Palm Springs, California

Hyatt Regency Suites, Palm Springs

Hyatt Hotel, Palm Springs

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Sign

Group Photo

Palm Springs Desert Oasis

DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am | Calgary 12:00 pm | Fort Macleod 2:00 pm | Lethbridge 2:30 pm

Tired of winter? Enjoy the dry warmth of the California desert in Palm Springs…

Featuring a seven-night stay in beautiful Palm Springs, unique sightseeing and the excitement of Las Vegas!

14 days | January 19, 2020

  • USA West
  • Motorcoach
  • Passport Required

Edmonton to Calgary to Great Falls

Sunday. Your Palm Springs Holiday begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach in Edmonton. Travel south via Red Deer to Calgary meeting additional travelling companions enroute. Stop at the duty free store before entering the USA and arrive in Great Falls, Montana. Enjoy an informal WELCOME RECEPTION upon arrival.


Great Falls to Jackpot

Monday. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you travel through the rugged mountains of Montana and the high plains of Idaho.
Cross the Snake River Canyon at Twin Falls, enter the state of Nevada and end your day in Jackpot. You may wish to enjoy Nevada-style gambling.


Jackpot to Las Vegas

Tuesday. Travel across the NEVADA GREAT BASIN to Las Vegas where glitter and glamour are passwords and neon lights
flash day and night. Enjoy a DRIVING TOUR of the famous strip on the way to your hotel for overnight. Tonight enjoy the one-of-a-kind FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE at your doorstep! Your hotel, the Golden Nugget, is located on Fremont Street in the
midst of the action. Watch the Light and Sound Shows – displays of supersized animation and high-resolution special effects on a canopy 90 feet overhead. There are kiosks, shops and an overhead zip-line on this “pedestrian-only” street for your added enjoyment.


Las Vegas to Palm Springs

Wednesday. (7 nights) Enroute to your destination travel through the spectacular scenic mountain region of the Mojave Desert arriving in sunny Palm Springs, one of America’s most popular desert resort areas for an incredible seven-night stay. Accommodation is at the beautiful downtown Hyatt Palm Springs. This enjoyable property features 197 suites located near shops, restaurants and entertainment and within walking distance to the casino. All rooms boast a coffeemaker, hair dryer, iron/board, fridge, separate living room, private balcony, safe, and complimentary wifi. A daily happy hour with discounted drinks and complimentary snacks, a heated outdoor pool and hot tub will add to your enjoyment.


Palm Springs Area

Thursday. A morning SIGHTSEEING TOUR showcases the best of this popular playground of the rich and famous. A local guide brings Palm Springs’ vast history and Native American heritage to life and tells stories of the celebrities who have lived in this area, including the legendary Bob Hope. Experience the SHIELDS DATE GARDEN. Your afternoon is at leisure. Take advantage of the amenities of your resort hotel, or simply relax by the pool. This evening walk out the front door of your hotel into VILLAGEFEST where you’ll find entertainment, tables and kiosks of unique merchandise and food booths. Palm Canyon Drive
is closed to traffic and transformed into a vibrant pedestrian street fair every Thursday night.


Palm Springs Area

Friday. A special treat is in store for you today. Take a ride on the world’s largest rotating TRAMCAR which transports passengers from the Valley Station through five unique life zones up the San Jacinto Mountains to an Alpine wilderness at an elevation of 8,516 feet. The rest of your day is free to enjoy beautiful Palm Springs.


Palm Springs Area

Saturday. Enjoy a fun optional trip to the College of the Desert to enjoy the FLEA MARKET. A free afternoon to check out the
many unique shops or enjoy your hotel.


Palm Springs Area

Sunday. The morning will be devoted to an entertaining visit to THE LIVING DESERT – a unique facility that is a zoo, endangered species conservation centre, botanical gardens, natural history museum, wilderness park, nature preserve and an education centre. Don’t miss the “Wildlife Wonders” live animal show, a fascinating wildlife presentation featuring desert mammals, reptiles and birds of prey. A “mall break” allows time for optional lunch and shopping prior to returning to the hotel.


Palm Springs Area

Monday. Today is yours to enjoy everything this first-class desert oasis has to offer.


Palm Springs Area

Tuesday. Another day to do what you want to do! Enjoy this beautiful resort, visit with friends wintering in the area or wander
to the casino. Whatever you decide will be better because you’re in Palm Springs!


Palm Springs to Las Vegas

Wednesday. Bid farewell to your place in the sun. Tanned and rested, travel back to Las Vegas, Nevada. Your overnight will be at the Golden Nugget located downtown on Fremont Street.


Las Vegas to Ogden

Thursday. Leave the state of Nevada and traverse a small corner of Arizona which features a drive through the beautiful VIRGIN
RIVER CANYON. Travel into the state of Utah known for its beautiful Mormon temples. Continue to Ogden for overnight.


Ogden to Great Falls

Friday. Travel north through the state of Idaho, enter the state of Montana and arrive in Great Falls for a HOSTED FAREWELL
DINNER with your new-found friends.


Great Falls to Calgary to Edmonton

Saturday. Stop at the duty free store and then re-enter Canada. Return home with fond memories of your desert vacation.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodations and tax
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Travel Bag
  • Traveller’s Handbook
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Welcome Reception
  • Nevada Great Basin
  • Las Vegas Strip driving tour
  • Fremont Street Experience
  • Guided city tour of Palm Springs
  • Shields Date Garden
  • Villagefest
  • Aerial Tramway
  • Desert Flea Market
  • The Living Desert
  • Two Free Days in Palm Springs
  • Virgin River Canyon
  • Meals Include: 4 Continental Breakfasts and Farewell Dinner.

2020 Alberta Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change | No GST on this tour










Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.


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