Canyons & Cacti Luxury Guided Motorcycle Tour

Winding byways take you through a paradise of remote and breathtaking landscapes of Arizona, Utah and Colorado to some of the most famous parks in the world. The Canyons & Cacti tour is well suited for riders seeking colorful deserts, bottomless canyons and snow-capped summits. Warm days, cool nights and unlimited adventure await you.

This guided motorcycle tour takes you through the American Southwest. Find vast forests and unexpected secrets as you journey through spectacular mountains, painted deserts, infinite canyons and unbelievable national parks. We embellish this premium motorcycle tour with our best all-inclusive activities, including helicopter tours, rafting, fishing and our one-of-a-kind marksmanship course with unique firearms.

From the Waldorf Astoria to national landmark lodges, world-ranked boutique resorts, and luxury ranches you’ll bask in the relaxation and elegance you so richly deserve. Take time to enjoy the beauty of the American Southwest … you’ve waited a lifetime for something like this. Just do it!

Dates:                               May 23 – June 1, 2016
Location:                          Begins and ends in Phoenix, Arizona
Ride Days:                        9 days: 2,091 miles/3,365 kilometers

TOUR COST:                     $8,740; Reserve Your 2016 Journey Today

Includes:                          All airport transfers, luxury lodging costs, spa treatments, most meals, all fuel, all park entrance fees, fishing,  rafting, marksmanship, helicopter tours, horseback riding, and other select recreation and entertainment options.

Rent a Harley:                   $1,820 bike w/insurance for Primary Guest
Bring a Companion:        $    995 share a room; includes all amenities & attractions
Companion Bike:             $2,095 includes bike w/insurance, additional fuel, maintenance, and park fees

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Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Guest chauffeur service to:
Motorcycle orientation and fitting
Hotel property


Accommodations & Amenities:
Arizona Biltmore/Waldorf Astoria
Rider reception
Orientation and introductions
Tour discussion
Safety and comfort topics

Day 2


Saguaro Lake
Superstition Mountains
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Mogollon Plateau
Winslow, Arizona


Accommodations & Amenities:
La Posada
Historic luxury Spanish waystation
Old Hollywood history
Dine at five-star restaurant

Day 3

Ride the Navajo Nation
Painted Desert
Canyon DeChelly
Four Corners Monument
• Stand in four states at once
Tour Mesa Verde National Park
• Ancient cliff dwellings
Durango, CO


Accommodations & Amenities:
Historic Strater House
Elegant Victorian Hotel
Historic Restaurant and Saloon

Day 4

Million Dollar Highway
• Three magnificent mountain passes
Dallas Divide
Paradox, Colorado
Moab, Utah
• Dramatic rock formations
• Flaming red canyons
Colorado River canyon


Accommodations & Amenities:
Secluded River Resort & Spa
Secluded ranch in a breathtaking canyon
Fine riverside dining
Spa treatments

Day 5

Moab, Utah freestyle ride day:
Solo or escorted


Tours & Activities in Moab:
Horseback riding
Relax on the river
Motorcycle touring
• Arches National Park
• Canyonlands National Park
• Explore magical lands

Accommodations & Amenities:
Secluded River Resort & Spa
Exclusive luxury ranch in a breathtaking canyon

Day 6

Valley of the Gods
Natural Bridges
Glen Canyon
Cataract Canyon
Capitol Reef National Park
Torrey, Utah


Accommodations & Amenities:
Exclusive Canyon Retreat
2400-acre working buffalo ranch
One-of-a-kind marksmanship course

Day 7

Grand Staircase of the Escalante
• Thrilling canyon rim ride
Tour Bryce Canyon National Park
Tour Zion National Park
• Breathtaking rides
Springdale, Utah


Accommodations & Amenities:
The Desert Pearl Inn
Luxury river resort
Hospitality reception

Day 8

Vermillion Cliffs
Grand Staircase of the Escalante
Glen Canyon Dam
Marble Canyon
Kaibab Plateau
Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim


Accommodations & Amenities:
Grand Canyon North Rim
Premium cabins

Day 9

Echo Cliffs
• Indian craft vendors
Painted Desert
Grand Canyon National Park South Rim
• Helicopter tour
Oak Creek Canyon
Sedona, Arizona


Accommodations & Amenities:
El Portal
Exclusive boutique hacienda-style resort
Tlaquepague Arts & Cultural District

Day 10

Jerome, Arizona
• Explore Historic copper town
• Old West saloons
Prescott, Arizona
Wickenburg, Arizona
Vulture Mountains
Phoenix, Arizona


Accommodations & Amenities:
Arizona Biltmore/Waldorf Astoria
Farewell Reception
Exchange contact information
Business close-out tasks

Sample the Canyons & Cacti Premium Guided Motorcycle Tour

Click the dots or arrows on the gallery for a sampling of this incredible motorcycle tour. Enjoy:
–     The relaxing and private courtyard at El Portal
–     The luxury of the Waldorf Astoria
–     Vast, unbounded landscapes
–     Painted deserts
–     Fine restaurants
–     Snow-capped peaks
–     Brilliant red canyons
–     The 2400-acre Lodge at Red River
–     Incredible rock formations in Moab, Utah
–     Historic Durango
–     Open ranges
–     Mountain passes
–     And so very much more.


Canyons & Cacti Luxury Guided Motorcycle Tour Route Map

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