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Snow Leopard Tour

Tour Details

Highlights : Snow Leopard in Hemis National Park

Brief Description of the tour:
In the cold winter months of Ladakh, we provide you the unique & rare experience of finding the elusive and endangered Snow Leopard. With its team of best Snow Leopard naturalist we will take you into one of the best Snow Leopard habitats in the Hemis high altitude National Park.
Some of the birds that you may come across while on the trek are Golden Eagle, Lammergeyer, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Himalayan Griffon and Himalayan Snow cock, Tibetan Partridge, Chukar Partridge, White Winged Redstart, Robin Accentor, White Breasted Dipper, Brown Dipper.
While on the trek you will also have the opportunity to stay in Home Stays and in tents in the prime habitat. Other wildlife that you will see are the Blue Sheep, LadakhUrial and the Tibetan Argali.
• Trekking in the mountains of Ladakh and Rumbak known as the Snow Leopard capital of the world
• Guided by experienced naturalists and Snow Leopard experts
• Opportunity to get a local lifestyle experience of Ladakh
• ‘A’ Class accommodation in Leh and comfortable tents while on the trek
• Insight into local Snow Leopard conservation and village home stay initiatives

 

Day 01 DELHI ARRIVAL
Day 02 DELHI / LEH
Day 03 AROUND LEH
Day 04 LEH – ZINCHEN – RUMBAK
Day 05 RUMBAK
Day 06 RUMBAK
Day 07 RUMBAK
Day 08 RUMBAK
Day 09 RUMBAK
Day 10 RUMBAK
Day 11 RUMBAK
Day 12 RUMBAK
Day 13 RUMBAK
Day 14 RUMBAK – ZINCHEN – LEH
Day 15 LEH – DELHI
Day 16 DELHI DEPARTURE

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Day 01,ARRIVAL DELHI

Meeting assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel
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Day 02,DELHI TO LEH (FLIGHT)

Morning departure transfer to airport to board the flight for Leh. Assistance on arrival at Leh and transfer to hotel Leh is situated at an altitude of 3500mts and is the capital of the once ancient Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh. Upon arrival at the hotel – a warm cup of tea will be served and you will be briefed about the trek. Spend the day acclimatizing in the Hotel as your body needs to adjust to the low oxygen levels. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 03,AROUND LEH

After breakfast, guided tour to Thiksey monasteries to give you an experience of Tibetan Buddhismwhich has been prevalent since centuries. Post the monastery visit – drive along the indus river to look for the Ibisbill or the Solitary Snipe. You may find a Harrier and also a few species of ducks. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 04,LEH / JINCHEN (DRIVE – 02 HOURS) – RUMBAK (TREK – 04 HOURS)

Drive one hour into the Hemis High National Park. On reaching Zinchen village we commence trek further into the gorge towards the Rumbak Village. This will take about 04 – 05 Hours. Overnight at Tented Camp Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 05,

From this day onwards the itinerary depends on the movement of the Snow Leopard and thus the itinerary has to be very flexible as we trek and camp depending on the movement of the cat) Early morning scouting for snow leopard signs and possible sightings at the junction of HusingNala and Tarbungnala including the high ridge lines. After breakfast hike up the main LatoNala till the vantage point at RumbakSumdo. Spend the day scanning the Kharlung and adjoining areas. Overnight in camps. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 06,RUMBAK

(The Mountains around Rumbak provide a unique bio diversity as you find four different species of wild sheep and goats namely – Ibex, Blue Sheep, LadakhUrial and the Tibetan Argali. However it is predominantly the Blue sheep that accounts for the major prey base for the Snow Leopard population in the area.) After breakfast, hike 2 to 3 hours to Rumbak village (known as the Snow Leopard capital of the world) Rumbak lies at 4050 mts and we have the choice of staying at homestays for the night. Spend the day exploring the Rumbak Mountains for Snow Leopards and other wild life. During the scouting trips we will be climbing up to 4600mts and we will also a trek up towards Yurutse pasture looking for the Tibetan Argali (Great Tibetan Sheep). Overnight in camps. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 07,RUMBAK

After breakfast hike up to Husing pass (4450mts) and spend the day at the vantage point on the pass scanning surrounding area for wildlife. Overnight in camps Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 08,RUMBAK

After breakfast hike for 3 to 4 hrs towards Ganda la base to look for Tibetan Argali and other wild animals. The area is also good for the Eurasian Lynx and a good habitat for Tibetan Wolf. Overnight in camps Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 09,RUMBAK

After breakfast hike up the Kharlung valley to look for snow leopards and Blue Sheep. Return to camp. Overnight in camps Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 10, 11, 12 & 13,RUMBAK

After breakfast explore Rumbak valley to look for snow leopard. Overnight in camps Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 14,RUMBAK – ZINCHEN - LEH

After breakfast trek down to Zinchen. On arrival drive to Leh. Overnight in hotel Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Diner
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Day 15,LEH TO DELHI

Early morning transfer to airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival Delhi transfer to hotel for day use purpose. Meal Plan – Breakfast
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Day 16,DELHI DEPART

In time departure transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey Meal Plan – Breakfast

Additional Info

  • Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
  • Highlights: LEH – ZINCHEN - RUMBAK

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