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

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 […]

Indochina

Spend two days and nights cruising Halong […]

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 […]

Namibia & Botswana

Explore the world tallest sand dunes at […]

Ecuador & Peru Culinary Treasures

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

Ecuador & Luxury Amazon

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

South India

Discover Bangalore and its intriguing mix of […]

Kenya Highlands

During this rich cultural journey, gain insight […]

Costa Rica Adventure for All

Thrill to whitewater rafting on one of the […]

Custom Brazil Tour

About Brazil Travel Brasilia: The national capital […]

Namibia Flying Safari

This flying safari makes the most of […]

Custom New Zealand Tour

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

Custom Peru Tour

About Peru Travel Amazon Jungle: This is […]

Northern Australia

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

Custom South Africa Tour

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

Wild Australia

Discover the Ningaloo Reef, an extraordinary but […]

Private Conservancies of Kenya & Tanzania

Explore East Africa conservancies on guided bush […]

Costa Rica

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

India: A Touch of Adventure

“Since my first trip to India, I […]

Northern Kenya & The Masai Mara

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

Custom India, Nepal & Sri Lanka Tour

About India, Nepal & Sri Lanka Travel […]

Tibet: Legends of Shiva

“Most people who travel to Tibet do […]

Ecuador & Peru Culinary Treasures

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

Custom Australia Tour

About Australia Travel Alice Springs, Uluru & […]

Argentina

Enjoy vivacious Buenos Aires, a city with […]

Custom Bhutan Tour

About Bhutan Travel                                    Bumthang: Bumthang’s temples such […]

Colombia

Discover the historic heart of Bogotá with […]

Classic Kenya Flying Safari

This flying safari makes the most of […]

Chile & Ecuador

Explore sophisticated Santiago, its history, art, culture and  […]

Custom Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua

About Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua Travel Antigua: A UNESCO […]

Custom Vietnam Tour

About Vietnam Travel Dalat: At an elevation […]


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