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A tour with Jon Baines Tours digs beneath the surface, revealing the deeper destination.

We run medical and professional study tours, cultural tours and tailor made tours. Each tour gives you privileged and specialist access to a country.

Whether your journey is for study or pleasure, our tours let you travel, understand and enjoy.

3 - 15 September 2017

History of Medicine Cruise - ON REQUEST

History, medicine and culture intertwine on this journey through the Mediterranean. Travel amidst some of the richest culture and history...

3 - 15 September 2017

Cuisine & Culture Cruise - ON REQUEST

The culture, history and geography of a country shape its cuisine, as surely as waves and wind mould a landscape. On this cruise through ...

7 - 15 September 2017

Dental Cruise Along the Danube - FULL

A river cruise is like no other travel experience. The leisurely pace and the quietness of the ship create a tranquility unmatched by any...

14 - 16 September 2017

Travelling Surgical Society Meeting: Cambridge

At this annual UK meeting of the Travelling Surgical Society explore the city of Cambridge and its surrounding countryside with visits to...

15 - 21 September 2017

Dental Study Tour to Transylvania

Visit a Europe that has all but vanished. Romania boasts spectacular unspoiled countryside and rustic medieval villages, glorious painted...

19 – 30 September 2017

Palliative Care, Architecture & Design - UK

This tour examines how cancer and palliative care can integrate with design and architecture for the benefit of both patients and staff. ...

2 - 15 October 2017

Iran: Historical and Contemporary

Discover the soul of Iran with John Tidmarsh, a renowned archeologist who has been visiting Iran for decades. Known since ancient times f...

6 - 20 October 2017

East of Java: Java, Bali, Flores and Komodo

Everyone knows beautiful Bali, but there is much, much more to Indonesia than our favourite Hindu island. On this tour you will step off ...

6 - 9 October 2017

Libraries, Information and History in Prague

The grand capital of Bohemia was founded in 880 and is home to the oldest university in Central Europe, dating back to 1348. With a long ...

14 - 27 October 2017

Pharmacy in China

China has a long history of pharmacy and herbal medicine. This tour takes you on a historical journey from China’s traditional phar...

28 October- 3 November 2017

RAD/51 Club Tour to Japan

This tour has been put together exclusively for the RAD/51 Club. Experience the stylised rituals of Japan in the tea ceremony, visit the ...

3 - 14 November 2017

Midwifery in Nepal

Squeezed between India and Tibet, Nepal is a country that stretches from rich subtropical forest to soaring Himalayan peaks. This is a co...

16 - 29 January 2018

Medical and Military History in South Africa

South Africa is a spectacularly beautiful country. This study tour, led by Paul Luckin, shows you the many faces of this beautiful a...

27 January - 11 February 2018

Malabar Journey: Cardamom Hills to Malabar Coast

The bewitching Malabar Coast has been a meeting place of cultures throughout history. Its lush landscapes were fragrant with the precious...

7 - 22 February 2018

Palliative Care in South India

Palliative Care...

18 February - 2 March 2018

Ophthalmology in North India

Travel from Delhi to Rajasthan, home to dozens of royal principalities each with their own character and history. Sumptuous palaces and b...

4 - 18 March 2018

A Grand Heritage Tour of India

This tour explores the great heritage of India, following in the footsteps of the Mughals and the Raj. Visit the princely city ...

9 - 23 March 2018

Physiotherapy in China

This tour examines the developments in physical and physiotherapy in China within the social and economic context and looks at how Wester...

10- 21 March 2018

Mechanical Engineering in Vietnam

Travel through the languid, beautiful lands of the Mekong as you learn about the multi-faceted history and culture of Vietnam.


11 - 23 March 2018

Midwifery in South Africa

This midwifery study tour, led by Cathy Warwick, shows you the many faces of this beautiful and diverse land. Travel from Johannesburg in...

22 March – 1 April 2018

Assam and Brahmaputra River Cruise

This journey along the Brahmaputra takes you through Assam, the biggest of India’s stunning and anthropologically rich Northeast St...

25 March – 3 April 2018

Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Vietnam

Learn about obstretrics and gynaecology alongside a cultural itinerary that lets you enjoy the best of a richly rewarding destination - V...

25 March – 2 April 2018

Obstetrics and Gynaecology in China

Following many successful medical and maternity health tours we have run to China and beyond, this popular study tour explores the field ...

8 - 19 April 2018

Optometry in Nepal

Starting in vibrant, multi-faceted Kathmandu, continue to the serene mountainside city of Pokhara and onto the jungle of Chitwan National...

13 - 23 April 2018

Russia: Historical and Contemporary

This vast country has played many parts in world history and continues to do so. This tour will take you from Moscow, a modern economic a...

15 - 28 April 2018

Paediatrics in China

China is facing fresh challenges to its healthcare as a result of its economic development. This tour will look at paediatrics and child ...

6 - 20 May 2018

Medicine in China in association with the RSM

This tour, run in association with the Royal Society of Medicine,  gives you insight into an extraordinary cross section of Chi...

14 - 26 May 2018

Tropical Medicine Study Tour to Brazil

Brazil is one of the world's most captivating countries. From the white sand beaches, to wild rainforests and rhythm-filled metropolises,...

30 May - 11 June 2018

Maritime History Cruise in the Mediterranean

Connecting Europe, Asia and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea has seen empires, economies and political systems clash, absorb and influe...