Canyonlands of Southern Utah

May 6, 2018 - May 14, 2018
9 days / 17 meals

Combine this tour with National Parks of the Southwest and take $400 off the combined per person rate! Or combine this tour with California National Parks and take $450 off the combined rate!

Day 1: Flagstaff, AZ
Our journey west begins with a flight to Phoenix. Continue to Flagstaff, AZ for an evening reception and overnight stay at the Drury Inn & Suites. Hot Apps

Day 2: Grand Canyon
Head to Grand Canyon National Park, once proclaimed by President Theodore Roosevelt as “the one great sight which every American should see.” Join our local expert for a guided tour through the natural beauty of the East Rim. Enjoy free time to explore Grand Canyon Village and walk along the canyon edge before dinner and an overnight stay on the South Rim of the park. B, D

Day 3: Lake Powell, AZ
Travel to Page, AZ for a guided tour of the second largest concrete arch dam in the United States, Glen Canyon Dam, which holds back an amazing 26,215,000 acre-feet of water from the Colorado River. Enjoy a cruise on beautiful Lake Powell. The boat takes us through the tapestry laden walls of Lake Powell’s famous canyons, Navajo Canyon and Antelope Canyon. Enjoy dinner overlooking the lake and an overnight stay at Lake Powell Resort, located in heart of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. B, D

Day 4: Monument Valley and Moab
Learn about the Native American heritage of Monument Valley as we explore the back roads of the eighth wonder of the world with a Navajo guide. Continue west to Moab, UT for a jet boat ride on the mighty Colorado River and a twonight stay in the small resort town. B, D

Day 5: Canyonlands National Park
Explore the wilderness of countless canyons and buttes carved by the Colorado River with a guided tour of Canyonlands National Park. Visit one of the most photographed scenic visits, Dead Horse Point State Park, located 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River. After a riverside picnic lunch, discover the red rock landscape of Arches National Monument, the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches. Explore Moab’s quaint western charm during your evening of leisure. B, L

Day 6: Capitol Reef National Park
Visit Capitol Reef National Park, known for the Waterpocket Fold, a 65 million year-old wrinkle in the Earth’s crust. After a picnic lunch amongst the park’s colorful canyons, domes and monoliths and dessert at the Gifford House Store and Museum, travel to Cedar City, UT for our 2-night stay. B, L, D

Day 7: Bryce Canyon National Park
Discover the impressive but often missed Cedar Breaks National Monument, which rests on top of the Colorado plateau and looks down into a half-mile deep geological amphitheater. Enjoy lunch at Bryce Canyon’s Lodge restaurant, rated one of the area’s best dining experiences. Join our local expert for a guided tour of Bryce Canyon National Park, famous for its multi-colored Hoodoos and some of the world’s best air quality. B, L

Day 8: Zion National Park
Follow the lush Virgin River into Zion National Park where you will be surrounded by massive canyon walls and a unique landscape of petrified sand dunes during our narrated open-air tram ride. Grab lunch on your own at Zion Lodge before continuing back to Las Vegas. Visit Nevada’s oldest and largest state park filled with red sandstone formations and 3,000 year-old Indian petroglyphs, Valley of Fire State Park, before a final night in Las Vegas at the four-star Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino. B, D

Day 9: Fly Home
Reflect on the incomparable natural beauty we have explored as we fly home. B

 

Per person rates*
double $2799
triple/quad $2576
single $3393
* Includes roundtrip airfare from STL

Combine this tour with National Parks of the Southwest and take $400 off the combined per person rate! Or combine this tour with California National Parks and take $450 off the combined rate!

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