Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.Mode of Travel : Land
just North of Kathmandu is Ganesh Himal region newly opened Ruby Valley Trek, It is so named because it is the only place in Nepal where beautiful commercial grade rubies are found. Here the beautiful snow capped peaks of the Ganesh Himal Range rise majestically into the brilliant blue skies of the Himalayas, In the deep valley below lie some quaint little villages, one fantastic hot spring, amazing waterfalls and a roaring river that forms this deep valley. Ruby Valley has only been discovered as a trekking destination in just the past few years. The area has hardly been touched by the influx of tourism. Here you find local hospitality and incredibly low prices. Because this is a new trekking area, there are no resorts or fancy hotels in the area. Instead, you stay with families who will cook you delicious Nepali dinners and offer you hospitality like you’ve never experienced before. The Upper Valley is primarily inhabited by the Tamang and Gurung people. These are the indigenous mountain people who have called these mountains home for over a thousand years. They farm on their small, traditional farms that terrace the hillsides, creating flat land in a place where flat land is almost non-existent.
Pang Sang Pass is an incredible mountain pass that you will cross to reach the Valley. From its lofty heights, you will see the Himalayas in all four directions, including the mountains in Tibet. The panoramic view from this viewpoint is second to none for amazing beauty in all of Nepal.
Ruby Valley trekking so far is where few trekkers actually go, but that is changing as more and more visitors to Nepal have discovered this pristine trekking land. We Nepal Wilderness trekking team is proud to be able to be one of the few companies that have qualified to bring visitors to this incredible place. It is the Nepal of 50 years ago that you will encounter a true step back in time. Isn’t it time to discover Ruby Valley for you.
Recheck your Equipment after planning to Ruby Valley Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired and buy in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves, sun cream. for more info please contact us
Respect privacy when taking photographs during the Ruby Valley Trekking, Respect local traditions, customs, and values, holy places. Monastery, temples, Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging, Let the Himalayas change you – Do not change them, Protect the natural environment, use dustbin for dry paper or burn and packets in a safe place, Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.