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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 Safaris

Botswana

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

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel

Cape Town

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

La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel

Mallorca

Appreciate the picturesque beauty of Deià at dawn. Discover more

Castello di Casole, A Belmond Hotel

Tuscany

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

Afloat in France

France

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

Hotel das Cataratas, A Belmond Hotel

Iguassu

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

La Résidence d'Angkor, A Belmond Hotel

Siem Reap

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

Road to Mandalay, A Belmond Boat

Myanmar

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

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