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.

Amelia Dalton

My Favourite Countries

  • Indonesia

Having operated her own expedition vessel in Scotland for ten years, Amelia went on to lead unique itineraries for a number of the world’s leading small luxury tour operators and charities.

Amelia draws on her experience and knowledge of both the natural and cultural world with a particular specialism in leading tours to Costa Rica, Madagascar, India and Indonesia.

She is an author with an acclaimed bestseller, ‘Mistress and Commander: High Jinks, High Seas and Highlanders.’

A keen naturalist with a passionate interest in botany and its applications. She is a member of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, V&A and British Museum, National Art Collections Fund, the Countryside Alliance and Royal Horticultural Society.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Her aim is to provide an experience characterised by purpose, adventure and joie de vivre, managed with competence and professionalism.

Explore similar expert-led group tours

With an average group size of just eight to ten people, our group tour itineraries enable you to travel to some of the most intriguing regions of the world in the company of experts guides in the field and, of course, with likeminded people.

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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