SNOW LEOPARD TREK LADAKH

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SNOW LEOPARD TREK LADAKH

TREKKING
07 Nights / 08 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

LADAKH, NORTHERN INDIA. Best time to travel - January, February, November, December. Routes: Delhi - Leh - Hemis National Park - Zingchen - Leh - Shingra - Leh - Delhi.

DAY 1: Arrival at Delhi

Arrive Delhi by flight. Welcome to India- a country where hospitality is a way of life; to a culture steeped in tradition, a land where history lives in music and dance. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner with garlands and proceed to your hotel.

DAY 2: Delhi to Leh

Morning transfer to Delhi airport to board the flight to Leh. After reaching Leh airport you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to the hotel for check-in. Spend the day in the hotel for rest and acclimatization. Overnight in Leh.

DAY 3: Explore Leh

After breakfast, you will be taken for sightseeing of Leh. After breakfast drive and visit Shey castle, the first King of Ladakh Lachen Palgyigon funded in 11th century, after some time inside of the monastery built three store copper gilt Statue of Lord Buddha, like this type of Buddha statue only in shey even not in Tibet, it is made by King Daldan Namgyal as a funerary memorial to his father king Singgey Namgyal in 1633 AD. After visit Thiksey monastery there are many shines to see manly three story Future Buddha and white Tara Room. After drive to Hemis, Hemis monastery is the largest monastery in Ladakh belong to Red sect order, four chambers to visit, Buddha made by silver and gold, there is also Museum executed very old Thanks Status during the gander art, the monastery is funded in 1650 AD more than 100monk are residence here, drive back to Hotel evening our Guide will give you briefing about snow leopard trek . Overnight in Leh.

DAY 4: Leh - Hemis National Park

Post breakfast, we shall drive to Phey. We will begin our trekking today and shall walk from Phey along the spectacular gorges of the Indus River to reach Hemis National Park. After reaching the park, we will set our tents for overnight stay. Overnight in Tent.

DAY 5: Hemis National Park

Spend another day for watching snow leopard and its prey. Spend the days tracking snow leopard and wildlife. Overnight in tent

DAY 6: Hemis National Park - Zingchen - Leh

Say goodbye to your hosts and hike down-valley, past familiar snow leopard haunts and piles of carved Tibetan prayer stones to the road head at Zingchen; Drive 1hrs to Leh and check into a hotel. Overnight in Leh.

DAY 7: Shingra Excursion

Morning after breakfast drive to Shingra 2.5 Hrs. drive. Start trek on ice/frozen river for few hrs. and back to Shingra. And drive back to Leh for overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 8: Leh - Delhi - Deparure

Early morning transfer to Leh airport and fly to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, check into hotel . Day at leisure to enjoy the winter afternoon in Delhi. Later in the evening transfer to airport to take flight back home

INCLUSIONS:

  •  Accommodation for (7) nights on twin share basis in the mentioned hotels and similar
  •  All meals as mentioned above in the programme
  •  Services of English Speaking Local Guide for the sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  •  One time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary
  •  All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice.
  •  Floral welcome on arrival

EXCLUSIONS:

  •  International, visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover
  •  Items/expenses of personal nature like drinks, laundry, calls, tips, camera fees etc
  •  Car at disposal or any sightseeing on leisure days unless specified above
  •  Early check in or a late checkout room (s) at any hotel (s) unless specified above
  •  Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule; cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc
  •  Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff & representative.
  •  Any airfare – international or domestic
  •  Any porterage at hotel (for baggage on arrival and departure from the hotel).
  •  Camera/video camera fee at monuments
  •  Any other item not specifically mentioned above as 'INCLUDED'

ON REQUEST.

Terms & Conditions


Booking

Your contract is with Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels. A contract exists between us when we have confirmed you on our tour / hotel booking / or any other travel related services of your choice and we have received your booking request and deposits. All correspondence/s in respect of Tours / Travel Service bookings should be addressed to Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels.

Payments

For the services contracted, 40 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before commencement of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services.

Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.

All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.

We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.