Ruby Valley trek 9 days Itinerary
Ruby Valley Trek is in the Ganesh Himal Region, it lies northwest of Kathmandu and comprises the area between Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation area, north of Dhading the district headquarters-inner the Ruby Valley Rural Municipality.
Ruby valley Trek territory bounded by Tirsuli valley to the east, the Budi Gandaki to the west, and the Tibet to the north, the valley is also known as Ankhu Khola valley, recently named Ruby valley because of several types of ruby mine, Metal lead, and zinc. The deep red stone rubies have been much valued.
There are several treks in the Ruby Valley area: Singla pass, Kalo Kunda, Seto Kunda, and Paldor Peak, also they are usually more strenuous, going to the higher altitude, and requiring camping gear and well equipment. Nevertheless, the trek is not easy.
Ruby valley Trek region has an inhabitant Tamang, Gurung, and Ghale indigenous ethnic peoples, Ruby Valley trek territory is a hidden gem valley, looking at rural life as it is lived.
There is a Pangasng La Pass with an elevation of 3,850 m above sea level, from The pass (Pangsang Danda) we can see clearly and close up panorama Himalayan view of snow-capped mountains like Langtang Himal ranges, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal ranges with beautiful high alpine pastures and terraces landscape.
Ruby valley trek is a homestay trekking Trail explored by TAAN in 2013, does not expect luxury tea houses because of basic accommodation homestay with Local family’s house.
Religious and culture
Ruby valley area has been inhabited by the only ghale, Gurung, and Tamang cast peoples, and Fewer numbers are Blacksmith, their main religion is Buddhism and Bon Po who worship nature and Total deity, Gurung and Ghale have Isolated cultural dress, languages than other casts of Nepal. but some of them are influenced by Christianity.
The Pangsang La Pass is an incredible mountain pass which is rise 3,850 m above sea level, from this pass you able to see four Major Ganesh Himal range. Ganesh Himal I 7422 m, Ganesh Himal II 7118 m, Ganesh III 70433 m Ganesh Himal IV 7104 m known as Babil, Salasungo, Lapsang Kharbo, it is four directions views point to the top, there are other passes also called Sing la pass Trek, which is doable only camping Trek because of no villages that side of the pass.
Nepal wilderness trekking agency leads Ruby Valley trek in the more numbers because of most of our guide area from Chalish village, Sertung Village, Lapa village and Tipling Villages of Ruby Valley Rural Municipality Dhading, our guides know more about the interior of Ruby Valley territory and cultures.
Ganesh Himal Homestay/lodge trek Mar/Apr 2018
We again organized our private trek with Nepal Wilderness Trekking (also Langtang in Oct 2014) as we were happy with its service and we like it that they are socially engaged with the well-being of their staff and the people who live in the areas where…More »
By Devid F Reviewed On Jun 07, 2018
Ruby Valley Trek, Red Pandas, Cedar forests have been trekking in the Himalayas many times and this was the best trip I have had in years. Mingmar (guide) and Lakbar (porter) were exceptional. Mingmar knew people in every village and town along the way, He seems to be some sort of celebrity…More »