(Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Moab)
(Page, Grand Canyon National Park)
Starting and ending in the boistrous, vibrant, larger-than-life city of Las Vegas, where anything goes, and the unexpected is expected, you'll journey outward with your own expert driver-guide to a place of extreme contrast, where wilderness runs as far as the eye can see, a place of no facades, where beasts aren't just a headlining act, and where neon is only a distant memory.. welcome to the expansive canyonlands of America's Southwest. Carved and scarred by erosion over millennia, the incredible exposed rock formations, be it canyon walls or alluring natural arches, will leave you breathless. Transitioning through Nevada, Utah and Arizona, you'll have the opportunity to visit, with the commentary of your driver-guide, the renowned canyonous National Parks of Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, and Arches, in addition to Monument Valley, Lake Powell, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The humbling expanse of the Grand Canyon is a perfect two-day finale to your journey through the rocky canyonlands.
Meet your professional driver for an airport transfer in a luxury vehicle to McCarran International Airport and gratuity .
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Departing your hotel with your private driver-guide, you'll set out across the Nevada border into Utah, toward Zion National Park, a total drive time of approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival to Zion National Park, you'll enter the park with your driver-guide and set out on a tour of the park. The park's main feature is Zion Canyon, meandering for 15 miles, and carved up to a half mile deep. Native Americans inhabited this area as early as 8,000 years ago. A diverse array of plant and wildlife are found in the Canyon, including mule deer, collared lizards, golden eagles, coyotes and cougars. You'll have an option to hike once in the canyon grounds, if desired. You'll be transfered to your hotel at the conclusion of your tour.
The Majestic View Lodge is situated on a knoll at the entrance to Zion Canyon in the southern Utah town of Springdale. Separating it from the rest, the Majestic View Lodge houses the North American Wildlife Museum and the Zion Canyon Brewing Company. This is the first and only handcrafted brewery in southwestern Utah. The brewery beer is available on tap in the Saloon and Restaurant, and by the bottle in the Trading Post. The lodge is a non-smoking property; handicap accommodations are available. Amenities include a restaurant, a saloon/cocktail lounge, the largest and finest trading post & gift shop in southern Utah, and guest laundry facilities. Recreational facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Complimentary daily newspaper and Internet access are provided.
Departing from your hotel this morning, a two-hour drive in your private transportation will bring you to Bryce Canyon National Park, with some scenic photo stops along the way. Approximate drive time is 2 hours. You'll have a private tour with your driver-guide upon arrival at Bryce Canyon N.P. Due to the terrain, hiking here is much easier and will be an included part of the tour. The red-orange colored rocks carved into hoodoos over thousands of years are truly spectacular, not to mention some natural arches eroded into the stone. Being much more remote than Zion, Bryce Canyon is considerably quieter from a visitor standpoint. Though foxes, bobcats, mountain lions and black bears are found in the forests and meadows of Bryce Canyon, Mule deer are the most common large animals spotted in the park.
After your tour, enjoy an included dinner at Ebenezer's Barn & Grill Restaurant, featuring an evening of American country/western music.
The Best Western Bryce Canyon Hotel is nestled among the red rock cliffs of Bryce Canyon National Park, and is located just off Byway 12. This location places Zion National Park, scenic Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon North Rim within driving distance. Scenic hiking and cycling trails are also easily accessible. Experience Bryce Canyon City’s newest lodging facilities while visiting the breath taking Bryce Canyon National Park. Be sure and allow time to enjoy the other scenic and natural wonders of this unique part of Southwestern Utah.
Your private transfer departs your hotel this morning and sets out on a 5 hour drive to the city of Moab, via Highway 12 (Scenic Byway 12), which takes you right through Utah's rocky canyonland. Designated a National Monument, enter Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument today with your driver-guide, for a tour of the expansive Monument. The overall area is greater in size than the entire state of Delaware. Since 2000, dinosaur fossils have been discovered at Grand Staircase-Escalante, dating back 75 million years old, in addition to ruins and rock art from human settlement up to 1500 years ago. Afterward, you'll get to visit Capitol Reef National Park, with gorges, rock domes and colorful canyons. Conclude your tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
Red Cliffs Lodge is a unique retreat from the all-too-familiar. Located 14 miles up the Colorado River on scenic Hwy 128 from downtown Moab, the hotel is situated beside the river’s best white water rapids, at the foot of dramatic Red rock cliffs. It’s a classic, rugged Western landscape worthy of Hollywood, and was in fact the site of numerous films, including Rio Grande with John Wayne. National Geographic Logo National Geographic Traveler - Red Cliffs Lodge of Moab, Utah has been has been selected by the editors of National Geographic Traveler magazine to be included in the second annual “Stay List”, featuring “129 Hotels We Love.”
Depart your hotel with your private driver-guide for a tour of Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Arches National Park features over 2,000 natural arches carved through sandstone are preserved in the park, in addition to large stone pillars throughout, many of which are named. You'll also discover Canyonlands, which frequent visitor and athor Edward Abbey described as "the most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth—there is nothing else like it anywhere." Rugged, remote, and geologically unique, Canyonlands is a sight to see. Return to your hotel at the end of your day.
Departing your hotel this morning with your private driver-guide, you'll embark on a full-day transition from Moab to Lake Powell, with a stop at Monument Valley for a tour along the way.
Set out on a 3-hour Jeep tour of Monument Valley, a sacred land of the Navajo. You'll make your way through offroad terrain in 4x4 vehicles, taking you to secluded areas with impressive rock formations including arches and buttes, amidst a scenic backdrop often used in classic Western films.
This sprawling one-story lodge sits on a promontory above Lake Powell and serves as the center for recreational activities in the area. The brightly colored Southwestern-style suites in the newest building are particularly attractive. The Rainbow Room restaurant offers an extensive Southwestern, American, and Continental menu and breakfast buffet, all with panoramic views of Lake Powell.
Enjoy the services of your private driver-guide today at your disposal.
After a transfer to the marina, you'll board a boat for a guided tour of Lake Powell, navigating through eroded rock walls that enclose and meander through this man-made reservior. Lake Powell is home to the Rainbow Bridge, one of the world's largest natural bridges. Afterward, the remainder of your day is at leisure.
This morning you'll be transfered by your driver-guide to the renowned Grand Canyon National Park, a 3-hour drive. Upon arrival, enjoy a private afternoon tour of the most impressive of all canyons, the Grand Canyon. At 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and 1 mile deep, this majestic canyon carved over millennia by the Colorado River offers the most monumental views of all.
Conveniently located between El Tovar and Bright Angel Lodge, Thunderbird is a contemporary lodge. Located on the Canyon rim, half of the rooms at the Thunderbird Lodge have partial canyon views. All of the rooms are ideally suited for families. Rooms have two queen beds or one king bed, in-room coffee, refrigerator, safe, television, telephone, and full bath. Rooms designed for guests with physical disabilities are available. This lodge offers easy walking access to the dining facilities at either El Tovar or Bright Angel Lodge. Please note rooms with Canyon views cannot be guaranteed.
With the overwhealming size of the Grand Canyon, you'll follow up yesterday's afternoon tour with a full day tour today of the Grand Canyon, departing from your hotel. You'll get the chance to focus on some different areas of the park, and go more in depth into the impressive breadth of this natural wonder. An incredible end to your journey through canyonland. Your tour will conclude with a return transfer to your hotel.
A private transfer this morning will bring you back to Las Vegas in the late afternoon, via the Hoover Dam- an incredible triumph in engineering.
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