11 days from Las Vegas to Las Vegas
Departs From: Las Vegas
Discover the captivating Canyonlands on this unforgettable National Parks tour! First, experience Grand Canyon National Park with its spellbinding landscapes that will excite your senses. Your Grand Canyon hotel is located near the rim, giving you a wonderful opportunity to witness great views and have more time to explore this amazing place. In nearby Lake Powell, enjoy a leisurely cruise among the beautiful canyon walls and leisure time to relax or to pursue your favorite activities. Overnight in Navajo country at the secluded Gouldings Lodge in the heart of Monument Valley—a special feature of your Globus vacation. In Monument Valley, Globus has arranged a couple of unique experiences for you. Enjoy a Navajo cookout while you admire the majestic beauty around you. Have your camera ready for some spectacular shots during your 4-wheel-drive, Navajo-guided tour of mystical Monument Valley. Enjoy a wine tasting and a relaxing 2-night stay at Red Cliffs Lodge in Moab, located beside the Colorado River at the foot of the dramatic red-rock cliffs—another special feature offered on this Globus vacation. From Moab, visit Arches National Park with its 2,000 natural sandstone arches, Canyonlands National Park, and Dead Horse Point State Park. But thats not all...visit Bryce Canyon National Park, where the slow erosion of ages has created fantastically sculptured rock formations resembling castles. In Zion National Park, enjoy the beauty and peace offered at this park with its massive canyon walls ascending toward the blue sky.Photos—and even movies—cannot adequately depict the stunning beauty and breathtaking geological formations offered in these destinations; you must experience them yourself. So grab your camera, sit back, and let Globus handle all of the details and driving on this National Parks tour.Duration:
City HighlightsGRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
|21 September, 2019
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|22 September, 2019
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Overnight at historic Goulding’s Lodge; [LF] Navajo cookout; [LF] 4-wheel-drive tourMOAB
[LF] Wine tasting; Arches National Park; Canyonlands National Park; Dead Horse Point State ParkBRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK
SightseeingZION NATIONAL PARK
Day 1 ARRIVE IN LAS VEGAS.
Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.Day 2 LAS VEGAS–GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK.
Leave the bright neon lights of Las Vegas behind and cross the old Mojave gold-strike country, passing through Williams on historic Route 66 and Kaibab National Forest to arrive at GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Marvel at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World as you experience the dramatic views. There’s time to wander along the canyon rim, join a ranger-led program, or perhaps just savor the sunset. (B,D)SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel is located in Grand Canyon National Park, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra when traveling with Globus.Day 3 GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK–LAKE POWELL.
For a once-in-a lifetime experience, take our optional flightseeing excursion over the heart of the Grand Canyon for incomparable views of flame-colored walls plunging 4,800 feet into the Colorado River. Later this morning, we travel north to the shining shores of Lake Powell. Upon arrival, enjoy a leisurely boat CRUISE and the opportunity to photograph the fascinating scenes created by the sharply eroded canyon walls. Your resort features sweeping views over the lake. (B,D)Day 4 LAKE POWELL.
Today is yours to explore on your own and to sit back, relax, and enjoy all the amenities your resort offers. Maybe join the optional trip to picturesque Antelope Canyon or take a flightseeing trip over Lake Powell, including famous Rainbow Bridge and Glen Canyon Dam. (B)Day 5 LAKE POWELL–MONUMENT VALLEY.
This morning, continue into Navajo country to Goulding’s Lodge in the heart of Monument Valley. Upon arrival, take a dip in the pool and admire the Western sky above or perhaps explore the Goulding’s Museum and Trading Post, home to a wonderful collection of movie memorabilia and Indian artifacts. Tonight, enjoy a [LF] NAVAJO COOKOUT. (B,D)SPECIAL FEATURE: Your overnight lodging is located in the heart of Monument Valley, a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a special feature of your Globus vacation.Day 6 MONUMENT VALLEY–MOAB.
In the cool hours of morning, set out with a Navajo guide in a comfortable [LF] 4-WHEEL-DRIVE vehicle to explore Monument Valley. Have your cameras ready for incredible shots. Later, we continue north to Moab for a relaxing 2-night stay at Red Cliffs Lodge on the Colorado River. Enjoy a [LF] WINE TASTING at the resort’s winery, followed by dinner. (B,D)SPECIAL FEATURE:
Your hotel in Moab is the Red Cliffs Lodge. Offering guests a ranch-like experience amid luxurious Western charm, Red Cliffs Lodge sits high on the banks of the Colorado River surrounded by cliffs and situated where Western favorites such as Wagon Master and Rio Grande were filmed. NOTE: The May 26, September 1, 22, & 29 departures will enjoy private cabin accommodations at Red Cliffs Lodge. These cabins feature an oversized bedroom, a master bath, log furniture, separate sitting area, kitchenette, private patio facing the Colorado River, and more. Enjoy a little bit of luxury in this truly unique setting.Day 7 MOAB. EXCURSION TO ARCHES NATIONAL PARK.
This morning, we visit ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, home to more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch. Be on the lookout for the majestic desert big horn sheep high on the cliff sides. Next, on to magnificent CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK and DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK. The remainder of the day is yours to relax at your resort. Perhaps enjoy a relaxing massage, a game of tennis, or a hike along one of the many trails. (B)Day 8 MOAB–BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK.
A day of rich contrasts leads you to BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. The slow erosion has created fantastically sculptured rock formations resembling castle towers and cathedral spires. The natural amphitheaters and canyons glow from different lighting throughout the day. (B)Day 9 BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. EXCURSION TO ZION NATIONAL PARK.
After breakfast, descend into half-mile-deep ZION NATIONAL PARK. Meaning a place of peace and refuge, Zion’s colorful sandstone walls rise thousands of feet above the canyon floor’s lush greenery. Zion’s unique array of scenery, plants, and animals—plus rich history—will make this a memorable day. Take advantage of today’s photo opportunities galore. (B)Day 10 BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK–LAS VEGAS.
Head for the excitement of Las Vegas, where you’ll stay at Treasure Island in the heart of the “Strip.” Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Director. (B,D)Day 11 LAS VEGAS.
Bid farewell to your new friends as your tour comes to an end after breakfast. (B)Meals
: Breakfast daily, 5 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Las VegasTransportation
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach.