Desert Springs

California Travel – California Wildflowers

Explore California deserts on these springtime wildflower nature tours.


Take a look below at the highlights we explore on this California travel adventure. These small group tours are unique. They provide you with the best California wildflowers viewing possible so that you can fully enjoy the lovely desert springtime. We travel across California with plenty of stops for walking and hiking, giving you a chance to explore. We often do picnics for lunch, and one time we invite you for a BBQ. For your convenience we stay more than one night at the same hotel wherever possible. Many breakfasts are included at the hotels. A detailed plan will be available to you upon reservation.

Explore desert landscapes, including these cholla cactus, as you enjoy your California travel

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Top Attractions on our California Wildflower Tours

Day 1: Los Angeles

Meet and greet at the hotel in Los Angeles, get to know your tour guide and driver at dinner, appetizer and refreshments provided. 2 nights in Los Angeles.

Day 2: Disney Concert Hall – Getty Museum

Explore Los Angeles: in the morning we feature a tour of the Disney Concert Hall by architect Frank Gehry, then explore Beverly Hills and Hollywood. In the afternoon we will visit the beautiful Getty Museum or you can optionally visit the Universal Studios. Night in L.A.

Disney Concert Hall

Disney Concert Hall

Getty Gardens

Getty Gardens

Day 3: Borrego Springs

Departure for Borrego Springs, our destination for the day. Explore various interesting palm groves, a slot canyon and wildflowers. The schedule will be adjusted depending on the weather. We stay at Desert Hot Springs at a wonderful resort hotel with warm natural pools and beautiful garden.

Anza-Borrego

Anza-Borrego

Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs

Day 4: Palm Springs – Indian Canyons – San Jacinto Peak – Desert Hot Springs

The day will be spent in Palm Springs where you will tour the town and go on a hike in the interesting area of the Indian Canyons with a variety of plants and wild animals. Later that day we will take a gondola up to San Jacinto Peak for some great views and nature walk. Night in Desert Hot Springs.

Palm Springs

Palm Springs

San Jacinto Peak

San Jacinto Peak

Day 5: Joshua Tree National Park – Twentynine Palms

This day is dedicated to the flora, fauna and the unique geology of Joshua Tree National Park, a highlight of the California travel tour. Enjoy California wildflowers and a sunset in the park. Night in nearby in Twentynine Palms.

Joshua Tree N.P.

Joshua Tree N.P.

Twentynine Palms

Twentynine Palms

Day 6: Mojave National Preserve – Las Vegas

Stop at Amboy Crater, then enter the Mojave National Preserve, a wonderful desert wilderness, view cactus and tour the Mitchell Caverns. As a stark contrast we will spend the evening in Las Vegas.

Amboy / Salt Flats

Amboy / Salt Flats

Mitchell Caverns

Mitchell Caverns

Day 7: Las Vegas – Red Rock Canyon

In the morning we will visit Red Rock Canyon State Park, a geological wonder full of desert life, then spend the rest of the day independently exploring Las Vegas. Second night in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon

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