm clothes and comfortable boots for a pleasant hike along with raincoats or umbrellas as the weather in the Himalayan regions is mostly drizzly. When in the journey, we are here to ease your hike with the availability of guides, who will give you directions and porters, who will carry your luggage and oxygen cylinders.

So if you are an enthusiast and an adventure-loving person, now is the chance to explore the Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek – 12 days with Hiking Bees.


Suggested Preparation for Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek:  

To undertake the Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek, you should have a good level of physical fitness and stamina. You should start preparing for the trek at least 2-3 months before the trek. Some of the suggested preparations include: 

Physical Preparation: Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trek is a physically demanding trek that requires a good level of fitness and stamina. You should start preparing for the trek at least 2-3 months in advance. Some of the physical preparation you can do include:

  •  Regular exercise: Start doing cardio exercises such as running, cycling, or swimming to improve your endurance and stamina. 
  • Strength training: Incorporate strength training exercises such as squats, lunges, and leg presses to build leg muscles and increase your overall strength. 
  • Altitude training: You can train your body for high altitude by doing stair climbing, hiking, or trekking on nearby hills or mountains. 

Mental preparationMental preparation is equally important for as physical preparation. You should be mentally prepared for the challenges of the trek and be positive and determined throughout the journey. 

  • Research: Research about the trek, its challenges, and the culture and customs of the region. This will help you to have realistic expectations and avoid culture shock.
  • Meditation: Meditation helps to calm your mind and improve your mental strength. You can start with short meditation sessions and gradually increase the duration and frequency.
  • Positive Attitude: Having a positive attitude helps you to overcome challenges and enjoy the journey. You should focus on the beautiful scenery and the experience rather than the difficulties.


Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking by Hiking Bees

Hiking Bees is a professional Nepalese trekking company with a team of professional guides, who efficiently run a variety of treks and vacations. Locals from the region where you will be hiking serve as our guides and carriers. They are knowledgeable in hike routes and schedules and have received extensive training. 

Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking is unquestionably a fantastic, ideal location for trekkers. We also suggest the the16-days Everest with Gokyo Lake Trek 19-day Everest Basecamp Trek with Island Peak Climbing or 19-day Everest Basecamp Trek Lobuche Peak Climbing or Everest Three Passes – 20 Days if you're searching for other variations of Everest Basecamp Trekking.


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Tour Highlights


  • Hiking through one of the most beautiful high passes, the Renjo La Pass – 5360 meters.
  • Up-close views of some of the world's highest summits, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Cho Oyu.
  • Hike to Gokyo Ri Viewpoint for witnessing the incredible views of Gokyo Lake.
  • Experience a thrilling mountain adventure with breath-taking Himalayan vistas.
  •  Hike through the rhododendron and pine-filled alpine woodlands of Khumbu.
  • Enjoy 12 days getting to know the Sherpa's culture and lifestyle.
  • Trek with a knowledgeable and amiable tourist agent to discover more about Solukhumbu.

Tour Includes


  • All kinds of transportation services, notably private vehicles and airport shuttles.
  • 2 days' lodging plus breakfast at a 3-starred Kathmandu hotel.
  • Finest possible double-split lodge to lodge accommodation throughout the hike,
  • Breakfast, day meal, and supper are all included in the full board hike package.
  • One incredibly skilled, accommodating, and kind guide plus one porter (1 porter for two individuals), and all of the staff's meals, lodging, and so on.
  • Administrative fees and governmental taxes.
  • First-aid supplies including an oxygen meter to check pulse rate.
  • Trek guide and Porter insurance.
  • All the necessary equipments (Down Jacket, Duffle Bag, Sleeping Bag, Walking pole).
  • Hot bag for a goodnight's sleep.
  • Emergency Rescue Arrangement service which will be funded by your travel insurance.
  • Energy Supplements (Cookies, Chocolatebar, etc.) once in a day.
  • Seasonal fruits as dessert after dinner.
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali kitchen.

Tour Excludes


  • Your entrance visa and international travel costs.
  • Meals not listed in the "Daily food Inclusions".
  • Personalized hiking kit.
  • Traveling insurance.
  • Drinks, snacks, water as well as other individual needs and expenses.
  • Tips for guide and porters.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

Meals : Welcome Drinks

At the Kathmandu airport's arrival zone, staff from our service will be waiting for you with your nameplate. Once you arrive, the staff will greet you and take you to your accommodation in Kathmandu. A description of our arrangements will be provided to you by the hotel when you check-in. You can also go sightseeing in the capital as per your flight schedule and enjoy your arrival at Kathmandu.

