10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek

Duration: 10 Days   |   Trip Photos  |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Group Size: 2-20 Person Max
  • Max Elevation: 5,360 meters

10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek

Renjo La Pass Trek is one of the most incredible trekking packages in the Everest region. The fascinating high Himalayan odyssey takes you to two of the major highlights of the Everest region: Gokyo Lakes (4,800 meters) and the exhilarating high Himalayan pass, Renjo La Pass (5,360 meters). As this trekking route diverts from the mainstream Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days itinerary route to explore the remote hidden valleys of the eastern Himalayas, the experience is tranquil and soul-stirring.

This exciting duo-highlight exploration itinerary plan has it all. From the culturally enthralling trails across the authentic traditional Sherpa settlements, enchanting trekking trails across diverse landscapes, and exploration of the highest freshwater system on the planet to breathtaking Himalaya vistas and thrilling high Himalayan passes. It is overall a true and fulfilling Himalayan journey that will help you create unforgettable memories that you will treasure for your lifetime.

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek with Marvel Adventure promises a tasteful Himalayan endeavor in this duo highlight exploration. You will move the mainstream EBC Trek route across Phakding, Lukla, and Namche, exploring other significant highlights of the nearby destinations. Then, heading toward the remote valleys and experiencing authentic Sherpa culture, you will trek past Dole and Machhermo, closing in with the longest glacier in the Himalayas, Ngozumpa Glacier.

After exploring the pristine glacial lakes, Gokyo Lakes, you will cross the exhilarating Himalayan pass, Renjo La, and trek down to Lungden before rejoining the mainstream route at Namche.

Highlights

  • Thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla route with rewarding aerial views of Himalayan peaks
  • Exploration of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and conservation area, Sagarmatha National Park
  • Incredible bio-diversity of the national park that protects endangered species of flora and fauna like red panda, Himalayan tahr, snow leopard, blood pheasant, impeyan pheasant, etc
  • Two major highlights explorations in this mainstream region: Gokyo Lakes, the highest freshwater lake system on the planet, and the thrilling high Himalayan pass, Renjo La Pass
  • Enchanting beauty of the Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Nepali Himalayas (stretches over areas of 36 km/ 22 miles)
  • The authentic cultural experience of vibrant Sherpa communities Lukla, Namche, Khumjung, and Khunde
  • Panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks like Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Taboche, and Cholatse

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 1 Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

    Kathmandu Altitude: 1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet

    Lukla Altitude: 2,820 meters/ 9,251 feet

    Phakding Altitude: 2,657 meters/ 8,717 feet

    Altitude Gain: 1,420 meters/ 4,658 feet

    Your exciting high Himalayan trekking pass adventure starts with a thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. This short flight will last about 40 minutes, and you will fly over the lush hills, deep valleys, and cascading rivers, enjoying the incredible aerial views of the Himalayan peaks.

    After landing at Lukla airport, you will take a breather and stroll around the Sherpa town after introduction with the rest of trekking crew. You will then descend down to the Dudh Koshi River across the Chaurakharka Village.

    Following the scenic trails at the banks of Dudh Koshi, you will then trek past the Dudh Koshi Ghat to reach Phakding Village. On this day’s short trek, you will cover an approximate distance of 6.2 km (3.8 miles) to reach your resting destination. If you have time, you can also visit the Rimishung Monastery located in the village for blessing. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Phakding
    • Altitude: 2,657 m
  • Day 2 Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Phakding Altitude: 2,657 meters/ 8,717 feet

    Namche Bazaar Altitude: 3,440 meters/ 11,286 feet

    Altitude Gain: 783 meters/ 2,568 feet

    This is an exciting day’s trek in your high pass journey, after breakfast at Phakding, you will re-join the banks of the Duhd Koshi River and make your way toward the Monjo Village. There is a checkpoint at this village, you will have to show your permits here to enter the Sagarmatha National Park.

