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Snow Leopard Trek

Snow Leopard Trek

Snow Leopard Trek, 8 Nights 9 Days

Overview

Region: Himalayan Ranges in India (Jammu and Kashmir).
Snow Leopard Trek Type: Group Adventure.
Trek Begins and Ends at – Leh / Leh.
Trekking Duration and Distance: 8 nights / 9 days. 90KMs.
The difficulty level of the Snow Leopard Trek: Difficult.
Maximum Altitude Gain: 3, 800 meters / 12, 467 feet.
Type of Accommodation during Snow Leopard Trek: Guest House/Homestay/Tent.

A paradise in itself, Ladakh is one of the most desired trekking regions in the country. Ladakh is hugely popular in the whole world owing to the highest motorable road it has complemented with breathtaking views of the surroundings. A lot of enthusiastic travelers choose Ladakh over any other location time and time again.

If you have the hunger for adventure and fancy a delightful experience to witness incredible animals, the Hemis National Park has to be your top choice. Stretching over an elevation of 4100 m, and covering the entire Rumbak Valley, the Hemis National Park is a hugely popular region to trek in Ladakh.

The Snow Leopard Trek lies in the Hemis National Park and presents you with an outstanding opportunity to bask in the astounding beauty of nature and also a chance to witness some of the most amazing animals like Snow Leopard. Among the other animals, the likes of Tibetan Wolves, Horned Sheep, Blue Sheep, and Eurasian Brown Bear can also be seen. The winters of the Ladakh gives you a bone-chilling experience and also a number of exotic bird species can be seen like different migratory birds and Golden Eagles.

The 9 days itinerary runs through some of the most amazing spots in Ladakh and offering you a new surprise at each and every turn. You get a chance to indulge in the culture and oral history of the Rumbak Valley and also experience the cold desert of Ladakh complimented with strong winds.

Inclusions
  • 8 nights’ accommodation on twin sharing during the trek in Guest House, Homestays and Tents.
  • All Meals during the trek (Vegetarian).
  • Pick up and Drop off from/to Leh Airport.
  • All required permits for the trek.
  • Trek Equipment.
  • All Services of trekking guide, porters, helpers, and cook.
  • Basic First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder is inclusive.
Exclusions
  • Travel expenses to reach and return from Leh.
  • All meals in Leh for the first 2 days and the last day of the trek is not included.
  • No Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates, Personal expenses and tips Etc.
  • Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
  • No Porter’s service to carry your personal luggage*.
  • Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem is not inclusive

* If you need service of a porter then you have to pay Rs.650/- per day provided you book the same with us 15 days before the date of commencement and maximum luggage limit is 10 KGs.

Items to bring with you.
  • Backpack (55 – 65 L) with sturdy straps and the supporting frame.
  • Daypack (20 Ltr) is required only if you wish to offload your backpack to our support team.
  • Trekking shoes (Sports shoes are not allowed.)
  • Gumboot (must be required).
  • If you are not bringing Gumboot from your city then it is available in Leh hardware shops and can be
    purchased here itself. If your shoe size is 10+, getting a pair might be tough. So start searching as soon
    as you land in Leh.
  • Carry 2 pair of synthetic track pants. Track pants are light and when things get cold you can wear one
    over the other.
  • Carry 2 Full sleeve tees with collar.
  • Fleece jacket – sweaters are highly discouraged.
  • A full sleeve thick jacket (down jacket is preferable).
  • Carry 4 pairs of undergarments.
  • Get 2 pairs of thermal inners.
  • Carry 2 pairs of sports socks. 2 pairs of woolen socks.
  • Woolen monkey cap/balaclava that cover the ear.
  • Woolen hand gloves + synthetic glove (waterproof). If you don’t have synthetic gloves, get two pairs
    of woolen gloves and a surgical glove.
  • Hot water bottle/Bag – available at any medical store.
  • Fleece Inner layer.
  • Sunglasses, with 100% UV protection. Sunglasses prevent snow blindness. Sunglasses are mandatory for this trek.
  • A woolen head-scarf or muffler.
  • A trekking pole is mandatory.
  • Lightweight towel (should be thin, quick drying kind).
  • Lip balm.
  • Trekking Crampons.
  • Cold cream and sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+).
  • 2 Water bottles (1 Liters each). The insulated water bottles are good but even normal water bottles will suffice.
  • Personal medicine kit (Crocin , Avomine, Avil 25mg, Combiflam, Disprin, Norflox, Crepe bandage, Band-aid, Digene , Gauze cloth, Leukoplast , Cotton, ORS, Betadine or any antiseptic cream, Volini or any other pain relief spray, Diamox (to be taken only if required and but not as preventive medicine)).
  • Personal toilet kit (minimal) and toilet paper.
  • LED Torch with an extra set of cells (headlamps are much more preferable).
  • Small repair kit consisting of safety pins, needle, thread and string (mandatory).
  • Camera, memory cards, batteries etc (carry enough spare batteries. Electricity is not available throughout trek).
  • While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalize things and carry few extra plastic bags for wet clothes.
Itinerary
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