For the first time in Nepal, Marron Treks is organizing the rare and almost extinct snow leopard tracking activity. You are all invited in this adventurous and exciting trip as this opportunity would not only give you experience of trekking but also be a part of your study as per the habitat of this wild specimen. With the leading experts in the field of tracking this rare species, Marron Treks family is sure to make this trip as tantalizing and as exciting as possible. So let’s join together for this adventurous journey of a life time.
This expedition is going to run around Tilicho region. We start our journey of trekking from Bahundanda and mostly walk across dry and dusty hill towns. The snow capped mountains glee at us along our way in the journey. There are certain areas that are prone for finding the snow leopards and we’ll be camping on those areas with our gadgets in order to view this animal. Due to encroachment of such animals, they are in the verge of extinction. So Marron Treks Pvt. Ltd will also be doing some reasonable awareness programs for the locals against encroachment of such habitat.
NOTE: On adventure trips of this type, weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
Day 01- Arrive at Kathmandu.
Day 02- Kathmandu Sightseeing.
Day 03- Drive to Bahundanda.
Day 04 to 14- Trekking for tracking the Snow Leopards.
Day 15- Fly to Pokhara and sightseeing to Pokhara.
Day 16- Free day in Pokhara.
Day 17- Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 18- Final Departure.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu .
Upon your arrival you will have a warm greeting from the team of Marrontreks, transfer to hotel, we welcome you with the drinks like Tea, Coffee, Juice and other as per your requirement, At the evening time our representative will give you the brief details about the trip. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu .
Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley where our tour guide will help to visit different places of the valley where you can see The pashupatinath Temple, The Boudhanath, Patan Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka and similarly other ancient places which have its own history embedded in it, You will get to learn many things after the visit.
Day 03 Drive to Bahundanda .
Drive to Bahundanda (1310meters) by bus 7 hours. On the way you can take the pleasent view of River, the wooden mode homes and many other eye attracted views.
Day 04-14 Trekking for tracking the snow leopards .
We will be trekking for tracking the snow leopards with the courageous guides. With the help of our experts you can have the close view of Snow Leopard, there you can gather more information about the wildlife, about their movements, the way of living and could collect more information.
Day 15 Fly to Pokhara and sightseeing to Pokhara .
Early morning fly to Pokhara and sightseeing around Pokhara same day.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 16 Free day in Pokhara .
Leisure day in Pokhara, which will be your relaxing day, or you can hangout the nearby places from the hotel, You can go for boating in Phewathal or could go for Paragliding, or could make your own plan Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 Drive back to Kathmandu .
After the successful completion of our Snow Leopard Trek we drive back to Kathmandu (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 Final Departure .
These is the farewell day where our representative will transfer you to international airport for your final departure or you can extend your trip to enjoy our other packages like Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, Bunjy Jumping ,Mount Everest Flight etc.
While in Trekking route, you will be accomodate in tents at best Campsites available.We will ensure you get the best service possible to keep your trek enjoyable.
We arrange the best quality food for all trekkers. Basically we recommend you local community foods of Annapurna Region so that you could enjoy the culture, the way of living of local people and also promote the locally available resources of organic food and beverages. Other than that many kind of Continental, Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisine like Pizza, Spaghetti, French Fries, Soups, Breads etc are also available in most of the places based upon your requirement.
Porter and Staff Care:
We ensure that all the porters and other staffs going into high altitude conditions are provided with adequate clothing and equipment.They are the backbones for the accomplishment of the trek.
The best month for Snow Leopard Trek in Tilicho are March-April-May and September-October-November.Click here
The Guides play a very active role and they give you the trip details. Marron Treks has experienced and helpful treking guides who make your trip enjoyable as well as successful. To make our visitors journey fruitful, the team of MarronTreks has got number of guides who have good knowledge about the culture, language, location and each and every little things of Annapurna Region
which would help our trekkers to enjoy the full potential of the trail and communicate easily with the people along the trail.
Before starting your journey with MarronTreks it is advised that you arrange your travel insurance before leaving your homeland. The main thing is to make sure your insurance covers you for both medical and evacuation costs. In some places it is not necessary but it would be better if you have the travel insurance with you all the time. That would make your trip save and hassle free.
