Snow Leopard Photography Event

This event is your chance to capture the magnificent, densely furred, revered and rosette-stenciled cat of the Himalayas—Snow Leopard. It is a 9-day tour covering the lesser, greater and trans-Himalayan region of the state of Himachal Pradesh. A full four days are dedicated to stalking and tracking the gray ghost in Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary.

Snow leopard walking by a river in Spiti valley

Event Schedule

February 5 February 13

Day 1: Chandigarh–Narkanda (altitude, 2700 m): Distance covered 175 km. Drive (on NH5) duration: 6 hours (Overnight stay at HPTDC hotel).

Day 2: Narkanda–Ralli, Kinnaur (altitude 2100 m). Distance covered 144 km. Drive time on NH5: 5–6 hours (Stay at Homestay).

Day 3: Ralli–Kibber Village (altitude, 4270 m): Drive time on NH5 and NH505: 7–8 hours. Overnight stay at a Homestay.

Day 4,5,6, and 7: On this once-in-a-lifetime trip, you’ll be hiking through high-altitude snow-covered plateaus to follow the elusive snow leopard in Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary. We’ll reach early to spotting places like Rong Nala, where you have a better chance of spotting the elusive snow leopard. Snow leopard scanners, guides, and porters will lead you to the spot. There won’t be any specific routine for these 4 days reserved for spotting snow leopards. We need to move to the spotting places as soon as we hear about the sightings from our spotting guides.

Day 8: Kibber–Rampur Bushahr: 10 hours drive time, covering about 320 km. Stay at Nau Nabh Heritage hotel.

Expedition Highlights

  1. Highly experienced team of trackers, guides, and wildlife photography tour organizers.
  2. All staff members are local.
  3. All-inclusive trip.
  4. 4WD car for all days as per final itinerary and fixed departure schedule.
  5. Premium Accommodation at Hotel and Homestays with heating facilities.
  6. Foldable Camping Chairs for seating while waiting for snow leopard sighting.
  7. Opportunity to photograph other Himalayan wildlife like Ibex, Blue sheep, and Red foxes

Details

Start:
February 5
End:
February 13
Cost:
₹50000
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://raachotrekkers.com

Organizer

Raacho Trekkers
Phone:
9816035106
Email:
raachotrekkers@gmail.com
Website:
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Kibber

Village Kibber Himachal Pradesh 172114 India + Google Map
9816035106
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