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After a pick up from a hotel in Las Vegas, you’ll travel on board an air-conditioned motorcoach to one of the most desolate places on earth. Your knowledgeable guide can tell you about Death Valley’s history, landscape and wildlife. He can also relate some fascinating stories about the area. Your destination is Death Valley National Park.
You’ll stop at the Badwater Salt Flats which is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at about 280 feet below sea level. It had the hottest recorded temperature on earth – 134 degrees Fahrenheit (56.7 C) recorded in 1913.
Next you will tour the Borax Museum Furnace Creek Ranch which is the oldest structure in Death Valley. You’ll have photo stops at the Zabriskie Point badlands and Artist’s Palette. Each time you exit the motorcoach you’ll have an increased appreciation of air-conditioning. You’ll have views of the Funeral and Black Mountain Ranges and Twenty Mule Team Canyons. On the return trip, you’ll tour the Amargosa Opera House & Hotel, a most unique building. Included in the tour are round trip transportation, lunch, snacks and plenty of bottled water.
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