Ruby Valley Remote Eco-Trek

$950.00

Get ready for the trip you will remember forever. 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 into the heart of hundreds of years of primitive living. Trek, stay, and connect with the Gurung people, and build friendships that will last a lifetime. Book your reservation today!

Description

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. Choose Your Adventure Now!!!

OVERVIEW

Flexible Dates: October-November 2018

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Private Chartered Jeep & Trek to Perche (Tour HAU Gear Sewing Hub)
Day 03: Trek to Borang
Day 04: Trek to Hindung (Tour HAU Gear Sewing Hub)
Day 05: Trek to Khading
Day 06: Rest Day / Sightseeing
Day 07: Trek to High Pass Camp
Day 08: Trek to Dunchet
Day 09: Trek & Private Chartered Jeep to KTM
Day 10: Everest Summit Flight (weather permitting); City Tour; Dinner
Day 11: Depart Kathmandu

What To Expect

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 home stay and camping trek options available on this trekking route as per your trek duration and budget. Ganes Himal in the north west side of Kathmandu is the main target of our trek. Langtang Himal and Manaslu Himal are destinations for our trek. You will see the soaring waterfalls of Ganga and Jamuna and will be surrounded by an attractive environment.
Ruby valley is an easy and short walk. It is in the category of moderate route. This route is favorable in 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. The moments with our team will leave you memories for a lifetime. 
The best time for this trek are during the months of March, April, September, October, November and December.

What's Included

ALL-INCLUSIVE TRIP PRICE: $950.00

COST INCLUDES

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

COST EXCLUDES

✖ 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 hotel)
✖ Personal items, snacks, beverages, or alcohol

What To Bring

GEAR CHECKLIST

TRAVEL EQUIPMENT

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

TRAVEL CLOTHING

(pre & post trekking) 
Synthetic or wool shirt 
Lightweight, travel-friendly pants/jeans 
Flip flops or sandals 
Midweight wool or synthetic socks

TREKKING EQUIPMENT

Day backpack (40-45 liters) 
Pack liner (provided by HAU Gear) 
Sleeping bag comfortable to 0°F or down quilt (dependent upon season, forecast and preference) 
Trail running shoes (broken in – not new) 
Evening/sleeping booties (short down booties – optional) 
Flip flops or sandals 
LED headlamp with extra batteries 
Trekking poles 

TREKKING CLOTHING

Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs (optional) 
Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women) 
Heavyweight long underwear bottoms 
Heavyweight long underwear top 
Wool or synthetic T-shirt 
Wool or synthetic Long sleeve shirt 
Midweight down or synthetic parka with hood 
Convertible hiking pants 
Running/Shower Shorts 
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket 
Midweight fleece gloves or wool gloves 
Liner gloves 
Midweight fleece/wool winter hat 
Sun hat 
Midweight wool or synthetic socks (2 pairs) 
Shower socks 
Heavyweight wool or synthetic socks (for sleeping) 
UV sun glasses 
Neck gaiter, balaclava, Buff or bandana

PERSONAL ITEMS

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

Vaccinations 
There is no mandatory vaccination unless you have traveled to the countries infected by Yellow Fever within the past 6 months. Its 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 Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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