Ladakh Birding Tour

12 Days Birding tour of Ladakh with visits to Pangong Tso, Hanle, Changtang, Tso Kar, Khardung La and Hemis National Park.

Ladakh Birding Tour

Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations Covered: Leh – Hemis – Pangong Tso – Hanle – Changtang – Tso Kar – Leh –  Khardung La – Leh

Tour Highlights

  • Explore some of the remote corners of Ladakh region for Birding.
  • Look out for Red Fox, Himalayan Wolf, Wild Ass, Golden Eagle, Bar-headed Goose, Black Necked Crane and different types of birds.
  • Enjoy a home-stay night and traditional meal with a friendly village family.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Leh Ladakh Arrival

Arrive at Leh Airport, meet our representative. Transfer to the hotel. Full day rest. Till evening we complete all permits formalities. Overnight in Leh.

Day 02: Leh Ladakh – Hemis

Half day local birding and drive to Hemis(40 kms/01hr). Overnight in Hemis.

Day 03: Hemis – Pangong Tso

Drive for Pangong Tso (200 kms/ 05 hrs) via Chang La pass with birding on the way. Overnight in Pangong Tso.

Day 04: Pangong Tso – Hanle

Birding on the way and drive to Hanle (310 kms/06 hrs). Overnight in Hanle.

Day 05: Hanle – Changtang

Drive for Changtang with birding on the way(255 kms). Overnight in Changtang.

Day 06: Changtang – Tso Kar

Drive to Tso kar (220 kms)with birding on the way. Overnight in Tso kar.

Day 07: Tso Kar Lake Bird Watching

Full-day Birding in Tso kar. Overnight in Tso kar.

Day 08: Tso Kar – Leh Ladakh

Half day birding tour in Tsokar and drive to Leh (230 kms/05hrs) and will stay. Overnight in Leh.

Day 09: Leh Ladakh – Khardung La Pass

Full day excursion for Khardung La Pass ( 04kms/01hrs) and will return back Leh. Overnight in Leh.

Day 10: Departure from Leh

Transfer back to Leh, airport to fly back to home or next destination.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in hotel / home stay .

  • All meals are included.

  • Car for all transportations with all expenses including toll taxes, parking and drivers

  • Guide & entry fee.

  • Inner line permit & special permit.

  • Community based entry fees.

Package does not includes:

  • Any flight or train tickets.

  • Tips to drivers & guides.

  • Expenses of personal nature like Bar bills, laundry, etc.

  • Anything which is not in the included.

Target mammals
Pallas's Cat, Wild Ass, Marmot, Himalayan Wolf, Red Fox

Avian Fauna
Golden Eagle, Himalayan Snow Cock, Tibetan Snow Cock, Tibetan Partridge, Black Necked Crane, Tibetan Sand grouse, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Little Owl Ground Tit, Blenford Finch, Ibis bill, Common Mergenser, Bar headed Goose Snofinces, Finches, Gulls, Sakar Falcon, Upland Buzzard & Lammagear


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