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    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.

Where and how to travel now

It’s time to start discovering our world once more (we mean it this time!).

We have seen significant developments for international travel, with many restrictions lifted since October 2021. If you haven’t already, now is the time to speak to our experts. Get in touch with them for recommendations of where is best to travel for the next few months, to start planning adventures for 2022, 2023 and beyond! They are armed with insight and current in-country updates for destinations so you can travel safely.

As ever, your travels matter – not just enriching experiences for you but also having a positive impact on the communities, wildlife and environment you are travelling to. Be the difference and look out for our new Positive Impact sections on our holiday ideas as well as some of our favourite owner-run properties contributing positively in our sphere.

Happy travels!

Where to travel now for winter sun

Belize

A country with conservation at its heart. Diligently explore the massive chunks of its dense jungle that have been reserved for the…

Botswana

Botswana safaris are undoubtedly the ultimate luxury safari experience in Africa.

Canada

Rocky Mountains and Arctic tundra; Canada is a land of captivating variety. Explore this expansive and beautiful country with us and you…

Caribbean

We have selected some distinct Caribbean destinations that offer the traveller more than just a beach holiday.

Chile

From the moment you step off the plane, Chile has a warm European feel which is instantly reassuring and a great start…

Costa Rica

There's a saying that runs right through Costa Rica: 'pura vida', or 'the good life'. We can help you to truly tap…

Egypt

The great pyramids at Giza; meandering down the River Nile; the aquatic Eden of the Red Sea - a tailor-made itinerary is…

Galapagos Islands

Welcome to Darwin’s playground, where a delicate collection of fearless wildlife and idyllic landscapes awaits.

Kenya

One of the prides of the African continent. After trekking through the Masai Mara and meeting lions, giraffes and wildebeests, head to…

Mexico

Many great civilisations have left their mark on Mexico. Be sure to trek through vine-covered pyramids around the Yucatan Peninsula and wander…

Maldives

One of the world's most beautiful spots to unwind.

Namibia

See rhinos and elephants roam in the huge deserts below as you fly towards the eerie Skeleton Coast and its many shipwrecks…

Oman

Oman is an intriguing mix of rich history and diverse landscapes; from Arabian palaces and historic forts to towering sand dunes and…

Rwanda

Discover the best of Rwanda; from gorillas in Volcanoes National Park to tracking lions in Akagera and witnessing chimps in the Nyungwe…

Seychelles

An archipelago nation and a haven for some of the world's rarest species.

South Africa

Reborn as the 'Rainbow Nation', this enthralling country offers culture, wildlife, landscapes and history – all as varied as the country itself.

Sri Lanka

Relax on the glorious sandy beaches, explore the UNESCO site of Galle or discover Colombo’s fascinating past.

Looking for Holiday Inspiration?

Our experts have created and curated these tailor-made holiday ideas to get you started. Take the time to search through them and find something that is the spark for your unique adventure.


Why book with Steppes Travel?


Boats float on clear water off a hidden beach on the Makarska Riviera in Croatia
Hidden beach, Makarska Riviera, Croatia

Flexible Travel Planning & Payment Service

If you’re looking to get away for a much-needed and well-deserved holiday but not sure where is the most feasible destination, we are happy to put on hold several holiday options for you, giving you greater flexibility nearer to your departure.

Furthermore, just as we tailor-make your holiday to suit your needs, we will do the same with devising a payment plan that works for you. This will mean reduced deposit amounts and a final payment date later than normal. We will work closely with our friends and partners around the world for you.

Lake surrounded by snow capped mountains and grassy slopes against blue skies.
Spain

Great fares for winter sun

Enjoy great prices on British Airways flights to the Canary Islands, Indian Ocean, Caribbean and Dubai for winter sun. With British Airways protective measures on the ground and in the air, you can be safe every step of the way. What’s more, you can have peace of mind that you can change your bookings under their book with confidence policy. Speak to our travel experts for promotion details.

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Fisherman, Mekong river, Laos
Mekong River, Laos

Plan ahead for your next holiday

If you have travel plans for this year or 2023, we suggest you give us a call to help you secure the best guides and to get preferable hotel rooms reserved. With our flexible payment terms, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

Visit our ‘When To Go’ calendar

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Bohol Island, Philippines

COVID -19 Cover - Travel Insurance

More than ever, adequate travel insurance is an imperative part of your holiday. Steppes Travel is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Ltd, who are authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority and who now offer a brand new travel insurance policy that includes cover for cancellation or curtailment of a trip due to contracting COVID-19, or through being quarantined or refused permission to travel due to infection or suspected infection.

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Let your sense of adventure loose once again. Explore this beautiful planet in our safe hands.

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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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