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South of Elko, the Ruby Mountains are a superbly rugged range, nicknamed 'Nevada's alps' for their prominent peaks, glacial lakes and alpine vegetation: the area has the highest average annual rainfall in the state. The village of Lamoille has basic food and lodging, and one of the most photographed rural churches in the US. Just before the village, Lamoille Canyon Rd branches south, following a forested canyon for 12 miles past cliffs and waterfalls to the Ruby Crest trailhead at 8800ft.


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Yellowstone, Antelope, Bryce & Grand Canyon Tour from San Francisco

ItineraryDay 1: San Francisco – Sacramento – California State Capitol – ElkoStop At: Donner Pass, Truckee, Lake Tahoe (California), CaliforniaIn the morning, we will depart from San Francisco / Bay Area and head east towards Nevada. As passing through Sacramento, we will stop to see the California State Capitol. Afterwards, we will drive through Donner Pass and enjoy the desert views along the way. We will spend the night in Elko. NOTESIf you want to join the tour from Sacramento, please meet the tour guide at the California State Capitol Entrance by 11:00 am. Bus will NOT return to Sacramento at the end of the tour.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Elko. Red Lion Inn Elko, OR Similar.Day 2: Elko - Yellowstone National ParkStop At: Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, WyomingToday, we will depart to tour the Yellowstone National Park, where we will see many impressive spots, including the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Fountain Paint Pot, Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Brink of Upper Falls, the Norris Geyser, and more!We will spend the night in East Yellowstone or West Yellowstone.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at East Yellowstone or West Yellowstone. Traveler’s Lodge, Yellowstone Country Inn, OR SimilarDay 3: Yellowstone - Grand Teton National Park - JacksonStop At: Grand Teton, Grand Teton National Park, WyomingAfter breakfast, we will continue to explore Yellowstone National Park.Afterward, we will travel to Grand Teton National Park, where we will have some time to see the amazing sights of this natural wonder. Then we will travel to Jackson, a famous cowboy town as well as a world's renowned vacation destination. Be sure to visit the Elk Antler Arches Square located in the center of Jackson! Stay overnight in Pocatello.Note*Some attractions may be closed before the South Entrance of Yellowstone opens on May 10th, additional stops in Yellowstone will be made to replace according to weather and road conditions.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Pocatello. Red Lion Hotel Pocatello, OR Similar.Day 4: Salt Lake City - Bryce National Park - BryceStop At: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahDeparting for Great Salt Lake this morning, known as "America's Dead Sea", we will drive to Capitol Hill afterwards and visit the most expensive and magnificent State House in America, the Utah State Capitol! Take a walk in the State Capitol building, and amazed by the architecture, sculptures and the rich history behind it. Temple Square is our next stop! Follow Mormon Missionary sisters' lead and see the virtue kingdom for LDS church, the Temple Square and learn the history and teachings of the LDS Church.We will arrive at Bryce Canyon National Park in the afternoon, discover the spectacular view of the reddish-orange colored sandstone formations, called hoodoos. An amphitheater that is filled by pinnacles, spires, bridges and mesas. Stay overnight in Bryce.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Bryce. Bryce View Lodge, OR Similar.Day 5: Antelope Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Las VegasStop At: Horseshoe Bend, Page, ArizonaEnjoying a scenic ride on the Colorado Plateau this morning towards Antelope Canyon passing by Glen Canyon Dam, which holds back Lake Powell.Then we will drive to Horseshoe Bend next - one of the top ten locations in America for photography by National Geographic! Standing by the edge, the view that comprises glowing green water, blue sky, and reddish rock is just breathtaking.We will arrive at the world's Capital for Entertainment – Las Vegas in the afternoon.Stay overnight in Las Vegas.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Las Vegas. Park MGM Las Vegas, OR SimilarDay 6: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park/West Grand Canyon – Hoover Dam – Las VegasStop At: Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaWe are headed to the Grand Canyon National Park or West Grand Canyon.Afterwards, we will drive to Hoover Dam next, overseeing Lake Mead!We will return to Las Vegas in the afternoon and stay overnight. You may see a show tonight in World's Capitol for Entertainment – Las Vegas!Or you could choose the Las Vegas Free Day (USD 30/person mandatory fee is required)NOTESDue to exhibition in Las Vegas and holidays, you will be additionally charged for each room when checking in Las Vegas hotels on 10/21/18, 10/31/18, 11/01/18, 12/30/18, 12/31/18, 01/07/19-01/11/19, 5/19/19, 5/26/19, 7/27/19, 7/2819, 10/21/19, 10/31/19, 11/1/19, 12/30/19. The additional charge has been adjusted on these dates.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Las Vegas. Park MGM Las Vegas, OR Similar.Day 7: Las Vegas – San FranciscoStop At: Mojave Desert, CaliforniaDeparting from Las Vegas, we will head back to San Francisco today. We will drive through the Mojave Desert, largest desert in US West, and home to world’s largest Solar Power Station and Windmill Electricity Generators.We will arrive in San Francisco Bay Area in the evening and finish our pleasant tour.NOTES1. End the tour in San Francisco: you can return to your original departure points (except Sacramento) or be dropped off at SFO airport drop-off (please schedule your flights departing from SFO airport after 10:30 pm);2. End the tour in Los Angeles: you can take the bus towards Los Angeles for free. Please schedule your flights departing from LAX airport after 9:00 pm for American domestic flights or after 10:00 pm for international flights (complimentary airport drop-off service is included).3. End the tour in Las Vegas: please schedule your flights departing from LAS airport after 2:00 pm (airport drop-off service is not included).Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.