Western Trails

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Escape with us to the Western States of America on this 7 Day escorted tour.  Los Angeles, Las Vegas, The Grand Canyon and Palm Springs are just a few of the Destinations you will get to discover.

Inclusions

  • Return Flights Dublin or Shannon to Los Angeles
  • Transfers on luxury coaches throughout
  • 8 nights accommodation, staying in centrally located hotels
  • Room only basis
  • Tours each day, outlined in the itinerary
  • Daily Excursions
  • Services of guide and local representatives
  • One 20kg check in bag per person
  • Taxes and charges of €180

Itinerary

Day 1 DUBLIN -LOS ANGELES

Today you will fly to Los Angeles. Once you have arrived you will be transferred to Your Hotel for the evening,  Your escorted tour will begin tomorrow.

Day 2 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 marks the entrance to this desert oasis. Afterwards you will pass through Indio, home to the Int’l Date Festival in the Coachella Valley.
 
 

Day 3 PHOENIX – SEDONA – GRAND CANYON

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 rim to fully experience this mile-deep colourful canyon’s plunging gorges, and rising spires formed by the mighty Colorado River.

Day 4 GRAND CANYON – MONUMENT VALLEY – PAGE/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 Colorado River, and we welcome you to enjoy an evening at leisure.

Day 5 PAGE/LAKE POWELL – KANAB – BRYCE CANYON

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-colored 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 6 BRYCE CANYON – ZION – LAS VEGAS

Travel today to Zion National Park and see the massive rock formations carved by the 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 7 LAS VEGAS

Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the many attractions that Las Vegas has to offer. In addition to world-class 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 8 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. You will stay in Los Angeles this evening.

Day 9 LOS ANGELES – DUBLIN

Today you will be transferred to the Airport for your Return flight to Dublin or Shannon.

Accommodation

Day 1 – Los Angeles: To be Confirmed – 1 Night


Day 2 – Phoenix: We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center or something similar – 1 Night


Day 3 – Grand Canyon: Yavapai Lodge West or something similar – 1 Night


Day 4 – Page/Lake Powell: Best Western Plus at Lake Powell or something similar- 1 Night


Day 5 – Bryce Canyon: Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn or something similar – 1 Night


Day 6 – 7 – Las Vegas: Luxor Hotels Casino or something similar – 2 Nights


Day 8 – Los Angeles: To be Confirmed – 1 Night

Extra Information

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Single room supplement €500
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit 10% per person
  • Full payment due on confirmation
  • Optional Insurance available (call for details)
  • Taxes, charges or compulsory charges introduced after publication are not included in the above price

  Cost per person: €2,299pp
  Number of nights: 8

02 March 2018 €2,299
16 March 2018 €2,299

Single Supplement €500

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