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                                   Services of a professional Tour Director &     Dinner & western show at Rockin ‘R Ranch
                                   Driver                                         (optional)
                                   Transportation via luxury motorcoach           Tour of Tombstone, Boot Hill, OK Corral
                                   Coach transportation for various dinners &     Shopping at 5th Avenue & Scottsdale
                                   shows                                          Fashion Square
                                   Superior to First Class accommodation          Visit to a camel farm, Peanut & Date Farm
                                   throughout the tour                            Locally guided city tour of Tucson
                                   Welcome get acquainted reception & tour        Admission to San Xavier del Bac Mission
                                   briefing                                       Southern Arizona wine tasting
                                   14 Nights stay at studio suite with full       Visit vegetable farm, dairy farm, citrus &
                                   kitchen or kitchenette in Metro Phoenix        orange grove
                                   Area
                                                                                  Barleen Family Country Music Dinner
                                   25 Meals: 24 Breakfasts & 1 Dinner Included    (optional)
                                   Gratuities on all baggage handling and         Visit Red Rock Canyon of Oak Creek
                                   meals
                                                                                  A day trip to historic Sedona
                                   Tour of Las Vegas Strip
                                                                                  Visit to ghost town of Jerome and
                                   2 Nights in Las Vegas                          Montezuma Castle
                                   Locally guided orientation tour of Metro       Admission and visit to Zion Canyon National
                                   Phoenix including Phoenix, Scottsdale,         Park
                                   Mesa, Tempe & Paradise Valley
                                                                                  Admission & tour of Grand Canyon
                                   Dinner at Organ Stop Pizza (optional)
                                                                                  Visit to Temple Square in Salt Lake City
                                   Admission to Arizona Senora Desert Museum
                                                                                  Baggage handling (One bag per person)
                                   Visit to ghost town of Tortilla Flats
                                                                                  2% of tour cost as Gold Dollars credit
                                   Superstition Mountain & Old Goldfield Mine     towards next PGT Tour
                                   Greyhound Park Flea Market                     Pacific Gold deluxe tote bag
                                   Admission to dog racing at Greyhound Park      Admissions for all attractions & sightseeing
                                   Park ‘n Swap open air Flea Market              as per itinerary
                                   Explore Main Street Arts District – Old Town
                                   Scottsdale




                                On our escorted long stay, you are not left to fend for yourself. The luxury coach, tour
                                director & our driver are with you throughout the tour to help & take care of you. Deluxe
                                tours include a mix of sightseeing, culture, history, free time, socializing, dining
                                experiences and many adventures with an air-conditioned luxury coach.



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                                This tour features America’s most colorful and spectacular canyon scenery as you journey
                                through Arizona and Utah. Sun worshippers will adore this spectacular, worry free tour
                                that offers FUN, SUN, HISTORY, the COMFORT OF HOME and more. Try your hand at Lady
                                Luck in Jackpot, Las Vegas and Laughlin. Arizona is a wonderland of deep canyons and
                                rugged mountains, delicate deserts and pristine lakes, green forests and crimson sunsets.
                                Marvel at the incredible culture and history of this 400-year-old Spanish colonial territory.
                                Nowhere else in the country will you find such a diversity of beauty waiting to be
                                explored. The Valley of the Sun is waiting for you!! You’ll feel right at home with Pacific
                                Gold Tours. There will be ample time set aside for visiting with friends, lounging by the
                                pool, shopping or golfing while enjoying your long stay in Arizona. Transportation will be
                                provided for any group activity arranged by the tour manager throughout the trip.

                                COME ALONG WITH US on the most comfortable and affordable holiday for an excellent
                                opportunity to mingle and get acquainted with other guests. This unique Gold Package
                                gives you more for your money!!

                                Day 1 Saskatoon & Regina to Edmonton & Calgary, AB
                                Saskatoon and Regina passengers travel by Greyhound coach line to
                                Edmonton and Calgary respectively.

                                Day 2 Vancouver, Victoria & Nanaimo to Kelowna, BC
                                     Edmonton, Calgary to Kelowna, BC
                                Welcome Aboard! A warm welcome aboard our luxury coach, which is air-
                                conditioned and washroom equipped for your comfort and enjoyment.
                                Vancouver and Vancouver Island passengers enjoy mid-morning pick-up
                                service from various locations throughout the Lower Mainland. Relax during
                                our journey through the Fraser Valley over the Coquihalla and Connector
                                Highways bring us to Kelowna for the overnight stay (Coast Capri or similar).
                                Edmonton passengers travel south to Calgary to pick up fellow passengers,
                                and travel to Kelowna. (coach transfer subject to group numbers)




