Big Five Tours & Expeditions is a premier luxury travel company offering individualized vacations worldwide, specialized in satisfying discriminating tastes for the ultimate travel experience.
More than Four Decades of Quality, Integrity and Sustainability
Founded in 1973, Big Five Tours & Expeditions is renowned for customized, luxury travel and soft adventure, to more than 45 destinations worldwide.
Big Five provides destination journeys that focus on low-impact, sustainable tourism that steadfastly supports environmentally responsible lodgings, camps, excursions and cruise boats. Sustainability is the soul of Big Five Tours & Expeditions.
Award-winning Luxury Tour Operators
Big Five has garnered a list of top awards and has appeared regularly in the pages of Travel+Leisure magazine as one of the Top Tour Operators in the World; and for having multiple Destination Specialists listed on the magazine’s ‘A List of Top Travel Agents’. Big Five adventures have also been featured in National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, Conde Nast, Travel Weekly and many more.
Top Destinations that Big 5 clients are booking right now:
Discover beautiful landscapes rich in Andean culture, go rafting through a 65-million-year-old canyon, discover Cafayate high altitude vineyards, take in the breath taking Iguassu Falls and the lush Ibera Marshlands. Spend a fascinating day learning about the sport of kings, polo and even participate in a mini match.
Explore Chile with adventures ranging from a three-night cruise to one of the remotest corners of planet Earth, including Cape Horn National Park, to Patagonian Forest, to the traditional Mapuche communities, one of the oldest indigenous cultures in a country.
Discover multi-faceted Japan, from ancient temples to high energy cities such as Tokyo. Experience Japan’s Shinkansen bullet train between Hakone to Kyoto. In Kyoto, try your hand at one of Japan’s ancient art forms –the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy, origami, or cooking.
Kenya & Tanzania
Every person should experience East Africa at least once in a lifetime and this grand safari adventure features the splendid Serengeti Plains, site of world’s last mass animal migration as hundreds of thousands animals, mostly wildebeest and zebra, move across the land in columns snaking to the far horizon. Travel into the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation area and its impressive caldera and go on safari on the famed Masai Mara Game Reserve. Enjoy stays in tented camps on private conservancies.
Contact an Acendas Travel Advisor today to plan your Big 5 Tour & Expedition!