Nepal - Ruby Valley Trekking (9 days) Book Now

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Ruby valley trekking is one of the least explored trekking destinations of Nepal, where one can experience the new lands, trail, topography, culture along with the sheer untouched side of nature along with the surroundings. The name of this trek is given as there is the high potentiality of the red precious stone which is called Ruby. While undertaking this trek, one can experience the lifestyle, family status, culture and traditions of the local people i.e. native Tamang and Gurung tribes from this village. The walking trail includes steep ups and downs, flatlands, valleys and lush green forests. From different en route places, you can have the wonderful view of Ganesh, Langtang Lirung, Boudha Himal, Hiunchuli Dorje Lakpa and other mountain ranges. For foods and accommodations, there is the presence of tea houses and local lodges; which provides basic facilities for the travelers and trekkers.

 

Included in the Cost

  • All land transportation by private vehicle.
  • 2nights accommodation in 4-star hotel at Kathmandu in a room only basis.
  • Accommodation throughout the trek on room only basis.
  • All necessary permits to treks and Expeditions.
  • All Camping equipment.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • First aid kit 

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extars cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

FAQ

Answer

Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.

  • Day 1

    Arrival in kathmandu 1400m


    Welcome to the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), our representative will meet, greet and welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the booked hotel. After reaching to the hotel, check in hotel and have a rest for a while as you might be having Jet Lag and later on you can go to stroll around the local streets of Thamel and to its nearby places. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 2

    Kathmandu to Shyabru Besi (1503m) Drive duration: 8/9 hours


    After having Breakfast in the hotel, you will begin your day with a drive to Shyabru Beshi, gateway to the Langtang Valley where Bhote Koshi and Langtang Rivers flows together. The drive is really interesting which passes via Trisuli Bazaar, Ramchhe Gaon, and Dhunchhe Bazaar. The road is narrow and a bit adventurous and zigzags road but you will really enjoy the amazing landscape along with the scenic beauty of vegetation on the way. After reaching Shyabru besi check-in lodge and have rest. Overnight in local lodge.
  • Day 3

    Shyabru Beshi to Gatlang (2337m) via Chawatar Hike duration: 5/6 hours


    After breakfast, you will follow the off trail to the west up to the Bahun Danda Pass and then down to the Tamang settlement. The Tamang settlement is an important village on the Tamang Heritage Trail. You will hike to Gatlang by way of Chawatar. Gatlang is a Tamang village with unique customs, traditions, culture, and way of living. Just a few distances above from the village, Parvati Kunda; a famous Kunda for Hindus lies which are popular during Janai Purnima when thousands of pilgrims are attracted to the sacred pond and nearby temple. After exploring the surroundings get back to the hotel. Overnight in local lodge.
  • Day 4

    Gatlang to Somdang (3271m) via Yuri Kharka Hike duration: 6/7 hours


    After breakfast in the morning, you will start to hike towards Somdang. At first, you have to walk above through pine and rhododendron forest to a lunch point of Yuri Kharka. After having lunch with Yuri Kharka, you will continue your way up to Khurphu Bhanjyang and then drop down to the Somdang River, the border between Rasuwa and Dhading districts. Walking for some time from the Somdong river will take you to the Somdang. After reaching Somdang check-in lodge and have a sound rest. Overnight in local lodge.
  • Day 5

    Somdang to Tipling (2078m) via Pangsang Pass (3842 m) Hike duration: 5/6 hours


    From Somdong River, you will commence your trek to reach Pangsang Kharka. It is a viewpoint located at the southwest of Somdong village with a broad panorama of the surrounding terrain. You can see the soaring peaks of Manaslu and the Ganesh Himal Range. The whole Ganesh Himal region is full of with valuable herbal floras. Previously, herbs were taken to Tibet along an ancient trade route and exchanged for salt, livestock, wool, and turquoise. Descending from the Pangsang pass, you will head towards Tipling. Tipling village has the majority of Tamang people so it has a beautiful Tamang culture show including jhankri or shaman dance, Ghode/horse dances, which are believed to be brought from the Tibetan culture. Overnight in local lodge.
  • Day 6

    Tipling to Shertung/Chalish (1700m) Hike duration: 5/6 hours


    Today, you will descend to cross the Adha Khola on a box bridge and ascend to the villages of Shertung and Chalish. Shertung is inhabited mainly by Tamang. The name Shertung means 'place of gold' whereas Chalish is inhabited primarily by Gurung, Ghale, and Kami. There used to be Newar people but they migrated to Kathmandu city. The locals have their own culture and lifestyle which can be the point of attraction for visitors.
  • Day 7

    Chalish to Darkha Gaun (850m) via Borang and Percho Hike duration: 6/7 hours


    After breakfast, your day starts with a trek to Borang village for the final destination of the day Darkha Gaun. From Borang you will get down to Percho where we will stop for lunch. After lunch, you will continue trekking to Darkha Gaon. Passing through suspension bridge you will see breathtaking views of Ankhu Khola and Chyamchyat as well as the Re village. Crossing the bridge, you finally reach Darkha Gaon. This village has a mix culture of Brahmin, Tamang, and Dalits. Overnight in local lodge.
  • Day 8

    Darkha Gaun to Dhading Besi via Darkha Phedi and drive back to Kathmandu (1400m) Hike duration: 4/5 hours, Drive duration: 2 hours


    Today is your last day of the trek. After having breakfast in Darkha Gaun, you will trek all the way down to Darkha Phedi which takes 45 minutes downhill walk. From Darkha Besi, you will drive to Dhading Besi through rough and tough zigzag road, which will take 3 - 4 hours. The road goes from Ankhu Khola to Kimdang phedi village as well as Katunje and Jyamrung village. You can enjoy the fabulous landscapes on the way. From Dhading, you will take the bus and drive back to Kathmandu which takes 3 hours. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 9

    Departure


    Today is your last day in Nepal. Have your breakfast in the morning and later on our office representative will come to pick you up at the hotel to transfer you to the airport regarding your flight time. Have a safe journey onwards.

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