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Death Valley and the Mojave Desert

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 20 people
Destination(s): California   Nevada   Arizona  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Hiking & Trekking  
Season: March - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 675 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 675 US Dollar (USD)

March 17-22, March 24-29, 2013

Death Valley and the rest of the Mojave are national treasures, frequently too hot to visit during the traditional vacation months. This affordable Las Vegas based trip is a great off season getaway that runs from Monday morning to Friday afternoon/evening. Parks visited include: Death Valley NP, Red Rocks NCA, Mojave Nat'l Preserve, Mitchell Caverns SP and Joshua Tree NP. Accommodations: Sleeper Coach and Tent Camping

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart Las Vegas 9 am

We start this fantastic trip by picking up you and your fellow Adventurers in Las Vegas. We'll prep you for your adventure and then enjoy a comfortable journey to Valley of Fire State Park. We'll spend the day scrambling on sandstone and hiking past petroglyph panels and petrified wood. End the day with a cookout and a campfire under the stars.

Day 2:

Red Rocks National Conservation Area. We'll explore a colorful red sandstone canyon that beckons hikers to scramble to their sun-warmed walls After a fun day in the park, we'll journey to Death Valley for a sunset cookout and campfire..

Day 3:

Death Valley National Park Awaken to the smell of fresh coffee and a hot breakfast before we begin our tour of the largest National Park in the lower 48. We'll begin at the stunning overlook at Zabrieski's Point and hike down Golden Canyon. Then it is off to Badwater Basin, the lowest spot in the U.S., at 282 BELOW sea level. Tonight, experience the silky warm waters of Tecopa Hot Springs.

Day 4:

Mojave National Preserve Cacti of all kinds carpet this park! Step into the past as we explore the newly refurbished Historic Kelso Depot. We'll play on the Kelso Sand Dunes and explore the truly unique geology and petroglyphs on a hike near Hole in the Wall. Tonight, we'll rest our heads in a forest of Joshua Trees!

Day 5: Joshua Tree National National Park

A playground for kids of all ages, climbers and hikers love Joshua Tree! If you love technical hiking, this is a place you'll never forget. Stick to the trail, or scamper around on the boulders! Either way, you'll never know what lizard, bird, or blooming cactus may be hiding around the next bend! We'll explore Hidden Valley, Barker Dam, Skull Rock, or for a bit more of a challenge, hike up Ryan Mt for a panoramic view of the park. Optional Half Day Rock Climbing: ~ $120

Day 6: Return to Las Vegas by noon.

Here are some suggestions for the rest of your weekend:
-Take in a Show
-Walk the Strip
-See the Belagio Fountains
-Experience Fremont Street Downtown
-Relax by the Pool!

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

$675 No Single Supplement! Departs and returns to Las Vegas.

Price Includes:
- All park entrance,
- Camping fees,
- 70% of the meals.