General Q & A

作者:Jing Li来源:SBS in China


Amazing Yellow Sea tour is a fundraising program,   10% income will donate to China Coastal Waterbird Census Team. This is a volunteer program, which last for over 13 years and counted the shorebirds for over 150 continous months.



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Q1: how many people are there in the tour?


We will have minimum 8 birders and no more than 15, there are at least two locale bird guides in the whole tour, an assitant tour guide will help coodinaate in Shanghai office.

成团人数为8人,最多不超过15人


Q2 : Do i need a Visa? And how ?


In general, you will need a visa.

We could help for invitation letter, hotel booking for your stay in China (Day 0 arrival and Day departure), Chinese ID copies etc.; please have at least 3 weeeks for your visa application.

我们会协助您办理签证,请准备好三周的办理时间。


Q3: What about insurance?

We will purchase transportation insurance & travel accident insurance (offered by Ping An Insurance) on your behalf, to cover any accidents that might happen to you while travelling overseas.
If you have already purchased an insurance plan to cover your stay in China, please bring a copy of the insurance certificate with you.
我们会替你购买中国平安保险,承保您在中国境内观鸟活动期间的交通和意外。
如果您在您自己国家购买过可以覆盖在中国观鸟活动期间的保险,也请随身携带一份保险证明复印件。



Q4:Do I need bring rubber boots for mudflat birding?

Local store have normal size rubber boots and sometimes we have spare ones from other birders, if your shoe size is over 45 or your like brand new boots, please inform us and we could arrange the purchase in advance.

当地可以很方便买到便宜的水鞋,如果您的鞋码大于45,请和我们联系。我们会提前准备。


Q5: Can you help recommend/book the hotel before the first day and the last day?

Yes, we would recommend you stay at the hotel near the Pudong international airport. Both hotels have convenicet shuttle bus service to airport termnials.

Economic choice

Jinjiang hotel Inn pudong airport 2nd

Comfort choice

Ramada Hotel Pudong Airport


If you book other hotels in downtown Shanghai, a shuttle service could be arranged, fee is around U$ 40 ~ 50.


推荐住宿,为以下两家,均在浦东机场附近,可以方便的接驳机场。

锦江之星机场二店;连锁酒店,价格实惠

华美达浦东机场店‍;舒适性酒店;


如您预订市区内的其他酒店,我们也可以协助安排接机服务,费用约在美元40~50之间。



Q6: Can I have city tour in Shanghai or nearby before or after the birding trip?

Yes,   some basic tourist information here.

Please contact us for arrangment, we may charge for city tour guide, downtown hotel and tour bookings.

Other top tourist cities, e.g. Hangzhou, Nanjign are also recommended for 2-3 days visit.

下面是关于上海旅游的一些信息,如您需要安排,我们会收费安排城市导游和一些预定。

Shanghai City Tour

Hangzhou City Tour (coming soon)

Nanjing City Tour (comging soon)


Download 2017 Autumn tour birding list here.