8th Asian Bird Fair Post-Fair Tours

As the 8th Asian Bird Fair approaches, we are pleased to release the post-fair tour schedules. There are many itineraries to choose from! There are short half-day tours to longer 5-day trips. Kindly read the tables below.

Registration for the 8th Asian Bird Fair is still ongoing! You may register by clicking HERE.

Itinerary A: 3 days, 2 nights (November 21-23)
Cost: USD400
Ulsan→ChangnyeongUpo→ Changwon Junam→ Suncheon(1st night) → Suncheon Bay →Gangjin Bay, Namhae City →Namhae(2nd night) →Nakdong River Estuary →Gimhae Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → ChangnyeongUpo → Changwon Junam → Suncheon(1st night)

08:00 leave hotel for Upo(2 hour drive)
10:00 arrive UpoWetland(Swan, Geese, Ducks, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Hoopoe, etc.)
13:00 lunch
14:00 leave for Junam Wetland(1hour drive)
15:00 arrive JunamWetland(Moorhan, Grebe, Swan, Duck, Heron, Egret, etc.)
16:00 leave for Suncheon Bay(2 hours drive)
18:00 arrive Suncheon Bay
Meet people from Suncheon Ecotourism.
19:00 dinner
20:00 check in hotel

Suncheon Ecograd Hotel
(address:
234, Baekgang-ro, Sunchan-si, Junnam)
Nov. 22

(2nd day)

Suncheon Bay →Gangjin Bay, Namhae City →Namhae(2nd night)

8:00 leave hotel for Sucheon Bay(30 minutes drive)
9:00 watch birds in Suncheon Bay
12:00 lunch
13:00 leave for Gangjin Bay, Namhae City (1.5 hour drive)
14:30 arrive Gangjin Bay, Namhae City
watch bird in Gangjin Bay
18:00 dinner
19:00 check in hotel

Namhae

Hilton Resort
(address: 40-109, 1179, Namseodae-ro, Nam-myeon, Namhae-gun, Gyeangsangnam-do)

Nov. 23

(3rd day)

Nakdong River Estuary →Gimhae Airport

8:00 leave hotel for Nakdong River Estuary
(2.5hour drive)
10:30 watch birds in Nakdong River Estuary
12:30 lunch
13:30 leave for Amisan Observatory(30 minutes drive)
14:00 arrive Amisan Observatory
watch bird in Amisan Observatory
16:00 leave for Moleoun beach(10 minutes drive)
16:10 arrive Moleoun beach
watch bird in Moleoun beach
18:00 dinner
19:00 leave for airport(30 minutes drive)
19:30 arrive at airport

Itinerary B: 3 days, 2 nights (November 21-23)
Cost: USD400
Ulsan → Seocheon → Seosan(1st night) → Seosan Birdland → Cheonsu Bay → Daebudo Island → Ansan City (2nd night) → Incheon Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → Seocheon → Seosan(1st night)

8:00 leave for Seocheon(4.5 hours drive)
12:30 arrive Seocheon and lunch
14:00 watch bird Seocheon Gem Estuary
18:00 dinner
19:00 check in hotel

Deoagsan Hotel (address : 23, Oncheodange2-ro, Dougsan –myon, Yasangoun, Choungchangnam-do
Nov. 22

(2nd day)

Seosan Birdland → Cheonsu Bay → Daebudo Island → Ansan City (2nd night)

8:00 leave for Seosan Birdland(1hour drive)
9:00 visit Seosan Birldland
12:00 lunch
13:00 watch birds in Cheonsu Bay
15:00 leave for Daebudo Island(2 hours drive)
17:00 watch birds in Daebudo Island
19:00 dinner
21:00 check in hotel

to be announced
Nov.23

(3rd day)

Ansan City → Incheon Airport

Itinerary C: Half-day (November 21)
Cost: USD30
Nakdong River Estuary → Gimhae Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → Nakdong River Estuary → Gimhae Airport

8:00 leave for Nakdong River Estuary(1.5 hour drive)
10:30 watch birds in Nakdong River Estuary
12:30 lunch
14:00 arrive at airport

