City Tour

  • Taipei, Taichung or Kaohsiung cities
  • Keelung or Kaohsiung harbors
  • Any time of the year

 

 

 

1 Day City Tour

Tour Information

We will try to visit the best birding sites you are not able to visit by public transportation by yourself from the cities you started in one day. Here we listed the itineraries in three main cities in Taiwan. We can design one day itinerary form any cities in Taiwan.

Duration

Up to 12 HR

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Group Size

1-6

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Season

Anytime

Location Highlights

Nearby area

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Photography OK

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Birding Tour OK

Basic Information

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Target

Rural Good Birds

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Elevation

0-300m

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Difficulty

Easy

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Hottest in Summer

30-35 ℃

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Coldest in Winter

5-10 ℃

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Wet Season

Depends on Season

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Vehicle

Car or Van

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Pick-up

City Hotels

Drop-off

City Hotels

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Disabled-friendly

OK

Taipei city/Keelung Harbor

Wulai + Yingmingshan / Gongliao

Starting and ending Point
Keelung harbor or Taipei city downtown

Itinerary A: Start from Taipei city
Pick up at hotel  in early morning and drive to Wulai, Taipei
Birdwatching in Wulai, Taipei for the whole morning
Birdwatching in Yingmingshan if we miss Taiwan Blue Magpie or some other birding sites
Drop off at hotel by 19:00

Itinerary B: Start from Keelung Harbor
Meet in Keelung Harbor at 08:00-09:00
Birdwatching in Gongliao region, New Taipei City
Drop off in Keelung Harbor by 15:00-16:00

Targets: Low elevation birds and some endemic species (Taiwan Blue Magpie, Taiwan Whistling Thrush, Taiwan Scimitar Babbler, Taiwan Barbet, Morrison’s Fulvetta…etc).

 

Taichung city

Dasyueshan one full day

Starting and ending Point
Taichung HSR station is recommended

Itinerary:
Pick up at hotel or Taichung HSR station in early morning and drive to Dasyueshan to watch birds for all day. Then we will drop you off at hotel or Taichuang HSR by 19:00

Targets: Almost every endemic species are possible, but the target will be endemics in mid to high elevation (Swinhoe’s Pheasant, Mikado Pheasant, White-whiskered Laughingthrush, Taiwan Yunhina, White-eared Sibia, Collared Bush Robin…etc).

Note: The entrance ticket of Dasyueshan Forest Recreation Area is NTD 200 per person.

 

 

Kaohsiung city/Kaohsiung Harbor

Shoushan National Natural Park + Niaosung Wetland or Meinong

Itinerary A: Shoushan National Natural Park + Niaosung Wetland
Pick up at hotel or Kaohsiung Harbor in early morning
Birdwatching in Shoushan in the morning
Birdwatching in Niaosung Wetland
Drop off at hotel or Zhoying HSR, Kaohsiung City by 19:00

Itinerary B: Meinong IBA + Kaoping River IBA
Pick up at hotel or Kaohsiung Harbor in early morning
Birdwatching in Meinong in the morning
Birdwatching in Kaoping River in the afternoon
Drop off at hotel or Taichuang HSR by 19:00

Targets: Low elevation birds and some endemic species (Taiwan Scimitar Babbler, Black-necklaced Babbler, Taiwan Barbet, Morrison’s Fulvetta, Taiwan Hawmei…etc)

 

Price of the Tour 

It varies with the group size. Please check the Price and Service. The price of this itinerary is as below:

  • USD 500 for 5-seated vehicle (1-3 birders)
  • USD 600 for 8-seated vehicle (4-7 birders)

Please feel free to mail us whenever you have any problems.