Guided RV Tours

Join the Kosher Sherpa on a guided RV tour!  With exciting itineraries of attractions and camping locations, your family will have a great time and create lasting memories that come with traveling together.

To sign up for a tour, or to suggest changes to tour dates, duration, or destinations, please contact me.

Yeshiva Winter Break 2018 – Banditos at the Border

Summary

Escape the winter sleet and snow and join the Kosher Sherpa for a week-long tour of Southeast Arizona! It’s regularly over 100 degrees here in the summer, but during our winter trip expect generally dry weather with daily highs in the mid- to high-60s.  There’s something for everyone on this trip, from guided mine tours to re-enacted Old West shootouts to ghost towns.

 

Nuts and Bolts

Tour includes:

  • Coordination of RV rental
  • Coordination of Hotel reservations and shuttle to RV rental facility
  • Admission and Camping Fees at all planned stops
  • Use of one set of fleishig cookware
  • Use of one fleishig grill and propane supply

Tour does not include:

  • Transportation to and from Tuscon, Arizona
  • Sunday night hotel cost (group rate discount TBD)
  • RV rental cost (roughly $500)

 

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Itinerary 

Note: Some itinerary items are “weather permitting”

Sunday, 1/21/18

  • Arrive in Tuscon, AZ
  • Overnight at local hotel

Monday, 1/22/18

  • Pickup RV, overview of RV use
  • Guided bus tour of the world’s largest military aircraft storage facility (over 4000 aircraft from all military branches)
  • Guided tour of modern open-pit copper mining and processing facility
  • Camp at Tuscon-area campground with full hookups (water, electric, sewer)

Tuesday, 1/23/18

  • Discover Javalinas and other desert mammals, desert plants, reptiles, and more at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
  • Browsing/Shopping at an Arizona artist’s colony
  • Camp on Federal Land in the Sonoran Desert
  • Campfire with S’mores and cowboy songs (wildfire risk level permitting)
  • Optional observational astronomy program with telescope

Wednesday, 1/24/18

  • Optional sunrise wildlife stroll with photography instruction
  • Visit a ghost town founded in the 1880s, then abandoned in the 1970s
  • Visit Tombstone, Arizona, with re-enactment of the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Underground mine train tour of a 1890s copper mine
  • Camp at wildlife preserve marsh, see group landing of thousands of Sandhill Cranes

Thursday, 1/25/18

  • Optional sunrise wildlife watch (group takeoff of thousands of Sandhill Cranes) with photography instruction
  • Visit Chiricahua National Monument, optional shuttle to Masai Point with downhill return hike
  • Camp at Tuscon-area campground with full hookups (water, electric, sewer)

Friday, 1/26/18

  • Return RVs and farewell
  • Dates: Sunday, 1/21/18 to Friday, 1/26/18
  • Start/Finish location: Tuscon, AZ
  • Cost: $500 per adult, $250 per child (age 3-14)
  • Guide Fee: $350 per family
  • Total Distance: 450 miles