15710
Nevada/California
Desert Landscapes: Valley of Fire, Death Valley and the Colorado River
Learn about desert landscapes from experts as you explore the ruggedly beautiful Death Valley, raft the Colorado River and discover ancient petroglyphs while hiking the Valley of Fire.
Rating (5)
Program No. 15710RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,495
Getting There
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At a Glance

From the sand dunes and stone of Death Valley National Park to the banks of the Colorado River waters tamed by Hoover Dam, walk, hike and float through some of the most remarkable landscapes in the U.S. With our instructor, discover the forces at work in these starkly contrasting environments.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Varies by date. Moderate – Hiking up to one mile daily over varied terrain. Active – Hiking up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Elevations up to 5,500 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover Death Valley and visit Badwater, the lowest point in North America, 282 feet below sea level.
  • Hike through the Valley of Fire among vivid 3,000-year-old petroglyphs.
  • Enjoy a float trip on the Colorado River through the sheer cliffs and multicolored rocks of Black Canyon.
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