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 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, flat lands, valleys and lush green forests. From different enroute 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 are presence of tea houses and local lodges; which provides basic facilities for the travelers and trekkers.
|Reach trekking point in private vechile|
|2 night accommodation in Kathmandu on full board basis.|
|Tea House accommodation during the trek only bed basis|
|Highly experienced trek guide , English speaking and government licenced|
|Porter service (2 trekkers one porter) one porter only carries 18kgs of weight.|
|All necessary paperwork and trekking permits(ACAP , TIMS, National park fees)|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.|
|All government and local taxes|
|Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)|
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|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|
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
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 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 zig zags 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 trial 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 is popular during Janai Purnima when thousands of pilgrims are attracted to the sacred pond and nearby temple. After exploring the surroundings get back to 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 in Yuri Kharka, you will continue your way up to Khurphu Bhanjyang and then dropping down to the Somdang River, border between Rasuwaa and Dhading districts. Walking for sometime from the Somdong river will takes 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' where as 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 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 at Darkha Gaon. This village has 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 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 zig – zag 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 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 in the hotel to transfer you to the airport regarding your flight time. Have a safe journey onwards.
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|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|
|Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China . You caneither fly in or enter by land borders that are attached with China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival . The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe . Nepal is considered one of the safest country to travel .Chancesare Nepal is more safe than your own home country .
Yes the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking . Our experiencedguides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay .You will get boiled water in the lodges , you can also buy sealed water or purifywater using tablets .
Yourguide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English . They are carefully selectedwith the appropriate experience , attitude and leadership skills . We can alsoprovide French , German , Chinese , Japanese , Korean and Spanish speakingguides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your originalpacket and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You canalways call 100 for police assistance.
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