The Ganesh Himal lies in the Langtang region of Nepal. The Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley trek incorporates the great route into the Ganesh Himal Trek. It’s beautiful geographical diversity of the area while offering glimpses of beautiful, pristine snow-capped peaks like the Langtang, Ganja – La, Langsisha, and Ganesh Himal. Moreover, Paldor peak, Lapsang Karbu, Manaslu, and Annapurna as well as the Tibetan Peaks beyond. Diverse not only geographically, but the villages in the trail are different in culture and tradition also. The Ganesh Himal Ruby valley trekking offers the homestay facilities since it gives a fantastic opportunity to observe the food, festivals and the way of living of the people of the Langtang region.
Ruby Valley Trekking route
The Ruby Valley Trekking can start either from the beautiful village Syabrubesi or Dhading Bensi. Then, the trail moves into Dharkha Bensi and to Disang Khola via a village full of Tamang and Brahmin populations residing in perfect harmony with each other. Then the trail ascends the Gurung village of Chalishe through Borang village and Gopre Gaun. The natural soothing hot springs саn visit to soothe the aching muscles and send away the pain. An ascend, further upwards through Aada Khola, and Tippling village brings the Laptung village. Finally, reach the Pang sang Pass.
Similarly, if the Ruby valley trek starts from Syabru Bensi, the trail goes anti-clockwise along the same path. Pang sang La located at the height of 3850 m requires some acclimatization to reduce the risks of altitude sickness. The impressive views of the Ganesh Himal, Ganja – La, Langtang, Paldor, Manaslu and Annapurna ranges provide an everlasting impact. Then descends to the village of Somdang and Ghatlang via Khurpu Danda pass. From Ghatlang, a trek finally concludes to Syabru Bensi via Bahun Danda accompany with the views of Langtang Lirung, Gosainkunda ridge and the pristine Tibetan Peaks beyond it. It brings an end to this incredible trekking. Along the route, various species such as the Himalayan Thar, red pandas, barking deer, bear, snow leopard, wolf, tiger, pheasants, monkeys, musk deer can observe. The Ganesh Himal Langtang trek is the destination for Ruby Mines, hence the valley surrounding it is known as the Ruby Valley.
Ruby Valley Trekking itinerary & Highlights
1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1467m) by bus 7h00 drive.
4: Shyabru Bensi – Parbati Kunda (2650 m) 7h00 walk
5: Parvati Kunda – Somdang ( 3271 m) 7h00 walk.
6: Excursion in Somdang, hike to Paldor Peak viewpoint.
7: Somdang – Marmelung Kharka (3,010 m) 6h00 walk.
8: Marmlung Kharka – Tatopani Hot Springs (1506 m) 6h00 walk.
9: Tatopani – Lapchet (1796 m) 6h15 walk.
10: Lapchet – Kachet (2140 m) 5h40 walk.
11: Kachet – Rigaon (1600 m) 6h30 walk.
12: Raigaon – Pokhara Danda (1720 m) 5h30 walk,
13: Pokhara Danda – Montari Sky Camp (1190 m) 6h00 walk
14: Drive back to Kathmandu
15: Rest Day in Kathmandu
16: Final departure
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1467m) by bus 7h00 drive.
Day 4: Shyabru Bensi – Parbati Kunda (2650 m) 7h00 walk
Day 5: Parbati Kunda – Somdang ( 3271 m) 7h00 walk.
Day 6: Excursion in Somdang, hike to Paldor Peak viewpoint.
Day 7: Somdang – Marmelung Kharka (3,010 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 8: Marmlung Kharka – Tatopani Hot Springs (1506 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 9: Tatopani – Lapchet (1796 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 10: Lapchet – Kachet (2140 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 11: Kachet – Rigaon (1600 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 12: Raigaon – Pokhara Danda (1720 m) 6h00 walk,
Day 13: Pokhara Danda – Montari Sky Camp (1190 m) 6h00 walk
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 15: Rest Day in Kathmandu
Day 16: Final departure
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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