The Ruby valley trek is one of the best kept trekking secrets in central Nepal! On this hidden valley trail, splendid views can be seen from 3,850 meters from Pangsang pass. This trek also offers an authentic experience of several ethnicities of the region including Tamang, Ghale, Gurung and Kami. Experience the villages, the beautiful farm terraces and the everyday lives of the Nepali people in the hills of the Himalayas.The trek starts after driving from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi. It passes through foothills and lowland farm terraces to ethnic Tamang villages at higher altitudes like Gatlang, which used to be on the ancient salt trade route between China and Nepal. Along the trail, the trek offers splendid close-up views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, BouddhaHimal, Hiunchuli and other peaks of the central Himalayas. The highest altitude on this trek is the Pangsang pass at 3850m and it is one of the finest viewpoints on the trek.
The Ruby Valley Ganesh Himal trek is a homestay trek, meaning you will get an opportunity to interact with and support the local people. Homestays also allow guests to discover villages, ethnic groups, distinct cultures, languages, and lifestyles. Your homestay and trek will also help with the economic growth of the area. Homestay treks are also comparatively less expensive, making it a more affordable option for many people.Trekking always demands a spirit of adventure, following narrow winding paths to summit passes and mountains. For the extra adventurous there are also passes, lakes, mountains and peak climbing.
Walk through alpine trees and thick forests
Panoramic views of snow-capped mountains including Langtang and Ganesh Himalaya Range
Unique and rich cultures and traditions of Tamang, Gurung, Brahmin and Dalit people
Beautiful waterfalls, gorges, stone mills and suspension bridges
Experience beautiful Tamang villages including Gatlang, Somdang, Tipling
Enjoy typically local organic Tamang food and culture