Singla Pass (4220 m)
Min 2 Pax
Mar-May & Sept-Nov
Three Kunda Trek of Ruby Valley takes you to the amazing mountain villages predominated by the Tamang and Gurung ethnic groups. They are known for their unique culture and rich traditions. Some of the famous mountains you can see the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Boudha Himal, Hiunchuli, Dorje Lakpa and other mountains of Western and Central Nepal of Ganesh Himal region. It is the least explored hidden trekking trail.
The trekking trail got its name as the Three Kunda Trek of Ruby Valley because the Ganesh Himal region has large deposits of Ruby, the gemstone. But, there exists no major mining activity here. This whole region also has high deposits of other minerals too. The Pangsang Pass at an altitude of 3900 m is the major attraction on this trek. This unexplored and virgin trekking trail provides you the opportunity to explore some very remote areas in Nepal, not frequented by tourist. Similarly, the three Kunda adds a degree of charm and curiosity to the area. The literal meaning of Kunda is Pond. These three water bodies are worth watching for attractions.
Due to the least number of guest house and lodge homestay is the best and effective mode of accommodation. . You get a firsthand experience of Nepali rural lifestyle. Local people here even do not hesitate to share their food. In fact, they are very kind in sharing. You can even taste the locally made liquor, made out of apples and also from buckwheat. Therefore, the Three Kunda Trek of Ruby Valley in Central Nepal is a lifetime experience in terms of the cultural exposure and the majestic mountains.
Three Kunda trek of Ruby Valley is one of the most interesting and hidden destinations as this virgin land has its unique features. This region is mostly inhabited by the Tamang, Gurung, and Bhotia people.
On your trek, you will encounter Tatopani (Hot water spring), which is quite popular amongst the visitors and trekkers. This nature made warm water is also used for the therapeutic purpose as it helps in releasing the tension and body aches including knee, elbows and so on. It is advisable that you take a dip and relax after the hectic walk during this trek.
(Note: Ganesh Himal is the mountain named after the Elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesh)
Why Three Kunda(Lake) trek of Ruby Valley
- Least explored hidden trekking trail.
- Mouthwatering view of Ganesh Himal comprising Langtang Lirung, Boudha Himal, Hiunchuli, Dorje Lakpa.
- Pangsang Pass (3900 m) is the major attraction on this trek.
- Provides genuine experience of unspoiled Tamang and Gurung villages, beautiful farm terraces with magnificent Himalayan Range.
- Experience with local traditions, culture and their lifestyle.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02: Half Day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley and Trek preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhalche (1850m), 5/ 6 hrs walk
Day 04: Trek to Rupchet (3250 m), 6 hrs walk
Day 05: Trek to Pangsang Pass (3842 m) via Singla Pass (4220 m), 6 / 7 hrs walk
Day 06: Trek to Chalise (1674m) 5/6 hrs walk
Day 07: Trek to Hindung (Gomba Danda) (2402m) 4 /5 hrs walk
Day 08: Trek to Thulo Dhunga (3337m), 4 / 5 hrs
Day 09: Explore around & day Hike
Day 10: Trek to Kharka (3900m), 5 hrs walk
Day 11: Trek to Ganesh Kunda – Ruby area (3500m), 5/6 hrs walk
Day 12: Trek to Tatopani (Hot Spring) (1250m), 5/6 hrs walk
Day 13: Trek to Lapa Gaon (1850m) 5/6 hrs walk
Day 14: Trek to Magne Goth Pass (2950 m), 4 hrs walk
Day 15: Trek to Tinsure (1850m) 5 / 6 hrs walk
Day 16: Trek to Salangkot via Ganga Jamuna (1250m) 5/6 hrs walk
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu via Dhading Besi. 6/7 Hrs
Day 18: Leisure Day
Day 19: Final Departure