Following are the cost details that have been provided to you for your convinience. If you want to get more, then please dont hesitate to contact us
Airport pick-up and drop service.
Twin-sharing hotel accommodation on BB basis as per itinerary.
All ground transportation costs as per itinerary.
Airfare within Nepal as per itinerary.
All trekking accommodation costs as per itinerary.
Use of sleeping bag.
Crew (for camp treks): Guide, Cook, Kitchen staffs, necessary porters.
Equipment (for camp treks): trekking tents and mattresses during trekking.
Personal insurance for crew members.
Especial Dolpo trekking permit and entrance and transportation fees for sightseeing as per itinerary
All applicable tourist fees and permit fees for the trekking period.
Farewell dinner with live Nepali cultural dance program.
Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal.
Airfare to and from Nepal.
All applicable airport taxes.
Lunch & dinner expenses arising before or after the trekking period.
Bar bills & beverage.
Emergency Rescue evacuation.
Other personal expenses.
Any other expenses not mentioned in the 'Cost Includes' section or the itinerary above.
Clothing and equipments Accessories for Snow Leopard Trek
The equipments and clothing list below is for a relatively longer trek involving a cold high altitude destination. If you are doing a short trek to a relatively lower altitude you may not need all these. The list below is for a guideline alone, you may have your own check list as well. Duffle Bag and a good sleeping bag will by provided by Marron Treks P.Ltd, which you should return after completion of your trip. Please note that most of the trekking items are easily available for buying or renting in Nepal and you are suggested not to bring unnecessary items with you.
Cap for sun protection during trek
sunscreen lotion/sun balm
T-shirts and long sleeved shirts
Fleece or thermal shirts for colder areas
wind /water proof outer garment
Casual troussers for walking
Water proof trouser
Thermal legging for colder areas
Trekking Shoes For foot
woolen and cotton socks
Trainer or casual shoes
Waterproof hiking boot
Gaiter for rain and snow
Day sack to carry personal goods
Personal medicines and first aid kit
water bottle and iodine tablets
Torch (better head torch)
Camera and extra batteries
toiletries and towel
compass, binoculars, altimeters,
Playing cards , books, guide book
Clothing and equipments Accessories for Tea House and Camping Treks
The equipments and clothing list below is for a relatively longer trek involving a cold high altitude destination in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.
If you are doing a short trek to a relatively lower altitude you may not need all these. The list below is for a guideline alone, you may have your own check list as well. Duffle Bag and a good sleeping bag
will by provided by Marron Treks P.Ltd,
which you should return after completion of your trip. Please note that most of the trekking items are easily available for buying or renting in Nepal and you are suggested not to bring unnecessary items with you.
- Cap for sun protection during trek
- sunscreen lotion/sun balm
- T-shirts and long sleeved shirts
- fleece or thermal shirts for colder areas
- fleece jumper/sweaters
- Down jacket
- wind /water proof outer garment
For leg and hand
- Casual troussers for walking
- Water proof trouser
- Thermal legging for colder areas
- Hand gloves
Trekking Shoes For foot
- woolen and cotton socks
- Trainer or casual shoes
- Waterproof hiking boot
- Gaiter for rain and snow
- Day sack to carry personal goods
- Personal medicines and first aid kit
- water bottle and iodine tablets
- Torch (better head torch)
- Camera and extra batteries
- toiletries and towel
- Large handkerchief
- compass, binoculars, altimeters,
- Playing cards , books, guide book
For Peak climbing we suggest the following gears except above mentioned accessories.
Suggested Climbing Gear
- Climbing boots, Crampons.
- Ice axe, Harness.
- Rock pegs, Helmet (crash hat).
- Warm climbing trousers, Long cotton hiking shirts.
- Waterproof climbing jacket, Gaiters.
- Sun hat, Light cotton athletic socks and wool.
- Climbing socks, long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts.
- T-shirts, Wool long underwear.
- Down high altitude, Sleeping bag.
- Down jacket/ trousers/vest, climbing sunglasses.
- Sunscreen, Lip salve.
- Lightweight fleece, Fleece/wool for climbing.
- Head torch /batteries/bulbs, Lightweight thermal/ insulated ski gloves.
Please do write us at firstname.lastname@example.org for furthermore information except those mentioned in above.