• Everest Renjola Pass Trek

Everest Renjola Pass Trek

 
  • Days: 16
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Overview

Trip facts

Duration: 16 Days

Activities: Trekking

Departure From: Kathmandu

Country: Nepal

Region: Everest

Price: USD 1,260

Group size: Min 1-12 Min

Everest Renjo La Pass (5380 m) lies over the Machermo glacier in the Khumbu region. This pursuit discovers the mountainous view and trek to the exclusive landscapes in this delightful Himalayan country. This trekking is a complete package of one of the most exciting trekking in the Everest region.

This somewhat easy trail allows those explorers having inadequate vacation time to explore the famed natural locale of this region and attempt this adventurous trek where one gets magnificent high mountain views of several snow-capped peaks. This path goes through the Khumbu region which is the core of the Sherpa village. This trek rewards you with beautiful Himalayan landscape of the whole Solukhumbu region as well as pristine views of Mount Everest (8848 m), Mount Lhotse (5816 m), Mount Makalu (8485 m), Mount Cho Oyu (8188 m), Mount Nuptse (7861 m), Mount Pumori (7161 m), Mount  Ama Dablam (6812 m), Mount Thamserku (6623 m).

Including on the trail, you also get to discover the lush gorges, crossing several high passes explore Tibetan Sherpa Culture and their warm hospitality and even visit several Buddhists monasteries. You also get to spot several Chortens with colorful flags, which makes your trail more peaceful and adventurous.

This trekking to Everest Renjo La Pass (5380 m) starts after taking an airstrip to Lukla, which will take max time of 35 minutes where you get spot top view of the Himalayan Mountain from the air. And from here we will be trekking over Sherpa village through Chaurikharaka, Phakding and finally reach Namche Bazaar where we will be spending a day exercising small hike and adapting the altitude. Next day, we continue trekking climbing thru Dole Machermo Gokyo Lake. And next day, again trek to the high pass Gokyo Ri (5365 m). From here, we get the splendid mountains views that we have desired. The following day, we will trek to our main destination and ascend to Renjo La Pass and finally, we descend down to Lungden, Thame and retrace back to Lukla.

We Accent Himalaya can organize this trek in all seasons as per the trekker’s desire but we usually arrange this in spring and autumn which are the finest season for treks in this Everest Renjo La Pass. For this trekking one should have a max of a couple of weeks of holiday. We the Accent Himalaya had arranged this itinerary by making sure that the clients get the best experience by covering almost all area of this region like from viewing the mountains to experiencing the culture of this region and more.

So, if our itinerary does not fit your vacation, we will definitely customize the itinerary as per your desire. If you would like to know about this trekking or have any queries regarding this trek, please email or contact us. We will quickly respond to your queries. 

Here we list the detailed itinerary for Everest Renjola La Pass Trek :

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Itinerary

Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters)

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan Int’l Airport, our representative from Accent Himalaya will pick up you and take you directly to the hotel. In the evening, we get together for our dinner hosted by Accent Himalaya. We taste the cultural Nepalese food which gives you the taste of the Nepali culture and tradition. 

Day 02: Trek preparation & city tour in Kathmandu

Early in the morning, after our breakfast, our English speaking guide will take you for sightseeing the Kathmandu valley. We will visit historical, traditional and religious place located in Kathmandu valley. We visit the Pashupathi Chettra (Pasupathinath temple), the Monkey temple aka Swayambhunath, the world largest Stupa - the Boudhanath Stupa, the Kathmandu Durbar Square and as many places as possible. 

Day 03: Kathmandu Lukla - Phakding (2652m) 3 hrs

Waking with the first sunlight, we take our breakfast and transit to the domestic airport of Kathmandu and take over a flight to Lukla. Our flight might be 50 minutes and is the world’s amazing route. We get amazed by the amazing views of the dramatic vision of high peaks and hill as well as the snow covered lands which is an amazing combination. 

After landing at the Tenzing Hillary Air station at Lukla, we meet our crew members and start preparation and packing. We start our first step of the trek and adventure walking through the beautiful village,  descend to Chaurikharkha heading up to the Dudh Koshi valley and reach Phakding. We stop today’s journey here. As per your wishes, for additional activities, we will side trek to the nearby Monastery.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) 6 hrs

Our trek today is much exciting not only because of up and downhill walks but also of crossing and re-crossing the River Dudh Khoshi with the magnificent views of Mt. Thamserku from Benkar village. We will cross more bridge and Hillary suspension bridge and reach Monjo. At Monjo, our trekking permits are checked and we enter the Sagarmatha National Park (Everest National Park). 

