Remote Mountainscapes of Ladakh, India
Snow LeopardsFebruary 11 to 25, 2025
Search for the elusive snow leopard in the incredible Trans-Himalayan mountains of Ladakh, India. Ladakh, a former Buddhist kingdom, is a beautiful mix of amazing landscapes, isolated Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, and huge mountain passes. It is also an ideal landscape for the snow leopard. You’ll search for this ultimate mountain predator that is built to blend into treacherous terrain while hunting for ibex and blue sheep. You’ll also look for Tibetan wolf, Eurasian lynx, ibex, blue sheep, Tibetan argali, and dozens of rare bird species. Visit an incredible, medieval Tibetan Buddhist monastery to get a perspective on life in the high Himalayas, and experience luxury camping in a remote valley with very high snow leopard traffic. Join the region’s best trackers to search for these ghosts of the mountains.
- Search for the elusive snow leopard with the world’s best tracking teams.
- 7 nights in Hemis National Park, with the world’s highest concentration of snow leopards.
- Experience Himalayan culture and visit incredible Tibetan monasteries.
- Continue your journey on our India trip from February 23 to March 14, 2025. Journey to famous national parks, see magnificent tigers, and explore cultural highlights like the Taj Mahal.
Updated: September 2023
Our Trip Leaders
Rashid is a Himalayan expert skilled in mountaineering, photography, and snow leopard conservation. He's from Nubra Valley and is proficient in 8 languages. In his 20-year career, he has guided travelers up peaks such as Nun & Kun (7,125m and 7,077m), Saser (7,518m), Chamser (6,634m), Lingser (6,666m), and Stok Kangri (6,153m). Sharing his knowledge with guests, he now leads elite snow leopard trackers on expeditions in India, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia. Rashid resides in Leh with his family.
In search of mountain landscapes, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, and the elusive snow leopard.