Beyond Average Birding WITH SWAROVSKI OPTIK

Five of the best for birders

Operating on three continents where diverse cultures live in harmony with wildlife in extraordinary landscapes and extreme topography, in a travel dream that goes beyond the expected, &BEYOND and SWAROVSKI OPTIK have collaborated in creating five unique birding itineraries that are sure to get the heart singing of birders and their non-birding companions alike.

Specially curated for a birder and their not-so-keen birding partner

See the unseen
Trial your favourite SWAROVSKI OPTIK product

What better way to enjoy a prized birding expedition than with the opportunity to use one of the world’s most sought-after pairs of binoculars? Enjoy the use of a pair of SWAROVSKI OPTIK binoculars, which will allow you to view the most intricate of details.

You will have the opportunity to choose your favourite SWAROVSKI OPTIK product, which will be sent to your home prior to departure, so that you can familiarise yourself with the equipment beforehand, trial it for the duration of your journey and have the option to purchase it on your return if you would like to keep it.

NL 10×32

Groundbreaking optical performance – packed into the smallest possible package: the NL Pure 32 accompanies you wherever you may go for unprecedented viewing experiences.

NL 8×32

Keep the overview. The 8x magnification in combination with the enormous field of view lets you completely immerse yourself in nature – even during the late hours of the night.

CL 8×30

You’ll never miss out with the new CL Companion. These elegant binoculars with impressive optics fit perfectly in your hand. They are always with you to ensure you make the most of every sighting.

Hosted throughout by specialist bird guides

We have hand-picked some of the world’s best birding guides to join our guests on each adventure. Their passion and knowledge is more than just infectious.



Surya Ramachandran

India and Bhutan


Sri Lanka

Ramani Jayewardene

Sri Lanka

Brought to you by &Beyond in partnership with SWAROVSKI OPTIK
Birds of a feather flock together

Driven by a passion to curate travel experiences that leave our world a better place, and run sustainable operations in natural places that need to be protected, &BEYOND proudly partnered with SWAROVSKI OPTIK in 2019. Their ethos is similar in that they pride themselves on ‘caring for the environment, protecting nature and preserving biodiversity’.

&BEYOND CMO Nicole Robinson and Dale Forbes, Head of Strategic Business Development at SWAROVSKI OPTIK, talk about how the two worked to develop the recently launched limited edition birding itineraries.

We at SWAROVSKI OPTIK want to inspire people to love and care for nature.


~  Carina Schiestl-Swarovski, CEO SWAROVSKI OPTIK



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