Snow Leopard Trek

Destination

Delhi - Leh - Rumbak Valley - Sham Valley - Leh - Delhi

Tour Key Points

  • Starting City
    Delhi
  • Ending City
    Delhi
  • Duration
    12 Days
  • Difficulty Level
    Advance
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Being on the trip of the Snow Leopard Trek in Ladakh, you will experience surprises at each turn. The trek allows one to get acquainted with the old stories of Rumbak Valley. It thus brings one to an indigenous territory astir over the savage breath in the midst of the cold desert and whirlwind freezing wind. This trek will let you witness the blend of flora and fauna of trans-Himalayan regions. Hemis National Park is one of the significant attractions in Ladakh that pulls various adventurists and creature sweethearts from everywhere throughout the world. It extends at a height of 4100 meters and conceals the whole Rumbak Valley. The national park is the home to fluctuated types of creatures including Snow Leopards and Himalayan winged animals. The Snow Leopard Trek, which is one of the well known winter treks in the Ladakh area, lies into a region where human accommodation vanishes and delivers a wild stretch of rough mountains dabbed with creatures like snow panthers, Tibetan wolves, blue sheep, horned sheep and Eurasian Brown Bear and that's only the tip of the iceberg. It is additionally dwelling place a few types of fowls like the Golden Eagle, various types of vultures and transient winged creatures. So highlight of this trek is relishness of traditional Ladakhi culture and hospitality.

  • Itinerary
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  1. Day 01 Arrival Delhi City Tour

    Arrive New Delhi International Airport by flight. Meet our representative at exit gate & they will take you to pre- booked Hotel. After refreshment & change you will be taken for full day guided tour of Old Delhi Visiting the India’s largest mosque Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, the old marketplace where we can have unlimited shopping of variety of Indian attires, dry fruits and man other articulates. Then we will move forward to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
    New Delhi tour comprises of visit to Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India. We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight stay in Delhi.

  2. Day 02 Delhi – Leh (By Flight)

    2nd day of journey will start from Delhi airport by catching an hour spectacular flight to Leh that will fly over the Trans-Himalayas and Zanskar ranges into Leh. The airport is at 11500 ft above sea Level where you will land. After arrival check in the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for individual activities, Evening stroll around Leh market and back to hotel for overnight stay. Overnight stay at hotel.

  3. Day 03 Visit Spituk, Sankar Monasteries, Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame

    Today we will visit Spitok Monastery; most seasoned part was established in the fifteenth CE. The Monastery is has a place with Yellow cap School of Tibetan Buddhism. There are around 30 priests dwell in the cloister. You could visit a few temples, which devoted to various Deities. Most popular ones are Crown Buddha and 21 Taras which was brought from Tibet. In transit you could stop at Hall of distinction, a little Museum to show arms and image of Indian war history. Back to Hotel for Lunch, Afternoon a continuous climb to the Shanti stupa on slope lock situated in Changspa worked by Japanese in 1984. You can get a decent direction and perfect for envisioning the Leh valley and the Ladakh run. Back to the Hotel for stay overnight.

  4. Day 04 Visit Snow Leopard Conservancy & Thiksey Monastery & Shey Palace

    After breakfast, stroll to Leh Market and visit Snow Leopard Conservancy. After Lunch you will be drive towards Thiksey Monastery. Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is particularly vital for its enormous situated statue of the Maitreya and is likewise known for its (Dukhang) get together lobby which houses several rectangular petition books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we keep on passing through arrangement of chortens to visit Shey Palace the previous summer royal residence of the King of Ladakh. Supper and Over Night at the Hotel.

  5. Day 05 Drive to Zingchen and Trek to Huising

    Today post breakfast drive to Zingchen about an hour drive along the Indus river to Zingchen then Trek to Husing for about 2 hrs. Set up the camp at an height of 13000ft. This will be your base for next 4 days while scanning for Snow panther. Husing is the home for uncommon imperil Snow panther, Beside Snow panther one could find a good pace sheeps and Ladakh urial, both are wild sheep fundamentally the same as marco polo sheep. Which, is the primary supplicate of Snowleopard. Next to wild sheep great opportunities to spot Golden Eagle, Lammergeyer, Snow cockerel, Partridges and finches. Husing is situated among Rumbak and Zingchen towns in the Hemis high height national park, National park covers a territory of 3200 sq kms. Your camp will be set up in a tight chasm on the bank of Rumbak stream. Overnight stay at Camp.

  6. Day 06 In search of snow leopards

    Explore Husing and surrounding valley in search of snow leopard. February till March is the best season and best time to spot Snow Leopard. These whole valley known as the home for snow-Leopard for it rocky mountain formation and gorged terrain. Overnight stay at camp.

  7. Day 07 Huising Valley

    Today search on Snow Leopard & Other Wild Life. Overnight at Camp.

  8. Day 08 Huising Valley to Rumbak Village

    Search for Snow Leopard near Rumbak village. Overnight at camp.

  9. Day 09 Day at Rumbak Valley

    Quest for Snow Leopard at Rumbak Valley and Yurutse village. Overnight at Camp.

  10. Day 10 Rumbak to Jingchen

    Return back and later drive back to Leh. Evening time free at leisure to relax. Overnight at hotel.

  11. Day 11 Tour of Sham Valley

    Drive to Alchi Monastery by means of Likir Monastery on the way Visit Alchi Monastery which is the eleventh Century was established by Rinchen Zangpo . The religious community was structured by craftsmen from Kashmir and Tibet. In plain view are exceptional Mandalas and decorations that are suggestive of the Byzantine craftsmanship. Alchi is viewed as the most excellent religious community of Ladakh, the five sanctuaries are designed with frescoes from the eleventh to 12 Century brightened - they are a genuine fortune of prior Buddhist workmanship in the Tibetan style. Drive back to Leh on the way visit Basgo Palace. Overnight stay at Leh.

  12. Day 12 Depart Leh Delhi

    Early morning transfer to airport to fly back to Delhi.

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