The Great Plains of the North West "17 Days"
From 06 to 20 June 2020
Driver Price Harley Davidson (sharing a double room): 5 800 €
Harley Davidson passenger price (sharing a double room): ...3 350 €
Single room supplement: ................................................900 €
Day 1: France / Salt Lake City
Meet at Charles de Gaulle Airport. Boarding and take-off formalities for Utah. Arrival in Salt Lake City and meet with your French speaking Guide. Transfer to the hotel by shuttle and installation.
Day 2: Salt Lake City / Jackson Hole (420 Km)
Pick up your motorbikes for a panoramic tour of Salt Lake City (Temple Square) and an approach to “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” as well as the City of Brigham Young. We leave Salt Lake City by a very beautiful mountain road which takes us to the state of Wyoming. Then we follow the Téton National Forest to Jackson Hole, where we spend the night. Stroll through this small western town, Gun Show and entertainment on the program! .
Day 3: Jackson Hole / Yellowstone (250 km)
Continuation of the road along the peaks of Grand Téton. The French thus named the Peaks of the youngest of the "rockies" (3600m above sea level). Passage by Moran Jct and arrival in the first National Park in the World. Well deserved relaxation in your Lodge.
Day 4: Yellowstone
Visit the world's first national park (9,000 km2). A unique sanctuary for wild life (Wolves, Bears, Elks, Coyotes, Bisons, Antelopes,). Visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone then stroll through the 300 Geysers that make Yellowstone one of the largest active volcanoes in the world. As a reminder, the area of Yellowstone is larger than Corsica. It is nevertheless the 2nd largest Usa Park after Alaska. Night in the Park.
Day 5: Yellowstone / Cody (280 km)
Crossing Yellowstone Park on the shore of Yellowstone Lake to reach the "Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway" to reach Cody (World Capital of Rodeo). Opportunity to visit the superb Buffalo Bill Museum.
Day 6: Cody / Buffalo (295 km)
We leave Cody and continue the road towards "Gray Bull" name of a very rare albino bison which survived the arrows of the Indians and of which they made a demi-god. We cross the Big Horn Mountains (Mecca of Indian battles) stop at Sheridan (World Capital of Lasso). Arrival in Buffalo and installation at the hotel for the night.
Day 7: Buffalo / Sturgis (290 Km)
On the way to Sundance which welcomed the famous Harry Longbaugh (Sundance Kid), Robert Leroy Parker (Butch Cassidy) and even Jesse James. Continue to South Dakota and stop at Devils Tower, the famous rock in the film "Meeting the Third Kind"! Passage at Deawood and arrival in the town of Sturgis.
Day 8: Sturgis
Visit the "Crazy Horse Memorial", built in memory of the Indian chief on his mount (more than 180m high!). In disagreement with the sculpture of Mount Rushmore, carried out on their sacred territories, the Lakota Indians sponsored the "Crazy horse Memorial". In order to have a vision of the two monuments, stop at Mount Rushmore where the heads of 4 American presidents have been cut in rock since the 1930s (Georges Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln). Overnight in the surroundings of Sturgis.
Day 9: Sturgis / Cheyenne (500 Km)
We leave South Dakota to join Wyoming, passing through Custer Park and on the way to Fort Laramie, famous for the treaties signed between the Indian and American peoples (1851 and 1868). Continuation to Cheyenne (American capital of the rodeo!) And installation for the night.
Day 10: Cheyenne - Granby (280 km)
On the way to the state of Colorado, Crossing the Rocky Mountains Park. Mountainous landscapes, a dream day for any biker !!! This is also where the Colorado River has its source. Overnight in Granby.
Day 11: Granby / Rocks Springs (440 Km)
We drive between plains and mountains towards Walcott. Discover the beauty of the white dunes around Rawlins, surrounded by mountains. Overnight in Rock Springs, the land of mines.
Day 12: Rocks Springs / Vernal (190 Km)
Road to "Flaming Gorge Recreation Area" where you can admire the "Red Canyon Vista", possibility arriving at Vernal to visit the Dinosaur National Monument. Overnight in Vernal.
Day 13: Vernal / Salt Lake City (280 Km)
En Route in the footsteps of the Pony Express on one of the prettiest roads in northern Utah to reach the capital. Arrival in Salt Lake City (which Mormons called "New Jerusalem"). Return of Motorcycles to our rental partner. Overnight in Salt Lake City.
Day 14: Salt Lake City / Departure to Europe
Depending on flight schedules, transfer to the airport by hotel shuttle and boarding formalities. Take off for Europe and overnight on board.
Day 15: Paris
Arrival in France. End of our services and soon to discover new spaces !!!
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