Visit Phoenix (Phoenix City Hall), Alamogordo (White Sands National Monument), Carlsbad (Carlsbad Caverns National Park), Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Saguaro National Park, Tucson (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum). Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodations, All domestic ground transportation
Passport for visitors and US citizen are required.
Child (Age 2-9):
Child (Age 2-9):
Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.
Buy 2 get 3rd Free (3 or 4 pax sharing one room): (1) The free person needs to pay for staying at LA/SF hotels and theme park admission fees (if applicable). (2) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or cancellation made within 3 days before departure) of free passenger incurs $200 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 2-9 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children). Infant under 3 years old with seat will pay the same price as the Child.
Los Angeles - Phoenix - Tucson (488 miles)
Tucson - White Sands National Monument - Carlsbad (485 miles)
Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Guadalupe Mountains National Park - Tucson (415 miles)
Tucson - Saguaro National Park - Los Angeles (467 miles)
In the morning we will leave Los Angeles and drive across the vast deserts of the West to Phoenix, AZ. Here, we will take a brief tour of the city that includes at stop at the City Hall building. After spending some time in Phoenix, we will continue on to Tucson, AZ for the night.
This city in the Sonoran Desert of the American Southwest was founded in 1861. The Phoenix area is known as the "Valley of the Sun" for its sunny, subtropical desert climate. It has produced a slew of famous politicians.
This impressive 20-story building in downtown Phoenix is a staple of the city's skyline. It was built in the early 1990s to replace the growing metropolitan area's old city hall, which can still be visited nearby.
Standard Hotel: Holidays Inn, Tucson or similar
Day 2 Tucson - White Sands National Monument - Carlsbad(485 miles)
Today we will leave Tucson and travel to the incredible White Sands National Monument, a desert in which the sand never gets hot. After spending time exploring this miracle of nature, we will retire to Carlsbad, NM for the night.
The seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States, known for its connection with the Trinity test, the first explosion of an atomic bomb.
This national monument in south-central New Mexico covers more than 140,000 acres in the Tularosa Basin. The striking sand dunes that give the park its name get their color from gypsum crystals, which are rarely found in sand.
Standard Hotel: America Best Value Inn, Carlsbad or similar
Day 3 Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Guadalupe Mountains National Park - Tucson(415 miles)
Our day today is dedicated to two spectacular national parks: Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico and Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. At the end of the day we will head into Arizona, where we will arrive for the night at Tucson.
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, this city is a hub for tourism.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is home to the Big Room, the third-largest cave chamber in North America and the seventh-largest in the world. From spring through fall, visitors can also witness the nightly bat flight.
This park in Texas gets its name from Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in the entire state. In addition to natural features such as the bigtooth maple trees, the park is home to several historic buildings.
Day 4 Tucson - Saguaro National Park - Los Angeles(467 miles)
Before leaving Tucson, we will visit the nearby Arizona-Sonara Desert Museum, a massive zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden devoted to the flora and fauna of the Sonora Desert. From there, we will make our way to Saguaro National Park. At the end of the day, we will return to Los Angeles. There is no airport transfer.
Tucson has grown into a modern metropolis without entirely sacrificing its historic quarters. Equal parts college town and retirement community, it's one of the more attractive big cities of the Southwest.
This 98-acre attraction is more than just a natural history museum-- it is also a zoo and botanical garden. Two miles of walking paths get you close to more than 300 animals and 1,200 types of plants.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
Mandatory Admissions: $50/person, including admission to White Sands National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Saguaro National Park.
Air fares between your city and the departure city.
All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
A mandatory service fees for tour guide and bus driver ($10.00/day per passenger).
Personal room fees, such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
Any private expenses
Visitors to Mexico:
US Citizens: A passport, I-94 card or resident alien card is requiredis required.
Non-US Citizens: A passport, I-94 card or resident alien card is required. Additional paperwork might apply for visitors. Please advise your local immigration office/embassy to ensure multiple entries into the US is allowed. The tour or bus company is unable to wait for tour participants detained or delay out of the normal wait times.
Booking: Please book airline tickets after your tour booking is confirmed, which should be within 1 business day.
Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children), and existing bedding must be used.
Chinese Visa holders: Please print out the EVUS form.
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book airline tickets until you have received the confirmation.
You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking.
Changes to Reservations: A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.
Cancellation penalties per person
(Notification day and departure day are not counted)
31 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
15-30 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
Within 7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
We reserve right to cancel a schedule and fully refund affected customers, although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.
Smoking is strictly prohibited at all hotels, violation of this rule will result in a fine penalty of at least $250/person, along with other legal liabilities. One hotel room can accommodate 4 guests utmost (regardless of age). Guests need to contact the hotel and bear the fee yourselves if you require extra bed.
Guests can check in to the hotel by tour confirmation number and valid ID.
Note: guests cannot self-check-in in Las Vegas hotels. Please pick up room card from your tour guide.
I recommend this tour!
Posted by: Madda on 2019-01-02
I booked this tour to visit the White Dunes and the Caverns in Carlsbad. The driver and guide took good care of everybody on the tour. I have taten more than 10 tours from tate tours. Looking forfard more.
I recommend this tour!
Posted by: Mahesh on 2017-01-02
Should be considered for Vegan option for lunch/Dinner.
Posted by: Daisy on 2012-12-26
I booked this tour with my sister to visit the White Dunes and the Caverns in Carlsbad for the first time. The staff took good care of everybody on the tour. I look forward to another tour.
Posted by: Fely on 2011-12-06
The long ride was worth it. There was some delays because of insistent participants, tour director was trying to explain the requirements (passports)his patience is admirable!
Posted by: Philip on 2011-12-01
I booked this tour for my parents: Chia-Tsun Chen and Wen-Yen Chen Chang. They said the guide was friendly and courteous. The hotels were clean and comfortable. The sights were beautiful and they had a great time.