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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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Grand Canyon & the South West

Home to the impressive Grand Canyon, this region is renowned for striking rock features, mesas, buttes and the colossal Colorado River.

With a plethora of national parks, there is an array of hiking areas to explore this region with enormous diversity as each is unique in formation and geology. Colours here are bright with striking golden and red rock monuments at every turn making this one of the most breathtaking areas in North America.

The south-west of the USA is a vast area of spectacular beauty and scenery that is dominated by largely arid landscapes. Steppes Travel focuses primarily on holidays to Arizona and Utah, home to 40 national parks, monuments and heritage sites making it is a haven for outdoor and nature enthusiasts.


What do you really love doing? We curate your itinerary especially for you.

Hike the Grand Canyon

Hike the Grand Canyon with a private guide to discover the striking rock formations and marvel at its breathtaking scale.

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Canyon Birding

Find a spot to lay a blanket and watch as golden and bald eagles, peregrine falcons, kestrels and the Californian condor are silhouetted by the high sun.

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Take to the skies for a magnificent bird’s eye view of the Grand Canyon, the Hoover Dam and the surrounding lakes and canyonlands.

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Visit a Navajo Reservation

Spend a night in a Navajo reservation to learn the history, culture and practises of the native Indians who inhabit the region.

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White Water Rafting

Raft atop the bubbling Colorado River, renowned for its deep canyons and tumbling rapids, stopping for a lunch break in a shady spot.

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Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Roxy Dukes

Roxy has had many adventures throughout the USA, and has a passion for exploring the spectacular National Parks. Roxy’s tip is to invest in a private guides that take you off the grid, transforming your experience of these epic landscapes.

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Sue Grimwood

I was inspired to travel south from an early age. My form teacher when I was nine made us listen to tapes from Shackleton’s expeditions, I didn’t know it at the time, but it obviously left a deep impression on my psyche.

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From my first conversation with Roxy, it was clear that her knowledge was very good indeed. She listened to our ideas and created a fantastic bespoke holiday for us, and the pre-trip information was first class.

Destination: USA
Travel Expert: Roxy

All the way through the process - from us explaining what we wanted through to the programme that Roxy created - everything was excellent. Roxy understood our requirements perfectly and created a trip that exactly fitted the bill.

Destination: USA
Travel Expert: Roxy

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.

Are you ready to discover extraordinary once again?

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