LOBZANG TSULTIM VISUDDHA also known among his friends in Tourism Industry as LOBZANG VISUDDHA started his tourism career as an A-Class Guide and has lead Cultural and Spiritual Tours in Ladakh almost two decades. Before starting his travel business, he had volunteered at the Mahabodhi Internationals Meditation Centre (MIMC) which is one of the biggest social service organizations in Ladakh founded by his brother monk Ven. Bhikkhu Sanghasena.
In 2002 he started his own travel company and named it Ancient Tracks and has been catering to the travel needs of tourist from all parts of the world.
Besides founding his own business establishment, he is also associated with some of the leading social welfare organizations in Ladakh in different capacities:
Lobzang Visuddha is well-networked with specialists in Tourism Industry, especially with the experts on Wildlife, Birding and Snow Leopard Tours and Snow Leopard Expeditions in Ladakh. He is admin of WILDLIFE OF LADAKH, one of the leading social media group for wildlife of the region.
A mother of two beautiful daughters, she has joined the company as Office Executive recently. She manages the daily dealings - departures, tours and programming.
Mr. Dorjey Chitta, popularly known in the circle of Snow Leopard experts in Ladakh as Acho Chitta (Elder Brother) has been in the business of tracking snow leopard since 24 years. He has led snow leopard treks, snow leopard tracking, snow leopard study, snow leopard filming and snow leopard research groups with reputed naturalists and snow leopard photographers from all parts of the world. He is our main inspiration and force behind making Snow Leopard Tours to Ladakh, Snow Leopard Trips to Ladakh, Snow Leopard Treks to ladakh - a great success. His valuable inputs and suggestions in tailoring customized tour programs and snow leopard tracking itineraries resulted in 100% successful snow leopard spotting trips. He has been working for BBC, BBC Human Planet, Discovery, National Geographic, Natural History (New Zealand), ICON Film many other TV channels and other leading Wildlife and Nature Filming companies from UK, USA, New Zealand, South Africa and India.
A person of integrity and down-to-earth character with powerful insights on the behaviors of snow leopards in Ladakh Himalaya, Dorjey Chitta’s guidance adds to our company's profile and his inputs and suggestions grantees successful snow leopard sightingsin Ladakh.
Mr.Tsering Namgyal also known by Namgyal Raja among his adventure fraternity and snow leopard experts has been leading quests, treks and tours for snow leopard lovers for more than two decades and is a great snow leopard spotter in Ladakh. He had lead many tours including research teams, leading TV Channels and Wildlife Tours for tourist from all walks of life and from all over the world. He has had his share for fun, satisfaction and joy of spotting snow leopards in Ladakh umpteen times and is eager to share his years of experience of spotting this elusive creature with our valued guests.
His association with the Ancient Tracks, as naturalist, advisor and as a local expert from years of experience, adds to maximizing possibility of spotting snow leopards in Ladakh. His insight into the details of paths, trails, ranges and behavior of the “Grey Ghost” of the mountains - snow leopards in definitely will add to success of many tours by Ancient Tracks / Ladakhwildlife.com
Some of the great photos of the snow leopard on this website are taken by him, specially the one with a kill in the snow. He has good knowledge the Birds of Ladakh and Wild Animals of Ladakh.
Tsering Gyalpo, popularly known as Gyalpo among the snow leopard team and is a great Chef. Has been in the business of Snow Leopard Trips, Trekking and Camping since last 18 years and hails from Kaya Village of Markha Valley, falling under Hemis National Park. He serves local Ladakhi Food, Tibetan Meals, Indian Dishes and Continental and great Masala Tea. At the end of snow leopard spotting quests, he is to be relied for great meal at the Camp.