Our gradual walks take us to the amazing village called Jorsale. We trek further through the river bed and Hillary suspension bridge and climb up for Namche Bazaar, we will greet by the magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Twanche, Kusum peak, Kangaru peak and Khandge peak. We take a break at Chautra for admiring the magnificent views. Then, we reach to the main trading Bazaar of Khumbu Region - Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Acclimatization day – Hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3-4 hrs

Today we stop at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. We visit the entire Bazaar whole day and also hike to the amazing place - the Everest view point hotel from where we come face to face with the Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu and entire Khumbu region. You may also have an option for side trek to Thame or Khunde or explore the Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek to Dole (4200m) 5 hrs

Our trial is easy at the beginning up to Kyangjuma and we climb steeply out of the valley through the forest of Rhododendron, blooming in the spring season. We pass through many Kharkas, summer settlements for grazing the yaks. Our route is over the settlements of the Tongba and Gyele to Dole where some hotels are estabilished. From the Dole, we may see the incredible views of the Khumbila and Tawache. 

Day 07:Trek to Machhermo (4400m) 5 hrs

Our today’s trail climbs to Lambara and Luza. The trails, steep in most places, climb through brush junipers. We cross through the Kharkas where flat spots with the slightest hint of water. We continue to climb along the side of the river, high above the river crossing sandy spurs to Machherma. In here - Yeti killed three yaks and attacked a Sherpa Women in 1974 which is the most credited Yeti incident ever reported.

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake (4700m) 4 hrs

Today we climb to a ridge for an excellent view both down the Kantegs valley and up towards the Cho Oyu (8201 m). Then our trails pass through Pangka, thereafter to the riverbank before the beginning of the climb to the terminal moraine of Ngozumpa Glacier. It is the steep climb up the moraine, switchbacking alongside the stream to the first small lake, the residency of the family of green brainy ducks.

Day 09: Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m) 4 hrs

Early in the morning - we wake up and climb up the Gokyo Ri for visions of the panoramic views of Mahalangur Himalayan Range, Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cholatse, Tawache, and the great views of Ngozumpa Glacier (the largest Glacier of Nepal). We decent to Gokyo and relax with Lunch and hot tea.

Day 10: Trek to Lungden (4300m) via Renjo La pass (5340m) 7 hrs

Today crossing the Renjo La Pass will be exciting and challenging as we descend into the remoteness of the northern valley where access is restricted (as being of the Tibetan land). We have a chance to meet the Tibetan traders on the way with their caravans and wool or woolen clothes.

Day 11: Trek to Thame (3800m) 4 hrs

Early in the morning after having breakfast, we will trek down to Thame, more amazing snow peaks. Thame Monastery, 150 meters from Thame a picturesque monastery set among the many homes of monks and lay people. This is the side for the spring celebration of the Mani Rimdu festival which is held in the middle of May each year.

Day13: Trek to Lukla (2800m) 7 hrs

We catch our flight to Kathmandu after the long trek along Dudh Koshi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

We come back to Kathmandu on air by 30 minutes flight

Day 15: Leisure Day

Today we will have a leisure day in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Final Departure

Today our  Renjo La Pass Trek trip comes to an end. If you have more time, you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight, a representative from Accent Himalaya will take you to the airport for your flight back to home. We hope our service and the Himalayas hospitality has captivated you to come back again!

Includes and Excludes

What's Included

  • Airport pick up, drop and all ground transports in private vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at a 2 - 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu - Lukla, and Lukla - Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (if needed)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
  • TIMS Fee ( Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Not Included in the cost

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple entry tourist visa, good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple entry tourist visa for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos and cash for the Visa.)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain other than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) other than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Trip Note

 

Accommodation for Everest Renjo La Pass Trek

Accent Himalaya manages its best to provide good food and comfortable accommodation. During your stay in Kathmandu, standard hotels (rated 2-3 stars) will be provided (for 4 nights). However, if you are willing to pay more, we can arrange some luxurious room from 4-5 star hotels.

But once you set out for Everest Renjo La Pass treks, normal lodges or Teahouse will be arranged where you get a normal bed and pillow. A few lodges have electric lights but others rely on candle lights or lanterns. Nevertheless, there will be a good provision of food. All the lodges are booked prior to your trekking but in some cases, they cannot be booked in advance. In such a case, you need to show willingness since it is an adventurous trekking and some facilities are limited to the high mountains.

Meals and Drinks for Everest Renjo La Pass Trek

All the meals and breakfast required for you are included in our package. Dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge where you spend overnight and the team leader or guide will find you a good place for lunch on the way to your destination. We recommend you to carry water purification pills along with you as normal water will be provided free of cost. If you wish to drink bottled water, they are available in the shop and tea houses. However, bottled water and liquors are not included in the package.

Luggage/Backpack for Everest Renjo La Pass Trek

During your trek, your main luggage will be carried by our porters and you will be carrying a small backpack with your water bottle, camera, tissue paper, towel, or other gears that you need to use frequently. The clothes and gears that you don’t need can be packed and left in the locker or safe deposit box in the hotel free of cost.

