Guided tour

Usa : Wild West Tour

4,670 km / 2,902 mi
16 days
15 April 2021 >> 30 April 2021

A motorcycle tour to discover a sunny California, an amazing state, ranging between arid landscapes, the unbridled fun of Las Vegas, San Francisco with the bays lashed by the wind, the famous wide and lonely road that was Route 66 We will pass through villages that seem to stand still in the past, and we will visit some natural parks, known all over the world. Canyon with unexpected colors and shapes created by rain.

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5,375.00

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Entry

4,670 / 2,902

16

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Usa : wild west tour

Day 1: Arrival in LosAngeles, where our journey will start. We will meet at the Hotel to know all participants, talk about safety rules and to have our Welcome dinner.

Day 2: Once we get the motorbikes from the rental agency, we will start our exciting journey through the Far West lands in order to get to Palm Springs in the afternoon. We will be surprised by the wide American roads, where the speed limits will be really reasonable.

Total Journey distance: 280 Km / 175 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 3: We will leave Palm Springs and California to enter in Nevada. The path is more arid, and we will start seeing the first Joshua Trees, the largest of the yuccas which are very characteristic of this desertic region. Today we will drive along the first part of Route 66, the famous road that used to connect Chicago to LA. Nowadays, only some parts of the old road are still there. We will try to find them in order to take some memories photo. We will arrive at the hotel by the evening. 

Total Journey distance: 380 Km / 238 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 hours

Day 4: We will continue on Road 66 and we will cross tiny villages that are steady in time: we will have the chance to take pictures of old cars, old motorbikes, and where the impression is to be back in the fifties. We will arrive in Kingman, a village that is considered to be the heart of the Mother Road, this is how Road 66 for known. We will start climbing to arrive on a highland of almost 2,000 mt (6,560 ft). We will then arrive in Tusayan, in the middle of a Navajo Reserve, nearby the famous Grand Canyon in order to see a beautiful sunset. 

Total Journey distance: 360 Km / 225 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 hours

Day 5: For those who wish to do it, today we will have the chance to fly by helicopter over the Grand Canyon. The cost is approx. 190$ but it is really worth do it. We will the face the Canyon Valley, which is the perfect place to take pictures and then we will take our way again, along the Navajo territory. Contrasting landscapes will take us to Page, near the Powell Lake whose jagged coast is 1,960 miles long (more than 3,150 km),the longest in the United States. Here we will find the Iron Horse and the Antelope Canyon

Total Journey distance: 280 Km / 175 Miles

Average Journey time: 4 hours

Day 6: From Page we will get to the spectacular Monument Valley, with the famous mountains that seems to be real and impressive monuments, getting incredible views. The impression will be to live in old western movies, thinking to meet the great John Wayne! We will arrive at the Valley of Gods, where the "Thelma and Louise" film was shot. The road is unpaved but it is worth to follow it. We will finally get to our hotel to rest and dine.  

Total Journey distance: 400 Km / 250 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 ½ hours

Day 7: After the Monument Valley, we will continue our journey on faster and funny roads, lovely up ‘n downs and good roads. This is the perfect situation for us, to drive thru these beautiful landscapes. We will get to Panguitch where we will spend the night

Total Journey distance: 400 Km / 250 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 ½ hours

Day 8: The beautiful surprise of today it is called Bryce Canyon. This canyon is incredible as it offers a totally different landscape. The land eroded by the rain has formed a landscape of towers who change the color depending on the erosion grade, from yellowish to white, really impressive. We will get to the crazy town of Las Vegas in the afternoon!

Total Journey distance: 400 Km / 250 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 hours

Day 9: Today will be dedicated to rest from motorbikes. We will get to know Vegas, that is the US Capital of gambling. Raised up from nothing, in the desert of Nevada, soon it has become a big city where the strangest things happen, as, e.g. get married almost without documents

Day 10: We will leave Las Vegas early morning to cross the Death Valley, one of the hottest places in the world being, for the most part, under the sea level. It is a very little hospitable place, with no trees, almost without water. Definitely a unique place! We will get out this valley to get back to “normality” driving the fast road that will take us to Lone Pine, a typical American village, which developed near the main road. Here we will find the Whitney Mount, the taller in the US with his height of 4421 mt (14,505 ft).

