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First Light

Set off on an exclusive First Light nature walk and discover the magic of a new day with Belmond and Leica Sport Optics

Break of dawn. A gentle light steals over the landscape, grass glistens and lakes, sea and rivers twinkle in the first rays of sun. This time of day is exceptionally mesmerising at Belmond, for our hotels, trains and cruises are surrounded by some of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders and heritage sites—some exclusively accessed at dawn. 

So we’re thrilled to have partnered with Leica Sport Optics to create a series of dawn walks and experiences for you. Join a Leica photography or wildlife expert or head off on a self-guided walk, using powerful binoculars to spot flora, fauna along the way.

Which daybreak adventure will you choose?

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Belmond Safari

Botswana

Marvel at wildlife as day breaks over the stunning Okavango Delta. Discover more

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town

Watch birds soar over Table Mountain in the early hours. Discover more

Belmond La Residencia

Mallorca

Appreciate the picturesque beauty of Deià at dawn. Discover more

Belmond Castello di Casole

Tuscany

Traverse olive groves and oak forests of Tuscany in the early hours. Discover more

Belmond Afloat in France

France

Be spellbound by the je ne sais quoi of sunrise by a river. Discover more

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas

Iguassu

Gaze at the beauty of Iguassu Falls at sunrise for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Discover more

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

Siem Reap

Experienced the fabled five towers of Angkor Wat at sun-dappled dawn. Discover more

Belmond Road to Mandalay

Myanmar

Spot colorful birds and rolling hills from daybreak on deck. Discover more

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          France

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