Ruby Valley names after precious stones found in Ganesh Himal Region between the two popular trekking destinations Langtang and Manaslu. It touches Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts of Nepal. We can observe the culture and tradition of different ethnic groups like Tamang, Gurung, Ghale, Newar, Chepang, Bramhin, Chhetri, Dalit etc. in this region.
During the trek, we can have experience of walking in off the beaten trails and we can enjoy with varieties of wild flowers , Ganesh Himal Range, The Ganesh massif is named in honor of Hindu deity Ganesh, son of Shiva and Parvati. The Ganesh Himal area has some excellent viewpoints that offer magnificent views of peaks and valleys. Most rewarding are the magnificent Ganga Jamuna twin waterfalls, black ( Kalo) Lake, white (Seto) lake, Ganesh Kunda lake, natural hot spring and Tripura Sundari temple.
Trip summery in facts: Trip Title: Ruby Valley Trek Maximum Elevation: 3691m. Walking Level: 5-7 hours per day. Trip Duration: 20 Days Mode of Operation: Lodge + Camping Trek. Best Season: Mar, Apr, May & Sept, Oct, Nov. Trip Grade: Moderate Group size: Minimum: 2 people to Maximum: 18 people
Outline Itinerary: Ruby Valley Trek Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, welcome by ART member and transfer to hotel 2 star bed and breakfast. Day 02: Kathmandu-Shyabru Besi (8-9 hrs drive). Overnight in Lodge. Day 03: Shyabru Besi-Chawatar- Gatlang (1 hr drive, 5- 6 hrs trek).Overnight in Lodge. Day 04: Gatlang-Parvati Kunda-Yuri Kharka-Somdang 3271m (6-7 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 05: Somdang-Pangsang Pass 3842m (4 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 06: Pangsang Pass-Tipling– Shertung-Chalish 1875m (5-6 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 07: Chalish-Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402m (4 -5 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 08: Hindung-Thulo Dhunga 3337m (4-5 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 09: Thulo Dhunga-Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m (6 hrs trek).Overnight in Tent. Day 10: Exploration Day/viewpoint.Overnight in Tent. Day 11: Return from Base Camp to Hindung (7-8 hrs trek).Overnight in Tent. Day 12: Hindung-hot springs-Racyat Gaon/Kapur Gaon 1500m (5-6 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 13: Rachyat/Kapur Gaon-Lapa-Khading Gaon 2025m (4-5 hrs trek).Overnight in Tent. Day 14: Khading Gaon to Magne Goth 2950m (4 hrs trek).Overnight in Tent. Day 15: Magne Goth – Lapu Danda 1250m (5-6 hrs trek).Overnight in Tent. Day 16: Lapu Danda – Ganga Jamuna 950m (5-6 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 17: Ganga Jamuna - Tripura Sundari 850m (5-6 hrs trek). Overnight in Tent. Day 18: Tripura Sundari - Kathmandu (6-7 hrs drive) and transfer to hotel 2 star bed and breakfast. Day 19: Kathmandu rest day hotel 2 star bed and breakfast. Day 20: International departure.
-Airport-hotel transfer by private car or tourist mini bus according to group size.
-2 nights 2 star level Hotel in Kathmandu at Thamel touristic city with breakfast.
-Trekking permits of Ganesh Himal area and TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System).
-Accommodation in Lodge + Camping with foam mattress twin basis .
-Food (breakfast, lunch & dinner) with hot drinks during the trek.
-Camping equipment: tents, mattress, kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils, table, chairs etc.
-Salary, insurance, transport, food and accommodation for guide, cook and porters.
-Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and Tripura Sundari to Kathmandu by bus as mentioned in above itinerary.
-13 % VAT compulsory government tax and other local taxes.
-Experienced & professional English speaking trekking guide, assistant guide, cook and porters.
-Nepal tourist visa fee 40 $ for a month. Nepal visa can be obtained upon arrival.
-International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
-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.
-Travel, trekking and helicopter rescue insurance.
-Cold and alcoholic drinks.
-Personal high altitude medicines, first aid kits, equipment, gears, cloths, sleeping bag -20 degree etc.
-Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge of camera or mobile and gas shower in mountain.
-Tips for guide, assistant guide, cook and porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.