Ruby Valley Trekking

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  • Total Duration:14 Days
  • Best Time:March - May , September - December
  • Max Elevation:4,045 m
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Moderate-adventurous
All inclusive price $1099PP
“on the hidden pockets of Mid-West Nepal Himalaya in the shade of Ganesh Himal”


  • Exceptional scenery of hidden areas within beautiful Ruby valley and Ganesh Himal
  • Unique dramatic landscaped with views of rolling green hills and high snowcapped peaks
  • Explore traditional Tamang & Magar tribal villages of great cultural interests
  • Constant view of snow-clad peaks on daily walks from beginning to an end of the trek
  • Enchanting alpine woods of tall rhododendron and magnolia a natural garden in flowering time
  • Striking panorama of Ganesh-Langtang - Manaslu as far towards Annapurna Himalaya
  • On least trekked areas of Ruby valley within massive Ganesh Himal in the complete wilderness

Trip Facts

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Moderate-adventurous
  • Max Elevation:4,045 m
  • Total Duration:14 Days
  • Best Time:March - May , September - December
  • Trekking Duration :11 Days
  • Area of trekking:Nepal's Mid Himalaya around Ruby valley
  • Activities:Trekking, Historical & Cultural Excursion
  • Trip Start/End:Kathmandu
  • Transportation:Private vehicles /Local Bus
  • Accommodation:Double/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge
  • Meals:Full board in Trekking & Breakfast basis in City
  • Average walking:4 hrs to 6 hours treks
  • Group size:02-08 pax

Ruby Valley trekking, one of the most stunning and captivating adventure destinations where few trekkers and explorer often ventured around hidden Ruby valley in the shade of towering bulk Ganesh Himal also known as Yangri by the native of the area.

Ruby Valley Trekking areas located in Nepal North Mid-West close to Ganesh-Manaslu and Langtang Himal, the region retains its pristine environment and undisturbed by other main flow of trekkers and visitors.

Trekking Plan have explored and found this region quite different to other trekking destination of Nepal Himalaya, a perfect adventure for people seeking new routes and off the beaten tracks where you will be in absolute wilderness of mountains, green valley and ridges includes traverse over the highest point of the adventure at Sing-la pass at above 4.045 m high offering commanding views of close snowcapped mountain views.

Starting with an interesting drive towards the north-west of Kathmandu and then walking past town and villages into rugged and scenic terrain with constant views of mountains and incredible scenery of surrounding green landscapes, as walk leads into densely forested areas of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, and pines tree lines.

This is one of the few treks where you will be in complete isolation for some days away from human habitation and villages, in sheer wilderness as walk progress heading towards high ridge and pass to reach the other end of beautiful Ruby valley around Dhading district where our fantastic adventure ends with a drive back to Kathmandu, after a blissful adventure on Ruby Valley Trekking.

Ruby valley short trek outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350 m / 4,430 ft and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu with half day sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Drive to Bhalche / Thulogaon 1,850 m via Trisuli and Bhetrawati towns – 07 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Rupchet 2,850 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek and cross Singla pass 4,045 m and camp at the bottom 3,240m – 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Shertung 1,920 m or Chalis-Gaon 1,674 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Nebar 2,020 m via Tatopani (hot-spring) – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Lapa-Gaon 1,850 m via Timaldanda and Lapchet – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Ri-Gaon 1,550 m via Bramachet Danda (ridge) – 06 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Phul-Kharka 1,210 m – 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek over Jyamrung-Danda overnight camp at Chap Bhanjyang 1,550 m – 06 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Dhading Besi 950 m via Gola and Murli Bhanjyang – 05 hrs walks.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu 1,310 m – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Final International departure from Nepal.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350 m / 4,430 ft and transfer to Hotel

On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with a warm welcome greeting and then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.

After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for a briefing on Ruby Valley Trekking, here our guide provides you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us.

The evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu with half day sightseeing tour at places of interest

Morning, depart from the hotel for an exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest,  Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites.

After an interesting tour, free preparation for Ruby Valley Trekking next early morning.

Day 03: Drive to Balche 1,850 m via Trisuli and Bhetrawati towns - 07 hrs

Adventure begins with an overland journey of few hours to North West of Kathmandu valley, as drive leads past Nuwakott and Trisuli town around warmer areas, and then reaching a remote farm village at Bhalche / Thulogaon after driving past Trisuli and Bhetrawati village to reach at Bhalche.

A nice hill village which is slowly becoming into a town, as motorable road been constructed past few years connecting with Trisuli Bazaar and Betrwati town this will be our overnight stop at Bhalche / Thulogaon in the comfort of the local lodge with an option of camping.

