Canyon Adventure Self Drive Tour (Includes Grand Canyon National Park)
Consider adding pre or post nights to your Las Vegas experience before flying to your cruise. There is a choice of Standard or Upgraded accommodation.
Day 1 of Land Tour – Las Vegas
Arrive in Las Vegas, pick up your car at the airport and proceed to your hotel.
Day 2 of Land Tour – Las Vegas
Today experience the fun, attractions and the atmosphere of this glittering "Entertainment Capital of the World." Try your luck at gambling or see one of the famous Las Vegas shows.
Day 3 of Land Tour – Las Vegas – Zion National Park – Bryce Canyon
Today your adventure begins in earnest. Leave the bright lights of Vegas behind as you travel across the desert to the magnificent Zion National Park. The stunning sandstone cliffs surround you as you explore the majesty of the park. Visitors to Zion park at the Visitor Centre and then ride environmentally friendly shuttles through the most scenic areas of the park. There are many hiking trails that allow you to explore at your own pace. Continue to the equally impressive Bryce Canyon where wind and rain have carved spires from the red rocks called Hoodoos. This evening we suggest stargazing from your hotel.
Day 4 of Land Tour – Bryce Canyon – Moab
Drive into Kodachrome Basin State Park and pass by the Anasazi Indian Village and through Capitol Reef National Park before arriving in the Moab Valley. At Arches National Park see the awesome power of natural erosion where over 2,000 natural stone arches dominate the landscape. It is home to Landscape Arch, the longest and Delicate Arch, the most recognisable.
Day 5 of Land Tour – Moab – Canyonlands – Mesa Verde National Park
Explore the canyons of Canyonlands National Park which took over 300 million years to form. At Mesa Verde National Park see some of the world's best preserved Pueblo Native Americans cliff dwellings built beneath the overhanging cliffs.
Day 6 of Land Tour – Mesa Verde National Park – Monument Valley – Grand Canyon National Park
Drive to Monument Valley to see its red sandstone spires and monoliths. Continue to the trading post of Cameron and through the Navajo Indian Reservation to the incredible Grand Canyon.
Day 7 of Land Tour – Grand Canyon National Park – Las Vegas
A full day at leisure to see one of the great natural wonders of the world, the spectacular Grand Canyon, Perhaps take an optional day trip by air. In form, colour and geological significance, the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River is unsurpassed. The canyon is 277 miles long, averaging 10 miles in width from rim to rim and is 5,700 feet deep. Enjoy more spectacular impressions of the Grand Canyon before returning via the gigantic Hoover Dam to Las Vegas.
Day 8 of Land Tour – Las Vegas
Return your car before transferring to the terminal for your flight to return to the UK or onwards for embarkation to your cruise.
Documentation: All Self Drive Itineraries include a courtesy phone call on the morning of day 2 to check that everything is okay from our supplier and to remind customers to collect their package from reception if you haven't already.
Documentation will be at your first nights hotel and is a Back-Pack with a North America Atlas, local sightseeing information and detailed itinerary of tour. NOTE: On arrival at hotel ask for 'PACKAGE' in your name. Detailed itinerary can be sent electronically 5-6 weeks before departure for an additional $15 (£12) but does not include the Atlas or local sightseeing information.