Normal weight limit at Nepal’s domestic airline is 15 kg including your hand carry and in case you exceed the limit, you need to pay the extra amount which is not included in our package.

Guide/Porter on Trek

Accent Himalaya provides you a very trained and experienced trekking guide who will handle all the logistics and other issues that may emerge during your trek. We have the best provision of very loyal and honest porters who will carry 20 kg from two tourists (10 kg each). If you are trekking in a bigger group (more than 10 people in a group), we will provide you an additional guide.

Group Size, Guide, and Crew Member

Accent Himalaya organizes Everest Renjo La Pass Trek from a minimum of a single person to maximum of 12 people in a group at once. However, larger groups trek can be arranged by splitting the groups. One guide is provided for up to 6 trekkers and 2 guides are provided up to 16 trekkers. One porter is provided for 2 trekkers. The guide will be in the same hotel or lodge where you are accommodated but porter might be placed somewhere else during your trip.

Personal Expenses on Trek

A personal expense literally depends upon your personal habit; whether you are alcoholic or non-alcoholic, extravagant or thrifty and so on. Normally, the cost of the meal and accommodation during the trek are covered in our package and you will be liable to pay for table drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages), snacks while trekking, souvenirs, hot shower (available at some places) tips to the guide and porters, meals during your stay at Kathmandu (a normal meal costs $ 5-7 in Kathmandu) as well as the entrance fees during your city tour to different places in Kathmandu (approximately $ 25). Tips to the guide and porter are your personal choice. However, we advise you to give tip and allocate 5-10 percent of your total tour cost if you are satisfied with their service.

Gears Available in Kathmandu

All the necessary gears required for the trek are available in Kathmandu at a reasonable price or even you can hire them. Hence, you don’t have to spend a large amount of money for your trip preparation in your home country.

A Typical Day on Trek

On a usual day, you are required to walk for 4-6 hours every day. After having breakfast, you will set out for the day’s walk for 3-4 hours until midday and stop for lunch. After lunch, you continue to your destination. The after lunch walk is comparatively shorter and can reach the destination within next couple of hours. On some particular days, you will get to reach your destination at lunchtime and after that, you can take rest and enjoy the remaining hours. After reaching your destination of the day, you can relax, stretch your body, take a shower, read some books, roam around or even play cards in a group.

Our Greetings at Airport

We advise you to flow the information of your international flight details after you confirm your Everest Renjo La Pass Trekking with Accent Himalaya for our meeting and greetings. Right after you cross the Customs and check out of the terminal building, you will find our representative holding a placard with your name or the name of the company (Accent Himalaya) and drop you to your hotel in a private car. In case you have booked the hotel by yourself, we suggest you inform us in advance the name of the hotel you are about to stay so that our representative can drop you to your hotel and would be easier to meet with the team leader or the guide.

Flight Delay at Kathmandu and Lukla

The Twin Otter Plane is the only mode of transportation to and from Lukla on this tour. Sometimes flights to and from Lukla may be canceled due to sudden changes in mountain weather. So, we have kept an additional day at the end of the tour on our trekking itinerary to use it in case of flight delayed or canceled.

So, if the flights cancel for 2 or more days, we will charter a helicopter to ensure you are on a scheduled flight to your destination and the cost of this extra service is payable directly to our office at Kathmandu. If you have to use this service in US dollars or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards only), we will provide you the receipt of the payment with which you can claim the amount from your insurance company. The minimum cost for helicopter charter will be US $ 500 and the maximum US $ 3500 depending on the number of people in the flight.

Itinerary and Possible Changes to it

Our normal Itinerary includes 16 days for this trek which is the most usual and practical. In the package, the days of your arrival and departure and a day of city tour are also counted. In case you managed further schedule, you want to exclude those days for our service and just want us to help you with the trekking part, upon your request, we can rearrange and adjust the itinerary and let you know about the final cost for the trip.

Also, you can extend or shorten your trek if you feel it’s necessary with consulting our guide on the way to your destination. We recommend you to finish the trek within the last day mentioned in our package as many unforeseen circumstances may befall at any time.

Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation

Health, Safety, and Security of the clients are always our top most priority. So, In case of a serious sickness or any mishaps, while you are on Everest Renjo La Pass Trek (which we believe will not happen), we will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital to save your life and you are entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in evacuation/rescue. So, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before assigning for the trek or you have to pay on your own after getting back to Kathmandu. Please ensure that you’ve insured yourself before doing the trip and visit Nepal Travel insurance page for more info about it.

Booking and Payment

You are required to make 20% (non-refundable) payment in advance in order to confirm and book Everest Renjo La Pass trekking along with a photocopy of your passport and flight details (arrival detail, flight name, number and time) and the remaining 80% balance is due when you arrive in Nepal. You have an option of paying the advance by bank transfer or credit card. So, do let us know which modes of payment are convenient for you then we will forward the details of payment. We also accept Pay Pal.

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