Day 04: Trek to Rupchet 2,850 m - 06 hrs

First day trek starts towards north with glorious views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks as walk continues into cooler alpine region, heading past Gumbu and Phikuri Danda ridges walking through few farm villages and cattle grazing fields to reach at Rupchet within lovely rhododendron-oaks and pine trees surrounding, an isolated spot and a summer pastureland of the local village here with overnight camp on a grassy meadow.

Day 05: Trek and cross Singla pass 4,045 m and camp at the bottom 3,240m - 05 hrs

After a wonderful stop at Rupchet and with fresh morning walks as our route leads north, shortly after few hours of good, scenic climb for few hours reaching on top at Singla pass with commanding views of rolling hills and valleys includes Ganesh Himal massive peaks, Manaslu towards west and as far to Langtang Himal towards east.

After an eye catching panorama walk descend towards the bottom of Singla pass at about 3,240 m for overnight camp.

Day 06: Trek to Shertung 1,920 m or Chalis-Gaon 1,674 m - 05 hrs

An interesting walk this morning to reach at Shertung and Chalis gaon (meaning 40 smaller villages) as walk leads with views of massive Ganesh Himal heading north into a nice and lovely forest surrounding with many cattle herders temporary shelters, a nice grazing areas with short up and downhill walk and then reaching at Shertung, here with nice refreshing stop heading downhill for few hours reaching a lovely village of Chalis Gaon of Tamang people a high hill the tribe of Tibetan origin and Buddhist culture.

Day 07: Trek to Nebar 2,020 m via Tatopani (hot-spring) - 05 hrs

Morning walk leads to a short climb above Tikkas Danda a ridge with spectacular views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks, and then heading downhill with pleasant gradual walk reaching at Tatopani (hot-spring) with time to take a hot bathe to ease the muscles of walking ups and downhill.

After a refreshing stop at Tatopani walk towards North to reach at Nebar a small farm settlement in the middle of no-where in a perfect wilderness of beautiful forest and views of peaks.

Day 08: Trek to Lapa-Gaon 1,850 m via Timaldanda and Lapchet - 05 hrs

After a lovely morning in a pristine surrounding heading south west over Timaldanda and to Kapur small farm village with marvelous sceneries of hills and mountains and then reaching at Lapchet, from here few hours of good walk reaching at Lapa-Gaon for the overnight stop with camping around farm fields.

Day 09: Trek to Ri-Gaon 1,550 m via Bramachet Danda (ridge) - 06 hrs

Today walk entering around Ruby beautiful valley following the walk past Kachet and Kichet to reach at Rupchet small farm village and walking into lovely woodland with views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range of peaks, a nice walk of 5-6 hours reaching at Ri-Gaon for the overnight stop, camping on a school yard or on farm terraces.

Day 10: Trek to Phul-Kharka 1,210 m - 06 hrs

From here heading south around Dhading district areas towards warmer region as the walk drops altitude every hour passing many scattered farm villages of Kutawa-Arukhet-Bandhan-Cheelang to reach a nice village at Gumdi.

From Gumdi a short uphill to Dhangarchol at 1,403 m high with fabulous views of snow-clad peaks and then descend to Phulkharka after a small place of Tinkune.

On reaching Phulkhraka with overnight camp, offering wonderful views of the nice surrounding of hills and valley with the scenery of distant mountain range.  

Day 11: Trek to Jyamrung-Danda and to Chap Bhanjyang 1,550 m - 06 hrs

An interesting today heading further down south to warmer areas of rice terraces and paddy fields, walking towards Dansing village and then to Su Bhanjyang heading south to Ekle and then reaching a large well maintained village of Hatiyakot.

From here walk to Chissapani with downhill to Ankhu Khola (stream) and climb over Jyamrung Danda ridge with short descend to reach our overnight camp at Chap Bhanjyang.

Day 12: Trek to Dhading Besi 950 m via Gola and Murli Bhanjyang - 05 hrs walks

After a wonderful overnight stop at Chap Bhanjyang with grand views of mountain and rolling green hills, our last day walk of this fabulous adventure leads to more warmer areas as the vegetation changes from alpine to semi-tropical passing many scattered farm villages of Gola and Murli Bhanjyang area to reach large town at Dhading Besi for last overnight on the foot hills of Ganesh Himal area, overnight stop in tourist standard hotels with last farewell dinner among staff and porters.

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu 1,310 m - 05 hrs

From Dhading town morning drive leads on to cross a bridge over Trisuli River at Maleku and continue the journey on a good old busy highway to Kathmandu, and then transfer to your respective hotels with the free afternoon for individual activities.