Trek Distance : 8Km
Highest Altitude : 2,800m/9,187feet
Trek Duration : 35 minutes flight and 4 hours hiking
Meals : B,L,D

After a leisurely breakfast at a hotel in Kathmandu, our trip officially begins. We'll be driven to Tribhuvan International Airport where we'll take a short flight to the alpine town of Lukla, with beautiful Himalayan views from the airplane's window. Following our landing, we will join our trekking group and get started on the Everest Three High Passes Trek. After approximately four hours of trekking, we will arrive at the little settlement of Phakding, which is our destination for the day. We will explore the neighborhood monasteries or take in the serenity of the Dudh Koshi River after we reach there. Then, we'll be spending the night at a homestay in Phakding.

Trek Distance : 10.7Km
Highest Altitude : 3,438 meters/11,280 feet
Trek Duration : 5-6 Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

We'll get up early today and eat a hearty breakfast at our guesthouse. We begin our second day of the Everest Three High Passes Trek by hiking through a lush paradise of shady forests and hidden cascades. We'll go through the suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River and capture our first decent view of some of the tallest peaks in the Himalayan region, including Thamserku, which is covered in snowfall (6,608 meters). Then, our route enters Sagarmatha National Park, a huge region rich in scenic beauties. Following lunch, we'll traverse yet another set of footbridges before catching a glimpse of Mount Everest. From here, Namche Bazaar, a bustling town, is only a short distance away. For lodging tonight, we'll choose the finest hiking lodge that's obtainable.

Trek Distance : 3-4 Km
Highest Altitude : 3,438 meters/11,280 feet
Trek Duration : 4Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

We don't carry on with our journey today and stop by to sightsee the beautiful landscape of Namche Bazaar. We are resting here to adjust to the increasing elevation as we are currently at a steep altitude and are further traveling to a higher altitude location. You may take a little trek to admire the views from Syangboche Airport or you can take a tour of the 'Sherpa Culture Museum'. Additionally, you can visit the bakeries, which ought to be applauded for making delectable pastries at such high elevations. We make our way back to Namche Bazaar at dusk to spend the night at the same guesthouse.

Trek Distance : 11.5Km
Highest Altitude : 4,038 meters/13,248 feet
Trek Duration : 5-6Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

We will hike for Dole after spending a day in Namche Bazaar acclimatizing. Our route diverges from the traditional Everest Base Camp walk at this point. The traditional EBC trip extends to Tengboche rather than Dole. There are numerous ups and downs on the rocky trail leading to Dole. We will arrive at Mong La Pass, which is 3957 meters / 12982 feet, following a two-hour hike. Spectacular sights of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m) and Mt. Khumbila (5,761m) are available from this location. Moving further, our trek leads us through rhododendron and pine-filled woodlands until arriving at the riverbank settlement of Phortse Tenga. But we'll keep going till we get to Dole, where we're staying for a night.

Trek Distance : 7Km
Highest Altitude : 4,470 meters/14,450 feet
Trek Duration : 4-5Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

On the sixth day of our Gokyo Lake with Renjo-La Pass trek, we hike to Machhermo having breakfast at a guesthouse in Dole. After departing from Dole, we continue climbing higher, arriving at lovely grasslands that are used as yak farms. Along the way, we will observe a number of temples and Buddhist praying flags along the Dudh Koshi River. These grasslands are lush in the summertime, and yaks may be seen grazing there. The breathtaking view of Mt. Cho Oyu can be seen from here. Before we eventually arrive to Machhermo, the route takes us to the villages of Lapahrma and Luja. We then arrange a local guesthouse to reside for a night in Macchermo.

