Ladakh Snow Leopard Expedition – February 2019

Tour Date: February 22nd (Friday) – March 3rd (Sunday) 2019

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Leh Airport to Leh Town (4 Km | 15 minutes approx.). Arrival at Leh airport and transferred to the Hotel. Complete day for acclimatization. O/N Leh.

Day 2: Leh Local (100 Kms| 4-5 hrs approx.). After breakfast proceeds to visit Thiksey & Stok Palace Museum and bird watching near Indus river. O/N Leh.

Day 3: Leh to Zingchen to Rumbak 5 hrs. After having the breakfast drive to Zingchen and start walking through Zingchen Gorge. As we continue trekking further, the gorge gets narrower and rugged. On the way, one might see snow leopard signs along the valley bottom of the side valleys if you are trekking during winter or early spring/fall. As you approach Rumbak fields the valley suddenly opens up with snowcapped mountains in the background. From the fields, the path turns left eastwards for the Rumbak village, where Homestay is available. O/N Homestay.

Day 4 to Day 8: Wildlife viewing. After the breakfast proceed for full day wildlife viewing along with a trained local guide. Wildlife viewing possibilities are Blue sheep, the Great Tibetan sheep or the Argali, and occasionally a Tibetan Wolf and a Snow leopard. Overnight in Home Stay.

Day 8: Rumbak to Ule. After breakfast drive to Ule village where we have another chance to see a snow leopard. Overnight at Ule Homestay.

Day 9: Ule to Leh. After Lunch drives back to Leh on we visit Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Magnetic hill and Sangam (Confluence of Zanskar & Indus Rivers). O/N Leh.

Day 10: Leh to Leh Airport. Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board the flight back to the destination.

Tour Cost: 68,700/- ** Per Person.

Cost includes

  • Transportation from LEH airport
  • Accommodation at Leh: 03 Night: Mahey Retreat hotel or similar
  • Accommodation at Rumbak 05 Night: Homestay
  • Accommodation at Ule 01 Night: Homestay
  • All Veg meals during the stay.

Cost do not include

  • Camera charges
  • Any kind of personal expenditure and medical expenses

**INR prices are applicable to resident Indians only. Non Resident Indians (NRI) and Foreign Nationals please email us for tour cost at info@wild-india.in

Picture credit: Tsewang Gyaltsan