AlpineBirding – China Birding Tours
China birding spots
Discover the realm of pheasants and the hub of exclusive species in China, where you can anticipate encountering a captivating array of avifauna, featuring 14 distinct species from the pheasant family.
From May 30th to June 18th, 2023, embark on a 20-day journey for a price of $5,680.
Accompanied by Dave Suddaby and Shay Xie, your tour leaders will guide you through your adventure.
14 Days West Sichuan Birding Tour
On this excursion, you will visit Balang Mountain, famously referred to as the “kingdom of Pheasants,” as well as Longcanggou National Forest Park, which boasts one of the most significant populations of parrotbill species in China.
Looking for an unforgettable travel experience? Join us on an exciting 14-day adventure from April 8th to April 21st, 2023, for a price of $3,250.
During this journey, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, discover fascinating cultures, and encounter unique wildlife. From majestic mountain ranges to vast deserts, and from ancient temples to bustling cities, our itinerary has it all.
Our experienced tour leaders will guide you through the journey, ensuring that you have an enriching and enjoyable experience. You’ll have the chance to try delicious local cuisine, meet friendly locals, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore new horizons and discover the wonders of the world. Join us for an adventure you’ll never forget!
Accompanied by a local guide from AlpineBirding, your tour leader will take you on an unforgettable adventure.
16 Days Classic Yunnan Birding Tour
Looking for an exciting travel experience that will allow you to explore some of the richest wildlife and flora resources in China? Join us on an adventure to Yunnan, also known as the “Kingdom of Plants and Animals.”
Yunnan is a region renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife, and stunning flora. Our itinerary is designed to take you on a journey through this incredible region, allowing you to encounter a wide range of species, including pheasants, laughingthrushes, babblers, parrotbills, and hornbills.
Our experienced tour leaders will guide you through the journey, ensuring that you have the best possible experience. They will help you spot and identify the various species and provide you with fascinating insights into their behavior and habitat.
Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in local culture, try delicious cuisine, and meet friendly locals. Our itinerary includes visits to ancient temples, traditional villages, and bustling markets, allowing you to discover the rich history and culture of Yunnan.
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful and diverse regions of China. Join us on an adventure to Yunnan and experience the wonders of the “Kingdom of Plants and Animals.”
Embark on an exciting 16-day journey from January 3rd to January 16th, 2024, for a price of $4,900.
Accompanied by Peter Roberts and Shay Xie, your tour leaders will guide you through your adventure.
13 Days Taiwan Birding Tour
Embark on an adventure to the “Treasure Island,” a region famous for its high-density distribution of endemic birds. Its isolated geography has allowed for the evolution of unique bird species found nowhere else on Earth. Join us as we search for all the endemics and migratory birds, including the magnificent Mikado Pheasant and Swinhoe’s Pheasant.
The dates and prices for this tour are yet to be announced.
Your tour leader will be a local guide who is an expert in the region.
Pheasant Extension in East China
Our itinerary includes visits to Fuzhou Forest Park, Emeifeng, and Dongzhai, where we will search for range-restricted pheasants, such as the White-necklaced Partridge, Cabot’s Tragopan, Elliot’s Pheasant, Reeves’s Pheasant, and many others.
Join us for an exciting 8-day adventure from April 1st to April 8th, 2024. The cost is $2,300 per person, not including airfare.
Our tour will be led by a local guide who is an expert in the region.
Ultimate China Pheasant Tour
Join us as we explore the “pheasant kingdom” of southwestern China, where we will have the opportunity to see some remarkable pheasant species, such as the Chinese Monal, Chinese Grouse, Temminck’s Tragopan, Golden Pheasant, White Eared Pheasant, and many more.
Experience a 14-day adventure from April 8th to April 21st, 2024, for a total cost of $3,400 per person.
Our tour will be led by a knowledgeable local guide who is well-versed in the region’s flora and fauna.
In Pursuit of Parrotbills in China
During our main trip, we will explore Yunnan and Sichuan provinces in search of various species of parrotbills, including the Brown-winged Parrotbill, Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Great Parrotbill, Three-toed Parrotbill, Grey-hooded Parrotbill, Golden Parrotbill, and many others.
