Ruby Valley Trekking

Trip CostUS$ 450 (Per Person)
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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The Ruby Valley Trek is newly opened trekking trail provide 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 option available on this trekking route as per your trek duration and budget.

Ganes Himal in 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 the attractive environment. We get full enjoyment trekking in a ruby valley.

Syabrubesi is the gateway of Ruby Valley. Just in five days, our trek is completed. For five days we settle our night in Gatlang, Somdang, Tipling, Chalish and darkha villages. Most villages are of 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. In this way, our endpoint will be Dharka Phedi. 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 provision of professionally expert guides. Management of all documents and its verification are done by our team. Everything and step are taken according to your wish. The moments with our team will be memorable in your lifetime.

Trip Highlights of Ruby Valley Trekking

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu - Syaprubesi and Arughat - Kathmandu
  • marvelous mountain vies 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 

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Drive Sybrubesi – 8-9 Hours Drive
  • Day 02: Trek to Gatlang Village
  • Day 03: Trek to Somdang
  • Day 04: Pasngsang pass
  • Day 05: trek to Chalish Gaon
  • Day 06: Trek to Khading
  • Day 07: Trek to Jharlang
  • Day 08: Trek to Dundre Khola and drive to Besi Sahar
  • Day 09: Drive back Kathmandu

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Drive Sybrubesi – 8-9 Hours Drive 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.
  • Day 02:Trek to Gatlang Village In the morning, we start the trek to Ghatlang Village, also located along the Tamang Heritage Trail. Tamang is native to Rasuwa region and is famous for their traditional culture, heritage, and rituals. Explore the local village at your own pace. We will have dinner and overnight at a local lodge.
  • Day 03:Trek to Somdang 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.
  • Day 04:Pasngsang pass 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. Pangsang 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.
  • Day 05:trek to Chalish Gaon 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 of the rural community, their traditional way of life and culture.
  • Day 06:Trek to Khading 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 Ganesh Himal region which offers an exotic Ganesh view, brilliant Gurung culture, Gumba temples and great hospitality.
  • Day 07:Trek to Jharlang 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.
  • Day 08:Trek to Dundre Khola and drive to Besi Sahar Today, we trek down to Dundra Khola and board a local jeep to Dhading Besi. We will have dinner and overnight at a local lodge.
  • Day 09:Drive back Kathmandu Today we drive to back Kathmandu by public bus and you will

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  •  Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide. 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and a porter.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for a porter and your guide.
  • All required permits
  • Accommodation 2-night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • tea house lodge during the trek
  • Arranged an emergency helicopter services (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Trekking equipment such as a Sleeping bag, down jacket etc.. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • Kathmandu-to-Kathmandu by local vehicle.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.   

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Departure Details

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
23 August, 2018 31 August, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
02 September, 2018 10 September, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
10 September, 2018 18 September, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
21 September, 2018 29 September, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
26 September, 2018 04 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
30 September, 2018 08 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
01 October, 2018 09 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
06 October, 2018 14 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
10 October, 2018 18 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
13 October, 2018 21 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
17 October, 2018 25 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
20 October, 2018 28 October, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
30 October, 2018 07 November, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
01 November, 2018 09 November, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
08 November, 2018 16 November, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
17 November, 2018 25 November, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed
29 November, 2018 07 December, 2018 US $450 Guaranteed

Clients Reviews

  • Gary E
    Gary E
    Canada Published: Monday, November 13, 2017

    Adventure & Learning!

    Rating:

    Dil has been our guide for several service-learning programs in the Ruby Valley area of Nepal. He has worked with our Canadian not-for-profit organization, Zen's Outdoor Leadership Camp for Youth, to co-lead treks and assist with research. His energy and enthusiasm are always appreciated! He is reliable and passionate about…Continue

  • Cat Isfan
    Cat Isfan
    United States Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Best trip ever

    Rating:

    I absolutely love what they stand for and how they go above and beyond to take care of their clients. I have had the joy to trek to Everest Base Camp multiple times, with both Dil and Dilman, and would highly recommend their services to anyone looking for an amazing…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness 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 mentality 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 gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, on twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime  if you are single you get 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 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 minerals 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 addition venting options which 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 loner 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

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 outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

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 info@alpineramble.com

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/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.