Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley Trekking

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
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  • Total Duration: 16 Day(s)
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  • Difficulty: Moderate
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Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley Trekking

Ganesh Himal Ruby valley trekking begins after the 5 hrs drive to Bhalche. Grab this opportunity to experience the real thrill of trekking in the Himalayas in this most sought-after trek to Ganesh Himal Ruby valley with Global Adventure trekking. One of the best trekking trails in the central Nepal, Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley Trek continues toremain a well kept secret among avid trekkers. Located between Langtang National Park and Manaslu Conservation Area, Ganesh Himal region is blessed with geographical, cultural and biological diversity.Although not as popular as Annapurna and Everest trekking, Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley trek is one of the best trekking trails in central Nepal as it passes through Lari pass (4750m), and High pass (3850m).This non-touristy trekking trail lies in the Manaslu trekking region, home to Ganesh Himal. Ganesh Himalis named after the Hindu elephant-headed God of Good Fortune. This trek gives one the opportunity to experience the authentic, untouched Tamang and Gurung settlements on higher altitude, gorgeous terraced farms and marvelous sceneries of Ganesh Himal and other mountains of Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu region.

Lari top is another an excellent view of the massif Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung , Manaslu and Lamjung Himal. Besides the massive mountains, theres so much to see and explore like the sacred lakes; Ganesh Kunda, Parvati Kunda and Seto and Kale lakes and places of worships; Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries. One will also be surrounded by colorful rhododendron hillside forests, an excellent habitat for extensive varieties of rare plants and wildlife; 526 species of plants (including 40 species of orchids), and 300 species of birds.The Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley trekking begins from Bhalche, a five hours drive from Kathmandu and ends at Ganesh Kunda, from where you make the journey back via Tatopani. This is a sixteen day trek and the best time to set on this trek is during March and April when the forest blooms with rhododendron.

Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley Trek hasnt been explored as much as other well-known trek. This trek has lacks tea houses, basic insfracture and other forms of lodging. Therefore, home stay is a common option for lodging on this trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Gurung and Tamang culture
  • Mountain view of Ganesh Himal and many more
  • Ruby and lime stone and many granate
  • Chirping Birds and many flowers and vegetation.
  • Mani wall and frayer flages
  • Ganesh Himal is known as home of Zink mine.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Kathmandu to Bhalche 7hrs. 1810m.

Day 02 : Bhalche to Gonaga (Lunch) Rupchet 3250m 6 hrs

Day 03 : Rupchet vi a Singla Pass (4220 m) to Pangsang Pass 3842 m 6-7 hrs

Day 04 : Pang Sang Pass to Tipling-Chalish 1674m 5hrs.

Day 05 : Chalish to Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402m 4 -5 hrs

Day 06 : Gomba Danda to Thulo Dhunga 3337m 4-5 hrs

Day 07 : Thulo Dhunga to Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m 6 hrs

Day 08 : Thulo Dhunga to Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m 6 hrs

Day 09 : Nojet Kharka to Kharka 3900m 5 hrs

Day 10 : Kharka to Ganesh Kunda – Ruby area 3500m 5-6 hrs)

Day 11 : Ganesh Kunda – Tatopani (Hot Spring) 1250m 5-6 hrs.

Day 12 : Tatopani (Hot Spring) – Lapa Gaon 1850m 5-6 hrs

Day 13 : Lapa Gaon to Magne Goth Pass 2950 m 4 hrs

Day 14 : Magne Goth –Tinsure 1850m 5-6 hrs

Day 15 : Tinsure to Ganga Jamuna to Budhathum 850m 5-6 hrs

Day 16 : Budhathum to Kathamndu by bus. 6-7hrs

Cost Include

    • Ganesh Himal Entry Permit
    • Land transportation to and from
    • Accommodation in lodges/tented camp during the trek
    • A guide and required number of porter (s), Essential equipment.
    • Airport pick up and drop.
    • Safe Drinking Water (iodine)
    • Insurance of Guide and porters.
    • Full board Meals while in the trekking
    • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)

Cost Exclude

    • Personal expenses and all kind of drinks if you choose the tea house trek.
    • Insurance and Tips
    • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter,
    • Airport tax and custom clearance
    • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.
    • Donation for local youth Club

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Kathmandu to Bhalche 7hrs. 1810m.Bus leave early morning from Kathamndu through the scenic view of landscape and traditional village. It is a mesmerizing and interesting driving. Over night at Camp.

Day 02Bhalche to Gonaga (Lunch) Rupchet 3250m 6 hrs After your breakfast the path goes uphill for short time and have a breath taking views of Valche village. The path is gradually up hill but not a tired. Walking through the sub tropical jungle and continue to Rupchet.

Day 03Rupchet vi a Singla Pass (4220 m) to Pangsang Pass 3842 m 6-7 hrs The days are long but first your trek goes through the rain forest to crest offers the best mountain including all Lang tang range. Manaslu range,Ganesh Himal range and Annapurna in 270 degree. After the view the long way down hill to Sertung village.

Day 04Pang Sang Pass to Tipling-Chalish 1674m 5hrs. Descend to Tipling where is large Gumba is situated. Buddhist religion are practice in the village. You can experience local vegetation and indigenous people in this area.

Day 05Chalish to Hindung (Gomba Danda) 2402m 4 -5 hrs Trek begins with some descend and ascends up to Pasabar crest. Walking through the forest and Tamang village. Over night at Camp.

Day 06Gomba Danda to Thulo Dhunga 3337m 4-5 hrs Your trekking path continues steep up hill and meet few pasture land and small huts for summer herds.

Day 07Thulo Dhunga to Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m 6 hrs Again your trek is going up hill as you are going to cross crest. Few times mountain views can be seen along the trek.

Day 08Thulo Dhunga to Base Camp (Nojet Kharka) 3691m 6 hrs Today is your Exploration day for view and recover you powers.

Day 09Nojet Kharka to Kharka 3900m 5 hrs Your trek is up and down as always to Nojet Kharka. Over night at Camp.

Day 10Kharka to Ganesh Kunda – Ruby area 3500m 5-6 hrs) To day we are trekking into Ganesh Kunda which is a holy and scret place. You may experience about the Shaman culture.

Day 11Ganesh Kunda – Tatopani (Hot Spring) 1250m 5-6 hrs. You are trekking gradually down hill through the dense forest to Hot Spring. Over night at Camp.

Day 12Tatopani (Hot Spring) – Lapa Gaon 1850m 5-6 hrs Following the stone steps British Gurkha camp. Your trek continues to suspension bridge and arrived at Lapa Gaon.

Day 13Lapa Gaon to Magne Goth Pass 2950 m 4 hrs This village is the source of Ruby minerals and along the way big boulder will pass.

Day 14Magne Goth –Tinsure 1850m 5-6 hrs Trekking to Tinsure passing beautiful junge of Alpine and Rhododendron forest. Over night at camp.

Day 15Tinsure to Ganga Jamuna to Budhathum 850m 5-6 hrs Amazing landscape and some mountain view can be seen and long way descend to Budhathum.the perfect camp sites.

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Trip Note

  • Airfare is not included in the tour price.
  • Transportation other than bus
  • This trek can be done in Local home stay basic
  • Personal insurnace is required
  • Ganesh Himal trek goes maximum 4500m.
  • Campint trekking is more comfortable than Tea house trekking.

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Facts of Trip

Max. Elevation: 4220m.

Specialty Categories: Hikking and Trekking

Group size: 2+ pax.

Type of trekking: Tea house/Camping

Best Season: Spring & Autumn

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