3 Day/2 Nights National Parks Summer Tour Lodging: Get ready for a jam-packed 3 days! We start day 1 by leaving Las Vegas and cutting by the Virgin River and seeing the impressive mix of white, pink and red Navajo sandstone cliffs at Zion Canyon. Ancient petrified sand dunes towering over 2000ft above the canyon floor make for an impressive landscape and a photographer’s paradise. Zion National Park offers enchanting walks & hikes for every fitness level. Stroll around the Emerald Pools trail, enjoy the Temple of Sinawava, the Great White Throne, Weeping Rock and visit the interpretive Human History museum where you can enjoy an entertaining rangers talk on the patio. After 3-4 hours in Zion we head to Bryce Canyon, a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau; Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos. These red, orange, and white spires provide spectacular views for park visitors. Bryce Canyon is considered by many to be the most scenically diverse place in the world! Enjoy a BBQ and a fun evening around the campfire with your new friends. Overnight at Bryce at a 3 star accommodation.
On day 2, we head past Lake Powell as we wind our way through more of USA Southwest’s spectacular scenery to one of the most iconic locations on the planet. Take an optional visit to world famous Antelope Canyon en route. The backdrop for many famous western movies and home to the Navajo Indians you are in for a real treat today. Hop onboard a 4X4 jeep and enjoy an included Navajo guided tour of Monument Valley. Overnight in Monument Valley at a 3 star accommodation.
Saving the best for last! On Day 3, after a brief visit to a traditional Navajo trading post, we follow the mighty Colorado River through the Painted Desert to one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Take in a bird’s eye view on an optional helicopter ride (payable locally), stroll along the rim, take a hike into the one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on earth or simply relax in one the rim cafes and admire the magnificent view before heading back to the bright city lights of Las Vegas.
Please note that rooms in Monument valley vary from rooms, houses or apartments, and may be shared with other travellers on the same tour. All rooms have their own private bathroom. Children aged 7-18 years old with be roomed with parents in a room with 2 queen beds. If your party is a total of 3 or 5 guests you will be in 1/2 tripple rooms with two queen beds in each. A sunrise view is not available in Monument Valley. 3 sandwich lunches and 1 breakfast is included.
Meeting/pick-up point: Stratosphere North Tour Entrance (2000 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104).
Duration: Three days, two nights.
Start/opening time: 7:15am.
End/closing time: 9pm of Day Three.
Languages: English. (National Parks information is often provided in other languages. Please ask your tour guide. )