Hiking the best of Death Valley & Joshua Tree

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 6 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 12-99 yrs
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43445
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Las Vegas, USA
  • Ends Las Vegas, USA
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover the hidden magic of Darwin Falls and Lost Palms Oasis – the greenery and flowing waters sit in stark contrast to the surrounding desert landscape.
  • Summit the western wall of Death Valley on a hike to Wildrose Peak, starting the trail at the historic Charcoal Kilns and finishing with views over to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
  • Get a glimpse of Joshua Tree National Park’s human history at the rancher-built Barker Dam, with 2000-year-old rock art resting nearby.
  • Wander through the stunning natural colours of Golden Canyon, sticking to the trail through the labyrinth-like twists and turns.
  • Spend your first evening in Death Valley descending to 282 ft below sea level at Badwater Basin – the lowest point in North America.
The trip "Hiking The Best Of Death Valley & Joshua Tree" starts from and ends in Las Vegas. It is a trekking and hiking tour that takes 6 days taking you through Death Valley, Las Vegas and Joshua Tree National Park in the USA. "Hiking The Best Of Death Valley & Joshua Tree" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Strap on your best hiking (or cowboy) boots and take on the trails of Death Valley National Park and Joshua Tree National Park. Starting in Las Vegas, this seven-day adventure takes you over the Mojave Desert and into the Badlands. Full of mineral-streaked rocky outcrops and winding narrow canyons, your imagination will run wild with pictures of the region’s past. Joshua Tree National Park provides even more wild western fare, with hidden desert oases, ancient art and towering rock formations all involved in your walks. With hotel stays to rest your head each night, you’ll hardly be another weary traveller at the waterhole.
  • Day 1: Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park
  • Day 2: Death Valley National Park
  • Day 3: Death Valley National Park to Twentynine Palms
  • Day 4: Joshua Tree National Park
  • Day 5: Joshua Tree National Park
  • Day 6: Joshua Tree National Park to Las Vegas
  • Hotels (5 nights)
  • 6 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Private vehicle
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Death Valley National Park - Golden Canyon & Gower Gulch Hike
  • Death Valley National Park - Zabriskie Point walk
  • Shuttle to Death Valley
  • Death Valley National Park - Badwater Basin sunset visit
  • Death Valley National Park - Wildrose Peak Hike
  • Death Valley National Park - Darwin Falls Hike
  • Death Valley National Park - Mesquite Sand Dunes Hike
  • Joshua Tree National Park - Teddy Bear Cholla Garden visit
  • Joshua Tree National Park - Lost Palms Oasis Hike
  • Joshua Tree National Park - Barker Dam Valley Hike
  • Joshua Tree National Park - The Maze Hike
  • Joshua Tree National Park - Indian Cove Hollow Hike
  • Joshua Tree National Park - Hidden Valley Hike
  • Shuttle to Las Vegas
  • Any international flights to/from Las Vegas are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Hiking the best of Death Valley & Joshua Tree tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Hiking the best of Death Valley & Joshua Tree tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Hiking the best of Death Valley & Joshua Tree tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Hiking the best of Death Valley & Joshua Tree tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This is a walking trip, so a good fitness level will help you enjoy all included walks and activities.
  • This trip involves hiking from 4+ to 10 miles (4.5+ to 16 km) per day with a total trip distance of 36+ miles (58+ km). The maximum daily elevation gain/loss is 2200 feet (670 m). Please check the trip itinerary for more details.
  • On this trip, you’ll be required to carry a daypack weighing approximately 3.5 to 5.5 kg (8-12 lb).
  • Due to storm damage in Death Valley National Park caused by Hurricane Hilary in August 2023, some park trails and roads may still be under repair during your trip. In the case a trail or destination is inaccessible, we will choose an alternative hike of a similar difficulty.
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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