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

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 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 […]

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 […]

Private Conservancies of Kenya & Tanzania

Explore East Africa on guided bush walks […]

Chile & the Culture of the Mapuche

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

India

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

Ecuador & Peru Culinary Treasures

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

South Africa

Discover charming Cape Town, Cape Point and […]

South India

Discover Bangalore and its intriguing mix of […]

Panama, Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Explore Panama City, the oldest Spanish settlement […]

Northeast India & Bhutan

Begin your India adventure with an exploration […]

Peru: Family Adventure in the Andes

“I am from Chiclayo, Peru so Peru […]

Kenya

Savor one of the most thrilling wildlife […]

Southern Australia & Tasmania

Discover Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania’s wildly beautiful coast […]

Custom Zambia & Zimbabwe Tour

About Zambia & Zimbabwe Travel Kafue National […]

Custom South Africa Tour

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

Northern Australia

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

Custom Turkey Tour

About Turkey Travel Ankara: Ankara is the […]

Chile & the Culture of the Mapuche

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

Costa Rica Adventure for All

Thrill to whitewater rafting on one of the […]

Northern Kenya & The Masai Mara

Explore Kenya’s  Nairobi National Park, which holds […]

Colombia’s Colonial Cities, Coffee Culture & the Coast

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

Central Thailand

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

Central Bhutan

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

Kao Gu China

Explore one of the most fascinating cities […]

Belize

In the company of a prominent archaeologist, […]

Speed Collection Jordan & Oman

Adrenaline Factor:  3 Experience the unique check-in […]

Turkey & Morocco

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

Ecuador & Luxury Amazon

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

Custom New Zealand Tour

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

Patagonia, Atacama & Easter Island

Discover the staggering beauty of Torres del […]


Travel Blog

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