Itinerary D: 1 day (November 21)
Cost: USD75
Ulsan→ChangnyeongUpo→ Changwon Junam→Nakdong River Estuary →Gimhae Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → ChangnyeongUpo → Changwon Junam → Nakdong River Estuary →Gimhae Airport

08:00 leave hotel for Upo(2 hour drive)
10:00 arrive UpoWetland(Swan, Geese, Ducks, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Hoopoe, etc.)
13:00 lunch
14:00 leave for Junam Wetland(1hour drive)
15:00 arrive JunamWetland(Moorhan, Grebe, Swan, Duck, Heron, Egret, etc.)
16:00 leave for Nakdong River Estuary(1 hour drive)
17:00 watch birds in Nakdong River Estuary
19:00 lunch
20:00 arrive at airport

Itinerary E: 2 days, 1 night (November 21-22)
Cost: USD280
Ulsan→ChangnyeongUpo→ Changwon Junam→ Suncheon(1st night) →Gangjin Bay, Namhae City →Gimhae Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → ChangnyeongUpo → Changwon Junam → Suncheon(1st night)

08:00 leave hotel for Upo(2 hour drive)
10:00 arrive UpoWetland(Swan, Geese, Ducks, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Hoopoe, etc.)
13:00 lunch
14:00 leave for Junam Wetland(1hour drive)
15:00 arrive JunamWetland(Moorhan, Grebe, Swan, Duck, Heron, Egret, etc.)
16:00 leave for Suncheon Bay(2 hours drive)
18:00 arrive Suncheon Bay – Meet people from Suncheon Ecotourism.
19:00 dinner
20:00 check in hotel

Suncheon Ecograd Hotel
(address:
234, Baekgang-ro, Sunchan-si, Junnam)
Nov. 22

(2nd day)

Gangjin Bay, Namhae City → Gimhae Airport

8:00 leave for Gangjin Bay, Namhae City (1.5 hour drive)
9:30 arrive Gangjin Bay, Namhae City – watch bird in Gangjin Bay
13:00 lunch
17:00 arrive airport

Itinerary F: 2 days, 1 night (November 21-22)
Cost: USD280
Ulsan → Seocheon → Seosan(1st night) → Seosan Birdland → Incheon Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → Seocheon → Seosan(1st night)

8:00 leave for Seocheon(4.5 hours drive)
12:30 arrive Seocheon and lunch
14:00 watch bird in Seocheon Gem river Estuary
18:00 dinner in Seosan
19:00 check in hotel

Deoagsan Hotel (address : 23, Oncheodange2-ro, Dougsan –myon, Yasangoun, Choungchangnam-do
Nov. 22

(2nd day)

Seosan Birdland → Incheon Airport

8:00 leave for Seosan Birdland(1hour drive)
9:00 visit Seosan Birldland
12:00 lunch
13:00 watch birds in Cheonsu Bay
15:00 leave for Daebudo Island(2 hours drive)
17:00 watch birds in Daebudo Island
19:00 dinner
21:00 arrive airport

Itinerary G: 5 Days, 4 Nights (November 21-25)
Cost: USD750
Ulsan→ ChangnyeongUpo → Changwon Junam→ Suncheon (1st night) →Namhae City → Busan(2nd night) →Seocheon→Seosan(3rd night) →Seosan Birdland →Cheonsu Bay → Daebudo Island →Ansan City (4th night) →Daebudo Island → Incheon Airport

Date Schedule Hotel
Nov. 21

(1st day)

Ulsan → ChangnyeongUpo → Changwon Junam → Suncheon(1st night)

08:00 leave hotel for Upo(2 hour drive)
10:00 arrive Upo Wetland(Swan, Geese, Ducks, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Hoopoe, etc.)
13:00 lunch
14:00 leave for Junam Wetland(1hour drive)
15:00 arrive Junam Wetland(Moorhan, Grebe, Swan, Duck, Heron, Egret, etc.)
16:00 leave for Suncheon Bay(2 hours drive)
18:00 arrive Suncheon Bay
Meet people from Suncheon Ecotourism.
19:00 dinner
20:00 check in hotel

