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Ruby Valley Trek

Duration 10 Days
Country NEPAL
Grade Moderate
Max. Altitude 4,555m
Group Size 2-16 pax
Best Season All Seasons except Harsh Winter
Transportation Car & Jeep
Accommodation Hotel, Tea House
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Overview

Ruby Valley trek is newly unfold trekking destination in Nepal. This Valley is situated at the mid-west Himalaya Range. Every trekker dreams of experiencing the real adventure in the Himalayas. And that’s exactly what Ruby Valley delivers. Explore various ranges of geographical regions while you hike in this mountain wilderness.

Ruby Valley is less explored as well as less crowded hidden valley trail. Hence, trekkers looking for solo and remote adventure will find the trek most satisfactory. The trekking trail lies between Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation Area. Ruby Valley Trek in the Ganesh Himal Region is also known as Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trek. During this trip, we reach the base camp of Ganesh, as the name suggests.

Experience nature and culture at their best in Ruby Valley Trek

The trail of Ruby Valley takes through dense pine and colorful rhododendron forest passing along all kinds of landscapes, lowland terraced farms, foothills, snow-capped mountains, and waterfalls. This trek not only gives trekker an opportunity to experience the wilderness of Himalayas but also offers to experience the fascinating biological diversity of various Nepalese ethnic community with their own unique culture and lifestyles. Since the route is newly opened, Homestay facility is quite famous.

Homestay will provide an opportunity to experience something different and get to learn more about the unique lifestyle, culture, traditions of different ethnic groups.

The trek also rewards with the spectacular view of Ganesh Himal named after the Hindu elephant-headed god Ganesh including Langtang Lirung, Manaslu and Lamjung Himal, Yangra peak (7422m), Lapsang Karbo (7043m), and Pabil (7,104m).

The main highlight of the trek is Pangsang Pass situated at the altitude of 3850 m from where the splendid view of Ganga Jamuna (Twin waterfalls) Kalo (Black), Seto (White) and Ganesh Kunda can be seen.

All in all Ruby Valley Trek is the best trek that comprises of rich culture, wilderness, nature and hidden wonders of Nepal.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) / Transfer to Hotel

Arrive at Kathmandu airport and meet Hiking Adventure's representative at the gates. We will arrange your hotel transfer from there. Take rest for the evening before we meet for a welcome dinner. Later, we will brief about our journey the next day and prepare for our trip.

Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast & Welcome Dinner
Day 02

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1503m) [8/9-Hours]

After breakfast, we will head for Syarbu Besi from Kathmandu. The drive will be via windy road with views of huge hills, beautiful villages and lush green meadows. We will get off at Trishuli Bazaar for lunch and continue our journey until our destination arrives. 

Accommodation: Lodge at Syarbu Besi

Breakfast
Day 03

Trek from Syabru Besi to Gatlang (2337m/7690) [5/ 6-Hours]

After breakfast, we will say farewell to Syarbu Besi town and climb up Rongga Bhanjyang for about 3 hours. The spot is photogenic. Later, we will descend to reach Goljung for lunch. Today's journey will be about 5-6 hours and wrap up with a warm meal in the tea house.

Accommodation: Tea House in Gatlang

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 04

Trek from Gatlang - Parvati Kunda-Yuri Kharka to Somdang (3271m) [6/7-Hours]

We will start our journey right after breakfast. After about half an hour, arrive at a beautiful lake known as "Parvati Lake". Continue the trail towards Yuri Kharka and later towards Khurpu Bhanjyang. Cross Somdang River to step into Dhading from Rasuwa. We will also come across a waterfall, and a now-closed mine of rubies and stones.

Accommodation: Overnight in Somdang

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 05

Acclimatization Day

Spend the day acclimatizing your body for the rising altitude. Acclimatization helps beat Acute Mountain Sickness along with providing breaks from daily hiking. Move around the village to explore their life, chat with villagers and enjoy the natural beauty rather than sleep or rest. Take a side trip to Pangsang La top and wrap up the day.

Accommodation: Overnight in Somdang

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 06

Trek from Somdang to Pangsang (aka, Pangsang) Pass (La) to Tipling (3842m) [6/7-Hours]

Today will be exciting as we cross the highest pass in the Ruby Valley, Pangsang Pass La. Manaslu and Ganesh Himal peak majestically as we move forward with our adventure. The pass is the highlight of this trip, as mountain panorama is observable from there. 

Later, we will continue towards Tipling for the day. 

Accommodation: Home Stay / Tents in Tipling

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 07

Trek from Tipling to Shertung (1875m) [5/6-Hours]

Today, our journey will descend towards the beautiful village of Shertung. You can observe the Shaman Practice while at the village and visit the Holy Chyamra Dand and Fyanchyat Monastery. Enjoy magnificent views of Ganesh I, II and III over the sunset and sunrise.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 08

Trek from Tipling to Shertung (1875m) [5/6-Hours]

Continue the trip from tipling to Shertung. Walk for 5-6 hours along the lush and green trails of the wild.

Accommodation: Overnight in Shertung

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 09

Visit Hot Springs (2 ½ hrs walk) and trek back Chalish Gaon (1674m) [5-Hours]

Today we will take a trip to the Hot Springs and enjoy a good bath. The spring is natural (of course) and will be a relief to loosen the muscles tensed by trekking for so long. Enjoy the treat !

Accommodation: Tea House in Chaish Gaon

Day 10

Trek from Chalish - Ukhum to Jharlang (Ungul) (3000 m) [5/6-Hours]

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 11

Day 11: Trek from Jharllang Gaun to Darkha Gaun |850m| 6-7 Hrs

Continue the day's trek along paddy fields, suspension bridges and lower lands of the valley as you approach Darkha Gaun. 

Accommodation: Tea House in Darkha Gaun

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 12

Trek from Darkha Gaun – Darkha Phedi and drive from Dhading Besi to Kathmandu [6/7-Hours]

After breakfast, we will trek towards Darkha Phedi and soon catch a bus back to Kathmandu. The drive will be 6-7 hours where you can enjoy the views outside the window or doz off the tiredness.

Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast & Lunch
Day 13

Rest Day and Kathmandu stay

Take a rest in the capital, or come out of your hotel to browse Thamel Market, Garden of Dreams and other hotspots in the city. In the evening, we will meet for a farewell dinner as our journey has nearly come to an end.

Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast & Farewell Dinner
Day 14

Final Departure

After breakfast, we will arrange your airport transfer as per your flight schedule. We will say goodbye and part away. 

Breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Kathmandu - Syabrubensi and Darkha Phedi - Kathmandu by Public Bus or Jeep.
  • National park permits and TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System) card.
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day with tea/ coffee.
  • One export guide of Ruby valley ganesh himal trek local guide and required number of porters.
  • All expenses for Nepalese staffs, their insurance, equipment and salary.
  • Seasonal fresh fruit such as Apple, Banana, Orange etc.
  • All official expenses and 13% Government VAT.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and visa fees (15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All the drinks like mineral water, fanta, coke, beer etc.
  • Your trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Tips for staffs.
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