Our People
  • Amy Waters snow biking Our Team

    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.

  • William Dalrymple Our Tour Experts

    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.

  • Liz Bonnin Heroes and Heroines

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

Polar Bear, Russian Arctic

The best time to visit the Arctic

The best time to visit the Arctic is from June to August. This short summer spell is enjoyed brings the country’s varied wildlife out to bask in the brief warmth, making it the perfect time to spot polar bears, whales and walrus.

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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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