Erlebnisreise durch den Süden der USA USA

Erlebnisreise durch den Süden der USA

  • Glanz & Glamour in der Wüstenmetropole Las Vegas
  • Entlang der legendären Route 66
  • Spektakulärer Grand Canyon
  • Tafelberge & Navajo-Kultur im eindrucksvollen Monument Valley
  • Altstadt von Albuquerque
  • Besuch der skurrilen Cadillac Ranch
  • Besichtigungstour in Dallas
  • Memphis & Besuch von Graceland (Anwesen von Elvis Presley)
  • Geschichte, Architektur & Musik in New Orleans
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen

13 Tage USA

ab 1.844 € %-Aktion Anfragen oder buchen

Entdecke den Süden der USA auf dieser Erlebnisreise für junge Leute, die dich von Kalifornien nach New Orleans führt. Von Helikopterflügen über die grandiose Landschaft des Grand Canyon bis hin zu den grellen Lichtern von Las Vegas, erlebst du den atemberaubenden Süden der USA von seiner besten Seite. Reite Rodeo mit den Cowboys, genieße ein typisch texanisches Barbecue und lass die Jazz Bars deine Nächte beleben! Die beeindruckende Landschaft des Monument Valley, die bizarre Cadillac Ranch bei Amarillo und das Nachtleben auf der berühmten Bourbon Street in New Orleans werden dich ebenso begeistern, wie die Altstadt von Albuquerque sowie Memphis, die Heimat des Blues, Soul & Rock'n'Roll. Lass dir diese spannende Abenteuerreise von den Rocky Mountains bis hin zum Jailhouse Rock in Graceland auf keinen Fall entgehen!

1. Tag: Los Angeles - Las Vegas
2. Tag: Las Vegas
3. Tag: Las Vegas - Grand Canyon via Route 66
4. Tag: Grand Canyon Nationalpark
5. Tag: Grand Canyon - Durango via Monument Valley
6. Tag: Durango - Albuquerque
7. Tag: Albuquerque - Amarillo
8. Tag: Amarillo - Dallas/Fort Worth
9. Tag: Dallas/Fort Worth
10. Tag: Dallas/Fort Worth - Memphis
11. Tag: Memphis
12. Tag: Memphis - New Orleans
13. Tag: New Orleans

Leistungen enthalten

  • USA Rundreise gemäß Programm
  • Betreuung durch Fahrer und Reiseleiter
  • Transport im klimatisierten Reisebus
  • Unterkünfte und Mahlzeiten gemäß Programm
  • Ausflüge, Aktivitäten und Besichtigungen gemäß Reiseverlauf

Leistungen nicht enthalten

  • Internationale Flüge (gerne über uns buchbar)
  • Optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten
  • Reiseversicherungen
  • Visum / USA ESTA-Einreisegenehmigung
  • Persönliche Ausgaben, Trinkgelder
  • Nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke
  • Flughafentransfers


10x Mittelklasse-Hotel
2x Hütte

Unterbringung in Zweibettzimmern. Alleinreisende teilen sich das Zimmer mit Mitreisenden des gleichen Geschlechts. Gegen Aufpreis ist auch die Unterbringung im Einzelzimmer buchbar (Aufpreis bitte anfragen).


9x Frühstück
6x Abendessen


Erfahrener englischsprachiger Reiseleiter und Fahrer



Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

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Optionale Ausflüge / Zusatzleistungen

Las Vegas:
Gruppenfoto USD $15.00
Dinner & Cirque du Soleil - nur Show - USD $86.00
High Roller (Riesenrad) USD $32.00

Grand Canyon:
Radfahren (saisonabhängig) USD $49.00
Helikopterflug - Imperial USD $289.00
Helikopterflug - North Canyon USD $199.00

Fluss-Rafting (saisonal) USD $32.00
Snowmobilefahrt (saisonal) USD $80.00 (Einzelperson) USD $100 (Zwei Personen)
Pferdeausritt (saisonal) USD $89.00

Heißluftballonfahrt USD $195.00

Cowboy Stadium Tour (inkl. Transport) USD $35.00

Rock & Soul Museum USD $10
Sun Studios USD $12.00

New Orleans:
Taste of New Orleans USD $33.00

Bitte beachtet, dass die angegebenen Preise nur der Orientierung dienen und sich jederzeit ändern können.
Day 1: Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Meet up with your Contiki crew and Tour Manager before we hit the road. Journey through Southern California and the vast Mojave Desert, with its iconic Joshua trees, into Nevada.
Get ready to arrive in larger-than-life Las Vegas - a manmade entertainment oasis smack in the middle of the desert. Dubbed “Sin City”, it’s all about glitz, neon lights and excess. See the bright lights of this city and its world famous casinos in a first taste of Vegas kitsch. As the group heads down the main drag, the “Strip”, your Tour Manager will fill you in on the story behind the city. Then cruise downtown to Freemont Street where you’ll experience the spectacular light and laser show in a massive pedestrian mall.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Included activities:
- See the famous Joshua Trees
- Visit Fremont Street & see the light-and-laser show
- Evening tour of the famous Vegas 'Strip'

