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.

Why Steppes?

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No half measures allowed. Over the last thirty years, we have put our all into making sure that our knowledge, expertise and partnerships can create extraordinary experiences wherever in the world our clients want to travel to.

That means that we are not only perfectly placed to help you create a luxury holiday which takes shape exactly how you want it to, but that we know all the ins and outs of travelling to the world’s destinations, like obtaining visas and understanding local customs.


Know that someone is always with you. Our dedication and support is the reason why 70% of our business is repeat or referral bookers looking to travel with added peace of mind once again. Should you want to change something on your itinerary before leaving, or should something unexpected happen whilst you are away, then our team is on hand 24 hours a day and seven days a week to support you. Enjoy the assurance that standard holiday booking simply cannot bring.


We have been there and done it. Every one of our Travel Experts explores, learns and explores some more to provide clients with expertise born from actual experiences. This means that you can get insights into destinations and accommodation that brochures cannot match; save time by quickly connecting with experiences that truly resonate with your passions; and, share all the benefits that come with having friendly partners on the ground which you can guarantee that you can trust.


We protect what matters. We support local charities across the world, offset carbon emissions from your flights, insist that our on-the-ground partners reduce single-use plastics and pioneer our own campaigns to promote sustainability. And because the planet comes first in everything that we do, you can travel with the knowledge that you are contributing to its wellbeing at every step of your journey.

Read about The Steppes Fund For Change


We are smart with how you spend. Our team works in the knowledge that while you are looking for something extraordinary from your holiday, you also want to get the best value along the way. Which is exactly why your Travel Expert will always find the best hotels to match your budget, search for the cheapest prices on flights, give you a nudge about exclusive offers and add in little benefits, like protection from exchange rate fluctuations.


Stand out or do not stand at all. Steppes Travel was created to make exploring the world’s little-known and off-the-beaten-track experiences simpler than ever. And so, every itinerary that we create casts aside the everyday in favour of captivating and unique moments that few travellers on this planet have experienced. It all starts with a simple conversation with one of our Travel Experts on the phone or in our lovely Cotswold-based office.

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.

Are you ready to discover extraordinary once again?

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