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To best experience the world - travel" is simply put, a cardinal belief at Bestway Tours & Safaris. Understanding a country and its cultural nuances is a multi-sensory adventure that invites the explorer to delight in the unfamiliar and exotic. One must experience all that a land has to offer – its natural landscapes, people and culture, customs and cuisine - to fully appreciate its beauty and uniqueness. It is just as important to establish relationships with the people we meet at the destination, as well as the ones we travel with. Exclusive Hosted Journeys by Bestway Tours & Safaris are escorted by renowned personalities known for their accomplishments in their respective fields, experiences and their passion for sharing their knowledge with others. Experience the many benefits of a small, exclusive group of tour participants, along with a number of special details and extras that will make for a truly unforgettable journey. This exclusive collection of journeys will also give you an opportunity to build friendships with like-minded individuals. We invite you to check out Exclusive Hosted Journeys by Bestway Tours & Safaris. Choose your interest, host and destination and join us on a memorable journey in remarkable company. Travel professionals are advised to contact us for more detailed information regarding these Exclusive Hosted Journeys by Bestway Tours & Safaris.

Whisky, Wine & Wonders of South Africa
Duration:14 days

Cultural tour & Safari of South Africa with Johanne McInnis

WHISKY LASSIE, Johanne McInnis, is a well known and one of the leading spirits personalities in Canada. Not only is she a freelance spirits writer, panelist and spirits judge with over 30 years of experience as a public speaker, she also happens to have a great nose for wine, gin and whiskies.. Read More >>>
Himalayan Kingdoms - Nepal, Bhutan & India
Duration:16 days

A cultural tour of Nepal, Bhutan & Sikkim, India

This study tour to the most exotic parts of the world will help you discover the foothills of the Himalayas, fascinating writers, painters and scholars with their timeless traditions, unique architecture and stunning mountainous landscapes.. Read More >>>
Douglas College 50th Anniversary Alumni Golden Triangle Tour of India
Duration:10 days
includes international air
Experience the best of Northern India in these 10-day journey. This tour includes not only the famous Golden Triangle cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, but also the fascinating opportunity to spot tigers and other wild animals at the Ranthambore National Park.. Read More >>>
Tracing Carl G. Jung's Footsteps in India
Duration:21 days

Hosted by Dr. Evangeline Rand, author of "A Jasmine Journey"

Carl G. Jung, the renowned and radically influential 20th century Swiss psychologist (1875 – 1961) was from a very young age profoundly interested in India. He went on to create original and early scholarly explorations of the impact of eastern thought from India and China on the western world.. Read More >>>
Women's Wellness Journey
Duration:15 days
Join noted health and wellness expert Lori Faren on an intimate 15-day journey through one of the world’s most vibrant countries—India! Under Lori’s expert guidance, connect with a group of like-minded women, enjoying authentic cultural and wellness experiences every step of the way.. Read More >>>
Culinary Journey of Kerala & North India with Chef Joe Thottungal
Duration:19 days
includes international air
Join Joe Thottungal, Executive Chef at Ottawa’s popular Coconut Lagoon restaurant and silver medal winner at the 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships, on an intimate small group tour through the culinary secrets of India.. Read More >>>
Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India
Duration:16 days
After the success of our first Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India tour, cultural travellers will now have another opportunity to discover one of the richest civilizations in the world under the expert guidance of Dr. Stephen Inglis, an authority on Indian art and artisans as well as a curator of ten major exhibitions,.. Read More >>>
India with Paul Saltzman - A Fusion of Colour, Music & Soul
Duration:17 days
Paul Saltzman is a two-time Emmy Award-winning film and television producer-director. The two documentary feature films, Prom Night in Mississippi, and The Last White Knight, each featuring Morgan Freeman, are his most recent movies.. Read More >>>
Discover the Culinary of South India with Chef Joe Thottungal
Duration:18 days
includes international air
Joe Thottungal, Executive Chef at the popular Coconut Lagoon restaurant in Ottawa and silver medal winner at the 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships, will be leading his fourth small group tour through South India for a select group of gourmands.. Read More >>>
A Culinary Journey of India
Duration:15 days
Explore one of the world’s richest and most diverse cuisines with an award-winning Indian chef.  For the first time ever, chef Siddharth Choudhary, the mastermind behind Vancouver’s popular Indian restaurant, Siddhartha’s Kitchen,.. Read More >>>
Culinary Journey through Vietnam
Duration:12 days

Accompanied by Chef & Cook Book writer Cameron Stauch

What better way of visiting this fascinating country combined with learning and tasting delicious dishes of Vietnam.. Read More >>>
An Exciting and Fun tour of Hungary, Slovakia & Czech Republic
Duration:11 days
includes international air
Discover three of the most radiant countries in Central Europe on a journey that explores Budapest, Bratislava, Brno, Karlovy Vary and Prague and travel through the beautiful countryside between them... Read More >>>
Experience the Diverse Cuisines of India - A Culinary Journey with Nettie Cronish
Duration:15 days
Nettie Cronish is a natural plant based chef, culinary instructor, and author of 6 bestselling Canadian cookbooks. For the past 25 years, Nettie has been sourcing organic and sustainable ingredients and sharing her culinary skills with supermarkets,.. Read More >>>
Craig Minielly's Holi Festival Photo Safari
Duration:16 days
Craig is one of the most talented and influential visual artists we have partnered with. His contributions to the Canadian photographic industry have inspired many.” - Nikon Canada.. Read More >>>
Grand Tour of Northern India - Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Tour
Duration:17 days
includes international air
Grand Tour of Northern India - Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Tour

