Ruby Valley Trek

Ruby Valley Trek

The Ruby Valley trek is famous for diverse culture as well as its natural beauty’s. The Ruby valley is newly discovered Trail by the team of TAAN and from Local community of Ganesh Himal. Ruby Valley is one of the best trekking Trail around the Himalaya. Ruby Valley trail, is less visited by tourist and still untouched and experienced the genuine Tamang and Gurung Village. On the way of Trail we can have a great scenic view of different Himalayan Range, Terrace, Landscapes and the most valuable place of gems.
The Ruby Valley trail offers different Buddhist Monasteries, Hindu Temples, and Pond, Stunning views of Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh and Manaslu Regions. Even different and rare herbal plants, cheese factory, beautiful landscapes, crystal, ruby and gems, different wild creature with mesmerizing forest are the other attraction of Ruby Valley Trek.
During the way of Ruby Valley must cross several villages of diverse ethnic people. Ruby Valley Trail also offers Homestay facility for tourist to taste, there untouched culture and religion and their local foods as well. Over all Ruby valley treks gives an experience of all kinds of diverse culture, nature, land of Ruby as well as Crystal, forest, several villages with multi cultured. The trek starts from Kathmandu to Balache and goes on. Seto Himal will look after all your needs during your trek.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
  • Day 3 : Kathmandu to Satdobato (1850m) 6-7hrs
  • Day 4 : Bhalche To Rupchet 3250m (6 hrs)
  • Day 5 : Rupchet via Singla Pass (4220 m) To Pangsang Pass 3842 m (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 6 : Pang Sang Pass To Chalishe 1674m (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 7 : Chalish to Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402 7900 4 -5 hrs
  • Day 8 : Gomba Danda To Thulo Dhunga 3337m(4-5 hrs)
  • Day 9 : Thulo Dhunga To Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m (6 hrs)
  • Day 10 : Exploration Day/viewpoint
  • Day 11 : Nojet Kharka To Kharka 3900m (5hrs)
  • Day 12 : Kharka To Ganesh Kunda (Ruby Area) 3500m (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 13 : Ganesh Kunda To Tatopani (Hot Spring) 1250m (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 14 : Tatopani (Hot Spring) To Lapa Gaon 1850m (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 15 : Lapa Gaon To Magne Goth Pass 2950m (4 hrs)
  • Day 16 : Magne Goth To Tinsure 1850m (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 17 : Tinsure To Salangkot 1250m (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 18 : Salangkot to Katmandu 1310 m/4323Ft 6-7hrs
  • Day 19 : Free/ Final Day in Kathmandu
  • Day 20 : Deaprture for your Next Destination

