In the wake of the havoc wreaked across the world by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we're conscious of the need to rethink how we manage certain services, provide transparency to our guests, and highlight expeditions and tours that operate in low-population areas and are wildlife focused. At the same time, we're also committed to communities and wildlife reserve systems that depend on us and our ability to bring guests to generate local livelihoods. Our 2020 season started out with some fantastic snow leopard expeditions but ended abruptly with the pandemic raging world-wide. While monitoring the spread of COVID-19 we also invested…
Hemis National Park encompasses 1,700 square miles of pristine snow leopard habitat in the eastern part of the Union Territory of Ladakh, in India. This is where Voygr bases its snow leopard expeditions in India. Officially called the Hemis High-Altitude National Park, it is India's largest protected area and also one of Asia's largest. Recently completed camera trapping surveys put the snow leopard population at around 70 individuals. When broken down into snow leopards per sq mile, it means that Hemis National Park has one of the highest population densities of snow leopards for any protected area in the world.
The start of 2020 was packed with fantastic snow leopard tours and some really incredible sightings. We pitched our expedition camps in the heart of snow leopard country in Hemis National Park, Ladakh. It took 165 horse loads to bring the camp from the road-head to our base and took 4 days with a crew of 7 to pitch the camp for our snow leopard tours. Little did we know that in a few short months COVID-19 would wreak havoc across the world! In 2021, we're moving our camps to a new location in Hemis National Park. We'll be alone…
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