Ruby Valley Trekking

  • 9 Days
Price per personUS$499
We Offer Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 699
2 - 2 US$ 599
3 - 5 US$ 555
6 - 10 US$ 499
11 - 16 US$ 479
09 July, 2020
$699 x 1 guests:
$699

Total
$699
Customize My Trip
  • Trip Duration9 Days
  • Difficulty LevelEasy
  • Best SeasonFeb, Mar, Apri, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
  • Max Altitude3800 m

Overview

The Ruby Valley Trek is a newly opened trekking trail provides excellent opportunity to walk through Gurung and Tamang villages, high passes such as Pangsang pass and Singla pass with the opportunity to spend time with local people. Both homestay and camping trek options available on this trekking route as per your trek duration and budget.

Ganes Himal in the Northwest side of Kathmandu is the main target of our trek. With this Langtang Himal and Manaslu Himal are included. Soaring waterfall of Ganga and Jamuna is very important. We are surrounded by an attractive environment. We get full enjoyment trekking in a ruby valley.

Syabrubesi is the gateway to Ruby Valley. Just in five days, our trek is completed. For five days we settle our night in Gatlang, Somdang, Tipling, Chalishvillages. Most villages are of the Tamang community. We can explore their local culture and tradition. Our first two day goes hard as we need to climb up the hill. From the third day, our trek goes easier. It will be very easy to walk downhill. Our surrounding is very beautiful. We will drive back to Kathmandu. The last glimpses of Ganesh Himal from our bus will impress us so much.

Ruby Valley is easy and short to walk. It is in the category of the moderate route. This route is favorable in the month of February, March, April, September, October, and November. If you want to trek in this route, just have the contact at Alpine Ramble Pvt. Ltd. You will not have any fear and risk with our team. We make the provision of professionally expert guides. Management of all documents and their verification is done by our team. Everything and step are taken according to your wish. The moments with our team will be memorable in your lifetime.

Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu - Syaprubesi and Arughat - Kathmandu
  • marvelous mountain views of Ganesh, Langtang, and Mansu ranges 
  • Explore the unique local culture of Tamang and Gurung Communities people 
  • Experience the local culture and their lifestyle
  • Experience the homestay trip 

 

Complimentary Benefits Of This Trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, Down jacket and walking poles (rental is included if needed)
  • Duffle bag if required  (Optional) 
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company HIKING T-shirt
  • An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse in high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.
  • WOKI TOKI - for communicating in distance one to another place and that's for a potentially critical situation on the  trek

Itinerary

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We drive to Sybrubesi in the early morning by public bus. Sybrubesi is the gateway for the Langtang and Ruby Valley trekking trails, located on the bank of Langtang River. Enjoy a stunning view of Langtang Range along the route as we pass the Trushli River, Ramche Gaon, and Dhunche Bazaar along a narrow and winding road. We will have dinner and overnight at a local lodge.

  • Trekking lodge
  • 6 hrs
  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • 1470m

In the morning, we start the trek to Ghatlang Village, also located along the Tamang Heritage Trail. Tamang is native to the Rasuwa region and is famous for its traditional culture, heritage, and rituals. Explore the local village at your own pace. We will have dinner and overnight at a local lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • 5 hrs
  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • 1900 m

Today, Today trek towards Yuri kharka through the trekking trail passing through Rhododendron and Pine Forest with a superb view of Langtang, we will have lunch at Kharka and we continue towards Khurpu Banjyang (3570m) passing the hill we descend downhills as we Following a downhill trail to the Somdang River, this is a border region for Rasuwa and Dhading Districts. You will enjoy the scenic view of Somdang Valley with the en-route visit to Chukarma Waterfall, exceeding a length of 200 meters. Enjoy dinner and overnight at a local lodge and stone hut.

    The next day, the trek is one of the highlights of the entire trip as we follow wilderness topography and have an uphill climb to Pangsang Pass. Pasang Pass has the best viewpoint to see a 270-degree mountain view of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Range, and Manaslu Range. This area is a pocket-zone for herbal plants, which still are used making traditional Tibetan medicine. We will brief you about these rare herbs and their use by the local people. Enjoy the stunning sunset view from the Pass and the late evening or night will be enlightened by the sparkling stars and full moon. Dinner and overnight will be at a stone hut.

