Our Taiwan birding tour focuses on local and East Asian specialties in largely pristine mountain forests, lowlands and coastal areas.
May 8-19, 2018 (12 days)
Tour company – Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Adventures.
Price: $3,800/person (USD) single-occupancy.
Discount available: $190/person off with discount coupon.
Top birds – Fairy Pitta, Taiwan Blue (Formosan) Magpie, Swinhoe’s & Mikado Pheasant, Taiwan Partridge, Chinese Bamboo Partridge, Mandarin Duck, Black-faced Spoonbill, Chinese Egret, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Asian Dowitcher, Grey-tailed Tattler, Taiwan (Formosan) Whistling Thrush, Ashy Wood Pigeon, Whistling & White-bellied Green Pigeon, Philippine Cuckoo-Dove, Ryukyu & Mountain Scops Owl, Crested Myna and Maroon Oriole.
Habitats – subtropical lowland forest, coniferous temperate forest, mountains, rivers, marshes, lakes, coast and islands.
Weather – comfortably warm in lowlands, cool to cold in the highest areas.
Group size – 10 and 1 Rokjumper guide.
Pace – moderate with easy walking.
Accommodations – basic but comfortable.
Birding – mostly unchallenging with some tricky species.
Other attractions – excellent food, fantastic scenery, great people and cultural attractions, varied habitats, wide array of flora and butterflies, good infrastructure, comfortable, safe and clean.
Photographic opportunities – excellent.
- Free airport transfers within 3 days of beginning or end of tour.
- All meals from dinner on day 1 to lunch on day 12.
- Bottled drinking water.
- All lodgings.
- Ground transportation.
- Reserve entrance fees.
- Extra activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
- All guiding services (including tips for local guides and services).