6-Day Phoenix to Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Arches National Park, Gallup, Tucson and White Sands National Park Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-PHX-100A
Duration: 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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6-Day Phoenix to Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Arches National Park, Gallup, Tucson and White Sands National Park Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Sun (2018-11-18 To 2018-11-25) | Sun (2018-12-16 To 2018-12-23) | Sun (2019-01-20 To 2019-02-10) | Sun (2019-11-18 To 2020-03-24)

Highlights :

Explore Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Arches National Park, UTE Mountain, Four Corners Monument, White Sands National Park, Kartchner Caverns State Park, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson Pima Airspace Museum, and Biosphere No.2 Museum on our exciting bus tour starting from Phoenix with special discounts and hotel accommodations.

Itinerary

Passengers will take a flight from their hometown and arrive at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Arrivals will take Hilton’s complimentary shuttle service to the hotel to catch up some rest.

Hotel: Hilton PHX Airport or similar.

In the morning, our group will head towards the Colorado Plateau. Make a stop at Antelope Canyon to browse the magnificent slot canyons formed underground. Continue the journey to Horseshoe Bend which is incised meander of Colorado River which is a stunning 270° turn of the crystal green water. After having lunch in the afternoon, our group will head towards the Lake Powell and make a stop at the Glen Dam overlooking the breathtaking views of Lake Powell.

Hotel: Lake Powell Resort & Marinas or similar.


Attractions

Antelope Canyon, AZ

Antelope Canyon which is a slot canyon in the American Southwest is a gorgeous place to explore. It is a beautiful site to explore the history of the Navajo people.

Glen Canyon Dam, AZ

A concrete arch dam located on the river of Colorado is called Glen Canyon Dam. It has been opened in the year 1963. It is one of the major sources of producing hydroelectricity.

Horseshoe Bend, AZ

The meander with a shape of horseshoe in the river of Colorado Arizona is called Horseshoe Bend. The Grand Canyon is located in the north of this place.

Lake Powell Boat Cruise, AZ

It refers to cruise tourism service offered at Lake Powel which is a basin positioned at the Colorado River and a popular vacation spot visited by about 2 million people annually.

Lake Powell, AZ

It is a reservoir located on the river of Colorado precisely between the border of Arizona and Utah, the area is considered as a well-known spot for vacation visited by 2 million people annually.

Page, AZ

Page, situated in Arizona, US, is a wonderful touristy destination for tourists with family. This grand family point has professional arrangement for the visitors stay and plans. It has Lake Powell as one of the most powerful attractions.

In the morning, depart from Lake Powell showcasing a spectacular scenic view along the canyon walls. Then, our guests will explore Arizona’s renowned Monument Valleys massive housing array of gigantic sandstone buttes and rock formations. Our guests can take the Jeep Tours to explore more about this fascinating region (Optional). Afterward, our group arrives in Arches National Park home to world largest concentration of sand rock arches and formations. Explore the charms of Arches National Park, as well as the world-renowned Delicate Arch and Balanced Rocks. Return to UTE Mountain region to stay overnight. 

Hotel: UTE Mountain Casino or similar.


Attractions

Arches National Park, UT

Arches National park located in eastern Utah is home to a number of natural sandstone arches. The bewitching red sandstone formations make the park an intriguing place to explore.

Delicate Arch, UT

The 65-feet tall freestanding arch close to Utah is said to be as Delicate Arch. It remains open 24 hours a day. The beautiful landscapes make it an ideal choice to visit for tourists.

Monument Valley Jeep Ride, UT

Refers to the jeep tour of Monument valley, the visitors are allowed to sit in a jeep along with a guide who takes them to various sites in the monument valley, the ride is usually of 3 hours.

Monument Valley, UT

Refers to a place in San Juan County in the United States Of America, according to the census held back in 2000, the population of this city is 864. Geographically the area of the city is 74.4 km².

Utah, UT

The western region of US has a state known as Utah. Salt Lake City is the capital of the state. The overall area of Utah took it on 13th rank. However, it is on the 31st position as per population in US.

In the morning, guests will set off to reach the Four Corners Monument where the four states of United States meet; Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah State. Discover the picturesque views Colorado Plateau and arrive at Gallup, also known as the Indian Center. Return to hotels overnight.

Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites or similar.


Attractions

Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is the New Mexico’s largest city, sitting in the high desert. It has a modern Downtown core in contrast with Old Town Albuquerque, dating to 1706 as a Spanish colony founding. It has historic adobe buildings and shops sell Native American handicrafts.

Four Corners Monument, NM

In the southwestern USA near the state of Arizona, there is a location where intersection of four states occurs at a specific point. It is known as Four Corners Monument.

Gallup, NM

Gallup in New Mexico is a small city on historic Route 66. There are red sandstone cliffs dominating to the east, and it is home to Anasazi archaeological sites. The Gallup cultural center has cultural exhibits and Native American crafts.

Travel to the White Sands National Park featuring scenic white gypsum sand dunes and abundant trails to explore the park. Continue the journey to Kartchner Caverns State Park, one of the most popular attractions in the US state of Arizona. The park is filled with spectacular speleothems and limestone with a two-mile passageway through the caverns. Return to Tucson to stay overnight.

Hotel: Best Western Plus or similar.


