Ruby Valley Pangsang La Pass Trek

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Ruby Valley Pangsang La Pass Trek - Days

Trip Route

Gatlang - Pangsang La Pass - Hot Spring - Khading Village - Manbu Village - Arughat Bazar

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Max. Elevation
3,842 M/12,601 FT
Full board meals on the trek
Best Season
Sep - Jun

Ruby Valley Pangsang La Pass Trek Highlights

  • Cultural and Heritage Kathmandu valley Sightseeing.
  • Trekking through beautiful cluster village of Gurung, Tamang and Ghale.
  • Ethnic local culture show in villages- Shaman dance, Lama dance and mother groups.
  • Beautiful terrain and cultivated landscape.
  • Amazing view of the Himalayan ranges from Pangsang and Mgni Pass Ganesh Himal, Langtang range, Manaslu Annapurna range.

Ganesh Himal and Ruby valley trail is a newly opened trekking route in the Nepal Himalayas. This route is between two popular trekking routes, the Manaslu Circuit, and Langtang Valley. The route combines three valleys and the scenery is spectacular. The trek starts from either Langtang valley or Budi Gandaki valley ascending to Ruby Valley. The trekking trail runs by the foothills of Ganesh Himal 7245 meters, passing two main ethnic groups the Gurung and Tamang. This trek offers a spectacular view of Himalayan ranges from Pansang Pass, Timla Danda, and Mangni Danda. As the trek continues you will be entertained by the ethnic groups with their unique culture. Along the trek, there will be natural hot springs where you can take a dip to the relief of your muscle aches. This trek is considered a non-strenuous trek.

Daily itinerary

Once you provides us your Kathmandu arrival details, we pick you up from on arrival gate of Tribhuvan international airport. The airport representative stay standby with your name on placard. Then you'll be welcomed with fresh garland after that short driven to your hotel. After room check-in take your own time for relax and leisure.

The Ruby valley Pangsang La Pass trek starts with drive-out from Kathmandu valley on Pasang Lhamu highway. It is a scenic drive thru commercial town and villages also passes traditional grave before reaching traditional Gatlang village. While drive towards Gatlang village enjoys to see fabulous mountain view of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal.

Since the trek begins from Gatlang village gentle and steady climbing up throughout dense rhododendron and pine forest also passes sacred holy pond called Parvati Kunda. We also walk on huge animal grazing pasture also see yak, sheep, and cow. From Khurpu Kharka walking down on dense bamboo shrubs where possible to see verities of birds and animals to reaching Somdang village. Right above Samdong village has a mineral factory where Nepal government collecting copper, zinc, tin and precious rubies.

The trail is a gentle up passing yak pastures and dense forest reaching Pangsang. From Pangsang you get a spectacular view of the Himalayan range: Annapurna range, Manaslu, Ganesh himal, Langtang range and many other peaks. The trail descends through dense pine and rhododendron forest with an awesome view of the Ganesh Himal range reaching the large Tamang village of Tipling. At Tipling you can visit the ancient Buddhist monastery known as Bon

After breakfast the trek continues descends, you pass by a waterfall before reaching your Sertung home-stay. You will be entertained by the locals such as horse and shaman dance.

At breakfast there will be a farewell ceremony by the villagers. The trek continues descending through the beautiful Gurung and Tamang villages reaching the natural hot springs where you can take dip to refresh the aches of your body. The trail then ascends through the forest to Neber, the foot hills of the Himalayas.

From Neber the trail leads on through dense forest where you may see wild animals before reaching the ridge at Timla Danda. From here you get a spectacular view of the Himalayan range and massive deep valley. From the ridge is a steep descend to Lapchet Gaun.

Today the trail is an easy trek through farming land with view of more typical Nepali villages. After crossing wooden bridge, you trek up to the large Gurung village, Khading.

The trail takes you up passing Khading village, farming lands, animal sheds and dense forest to Magni Danda. From Magni Danda you will see wider view of valley and the Himalayan range.

Its an early morning view of the beautiful sunrise over the Himalayan range. After breakfast, the trek descends through dense forest with blooming rhododendron, passing the Nepali villages with beautiful landscape reaching Manbu village.
Overnight at guesthouse.

The scenic rough drive take you through the villages to Dhading Beshi, continuing on Prithi highway to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu there will be fare-well dinner with the trekking crew.

Your Himalayan journey ends up with us by today and hopes you had enjoyed an able Himalayan holiday with us and get back home with lifetime trekking memories. We, Musical adventure trekking Pvt. Ltd airport representative transfers you, airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included?

  • International airport pick-up & drop-off
  • Experience licensed trekking guide with his salary, insurance and personal gears
  • During the trek in the mountains 3 meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Ruby valley trekking permits
  • Kathmandu to Gatlang by local bus
  • Arughat to Kathmandu by local bus
  • Seasonal fresh fruits
  • Water purification tablet
  • Trekking gears Sleeping bags and Down Jackets on returning basic
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
  • Kathmandu meals and accommodation
  • Personal expense hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge etc
  • Porter to carry your bag pack
  • Gratitude to your guide and porter

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip