Pricing

  • Double Occupancy $2999.00 per person
  • Single Occupancy $3799.00 per person
  • Departure Dates:

    April 18-27 May 16-25
    May 30-Jun 8 Jun 13-22
    Aug 1-10 Sep 5-14
    Sep 19-28 Oct 3-12

    Spend ten magical days exploring cascading petrified sand dunes, vibrant pine forests, and sunset-red deserts in seven national parks of the Southwest.  Join a small group of no more than 14 guests and a private guide on this 10-day luxury adventure. The Grand Circle of the Southwest National Parks with its hiking, scenic viewpoints, local eateries, hidden gems, and other fantastic experiences await you!

    Inclusions:

    • Knowledgeable Tour Guide
    • Comfortable Transportation in a Mercedes Sprinter 
    • 9 Nights Lodging in 3+ Star Hotels
    • 9 Breakfasts
    • 1 Lunch
    • 1 Dinner
    • Antelope Canyon Tour (Upper or Lower)
    • Colorado River Smooth Water Float Trip
    • Monument Valley Tour
    • Mesa Verde Cliff House Tour (Seasonal)
    • Durango Silverton Railroad Train Ride
    • Park Entrance Fees
    • Taxes, Fees, and Gratuity Associated With All Activities (Tour Guide Tips Excluded)

    Daily Breakdown:

    • Day 1: Las Vegas to Zion National Park
    • Day 2: Zion National Park to Grand Canyon North Rim to Page, Arizona
    • Day 3: Float Trip & Antelope Canyon
    • Day 4: Monument Valley
    • Day 5: Mesa Verde National Park
    • Day 6: Durango & Silverton Railroad
    • Day 7: Arches National Park/Canyonlands National Park
    • Day 8: Canyonlands National Park/Capitol Reef National Park
    • Day 9: Grand Staircase Escalante Monument/Bryce Canyon National Park
    • Day 10: Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas

    Tour Itinerary:

    Day 1: Las Vegas to Zion National Park

    Your journey begins in the morning at your independently booked accommodations on the Las Vegas Strip, where you'll be met by your guide and embark on the journey to Zion National Park. Here, you'll explore sites like the Great White Throne, Angel's Landing, the Court of the Patriarchs, and the Narrows. After a full day, you'll enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants with the group before spending the night in one of the cozy hotels of Springdale, Utah.

    Dinner Included.

    Possible hikes in Zion.

    Lodging at La Quinta Inn & Suites or similar

    (If traveling between March 1 and May 15th (or when Grand Canyon North Rim is open), please refer to the alternative itinerary for day 1, 2 & 3 at the bottom of the page.)

    Day 2: Zion National Park to Grand Canyon North Rim to Page, Arizona

    Your morning starts with breakfast and a drive up the Zion switchbacks and through the east entrance toward Kanab, Utah, marveling at fantastic rock formations along the way to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Visit Cape Royal, Point Imperial, and the visitor center for some incredible views of this natural wonder. Continue your journey to Page, Arizona, and cross the Navajo Bridge spanning the Colorado River, getting a glimpse of the Vermilion Cliffs, so named for their brilliantly crimson striations of sedimentary rock.

    Breakfast Included.

    Possible hikes in Grand Canyon.

    Lodging at Courtyard Marriott or similar

    Day 3: Float Trip & Antelope Canyon

    Another dramatic drive down an incline tunnel brings you to the base of Glen Canyon Dam for a 14-mile float trip down the Colorado River, surrounded by deep sandstone canyons, plus a stop to view some fascinating petroglyphs. To top the day off, you'll tour the mesmerizing undulations of Antelope Canyon with a Navajo local as your guide. Enjoy the evening at leisure in Page, Arizona with dinner at one of the local haunts.

    Breakfast Included.

    Lodging at Courtyard Marriott or similar

    Day 4: Monument Valley

    Today you will head to Kayenta, Arizona, for a brief stop before entering Monument Valley in an open-air truck. Admire the gigantic formations up close or towering along the horizon; you'll also visit filming spots for classic Western flicks and lesser-frequented outcroppings in the backcountry. Returning to Gouldings Lodge, you'll enjoy scenic, Navajo-inspired fine dining before continuing on to 4-Corners National Monument where you will stop to shop and snap a shot at the famous Four Corners spot where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet. After a short drive to Cortez, Colorado, you will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before arriving into Mesa Verde National Park where you will lodge for the night.

    Breakfast Included.

    Lodging at Mesa Verde Far View Lodge or similar

    Day 5: Mesa Verde National Park

    Start your day with breakfast at the Metate Room and enjoy the view here at Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Here, you'll tour the dramatic ruins of ancient Pueblo cliff houses, built into shallow caves and under rock overhangs. Then, stop at viewpoints and a museum along the mesa top before heading through the San Juan Mountains for Durango, Colorado. This frontier town offers plenty of restaurants and shopping—just the place to enjoy your free evening.

    Breakfast Included.

