EXPRESS WEST

From Los Angeles to Los Angeles!

From 1st to 10th June 2022

SUMMARY

The City of Angels will be the starting and finishing point of this magnificent journey that will take us to discover the best of the West; Grand Canyon, Page, Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon, and then the legendary Route 66, of course without forgetting the incredible Las Vegas, gambling and entertainment capital of the world! With this unforgettable journey “on the road” we will give you the “Welcome to the Wild West“, the beating heart of the United States, with its breath-taking views and the cities that have been the backdrop to countless films and novels that have remained impressed in everyone’s memory.

Duration

10 days / 9 nights

km

about 2.600 km

departure

Los Angeles

arrival

Los Angeles

daily avg

370 km

stops

1 day in Los Angeles

 

Travel program

1st day, Wednesday 1st June: Italy – Los Angeles

Departure by plane, arrival at Los Angeles International airport. Transfer to the hotel in the airport area and meeting with our guide for the first evening in company. Overnight.

Day 2, Thursday 2 June: Los Angeles

Today we have organized for you a beautiful private city tourwith Italian speaking guide that will take you to discover the most interesting and famous areas of Los Angeles, Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Hollywood! In the afternoon, the motorbikes are taken over at the rental office. Informative briefing and instruction by our guide to embark on the group trip the next day. Free dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3, Friday June 3: Los Angeles – Laughlin

about km 460

Pick-up of rental bikes and departure for our adventure along the legendary Route 66: Victorville, Barstow, Ludlow, Amboy will be the stops of this day on-the-road, we will pass by some of the most famous places of Route 66 as the legendary Bagdad Café and the Roy’s Motel. Arrival at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4, Saturday 4th June: Laughlin – Grand Canyon

km 380 approx.

The journey continues along Route 66 and from Laughlin we will enter Arizona. First stop of the day will be the ghost town di Oatman and from there we will climb beyond the thousand meters Sitgreave Pass to continue to Kingman, where the route 66 detaches from the route 40 and connects the localities of Hackberry, Truxton e Seligman before we get to Williams from where we’ll climb to the Grand Canyon.

Day 5, Sunday 5th June: Grand Canyon – Page

approx. km 220

We return to the National Park to take the Desert View Drive along the Rim that will take us to the East exit of the park. Stop in Cameronfor the visit of the Trading Post. We continue towards Page where we can admire the beautiful bend of the Colorado Rivercalled Horseshoe Bend, the Glan Canyon Dam and, for those who have booked it, the opportunity to visit the beautiful Antelope Canyon.

6th day, Monday 6th June: Page – Monument Valley

about km 200

Departure towards Kayentaand then along route 163 we will reach Monument Valley, jewel of Navajo County, is the unforgettable scenery of the most beautiful John Ford western films that evokes all the landscapes that made us dream of the Wild West. Time to visit the park and overnight at the Goulding’s Lodge where we will stay in our comfortable rooms.

Day 7, Tuesday June 7: Monument Valley – Bryce Canyon

km 490 approx.

Today we will face a challenging stage but that will give us incredible views: from Goulding’s Lodge we reach Mexican Hat and from there we go up to the Valley of Gods with a stop at Gooseneck State Park, a viewpoint over the San Juan River. From there we go up to Capitol Reef National Park along Highway 24 that we will cross in Hanksville and after a stop in the park we will reach Bryce along Highway 12… both of these roads are rightly considered to be among the most beautiful scenic byways in America. Depending on the arrival time you will consider whether to visit the beautiful Bryce Canyon in the afternoon or the next morning. Overnight at the hotel.

Considering the amount of kilometres and driving time the itinerary could be modified on site according to the needs of the group.

Day 8, Wednesday 8 June: Bryce Canyon – Las Vegas

km 400 approx.

Departure from Bryce towards Las Vegas with a stop in the beautiful Zion National Park for a visit to the park. After lunch we will continue to reach Las Vegas where we will arrive in the afternoon. Overnight at a hotel on the Strip.

Day 9, Thursday 9 June: Las Vegas – Los Angeles

km 450 approx.

Last stop of this beautiful trip, from Las Vegas we head to Los Angeles, half way chance to make a stop at the Ghost Town of Calico, and depending on the time we can evaluate the passage from the Angeles National Forest. Arrival by 04:00 a.m. and return of the motorbikes taken to rent.

Farewell dinner and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay. Overnight.

Day 10, Friday 10 June: Los Angeles – Flight back to Italy

Free time before transfer to the airport depending on your operating flights.

Overnight in flight arriving in Italy the following day.

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The tour will be confirmed with a minimum of 10 participants

Prices

Participation fees in shared room:

    • Biker: Euro 2.110
    • Passenger: Euro 2.110
    • Supplement Single room: Euro 840

    Motorcycle rental:

    HD HD Street Glide/Grand Touring e Road King Euro 1.120

    BMW 1200/1250 GS/RT Euro 1.120

    • including taxes and environmental supplement
    • Liability insurance and unlimited mileage

     

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    The price includes

    • Transfer from/to airport/hotel in Los Angeles
    • Transfer to/from rental office/hotel
    • 9 overnight stays (3- and 4-star hotels)
    • 5 breakfasts
    • Guided tour of Los Angeles
    • Farewell dinner last night
    • English speaking Italian tour leader
    • Support van for luggage transport
    • Luggage insurance and unlimited medical insurance
    • Exchange rate fluctuation insurance Euro/Dollar
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    The price doesn’t include

    • Return flight
    • 4 breakfasts
    • Lunches
    • Dinners
    • Beverages
    • Fuel
    • Entrance to the parks
    • Possible parking costs of motorbikes
    • Tips and personal expenses
    • Everything not specified in “the price includes”

    Registration deadline by 10 May 2022