Join us for an 18-day adventure from March 22nd to April 8th, 2024, with a total cost of $4,570 per person, not including airfare.
Join me, Shay Xie, on an unforgettable birdwatching tour to some of the most biodiverse regions of China. With years of experience leading tours throughout China, I am excited to share my knowledge and passion for birds with you.
Together, we will explore Yunnan, Sichuan, and Fujian provinces in search of the most fascinating bird species in China, including endemic and range-restricted species such as the Chinese Monal, Cabot’s Tragopan, and Elliot’s Pheasant. We will also be on the lookout for parrotbills, pheasants, laughingthrushes, babblers, and hornbills.
During our adventure, we will visit renowned birding hotspots such as Balang Mountain, Fuzhou Forest Park, and Dongzhai, where we will have the opportunity to observe some of the most iconic bird species in the world.
Whether you are a seasoned birder or new to the hobby, this tour is designed to offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience to all bird lovers. Don’t miss out on the chance to explore the “Kingdom of Plants and Animals” and see some of the rarest bird species in the world. Join me on this incredible journey and let’s create unforgettable memories together.
East China Parrotbills Extension
Explore Tianmu Mountain and Nanhui Dongtan with me, your tour leader, in search of some of the most unique birds in the east. We’ll be on the lookout for the Short-tailed Parrotbill, Reed Parrotbill, Grey-headed Parrotbill, Vinous-throated Parrotbill, and other bird species that are exclusive to the region. Join me on this exciting adventure and experience the thrill of spotting rare bird species!
Hello there! Are you ready for a quick birding adventure? Join me for a 4-day trip on April 8-11, 2024, and let’s explore the beautiful Tianmu Mountain and Nanhui Dongtan in search of some of the most exciting bird species in the Eastern region.
With a price of $1,400 (+air), you’ll have a chance to spot Short-tailed Parrotbill, Reed Parrotbill, Grey-headed Parrotbill, Vinous-throated Parrotbill, and other eastern specialties. And of course, I’ll be your tour leader to make sure you’ll have a great birding experience.
Tianmu Mountain, located in the northwestern part of Zhejiang province, is famous for its diverse birdlife and scenic landscapes. You’ll be amazed by the beautiful forests, waterfalls, and streams as you look for the elusive parrotbills.
We’ll then head to Nanhui Dongtan, a coastal wetland in Shanghai, where we’ll have a chance to see various shorebirds, waterfowl, and other bird species that inhabit this important migratory stopover site.
So if you’re ready to explore the beauty of Eastern China and add some exciting bird species to your life list, join me on this 4-day trip on April 8-11, 2024. Let’s make some unforgettable birding memories together!
The tour will be guided by a knowledgeable local guide.
Birding at Panda Bases in Chengdu
If you are planning a short stay in Chengdu, China, make sure to include a visit to the panda bases to see the adorable pandas and explore the city’s fascinating urban birdlife. With a diverse range of avian species, including Chinese Bulbul and Chinese Grosbeak, birdwatching in Chengdu can be a rewarding experience.
In addition to visiting the pandas and birdwatching, Chengdu also offers many other exciting attractions. You can explore the city’s rich cultural heritage by visiting ancient temples and museums or indulge in the local cuisine, which is known for its unique flavors and spicy Sichuan dishes.
If you are short on time, a four-day trip to Chengdu can be a perfect getaway to experience the city’s highlights. Don’t forget to hire a local guide who can take you to the best birding spots and share their knowledge of the area’s wildlife and culture. With so much to see and do, Chengdu is a must-visit destination for both nature enthusiasts and culture lovers.
The tour lasts for one day and is available throughout the year, with prices starting at $198.
Are you interested in birding in China? If so, AlpineBirding’s local guide is here to help you explore some of the most breathtaking birding spots in China.
Our expert local guide has an in-depth knowledge of the birding hotspots, and will take you on a memorable birding experience. We offer various tours to suit different preferences and budgets, ranging from short day trips to longer expeditions.
If you are short on time, you can opt for our one-day birding trip which is available all year round. For only $198, you will have the opportunity to see a variety of birds in their natural habitats. Our local guide will take you to the best birding spots where you will see some amazing birds, and learn about their behavior and habitat.
