Ladakh’s beautiful scenery is its major attraction.

Local nature guides can help you identify flora and fauna,

and if you're in the right place at the right time, you could see a wolf.

Ladakhi Himalayan Homestay Services

Selected villages along the Markha and Sham trekking routes have been given Himalayan Homestay training by the Snow Leopard Conservancy with support from The Mountain Institute and UNESCO. These settlements are situated in excellent habitat for the endangered snow leopard and its prey. One can see the cat’s sign and herds of blue sheep or ibex.

As a visitor you will be provided:

In some sites there are local guides who can take you wildlife watching and on village walks. Check with the Homestay Coordinator, Overland Escape or SLC, where guides are currently available.

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