The areas of South Asia, which include India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka have been the seat of many aspects of life which have intrigued and fascinated those living outside this micro-world. Religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity have all had, and still do have, a role to play here; Traditions and beliefs that may sound superstitious to many are followed even today.

Many modern writers and philosophers have dwelled in this area gaining insight and inspiration from this fascinating area. The subcontinent offers, for all travellers and people in pursuit of knowledge, a world that is so unique and diverse yet homogeneous. This is a destination that you will want to explore many times. Our South Asia tours provide you with an experience of the culture, people, practices and beliefs as well as the scenery and history of the region. Come see for yourself on one of our South Asia tours.

Our South Asia Cultural Tour Packages

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 tow of his most recent movies..

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Discover the Culinary Delights of Kerala
Discover the Culinary Delights of Kerala
Duration:17 days

Culinary cultural tour of India with Chef Joe Thottungal

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Join award-winning chef Joe Thottungal on the 7th edition of our intimate small group journey through the cultural highlights and culinary secrets of South India!..

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Welcome to the Land of the Kings, showcasing India at its magical best. Like a legend come to life, Rajasthan boasts an incredible array of mighty forts, elaborate palaces and cities awash in searing, riotous colour..

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Best of Nepal
Best of Nepal
Duration:08 days

Special Value Tour (SVT) of Nepal

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It is best known as the home of the Mt. Everest, but there is much more to this country than just one mountain. Nepal is a fascinating land of ancient history, vibrant cultures and people, and scenic grandeur..

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Splendors of North India
Splendors of North India
Duration:10 days

Special Value Tour (SVT) of India

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India is many times rightfully referred to as a subcontinent, featuring diverse geographical and cultural regions, where ancient civilizations and religions flourished. At Bestway Tours & Safaris we have developed a number of tours that focus on India’s varied regions and its attractions..

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On this 8-day journey, we immerse ourselves in India’s vibrant cities, legendary monuments, mouthwatering cuisine and multi-faceted culture. Start with bustling Delhi, then discover Agra, home of the glorious Taj Mahal..

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Experience one of the last great travel adventures. Your journey along the Trans-Siberian Railway, one of the world’s most fascinating and safest train routes, is even more interesting, comfortable, and entertaining with our private train “Tsar’s Gold”...

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Journey to Bangladesh
Journey to Bangladesh
Duration:08 days

A Cultural tour of Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is home to more than 114 Million people and is located in South East Asia, surrounded by the Bay of Bengal, Gangetic Plains of India..

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The tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan, nestled high in the Himalayas, has resisted outside influence for thousands of years. The snow-capped peaks, deeply forested slopes and raging, boulder strewn rivers sit largely undisturbed, while the people still follow their age-old rituals and traditions,..

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Himalayan Sanctuaries
Himalayan Sanctuaries
Duration:15 days

A Cultural tour of India, Sikkim, Bhutan & Nepal

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Experience the majestic and serene Himalayas as we explore the highlights of West Bengal and Sikkim in India, the Kingdom of Bhutan and Kathmandu Valley in Nepal..

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Silk Road: From Hunza to Samarkand
Silk Road: From Hunza to Samarkand
Duration:23 days

A Cultural tour of Pakistan, China, Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan

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The Silk Road was probably the most important development in human history, which brought close trading and subsequently..

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The Yangtze Rivers has been the bread of China - and it gorges crosses some of the most beautiful scenery not only in China but..

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Travel from Delhi to Varanasi on this 13-day tour that explores some of India’s top highlights. The crown of this journey is the chance to attend Pushkar’s Camel Fair, a vibrant festival that will immerse us in India’s culture and history. More than 30,000 camels, as well as artisans, pilgrims and attendees from across north-west India are all a part of this experience of a lifetime..

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Best of South India
Best of South India
Duration:16 days

Special Value Tour (SVT) of India

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Journey through the vibrant culture, stunning scenery and mouthwatering cuisine of South India’s three most important states on this jaw-dropping 16-day adventure..

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Gems of Kerala
Gems of Kerala
Duration:08 days

Special Value Tour (SVT) of India

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Spend 8 days exploring Kerala, God’s Own Country. Here we experience the tranquility of the beautiful backwaters and lush, green surroundings. Wander scenic tea estates and spice plantations, sample mouthwatering delicacies and unwind with unique Ayurvedic massage therapy..