For those with more time, we offer longer tours spanning from 4 to 20 days. These tours take you to some of the most renowned birding destinations in China such as Yunnan, Sichuan, and Fujian provinces. Our tours are designed to give you a chance to see some of the most sought-after bird species including pheasants, parrotbills, hornbills, laughingthrushes, and many more.
Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the birding paradise of China with AlpineBirding’s local guide. Our tours are suitable for birders of all levels and promise an unforgettable experience. Book your trip today and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!
Balang Mountain Pheasant Excursion
Rewritten: Discover the wildlife of Balang Shan with the help of AlpineBirding’s Local Guide. Keep an eye out for some of the high-elevation specialties such as Chinese Monal, Snow Partridge, Tibetan Snowcock, White Eared Pheasant, and Blood Pheasant. Moreover, there is a vast array of rosefinches, warblers, and other birds to spot.
The tour lasts for four days and is available from April to November at a cost of $990.
AlpineBirding’s Local Guide will be leading the tour.
Longcanggou Parrotbill Excursion
Searching for special bird species like Grey-hooded Parrotbill, Three-toed Parrotbill, Brown Parrotbill, Great Parrotbill, Golden Parrotbill, Lady Amherst’s Pheasant, etc. in the center of the Rainy Zone of Southwest China.
If you’re an avid birdwatcher or a nature enthusiast looking for an immersive experience in Southwest China, AlpineBirding’s 4-day tour might just be the perfect fit for you. Led by their experienced local guide, you’ll get to explore the center of the Rainy Zone, which is renowned for its unique bird species.
The tour will take you to some of the best birdwatching spots in the region, where you’ll have the opportunity to spot Grey-hooded Parrotbill, Three-toed Parrotbill, Brown Parrotbill, Great Parrotbill, Golden Parrotbill, and other regional specials like Lady Amherst’s Pheasant.
The trip is open all year round, giving you the flexibility to choose the best time that suits you. Whether you’re a seasoned birder or a beginner, the tour is designed to cater to all levels of birdwatching expertise. With AlpineBirding’s local guide, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the local flora and fauna, as well as the culture and history of the region.
The tour package starts from $990, which includes all the necessary arrangements such as transportation, accommodation, meals, and guiding services. So, why wait? Book your trip now and get ready for an unforgettable birdwatching experience in Southwest China.
AlpineBirding’s local guide is the perfect companion for a birding adventure in the scenic landscapes of China. With their knowledge of the area’s best birding spots and expert guidance, you can explore the unique avian species found in this beautiful country.
Their 4-day tours are available all year round, making it easy to fit a birding excursion into your schedule. Prices start from just $990, so you can enjoy an affordable and unforgettable birdwatching experience.
On these tours, you will have the opportunity to search for a variety of bird species that call China home. Depending on the season, you might spot Grey-hooded Parrotbill, Three-toed Parrotbill, Brown Parrotbill, Great Parrotbill, Golden Parrotbill, Lady Amherst’s Pheasant, and many other fascinating birds.
Whether you’re a seasoned birder or just starting, AlpineBirding’s local guide will help you make the most of your trip. With their keen eyes and knowledge of local bird behavior, they can point out the best spots to look for the birds you’re hoping to see. Plus, they’re happy to answer any questions you might have along the way.
So why not book a tour with AlpineBirding’s local guide and discover the diverse and captivating birdlife of China? With their expert guidance and insider knowledge, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience.
Birding in Mount Emei
Mount Emei, famous as a holy mountain for Buddhists, is a well-known birdwatching destination and the top-ranked hotspot in Sichuan on eBird due to its rich diversity of avifauna, including some unique endemic species.
The duration of the trip is 5 days and it is available throughout the year, with prices starting from $1,200.
AlpineBirding’s Local Guide will lead the tour.
Pheasant Extension in East China
A trip to Fuzhou Forest Park, Emeifeng, and Dongzhai is planned to observe a variety of pheasants that have limited ranges such as White-necklaced Partridge, Cabot’s Tragopan, Elliot’s Pheasant, Reeves’s Pheasant, and others.
From April 1-8, 2024, you can embark on an 8-day tour for a price of $2,300 per person, excluding airfare.
Are you ready for an adventure to explore the breathtaking natural beauty and fascinating birdlife of China? Join our 8-day tour led by our knowledgeable local guide and immerse yourself in the wonders of southwestern China.
