Big Secret, Big Bend

The Chisos Mountains and Chihuahuan Desert

Trip Details

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What’s Included? Everything you need, plus everything you want.

  • Island mountains: Birds flock to the forested Chisos Mountains, the southernmost mountains in the U.S.
  • Desert nature: The Chihuahuan Desert is strikingly diverse. You might see black bears, javelina, roadrunners, collared lizards, golden eagles, and more.
  • Buffalo Soldiers: Visit the restored cavalry post where the African-American “Buffalo Soldiers” were stationed after the Civil War.
  • Seasonal Highlights: Spring brings a flow of neotropical migrant birds, and wildflowers bloom in the fall after the monsoons have passed.

Big Secret, Big Bend

Trip Type: Small Group Adventure

Territory: North America

Region: Desert Southwest

Trip Price: From $3,750

Single Supplement: $730

On-Trip Airfare: $0

Duration: 8 days/7 nights

Trip Begins/Ends: El Paso, Texas / El Paso, Texas

Minimum Travelers: 2 travelers

Maximum Travelers: 16 travelers

Select Terms & Conditions

Pricing detailed for this Small Group Adventure is based upon double occupancy. Additional charges for single travelers and any on-trip airfare required for the trip apply. A booking deposit is required to reserve your space. Small Group Adventure pricing includes all lodging, meals (unless otherwise noted), activities, baggage handling, transportation, and guide service. Not included are travel costs to/from gateway cities, guide gratuities, and personal incidentals including, but not limited to, trip cancellation/interruption insurance, alcoholic beverages, and laundry service. Travel with Off the Beaten Path requires agreement to our standard Terms & Conditions.

Energy Index

Energy Index Spectrum

No Sweat - 1-2 miles of walking or hiking per day, plus easy activities

Nice & Active – 3-6 miles of hiking or walking per day, plus physically active exploration

High Five! – 5-12 miles of hiking per day, plus possible peak bagging or other action-oriented fun

Big Secret, Big Bend

Big Secret, Big Bend - Energy Index

Outdoors for 6 to 8 hours each day in warm to hot temperatures and an arid climate. Short hikes over uneven terrain totaling 2-6 miles on most days.

Make this trip all yours!

Most all of our Small Group Adventures can be made private to just your traveling troupe. Just give us a call at (800) 445-2995 and tell us that you would like to “make it private”!

Generally, there are two ways to make a small group adventure private. First, you could capture one of our published departure dates for just your group. In order to achieve this, we have to have sufficient space available to create a separate private trip. Second, we could take the details of this itinerary and fashion it for just your group on dates of your choosing. For this, too, we just need to review your interest, group size, and preferred timing in order to create the trip.

In all cases, the process begins with a phone call so give us a ring at (800) 445-2995 and after just a few minutes gathering information, we can set to the task of making your trip a reality!

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