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 […]

Volcanos of Latin America

Board a helicopter for an overflight of six […]

Peru

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

Argentina

Enjoy vivacious Buenos Aires, a city with […]

Custom Peru Tour

About Peru Travel Amazon Jungle: This is […]

Brazil

Take a cable car ride up to […]

Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Tree House

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

Custom New Zealand Tour

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

Luxury Ecuador with Silversea Silver Galapagos

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

Chile & Argentina – Nature’s Wonders

Discover colorful Santiago, Chile’s cosmopolitan capital city […]

India

Experience the many faces of Delhi, India’s frenetic […]

Custom New Zealand Tour

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

Speed Collection New Zealand

Adrenaline Factor:  5 Go jump off a […]

Japan

Explore one of the most exciting and […]

Central Thailand

Explore Thailand’s capital city from the city’s […]

Kenya Highlands

During this rich cultural journey, gain insight […]

Sri Lanka Adventure

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

China

Experience the many faces of China from […]

Antarctica & Chile including remote Patagonia

Discover Chile’s charming and historic capital city, Santiago, […]

Ancestor Volcanoes of Guatemala & Galapagos Islands

“I and my family love to participate […]

Ecuador’s Classic Cuisine

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

Israel, Turkey & Morocco: Foundations of Faith

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

Custom Japan Tour

About Japan Travel Beppu: Founded in 1924, […]

Custom Zambia & Zimbabwe Tour

About Zambia & Zimbabwe Travel Kafue National […]

Botswana & Zambia

Experience one of the natural wonders of […]

Speed Collection India

Adrenalin Factor:  3 Travel your way!  Fly […]

Natural New Zealand

Explore the casual capital city of Auckland […]

Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Tree House

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

Custom New Zealand Tour

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


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