Very few countries in the world can claim as spectacular a variety of birds as India. Featuring over a thousand avian species—about 100 of which are exclusive to India—this country is a veritable wonderland for bird-watching enthusiasts. Witnessing the kaleidoscopic colors and breathtaking grace of these winged creatures makes any birding tour of North India an absolute delight.
In Okhla, you may spy the White-tailed Stonechat and Striated Grassbird. In Bharatpur, the Bar-headed Goose, Indian Spotbill Duck, Dusky Eagle Owl. In Ranthambore National Park, check out Chestnut-Bellied Sandgrouse, Pipits and Painted Spurfowl. And this is only the beginning—there is a dizzying array of birds here, and each turn of the head seems to bring a new species to admire. The incredible diversity can be attributed to the fact that nearly every ecosystem imaginable can be found within India’s borders.
Of course, there are destinations you simply won’t want to miss while you’re here, so we’ve included them as well. Experience the bustle and beauty of Delhi, the distinctive Pink City of Jaipur, and Agra with the incomparable Taj Mahal. This is an opportunity to experience not only India’s captivating winged wonders, but also it’s remarkable history and culture.