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Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley19 Days

Minimum Participants 1
Mode of Travel Adventures
Accommodation Tea House/Camping Trek
Meals Full board on trek & Breakfast in city
Transportation Private Vehicle / Public bus

trip Overview

Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley trail is the least explored hidden trekking trail in Nepal. It is located on the north side of Kathmandu inside the Dhading, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, and Gorkha districts which are in between of Manaslu and Langtang mountain ranges. The adventurous and unforgettable trek to Ruby valley is mainly the home of Nepalese indigenous casts like Tamang, Gurung, and Ghale. This trail has various optional routes. You can start either from the Gorkha district or the trip can link up from the Tamang heritage trail of Langtang.

Nepal Dream Path Treks starts the trip after a day’s drive from the highway to off-road. The trail contains wonderful flora and fauna, waterfalls, rice terraces, charming villages, and spectacular popular mountains.  This trail is a mysterious combination of cultural as well as biological diversity too. On the way, we can explore the twin popular waterfall Ganga Jamuna [twin waterfall], Ganesh Kunda, Hot spring as well as Tripurasundari temple also.  This is a new trekking trail in Nepal and is located in the remote. Furthermore, homestay is the mode of accommodation that gives you the experience of Nepali rural life.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour around World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Arughat bazaar [620m] [6-7 hrs Drive]
Day 04: Trek to Manbu [1,000m] [5-6 hrs walk]
Day 05: Trek to Dunchet [1,519m] [4-5 hrs walk]
Day 06: Trek to Nauban Kharka [2,500m] [6-7 hrs walk]
Day 07: Trek to Magne Goth [2,950m] via Myangal Bhangyang [2,975m] [4-5 hrs walk]
Day 08: Trek to Khading [2,025m] [5-6 hrs walk]
Day 09: Trek to Chalise [1,674m] via Borlang [1,700m] [6-7 hrs walk]
Day 10: Trek to Marmelung Kharka [2,850m] [6-7 hrs walk]
Day 11: Trek to Pangsang pass [3,850m] [4-5 hrs walk]
Day 12: Trek to Simgla pass [4,045m] [7-8 hrs walk]
Day 13: Trek to Rupchet Kharka [2,850m] [5-6 hrs walk]
Day 14: Trek to Bhalche [2,200m] [4-5 hrs walk]
Day 15: Trek to Betrawoti [5-6 hrs walk]
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu [4-5 hrs drive]
Day 17: Free for personal activities at Kathmandu or Guided tour on request with Nepal Dream Path Treks.
Day 18: Final Departure.

Detail Itinerary

35min by car BB plan on cities ( Generally we provide bed and breakfast plan) Hotel/resort as per your requirement

On arrival at Kathmandu Airport meet our Nepal Dream Path Treks staff for transportation to respective hotels, Nepal Dream Path Treks guide will brief you about the hotel, Kathmandu, Trekking, do's, and don’ts, and other related information that you might require while in Nepal with Nepal Dream Path Treks.

After your first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed on arrival about the time for your half-day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest, Kathmandu is full of world heritage sites. Click here for detailed information about where to visit Kathmandu Valley??

6-7 hrs Drive All breakfast, lunch, dinner Tea House

Our journey starts after having breakfast heading towards Soti Khola by private transport. We cross Kathmandu valley and follow along the Trishuli river. We cross the Trishuli River through the bridge and pass along through the dense forest and the huge beautiful village of Arughat which lies at the edge of the beautiful river Budhi Gandaki. We will stay there for the night.

5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Tea House

The trek starts early in the morning towards Arkhet. The road is quite rough and passes beautiful hills, paddy fields stretching the river, and beautiful people. The road ends at Arkhet and we will cross the Budi Gandaki River through a suspension bridge, we ascend towards the beautiful village of Manbu. This trail is excellent. We will pass the terrace fields and the small settlements and reach the beautiful village of Manabu where we stay overnight.

4-5 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

The trek starts after having breakfast at Manbu. The trail is narrow and stone-based. We can pass terrace fields and several villages. The trail ascends to the village of Dunchet from where we can see the beautiful terrace lands, the people and their cultures, stone-made houses, and many more. Overnight stay there.

6-7 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

Today's trek is almost inside the dense forest. You will get a great experience with the small trail mostly used by the herders and woodcutters. You can hear the sounds of cicadas and monkeys only. While passing through the jungle you can see waterfalls also. The trail continues ascending and we will reach the village of Nauban Kharka from where we can see the panoramic view of Mt. Machhapuchre, Mt. Annapurna II, Boudha Peak, and other snow-capped peaks. It is also famous to see the sunset views of Annapurnas. Overnight stay there.

