Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles)

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Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) - Contiki
Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) - Contiki
17 reviews
Los Angeles
+13 Destinations
Sun Belt
New Orleans


  • Discover the vibrant nightlife of the iconic 'Sin City'
  • Learn about the Navajo way of life in Monument Valley
  • Visit the stunning Grand Canyon & travel along Route 66
  • Stroll the streets of Santa Fe and indulge in local cuisine
  • Visit Memphis, birthplace of blues, soul and rock 'n' roll
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Start in Los Angeles and end in New Orleans! With the discovery tour Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles), you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Los Angeles, USA and 14 other destinations in USA. Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Los Angeles to Las Vegas via Mojave Desert
  2. Day 2: Las Vegas
  3. Day 3: Las Vegas to Grand Canyon
  4. Day 4: Grand Canyon
  5. Day 5: Grand Canyon to Durango via Monument Valley
  6. Day 6: Durango to Albuquerque
  7. Day 7: Albuquerque to Amarillo via Santa Fe
  8. Day 8: Amarillo to Dallas/Fort Worth
  9. Day 9: Dallas/Fort Worth
  10. Day 10: Dallas to Memphis via Little Rock
  11. Day 11: Memphis
  12. Day 12: Memphis to New Orleans
  13. Day 13: Depart New Orleans

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Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

17 Reviews

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  • Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) reviewer 1
    Written on August 12, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Thank you Emily. Fantastic trip! ;)

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  • M
    Written on July 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Em and Jeff were absolutely Amazing any probably you hade she was more than happy to help and the trip ran smoothly from her expertise And her knowledge of the place we visited was exceptional

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  • J
    Written on July 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Em was absolutely amazing! She had excellent recommendations, was always available and she hung out with us! She wasn't just our tour leader she was much more she became our friend. Em provided me with memories that will last a life time and I can’t thank... Read more

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  • Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) reviewer 4
    Written on July 6, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    My contiki was bloody amazing, my first ever contiki and I will not be my last, Emily was an absolute fantastic tour manager and made my tour an experience I will never forget

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  • Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) reviewer 5
    Written on June 15, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    TM made the trip as amazing as it was - she had a great deal of knowledge and the best recommendations. Really long drive days (which is understandable considering how much you get to see in such a short time) and the coach wasn't the cosiest or cleanest.... Read more

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  • Southern Adventure (Start Los Angeles) reviewer 6
    Written on June 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip with great people. Kade's knowledge of where we were travelling help to enhance the experience. Definately would recommend to other people.

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  • L
    Written on June 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Kade was an amazing tour guide and Mike was an awesome driver. I had the best trip ever! Will be booking another contiki soon!

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  • Z
    Written on June 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Such and amazing tour, had the time of my life. A perfect guide who was so knowledgable and went beyond expectation for us. Would recommend to anyone!

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  • N
    Written on May 1, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Southern Adventure was amazing, had the best time of my life. Kade went above and beyond for everyone. Absolute ledgend!!

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  • CH
    Written on April 29, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Best TM ever! Yay Kade!

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • Will I have to share a room on the tour?

      Shared accommodation with other like-minded travellers is normal on Contiki, and is all part of the experience. How many people you will be sharing with depends on the region, travel style and type of accommodation, but twin or quad same-sex sharing is generally the case.

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    • Nicky29th September 2019
      I used TourRadar following a recommendation by a friend and they have been brilliant. Very prompt and responsive to my many queries, but no pressure to book until I was happy with everything.



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    Los Angeles is the starting point and New Orleans is the endpoint.
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    For any tour departing before 22 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 22 December 2019, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 3,689 km.
    • Los Angeles (USA)
    • 287 km
    • Mojave Desert (USA)
    • 86 km
    • Las Vegas (USA)
    • 285 km
    • Grand Canyon (USA)
    • 199 km
    • Monument Valley (USA)
    • 199 km
    • Durango (USA)
    • 267 km
    • Albuquerque (USA)
    • 93 km
    • Santa Fe (USA)
    • 376 km
    • Amarillo (USA)
    • 539 km
    • Dallas (USA)
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