Snow leopard photography tour-A once in a lifetime adventure

Snow leopard photography tour is the highlight of India wildlife tour to Leh and Ladakh in India. Lying on the northern peripherals of the country, Ladakh is a jewel in India's crown. Words fall short while describing the natural terrain of this place. Rugged, barren land and snow clad mountains, Ladakh is breathtakingly beautiful.

Snow leopard photography tour is the highlight of Indian wildlife tour to Leh and Ladakh in India. This place is so beautiful that people tend to come back here once in a while to experience the serene beauty of nature. Rugged, barren land and snow clad mountains, Ladakh is breathtakingly beautiful. No doubt the majestic snow leopard adds to its beauty and charm. Most of the wildlife tourists who come to India, do not know about the snow leopard photography tour here and are usually content with the spotting of Royal Bengal tigers in various wildlife sanctuaries of India. But the ones who know, never miss a chance to spot this wild beast in Ladakh.

Since photography and wildlife are in sync with each other, one feels and apparent desire to capture a thing of beauty and interest on one's lens. When it comes to photography, India is definitely a photographer's delight. Especially the scintillating beauty of snow leopard in Ladakh. A region where the temperatures drop to below zero levels and a blanket of snow engulfs the entire landscape during most part of the year. Known to be one among the harshest terrains of the world, a snow leopard photography tour is much more than a photography tour. It is nothing short of an adventure of a lifetime.

Known to be the grey ghost of the Himalayas, snow leopards fascinate every wildlife enthusiast. It is not easy to survive in an extreme habitat like Ladakh but then, the snow leopard is a fighter in itself. With March being the mating season for snow leopards, this is also the best time for leopard spots. At this time, one gets ample chances of clicking these wild cats in their natural habitat and poses.

Snow leopards are found in only a few countries in the world and its sighting is considered to be very scarce. Therefore one needs to hire the services of expert tour guides if you are looking forward to the much-coveted sighting of a snow leopard. There are many wildlife tourism companies catering to wildlife enthusiasts in India. One always needs to be in safe hands when traveling to unknown terrains. Hence, booking your safari beforehand is always advisable. Apart from snow leopards, Hemis National Park also has a considerable number of Siberian Ibex, Blue Sheep, Woolly Hare, Red Fox, Mountain Weasel, etc. Hence, it gives ample opportunities to photographers. A good quality of the lens and plenty of enthusiasm is all that which takes to enjoy a snow leopard photography tour in Leh and Ladakh. Even, if you are not a pro at photography or miss a chance to spot the snow leopard, the beautiful landscape will ensure that you do not go back empty-handed.

Ladakh is also known as the land of high passes and mesmeric beauty in India. Khardungla Pass is known to be the highest motorable road in the world. Pangong Lake is one heaven on earth. Nubra Valley, Hunter Cold desert are marvels of Leh and Ladakh which cannot be missed by any chance. With so many reasons to visit, there is much more to Ladakh than just an India wildlife tour.


If you are looking for snow leopard photography tour in Ladakh, India gives you an opportunity to witness the life of this wild beast in the most natural of its surroundings. One of the high points of India wildlife tour, the snow leopard is only found in the Ladakh region in India. I, Balvinder Singh Balli has organized several snow leopard photography tours in this region and clicked this beast on my lens many times. I offer attractive packages for spotting the snow leopards.


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