Everest Region

Gokyo Lakes with Renjo La Trek - 14 Days

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Duration14 Days
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trek to Gokyo Ri which brings Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Gokyo Lakes, and the Ngozumpa Glacier in one single frame.
  • Walk next to the longest glacier of the Himalayan, Ngozumpa, and six turquoise glacial lakes at Gokyo
  • Return via a route less travelled through the Renjo La Pass (5,360m) and the rustic settlement of Thame.

QUICK FACTS

  • Difficulty Level
    Hard
  • Total Length
    86 km
  • Highest Altitude
    5,360 meters
  • Elevation Profile
  • Start location
    Lukla (2,850m)
  • Finish location
    Lukla (2,850m)
  • Permits
    Sagarmatha National Park Permit,Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit
  • Best Season
    October-December,April-May

DESCRIPTION

Best Time to Go: October-December and April-May Entry Point: Lukla/ Flight from Kathmandu Exit Point: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu

Trail condition: The trail is mostly well defined. Also, if it snows, it might be difficult to navigate as there are few people along this route.

Accommodation: During the trip, you will stay in lodges with great facilities and warm Sherpa hospitality. Most of the lodges are equipped with WiFi, hot shower and extensive food menu. However, finding lodges during peak season (October) can be challenging if you don’t book in advance.

Risks: The trek is considered to be physically challenging due to the altitude (above 5,000 meters) and risk of AMS. Thus to avoid AMS, you will take a gradual climbing in a well-navigated path. Also, it is recommended for you to take a rest day in Namche and Gokyo for acclimatization. Consult with locals before traversing high passes as weather can change the momentum of the trek anytime.

Route Variations: It is also possible to do this trek in a clockwise way too.

Notes: Please note that this is a self-guided trek. Hence, you can customize this trek to your preference. Feel free to add lodges, side trips and sightings to your liking. So, what are you waiting for?

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        Going to the mountains
        is going home.’
        - John Muir
        Great things are done when
        men and mountains meet.’
        - William Blake
        There is no such thing as bad weather,
        only inappropriate clothing.’
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