Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrivals and transfer to hotel
GAT staffs will meet you at Kathmandu Airport (TIA) upon your arrival and transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon tour briefing followed by a stroll around local market.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Today you will explore Kathmandu Valley by visiting world Heritage sites including Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, and Buddha Stupa
Day 03: Kathmandu bus to Syabru Bensi (1530 m), 7 hrs
Our overland trips start from Kathmandu through Trisuli Bazaar, Ramche, Dhunche Bazaar and Syabru Bensi. The road till Trisuli is very smooth and the dots road begins to Dhunche. This is an exciting drive with the view of waterfalls, local village and through the Langtang National Park. The lunch will be served along the way and it is local food.
Day 04: Syabru Bensi-Somdang (3270 m), 8 hrs
Syabru Bensi is situated on the bank of Bhote Khosi which flow from Langtang Glacier. After having a good breakfast we begin the trek. The first part of the trek until Gatlang we suggest to take a bus service 1.5 hrs and trek to Somdang. This is a beautiful village with Barley and corn terrace and on the northeast, the Langtang Lirung is smiling at you. Ascend up to Yuri Kharka through Rhododendron pine forest for the lunch break and Keep continue to Somdang
Day 05: Day hike to View point and back.
Pangsang Kharka is the best viewpoint of this Ruby Valley Trek southwest of Somdang village. To the North the soaring peak of Mt. Manaslu (8156 m) and Ganesh Himal (7422 m). Visit the Paldor peak base camp which is developing for the training peak in Nepal. Not only mountain views are the highlight, the abundant Zinc mining, many herbal plants which need to be purified, explore the ancient trade route to Tibet. The locals were used to exchange their herbal pants for salt with Tibetan merchant.
Day 06: Somdang trek to Tipling over Pangsang pass (3840 m), 8 hrs
You will begin your trek early in the morning for Pangsang pass to Tipling. This is not hard but difficult because of the long hours of walking. The views are amazing from the top. After 4 hrs uphill you will reach on the top of Pangsang La. Along the ridge, you will see many colorful prayer flags, Mani stone, and Mountain on the background. Descend to Tipling for another 3 hrs and visit the Tipling village. This village is mainly inhabitant by Tamang and Gurung tribes who performs The Jhankri Dance (Shaman)
Day 07: Tipling trek to Sertung (1700 m) 3 hrs
Sertung is another village en route of Ruby Valley Trekking. Visit the Natural hot spring for your hot bathe and trek to Sertung. Today you will be having leisure day to visit a local village, participate for the Saman Dance in the evening if the Jhankri is available in the village. Enjoy the local culture and custom and overnight at the local village
Day 08: Sertung trek to Borang (1500 m), 8 hrs
Morning visits the Devi temple and treks down to the valley, you are crossing the suspension bridge and reached Chalise village. Chalise and Sertung village are close to each other. Experience the local village life and overnight at local house.
Day 09: Borang Trek to Andhi Khola 3 hrs.-Bus to Kathmandu 4hrs
Today you are trekking about 2/3 hrs and catch a local jeep to Dhading Bensi. This is an off-road drive to the district headquarters of Dhading Bensi. Once we reach Dhading then we can have another bus to Kathmandu.
Day 10: Final departure
Global Adventure trekking will drop you off at TIA for your onward flight destination.