Ruby Valley trek 9 days
Ruby Valley Trek is in the Ganesh Himal Region, it lies northwest of Kathmandu and comprises the area between Langtang National Park and Manaslu Circuit, north of Dhading the district headquarters. It is ‘Ruby Valley Rural Municipality’ because the area became well-known for gemstone mining, rubies included. This is a relatively newly developed home stay trekking area, not as yet much frequented by backpackers. There are several treks in this area: Singla pass, Kalo Seto Kunda, and Paldor Peak are also here, but 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 region is inhabitant Tamang and Gurung indigenous ethnic peoples of Nepal, Ruby Valley area are hidden treasures valley, giving a look at rural life as it is really lived. There is a Pangasng Pass with an elevation of 3850m where 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 terraces landscape.
Ruby valley trek is a newly opened homestay Trail explored by TAAN in 2013, and there are no luxury tea houses because of basic accommodation homestay with Local family’s house. The cultural and religion of Ruby valley is totally different than another region of Nepal. People of ruby valley are mostly based on Buddhism, but nowadays, most of the people are influenced by Christianity. Mostly we can find Tamang and Ghale ethnic groups with Gurung and Blacksmith in fewer numbers living in this region.
Pangsang La Pass is an incredible mountain pass which is rise 3,850 m, 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 Singla pass which is doable only camping because of no villages that side of the pass.
Nepal wilderness trekking agency leads this trekking 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 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 »