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
    Arrival at Kathmandu Int Airfield. You will transfer to the hotel. After relaxing few hours, you will be taken to old street and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening you will invited for a welcome dinner at our own restaurant. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
    After breakfast at Hotel start to visit Kathmandu valley, this day you will be taken to Swayambhunath (monkey temple), and Boudhanath with our local guide. Afternoon meeting with trekking guide, check the trekking gears. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 3 : Kathmandu to Satdobato (1850m) 6-7hrs
    Early in the morning after having a Tea or Coffee you will be driven to your targeted Destination from Kathmandu to Bhalche Gaon which will take 5 hrs, Which is a beginning point for Langtang Valley at the confluence of the Bhote Kosi and Langtang Rivers. Mesmerizing scenic driving and passing through Trisuli Bazaar and Betrawati makes your scenic driving. Off-road driving will make your trip more adventurous, but amazing landscape along the way driving will make you feel good from your inner heart. You will spend this night in Bhalche will give you more excellent acclimatization day after Off-Road drive.
  • Day 4 : Bhalche To Rupchet 3250m (6 hrs)
    After having breakfast trek will continue through uphill and have breathtaking views of the back of Bhalche village. Trek goes on passing thorough, high tropical jungle and mesmerizing jungle views as well as the surrounding landscape. You will be stopping by Thulo Kharka for lunch after having lunch you will continue trek to Rupchet where you will find beautiful camp site and yak hut. It has amazing mother goddess blessing hillside views and its periphery views.
  • Day 5 : Rupchet via Singla Pass (4220 m) To Pangsang Pass 3842 m (6-7 hrs)
    After having breakfast trek goes continues until you reach the hilltop near the Singla Pass (4050m) having the best almost 270 degrees panoramic mountain views of Langtang ranges, massif Ganesh Himal ranges, Mt. Manaslu ranges and little bit of Annapurna ranges. Your treks goes by viewing amazing Himalaya until you reach to Pangsang Pass by crossing Jungle it might take you 5-6 hrs. This day will be full of adventure walking through Jungle having Flora and Fauna with amazing view of Himalayas.
  • Day 6 : Pang Sang Pass To Chalishe 1674m (5-6 hrs)
    Descend to Tipling, a large village that hosts two Buddhist Monasteries and both a Protestant and Catholic church. Along a ridge top to the east is a monastery and cremation ground for both Buddhists and Christians lined with colorful flags. Being a majority of Tamang people it has a beautiful Tamang culture show. Descend to cross the Adha Khola on a box bridge and ascend to the sister villages of Shertung and Chalish, regally overlooking the fertile river valley and abundant fields. Chalish is inhabited primarily by Gurung, Ghale and Kami. There used to be Newar people, but they migrated to Kathmandu city. The hospitable people of this area have unique customs and craftsmanship and traditional dances, including a hospitable welcome dance, Ghatu Dance, Dohori is also popular with call and response between male and female participants, a type of courtship ritual, complemented by folk music. Some dances depend on the time of year and take place during festivals including the Maruni Dance during Dasai and Tihar, Hai Nelo Dance of Tihar, and the Ghatu (Ghasiri Dance) that occurs during Chandi Purnima in the Nepali month of Chaitra. Gurung men traditionally wear Vangra, a woven, embroidered cotton cloth tied at the ends that serves as a pouch for carrying goods. Sri Tinkanya Devi Mandir lies above Chalish. Local women tie bits of cloth or leave a bangle representing a wish to be fulfilled near a small pool of water surrounded by Barmase or periwinkle flowers. In the evening mother group of Chalish gaon will welcome you performing Gurung typical dance program and culture show.
  • Day 7 : Chalish to Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402 7900 4 -5 hrs
    After having breakfast you have to say goodbye to locals and trek down to Khar Khola and then trek gently up to Pasabar danda talking about an hour walk. View of the Tribeni river (mixed of three rivers) just down in the valley where Lord Shiva's statue with little one stoned shrine has built. Specially on Makarsankranti festival local gather and celebrate singing, dancing and meeting friends and relatives as well as neighbors village kith and ken. From Pasabar Danda Trek gently uphill and reaches at Kalbarang trek goes to hill edge walk and dense jungle. At this time you need to be careful due to rock falling this way is a bit dangerous and keep touch with a guide and finally reach at Hindung. Hindung a village where huge numbers of Tamang people living their lives for several years. Crystals and high value Rubies are harvested in areas to the north and Yarsagumba(Herbs) is hunted, too, in the surrounding hills.
  • Day 8 : Gomba Danda To Thulo Dhunga 3337m(4-5 hrs)
    You just continue your trek, steeply with occasional jaw-dropping views of the snowy peaks. Continue through seasonal grazing areas to eventually drop into an immense green meadow and splendid camp site at Thulo Dhunga.
  • Day 9 : Thulo Dhunga To Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m (6 hrs)
    Your trek just goes on after breakfast. The trek continues steeply with occasional jaw-dropping views of the snowy peaks. Continue through seasonal grazing areas to eventually drop into an immense green meadow and splendid camp site known as Nojet Kharka.
  • Day 10 : Exploration Day/viewpoint
    After breakfast you climb to the ridge to the northeast, Dobra Danda, is rewarded with a supreme viewpoint of towering Ganesh Himal. The mesmerizing sight is memorable for your life time. Two small lakes shimmer below at the foot of the Himalaya. Kalo Kunda (black lake) and the smaller Seto Kunda (white lake) has a seasonal pasture nearby. These lakes are said to have spiritual powers that will bless visitors, but anybody who misbehaves will be punished with poor weather and difficult travels.
  • Day 11 : Nojet Kharka To Kharka 3900m (5hrs)
