SNOW LEOPARD | LEH, INDIA
JANUARY 3rd - JANUARY 17th 2019
-Day 01 / 03 Jan: Arrival in Leh and transfer to Hotel, Full day rest to acclimatize altitude. Overnight Hotel Lotus or Mahey Retreat.
-Day 02 / 04 Jan: Full day rest for acclimatization.
-Day 03 / 05 Jan: After Breakfast, Drive to Zingchan (45 minute drive), this is the entry point to Rumbak (Hemis National Park) Walk to Rumbak (3 hours). Overnight Camp or Home stay.
-Day 04 through Day 14 / 06 - 15 Jan: Hemis National Park. Overnight Camp or Home stay.
-Day 14 / 16 Jan: Drive back to Leh. Overnight Leh.
-Day 15 / 17 Jan: Leh – Delhi - Transfer to Leh airport to catch the flight.
What is included in above cost?
-Accommodation on single sharing basis
-All permits and entrance fee
What is not included in above cost?
-Any flight tickets
-Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes, etc.
-Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
-Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
-Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
-Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
One of the very few tours to offer a realistic chance of seeing the Snow Leopard. Awe inspiring Himalayan scenery, Ancient kingdom of Ladakh, Buddhist monasteries, and mud palaces, unique flora and fauna or the Trans-Himalayan region. Spectacular trans-Himalayan flights to and from Leh. Enjoy traditional Ladakhi culture and hospitality.
If you want to explore the world’s largest cats, then Ladakh tour must be on the top of your list. At Ladakh, there are 100% chances of sighting a snow leopard. Ladakh is located in North India and the snow leopards can be seen in the Hemis National Park. As a matter of fact, the footprints of this high altitude marauders can be seen everywhere in this area. In the Himalayan region, one can also witness the most diverse form of flora and fauna which is not found at any other place.
Along with the snow leopard, you can also indulge in some sightseeing including a tour of the local markets that are flooded with traditional cuisines, clothings, and other accessories. In the Tibetan markets, one can find the best accessories and clothing. The Tibetan markets sell Indian and continental items. Items like pearls, corals, accessories etc. can be found in varied varieties at these places. The snow leopards are generally found at the elevation of 3000-6500mm where there are extreme temperature conditions and rare vegetation. The footprints, scats, etc. can prove to be a trace for identifying the animal.
During the tour of witnessing the snow leopard, many other species of animals can be seen like Blue Sheep which is also known as Bharal. The largest sheep The Tibetan Argali can also be seen in this region near the Gandala Pass. Many other species like Blue Bull, rare species of birds, Himalayan snowcock, Lammergier, Himalayan Griffon and many more can be witnessed too.
This tour requires very high level of fitness as it will include physical activities like trekking in High Altitudes.
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