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Big Five Review
Offering more than 100 tours to Africa, this Florida-based operator promises its clients a trip of a lifetime—if you're not happy with the choices given, Big Five will custom create one for you. You can be assured that whatever trip you do choose, your knowledgeable agent will be able to draw on personal experience to assist you. Since its inception in 1973 the company has been committed to responsible travel that fosters the preservation of natural and cultural heritage and, equally importantly, the well being of local communities.
Destinations serviced: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
Most popular package: Enrichment Series Livingstone Collection Kenya and Tanzania, 15 days, from $12,350.
Philanthropy: Their nonprofit Spirit of Big Five Foundation supports conservation, poverty alleviation, education, and healthcare.
What they do best: Luxury travel that gives something back to the community.
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