Western Trails

Classic Package, Budget, Historical and Cultural, Scenery and Nature
From £699 per person
Apr 2017 - Mar 2018

Tour Highlights Inclusions

Visit the glamorous desert retreat of Palm Springs. Tour the Navajo Indian Reservation and visit Monument Valley. Walk along the rim of Bryce Canyon National Park. “Shop ‘til you drop” at discount designer outlets in Las Vegas.

Optional Experiences

Sunrise Breakfast at the Rim of the Grand Canyon. Helicopter flights over the Grand Canyon. Las Vegas by Night tour. “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route. Note: Admission fees not included.

Quick facts
Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
Type: Escorted Coach Tour
Operator: American Tours International
Grade: 3 ½ Star
Start/Finish: Los Angeles / Los Angeles

Itinerary


DAY 01 / SAT
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 international Date Festival in the Coachella Valley.
Motorcoach tour commences. Passengers should meet in the lobby of the designated Hotel at 07:30 hours for a 08:00 hour departure.


DAY 02 / SUN
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 breath taking 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 Colorado River.


DAY 03 / MON
Grand Canyon National Park – Monument Valley – Page/Lake Powell/Kanab
A highlight of the trip will be watching the sunrise as you enjoy a special (optional) breakfast served right at the rim of the Canyon. 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 04 / TUE
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 05 / WED
Bryce Canyon National Park – 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 06 / THU
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-calibre shows, you might simply stroll the famous Strip taking in its amazing sights and sounds, or “shop ‘til you drop” at designer outlets.


DAY 07 / FRI
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, at 134 feet (41 meters) high. Clusters of unique Joshua trees dot the mountainous landscape. Your tour ends upon arrival.

Accommodation


DAY CITY HOTEL
01 Phoenix Ke Ko Pa Resort
02 Grand Canyon Yavapai Lodge West
03 Lake Powell / Page Best Western Lake Powell
04 Bryce Canyon Ruby’s Inn
05-06 Las Vegas Luxor Las Vegas – Pyramid Rooms

Hotels may be substituted with comparable standard hotels during high demand periods or for operational reasons.

Info & Extras


“Compulsory Daily Resort Fee” if applicable will be advised at time of booking. A resort fee is a mandatory nightly surcharge imposed by hotels, nominally to cover the cost of certain amenities. Unlike room rates, which vary hugely according to season, the resort fee is generally a fixed amount per night.

International Long-haul Flights; Special discounted fares available if booked as part of this package – ask our friendly team for a quote.

Pre & Post Tour Hotels available on request.

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Operates & Prices


Departures:

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2017 2017-2018
APR 8*, 22* APR 8, 22
MAY 13*, 20* MAY 13, 20
JUNE 10*, 17*, 24* JUNE 10, 17, 24
JULY 8*, 15*, 22*, 29* JULY 8, 15, 22, 29
AUG 12*, 19*, 26* AUG 12, 19, 26
SEPT 2*, 9*, 16*, 30* SEPT 2, 9, 16, 30
OCT 7*, 14*, 21* OCT 7, 14, 21
  NOV 4*, 18*
  DEC 9*, 30*
  JAN 13*
  FEB 3*
  MAR 3*, 17*

* Guaranteed to operate.

Starts: Los Angeles Ends: Los Angeles – 9 Days / 8 Nights
From £699.00 Twin Share

  • Lead prices per person based on a Double/Twin Room.
  • Single, Triple/Quad and Child Rates on request.
  • Pre and Post Tour Hotel Accommodation available on request.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without notice.

Inclusions
  • Welcome kit and day-to-day itinerary with points of interest.
  • Passenger Assistance and Service Desk Hotline.
  • Motor coach with Tour Director/Escort.
  • Porterage for one piece of luggage, per person (from the first morning the coach departs).
  • Sightseeing and Excursions as specified in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation x6 Nights including sales tax as specified.
Exclusions
  • International Long-haul Flights; Special discounted fares available if booked as part of this package – ask our friendly team for a quote.
  • Items of a personal nature i.e. telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Use of hotel rooms before / after normal check in / out times.
  • Admissions &/or optional experiences unless mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel upon arrival.
  • Tips for Escorts and Drivers.
  • Compulsory Daily Resort Fee if applicable payable locally will be advised at time of booking.

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