|5 Days Crested Ibis and Terracotta Warriors tour
| 5 Days Crested Ibis and Terracotta
Warriors Photography Tour
Tour Code: XAP-30
Tour Type: Private, wildlife viewing
Attraction: , crested ibis \Terracotta Warriorsand Horses Museum\ Banpo Neolithic Village
Highlight:Changqing National Nature Reserve is located in Central China in the Shaanxi Province, 300 km south of Xi'An. The Reserve reaches elevations of 3071m, and is one of the most important ecological areas in China, providing one of the best and last remaining places where giant panda, golden takin, golden monkey and crested ibis can be found in the wild. It is also home to 39 other threatened animals and 31 threatened plants. Changqing has 154 species of birds living within its boundaries, 17 of which are endangered. A further 176 species, 13 endangered, are found in the rural area just outside the Reserve. This includes the highly-endangered Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon)
Day by day itinerary:每日行程
Day 1 From xi'an to Yangxian County
Place & Transport: xi'an to Yangxian County （340 KM)
Today's Activities: then drive to visiting captivity breeding center of crested ibis in family zhou,
Take bus from xian, across highway of xian and Hanzhong, then climb qinling mountain, arrive at yangxian county, yangxian is located in south of qinling, have flat field, beautiful ramp, overlapping undulating hills, many huge mountains and kind-hearted people, about lunch is local feature snacks, then drive to visiting captivity breeding center of crested ibis in family zhou, ibis is very voluble animals in the world, the zoologist Liu Yinzeng and his accompanies search for long times, in 1981, discover ibis in Yao jia, at that time, this is the biggest surprise in the world. Ibis is treat as geely bird in Yangxian County. The ibis is feeding in the cage of you watching in center, they can not fly, just only stay in shelf, and walk on the sand.
The birds will pair up and build nests in January, and depart to the loafing area in June. The night-time roost at Caoba (14 ha) is less than 1 km from the Crested Ibis captive-breeding centre,and is the only known night-time roost of the species. The autumn population can be up to 51birds. The captive-breeding centre will attract wild Crested Ibis from time to time, which is a possible reason of the location of the night time roost. A pair bred in this area in 1996 and 1997, raised three and two birds respectively. The loafing area of Crested Ibis (about 40,000 ha) extends 25 km from east to west, and 20 km from north to south., and there are intensive agricultural activities within the area; Crested Ibis frequent this area in summer and autumn,and subadult birds remain there in winter and spring.
THREATENED SPECIES: Nipponia nippon (EN), Syrmaticus reevesii (VU)
BIOMES: AS08: Sino-Himalayan subtropical forest
CONGREGATORY WATERBIRDS: Nipponia nippon (almost the entire wild population of the species)
Lunch Dinner live in Yanxian county
Day 2 travel around Yangxian county
Place & Transport:
Today's Activities: garden reserve station to watching the ibis
Drive to the garden reserve station to watching the ibis, there are thick forests to feed crested ibis, streams and hills, still is beginning farming in order to convenient for crested ibis. This is the special environment about ibis, between March and April every year, is spawning breeding season of ibis, also is the best time to watching crested ibis, please take out your telegraph to look for them, they are finding food, protecting their home, they show a state that you can really understanding ever, the whole body of both female and male are in white and the feather's base is in pink. there is a crest formed like a willow leaf on the back of its neck; the exposed forehead and cheek are in red. Wandering is elegant, fly is elegant, across fields and hills, then falling the branches, also watching is beautiful.Other species in this area include the elusive Chinese Bamboo Partridge, Chinese Sparrowhawk, Cinnamon Bittern, Brown-breasted Bulbul, Collared Finchbill, Swinhoe’s Minivet and Red-billed Starling.
Breakfast lunch dinner live in garden reserve station
Day3 Visit crested ibis in HanJiang sur ,then back to xi'an
Place & Transport:
Today's Activities: drive along the village's road to Hanjiang beach,
After breakfast, drive along the village's road to Hanjiang beach, visit crested ibis looking for food there, then finish the bird watching trip, transfer to xi'an.
The best time of bird watching in yangxian county ibis reserve center:
Between July and October is the best time of bird watching, at this time, you can look not only the biggest crested ibis group but also thousands of dark species in Hanjiang sur.每年的7-12月為觀鳥的最佳時間,此時不僅可以看到野生朱鹮最大的聚群,而且在漢江河畔可以看到數以千計的雁鴨類的越冬群體.
