Sonoran Desert Mystique

Organ Pipe Cactus and Saguaro National Park

Trip Details

cactus in the desert

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

  • Cactus-palooza: Appreciate the exquisite, perfect beauty of saguaro, organ pipe, barrel, prickly pear, cholla, hedgehog, fishhook, claretcup, buckhorn, pincushion, and other cactus species.
  • Interesting hikes: Otherworldly hikes lead through saguaros and organ pipe cactus, into hoodoo wonderlands, and across cultural time.
  • Stories galore: Your guide shares stories of Aztecs, Tohono O’odham, Coronado, Franciscan priests, Hispanic and European settlers, and Wild West gunslingers.
  • Unique lodgings: A restored school, historic hacienda resort, peaceful garden retreat, and former copper-era hotel keep you in the spirit of the Sonoran Southwest.

Sonoran Desert Mystique

Trip Type: Small Group Adventure

Territory: North America

Region: Desert Southwest

Trip Price: From $3,595

Single Supplement: $860

On-Trip Airfare: $0

Duration: 7 days/6 nights

Trip Begins/Ends: Tucson, Arizona / Tucson, Arizona

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

Sonoran Desert Mystique

Sonoran Desert Mystique - Energy Index

Outdoors for 6-8 hours each day. Activities include 3-5 mile hikes along trails and sandy washes and a non-technical cave walk. Travel takes place in a desert environment, with daytime average temperatures in the low-mid 80s.

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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