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Best of North India
Best of North India
Duration:13 days

Special Value Tour (SVT) of India

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Travel on an epic 13-day journey from Delhi to Varanasi as we discover the wonders of North India. En route, explore India’s vast artistic legacy, from the ancient monuments to the medieval Moghul marvels..

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India is many times rightfully referred to as a subcontinent. Our journey to the Ganges will take you to the cultural heart of India. You will watch thousands of Hindu pilgrims congregate on the bank of the River Ganges to bathe in this holy river in Varanasi..

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India has rightfully been referred to as the sub-continent rather than a country. Within this massive land of people and culture, several civilizations have flourished in different areas..

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A 17-day small group journey through Western India’s centuries of cultural heritage. We start in bustling Delhi, then cover the magnificent legacy of the Moghul Empire in Agra, Bhopal and Mandu..

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Tiger Trails
Tiger Trails
Duration:13 days

A Cultural tour of India

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Follow in the footsteps of one of the world’s most fascinating predators on this 13-day small group cultural tour through tiger country. Starting in Mumbai, where we discover the deep history and fascinating culture of this vibrant city,..

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Exotic Nepal & India
Exotic Nepal & India
Duration:13 days

Special Value Tour (SVT) of Nepal & India

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Combine the great highlights of the Kathmandu Valley with stunning Northern India in this two country adventure. This is a popular mix for travellers who want to enjoy both culture and nature – we will see not only the magnificent heritage of ancient Buddhism and the Moghul Empire, but also beautiful national parks and the world’s highest mountains..

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Our 15-day small group journey through India’s Northern Heritage offers authentic cultural experiences, delicious Indian cuisine and insight into some of the country’s top architectural and archaeological gems..

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Explore India’s rich southern heritage on this 17-day small group journey, enjoying incredibly mountain scenery, stunning beaches and some of the country’s top cultural highlights..

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India: Moghul Raj
India: Moghul Raj
Duration:15 days

A Cultural tour of India

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Experience delicious cuisine, vibrant cityscapes and one-of-a-kind cultural gems, including the Taj Mahal, highlight of all India holiday tour packages, on this luxurious small group cultural tour through Moghul India..

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From the endless beaches of Goa, to the magnificent ancient temple sites of Mahabalipuram, to the spices and spice plantations South Indian cuisine is so famous for, a visit to South India is a tantalizing mix of sights, smells and experiences..

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Sample the diverse heritage, cultures and sites of southern India as we travel from Chennai to Kovalam on this exciting 16-day journey..

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This 15-day journey exploring Mughal architectural treasures, experiencing world-renowned hospitality, being in the only country that is home to more than 107 peaks above 7,000 meters - there is just no end to the majestic mountain scenery of the Himalayan, Karakoram and Hindukush mountain ranges..

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Pakistan is home to the most important centres of the Indus Valley Civilization, the ancient Kingdom of Gandhara and some of the most magnificent sites of the Moghul Empire..

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James Hilton’s Shangri-la. Hunza is the land of longevity, serenity, towering mountain, lush green terraced valleys, the mighty Indus River, and most importantly, the friendly Hunzakuts..

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Sri Lanka, or Ceylon as it was known for many years, offers a breathtaking combination of stunning landscapes, a calm yet dynamic culture and warm hospitality..

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An Indian Ocean island going back to human history – almost to the time when it all began. Rich both in culture and archaeology, in scenic splendour and the very friendly people, Sri Lanka has offered to the world a lot..

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Discover the Culinary delights of Southern India (2021)
Discover the Culinary delights of Southern India (2021)
Duration:17 days

Culinary cultural tour of India with Chef Joe Thottungal

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Join award-winning chef Joe Thottungal on an intimate small group tour through the culinary secrets of India. As Executive Chef at Ottawa’s popular Coconut Lagoon and Thali Coconut Lagoon restaurants, Chef Joe has earned numerous accolades, including a silver medal at the 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships, top prize at Ottawa’s Gold Medal Plates competition, and the Ottawa Chef of the Year award..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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