• WESTERN ADVENTURE

    37 days from£5,395 PP
    Take in the best of the west with tour escorts Derek and Iris and enjoy the natural wonders of western America's National Parks and spectacular scenery.
    You'll start your holiday enjoying the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas before heading to the breathtaking Zion National Park in Utah.

    Take in the bizarre and colourful rock formations of Bryce Canyon, where we will enjoy a Western style dinner and then onto Salt Lake City. Spend time in Yellowstone National Park where you can experience its many natural wonders from geysers and hot springs to a variety of wildlife.

    Head to Big Horn Mountain range and cross the border into South Dakota for a chance to visit Mount Rushmore. Travel to Colorado Springs, Monument Valley, then on to the Grand National National Park, before finishing your tour with an iconic drive along the famous Route 66.



    This tour has some long drives and/or sometimes the roads will not be well maintained. A number of the activities on this tour require some walking and/or physical exertion.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

    • Two nights hotel stay in Las Vegas
    • Visit seven National Parks
    • Zion and Bryce Canyon
    • Grand Canyon and Yellowstone
    • Jeep tour and BBQ in Sedona
    • Grand Teton, Mesa Verde and Great Sand Dunes
    • Durango to Silverton Train Excursion and Wild West Show with food
    • Group Western-style meal in Bryce Canyon

    37 DAY ESCORTED TOUR

    DAYS 1 - 3: LAS VEGAS


    DAYS 1 - 2

    Fly from London to Las Vegas where you will meet your Tour Escorts and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a group breakfast in the company of your fellow travellers and then experience the bright lights of Las Vegas. 2 nights Las Vegas hotel.


    DAY 3

    Pick up your motorhome, stock up on provisions and familiarise yourself with your vehicle at a Las Vegas campsite. Overnight Las Vegas campsite.

    DAYS 4 - 7: ZION NATIONAL PARK AND BRYCE CANYON


    DAYS 4 - 5

    Drive to breathtaking Zion National Park, Utah, (166 miles) where iron oxide has coloured the sandstone myriad of red, while more natural white or ochre shades remain in various other strata. 2 nights Zion campsite.


    DAYS 6 - 7

    Travel to Bryce Canyon (83 miles), just one of many canyons that form a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheatres - see the hoodoos, the bizarre colourful rock formations. Enjoy a Western evening with food. 2 Nights Bryce Canyon campsite.

    DAYS 8 - 12: SALT LAKE CITY, BEAR LAKE AND JACKSON HOLE


    DAYS 8 - 9

    Travel to Salt lake City (273 miles), with a free day to explore. 2 nights Salt lake City campsite.


    DAY 10

    Travel to Bear Lake (122 miles), known locally as the Caribbean of the North for its unique turquoise-blue colour. Overnight Bear Lake campsite.


    DAYS 11 - 12

    Continue north into Grand Teton National Park (145 miles) with its majestic mountains, pristine lakes and extraordinary wildlife. 2 nights Jackson Hole campsite.

    DAYS 13 - 17: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, CODY AND BUFFALO


    DAYS 13 - 14

    Time to explore the natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park with its geysers, hot springs and wide variety of wildlife (127 miles). 2 nights Yellowstone campsite.


    DAYS 15 - 16

    Look out for the cowboys as we exit the Park and head east to Cody (130 miles), home to Buffalo Bill. 2 nights Cody campsite.


    DAY 17

    Enjoy a scenic drive as we continue through Wyoming to Buffalo (182 miles) in the Big Horn Mountain range. Overnight Buffalo campsite.

    DAYS 18 - 21: HILL CITY, DOUGLAS AND CHEYENNE


    DAYS 18 - 19

    Cross the border into South Dakota and head for Hill City (225 miles), close to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and its Native American counterpart, Crazy Horse Monument. 2 nights Hill City campsite.


    DAY 20

    Head into Wyoming and travel to Douglas (180 miles) near Fort Laramie, a famous fort on the road west. Call in at the Mammoth Hot Springs Centre. Overnight Douglas campsite.


