Ladakh - Wildlife & beyond

Ladakh is the highest region of India situated beyond the Himalayas. This high altitude desert area which is part of the Tibetan plateau has a variety of flora and fauna to offer to its visitors. Snow Leopard, Bharal, Urial, Asiatic Ibex, Tibetan Wild Ass, Tibetan Wolf, Red Fox, Pikas, Marmots, Pallas's Cat, Lynx and Brown Bears are some of the mammals that you can find in the tours listed below. Apart from mammals the region records 250+ species of birds. The trans Himalayan landscape is stunning to drive through and the unique geology of the area is awe inspiring. We are offering both summer & winter tours for you to explore different areas of Ladakh. Winter tours are best designed to find the elusive Snow Leopard while the summer tour is designed to spot general herbivore and birding.

Ladakh - Summer tour

Day 1 Fly from Delhi to Leh. Spend the day acclimatising. Night stay in Leh.

Day 2 Drive towards Alchi. Visit the monastery and do birding and mammal spotting in the landscape. Night stay in Leh.

Day 3 Visit the monasteries of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis. Explore the area for wildlife spotting. Night stay in Leh.

Day 4 Drive towards Tsokar. Explore the areas for wildlife. Night stay in Tsokar

Day 5 Spend the day exploring Tsokar. Night stay in Tsokar

Day 6 Drive towards Tso Moriri. Look for wildlife on the way. Night stay in Tso Moriri

Day 7 Drive to Leh from Tso Moriri. Night stay in Leh.

Day 8 Start for Nubra Valley. Cross Khardung La. Visit Diskit. Night stay in Hundar.

Day 9 Explore the area beyond Hundar for wildlife. Night stay in Hundar.

Day 10 Drive to Leh from Nubra valley. Explore market in the afternoon. Night stay in Leh.

Day 11 Fly to Delhi from Leh

Ladakh - Winter tour

Day 1 Fly from Delhi to Leh. Spend the day acclimatising. Night stay in Leh.

Day 2 Visit the areas around Indus river around Leh for wildlife. Night stay in Leh.

Day 3 Visit the monasteries of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis. Explore the area for wildlife spotting. Night stay in Leh.

Day 4 Drive towards Rumtse looking for wildlife. Night stay in Leh

Day 5 Drive to Ulley. Stay in the lodge in Ulley for next five nights looking for Snow Leopard and other wildlife. Night stay in Leh.

Day 6-11 Look for Snow Leopard and other wildlife around Ulley. Night stay in Ulley.

Day 11 Drive to Leh via Alchi. Visit Alchi monastery and continue towards Leh Explore the Leh market in the afternoon

Day 12 Fly to Delhi from Leh


* Both tour starts and ends in Delhi


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** Above photographs taken by Durgesh Singh

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