"Ruby Valley Trek in Ganesh Himal Region of Nepali latest hidden trekking trail in Nepal."
Although near both tourist destinations of Kathmandu and Pokhara, The Ganesh Himal Region has remained unknown to most of the visitors coming to Nepal. The unexplored area is concealed between the part of popular Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation Area. This part of Nepal is blessed with a variety of geographical, cultural and biodiversity. Various viewpoints across the trail offer the magnificent view of Ganesh Himal range. Ganga ( The twin waterfalls ), Kalo, Seto, and Ganesh Kunda, hot springs, religion, and the culture are the attractions of the religion.
The area is populated with people of various communities. Tamang, Gurung, and Ghale are the dominant Communities in the North whereas Brahmin, Chhetri, Newar, Chepang, and Dalits are in the South. There are least 10 separate Trekking itineraries recommended for promising and unforgettable adventures.
Highlights of Ruby Valley Trek
- The driving road from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi to Chillemi and Dhading Bensi to Kathmandu.
- Remote and hidden Valley trek with homestay and camping trek.
- Langtang National park and Manaslu conservation area.
- Tamang, Gurung and Chepang people People major cast in this region.
- Ganesh Himal region.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu.
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking staff with a warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with a briefing regarding Ruby valley trek, hotels, lodge on the route with doing and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu To SyapruBesi 1,503 meter, 8-9 hrs.
Today we will start our journey to Ruby valley trek by driving towards Syafru Besi, which will take us about 8 to 9 hours. Enjoy the mesmerizing views and landscape followed by the Langtang and Trishuli river. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Trek From Syafru Besi to Gatlang, 2240 m, 5-6 hrs.
Our actual trek starts from today as we proceed towards a beautiful cultural village named Gatlang. While trekking you will experience the amazing natural trails, hospitable locals, typical Tamang culture. Gatlang is nestled high on a hillside among terrace field. Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 04: Trek from Gatlang to Somdang, 3,500 m, 5 hrs.
After having breakfast at the hotel in the morning our trek for today starts and it will take us about 5 hours to reach our destination for today which is Somdang. while trekking one can enjoy the stunning mountain views of Langtang Himal range, Ganesh Himal, Palmore Peak, and many other unnamed peaks. Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 05: Acclimatization Day
This day, you hike to Lari mine Company. We may enjoy the view of Paldor peak and other Mountain View and overnight at the same place.
Day 06: Trek from Somdang to Pansang Bhanjyang to Tipling, 7 hrs.
we leave early in the morning with Pack lunch. Pangsang Kharka is a viewpoint southwest of Somdang village with a broad panorama of the surrounding terrain. To the north are the soaring peaks of Manaslu and the Ganesh Himal Range. The large meadow is graced with a giant entry gateway and is a sensational location for camping and taking in the breathtaking scenery.
Day 07: Tipling To Shertung, 1,875 m, 5-6 hrs.
Descend to cross the Adha Khola on a box bridge and ascend to the sister villages of Shertung and Chalish, regally overlooking the fertile river valley and abundant fields. Shertung is inhabited mainly by Tamang. The name Shertung means 'place of gold'. According to a legend, two brothers in search of gold were led here by a dream and thus the settlement was born. Overnight at Lodge
Day 08: Trek to Chalish Gaon (Village), 1,675 m, 5 hrs.
After breakfast, trek down to Chalish village taking 30 minutes’ walk, leave your most of the luggage and trek to Tatopani (hot springs) walking one and half hour where pack lunch will be suited to eat (no lodge has built yet). Enjoy half of the day taking bath with one of the best hot spring of this region. After enjoying return back to Chalish village.
Day 09: Trek Chalish to Jharlang, 3000 m, 5-6 hrs.
After breakfast trek to Mani Danda – 30 minutes’ walk from where you will see the breathtaking Ganesh Himal ranges mountain views and a stone through entire Chalish village views on the back. Trek continued passing Deul danda, Gobre village (hilly walking slow walking is recommended with your guide and porter), Chhap danda and Bandari Bhir where rock climbing possibility has been seen.
Day 10: Trek to Darkha Gaun (850 m) to Jharlang Gaon, 6-7 hrs.
After breakfast trek most of the way down to Jharlang Phedi walking 2 ½ hours passing paddy terraces and surrounding landscapes. Passing through suspension bridges, breathtaking views of Ankhu Khola and Chyamchyat as well as Ri village another side of the river finally reach Darkha gaon.
Day 11: Dharka Gaon to Dhading Besi and drive back to Kathmandu.
After breakfast trek all the way down to Darkha Phedi taking 45 minutes downhill walk and then take sharing local Jeep with other people and the arrive in Dhading Besi after 3-4 hours rough and tough zig –zags road drive. Crossing through Ankhu Khola as well as Kimdang Phedi villages, Katunje village, and Jyamrung village will make you breathtaking scenic driving having fabulous landscape surroundings. From Dhading change another bus and drive back to Kathmandu taking 3 hours driving.
Day 12: Transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Today, last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Everest High Two Pass trekking, as per your time for international flight, Sherpa Expedition and Trekking
staff transfer you to the airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- The warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
1. Trekking equipment
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:
- Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
- Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
- Daypack bag for yourself
- A down Jacket
- Shade hat
- Warm wool hat to cover your ears
- A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
- T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
- Lightweight thermal tops.
- Fleece jacket.
- Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
- A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
- Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
- Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
- Four pairs of liner warm socks
- A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
- A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
- A pair sandal (Optional)
- A water bottle.
- Head/Torch Light.
2. Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)
3. Miscellaneous but Important
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
- Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
- Pocket knife.
- Water purification Iodine tablets
- Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.