In Search Of The Grey Ghost: Snow Leopard Tracking Expedition, Spiti Valley

 08 Nights 09 Days      Spiti Valley

245,000.00 + 5% GST

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    Snow Leopard Tour In Spiti Valley Route:

    ● Chandigarh to Narkanda
    ● From Narkanda to Reckong Peo
    ● Reckong Peo to Chicham via Tabo, Nako, Dhankar, Langza, Hikkim, and Komic (if the road
    is open)
    ● Chicham to Rekong Peo
    ● Rekong Peo to Narkanda
    ● Narkanda to Delhi/ Chandigarh

    Highlights Of The Snow leopard Tracking expedition:

    ● Spotting exotic high-altitude Himalayan flora and fauna including Ibex, Snow Finches,
    Eurasian Golden Orioles, Red-fronted Rosefinch, and many more
    ● Drive through the snow-covered valleys of Spiti, Kinnaur, and Sarahan
    ● Visit ancient monasteries including Tabo and Dhankar Monastery
    ● Insight into the daily life of local tribes in the harsh winters
    ● Enjoy the hospitality of tribal hosts, local cuisine, and unique culture

    Detailed Itinerary Of The Snow Leopard Tour In Spiti Valley

    Chandigarh to Narkanda (181 km - 6 hrs)

    ● Reach Chandigarh by 12 pm
    ● You will be received by our team at the Airport
    ● Drive to Narkanda
    ● Stay in Narkanda

    Narkanda to Reckong Peo (157 km - 5 hrs)

    ● Have your breakfast and get de-briefed about the trip
    ● Drive through Sarhan Village, known as the ‘Gateway of Kinnaur’
    ● Cross Kalpa, located in the Sutlej River Valley
    ● Reach Rekong Peo and stay overnight after dinner

    Drive from Reckong Peo to Chicham (231 km - 6 hrs)

    ● After breakfast, begin your journey to Spitian villages
    ● Visit Nako Lake in the Nako Village near the Indo-China border
    ● Advance to Tabo and visit the 1000-year-old monasteries
    ● The next stop is Dhankar which is known to be the ancient capital kingdom of Spiti
    ● Explore Kaza, the largest township in the valley, and head to Chicham
    ● Rest the night away in Chicham and prepare to track snow leopards here

    Snow Leopard Tracking
    Total Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Snow Leopard hike and tracking)

    ● After breakfast, head out into the pastures around Kibber National Park
    ● Scan for the Snow Leopard at some of the selective sites and locations where the
    sightings have been frequent
    ● Reach the homestay and unwind with a bonfire
    ● Have a local Spitian dinner and rest for the night

    Snow Leopard Tracking
    Total Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Snow Leopard hike and tracking)

    ● After breakfast, hike around the trails near your base for wildlife sightings like Ibex and
    Blue Sheep
    ● Reach Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary and try your luck in spotting the snow leopard
    ● The Snow Leopard is known to move usually during dawn and dusk. We continue the
    excursion till it begins to get dark.
    ● Return to your stay and rest the night

    Snow Leopard Tracking in Chicham
    Total Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Snow Leopard hike and tracking)

    ● After breakfast, reach the areas around Chicham in Kibber National Park
    ● This sanctuary is home to some exotic high-altitude Himalayan wildlife
    ● Continue your tracking expedition after lunch till dusk
    ● Return to the homestay in Chicham
    ● Overnight stay after dinner

    Drive from Chicham to Reckong Peo (218 km - 6 hrs)

    ● Begin your journey back after breakfast
    ● Make a pit-top at Kaza and have lunch
    ● Explore the town and head to Reckong Peo
    ● Have dinner and rest for the night

    Rekong Peo to Narkanda (157 km - 5 hrs)

    ● Wake up and enjoy breakfast
    ● Visit Kalpa and Suicide Point
    ● Dinner and stay in Narkanda

    Narkanda to Chandigarh (173 km - 6 hrs)

    ● Wake up and enjoy your last morning in the mountains
    ● Pack your belongings and depart for Chandigarh


    • Travel on sharing basis
    • Stay in comfortable rooms on 3-4 sharing at homestays
    • All meals(veg/non-veg) throughout the trip, except food in ‘dhabhas’ during travel
    • Experienced and professional guides (proficient in local dialect), high-altitude drivers and support staff
    • Specialized hi-grade high altitude equipment
    • Emergency first aid and oxygen


    • Air or Bus tickets
    • Insurance of any form (personal/ baggage/ medical)
    • Lunch during travel (Shimla-Kibber-Shimla) on days 1, 2, 6 and 7
    • Cost of rescue, evacuation, hospitalization, etc.
    • Any expenses of purely personal nature like laundry, phone/Fax calls, tips to drivers, guides, any beverages, and any other personal items
    • Any expenses that arise due to changes in itinerary and increase in no. of days because of natural forces like landslides, weather, roadblocks, flight cancellations, sickness, etc.
    • GST

    Additional Activities


    • Rekong Peo – Traditional homestay
    • Kibber – Traditional homestay

    (Stay options may change due to access and weather issues)

    Our Preferred Stays On The Snow Leopard Tour In Spiti Valley

    ● Rekong Peo – Traditional homestay
    ● Kibber – Traditional homestay
    (Stay options may change due to access and weather issues)

    Essential Information

    Quick Scan of the Landscape

    1. Altitude
    ● Shimla: 7,467 ft
    ● Reckong Peo: 7,513 ft
    ● Kaza: 12,500 ft
    ● Chicham: 13,596 ft
    ● Kibber: 14,010 ft
    ● Hikkim: 14,400 ft
    ● Langza: 14,500 ft
    ● Komik: 15,500 ft
    2. Weather Conditions: Extreme Cold
    3. Program Type: Guided Snow Leopard Tracking Expedition
    4. Trip difficulty: Moderate to Challenging
    Note: The weather conditions are subject to change. In case of any severity, the travellers would be informed beforehand

    Items to Carry


    Do carry appropriate waterproof and snowproof clothing, shoes, and warm thermals/inners

    • Thermals
    • T-shirts preferably full sleeves
    • Fleece warm jacket
    • Sweatshirts
    • Windproof / waterproof jacket
    • Headgear/balaclava/woollen monkey cap
    • Warm waterproof gloves
    • Sweater/ Jacket (1)
    • Track pants/woollen pants/trekking pants
    • Waterproof/windproof pants
    • Easy fitting, waterproof, and high ankle snow shoes
    • Muffler
    • Undergarments
    • Cotton and Woollen socks
    • Raincoat/ Poncho (ensure it covers your daypack and camera)
    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • Emergency repair kit with needle and thread
    • Camera
    • Headlamp/torch
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen SPF 50+
    • First Aid kit

    Note: We advise you to carry all the belongings in a rucksack so that it is easy to move around in case of any emergency.


    Safety & Adventure Sports
    The most basic yet prominent principle of indulging in any adventure activity is to take all the necessary precautions for safety.
    We at Yoloo.Life, keep it all in account and ensure maximum safety measures to pre-plan the trip and minimize any kind of risk. We plan to mitigate the risk of high altitude-related problems by preparing and acclimatizing well and staying in comfort.
    We strongly suggest you keep yourself adequately hydrated- possibly double your water intake.

    • Ensure that you take all your medications along to avoid any health issues.
    • Inform your friends and family before you depart for the trip and let them know that this will be a ‘No-Network’ zone.

    We will be your point of contact throughout the entire trip. Our complete staff is trained and certified, including our wilderness first responders on the programs. So in any case, we will be there to help you out.