Snow Leopard photography tour /14 days/

SHORT DESCRIPTION


Embark on an extraordinary photographic journey with our Mongolia Snow Leopard Tour, crafted for those who crave a wild and immersive adventure to capture the elusive Snow Leopard and iconic mammals in their natural surroundings. Drawing on our extensive wildlife photography expertise and collaboration with local rangers, this special tour is thoughtfully designed and successfully executed. The Mongolian Altai region serves as the backdrop for this expedition, housing the largest Snow Leopard population in Mongolia and a diverse array of rare wildlife. With altitudes ranging from 2000m to 3500m, the region offers an elevated vantage point, increasing the likelihood of encountering the elusive Snow Leopard. Alongside this majestic predator, you'll have the opportunity to photograph other fascinating species, including Argali sheep, Siberian ibex, Grey wolf, Pallas’s cat, and rare raptors. This once-in-a-lifetime adventure will take you to the remote Altai Mountains in west Mongolia, guided by experienced photographer Batzaya Choijiljav and wildlife specialists. The itinerary includes visits to golden eagle hunters, providing insights into ancient falconry traditions, capturing real hunting scenes, and immersing yourself in the winter lifestyle of nomads before venturing into the mountains.

  • Category: Filming and Photography tours
  • Available: Year around
  • Duration: 14 days, 13 nights
  • Destination: Western Mongolia

ESSENTIALS


GUIDE
A Chinese, English, or Russian-speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group throughout the trip. The guide, a native Mongolian with extensive local knowledge, will cater to any requests, ensuring your holiday becomes an unforgettable experience.
TRANSPORT
For this trip, you have two options. The first is a high-level, latest model, air-conditioned private 4WD vehicle for maximum comfort during your touring days. The second option is a Russian 4x4 Van, operated by a driver with 20 years of experience.
MEALS
In Mongolia, dining will take place at fine American, European, and Asian cuisine restaurants. The Mongolian diet primarily consists of mutton, beef, rice, and noodles, forming the basis of your meals. Trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese, and occasionally yak! Some days will feature lunchboxes prepared by our cook.

 

TOUR PACKAGE PRICE


Group size1 pax2-3 pax4-6 pax7-9 pax10-12 pax13-15 paxMore than 16 pax
Price/Per person7330$5920$5450$5080$4790$4200$3900$

 

NoInclude serviceExclude serviceInclude service of Meals
1Vehicle with a driver.Items of personal natureBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
2English speaking guideBeverages, alcoholic drinks, bar bills, laundryPer day 3 bottle water for per person /1,5 liter/
3Accommodation/Ger camps and Hotel/Travel and insuranceOne time Mongolian traditional food  /lamb with vegetables/
4Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerInternational transportation 
5All cooking and camping gears.Taxi 
6Airport shuttleOptional activities 
7National park and border office permitsSingle supplement /For hotel or Ger camp/ 
8Domestic flight ticketGratuity for the tour team 


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