" Snow Leopard Tour "... The Wild Life of Ladakh9 Nights , 10 Days ( LDK/WL-SL )
The "Land of Passes" or the "Land of Endless Discoveries", lies on the top of world at elevations ranging from 3200m to 5000m and till 6500m. Even at this altitude, the total of more than 30 mammals recorded. This remote place has many animals and birds living in the extremities of temperature. And one of the extremely and astonishing thing about this place is the Snow Leopard watching.Best Time: Jan to Feb.
Day 1: Arrival in Leh
Coming straight to the altitude of min 3,200 m from a much lower place can cause some health problems. So to avoid that, we suggest our guest to take complete rest for a day to get acclimatized. Later there will be a briefing of the program by the agent or by the company representative.
Day 2: Leh SightSeeing
Second day is good to get out doing some sightseeing because you are already acclimatized. So we will Start by visiting Hemis and Thiksey monastery at first and then Stok palace after a hot lunch at Chamba restaurant. O/N in Hotel
Day 3 : Leh - Zingchan
By road 1 hr to Zingchan. This is gateway to Rumbak Valley - where the Snow Leopard is found. This is an elusive leopard that inhabits the higher reaches of Himalayas. At Zinghcan we interact with locals, enjoy and discover the culture and lifestyle of people of Laddakh. For the night we sleep in luxury tent accommodation.
Day 4: Zingchan - Rumbak ( 12,540 ft ) 4 - 5 hr
Trek to Rumbak Approx 5 hrs. Rumbak is a name of a small village popularly known as Rumbak Valley and also a snow leopard country. Searching for the big cat is hard work but if we are lucky enough we might be able to see the glimpse or foot prints in our route to Rumbak Village O/N at Village.
Day 5 : Explore Rumbak valley for next 3 days
For next 3 days we explore the Rumbak Valley in search of the most fascinating and amazing cat of Himalaya ( Snow Leopard ).If one wants we can extend the days in search of Wild Cat ( Snow Leopard ).
Day 6 : Rumbak - Zingchan - Leh 5 - 6 hr
Trek back towards Zingchen after the days of exploration in the valley where we will be extracted by our car. While this trek, we might also encounter with some wild animals like Ibex, Urial, antelopes etc .In the evening, there will be a complementary cultural show by the company and the toast of completion of the expedition.
Day 7 : Departure
End of the Tour.