Ruby Valley Trek

Ruby Valley Trek

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Situated in the Ganesh Himal region, Ruby Valley Trek is one of the fascinating treks in Nepal. This pleasing trek offers us to encounters a smaller number of trekkers during our trek to Ruby Valley. It is a famous destination for the outdoor lovers, who want to experience its mysterious culture among the Tamang and Gurung inhabitants and enjoy the spectacular views of mountains and landscapes from the Pangsang La Pass. The valley has been named as Ruby Valley because of its hidden high Ganesh Himal. You will be exploring various culture, the flat landscape into the terraced areas, dense forests, through steep hills and remote valleys during your trek. You can have impressive Mountains views such as; Mt. Ganesh Himal, Boudha Himal, Langtang Lirung, Hiunchuli Dorje Lakpa, and many more. Making through the Pangsang La Pass, which is situated at an altitude of 3,842 m, is the most phenomenal experience you shall have in this trek.
Since very a smaller number of trekkers chose this destination due to its unfamiliarity’s and underrated. Only less visitor comes to visit Ruby Valley trek. This can also be seen as having affected the number of teahouses; however, you can accommodate yourself in the home stays. This is the trek that offers you the sheer beauty of original and pure Nepalese culture in the Ganesh Himal region of Nepal. Moderate level of body fitness capable enough to do some long duration of trekking for some days in a row is sufficient to make this trek without any hassle. We can also customize the trek itinerary as per your need and preferences; do let us know in advance. 

Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345 m)
Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu
Day 03 Drive to Syabrubesi (1,460 m)
Day 04: Trek to Gatlang (2,238 m)
Day 05: Trek to Somdang (3,271 m)
Day 06: At Somdang (3,271 m)
Day 07: Trek to Tipling via Pangsang La Pass (3,842 m)
Day 08: Trek to Shertung (1,875 m)
Day 09: Trek to hot springs-Chalish Gaon (1,674 m)
Day 10: Trek to Jharlang (3,000 m)
Day 11: Trek to Darkha Gaun (2,805 m)
Day 12: Trek to Darkha Phedi/Drive back to Kathmandu (1,345 m)
Day 13: At Kathmandu (1,345 m)
Day 14: Final Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345 m)
Welcome to Nepal, our representative shall receive you from the airport and take you to your hotel. After you rest for a while, you might like to do some shopping along with a very short stroll around the city. After a short debriefing session in the late evening, we shall be sitting together at the Welcome Dinner. Stay overnight at Kathmandu. 

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (1300m)
You shall visit some of the world heritage sites enlisted by UNESCO such as the Pashupatinath Temple, the Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. After that, you can do some shopping for your trek starting from the next day. We shall be sitting together over Welcome Dinner in a popular restaurant in the town. Stay overnight at Kathmandu. 

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,460 m)
It normally takes from 8 to 9 hours to reach Syabrubesi from the Kathmandu Valley via a vehicle drive. Passing the Trisuli Bazaar, Ramche Gaon, Dhunche Bazar, and several other villages and towns, witnessing the lush green vegetation and beautiful landscape you shall reach the confluence of Bhote Koshi River and Langtang River, where the Syabrubesi is located. Stay overnight at Syabrubesi. 

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang (2,238 m)
Making through the steep trail, passing the Rongga Bhanjyang, you shall descend downhill and arrive at Golkung. It takes about an hour to arrive at Golkung from the Ringa. After lunch and short rest, you shall resume your trekking towards Gatlang, which shall take about 3 more hours to reach from Gatlang. Stay overnight at Gatlang. 

Day 05: Trek to Somdang (3,271 m)
After the breakfast in the morning, you shall pass through Yuri Kharka, and make several gentle ascents and descents to arrive at Khurphu Bhanjynag. Then, you shall cross the Somdang River, and pass the mining compound, and the Cukarma Waterfall. Witnessing the long tunnel for extracting crystal, tin, zinc, copper etc. you shall make all the way to Somdang. Stay overnight at Somdang. 

Day 06: At Somdang (3,271 m)
This is the acclimatization day at Somdang; not only for giving your body sufficient time to adapt with the growing altitude but also the chance to explore the village and get to know the people and their culture. You can also visit the Lari mine, and a couple of villages inhabited by Tamang people. Stay your second night at Somdang. 