      Today, we will descend to Chalish Village, which is a cultural hub to witness the Tamang and Gurung communities. Pass several Mane and Buddhist Prayer flags along the route. We will be welcomed by the local people from the Mother and Father Development Community with traditional rituals. If we are lucky, we will witness a traditional Jhankari Shaman dance, which is influenced by both Tibetan and Hindu culture. We will be staying with a local family to get an insight into the rural community, their traditional way of life and culture.

        After having our morning breakfast at Chalish gaon than our journey starts onwards shading villages following the beautiful river valley with the absolutely amazing scenery of nature. Today trek is about 4/5 hours to changing the village. Khading is one of the largest Gurung villages in the Ganesh Himal region which offers an exotic Ganesh view, brilliant Gurung culture, Gumba temples, and great hospitality.

          In the morning, we will trek down to Jharlang Village to visit a typical village located on the floor of the mountains. We will pass through Pine Forest, farmland, and watershed areas. Our dinner and overnight will be at a local lodge.

            Today we drive to back to Kathmandu by public bus.

            Note: All above trekking hours and distances are approximate and it’s absolutely for general ideas only 

              Trip inclusion

              • International Airport- Hotel- Airport pick up and drop off by private car/Jeep/ Hiace.
              • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
              • Alpine Ramble’s experienced, government licensed, English speaking trekking guide.
              • All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
              • All necessary papers 
              • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, and down jacket on request (optional)
              • Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek
              • Assistant guide for the group 6 or above
              • Drive from Kathmandu to Dundure- Kathamndu 
              • Supplementary snacks: energy bar, crackers, and cookies, etc.
              • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every evening after dinner.
              • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
              • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
              • Alpine Ramble’s complimentary free T-shirt/  route map and a duffel bag (if required)
              • Oximeter to measure your oxygen and Pulse level during the trek in the mountain, it’s very useful for all the trekkers to be aware of the high altitude sickness.
              • Compressive first aid box (Guide will carry it throughout the trek).
              • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by your Travel Insurance)
              • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses
              • Nepal entry visa fees (you can easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
              • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule (Foods and accommodations before and after the trek) 
              • All kinds of beverages (tea/coffee, coke, beers, water, etc).
              • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
              • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
              • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, WIFI, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a trek.
              • Travel insurance has to cover emergency rescue evacuation from the high-altitude up to 5000 m.
              • Personal trekking equipment for this trek 
              • Tipping  (expected by guide and staffs)
              • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section of this trek.

              Trip Info

              Personal Travel Insurance

              Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided an adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness that will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

              Health and Fitness requirement

              Kopra Ridge Trek is moderate trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey.  The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentally to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be greatly helped you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting the gym etc.

              Accommodation during the Trek

              Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in the best hotel basically on 3 stars, on a twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometimes if you are single you get the single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in an area

              Passport and Visa

              Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

              Meals and Drinking Water

              In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have a menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of the meal as you like to eat from the menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has a well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh, and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; a variety of pieces of bread, a variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or mineral bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy a water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.

              Trekking Equipment

              What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
              a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
              b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp, or torchlight
              c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
              d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
              e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
              f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
              g. Zipper provides additional venting options that are good for changing temperatures. 
              h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
              i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
              g. Inner cloths as you need

              Lower Body-Legs. 
              a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
              b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

              Feet 
              a. 2Pair of liner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening, and 1Pair light sports shoe.

              b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
              c. Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
              d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
              e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.

              Environment:

              The Kopra Ridge trek areas embrace the entire Annapurna region. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

              Best Season

              The best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with an outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best option.

              Hotels in Kathmandu

              Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.

              Trip Start Dates and Cost

              Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt, would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us [email protected]

              Responsible for Tourism

              Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below. 
              a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
              b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
              c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel, and dispose of rubbish
              d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.