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In Search of the Snow Leopard - Exodus Travels
14 days

In Search of the Snow Leopard

From New Delhi to New Delhi
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33527
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Highlights

  • Seek the elusive Snow Leopard with expert wildlife guides
  • Hike beneath the jagged Himalayas
  • Experience a vibrant Buddhist festival in Leh
  • Enjoy a free day in Delhi to explore the city

Itinerary

Start and end in New Delhi! With the adventure tour In Search of the Snow Leopard, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. In Search of the Snow Leopard includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Delhi.
  2. Day 2: Fly across the Himalaya to Leh (3500m).
  3. Day 3: Full day at a monastic festival.
  4. Day 4: Visit Shey, Thikse and Stakna Monasteries.
  5. Day 5:  Drive to Jinchen;  trek to Rumbak Sumdo (3800m)
  6. Days 6-10: Five days wildlife spotting  in and around the Rumbak, Yurutse, Husing and Tarbuns Valleys in the Hemis National Park searching for Snow leopards and other mammals and birds.
  7. Day 11: Return to Leh.
  8. Day 12: Fly to Delhi.
  9. Day 13: Free day in Delhi for individual sightseeing.
  10. Day 14: End Delhi.
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

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  • A
    July 15, 2013
    A memorable winter holiday, superbly organised and led.  We went for the winter walking, the Buddhist monasteries, Leh out of season and of course the snow leopards, but even had we seen none of the latter this holiday would have been a delight.What was... Show more
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  • A
    March 21, 2013
    A very rewarding trip to one of the more remote parts of the Himalaya, with great scenery, a great crew, and overall a great experience!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Hearing first-hand about the work of the Indian Wildlife Service,... Show more
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  • A
    March 20, 2013
    I'd wanted to go in search of snow leopards and experience a major Tibetan Buddhist festival since reading Peter Mathiesen's The Snow Leopard while in Lhasa in 1984. This trip exceeded my expectations in every way!What was the most inspirational moment... Show more
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  • A
    March 19, 2013
    the trip is amazing, hard going but so rewarding.Valerie parkinson 's abillity and personallity are fabulous and she makes the trip easier in some respects,her organisation and easy going nature are a credit to her, and i would say, probably the best... Show more
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  • A
    March 03, 2012
    This was a trip into a remote area in the winter to search for what we all thought was unattainable. We expected cold,  camping at altitude and rough walking. We got all of that but we did not expect hot water bottles every night!!What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    March 03, 2012
    This was a trip into a remote area in the winter to search for what we all thought was unattainable. We expected cold,  camping at altitude and rough walking. We got all of that but we did not expect hot water bottles every night!!What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    February 28, 2012
    Very hard, very demanding, very cold, VERY REWARDING. The first view of a snow leopard, like my first encounter with a tiger, was highly emotional and, unashamedly, induced tears !  What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?That first... Show more
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  • A
    February 28, 2012
    Very hard, very demanding, very cold, VERY REWARDING. The first view of a snow leopard, like my first encounter with a tiger, was highly emotional and, unashamedly, induced tears !  What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?That first... Show more
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  • A
    March 10, 2011
    My overall rating would have been a 5 'starrer', if we had seen a snow leopard. However, despite recent signs (pug marks, scrape areas and scats) all round our camp, we did not see one of these secretive cats. Anyway I had a great time. What was the... Show more
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  • A
    March 10, 2011
    My overall rating would have been a 5 'starrer', if we had seen a snow leopard. However, despite recent signs (pug marks, scrape areas and scats) all round our camp, we did not see one of these secretive cats. Anyway I had a great time. What was the... Show more
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Dates & Availability

14 days
In Search of the Snow Leopard
From New Delhi to New Delhi
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