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Choose a Naturetrek wildlife holiday to Asia and benefit from our experience of 30 years, and amazing network of local contacts, on this incredibly diverse continent.

Wildlife holidays in Asia

The variety of landscapes, peoples, cultures and wildlife to be found in Asia is quite remarkable. We have an intimate knowledge of this incredibly diverse continent and an amazing network of local contacts. Our holidays focus on iconic species like Tigers as well as more subtle delights such as Himalayan flora.

Our Asia specialist recommends..

"I’d recommend our Splendours of Nepal tour for an excellent introduction to the Himalaya. For Tigers, our India – Tiger Direct! holiday maximises wildlife sightings and minimises travelling time. Our Brahmaputra Cruise or Snow Leopard Quest offer very different Indian experiences, plus we have a good choice of both bargain and luxury tours." - Rajan Jolly

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Red Leaf Monkey (Janice Fiske)Binturong (Derek Brown)Black-and-white Helens (Janice Fiske)Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Dani Free)Tuli Tiger Corridor, PenchRose-ringed Parakeet (Peter Johnson)Gaur (Peter Johnson)Jungle Babblers (Peter Johnson)The start of the walk up Sigiriya Rock (Thomas Mills)Sigiriya fortress atop the rock (Thomas Mills)Sigiriya Rock (Thomas Mills)Dambulla Cave Temples (Thomas Mills)IbisbillBeautiful NiltavaBlue Whistling-thrushBlue-fronted RedstartBlue-bearded Bee-eater (S. Y. Phanich)Great Hornbill (S. Y. Phanich)

Naturetrek tours in Asia

Seeing Asian wildlife presents more of a challenge, in terms of patience and field skills, than traditional African-style safaris. Tigers, Leopards, Snow Leopards, Asiatic Lions, Asian Elephants, Gaur (Asian Bison), Indian One-horned Rhinoceros, and Brown, Black and Sloth Bears are all seen on our holidays, as well as elusive rainforest birds, fabled Siberian species and remote high-altitude specialities of the Tien Shan and Himalayan mountains.

Whether you want to look for rainforest birds on foot or undertake a Himalayan trek, here are some of the Naturetrek wildlife tours in Asia that you can choose from:

Tiger watching holidays ...

With a 100% sightings record on our dedicated Tiger tours, we’re the right people to talk to about Tigers. Here are a few of the Tiger tours we offer:

  • Just Tigers! – focuses on the Tigers of Kanha National Park
  • India – Tiger Marathon – visits Pench, Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Panna National   Parks – India’s finest Tiger reserves in the heart of ‘Tiger country’
  • India – Tiger Direct! – focuses on Pench and Kanha National Parks and includes optional extensions to Tadoba and Satpura National Parks (two of our favourites!)

Some of our other wildlife tours in Asia:

  • Borneo’s Orang-utans – visits the famous Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre and enjoys the other mammals and birds of the region
  • Burma Highlights – combines birdwatching and cultural visits including the Bagan temple complex
  • Wild India … In Style! – combines sightseeing in Agra (including the Taj Mahal) and wildlife-watching with stays in luxury accommodation and comfortable train journeys
  • Bhutan’s Bumthang Valley – a botanical holiday including a 6-day trek through the forests of central Bhutan
  • Wild Japan in Winter – wintering Sea Eagles, Japanese Cranes, bathing Japanese Macques and culture are the focus of this far eastern holiday
  • Thailand – birdwatching tour which includes a chance to see Spoon-billed Sandpipers in Samut Sakhon
  • The Tien Shan Mountains & Deserts of Kazakhstan – an exploration of the country’s desert, steppes and lakes
  • Mongolia’s Snow Leopards – visits the beautiful Altai Mountains and Hustai National Park in search of one of the world’s most sought-after felines
  • Nepal – A Birdwatching Tour – focuses on Nepal’s top three wildlife sites!
  • Sri Lanka – Wildlife & History – a birding and wildlife tour which includes visits to the rock fortress at Sigiriya and the ancient city of Anuradhapura


Our trip was made easy and exciting by our guide, Durgesh Singh. He is polite, helpful and calm, with a fine sense of humour. Added to this, he is an excellent naturalist with comprehensive knowledge of the local wildlife and eagle eyes. He could also answer our questions on local customs. And we saw TIGER!! Several with excellent views. There is no other animal on the planet with such majestic presence.


A first class trip - faultless. Kamol and Boo (Patcharee) are lovely people and very competent.
In all I loved the trip, very enjoyable. Overall Satisfaction: First Class.