SNOW LEOPARD  Scientific EXPEDITION

Wales, England, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan 2018


Above: Photo copyright of Snow Leopard Trust

UPDATE: 7th APRIL 2018 

 

 
 

Russia travel advice

2:11pm, 14 March 2018: Latest update: Summary – addition of information and advice for British nationals currently in Russia or due to travel in the coming weeks; due to heightened political tensions between the UK and Russia, you should be aware of the possibility of anti-British sentiment or harassment at this time; you’re advised to remain vigilant, avoid any protests or demonstrations and avoid commenting publically on political developments; while the British Embassy in Moscow is not aware of any increased difficulties for British people travelling in Russia at this time, you should follow the security and political situation closely and keep up to date with this travel advice

 

UPDATE:

WE HAVE PUT THE DATE OF THIS EXPEDITION BACK TO 2019


And it looks like we'll be going later in the year to ensure Snow

 Leopards have moved to lower habitat...


THE PROPOSED ROUTE:

We'll leave the UK, travel to Sweden, either by ferry from North Shields, then cross to Sweden then to Finland, again by ferry, then into Russia and onto Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, where hopefully the Snow Leopards are!

If any crews wish to join, please email me. There will not be any charge to join the expedition, but you will have to arrange your own, visas, fuel, ferries, food,camping, hotels, etc, etc.

When you are working out fuel costs, remember fuel in Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan is currently around 50p per litre!

It is intended to work with a wildlife charity, under a Scientific Expedition, which will make it easier to get visas into the former USSR.

We'll be working with Snow Leopard charities, looking at the protection of these endangered animals, their habitats and any other problems they face, such as hunting and persecution...

 


Keep watching our  NEW website for updates: 
www.snow-leopard-expedition.co.uk


Above: Photo copyright Briana May


Photo copyright: Snow Leopard Trust


Photo: A snow leopard on the prowl in China. Photo: Shan Shui Conservation Center / Peking University / Panthera / Snow Leopard Trust