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Enchanting Canyonlands

Operated by: Insight Vacations

7 Days from $2,599 per person
JAN 2022 - MAR 2023
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Countries Visited

United States ...more United States

Locations Visited

Scottsdale, Sedona, Grand Canyon, Cameron, Zion, Salt Lake City ...more Scottsdale, Sedona, Grand Canyon, Cameron, Zion, Salt Lake City
  1. Day 1 Arrive in Phoenix and Travel to Scottsdale.

    Welcome to Arizona, famous for its scenic road trips, towering Monument Valley, and of course the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon. Your airport transfer will whisk you to your hotel in Scottsdale where you can enjoy the facilities and grounds of this striking desert oasis. Why not head out and explore Old Scottsdale, a vibrant and unique urban downtown area that introduces you the best of the state? Here, you’ll be surrounded by retro wooden buildings, rodeo inspired artwork and a selection of local stores, all radiating a classic Southwestern flair. At 18:00, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner at Zuzu, where you will have the opportunity to mingle and get to know one another.(Dinner with Wine)

    meals Dinner with Wine
    hotel Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale.
  2. Day 2 Sedona and the Wonders of the Mighty Grand Canyon.

    Travel through world-renowned Red Country along the Red Rock Scenic Byway, one of only 20 designated All-American Roads nationwide. Explore bohemian Sedona with its shops and galleries, or simply take in the exceptional beauty of Red Rock Country before you make your way to the Grand Canyon. Follow Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Byway through Coconino National Forest, a breathtaking stretch of road recognized by Rand McNally as one of the Top Five Most Scenic Drives in America. On arrival, you can take an optional flightseeing tour over the Grand Canyon. Whether you prefer a helicopter or a fixed-wing plane, you'll enjoy magnificent scenery with aerial views from above. Meet your Local Expert Canyon Tim at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to discover its wonders. You'll learn all about the origins of the five-million-year-old canyon, its rock formations and the human impact on this natural masterpiece. He'll also talk to you about the local flora and fauna, and where you might be able to spot them. This evening, dinner with wine will be served in the Thunderbird Private Room. With a perfect location overlooking the Grand Canyon's South Rim, settle down with a glass of wine on the private terrace while taking in flawless sunset views.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel National Park Lodges, Grand Canyon National Park.
  3. Day 3 Monument Valley and Lake Powell.

    Early risers will take advantage of the lodge location to witness one of Mother Nature's grandest shows on earth: a sunrise over the Grand Canyon. Travel along the South Rim Desert View Drive, skirting the South Rim of the canyon until you exit the park. Head to the Cameron Trading Post, on of the oldest and most historic general stores in Arizona. Enter Monument Valley Tribal Park, where you'll MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® as you meet your Navajo Local Experts and board all-terrain vehicles with open sides for a private, off-the-beaten path exploration of this magical valley. Learn about Navajo history, culture and heritage from your expert as you travel deeper into the natural wonders of this unique landscape. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at your lakefront resort.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas. (Lake View or Marina View Rooms)
  4. Day 4 Leisurely Lake Powell.

    Today is entirely yours to do as you please. Partake in one of our popular optional experiences, explore on your own, or simply relax by the resort swimming pool with views of Lake Powell. As an optional activity this morning, let yourself be tempted by a gentle float trip down the Colorado River. Calmly float down the Colorado, past some of the most awe-inspiring sites, like the iconic Horseshoe Bend and Petroglyph Beach. Alternatively, indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime exclusive experience offering 360-degree views from the top of the world. Fly eastward aboard a state-of-the-art EcoStar helicopter, over the land of the Navajo Nation and Lake Powell just as Tower Butte begins to come into sight. Another unique optional adventure is a visit by plane to Lake Powell's iconic Glen Canyon Dam from above, allowing you to take in the views in all their glory from your sightseeing airplane.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas. (Lake View or Marina View Rooms)
  5. Day 5 Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks.