Personally escorted by Bob & Nimi Sangha

Timed with Diwali (Festival Of Lights), this 16-days exciting journey includes visits to Amritsar, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra and Delhi. Proud Langley residents and supporters of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation (LMHF), Bob & Nimi Sangha have joined hands with Bestway Tours & Safaris to put together this tour and simultaneously raise funds for the LMHF.. Read More >>>
Madagascar Photo Safari
Duration:16 days

A Cultural Heritage & Photo Journey discovering with Peter Langer

An exciting 14 days Southern Africa safari – one that captures the wildlife, landscapes, peoples and cultures.. Read More >>>
Craig Minielly's South African Photo Safari
Duration:15 days
Craig is one of the most talented and influential visual artists we have partnered with. His contributions to the Canadian photographic industry have inspired many.” - Nikon Canada.. Read More >>>
Annular Solar Eclipse & Wild Game Safari
Duration:14 days

A Solar Eclipse cultual tour & safari of Tanzania with Dr. Ralph Chou

September 01, 2016 – the Annular Solar Eclipse is going to take place and one of the best viewing sites is at the small town.. Read More >>>
A Culinary Journey of Northern India
Duration:16 days
includes international air
In 30 years with three restaurants – two in Ottawa and one in Winnipeg, the East India Company are synonym to tasty indigenous Indian cuisine in Canada. Created by the patriarch, the restaurant chain is managed by a team of three passionate brothers – Sachit, Anish and Mitin.. Read More >>>
Lost Cities & Treasures of Northern Peru
Duration:10 days

A Cultural Heritage & Photo Journey discovering mysterious civilizations with Peter Langer

Peru was home to some of the world’s oldest civilizations, including the Inca Empire.. Read More >>>
In the Footsteps of the Incas
Duration:14 days

A Cultural Heritage & Photo Journey through Southern Peru with Peter Langer

Peru was home to some of the world’s oldest civilizations, including the Inca Empire.. Read More >>>
Total Solar Eclipse Indonesia
Duration:13 days
Nearly a year after braving the frigid North Atlantic to observe a total eclipse of the Sun in March 2015, eclipse chasers can look forward to returning to tropical climes to observe the next total solar eclipse.. Read More >>>
India Photo Safari
Duration:14 days

Hosted by lead Photographer Clay Ross

This Photo Safari is open to photographers of all skills - from the amateur using smartphones to the seasoned.. Read More >>>
A Culinary and Cultural Journey through Thailand
Duration:08 days
Unfold the secrets of Thai cuisine, one of the world’s most popular. Come to its home and taste some of the finest recipes on the planet. We will learn to prepare some of the most exquisite Thai dishes - a lot easier than one would think.. Read More >>>
A Spiritual & Yoga Journey of India
Duration:12 days
This artistically tailored journey of India has combined all of the elements that make India so unique and revered. In this 12 day journey,.. Read More >>>
Discover Kerala with Chef Joe Thottungal
Duration:15 days
includes international air
Joe Thottungal, Executive Chef and Owner of the Coconut Lagoon Restaurant in Ottawa, leads for the second time, a small group of gourmands on an exciting 15-day journey to Kerala, his home state in South India.. Read More >>>
Bouvet Expedition
Duration:36 days

Ushuaia | King George Island in South Shetlands | South Sandwich | Bouvet | Gough | Tristan da Cunha | St. Helena | Ascension & optional to Praia(Cape Verdes)

Bouvet - this uninhabited volcanic island was discovered in 1739 by a French naval officer after whom the island was named. In 1825 the British flag was raised only to be occupied by Norway two years later. In 1971, Bouvet Island and the adjacent territorial waters were designated a nature reserve.. Read More >>>
A Culinary Journey of Peru
Duration:11 days
includes international air
A Culinary Journey of Peru with Chef James Walt

A Cultural & Culinary tour of Peru

One of the country’s leading chefs, cookbook author and “farm-to-table” pioneer James Walt,.. Read More >>>
Wastra: An Indonesian Textile Journey
Duration:18 days
includes international air
Indonesia’s culture has been shaped by the long interaction between original indigenous customs and multiple foreign influences.. Read More >>>
Persian Gardens of Mughal India & Kashimir
Duration:15 days
This exciting tour of India and the Kashmir Valley includes the most important of the world-renowned historical and heritage sites combined with a special focus on the gardens of the great Mughal period.. Read More >>>
Spiritual Journey through Nepal & India
Duration:15 days
includes international air

A Cultural tour of Nepal & India with Helen Laity

Southern African Photo Safari
Duration:14 days

A Cultural tour & safari of Botswana, Namibia & Zimbabwe with veteran photographer Clay Ross

An exciting 14 days Southern Africa safari – one that captures the wildlife, landscapes, peoples and cultures.. Read More >>>