Ladakh or the ‘Land of High Passes’ is a barren yet beautiful region located in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Sharing its east border with Tibet, Ladakh has Lahaul and Spiti to its south and the Kashmir valley to the west. Strategically placed on ancient trade routes, Ladakh lies between the Kunlun Mountains in the north and the Himalayas in the south. The region originally comprised the Baltistan valley, the Indus Valley, Zanskar Lahaul, Spiti, Aksai Chin and Ngari.
Snow Leopard 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.
It will take you at elevations between 10,000 and 15,000 ft.and pass through the Himalayan alpine and sub-alpine zones. Apart from wildlife spotting, snow leopard trek also includes free time to explore the monasteries of Leh and meet the Himalayan Buddhist communities.