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Western Trails

7 Nights Tour from £1,289 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Explore the American west with this seven-night escorted tour, beginning and ending in Los Angeles. From the desert scenery of Palm Springs and Phoenix to world-renowned national parks including Bryce Canyon, Zion and the Grand Canyon, this exciting journey offers a range of memorable experiences and sights. You’ll have the opportunity to visit Navajo country and Monument Valley, along with Lake Powell, Sedona and Las Vegas. A breath-taking selection of landscapes, landmarks and iconic attractions, this Western Trails tour provides an unforgettable introduction to some of America’s most notable destinations.

Highlights:

  • Begin and end your trip in the sun-kissed city of Los Angeles
  • Travel through the diverse and distinctive Sonoran Desert
  • Be inspired by amazing vistas at the Grand Canyon National Park
  • Visit the iconic Monument Valley and the Painted Desert
  • Go sightseeing in Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks
  • Explore the city of Las Vegas, from shows and shopping to casinos and museums

The maximum altitude will be 7970 Feet/2,429 Metres

Details

Day 1

Los Angeles

Arrive into Los Angeles and make your way to the hotel for your overnight stay. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza LAX

Day 2

Los Angeles – Palm Springs – Phoenix

Today your journey begins with a trip to Palm Springs, the popular winter holiday spot for Hollywood’s elite, set at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains. After a brief visit here, you’ll pass through Indio in the Coachella Valley.

Overnight: Marriott Phoenix Mesa

Day 3

Phoenix – Sedona – Grand Canyon National Park

This morning, leave Phoenix and travel through the Sonoran Desert, This is one of the richest and most biologically diverse ecosystems in the Americas, where thousands of species of flora and fauna thrive, including the iconic of the southwest – the Saguaro Cactus. Continue on to Sedona to witness the amazing red rock scenery situated in a unique geological area. The distinctive red-rock monoliths which encircle this area have unique and quirky names such as Coffee Pot, Bell and Snoopy because they resemble these familiar images. From here, drive through Oak Creek Canyon before reaching the Grand Canyon National Park, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the lookout points along the South Rim, taking in the amazing spires, gorges and extinct volcanoes.

Overnight: Yavapai Lodge West

Day 4

Grand Canyon National Park – Monument Valley – Page/Lake Powell

Enter the Navajo Indian Reservation today, passing the Cameron Trading Post as you make your way through the Pained Desert to visit Monument Valley – this icon of the American West has served as a backdrop to countless films and adverts over the years. In the late afternoon, you’ll reach the town of Page which is situated on a mesa above the Colorado River – the evening is yours to spend as you wish.

Overnight: Best Western Lake Powell

Day 5

Page/Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park

Visit the mighty Glen Canyon Dam this morning, the second highest concrete-arch dam in America, where you’ll be treated to incredible views of Lake Powell. Later you’ll reach the Mormon state of Utah, passing through the town of Kanab before reaching Bryce Canyon National Park. This park is brimming with multi-coloured sandstone spires and pinnacles, creating a truly unique and breath-taking landscape. In the evening (weather permitting) you’ll have the opportunity to stargaze beside a pinewood campfire.

Overnight: Ruby’s Inn

Day 6

Bryce Canyon National Park – Zion National Park – Las Vegas

Travel to Zion National Park to see how the massive rock formations have formed over many years. In the afternoon, experience a complete contrast with a visit to Las Vegas, a dazzling city where you’ll be treated to round-the-clock shopping, nightly shows and casinos.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 7

Las Vegas

Spend the day at leisure to experience the very best of Las Vegas, from the museums and attractions to a walk along the famous Strip.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 8

Las Vegas – Mojave Desert – Los Angeles

Stop off at the famous Las Vegas welcome sign before travelling to Los Angeles via the Mojave Desert where clusters of Joshua trees stud the mountainous terrain. The tour comes to an end upon arrival in Los Angeles where you’ll make your way to the airport for your departing flight*.

If returning from Los Angeles today a late evening departure flight is required

Why not extend your stay in Los Angeles or add a Hawaii Extension? Please call us for prices.

Day 1

Los Angeles

Arrive into Los Angeles and make your way to the hotel for your overnight stay. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Annaheim

Day 2

Los Angeles – Palm Springs – Phoenix

Today your journey begins with a trip to Palm Springs, the popular winter holiday spot for Hollywood’s elite, set at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains. After a brief visit here, you’ll pass through Indio in the Coachella Valley.

Overnight: We Ko Pa Resort

Day 3

Phoenix – Sedona – Grand Canyon National Park

This morning, leave Phoenix and travel through the Sonoran Desert, This is one of the richest and most biologically diverse ecosystems in the Americas, where thousands of species of flora and fauna thrive, including the iconic of the southwest – the Saguaro Cactus. Continue on to Sedona to witness the amazing red rock scenery situated in a unique geological area. The distinctive red-rock monoliths which encircle this area have unique and quirky names such as Coffee Pot, Bell and Snoopy because they resemble these familiar images. From here, drive through Oak Creek Canyon before reaching the Grand Canyon National Park, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the lookout points along the South Rim, taking in the amazing spires, gorges and extinct volcanoes.

Overnight: Yavapai Lodge West

Day 4

Grand Canyon National Park – Monument Valley – Page/Lake Powell

Enter the Navajo Indian Reservation today, passing the Cameron Trading Post as you make your way through the Pained Desert to visit Monument Valley – this icon of the American West has served as a backdrop to countless films and adverts over the years. In the late afternoon, you’ll reach the town of Page which is situated on a mesa above the Colorado River – the evening is yours to spend as you wish.

Overnight: Best Western Lake Powell

Day 5

Page/Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park

Visit the mighty Glen Canyon Dam this morning, the second highest concrete-arch dam in America, where you’ll be treated to incredible views of Lake Powell. Later you’ll reach the Mormon state of Utah, passing through the town of Kanab before reaching Bryce Canyon National Park. This park is brimming with multi-coloured sandstone spires and pinnacles, creating a truly unique and breath-taking landscape. In the evening (weather permitting) you’ll have the opportunity to stargaze beside a pinewood campfire.

Overnight: Ruby’s Inn

Day 6

Bryce Canyon National Park – Zion National Park – Las Vegas

Travel to Zion National Park to see how the massive rock formations have formed over many years. In the afternoon, experience a complete contrast with a visit to Las Vegas, a dazzling city where you’ll be treated to round-the-clock shopping, nightly shows and casinos.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 7

Las Vegas

Spend the day at leisure to experience the very best of Las Vegas, from the museums and attractions to a walk along the famous Strip.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel & Casino

Day 8

Las Vegas – Mojave Desert – Los Angeles

Stop off at the famous Las Vegas welcome sign before travelling to Los Angeles via the Mojave Desert where clusters of Joshua trees stud the mountainous terrain. The tour comes to an end upon arrival in Los Angeles where you’ll make your way to the airport for your departing flight*.

If returning from Los Angeles today a late evening departure flight is required

Why not extend your stay in Los Angeles or add a Hawaii Extension? Please call us for prices.

  • International flights
  • Internal travel by motorcoach
  • Hotels as detailed above or similar (7 nights)
  • Porterage of one bag per person
  • Tour guide throughout

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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