Our People
  • Amy 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.

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    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

Oryx, Sossusvlei, Namibia
Namibia

Your destination for all things travel

People and places. Cultures and curiosity. For over 30 years, we’ve been perfectly matching them through our rich knowledge, personal service and tribe of trusted partners.

Why travel with us

Golden temple on water with reflection against stormy pink sky surrounded by lush trees.
Kyoto, Japan

New places. In new ways

We always strive to help you explore those little-known places in completely unique ways. Let us show you over 100 locations, including the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica and Japan, like never before.

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Choose how you want to discover.

The potential our planet offers can leave your brain spinning on its axis. Find out-of-this-world holiday collections and expert-led group tours that have been handpicked by our experts right here.

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Steppes Traveller Magazine
Steppes Traveller Magazine

Steppes Traveller

Our Steppes Traveller magazine is a celebration of the most inspiring and innovative destinations, industry updates and Steppes Travel team stories. Speak to our experts to ensure you receive a free copy in the post.

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Thoughts. Opinions. Experiences

A boy wearing school uniform reads to a young elephant in the jungle
Travel
Read Around The World: Children’s Book Club
Vanessa Humphrey
Have you ever travelled around the world in a single day? Spent the morning eating foraged berries in the Alaskan wilderness?…
An open book sitting on a pile of cosy blankets
Travel
Read Around the World: Grown-Up’s Book Club
Justin Wateridge
Books and travel share many similarities. They let us step out of our comfort zone for a space of time, often…
Tarrali snack, Italy
Recipes
Recipe: Taralli
Barbara Hindle
One of our favourite snacks whilst travelling through Italy is a mini bagel like delight called 'taralli'. These are especially popular…
Gol gappa, Indian streetfood, India
Recipes
Recipe: Gol gappa
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
India is a destination that is synonymous with royal palaces and forts, jungles full of tigers and of course a delectable…
Boats float on clear water off a hidden beach on the Makarska Riviera in Croatia
Travel
COVID-19 Heroes & Heroines Holiday Fund
Steppes Travel
Heroes and heroines truly live among us right now; they are the ones leaving children and partners at home to staff…
Chris Packham stood smiling with seven young local people.
Steppes News
Our heroes and heroines
Steppes Travel
Who do you look to for inspiration? The spread of coronavirus, and the world's response to it, has brought about a…
Coronavirus cell 3D interpretation
featured
Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting to the facts
Justin Wateridge
Each and every one of us is affected by COVID-19. This virus doesn't see race, ethnicity, affluence or gender. Despite the…
Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Stories
Giant Fish and Fantastical Feathers in Raja Ampat
Deborah Brock-Doyle
I find myself in a David Attenborough episode. Just five weeks before, I was watching Papuan fishermen feeding whale sharks from…
Hoi An candle lit dinner on boat
Client Reviews
Vietnam by Robin Barrett
Steppes Travel
This article is written by our client, Robin Barrett, who travelled to Vietnam despite the coronavirus prevalence in Asia.
Song Kol Lake, Kyrgyzstan Mountains, Kyrgyzstan
Travel
Why Kyrgyzstan Has Been Voted Top Emerging Destination for 2020
Kate Burnell
We have been travelling and sending people to Kyrgyzstan for over 30 years and Paul Craven (with Steppes for over 25…

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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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