Traveling to the Southwest

ARRIVAL

To begin the journey you will fly into Phoenix, Arizona to the Phoenix Sky Harbor Int'l Airport (PHX). You will then take the 2-1/2 hour shuttle to Sedona. Pre-book the shuttle either through the Sedona Phoenix Shuttle website or by telephone (1) 928 282 2066 or (1) 800 448 7988. Reservations are required. The cost is $45 per person one-way.

DEPARTURE

The journey ends in Santa Fe, New Mexico and you will depart for home from the Albuquerque Sunport Int'l Airport (ABQ). To get to the Albuquerque airport from Santa Fe you will need to take the 70-minute Sandia Express Shuttle. Pre-book through the Sandia Express Shuttle website or telephone (1) 505 474 5696 or (1) 888 775 5696. The cost is $25 per person one-way.

ACCOMMODATIONS ON OUR JOURNEY

Sedona — Best Western Arroyo Roble Hotel
Grand Canyon — Yavapai East Lodge
Chinle — Thunderbird Lodge
Farmington — Courtyard Farmington
Santa Fe — Hotel St. Francis

If circumstances require us to change the hotel, we will change to one of comparable quality.

VISAS and PASSPORTS

Visa: Most travelers to the US who are coming from Canada, Western Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand do not need a visa. However, you may check in advance through your travel agent or by going to the US Department of State website.

Passport: If you are coming to the US from another country you must have a passport that is valid for six months past your expected stay in the United States. It is a good idea to take a photocopy of your passport with you in case the original one gets lost.

WEATHER

During the end of September/beginning of October, the average temperatures are:
Sedona: High 80 F / Low 55 F
Grand Canyon: High 64 F / Low 40 F
Santa Fe: High 72 F / Low 40 F

DRESS & WHAT TO BRING

Comfortable clothes, layers for change of weather, and good walking shoes. Optional swimwear and a cover-up for the pool in Sedona. Dress in Indian Country is more conservative. To bring: journal for writing, sacred object for ceremony, flashlight, hat, sunscreen, sweater, warm jacket, rain jacket with hood and umbrella (just in case).

TIPPING

Generally 15% for restaurants. For our local guides and bus driver bring $5 to $10 dollars per day, which will be collected and given from the group.

DRINKING

Alcohol is not available or permitted when on the Hopi and Navajo reservations. We ask that you respect this custom.

CURRENCY

The currency is the US dollar.

ELECTRICITY

The electrical supply is 120 volts and the frequency of the supply is 60 hertz.



For more information:
Call (1) 505 559 4632 or (44) 020 8133 4994
email: Annie