In Search Of Snow Leopard

About this tour

Treading the path followed by Snow Leopard, Tibetan Argali, Blue Sheep and many more and catch their sights and then retiring in hospitable and comfortable Himalayan Homestay to call the day .
The climate of the area is sub-arctic to arctic with less rainfall during summers and heavy snowfall during winters and temperature dropping to much below freezing point.
Summers are short and mild. There are many rare and endangered animal species found in this cold desert, amongst these are the elusive Snow Leopard, Ibex, Tibetan Antelope, Blue Sheep, Shapo, Marmot, Tibetan Hare etc.
Among the avi fauna population found are the Snow Patridge, Golden Oriole, Snow Cock, Golden Eagle, Horned Lark, Red Billed Chuff etc.
Thus, embark on this remarkable journey with Trekdi, and experience the best days of your life..!

Day-wise Schedule

1 Day 1

Arrival at Leh airport, to be received by our representative and transferred to the Hotel. Check in to the hotel for a Complete day of rest wherein welcome tea and coffee will be served by the Hotel. Aafter lunch visit Leh Market, Leh Palace, Hall of Fame and Shanti Stupa. Overnight Hotel

2 Day 2

Full day visit to monasteries (104 Kms) After breakfast, drive for full day of sight seeing to the Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis monasteries and Stok Palace Museum. Packed or Hot Lunch will be provided. Return to Leh in the evening. Overnight Hotel. This day could be modified if participants need more rest.

3 Day 3

One day visit to Pangong Lake. During winter, Pangong Tso is completely frozen. It is completely different view.

4 Day 4

Leh to Phey to Rumbak (5 hrs) After breakfast drive to Phey Bridge. Cross the bridge and start walking towards the Zingchen Gorge. Enroute one can see snow leopard signs along the valley bottom of the side valleys if you are trekking during winter or early spring/fall. Arrive Rumbak by evening. Overnight Homestay

5 Day 5

Wildlife viewing (Full day) 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, various mountain and migratory birds, high altitude flora and occasionally a Tibetan Wolf or a Snow leopard if extremely lucky. Overnight Homestay/Camping

6 Day 6

Explore the Valley for Wildlife. Overnight Homestay/Camping.

7 Day 7

Explore the Valley for Wildlife. Overnight Homestay/Camping.

8 Day 8

Explore the Valley for Wildlife. Overnight Homestay/Camping.

9 Day 9

Rumbak to Leh (8 hours) Make an early start for your trek up the Stokla pass (4900mts) for 3 hours. Follow the path on the extreme left along the south facing hillside. After one hour the path gets slower as you start climbing up to the pass. From the pass you can get great views of the Indus valley. Descend all the way down to the village of Stok. Optional visit to Stok Palace museum. Drive to Leh. Overnight in Leh Hotel
This day can be modified as per the weather conditions and energy level of participants.

10 Day 10

Transfer to airport and fly back to Delhi with Sweet Memories of Ladakh