Ultimate Southwest Tour 21 days Las Vegas to Las Vegas
21 days camping/lodging Southwest USA departs Las Vegas to Las Vegas. Experience an unforgettable night in traditional Navajo Hogan.
21 days camping/lodging Southwest USA departs Las Vegas to Las Vegas.
Experience an unforgettable night in traditional Navajo Hogan in Monument Valley on our included overnight excursion! Get back to nature, go hiking, party in big cities and catch incredible California coast sunsets. This trip has it all!
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Snap Shot: Glitz and Glamour Mountains, deserts, beaches and canyons of Utah, Arizona, California and Nevada, Cowboys and Indians. The very best of the USA Southwest!
16 nights camping 2 Hotel nights San Francisco 2 Hostel nights Los Angeles.
Local Payments: $10x 21days food kitty, en route hotels/hostels $40×4 nights. Covers three meals a day whilst camping.
Day 1-2 The Grand Canyon
Leaving the bright lights of Las Vegas behind us for a while we head out via historical Route 66 to one of the seven natural wonders of the world-the Grand Canyon! Take in a bird’s eye view on an optional scenic helicopter ride, stroll along the rim at sunset, take a stunning hike into the one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on earth or simply relax in one the rim cafes a admire the view before settling in for an evening around the campfire.
Day 3 Cowboy Camp and Lake Powell
Dust of your cowboy boots and practice your Yeehaw’s as we head to a secluded Utah cowboy camp. Take a western style horseback ride or a short desert hike and get ready for a real life cowboy adventure! **Cowboy steak dinner optional
Day 4- Monument Valley
Now that you are in the cowboy mood we take you to one of the most iconic western movie locations on the planet. Home to the Navajo Indians and one of the most famous landscapes in the Southwest USA we hop on a 4X4 jeep and take an included overnight adventure with a Navajo guide. Spend the night learning about Navajo culture around a camp fire before spending the night in a traditional Hogan dwelling. Waking up for a once in a lifetime sunrise we are getting an early start to Moab today. **Navajo taco dinner and breakfast included. Bring your own marshmallows!
Day 5-7 Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
Explore some of Utah’s finest scenery in a guided hummer tour or hang of a sandstone cliff on one of our optional canyoneering adventures! Visit Arches National Park, home to over 2000 arches, and Canyonlands National Park where the Green river meets the Colorado in some of the most spectacular scenery the southwest has to offer. Swap tales of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid who used the canyons to hide from the law in the late 1800’s, at the local bar and enjoy a sunset BBQ overlooking the Maze district of Canyonlands. Mountain bike the famous slick rock or float down the Colorado River-either way this destination sure is action packed!
Day 8-10 Bryce and Zion National Parks
Part of the Grand Staircase of time, these parks offer great hiking and photo opportunities. Once described as a “hell of a place to lose a cow” you will find yourself in amongst the red hoodoos of Bryce Canyon or tackling the world famous Angels Landing hike in Zion National Park, a hike in the narrows is always a great way to cool down on a hot afternoon!
Day 11-Mojave Desert
Known for alien sightings and starry skies, get ready for an unforgettable night in the mighty, mysterious Mojave Desert.
Day 12-13 Yosemite National Park
Home to the 5th tallest waterfall in the world and over 1200 square miles of awe-inspiring wilderness, Yosemite boosts a wealth of activities. Hike amongst the giant sequoias trees, frolic in the Merced River, take a gentle bike ride or hike the trails in this extraordinary environment. Surrounded by towering cliffs and amazing wildlife viewing opportunities you can be sure you will take home fabulous photos and lifetime memories.
Day 14-15 San Francisco
The City by the Bay, stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge, take a walk through Chinatown, visit Alcatraz, ride the famous cable cars, take a sunset cruise, visit Pier 39-the choice is yours, but be sure to leave enough energy for some top of the line nightlife and some serious shopping!
Day 16 Pacific Coast
Making our way south down the California coastline you may get lucky and sight one of many giant elephant seals that make their colony along the rugged beaches of the Pacific Ocean, or even a humpback whale migrating up to Alaska in the springtime. Giant redwood trees, sand dunes and incredible sunsets- this truly is the Californian coast at its most spectacular.
Day 17-18 Los Angeles
Journey right to the heart of the City of Angels we’re talking Hollywood! Get your star spotting eyes at the ready as your drive down Sunset Strip, cruise Beverly Hills and take in the Hollywood sign. Spend the next day exploring Santa Monica and doing some serious people watching at Venice Beach. Hit up some bars and immerse yourselves in La’s vibrant nightlife!
Day 19-20 San Diego
Try your skills at surfing, soak up some sun along the beautiful California beaches, rollerblade along the boardwalk, visit SeaWorld or the world famous San Diego zoo. Visit historic Old Town and the Gas Lamp District and sample the local cuisine with your new friends.
Day-21 Las Vegas
Get ready for a night out to remember (or forget!) Get your glad rags on and head for the strip in a stylish stretch limousine! Party the night away at some of the hippest nightclubs in the world or try your hand at poker, and remember-what happens in Vegas stays on facebook!
Your tour ends at our post tour accommodation at approx 5pm so your festivities can begin!
This may operate in either direction.
Let us take care of your pre and post tour accommodation– simply select the hotel add on button when booking and we will take care of your Las Vegas pre and post tour accommodation. You make a great saving on hotel costs and have more money for having fun!
Fancy making your trip of a lifetime lasting even longer? Take advantage of our heavily discounted day trip to Death Valley and witness one of the most fascinating, hottest and desolate places on earth- Even more fun with your new found friends! Book your Death Valley Day Trip with your tour leader and take advantage of our amazing offer.
Overnight Navajo guided jeep tour and Hogan trip Monument Valley
Visit Navajo National Monument and Hopi cliff dwelling
Visit the historic birthplace of Route 66
Drive through the Mojave Desert
Sunset BBQ overlooking Canyonlands National Park
Grand Canyon sunset or sunrise
City tours of San Francisco, Hollywood, San Diego and Las Vegas
Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities
Walk the Golden Gate Bridge.
Great national park day hiking
All private transportation in a modern wifi enabled 13 passenger tour bus
Entrance to National Parks Grand Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands, Zion, Bryce, Yosemite
Tribal Park Monument Valley
Swimming in Lake Powell
Services of an experienced Tour Leader
All camping equipment (just bring your sleeping bag)
Optional activity guide: paid locally
Helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon $160-$260
Helicopter flight over Las Vegas strip $100
Horse riding $50-$50
Hummer tour $80-$100
Mountain bike riding $45-$90
Sunset sailboat cruise $35-$50
Baseball game (seasonal) $15-$45
Sea kayaking $45-$60,
Sea world $65
San Diego zoo $40
Limousine ride Las Vegas $30
Shopping $ your limit!
Las Vegas casinos $ your lucky limit!
Fantastic National Park hikes FREE
Local payment of $370 to cover meals whilst camping and enroute hotel in San Francisco and hostel in Los Angeles. This payment is payable to your tour leader at the time of departure.
Meals on non camping days