Total Journey distance: 380 Km / 237 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 hours

Day 11: From Lone Pine we will move towards Three Rivers, crossing the Mojave Desert. We will drive along the coast of Lake Isabella, very popular among the American tourists. We will get to our daily destination to dine and rest.

Total Journey distance: 350 Km / 219 Miles

Average Journey time: 4 hours

Day 12: We will start our intense day from the gigantic Sequoia trees forest. Sequoias are very ancient trees of incredible dimensions. Slowly they appear on our path, surprising us really with their majesty. The road is called the Generals Highway, as each of the biggest trees has the name of a famous American General. We will get to know General Sherman, of incredible dimensions! We will arrive to the territory of big Californian cultivations of oranges, nuts, almons, avocados and long stretches of fruit trees.

Total Journey distance: 350 Km / 219 Miles

Average Journey time: 6 hours

Day 13: Going thru impressive fruit trees cultivations, we will get near to the Pacific Ocean. These great stretches of fruit trees will leave the place to the grapevines up to the blue ocean waters. We will cross the famous Golden Gate, the impressive bridge that will lead us to SanFrancisco where we will stay for the night.

Total Journey distance: 300 Km / 187 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 ½ hours

Day 14: Today will be dedicated to sightseeing San Francisco. We will have the chance to catch one of the typical trams that go up and down the town railways. We will see Alcatraz, the island where the homonymous prison is, now closed, the piers and all the other attractions that make this city famous in the world.

Day 15: We will leave San Francisco to go direction South where we will reach Monterey, the charming Carmel where we will see beautiful villas. We then continue along the coast where we will certainly see a colony of sea lions, very impressive for their dimensions. We will get at our Hotel in the evening.

Total Journey distance: 430 Km / 269 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 ½ hours

Day 16: We will leave for the last stop of our wonderful tour, and the Ocean will accompany us. We will arrive in Solvang, a little town founded by Danish colonists, which preserve all the characteristic houses of Denmark. There will be also the Danish flag together with the American one, in order to show thankfulness for the received hospitality. We will finally get to SantaMonica where we’ll see the Road 66 sign. In fact, this is the final point of the Mother Road. There will be time for taking pictures and then we will give back our motorbikes. In the evening we will have our farewell dinner in order to wave each other and remember all the most interesting moments of our beautiful journey.  

Total Journey distance: 360 Km / 225 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 hours

MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 8

If the minimum number of participants isn’t reached, the tour may be cancelled or run with a different format.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Motorcycle rental with bags and locks. (A security deposit from 1.250 to 2.000 depending on the motorcycle requested).
  • The bike rental prices include costs for public-liability insurance and roadside assistance insurance in case of breakdown.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels when available at the time of booking.
  • Transfer to and from the airport.
  • Multilingual tour leader.
  • Transfer to and from the rental agency.
  • A detailed road book with all the information and a map with the itinerary well marked.

 

IS NOT INCLUDED:

  • Fuel for your motorcycle.
  • Tolls on motorways.
  • Entrance tickets to museums or other touristic sites.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All meals except welcome and farewell dinners.
  • All beverages.
  • National and international flights
  • We also suggest that anyone traveling abroad for one of our tours consider purchasing "travel insurance". It can eliminate worry from unexpected situations that can arise in any travel plan.

 

TERMS OF PAYMENT:

  • Advanced payment of 30% of the total amount of the tour to be paid at the moment of the reservation (The deposit will be completely refundable in the event that we do not reach the minimum number of participants or in an agreed manner between the parties, if the tour will be made in modality different with different services).
  • Balance 70% to be paid 30 days before the departure date subject to confirmation by our organization.
  • 100% balance if the reservation is made within 30 days before departure.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Up to 20 days before the start date, HP Motorrad will retain 80% of the total tour.
  • From the 20th day to the 11th day before the start date, Hp Motorrad will retain 90% of the total tour.
  • From the 10th day before the start date, HP Motorrad will retain the total amount of the tour.

Thank you for choosing us and hoping to have given you an unforgettable trip, Hp Motorrad invites you to consult our updated list of tour proposals. We are waiting for you for your next adventure.

TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION BY DESARTICA SRL,

P.IVA: 08221570966

Autorizzazione nr. 45122 del 24 febbraio 2015 rilasciata dalla Provincia di Milano

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