SNOW LEOPARD PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

7 Nights / 8 Days

  • Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains are home to snow leopards, the scimitar-horned ibex, and the world’s largest wild sheep, the Marco Polo sheep (Ovis ammon poli), first described by the famous explorer of Central Asia. This tour is specially designed for our guests who want to sight the Ghost of the Hills at close quarters. Our trained guides will start to track these animals two months before our departure. his will enable our guests to click pictures from the day of arrival. The the hunting lodge where we would be staying is much more comfortable than the tents used at Kiber and Spiti.

    Best Time to visit

    Mid-winter months from January to March

  • Day 01 (January 13th, 2019) :
    Airport pick-up and direct transfer to Zhigar hunting camp. The drive is very smooth and lasts 5 hours. Four 4x4 cars will be organized, 3 passengers per car. The first day usually consists of driving and adjusting to the host destination and will include hiking on nearby trails. Local guides will take our clients in small groups to an easy hike where they will collect camera traps. In the evening we will all together watch pictures from the camera traps to make sure in which valleys snow leopard is wondering around. This will give us great ideas where we should be heading out in search snow leopard in following days.

    Day 02-05 (January 14th-January 18th):
    Following 4 days we will track snow leopard!

    Day 06 (January 19th):
    Transfer to Dushanbe and guests will be dropped off at their hotels. A small tour of Dushanbe will be organized before going out for dinner.

    Day 07 (January 20th):
    Our guides will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to the airport. We will make sure each client goes through check process before we leave you at the airport.


    ACCOMMODATION AT THE ZIGHAR HUNTING LODGE
    We have two hunting lodges in Zighar Conservancy, which offers modest accommodation for toursit. We have both single bedrooms and shared bedrooms in our both lodges.



    Food
    Options:Central Asia cousin offers a variety of foods: meat, rice-based dishes, different bbq and vegetarian options too. Here in our hunting lodge, we try to a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Usually, we ask also what are the preferences of our guests and try to accommodate their wishes with our offers. It would be great to know ahead what options our guests prefer meat or vegetarian!

    ACCOMMODATION IN DUSHANBE
    We try to book some of the excellent hotels in Dushanbe for our guests. You can see below some pictures of the hotels available to our guests, which we reserve. We look forward welcoming you in Dushanbe!



    only 12 seats offered for this tour, write to ck@travelunbounded.com to book.

  • PER PERSON COST: $ 2100 onwards.
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • All Meals from breakfast.
    • Round-trip transportation from Dushanbe to host destination.
    • Accommodation in host destination.
    • An overnight stay in the city of Dushanbe.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • International airfares.
    • Vaccinations if required.
    • Personal and medical expenses.
    • Insurance charges.
    • Anything other than mentioned in the Cost Includes section.
  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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