    Then, strolling across the forested trail of rhododendrons and pine trees, you will cross several suspension bridges on this day. Your trail on this day will also take you across the beautiful Sherpa settlements of Tok Tok and Bhenkar.

    During the final leg of this day’s trek, you will then climb the Namche Ukalo to enter the bustling Sherpa capital. You will also be able to catch a first-ever glimpse of towering Mt. Everest on this day. Namche is a popular Himalayan town in the country with all modern services; you can check out cafes, restaurants, and pubs after your arrival.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,440 m
  • Day 3 Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization

    Namche Bazaar Altitude: 3,440 meters/ 11,286 feet

    You have to ascend to a major altitude in your high-pass adventure, so before continuing further, you will take a proper rest at Namche to let your body rest properly. Namche is a popular acclimatization destination in the Everest Base Camp Trek route and other adventures in the Khumbu region.

    There are several popular hiking destinations in this Sherpa capital that you can visit during your acclimatization day. Sagarmatha National Park, Everest View Hotel, Khunde and Khumjung Village, Syangboche Airstrip, and Hillary School are some of the must-visit highlights of this acclimatization day.

    If lucky, you will also have the opportunity to take part in Haat Bazaar, a weekly market that takes place in Namche every Saturday. Traders from all around the region gather in Namche to sell their products on this day.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,440 m
  • Day 4 Trek to Dole

    Namche Bazaar Altitude: 3,440 meters/ 11,286 feet

    Dole Altitude: 4,200 meters/ 13,779 feet

    Altitude Gain: 760 meters/ 2,493 feet

    Moving further with your ascending route, you will leave the mainstream route of the Everest Base Camp Trek and head toward Gokyo Valley. This day’s trail has several uphill and downhill sections; you will first head toward the Sansa Village and, from there, make your descent to the Mong La Pass (3,957 meters).

    You will then trek across the charming rhododendron forests, making your way toward the Phortse Tenga. This day’s trail rewards you with spectacular views of Khumbil and Ama Dablam as you get closer to the Dole Village.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Dole
    • Altitude: 4,200 m
  • Day 5 Trek to Machhermo

    Dole Altitude: 4,200 meters/ 13,779 feet

    Machhermo Altitude: 4,470 meters/ 14,665 feet

    Altitude Gain: 270 meters/ 885 feet

    After breakfast at Dole, you will make your ascend along the side of the valley and walk past the scrub juniper trees and small thorny bushes. Joining the spiritual trails decorated with praying flags and shrines on the trailside, you will head toward Lapahrma. The incredible vistas of Cho Oyu, Thamserku, and Kantega will accompany your adventure on this day.

    Then, trekking past the beautiful meadows and grazing yaks, if you are traveling in the herding season, you will enter the Luja Valley to reach today’s destination, Machhermo Village. This high-altitude village is a cluster of stone cottages and is situated below the terminal moraines of the Nzogumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Machhermo
    • Altitude: 4,470 m
  • Day 6 Trek to Gokyo Lake

    Machhermo Altitude: 4,470 meters/ 14,665 feet

    Gokyo Lake Altitude: 4,800 meters/ 15,748 feet

    Altitude Gain: 330 meters/ 1,082 feet

    Today’s trek will take you to one of the significant highlights of this high-pass itinerary. Leaving the Machhermo Village behind, you will reach the highest freshwater lake system in the world on this day, Gokyo Lakes. After breakfast in Machhermo, you will first head toward Phanga in about one hour of trek. There is a memorial site at Phanga dedicated to the people who died in the landslides.

    You will then continue with the descending trail, following the mountain stream flowing from the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. Moving further, you will cross an iron bridge to reach the first lake, Longponga. Then, trekking on the moraines of the Ngozumpa Glacier, you will head toward the main lake, Gokyo Lake.

    There is a large settlement on the eastern shore of Gokyo Lake, which is also called Dudh Pokhari. You will take a rest at the Gokyo Village, enjoying the spiritual ambiance of this glacial lake surrounded by sparkling peaks.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Gokyo Lake
    • Altitude: 4,800 m
  • Day 7 Cross Renjo-La and descend to Lungden

    Gokyo Lake Altitude: 4,800 meters/ 15,748 feet

    Lungden Altitude: 4,380 meters/ 14,370 feet

    Renjo La Pass Altitude: 5,360 meters/ 17,585 feet

    Altitude Gain: 560 meters/ 1,837 feet

    This is one of the physically demanding parts of your Himalayan odyssey, as today, you will cross one of the incredibly high Himalayan passes in the Everest region. Overcoming the steep climbing segment over the loose rock, you will head toward the top of the Renjo-La Pass. From the top of the pass, you will be able to catch 360° panoramic views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Taboche, and Cholatse.

    From the pass, you will then make you descend to the frozen legs below the pass and climb down on the steep route to reach the Lungden Village. This is a small village located near the Nagpa La Pass, and you will rest here tonight after exploring the main highlight of this Himalayan odyssey.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Lodges
    • Place: Lungden
    • Altitude: 4,380 m
  • Day 8 Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Lungden Altitude: 4,380 meters/ 14,370 feet

    Namche Bazaar Altitude: 3,440 meters/ 11,286 feet

    Altitude Loss: 940 meters/ 3,083 feet

    As crossing the Renjo-La Pass will make your exploration complete, from today, you will follow the return route to Lukla. You will follow the descending trail across the Thame Village and also take your time to explore the Thame Monastery. You will continue trekking downhill enjoying the incredible mountains vistas to reach the Khumjung Village.

    Then, trekking past the forested trails, walled fields, and chortens, you will finally arrive at Namche Bazaar. You will rest one more night in this vibrant Sherpa capital, enjoying all the modern facilities after a long journey in the isolated part of the region.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses / Lodges
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
    • Altitude: 3,440 m
  • Day 9 Trek to Lukla

    Namche Bazaar Altitude: 3,440 meters/ 11,286 feet

    Lukla Altitude: 2,820 meters/ 9,251 feet

    Altitude Loss: 620 meters/ 2,034 feet

    The trekking trail on this is also mostly downhill, after breakfast at Namche, you will trek down the Namche Ukalo and move along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. You will trek past many Sherpa settlements in this and cross several suspension bridges. After exciting the Sagarmatha National Park, you will cross Monjo and Phakding to reach Lukla.

    This will be the last night of this 10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek that you will spend on the mountain. Relishing the mystical ambiance of the Himalayas and the charm of this bustling Sherpa town, you will celebrate your successful trekking adventure here tonight.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Tea Houses / Lodges
    • Place: Lukla
    • Altitude: 2,820 m
  • Day 10 Fly back to Kathmandu

    Lukla Altitude: 2,820 meters/ 9,251 feet

    Kathmandu Altitude: 1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet

    Altitude Loss: 1,420 meters/ 4,658 feet

    Today, you will take a morning flight from Lukla to return back to Kathmandu. Enjoying the breathtaking aerial views of the eastern Himalayan peaks, you will fly over the diverse landscapes of the country before landing in the charming capital valley surrounded by hills.

    Your trek will end after landing at the airport, and our assistance will drop you at your hotel. Thank you for trekking with Marvel Adventure, we hope you had a great time and will remember us for your next adventure. Have a safe journey.

    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,400 m

What to Expect

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary
  • Standard meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Government license holder guide
  • A strong and helpful porter with proper equipment (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) card
  • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry permit
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with oximeter
  • Government taxes and official expenses
  • International Airfare and taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Your Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • All the expenses of personal nature
  • Any kind of drinks and desserts during the trek
  • Tips for guide and porter (Tipping is expected)

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
19 Jul, 2024 - 28 Jul, 2024GuaranteedUSD 1195
26 Jul, 2024 - 04 Aug, 2024GuaranteedUSD 1195
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Useful Information

Best Time for Renjo La Pass Trek

10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek

You can do trekking adventures in Nepal throughout the year. Trekkers usually set out on their exploration, considering the experience they are looking for during different seasons. However, if you are looking for the most suitable period to enjoy this trekking adventure comfortably, we recommend the high seasons like spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These are the peak points among other seasons that ensure a safe and remarkable experience.

