Why travel with Steppes

A love affair with travel

For over thirty years we’ve put everything into making sure our knowledge, expertise and passion combine to create extraordinary travel experiences for our clients, wherever in the world they want to go.

We’re perfectly placed to deliver holidays tailored exactly to your requirements, bolstered by our experience, understanding and respect for local customs, the ‘ins and outs’ of the world’s destinations and for our planet.

Unrivalled expertise

Our people are our brilliance. Our globally recognised team of Travel Experts live and breathe their destinations, continuously exploring, learning and refining their knowledges to provide clients with insight and expertise born from real experiences.

Speaking to them provides an immediate and intimate connection with destination and accommodation that brochures cannot match; curating and suggesting travel experiences that’ll ignite your passions and turn new and long held dreams into reality.

A team you can trust

We’re with you every step of the way. Steppes Travellers explore every corner of our planet and, in an often-changing world, getting you there and bringing you home are always foremost in our thinking and dedication and support underpin the reason why 70% of our business is referral or repeat.

Should you want to change your itinerary before you go, or should something unexpected happen whilst you’re away, we’re on hand 24/7 to support you, allowing you to enjoy an assurance that standard holiday bookings cannot bring.

Sustainability at our core

We’re a Certified B Corp meaning that when you choose to travel with us, you’re choosing to help protect what matters.

Our Fund for Change programme supports community and sustainability projects and local charities across the globe and we offset carbon emissions from your flights. We insist our on-ground partners work to reduce their use of single-use plastics. And because protecting our planet is part of everything we do, you can travel in the knowledge that you’re contributing to its wellbeing with every step of your journey.

Delivering value at every step

We’re smart with how you spend. Our team works in the knowledge that whilst you’re looking for something extraordinary from your holiday, you’re also wanting to get best value along the way.

Your Travel Expert will always seek to find the best hotels to match your budget, search for the best prices on flights, give you a nudge about exclusive offers and add in little benefits, like protection from exchange rate fluctuations.

Helping you Discover Extraordinary

Stand out or don’t stand at all. Steppes was created to make exploring the world’s little-known and ‘off-the-beaten-track’ experiences easier and more accessible. We exist to make a big world smaller: turning holiday makers into explorers, tourists into travellers and the ordinary into the exceptional.

Every Steppes itinerary seeks to cast aside the everyday, conjuring unique and captivating moments that few will ever experience.

Find inspiration

Here are some of the carefully-tailored, luxury experiences that we have recently created for our clients to give you a sense of what is possible when our expertise is put to the task.

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Discover new ways to explore

Whether cultural, conservation or with your family, find the way to travel that resonates with you and our experts will work out the complex details to create a trip that’s truly inspiring.

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We love Steppes Travel

We love Steppes Travel, they offer adventurous luxury travel. We find them attentive, efficient and top. notch!

Jane Mitchell
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Creative Trips with Great Service

Used Steppes Travel for a number of trips over the last few years. Always had creative itineraries that fitted the brief with great service and value.

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The best travel company we have ever used

We have used Steppes Travel on a number of occasions and once again they have come up trumps with a great itinerary for our trip to Chile, Easter Island and New Zealand. Their staff are all very friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable about their destinations.

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So Good we’ve Come Back Time & Time Again

We have travelled a number of times with Steppes Travel, Crossing the Antarctic Circle, Circumnavigation of Svalbard, Adventure Weekend in Longyearbyen and the latest a few days in Buenos Aires & Ushuaia before setting sail for The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Forensic knowledge and excellence of…

Forensic knowledge and excellence of contacts. Experience over years and years provides such a superior end product.

Impala, Masai Mara, Kenya
Impala, Masai Mara, Kenya
Wadi Rum Landscape, Jordan
Jordan
Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
Sri Lankan Leopard, Sri Lanka

Find Your Escape

From the Galapagos Islands and Kenya, to India, Jordan and Antarctica explore our ‘When to Go’ calendar to see where is best to travel to throughout the year.

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Thoughts. Opinions. Experiences

Two tigers on the prowl, India National Parks
Client Reviews
On location with our clients
Anna Souroullas
We love when our clients send us photos from their trips. Below, we've pulled together a selection that have been sent…
Napoleon Residence, Longwood House, Saint Helena
Travel
Napoleon’s Tears
Giles Cross
“When Alexander did survey the breadth of his domain, he wept, for there were no more worlds to conquer." I love…
Local Man with Sheep, Jawai Sagar, Rajasthan, India
Opinion
The Gift of Presence
Justin Wateridge
Technology, AI and access to information are transforming our world, our daily lives. So too the world of travel. Yet, whilst…
Andasibe Mantadia Park, Madagascar
Travel
Moonface is absent
Illona Cross
Growing up with German parents I spent my younger years immersed in the Brothers Grimm, adoring fairy tales and their shift…
Ala Kul Trek, Arashan Gorge, Kyrgyzstan
Sustainability
A changing world requires changing behaviour
Jarrod Kyte
A year ago, in January 2023, the headline on the front cover of The Week was stark: ‘Crisis in the Alps.…
Stairway in the blue medina of Chefchaouen, Morocco, Tetouan
Postcard's Home
Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of the Day
Giles Cross
Staying at La Fiermontina Ocean, the exquisite eco-resort 45 minutes south of Tangier, I was invited, along with other guests, to…
Travel
Faces of South Sudan
Justin Wateridge
Juba, the capital city of South Sudan, is one of the smallest capitals in Africa - its small airport belies its…
Postcard's Home
I do not have enough cows
Justin Wateridge
"Have you come to see a cow?" The immigration official greeted me on arriving at Juba International Airport.  I am in…
Elephants quenching their thirst in the Great Ruaha River, Tanzania
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In Harmony with Nature
Justin Wateridge
I fly to Ruaha, Tanzania's largest National Park. At 20,000 square kilometres, the size of Wales, Ruaha is a combination of…
Empty Alley, Old City, Jersualem, Israel
Travel
Four days in Jerusalem
Lee Robertston
Jerusalem. My first visit to the religious and historic epicentre to around a third of humanity that is Jerusalem. A mere…

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge, curiosity and expertise set us apart, driving us to create remarkable holidays and Beautiful Adventures tailored perfectly to you, carefully curated to help protect and conserve our planet.

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