Trek Distance : 7km
Highest Altitude : 4,790 meters/15,584 feet
Trek Duration : 4-5Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

Today is the most awaited day of the entire Gokyo Lake & Renjo-La Pass Trek as we would be trekking to Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri. We leave Macchermo after a delightful breakfast and reach Phanga following an hour-long hike across high grasslands. The monuments of those who perished in the landslides are located in this area. After crossing Pangka, we continue on an up-down path until we come to the scarp of Nepal's longest glacier, Nzogumpa Glacier. This glacier begins at the base of Cho Oyu in Tibet and flows downstream to Gokyo Basin in Nepal. We can see the second lake of the five Gokyo Lakes, named Taboche Tsho when we reach the opposite edge of the glacier. The Gokyo Village is located on the shore of this lake, and it serves as our ultimate resting place for the day.

Trek Distance : 4Km
Highest Altitude : 5,398 meters/17,814 feet
Trek Duration : 2-3Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

We get up early in the morning, have our breakfast, and buckle ourselves up for a steep ascend to Gokyo Ri. After an hour of climbing, we can see a hilltop, referred to as the renowned Gokyo Ri Viewpoint, in the center of the Gokyo Settlement. Four of the six tallest peaks in the world i.e. Mount Everest (8,848 meters), Lhotse (8,516 meters), Makalu (8,485 meters), and Cho Oyu (8,188 meters) can be seen from there. We'll furthermore travel to the remaining Gokyo lakes. After having lunch in Gokyo Ri, we resume our journey back to Gokyo and return to the same guesthouse we stayed at.

Trek Distance : 11.5Km
Highest Altitude : 5,360 meters /17,585 feet
Trek Duration : 7-8Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

Over the thick grassy meadow, we softly ascend the slope. Gradually the slope steepens, and we climb to the summit. As from peak, we get a breath-taking view of Rolwaling, Tengi Ragi Tau Alps, little Rermo Pokhari Lake, and Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Gyachung Kang, and Gokyo lakes in the east and west, respectively. We go through the Dudh Pokhari lakes and descend through a lovely field till the Bhote Koshi Basin, where we follow the river. Thankfully, we'll encounter the yak flocks traveling from Tibet to Lungdeng. We're going to stay the night in Lungden.

Trek Distance : 18Km
Highest Altitude : 3,438 meters/11,280 feet
Trek Duration : 7-8Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

After a leisurely breakfast, we will resume our trip through the Sherpa settlements, overlooking the peaks in the distance. The majority of this trail involves a downward slope through lovely scenery. We'll traverse a small valley on foot while following the Bhote Koshi River's margins. To experience true Sherpa culture, you shall wander around to Namche market. This evening, you'll have sufficient time to do some shopping prior to supper. At Namche, we'll stay overnight in a hotel and enjoy the Tibetan ambiance plus cuisine.

Trek Distance : 21Km
Highest Altitude : 2,800 meters/9,187 feet
Trek Duration : 7-8 Hrs
Meals : B,L,D

Our trek on the Gokyo Lake & Renjo-La Pass comes to an end today. We'll start a steep descent via several tiny settlements, including Phakding, wherein we spent our initial night on the trek. Your last glances of the picturesque Khumbu wildness will be from the mounting point of numerous footbridges, so be sure to take in the breathtaking vistas of waterways and wooded hillsides. When we finally get back to Lukla, we'll celebrate with dinner and also do a little bit of exploring around Luk

Meals : B,D

This is the last day of our trip to Gokyo Lake & Renjo-La Pass. We leave for the Lukla Airport early in the morning and get to have last-minute insights into all the beautiful Himalayas that we witnessed before. Following a 35-minute flight, we return to Kathmandu as per the schedule. you can spend your free time exploring Kathmandu valley and in the evening we will have a farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant discussing about the trip.

Meals : B

Three hours prior to your boarding time, our staff will receive you either from the domestic terminal or your favored sightseeing location at the capital and drop you off at the airport's International terminal. We really enjoyed hosting you. Many thanks for having us and safe travels returning home.

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The Gokyo Lake with Renjo La Pass Trekking, is the most popular and demanding hiking destination based on the unexplored trekking trails as well as feedback from hikers. Experienced trekkers won't struggle on this walk, but newcomers may encounter some challenges. As this is a high altitude trek with unpaved roads, normal people can have difficulties in breaking and walking. However, there is always a workaround. Beginners may get ready for this hike by adding these practices to their daily routine: Walks in the dusk and at the dawn, Remaining hydrated, Meditation and Yoga, Remaining hydrated, Nutritional diets, Jogging, Going to Gym and so on.

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