Luxury Tours from Big Five

 

Welcome to Big Five Tours & Expeditions and welcome to the adventure of your life!  Our goal is simple… to make your travel dreams a reality.  We create life-affirming  journeys for you and your family.

The Leading Custom Luxury Travel Company

Whether this is your first or 12th journey with us, you can depend on our knowledgeable Destination Specialists, award-winning adventures and industry-leading 24-hour White Glove Service® guest assistance to create the journey of a lifetime… every time.

We are honored to have been recognized by Virtuoso®, an international luxury travel network, with an award for 2014 Sustainable Tourism Leadership. Click on logo for more information.

 


What's New

 

Precious Journeys: India – Saving Tigers
Explore India’s natural wonders on this dynamic family adventure that includes learning to be a junior naturalist with stays in luxury tented camps. Track tigers and sloth bears and so much more.

Zimbabwe
Discover the legendary Victoria Falls and Zambezi River. Go on safari in Hwange National Park to track wildlife including large herds of elephant as well as buffalo, leopard, white rhino, spotted hyena, southern giraffe, sable, blue wildebeest, impala, common waterbuck and reedbuck. Try bird watching at Lake Kariba where more than 350 species have been recorded. Travel to Mana Pools National Park in the heart of the Zambezi Valley.

Namibia Flying Safari
Go on safari in the remarkable landscapes of Namibia, from Etosha National Park to Damaraland. Visit a traditional community of one of the last nomadic people in Africa. Discover the 2,500-year-old prehistoric rock engravings of Twyfelfontein.

Lush Landscapes of Guatemala, Colombia & Ecuador
Explore the fascinating landscapes born of volcanoes, and cultures that flourish in these three dynamic destinations.

Visit our What’s New section for more New Adventures.


Navigator Series™ Edition II

For more travel ideas, order your copy of our hardcover Navigator Series™ Edition II.  You can also review a digital version through this link: www.bigfivenavigator.com.


Awards

In 41 years, Big Five has garnered many accolades.  They serve to encourage us to continue doing our very best for you and for the destinations we explore.

Big Five Wins 2014 Virtuoso Sustainable Tourism Award

Two Big Five Destination Specialists on Travel + Leisure’s 2014 A List of top Travel Agents

Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 World


Our Mission - We Don’t Tell Stories Better, We Tell Better Stories®

Tours at a Glance

Ecuador: From Machalilla to Zuleta

Discover Quito’s old neighborhoods such as La […]

India – Saving Tigers

Begin this journey with a unique and […]

Private Sanctuaries of Ecuador

Discover the private sanctuaries of Ecuador found […]

Chile & the Culture of the Mapuche

Explore the history of Santiago and the indigenous cultures […]

Namibia Flying Safari

This flying safari makes the most of […]

Thailand & Cambodia

Thailand & Cambodia today offer the unexpected such as a […]

Costa Rica & Nicaragua: Tarzan Swings, Aero Bunks & Monkey Bridges

Learn how to surf, go whitewater rafting, […]

Peru’s Amazing Amazon

Explore Lima, the center of Spanish power […]

Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Tree House

Savor the thrill of camping under stars in Kenya with […]

Namibia & Botswana

Explore the world tallest sand dunes at […]

China’s Canal Cities

Discover China’s Grand Canal, which originates in […]

Peru

Explore two of Peru’s most fascinating cities […]

Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam

Begin your journey in Cambodia at Angkor Wat, one of […]

Custom Belize Tour

About Belize Travel Ambergris Caye: This is […]

Custom Australia Tour

About Australia Travel Alice Springs, Uluru & […]

Custom South Africa Tour

About South Africa Travel Blyde River Canyon: The […]

Peru: Family Adventure in the Andes

“I am from Chiclayo, Peru so Peru […]

New Zealand’s Spectacular South Island

Explore pristine lakes and landscapes of New […]

China

Experience the many faces of China from […]

South Africa – Cape Town & Eastern Cape

Explore Cape Town & its famous Table […]

Chile & the Culture of the Mapuche

Explore the history of Santiago and the indigenous cultures […]

Northern Australia

Travel to Australia’s Top End to explore […]

Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Tree House

Savor the thrill of camping under stars in Kenya with […]

Tanzania

Discover  Tarangire National Park,  known for its wildlife […]

Gems of Nicaragua

Explore the charming and historic city of Granada […]

Sri Lanka Adventure

Explore the ancient culture of this island  nation as witnessed […]

Peru – Culinary Roots of the Inca

Explore the  culinary roots of Peru with a […]

Peru Family Adventure

Fly over Peru’s famous and still mysterious Nasca […]

Israel, Turkey & Morocco: Foundations of Faith

This journey, one of National Geographic Traveler’s […]

China’s Captivating Visions & Timeless Horizons

“The sights, sounds, landscapes and people of […]

Kenya Highlands

During this rich cultural journey, gain insight […]

Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam

Begin your journey in Cambodia at Angkor Wat, one of […]

Peru’s Amazing Amazon

Explore Lima, the center of Spanish power […]

Peru: Walk among the Ancients

“I am from Peru, and there are […]

Lake Hovsgol & Gobi Desert

MONGOLIA: THE PRIVATE COLLECTION Discover Mongolia’s 17th-century […]

Myanmar

Discover Yangon’s 2,500-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset, one of the highlights […]

Ulaanbaatar, Gobi Desert & Gorkhi Terelj National Park

MONGOLIA: THE PRIVATE  COLLECTION Discover Mongolia’s fascinating […]

China’s Captivating Visions & Timeless Horizons

“The sights, sounds, landscapes and people of […]

Southern Tanzania

Explore the ecosystems and animals of Tanzania’s largest park, Ruaha National […]

Namibia Flying Safari

This flying safari makes the most of […]

Luxury Ecuador with Silversea Silver Galapagos

Encounter the world-famous Galapagos Islands on a seven-night […]


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