Lunch Dinner live in xi'an
Day 4 travel Terracotta Warriorsand Horses Museum （Xian tour）
Place & Transport:
Today's Activities: travel Terracotta Warriorsand Horses Museum
Full day excursion to Qin Emperor's Tomb, where 8,000 life-sized Terracotta Warriorsand Horses Museum(Pit No.1,No.2,No.3,Bronze Chariots and watch tht Circle Movie);Discovered accidentally in 1974, this incredible army of over 7000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots in full battle array has guarded Emperor Qin's tomb since 210BC. Each figure is unique, and the painstaking repair and excavation continues in 3 pits which are protected inside huge hangars. 1.5 hours from Xian, there is also an excellent museum and film about the history of the vaults. Photos (no flash) are allowed. A pair of comfortable walking shoes is necessary .After lunch visit the imperial Garden of Tang Dynasty You'll also visit the site of Banpo Neolithic Villagewhich dated back 5,000 B.C. and saw the dawn of China's painted pottery tradition. Enjoy Tang Dynasty dinner Showin the evening.
A performance of Changan music and dance originated in China's Tang Dynasty over a thousand years . This wonderful combination of colourful costumes, melodious tunes and ancient history is a living, breathing work of art-an
Lunch Dinner live in xi'an
Day 5 Xian tour Leave xi'an
Place & Transport:
Today's Activities: The Bell Tower The Muslim Street,
Have your free time in the Bell&Drum Tower Square of the and the Islamic street, then send off to the train station.
The Bell Tower is the geographical center of Xi'an. The four main streets of the city are Dong Dajie(east street), Xi Dajie(west street), Nan Dajie(south street), and Bei Dajie(north street) which are also the main commercial streets.Then have your free time in Muslim Street.
鐘樓位於西安市的中心。東西南北四條大街也是西安市主要的商業街。您將有時間去穆斯林仿古街轉轉。 The Muslim Street, is a fantastic place to wander. All shops and restaurants in the street are operated by Muslims. The stalls lines the narrow alleys sell almost everything you can expect.See off
Crested ibis has long bill, curassows, red face it is covered with white and red feathers. It is about 80cm. they have become an endangered species. They lived in East Asian, such as east in Chain, Japan, Russian, Korean, Taiwan and so on in ancient times, but now you just could find them in Shaanxi province in China. In fact, 7 wild crested ibis were found that time. Crested ibis like wetland and land as their habitat, they eat frog, small fish and other small animals. Crested ibis are called “oriental gem”, they symbolize good luck, happiness and auspicious in China. With the destruction of the wet land and forest, it’s different for crested ibis to find food and habitat. Crested ibis are hunted for their beautiful feathers. So lived crested ibis are more and more fewer.
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This trip price includes:
- Hotel accommodations with breakfast as specified (but hotels are subject to change to the same category before finally confirmed). 酒店住宿含早餐(在最終確認之前酒店可以在同等標準內進行調整）
- All meals as specified in the itinerary.行程內都是標準餐
- Transfers among airports & hotels as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English-speaking guide. 行程中，機場與酒店之間的接送由專車接送，陪同的有導遊。
- Entrance fees for sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary with English speaking guide. 行程內的景點門票，有導遊陪同。
- Domestic flights, trains or buses as specified in the itinerary. 行程內的國內航班，火車，公共汽車。
- Domestic airports departure taxes have been charged with the flight tickets. 國內機場離境稅包含在機票裡。
- Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
Arrangements for the planning, handling, operational and communication charges. 旅遊期間，中國大陸的旅遊保險。
- 1 bottle of mineral water/p/d 每人每天一瓶水
- Xi'an Map 西安地圖
- Permit to Crested Ibis Reserve and Foping Nature Reserve, 朱鹮自然保護區和佛坪自然保護區通行證
- Natural Reserve environment protection fee, one local assistant fee (one local assistant for your group), tour body insurance. 自然保護區保護費，當地助理費（為您的團隊提供一個當地助理）旅遊人身保險
The trip price does not include: 旅遊價格不包含：
- Any meals which are not included in the "The trip price includes."
Single Room Supplements (as the above quotation for accommodation is based on twin sharing room). 餐單以外的任何餐飲。單人房（我們一般提供的住宿為兩個人的標準間）
- International air and train tickets for coming to & leaving mainland China. Air tickets or train tickets not specified in the itinerary on the first arrival day and last departure day. 國際機票或火車票。到達和離開那天非計劃內的機票或火車票。
- Excess Baggage Charges.行李超重費。
- Personal expenses: Items of a purely personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides or drivers, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges, or sightseeing or meals which are not included in the day-to-day itinerary.
Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip. 個人消費：純個人自然消費項目，如飲料，洗衣，導遊司機的小費，傳真，電話費，行李超重費，每日計劃外的景點和餐飲費用。Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers. 服务费，导游司机的小费
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|when i go to china, i visit more places there, such as beijing, shanghai and so on, but i want to say a place named xi'an, one day i take part in a ont day tour to visit the Shaanxi rare sild animals rescuing and raising research center for pandas, thougth they aren't so many, they are really cute, paly with you, make me very happy, i think i will remenber this trip forever.
|hey these terracotta soilders are so awesome yer i think you have guessed i am not actually mrs allen infact i am her student in anchient history and i am so bored and the comment on the soilders of mine before in this seghment was actually sarcasm,if you have free time, you should go to china to visit the terracotta warriors.it is really excellent.
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