                                Day 3 Kelowna to Spokane, WA
                                Today we travel through the Okanagan Valley to Osoyoos, then on to Spokane for the night. The Doubletree
                                Hotel is located downtown adjacent to Riverfront Park and Spokane Falls. Join your Tour Director & Fellow
                                passengers for a Welcome Get Acquainted Reception & Tour Briefing at the hotel. (Doubletree or similar)

                                Day 4 Boise, ID B
                                After a full American Breakfast, we travel through the towering forest of the Potato State of Idaho. Our
                                destination for tonight is Boise, Idaho. (Courtyard Marriott or similar)

                                Day 5 Boise to Jackpot, NV B
                                We start the day with a full hot breakfast at the hotel. A leisurely southern drive brings us to Jackpot, a
                                fittingly named town in the state of Nevada. The rest of the day is free to do as you wish, as we spend the
                                night here.

                                Day 6 Las Vegas, NV 2 Nts, B
                                We head south this morning, across the “Sagebrush State” Nevada to the world famous Las Vegas, the “City
                                That Never Sleeps!”. This afternoon, we tour the Las Vegas Strip. Brief stops at a couple of casinos on the
                                strip will enhance our day. The city truly glitters with all of its neon! We check into our full service hotel here
                                for 2 nights.




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                                Day 7 Las Vegas, NV B
                                Today we enjoy a free day to spend by the pool, tour some of the extravagant resorts, or try our luck in one
                                of the many casinos.

                                                                              Day 8 Las Vegas, NV to Yuma, AZ B
                                                                              Today we depart the “Xandu of the Desert” and ride with Lady
                                                                              Luck to the southernmost point of “Arizona’s West Coast”,
                                                                              Yuma. We return spend the night here. (Windgate or similar)

                                                                              Day 9 Metro Phoenix, AZ 14 Nts, B
                                                                              This morning we visit a date farm, the Peanut Patch and the
                                                                              Sahati Camel Farm. The Camel Farm is the dream of an
                                                                              individual who has bred his favourite animals and is now home
                                                                              to a variety of species. (subject to change) We then drive East
                                                                              through Arizona to Scottsdale, a desert paradise nestled beneath
                                                                              a mountain playground. Scottsdale is our home for the next 14
                                nights. Upon arrival at our condominium, enjoy a leisurely afternoon to become acquainted with the hotel
                                facilities and surrounding area. For those who would like to pick up some groceries, coach and driver will
                                provide transportation to a nearby grocery store for your convenience. Relax and unpack in your full-service
                                condominium home for the next 2 weeks. (Hospitality Suites or Hampton Inn Suites)

                                Day 10 Phoenix, AZ B
                                It’s Sunday! Enjoy a leisurely day to do as you please. For golf
                                enthusiasts, perhaps a round of golf this morning at one or more
                                than twenty public and private courses located within a 5 to 10
                                mile radius of Scottsdale. Many are world class and offer
                                spectacular desert and mountain scenery. Tour Director can
                                advise you. If golf is not your thing, simply enjoy a walk, jog, run
                                or suntan on the beautiful golf course. Relax by the poolside and
                                take advantage of the hotel facilities. Ask your tour director or
                                hotel staff for local activities available.

                                Day 11 Metro Phoenix Area Guided Tour B
                                Enjoy a locally guided extended city tour of the Metro Phoenix
                                area, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and Tempe. This tour will give us a general life style observation
                                of the “Valley of the Sun”. This extended guided tour includes The Phoenix Civic Plaza, America West Arena,
                                Bank One Ballpark, Mercado & Arizona Center, Symphony Hall, Herberger & Orpheum Theatres, and other
                                downtown points of interest. Also included are the financial and historical areas including the State Capitol
                                and Heritage Square. We tour past the Mormon Temple in Mesa, Mills Avenue in Tempe and Arizona State
                                University. We enjoy the unique views of Camelback Mountain as we tour through Paradise Valley and
                                Scottsdale, traveling past such famous homes as the Wrigley and Hormel Mansions and Senator Barry
                                Goldwaters’ home, as well as many famous resorts.

                                                                              Day 12 Greyhound Park Flea Market & Dog Races B
                                                                              This morning you have the opportunity to brush up on your
                                                                              bargaining skills. Join your Tour Director for a leisurely morning
                                                                              at the Greyhound Park Flea Market. This afternoon it’s off to the
                                                                              exciting dog races where we have a chance to try our luck at
                                                                              Greyhound Park.



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                                                                               Day 13 Tucson B
                                                                               Today we take a trip to Tucson. We visit the Senora Desert
                                                                               Museum, which is one of Arizona’s most popular attractions. Its
                                                                               exhibitions reflect the outdoor world found in the unique ecology
                                                                               of the Senora desert. It contains over 300 animals and 1300
                                                                               plants, all indigenous to the Senora Desert Region. This
                                afternoon is spent at another popular attraction – the Old Tucson Studios. The town was constructed in 1939
                                for the movie “Arizona”. Since then, it has been the location for over 300 productions. It has a frontier town
                                atmosphere and features a museum, live gunfights, stunt shows, and a sound studio.

