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Renjo la via Nangpa La Valley
USD -1150/11 Night 12 days
Everest region has always been a milestone for the trek and nature lovers. From the high mountain peaks to the deep white gorges to the alpine forests, everything in this area is a work of nature. With the mystic eastern Himalayas accompanying you Renjo La via Nangpa La Trek will take you to the heart of the Khumbu region. With the local cultural Sherpa villages, to the picturesque view of the Himalayas to the pristine Gokyo Lake, the amount of ecstasy that one may get from this trip is remarkable.
Keeping the beauty aside, the difficulty level is nothing to smirk at. The high passes have altitude of 5,360 for Renjo La and 5,806m for Nangpa La. Novice trekkers are not recommended to take this arduous task. Altitude sickness is one thing that must be carefully addressed as it is prominent in higher altitudes. High passes are rather hard to conquer so we recommend prior trekking experience. Similarly, the trails are rocky and hardly plain which may provide further challenge.
Even among the various treks in the Everest region, the Renjo La via Nangpa La Trek is one to look out for. The high passes are exquisite and provides some of the best view of the surrounding Himalayas. Throughout this godly journey, trekkers can enjoy the view of the majestic mountains,
Volunteer’s initiative Nepal welcomes you to venture on this blissful trek. We will make sure that you will see the end of this journey. VIN is a social organization that aims at not only providing service to you but also using the resources that you spend on something better, something good for the society. The objective of this is to provide various facilities to the marginalized children and communities around the Nepal who have been deprived of even the basic needs. So, with every fund you spend by using our service, certain proportion goes to some people around Nepal who actually need it. Not only will you feel the ecstasy of the trip but also you will be contribution something to the society of the country which you travelled in.
As with most other trip to the Everest region, Renjo La via Nangpa La Trek starts with the flight to one of the most dangerous yet popular Lukla Airport. We move to the tourist hotspot of Namche Bazar which itself is located at the height of 3,440m. From Lumde we move to the famous Gokyo Ri (5,360m) which houses the serene Gokyo Lake, one of the major attraction of the tour. We also cross the Ngonumpa Glacier and cross another of the high pass the Cho La. From there we will carry on to the second of the three major passes the Nangpa- La and finally to Renjo La. Then, we trek back to Lukla via Thyangboche monastery- the biggest monastery in the entire Khumbu region. Similarly, the high peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Pumori becomes more visible.
The best time for this trek would be during Spring (March – May) and Autumn (September – December). The climate is fine for trek and the beautiful mountain views and scenery. After spring, the monsoon ray may hinder the trek and post autumn may invite winter which is not a good season for trekking. The high altitude sickness will be even more rampant during this time.
Trekkers will never be traveling alone. Our expert guide will be there in every steps of the way, giving appropriate tips to make the job even easier. The porter will handle your luggage so you can take the full advantage of the trip. Along the way, various Sherpa villages will be our stop which is filled with the friendly and welcoming villagers. Spending some time with them and observing their culture and their lifestyle might be another side adventure that is equally as entertaining. Embark on this epic trek and contribute back for those who need. Every penny you spend is the resources gained.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
You will arrive in the capital city of Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International airport where our representative will receive you and transfer to your hotel. You can enjoy the vicinity of the hotel and explore the gorgeous night life. No meals included.
Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla (2,840m) – Phakding (2,610m)
We start off by a short flight to Lukla where we will have our breakfast. The breathtaking view of the Everest and the surrounding mountains will keep you at bay. We start our actual trek by descending toward the village of Phakding where we will stay overnight. 30 minutes of flight and 3 hours of walk. BLD included
Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazaar(3,440m)
Early breakfast and we continue our trek. We ascend to the beautiful land of Namche Bazaar, home of the Sherpas. Also known as the “Gateway to Everest”, this village is blessed with the traditional life style and the local market for the foreigner. Take a stroll around the village and spend the night. 3 hours’ trek. BLD included.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazar
On this day, your major objective is to get accustomed to the high altitude. Proceeding without proper acclimatization may be fatal as the altitude sickness can hit your hard. This day you roam around and enjoy the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa. BLD included
Day 5: Namche – Thame (3,800m)
After breakfast, we continue our treak upward to the village of Thame. Through the passing and various Stupas and monasteries we will walk uphill. We head up to the Bhote Koshi Valley and again stretch downhill and reach the village of Thame where we stay overnight at the lodge. 4 hours of walk. BLD included
Day 6: Thame – Lumde (4,368m)
We ascend upwards toward the moraine and use the centuries old route to go to the Village of Lumde. This route goes uphill and the route is not an easy one to pursue and the rocky trails can require persistence and high stamina. We will trek from the Nangpa La, the highest point of our trek. Take small steps to avoid getting altitude sickness. Reaching the village of Lumde we stay overnight. 4 hours of walk. BLD included.
Day 7: Lumde – Renjo La (5,360m) – Gokyo (4,790m)
This is one of those days of the pass when you will get to witness another one of the high passes. As we ascend from the village of Thame, we reach the Renjo La from where the view of the surrounding mountains is breathtaking. From Renjo La we will descend throught the shores of the lake of the Ngozumpa Glacier. 5 hours of walk. BLD included
Day 8: Gokyo – Gokyo Ri (5,360m) – Dole (4,120m)
Early morning excursion to Gokyo Ri and we have the view of the snow clad mountains. Take quick pictures of the beautiful sunrise and we climb down to the hotel back at Gokyo where we will have our breakfast. From there, we will move down to the village of Dole where we will stay overnight. 6 hours of walk. BLD included
Day 9: Dole – Namche
We take our breakfast and travel back to Namche. Descending from the Phorse Thanga, the trail reached Mongla. Then we climb down further till Kyangjuma and take our lunch. Through the stupas and monasteries, we reach Namche, from where our journey began. 5 hours of walk. BLD included
Day 10: Namche – Lukla
Descending through the pine trees, we return back to our airport In Lukla. On the way, we cross a suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River and through the river side we trek until Phakding where we will have our lunch. We ascend to Lukla. 3 hours of walk. BLD included
Day 11: Lukla – Kathmandu
In the early morning, we will take a short flight back to the central city. Then we will transfer you back to the Hotel. You will have the day off to relax. Shopping and strolling might be something that you can do this day and nightlife of Thamel to spend your last day in Nepal. Overnight in Hotel
Day 12: Departure.
This brings the end to this classic adventure to the east. Our representative will transport you to the Tribhuvan International Airport from where you will go homeward bound. Thank you for letting us provide you service to the uncharted land of Nepal.
-Flight Fair (Guest and Guide)
-Airport pickup and Drop.
-Budget Hotel Accommodation on bed breakfast plan
-All ground transportations as per itinerary
-3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) and one cup of tea with per meal
-Accommodation on Tea-house during the trekking
-An experienced English Speaking Guide
-Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guests), the porter will Carry 15-20KG/
-All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations
-(TIMS) Trekker’s information Management System
-First Aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
-General equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
-Guide and porter salary and insurance during the trek
-All organizational requirements
– Nepal visa fee
-Your International flights
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
– Mountain rescue service if required
-Personal expenses (phone, laundry, water, bar drinks, battery recharge, extra porters, hot shower etc.)
-Trip cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects
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