Birding in Yunnan

Birding in Yunnan
This trip will take you to the colourful Yunnan to watch birds and the itinerary we made is very popular among the birders or the ornithologists from all over the world.


Day 1, Arrive in Kunming and transfer to Hotel

Day 2, Fly to Mangshi and drive to Ruili
Flight to Mangshi and transfer from the airport to Ruili. On the way to Ruili, we will make some good stops to watch birds in the fields and on the roadsides.

Day 3, Moli Nature Reserve and Mangke
Early morning to the Moli Nature Reserve which is a nice place to watch birds. We will drive to a Jingpo village named Mangke in the afternoon, walking into the forests for birding.

Day 4, Nangjingli and Transfer to Nabang
Birding in the Nanjingli Virgin Forest in the early morning. Transfer to Nabang/Xima Nature Reserve.

Day 5 & 6, Birding the Nabang/Xima Nature Reserve

Day 7, Drive to Mt.Gaoligong
Drive to the Baihualing National Nature Reserve and it is a best place to watch birds.

Day 8 & 9, Mt. Gaoligong
Birding in the Baihualing Nature Reserve, with a picnic lunch in the mountain.

Day 10, Drive to Pianma
Drive to Pianma, a small town on the Burmese Border.

Day 11 & 12, Birding in Pianma

Day 13, Drive to Baishan, flight to Kunming, hotel and tour ends.

If you come in September, there is a chance to see the birds fly over Fenghua Mountain Nature Reserve in cloudy and windy evening. Birds are flying from north to south from here at this time of the year, and possible to see them.

List of birds you can watch.

Departure: Apr.15 to 27th, 2017

Price: US$ 1,970.00 Per person
       US$ 360.00 Single Supplement

Group Size: 6 - 8

The price includes:
Flights: Kunming/Mangshi
All meals
Sightseeing Programs & entry fees
English Speaking Guides
Transfers and transportation by private vehicles

You may prefer a different date and time frame for this tour, or wish to adjust the itinerary to suit your interests. We will do all we can to meet your preferences. Please note that tours of less than six persons may cost more per person, and other expenses may increase as a result of customization of your tour. In all cases, however, we are committed to providing the best value for your experience. 

 Yunnan birds photos

Anser indicus

Saxicola torquata przewalskiim

Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Prunella collaris nipalensis

Saxicola torquata przewalskiif