Ruby Valley Trekking - 14 Days

Ruby Valley Trekking - 14 Days
Trip Information
  • Duration14 Days
Highlights
  • Exceptional scenery of hidden areas within beautiful  Ruby valley  and  Ganesh Himal.
  • Unique dramatic landscaped with views of rolling green hills and high snowcapped peaks.
  • Explore traditional  Tamang  and  Magar tribal villages of great cultural interests.
  • Constant view of snow-clad peaks on daily walks from beginning to an end of the trek.
  • Enchanting alpine woods of tall rhododendron and magnolia a natural garden in flowering time.
  • Striking panorama of  Ganesh-Langtang - Manaslu  as far towards  Annapurna Himalaya.
  • On least trekked areas of  Ruby valley  within massive  Ganesh Himal  in the complete wilderness.

“on the hidden pockets of Mid-West Nepal Himalaya in the shade of Ganesh Himal”

Ruby Valley trekking, one of the most stunning and captivating adventure destinations where few trekkers and explorer often ventured around hidden Ruby valley in the shade of towering bulk Ganesh Himal also known as Yangri by the native of the area.

Ruby Valley Trekking areas located in Nepal North Mid-West close to Ganesh-Manaslu and Langtang Himal the region retains its pristine environment and undisturbed by other main flow of trekkers and visitors.

Holiday Tours Nepal have explored and found this region quite different to other trekking destination of Nepal Himalaya, a perfect adventure for people seeking new routes and off the beaten tracks where you will be in absolute wilderness of mountains, green valley and ridges includes traverse over the highest point of the adventure at Sing-la pass at above 4.045 m high offering commanding views of close snowcapped mountain views.

Starting with an interesting drive towards the north-west of Kathmandu and then walking past town and villages into rugged and scenic terrain with constant views of mountains and incredible scenery of surrounding green landscapes, as walk leads into densely forested areas of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, and pines tree lines.

This is one of the few treks where you will be in complete isolation for some days away from human habitation and villages, in sheer wilderness as walk progress heading towards high ridge and pass to reach the other end of beautiful Ruby valley around Dhading district where our fantastic adventure ends with a drive back to Kathmandu, after a blissful adventure on Ruby Valley Trekking.
 

Itinerary
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On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with a warm welcome greeting and then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.

After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for a briefing on Ruby Valley Trekking, here our guide provides you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us.

The evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

    Morning, depart from the hotel for an exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest,  Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites.

    After an interesting tour, free preparation for Ruby Valley Trekking next early morning.

      Adventure begins with an overland journey of few hours to North West of Kathmandu valley, as drive leads past Nuwakott and Trisuli town around warmer areas, and then reaching a remote farm village at Bhalche / Thulogaon after driving past Trisuli and Bhetrawati village to reach at Bhalche.

      A nice hill village which is slowly becoming into a town, as motorable road been constructed past few years connecting with Trisuli Bazaar and Betrwati town this will be our overnight stop at Bhalche / Thulogaon in the comfort of the local lodge with an option of camping.

        First day trek starts towards north with glorious views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks as walk continues into cooler alpine region, heading past Gumbu and Phikuri Danda ridges walking through few farm villages and cattle grazing fields to reach at Rupchet within lovely rhododendron-oaks and pine trees surrounding, an isolated spot and a summer pastureland of the local village here with overnight camp on a grassy meadow.

          After a wonderful stop at Rupchet and with fresh morning walks as our route leads north, shortly after few hours of good, scenic climb for few hours reaching on top at Singla pass with commanding views of rolling hills and valleys includes Ganesh Himal massive peaks, Manaslu towards west and as far to Langtang Himal towards east.

          After an eye catching panorama walk descend towards the bottom of Singla pass at about 3,240 m for overnight camp.

            An interesting walk this morning to reach at Shertung and Chalis gaon (meaning 40 smaller villages) as walk leads with views of massive Ganesh Himal heading north into a nice and lovely forest surrounding with many cattle herders temporary shelters, a nice grazing areas with short up and downhill walk and then reaching at Shertung, here with nice refreshing stop heading downhill for few hours reaching a lovely village of Chalis Gaon of Tamang people a high hill the tribe of Tibetan origin and Buddhist culture.

              Morning walk leads to a short climb above Tikkas Danda a ridge with spectacular views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks, and then heading downhill with pleasant gradual walk reaching at Tatopani (hot-spring) with time to take a hot bathe to ease the muscles of walking ups and downhill.

              After a refreshing stop at Tatopani walk towards North to reach at Nebar a small farm settlement in the middle of no-where in a perfect wilderness of beautiful forest and views of peaks.

                After a lovely morning in a pristine surrounding heading south west over Timaldanda and to Kapur small farm village with marvelous sceneries of hills and mountains and then reaching at Lapchet, from here few hours of good walk reaching at Lapa-Gaon for the overnight stop with camping around farm fields.

