Canyon Country Adventure

Price per person
from £2,629

Price based on
London Heathrow
22nd Jun 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 8 days

  • Western USA

  • Active pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

Discover some of nature's wonders of the world on this tour starting in the deserts of Arizona and finishing in the bright lights of Las Vegas.

At a glance


  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Monument Valley Enjoy a 4 wheel drive excursion
  • Lake Powell
  • Antelope Slot Canyon
  •  Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Las Vegas

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Service charges
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Overview

Discover some of nature's wonders of the world on this tour starting in the deserts of Arizona and finishing in the bright lights of Las Vegas.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners

UK - Phoenix - Scottsdale

Day
1

Fly to Phoenix where on arrival transfer to the desert town of Scottsdale.

This evening join your travelling companions and Tour Director for a welcome drink.

Scottsdale - Sedona - Grand Canyon National Park

Day
2

Depart Scottsdale and travel north through cactus-studded scenery for a break in Sedona, “Arizona’s Scenic Sensation.” Then, set out for one of America’s most beautiful drives as you journey through Oak Creek Canyon, home to brilliantly hued cliffs and rugged spires of sandstone. Arrive this afternoon at Grand Canyon National Park, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The spectacular beauty of this famous attraction draws more than 5 million visitors a year from around the globe. Enjoy an orientaton tour with a visit to Desert View before arriving at your hotel for a 2-night stay. This evening, be sure to watch the spectacular sunset.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Grand Canyon National Park

Day
3

If you missed the sunset, sunrise is just as impressive! After breakfast, you may want to enjoy optional flightseeing over the Grand Canyon—definitely the thrill of a lifetime. Later, set out to explore the Grand Canyon and learn about its geology and how the canyon was carved. Visit Mather Point and you may wish to take the popular Rim Walk. This afternoon, you are free to explore at your own pace. Perhaps venture down part of Bright Angel Trail or take a nature walk with a ranger to learn about the region’s native flora and fauna.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Grand Canyon National Park - Monument Valley - Lake Powell

Day
4

This morning, head to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where the weathering action of wind and water has carved the famous sandstone spires and towers that rise hundreds of feet above the valley floor. Enjoy a 4-Wheel Drive Tour of Monument Valley with a knowledgeable Navajo guide who shares his or her culture and how it is influenced by the area. Explore the area’s oddly shaped red-sandstone monoliths, buttes, and mesas—the setting for some of John Ford’s most memorable films. On to Lake Powell for a 2-night stay, with free time to relax or maybe stroll along Wahweap Marina.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Lake Powell

Day
5

This morning, explore Antelope Slot Canyon with a local Navajo guide. Be mesmerised by an amazing fantasy world of stone, created by wind and water. Learn the history of this amazing canyon and be sure to bring your camera for incredible photo opportunities. Later, enjoy time on Lake Powell, where sparkling blue water laps against towering red-rock canyon walls and sandy beaches. The majestic beauty of this vast man-made lake can be appreciated on the afternoon cruise. See gigantic Glen Canyon Dam and the “tapestry” walls of Antelope Canyon. Free time later for a leisurely stroll along Wahweap Marina on the shores of Lake Powell.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Lake Powell - Bryce Canyon National Park

Day
6

Depart from the splendid views of Lake Powell and head for Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. Drive through the park, with photo stops to capture the magnificent contrasts of bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called “hoodoos.” Years of erosion have carved colourful sandstone into thousands of spires, arches, and mazes for an unforgettable sight.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park - Las Vegas

Day
7

This morning, see nearby Zion National Park, a spectacle of massive stone formations whose colours change with the light of the day and the season. To the Mormon pioneers, it was a haven of beauty resembling natural temples and cathedrals, and they called it “Little Zion.” Continue to St. George, where we’ll stop for a local treat at Nielsen’s Frozen Custard. Then, on to Las Vegas, one of America’s most popular holiday destinations. Your resort hotel is located in the heart of the “Strip” for easy access to all the mega-casinos and amusement parks. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Las Vegas - UK

Day
8

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
9

Things to note

This holiday visits National Parks and other remote locations where facilities may not be up to the first-class standard expected from a Globus tour. Some lodges within the parks do not have air-conditioning, T.Vs and other amenities expected from most Globus hotels.

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Scottsdale: Scottsdale Marriott McDowell Mountains
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Grand Canyon Lodges*(2017)  / Yavapai East (2018)
  • Lake Powell: Lake Powell Resort
  • Bryce Canyon: Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand
  • Las Vegas: Treasure Island

*Grand Canyon Lodges 2017:

Thunderbird Lodge: 28 Apr, 30 Jun, 25 Jul, 26 Sep, 10 Oct
Yavapai East: 08 Sep
Maswik North: 12 May, 07 Jul, 14 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug
Yavapai West: 19 May, 26 May, 02 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 21 Jul, 01 Sep, 05 Sep, 12 Sep, 15 Sep, 19 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 03 Oct, 06 Oct, 13 Oct

 

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