Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard Expedition


Your journey at a glance

Truly a once-in-a-lifetime photographic and wildlife experience, &Beyond’s Snow Leopard Journey offers an unmissable opportunity to meet Asia’s “mountain ghost” whilst travelling to a selection of India’s most iconic destinations. The Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh, known as ‘Little Tibet’, has been hailed as one of the last frontiers for wildlife tourism. This incredible 12-day winter expedition meets the elements head-on, in an awe-inspiring landscape in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, in search of the elusive snow leopard and other incredible Himalayan wildlife.

1 night Delhi | 2 nights Leh | 7 nights Ulley | 1 night Leh

What we love about this journey:

  • Caters for a maximum of just 8 guests, which guarantees flexibility and exclusivity.
  • Led by an expert snow leopard guide who offers incredible insight on the region’s cultural heritage.
  • Set out in search of the elusive snow leopard, and explore three valleys, which are also home to other unique wildlife including ibex, Tibetan antelope, blue sheep, shapo, marmot and the Tibetan hare.
  • Visit the Snow Leopard Conservancy and learn about the efforts made by the local authorities, and community, to conserve this endangered species.
  • Spend seven nights living with a Ladakhi family, understanding their unique lifestyle.
  • Explore the Thiksey monastery, the most beautifully situated monastery in Ladakh, perched high on a hill above the Indus River.
  • Venture out on foot, and by 4×4 vehicle, and gain insight into the region’s fascinating folklore, customs and traditions.
  • Travel to the ancient Alchi Gompa monastery, located on the south bank of the Indus River.
  • Includes a USD 200 donation per guest to the Snow Leopard Conservancy in Leh.

Limited departures | 12 Days
USD 6,891 per person

Set departure dates for 2019 and 2020:

29 Nov – 10 Dec 2019
2 – 13 February 2020
16 – 27 February 2020

*Save 10% when booking space on one of these two departures before 1 December 2019:

5 – 16 January 2020
22 March – 2 April 2020


November - December

USD 6,891


January - March

USD 6,891

What's included
  • All meals
  • Internal flights in economy
  • Day 1 in Delhi on Bed and Breakfast
  • All Activities in Ladakh
  • Entrance fee of monasteries
  • Transportation for snow leopard sightings
  • Donation fee for snow leopard conservation
  • Services of a Tour leader from: Day 2-12 in Ladakh
What's not included
  • Any expenses of personal nature including alcohol, laundry, gratuities etc.
  • International airfares
  • Medical / Travel Insurance
  • Any expenses arising due to unavoidable circumstances beyond our control.
  • Any change in tax structure
  • 10% Discounted offer: A 30% non refundable deposit of the discounted price to be paid by 1 December 2019 for the discount to apply and only applicable to the following dates:
    • 5 – 16 January 2020
    • 22 March - 2 April 2020
  • The regular rate is valid for the below dates mentioned;
    • 29 Nov – 10 Dec 2019
    • 2 – 13 February 2020
    • 16 – 27 February 2020
  • The rate is based on a minimum of 8 guests travelling. Should the number of guests be less than 8, we would need to re-quote.
  • Check in time at the hotels is 1300 hrs and check out time is noon.
  • The quote is per person and based on sharing the same room.
  • Single room will attract a single room supplement .
  • Transport in Delhi and Leh will be in Toyota Innova car.
  • Air fare for internal flights is based on present schedule fare in economy class and is subject to increase .
  • This offer only applies to the hotels specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
  • &Beyond trading terms apply

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