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7 Days Ruby Valley Trek

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  • 2 Days Drive
  • 5 Days Trekking
Best Season
  • March to May
  • October- December

6 Breakfast

7 Lunch

6 Dinner


2 Nights at Lodge

4 Nights at Home Stay


Public bus or Jeep


USD 500 449

Per Person

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We Offer Group discount

No of PAX Price / PP
more than 10 349
5-9 399
2-4 449


Ruby Valley trek is an option for you If you are looking for 7 Days or one week trek near Kathmandu. This is one of the best treks in central Nepal on hidden treasure or new trekking trail or less touristic, remote area, non-tourist area in Nepal. The trekking is also popular for Ruby. The splendid view can be seen from Gatlang, Pangsang pass, Laptung, Tipling, Sertung, Chalish, Borang village are the major attraction of this trek. This trek is combination of authentic experience of Tamang , Kami and Gurung culture, beautiful farm terraces and splendid views of Ganesh Himal and other mountains of Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu region.

Trip Highlights

  • The highest point of the trek Pangsang Pass
  • Gatlang, Somdang, Tipling, Sertung, Chalish, Borang villages
  • Beautiful Himalayas view of Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Manaslu range
  • Tamang , Gurung culture, festival, life style
  • Red Panda and other wild animal, flora and fauna
  • Many suspension bridges, farm terrace
  • Experience the accommodations of family houses and Nepali style foods
  • Buddhist Mane walls, Stupas , Monasteries

7 Days Ruby Valley Trek Details

7 Days Ruby Valley trek starts after driving from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi highway.  We start this trek from Syabrubensi  to ethnic Tamang villages of Gatlang. Our journey continues to Somdang and Pangsang Pass. Pangsang pass offers splendid close views of Ganesh himal, Langtang, Bouddha Himal, Hiunchuli and other peaks of central Himalayas. The highest altitude on this trek is the Pangsang pass at 3850 m. These pass is also one finest view points on the trek. The trek continues down to Laptung, Tipling, Sertung village. The Tamang people live in this village. Their occupation is traditional farmer. About 80% young went to golf country. You will easily entertain with their traditional of life style, Gompas, stupas. Chalish is a small village of Gurung and Kami people. 90% of the young people of this village engage in tourism sector. This trek continues down Borang and Dundure then drive back to Kathmandu.


Ruby Valley trek is newly promoted hidden treasure or remote area near Kathmandu. Your stay will be with a family house during this trek. The Home stays are basic here. The home stays made of stonewall with tin roof. A room with basis beds and mattress are there.  The shower room is not available at the home stay accept Syabrubensi and Gatlang.


Fresh, hygienic foods from their farm are served typical dishes which they have daily life. If you choose this trek, your Home Stay can support the life of people and will push the area to be growth economically.


Day 01: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1450m, 7-8 hours’ drive), overnight at the Lodge.

Day 02: Syabrubensi – Gatlang (2240m, 4-5 hours walk) , overnight at Lodge.

Day 03: Gatlang to Somdang (3320m, 6-7 hour walking) and overnight at home stay Lodge.

Day 04: Somdang – Pangsang Pass 3850m – View Tour – Laptung(2200m,7-8 hour walking) overnight at home stay in village.

Day 05: Laptung –Sertung - Chalish village (1650m, 5 hour walking) overnight at home stay village.

Day 06: Chalish – Borang – Dundure (6-7 hours’ drive), overnight at home stay.

Day 07: Dundure – Dhading Bensi – Kathmandu

Travel Map
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Daily Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • National park permits and TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System) card.
  • All the Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and accommodation during the trek.
  • One ruby valley export guide and required number of porters.
  • Kathmandu-Syabru Bensi and Dundure - Kathmandu by public bus.
  • All expenses for Nepalese staffs, their insurance, equipment and salary
  • Seasonal fresh fruit such as Apple, Banana, Orange etc.
  • Himalaya Trip T-shirt.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • 13% Government Vat and All official expenses.

Whats not Included?

  • International airfare and visa fees (15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu.
  • All the drinks like mineral water, fanta, coke, beer etc.
  • Your Personal Trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Tips for staffs.

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Essential Infos

Packing List for Ruby Valley Trek

This is a short trek in Nepal. You do not need any special gears.

