About the Destination:
Trek is one of the most sought after treks in Ladakh. It is situated in the
eastern part of Ladakh, at an altitude of 3000 meters. Being a dominant part of
the famous Hemis National Park, it spreads an area of 600 sq.kilometers in the
valleys of Markha and Rumbak. Since it is a protected area, the trek to spot
the rare animals here would be a thrilling experience. Not just about animals,
birds and other species of insects will make the bio diversity an attractive
On this trek,
you may get chances to spot the rare and endangered species live only in the
cold desert among which the snow leopard, Ibex, Shapo, Marmot, Tibetan Hare,
Antelope etc are the very unique ones to have a look. Birds like Snow Patridge,
Snow Cock, Horned Lark, Red Billed Chuff etc. And these animals are one of the
major attractions in Ladakh and it is a favourite spot for many adventure
lovers as well as animal lovers.
Trek is a popular winter trek which let each of the trekkers would come to see
the end of human interference and just the world of wild. The rugged mountains,
the wild stretches of greenery and the points where those rare species of
animals and birds can be spotted make this trek amusing. At each turn of the
trail, you may get surprises that can be cherished a lifetime. It enables you
to know the stories behind Rumbak Valley too.
About the Trek:
invited to take part in a Snow Leopard Trekking package that offers eight days
of complete adventure and excitement. It starts once you arrive the wonderland
of Leh. Begin the expedition with an exploration of the glistening town when
the Himalayas are forming the best background every time. Zingchen is the
gateway to the entrance of the most awaited Rumbak Gorge. You will be climbing
up to an impressive altitude of 3050 meters and come at the narrow gorge.
Then you are
invited to unfold the wild paths of mystical land of Husing by understanding
the mountainous slopes. In extreme winter, the Snow Leopard and other animals
are forced to come down from the high altitudes they live usually and that is
why Hemis National Park is a perfect winter trek. You will have chances widened
to spot them easily. Explore Husing and walk around the Rumbak Valley and watch
the Argali Sheep roaming around. Come back to Leh after capturing the
manipulative sights of Husing and wind up your Snow Leopard trek.
you the exotic sights of snow-clad Himalayas from everywhere and never miss the
chance to negotiate with the frozen pathways in your expedition to spot the
rare Snow Leopards.
around the beautiful kingdom of Ladakh where you can find architecture and
nature are blended in a perfect proportion.
Revel in the
soothing ambience created by the unique flora and fauna of the cold deserted
Marvel at the
particular Buddhist culture and preserved traditions of the town.
Get excited to
click pictures of the very rare Snow Leopards, blue sheep, yaks and unique
Duration: 8 days
Best season: mid-November to mid-March
Max. Altitude: 3800 meters
Trekking distance: 80 kilometers