Mighty 5 Utah From Las Vegas

One of our most popular tours, Southwest Adventure Tours will show you Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks in 5 days. Those parks are Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion. Each park will enable you to see unique geological formations all within the region of Southern Utah.

Our Mighty 5 tours consist of small groups no more than 14 guests and a private guide. Hiking, scenic viewpoints, local eateries, hidden gems, and other fantastic experiences await anyone joining us on this tour. It will be a week you won’t soon forget!

 

Tour Highlights:

  • See all of Utah’s 5 national parks
  • See both sides of Zion National Park
  • Travel through the vast San Rafael Swell
  • Overnight stays in the towns of Moab, Torey and Cedar City
  • Goblin Valley State Park
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument
  • Scenic Highway 12

Inclusions:

  • Services of a Southwest Adventure Tours tour director – a professional tour guide
  • Comfortable transportation
  • 4 nights hotel accommodations
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Park entrance fees
  • Applicable taxes and fees

Daily Breakdown:

  • Day 1: Las Vegas to Zion National Park (overnight Cedar City)
  • Day 2: Cedar City to Canyonlands National Park (overnight Moab)
  • Day 3: Arches National Park to Capitol Reef National Park (overnight Torey)
  • Day 4: Capitol Reef to Bryce Canyon (overnight Bryce Canyon City)
  • Day 5: Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas

(Tour Can Run in Opposite Order)

 

Visual Itinerary Video:

 

Itinerary:

  • Depart Las Vegas early in the morning for a short drive to Zion National Park (3 hours). Explore the main canyon of Zion National Park. Late afternoon transfer to Kolob Canyons of section of Zion National Park for a walk to the Timber Creek Overlook.

    Best Western Plus, Cedar City, UT | Meals: B

  • Morning departure to Canyonlands National Park. Climb up onto the San Rafael Swell for a glimpse of one of the most remote uninhabited sections of Utah with Eagle Canyon Overlook, Ghost Rock, and other viewpoints along Interstate 70.

    After lunch in the town of Green River, you will enjoy the rest of the day in Canyonlands National Park Island in the Sky District and see why Mesa Arch is one of the most photographed arches in all of the Western U.S.  Also, views of Grand Viewpoint, Green River Overlook, an Ancestral Puebloan granary, and others make it a full afternoon and evening of sightseeing. Afterwards, enjoy time in Moab.

    Moab Valley Inn or similar, Moab, UT | Meals: B

  • You will enter Arches National Park and spend the morning exploring this timeless landscape unusual rock formations. Stops can include the Windows Section, Park Avenue, Balanced Rock, Delicate Arch and other amazing geologic features.

    At noon, we’ll head back to Moab for lunch. Then, we’ll travel to Goblin Valley State Park for a fun visit to a unique and little-known park with yet more unusual rock formations just outside of Capitol Reef.  Afterwards, cruise along the Fremont River before reaching Capital Reef National Park. Time permitting, we’ll explore the Grand Wash narrows and Hickman Bridge before a stop at Panoramic Point. We then continue the short distance and retire for the evening in Torrey.

    Broken Spur Inn, Torrey, UT  | Meals: B

  • Spend the morning visiting more of Capitol Reef with stops at Cohab Canyon, Cassidy Arch, Chimney Rock, or Sulphur Creek, before continuing over Scenic Highway 12 through the Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument.  This will include a short drive down the Burr Trail to one of our small surprises for you before continuing on through to the Escalante River, Hogs Back, Calf Creek, and other scenic viewpoints along the way.  Afterwards, we continue our journey to Bryce Canyon National Park for a short hike to Mossy Cave. Once you are finished there, you will enjoy some good 'ol fashioned western hospitality at Ruby’s Inn.

    Grand Staircase

    Ruby’s Inn or similar, Bryce Canyon City, UT | Meals: B

  • With the opportunity to enjoy sunrise and multiple hikes throughout the park, you have plenty of time to explore this fairytale land of unique hoodoos, arches, windows and spires. After lunch, you will begin your journey back home before passing through the East Section of Zion National Park for one last glimpse of its sandstone monoliths and towers before returning to Las Vegas for the evening.

    Meals: B

 

Tour Details:

Not included

  • Items of a personal nature (alcohol, room service, etc.)
  • Meals (both lunch and dinner)
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities for the tour director

Arrival / Departure Information

  • Arrival Location: McCarran International Airport (LAS)
  • Arrival Time: Any time on the Sunday prior to the tour
  • Departure Location: McCarran International Airport (LAS)
  • Departure Time: Any time after 8:00 PM on Friday Night (Day 5)

Physical Requirements

  • Clients should be comfortable walking on uneven terrain for an average of 1 to 3 miles at a time.
  • Elevation gain and loss averages between 50 to 300 ft over the course of the areas visited during this tour.
  • Touring and overnight locations are above 6,000 to 8,000 ft above sea level
  • Deboard and board van each time at a viewpoint – a portable step will be available
  • Please let us know if you have any other physical/health limitations or requirements

Other Details

  • Comfortable transportation in Mercedes Sprinter vans or similar
  • Solo Travelers: $250 Single Occupancy Fee.
  • Accommodations: Double Occupancy Hotel, 2.5 to 3 Star Hotels

Pricing:

April 1 - October 31
  • $1,699.00 USD Per Person Double Occupancy
  • $1,949.00 USD Per Person Single Occupancy
  • $1,549.00  USD Per Person Triple Occupancy
  • $1,449.00 USD Per Person Quad Occupancy 
April 1 - October 31
  • $1,499.00 USD Per Person Double Occupancy
  • $1,699.00 USD Per person Single Occupancy
  • $1,349.00 USD Per Person Triple Occupancy 
  • $1,249.00 USD Per Person Quad Occupancy 

 

2022 Departure Dates:

January 2, 2022 January 9, 2022
January 16, 2022 January 23, 2022
January 30, 2022 February 6, 2022
February 13, 2022 February 20, 2022
February 27, 2022 March 6, 2022
March 13, 2022 March 20, 2022
March 27, 2022 April 3, 2022
April 10, 2022 April 17, 2022
April 24, 2022 May 1, 2022
May 8, 2022 May 15, 2022
May 22, 2022 May 29, 2022
June 5, 2022 June 12, 2022
June 19, 2022 June 26, 2022

 

July 3, 2022 July 10, 2022
July 17, 2022 July 24, 2022
July 31, 2022 August 7, 2022
August 14, 2022 August 21, 2022
August 28, 2022 September 4, 2022
September 11, 2022 September 18, 2022
September 25, 2022 October 2, 2022
October 9, 2022 October 16, 2022
October 23, 2022 October 30, 2022
November 6, 2022 November 13, 2022
November 20, 2022 November 27, 2022
December 4, 2022 December 11, 2022
December 18, 2022 December 25, 2022

 

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