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Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Tour

Take a blissful bike tour in sunny, retro-hip Palm Desert: Ride Palm Springs, Joshua Tree National Park and the Coachella Valley. 5 days.

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Very well supported tour; it's evident that the guides are passionate about what they do. Company has a 'boutique' feel - very personalized service. 
Robin A.
Menlo Park, California
No matter what type of rider you are, you will enjoy riding with Bicycle Adventures. The trips are fun in every way and can be tailored to your needs.
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Tour

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Ride sunny Palm Springs, bohemian home of the Rat Pack, mid-century modern architecture and glamour. Stay in the heart of the Coachella Valley - in one hotel the entire time, so you can relax completely instead of re-packing. Bicycle trendy Palm Springs. Ride Joshua Tree National Park's kingdom of golden rock outcroppings and desert flowers. Warm up your cycling legs. Shop and explore, lounge by the pool under a palm tree - or treat yourself to a massage. Beat the early-spring and winter blahs in Palm Desert, where the sun shines 354 days every year!

Please note: March 12 trip fee $3,188 due to spring break lodging fees. 

National Parks on This Tour: Joshua Tree National Park

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Ride to the Whitewater Preserve through the San Gorgonio Pass.

Start the ride in the valley then pedal up to the Whitewater Preserve, nestled between the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains. Cross the San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm, one of the oldest and largest wind farms in the United states. After lunch return the way you came, then maybe explore a bit of Coachella Valley or tackle a ride up Mt. San Jacinto (the toughest ride in the valley!). Or relax and lounge by the pool. 

Day 1: Whitewater, 36.5 mi +1816 ft / -1816 ft (option for big climb, too)


Pedal to the Salton Sea, a lake with depths rivaling Death Valley's lowest point, salinity greater than the Pacific Ocean, and quirky boom-and-bust towns.

Pedal beside the Salton Sea, once part of a vast inland sea. Today it's the largest lake in California. Head up to Salvation Mountain and check out a modern masterpiece of desert folk art made of concrete and adobe adorned with colorful paint and religious messages – recognized by the US Senate as a national treasure.

Day 2: Salton Sea, 37.8 mi +458 ft / -216 ft


Ride Palm Springs. Home to the rich and famous of the Rat Pack era, today it boasts the best urban life has to offer.

The Rat Pack may have moved on, but the city’s style hasn't. Palm Springs is as cool as it gets in the middle of a desert. Pedal around the city. Check out retro-style architecture. Pamper your tastebuds at sweet cafés. Window shop. Or do it all. Lunch and dinner are on your own today, so take things at your own pace. 

Day 3: Palm Springs 6.3 mi +496 ft / -510 ft (L/D OYO?)


Joshua Tree National Park: Ride past its namesake trees. Count cactus varieties and maybe spot a jackrabbit or desert bighorn sheep.

Marvel at the twisted, spiky trees straight out of a Dr. Seuss illustration at the junction of three of California’s ecosystems: the Colorado Desert, the Mojave Desert, and the Little San Bernardino Mountains. Check out the hundreds of plant and animal species that make their home here. 

Day 4: Joshua Tree, 34.1 mi +2110 ft / -2862 ft


Cycle Box Canyon, a colorful ravine through the date palms in the Coachella Valley.

Head back toward Palm Springs, soaking in views of the Salton Sea with the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountain ranges off in the distance. Cruise through acres of date palm trees on this route through the Coachella Valley. Stop for a picnic lunch at Lake Cahuilla. Pedal through low deserts checkered with orange and date tree groves and savor a delectable date milkshake to top off the trip. 

Day 5: Box Canyon, 40.8 mi +387 ft / -1857 ft

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Trip Details

Included Activities

Biking (bikes included), Joshua Tree National Park


5 days - Monday to Friday


All Levels


Meals included: All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

Daily Mileage

Standard route: average 40, range 35 - 60 (longer or shorter routes available)


Palm Springs, California

2019 Departures

January 28. February 4. February 11. February 18. February 25.

Price for trips departing before 12/31/2018


Price for trips departing after 12/31/2018


Traveling Alone?

Single Room

As an optional extra, a person traveling solo on any inn-to-inn trip may reserve a room for his or her exclusive use. This will guarantee you a private room and private bath every night. Unlike other tour companies, if you're willing to share a room, there is no extra charge for coming solo, no matter when you sign up for the tour - even if you wind up with a private room by default.