Tour Type: Regional
Brochure Type: V1 Americas Costsaver 2024

American history, surreal landscapes, wild western antics and fabulous Sin City fun - this USA trip has it all, and so much more. Starting off in Las Vegas, you'll journey down Route 66 to the mighty Grand Canyon, then revel at the cliffs and mesas of Mesa Verde National Park, gaze at the red-rock stoned arches in Arches National Park, watch the sun set amidst the spectacular hoodoos of Bryce Canyon, and marvel at the grandeur of Zion National Park.

Choice Highlights
Essentials
  • Visit the entertainment capital of the world
  • Experience this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See America's second largest man-made reservoir
  • Visit one of the most photographed areas on the Colorado River
  • Explore the treasures of the Navajo people with a guide in a 4-wheel drive tour
  • See Native American cliff dwellings at this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • View the iconic Delicate Arch
  • Stop at this large wilderness park with canyons, rivers, arches and fossils
  • Stare in awe at the multi-coloured hoodoos
  • Revel in one of the most scenic canyons
  • View the striking canyons, buttes and mesas carved by the Colorado and Green Rivers
  • Visit the magnificent Waterpocket Fold
  • Visit the ancestral lands of the Hopi native people
  • Stand in the exact spot where Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico meet
  • Travel on to Dead Horse Point that sits 2000 feet above the Colorado River
  • View thousands of hoodoos that the locals call goblins
  • Monument Valley: Journey on through the barren beauty of the desert to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where you will board off-road open-air vehicles to explore the valley with your Navajo guide. This tour covers the famous 17-mile loop of Monument Valley. The area is also the backdrop for many western Hollywood hits, including Stagecoach and Fort Apache.
  • Canyonlands National Park: 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.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: Bryce Canyon National Park, where repeated freezes and thaws of the parks soft sandstone and limestone landscape over millions of years have created the bizarre formations you'll find here. Stand in puzzlement in front of the multicoloured 'hoodoos' and vast amphitheaters that signify the environment of Bryce Canyon, then take a stroll along one of the many juniper lined trails to one of the view points hugging the rim of the Paunsaugunt Plateau.
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Many meals included
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • City orientation tours
  • Variety of Optional Experiences

