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Famous Jatiluwih Rice terraces on Bali during sunrise, Indonesia

Bali and Lombok

Visit these two islands for the perfect blend of beach and culture. If you can bear to leave the beach, visit the spiritual side of Bali.

If money is no object, then stay at one of the Aman properties – some of the best of these world-renowned hotels can be found in Bali. For an extended holiday, combine a stay in Bali with the ultimate sea safari aboard Tiger Blue, for a cruise around Indonesia’s remote Eastern islands or Alexa for the ultimate in private luxury.

Bali can be as busy and frenetic or as peaceful as one wants to make it. Lombok is really a place for relaxing and enjoying the unspoilt beaches.


Sunset Paddle Boarding

Paddle board through Jimbaran Bays mangroves at sunset.

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Ubud Bike Tour

Cycle the paddy fields of Ubud on a bamboo bike.

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Gili Island Snorkelling

Snorkel off the Gili Islands, a stone’s throw from Lombok.

Mount Rinjani

Watch the sunrise from the top of Mount Rinjani in Lombok.

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Kite Making

Travel to the north of Bali, stopping at local villages to learn to make kites.

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The Mother Temple

Spend a few peaceful hours at the ‘Mother Temple’ of Besakih or Pura Besakih in Eastern Bali.

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Learn Balinese Massage

Learn the traditional art of Balinese massage at a peaceful spa.

Explore Menjangan Island

Explore the less visited northwest of Bali, home to Menjangan Island with a stay at the Menjangan Resort.

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Visit the traditional, untouched village of Pengilpuran for a greater insight into traditional Balinese life.

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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.

Clare Higginson

It was my passion for languages that first encouraged me to leave the UK behind and grab my rucksack. Since then, it’s been a mixture of intriguing cultures, jaw-dropping landscapes and the wonder of seeing animals in their natural habitat that sees me continuously extending my travel wish list. I also seek adventure; exploring the deep blue or hiking a peak often winning favour. Although it’s my time horse herding in Mongolia that I regularly want to relive.
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Deborah Brock-Doyle

My first journey for Steppes was in 1999 when I set off to explore Thailand to gather those little details that constitute Steppes Travel’s trademark knowledge. I have since been lucky enough to travel extensively in Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East and India. A few special memories include being joined at dinner by an otter in Laos, proudly being shown an illicit picture of the Dalai Lama in Tibet and diving with manta rays on Christmas day in Indonesia. I’m pretty sure I always leave a country wishing I had done more, seen more, learned more ….. but I also always hope to return …
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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. 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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