Ruby Valley is the base camp of Paldor Himal in Dhading district. It is a tourist destination that can be reached by road from Trishuli to Somdang, 105 km from Rasuwa via Syafrubensi.
This village municipality has been named by including Lapa, Sertung and Tipling 3 VDCs. There are 8 different destinations in this place. The mountain has the potential for mountaineering, cultural, religious and eco-tourism. A campaign has been launched to make this valley, which has lagged behind due to its geographical remoteness, a protected area as soon as it is introduced in the tourist market. The Ruby Valley of Dhading is as beautiful as the Lamtang of Rasuwa and the Manaslu footpath of Gorkha. Everything found in Lamtang and Manaslu is also in the Ruby Valley.
Religious and cultural significance
There are 500-year-old Buddhist monasteries and 300-year-old monasteries in this valley.
Natural beauty of Ruby Valley
The attractions of the Gurans Ruby Valley are 14 types of aquatic animals including red pandas, wild animals, endangered wildlife, mountains, lakes, beautiful settlements with habitable homestays, streams, rivers, and sunflowers.
This footpath is important for aquatic, wildlife and religious tourism. A five-day, four-night tour package can be arranged on this trail. There are 500-year-old Buddhist monasteries and 300-year-old monasteries in this valley. Menhdomaya folk culture, jhankri dance, lama dance, horse dance, etc. can attract tourists.
Netratal made of hydro power in Ankhu river of Tripureswar, Panighatta made in Baguwa river, rural environment carrying grass like Dokanamla of Katike, Arun making traditional iron goods, sunrise seen from Phulkharka, Mantari sky camp built in Mantari forest, Pokhara Basati As it can be done, it is important from the point of view of tourism.
This footpath has been surveyed and promoted by the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAN) in collaboration with the Ganesh Himal Tourism Development Committee from 2012 to 2014.
Tourism potential of Ruby Valley
The Himalayan Sky Trail (Tinsure Footpath) has come into operation under the Ruby Valley area in the northern part of Dhading district. After the operation of the footpath, it will be easier to go to Gorkha from the capital through Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Dhading settlements.
It is also called ‘Sky Trail’ as the features of the sky and land can be observed closely from the tourist footpath. The tourist footpath has been constructed at a distance of about 50 km from Netratal at an altitude of 1,500 feet above sea level in the northern region of Dhading to Tinsure Bhanjyang at an altitude of 11,000 feet. This development has strengthened the tourism potential.
How to reach Ruby Valley
It can be reached from Trishuli via Rasuwa’s Syafrubensi.