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2022
Duration
12 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Las VegasArrive Las Vegas (1 Night): An entertainment oasis surrounded by desert, with a reputation almost as big as the fortune's many have made (and lost) here, Sin City is a place unlike any other. The entertainment capital of the world, Vegas is famed for its glittering casinos, all you can eat buffets and shotgun weddings ordained by none other than Elvis himself! After settling in to your hotel and meeting up with your Travel Director this afternoon, the bright lights and lively antics of Vegas will undoubtedly lure you in. Take a walk down the Strip, where the city's finest hotels and grandest casinos can be found, or head over to the Downtown area to explore the artsy Fremont East district.
Golden Nugget & Casino, Las Vegas
Day 2FlagstaffLas Vegas - Flagstaff (2 Nights): Get your kicks on Route 66. Heading east, you'll take your place in road tripping history as you cruise down the most iconic road in the United States. Along the way, you'll stop off in the famous towns of Kingman and Seligman, known as the 'Birthplace of Historic Route 66', for a glimpse of all things Americana, complete with classic motels, kitsch petrol pumps and steaming slices of apple pie. Arrive in Flagstaff and rest up before tomorrow's full-day excursion to see the extraordinary landscapes of the Grand Canyon.
Days by Wyndham Flagstaff
Day 3Grand CanyonGrand Canyon Excursion: Nothing can quite prepare you for your first glimpse of the Grand Canyon. One of the world's 7 natural wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site, it's estimated to be around 2 billion years old, with a layer of rock at the bottom of the canyon said to be some of the oldest exposed rock on the planet. Take your time exploring the incredible geology of the land, or to make your visit extra special, why not treat yourself to an Optional Experience^ that could see you flying in an aircraft over the North and South rims. Feeling distinctly in awe you'll then visit the Grand Canyon Village, which boasts some impressive national historic landmarks and historical buildings.
Days by Wyndham Flagstaff
Day 4PageFlagstaff - Lake Powell - Page (1 Night): This morning before you depart your Flagstaff hotel, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at Charly's Pub & Grill. You will then make a stop at Wupatki National Monument, a landscape dotted with over 2700 pueblo ruins built by the ancestors of the Hopi, Zuni and Navajo people. Driving on through the Painted Desert, named for its rainbow of colourful sedimentary layers stretching some 418 kilometers into the horizon, you'll then arrive at sparkling Lake Powell. America's second largest man made reservoir and something of a mirage in an otherwise landlocked desert. Tonight, you'll spend the evening in the Arizonan city of Page.
Super 8 by Wyndham
Day 5KayentaPage - Horseshoe Bend - Monument Valley - Kayenta (1 Night): Giving the term 'iconic' a whole new meaning, Horseshoe Bend is first up on today's roll call of phenomenal sites. Carving a perfect horseshoe shape through the 366 meters sandstone cliffs, test your nerve as you peak over the edge before we Make Travel Matter exploring Monument Valley in an open air vehicle with a local Navajo guide. Immortalised as the setting for countless movies and TV shows, Monument Valley is an emblem of the wild west, with its rusty red spindles and grand buttes thrusting 366 metres skyward from the barren valley below. Named the 'Valley Between the Rocks' by the Navajo people who have lived here for centuries, you'll likely feel very small and insignificant as you learn about the geology and history of the area.
Kayenta Monument Valley Inn
Day 6DurangoKayenta - Four Corners - Mesa Verde National Park - Durango (1 Night): The first stop of today will see you standing in the exact spot where Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico meet at Four Corners, before heading on to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Mesa Verde National Park. Home to the Pueblo people for over 700 years, Mesa Verde protects nearly 5000 archeological sites including 600 cliff dwellings, and offers a fascinating glimpse into Native American history. Not done with historical insight just yet, you'll then finish today in the old Colorado mining town of Durango, which boasts tasteful hotels, lovely tree lined streets and Victorian-era saloons reminiscent of the town's wild west history.
Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn
Day 7MoabDurango - Moab (2 Nights): Before you depart Durango, you can opt to embark on a fun and adventurous whitewater rafting trip on the Animas River. There will be time for lunch on trendy Main Street in Downtown Durango before arriving into Moab, Utah's adventure capital. Surrounded by rugged, rusty red canyons, this place is basically a pilgrimage for mountain bikers and hikers alike looking to escape civilization in the otherworldly landscapes.
Aarchway Inn
Day 8Arches National ParkArches National Park and Free Time: Another day, another icon, this time courtesy of Arches National Park. Over 2500 naturally formed sandstone arches cover the landscape here, more than anywhere else on earth. After seeing them for yourself, standing in absolute amazement the one question you'll likely be asking, is 'how?'. A highlight of the park and the most photographed of all the sites, is Delicate Arch. Standing 60 feet (18 metres) tall and in stark contrast to the horizontal planes surrounding it, this natural wonder is one of the enduring symbols of the American West.
Aarchway Inn
Day 9TORREYMoab - Canyonlands National Park - Dead Horse Point State Park - Goblin Valley State Park - Torrey (1 Night): Strong coffee and a big breakfast are the two requirements this morning to prepare for another action packed day of sightseeing on your USA canyon tour. First up is Canyonlands, Utah's largest national park that boasts sky high canyons, deep craters and majestic buttes, forming a surreal landscape. Stopping by the 'Island in the Sky' mesa for spectacular views and sheer sandstone cliffs, you'll then travel on to Dead Horse Point, another soaring mesa that sits 2000 feet (610 metres) above the Colorado River and is one of the most photographed vistas in the world. From one bizarrely named place to the next, you'll continue on to the colourful and wonderful Goblin Valley State Park, where sandstone goblins and twisted formations create a striking resemblance to the surface of Mars. After an enthralling day, you'll spend the night relaxing in the quiet town of Torrey.
Broken Spur Inn & Steakhouse
Day 10Bryce Canyon National ParkTorrey - Capitol Reef National Park - Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument - Bryce Canyon National Park (2 Nights): Named the 'Land of the Sleeping Rainbow' by Native Americans, Capitol Reef's colourful landscapes, towering domes and slot canyons will be your first port of call today. It's here you'll also find Waterpocket Fold, a 160 kilometer long crack in the earth's crust that's well worth a look. Driving along Byway 12, we challenge you to drag your eyes away from the windows as you twist and turn through Dixie National Forest, with soaring ponderosa pines stretching into the distance as far as the eye can see. As if the sights couldn't get any better, you'll then stop off at the 260 million year old Grand Staircase, named for its uniquely striped layers of rock, before finishing yet another spectacular day amidst the sunset coloured spires of Bryce Canyon.
Bryce View Lodge
Day 11Bryce Canyon National ParkBryce Canyon National Park and Free Time: Have we saved the best till (almost) last? That will be the question on everyone's lips as you venture into Bryce Canyon National Park, where repeated freezes and thaws of the park's soft sandstone and limestone landscape over millions of years, have created the fascinating formations you'll find here. Stand in amazement in front of the multicoloured 'hoodoos' and vast amphitheatres, then take a stroll along one of the many juniper lined trails to the viewpoints hugging the rim of the Paunsaugunt Plateau.
Bryce View Lodge
Day 12Las VegasBryce Canyon - Zion National Park - Depart Las Vegas: Travelling back to Vegas today you'll make one final stop at Zion National Park. Marvel at the soaring red and white cliffs and vast canyons that stand in stark contrast to the soft wildflower meadows and hanging gardens that can also be found here, as a result of the park's lower elevation in comparison to the others. Travelling along the Virgin River Gorge for your final drive, you'll no doubt be feeling reflective about the incredible sights and experiences you've witnessed over the past 12 days. Your trip will come to an end at McCarran International Airport, or at Golden Nugget Hotel for those extending their stay in Sin City.
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03/17/2024$2,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/07/2024$2,450.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/05/2024$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/16/2024$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/07/2024$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/08/2024$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/15/2024$2,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/06/2024$2,495.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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