                                Day 14 Main Street Arts District B
                                This morning join your Tour Director for a trip to the Main Street Arts District in Scottsdale. For those who
                                would prefer, meet up with some newfound friends for a round of golf, or take some time for yourself to rest
                                and relax. In the evening we provide transportation for those who would like to go to the Rockin’ R Ranch for
                                an old-fashioned Chuck wagon dinner, served cowboy style, followed by a western show. (Optional)




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                                Day 15 Goldfield Ghost Town & Mine B
                                Today we enjoy a trip to historical Tortilla Flat. On the way we visit Superstition Mountain and Old Goldfield
                                Mine, a thrilling experience. Goldfield Mine had its first strike in 1892 and supported a population of up to
                                4,000 over its 5-year peak.

                                Day 16 The Verde Valley & Sedona B
                                Best to bring your camera with you as we pass through some breathtaking
                                scenery today. A historical day trip to Verde Valley and Sedona includes
                                visit to Red Rock Canyon of Oak Creek, Montezuma’s Castle, and the ghost
                                town of Jerome. We visit some elegant galleries, shops, and fine
                                restaurants as well.

                                Day 17 Phoenix, AZ
                                It’s Sunday again! The day is completely free to rest, relax, suntan or do as
                                you please.

                                Day 18 Scottsdale 5th Avenue B
                                This afternoon we take a shopping trip to the Scottsdale Fashion Square
                                and the Fifth Avenue area shops, which include over 150 specialty shops,
                                art galleries and restaurants. Here you get the chance to spoil yourself with
                                something exquisite. If shopping isn’t your cup of tea, there are plenty of other attractions in and around the
                                mall, all in air-conditioned comfort. For those who are interested, transportation will be provided to the Unique
                                Organ Stop Pizza Place in Mesa for an evening supper. (Optional)

                                Day 19 Tombstone B
                                Today we enjoy a trip to Tombstone, Arizona’s most famous mining town and at one time home to over
                                15,000 residents. Of all its colourful history, Tombstone is still most famous for the OK Corral shoot-out with
                                the Earps and for Boothill Cemetery. We also visit Tombstone Historical Museum, which offers a fascinating
                                look at the past. Later on we visit San Xavier del Bac Mission, an operating Catholic church located on an
                                Indian Reservation that was constructed from 1783-1797 by the Fransiscans. This beautiful example of
                                Spanish mission architecture is nicknamed the “White Dove of the Desert.”

                                                                              Day 20 Agricultural tour B
                                                                              Today we do a mid morning visit to the Orange Patch in mesa
                                                                              for some fruit picking. Later on in the afternoon we are treated to
                                                                              an educational tour featuring different types of farming in
                                                                              Arizona. (Subject to Availability). This evening, for all those
                                                                              interested, enjoy a trip to Rawhide Western Village, one of
                                                                              Arizona’s premier attractions. Enjoy dinner at the steakhouse,
                                                                              which features good food and entertainment. (Optional)

                                                                                 Day 21 Heritage Square & Mystery Castle B
                                                                                 This morning we head to Heritage Square, and eight structure
                                site all of which was built as part of the original site of Phoenix. The square is home to the Arizona Doll and



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                                Toy Museum, holding dolls from as far back as 1770. Later on this afternoon we visit Mystery Castle. Built
                                from native stone and scavenged materials between 1930 and 1945, this 8,000 square foot castle is furnished
                                with Indian antiques and southwestern artist decor. This evening, for those who wish, we provide coach
                                transportation to the Barleen Family Country Music Dinner Theatre (Optional)

                                Day 22 Phoenix, AZ B
                                Today is our last day in Phoenix, which is entirely free to do as you please. Take this last opportunity for a
                                round of golf, some last minute souvenir shopping, packing your bags or simply relaxing with friends by the
                                poolside.

                                Day 23 Phoenix to Grand Canyon & Page, AZ B
                                No trip to Arizona would be complete without visiting the
                                magnificent Grand Canyon. We bid farewell to the Scottsdale
                                areas as we head north to the majestic splendour of the Grand
                                Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We have ample
                                time to enjoy and explore the breathtaking scenery of this historic
                                spectacle. The beauty provided by the lofty, multicoloured walls
                                sculpted over thousands of years by the mighty Colorado River, is
                                unsurpassed. We stop at the visitor’s centre and have a tour of
                                the south rim of the canyon. A short drive through the beautiful
                                scenery brings us to Page for the night. (Best Western or similar)

