Great Desert Las Vegas tour

Great Desert

DESTINATION: Las Vegas / Tuscon
Desert Safari: Great Desert

 Day 01: Start your desert adventure in Las Vegas. Relax or try your luck. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception. Enjoy an evening ride on the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel, with stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip.

Day 02: Explore Red Rock Canyon’s red cliffs and sandstone peaks. Head to Death Valley, known for its extreme beauty. Enjoy dinner with wine and stay at an oasis hotel within the national park.

Day 03: Guided tour of Death Valley, visiting Zabriskie Point and Badwater Basin. Capture memorable photos of the park’s iconic landscapes. Free time in the afternoon to relax at the desert oasis and enjoy a spring-fed swimming pool, one of the world’s remarkable pools. (*Note: Activity order subject to change in extreme summer temperatures.)

Day 04: Leave Death Valley, travel through Mojave National Preserve, and visit the Calico Ghost Town. Arrive in Palm Springs in the Coachella Valley. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant with over 20 years of service to residents.

Day 05: Morning celebrity and lifestyle tour of Palm Springs, showcasing mid-century architecture. Afternoon ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway for mountain views. Learn about wind energy farming. Enjoy VillageFest in downtown Palm Springs in the evening, a festive pedestrian street fair near the hotel.

Day 06: Explore Joshua Tree National Park, home to the unique Joshua Tree. Learn about the merging Mojave and Colorado desert ecosystems. Enjoy free time at the resort, with the option to relax at the Spa. Evening at leisure.

Day 07: Morning travel around the Salton Sea, stop at the Imperial Sand Dunes, and visit Yuma Territorial Prison. Evening visit to Naked Dates Organic Date Farm for a tour and exclusive dinner featuring Medjool dates.

Day 08: Travel through the Sonoran Desert National Monument, known for its diverse ecosystems and historical sites. Spot saguaros are iconic symbols of the Old West. Continue to Tucson, a UNESCO City of Gastronomy surrounded by mountains. Afternoon and evening free to explore Tucson’s unique flavors and aromas.

Day 09: Morning visit to Mission Garden, the birthplace of Tucson, for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Explore the ethno-agricultural heritage plots representing diverse farming communities. Enjoy a tasting at the Garden Shop. After lunch, visit Saguaro National Park to learn about and protect the giant saguaro cactus. Evening Farewell Dinner to conclude the tour.

Day 10: Your desert adventure concludes. Make your way to Tucson International Airport.

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