8D/7N - 2019 Western Trails

    Western Trails

    Los Angeles-Palm Springs-Phoenix-Phoenix-Sedona-Grand Canyon National Park- Monument Valley-Lake Powel-Bryce Canyon-Zion National Park-Las Vegas-Los Angeles

    08days/07nights, Los Angeles/Los Angeles

    2019 depart: Jan 11, Feb 01, Mar 01, 15.. Apr 12, 26. May 03, 17, 24. Jun 07, 14, 21. Jul 05, 12, 19. Aug 02, 09, 23, 30. Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 11, 25. Nov 15. Dec 06, 20.

    2020 depart: Jan 10, 31. Feb 28. Mar 13.

    Child rates 07-12 years and single supplement on request.

     

day 01 Los Angeles – Arrival

Arrive in Los Angeles airport and transfer independently to the hotel where you will meet your tour director.

day 02 Los Angeles-Palm Springs-Phoenix

Today your journey begins and takes you through Palm Springs, the winter playground for Hollywood royalty, with its lively downtown and immaculately kept golf courses at the base of the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. A sea of wind turbines mark the entrance to this desert oasis. Afterwards you will pass through Indio, home to the Int’l Date Festival in the Coachella Valley. Motorcoach tour commences. Joining passengers meet in the lobby of the designated Hotel at 07:30 hours for an 08:00 hours departure.

day 03 Phoenix-Sedona-Grand Canyon National Park

Travel through the Sonoran Desert, the richest, most biologically diverse desert ecosystem in the Americas. Continue to Sedona, a city situated in a unique geological area and is encircled by distinctive red-rock monoliths with such names as Cathedral and Coffee Pot. Then drive through the breathtaking Oak Creek Canyon before arriving at Grand Canyon National Park. Majestic Grand Canyon National Park is one of the 7 great natural wonders of the world. Stop at the East to fully experience this mile-deep colourful canyon’s plunging gorges, and rising spires formed by the mighty Colourado River.

day 04 Grand Canyon-Monument Valley-Lake Powell

As you journey further today, you will enter the Navajo Indian Reservation, passing the trading post of Cameron. Continue through the Painted Desert to visit Monument Valley, an area that embodies perhaps the most iconic images of the American West. In the late afternoon, enter the town of Page, situated on a mesa above the Colourado River, and we welcome you to enjoy an evening at leisure.

day 05 Page/Lake Powell-Kanab-Bryce Canyon National Park

Visit the mighty Glen Canyon Dam, the second highest concrete-arch dam in America. From here you’ll enjoy views of stunning Lake Powell, where crystal blue water laps against towering red-rock canyon walls. Enter the Mormon state of Utah this morning, pass through the town of Kanab before visiting spectacular Bryce Canyon, where a tour through a multi-coloured world of sandstone spires and pinnacles will dazzle the eye. This evening, weather permitting, be sure to gaze upon the spectacular night sky filled with sparkling stars and brilliant constellations and take in the aroma of pinewood campfire.

day 06 Bryce Canyon-Zion National Park-Las Vegas

Travel today to Zion National Park and see the massive rock formations carved by wind, time, and the Virgin River. This afternoon experience the contrast of Las Vegas, Nevada, the dazzling “Entertainment Capital of the World,” where round-the-clock shopping, nightly shows, and, of course, gambling are available.

day 07 Las Vegas

Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the many attractions that Las Vegas has to offer. In addition to worldclass shopping, bustling casinos, and Broadway-caliber shows, you might simply stroll the famous Strip taking in its amazing sights and sounds, or “shop ‘til you drop” at designer outlets.

day 08 Las Vegas-Mojave Desert-Los Angeles

Your tour stops at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign where you may wish to capture your photo memory of Las Vegas. Travel to Los Angeles via the Mojave Desert, home of the world’s tallest thermometer. Clusters of unique Joshua trees dot the mountainous landscape. Your tour ends upon arrival in Los Angeles.

Inclusions: twin share, tour director, deluxe coach, porterage, service charges, taxes.
Sightseeing: visit the glamorous desert retreat of Palm Springs, Navajo Indian Reservation and Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon National Park.

Hotels: Los Angeles-Holiday Inn Anaheim, Phoenix-We Ko Pa Resort, Grand Canyon-Yavapai West, Page-BW Lake Powell,

Bryce Canyon-Ruby’s Inn, Las Vegas-Luxor (or similar).

Notes: All bookings are made only on English spoken tour departures; however some tours may be modified to multilingual (2 languages) at short notice. Tours are subject to change without notice pending climatic and local traffic conditions.

Optional excursions: Helicopter flights over the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas by Night tour and “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route.

Optional excursions need to be arranged with the tour director at the start of the tour.

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