Still, depending on your preference, you can decide which season to pick, even among these peak seasons. The spring season is an ideal period for nature lovers, the whole landscape of the country is brimming with life in this season. Besides the stunning visual of lush greenery everywhere and the dotted flowers, will fresh and sweet aroma of nature’s pinnacle point will make your everyday exploration a sweet memory.

As for the autumn season, which has been dubbed the number-one season for treks in the Himalayas, no other season can its table climatic conditions, just-right temperatures, dry and easy trekking trails, and clear views. Besides that foliage color that takes over the terrains, the golden harvest-ready fields and incredible cultural experience make it an exciting period to set out on your Himalayan journey.

Temperature of Everest Region During Peak Seasons

Temperatures During Spring Season (March, April, and May):Averages between 17°C to 25°C

Temperatures During Autumn Season (September, October, and November):Averages between 12°C to 17°C

How Difficult is Renjo La Pass Trek?

10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek Detailed Itinerary

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek, which takes you over two of the major highlights in the Everest region, is considered a moderately difficult journey. Even if you have to climb over a high Himalayan pass in the region with significant altitude, the route is completely straightforward. The overall trekking adventures are not physically strenuous, nor are there any technical parts enroute.

Thus, this trek is suitable for even beginner trekkers who want to experience climbing over a Himalayan pass. However, this high Himalayan trek, despite itss moderately difficult label, is in no way like a hike to the nearby that can be completed without any preparation. Altitude gain, trekking distance, Himalayan remoteness, Khumbu cough, unpredictable climate, etc, are some of the factors that you have to consider while doing this trek.

In this incredible Himalayan odyssey, the altitude gain can be a major challenge for unprepared trekkers as you will reach the trekking point as high as 5,360 meters at Renjo La Pass. You will start your trekking part at 2,820 meters (Lukla), so the overall altitude gain enroute will be around 2,540 meters (8,333 feet). So, following appropriate acclimatization is a top priority for this high-altitude journey.

Also, the total trekking distance of Renjo La Pass trek is approximately around 92 km (52 miles). The distance can be slightly longer or shorter depending on the route and side exploration around the region. However, in the most general cases, you will need to cover a walking distance of 15 to 20 km on average, around 6 to 7 hours of trekking during each day. Thus, the physical demand of this Himalayan excursion shouldn’t be underestimated, even if it's labeled as a moderate trek.

Training and Preparation

Training and Preparation for renjo la pass trek

To put it bluntly, the dedication you put in during the training and preparation part will determine the overall trekking difficulty level of the Renjo La Pass Trek. The standard recommended period for training is around 3 to 6 weeks for high-altitude endeavors in Nepal. You don’t need to put in a lot of hours each day, but you are recommended to stay consistent with your training every day, separating a certain period from your daily schedule.

Staying consistent will get your body accustomed to physical activities, and you will not feel exhausted even if you have to move around a lot. As for what to include in your training regime, you can consult a professional trainer, experienced trekker, or guide to come up with a flawless preparation program. Still, a majority of your focus should be on developing your strength/endurance and stamina level.

Stair climbing and practice hikes are also some of the most efficient ways to match the terrain needs of this Himalayan journey. You will need to traverse across rugged and steep sections of the mountain, so these training methods will prepare you to match the demands of the trail. Here are some exercises that you can add to your training:

Strength and Endurance Training

  • Squat
  • Pull Up
  • Push Up
  • Deadlift
  • Plank
  • Lunge
  • Woodchop
  • Dips
  • Upright Row
  • Front Raise
  • Overhead Press
  • Bicep Curl
  • Step Up
  • Leg Curl
  • Leg Press

Stamina Training

  • Jumping Jack
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Burpee
  • Aerobics
  • Mountain Climber
  • Cycling
  • Jogging
  • Rowing
  • High Knees
  • Jumping Rope

Is This Trek Right for Me?

