Since 1998

Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek

14 Days

Main Highlights:

‘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”

At a Glance




Hotels and Local lodge

Trip Difficulty


Max Altitude

4,048 m

Max People



14 Days


Tour and Trek


Breakfast and Lunch


Private Car

Kathmandu – Bhalche- Ganesh Himal

Brief trip Profile:

  • Hotels in Kathmandu with local lodge and camping on treks.
  • Moderate and Adventurous walks.
  • On top Sing-la pass at 4,048 m high.
  • Minimum 4 hrs with Maximum of 6 hrs sometimes
  • Guided tour, overland journey and scenic trekking.
  • 10 Nights and 11 Days (with drive both ways)
  • 13 Nights and 14 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)

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Cost Includes:

  • Airport transfers.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • Internal flights

Cost Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal expenses


On arrival at Nepal international airport in Kathmandu, where Professional Trekking Guide staff receives with warm welcome and then transfer to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu.

On checking your rooms getting refreshed then join in at hotel foyer / lobby meeting with other members of the trek, where our guide will brief you with information of Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trekking. Evening group welcome dinner in a nice Nepalese environment restaurant with native folk culture programs along with the dinner.

A free day in Kathmandu you can enjoy at leisure as well preparation for the trek, on this day interested people can join in our exciting guided sightseeing tour for half or full day tour at places of great interest around World Heritage Sites.

Morning drive takes you to high areas straight north around Central Himalaya within Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal area at Nuwakott district, drive leads through rural farm villages and towns to reach at Trisuli and past the town to reach at farm villages of Bhalche and Thulogaon for first overnight within Ganesh Himal.

First day walk starts towards north with views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range, continue into cool alpine area, past Gumbu and Phikuri Danda ridges walking into few farm villages and grazing fields to reach Rupchet within rhododendron-oaks and pine forest for overnight camp on a grassy meadow.

After Rupchet start fresh morning walk with climb for few hours reaching on top at Sing-la pass facing glorious views of rolling hills and valleys with Ganesh Himal, Manaslu as far to Langtang Himal towards east.

After a lovely mountain panorama descend to a bottom of Singla pass at about 3,240 m for overnight camp.

An interesting walk this morning to reach at Shertung and Chalis gaon (meaning 40 smaller villages) as walk leads with views of massive Ganesh Himal heading north into a nice and lovely forest surrounding with many cattle herders temporary shelters, a nice grazing areas with short up and downhill walk and then reaching at Shertung, here with nice refreshing stop heading downhill for few hours reaching a lovely village of Chalis Gaon of Tamang people a high hill tribe of Tibetan origin and Buddhist culture

Morning walk with short climb above Tikka Danda a ridge with marvelous views of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu range of peaks, and then heading downhill with pleasant gradual walk reaching at Tatopani (hot-spring) with time to take a hot bathe to ease the muscles of walking ups and downhill.

After refreshing stop at Tatopani walk towards North to reach at Nebar a small farm settlement in the middle of no-where in perfect wilderness of beautiful forest and views of peaks.

With nice morning within pristine surrounding head south west over Timal-danda and to Kapur a small farm village with grand scenery of hills and mountains and then reaching at Lapchet, from here few hours of good walk reaching at Lapa-Gaon for overnight stop with camping around farm fields.

Today walk entering around Ruby beautiful valley following the walk past Kachet and Kichet to reach at Rupchet small farm village and walking into lovely woodland with views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range of peaks, a nice walk of 5-6 hours reaching at Ri Gaon for overnight stop, camping on a school yard or on farm terraces.

From here heading south around Dhading district areas towards warmer region as the walk drops altitude every hour passing many scattered farm villages of Kutawa Arukhet-Bandhan-Cheelang to reach a nice village at Gumdi.

From Gumdi short uphill to Dhangarchol at 1,403 m high with views of peaks and then descend to Phul-kharka after a small place of Tinkune.

On reaching Phul-khraka with overnight camp, offering wonderful views of nice surrounding of hills and valley with scenery of distant mountain range.

An interesting day as walk takes you around low warm country full of rice fields and terraces as route leads to Dansing village and over Su Bhanjyang head south to Ekle and then reach a large well maintained village of Hatiyakot.

From here route to Chissa-pani with downhill to Ankhu Khola (stream) and climb over Jyamrung Danda ridge with short descend to reach our overnight camp at Chap Bhanjyang.

After overnight at Chap Bhanjyang facing views of mountains and rolling green hills, last day trek takes to low warm area as vegetation changes from alpine to sub-tropical heading through farm villages of Gola and Murli Bhanjyang area to reach large town at Dhading Besi for last overnight around Ruby Valley area, overnight stop in tourist standard hotels with last farewell dinner among staff and porters.

Morning depart from lovely areas of Ganesh and Central Himal for exciting drive to reach back at Kathmandu where ride follows on same interesting road to Kathmandu and then back at your hotels with afternoon free to enjoy personal and individual activities and shopping.

Last day in the country of high Himalayan mountains enriched with colorful culture, after a memorable time and experience on Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley trekking, as per your time for your international flight our staff and guide transfer you to airport for flight homeward bound or to your next port of call.

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Trip Detail:

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.

FAQ's of Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek

1. What is the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

The Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek is a trekking route in the central Himalayas of Nepal, offering stunning views of the Ganesh Himal range and the culturally rich Ruby Valley region. It takes you through remote villages, lush forests, terraced fields, and high mountain passes.

2. How long does the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek take to complete?

The trek typically takes around 10 to 14 days to complete, depending on the chosen itinerary and trekking pace. It can be customized to fit different preferences and time constraints.

3. What is the best time to do the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

The best time for the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable, offering clear skies and moderate temperatures. These months provide excellent visibility and comfortable trekking conditions.

4. What is the level of difficulty of the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

The trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty. While it doesn't require technical climbing skills, trekkers should be prepared for steep ascents and descents, varying terrain, and high altitudes. Prior trekking experience and a reasonable level of fitness are recommended.

5. What permits are required for the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

Trekkers need to obtain the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and the Langtang National Park entry permit for this trek. These permits can be obtained through authorized trekking agencies or the Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu.

6. What is the highest point reached during the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

The highest point reached during the trek is usually the Pangsang La Pass (3,842 meters or 12,605 feet) or the Tipling Pass (3,840 meters or 12,598 feet), depending on the chosen route. These passes offer breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

7. What types of accommodation are available during the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

Accommodation options along the route include teahouses, guesthouses, and homestays in local villages. These facilities offer basic amenities such as meals, bedding, and hot showers. Camping is also possible for those seeking a more immersive wilderness experience.

8. What should I pack for the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

Essential items to pack include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing layers, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and a trekking pole. It's crucial to pack light while ensuring you have all the necessary gear for the trek.

9. Is it safe to trek in the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley region?

Overall, the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley region are considered safe for trekking. However, trekkers should always be aware of their surroundings, follow the advice of their guide, and take necessary precautions regarding altitude sickness, weather changes, and trail conditions.

10. Are there any cultural highlights along the Ganesh Himal and Ruby Valley Trek?

Yes, the trek offers opportunities to interact with local communities belonging to various ethnic groups such as Tamang, Gurung, and Sherpa. You can experience their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality firsthand, as well as visit ancient monasteries, chortens (stupas), and picturesque villages nestled amidst the mountains.