    Possible hikes in Mesa Verde.

    Lodging at Strater Hotel or similar.

    Day 6: Durango & Silverton Railroad

    Score a true frontier experience with a steam engine train ride on the Durango and Silverton Railroad, an impressive track built in 1881 that snakes along the canyons of the Animas River Valley. It'll be lunchtime when you arrive in Silverton, and the Shady Lady, Bent Elbow, Grumpy’s, and Natalie's--all former bordello and current restaurants--will be happy to accommodate you. Then, trek the twisting turns of the Million Dollar Highway, stopping in Ouray for some shopping before the final leg to Moab. (If traveling from March 1 to May 1, the train ride will be only up to Cascade Canyon.)

    Breakfast Included.

    Lodging at Fairfield Marriott or similar

    Day 7: Arches National Park

    Spend the day exploring Arches National Park and its 2,000 natural sandstone arches, up to 50 of which you'll experience firsthand as you hike to the Delicate Arch, Landscape Arch, Devil's Garden, and Courthouse Towers. Returning to the hotel, you'll have the afternoon free before an early dinner at a local restaurant, giving you plenty of time to watch the sun set over the endless Canyonlands National Park from Grandview Point or similar.

    Breakfast Included.

    Possible hikes in Arches.

    Lodging at Fairfield Marriott or similar

    Day 8: Capitol Reef National Park

    Today, you're treated to another scenic drive into Canyonlands National Park to see and experience the majestic Mesa Arch in the morning.  This is the best time to photograph this formation. You will then enjoy the San Rafael Swell on the way to Capitol Reef National Park, where you'll hike up to Hickman Bridge, enjoy the Grand Wash, and look for Geodes and other activities within this little visited park.  Dinner and an enjoyable evening will be experienced at one of the local hotels in this area.

    Breakfast, Lunch Included.

    Possible hikes in Capitol Reef.

    Lodging at Capitol Reef Resort or similar

    Day 9: Grand Staircase Escalante Monument/Bryce Canyon

    Today you will journey down Highway 12, known as the All American Road for its iconic vistas, and also the deep canyons that have been carved through the landscape before arriving at Bryce Canyon National Park, a Utah treasure filled with unearthly archways and rose-colored hoodoos. You'll spend the evening hiking the stunning canyon, relaxing, and dining in rustic elegance at The Lodge at Bryce Canyon Restaurant.

    Breakfast, Included.

    Possible hikes in Bryce.

    Lodging at Bryce Canyon Grand or similar

    Day 10: Bryce Canyon National Park

    Your last day in the Southwest's fantastic landscape starts with a stellar sendoff of early morning sun lighting up pink cliffs during an unforgettable sunrise in Bryce Canyon. After hiking and exploring more of the canyon, you'll head back to Las Vegas, stopping for a few final views of Zion National Park from the Kolob Fingers and lunch at a local joint in Cedar City, Utah.

    Breakfast Included.

    Possible hikes in Bryce.


    Itinerary For The April 18 to 27th Tour:

    Day 1: Las Vegas to Zion National Park

    Your journey begins in the morning at your independently booked accommodations on the Las Vegas Strip, where you'll be met by your guide and embark on the journey to Zion National Park. Here, you'll explore sites like the Great White Throne, Angel's Landing, the Court of the Patriarchs, and the Narrows. After a full day, you'll enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants with the group before spending the night in one of the cozy hotels of Kanab, Utah.

    Dinner Included.

    Lodging at BW Red Hills or Similar

    Day 2: Float Trip & Antelope Canyon Page, Arizona

    Your morning starts with breakfast and a drive to Page, Arizona, for a 14-mile float trip down the Colorado River, surrounded by deep sandstone canyons, plus a stop to view some fascinating petroglyphs. To top the day off, you'll tour the mesmerizing undulations of Antelope Canyon with a Navajo local as your guide. Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure in Page, Arizona, with dinner at one of the local haunts.

    Breakfast Included.

    Lodging at Courtyard Marriott or similar.

    Day 3: Grand Canyon South Rim

    Enjoy a day at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with stops at the Desert Watchtower, Grand Viewpoint, and the Geology Museum. You will have the option of hiking down into the canyon on the South Kaibab trail to OHH AHH Point or Cedar Rest, depending on how much hiking you are interested in. Optional stops at Mather Point, Powell Point, and others along the rim are also available depending on time. Once finished, you will return through the east entrance to Tuba City, Arizona, for a delicious dinner and a relaxing evening at your hotel for the night.

    Breakfast Included.

    Lodging at Moenkopi Legacy Inn and Suites or similar


    Other Details:

    Transport: Up to 14 Passenger Conversion Vans, Mercedes Sprinters, or Turtletop Vehicles.

    Solo Travelers: $800 Single Supplement Fee (See Pricing). Solo travelers are not automatically matched up with other solo travelers. Inquire for more details.

    Accommodations: 2.5-3 Star Hotels, Double Occupancy.

    Optional Activities: N/A.

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