DESERT OASIS & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NATIONAL PARKS - NEW!
Death Valley & Joshua Tree National Parks • Palm Springs

8 Days - Tour Dates: November 7 - 14, 2021
10 Meals Included
Guaranteed Departure!


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace: Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

$2699.00 Double Occupancy
$2649.00 Triple Occupancy
$3549.00 Single Occupancy

Includes Round Trip Airfare from SFO / SMF / OAK / SJC / PHX / ABQ
DFW / IAH / SAT / AUS add $200 pp
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Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $100 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $75 - 11-20 Clients
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Single Supplement Savings
The frist TWO Singles to book - SAVE 50% off the Single Suppmement

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 10 Meals: 7-Breakfasts, 3-Dinners
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Hoover Dam & Las Vegas Mob Museum
  • Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
  • Route 66 Museum
  • Palm Springs Tour & Aerial Tram
  • Temecula Wine Tasting
  • San Diego Tour & Harbor Cruise
  • Southern CA clients' tour LAX / SAN / SNA is 6 Days from $1,999 pp Double**
  • Deluxe Motorcoach with Restroom
  • AFC Tour Manager Denise Wright (Nov 2021)
  • AFC Tour Manager Pat Conway (Feb)
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotels

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Sunday, 11/7/2021 - Arrive Las Vegas
Upon arrival, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner. - Dinner
Day 2 - Monday, 11/8/2021 - Hoover Dam / Mob Museum
This morning take a short ride through historic Boulder City, founded to house workers during the construction of Hoover Dam and one of only two towns in Nevada where gambling is illegal. Then visit Hoover Dam & the Visitor’s Center, the highest concrete dam in the Western Hemisphere which backs up enough water in Lake Mead to cover Pennsylvania with a foot of water. This afternoon experience the Mob Museum, officially the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a history museum located in Historic Old Downtown Las Vegas which showcases the history of famed gangsters. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are at your leisure. - Breakfast
Day 3 - Tuesday, 11/9/2021 - To Death Valley
This morning head west towards Death Valley.  Enroute stop at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, a desert oasis with a rare and unique ecosystem home to nearly 30 species of plants and animals that do not exist anywhere else on earth, including desert fish that have existed since the time of the mammoths. Continue on to Death Valley National Park, the largest national park south of Alaska and known for extremes. Visit famous Zabriskie Point, an elevated overlook onto a colorful, undulating landscape of gullies and mud hills at the edge of the Black Mountains with flat salt plains on the valley floor visible in the distance. At Stovepipe Wells, witness the ripples and patterns of the breathtaking sand dunes that rise 100 feet above the Mesquite Flat. Later check into your hotel in Death Valley for a one night stay. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 4 - Wednesday, 11/10/2021 - Death Valley / Route 66
This morning see more of Death Valley National Park. Visit Badwater Canyon, the lowest spot in North America. At 282 feet below sea level it’s a surreal landscape of vast salt flats. Then travel to Barstow, located on the famed Route 66. Take a step back in time with a visit to the Route 66 “Mother Road” Museum, home to vintage cars, signs, photos and other memorabilia. Continue on to the desert playground and mid-century architecture mecca of Palm Springs for two nights. - Breakfast
Day 5 - Thursday, 11/11/2021 - Joshua Tree National Park
This morning head out with a local guide for an exciting day into the Mojave Desert as you explore the fascinating landscape of Joshua Tree National Park which contains more than 700,000 acres, two deserts and two ecosystems. This unique habitat is also home to the ancient Joshua Tree: twisted, spiky trees that oddly soar in all directions skyward. This afternoon return to Palm Springs to enjoy a panoramic Palm Springs city tour. Hear stories about the town’s famous celebrity residents and colorful past, and see some fine examples of its mid-century modern architecture. - Breakfast
Day 6 - Friday, 11/12/2021 - Palm Springs Tram / Temecula
This morning take the Palm Springs Aerial Tram to the top of Mount San Jacinto (altitude 8,516’) for amazing views of the valley below. Later ride back down and travel to picturesque Temecula to visit a local winery for a Wine Tasting experience. The Temecula area features over 30 wineries offering award-winning wines. Then travel south and arrive in San Diego, known as “America’s Finest City,” for a two night stay. Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego is widely known for its beaches, parks, and amazing weather.
**Tour ends for Southern California clients. - Breakfast
Day 7 - Saturday, 11/13/2021 - San Diego Sightseeing
This morning enjoy a San Diego city tour including the historic Gaslamp District, Downtown, the bustling Embarcadero, Balboa Park, and historic Old Town San Diego. This afternoon enjoy a San Diego Harbor Cruise featuring a narrated tour that takes you under the Coronado Bridge, past military ships, waterfront landmarks and marine life, for an up-close, in-depth look at San Diego’s beauty and fascinating history. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers at a popular local restaurant. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 8 - Sunday, 11/14/2021 - Return Home
Fly home today with wonderful memories. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED HOTELS
  • Las Vegas (2) - Luxor, The Mirage, or New York New York
  • Death Valley (1) - The Ranch at Death Valley (Oasis)
  • Palm Springs area (2) - Embassy Suites
  • San Diego* (2) - Hilton Mission Valley, Courtyard Mission Valley, or Embassy Suites Downtown
*For Clients NOT in the Southern CA area. Please see Terms & Conditions regarding Home Pick-up.
**Southern CA clients include one way air. Tour ends Day 6, with transfer home that night.