Wildlife Photography Tour to Track Wild Panda Bears Lijiagou Sanguanmiao Foping for Panda's Courtship Mating Activity

Panda mating time, take wildlife photography trip to Lijiagou Sanguanmiao Foping Nature Reserve, to track photo mating pandas, and wild panda fighting for mating, to record the wild panda's courtship voice, to get the panda courtship smell. There are rare and endangered species such as the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), takin (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi), golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellanae).
But anyway we  do not guarante, but you can find some of the trace of the foot / the dropping (feces) / bite bamboo / hair of wild pandas.  Even you'll heard of many stories that wild pandas went into local house for fooding in winter season, and bited the iron pan, even eat the meats hanged by local people for Chinese Spring Festival.
 

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Tour Code: GP-649

Day01(20Mar), Arrive Xi'an, take taxi by yourself to check in 4stars Xi'an Prince hotel for night. (today no other service but only accommodation)
Day02 (21Mar), Drive  to  Foping nature reserve, registeration and get permit from Foping Adminstration, as well as getting ready for, prepairing for some necessary materials for next day trekking tracking wild panda.(B/L/D)
Day03 (22Mar), Morning drive to the end of driving road at Liangfengya area, where at Foping Nature Reserve at southern slope of Qinling mountains, remote forest area, after lunch start wild hiking about 8 KM to trace wild panda, and overnight in Sanguanmiao Protection Station's (33.39 N, 107.48 E) hostel (altitude at about 1540m).(B/L/D, from today, lunch / dinner maybe arranged ready-foods if necessary while trackking panda)
Day04 (23Mar), Full day trekking to Zhichanggou valley, overnight in Sanguanmiao hostel.(B/L/D)
Day05 (24Mar), Full day track trace wild panda at Paifanggou, overnight in Sanguanmiao hostel.(B/L/D)
Day06 (25Mar) - Day18 (06Apr), Full day hiking and trekking around Lijiagou area, where with high possiblity for panda appeared into our sight / camera. Take wildlife photography,  to photograph wild panda and other rare animals / plants etc. In Lijiagou valley to track the trace of wild pandas in the forests, record the wild panda courtship voice, get the wild panda courtship smell, find the trace / footprint of wild panda's fighting for mating activity, as well as other wild rare anmials in Lijiagou area. Hidden your body in the plants / trees even in the leaves and sticks, stop your breath, just waiting, waiting there for wild panda!! Or hike up or walk down in the Lijiagou area for wild pandas,  overnight in Sanguanmiao Station hostel.(B/L/D)
In the remote mountain forests of Qinling Mt.Qin, there are rare wild animals as: giant panda bears, golden snub-nosed monkeys, pere david's squirrel, flying squirrels, serow, golden takin, musk deer, goral, golden pheasant, elliot's laughing thrush, black-throated tits, great tit, vinous-greasted parrotball, Chinese babas, rufous-capped babbler, streak-breated scimitar babbler, white-capped river chat, orange-flanked bluetail etc.
In this tour, if luck you can watch most of above wild animals, of course if good luck, you can watch / photograph the wild live panda even loving / breeding pandas / panda fighting, as well as the brown giant panda bears. In general no problem to catch the footprint or panda trace of wild panda. And usually we will arrange local ranger to help us to track wild pandas, and the ranger is familiar with the wild panda's ranging route and activity.
Day19 (07Apr) - Day20 (08Aug), Trekking in other area such as Huodiba (Lijiagou and Huodiba area), Liziping, Danwangou, Kangjagou etc, overnight in Sanguanmiao station.(B/L/D)
Day21, Track wild panda, photography / camera wild panda at Sanguanmiao area again, and then drive back to Xi'an for night in 4* Prince hotel.(B/L/D)
Day22 (10Apr), Free day in Xi'an, overnight in Xi'an.(B)
Day23 (11Apr), Take taxi by yourself to Xian a'port for flight departure after b'fast.(B)

Departure: 20March.
Quotation (In RMB, per person, 23days, basis of 2persons share one room):
33800CNY/p.p. , single suppplement 3750CNY .
Included: local style meals marked (maybe ready-food arranged while track for pandas), transportation and transfers as marked (Day02-Day03, Day21) by private car as marked, accommodaiton in marked hotel / hostel / camp (2 persons share one standard room) or similar, entry fee for sightseeing,  permit to Foping Nature Reserve, one panda assistant service  while tracking, environment & protection fee, coordination fee, English speaking guide service,  tour body insurance.
Excluded: tip to guide and driver and local panda assistant,  local assistant to carry your luggage (if you need),  sleeping bag, any other service not included above.
Minimum 2 persons in your party.
Maxmum 8 persons in this tour.

All above subjected to our confirmation. And maybe the schedule will be adjusted if necessary per the possiblity / weather / road.

Note: The possiblity to see live wild panda for above tour : 95% . But anyway, ss the panda is wildlife, we can't guarantee to see wild live panda successfully.
Foping weather (33.32 N, 107.59 E, for reference only, everage temperature ℃ / rainfall mm): March 3.5 / 70; Apr 5.3 / 130.

 

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