Day 07: Trek to Tipling via Pangsang La Pass (3,842 m)
Early in the morning, after having breakfast and packing meal for lunch, you shall embark your today’s journey towards the Pangsang Kharka. It is the best viewpoint for witnessing the soaring mountains. The top of the pass offers you the stunning views of Ganesh Himal ranges, Langtang ranges, Manaslu ranges, and some peaks of the Annapurna ranges. You shall then descend down to the Tipling village. Stay overnight at Tipling.
Day 08: Trek to Shertung (1,875 m)
After you cross the Adha Khola via the box bridge, you shall ascend uphill to arrive at the Shertung and Chalish villages. The legend says that the village had been settled by the two brothers who were told to make their pursuit to find golds here. You shall have satisfied experience exploring the village and expanding your knowledge about Tamang people. Stay overnight at Shertung.
Day 09: Trek to hot springs-Chalish Gaon (1,674 m)
Trekking for about 30 minutes takes you to Chalish Gaon. From here, you can trek to Tatopani that boasts natural hot springs. You shall have the packed lunch here. You might fancy to soak your body into the natural hot spring and wash away all your exhaustion and anxieties. After the adventure in Tatopani, you shall return back to the Chalish Gaon. Stay overnight at Chalish Gaon. 

Day 10: Trek to Jharlang (3,000 m)
As you make this another return journey, you shall be offered with spectacular views of Ganesh Himal ranges, and the whole village of Chalish Gaon. Via the Deul Danda, Gobre Village, Chhap Danda, you shall make all the way to Bandari Bhir. Via the Borgan Village, Lishne Jungle, Chhapchyat Village, you shall arrive at Jharlang Village (Ungul). Stay overnight at Ungul. 

Day 11: Trek to Darkha Gaun (2,805 m)
With a couple of hours hike, you shall arrive at Jharlang Phedi. Crossing the river via a suspension bridge, terraced fields, witnessing the staggering views of Ri Village, Chhapchayt, and Ankhu Khola at the other side of the river, you shall make all the way to Darkha Gaun. You shall find mix communities inhabiting the village. Stay overnight at Darkha Gaun. 

Day 12: Trek to Darkha Phedi/Drive to Kathmandu (1,345 m)
It takes about an hour to reach Darkha Phedi, from where, you shall catch a vehicle to Dhading Besi, which is a 3-4-hour ride on the bumpy road. Here, you shall hop into another vehicle to arrive at Kathmandu. Our representative shall drop you at your hotel. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 13: At Kathmandu (1,345 m)
Today is rest day at Kathmandu.  You can do some shopping at vibrant Thamel Bazaar. We shall be sitting together sharing our experiences in the Farewell Dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Final Departure
Our representative shall take you to the airport ahead of the departure flight. After farewell and goodbyes, we shall part away from the airport. Have a happy and safe journey back to your home country. 

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 2-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and Darkha pedhi to kathmandu by bus
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle, professional english speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed treking guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Mountain king treks and expedition trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • First aid medical kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • salary for guide and porter and their guide and accomondation
  • Insurance for guide and proters

Not Included in the Cost

  • International flight ticket and Nepal entry visa
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal traveling Insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Toiletries bag
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
Trekking equipments
The main essentials to bring are:
  • Sturdy and comfortable hiking boots, flip-flops
  • Sleeping bag (depending on your accommodation) and -20 degree Celsius for colder regions
  • Daypack, trekking bag pack, dry sack and camera bag
  • Few changes of clothes for the varying temperatures
  • For cold weather, hiking pants, thermals, gloves, neck warmer/scarf, beanie, a warm inner jacket and a windproof / waterproof outer jacket and down jacket are essential.
  • Water purification supplies, a reusable water bottle and a camelback water bladder
  • Sunscreen, Hat, sunglasses, moisturizing skin cream and lip balm
  • Few snacks, granola bars
  • Hiking stick or two
  • Waterproof case, fabric bandages such as moleskin, a headlamp, altitude sickness and other medication
  • Camera and binoculars.
  • Hand sanitizers, toilet paper, band-aids, wet wipes
  • Extra batteries (solar chargers recommended)
On the popular trekking routes, everyday supplies, such as toilet paper, soap, chocolate bars, and even basic hiking supplies can be purchased along the way, though prices rise dramatically as you go higher in elevation. Try to stock up lower down and buy locally-produced products such as fruit, biscuits etc. Maps are easy to find in Nepal. For the more difficult treks involving mountaineering, crampons and ice axes may be required. Simpler types of crampons, which attach to the shoe using a rubber ring, are easily obtainable in the Thamel neighborhood. These are variously known as spikes, micro spikes and chains.

Trip Facts

Duration: 13 days
Type of Transport : Private car

Trip Highlights

Trek Highlights

  • Tamang and Gurung culture

  • Excellent view of central Himalayas of Nepal

  • Ruby mines up in the mountains

  • Homestay experience

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