SUNDAY- November 6th, fly to Phoenix International Airport and transfer on your own to The Hyatt Place, Scottsdale/Old Town in Scottsdale, AZ.
MONDAY- November 7th - Meet in the lobby of Hyatt Place, Scottsdale/Old Town after breakfast at 8:30 AM. Drive in a group minivan to Sedona, AZ (1.5 - 2 hrs.) via Montezuma’s Castle National Monument. Pick up snacks/ lunch for hike/yoga at Bell Rock Vortex. Possible time to visit galleries in Uptown Sedona or TlaquePaque Market Place. Drive to Cottonwood to check into your hotel, The Tavern Inn, in Old Town Cottonwood. Group dinner at Bocce’s at 6:30. Hotel info can be found directly on the hotels websites by clicking here for The Tavern Hotel, and here for the Hyatt.
TUESDAY - November 8th - Optional early morning hike at beautiful Dead Horse State Park (5 minute drive from hotel) at 7:15 AM. Breakfast at the hotel (included in the hotel price). Depart at 9:30/10 AM for Sedona’s Red Rock State Park to hike/paint/outdoor yoga. (15-20 minute drive).
1pm - Head into Sedona for lunch in a lovely outdoor garden. Hike/yoga - Sedona area. Possible shopping time at Tlaque Paque Market Place/Uptown Sedona, if not done yesterday. Dinner in Sedona.
WEDNESDAY - November 9th, 7 AM Drive into Sedona for outdoor yoga class with master teacher Chuck Tyler. Airport Mesa Overlook. Breakfast at The Local Juicery, juice bar/organic cafe. Hike/Yoga. To lunch in Sedona. Back to Cottonwood. Free time to explore Old Town Cottonwood. Dinner on your own. Walk to a local wine bar for a private wine tasting.
THURSDAY - Optional hike at Dead Horse State Park 7:15 AM. Breakfast in Cottonwood. 9:00 head to Tuzigoot National Monument and then to hike/yoga. Lunch in Sedona. Painting….in late afternoon. Location TBD. Dinner at The Hudson, beautiful deck with breathtaking sunset views.
Friday - Breakfast in Cottonwood. Check out of the hotel. Optional ride ($50) back into Phoenix/Scottsdale area or to the airport at 11 AM or extend your stay in Sedona area.
Other things to bring…. hat with brim, sunglasses, thin gloves, fleece layers, wind breaker type jacket. Good walking shoes/sneakers or hiking shoes. Any painting supplies you may have (I will send a supplies list to you when the time approaches). A fanny pack or small backpack. A thick towel or small blanket will work well for an outdoor yoga mat.
Payments and Policies:
What IS included:
Two group dinners
All Transportation from Phoenix to Sedona and around Sedona/Cottonwood
Entrance to state parks and state monuments
4 art classes with Kerry
4 yoga outdoor classes with Kerry
1 yoga class with Chuck Tyler
What is NOT included:
Travel to Phoenix
All other food
Return trip to Phoenix (May be arranged for $50)
I have lists of restaurants we may go to if you are interested.
A $650 non-refundable deposit will be required to reserve your spot. $1,650, the balance of the payment, will be due on October 1, 2022 (or March 1, 2023, depending on your tour) and will not be refundable.
We highly recommend purchasing trip insurance to protect your investment. Of course, if unforeseen national events occur, and the trip is not feasible, you will be refunded.
Please feel free to email or call me with any questions about the tours or payment.