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Sedona Cycling Adventure – Arizona

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Sedona Cycling Adventure - Arizona

Scheduled Tour

Price from

2890 USD

Duration

5 Days | 4 Nights

Level

2

Tour Code

GUSA21

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Explore Arizona by Bike

Stunning red rock canyons, thickly forested hills, signature bright blue southwestern skies and some of America’s best cycling routes await on our new Sedona Adventure. Biking, hiking, food and wine are all on the agenda for your 5-day journey through this iconic backdrop. Swap four walls for two wheels, recharge your sense of adventure and escape to the wide-open spaces of Arizona.

Quality Bikes
Hybrid bikes & E-bikes

Your Guide
Experienced local guide

Group Size
6 to 14

Accommodation
Comfortable hotels

Activities
Bike/Hike

Minimum Age
14+

Overview

Known worldwide both as a center for wellness and spirituality, Sedona is also an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. On daily rides be surrounded by sandstone formations, hike through pueblo ruins and relax at night in stylish accommodations enjoying the modern flair of the sumptuous native cuisine. 

We’ll explore ruins from the native Sinagua culture, discover the revitalized ghost town of Jerome and visit several national monuments defining the history of the region. Our experienced guides are exceptional at highlighting geological and historical wonders, and ready with the best recommendations for eating, and drinking, ensuring an appetizing adventure.

Though the local food scene may be overshadowed by the outdoors, creative chefs have elevated regional cuisine of the Sonoran desert to impressive heights. We'll make time for wine tasting at a beautiful vineyard and craft beer fans will discover refreshing local brews in both Cottonwood and Sedona.

Wide open spaces, outdoor adventures, inspirational and historical sites plus delicious meals surrounded by the native red rocks and canyons make Sedona the perfect spot for the latest Grasshopper Adventure.

Biking in Sedona
Cycling in the Sedona area is completely underrated and that’s a good thing. There is beauty, everywhere, dramatic and ever-changing terrain, fun trails, safe roads and smaller crowds than many areas of the southwest. Our top-flight fleet has been carefully curated with a hybrid style chosen for this cycling adventure. A limited number of e-bikes are available on request or feel free to bring your bike from home.

A special thanks to Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau for sharing some of the above images.

Highlights

  • Cycle spectacular Red Rock canyons along beautiful rural roads
  • Overnight in historic Cottonwood in Arizona wine country!
  • Relax & revitalize at our Sedona wellness resort
  • Private Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour 

Inclusions

  • Expert Local Cycle Guides
  • Morning Yoga & Stretching Classes
  • High quality bikes 
  • Private transfers in comfortable vans
  • Breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners

Day to Day


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Riding:
41km
25.5mi
Meal:
L,D

Good morning, Arizona! Meet your guides and fellow travelers at 8am today at the beautiful Civana Wellness Resort, just north of Phoenix. We’ll have a quick transfer to our ride’s start where we’ll get fitted to our bikes.

Today’s ride starts in northern Scottsdale before uniting with Sonoran Desert Drive. Large bike lanes and bike paths enable us to focus on the towering Saguaros, flowering Ocotillo, and abundant life of the Sonoran Desert. After a picnic lunch we start our transfer to Montezuma’s Castle National Monument. We’ll take time to tour and admire the rich Native American history and stunning ruins before continuing on to Cottonwood, Arizona which locals now refer to as ‘the heart of Arizona Wine Country. Tonight, our hotel sits in the heart of downtown and the charming Old Town district.

Riding:
41km
25.5mi
Meal:
B,L

After a quaint, small-town breakfast in Cottonwood we cycle to Tuzigoot National Monument. Tuzigoot’s main attraction, a large Sinagua pueblo that has been excavated and stabilized. The pueblo features prime examples of pottery, baskets, tools, weavings and demonstrations of how these ancient farmers and craftsmen lived a thousand years ago!  From here we’re off to Jerome, a 19th-century mining town. Built on a 30-degree slope, many of Jerome’s buildings have been ravaged by fires or slipped downhill over time. A revised building code finally required structures to be made only of masonry. Today the town now hosts galleries featuring local artists, tasting rooms featuring Arizona wines and numerous historic buildings to explore on your own.

This afternoon we’ll experience one of Sedona’s famous vortexes. Millions flock to Sedona every year for a chance to experience this strange phenomenon. We’ll hike one of Sedona’s mesas offering incredible views and one of its most renowned vortexes.

Tonight, settle into your new lodgings which offer postcard views of red rock canyons and soak in the beauty of Sedona.

Riding:
38km
23.6mi
Meal:
B,L

This morning join our private yoga and stretching class, offered each day while in Sedona. After breakfast we’ll prepare for a ride through western Sedona into wine country, ending in Page Springs. This family owned vineyard planted its first vines in 2004 and have been recognized not only for the quality of their wines, but also their sustainable growing practices. With a bubbling creek that winds through the vineyards, red rock formations in the background and lush greenery on their estate, you might not want to leave.  After lunch, we’ll tour the vineyard and make time for wine tasting.

This evening is yours to explore on your own. Our guides will bring you into the heart of downtown Sedona so you can shop, explore, and choose where to dine. Sedona has an eclectic mix of upscale and local dining, mixed with an old west charm. Don’t miss a chance to try a Prickly Pear margarita or jam!

Riding:
55.5km
34.5mi
Meal:
B,L,D

After breakfast we start with a scenic drive on Iconic Arizona Route 89A through Oak Creek Canyon. Our drive takes us up and away from the red rocks of Sedona and into sprawling ponderosa pine forests that surround Flagstaff, Arizona. Today’s ride starts at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument nestled in the high desert.

Northern Arizona is dotted with the remains of cinder cone volcanoes that formed mountains much in the same way that volcanoes create islands in the Pacific. Sunset Crater erupted around the year 1085. During our ride today try to imagine how an eruption of this scale changed both the landscape and the lives of the indigenous people.  From Sunset Crater we ride north to Wupatki National Monument, once a bustling Native American trading destination and home to some incredible ruins. There’s time to walk and explore the ruins while your guides prepare a picnic lunch.

On returning to Sedona, this evening we’ll head into town for a celebration dinner to reminisce on new friends, new rides and a new perspective on Arizona and the Southwest.

Meal:
B,L

We depart Sedona this morning for a short transfer to  Red Rock State Park, a 286-acre nature preserve with stunning scenery. Trails in the park wind through manzanita and juniper; green meadows are framed by native vegetation and hills of red rock. Oak Creek flows through the park, creating a riparian habitat filled with plants and wildlife.

Our guides lead us along a series of interconnecting trails. We discuss the geology of the Colorado Plateau and some of the fascinating adaptations that plants and animals have made to survive in this environment.  A picnic lunch in the park and then we’ll climb aboard our comfy van for the 2 hour transfer to Phoenix and Sky Harbor Airport. For those wishing to stay longer in Phoenix and Scottsdale, a drop off can be arranged.

Dates & Price


Dates Availability Price * Deposit payment: $500 USD
* Single room option: $750 USD
01 - 05 Nov 2021 Seats available

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21 - 25 Feb 2022 Seats available

Adult 2890USD

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