• Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Trip Includes
  • Trip Excludes

Thailand is a large country with a list of more than 1000 species. On this tour, we start with Northern Thailand with its mountain peaks and valleys covered by various types of forest habitat supporting a wide range of species.

We would be expecting to see Giant Nuthatch, Mrs Hume’s Pheasant, Mountain Bamboo Partridge, Spot-breasted Parrotbill, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler, White-bellied Redstart, Himalayan Cutia, White-browed Laughingthrush, Rufous-throated Partridge, Scarlet-faced Liocichila, Spectacled Barwing, Crested Finchbill, Grey-breasted Parrotbill, Grey-headed Parrotbill, Rusty-naped Pitta, Black-breasted Thrush, Japanese Tit, White-headed Bulbul, Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Rufous-throated Partridge, White-crowned Forktail, Black-headed Woodpecker, Collared Falconet, White-rumped Falcon and many such species.

After that, we would move to the mangroves around Phuket in Southern Thailand mostly looking for specialties. Species expected here are Banded Pitta, Chestnut-naped Forktail, Gould’s Frogmouth, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Green-broadbill, Black and Yellow Broadbill, Black and Red Broadbill, Blur-banded Kingfisher, Black-backed Kingfisher, Blue-eared Kingfisher, Rufous-collared Kingfisher, Buffy Fish Owl and many many more.

Interested guest can avail optional R&R extensions to Bangkok, Phuket & Krabi or a short tour to see the Spoon-billed Sandpiper & Nordmann’s Greenshank

Great for Bird, Landscape and Cultural photography

Birding in the high mountains

8 Days Bird Tour of Northern Thailand

Itineraries

Day 1

Doi Sunju

Pick up from Chiang Mai Airport or Hotel in Chiang Mai -Takes about 4 hours to Fang -Lunch -Start the afternoon program. -Check in Khunyow Place Hotel/ PN Hotel -Dinner -Meals: B/L/D -Overnight at: Khunyow Place Hotel/PN Hotel

Day 2

Doi Sunju

-06:00 Breakfast -06:30 Find the endangered species Pak Thale like Nordmann’s Greenshank, Asian Dowitcher and Spoon-billed Sandpiper -12:00 Lunch -13:00 Start the afternoon program. -16:30 Transfer to Kreang Krachan National Park -18:00 Dinner. -Meals: B/L/D -Overnight at: Samarn Bird Camp Target: Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Red Knot, Great Knot, Little Stint, Dunlin, Broadbill Sandpiper, Asian Dowitcher, Pied Avocet, Milky Stork

Day 3

Doi Lang

-We spend Full day Birding Tours at Lang 12:00 Lunch (Package lunch box) 13:00 Continue to afternoon program. 18:00 Dinner -Meals:B/L/D -Overnight at: Khunyow Place Hotel/PN Hotel Target : Yellow-bellied Fairy Flycatcher, Black-throated Bushtit, Rufous-throated Partridge, Scarlet-faced Liocichila, Specticle Barwing, Black Bulbul, CrestedFinchbill, Grey-breasted Parrotbill, Grey-headed Parrotbill

Day 4

Doi Ang Khang

05:00 Transfer to Doi Angkhang /Breakfast on the way 9:00 arrived Doi Angkhang 12:00 Lunch 13:00 Continue to afternoon program. 18:00 Dinner -Meals: B/L/D -Overnight at: Hotel at Doi Angkhang Target : Rusty-naped Pitta, Silver-eared Mesia, Black-breasted Thrush, Japanese Tit, Daurian Redstart, Purple Sunbird, White-capped Water Redstart, Plumbious Water Redstart, White-headed Bulbul

Day 5

Doi Ang Khang

06:00 Breakfast/Check out 06:30 Early morning Birding Tours. 12:00 Lunch 14:00 Transfer to Doi Inthanon 18:00 Dinner/Check in -Meals: B/L/D -Overnight at: Hotel near Doi Inthanon Target : Rusty-naped Pitta, Silver-eared Mesia, Black-breasted Thrush, Japanese Tit, Daurian Redstart, Purple Sunbird, White-capped Water Redstart, Plumbious Water Redstart, White-headed Bulbul

Day 6

Doi Inthanon

06:00 Breakfast 06:30 Early morning Birding Tours. 12:00 Lunch 13:00 Continue to afternoon Birding Tours. 18:00 Dinner -Meals: B/L/D -Overnight at: Mae Krang Luang Resort Target : Green-tailed Sunbird, Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Ashy-throated Warbler, Yellow-cheeked Tit, Rufous-throated Partridge, White-crowned Forktail, Slaty-backedForktail, Black-backed Forktail, Black-headed Woodpecker, Collared Falconet, Whiterumped Falcon

Day 7

Doi Inthanon

06:00 Breakfast 06:30 Early morning Birding Tours. 12:00 Lunch 13:00 Continue to afternoon Birding Tours. 16:00 Transfer to Chiangmai City 18:00 Dinner. -Meals: B/L/D -Overnight at: Sakul Chai Hotel in Chiangmai City Target : Green-tailed Sunbird, Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Ashy-throated Warbler, Yellow-cheeked Tit, Rufous-throated Partridge, White-crowned Forktail, Slaty-backed Forktail, Black-backed Forktail, Black-headed Woodpecker, Collared Falconet, Whiterumped Falcon

Day 8

Transfer to airport

06:00 Breakfast in Chiangmai City/Check out Transfer to Chiang Mai Airport

-English-speaking Bird leader.
-Accommodation with private bathroom & A/C
-Meals, Fruit, Coffee and Tea
-Transfers as itinerary
-Park entrance fees
-Refreshment

-Any other service not mentioned in the programs
-Personal expenses
-All alcoholic.
-Airfare.