I recommend you , Sleeping bag, Trekking boots, Trousers, Socks ,warm jacket, T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirt, Sunscreen (SPF 20+) , Backpack, Torch (flashlight),Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries) ,Quick- drying towel, Toilet Paper, warm hat, gloves, thermal underwear , sun glass, water bottle etc.

Foods in Ruby Valley Trek

The Lodges have Menu but Home stay do not have menu. The foods is basically Nepali style foods. The foods are hygienic. But it is not like cities foods. Non-veg food are not recommend.

  • Breakfast: Simple Breakfast (Eggs any item has, toast or Tibetan Bread, Pancake, Muesli, Oat Porridge etc.)
  • Lunch: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy, Chicken curry optional), Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.
  • Dinner: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy or pickle, Chicken curry optional), Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.
  • Dessert: Fresh Fruit (Apple, orange, pomegranates, Banana with any seasonal fruit) serve as sweet dessert.

Note: All the drinks soft, hot, hard drinks are not included.

When is the best time to do Ruby Valley Trek ?

We organize this trek all the months. But if you are planning to do this trek at the best time. We recommend you following time.

  • Winter (December – February): This is coldest time of the year. It will be snow during this time. It will be difficult to go through Pangsang Pass.
  • Spring (March – May): This is best time to trek on Ruby Valley trek. You will have wonderful weather with warm temperature. You will also have chances to see the Rhododendron flowers.
  • Summer (June – August): This is monsoon in Nepal. There is chances of raining every day and it will be cloudy and risk of landslide. The rain poncho or rain jacket is needed.
  • Autumn (September – November): This is another best time to do Ruby Valley trek. After the raining season. It will be fresh and clear weather will be appear. It will be warm temperature.

Important Note

Available of the trip

We organise small group private trip. If you are 2 or more people in your group, you may book any dates.

Travel Insurance

The travel insurance is need in case of any emergency. It is recommend to have.  If you are doing short  and low elevation trek, you can do normal insurance. But if you are doing high altitude or adventure trek, you should have emergency rescue.

Last Minute booking

Normally, trekkers plan the trip before 3-9 months.  Some trekkers decide the trip in last minutes. It is also possible to book your trek at last minutes. For the Last minutes booking, you need to make a full payment.


Tipping is highly expected. Our staffs try their best during the trip. After the trip, Tipping is expected. It is not fixed amount or percentage. We recommend the tipping according to their services.


When you are travelling, the safety is most important. For the safety of our clients, we trained our guide and porters. They are all register trekking / Tour  / Climbing guide and experience porters.

Extra personal expenses

For the extra expenses, it is good to bring USD / Euro / Pound Sterling or ther currency. You may change to Nepali Rupees (NPR) at Tribhuwan International Airport or near your Hotel in Kathmandu. You will use only Nepali rupees during the trip.

Nepal visa

Accept few countries , you will get on arrival Nepal’s Visa at the Tribhuwan International Airport or Nepal board. I recommend to fill up Nepal Visa online form and bring it with you. It will be faster and easy for you and visa fee is recommended to bring cash US dollar. You can’t pay by using credit card.

Trip extension or Itinerary Disclaimer

We organize small group private trip. The trip extension is possible but you have to figure out when you booking the trip.

Group joing and Fixed departure

Most of the time, we have small group private trip. Group joining or fixed departure will be available only at the clients request. 

Luggage store

You are not taking all the lugguage on the trek. You will take only necessary gears on the trek and rest of the gears, you will store at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara or in our office in Kathmandu. All the Hotels have free luggage store services. It is more convenient to store at your Hotel.

Responsible travel

  • Ask permission to photograph people.
  • Do not remove or purchase antiques, it is illegal.
  • Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
  • Do not anything to disturb environment or wild animals.

Domestic flight

Normally, domestic flight is not on time. If you have international flight with domestic connection flight. It is always better to keep some gaps.

Trek Booking

For the Booking, we need passport copy, passport size photo by email or What's App  and 20% deposit.

Why Himalaya Trip ?

  • Fast response
  • Small group private trek
  • Safety is top priority
  • Recommended on TripAdvisor
  • Tailor made itinerary
  • Seasonal package
  • 200 plus  trekkers take service every year
  • 30-40% repeated customer


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