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

Namibia Flying Safari takes you 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.

Costa Rica & Nicaragua: Tarzan Swings, Aero Bunks & Monkey Bridges
This is the second adventure in our Precious Journeys collection for children and their families. It takes in the rainforest of Costa Rica and the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua for an exceptional adventure full of learning opportunities and nature activities for a wonderful family vacation – from a rainforest project to surfing.

Sri Lanka Adventure offers an action-packed journey that includes climbing 750 steps up a 12th-century rock fortress, snorkeling, whitewater rafting, cannoning, whale watching and a cycling trek some 37 miles through villages and lush landscapes.

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

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 with the voices […]

Namibia & Botswana

Explore the world tallest sand dunes at […]

Indochina

Spend two days and nights cruising Halong […]

Brazil

Take a cable car ride up to […]

Panama, Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Explore Panama City, the oldest Spanish settlement […]

Peru Family Adventure

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

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 […]

Brazil

Take a cable car ride up to […]

Panama

Explore Panama City’s 17th-century Casco Viejo and […]

Peru Family Adventure

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

Northeast India & Bhutan

Begin your India adventure with an exploration […]

Private Conservancies of Kenya & Tanzania

Explore East Africa on guided bush walks […]

Custom Belize Tour

About Belize Travel Ambergris Caye: This is […]

Belize

In the company of a prominent archaeologist, […]

Custom Costa Rica Tour

About Costa Rica Travel Arenal: The rainforest […]

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

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

Ecuador & Peru Culinary Treasures

In Quito, go shopping in the colorful market […]

Peru’s Amazing Amazon

Explore Lima, the center of Spanish power […]

Colombia, Ecuador & Peru

On this unique journey, you venture into […]

Custom Costa Rica Tour

About Costa Rica Travel Arenal: The rainforest […]

Custom Cambodia & Laos Tour

About Cambodia & Laos Travel Battambang: Founded in […]

Classic Kenya Flying Safari

This flying safari makes the most of […]

Peru – Culinary Roots of the Inca

Explore the  culinary roots of Peru with a […]

Oman: Caravans of the Bedu

Enjoy a unique experience of Oman on […]

Custom Turkey Tour

About Turkey Travel Ankara: Ankara is the […]

Custom Chile Tour

About Chile Travel Atacama Desert: On the […]

Tanzania & Kenya: The Challenge and the Promise

“My first safari was in the Masai […]

Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos: Minority Tribes of Indochina

“I created this tour for the true […]

Morocco: Splendors of the Berber South

“Not many journeys that offer Morocco focus […]

Custom Israel Tour

About Israel Travel Beit Shean & Jezreel […]

Kao Gu Israel & Jordan

Visit the lesser toured Beit Shean, one […]

South Africa & Zambia

Discover Cape Town, one of the most […]

Patagonia, Southern Ice Fields & Northern Chile

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

Gems of Nicaragua

Explore the charming and historic city of Granada […]

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

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


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