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  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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Dr Sylvia Earle

“Our actions over the next 10 years will determine the state of the ocean for the next 10,000 years.” – Dr Sylvia Earle.

Dr Sylvia Earle is an Oceanographer, Explorer and Author and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998. Dr Sylvia Earle was part of our special panel discussion at the Steppes Beyond Festival in 2017, which highlighted the extent of plastic pollution in our oceans and how we can bring about a wave of change to stem the flow of plastic waste and our consumption of single-use plastic.

Wildlife Holiday Ideas

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Thoughts. Opinions. Experiences

Quiver Tree, Namibia
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Where to travel to next
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Hyderabad, India
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Discovering your wonderlands
Steppes Travel
A few weeks ago we asked you, our clients, to share your wonderlands. These are those destinations your memory wanders away…
Aerial view, Croatia coast, Rab Island
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Yacht Charters in Croatia
Nick Laing
As a company, we are well aware that despite a slow relaxation of lockdown; many families will be reluctant to venture…
Fishing Net, Vietnam
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Supporting Innovation: The University of Oxford Coronavirus Research
Justin Wateridge
I’m immensely proud of the connections Steppes Travel has created over thirty years. Each one echoes our passion for growth in…
Lion at sunset, Busanga Plains, Kafue National Park, Zambia
Literature
Reading & Watch List: On race
Justin Wateridge
“Everything now, we must assume, is in our hands; we have no right to assume otherwise.”- James Baldwin This past week has…
Pamir Mountains, Karakoram Highway, Pakistan
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Where is your Wonderland?
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
At the very end of Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, a young Alice awakens questioning the authenticity of her trip. Subtle clues point…
Bullfrog camouflaged in duckweed, Welder Wildlife Refuge, Sinton, Texas, USA
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Adaptable Animals: Which Survivor Are You?
Vanessa Humphrey
In his ground-breaking work of scientific literature On the Origin of Species, wherein theories of evolution by natural selection were presented…
Elephant rock in Saudi Arabia
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The future of travel
Justin Wateridge
The simple fact of the proximity of wildlife and humans has by all accounts led to this latest Coronavirus which has…
Coral reef surrounded by clear blue ocean
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Good news stories from around the world
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
Every day brings us new stories with promising insights into our natural world and the people protecting it - below you…
Chameleon Eye, Ranomafana, Madagascar
What's On
Netflix: What to Watch to Inspire Your Wanderlust
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
Whether you are looking to plan for future trips or want to simply escape to a faraway place and travel vicariously,…

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Very satisfied with all aspects of our trip. Steppes kept us fully informed of the progress of the arrangements and gave us various choices of hotels.

Nick

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Why Choose Steppes?

These may be uncertain times but they are, without a doubt, still full of opportunity to discover the extraordinary safely. Through knowledge and expertise, we can connect you to those destinations embracing travellers with the added confidence of flexible booking and decades of insight.

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