Asia extends from the tropics to the Arctic and includes the world's highest mountain ranges. This great diversity of climates and habitats is reflected in a great diversity of birds, with about 2,700 species occurring in the region.

Brahminy Starling
Brahminy Starling In Bharatpur

Observe cranes, kingfishers, comorants, ibis, egret, heron, partridge, river tern, stone plougher and snake birds - you might even spot a crocodile or two basking in the sun!

Winters in Asia (October to March), are particularly attractive to visitors because of the large number of migratory birds that are present at the time.

While you're away take some time to visit a local bird park or sanctuary where you can get up close to more exotic birds. Many bird parks are also involved in conservation programmes so you know your admission fee is being put to good use.
We have selected a fantastic range of Asian destinations that are ideal for a bird watching break. Alternatively, you can search Expedia's full range of holiday destinations to find the perfect bird watching holiday for you:

Kerala Bird Watching Holiday Kerala Bird Watching Holiday
Tropical rain forests are primary centres of species richness and endemism within the Western Ghats in India. There are more than 450 known bird species found at this hotspot, of which 24 are endemic, mostly found in the lowland rainforests and high altitude montane forests of the Western Ghats which are also considered as an Endemic Bird Area by BirdLife International.
Sri Lanka Birding Holiday Sri Lanka Birding Holiday
For a small island Sri Lanka has a rich bird fauna and many passionate bird lovers rank Sri Lanka among their favourite destinations. 426 bird species have been seen on the Island of which 33 of these are endemic to Sri Lanka - a fabulous birding holiday awaits! This birding paradise boasts a variety of environments including wet to dry zones, jungles, hill country, lowlands and tropical rain forests where a stunning list of endemic, resident and migratory birds can be found.
Bharatpur Bird Watching Holiday Bharatpur Bird Watching Holiday
A holiday to Bharatpur will take you to the best birding sites in the upper reaches of Central India. Bharatpur is a world renowned wetland for birds where you will encounter more than 200 species including Gangetic specialties such as the white-tailed stonechat & striated babbler, along with the chance to see up to 9 species of eagle, plus a superb variety of forest species, passerines and migrants.
Jordan Bird Watching Holiday Bird Watching Holiday In Jordan
The ancient “lost city” of Petra is a “must see” destination, but it’s in the less visited wilderness areas that you can find so much more of what this country has to offer. Hume’s owl, Syrian serin, Sinai rosefinch are all possible. Stand by the Dead Sea – the lowest place on earth and see the amazing ‘sky blue’ Sinai agama at Little Petra and seabirds, migrants and wetlands by the Red Sea
Bird Watching Holiday In Bhutan Bird Watching Holiday In Bhutan
Birdwatching is one of Bhutan's star attractions, and if you like to indulge your birdwatching habit while exploring new and beautiful parts of the world, then Bhutan really should be high on your list of places to visit. With a unique and rich Buddhist culture, spectacular Himalayan scenery, and one of the most diverse and rich ranges of birdlife on the planet, a birdwatching holiday in Bhutan is a really special experience.
Sulawesi Bird Watching Holiday, Indonesia Sulawesi Bird Watching Holiday, Indonesia
A holiday to this part of the world provide you with some of the best bird watching to be had in Sulawesi, Indonesia an area that boasts one of the largest endemic bird populations on earth with the main island of Sulawesi being home to no less than 12 endemic genera and over 40 endemic species. A further 56 species are endemic to the Sulawesi sub-region which covers the neighbouring islands of Sula and Banggai.
Bird Watching Holiday To Chukotka, Russia Bird Watching Holiday To Chukotka, Russia
Visit a wide range of habitats, with many landings and ‘at sea’ opportunities. Holidaymakers can be amongst the first birders and ornithologists to land at some sites and the information gained during a holiday on species seen, their abundance and breeding status, will provide important data to their management and conservation.

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