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Join the trek that started it all and get ready for the trip of a lifetime. Travel through time to remote villages in the high mountain areas of Nepal. Ruby Valley, also known as the “Land of Waterfalls” will take you back centuries into the heart of primitive self-sufficient living. This trek gives every adventure seeker the opportunity to truly feel what it is like to live a high altitude ultralight (HAU) lifestyle as we connect with the mountain people of Nepal. Come and experience true remote homestead trekking. Trek, stay, eat, and connect with the Gurung and Tamang people, and build friendships that will last a lifetime. We look forward to experiencing this trek with you. 

This route is a newly opened trekking trail that provides an excellent opportunity to walk through Gurung and Tamang villages and high passes (such as Pangsang pass and Singla pass). There are also many opportunities to spend time with local people. There are both homestead and camping trek options available on this trekking route as per your trek duration and budget. Ganesh Himal in the northwest side of Kathmandu is the main target of our trek. 

Ruby valley is in the category of the moderate route. This route is favorable in the month of February, March, April, September, October, and November. We provide professional, expert guides. Management of all of your documents and verifications are done by our team. Come join us on a journey of life transformation, reawakening, and hope.


TRIP COST: $1,250.00

Flexible Dates

Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 1 – Jeep Travel & Trek to Perche

Day 2 – Trek to Lower Borang

Day 3 – Trek to Hindung

Day 4 – Visit Hot Spring & trek to Khading

Day 5 – Rest Day in Khading

Day 6 – Spare Day

Day 7 – Trek to Gyangsang

Day 8 – Jeep to Kathmandu / Sightsee

Day 9 – City Tour (optional Everest scenic flight; weather permitting)

Day 10 / 3.3 – Depart Kathmandu

  • Explore the unique culture and nature of the mountain people and their lifestyle
  • Splendid views of the Himalayas mountain
  • Wilderness flora and fauna 
  • Local food and people
While in Kathmandu
  • International and domestic Airport pick-up 
  • Hotel accomodations in Kathmandu, including WIFI, hot shower, and breakfast 
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing with tour guide on hand 
  • Cultural Farewell Team Dinner

While Trekking

  • Transportation to Trailhead 
  • Homestead and sleeping accommodations throughout the trek 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during your trek 
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and a porter 
  • All food, accommodation, transportation, and insurance for the porter and guide 
  • Access to calling to the United States during your trek (any location where signal is available) 
  • All necessary paperwork 
  • Shared Porter/Guide for group sizes of 4 or more

Plus, every HAU Gear adventure you embark on with us will help to equip, empower, and encourage women, living in remote villages throughout Nepal, to create sustainable income for themselves and their village

  • International airfare 
  • Trip Insurance 
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport-Kathmandu)- $25 USD for 15 days Visa 
  • Lunch/Dinner while in Kathmandu (breakfast provided at the hotel) 
  • Personal items, snacks, beverages, or alcohol
  • Lightweight, stowable duffel bag
  • Luggage locks (optional – customs might cut them during inspection)
  • Luggage tags
  • Passport/money belt
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Travel plug adapters
  • Electrical converter


(pre & post trekking)

  • Synthetic or wool shirt
  • Lightweight, travel-friendly pants/jeans
  • Flip flops or sandals
  • Midweight wool or synthetic socks




  • Water bottles (two 1-liter)
  • Watch with alarm
  • Video / still camera / or phone camera (optional)
  • Spare camera battery and charger
  • Spare camera memory card (optional)
  • Camp Towel 
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool (must be stowed with luggage in-flight)
  • Personal first-aid kit (travel size)
  • Ear plugs
  • Hand and toe warmers (optional)
  • Small Notepad & Pen
  • Book (digital only)
  • Cash (Nepalese rupees and U.S. money – changed in Kathmandu)
  • Credit card
  • Cell phone in waterproof case
  • Cell phone charging cable
  • Local SIM card for cell phone (purchase in Nepal)
  • Solar power device (for recharging phone or other electronics)
  • Toiletries(to be purchased onsite)

Additional Items

  • Toothbrush (travel size)
  • Toothpaste (travel size)
  • Women’s hygiene items
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Lip balm (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Shampoo (travel size)
  • Soap bar (travel size / optional)
  • Deodorant (optional)
  • Skin lotion
  • Spare eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Non-prescription medications (pain reliever/fever reducer, antibiotic ointment, allergy treatment, etc.)
  • Prescription medications; medications for traveler’s diarrhea, altitude sickness


There is no mandatory vaccination unless you have traveled to the countries infected by Yellow Fever within the past 6 months. It’s very important that you consult your physician for the official advice. Most travelers consider vaccination against rabies and Hep A. As the trip involves high altitude, participants with heart and lungs issues, diabetic issues must consult with their physician before you sign up for this trip. You are responsible to determine that you are fit for the travel.

For general travel health advice and information on vaccinations, please, visit the site of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 Protocol

Protocols- Updated on 12 April 2021

If you are thinking of visiting Nepal then good news for you. It is official that quarantine is no longer mandatory for traveling to Nepal.

To visit Nepal, you will need to submit the following documents for entry:

  • A PCR negative tested report ( 72 hours of time from the testing to enter Nepal)

  • A visa approval (Reference) letter from your local representative tour company 

Likewise, On arrival in Kathmandu, all the travelers are required to take another PCR test in Kathmandu. Once the report shows a negative test result then travelers are allowed and free to continue their travel plan to any parts of Nepal.

As of now, we  (The local tour company or organizer) need to arrange the reference letter of recommendations for the travelers – As per Visa Approval Letter, a Visa Approval letter is an alternative option for travelers who do not have a Nepal embassy or consulates offices in the reachable distance in their country of origin.

The following documents are required for the Visa Approval letter:

  • A photocopy of the passenger’s passport
  • A round-trip flight details
  • A mandatory travel insurance


After receiving all these above documents, the company will provide a Visa Approval Letter to the travelers in advance. All of those travelers carrying visa approval letters and negative PCR-tested reports of 72 hours will quickly get an on-arrival visa at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu Nepal without any hassle and hesitations.