Attractions

Alamogordo, NM

Alamogordo is the administrative hub of Otero County situated in US state of New Mexico. It is known for its connection with the area for first trial of atomic bomb, Trinity.

Cadillac Mountain, ME

At an elevation of 1530 feet, The Cadillac Mountain is the highest point in Atlantic Seaboard and the best place to see the exquisite landscape and seascape.

White Sands National Monument, NM

The state of Mexico has a National Monument sixteen miles away from Dona Ana County and Otero County is White Sands National Monument. It was built in 1936 and added to NRHP on June 23rd, 1988.

In the morning, our group will arrive at the country's oldest Mission San Xavier del Bac with three hundred years of history and captivating Spanish architecture. Continue to Pima Air & Space Museum, which is one of the country's largest aerospace museum with a variety of US military aircraft. Here, our can board on a tram ride to explore the charms of this museum (Optional). Next, we will explore Biosphere 2 which is a science museum featuring center for research, lifelong education of Earth and its living systems, and its place in the universe (Optional).


Attractions

Biosphere 2, AZ

The Biosphere 2 is an Earth Systems science research facility located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains. It is a large laboratory geared at global Ecology and research on the future of the earth.

Pima Air and Space Museum, AZ

Pima Air and Space Museum is a fabulous museum having the best exhibits of airplanes. The outdoor aircraft displays tour is excellent. The staff is anxious to explain and the enthusiasm in youngsters is apparent. The display hangers are huge. A must-see museum and do not miss the narrated tour.

San Xavier del Bac, AZ

San Xavier del Bac, Arizona, is a preserved gem of New Spain presenting the Baroque style. It was completed in 1797, in a Spanish colonial style filled with icons and statues. There is attached museum and is really informative and interesting.

Tucson, AZ

Tuscon is an amazing city in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert encircled by various captivating mountain ranges such as Santa Catalinas, above all. Mirroring its 19th century commencements are the restored manors of its El Presidio Historic District with fabulous scenes for the tourists.


  • The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
  • The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
  • Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
  • You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
  • Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
  • Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
  • These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
  • Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Pick-up and drop-off to a chosen location will be provided. ( Note the locations and times of pick-up)

  A deluxe coach with air conditioning will be providing the transport. In case only a few passengers are there to take part in the tour a high top Mercedes 15 seat minibus may be used for this purpose.

  Professional escort for the tour will be provided.

  All taxes are included in the price of tour package.

  Free Airport Pickup is available on this tour.


What's Excluded

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

   Airport pickup service charges $10/person.

  Expenditure for personal purposes.

  Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets.Some attractions might be closed on public holidays.

  A minimum of $10 service fee per passenger per day is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of driver and the tour guide.

  $10 per person per US National park from 1 Jan, 2020 would be charged.  Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Horseshoe Bay, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Arch National Park, Canyonland National Park, Devil Tower, Yosemite National Park, etc.

  Travel insurance.

  Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.

  Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service-fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.

Important Notice:Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Biosphere 2, AZ $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Monument Valley Jeep Ride, UT $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
Pima Air and Space Museum, AZ $22.00 $22.00 $22.00

  • All the prices are listed in USD.
  • Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • Prices may change without any notice.
  • Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
  • There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
  • Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Free Airport Pickup from PHX International Airport (PHX) between 4:00 AM to 12:00 AM. For Domestic arrivals meet the guide at baggage claim area and at Waiting Area for the international arrivals.
  • Paid pickup service is available from PHX International Airport (PHX) between 12:00 AM to 04:00 AM. Take Hotel Courtesy Shuttle outside this schedule at your own.
  • 3:00 PM onward is the Hotel Check in time. 2435 S 47th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034. Go to Hilton Phoenix Airport any time by taking a free shuttle from the Airport.

Return Location

  • Kindly Book your flight to depart from Phoenix International Airport (PHX) after 7:30 PM.

Important Notes

  • Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
  • Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
  • There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
  • You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
  • Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
  • If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
  • If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
  • On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation Charges

Since this is a 100% guaranteed departure, in the case of a cancellation, a refund of 120% will be given. The refund, however, doesn’t apply to bad weather conditions, Airport Closures, State Emergencies or anything that is beyond our control as the tour operator.

Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 day tours

 16 days or more prior to departure - 14% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  7-14 days prior to departure- 35% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  4-6 Days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Departure day or no show 100% per person.

Cancellation charges for 5 days and above tour

⇒  A 14% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 46 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 35% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 21-45 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 50% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8-20 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will also be incurred if the cancellation is done on the day of departure.


There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 5 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 3 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1. We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5. Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7. You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8. Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

9. Bring Cash to pay Tour Guide for Optional Activities. Activities are optional though, but every customer MUST purchase at least 2 attraction tickets. Few attractions are mandatory for all.

Reviews

Reviews

Joyal
  • 46
  • 5

 it was lovely seeing all the places that I have never even wished to visit. Arizona and Utah state has the best natural parks in the country, and that is for sure since the Arches National Park was so wonderful and it questions our imagination. We also loved the Lake Powell cruising. It was a great tour with the professional team. Wonderful experience!

Raghu
  • 38
  • 9

It was easy booking our tour seats and boarding the trip for Phoenix. I loved how they treated their guests on board, especially the hotels were excellent. Our destinations were far-distanced, therefore, we had to travel a lot, like 4 hours’ drive pay a visit of 1 hour to a certain destination. But, it was all worth it. Cheers.

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