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Snow Leopard Trip With Homestay  
The Binsar Retreat is known for its ecological tourism and stunning Himalayan and forest views, and is situated at a height of 7500 feet 30 kms NE of Almora in Kumaon.The retreat is in the core area of Binsar wildlife sanctuary, and comprises five luxury tents with modern amenities: attached bath( with running cold water & hot water provided on request), wooden floors, solar power backup(for the whole night we provide lanterns), traditional textiles, private verandah with flower garden and three Himalaya facing rooms with the same facilities as the tents. The philosophy of the Retreat is to care for and conserve nature and to provide our guests with an experience in the forest which emphasizes on the importance of conserving the delicate balance between man and nature. People from the urban environment have forgotten how to relate to our natural habitat, to respect and nurture it. The retreat endeavors is to propagate this concept and to bring about awareness as to how fragile and precious our natural resources are in this age of global warming.
 
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Itinerary Details
Day 01 Leh to Phey to Rumbak (5 hrs)
Leh After breakfast drive to Phey Bridge. Cross the bridge and start walking towards the Zingchen Gorge. Enroute one can see snow leopard signs along the valley bottom of the side valleys if you are trekking during winter or early spring/fall. Arrive Rumbak by evening. Overnight Homestay
Meals: B/f, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Homestay

Day 02 Wildlife viewing (Full day)
After the breakfast proceed for full day wildlife viewing along with a trained local guide. Wildlife viewing possibilities are; Blue sheep, the Great Tibetan sheep or the Argali, various mountain and migratory birds, high altitude flora and occasionally a Tibetan Wolf or a Snow leopard if extremely lucky. Overnight Homestay
Meals: B/f, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Homestay

Rumbak Village is 35 kms from Leh, the capital of Ladakh region. As one approaches Rumbak Village, the valley suddenly opens up with snow-capped mountains in the background.Located at an altitude of 4900 meters, Rumbak Village is amongst the most popular trekking destinations. The tourists experience an out of the world experience. This trek, one of the most varied and beautiful ones, ventures high into the Himalayas, through narrow valleys. Vast expanses and trekkers are rewarded by views of jagged snow-capped peaks. Most of the people of this region depend on tourism for their livelihood. Some have opened trekking camps while others have their parachute camps. Many residents have converted their houses into guesthouses.

Day 03 Rumbak to Stok to Leh (8 hours)
Make an early start for your trek up the Stokla pass (4900mts) for 3 hours. Follow the path on the extreme left along the south facing hillside. After one hour the path gets slower as you start climbing up to the pass. From the pass you can get great views of the Indus valley. Descend all the way down to the village of Stok. Optional visit to Stok Palace Museum & drive to Leh Overnight stay at Hotel
Meals: B/f, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
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Day 04 River Rafting on Indus River (Full day)
Morning after breakfast leave for Rafting from Phey to Nimoo & back to Leh. Full day at Leisure Overnight stay at Hotel
Meals: B/f, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 05 06, 00 hrs Transfer to airport and fly back to Delhi with Sweet Memories of Ladakh
Meals: B/f, Lunch & Dinner
1. Accommodation on twin sharing Basis as per Package Selected.
2. All Meals (Bed Tea, Breakfast, Hot / Pack Lunch, Dinner).
3. To & Fro Airport Transfers (Leh) As Per Package.
4. All Transportation by Toyota Qualis / Scorpio/ Innova / Sumo Grand.
5. Inner line Permit.
6. Monument & Museum Entrance Fees.
1. Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
2. Rafting & Camel Safari Charges.
3. Any thing not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
4. Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
5. Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
6. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
All schedules and other information are subject to change without notice and to Government approval. Therefore, please check these data when you make your reservation.