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

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 […]

Indochina

Spend two days and nights cruising Halong […]

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 […]

Peru: Family Adventure in the Andes

“I am from Chiclayo, Peru so Peru […]

New Zealand

Discover New Zealand’s welcoming capital city, Auckland, […]

South Africa & Zimbabwe

Enjoy a scenic ride around the cape […]

South Africa – Cape Town & Eastern Cape

Explore Cape Town & its famous Table […]

China

Experience the many faces of China from […]

Custom China Including Tibet Tour

About China Including Tibet Travel Beijing: This mammoth […]

Peru Family Adventure

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

Chile & the Culture of the Mapuche

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

South Africa

Discover private wildlife reserves of Sabi Sands, […]

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

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

Thailand & Cambodia

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

Chile, Argentina & Brazil

Explore one of South America’s peak experiences, […]

Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos: Minority Tribes of Indochina

“I created this tour for the true […]

South Africa & Zambia

Discover Cape Town, one of the most […]

Patagonia, Southern Ice Fields & Northern Chile

Get to know Chile’s charming capital from […]

China: Legacy of the Uyghur

“This program was created to show the […]

Thailand

Discover Bangkok, from its temples to its […]

Custom Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua

About Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua Travel Antigua: A UNESCO […]

Japan

Explore one of the most exciting and […]

Lake Hovsgol & Gobi Desert

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

Ecuador & Luxury Amazon

Enjoy a wonderful evening tour of Quito, founded in […]

Colombia

Discover the historic heart of Bogotá with […]

Khuisiin Naiman Nuur Natural Reserve & Gobi Desert

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

Jordan: A Journey Back in Time

“I am fascinated by Jordan.  It has […]

South Africa & Zimbabwe

Enjoy a scenic ride around the cape […]

Egypt: Nubian Treasures and Pharaohic Legacies

“This is an extremely in-depth program covering […]

Classic Kenya Flying Safari

This flying safari makes the most of […]

Northern Peru & Lake Titicaca

Discover the ancient world of Lord of […]


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