Pick-up / Return
Road 66, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Capitol Reef Desert, Bryce Canyon, Las Vegas, Death Valley, Sequoia National Park, Pacific Coast Highway 1
(motorbikes available : 3/10)
(motorbikes available : 9/10)
Day 1 : France – Los Angeles
Flight to the City of Angels, transfer to our Long Beach base to recover motorcycles.
Night in Long Beach.
Day 2 : Long Beach – Joshua Park – Palm Spring (6h drive – 400 km)
You will quickly leave the “City of Angels” to go directly to the crossroads of the Mojave and Colorado deserts; Joshua Tree National Park awaits you. High place of climbing, it is full of hidden valleys where the fauna (red-tailed buzzards, California hares, kangaroo rats) and flora (Joshua trees, ocotillos and Cholla cacti) will amaze you.
Night in Palm Springs.
Day 3 : Palm Springs – Mojave desert – Kingman (6h drive – 400 km)
“On the way to the moon … or almost”
The Mojave National Preserve resembles a lunar landscape made up of immense sand dunes (sometimes reaching more than 200m high), caves containing stalactites and stalagmites, volcanic cones.
Night in Kingman.
Day 4 : Kingman – Sedona – Flagstaff (6h drive – 400 km)
“Road 66, the essential and Red Rock County”
More than 80 years old, Road 66 originally linked Chicago to Santa Monica (4000 km). Sank into oblivion since the construction of many “interstates”, it has kept its soul and the most traces of this era on the section that you will take. Then direction Sedona, a must-see stopover in the state of Arizona. From the ancient mining town of Jerome to the superb red rock formations of Sedona to the Montezuna Castle National Monument, you will be delighted by this region.
Night in Flagstaff.
Day 5 : Flagstaff – Grand Canyon – Page (5h30 drive – 350 km)
The Grand Canyon reflects all that the American West has to offer. No image, no text can describe what you will see.
Night in Page on the shore of Lake Powell.
Day 6 : Page – Monument Valley – Arch National Park
Delicate Arch, Dead Goose, Again and Again … 2000 stone arches listed and named in this absolutely sublime rock desert.
Night in Moab.
Day 7 : Moab – Capitol Reef – Bryce Canyon (6h drive – 380 km)
“Million dollar road”
200 km of pure road happiness, between the Capitol Reef desert and Bryce Canyon. Crossing the Dixie National Forest, your motorbike will climb to an altitude of more than 3000 m, where you can admire breathtaking views of the jagged mesas and the canyons dug by the Escalante River.
Night near Bryce Canyon.
Day 8 : Bryce Canyon – Zion National Park – Las Vegas (5h30 drive – 400 km)
“The Jewels of Utah”
One will amaze you with its immense “hoodoos”, funny orange limestone rocks pointing towards an inexorably blue sky, the other for its vertical walls of red sandstone flowing into the canyon of the Virgin River. A giant world in technicolor.
Night in Las Vegas.
Day 9 : Las Vegas (Free day)
Dollars, glitter, cascading slot machines: Las Vegas can only “dazzle” you.
Night in Las Vegas.
Day 10 : Las Vegas – DeathValley – Bakersfield (8h30 drive –600 km)
“The Valley of Death”
86 m below sea level, temperatures regularly around 45 ° C: Death Valley is an extreme land, the remnant of a dry lake. Your gaze will be totally lost in the immensity of this landscape where canyons, sand dunes, salt fields and hills with ravine slopes take shape.
Night in Bakersfield.
Day 11 : DeathValley – Sequoia National Park – Fresno (5h30 drive –350 km)
Sequoia National Park is home to thousands of kilometers of forest, including incredible tall redwood stands.
Night in Fresno.
Day 12 : Fresno – San Joaquin Valley – Monterey (4h drive –220 km)
“17 miles drive”
Passing through the San Joaquin Valley (granary of the USA, this region produces 90% of the country’s almonds, artichokes and avocados), you will reach the Pacific coast in Monterey and end your day on the “17 miles drive” in the light of its exceptional sunsets.
Night in Monterey (or nearby).
Day 13 : Monterey – Santa Barbara (5h drive – 400 km)
Second unforgettable day between the Pacific coast and Los Padres National Forest, a “scenic road” as there is only in the USA.
Night in Santa Barbara (or nearby).
Day 14 : Santa Barbara – Los Angeles (3h drive – 150 km)
Your tour will end in style like the credits of some US TV series: Santa Barbara, Malibu, Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
Night in Los Angeles.
Day 15 : Los Angeles – Paris (arrival on Day 16 in the morning)
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