Big Five

Tours & Expeditions

Enriching Lives Through Distinctive Journeys

We Don’t Tell Stories Better, We Tell Better Stories®

Your life path is unique. Shouldn't your travel be? Ask yourself how far outside the box are you willing to go. Big Five presents you with uncommon adventures in extraordinary places in Africa, Asia, Latin America and South Pacific.

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A Higher Purpose Travel Company

Why Travel with Big 5?


Level of Staff Knowledge

Big 5's Destination Specialists receive 900+ hours of in-destination and in-office training annually. They have a combined average of more than two decades in the travel industry.

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Cutting Edge Ideas from a Cutting Edge Company

Four in ten travelers as well as four in ten travel advisors working with Big Five are next generation. We change today by preparing for tomorrow. Innovation comes from the front, the vanguard.

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We Don’t Tell Stories Better, We Tell Better Stories®

Big 5 journeys are fully two years ahead of the crowds and so is thier mission statement. Simply put, travelers want better stories.

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24-Hour White Glove Service® Guest Assistance

Help you won’t ever know is there – until you need it to be there – is just a call or email away, 365 days a year.

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A Sustainable Future

Sustainable travel is at the core of Big Five, and you benefit from their partnerships with properties and suppliers with sustainable ethics built into their operations, assuring that you experience the best a destination has to offer.

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A place of intrigue, adventure and spirituality with no shortage of cities to visit and foods to discover.

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African Safaris and Middle East Tours

Discover Africa and the Middle East by luxury safari vehicle, boat, on foot; by horse, camel or elephant; by luxury train or elegant cruise ship; by air in a hot-air balloon or a privately-chartered plane.

Big Five’s luxury African safari tours and luxury Middle East tours offer a stunning array of options to explore the African continent and the Middle East. Sail the Nile, track gorillas in the mountains of Rwanda and Uganda; set out on a classic African safari in Kenya and Tanzania; savor a family safari adventure in South Africa.

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Custom Luxury Tours Of Asia and The Orient

Asia and the Orient have the feel of a good mystery, one you can never quite finish.

Luxury travel and tours in Asia and the Orient are for anyone who took to heart Rudyard Kipling’s stories as a child, and for those who possess a richness of spirit and a readiness to engage the unfamiliar. Asia and the Orient encompass such amazing destinations including the Himalayan countries of Nepal and Bhutan as well as Tibet, China; incredible India with its dynamic cities, historic forts, heritage properties, tiger reserves, and cultural diversity; Thailand’s floating markets and hill tribe villages; Cambodia’s compelling Angkor Wat temple complex; and China’s renowned antiquities.

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Luxury Latin America Tours

Consider a region that includes such archaeological wonders as the fabled Incan city of Machu Picchu, the mysterious Easter Island and the Mayan temple complex of Tikal. This vast area boasts an almost unending diversity of habitats and ecosystems, including the rainforests of Costa Rica, the volcanoes of Guatemala, the iconic landscapes of Galapagos Islands, majestic Iguassu Falls, the icescapes of Patagonia, the great Atacama Desert, and the spectacular spine that is the Andes Mountain range. At the heart of South America lies the Amazon rainforest; the realm of one of the greatest rivers and richest ecological zones on our planet. And, at the end of it all… Antarctica, a breathtaking world of white! This southernmost continent contains the geographic South Pole, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. Antarctic sea life includes penguins, blue whales, orcas, colossal squids and fur seals.

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Australia and New Zealand Luxury, Custom Tours

Just the thought of this legendary region conjures up albums of images – balmy breezes, romantic strolls on moonlit beaches, scuba diving among the world’s most glorious coral reefs, the rugged red Australian desert and the boiling mud pools of Rotorua. This part of the world is peppered with lush island getaways, rainforest retreats and luxurious private lodges. Savor enriching encounters with endemic cultures – the Maoris of New Zealand and the Aborigines of Australia.

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Exclusive benefits

  • 24-hour White Glove Service
  • Private car and driver option
  • Personalized experience credit
  • Room category upgrades
  • Private, exclusive tours
  • Even more Virtuoso benefits

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