Is Renjo La pass Trek Right for Me

Renjo La Pass is one of the most intriguing exploration prospects in the Everest region, which is a bundle of diverse experiences. This trekking adventure doesn’t fall short on anything, be it cultural experience, natural allurements, or the unbelievable Himalayas vistas. It is undoubtedly a must-do exploration of the Everest region that includes the journey to two of the major highlights in the region (Gokyo Lakes and Renjo La Pass) in a single itinerary plan.

If you are concerned about the difficult aspects of this trip, don’t worry even if you shouldn’t underestimate them, they are definitely not a threatening level. Marvel Advnture’s trekking packages are meticulously designed and tested before being out on the market. Our 10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek has been custom-tailored, paying attention to every detail to ensure our guests have a memorable experience.

Even if the trekking hours in the itinerary plan average between 6 to 7 hours, it is referring to slow paced walking. Within this mentioned hour, you will trek at a slow pace and will get enough rest breaks in the route. Similarly, although the altitude gain in this trip is high, you will get enough rest periods and acclimatize properly before ascending higher. So, not only will you enjoy a safe journey, but with enough rest, you will be able to truly relish the experience.

There are also no age restrictions in this Himalayan adventure; if you have a moderate fitness level, good health, and a strong mentality, you will be able to complete this incredible Himalayan endeavor without any issues.

Entry and Permit Requirement for Renjo La Pass Trek

Entry and Permit Requirement for Renjo La Pass Trek

Renjo La Pass Trek takes place in the most popular trekking destination in the entire Himalayas, the Everest region. Thus, you will need to get all the necessary permits to access the conserved and restricted areas in this mainstream trekking region.

Permits for Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Muncipality Permit

Sagarmatha National Park was enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 1976 and you will enter this world heritage site in your trekking route from Monjo. So, to access the park, you will need to get an entry permit, which will cost about US$ 30 for all foreigners. Similarly, the Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has been listed as a restricted area to conserve the authentic Sherpa culture, traditions, and artifacts.

You will need the restricted area permit to enter this municipality during your exploration, which will cost around US$ 20. The national park entry permit can be obtained from the tourism board office by the individual trekkers, but the restricted area permit is only assigned to a government-registered trekking agency.

Note: Marvel Adventure will handle all the permit requirements of this Himalayan odyssey and collect them for you.

Accommodation and Food

Accommodation and Food during renjo la pass trekRenjo La Pass Trek takes place in the Everest region, which is a major trekking hub in Nepal. Thus, unlike other remote regions, the facilities available at teahouses/lodges in this mainstream trekking region are more extensive and advanced. There are also luxurious modes of trekking packages in the mainstream Everest Base Camp Trek route if you want high-end facilities during your Himalayan journey.

Accommodation During Trek

In the standard 10 Days Renjo La Pass Trek, you will spend 9 nights on the mountain. The standard trek package will get you comfortable and warm private rooms with two or three adjacent beds. There are also communal areas in the teahouses, like the longue and dining halls, which are equipped with heaters to keep the trekkers warm. As for the bathroom facilities, some teahouses do have attache bathroom facilities while others have outside rooms.

The bathrooms in the lower trekking regions have a western design with a commode and flush system. You will also be able to take a hot shower during your stay; however, in the completely remote high-altitude region, the bathroom facilities are more of a traditional pan-design. For the shower, you will have to buy a hot bucket of water at the teahouse/lodge.

Food During Trek

The food exploration in this culturally diversified country is one of the major highlights of this entire adventure. During your trek, you will be able to taste a diverse range of delicacies that represent different cultures in the country and international dishes (mostly Tibetan, Indian, and Continental menus). The unique fusion of flavors makes your everyday exploration an exciting experience as this fascinating trekking adventure unveils both hidden Himalayan beauty and tongue-lingering delicacies.

