Come with us to Southern Arizona and experience several points of interest including Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, Bisbee Copper Mine, Tombstone, Kartchner Caverns Guided Tour & other various interpretive sites discussed in the Universal Model!
The Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show is a yearly event that highlights geological items from all over the world. Attendees are provided with an opportunity to find wholesale and retail fashion, accessories, gift merchandise, lapidary, beads, antique & estate beads, gemstone, glass, crystal, bali, beads, metal beads, tools, jewelry, buttons, lampwork, seed beads, pearls and more. The whole world geologically and paleontologically along with rocks hounds from everywhere come to Tucson every year and you do not want to miss this opportunity to learn how these rocks and fossils were formed as shown in the UM!
Our GeoTour Tour Guides are the Authors and Editors of the Universal Model along with local guides familiar with the area – so you get the full Sightseeing GeoTour Experience, applying education, knowledge and understanding while seeing, touching, discussing, journaling and connecting with the Earth’s natural beauty. There will be time for tour members to express there feelings about the tour and reading experience with the UM.
The tour price is $540/person and children staying with parents getting a $150 discount/child up to two children per room. Price is per person, double occupancy. No airfare included. Access fees for places included in Tour Cost. Night 1, only lodging. Breakfast is included on Days 2, 3 & 4. Dinner on Days 2 & 3. Lunch not included on any days. As an added benefit, on day 4, after breakfast at the hotel, tour members are also given free entry into the Feb 1st All-Day UM Conference in Mesa Arizona if they so choose. There will be a number of speakers at this conference with details forthcoming.
Here is a comment from a tour member who went on our last Grand Canyon UM GeoTour in October 2019:
“I have been on more than a hundred tours and I want you to know, Russ, the Grand Canyon tour was the very best tour I have been on in my entire life.” Erhard Beuttenmuller (Oral Surgeon)
Dean Sessions has been taking group tours to the Rock and Mineral Show for more than a decade and has been attending the show for more than two decades scientifically researching and observing minerals and fossils from around the world to write the UM.
To learn more about this tour and to sign up please click here or call Russ Barlow at702.546.9202 or email RussBarlow@UniversalModel.com