• $3,995
  • $850
  • Orbridge
  • Moderate
  • Land Only

Survey the dramatic landscapes of three of Nevada’s and California’s national parks as nature testifies to its size, beauty, and diversity. Discover the vast desert region of Death Valley National Park—home to both the lowest point in North America at 282 feet below sea level and the world’s highest recorded temperature at 134 degrees Fahrenheit. Admire the iconic waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, and extensive wilderness of Yosemite. And marvel at the celebrated groves of sequoia giants at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrive in Las Vegas, NV / Death Valley National Park

Day 2:

Death Valley National Park

Day 3:

Death Valley National Park / Mammoth Lakes

Day 4:

Mammoth Lakes / Yosemite National Park

Day 5:

Yosemite National Park

Day 6:

Yosemite National Park / Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Day 7:

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Day 8:

Sequoia National Park / Fresno / Depart Fresno

Program Highlights

    • Experience the diverse wonders of four West Coast national parks accompanied by an Orbridge Expedition Leader.
    • Stroll along beautiful boardwalks at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge—habitat for a record-setting concentration of indigenous life in North America.
    • Observe terrestrial and celestial spectacles in Death Valley National Park.
    • Visit Badwater Basin, an otherworldly landscape of crinkly salt flats, and enjoy pristine views of thousands of stars in the nighttime sky.

 

  • Delight in extended exploration at Yosemite National Park, a varied landscape supporting more than 400 species of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
  • Spend two wondrous days at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, teeming with endless natural features, including General Sherman—a giant sequoia tree soaring 275 feet into the blue Sierra sky.

 

What’s included:

7 nights accommodations in inspiring hotels and lodges; 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners, and a special farewell reception; full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader as well as local expert guides; all activities as described in the 8-day itinerary; admission and park fees; private deluxe motor coach with air conditioning and comfortable seating; luggage porterage; all gratuities; and airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.


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