Death Valley National Park Cycling Tour
Includes all lodging, all meals, van shuttle between Las Vegas and Death Valley, park entrance fees, leaders, tour maps and narratives.
Las Vegas, NV
Timberline van shuttle between Las Vegas and Death Valley is included prior to and following tour.
Not included: Airline service to McCarran International Airport, NV, Guide Gratuity.
Airport 1:30 pm, Las Vegas hotel 2:00 pm
“The Death Valley trip was loads of fun. The leaders were cheerful, helpful and professional. The weather was great and so were the roads.” Death Valley cyclist
The names of our Death Valley cycling tour are exciting; Death Valley, Dante’s View, Badwater, Hell’s Gate. Death Valley has an instantaneous emotional impact on everyone who sees it. That initial view from Zabriskie Point across the vastness of the valley floor to the distant Panamint Peaks rising from the valley clad in an unmistakable mantle of snow is unlike anything that one can experienced in a normal cycling trip. Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the lower 48 states. Its 3.3 million acres are nestled between two mountain ranges, and its Badwater Basin is 282’ below sea level – the lowest point in North America. In fact, during our visit we will get a view of the Badwater Basin and Telescope Peak at 11,040 ft above sea level.
The park’s paved roads offer a beautiful bicycling experience through a rich palette of surreal desert geography and an assortment of topography from level desert spinning to sustained climbs. The sun-soaked days and cool evenings make it the perfect setting for cycling for our February Hub Tour. We have time on the agenda for scenic rides as well as time at the pool.
|Day 1||Group assembles in Las Vegas, shuttle to hotel, bike fitting, orientation dinner|
|Day 2||Daylight Pass - Hells Gate - to Stovepipe Wells||34|
|Day 3||Ubehebe Crater (2959')||48|
|Day 4||Stovepipe Wells through Beatty Cutoff and Borax Works, overnight at The Oasis||39|
|Day 5||Zabriskie Point - Dante's View option (5664')||50|
|Day 6||Artist Palette (3559'), Badwater Basin; shuttle back to Las Vegas||23|