Package overview

Amidst the Himalayas, Ruby Valley is an elegant trekking destination that remained unexplored despite its scenic elegance, culture and traditional virtue. Situated in-between Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation Area, this trekking destination will make you wander-lust into the nature and culture grooming over it. Monasteries, Temples, Turquoise Lakes, Exotic Floras and Faunas, Ruby valley is also popular for the herbal plants, minerals like crystal, ruby and zinc. 

The trail offers you the intensified glimpses of Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh and Manaslu range and provides you with an opportunity to traverse through one of the distinct and exquisite Pangsang La Pass.

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Trip Duration

09 Days

Max Altitude


Best Time

Any Time

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic View of Ganesh, Langtang and Manaslu Himal with Beautiful waterfalls and gorges
  • Diverse terrain farmland, green pasture rocky hills and dense forest of Rhododendron, pine, oak and bamboo and exotic animals like musk deer, leopards.
  • Uniquely blended and rich cultures and traditions of Tamang, Gurung, Brahmin and Dalit people

Details Itineries

Today, our staff will pick-you-up from the TIA and transfer you to our hotel. We will

help you check in and settle. Our staff will take care of your needs and will also brief

you about the travel plan.

Today, we begin the journey toward Ruby Valley. We will drive through Syabrubesi and toward Langtang National Park. We register our Trek Permit at the checkpoint and drive through Trisuli to Dhunche. It will be a pleasant ride amidst narrow and rocky trails in an alluring panorama. We rest and relax here as we prepare for our hike the next day.

Today, we will pass through a small Tamang village called Gatlang. Crossing over the narrow trail to Bahun Dada, we hike down to gatlang through Chawatar. Chatwar is a heavenly destination for the food lover. The traditional method of cooking exposes you to the rural side of life and freshly picked organic veggies will make you lick your finger. We can witness the amazing culture of the Tamang and tradition they follow in this village and hospitality they provide will awe you with super experience.

Today we will hike up to Pravati Kunda. It is a natural alpine fresh lake named after the famous Hindu Goddess Parvati and also the wife of Lord Shiva. Blending the sacred belief of the local people, we will witness its religious significance of the lake and majestic beauty of purity of nature. Traversing through the lush pine and rhododendron forest of Yuri Kharka, we will reach Somdang River via Khurphu Bhanjyang. The shutdown mine and deep tunnel that used to extract zinc, copper, tin, crystal and even rubies are few landmarks that had been long forgotten. We will accomodate for a night at Somdang Valley.

Today we will wake up amidst the mountain and enjoy our breakfast at Somdang. Trekking over Pangsang La Pass, we will be accompanied by majestic mountains and lushful landscape toward the south of Somdang Village and reach Pangsang Kharka. HIking through fir and rhododendron forest, the great himalayan range of Mount Manaslu and Ganesh Himal will astound you with their beauty. Discovering the local way of living from Laptung village we rest at Tipling. .

From Somdang we will follow the trail that climbs up through dense forest before traversing above a large kharka that heads towards Pasang La Pass at 3842 meters where locals have built a small gompa. From the top, we will gradually descend through terraced fields of Lawadun or the village of Tipling. There are few tea houses and good camping sites in Tipling.

Today we trail down to reach Adha Khola. Ascending through steep hills we will hike up to reach Shertung and Chalish and hike to reach Bortang village. Rich with Tibetan culture, the beauty of this place is authentic and diverse just like the culture and tradition of Tibetan people.

Today we conclude our trek to Ruby Valley. We descend to Darkha Phedi where we will find a local jeep to take us back. Through a curvy road, we head towards Dhading Besi. Traversing through Ankhu Khola and Kimdang Phedi Village, we will enjoy the drive back home. As we return, we see the increasing settlements, which will make us nostalgic of the peace in we immersed in the trail. We take another bus from Dhading to Kathmandu from where we will escort you back to your hotel. We can manage a tour around the city as per your request. You can visit several world heritage sites around the city. As beautiful as the mountains, the culture around the city is a must-see before you call it an end to your vacation.

Today, we conclude our journey of Ruby Valley. We will drive through Dhading besi and toward Kathmandu following the Prithivi HIghway. The Turquoise Trishuli will bid us farewell and local farmers on the farmland can be seen throughout our way to kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Airport/Hotel pickups and drops in a private luxury vehicle
  • Accommodation 3-star hotel in Kathmandu or in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles.
  • All accommodations in a standard guest house during the treks in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with the cultural dance performance in the evening.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's sleeping bag, T-shirt, duffle bags, city and trekking routes maps - if necessary.
  • All government taxes and official expenses including  entry permit fee.

What's Excluded

  • International airfare (See the international flights page)
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
  • Travel insurance (See the travel insurance page.)
  • Soft drinks including water
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic Drinks.
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless its free.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).