13Night/14Days
Duration
Gatlang, Kathmandu, Tatopani
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley
  • Rejuvenate yourself in natural hot springs.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Tamang and Gurung community.
  • Trek through majestic landscape rich in spectacular sight of the Himalayas.

A relatively untouched route, trek to Ruby valley is an experience worth cherishing. Filled with nature’s majesty and rich cultural experience, this trek near the capital is apt for  those seeking to experience something new.

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by our representatives and be transferred to your hotel. A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide.

Overnight stay at your hotel.

2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath:The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Swayambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of many sites of Nepal included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

3

Kathmandu-Gatlang Drive

This day we will drive north towards Gatlang. Travelling along the Trishuli river, you will be able to behold the magnificent sight of the Ganesh Himal. After passing Dhunche, the cultural exhibition at Golijung and Gatlang will provide ample entertainment. Gatlang, which is primarily a Tamang settlement, also houses a Tamang monastery and the pious Parvatikakunda lake.

Overnight stay at Gatlang.

4

Gatlang-Somdang Trek

The trek this day involves an ascent through rhododendron and pine forests where along the way we will stop over for lunch at Khurpu Bhanjyang.Then on we will make a descent towards Somdang, a border between districts of Rasuwa and Dhading.

Overnight stay at Somdang.

5

Somdang-Pangsang Pass Trek

After breakfast, we head uphill towards Pangsang Pass passing through mesmerizing forests and panoramic views of the Ganesh Himal Range and Manaslu Mountain. The area is also renowned for its herbal plants. The breathtaking scenery in the area will help you relax your senses.

Overnight stay at a tea house in Pangsang Pass.

6

Pangsang Pass – Tipling Trek via Shertung

Today, we descend towards Tipling, a village that houses Buddhist gombas and both Protestant and a Catholic church. The village is largely inhabited by people of the Tamang community, and the Tamang cultural show involving various forms of dances will sure be of delight to all trekkers.

Overnight stay at Tipling.

7

Tipling-Neber Gaon Trek

After breakfast we will make a 20 minutes descent to Chalish Gaon, which is one of the most amiable villages in the region. Then we continue our trek passing through Khar Khola and Pasabar danda. We also pass through Tribeni River, a meeting point of 3 rivers regarded as sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists. After a while we will reach, Hindung village which is predominantly inhabited by Tamang people. There on we will trek uphill for about 2 and half hours to reach Neber Gaon.

Overnight stay at Neber Gaon.

8

Neber Gaon- Natural Hot Spring Trek

On this day, we will move towards Tatopani(hot springs), where you can enjoy a half day bath and unwind. Then on we will lunch at Hot Spring and the trek continues where we will pass through hairpin hill edges, hence trek should be done with utmost attention. Finally we will reach Kupchyat village, a Tamang village.

Overnight stay at Kupchyat.

9

Kupchyat - Khading – Lapa Gaon Trek

After breakfast, you will trek through local paddy terraces to Khading Village which is a Gurung community. Then on we will travel towards Lapa Goan which is typically a Tamang Village, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture.

Overnight stay at Lapa Gaon.

10

Lapa Gaon – Borang – Jharlang Trek

The trek this involves a downhill travel towards Ankhu khola with its wonderful views of water fall. We will then stop over at Borang for luch then continue our trek through Ukhum and Lishne jumgle. After about an ascent for 2 hours, we will reach Jharlang village.
11

Jharlang (Ungul) – Kuri – Khaniyabas Trek

Initially we will trek down towards Jharlang Pahiro(landslide) which should take around an hour to cross. We then cross a suspension bridge and have to ascend for about 2 and half hours to reach Kuri village. After lunch, we will be travelling for about 2 and half hours to reach Khaniyabas Village or the Satya Devi.

Overnight stay at Khaniyabas.

12

Khaniyabas – Megang Danda Trek

After breakfast, we will trek for about an hour to Kimdang gaon and stop over for lunch. Then on we will trek towards Megang Danda, form where you can encounter a 270 degree view of the mountains.

Overnight stay at Megang Danda.

13

Megang Danda – Trisuli Bazaar – Kathmandu

To reach Trishuli River, you will have the option of either walking for about 6 hours or walk upto Deurali for about 1 and half hours and take a local bus. Then on you will continue to drive to Kathmandu, which should take around 4 hours.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

14

Final Departure

You will be taken from your hotel to the airport as per your schedule. You will reach the airport 2 hours prior to your flight.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up & drop-off transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast & all taxes
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Escorted with English speaking guide. Private transportation. Entrance fees
  • Kathmandu /Gatlang by local bus
  • Accommodation in trekking lodges during the trek
  • Meals – Breakfast with 2cups of tea/ coffee, lunch, dinner – during the trek
  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking map for group
  • TIMS
  • A First Aid and Eco trained and government licensed English speaking guide
  • One porter between each two members
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation and insurance for the trekking staff
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Extra meals in Kathmandu
  • Drinking water during trek, extra charges levied for any hot shower or electricity for device charging
  • Tips for guide and porter and driver
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gear & clothing
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client’s insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual cost.
  • Anything not specified in the Cost Include section