Optional activities:
- Group Photo USD $15.00

Day 2: Las Vegas
With a free day, you’ve got time to get a real feel for this outrageous town, so keep an eye out for Elvis impersonators and fast-paced chapel weddings! Explore more of the Strip and check out over-the-top versions of international icons, like the Eiffel Tower, Venetian canals and gondolas, a Roman temple or the pyramid, whose nightlight can be seen from the moon. Try your luck at one of the casinos, sit yourself down at a blackjack table and watch the high-rollers or go for a ride at one of the casino’s theme-parks. If you work up an appetite, tuck into an all you can eat buffet, and lunch American style.
For something different, discover Las Vegas’ trademark art at the Neon Museum and for a look into this town’s atomic heyday in the 50s, visit the Atomic Testing Museum.
Tonight, get some pointers on Las Vegas’ hot spots from your Tour Manager and make the most of this towns’ 24/7 action with some of your new friends.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Included activities:
- Experience some of the world's largest hotels & casinos
- Go wild in Vegas with a Party Bus

Optional activities:
- High Roller Anytime USD $32.00
- Cirque du Soleil show USD $86.00

Day 3: Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon via Route 66
Leaving the desert of Nevada, we head into Arizona’s high country. With down time on the coach, plug in your iPod, catch up on some sleep or chat with your new friends. Following a section of the legendary Route 66, we stop in the town of Seligman. This historic town will give you a feel for the old style as you check out 1940s shop fronts and motels. This is a good place to pick up a souvenir for back home.
We continue on to the mind-blowing landscape of the Grand Canyon, one of the world’s most recognizable natural wonders and pride of Arizona.

Accommodation: Lodge
Meals: Dinner

Included activities:
- Stop for photos & souvenirs

Day 4: Grand Canyon National Park
A day here means time to take in the immensity and spine-tingling beauty of the scene-stealing Canyon - it has got a rep for a reason!
This morning get up close to this UNESCO World Heritage site on an optional helicopter ride and get another angle on the Canyon as you fly over it. Hike along the South Rim for mind-blowing vistas of the dramatic scenery. See some of the oldest exposed rocks on earth, take in the deep abyss and soak up the wildness of the area. There are trails for all levels of hiking, so take it up a notch or cruise along at your own pace. Wrap up the day with a canyon sunset and take in the stunning changes of light while the sun goes down.

Accommodation: Lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Included activities:
- Hike along the Canyon's South Rim
- Capture incredible photos with a visit to a panoramic viewpoint

Optional activities:
- Grand Canyon Biking (seasonal) USD $49.00
- Helicopter Flight - Imperial USD $289.00
- Helicopter Flight - North Canyon USD $199.00

Day 5: Grand Canyon to Durango via Monument Valley
It’s into the Wild West today as we travel past cacti, rocky plateaus and the iconic desert backdrop of Monument Valley. Packed with stone spires and mesas (flattop mountains), the valley is also home to Navajo culture. Learn about the American Indian and Navajo way of life as the group visits the Navajo Tribal Park.
Your jaw will drop as we travel through a narrow gorge to the Painted Desert, where colorful rock formations dot the desert. Get your camera ready for a rock shaped exactly like a Mexican sombrero (hat).
Then it's off to Colorado’s adventure capital and old-mining town, Durango, with its rugged nature and masses of trees.

Accommodation: Hotel

Included activities:
- Visit Monument Valley
- See the Painted Desert

Day 6: Durango to Albuquerque
Get into the region’s outdoor lifestyle in an adrenaline-pumping river-rafting optional or choose to discover the back country and an old mine on a four wheel drive excursion.
This afternoon, it’s a total change of scene when we enter New Mexico, where sun-baked earthen brick buildings stand out against the bright blue sky. When we pull into Albuquerque, you’ve got time before dinner to uncover the city’s Spanish heritage. Check out the pueblo (old town), where the original settlement still stands, as well as small shops that sell knick-knacks, antiques and souvenirs.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Included activities:
- Drive through the Rocky Mountains
- Visit Old Town Albuquerque

Optional activities:    
- Rafting (Seasonal) USD $32.00
- Snowmobiling - Single or Double Rider (Seasonal) USD $80.00 Single - $100.00 Double
- Horse Back Trail Ride (Seasonal) USD $89.00

