Multi-Day Tour

Discover American Canyonlands (8 days)

G Adventures Inc.

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

Valid for Departures: 03 Jun 2018 - 20 Oct 2019

Discover American Canyonlands (8 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Las Vegas, NV United States
None None
Day 1 Las Vegas: There are no planned activities today until the evening welcome meeting, so check out the strip or get tickets to a show for this evening. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Las Vegas, NV United States
None Breakfast
Day 2 Las Vegas/Zion National Park: Depart early for Zion, Utah's oldest national park which offers some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States. Catch the shuttle into the park with our CEO and hike to the Emerald Pools and hanging gardens. Included Activities: Zion National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Zion National Park, UT United States
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Zion National Park: The canyon is narrow, and the river covers the bottom in many places, which means you will have to wade or swim to proceed. Prepare to get wet but the cool water makes this hike particularly pleasant during the hot summer months. Hiking is not permitted when the river is high from runoff or flash flooding. Runoff mostly occurs in April and early May. Late summer thunderstorms can occasionally produce flooding. If the hike is not possible due to weather, it will be replaced with another activity. Additional Notes: This is a moderate level hike of 4 to 5 hours, during which you are wading through water which could be ankle or waist deep, depending on local conditions. As well, the terrain is often rocky and uneven. We recommend bringing water shoes with a hiking tread. Should you choose to not do the hike, you can stay and relax at the lodge or discuss with your CEO other optional activities that may be available (at additional cost). Included Activities: Narrows Hike Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 4
Zion National Park, UT United States
None Breakfast
Day 4 Zion National Park/Page: This morning, visit Bryce Canyon National Park for a hike. Famed for the multi-coloured rock pinnacles called 'Hoodoo' that cover the canyon floor – be sure to have your camera ready to snap shots of these spectacular, natural towers. Continue on to Page, Arizona, stopping en route at Horseshoe Bend. Included Activities: Bryce Canyon National Park Visit Horseshoe Bend Hike Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 5
Page, AZ United States
None Breakfast
Day 5 Page/Grand Canyon National Park: Marvel as the Grand Canyon unfolds before you but don't get too close. The land drops almost straight down for more than 1,000m (3,280 ft) into the serpentine canyons below! The gorge is filled with rocky buttes, sheer limestone cliffs, and deep canyons all arrayed in a rainbow of colors. Words defy. This is truly one of the most magnificent sights on earth. Included Activities: Antelope Canyon Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 6
Grand Canyon National Park
None Breakfast
Day 6 Grand Canyon National Park: Spend the day exploring the Canyon with an expert from the Grand Canyon Association Field Institute. Enjoy a walk along the South Rim discussing the unique geology and botany of the Canyon, as well as human history here. After, visit the Historic Village District viewing iconic park structures then continue down the historic Bright Angel Trail below the canyon rim and view 2 thousand year-old rock art and 250 million year-old fossils. Also visit historic Kolb photography Studio, home to photo-pioneers Emery and Ellsworth Kolb, who shared with the world the first pictures of the epic Canyon. Included Activities: Grand Canyon Exclusive
Day 7
Grand Canyon National Park/Las Vegas
None Breakfast
Day 7 Grand Canyon National Park/Las Vegas: This morning, visit Lowell Observatory for a tour of the giant telescopes and to learn about the study of astronomy, as well as a lecture on Mars. Continue back to Las Vegas, but not before getting your kicks on Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona – the birthplace of this famed highway. Included Activities: Lowell Observatory Experience Seligman (Route 66) Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 8
Las Vegas, NV United States
None Breakfast
Day 8 Las Vegas: Want to spend more time in Sin City? Ask your GCO or Travel Agent about booking post-tour accommodation in the 'Entertainment Capital of the World'. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Take off on an adventure-filled eight days among the striking natural towers and red plateaus of the American canyonlands. Walk along the edge of the Grand Canyon with a recognized expert to view 2,000-year-old rock art, hike among the astounding rock formations of Zion National Park, and discover the beauty of Antelope Canyon alongside a Navajo guide. Find inspiration amid the beauty of these legendary landscapes.

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