Wonders of the Geysers

Price

$4,810/Group of 4 for 8 NIGHTS

155312457
Enjoy a lovely drive across the Colorado Plateau, visiting the world's highest concentration of natural arches. Straddle over the continental divide to discover the world's largest mountain carving and most famous icon of America before arriving at Yellowstone, our heritage and home to world's largest super volcano and over 10,000 natural landscapes. A family experience full of nature, entertainment and shopping.

Summary

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Located near many of Southern Utah's national parks that are must-sees. Richfield is also home to Snow College where you can find theatre and sporting events year round. You will discover the adventure and excitement that lies within Southern Utah's beautiful parks and unforgettable attractions.

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A place to stay while traveling through Yellowstone National Park. At almost 7,000 feet above sea level and almost exactly halfway between the equator and North Pole.

The most populous city in the U.S. state of Utah. The first permanent settlements in the valley date to the arrival of the Latter-day Saints in 1847. They had traveled beyond the boundaries of the United States into Mexican Territory seeking an isolated area to practice their religion, far away from the East. "This is the right place, drive on" quoted by Brigham Young claiming to have seen the area in a vision prior to the wagon train's arrival. Four days after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, the land designated to build the Salt Lake Temple has now become a famous Mormon and Salt Lake City landmark.

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Day to Day Itinerary

DAY #1

MEET & GREET AT LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX)
CHECK-IN AT HOWARD JOHNSON HOTEL – FULLERTON (2 NIGHTS)

DAY #2

DISNEYLAND

DAY #3

BARSTOW OUTLET MALL SHOPPING
LAS VEGAS "STRIP" DRIVE-BY
CHECK-IN AT APPLETREE INN – RICHFIELD, UTAH (1 NIGHT)

DAY #4

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK
ROAD TRIP ACROSS THE ROCKIE MOUNTAINS
CHECK-IN AT HOTEL VQ – DENVER, COLORADO (1 NIGHT)

DAY #5

MT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL
CHECK-IN AT DAYS INN – GILLETTE, WYOMING (1 NIGHT)

DAY #6

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (DAY #1) - WORLD HERITAGE SITE
CHECK-IN AT DUDE & ROUNDUP HOTEL – WYOMING (1 NIGHT)

DAY #7

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (DAY #2) - WORLD HERITAGE SITE
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
CHECK-IN AT RAMADA LIMITED – SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (1 NIGHT)

DAY #8

SALT LAKE CITY TOUR
CHECK-IN AT CIRCUS-CIRCUS HOTEL & CASINO – LAS VEGAS (1 NIGHT)
LAS VEGAS NIGHT TOUR

DAY #9

ETHEL M CHOCOLATE FACTORY
BOTANICAL CACTUS GARDEN
BARSTOW OUTLET MALL SHOPPING
TRANSFER TO LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX)

Activities

Disneyland has a larger cumulative attendance than any other theme park in the world, with over 650 million guests since it opened, making it the second most visited park in the world that calendar year. There are eight major areas. A ride on a "steam locomotive" on Main Street U.S.A and monorail trolley takes one back to the simple life in early American towns; in Tomorrow land, high-speed spinning flying vehicles carry you into the galaxies of the universe; New Orleans square recreates enchanting scenes of new Orleans in yesteryear Louisiana; Adventure land features primeval forests and swamps; the "Indiana Jones Adventure" train is a favorite with visitors; in Mickey's Town you can chat with Mickey and Minnie; in Frontier land, river boats and mine wagons give you an idea of the ardors of the former Wild West; a small raft will take you to Tom Sawyer's island; in Fantasy land you can pose for picture with Snow White, Donald Duck, Dumbo the Flying Elephant and other favorite Disney characters, or soar through the skies with peter Pan, or wander through Wonderland hand-in -hand with Alice. The newly completed "Tomorrow land" draws even more tourists who enjoy themselves so much they can hardly tear themselves away.

America's 8th most visited national park. It covers an area of 7300 acres and has more than 2000 arches. Over times, water, ice and erosion have endowed Arches National Park as world's highest concentration of natural arches, including the unofficial symbol of Beehive State, the Delicate Arch. You may even discover an arch yourself!

The world's largest mountain carving! Visit the most famous icon of America, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, look down from their stony height and remind everyone even the impossible is possible!

Experience one of the 7 wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. Your park admission and lunch is included on this tour. We'll make two scenic stops on the Rim of the Grand Canyon as well as a stop for lunch at the Grand Canyon National Geographic visitors' center & IMAX theater complex. Your Grand Canyon tour concludes with a comfortable drive back to your Las Vegas hotel travel along the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park.

Polished by glaciers, Teton Range rises thousands of feet above the Snake River Valley, surrounded by lakes and forests. Enjoy this fairytale view!

Visit the newly renovated State House of Utah, and the virtue kingdom of Mormons, Mormon Temple. After a friendly tour given by missionary sisters, proceed to Great Salt Lake Marina and the richest mine in the world, Bingham Canyon Copper Mine.

