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

Mara Elephant Project

My Expertise

  • Kenya

Mara Elephant Project (MEP) was initially set up to combat the threat of poaching but has now evolved to address other issues, such as habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict. Encountering elephants on a safari is likely to be the highlight of any visit to the Masai Mara; however, co-existing alongside such an uncompromising and potentially dangerous animal is not such a thrill. 

 

With rangers out in the field, MEP not only deters would-be poachers but also works closely with local communities to mitigate any conflict that may exist between elephants and people.

Talk to us about meeting the MEP team to witness first-hand their essential work.

Tsavo East National Park, Kenya, Africa
Tsavo East National Park, Kenya, Africa

Highlights of Kenya including Masai Mara and Coast

Set out on a classic exploration of Kenya’s varied landscapes, beginning amidst the grasslands of Lewa, before exploring the Masai Mara’s Big-Five plains. Combine this luxury Kenya safari experience with a beach break beside the Indian Ocean, staying beside the beautiful white-sand beaches of Diani.

11 days

from £6,325 pp

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