Travel Adventure

[Denali National Park and Airplane,  photo by Donna Specht]

See (and Hike) the World with the Angeles Chapter

Our Travel Adventures offer an unparalleled opportunity to visit special places throughout the world, with trips oriented toward outdoor adventure and environmental awareness and led by our most experienced volunteer leaders. The proceeds from these trips provide vital support for the work of the Angeles Chapter.
 
Our schedule includes trips to the mountains, canyonlands and jungles of Asia, Europe, and North America, but no matter where we are—we never forget the Sierra Club's mission: to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.  Why not join us on an adventure of a lifetime and find out for yourself?
 

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Denali
  • February 14 - March 6, 2019
    Rating: O
    Sponsored by:
    Angeles Chapter, Crescenta Valley Group

    Join us on this trip that will take you to major sights in Northern India including several UNESCO world heritage sites and to 3 national parks to see the Indian wildlife. Starting in Delhi, you will see many major historic and cultural sites: the “pink city” of Jaipur; game drives in Ranthambhore National Park; Fatehpur Sikra, an ancient fortified city; lots of migratory birds and some native mammals in Keoladeo Ghana National Park; the Taj Mahal; the ancient fortified town of Orchha; and Varanasi, the holy city on the Ganges. Visit Jim Corbett National Park, a hunting preserve turned into a national park. We will see migratory birds and may see other animals such as elephants, tigers, bears, monkeys, otters, deer, leopards, crocodiles, monitor lizards, and jackals.

    Jean Marc Frelei, Puru Shadows Galore
    Parakeet pair

    Orchha fort complex

  • April 6 - 14, 2019
    Sponsored by:
    Angeles Chapter

    Join us on our 9-day fly-drive excursion in eastern Utah to enjoy and explore two of the most unusual and interesting National Parks: Arches National Park with over 2000 arches ranging from a few feet in size to several hundred feet and Canyonlands National Park, with the deep canyons of the Green River and the Colorado River as they join to form the majestic Colorado we all know and love. Experience the wonders of these fabulous, massive rock formations in carved canyons with visits to Mesa Arch, Dead Horse Point, Upheaval Dome, and lots more.

    Mike Sappingfield
    Stona Arch. Arches National Park

  • June 22 - 29, 2019
    Sponsored by:
    Sierra Sage

    Join us on our 7-night 8-day excursion to South Dakota to explore and enjoy Custer State Park and Badlands National Park.  Highlights will include a visit to Mount Rushmore National Monument, Crazy Horse Monument, a Jeep Safari and Chuckwagon Cookout in Custer State Park, and a guided tour of Jewel Cave

    Donna Specht, Donna Specht


  • July 23 - 31, 2019
    Rating: O
    Sponsored by:
    Angeles Chapter

    Join us for a 9 day, 8 night Alaska Wildlife adventure to see both land and sea wildlife in 2 National Parks. We will have a half day sea adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park to view sea and land wildlife and calving tidewater glaciers, take a short hike to Exit Glacier, and inside Denali National Park we will enjoy hiking and observing grizzly bears, moose, caribou, golden eagles, and much more!

    Fred Dong
    Grizzly Bears

  • September 14 - 21, 2019
    Rating: O
    Sponsored by:
    Sierra Sage

     Join us in exploring the historical areas of Philadelphia, on an eight day, 7 night bus excursion to Eastern Pennsylvania! We'll enjoy exploring the Amish county of Lancaster, including taking a buggy ride and a Steam Railroad train, and visit a museum. Spend a day at Gettysburg Battlefield, and see Valley Forge, the Liberty Bell, Independece Hall and many more historical attractions. Other interesting attractions include a Coal Mine, the Appalachian Trail, and Hershey Chocolate World and world-famous Longwood Gardens.



     

    Mike Sappingfield
    Historic Amish Farm and House

  • October 2 - 13, 2019
    Rating: O
    Sponsored by:
    Crescenta Valley Group

    Join us for a 12 day, 11 night tour of the mysterious Kingdom of Bhutan with an additional 3 nights and free time in Bangkok. Experience the Butanese culture, meet some families, enjoy their beautiful historic buildings and temples, explore mountain and countryside scenery on this fabulous tour. See the famous Buddhist Tiger's Nest Monastery that is dramatically perched on the side of a mountain, and numerous monasteries and castles. A visit to Bhutan is like stepping back in time.

    Fred Dong
    Tiger's Nest monastery on side of cliff; Bhutan

  • November 14 - 23, 2019
    Rating: O
    Sponsored by:
    Crescenta Valley Group

    Join us for a 10 day, 9 night tour to see the wonders of ancient Egypt. In Cairo, we'll enjoy seeing the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Muhammad Ali one of the grand mosques of Cairo, the Temple of Philae and visit to the worlds oldest marketplace. We will fly to Luxor where we will have a four night cruise on the Nile River. In Luxor, we will visit the Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. We will visit the Luxor Temple complex, some of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Horus in Edfu, and much much more! There is also an optional 4-night extension to Jordan to see the world famous Petra, one of the amazing ancient wonders and a UNESCO world heritage site.

    Mayflower Tours
    Sphinx. Egypt Treasures.

  • November 15 - 23, 2019
    Sponsored by:
    Orange County Sierrans Section

    There’s nowhere in the world quite like Cuba, and no better way to explore its distinct culture than with the Angeles Chapter Travel Adventurers, on this 8-day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean. Get up close and personal with Cuba’s heritage in Havana. Go off the cobblestone path to meet the locals in Santiago de Cuba.  Uncover the “Pearl of the South” in Cienfuegos. Enjoy immersive Cuba-inspired entertainment, cuisine and guest lectures onboard the ship. 

    Nancy Bland, Allure Travel