The Adventure begins on the half-hour at your Las Vegas Strip Hotel. Start pickup times to see all the attractions are 7:30pm, 8:30pm, or 9:30pm daily. Takes guests to four (4) major attractions on the Las Vegas Blvd and Downtown ending with a photo opportunity at the famous Welcome to Las Vegas Sign with the strip in the background.

You can see chocolates being made, sample gourmet treats and meander through the maze of paths at the Botanical Cactus Gardens. Be sure to sample a piece of fresh made chocolate!

Tour Highlights

  • 100% GUIDED TOUR
  • POWERFUL AND INSPIRING LANDSCAPE
  • LUXURY EXCURSION ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
  • FEEL THE IMPRESSION OF ERUPTION – "OLD FAITHFUL", THE SYMBOL OF YELLOWSTONE
  • THE CROWN JEWEL OF THE PARK, YELLOWSTONE LAKE
  • NIGHT OUT ON THE LAS VEGAS "STRIP"
  • ADMISSION TO CALIFORNIA THEME PARKS
  • FACTORY OUTLET SHOPPING OPPORTUNITIES

Lodging

Howard Johnson Hotel – Fullerton

Modern and tastefully decorated from the lobby to your comfortable room, our hotel in Fullerton, keeps you happy in Southern California, and our multilingual staff is happy to help you get acquainted with the area. Enjoy a swim in our outdoor pool. Your in-room amenities include a work desk and free Wi-Fi Internet access. Adjoining rooms for families, as well as handicapped-accessible and non-smoking rooms. Free hot buffet breakfast before heading out. 1 Family Room Sleeps 4.

Apple Tree Inn – Richfield, Utah

Friendly staff and excellent accommodations will keep you satisfied. Outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, free wireless internet, Laundromat and computer access. 1 Family Room Sleeps 4.

Hotel VQ – Denver, Colorado

Greatest view of the Denver Downtown Skyline, Rocky Mountains, Skybox Grill & Sports Bar, value accommodations, relax and enjoy a personalized experience. The gateway to the amazing Mile High experience, you'll enjoy the city in ways the locals do.

Days Inn – Gillette, Wyoming

Kick back and relax on the frontier at this Days Inn Gillette hotel. Conveniently located, pet-friendly, offers easy access to Deadwood and Mount Rushmore. Free Daybreak, fitness center, 24-hour fresh coffee, free Wi-Fi Internet access, game room, 24 hours front desk, handicapped-accessible rooms.

Dude & Roundup Hotel – West Yellowstone, Montana

This 61-room hotel features air conditioning in guestrooms and public areas, a smoke-free atmosphere, coffee/tea makers, operable windows, Cable TV, clock radios, hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and wake-up calls.

Ramada Limited – Salt Lake City, Utah

Business-friendly hotel located in Salt Lake City, close to a Golf Course, universities and Ballparks. Amenities include an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility, business center, free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast served each morning, laundry facilities, a grocery/convenience store, and coffee/tea in the lobby. Accommodations include safes, hair dryers, desk, phone, a 32-inch LCD television, Cable TV.

Circus-Circus Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas

Centrally located and invitingly decorated, with 3,770 newly refreshed and remodeled rooms promise all the comfort and convenience you would expect from a Las Vegas hotel with all the round-the-clock excitement of a Las Vegas Casino. 1 Family Room Sleeps 4.

Transportation

Luxury coach transport service offers a safe, convenient, and flexible way to travel anywhere within The United States. Each bus is equipped with an on board restroom, airline style seating and foot rests to ensure the most comfortable tour. Our coaches are also equipped with televisions. Your professional driver/guide will provide live narration en route to all of our destinations, while you sit back and relax in true luxury on board our state-of-the-art luxury buses. Double Decker Buses may be substituted for single decker buses depending on tour volume and availability.

Not Included

  • MEALS (U.N.O.)
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE
  • GRATUITIES
  • HOTEL EXTRAS

What to Bring

  • Binoculars, preferably 7x35 or bigger
  • Camera with extra batteries & film
  • Money in small denominations
  • Toiletries & personal medications
  • Hat, Day pack / dry sack

What to Expect

  • Day tour guide: US$10.00 per person/day
  • Transfer driver: US$2.00 per person
  • Tour driver: US$5.00 per person/day
  • Hotel bellman: US$1.00 per person per suitcase
  • International airport bellmen (red caps): US$1.00 per piece of suitcase
  • Prices and itineraries are correct at the time of printing, however they are subject to change due to tidal/weather or local conditions, availabilities or factors beyond our control.
  • Weight restrictions apply to luggage in domestic flights as follows: each passenger is allowed 1 bag of up to 25 lbs. (11 kg) per person. Carry-on luggage is limited to 10 lbs. passenger (4.5 kg).
  • Passengers are responsible for excess baggage fees and are subject to US$1.00 per extra pound and only allowed depending on flight occupancy.
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