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Join Southwest Adventure Tours for a 6 day adventure through the Canyons of the Escalante National Monument. Explore slot canyons, learn about unique geological formations, bask in the beautiful night skies, and enjoy a week of hiking and trekking that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime!.

Pricing:

  • $1,999.00 USD per person double occupancy
  • $2,499.00 USD per person single occupancy

Departure Dates

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Inclusions:

  • Knowledgeable Tour Guide
  • Comfortable Transportation (10 to 14 Participants)
  • 6 nights lodging in 2.5* to 3* motels and hotels
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 2 Dinners
  • Water
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Fees Taxes, Fees, and Gratuity Associated With All Activities (Tour Guide Tips Excluded)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 - Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon, UT Willis Creek and Bull Valley Gorge
Depart Salt Lake City at 7:00 AM and travel to Bryce Canyon NP. Explore Willis Creek Slot Canyon this afternoon. This Slot Canyon offers you 3 miles round trip of following the water course through beautifully carved sandstone rocks and along a few water falls! Also you will visit Bull Valley Gorge for short journey into this unique canyon. After dinner, there will be a private astronomy program for the group learning about the stars you will be able to enjoy for the week! 

Lodging: Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
Meals: Lunch

Day 2 - Kodachrome Basin State Park and Round Valley Draw
This morning enjoy a scenic drive through Kodachrome Basin State Park and enjoy a couple of shorter hikes to arches and other unique formations in the area.  Afterwards, travel south to Grosvner Arch for a view of this unique formation before Exploring Round Valley Draw.  This 5-mile round trip hike takes you through a rarely visited slot canyon offering beautiful sandstone formations and the opportunity to see the start of Hackberry Canyon.  Once finished you will return to Bryce Canyon for the evening.

Lodging: Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3 - Escalante Bridge, Phillips Arch, and Bowington Arch
Today you will hike along the Escalante River to two unique formations. First will be the Escalante Bridge. This is perched at the top of the cliffs that border the Escalante River.  After this beautiful hike you will hike to Phillips Arch. Afterwards you will continue down the Escalante River and hike up to Bowington Arch before returning back to the trailhead. Once finished you will return to Escalante for the evening.

Lodging: Canyons Lodge Escalante, UT
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 4 - Coyote Gulch
Today will be a long hike inside the Escalante River Drainage, probably one of the most iconic of the area, into Coyote Gulch.  This fantastic trail is full of amazing experiences.  First is Crack in the Rock. Then Stevens Arch, one of the largest arches in the world at 225 ft. Also, the iconic Coyote Natural Bridge and finally Jacob Hamblin Arch. This is a full day of hiking.

Lodging: Canyons Lodge Escalante, UT
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 5 - Lower and Upper Calf Creek Falls
Today will be a day starting with driving along scenic byway 12 through the Escalante Monument to Calf Creek where you will hike to a hidden 126 ft waterfall with a beautiful pool of water to enjoy at its base. You will enjoy lunch and views of this canyon at the Kiva Coffee House before hiking to the less visited Upper Calf Creek Falls. This beautiful hidden 88 ft waterfall is located at the top of Calf Creek Canyon and offers a unique opportunity to get off the beaten path.  Once finished you will return back to Escalante for the evening.

Lodging: Canyons Lodge Escalante, UT
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 6 - Hole in the Rock Road. Peakaboo, Spooky, and Devils Garden
The final day of your adventure will be spent exploring the canyons of the Escalante down the Hole in the Rock Road. You will hike through Spooky and Peakaboo Gulches with their carved and interlinked potholes and arches narrow sections. Also a short hike to explore the Dry Fork of Coyote Gulch.  Afterwards enroute back to Escalante, you will explore Devils Garden and its unique formations before returning to town. After lunch you will begin your journey back to Salt Lake City. Enroute you will explore the Sevier River and Fremont Indian State Park. Our farewell dinner will be at one of the local restaurants in Salt Lake City. 

Lodging: Doubletree Suites Salt Lake City, UT
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Departure
The Hotel will provide complementary shuttle service to the airport at any time today when you decide to depart. Travel Safely!

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