The Route Tour Highlights Detailed Information
I booked this trip with Trek America where they call it Westerner 3.
It is a 21 day trip through the Western part of the U.S.A. consisting of a group of people
of mixed nationalities. For transport we used a Dodge minibus which can hold about 13
persons and one driver. In 21 days we travelled a distance of about 4.432 kilometers.
The group consisted of the following persons from:
||Shanon (23), John (24)
||Eileen (19), Katrin (19),
Dagmar (23), Veronica (21), Iris (22)
||Sonia & Andy (21,26),
Dennis (20), Vivian (45, driver)
||Erik (24), Tanja (26), Me
The route we followed in this Western
part of the United States of America was as follows. We started in Los Angeles via
Holywood along the Pacific coast to San Fransisco, Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe,
Sierra Nevada, Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Grand
Canyon, Las Vegas, San Diego, a visit to Tijuana in Mexico and back to Los Angeles.
Click the map to see the route
The following list comes
from the Trek America brochure.
First stop - Universal Studios for a
star studded show.
Cruise up the California Coast to the
Giant Redwoods of Big Sur.
Shop on the Monterey Peninsula in the
quaint town of Carmel.
Hit the streets of San Francisco -
Coit Tower, Nob Hill or an excursion to Alcatraz - two full days to see and do it all.
Enjoy the thrills and spills of a
river rafting trip.
Heading east to the breathtaking
beauty of Yosemite National Park, with spectacular views of glacially carved valleys and
majestic redwood trees.
We venture high into the Sierra Nevada
mountain range, crossing into the more arid Eastern Sierras.
Sail across Lake Tahoe on a champagne
Into Utah's back country and the
magnificent natural beauty of Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks.
Hike amidst the splendour of colourful
canyons and amazing rock formations.
Relax, soak up the sun or take a
speedboat ride through Lake Powell's flooded canyons.
Ride tall in the saddle over Navajo
Indian lands camping on the edge of Monument Valley.
Westward, via the Painted Desert to
the Grand Canyon, a truly majestic sight.
It's "show time" in the neon
capital of the world - Las Vegas.
It's Margarita time in Mexico.
Have a whale of a time in San Diego's
Sea World, or relax on the beach
Heading back to Los Angeles for a
fun-filled day in Disneyland - the happiest place on earth.
Detailed travel information
Week 1: Los Angeles,
California Coast, San Fransisco.
Week 2: Rafting, Yosemite NP, Lake Tahoe, Nevada Desert, Bryce NP,
Week 3: Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas,