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This wildlife rare animal tour just for Dwarf blue sheep,
to photograph dwarf blue sheep at the rocky slope, to watch dwarf
in mountains, to track dwarf blue sheep
in river valley, to shoot wild dwarf blue sheep,
to photo camera dwarf blue sheep, to close-up your dreaming wild rare
pictures of dwarf blue sheep.
Tour Code: GP-683
About Dwarf Blue Sheep Pseudois
Day01, Arrive Chengdu, take taxi by yourself to check in 2* Binjiang hotel
for night.(no other service today but only accommdation)
Pick you up at about 08:00 and drive from Chengdu to Kangding or Lithang
Day03, Drive to Bathang for night.(B/L/D)
Day04, Drive to Zhubalong village, meet the local assistant and then trek
up mountains, overnight in camp or tent.(B/L/D)
Day05-Day07, Trek and watch Dwarf Blue Sheep in the mountain and river
valley, overnight in camp or tent.(B/L/D)
Day08, Trek and watch Dwarf Blue Sheep (Pseudois Scaeferi), and in the
evening trek down and drive back to Batang for night.(B/L/D)
Day09, Drive to Lithang for night.(B/L/D)
Day10, Drive to Kangding for night.(B/L/D)
Day11, Drive back to Chengdu, check in Binjiang hotel for night. (B/L/D)
Day12, Service ends after b'fast.(B)
Better season: Oct to March
Quotation (In RMB, per person,
20days, basis of 2persons share one standard room, private tour):
18800CNY/p.p. for departure in Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, 01Oct-14Oct , single
suppplement 1050CNY (in cities only)
20800CNY/p.p. for departure on 10days around Chinese New Year, and 27Sep-07Oct, single suppplement1350CNY (cities only).
Included: local style meals marked (maybe ready-food arranged while track
for pandas), transportation and transfers as marked,
accommodaiton in marked hotel / hostel / camp (2 persons share one standard room) or similar, entry fee
for sightseeing, one local assistant service
while tracking, environment & protection fee, coordination fee, English speaking guide service, tour body insurance.
Excluded: tip to guide and driver, local assistant to carry your
luggage (if need), sleeping bag, any other service not included above.
Minimum 2 persons in your party.
from Jan to Dec, but better from Oct to Mar, the best time is late Oct and
Please bring your own sleeping bag with you, and keep quiet while in reserve,
don't disturb any sheep.
About Dwarf Blue Sheep (Pseudois Nayaur Schaeferi)
The dwarf blue sheep was first recorded by scientists in 1937. Dwarf
blue sheep is probably the most endangered, there are only less than 500
dwarf blue sheep survived in the world now.
Dwarf blue sheep Pseudois schaeferi are known to survive only in Batang
area, Sichuan. According to a survey in 1997, the species has declined
steeply in both range and numbers since the 1950s and 1960s because of
overhunting. It's found that dwarf blue sheep live range from 2700 to
3200M on steep cliffs or rocky slopes. In Bathang area they live in a area of 295 sq KM
with a population of 200. Each group has average members of 6.2
individuals with a male :female ratio of 67.7:100.
Young of dwarf blue sheep are born in May or June. Density: "...only
0.5 - 1.0 sheep/sq km" (1.3 - 2.6 sheep/sq mi).
Other name: Bharal pseudo sheep, Bharal, Dwarf Bharal, Shí Yáng
("stone sheep"), Yá Yáng ("cliff sheep"), Ai Yan
The Dwarf blue sheep is a smaller wild sheep, weighing about 25-40 Kg, The food
mainly on grasses and also other plants in dry areas, valleys in the mountains,
usually very steep grassy slopes, and dwells in groups of sheep.
Usually they live in groups of about six.
There are two species of blue sheep: the dwarf blue sheep, Pseudois schaeferi and the blue sheep, Pseudois nayaur. The head and upper parts of the blue sheep are brownish gray with a tinge of slaty blue, and the underparts and insides of the legs are white. The Dwarf blue sheep reaches maturity about 1-2 years old, although the males don’t normally mate until they reach peak size, about 7 years old.
They give birth to one, or very rarely two infants, after a gestation period of about 150 days.
The young nurse for about six months, but after three months are grazing as well. They are weaned fully about 6 months old.
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