Opulent Journeys

USA National Parks

24 April - 17 May 2018

From (AUD)

$9,985

24 DAY

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1300 219 885 (AU)

0800 456 219 (NZ)

Tour Highlights
  • San Francisco & Muir Woods
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Antelope Canyon National Park 
  • Lake Powell
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Monument Valley
  • Arches National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Park City & Las Vegas

 

Dates & Prices

Tour Prices                                    

                               

Per person, twin share                               $9,985
Single room supplement $3,260

 

What's Included

Inclusions:

  • 23 nights twin-share accommodation including taxes and fees
  • Daily breakfast (B) at a local restaurant or the hotel
  • Transfers and transportation as stated in the itienrary
  • Local guide for city tour in San Francisco, Park City and at national parks
  • Entrance fees to the national parks

Not included:

  • International & domestic flights
  • Arrival/departure transfer
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses or items of a personal nature (e.g. drinks, telephone, laundry, mini-bar, taxis etc.)
  • Anything not mentioned above
 
Fitness Level
As this trip will include walking over uneven surfaces it would not be suitable for those with mobility issues.  It is expected that each participant is capable of walking 3-4 hours duration, can carry their own luggage, and is able to get on and off a bus multiple times without assistance.
 
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To Make A Booking

Please complete, sign and return the booking form, with your deposit and a copy of your passport. As all of our tours are very unique and bespoke, we aim to provide a seamless individual service to you. Please contact us directly if you have questions.

Itinerary

Arrive in San Fransciso, check in to your hotel.

Learn all about beautiful San Francisco with a full daytour  that will highlight the city’s lively culture, inspiring architecture, unique natural surroundings and breath-taking vistas. Photo opportunities abound with stops along the way for you to hop off and experience firsthand including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Park, Union Square and Muir Woods.
(Meals: B)
Day at leisure.
(Meals: B)
Morning at your leisure until departure San Franciso for a 4 hours drive to Yosemite National Park area. Yosemite National Park was first protected in 1864. Yosemite is  best known for its waterfalls, but within  deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. Nearly 95 percent of the expansive park’s grounds is designated Wilderness, which is home to hundreds of wildlife species, and over a thousand plant species.
(Meals: B)
Enjoy a full day tour in Yosemite National Park. Explore the park’s trails and meadows, join a hike to Lower Yosemite Fall and watch sunset at Glacier Point.
(Meals: B)
Enjoy another day at Yosemite. You might like to join a hiking trip to the top of Vernal Fall via Mist Trail.
(Meals: B)
Morning visit a Giant Sequoia grove. Afternoon depart for Sequoia National Park.
(Meals: B)
Spend the day at Sequoia National Park. Sequoia National Park is known for its huge sequoia trees, notably the General Sherman Tree dominating the Giant Forest. The underground Crystal Cave features streams and striking rock formations. Moro Rock is a granite dome offering sweeping park views. Nearby is the Tunnel Tree, a toppled tree cut to accommodate the road.
(Meals: B)
Travel to Death Valley National Park.
(Meals: B)
Death Valley National Park straddles the California and Nevada border. It’s known for Titus Canyon, with a ghost town and colorful rocks, and Badwater Basin’s salt flats, North America's lowest point. Telescope Peak Trail weaves past pine trees. North of the spiky salt mounds known as the Devil’s Golf Course, rattlesnakes live in Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Near Nevada is the Spanish-style mansion Scotty’s Castle. Afternoon travel to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World. The city features many mega-hotel/casino complexes decorated with lavish care and attention to detail creating a fantasy-like environment.
(Meals: B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon travel to Zion National Park. Zion National Park is a southwest Utah nature preserve distinguished by Zion Canyon’s steep red cliffs. Zion Canyon Scenic Drive cuts through its main section, leading to forest trails along the Virgin River. The river flows to the Emerald Pools, which have waterfalls and a hanging garden. Also along the river, partly through deep chasms, is Zion Narrows wading hike.
(Meals: B)
Hike on Lower Emerald Pool trail, a paved trail leads to the Lower Emerald Pool and waterfalls. You might want to hike the Narrows, an adventure of wading, walking and sometime swiming in Virgin River. 
(Meals: B)
Spend the morning at Zion National Park. Afternoon enjoy a scenic drive to Byce Canyon National Park, a sprawling reserve in southern Utah, is known for crimson-colored hoodoos, which are spire-shaped rock formations. The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater, a hoodoo-filled depression lying below the Rim Trail hiking path. It has overlooks at Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point.
(Meals: B)
Morning hike in Bryce Canyon National Park. Afternoon travel to Page.
(Meals: B)
Morning tour of Lower Antelope Canyon. Antelope is the most visited slot canyon in the Southwest, partly because it is easily accessible and by far the most publicized, and also since it is extremely beautiful, with just the right combination of depth, width, length, rock color and ambient light. Then enjoy a boat ride on Lake Powell. Lake Powell is part of the Colorado River in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, endless sunshine, warm water, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the west.
(Meals: B)
Enjoy a scenic drive to Grand Canyon National Park, home to one of the great wonders of the world. It is spectacular! No pictures along can describe the awe of standing at this incredible work of nature. The Grand Canyon has layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. Visit Grand Canyon South Rim.
(Meals: B)
Travel to Moab. En route visit Monument Valley, a red-sand desert region, on the Arizona-Utah border, is world renowned  for being in so many famous Hollywood movies. the towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park create a sense of wonder to all who visit. The park, frequently a filming location for Western movies, is accessed by the looping, 17-mile Valley Drive. The famous, steeply sloped Mittens buttes can be viewed from the road or from overlooks such as John Ford’s Point. Arrive in Moab and check in to hotel.
(Meals: B)
Bordered by the Colorado River in the southeast, Arches National Park is known as the site of more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, such as the massive, red-hued Delicate Arch in the east, long, thin Landscape Arch stands in Devils Garden to the north. Other geological formations include Balanced Rock, towering over the desert landscape in the middle of the park. Ejoy a Scenic Drive. If time permits, take a hike following the Landscape Arch trail that leads to a spectacular ribbon of rock.
(Meals: B)
Travel to Park City. Enjoy a gourmet walking tour of Park City in the afternoon.
(Meals: B)
Travel to Jackon. Enjoy a sunset tour of Grand Teton National Park. The peaks of the Teton Range, stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rockies. Unencumbered by foothills, they rise through steep coniferous forest into alpine meadows strewn with wildflowers, past blue and white glaciers to naked granite pinnacles. The Grand, Middle, and South Tetons form the heart of the range.
(Meals: B)
After breakfast, enjoy a bike ride in Grand Teton National Park. In the afternoon travel to Yellowstone National Park.
(Meals: B)
Yellowstone National Park is a nearly 3,500-sq.-mile wilderness recreation area atop a volcanic hot spot. Spreading across Wyoming and parts of Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs and gushing geysers, including its most famous, Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. It's also home to hundreds of animal species, including bears, wolves, bison, elk and antelope.
(Meals: B)
Full day tour in Yellowstone National Park.
(Meals: B)
After breakfast, depart Yellowstone National Park for Bozeman. Tour concludes at Bozeman airport.
(Meals: B)
Please note: Tour itinerary may be subject to change.

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