NEW About the tour: Rocky Mountain High

An incredible adventure to some of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders, this is an unmissable tour!

Travel along America's highest highway, go back in time to the Wild West and capture a once-in-a-lifetime moment in front of Mount Rushmore all on one holiday. We’ll journey along the famed Oregon trail - the route many pioneers traversed to settle in the American West - and discover the vast natural beauty of the world’s first national park, Yellowstone. The jaw-dropping landscapes and abundance of wildlife will take your breath away! You'll also witness the stunning rugged peaks and vast scale of the Grand Teton mountain range - another landscape of outstanding beauty - before sampling a taste of Salt Lake City’s historic highlights.

Be dazzled by the remarkable sights this holiday offers!

Tour Includes


  • 7 nights hotel
  • Flights to Denver and from Salt Lake City
  • Airport transfers in the USA
  • Air-conditioned coach travel
  • Fully escorted in the USA by a Tour Manager

9 days from £1999 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Upon arrival at Denver you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

    This morning, enjoy a short city tour of the “Mile High City", including the gold-domed State Capitol. Its 13th step on the west side of the building is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level – one mile high!

    A short distance from Denver, we will enter Rocky Mountain National Park where you will feel like you are on top of the world. Here, 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments.

    And, if you thought the journey to the park was beautiful, just wait until you experience Trail Ridge Road. Known appropriately as the “Highway to the Sky”, and offering incomparable views in every direction, Trail Ridge Road winds past countless peaks, through tundra high above the treeline, and crosses the Continental Divide at 12,183 feet.

    We continue to Cheyenne, Wyoming’s capital city, which embodies the spirit of the Old West. Considered the nation’s railroad capital, Cheyenne is home to a collection of steam engines, including Old Number 4004, the world’s largest steam locomotive and one of the eight remaining Big Boys on display throughout the country!

    Denver
    Denver

    Included Highlights

    • Denver
    • Rocky Mountain National Park
    • Cheyenne

    Our journey begins this morning with a visit to Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Originally established as a private fur trading fort, this “grand old post” evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains, and witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America’s western expansion.

    We continue through the majestic beauty of South Dakota’s Black Hills to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where you’ll come face-to-face with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln. A true serving of America’s rich heritage, it is sure to be a memorable experience!

    Fort Laramie
    Fort Laramie

    Included Highlights

    • Mount Rushmore
    • Fort Laramie

    Today, crossing back into Wyoming en-route to Cody, we will travel through Bighorn National Forest, where undisturbed rolling hills, alpine lakes, craggy cliffs, thick pine forests and the Bighorn Mountains dominate the landscape.

    Upon arrival in Cody, we will visit the Buffalo Bill Museum. Celebrating the spirit of the American West, including the culture and art that bring the heritage of Wyoming alive. The Buffalo Bill Museum focuses on the life and times of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the town founder and a living legend.

    In the evening, enjoy attractions such as rodeos, gun fight re-enactments and iconic cowboy music (Seasonal).

    Bighorn Mountains
    Bighorn Mountains

    Included Highlights

    • Bighorn Mountains
    • Cody

    Today we take an unforgettable journey into America’s first national park and nature’s wonderland, Yellowstone.

    Here, the earth is in action with geysers, majestic mountain ranges, flowing rivers, waterfalls and ancient volcanoes. The iconic spots – Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs and Yellowstone Canyon – will be familiar from photographs, but seeing them in person is an incredible experience. They’re not just as good as you’ve heard – they’re better!

    This mountain wild-land is also home to eagles, grizzly and black bears, buffalo, elk and much more, so you are bound to see wildlife wherever you go!

    Yellowstone
    Yellowstone

    Included Highlights

    • Yellowstone

    An exquisite mountain landscape where jagged peaks tower more than a mile above the Jackson Hole valley, Grand Teton National Park is located just south of Yellowstone. Rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes and alpine terrain, the Teton Range dominates the park’s skyline and stands as a monument to the people who fought to protect it.

    A stop will be made at the Snake River Overlook, a location made famous by Ansel Adams, where views of the Snake River flowing alongside the mountains really puts the size of the Tetons into perspective!

    We then continue to Jackson Hole, an area encompassed on all sides by mountain barriers.

    Grand Teton National Park
    Grand Teton National Park

    Included Highlights

    • Grand Teton National Park
    • Jackson Hole

    Today’s journey takes us through scenic southern Idaho to Salt Lake City, the Mormon state of Utah’s capital and most populous city. Upon arrival, enjoy views of the State Capitol Building and downtown’s historic Temple Square - home to the 6-spired Salt Lake Temple and domed Tabernacle of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

    This evening, we recommend dining at The Roof Restaurant (optional and at an additional cost). The Roof offers an extravagant buffet and inspiring views of the Salt Lake Valley and Temple Square - a real treat!

    Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City

    Included Highlights

    • Salt Lake City

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Dinner in Salt Lake City
    £50.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

    Arrival in the UK.



    All rooms have to be requested with our Partner, ATI, once we have confirmed your requirements we will send you a new confirmation invoice. ATI Terms and Conditions do not allow any name changes once your booking is confirmed.

    This tour requires customers to have a certain degree of fitness as it is a very full itinerary.  Wheelchairs must be prior approved by ATI.  This is due to luggage space being at a premium on the coach.  Customers are subject to 1 piece of hold luggage each, additional pieces are subject to approval by ATI and may be charged at a supplement.  Passengers with medical conditions which impair their travels and may require assistance must make these conditions known at the time of booking. Tour Directors are not permitted to personally intervene or assist in medical emergencies, or assist passengers with prior medical conditions. Passengers with physical challenges must always travel with a companion who can assist them. All coaches are equipped with a lavatory. As facilities for properly serving the lavatory are extremely limited outside major metropolitan areas, the on-board lavatory is principally intended for emergency use. Of course, frequent stops are made throughout the day for the customers comfort. You may find that your tour coach does not have seat belts as American Law doesn't require them.

    Please note, due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be aged 21 years or over.  Persons under 21 years of age cannot enter casinos (including those in hotels) alone in the USA and must be accompanied at all times by an adult aged 21 or over.

    IMPORTANT VISA INFORMATION

    Travel Authorisation via the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) is required prior to travelling to the USA under the Visa Waiver Program, for which an additional charge of approximately $14 per person is made. Log onto the ESTA Web site at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov and complete an online application in English. The web-based system will prompt you to answer basic biographical and eligibility questions typically requested on a paper I-94W form. Applications may be submitted at any time prior to travel, however, DHS recommends that applications be submitted no less than 72 hours prior to travel.

    It is your responsibility to ensure you hold the correct passport and visa (if required) to enter the United States of America.  If you are in any doubt please contact the appropriate embassy.

    Travel Insurance from £70.00 (9 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person).

    NEW Rocky Mountain High 9 days from £1999pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay at hotels such as:

    • Sheraton Downtown, Denver
    • Fairfield Inn & Suites, Cheyenne
    • First Gold, Rapid City
    • Buffalo Bill Village, Cody
    • Gray Wolf Inn, Yellowstone
    • The Virginian Lodge, Jackson Hole
    • Hotel RL, Salt Lake City

    Please note: due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be 21 years of age or over.

    All hotels are of European minimum 3-star standard.

    Buffalo Bill Village (or similar)

    Your Flights

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.
    Flights to Denver and returning from Salt Lake City are available from Heathrow.

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

    All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

    This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.


    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

    Customer Reviews