Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Private

Utah Bryce Canyon Zion Adventure (6 days)

Austin Adventures

Las Vegas, NV, United States To Las Vegas, NV, United States

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Las Vegas, NV United States
Seven Wives Inn Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Day 1: Las Vegas / St. George

This morning your guides will pick you up at your hotel in Las Vegas and drive 2.5 hours to Snow Canyon State Park where you’ll begin the Lava Flows hike • Indulge in a fantastic meal before beginning this afternoon’s adventure • Listen to a short bike talk by your informative guides before you pedal through Snow Canyon with its towering red sandstone cliffs and black lava rock • Tonight, enjoy some exceptional cuisine at the unique and contemporary Painted Pony restaurant in St.

George • The Seven Wives Inn will be our home for the night

Day 2
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT United States
The Lodge at Bryce Canyon Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Day 2: Zion National Park / Cedar Breaks / Bryce Canyon National Park

A freshly prepared breakfast will await you this morning before departing to Zion National Park • Take a break from your shuttle for a short hike up Timber Creek Trail • The overlook at the end of the trail offers an amazing 360° panorama of Kolob Canyon • Another short shuttle will take us out of Zion and to the trailhead of another breathtaking hike • Spectra Point Trail at Cedar Breaks will introduce you to even more stunning geology such as hoodoos, arches, and windows as you wind around the outer edge of the gorge • After enjoying a wonderful lunch prepared by your guides, jump on your bike for a scenic ride to the city of Panguitch • Relax and enjoy the scenery as we finish our shuttle and enter Bryce Canyon National Park • Check into your home for the next two nights and relax before dinner

Day 3
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT United States
The Lodge at Bryce Canyon or Bryce Canyon Grand Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Day 3: Peek-a-Boo and Queens Garden Trails

After a hearty breakfast, embark on a hike through the magical hoodoo rock formations of Bryce’s Peek-A-Boo and Queens Garden trails • Trek through natural sculpted rock gardens of brilliantly colored spires, cliffs, and natural amphitheaters and take in the jaw dropping views from Rainbow Point • Share your favorite parts of Bryce Canyon with the group as you dine with everyone at the lodge • If you are a night owl, be sure to take advantage of one of the clearest night skies around and try your hand at finding some of the constellations

Day 4
Zion National Park, UT United States
Zion Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Snack

Day 4: Zion National Park

Depart Bryce Canyon National Park on your bike this morning as you take a relaxed, beautiful ride through Red Canyon • Shuttle into Zion through an entrance that will leave you in awe as you wind through the magnificent canyon walls and towering cliffs that make up this majestic park • This afternoon, hike to Angel’s Landing, one of the top-rated hikes in the world, before checking into your lodging for the next two nights, Zion Lodge • Take the evening to enjoy dinner on your own and explore the artsy town of Springdale

Day 5
Zion National Park, UT United States
Zion Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Day 5: The Narrows

Explore more of the wonders that Zion has to offer today • Spend a full day walking and wading along the Virgin River, into the sheer walled canyon of the Narrows** • Soak up the captivating scenery as you pass waterfalls, natural springs and hanging gardens • The Narrows hike is recognized as one of America's best adventures by National Geographic and is one that you will not soon forget • Take time to relax and reflect at the Inn before our farewell dinner at Bit & Spur

Day 6
Las Vegas, NV United States
None Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Springdale / Las Vegas

Today you will have time for one last hike through an oasis in the middle of the desert • Take in the beauty of this place one last time as we shuttle back to Las Vegas for our departures home

Activities this trip:

Hiking: 2 to 3 miles per hike, easy to strenuous terrain

Biking: 10-30 miles per ride, easy to moderate terrain

* Trip itineraries are subject to change without notice due to road, weather and other factors outside of our control, for the safety and enjoyment of our guests, as deemed necessary and appropriate by Austin Adventures.

** During the spring, an alternate hike to Observation Point may be arranged if the Virgin River is running too high or too cold.

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking & Biking
  • Wildlife & Nature

Description

Southwestern Utah’s Bryce Canyon & Zion National Parks are two of the most geologically fascinating and stunningly beautiful places on earth. Explore rim country with a hike to Angel’s Landing, 1,200 feet above the valley floor. Hike the most magnificent slot canyon around: Zion National Park’s Virgin River Narrows, ranked fifth out of America’s best 100 adventures by National Geographic Adventure Magazine. Browse galleries in the artist conclave of Springdale and unwind each night while marveling at the brilliance of Utah’s star-lit sky.

Hear tales of the region’s history from Butch Cassidy to Mormon settlers. Learn about Canyon Country geology, including hoodoos, arches, alcoves and fins. Known for its slot canyons, soaring towers and monoliths, and scenic sandstone, Zion National Park is full of unique formations begging to be explored. Delve into the 150 million year old history of Zion canyon’s geologic formations. Bryce Canyon National Park, named after Ebenezer Bryce, a Mormon homesteader in the 1870’s, will satisfy your adventurous spirit with its options for magnificent bike rides and awe-inspiring hikes. Discover your inner thrill seeker as you ascend the narrow switchbacks to Angel’s Landing. Absorb the magnificence of one of the most legendary canyons in all of Zion National Park, the Zion Narrows, as you walk and wade along the North Fork of the Virgin River in the midst of towering canyon walls. Come visit "The Most Colorful Park in America" (Bryce) and "The Land of Rainbow Canyons" (Zion) to witness for yourself what all the hype is about!

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