Give a cactus a second look. Change your point of view on a crag. Experience a canyon from the inside out. From spiky Joshua trees to rare palm oases, every step in the desert reveals something magnificent and surprising. Open sky, open mind. It's time to see the desert in a new way with a touch of yoga to boot.
Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.
3-nights Premiere Hotel accommodations at Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs
Meals: All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
Expertise and services of experienced Trip Leaders
Optional yoga in the morning an/or afternoon led by Backroads Trip Leader, a certified yoga instructor (mats provided)
Snacks and beverages between meals
Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
Park and other entry fees
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
Select coach transfers
Baggage transfers and porterage
Explore Joshua Tree National Park's remarkable landscape strewn with gigantic boulders and shady palm oases
Admire the expansive vistas from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, an exhilarating vertical ascent
Marvel at the desert's distinctive beauty—from Joshua trees to unique wildlife like roadrunners and desert bighorn sheep
NEW This Backroads trip includes optional yoga in the morning and/or afternoon, led by a Backroads Trip Leader, a certified yoga instructor
starting at $2,399.
11/17/2019 – 11/20/2019
12/28/2019 – 12/31/2019
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. All prices are quoted in U.S. dollars. Single supplement applies. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Accommodations, inclusions and itinerary subject to change depending upon specific departure date. Private Trips, Custom Trips available; inquire for pricing and details. Please Note: Accommodations based on Premiere Hotels itinerary. Rate varies by date of travel; please inquire for the best prices for your preferred travel dates.