    Have a look the best early morning views, take breakfast and then trek all the down hill to cross river, this river is without bridge. In winter this river will be quite small but in summer careful, it will be dangerous to cross unless you have a big team of the group try with special river cross equipments. Continuous walk for 3 ½ hours uphill and finally get to the top of Kharaka (a grassland where animal were kept for gazzel) with an amazing view of Ganesh Himal (7245m) almost in the 3 Km distance. You are free to observe cosmic power which blows direct from Ganesh Himal. Overnight at camp.
  • Day 12 : Kharka To Ganesh Kunda (Ruby Area) 3500m (5-6 hrs)
    After breakfast you will tak for a short visit around Ganesh Himal Base Camp, and again continue trek until you reach Ganesh Kunda, another holy and secret lake of the area where in September hundred of Shamans get together and even locals participate and celebrate. This area is famous in world for Valuable jewel called Ruby with precious herbs.
  • Day 13 : Ganesh Kunda To Tatopani (Hot Spring) 1250m (5-6 hrs)
    Breakfast and continue our Trek all the way down to Newar Gaon, rest a bit, enjoy looking around the village sites, take lunch and then trek continue the river bank walk and through dense jungle finally arrive in Tatopani (hot spring) and am sure you will enjoy taking natural hot water bath in wildness. It has a bathing pool and 3 taps. After having fun with nature you will stay this night at the river side in your camp.
  • Day 14 : Tatopani (Hot Spring) To Lapa Gaon 1850m (5-6 hrs)
    Your treks go on with stone steps which was built by the Kadoorie Agri Aid Association and British Gurkhas of Nepal. You continue trek with collecting adventures memory of the place. After 5-6 hrs you will meet up or next place where this night you are going to settle. By this way you will pass Kapur Gaon, Ankhu Khola and finally reach at Lapa Gaon. Overnight will be in Lapa Gaon.
  • Day 15 : Lapa Gaon To Magne Goth Pass 2950m (4 hrs)
    After Breakfast you will trek to up the hill to the west in a tall, blue pine forest with rambling rhododendron is Magne Goth, and nearby is a large boulder, location of ruby extraction.
  • Day 16 : Magne Goth To Tinsure 1850m (5-6 hrs)
    After breakfast from Magne Goth trek continues to Tinsure danda passing through beautiful alpines jungle, rhododendron forest and dense mix jungle without any footstep of human lives. After walking 5-6 hours finally you arrive in Tinsure Danda which is known as a queen of the hill for the tremendous mountain views. Overnight with Camp at the view point.
  • Day 17 : Tinsure To Salangkot 1250m (5-6 hrs)
    After breakfast trek goes on from Tinsure to Ganga Jamuna with an amazing landscape walk. This trail will please you by mix culture, lifestyle of villagers, jungle and paddy terraces. After walking for few hours Ganga Jamuna will greet you. We have great aspect of goddess that's why Nepal is known as a land of Spiritual Power. Ganga Jamuna is well wishes god, where thousands of Hindus and Buddhist pilgrimages visit on special occasion, however Janai Purnama and Makar Sankranti festival will have innumerable Devotees. People have strong believe that this goddess full fill your desire if you go and ask in the temple. After 6 hrs of your walk you will be at a village called Salangkot. Overnight you will adjust with villager, but it gives you another experience after all this night is the last day of your trek.
  • Day 18 : Salangkot to Katmandu 1310 m/4323Ft 6-7hrs
    Finally, after breakfast you will drive and bye bye to Ruby land where you spend a great time of your lifetime. Once again Off-Road will make your journey adventurous until you reach Dhading Besi and continue drive back to Kathmandu in total taking 6-7 hrs. Overnight you will be invited for Combine dinner. Overnight Stay at Kathmandu Hotel.
  • Day 19 : Free/ Final Day in Kathmandu
    This day is your free day. If you wish to go for a tour, our guide will assist you. You are free to buy gifts and souvenirs for your friends and relatives. Overnight Farewell Dinner will organize and last Sleep at the Himalayan Kingdom, Nepal.
  • Day 20 : Deaprture for your Next Destination
    Our representative you will drop you at International airport for your next destination.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Airport, Hotel picks up and drops by private vehicle.
    • Tourist Standard Twin-Sharing Basis with Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
    • Guided tour of the city in Private vehicle mentioned on the itinerary.
    • Private vehicle during the trip depend on the itinerary.
    • Welcome Dinner and Farewell dinner.
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided during the trek.
    • Tea and Coffee during the trip.
    • Accommodation in tea house/ lodge during the trip.
    • Camping equipments and Kitchen equipments as well as mattress, Toilet, Tent, Shower, Dinner Tent, Dining Tables will be provided.
    • All entrance fees and permit as well as government tax or charges during the trip.
    • Experienced and well trained guides and porters (1 porters for 2 trekkers).
    • First Aid kits.
    • Accidental and medical insurance of Guide and Porter.
    • Trekking Map.
    • Duffle Bags if it's necessary.
    • Rubbish disposal.
  • Excludes
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal entry Tourist Visa fee.
    • International Airfare.
    • Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges.
    • Personal trekking gears and equipments.
    • Personal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water and hot shower, cold drinks.
    • Laundries.
    • Tips for Trekking Guide and Porter (mandatory).
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of  flight due to weather, strikes, and accident etc.

Map of Trip

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Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax
  • Duration: 20 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 4350m
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  • Region: Ganesh Himal Region
  • Activity:Sightseeing, Camping/ Tea House/ Lodge/ HomeStay Trekking
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