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6-Day Albuquerque, Petrified Forest National Park, White Sands National Monument Tour from Los Angeles Tour Code: 578-9580

From USD$618  
Los Angeles, CA; Monterey Park, CA; Rosemead, CA
English; Mandarin Chinese
6 5
Visit Sedona (Route 66), Tucson (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum), Petrified Forest National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Alamogordo (White Sands National Monument), Albuquerque, Carlsbad (Carlsbad Caverns National Park), Saguaro National Park, Taos. Inclusions: 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • The world's largest International Hot Air Balloon Carnival between Oct 5 - Oct 15
Price (/person)
    Single $918
    Double $618
    3rd Person
    Adult $60
    Child $60
    4th Person
    Adult $438
    Child $438

Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 get 3rd discounted details:
    • Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure.
    • No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $150 fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • Discounted price is not applicable on special holidays.
  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to ages 3-9. Infant under 2 years old is free of charge.
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* Please note the Tour Map is subject to change.

Day 1: Los Angeles - Route 66 - Flagstaff(397 miles)

In the morning, we will depart for Arizona via Route 66 which is also known as the Mother's Road. The bus will follow the Mojave Desert all the way to the east, where we can see unlimited desert plants and mountains! Overnight in Flagstaff.
  • Sedona, AZ

    Sedona, AZ
    This small city in the Verde Valley region of Arizona attracts visitors from all over with its gorgeous red sandstone rock formations. It is a popular place for outdoor recreational activities like hiking, biking, and mountain climbing.

    Route 66

    Called the "Main Street of America," this highway stretching from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA was one of the first highways built in America as part of the US Highway System. It was established in 1926.
Standard Hotel: Red Roof Inn or similar

Day 2: Flagstaff - Petrified Forest National Park - Albuquerque(285 miles)

In the morning, we leave for the world's largest and most beautiful Petrified Forest National Park, thousands of trunk Petrifieds lying on the ground. Overnight at Albuquerque.
  • Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

    Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
    The Petrified Forest National Park is a badlands area in Arizona, named for the petrified wood that lies around the area. It is near Sedona, Phoenix, the Painted Desert, and the Blue Mesa.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Inn Abuqurque Gary or similar

Day 3: Albuquerque - Taos Pueblo(108 miles)

In the morning, we will go to the largest Hot Air Balloon Conference in the United States (Oct 5-Oct 15) and arrange a spectacular picture of more than 600 hot air balloons at the same time! In the noon we will continue to Taos Pueblo.
  • Albuquerque, NM

    The most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico, also the home of the International Balloon Fiesta, the world's largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the globe. The event takes place during October.
  • Taos, NM

    Taos Pueblo

    This ancient Native American settlement has been standing for more than one thousand years, and has been occupied almost continuously over that millennia. Its long history has earned it a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn or similar

Day 4: Taos Pueblo - Carlsbad Cavern - White Sands National Monument - Las Cruces(460 miles)

In the morning, we will drive across the Rocky Mountains to Carlsbad Cavern. We can walk or take the elevator down to the tunnel. Then we will visit the White Sands National Monument which is an amazing area of countless miles of pure white Sands dunes. Overnight in Las Cruces.
  • Carlsbad, NM

    Carlsbad, NM
    Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, this city is a hub for tourism.

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park is home to the Big Room, the third-largest cave chamber in North America and the seventh-largest in the world. From spring through fall, visitors can also witness the nightly bat flight.
  • Alamogordo, NM

    The seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States, known for its connection with the Trinity test, the first explosion of an atomic bomb.

    White Sands National Monument

    This national monument in south-central New Mexico covers more than 140,000 acres in the Tularosa Basin. The striking sand dunes that give the park its name get their color from gypsum crystals, which are rarely found in sand.
Standard Hotel: La Quality or similar

Day 5: Las Cruces - Tucson - Phoenix(352 miles)

We will visit the Saguaro National Park in the morning. We will see thousands of animals, plants and cactus all over the mountains. Then we will visit the large outdoor museum in the park - Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. We will be surprised by the wild animals of the Sonora Desert such as big spiders, black bears, coyotes and drug lords. Overnight in Phoenix.
  • Saguaro National Park, AZ

    Saguaro National Park, AZ
    Showcases the many faces of the Sonoran Desert, including all of the myriad and fascinating types of cacti and wildlife.
  • Tucson, AZ

    Tucson, AZ
    Tucson has grown into a modern metropolis without entirely sacrificing its historic quarters. Equal parts college town and retirement community, it's one of the more attractive big cities of the Southwest.

