Los Angeles to Joshua Tree


4 days / 3 nights

Early Signup: $1,395

Regular: $1,595

or $195 Down


This trip is an excellent mix of city life, the great outdoors, and a touch of glam. 

You’ll begin your trip in Los Angeles and take in the iconic Californian city, then begin your journey through the desert to Joshua Tree National Park and Palm Springs.


Hotel Hermosa, Los Angeles, California at 5:30 pm

Flying? Plan to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) -- Las Angeles, California by 4:00 pm to meet the group at the hotel for your welcome meeting followed by dinner.


Hotel Hermosa, Los Angeles, California 

Flying? Plan to depart Los AngelesInternational Airport (LAX) -- Los Angeles, California after 4:00 pm.

Physical Activity:


This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:


This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.  Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:


This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Cancellation Policy:

Very Flexible

This trip has a 30-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 30 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Cancellation Policy:


Because this trip has non-refundable tickets we have a 60-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 60 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Welcome to Los Angeles!

Arrive at Los Angeles International Airport by 4:00 pm and make your way to your hotel by 5:30 pm where your Trip Leader will greet you.

Enjoy your first dinner in California as a group.  We’ll be staying close to the beach, so get ready to embrace the SoCal lifestyle.

Extend your night with an optional evening out or catch a good night’s sleep in preparation for your desert adventure ahead.

Day 2

Joshua Tree

Drive through the Mojave Desert on your way to your adventure destination: Joshua Tree National Park!

Enjoy your first hike in the park meandering between boulders and spotting desert wildlife before visiting Keys Views for epic looks at the San Andreas Fault. 

In the evening, set up camp for the night and enjoy a freshly cooked dinner underneath the clear desert skies.

Day 3

Palm Springs

After an early breakfast, take a morning hike to Lost Horse Mine and imagine yourself as a gold miner from the past. 

Enjoy your final meal in Joshua Tree before continuing your journey to the desert oasis of Palm Springs. Celebrate your arrival with a tram ride up to the top of Mt. San Jacinto and take in the expansive views of Coachella Valley.

Relax in your Palm Springs hotel before spending one last night with your group. Reminisce on your desert getaway as you enjoy dinner and drinks with your new friends.

Day 4


Fuel up on your final breakfast before squeezing in one last short hike to Tahquitz Falls, a waterfall in the desert!

Grab a bite to eat for lunch, then enjoy the drive back to Los Angeles where your adventure comes to an end. Choose to extend your stay in Southern California or make your way back to the airport to catch your flight home departing after 4:00 pm.

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Los Angeles to Joshua Tree

What's Included:

  • 4 days/3 nights accommodation in boutique hotels and campsite
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Tahquitz Canyon Hiking
  • Palm Springs Tram
  • Ground Transportation (private vehicle)
  • Under30Experiences Trip Leader
  • The chance to meet kick-ass people
  • Access to the Under30Experiences community

Book with confidence: it's free to switch your trip more than 30 days out
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All Under30Experiences trip prices are in USD


4 days / 3 nights

Early Signup: $1,395

Regular: $1,595

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