Ruby Valley Trek is situated between two popular trekking destinations of Nepal i.e. Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation Area. This trek is a great opportunity to explore the wilderness of nature away from the hustle of city life. You will be bestowed with magnificent views of top-notch mountains like Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu, Langtang ranges as a part of this pristine trek.
Psangsang Pass located at 3900 meters is the highest point of Ruby Valley trekking and it offers mesmerizing views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Hiunchuli etcetera. Also called Ruby Valley Ganesh Himal Trek, this trek is a full homestay trek located in the off-the-beaten trails. Alongside nature teeming vacation, this trek also served a purpose for a socio-cultural enthusiast, since you will get a glimpse of the lifestyle of local ethnic groups like Tamang, Rai, Ghale, Chepang, etc.
This trek begins from Syabrubesi and progresses with popular villages like Gatlang, Somdang, Tipling, etc. En route, you will trek through dense rhododendron forest, perennial rivers, stunning waterfalls, lush hills, etc.
The best time for Ruby Valley Trekking is Autumn and Spring season. This 12-day long itinerary brought to you by Greater Himalaya is quite flexible and you can make some minor adjustments as per your requirement and preference.
Major Attractions of Ruby Valley Trek
• Mountain views of Langtang ranges, Ganesh Himal ranges, etc.
• Experience the incomparable serenity and culture along the trail
• Glimpse of the lifestyle of local Tamang and Gurung settlements.
• 270-degree mountains view from Psangsang la Pass
• Heart-warming hospitality of the locals
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350m).
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1500 m); Approximately 8 hours of drive
Day 03: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2337 m): Approx. 6 hours of trek
Day 04: Trek from Gatlang to Somdang (3271 m); Approx. 6 to 7 hours of trek
Day 05: Acclimatization day
Day 06: Trek from Somdang to Tipling (3842 meters) via Pangsang la Pass
Day 07: Trek from Tipling to Shertung (1875 m); Approx. 5 to 6 hours of trek
Day 08: Trek from Shertung to Chalish Gaon (2674 meters); Approx. 5 hours of trek
Day 09: Trek from Chalish gaon to Jharlang (3000 m); Approx. 5 to 6 hours of trek
Day 10: Trek from Jharllang Gaun to Darkha Gaun (850 m); Approx. 7 hours of trek
Day 11: Trek from Darkha Gaun to Darkha Phedi and drive to Kathmandu (1310 m); Approx. / 7 hours of drive
Day12: Final departure from Kathmandu