This extraordinary set departure tour caters for intimate groups and offers special access to a series of unique experiences that are exclusive to &Beyond Asia guests. In addition to tracking the elusive ghost of the mountain, a series of other unique experiences await you.
A fascinating history awaits you here in the capital of India, a modern vibrant metropolitan city with ancient buildings juxtaposed with gleaming stylish architectural wonders.
Leh, Ladakh, India
Visit the Snow Leopard Conservancy and view the efforts made by the local authorities, and community, to conserve this endangered species. Explore the Thiksey monastery, the most beautifully situated monastery in Ladakh, perched high on a hill above the Indus River.
Travel to the ancient Alchi Gompa monastery, located on the south bank of the Indus River. The heart of the monastery complex is the Dukhang, where the monks worship and perform their ceremonies. The complex boasts huge statues of Buddha, and elaborate wood carvings in a style similar to European baroque.
Ulley, Ladakh, India
Over the next 8 days, 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. Venture out on foot, and by 4×4 vehicle, and gain insight into the region’s fascinating folklore, customs and traditions.