Natural Wonders and Captivating Landscapes

Las Vegas Round Trip

Wonders of the American West

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LAS VEGAS | GRAND CANYON | LAKE POWELL | MONUMENT VALLEY | MESA VERDE | CANYONLANDS | BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK | ZION NATIONAL PARK 

Bookended by the glamour of Las Vegas, this comprehensive exploration of the American West visits awesome natural wonders and captivating landscapes made famous by classic Western movies. Overnight at rustic lodges inside the National Parks, set among dazzling panoramas that no camera could ever quite capture.

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10 Days
From £3395 per person

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Wonders of the American West
From £3395 per person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10-11

Day 1 : UK - Las Vegas

Welcome to glittering Las Vegas. On arrival at Las Vegas International Airport, your transfer will take you to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Travel Director and companions for a Welcome Dinner with wine.

Hotel: ARIA Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.
Meals: Dinner with Wine

Day 2 : Grand Canyon

In the morning, depart for the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and the historic Grand Canyon Lodge. At night, watch the colours change by the minute as the sun sets over the canyon. Take in the views while dining at your lodge this evening.

Hotel: Grand Canyon Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 3 : Grand Canyon and Lake Powell

Wake up to the backdrop of the Grand Canyon as you depart for the majesty of Lake Powell. Stop at Glen Canyon Dam to learn about its impact on the Colorado River before arriving at your lakefront resort. Check in to your room and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Hotel: Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas (Lake View or Marina View Rooms).
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 : Lake Powell at Leisure

Spend the day doing entirely as you please. Perhaps join an optional float trip (waiver required) down one of the most scenic stretches of the Colorado River, or take a leisurely optional cruise through scenic Antelope Canyon with its steep, sandstone walls?

Hotel: Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas (Lake View or Marina View Rooms).
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 : Monument Valley and the Navajo Nation

In the morning, head to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and board all-terrain vehicles with a Navajo guide for a tour of the valley floor, used as a backdrop for many Western films. Visit some of the legendary sites where these movies were made. Enjoy a Navajo cookout Highlight Lunch amid the giant buttes and mesas of this unique landscape before making your way to Mesa Verde National Park, where the day draws to a close. Your lodge inside the park offers sweeping vistas reaching into three states.

Hotel: Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine

Day 6 : Mesa Verde and Moab

Enjoy an in-depth visit to fascinating Mesa Verde National Park. View the ancient pueblo dwellings known as Cliff Palace. Settle in at your ranch-style lodge, superbly located under the lofty red rock cliffs on the banks of the Colorado River. Enjoy a cowboy-style barbecue with all the fixings during a Highlight Dinner at your lodge.

Hotel: Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
 

Day 7 : Canyonlands and Arches National Parks

In the morning, visit Arches National Park, housing the greatest concentration of natural arches in the world. Stop and take a short hike to the Delicate Arch Viewpoint to view the iconic arch. Then it's on to Canyonlands National Park for a drive onto the Island in the Sky - a mesa resting 1,000 feet (305 meters) above the surrounding countryside, offering spectacular views over the dramatic sandstone formations. Back at the lodge, your afternoon is at leisure.

Hotel: Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 : Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Magnificent scenery awaits at Capitol Reef National Park, best known for its Waterpocket Fold, a 100-mile-long (160 km) warp in the earth's crust. Journey along one of the most beautiful roads in the world, Scenic Byway 12, winding through the stunning Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Hotel: The Lodge at Bryce Canyon.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 : Whimsical Bryce Canyon National Park

Start the day travelling through Bryce Canyon National Park, the great natural amphitheatre. The whimsical, eroded rock formations that characterize this National Park are some of Utah's most unusual shapes. Learn how wind, erosion and iron oxidation created the spellbinding hoodoos. In the evening, join your fellow travellers for a memorable Celebration Dinner set overlooking the park's orange and red rock formations.

Hotel: The Lodge at Bryce Canyon. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 10-11 : Zion National Park - Las Vegas - UK

Enjoy a last look at Bryce Canyon, glowing in early morning light, before heading to Zion National Park - one of the most scenic canyons in the United States. Here, join a guided tour by a private Zion Canyon Shuttle, with live commentary, to view the park's best sites. Your journey ends with a departure transfer to Las Vegas International Airport, then you will board your flight back to the UK. 

Meals: Breakfast

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