Scenic Parks Explorer

Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: USA, Canada and Central America 2021

Your iconic and unexpected journey, culminating at the Grand Canyon, takes you past mystical chimneys, imposing mesas in Monument Valley and the rock-hewn faces of former presidents.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • SCENIC DRIVE along Desert View Drive
  • ORIENTATION of Salt Lake City
  • SEE iconic Delicate Arch
  • VIEW Crazy Horse Memorial, iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
  • VISIT Zion, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches, Mesa Verde, Grand Canyon National Parks, Jackson, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Little Bighorn Battlefield, the Mile High City of Denver, Monument Valley, Las Vegas
Dining Highlights
  • 14 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 8 Dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Details

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2020
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Las VegasArrive Las Vegas: The desert playground of Las Vegas launches our encounter with the soul-stirring natural landscapes of America's most beloved national parks. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception and then soar 550 feet above the center of the Las Vegas Strip on the High Roller, the world's tallest observation wheel.
Harrah's Las Vegas
Day 2ZION AND BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARKSLas Vegas - Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks: Zion National Park's towering cream, pink and red cliffs are our first stop today as we journey towards the enchanting landscapes of Bryce Canyon. Admire the rusty red limestone spires that rise up surreally from the desert floor to meet Utah's skies.
BW Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
Day 3Salt Lake CityBryce Canyon - Salt Lake City: Travel north to Utah's capital to see its Mormon centre - Temple Square - and discover the basic beliefs and history of the Mormon pioneers. This evening, choose to enjoy an optional dinner at the Roof Restaurant, Utah's premier gourmet dining location.
Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
Day 4JacksonSalt Lake City - Montpelier - Jackson: Imagine a time when brave pioneers travelled West in search of a better life as you cross the Oregon Trail, stopping in Montpelier at the Oregon Trail Center. Enjoy lunch at a covered wagon-themed restaurant before departing to scenic Jackson, which stands in the shadows of the icy peaks of the Teton Range. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
The Lodge at Jackson Hole
Day 5GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKSJackson - Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (2 Nights): Cross the alpine landscapes of Grand Teton National Park en route to Yellowstone's geothermal wonderland. We overnight at one of the lodges within the national park.
National Park Lodges
Day 6Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park Sightseeing: Enjoy a full day to explore the natural splendour of one of the world's oldest national parks. See the rusting walls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, then join your Travel Director to explore the park's bubbling hot springs, mud paint pots and Old Faithful as its waters shoot impressively up into the air.
Day 7BillingsYellowstone - Cody - Billings: Pay tribute to "Buffalo Bill" in his hometown of Cody, where you'll visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West museum complex to gain a deeper understanding of the "Spirit of the American West". Then it's on to Big Sky Country where we 'Connect with Locals' in an effortlessly delivered authentic encounter with true Western hospitality dinner.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Billings
Day 8Rapid CityBillings - Little Bighorn - Rapid City (2 Nights): Our day begins with a visit to Little Bighorn, the infamous battlefield where the ill-fated Custer led his men against a battalion of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Continue east through the Black Hills to Rapid City.
The Rushmore
Day 9BLACK HILLS EXCURSIONBlack Hills Excursion: Venture into the Black Hills of South Dakota as you make your way to the base of Crazy Horse Memorial. As you gaze at the colossal carved face of this famous war leader, learn how your visit 'Makes a Difference' by preserving Native American Culture. We continue to Mount Rushmore to view the faces of former American presidents etched into the granite rock-face, then 'Dive into Culture' with Stephen Yellowhawk, who will regale you with stories of his tribe's history during a festive dinner.
Day 10DenverRapid City - Denver: Travel south through the expansive prairies of Wyoming to Denver, the Mile High City, where you'll enjoy an evening with a light dinner.
Hyatt Regency Downtown
Day 11MoabDenver - Vail - Moab (2 Nights): Ascend into the foothills of the Rockies and cross the Continental Divide en route to the alpine village of Vail, renowned for its epic powder-filled alpine basins that have attracted skiers since the 1960s. We continue to Moab for an evening on your terms.
BW Plus Canyonlands Inn
Day 12Canyonlands and Arches National Parks ExcursionCanyonlands and Arches National Parks Excursion: Our national park journey takes us to Canyon Country, where we see first-hand the power of the Colorado River carving its way through the rocky red landscape at Canyonlands National Park. Next up, the Arches National Park provides an insightful encounter with thousands of natural sandstone arches formed by rain and wind where you may choose to take a short hike to iconic Delicate Arch view point.
Day 13Monument ValleyMoab - Mesa Verde National Park - Monument Valley: Admire the ancient cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloan people, carved out of the sandstone of the canyon walls at the UNESCO-listed Mesa Verde National Park. Our connection with the first nations of this land continues as we enjoy a cookout Regional Dinner in Monument Valley.
Goulding's Lodge
Day 14Grand Canyon National ParkMonument Valley - Grand Canyon National Park: Explore the red valley floor of Monument Valley in a special open-air vehicle, accompanied by a Local Specialist. Visit the land of the Navajo people, stopping at the historic Cameron Trading Post, before arriving at the UNESCO-listed Grand Canyon where you'll meet a Local Specialist. Gain a deeper understanding of into how this immense canyon came to be and why, as Theodore Roosevelt once proclaimed, "it is beyond comparison-beyond description". Toast to the Trafalgar Highlights of America's national parks and enjoy a Farewell Dinner with new friends inside the park.
National Park Lodges
Day 15Depart Las VegasGrand Canyon - Depart Las Vegas: Consider an optional helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flightseeing trip over the canyon before hitting the road again. End your journey in Las Vegas where a transfer is provided to Las Vegas International Airport or to Harrah's Las Vegas for guests extending their stay.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
April 20, 2021$4,495.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 04, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 05, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 06, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 11, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 12, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 13, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 18, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 20, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 25, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 26, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 27, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 01, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 02, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 03, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 08, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 09, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 10, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 17, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 29, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 30, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 07, 2021$4,895.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 14, 2021$4,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 11, 2021$4,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 12, 2021$4,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 18, 2021$4,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 19, 2021$4,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 25, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 26, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 31, 2021$4,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 01, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 02, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 07, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 08, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 09, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 14, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 15, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 16, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 21, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 22, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 23, 2021$4,975.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 30, 2021$4,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 06, 2021$4,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 13, 2021$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 20, 2021$4,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 27, 2021$4,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Disclaimer
Crossovers: All 2021 departure dates will operate as per the 2020 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

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