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 happy to note that two members of the Big Five Team are among the 133 Top Travel Specialists in the current issue of Travel + Leisure magazine.  Congratulations to Ashish Sanghrajka and Volker Altvater!  Be sure to check out the links below for more exciting news!


What's New

We are honored to have been recognized by Virtuoso®, an international luxury travel network, with an award for 2014 Sustainable Tourism Leadership. Follow this link for more information.

In the what’s really new department, we have launched a much anticipated new collection, Precious Journeys, that proves we are still just kids at heart. These adventures focus on children, specifically those between the ages 5-11, and their travel needs. Everything from the style of their documents to the activities are tailored to them.  We looked at a wide range of topics and included more things that children will find fun.   The first adventure is Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Treehouse. We will with two more coming online very soon.

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.

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

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

Peru’s Amazing Amazon

Explore Lima, the center of Spanish power […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Custom South Africa Tour

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

Kenya

Savor one of the most thrilling wildlife […]

Costa Rica

Journey to Arenal Volcano, along with Fortuna, […]

South Africa

Discover charming Cape Town, Cape Point and […]

Custom Panama Tour

About Panama Travel Bocas del Toro: Christopher […]

Custom China Including Tibet Tour

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

Northeast India & Bhutan

Begin your India adventure with an exploration […]

Namibia & Botswana

Explore the world tallest sand dunes at […]

Tibet: Legends of Shiva

“Most people who travel to Tibet do […]

Gems of Nicaragua

Explore the charming and historic city of Granada […]

Custom Ecuador & The Galapagos Tour

About Ecuador & The Galapagos Travel Amazon Rainforest: The […]

Belize

In the company of a prominent archaeologist, […]

Panama

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

South Africa, Botswana & Zambia

Experience one of Africa’s icons, Victoria Falls, […]

Southern Tanzania

Explore the ecosystems and animals of Tanzania’s largest park, Ruaha National […]

Patagonia, Atacama & Easter Island

Discover the staggering beauty of Torres del […]

Luxury Ecuador with Silversea Silver Galapagos

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

Israel, Turkey & Morocco: Foundations of Faith

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

China: Legacy of the Uyghur

“This program was created to show the […]

Panama

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

Custom Israel Tour

About Israel Travel Beit Shean & Jezreel […]

India

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

Custom Peru Tour

About Peru Travel Amazon Jungle: This is […]

Custom Namibia Tour

About Namibia Travel Damaraland: This UNESCO World […]

Southern Australia & Tasmania

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

Guatemala

Enjoy a rare opportunity to spend the […]


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