Day 14: Final International departure from Nepal

Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations.

Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and adventure on Ruby Valley Trekking.

Cost Includes

  • All airport pick up drop off by private vehicle 
  • Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant
  • Twin/double sharing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle (entrance fees extra)
  • Kathmandu to Bhalche / Thulogaon and Dhading Besi to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
  • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
  • Your cost includes insurance, wages, food and lodging for both your guide and porter. We take excellent care of our guides and porters, they are like family to us.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
  • Snacks of biscuits/peanuts and seasonal fresh fruits dessert during the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Holiday Tours Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
  • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary

Cost Excludes

  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay a departure tax for international flights)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (An Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay the helicopter in cash.)
  • In case of extra more nights accommodation, lunch and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary
  • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, phone calls, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water {it will cost between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp).}, extra porter.. etc)
  • Entrance fees for the day tours in Kathmandu
  • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column

Cost and Dates

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2nd September, 202015th September, 2020$1099Available Book Now
5th September, 202018th September, 2020$1099Available Book Now
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Suggested Equipment list for this trip

  • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We will provide one complimentary Holiday Tours Nepal duffel bag but is to be returned after the trip)
  • Day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Sun Hat/cap
  • Warm woolen cap
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket
  • Pullover or warm sweeter
  • Raincoat
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock
  • Hand gloves
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle
  • 4 seasons Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it but is to be returned after the trip)
  •  Flash or Torch light
  • Camera and batteries

" We have been trekking once with Dipak when he was our guide on two tailor-made treks in the Nepal regions of Annapurna and Everest. We had booked these treks through an agency, and we were so impressed with Dipak’s work that we stayed in contact with him. Two years later we went on a third trek..."
Norma Sherratt & Chris Sherratt ,Bristol, UK
“Everest Base Camp Trek & Jungle Safari in Chitwan” We researched many companies to book our EBC trek and after exchanged e-mails with Dipak he helped plan our EBC trek, tour in Kathmandu and Jungle Safari in Chitwan in a professional, helpful and organized manner. On arrival in Kathmandu, we were greeted at the airport with a friendly, warm welcome from Dipak and he helped settle us in at our hotel and took us out for a traditional Nepalese meal as well as organizing a day tour with guide of Kathmandu. Dipak's organization of our EBC trek was wonderful and the guide he supplied on the trek was informative, friendly and very organized in looking after us, making sure we had enough food, tea, and a decent bed for the night after a long day walking. The trek was beautiful and we had an amazing experience. We went back to Kathmandu after the trek was finished and Dipak greeted us and hear about our adventure and keep us informed about our next part of the trip - Jungle Safari in Chitwan. We stayed in Chitwan National Park for 4 nights 3 days and stayed at a lovely lodge by the river just outside the town. We went on Elephant safari, Jungle walks, bird watching, canoeing, traditional evening performance and much needed relaxing after our EBC trek. We had lovely accommodation and by the river and very helpful staff who looked after our every need. It was our first visit to Nepal and Dipak made our trip hassle free, organized and all with a warm welcome which meant we could enjoy our trek to the fullest. I would recommend Dipak and Trekking Planner services and I myself would love to return to complete some Annapurna trekking in the future and will be using Trekking Planner Nepal to do so. Many thanks for such a brilliant holiday of a lifetime! Lauren Connors Visited November 2014
We had a good trip in Nepal last year on part of the Annapurna circuit, the Jomsom trek, with Dipak as our guide. His experience and knowledge of the area are second to none and when we return to Nepal we will certainly be contacting him again. We received a first-class, personal service and, remarks from other visitors we met in various tea houses who had booked with other trekking companies, were that our package was superior to theirs. For a reliable service and interesting trek, we strongly recommend this guide and his team.
Lynne & Patrick Ward-Booth Essex,England
There are no words that can adequately describe the experience we had on the Everest View Trek (Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, the Dudh Kosi River and all the places in between). The word "Awesome" falls considerably short in describing our experience. My wife and I were recently married and from our first date, we both had always wanted to trek in the Himalayas. Deepak was the catalyst that made our Trek one of the tremendous experiences of our lives. He was knowledgeable about the mountains and the cultures. He is also a very enjoyable person to be with. And that in and of itself is extremely important if you plan any type of extended Trek. My wife and I were lucky we had the chance to have Deeps as our guide. We still keep in contact with Deeps and have recommended him to friends. Our hope is to someday get back to Nepal, and when we do, there is only one person I would want for our guide.
Mike and Molly ,USA

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