Spring of North China


Beijing – Manchuria – Hengshui Lake – Mysterious Temple – Mt. Wuling – Beijing



April – July



1-12 persons



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Day 1 Beijing

Arrive Beijing, then drive to Beijing Botanical Garden to search Chinese Nuthatch, White-browed Chinese Warbler, Siberian Accentor, Marsh Tit, thrushes etc. Overnight in Yanqin.

Chinese Nuthatch

Plain Laughingthrush

Day 2 Beijing – Manchuria

Early morning drive to Baihe Valley to search Ibisbill and Chukar. Late afternoon back to Beijing to catch overnight train to Manchuria.


Day 3 Manchuria

Morning arrive Manchuria, then 3 hours drive to Jankowski's Bunting breeding sites. We’ll spend 2 day here to search this most endangered bunting and other birds around. Overnight in Manchuria.


Day 4 Manchuria – Beijing

Morning birding in Manchuria, late afternoon catch the overnight back to Beijing.

Jankowski's Bunting

Daurian Partridge © Zhang Ming

Day 5 Beijing – Hengshui Lake

Morning arrive Beijing, then dirve to Wildduck Lake to search raptors, gulls. Spring and summer passengers. Evening 3 hours train to Hengshui and overnight.


Day 6 Hengshui Lake

Full day birding in Hengshui Lake to search Baer's Pochard, Reed Parrotbill and Pheasant-tailed Jacana around Hengshui Lake.


Day 7 Hengshui Lake – Jiaocheng

After morning birding in Hengshui Lake, then 5 hours drive to Jiaocheng and overnight. 

Baer's Pochard

Reed Parrotbill

Day 8 The Mysterious Temple

Full day birding in the Mysterious Temple to search Brown Eared-Pheasant, Long-tailed Rosefinch, White-browed Chinese Warbler etc.


Day 9 Mysterious Temple – Beijing

Morning birding around the Mysterious Temple and nearby area, afternoon 4.5 hours high speed train back to Beijing and overnight.

Brown Eared-Pheasant 

 Long-tailed Rosefinch

Day 10 Beijing – Mt. Wuling

Leave Beijing in the early morning, then 3 hours drive to Mt. Wuling. We’ll spend 2.5 days here to search褐头鸫 Grey-sided Thrush, Green-backed Flycatcher etc. Overnight in Mt. Wuling.


Day 11-12 Mt. Wuling

Full day birding in Mt. Wuling and overnight.


Day 13 Mt. Wuling – Beijing

After final morning birding in the Mt. Wuling area we will drive back to Beijing airport for overnight.

Day 14 Beijing

Departure from Beijing. Tour end.

Grey-sided Thrush © Liu Jia

Green-backed Flycatcher © Li Xin