    Take a cruise through the Antelope Canyon, giving you an up-close opportunity to view Lake Powell. This high-walled Navajo Sandstone side-arm of Lake Powell is famous not only for its coloration, but also for its famous slot canyons. Journey across a wide-open landscape punctuated by colorful sandstone cliffs, sagebrush-covered flats, and high ridges dotted with piñon pine and juniper. Travel through Bryce Canyon Country on a portion of the Scenic Highway 89, recognized by National Geographic as the No. 1 Driver's Drive in the world. You will be struck by the beauty of Bryce Canyon National Park, an otherworldly landscape of red rock pillars known as hoodoos, pink cliffs, and endless vistas.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Zion National Park Lodge.
  6. Day 6 Zion National Park.

    Enjoy a Relaxed Start this morning, as you have a full day to explore the park. After a leisurely breakfast, you will tour the canyon aboard a privately chartered open-air vehicle, with live commentary from a Local Expert to show you the many scenic highlights of the canyon. This afternoon, enjoy an Insight Choice. Choose to join your Travel Director for a guided hike to the Emerald Pools. Alternatively, visit the Zion Human History Museum. Wrap up your adventure at a Celebration Dinner hosted at the lodge, and a last chance to share travel memories with your new friends.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Zion National Park Lodge.
  7. Day 7 Depart Salt Lake City.

    This morning you’ll bid farewell to the beautiful national parks and your fellow travellers. You will be taken to Salt Lake City International Airport, where you will arrive at approximately 15:00. Please be aware when arranging your flights. Alternatively, a transfer to the Hilton Salt Lake City Center hotel is also provided should you wish to extend your stay.(Breakfast)

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Price Includes

Included Insight Services

  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

Authentic Dining

  • Scottsdale: Mingle over a delightful Welcome Dinner at your resort's renowned Zuzu Restaurant, named for the beloved matriarch of the family that owns the property.
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Enjoy dinner with an incredible view at the Thunderbird Room, overlooking the South Rim.
  • Zion National Park: Join your Travel Director and new friends for an evening of festivities during your Celebration Dinner and reminisce about the highlights of your journey.
  • Dining Summary: 6 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L) and 3 Dinners with wine (DW).

Insight Experiences

  • Grand Canyon National Park: Join your Local Expert, Canyon Tim, for an informative talk about the wonders of the Grand Canyon. With over seven years of experience in geology, you’ll be taught all about the origins of the five-million-year-old canyon, its rock formation and impact now. He’ll also talk to you about the local flora and fauna, and where you might be able to spot elk, mule deer, coyotes, grey foxes, bobcats and mountain lions.
  • Monument Valley: Journey on through the barren beauty of the desert to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where you will board all-terrain vehicles(8) with open sides to explore the valley with your Navajo guide. Hear about Navajo heritage from your guide and more about life on their beautiful land.
  • Antelope Canyon: This morning, board the MV Lady Emma for a private, exclusive cruise to the world-famous Antelope Canyon. Enjoy an onboard breakfast cruising Lake Powell towards Antelope Canyon.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Sedona: Journey on to the bohemian colony of Sedona to explore its shops and galleries, or simply take in its natural rugged beauty.
  • Red Rock Scenic Byway: Travel through world-renowned Red Country along the Red Rock Scenic Byway and one of only 20 designated All-American Roads nationwide.
  • Creek Canyon Scenic Byway: Follow Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Byway through Coconino National Forest, a breathtaking stretch of road recognized by Rand McNally as one of the Top 5 Most Scenic Drives in America.
  • Cameron: Stop at the historic Trading Post, established in the early 1900s as a place where Native American's traded wool and livestock.
  • Desert View Drive: Enjoy more grand vistas of the Grand Canyon as you travel along the South Rim Desert View Drive, skirting the south rim of the canyon until you exist the park at the east entrance.
  • Bryce Canyon National Parkl: Head to the sandstone cliffs of Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah. Here you will be met by pine trees and red rock pillars. You’ll take a leisurely walk along Sunset Point to view the great amphitheatres of the odd-shaped monoliths, known as hoodoos.
  • Highway 89: Travel through Bryce Canyon Country on a portion of the Scenic Highway 89, recognized by National Geographic as the number 1 Driver's Drive in the world.
  • Zion National Park: Travel through more amazing scenery on your way to Zion National Park. Cut through the Checkerboard Mesa and meander down to Zion Canyon, past many famous Zion landmarks.
  • Zion National Park: The most relaxing and informative way to see the grandeur and natural features of the canyon is by a private shuttle that includes live commentary.

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