WESTERN ADVENTURE

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.

37 DAY ESCORTED TOUR

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 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 – 5
Drive to breathtaking Zion National Park, Utah, (103 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 – 9
Travel to Salt Lake City (273 miles). Free day to explore Salt Lake City. 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.
DAY 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 – 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 (78 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 – 19
Cross the border into South Dakota and head for Hill City (217 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 (172 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 (132 miles) with time to call in at the Oregon Trail Ruts National Landmark and Fort Laramie. Overnight Cheyenne campsite.
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 (154 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 – 27
Continue west to Durango (153 miles) where we have organised a group excursion on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. 2 nights Durango campsite.
DAY 28
Travel to Cortez (50 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.
 
Western Adventure Tour
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), famous for its red rocks where we will have a jeep excursion into the hills and enjoy a western style cookout. 2 nights Sedona campsite.
DAY 34
Enjoy more of the famous Route 66 as we continue to Kingman (191 miles). Overnight Kingman campsite.
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.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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

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)
  • 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)
  • Western Cookout Meal with entertainment
  • Sedona jeep excursion
  • Durango to Silverton Train Excursion
  • Monument Valley excursion
  • Welcome and farewell meals
  • Tour daybook
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