Winter of North China


Beijing –Mysterious Temple – Mt. Helan – Yuzhong – Lanzhou



November – March



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


Day 2 Beijing – Jiaocheng

Early morning drive to Baihe Valley to search Ibisbill and Chukar. Late afternoon back to Beijing to catch high-speed train to Taiyuan, then 1 hour drive to.Jiaocheng and overnight.


Day 3 Mysterious Temple – Yinchuan

Full day birding around the Mysterious Temple to search Brown Eared-Pheasant, Long-tailed Rosefinch, Spotted Nutcracker etc. Overnight train to Yinchuan.

Brown Eared-Pheasant

Long-tailed Rosefinch

Plain Laughingthrush

Siberian Accentor

Day 4 Yinchuan – Ala shan

Early morning arrive Yinchuan. After breakfast we will drive to Mt. Helan to search Ala Shan Redstart, White-winged Grosbeak , Accentors etc. Overnight in Yinchuan.


Day 5-6 Yinchuan – Ala shan

Morning we will drive to the edge of Ala Shan Desert to search Mongolian Accentor, Mongolian Ground-Jay, Desert Finch etc. Also we have second chance to find Ala Shan Redstart again, also other wintering birds. Overnight in Ala Shan.


Day 6 Ala shan

Full day birding around Ala Shan area to seach our missing birds.


Day 7 Ala shan– Lanzhou

Early morning leave Ala Shan, 9 hours dive to Lanzhou and overnight

Ala Shan Redstart

Mongolian Ground-Jay

Mongolian Accentor

Blue Sheep

Day 8 Lanzhou – Yuzhou – Lanzhou

Early morning 1 hour drive to Yuzhong to search Rusty-necklaced Partridge, Pale Rosefinch, Rufous-breasted Accentor, Pied Wheatear etc., maybe Wallcreeper wintering here. Late afternoon back to Lanzhou and overnight.

Day 9 Lanzhou

Departure from Lanzhou. Tour End.

Rusty-necklaced Partridge

Pale Rosefinch