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TrekAmerica Mountain Trail

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Trip Operator: TrekAmerica
Trip Price: from £1,729
Trip Type: Small Group Adventure
Trip Style: Adventure/Outdoors
Accommodation: Camping, Budget Hotels
Departs From: Seattle
Returns to: Los Angeles
Tour duration: 14 days

An Eastern delight... from the bustling excitement of the big cities to the fun and sun of Florida's beaches. Experience the variety of New Orleans - Bourbon Street, Cajun food and all that jazz! This adventure travels a land rich in scenery, culture, fantasy and invention.

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops and highlights. However, as local conditions and passenger requests vary, no two trips will ever be the same. With the guidance of your Trek Leader you may modify certain night stops and highlights to give a truly unique experience!

As this tour departs at 0730 we recommend that you book pre-tour accommodation. Please request hotel details at the time of booking.

Local Payments - Food Kitty: US$10 per day. En-route Hotels: Approx US$30 x 1 night

Important: You will need adequate travel insurance to join this trip. Download our insurance tips pdf for more information.

Day 1: Seattle & Montana
From Seattle we cross Washington through Idaho's Bitterroot Range into Big Sky Country. Montana welcomes us with rugged mountain peaks and wide open spaces.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day 2-3: Yellowstone National Park
After enjoying a night under a brilliant blanket of star, we reach Yellowstone National Park for a glorious two night stay. View explosive geysers and colourful waterfalls while exploring the world's oldest and most famous national park. Keep your eyes peeled for the abundant wildlife. Bison, bear, moose and elk roam the park - best be quick on the draw with your camera.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day 4-5: Jackson/Grand Teton National Park
Next, wonderful views and hikes await in majestic Grand Teton National Park. With few foothills to speak of, the jagged peaks here rise like teeth from lush, flat meadows against bright blue sky. Next we visit the truly western town of Jackson, Wyoming. Rafting the raging Snake River rapids, one of America's last great untamed rivers, should get that adrenaline pumping. So might a shot of 'Red-Eye' Whiskey at the Silver Dollar Saloon.Accommodation: Camping included

Day 6: Flaming Gorge
Winding through the cliffs of Flaming Gorge, take it easy on the Green River. Settle in for some scenic vistas and red rocks that look out of this world. Explorer Major Powell named this gorge in 1869 after seeing the sun reflecting off these unique red rocks that marks the start of the Desert Southwest.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day 7-8: Moab/Arches National Park
Journey to America's Mecca for mountain biking enthusiasts - Moab, Utah. This is the perfect base for two days of exploration and adventure in the nearby Arches National Park. Endless opportunity awaits; take a sunset stroll to Delicate Arch, mountain bike down the famous `Slick Rock Trail´ or tackle the terrain high above on an extreme guided Hummer tour.Accommodation: Camping included

Day 9: Monument Valley
Take a breath as we head to the Navajo Tribal Lands of Monument Valley. The only things to pre-date the origins of Native American culture are the towering buttes and mesas which dominate the awe-inspiring landscape. Sacred to the Navajo people and beloved by movie directors, you'll be smitten too, especially with an optional Navajo Indian guided 4x4 tour into the Valley.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day 10-11: Grand Canyon National Park
Next stop is Grand Canyon National Park, with a full day to experience the grandeur of Earth's natural wonder. Hiking this jaw-dropping terrain of striped limestone and sandstone, you might spot red-tailed hawk or majestic golden eagles. Whether you are up with the sun to start your long hike down Bright Angel Trail to Plateau Point, take a leisurely walk around the rim or choose the "bird's eye" view on an optional scenic helicopter flight, you are sure to be left with feelings of awe and amazement.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day 12: Zion National Park
Onwards to Zion National Park to swim and to explore the hidden canyons or maybe hike to Angels Landing. Okay, so getting up there can be devilish at times, but the famous trail puts Zion on a 360-degree display of this magnificent national park.]
Accommodation: Camping included

Day 13: Las Vegas
With a sudden burst of neon, Vegas is right in your face - the greatest show on earth! Cruise "The Strip" in a super-stretch limo, indulge in an all-you-can eat buffet, take in a show or just watch the amazing crowds, neon signs and attractions that many hotel casinos have to offer. And if that's not enough, take a helicopter flight back down The Strip or just gamble the night away in one of the world class casinos.Accommodation: 1 en-route hotel nights paid locally

Day 14: Los Angeles
Beyond the Mojave Desert, LA awaits... where the sun goes down and the stars come out to play.
This tour ends at approximately 17:00 hrs. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00 hrs.

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Tour Inclusions:
> Whitewater Rafting on the Snake River
> Grand Canyon sunrise or sunset
> Wildlife viewing
> Scenic walks and hikes
> National parks and monuments - Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon and Zion
> City tours of Hollywood, LA
> Dramatic geysers & bubbling mudpools in Yellowstone
> Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
> All transportation by private adventure vehicle
> 12 nights camping & equipment (except sleeping bag).

 
Tour Exclusions:
> Great National Park hikes US$FREE
> Grand Canyon helicopter flight US$220-$280
> Navajo Indian guided backroads tour US$50-$95
> Western horseback riding US$45-$95
> Mountain biking in Moab US$45-$95
> IMAX theater US$12
> Las Vegas casino shows US$20-$200
> Limos in Las Vegas US$30
> Las Vegas helicopter flight: US$115
> Chuckwagon dinner US$30
> Indian Museum US$FREE
> Extreme hummer tour US$77-$145

What to Bring:
Sleeping Bag

What NOT to Bring
Tent and camping equipment

Terms & Conditions
See website for full details
 

Phone: 44 (0) 208 682 8920
TrekAmerica Travel Ltd
16/17 Grange Mills
Weir Road, London SW12 0NE
United Kingdom
Email: info@trekamerica.co.uk
Web: http://www.trekamerica.com

TrekAmerica's distinctive style of travel offers something different to your ordinary guided tour or package holiday. Now in our fourth decade of discovery, we have the knowledge and experience to share with you the old favourites and a few of our secret spots you won't find on a map.

But even after almost 40 years, the mystery of the open road beckons as strong as ever. Staying true to our mantra of "fun, freedom & flexibility", you never know what you'll find around the corner. Inviting the unknown, welcoming the unexpected and creating the unimaginable is what TrekAmerica is all about.

Booking & More Info


Phone: 44 (0) 208 682 8920
Email: info@trekamerica.co.uk
Web: http://www.trekamerica.com/tours/mts.html

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Tour Highlights

  • Visit 5 National Parks including Arches and Zion
  • Raft the white water of Wyoming's Snake River
  • Watch a stunning sunrise over the Grand Canyon


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