Your standard trekking package will cover the costs of all standard meals during your trip (i.e., breakfast, lunch, and dinner). There is also a wide range of refreshments, desserts, and snacking options at the teahouses, but their cost is not covered by the trekking package. These are some of the menus that are available at the teahouses in the Gokyo Valley Trek with Renjo La Pass:

Breakfast Menus

  • Tibetan Bread
  • Tingmo
  • Chapati
  • Tsampa Porridge
  • Sel Roti
  • Breakfast Set
  • Museli
  • Bread/Toast
  • Jam, Butter, Honey
  • Tea/Coffee/Juice
  • Salad
  • Fruits
  • Pancake
  • Oat
  • Cornflake
  • Cereals
  • Eggs

Lunch and Dinner Menus

  • Dal Bhat
  • Dhindo
  • Paratha
  • Sherpa Stew
  • Thukpa
  • Chowmein
  • Momo
  • Shyaphale
  • Chicken and Buff Steak
  • Aloo Tama
  • Gundruk
  • Chhoyela
  • Pizza
  • Burger
  • Sandwich
  • Potato Fries

Note: The teahouses in this mainstream route also serve vegetarian and vegan options. You will also be able to make personal requests not to include any particular ingredient you don’t like or that you are allergic to during this trek.

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FAQs Related to Gokyo Lake Trek With Renjo La Pass

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How high is Renjo La Pass?

The Renjo La Pass is one of the highest Himalayan passes in Nepal and is situated at an altitude of 5,360 meters (17,585 feet).

I Have Never Trekked Before. Is This Trek Suitable for Beginners?

If you have good health and put a good amount of effort into overcoming the long trekking hours requirement of this trip, you will be able to easily complete this trek even if you are a beginner.

Is Gokyo Lake Trek With Renjo La Pass Dangerous?

No, this trek doesn’t take you across any risk or technical segments on the mountain, so it is completely safe. On top of that, your guide will take good care of your well-being and properly manage every day’s itinerary plan; thus, you don’t have to worry about anything during your exploration.

How Long Does It Take to Hike to Renjo La Pass?

The overall trekking distance of this Himalayan endeavor is approximately around 92 km (52 miles). The standard trekking duration in this duo highlights exploration route is around 10 to 14 days.

Can You Do Trek Without Training?

It is recommended that you should at least prepare 3 to 6 weeks before your trek. You shouldn’t underestimate the obstacles of the route and make efficient preparations, which will determine your overall comfort level during the trek.

Do You Need Travel Insurance for Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek?

Yes, it is necessary to get travel insurance for this trekking adventure. You will required to get travel insurance for any high-altitude Himalayan treks in Nepal. As a matter of fact, you will not be able to acquire the necessary permits without submitting copy of your travel insurance.

Do I Need to Bring Bags for This Trek?

You are recommended to bring a backpack with a 20-30 liter capacity and duffle bags sort out your luggage carefully. The best way to sort out your packing is to divide it into two parts: one that your porter will carry and one that you will carry.

What is the Weight Limit for Porter and Lukla's Flight in Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek?

The weight carrying limit of porter per trekker is about 15 kg. Generally, one porter is assigned to carry the luggage of two trekkers. Similarly, the weight limit in Kathmandu to Lukla flight is also 15 kg (10 kg luggage and 5 kg hand carry-on).

What Type of Fluid Should I Drink at High Altitude?

You should drink at least 3 to 4 liters of fluid at high altitudes; you should go for healthy options like water, lemon tea, soup, green tea, and juice. Avoid drinking caffeinated drinks and alcoholic beverages during your trek.

Do I Need to Tip My Porter and Guide?

Although there isn’t any official complementary rule to tip guides and porters, it is expected. These helpful personnel make your exploration safe and comfortable, so take tipping as a way to show appreciation for their hard work.

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