Sichuan Birder Tour ( 13 days and 12 nights)

Tour Code: SBIR
Best season from May to July every year
This birder tour visits Chengdu and the Eastern Tibet Territory of Aba Tibet Autonomous Prefecture.

Day 1. Arrive in Chengdu city,Sichuan (D)
Upon arrival at Chengdu Shuangliu airport, our representative will greet you and transfer you to our hotel. May have a light city park birding depending the arrival time. Stay at Wenjun Hotel near a city park.

Day 2. Chengdu to Wawu Shan NNR (B, L,D)
Today we will drive 240km to Wawushan after some birding at Chengdu Panda Breeding center and stay at Wawu Shan Gongtong Villa Hotel.

Day 3. Wawu Shan NNR (B, L,D)
Full day birding at the summit area (3000m high) of the mountain.

Day 4. Wawu Shan NNR (B, L, D)
Full day birding at the slope area of the mountain between 1300m-2000m.

Dya 5. Wawushan to Wolong NNR (B, L, D)
Today we will drive to Wolong NNR and possible after some birding en route, stay at local simple guesthouse/hostel named Er Ma Hotel.

Day 6. Balang Shan (B, L, D)
Today we will drive to Balangshan for a full day birding, stay at Er Ma Hotel.

Day 7. Balangshan (B, L, D)
Full day birding at Balang Shan again, stay at Er Ma Hotel.

Day 8. Wolong to Maerkang (B,L,D)
Some morning birding around Rilong town again then drive 270km to Maerkhang and check in good hotel named Jiarong International Hotel.

Day 9 Mengbi Forest Park(B,L,D)
Full day birding at Mengbi Shan forest 40km nearby, stay at Jiarong.

Day 10 Maerkang to Ruoergai (B,L,D)
Drive to Ruoergai wet land and birding en route,overnight at Dazang Sunshine Hotel.

Day 11 Ruoergai (B,L,D)
Full day birding near Ruoergai include morning at Baxi forest and afternoon at the wet land.

Day 12 Ruoergai to Chengdu (B,L,D)
Possible some birding again near Ruoergai then drive 500km back to Chengdu. Stay at Wenjun Hotel.

Day 13 Departure from Chengdu(B)
Possible city birding then drop off at airport.

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The best season for this birder tour is May, June, and July each year.

Month Price (2-5 Passengers) Price (6-9 Passengers) Single Supplement
May $4,900 $3,460 $560
June $4,950 $3,560 $590
July $4,960 $3,560 $660

The prices including:
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Twin share accommodation
• Air-conditioned ground transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary,almost all breakfast will be packed to en sure early departure from hotel and most of lunch will be packed as well but all dinners at local restaurant.
• English speaking bird tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees

The prices not including:
• Arrival and departure flights
• China visa
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guide/driver

Unique experiences:
Visiting Chengdu Panda Research Center
Visiting Eastern Tibet area

Bird photo taking
Professional bird tour guide

Tour operation:
Flexible, comfortable

Location Hotel name
Chengdu Wenjun Hotel
Wawu Shan Gongtong Villa Hotel
Wolong Er Ma Hotel
Maerkang Jiarong International Hotel
Ruoergai Dazang Sunshine Hotel