Ladakh Birding Tour

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Ladakh Birding Tour

₹80000 per person

Upcoming Ladakh Birding Group Tour 23rd August – 01st Sept 2024    –                  Normal Members –  80,000 Rs     Lifetime Members –  79,500 Rs   About Ladakh Ladakh, known as the “land of high passes,” is a…

Upcoming Ladakh Birding Group Tour

  • 23rd August – 01st Sept 2024    –                  Normal Members –  80,000 Rs     Lifetime Members –  79,500 Rs

 

About Ladakh

Ladakh, known as the “land of high passes,” is a Union Territory that stretches from the Kunlun mountain range to the Great Himalayas to the south. It is inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent and is one of the most sparsely populated regions in India. Its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture, Ladakh is a captivating destination.

Beyond its breathtaking landscapes, Ladakh is also a paradise for bird photographers. The region’s unique geographical and climatic conditions create diverse habitats that support a wide variety of bird species, many of which are rare and endemic to the area. Ladakh’s wetlands, high-altitude deserts, and rugged mountains are home to species such as the Black-necked Crane, Tibetan Sandgrouse, and various raptors like the Golden Eagle and Bearded Vulture. The high-altitude lakes, such as Tso Moriri and Pangong Tso, attract numerous migratory birds, providing excellent opportunities for bird photography.

Birding in Ladakh offers a chance to observe and photograph species in their natural, often untouched habitats, making it a must-visit destination for bird enthusiasts. The region’s rich avian diversity, coupled with its stunning scenery, ensures that every birding expedition is a visually and experientially rewarding adventure. Whether you are capturing the majestic flight of a Himalayan vulture or the rare Pallas’s Cat on a rocky outcrop, Ladakh’s wildlife is sure to enchant and inspire.

Altitude Range

– Hunder: 3000 meters
-Khardung La:5360 meters

Batch Size = 7 Travellers + 1 Leader

9 Nights / 10 Days
5+ Age
  • Departure
    Leh - Leh
  • Dress Code
    Casual: Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
  • Included
    Delicious Meals
    Entry Fees & Permits
    Experienced Drivers
    Family Wali Feeling
    Handpicked Resort Stay
    Lifelong Memories
    Tons of Smiles
  • Not Included
    Flight / Train / Bus Tickets
    GST 5%
    Medical Assistance
    Tensions Hassles & Worries
1
Arrival in Leh

On the first day, you will arrive at Leh airport and transfer to Hotel Leh Plaza. After reaching the hotel, complete rest is recommended to help with acclimatization. In the afternoon, you can take a walk to the local market to assist with further acclimatization. During this time, our representative will obtain the inner line permit for the rest of the journey. You will spend the night at Hotel Leh Plaza on a twin-sharing basis.

2
Birding and Sightseeing in Leh
The second day starts with morning birding around Sindhu Ghat and Shey Marshes. After finishing birding, you will return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, visit Magnetic Hill and Shanti Stupa, where you can capture time-lapse photography of the sunset over Leh city from Shanti Stupa. You will return to the hotel in the evening and stay there overnight on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Ibisbill, Carrion Crow, Eurasian Hobby, and others.
3
Journey to Nubra Valley
On the third day, there is an early morning departure for Nubra Valley via Khardung La with a packed breakfast. You will have opportunities for bird and landscape photography along the way. Lunch will be at Khalsar, and you will arrive at Agham in the afternoon. After checking in at Hotel Agham Villa, you can enjoy afternoon birding around Agham. You will stay overnight at Agham on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Golden Eagle, Bearded Vulture, Saker Falcon, and others. Target mammals include Himalayan Red Fox, Tibetan Grey Wolf, and more.
4
Birding in Agham and Journey to Sakti
The fourth day begins with morning birding around Agham, followed by breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, you will check out and depart for Sakti via Wari La, with birding opportunities along the way. You will arrive at Sakti in the evening and check in at Solpan Homestay for the night on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Eurasian Eagle Owl, Golden Eagle, and others. Target mammals include Desert Hare, Himalayan Marmot, and more.
5
Journey to Pangong Tso
On the fifth day, you will depart early morning for Pangong Tso via Chang La, with birding and landscape photography opportunities en route. Upon arrival at Merak, you will check in at Zamta View Point Homestay. The evening will be spent on photography around Pangong Tso, followed by an overnight stay on a twin-sharing basis at the homestay. Astrophotography is planned for the night. Target birds for this day include Tibetan Snowcock, Himalayan Snowcock, and others. Target mammals include Woolly Hare, Ladakhi Urial, and more.
6
Journey to Hanle
On the sixth day, you will check out early morning with a packed breakfast and depart for Hanle via Chusul, with photography opportunities along the way. You will arrive at Hanle in the late afternoon and enjoy one birding session around Hanle in the evening. You will stay overnight at Padma Homestay on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Eurasian Magpie, Tibetan Sandgrouse, and others. Target mammals include Woolly Hare, Tibetan Wild Ass, and more.
7
Full Day in Hanle
The seventh day is dedicated to a full day of wildlife and landscape photography around Hanle. You will stay overnight at Padma Homestay on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Black-necked Crane, Northern Wheatear, and others. Target mammals include Pallas’s Cat, Woolly Hare, and more.
8
Journey to Tso Kar
On the eighth day, after morning birding and breakfast at Hanle, you will depart for Tso Kar, with birding opportunities en route. You will arrive at Tso Kar around noon, have lunch, and then spend the afternoon birding at Tso Kar. You will stay overnight at Tso Kar Eco Resort on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Tibetan Lark, Eurasian Eagle Owl, and others. Target mammals include Woolly Hare, Plateau Pika, and more.
9
Journey to Leh
The ninth day includes morning birding for any missed species, followed by breakfast at the hotel. After checking out, you will depart for Leh, with birding opportunities at Tanglangla en route. You will arrive in Leh in the afternoon and stay overnight at Hotel Leh Plaza on a twin-sharing basis. Target birds for this day include Saker Falcon, Golden Eagle, and others. Target mammals include Tibetan Wild Ass, Argali, and more.
10
Departure
On the final day, you will have an early morning drop-off at Leh Airport, marking the conclusion of the tour.
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Upcoming Ladakh Birding Group Tour
  • 23rd August - 01st Sept 2024    -                  Normal Members -  80,000 Rs     Lifetime Members -  79,500 Rs
 
Kindly get in touch for bulk bookings at 8692022777 / 8692055777
 
  • Inclusions/Exclusions

Tour Cost Includes

  • Conveyance charges from Leh airport to Leh airport as per itinerary.
  • All night stays as per itinerary.
  • Homestay Accommodation + Home cooked meals 
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All entry fees, guide charges, taxi and driver charges
  • Service of a dedicated professional wildlife photographer and naturalist for the entire tour
  • All applicable taxes

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Cost of Oxygen Cylinder and masks
  • Travel cost from participant’s home town to leh airport and back.
  • Any extra food item not included in the meal as per itinerary
  • Any alcoholic beverage
  • Meals on way from one destination to another destination mineral Water
  • Any non- alcoholic beverage not included in the meal as per itinerary
  • Laundry, phone call, etc. personal charges Tips
  • Anything which is not mentioned in "Tour cost includes"
 
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