Ruby Valley Trek

Set off your journey to the least explored Ruby Valley, placed in Ganesh Himal region that provides a chance to explore some very remote areas in Nepal, not often visited by tourist

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Trek starts: SyabruBesi

Trek ends: Darkha or DhadingBesi

Duration:13 days

Maximum altitude: 3,850m

Level of Difficulty: Moderate and fairly strenuous

Best Season: March to May & Sept to Nov

Accommodation: Camping and some simple Guest House

Trip Route: Kathmandu - ShyabruBesi - Somdang - Pangsang Pass - Shertung - JharllangGaun - DhadingBesi - Kathmandu

Per Day Walk: 4-8 Hours


  • Explore the less beaten areas of the mid-western center of Nepal.
  • Enjoy the best views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Langtang Himalayan Ranges.
  • Experience the diversity of traditions and cultures of different Nepalese ethnic tribes.
  • Langtang National park and Manaslu conservation area range.


Set off your journey to the least explored Ruby Valley, placed in Ganesh Himal region that provides a chance to explore some very remote areas in Nepal, not often visited by tourist. This piece of Nepal is blessed with a mixed variety of land, social and biodiversity with a view that focuses on the trail that offers the radiant perspective of Ganesh Himal arrangement. The warm hospitality of local people brings life to the saying Guests are God to make the trip a memorable adventure of life. The valley got its name as the Ruby valley as the Ganesh Himal region has deposits of the Gem Ruby, the red precious stone. The mining was not significant but this whole region has high deposits of other minerals.


Located between two popular destinations known as Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation Area, Ganesh Himal region is blessed with beautiful terrain, cultural and biological diversity. Trekking to this region suggested for promising a marvelous experience in a lifetime in Nepal. The 13 days trek takes you to the villages of the Tamang and Gurung ethnic groups known for their unique culture and rich traditions. 2015 Massive earthquake damage all trekking trail but these days local villagers and some good NGO and INGO are reconstructing the trekking trail.


The trek starts after driving from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi highway. This trek gives one the opportunity to experience the untarnished Tamang and Gurung settlements on the higher altitude, stunning terraced farms and splendid panoramic views of Ganesh Himal and other mountains of Langtang, Manaslu, and Annapurna region. Although not as popular as Everest and Annapurna trekking, Ruby Valley trek is one of the best trekking trails in central Nepal as it passes through Lari pass (4,750 m), and High pass (3,850 m). Along the trail, the trek offers splendid close-up views of Ganesh Himal - the mountain named after the Elephant-headed god Ganesh; Langtang, BoudhaHimal, Hiunchuli and other peaks of central Himalayas. Since this trek is a very new trekking trail in Nepal, lodges and guest houses have not been developed yet so homestay is the mode of accommodation, which allows you to get a first-hand experience of Nepali rural life as you stay with locals which supports the life of people of this region and will also push the area to be grown economically.


More to this, the Lari top is another superb viewpoint for the massif Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, LangtangLirung, and LamjungHimal. Besides the massive mountains, there's so much to see and traverse like the holy lakes; Ganesh Kunda, ParvatiKunda and Seto and Kale lakes and places of worships; Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries. One will also be surrounded by vibrant rhododendron hillside forests; a wonderful habitat for an extensive diversity of rare plants and wildlife; 526 species of plants (including 40 species of orchids), and 300 species of birds. The trail on the final day has all kinds of landscape and walking conditions as it includes almost flatland; terraced farms gradual and steep climb and beautiful scenery of lush green forest and high snow-capped mountains. Grab this opportunity to experience the real thrill of trekking in the Himalayas in this most desirable trek to Ruby valley with Three Diamond Adventures.

Best Season for Ruby Valley Trek

The weather is one of the most important factors to look at when deciding to trek to The Ruby Valley Trek. The best time to set on this trek is during March - April, and September - October. The weather is very favorable through the trek and stunning views of the central Himalayan range will be seen. During the winters and monsoon, it becomes difficult to trek due to strong winds, storms, and slippery trails.Join with Three Diamond Adventures to experience Ruby Valley Trek with our expert.




DAY 01: Arrive at Kathmandu(1350m/4411ft).

DAY 02: Kathmandu city tour  ( Monkey temple, Pashupatinath temple, Buddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar square)

DAY 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1600m/5248ft).

DAY 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2340m/7675ft) (5-6 hrs Trek)

DAY 05: Gatlang to Somdang [3280m/10758ft] [6-7 hrs Trek].

DAY 06: Trek to Tipling (2080m/6822ft)(6-7 hrs Trek) via
Pasang La Pass (3842m/12601ft)

DAY 07: Tipling village to Shertung (1875m/6150ft) (5-6 hrs Trek)..DAY 08: walk to Tatopani natural Hot Springs [approximate 2 hours ] & trek to Chalish Gaon (1640m/5379ft)- 5 hrs

DAY 09: Trek to Jharlang (3020m/9905ft) – 6h.

DAY 10: Trek from Jharlang to Darkha Gaon (850m/2788ft) (7 hrs Trek).

DAY 11: Trek to Darkha Phedi [1349m/4424ft] [1 hr Trek] than
Drive to Dhading Besi and drive to Kathmandu [7-8 hrs Drive]

DAY 12: Leisure day at Kathmandu,

DAY 13: Final Departure.



  • Airport pick-up and drop by private car/jeep or van.
  • Trekking Permit for National Park / Conservation Area,
  • Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card it is also the permit,
  • Professional authorized Trekking guide and porter(1 porter for 2 trekkers), (1 porter carries 20 kilograms),
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)(B.L.D),
  • Camping arrangements during the trekking,
  • Necessary camping equipment such as Tents, Mattresses, Sleeping bags, Down jackets, Cooking utensils, etc
  • Cooking fuel and Camping charges
  • Grounded transportation,
  • Insurance of trekking staffs
  • Souvenir (T-shirt, Mug, Pen, Bag, etc.)


  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, WiFi etc.
  • Travel insurance and rescue operation,
  • Tip for field staff(driver, Guide, Porter assistance)
  • Meals in Kathmandu,

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