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American Express Travel Services Representatives Arizona Wonders Tour
Astronomy, Archaeology & Geology
(2005 September 21– October 2)
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Why Our Tour? — An Overview*

A Five-Star, Twelve-Day Luxury, Fully Escorted Tour of the Astronomy, Archaeology and Geology of the Grand Canyon State
*Also read Why Arizona in 2005?

Professionally Escorted, Unique Accommodations, Much More . . .

  • Five-Star, 12-day Luxury Bus Tour—on new, climate-controlled, safe, reliable motor coach (extra legroom, lavatory, large thermo-paned windows)
  • Small, Intimate Tour Group—maximum of 30 guests
  • Arizona Wonderscarefully chosen to exemplify state's magnificent diversity
    (mountains, canyons, deserts, museums and ruins—see attraction list & itinerary for details)
  • Personal Escortsprofessional astronomer, geologist and Continental Capers travel coordinator (see escorts)
  • Accommodationsfinest western hotels and luxurious resorts
    (each deliberately selected to immerse you in the aura of your surroundings!)
    • La Posada—one of the last great railroad hotels and one of west's finest
      (tour of historic hotel and welcome dinner included)
    • Little America—Flagstaff's premier hotel, on 500 acres of private forest
    • Thunder Bird Lodge—in Grand Canyon Village right on Canyon rim
    • Enchantment—Arizona's most unforgettable resort, in Sedona's dramatic red-rock country (outdoor barbecue dinner, night stargazing included)
    • Loews Ventana Canyon—Tucson's most dramatic, luxury resort, in Santa Catalina Mtn. foothills (farewell dinner included; nature trails, waterfall!)
  • Horsemen Lodge—rustic western dinner included at this Flagstaff landmark
  • Arizona Snowbowl—scenic skyride included; majestic Colorado Plateau views
  • Meteor Crater—most imposing meteorite crater on Earth (private tour included)
  • Observatory Visits—to great historical and world-class research facilities,
    Lowell Observatory (where Pluto discovered) and Kitt Peak National Observatory
    (private tours—opportunities for night telescope viewing weather permitting)
  • Tour Dates—selected to include Arizona's beautiful fall foliage and to minimize extremes of desert heat and high altitude cold
  • Tour Booklet—especially prepared to give you a synopsis of tour attractions!
  • Seventy-Five Years—Visit Lowell Observatory During Their 75th Anniversary Year of Pluto's Discovery (See the Pluto discovery telescope, copy of discovery photos & historic instruments)
  • Mars!—Observe the red planet at one of its best appearances in USA skies in nearly 50 years

Attractions For Details see Attractions, Itinerary, Hotels and Escorts


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