                  Today walk entering around Ruby beautiful valley following the walk past Kachet and Kichet to reach at Rupchet small farm village and walking into lovely woodland with views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range of peaks, a nice walk of 5-6 hours reaching at Ri-Gaon for the overnight stop, camping on a school yard or on farm terraces.

                    From here heading south around Dhading district areas towards warmer region as the walk drops altitude every hour passing many scattered farm villages of Kutawa-Arukhet-Bandhan-Cheelang to reach a nice village at Gumdi.

                    From Gumdi a short uphill to Dhangarchol at 1,403 m high with fabulous views of snow-clad peaks and then descend to Phulkharka after a small place of Tinkune.

                    On reaching Phulkhraka with overnight camp, offering wonderful views of the nice surrounding of hills and valley with the scenery of distant mountain range.  

                      An interesting today heading further down south to warmer areas of rice terraces and paddy fields, walking towards Dansing village and then to Su Bhanjyang heading south to Ekle and then reaching a large well maintained village of Hatiyakot.

                      From here walk to Chissapani with downhill to Ankhu Khola (stream) and climb over Jyamrung Danda ridge with short descend to reach our overnight camp at Chap Bhanjyang.

                        After a wonderful overnight stop at Chap Bhanjyang with grand views of mountain and rolling green hills, our last day walk of this fabulous adventure leads to more warmer areas as the vegetation changes from alpine to semi-tropical passing many scattered farm villages of Gola and Murli Bhanjyang area to reach large town at Dhading Besi for last overnight on the foot hills of Ganesh Himal area, overnight stop in tourist standard hotels with last farewell dinner among staff and porters.

                          From Dhading town morning drive leads on to cross a bridge over Trisuli River at Maleku and continue the journey on a good old busy highway to Kathmandu, and then transfer to your respective hotels with the free afternoon for individual activities.

                            Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations.

                            Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and adventure on Ruby Valley Trekking.

                              Cost Details
                              What's Included
                              • All airport pick up drop off by private vehicle 
                              • Twin/double sharing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
                              • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle (entrance fees extra)
                              • Kathmandu to Bhalche / Thulogaon and Dhading Besi to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
                              • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
                              • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                              • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
                              • Your cost includes insurance, wages, food and lodging for both your guide and porter. We take excellent care of our guides and porters, they are like family to us.
                              • Best available twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek
                              • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                              • Snacks of biscuits/peanuts and seasonal fresh fruits dessert during the trek
                              • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                              What's not Included
                              • our Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                              • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay a departure tax for international flights)
                              • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
                              • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (An Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay the helicopter in cash.)
                              • In case of extra more nights accommodation, lunch and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary
                              • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, phone calls, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water {it will cost between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp).}, extra porter.. etc)
                              • Entrance fees for the day tours in Kathmandu
                              • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
                              • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
                              • Anything not included in service includes column
                              Availability
                              • The trip departs everyday day of the year
                              • The trip and trek are fully customizable we can customize the trip according to the need and necessity of our clients

                              • The trip is available for solo travellers group travelers and private travelers

                              • We organize the trip for a large group and can provide service for a group of 100+ members as well

                              • If the given date are not appropriate for the travellers and trekkers, the trip can be conducted on the customary date provided by our clients

                              • Holiday tours Nepal advises all our clients to book at least 7 days prior so all the arrangements can be done in time, especially sometimes in the mountains where the accommodation are booked prior so prior booking helps a lot

                              Contact us at [email protected] or send us a text at +977-9816710843 or +977-9818178630 we are available 24/7 on WhatsApp, Viber, and WeChat for additional informations.

                              Useful Information

                              Equipment and Gear List

                              GeneralGeneral

                              • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                              • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                              • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                              CatUpper Body

                              • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                              • warm woolen hat
                              • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                              • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                              • Polarized sunglasses

                              TorsoTorso

                              • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                              • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                              • Waterproof rain jacket
                              • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                              • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                              LowerLower Body

                              • thermals inner
                              • Hiking pants at least 3
                              • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                              • Waterproof, windproof shell
                              • Hiking shorts

                              glovesHands

                              • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                              • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk

                              feetFeet

                              • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                              • Hiking socks
                              • Liner socks
                              • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                              • Crampons (For passes)
                              • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                              • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                              undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

                              • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                              • Sports bras (women)
                              • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                              FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                              Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

                              • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                              • Lip balm or Vaseline
                              • ointment cream
                              • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                              • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                              Optional Other Essentials

                              • Passport
                              • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                              • Reusable water bottle
                              • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                              • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                              • water bladder for the day bag
                              • small towel for personal use
                              • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                              • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                              • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                              • Power bank or extra batteries
                              • Cameras and mobile phone
                              • Cards/book
                              • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                              • Trekking poles
                              • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                              • Thermos for hot water during the night
                              • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                              • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                              • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                              • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                              • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg (33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                              • A down jacket with a hood (cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                              • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                              • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                              Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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