National Park Treasures
Highlights: Arches National Park-Bryce Canyon-Route 66-Canyonlands National Park-Grand Canyon
7days/6nights, Salt Lake City/ Las Vegas
2019 depart Fri: May 17, Jun 07, Jul 26. Aug 23. Sep 13,27.
day 01 Salt Lake City arrival
Arrive in Salt Lake City and transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet your Tour Director in the evening. Salt Lake City is a beautiful, vibrant city that offers unparalleled access to remarkable history and warm hospitality. If time permits, this afternoon enjoy views of the State Capitol building and visit downtown’s famed Temple Square, home to the 6-spired Salt Lake Temple and domed Tabernacle of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This evening, may we suggest dinner at the Roof Restaurant for panoramic views of Temple Square(optional)
day 02 Salt Lake City-Moab
Spend the morning exploring Salt Lake City. Then travel to Moab, where the landscape is distinguished by thousand-foot-deep canyons as well as snow-capped peaks. Moab’s unique combination of small town hospitality and beautiful scenery has made it one of the most sought after destinations in the Southwest.
day 03 Moab-Arches National Park-Canyonlands-Moab
Journey today to two of America’s most spectacular National Parks. Your first stop, Arches National Park, is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, including the awe-inspiring Delicate Arch, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations and inspire you with its most unique scenery. Then it’s on to Canyonlands National Park where you will explore the colour drenched landscape of sandstone eroded into hundreds of canyons, mesas and buttes by the forces of time and the Colourado River. This evening enjoy an optional Jet Boat Float trip on the mighty Colourado River.
day 04 Moab-Capital Reef-Bryce Canyon-Moab
Visit Capitol Reef National Park, a destination of extraordinary natural beauty established in 1937 to protect a unique geological feature. Continue to spectacular Bryce Canyon National Park, where a tour through a multi-coloured world of sandstone spires and pinnacles, “hoodoos”, will dazzle the eye. This evening, weather permitting, be sure to gaze upon the spectacular night sky fi lled with sparkling stars and brilliant constellations and enjoy the aroma of pinewood campfires.
day 05 Bryce Canyon-Lake Powell-Grand Canyon-Flagstaff
Travel to stunning Lake Powell, where crystal blue water laps against towering red rock canyon walls. After crossing the Colourado, enter the Navajo Indian Reservation and drive through the Painted Desert via Cameron Trading Post. Arrive at Grand Canyon National Park, one of the 7 great natural wonders of the world. Stop at the rim to fully experience this mile-deep colourful canyon’s plunging gorges and rising spires formed by the mighty Colourado River. Overnight in Flagstaff.
day 06 Flagstaff - Seligman/Route 66 -Las Vegas
Descend the high Coconino Plateau into the Mojave Desert. Along the way, pass through Seligman, atown built along famed Historic Route 66 that looks as if it were frozen in time 60 years ago. Then it’s onward to Las Vegas, the dazzling “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Free time this evening allows you to experience the sights and sounds of this wonderland first hand. Walk the famous Strip lined with mega-resorts, dine at world-class restaurants, catch the latest star-studded show, or enjoy breathtaking views during a ride on the all-new, 550-foot tall High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel and the most exciting attraction to hit the Strip.
day 07 Las Vegas Departure
Your tour ends upon check-out from your hotel.
Inclusions: twin share, deluxe coach, tour director, visits as per program, porterage, service charges, taxes.
Sightseeing: Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon, Historic route 66, Canyonlands National Park, Grand Canyon,
Hotels: Salt Lake City-Hotel RL Salt Lake City-Moab-Moab Valley, Bryce Canyon- Bryce View lodge, Flagstaff-Days Hotel, Las Vegas-Luxor Pyramid Rooms (or similar).
Notes: All bookings are made only on English spoken tour departures, however some tours may be modified to multilingual (2 languages) at short notice. Tours are subject to change without notice pending climatic and local traffic conditions.
Optional excursions: cruise the Colourado on a float trip in Moab, helicopter flights over the Grand Canyon, fly over Lake Powell and enjoy a Monument Valley tour, Las Vegas by Night tour and “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route.
Optional excursions need to be arranged with the tour director at the start of the tour.