About Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek
Everest Region is the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. One of the reasons is the optional choices of trek. Amongst Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek is the thrilling choice to escape the mainstream trail like Everest Base Camp.
The Everest Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek takes you to stunning Gokyo Lakes and Renjo La Pass. Their elevation is more than 5000 meters. Thus, the trek is very challenging as well.
Besides high elevation, this trek takes you to high passes of Khumbu near Tibet. You can enjoy the wholesome Everest ranges’ view all the way. Ethnic Sherpa valleys and their traditional lifestyle is another part of experience. You will enjoy the raw beauty of Everest in its most defined form.
Other fascination is the visit to famous mount hubs like Namche Bazaar, Thame, Lukla, Machhemero. There are a lot of stupas, chortens, and ancient monasteries never seen before. Fill yourself up for walking in the alpine woods of Sagarmatha National Park. You will have the mesmerizing journey ever.
The complete trip and trek duration of Gokyo Renjo La Trek is 14 and 12 days respectively. The starting and ending point of your trek will be Lukla. The grade of the trek is very difficult and demanding. But don’t worry! With us, Nepal Adventure Bound, you will have a perfect itinerary for your perfect journey.
Best time for Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek
The most preferred time for Everest Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek are pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (September to December). The pre-monsoon lies in spring season that promises colorful surrounding, blooming nature, and moderate snowfall.
While trekking in post-monsoon or autumn will have clear weather, calm skies, and stunning mount views.
Gear up properly as you may encounter snowfall anytime at such altitudes. Also, at night time temperature can drop upto -10 degrees.
Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Difficulty
The major difficulty for Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass is its high changing altitude. The vantage point of the trek is above 5000m. Thus, you will be bridging about 1000 meter of altitude. And walking steep for 5-6 hours is not a joke. You must be physically as well as mentally strong.
This trek has no technical climb but the terrains are harsh. So, Renjo La Pass may not be apt for novices.
The teahouse/mount lodges are run by locals. Don’t have higher expectations as the accommodation beyond Namche is very basic.
Not to forget Renjo La Pass route is a secluded one. You may find fewer trekkers than other popular treks of Everest. However, this could be a boon for solitude loving trekkers.