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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

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    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

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Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

Villa Amazonia £££££

  • Brazil
  • Boutique

Villa Amazonia is a restored historic mansion dating back to the golden age of rubber extraction in Brazil. The facade, front-desk and the restaurant are located in the historical side of the building, which has been completely restored. The 30 spacious and modern rooms each have a balcony overlooking the pretty courtyard garden and natural stone pool. The hotel offers a fully equipped gym as well as a restaurant serving international cuisine with a traditional Amazon twist.

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Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge £££££

  • Brazil
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

The Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge is set in a vast stretch of rainforest in the Anavilhanas Archipelago, the world’s largest freshwater archipelago, two and a half hours from Manaus, on the banks of the Rio Negro. There are six thatched bungalows and 16 cottages situated throughout the forest, in the traditional caboclo style of the region. They are stylish and comfortable with air conditioning, electricity, hot water and a private terrace. The two panoramic bungalows are huge, double the size of the other rooms, with a glass wall as well as the living room and dining area.

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Uakari Lodge £££££

  • Brazil
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

The Uakari Lodge is a community-run floating lodge in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, the largest area of the flooded Amazonian forest. The main objective of the lodge is to help the local communities and preserve natural resources.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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