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.


What's New

With summer in full swing, we know you are engaged in roster of summertime activities, vacations and time with the family.  It’s not too early to begin thinking about your fall and winter getaways – especially if you want to have the best selection of dates and accommodations.  Whether its close to home or far afield, we can help.

In the meantime, we have new adventure for you such as this eight-day journey to Brazil. Vivacious and full of fun, Rio is known the world over as the capital of Carnival!  Did you know that Rio also has the largest urban forest in the world?   Brazil has a rich and colorful history to explore in its old gold mining towns and cities such as Ouro Preto with its well-preserved Portuguese colonial architecture.

For an in-depth adventure into Southeast Asia, Indochina, 20 days, takes you into theremarkable landscapes and amazing cultures to encounter the welcoming people of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.  From a Vietnamese cooking class to Cambodia’s remarkable Angkor Wat to Loas’ rural lifestyles, you will be richly rewarded.

A little closer to home, the 14-day Panama, Costa Rica & Nicaragua journey explores this dynamic trio of Central American countries with their mix of outdoor adventures and distinctive cultural encounters.  Whitewater rafting, including some Class III and IV rapids, treetop adventures and beachcombing are just a few of the options to be found here.

The great East Africa migration season is on!  This exhilarating annual event sees more than a million animals, primarily wildebeest and zebra, move from Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains north into Kenya’s Masai Mara.  This really is a life-enhancing event.  Call us about our 10-day Private Conservancies of Kenya & Tanzania.  Further south, you’ll find an entirely different safari experience with our 12-day Namibia – Desert & Beyond.

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.

 

Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 World

Savers Award Three Big Five  Destination Specialists on 2013 A-List 


 

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

Tours at a Glance

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 […]

Chile & Bolivia

Explore Chile’s remarkable Torres Del Paine National Park […]

Private Conservancies of Kenya & Tanzania

Explore East Africa on guided bush walks […]

Costa Rica Adventure for All

Thrill to whitewater rafting on one of the […]

Guatemala & Colombia

Savor the unique opportunity to watch the […]

Central Bhutan

Experience Bhutan’s dramatic and stunning Himalayan landscapes Discover how this […]

Ecuador’s Classic Cuisine

Explore local markets, including Sangolqui food market and the famous Otavalo […]

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 […]

Northern Australia

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

Japan

Explore one of the most exciting and […]

Custom Belize Tour

About Belize Travel Ambergris Caye: This is […]

Custom New Zealand Tour

About New Zealand Travel Arthur’s Pass: In […]

South Africa

Discover private wildlife reserves of Sabi Sands, […]

South Africa

Discover charming Cape Town, Cape Point and […]

Custom Panama Tour

About Panama Travel Bocas del Toro: Christopher […]

Panama, Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Explore Panama City, the oldest Spanish settlement […]

Ecuador & Luxury Amazon

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

New Zealand

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

Northern Australia

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

Turkey & Morocco

Explore ancient Istanbul, known as the place where […]

Thailand

Discover Bangkok, from its temples to its […]

Belize

In the company of a prominent archaeologist, […]

Festivals of Bhutan

Special Festival Departure: Oct 5-16, 2014 Experience Bhutan’s culture at […]

Panama, Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Explore Panama City, the oldest Spanish settlement […]

Custom Costa Rica Tour

About Costa Rica Travel Arenal: The rainforest […]

Peru: Walk among the Ancients

“I am from Peru, and there are […]

Tanzania

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

Ecuador & Galapagos

Explore Ecuador’s colonial capital, Quito, listed by […]

Custom Jordan Tour

About Jordan Travel Ajlun: A hilly town […]

Guatemala

Enjoy a rare opportunity to spend the […]

Colombia’s Indigenous Trails

Explore Bogotá, Colombia’s capital city with its […]

Custom Argentina Tour

About Argentina Travel Buenos Aires: Like most […]

Turkey & Morocco

Explore ancient Istanbul, known as the place where […]

Festivals of Bhutan

Special Festival Departure: Oct 5-16, 2014 Experience Bhutan’s culture at […]

Kao Gu Australia

Explore the multi-faceted city of Sydney, with […]

Custom United Arab Emirates & Oman Tour

About United Arab Emirates & Oman Travel Abu […]


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