    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

    This 98-acre attraction is more than just a natural history museum-- it is also a zoo and botanical garden. Two miles of walking paths get you close to more than 300 animals and 1,200 types of plants.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (4-12 yrs) $6; Junior (13-17 yrs) $16

Standard Hotel: La Quality or similar

Day 6: Phoenix - Joshua Tree Park National Park - Los Angeles(358 miles)

Today we will visit the Joshua Tree National Park which protects the local desert ecology and the unique desert plant Joshua Tree. We can see the strange stones such as meteorites, arches and hat rocks. There is also a large and lovely Cairo Cactus Garden, which is also a paradise for rock climbers. We returned to Los Angeles in the evening.
  • Joshua Tree National Park, CA

    Joshua Tree National Park, CA
    Experience two distinct desert ecosystems, gold mining ruins, a variety of plants and animals, surreal geologic features, vibrant sunsets and uncountable starts all in Joshua tree national park.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Los Angeles, CA 5394-F Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604 (New 99 Ranch Market- Irvine, CA ) 6:30am
Los Angeles, CA 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620 6:45am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 18317 Pioneer Blvd, Cerritos, CA 90701 7:00am
Los Angeles, CA 8560 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683 (Seafood Restaurent- Westminster, CA ) 7:00am
Los Angeles, CA 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638 (Holiday Inn Hotel La Mirada- hotel guest only ) 7:00am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 1 Industry Hills Pkwy, City of Industry, CA 91744 (Pacific Palm Resort Hotel- hotel guest only ) 7:15am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 7709 Telegraph Rd, Montebello, CA 90640 (Quality Inn Montebello Plaza- Montebello, CA ) 7:15am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 3 Centerpointe DR, La Palma, CA 90623 (La Quinta Inn & Suite- hotel guest only ) 7:15am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 1230 S Golden W Ave #B, Arcadia, CA 91007 7:20am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 638 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2802 (Chinatown Dim Sum- Los Angeles, CA ) 7:20am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 9920 Valley Boulevard, El Monte, CA 91731 (Holiday Inn El Monte- Hotel Guests Only ) 7:30am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 434 Potrero Grande Dr, Monterey Park, CA 91755 (MarkLand Hotel Best Western Monterey Park- hotel guest only ) 7:30am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 3633 Rosemead Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Bokai Garden Hotel Rosemead- Rosemead ) 7:30am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 888 Montebello Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (DoubleTree Hotel- Rosemead, CA ) 7:30am 7:00pm
Rosemead, CA , Rosemead, CA 91770 (Hartford Hotel- hotel guest only ) 7:35am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 705 San Gabriel Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rosemead- hotel guest only - ) 7:35am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 9488 Valley Boulevard Rosemead, Rosemead, CA 91770 (Quality Inn Rosemead- Rosemead, CA ) 7:40am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 225 W Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776 (Hilton Hotel San Gabriel (In front of Water Fountain )- hotel guest only ) 7:45am 7:00pm
Monterey Park, CA 123 S Lincoln Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754 (Lincoln Plaza Hotel- Monterey Park, CA ) 7:50am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 117 E Garvey Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91755 (ABC cafe- Monterey Park, CA ) 8:00am 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA 18414 Colima Road Suite A, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 (HK2 Market in HongKong Plaza- Rowland Heights, CA ) 8:30am 6:40pm
Los Angeles, CA 18880 Gale Ave, Rowland Height, CA 91748 (Best Western Executive Inn- hotel guest only ) 9:10am 6:40pm
Los Angeles, CA 1170 Fairway Drive, Walnut, CA 91789 (Quality Inn & Suites- hotel guest only ) 9:15am 6:40pm
Los Angeles, CA 21725 E. Gateway Center Dr, Diamond Bar, CA 91765 (Holiday Inn Diamond Bar- Hotel Guest Only ) 9:30am 6:40pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bi- or multi-lingual tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Junior
    Tucson, AZ
    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Optional) $20 $6 (4-12 yrs) $16 (13-17 yrs)
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Mandatory fee: $100/person including the Petrified Forest National Park, Hot air balloon festival, White Sand National Monument, Saquaro National Park, Taos Pueblo, Carlsbad Cavern and Joshua Tree National Park.
  • Air fares between your city and the departure city
  • A mandatory service fees to the driver and tour guide (min. $12/person/day).
  • All meals and drinks during the trip (tour guides will help to arrange the restaurants)
  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • All other private expenses.


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  • Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.
  • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .
  • Cancellation penalties per person
    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    23-30 days prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
    15-22 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 14 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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  • Passport/Visa: Guests are required to take along their valid travel document such as the original multiple entry visa to the United States, U.S. passport or green card to join the tour.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
  • Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children).

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