From April 1-8, 2024, you’ll embark on a journey to discover the elusive pheasants of the region, including the Chinese Monal, Chinese Grouse, Temminck’s Tragopan, Golden Pheasant, White Eared Pheasant, and many more. You’ll visit the “pheasant kingdom” of southwestern China, where these remarkable species call home.
The tour is priced at $2,300 (+airfare) and includes accommodation, transportation, meals, and expert guidance from our local guide. You’ll be accompanied by a small group of fellow birding enthusiasts, making for an intimate and personalized experience.
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to witness some of the most beautiful and unique birds in the world. Book your spot on our 8-day tour today, led by our expert local guide.
Sichuan Birding & Wildlife Safari
Rephrased: The tour aims to spot some remarkable avian species such as Chinese Monal, Golden Pheasant, Blue Eared Pheasant, along with sensational mammals such as Pallas’s Cat, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey, and Chinese Mountain Cat.
The cost and dates can be rephrased to: “The tour will be for 15 days from April 8th to April 22nd, 2024, and will cost $4,280.”
Steve Potter and a local guide will be leading the tour.
Red Panda & Parrotbills Extension
An excellent chance to observe the stunning Red Panda and a variety of intriguing parrotbills in Sichuan, such as Fulvous Parrotbill, Brown Parrotbill, Great Parrotbill, Three-toed Parrotbill, Grey-hooded Parrotbill, and more.
The tour duration is 7 days, from April 22nd to April 28th, 2024, and the price is $1,780.
The local guide and Steve Potter will be leading the tour.
Sichuan’s Wildlife, Flower and Culture
If you’re looking for a unique and exciting adventure, consider a wildlife tour to explore the amazing flora and fauna of China. On this tour, you’ll have the chance to see some of China’s most incredible creatures, including the Takin and Red Panda, as well as gorgeous birds like the Chinese Monal and Golden Pheasant. You’ll also have the opportunity to discover the beauty of alpine flowers, such as Meconopsis and Gentiana.
But this tour isn’t just about wildlife. You’ll also have the chance to experience the unique cultures of Anduo Tibetan and Jiarong Tibetan, with their exotic ethnic traditions and fascinating history. Immerse yourself in their traditions and learn about their daily lives, customs, and beliefs.
Join us on this incredible journey to explore the natural wonders and rich culture of China. With knowledgeable local guides and expert tour leader Steve Potter, you’re sure to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The tour lasts 7 days, starting on April 22nd and ending on April 28th, 2024, with prices starting at $1,780.
The cost of the tour is $4,900, and the tour will take place from June 20 to July 9, 2023, and will last for 20 days.
Bella Zhang and Cory Li will be leading the tour.
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Most Popular Tours
Are you planning a trip to China and looking for inspiration? Look no further! Here you can find the most popular tours in China that have attracted visitors the most in the past.
Discover the beauty of China with a variety of tour options. If you are interested in exploring China’s ancient history, you can choose a tour that takes you to the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the Terracotta Warriors. For those who love nature, a trip to Guilin, known for its stunning scenery, is a must-see. You can also visit the pandas in Chengdu, hike in the majestic mountains of Sichuan, or take a cruise on the Yangtze River to see the Three Gorges.
No matter what your interests are, you will surely find a tour that suits your needs. Our tours are designed to provide you with an unforgettable experience in China, allowing you to immerse yourself in its culture, history, and natural beauty.
Don’t miss out on the most popular tours in China that have been enjoyed by countless travelers in the past. Join us on an adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime!
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AlpineBirding is a birding company located in Chengdu, China, which has been providing birding services since 2006. We are committed to providing our clients with top-quality birding experiences and ensuring their satisfaction. Our team consists of both professional western and local leaders who work together to create a unique and unforgettable birding experience. Additionally, our experienced support team is always available to assist and guarantee a successful trip.
Our birding itineraries encompass the essential birdwatching sites in China, including destinations for brief stays in cities. Our exclusive departures have different themes, such as bird families, tours combining birding with mammals, culture, flowers, photography, and more, providing you with a broader range of options. Furthermore, we are capable of customizing tours to meet your specific requirements, ensuring a delightful traveling experience in China.
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