Awesome natural wonders and dazzling panoramas

Las Vegas Round Trip

Wonders of the American West

DELUXE ESCORTED TOUR

LAS VEGAS | GRAND CANYON | LAKE POWELL | MESA VERDE | MOAB | BRYCE CANYON

A comprehensive exploration of the American West visiting awesome natural wonders and including stays at rustic lodges amid dazzling panoramas that no camera can ever quite capture. 

Discover myriad amazing landscapes as you journey through eight of the most stunningly scenic National Parks in America, all so close to each other in the Wild West states of Arizona and Utah. As you journey from Las Vegas you’ll see scenic wonders like the the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Canyonlands National Park and the multi coloured spectacle of Bryce Canyon. Discover the cliff dwellings of a bygone era in Mesa Verde; marvel at the clear waters of man-made Lake Powell reflecting the red and sand stone coloured surroundings and enjoy comfortable luxury coach travel along the way.

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10 Days
FROM £3035 Per Person

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  1. Day 1

    Arrive Las Vegas

    Arrive at Las Vegas Airport and transfer to your hotel. This evening join your tour director for a welcome reception of drinks and a light meal. (WR)

    Hotel: The Cosmopolitan™ of Las Vegas for 2017 departures and ARIA Resort & Casino for 2018 departures

  2. Day 2

    Las Vegas – Grand Canyon

    This morning, head to the North Rim of Grand Canyon and the historic Grand Canyon Lodge. At night, watch the colours change as the sun sets on the canyon. Enjoy dinner in the lodge’s magnificent dining room with superb views of the canyon. (B,D)

    Hotel: Grand Canyon Lodge

  3. Day 3

    Grand Canyon - Lake Powell

    Wake up to the Grand Canyon then 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 into your lake view room and enjoy the evening at leisure. (B)

    Hotel for 2 nights: Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas

  4. Day 4

    Lake Powell

    A full day to do entirely as you please. In the morning, perhaps choose to join an optional float trip down one of the most scenic stretches of the Colorado River or in the afternoon, take a leisurely optional cruise though scenic Antelope Canyon with its dramatic, steep sandstone walls.(B)

  5. Day 5

    Lake Powell – Mesa Verde

    This morning, head to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park for a guided ATV tour of the valley floor. Visit movie sites and restricted areas with rock windows and arches of unique shapes and sizes. Then enjoy a Navajo cookout amidst the buttes and mesas of this unique landscape. Head to Mesa Verde National Park. Your lodge inside the park offers sweeping vistas reaching into three states. (B,L,D)

    Hotel: Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde.

  6. Day 6

    Mesa Verde – Moab

    Enjoy an in-depth visit to Mesa Verde. Descend into a canyon to visit the impressive Spruce Tree House, an amazing dwelling built into a natural alcove containing over 130 rooms and chambers. Visit the Anasazi Heritage Centre, learn about the history and culture of the Puebloans. This afternoon, visit Arches National Park home to the greatest concentration of natural arches in the world. Your ranch-style lodge is by red rock cliffs on the banks of the Colorado River. Tonight, enjoy a Cowboy BBQ dinner. (B,D)

    Hotel for 2 nights: Red Cliff s Lodge Moab

  7. Day 7

    Moab & Canyonlands National Park

    This morning visit Canyonlands National Park and drive to the ‘Island in the Sky’, a mesa over 1,000 feet above the surrounding countryside offering spectacular views. The afternoon is at leisure. A variety of optional activities are available, including a sunset jet boat ride on the Colorado River. (B)

  8. Day 8

    Moab - Bryce Canyon National Parks

    Magnificent scenery awaits you at Capitol Reef National Park, best known for its Waterpocket Fold, a 100-mile long warp in the earth’s crust. Then journey along one of the most beautiful roads in the world, Scenic Byway 12, through the stunning Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. (B)
     
    Hotel for 2 nights: Bryce Canyon National Park Lodge

  9. Day 9

    Bryce Canyon National Park

    Start the day travelling through Bryce Canyon and the length of this great natural amphitheatre. The eroded rock formations that characterise this Natural 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 rim-side for a celebration dinner over the Canyon. (B, D)

  10. Day 10

    Bryce Canyon – Las Vegas departure

    Enjoy a last look at Bryce Canyon’s orange and red rock formations glowing in early morning light before heading to Zion National Park, a one of the most scenic canyons in the United States. Here, join a guided tour by private shuttle with a live commentary to view the park’s best sites. Your tour ends with a departure transfer to Las Vegas International Airport. Please do not schedule flights before 7.00 pm. (B)

May 14, 21
Jun 18
Jul  02, 09, 23, 30
Aug 06, 27
Sep 03, 10, 17, 24
Oct 01

May 20, 22, 27
Jun 10, 17
Jul  08
Aug 05, 19
Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct 07

  • 9 nights accommodation based on two sharing
  • Meals on days shown (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner) 
  • Welcome reception (WR) 
  • Professional Tour Director 
  • Headsets for all guided visits and walking tours 
  • Sightseeing as described 
  • Luxury air-conditioned, 40 seat coach 
  • Hotel porterage - 1 bag per person 
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers on Day 1 and Day 10 
  • Return private home to UK airport transfers (up to 150 miles)
  • Flights to/from USA
  • Gratuities for driver & Tour Director
  • Meals & attractions not shown as included

 

 

 

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Wonders of the American West
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