U.S. National Parks: Grand Canyon to Zion with Oasis

May 12-20, 2018 / 9 DAYS

Seek out the landscapes carved by wind and water for centuries.

Discover the southwest corner of the U.S., defined by its in proud Native American history and the sun-soaked sandstone of its iconic national parks. …

Your package includes

  • 8 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners with beer or wine
  • 6 guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach

Included highlights

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Sedona, The Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Valley of Fire State Park

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you’ll walk for about 2 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved trails and dirt paths, with some hills and high a…

Itinerary

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Phoenix Region / 1 NIGHT

May 12: Arrival in Phoenix Region

Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to Arizona! Arrive in Phoenix and transfer to your hotel. Then, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at an included welcome dinner.

The Grand Canyon / 2 NIGHTS

May 13: Sedona visit & Grand Canyon sunset

Included meals: Breakfast

Start your exploration of the Southwest among the landscapes of Arizona. • Stop at Montezuma Castle National Monument to view cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloans, an ancient culture with ties to the Hopi and Yavapai tribes • Make photo stops at the majestic rock formations surrounding Sedona, including Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock, and Courthouse Butte • Visit Sedona, a city known for its festive art scene, and enjoy free time to shop, eat, and explore the many galleries • Continue on to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for your first glimpse at the legendary fissure and admire its colorful rock walls

May 14: Free day at Grand Canyon National Park

Included meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a full free day at Grand Canyon National Park. You may choose to explore with your Tour Director, head out on your own, or add an excursion.

Lake Powell / 2 NIGHTS

May 15: Lake Powell via Cameron Trading Post

Included meals: Breakfast

Continue on to the Lake Powell region, making stops along the way. • Visit the Cameron Trading Post for a chance to browse the selection of Native American crafts • Step inside the Navajo Interactive Museum, where you'll explore the exhibits as an expert shares more about the Navajo culture Later, enjoy a free evening in the Lake Powell region or add an excursion.

May 16: Free day by Lake Powell

Included meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a full free day in the Lake Powell area or add an excursion.

Zion National Park / 2 NIGHTS

May 17: Bryce Canyon National Park

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Make your way through scenic southwestern Utah to tour Bryce Canyon National Park by bus and on foot. Take in up-close views of the distinctive pink limestone and sandstone formations, including awe-inspiring arches, bridges, and pinnacles known as hoodoos. Then, continue on to your hotel near Zion National Park.

May 18: Zion National Park

Included meals: Breakfast

This morning, set off into Zion National Park, located at the intersection of the Great Basin, the Colorado Plateaus, and the Mojave Desert. View the yellow- and orange-hued rocks during an open-air tram ride and hear commentary on the surrounding landscape from a local guide.

Las Vegas / 1 NIGHT

May 19: Las Vegas via Valley of Fire State Park

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Stop in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada’s first state park, before continuing on to Las Vegas to toast your trip at a farewell dinner.

May 20: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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