Canyons of the West - LA
Canyons of the West-LA 2015 Departures:
Round Trip from Los Angeles:
- Thu, May 28 - Sun, Jun 7
- Thu, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 21
- Thu, Jul 2 - Sun, Jul 12
- Thu, Jul 23 - Sun, Aug 2
- Thu, Aug 13 - Sun, Aug 23
- Thu, Sep 3 - Sun, Sep 13
- Thu, Sep 17 - Sun, Sep 27
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Canyons of the West - LA - 11 Days
The Wild West lives on, and this backpacker adventure trip will take you right to it! This active alternative bus tour includes Joshua Tree National Park, Zion, Bryce, Arches, Monument Valley, and both the West Rim and South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The tips wraps up with a night of fun in Las Vegas!
Start your adventure in Los Angeles aboard one of our stylish, custom-designed sleeper coaches. After meeting your new friends and travel mates, socialize your way out of town to Joshua Tree National Park. Hike the Wonderland of Rocks Trail or go bouldering, keeping an eye out for the whimsical trees for which the park was named. We'll share a gourmet cookout, then tell some tall tales at our campsite under the desert sky.
Travel on Historic U.S. Route 66 as we traverse the arid Mohave Desert and head to the Grand Canyon West Rim. Walk on the famous glass Skywalk above the the plummeting depths of the Grand Canyon, take an optional helicopter tour, have your photo taken on a point with dramatic panoramic views of the canyon, or learn about native american culture at a Hualapai village.
Release your inner rock star in glittering Las Vegas! Take a limousine tour of the strip, catch the show of a superstar, or ride the mind-blowing roller coasters on top of the Stratosphere. The following day, ride with us to Zion National Park and hike to Angel's Landing for breathtaking views of Zion Canyon's sheer sandstone cliffs, then go for a swim or take an optional inner tube ride on the Virgin River. At Bryce Canyon, hike the Rim Trail or the Fairyland Trail to view the bizarre wind-sculpted hoodoos of Bryce Amphitheater.
Moving on to Arches National Park, hike the Devil's Garden Trail past eight of the park's best known features, including Landscape Arch. For the ultimate Wild West experience, take a horseback ride or a jeep tour through the rugged desert-and-mesa landscape of Monument Valley.
Escape the desert heat with a cool plunge into Lake Powell. From Mather Point, you'll have two full days to explore the Grand Canyon South Rim. Hike a vertical mile to the bottom of the canyon and camp beside the Colorado River*, or walk along the South Rim to Hermit's Rest for a taste of wilderness solitude.
Check out a classic slice of small-town Americana on Route 66, and wrap up your adventure with one last night on theLas Vegas Strip. Enjoy a few more hours with your new friends before we drop you off in Hollywood, Santa Monica or San Francisco!
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