Canyon Adventure Tour

The south western United States was made for the lover of nature who prefers the thrill of a little outdoor adventure. Across Nevada, Utah & Arizona, you'll find a fantastic collection of national parks where rich colours & staggering formations punctuate the landscape and deep canyons cut into the ground to create endless opportunity to explore. This Canyon Adventure Tour will see you putting rubber to the road in a journey across three south western states to discover this dramatic beauty and unique experience, from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon & everything in between.
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Price:
R25 220
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DETAILS
Ex JNBR25 220
Ex CPTR27 620
Ex DURR27 220
Package Validity08 JAN 2018 - 24 MAR 2018
Duration8 days
DestinationUnited States
Starts inLas Vegas
Ends inLas Vegas

Description

- Return flights to Las Vegas
- Pre-payable airport/security taxes
- 8 days fully inclusive intermediate car rental including unlimited mileage, collision damage waiver, extended protection, sales tax, state tax & airport fees
- 2 nights accommodation in Las Vegas
- 1 night accommodation in Bryce Canyon region
- 1 night accommodation in the Moab Valley region
- 1 nights accommodation in the Mesa Verde National Park region
- 1 night accommodation in the Grand National Park region
- Highlights: 24 hour entertainment in glittering Las Vegas, behold the rich colours of Bryce Canyon's famous spires, called "hoodoos", Arches National Park, explore canyons & buttes carved by the Colorado River in Canyon lands, look into the lives of the people who made Mesa Verde their home for over 700 years, the Navajo Nation's Monument Valley & The Grand Canyon

Day 1

Las Vegas Arrival

Arrive in Las Vegas, pick up your car at the airport and proceed to your hotel.

Day 2

Las Vegas

Today experience the fun, attractions and the atmosphere of this glittering "Entertainment Capital of the World." Try your luck at gambling or see one of the famous Las Vegas shows.

Day 03

Driving Distance 270 MI/340 KM National Park

Today your adventure begins in earnest. Leave the bright lights of Vegas behind as you travel across the desert to the magnificent Zion National Park. The stunning sandstone cliffs surround you as you explore the majesty of the park. Visitors to Zion park at the visitor centre and then ride environmentally friendly shuttles through the most scenic areas of the park. There are many hiking trails that allow you to explore at your own pace. Continue to the equally impressive Bryce Canyon where wind and rain have carved spires from the red rocks.
This evening we suggest stargazing from your hotel.

Day 04

Driving Distance 280MI/450 KM Bryce Canyon National Park - Moab

Drive into Kodachrome Basin State Park and pass by the Anasazi Indian Village and through Capitol Reef National Park before arriving in the Moab Valley. At Arches National Park see the awesome power of natural erosion.

Day 05

Driving Distance 143 MI/229 KM Moab - Canyon lands National Park - Mesa Verde National Park

Explore the canyons of Canyon lands National Park which took over 300 million years to form. At Mesa Verde National Park see some of the world's best preserved Native American cliff dwellings.

Day 06

Driving Distance: 310 MI / 498 KM Mesa Verde National Park - Monument Valley/ Grand Canyon National Park

Drive to famous Monument Valley to see its red sandstone spires and monoliths. Continue to the trading post of Cameron and through the Navajo Indian Reservation to the incredible Grand Canyon.

Day 07

Driving Distance: 280 MI / 450 KM Grand Canyon National Park - Las Vegas

A full day at leisure for you to either take a short drive to Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, or see one of the great natural wonders of the world, the spectacular Grand Canyon, on an optional day trip by air. In form, glowing colour, and geological significance, the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River is unsurpassed. The canyon is 277 miles long, averages 10 miles in width from rim to rim and is 5,700 feet deep. Enjoy more spectacular impressions of the Grand Canyon before returning via the gigantic Hoover Dam to Las Vegas.

Day 08

Las Vegas Departure

Return your car at the airport before your departure flight.