                                                                Day 24 Page to Grand Canyon & Cedar City, UT B
                                                                Today is a memorable day as we travel via Lake Powell and Zion National
                                                                Park to Cedar City, Utah for an overnight stay. Lake Powell’s azure waters
                                                                offer a stunning contrast to the surrounding red sandstone cliffs. Zion National
                                                                Park is a strange land of high plateaus, deep canyons and broad mesas, cut
                                                                through by the Virgin River. Truly a day for photographs! (Holiday Inn or
                                                                similar)

                                                                Day 25 Cedar City, UT to Salt Lake City, UT B
                                                                We travel northward through the copper and coal state of Utah to Salt Lake
                                                                City and overnight at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Our early arrival into
                                                                Salt Lake City will give us time to visit the historic Temple Square. (Royal
                                                                Garden Inn or similar)

                                                                Day 26 Salt Lake City, UT to Butte, MO B
                                                                Departing the “Great Salt Valley” this morning, we travel through the eastern
                                                                section of Idaho, stopping along the way for pictures at Idaho Falls on the
                                Snake River. We then enter the “Big Sky Country” of Montana and travel onward to Butte for an overnight
                                stay. (Best Western or similar)

                                Day 27 Butte, MO to Spokane, WA B, D
                                Today our travels take us into Washington State and our destination for the night, Spokane. This evening,
                                join your tour director and fellow passengers for a Farewell Dinner courtesy of Pacific
                                Gold Tours. It’s a great time to say goodbye to the many friends we have made throughout
                                the tour. (Doubletree Hotel or similar)

                                Day 28 Spokane to Osoyoos, Penticton, Kelowna & Kamloops
                                This morning we must say goodbye to fellow passengers as the tour comes to end of some of us at the end
                                of
                                the day. Okanagan and Kootenay passengers finish their tour in
                                their respective cities. West Coast, Alberta, and Saskatchewan
                                passengers spend the night in Kelowna.

                                Day 29 Kelowna to Vancouver, Vancouver Island, &
                                Calgary
                                West Coast passengers travel home from Kelowna today. Alberta
                                passengers travel to Calgary via Greyhound coach line. Prairie
                                passengers overnight in Calgary.

                                Day 30 Calgary/Edmonton to Saskatchewan
                                Prairie passengers travel home by Greyhound Coach Lines,
                                completing their trip.




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                                                   Hospitality Resort Junior King Suites-Studios with Kitchenette
                                                   Cost per person based on double occupancy : Canadian Funds

                                               Victoria,                   Saskatoon Victoria,                   Saskatoon
                                Limited        Nanaimo
                                                         Kamloops Calgary,
                                                                                     Nanaimo
                                                                                               Kamloops Calgary,
                                                            &        &                            &        &
                                Seats!            &
                                                         Kelowna Edmonton
                                                                               &        &
                                                                                               Kelowna Edmonton
                                                                                                                     &
                                              Vancouver                     Regina Vancouver                      Regina

                                  TOUR#         28 Days     26 Days      28 Days    30 Days      28 Days   26 Days   28 Days   30 Days
                                               Sat Jan 16
                                  ARIZMC101    Sat Feb 06 Sun Jan 17     Sat Jan 16 Fri Jan 15     $3120     $2970     $3120     $3320
                                  ARIZMC102     Sat Feb   Sun Feb 07     Sat Feb 06 Fri Feb 05     $3370     $3220     $3370     $3570
                                                 13,10
                                  ARIZMC103               Sun Feb 14     Sat Feb 13 Fri Feb 12     $3370     $3220     $3370     $3570
                                  ARIZMC104     Sat Nov   Sun Nov 07     Sat Nov 06 Fri Nov 05     $2920     $2770     $2920     $3120
                                  ARIZMC105      06,10    Fri Dec 10     Thu Dec 09 Wed Dec 08     $3020     $2870     $3020     $3220
                                                Thu Dec
                                                 09,10

                                                                  Tips, Tax & Service Charge       $ 335    $ 315     $ 325     $ 350
                                                                           Single Supplement       $1480    $1320     $1480     $1560

                                    Tour is GST Exempt
                                    Airline ticketing is not recommended until guarantee of the departure at least 60 days prior
                                    to the tour departure
                                    Upgrade to spacious one bedroom condo at Hampton Inn Deluxe suites OR Hospitality Resort
                                    Suit
                                    with full kitchen at an extra cost of $200 & $300 Canadian per person respectively
                                    Complimentary cook to order hot breakfast every morning at Hospitality Resort Suites in AZ
                                    Complimentary hot buffet breakfast every morning at Hampton Inn Deluxe suites
                                    Complimentary cocktail party at Hospitality Resort Suites in Scottsdale, AZ
                                    A minimum of 20 Alberta and Prairie passengers required to operate exclusive charter coach
                                    from Alberta for each departure




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