Suncheon Ecograd Hotel
(address:
234, Baekgang-ro, Sunchan-si, Junnam)
Nov. 22

(2nd day)

Gangjin Bay, Namhae City → Gimhae Airport

8:00 leave for Gangjin Bay, Namhae City (1.5 hour drive)
9:30 arrive Gangjin Bay, Namhae City
watch bird in Gangjin Bay
13:00 lunch
14:00 leave hotel for Nakdong River Estuary
(2.5hour drive)
16:30 watch birds in Nakdong River Estuary
18:30 dinner
20:00 check in hotel

Busan

Namtaepyong Hotel
(address :
713, Nakdonggnagdae-ro, Sasang-gu, Busan)

Nov.23

(3rd day)

Seocheon→Seosan(3rd night)

8:00 leave for Seocheon(3.5 hours drive)
11:30 arrive Seocheon and lunch
13:00 watch bird in Seocheon Gem river Estuary
18:00 dinner in Seosan
19:00 check in hotel

※Deoagsan Hotel (address : 23, Oncheodange2-ro, Dougsan –myon, Yasangoun, Choungchangnam-do
Nov.24

(4th day)

Seosan Birdland → Cheonsu Bay →Ansan City (4th night)

8:00 leave for Seosan Birdland(1hour drive)
9:00 visit Seosan Birldland
13:00 lunch
14:00 watch birds in Cheonsu Bay
18:00 dinner
20:00 check in hotel

to be announced
Nov.25

(5th day)

Daebudo Island → Incheon Airport

8:00 leave for Daebudo Island(1 hour drive)
9:00 watch birds in Daebudo Island
12:00 lunch
14:00 arrive airport

*schedules and cost may still change

8th Asian Bird Fair – Ulsan Schedule of Activities

The 8th Asian Bird Fair – Ulsan is coming this November 2017! Below is the provisional schedule of activities for the ABF. More details to follow! See you in Ulsan this November!

8th Asian Bird Fair – Ulsan Metropolitan City, Korea (ROK)
Provisional Schedule for November 17-21, 2017

November 17/Friday
Arrival in Ulsan, transfer to Hyundai Hotel (1 hour)
16:00 Registration
16:00-18:00 Asian Migration Symposium (ABF ExecComm)
18:00-20:00 Welcome Dinner

November 18/Saturday
08:30-10:00 Exhibition/Booths Set-up (Promotional Hall)
10:00-10:30 Opening Ceremony (outdoor stage)
10:30-12:00 Visit to Promotion Hall
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Festival (performance)
15:00-17:00 Asian Ecotourism Forum (ABF ExecComm)
17:00-17:30 Tea Time
17:30-18:30 Observation of Rook Group Dance at Taehwa Bird Park
18:30-20:00 Dinner

November 19/Sunday
06:00-17:30 Observation of Rook Dawn Group Dance at Taehwa Bird Park
07:30-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-12:00 Bird Watching Walk (Optional) by the Taehwa Riverside
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-16:00 20th Eco-Tourism Region Forum
16:00-17:00 Festival (performance)
18:00-20:00 Fellowship Dinner

November 20/Monday
09:00-17:00 Eco-Tourism Tour
18:00-20:00 Turn Over Dinner to host ABF 2018 (Passing on of ABF Fair Flag)

November 21/Tuesday
09:00 Returning and Post-tour begins

Newsflash: 2017 ABF Venue Announced!

As the 7th Asian Bird Fair in Jingshan approaches, we would like to make a quick announcement from the Asian Bird Fair Executive Committee.

The ABF ExecComm is proud to announce that the 2017 Asian Bird Fair will be held in Ulsan, Korea on November 17-21, 2017.

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The 2018 Asian Bird Fair is now up for hosting.

If anyone is interested in hosting the 2018 ABF, kindly contact the ExecComm directly.

More details on the criteria for hosting the ABF to be posted soon.

See you all at the 7th Asian Bird Fair 2016 in Jingshan this November!