[Nfbnet-members-list] National Parks Fundraiser Trip October 9-13 For NFB Travel & Tourism Division

cheryl echevarria cherylandmaxx at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 25 16:55:35 UTC 2013

NFB Travel and Tourism Division 2013 1st Annual Fundraiser

National Parks Tour:

This is an all inclusive trip including tour guide.  Only exception 
is your expenses to and from Vegas October 9th through the 
13th.  Would love to have you join us.  $721 double occupancy.  20% 
down.  Payment plan available.  Single and Triple Occupancy rates are 

If you are totally blind and are worried about not enjoying the trip 
because it might be to visual for you we are working with Scenic 
Tours, Ron Helquist who is the owner of Scenic Tours will make it 
happen.  We want everyone to enjoy the trip using all of your senses.

Pricing includes: Tour bus, tour guide, hotels, all meals, entrance 
fees to the parks, taxes and fees, only thing not included are the 
tip to the tour guide upon the end of the trip and transportation to 
and from Las Vegas.

Payment structure: 20% of trip due at booking, full deposit due 
8/1/2013, and final payment due 9/1/2013. But we are offering once 
20% of trip has been paid, payment plans can be arranged.  Final day 
to book is July 15, 2013

For this trip to go we need 20 people, so far we have 14 and if we 
don't get 20 all money will be returned.

Single Occupancy - $860 p.p.   - $172 per person due at booking
Double Occupancy - $721 p.p.  - $145 per person due at booking
Triple Occupancy - $625 p.p.    - $120 per person due at booking


Day 1: Las Vegas, NV - Fly into Las Vegas, NV. You will be met at the 
airport and shuttled to your hotel in downtown Las Vegas. You will 
have the evening to explore Las Vegas and catch some sleep before our 
big trip. Lodging at Bally's Resort Dinner Included

Day 2: Day 2 Thursday

Grand Canyon National Park & Page, AZ - After an early breakfast, we 
will depart at 7am to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. We 
will cross over the new bridge in front of Hoover Dam, the largest 
dam in the United States. We will meet famous Route 66 in Kingman, 
AZ. After a short break, we will continue down Route 66 until 
Williams, AZ. From there we will enter into the National Park.

We will make 3 stops along the rim and view this natural wonder of 
the world. We will also enjoy lunch inside the park before we move 
on. After leaving the park we will enter the Navajo Indian 
Reservation. We will traverse the reservation to Page, AZ. We will 
lodge for the night in Page. Our lodging for the evening will be at 
Quality Inn, Page AZ.

Lodging at Quality Inn Breakfast & Dinner Included (snacks and water 
is supplied)

Day 3 Friday - Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon National 
Park.  Today we will depart Page for Zion National Park. Once we 
arrive at the park, we will enjoy lunch at the Zion Canyon Lodge. 
Once we are finished with lunch, we will enjoy seeing the not only 
Zion Canyon and the beautiful oasis within the canyon, but we will 
also see the east bench of Zion. It is a unique area that offers a 
different view of the sandstone cliffs that make up Zion National 
Park. Once we have enjoyed Zion National Park, we will depart the 
park and go to Bryce Canyon National Park. In Bryce Canyon, we will 
visit Fairyland,Sunset, and Bryce Points. Afterward we will check 
into our hotel at Ruby's Inn for the evening. Lodging at Ruby's Inn, 
UT Breakfast & Dinner Included.

Day 4 Saturday - After a delicious breakfast, we will depart Bryce 
Canyon and travel down one of the most beautiful highways in America, 
Highway 12. This road provides you with the beauties of the sandstone 
canyons and the wonders of 9,500 ft mountain vistas. We will then 
travel to Capital Reef National Park. In the park we will see some 
petroglyphs, the old school house, and the capitol dome. Once we have 
finished enjoying Capital Reef, and had a delicious boxed lunch, we 
will depart for our return journey to Las Vegas. We will travel 
through the beautiful Aquarius Plateau and then get back to the I-15 
corridor. We will stop in St George, UT for a final dinner and a 
pleasant walk in town. After dinner, we will travel to Las Vegas, NV 
where we will spend the night. Lodging at Las Vegas, NV Breakfast & 
Dinner Included

Day 5 Sunday - Breakfast and returning to the airport

For more information and to book your trip, please contact Cheryl 
Echevarria, President of NFB Travel and Tourism Division and Owner of 
Echevarria Travel at 631-456-5394 or 
reservations at echevarriatravel.com, Vice President, Maurice 
Shackelford at 770-280-5029 or reservations at peachtreetravel.net, or 
Treasurer Milton Taylor at milt2533 at gmail.com.

We will accept check or money order, if you need to pay by credit 
card we will offer paypal.com

Cheryl Echevarria, President
NFB Travel & Tourism
cherylandmaxx at hotmail.com

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