‘adventure away from main trail and villages into sheer wilderness with grand mountain views’
“Enjoy perfect wilderness in the harmony of high Mid-West Himalayan peaks,
Adventure into perfect tranquil surrounding with grand scenery of high mountains,
Beautiful country surrounded by green forest of tall rhododendron and pine trees,
Around scenic Ruby valley in the shade of high Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range,
Explore pristine area and crossing high Sing-la pass with super mountain views”.
Brief Trip Profile
Mode of Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu with local lodge and camping on treks.
Trekking Grade: Moderate and Adventurous walks.
Highest Spot: On top Sing-la pass at 4,048 m high.
Walking Hours: Minimum 4 hrs with Maximum of 6 hrs sometimes
Activities: Guided tour, overland journey and scenic trekking.
Trekking duration: 10 Nights and 11 Days (with drive both ways)
Total Trip: 13 Nights and 14 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Best Seasons for Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trekking
Where all Nepal Himalaya area almost the same season to choose including Ganesh Himal and Ruby trekking, the best time from March to May with September to early December months of the year.
Best time from March to May when most of day is clear for views and pleasant walks with moderate temperatures, with longer sunlight hours and wild flowers are in bloom, especially the rhododendron flowers of various species from trees to bush of different colors (national flower of Nepal the rhododendron), March to May late afternoon can get cloudy with chances of rain and snow in higher altitude.
September to December around autumn /fall and pre winter best times with clear blue sky and sunny days (for short while from morning to mid day) can be cold and freezing during morning and night times above 1,800 m high can expect snow sometimes.
Sunlight hours are short during autumn and winter seasons but most of the morning till late afternoon are clear for views and pleasant walks.
People and Culture
High Central Himalaya of Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley populated by Tamang people the ethnic hill tribes of Northern Central from Ganesh to Langtang Himalaya follows Buddhism religion similar culture as Tibetans with colorful impressive custom and traditions.
Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trekking where most trekkers and adventurer familiar with Nepal Himalaya might be aware of this remote and isolated corners that exists within massive range of Ganesh and Manaslu mountain range.
Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trekking a great adventure where few trekkers seldom use this hidden trail almost unknown to rest of the world where walk leads you into beautiful forested areas lined with tall rhododendron, magnolia, pines and fir tree lines.
In spring time of March to May the hills are alive with flowers in full bloom that makes a lovely picture to catch with contrast to white snow capped peaks that towers high above from rolling green hills.
Truly a most fascinating adventure to join in for Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trekking which starts with drive from the capital Kathmandu to reach North West areas of Nuwakot district past main Trisuli Bazaar town.
As journey continues heading into complete wilderness walking away from main trails and villages heading into deep dense alpine forest and to cross the highest spot over Shing-la pass at 4,048 m offers tremendous panorama of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal with Langtang and Jugal range of peaks and as far to Annapurna due west direction.
Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley as the area seldom visited with chances of spotting some wild-life around if lucky the endangered Red Panda or herds of mountain goats and deer can be seen around this beautiful undisturbed area.
An adventure within serene surrounding on unspoiled country where camping is the only way to explore around this marvelous areas of Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley within its lovely grass fields and meadows surround by green dense tree lines.
After an enjoyable time with glorious views of beautiful landscapes and mountains then walk follows from wild country to reach into human habitation around farm villages and town to reach on the road head for exciting drive to Kathmandu with most amazing adventure and experience on Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trekking.
Short Guide Line Itinerary
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via various countries and airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu preparation for trek with options for tour.
Day 03: Drive to Bhalche / Thulogaon 1,850 m via Trisuli, Bhetrawati - 07 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Rupchet 2,850 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Cross Sing-la pass 4,048 m and camp at 3,240m - 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Shertung 1,920 m or Chalis-Gaon 1,674 m - 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Nebar 2,020 m via Tatopani (hot-spring) - 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Lapa-Gaon 1,850 m via Timaldanda and Lapchet - 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Ri-Gaon 1,550 m via Bramachet Danda (ridge) - 06 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Phul-Kharka 1,210 m - 06 hrs.
Day 11: Cross Jyamrung-Danda and camp at Chap Bhanjyang 1,550 m - 06 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Dhading Besi 950 m via Gola, Murli Bhanjyang - 05 hrs.
Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu -06 hrs ride and transfer to hotel.
Day 14: International Departure to respective country.