Day 7: Albuquerque to Amarillo
Enjoy an unforgettable experience by choosing an optional hot air balloon ride over New Mexico in the early morning. This region is famous for hot air ballooning, so grab hold of your camera for the full-blown vistas over the desert and the Rio Grande.
Next up is Santa Fe. It’s a prime example of how New Mexico mixes up Mexican, Spanish, Anglo and American Indian cultures. Walk around town and see pueblo style architecture or experience Santa Fe’s artistic flair and visit some of its 250 art galleries. It’s a great place to pick up some turquoise jewelery - a traditional craft of the American Indians.
For lunch, try out some local spicy specialties like caldillo (green chilli stew), fajitas (sizzling meat and vegetables wrapped in tortilla) and tamales (cornmeal, meat and chili).
Eastbound, we travel into the heart of cowboy country to laid- back Amarillo, a small, quirky town known for its ranches and cattle auctions.
Get your dose of Americana at the Cadillac Ranch - a roadside open-air collection of off-beat art. Cast your eyes over the time line of Cadillac models and learn about this classic American car. Make the most of our “old west” accommodation tonight, complete with a Texas-shaped pool and horse hotel (stables for those travelling steeds). Later on, if you’re keen, put your hand up for the Big Steak Challenge and take on a 2.1kg portion (4.4lb) of beef.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Included activities:
- Experience Native American culture
- Visit the historic art town
- Visit the unusual outdoor tribute to the American automobile at 'Cadillac Ranch'
- Experience Big Texan culture & food

Optional activities:  
- Hot Air Balloon USD $195.00

Day 8: Amarillo to Dallas/Fort Worth
Home to the Dallas Cowboys football team, oil millionaires, rich ranchers and a famous soap opera, Dallas doesn’t do things by halves. The “Big D” dishes up big attitude.
You’ll get your bearings as your Tour Manager shows the group some of downtown Dallas’ core spots. Then there’s time to get out there among the city slickers and pound the pavements for a first taste of the Lone Star State’s famous city.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Dallas/Fort Worth
Dallas is well known for its oil tycoons, ranchers, millionaire tech innovators, and of course, the Dallas Cowboys football team, better known as "America's Team." Feeling like an investigation? We include a visit to the 6th floor museum where you can learn more about the assassination of President John F Kennedy and try your hand at figuring out 'whodunnit.' Back in Forth Worth, enjoy lunch and sightseeing around Sundance Square, try a craft beer on the Ale Trail or pick up some genuine leather boots and hats at the world famous Justin's Boots. You will be looking good tonight as we head to the Fort Worth Stockyards, home of the cowboy hall of fame and the world's largest honkey tonk, Billy Bob.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Included activities:
- Visit the infamous John F. Kennedy Sixth Floor Museum
- Visit Fort Worth Stockyards
- Mingle with cows and cowboys in this rodeo town

Optional activities:
- Cowboy Stadium Tour (including transportation) USD $35.00

Day 10: Dallas/Fort Worth to Memphis
With one foot in Texas and one foot in Arkansas, we visit the town of Texarkana! Make sure you grab a photo of yourself standing in two states. Stop by Little Rock and see the Central high school - a hot spot during the Civil Rights Movement! Then we cross over the mythical Mississippi River and pull into the 'musical mecca' and BBQ capital, Memphis. Hometown to blues, soul and rock’n’roll, Memphis moves to a lot of different beats. Get a feel for its rhythm as your Trip Manager points out the Gibson guitar factory, the Orpheum Theatre, Rock’n’Soul Museum and Beale Street.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Included activities:
- Cross the Mississippi River

Day 11: Memphis
Jump start the day with a tour of Graceland and pay homage to the King of Rock’n’Roll. Your Tour Manager will tell you Elvis’ story before you tour his 70s style mansion and get up close to his lifestyle, gold records and jumpsuits. After Graceland, you’ve got free time to explore Memphis.
If you’re keen, we’ll drop you at the Civil Rights Museum. Housed in the Lorraine Motel, this is where Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. You can find out more about the American Civil Rights movement and its legacy here. Stop by at Memphis’ signature site, Sun Studios, where Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash all recorded. If you want to find out more about Memphis musical heritage, have a look around and even make your own record! If you’re hungry while your here, make sure you try out some Memphis BBQ, as this place is known for it.
Later, head to Memphis’ core and former hub of African American culture, Beale Street. Birthplace of the blues, stomping ground of famous singers like B.B. King and Tina Turner, this historic street is a major landmark and a great place to listen to live music, kick back with a beer and party.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Included activities:
- Pay tribute to the 'King of Rock & Roll' at Elvis' home Graceland
- Visit Beale Street, home of Blues music

Optional activities:
- Rock & Soul Museum USD $10.00
- Visit the legendary Sun Studios USD $12.00

Day 12: Memphis to New Orleans
Drop by Jackson, Mississippi, and then cross Lake Pontchartrain on the longest causeway in the world. A meeting point of European style and Caribbean flavors, swinging New Orleans is busy with soul, flamboyance, festivities and a whole lot of jazz!
Get your first taste of the city’s romance as the group looks into New Orleans’ spiritual heart: the historic French Quarter. See New Orleans’ main drag, the city’s original coffee shop Café du Monde, the French Market and thriving Jackson Square, with its pretty wrought iron balconies.
Later, turn the energy levels up with a visit to Bourbon street. Humming night and day, it is all about music and bars. So make sure you live the New Orleans’ motto “Laissez les bon temps rouler” - let the good times roll!

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Included activities:
- See the French Quarter, Jackson Square & the French Market

Optional activites:
- Taste of New Orleans USD $33.00

Day 13 Depart New Orleans
Our tour ends after breakfast. It’s time to say goodbye to your new friends and Contiki Crew.

Meals: Breakfast
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