    DAY 21

    Continue South to Cheyenne (143 miles) with time to call in at the Oregon Trail Ruts National Landmark and Fort Laramie. Overnight Cheyenne campsite.

    DAYS 22 - 25: GOLDEN, COLORADO SPRINGS AND ALAMOSA


    DAY 22

    Travel into Colorado to Golden (110 miles) on the outskirts of Denver. Overnight Golden campsite.


    DAYS 23 - 24

    Continue south to Colorado Springs (81 miles) where a visit to the Garden of the Gods is a must for an explanation of the origins of the Red Rocks. 2 nights Colorado Springs campsite.


    DAY 25

    Travel to Alamosa (191 miles) with time to visit Great Sand Dunes National Park. Overnight Alamosa campsite.

    DAYS 26 - 29: DURANGO, CORTEZ AND MONUMENT VALLEY 


    DAYS 26 - 27

    Continue west to Durango (158 miles) where we have organised a group excursion on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. 2 nights Durango campsite.


    DAY 28

    Travel to Cortez (48 miles). A short journey which allows you time to visit Mesa Verde National Park, which houses some of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in the world. Overnight Cortez campsite.


    DAY 29

    Drive to Monument Valley, Utah (125 miles), where we have organised a truck tour to view the sights made famous in many a western movie. Overnight Monument Valley campsite.

    DAYS 30 - 34: GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, SEDONA AND KINGMAN


    DAYS 30 - 31

    Travel to Grand Canyon National Park (179 miles) and be prepared to be amazed by this dramatic canyon, with the Colorado River at its base. 2 nights Grand Canyon campsite.


    DAYS 32 - 33

    Drive the famous Route 66 as we head to Sedona (115 miles), renowned for its red rocks, where you will have a Jeep excursion into the hills and enjoy a Western-style cookout. 2 nights Grand Canyon campsite.


    DAY 34

    Enjoy more of the famous Route 66 as we continue to Kingman (191 miles). Overnight Kingman campsite.

    DAYS 35 - 37: LAS VEGAS AND RETURN TO THE UK


    DAY 35

    Complete the loop and return to Las Vegas (101 miles) where we will enjoy a farewell meal to say goodbye to your fellow travellers. Overnight Las Vegas campsite.


    DAY 36

    Return your vehicle and transfer to the airport for the evening flight to London.


    DAY 37

    Arrive in London. This ends the tour travel arrangements.

    WHAT’S INCLUDED

    • The services of experienced Tour Escorts
    • Return standard flights (London to Las Vegas)
    • All airport taxes
    • 34 days 4-berth motorhome hire with 4,000 mileage allowance (extra mileage chargeable)
    • VIP vehicle insurance (excess $1000 per incident)
    • Two personal and one motorhome convenience kits, including camp chairs and GPS
    • Full propane tank
    • 33 nights site fees (includes electrical hook-up where available)
    • Two nights hotel accommodation in Las Vegas on a room only basis
    • Transfers (as stated)
    • Group Western-style meal in Bryce Canyon
    • Sedona jeep excursion
    • Durango to Silverton Train Excursion
    • Monument Valley excursion
    • Welcome and farewell meals
    • Tour daybook and State road maps
    Prices are per person based on two adults sharing a motorhome
    EXCLUSIONS
    • Personal insurance – please ask for a quote
    • Motorhome fuel or refills of propane gas
    • Meals and drinks (unless stated)
    • Excursions or entrance fees (other than those stated)
    • Road tolls
    • Personal expenditure, tips etc
    • Park entry fees (approx. £60)
    • Refundable motorhome security/cleaning deposit
    • Any single supplements, extra adult or child supplements – available on request

    CAMPSITES

    To stay in the best locations you’ll experience a variety of different campsites. These will range from full facility sites to simple National Park campgrounds, with or without hook-ups or wash blocks.