Vegas to Rockies Adventure

Las Vegas, United States
Period of time: more than 24h
Price: 1099,48 € per adult  

Organisational Details

Participants: 1-18 person (Open tour)

Languages: German, English

Booking option: Booking on fixed rate

Description of Tour

It goes from the thousands of lights of Las Vegas to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. See this natural wonder not only from the best vantage points, but hike down to Plateau Point or take a helicopter ride (optional) over the canyon and the Colorado River. Continue into Navajo country and marvel at the beauty of Monument Valley. Afterwards, the "Mars of the Earth" is on the agenda: Archer's National Park is crisscrossed by red rocks. Following the "Million Dollar Highway" we drive through the Rocky Mountains past hot springs, rivers and lakes to the "Mile High City" Denver. The journey is the destination and the spacious overland vehicle offers plenty of room, tables for playing cards, individual luggage compartments for daypack or camera equipment and wood for the campfire is also on board!

Day 1: Arrive for Group Meeting and dinner together (H)

Days 2-3: The Grand Canyon in all its glory: Hiking, Sunsets, and IMAX Show
Day 4: The diverse rock formations of Navajo Country (C)
Day 5-7: In the national park with over 2000 natural archways, we explore "Mars on Earth" (C, U)
Day 8: The Rockies stretch from Canada to Mexico, we explore part of this mountain range (C, U)
Day 9-10: The Mile High City is our destination. Here you'll find everything your heart desires: sports, music, food, shopping.... (H, Day 9 only included)

H = Hotel C = Camping U = Possible Upgrade
*Tour itinerary subject to change due to given local circumstances*


October 5 to October 14, 2013
October 5 to October 14, 2014
*Tour can be combined with other San Francisco to Las Vegas tour*

Just one night in Vegas is not enough to do "Sin City" justice: It's not just gambling that makes Las Vegas. Book with us a few extra days before the tour starts and we'll arrange shows, VIP nights or all sorts of other activities. There's so much to do here, you'll effortlessly be able to cross a few things off your "bucket list" when you leave Las Vegas!

***Hundreds of optional activities***
...All kinds of shows $$Price varies$$
...Drive a fancy sports car $200-$400
...Indoor skydiving $85

The Grand Canyon is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It is 446 km long, up to 29 km wide and up to 1800 m deep. Here you can watch the California Condor, explore two billion ancient rock paintings and of course capture the canyon's rock formations with its diverse colors in far too many photos. We offer hikes of varying difficulty levels - in addition to the IMAX Grand Canyon show, "The Hidden Secret," which once again gives a different perspective of the Grand Canyon.

***Optional ***
Helicopter Flight $270

Monument Valley has been and continues to be the backdrop for numerous feature films and commercials. The famous rock formations are located in the middle of Navajo country, which is now home to many "Navajo Indians". We explore both the incredible scenery and the Navajo culture.

Arches National Park is one of five national parks in Utah and is home to over 2000 rock arches. Various hikes to Delicate Arch, Devil's Garden or Balancing Rock are possible or you can choose one of the many optional activities: e.g. one of the best mountain biking trails is located here, as the sandpaper-like surface of the rocks offers best grip for downhill mountain biking!

***Optional ***
Hummer Tours, Mountain Biking, Scenic Flights, Hot Air Balloon Flights

We follow the Colorado River through the Rocky Mountains and pass idyllic small villages, hot springs and mountain passes. The typical "Indian Summer" or golden autumn shows itself in its full glory at this time of year.

***Optional Activities***
Hot Springs

Denver may be one of the largest cities in the US, but has an incredibly laid-back atmosphere: museums, music scene and even a downtown amusement park! And whether you're sitting on one of the many patios at the many cafes or breweries, or watching a baseball game, the Rocky Mountains are always the backdrop!

***Optional ***
Denver Beer Fest
Haloween Festival at Elitch Gardens $$TBD$$
Denver Broncos Football Game $$TBD$$

*Prices for optional activities are subject to change and are only a guide*




- 10 days round trip in an overland vehicle (converted USA school bus)
- Overnight stays in hotel/lodge/tent in double/double room
- German/English speaking guide, international group
- IMAX Grand Canyon
- All national park entrances
- Various hikes
- Camping equipment (without sleeping bag, sleeping mat)
- All camping meals are included in the kittypack price

Not included in the price are flight, ESTA fees, not enumerated meals and drinks as well as tips, if applicableFor the camp meals, overnight stays and included activities ison site a so-called kitty of 400 USD in cash to pay. The community cash box is managed responsibly and transparently by the tour guides. Everyone can take a look at the expenses. In this way we are able to offer an extremely reasonable tour price.



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Guide since 2005
What I offer: Adventure vacation overlanding in the converted school bus Alaska and western USA
Language: German, English
Booking: Tours with fixed price, Individual Bookings
Experience:: since 2005