Ruby valley Trek is a newly opened trekking destination in Nepal initiated by TAAN (Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal) and Ganesh Himal Tourism Development Committee. Ruby Valley trekking partly falls on Langtang trekking route and is located between Manaslu and Langtang region.
The trail takes you to a remote area where facility of home stay is available however there are no tea houses or lodges. Home stay will provide you the opportunity to experience the life style of Tamang, Gurung, Chhetri and Brahman ethnic groups, their cultures, food, and customs.
The trail offers varieties of beautiful scenery of the Himalayas including Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu, Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples, waterfalls, ponds and forests. Rare flora and fauna such as rhododendrons barking deer, Red pandas, snow leopard, bear, tiger and pheasant are also found in this region. The best time to visit this area is in March-May to see the mountains and to see the magnificent red Rhododendrons, Nepal’s national flower.
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours.
Day 02: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.) via Goljung and it takes about six hours.
Day 03: Trek from Gatlang to Somdang (3500m.) which takes about five hours.
Day 05: Trek from Pangsang Bhanjyang to Chalise that takes about seven hours.
Day 06: Trek from Chalise to Hindung which takes about five hours.
Day 07: Trek from Hindung to Rajgang Kharka and it takes about five and half hours.
Day 08: Trek from Rajgang Kharka to Kalo Seto Kunda (Black and White Lake) Ganesh Himal Base Camp which takes about six hours. zen.
Day 09: Rest day at the Base Camp.
Day 10: Trek from Ganesh Himal Base Camp to Rajgang Kharka and it takes about six hours.
Day 11: Trek from Chalise to Laba village (1750m.) takes about six hours.
Day 12: Trek from Laba village to Manyang Bhanjyang (2934m.) takes about five hours. You camp for the night.
Day 13: Trek from Manyang Bhanjyang to Majhgaun (2200m.) takes approximately six hours. You camp for the night.
Day 14: Trek from Majhgaun to Budathum takes about five hours. You camp for the night.
Day 15: Trek from Budathum to Arughat Bazaar (500m.) takes about two hours.