Detail itinerary for Renjo Pass Trekking
Day 01: Namaste Nepal [1330 m]: Once you land in Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu you will find a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal waiting outside the airport gate who will transfer you to the Hotel. A short briefing session will be conducted about the trek and if you have any queries or special plans please do let us know, we can help you to arrange that.
Day 02: Flight to Lukla [2,810 m] (2,652m), Trek to Phakding [2,652 m] - (B/L/D): We take an early morning flight into the Himalayas up to Lukla where we will meet our supporting crew members. The trail descends down to the suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River followed by a gradual ascend around the terraced wheat and potatoes field and into the village of Phakding. Overnight stay in Phakding. Average trekking time is 03 to 04 hours.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440 m] - (B/L/D): After breakfast we begin our trek deep into the Rhododendron and Pine forests and along the cultivated land. We cross the raging Dudh Kosh River twice on this day to enter the Sagarmatha National Park which is also listed in UNESCO world heritage site. We walk in the trail with mountain peaks like Nupla (5,885m), Kongde Ri (6,093m) and Thameserku (6,808m) majestically rising in the background. Namchhe Bazzar is the main trading point so you will see many yaks on your way carrying goods that will be transported to every part of Everest region.Overnight stay in Namchhe Bazzar. Average trekking time is 6 to 7 hours.
Day 04: Acclimatization day, day hike to Shyangboche [3,833 m] - (B/L/D): This is a rest day in Namchhe Bazzar for acclimatization. It is extremely important to have a extra day in Namchhe bazzar to adapt the changed climatic condition as the air pressure will be decreasing and you might find difficult to breathe. We will hike upto the Everest View Hotel in Shyangboche to catch the marvellous himalayan view of Mount Everest and Amadablam.Overnight stay in Namchhe Bazzar. Average trekking time is 2-3 hours.
Day 05: Namche Bazzar to Thame [3,820 m] - (B/L/D): We leave the famous Everest Base Camp trekking trail and turn left heading on the comparatively less trekked trail to Thame. The trail passes through the dense Rhododendron the end of the spur, the trail drops steeply to the Khumbu hydroelectric project plant and then turn to the Thame for night stay. Average trekking time is 5-6 hours.
Day 06: Thame to Lungdeng [4,500 m] - (B/L/D): We will continue on the path that is untouched by the modern civilization. The trek from Thame passes through the settlements of Taramga and Marulung where one can experience unique sherpa culture and warm hospitality of sherpa people along with the distinctive flora and fauna. Overnight stay In Lungdeng. Average trekking time is 5-6 hours.
Day 07: Lungden - Renjola Pass [5,415 m] - Gokyo Lake [4,790 m] - (B/L/D): This day is the main highlight of the trip. We will cross the fearsome Renjo La Pass (5,415m) where excellent treat to your eyes await. We descend down the Renjo La Pass crossing an iron bridge that takes you to the attractive Gokyo Lake. While we trek to Gokyo we will walk through many Yak Kharkas and get chance to observe the Lama footprints on a stone. Overnight stay at Gokyo Village. Average trekking time is 5-6 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo - Ri and back to Gokyo [4,750 m] - (B/L/D): We hike upto the famous gokyo Ri which provides sweeping view of Cho Oyu (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,501m).We then return back to Gokyo Valley on the same path we used earlier. Overnight stay in Gokyo Village. Average trekking time is 6 to 7 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Phortse Tenga [3,860 m] - (B/L/D): From this day we begin to retrace our steps back and begin to descend. We descend down through the village of Machhermo where the last ever yeti activity was seen when it killed three yaks and attacked a Sherpa woman. The trail enters and exits many villages like Phang (4480m), Machhermo (4410m), Luza (4360m), Lopharma (4330m), Dole (4084m), Gyele (3960m) and Tongba (3950m). Towering Cho Oyu (8,201m), Clolatse (6335m), Khumbila (5765m) and Tawache (6542m) are always in the backround trekking along with us. Overnight stay in Phortse Tenga. Average trekking time is 6 to 7 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Namche [3,440 m] - (B/L/D): From Phortse Tenga we leave for Namchhe Bazzar after your breakfast. The trail descends through Phunki Tenga and Sanasa before entering into the Trade hub in Namchhe Bazzar. We can visit local shops for any mountain souvenir as there are many vendors in Namchhe Bazzar. We spend our third night in Namchhe Bazzar. Average trekking time is 4 to 5 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Lukla (2,652m) - (B/L/D): We begin our last day in the mountain on the same track to Lukla we trekked on earlier. We walk on a smooth trail to cross the Dudh Koshi River few times on this day and exit out of the Sagarmatha National Park. We climb out of the river valley to enter the village of Lukla for our last night in the Himalayas. Average trekking time is 6 hours.
Day 12: Fly Back to Kathmandu - (B): Our supporting crew member will be staying in Lukla so we fly back to Kathmandu as we say final Goodbye to our excellent team. After a 45 min picturesque flight you will be tranferred to the Hotel. This day can also be an additional day in mountain in case of any flight cancellation due to unfavourable weather conditions. The rest of the day is at Leisure.
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu (1,330m) - (B): This is your last day in Kathmandu. This is a free day however you can visit different world heritage sites in Kathmandu such as ancient palaces of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, Swyambhunath , Bouddhanath amd many other tourist attractions. Or you can walk down the streeths of Thamel for last minute shopping and good food. We are always ready to offer you some suggestions.
Day 14: Fly back home (1,330m) - (B): According to your flight, you will be dropped at the Tribhuwan International Airport by a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.