More families are traveling together these days. In fact, family travel has increased dramatically over the last several years. Big Five is a family-owned company that applauds this trend. We recognize the importance of family connections; and how those connections deepen when families explore the world together. We have established family tour itineraries and sought out accommodations and activities that truly welcome and embrace families. Far beyond being merely family tolerant, these programs feature elements that allow all ages to participate, and to learn and experience other cultures together. At Big Five, we don’t tell stories better; we help your family tell better stories.
Australia Active 16 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $9,970
Explore Australia’s remarkable landscapes during trekking adventures in both the ancient Flinders Range and in the Scenic Rim region outside Brisbane. Join in active conservation projects to help conserve to valuable species - the koala and the Tiger Quoll. Experience sophisticated Sydney and take the Sydney Bridge climb challenge and scale stairs and catwalks never previously opened to the public for stunning panoramic views of the city and harbor. This journey is just the right mix of adventure for the outdoor enthusiast.
Guatemala, Colombia & Argentina: Graffiti Art Experience 16 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $9,376
Graffiti encompasses writing and drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, chiseled or painted illicitly on walls and other surfaces, usually within public view. The can be simple written words or elaborate wall paintings. The use of graffiti has existed since ancient times. Examples date back to ancient Egypt, Greece, and the Roman Empire. The term graffiti originally referred to the inscriptions and drawings found on the walls of ancient sepulchres or ruins in the Catacombs of Rome or at Pompeii. This unique and fascinating journey explores facets, framework and meaning of graffiti today in Latin America as seen through the eyes of artists in these countries. Specialist guides provide context, both historical and modern, to help you discover this compelling art movement.
Guatemala’s Jungles, Jaguars & Peanut Butter 8 Days Precious Journeys® Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $4,370
From making chocolate and peanut butter, to climbing a volcano, to ziplining in the rainforest, this amazing family adventure encompasses some of the best experiences Guatemala has to offer. Go on a jaguar footprint scavenger hunt, and wander the stone monuments of the Mayan city of Tikal. This is a journey your family will long remember.
The Galapagos Islands: Of Fish & Fishermen 7 Days Precious Journeys® Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
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The Galapagos Islands: Of Fish & Fishermen is geared towards families with young children, and is full of engaging and fun educational experiences for both parents and children. Hand-picked naturalist guides understand the need for flexibility, patience and down time. Experiences include going out with local fishermen to learn about sustainable fishing, snorkeling with some of the marine creatures and spotting wildlife including tortoises, iguanas and blue-footed boobies.
India – Saving Tigers 12 Days Precious Journeys® Interest(s): Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $5,350
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.
Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Tree House 11 Days Precious Journeys® Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $14,490
Children and animals are a natural mix. What could be more thrilling for your family then walking with an elephant in the wild; or the first time you hear a lion roar; or watch a cheetah race across the plans? Your family also experiences an unforgettable night in a treehouse. You learn, firsthand, from Maasai warriors about their customs. Your family will be forever changed by this amazing safari in Kenya.
Sri Lanka Adventure 16 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $5,680
Sri Lanka is multi-faceted destination with historic cultures and adventures from whitewater rafting to forest trekking. Explore the world of the Asian elephant; climb the 750 steps of the 12th-century Sigiriya Rock Fortress; and venture out on a cycling trek some 37 miles through villages and lush landscapes. Experience a range of adventure activities from snorkeling to whitewater rafting to whale watching.