4-5 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

After the admirable views of the Mountains in the early morning, we hike towards Magne Goth. Almost a 2-hour trek we reach Myangal Bhangyang from where we can see the panoramic views of the mountains. The trek passes several grassy hillsides and the temporary shelter of herders. We can dip and out in the forest that amazes our trek. We enter the charming village of Magne Goth after a 4-hour walk and rest at Tea House and overnight there.

5-6 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

The trek starts after having breakfast at Magne Goth. The trail is quite steep somewhere. On the trail, we can see Fabulous views of Ganesh Peak and Paldor. The trail descends with the beauty of the terraced land and some small kharkas we reach the beautiful large Gurung village named Khadling. We stay overnight there.

6-7 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

The trek descends towards the Aakhu river and ascends to the beautiful village Borlang. We pass the beautiful terrace land with a paddy field. On the trail, we can see the fabulous view of Ganesh Himal. After Borlang, the trail is narrow and passes the paddy field until we reach Chalise. We check-in at the tea house and stay for the night at Chalise.

6-7 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

After having breakfast we will start our hike to Marmelung Kharka. The trail sometimes descends and sometimes ascends, passing beautiful terrace lands, terrace fields, and some grassy lands. We can meet the local people at some tea houses and small shops where we can take some rest. We can pass the forest full of leech before reach to Marmelung Kharka. We overnight stay there.

4-5 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

We will start our hike with the fabulous witness of Ganesh Himal. The trail ascends which is quite steep and zig-zag before reaching the hill. We can meet the local trekkers on the way. This is a good place to explore the nature of Nepal. From there the path is good and we pass through the forest of old trees. As we go higher we can see the forest of rhododendron. We pass the cheese factory and reach the hill where we can see the panoramic views of nature. The pass has a flattened area with several simple tea houses where we can take a rest and overnight stay there.

7-8 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

After the beautiful panoramic views from Annapurna to Jugal Himal including the snowcapped peaks of Ganesh, Manaslu, and the ridges of Langtang and Gosainkunda early in the morning, we start our hike through the ridges of the hills. The trail is up and down with the beautiful forest of rhododendron and a variety of mountainous herbs. After a 7-8 hour walk, we hit Simgla Pass where we overnight stay at there.

5-6 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

The trail descends mostly hillsides with the forest of rhododendron which blossoms in the winter season. We can observe the Yak Farm on the trail. After that, we reach the grassy land surrounded by a rhododendron forest named Rupchet Kharka. We can see the several herders' tents and the animals there. We stay overnight there in the tent.

4-5 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

After the fabulous view of Langtang Himal and Gosainkunda with morning breakfast, we start our trek by descending the rhododendron and fir forest till we reach the small village of Gonga. After that, we will continue to descend with the forest of rhododendron and cross the terrace field and grassy area and reach Bhalche. Overnight stay there.

5-6 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea House

After having breakfast, we will start our trek through small stone villages and watermills, and terrace fields till we reach Satdobato. The trail continuously descends through the rough road to Chhapdanda. Then we descend the ridge of the hill and cross the suspension bridge with paddy fields. Then we cross the Trishuli river through the suspension bridge and walk along the riverside of Trishuli and reach Betrawati Bazar. We will get fresh fish there. If you wanna you will serve fish curry at dinner. Overnight stay there.

4-5 hrs drive BB Plan Hotel/Resort

Today, we take a scenic drive from Betrawoti to Kathmandu by bus which takes 5 hours to drive viewing the Terrace fields, lands, and Trishuli river.  You will be transferred to your respective hotel.

This day is for your personal activities and for shopping at Thamel. If you need more extra trek on this day our guide is ready for your request and help you. Otherwise, you can enjoy this day as you wish.

This is the final day and we will give a great farewell to all of our clients with the best wishes for the future and transfer to the airport for your departure.

Equipment List

  • Sun Hat
  • Worm hat (it means worm one to protect your head from cold)
  • Headlight
  • Sun Cream/lip guard
  • Sunglasses
  • Toothpaste/Brush/soap
  • Gloves
  • Down Jacket
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Jumper/fleece jacket
  • T-shirt
  • Long underwear
  • Windbreaker trouser
  • Towel
  • Wool socks
  • Cotton socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sewing kits
  • Water bottle
  • Swiss knife
  • Extra batteries
  • Flip flops
  • Raincoat/ Umbrella
  • Rucksacks(For a Day)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Medical & first aid kit

What's included?

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation with BB plan in city and Tea house or Camping in Trekking as per itinerary.
  • Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and a well-experienced city guide.
  • All meals are included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Tea/Coffee).
  • Guide, porters, and other support staff as per your requirement and out an agreed price.
  • National Park Fees and all required Trekking permits.
  • General First-Aid Kits for all.
  • All taxes and fees are required for the program.

What's not included?

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water, etc).
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears are not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staff.
  • Personal first aid Kid.