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Five Epic National Parks

Operated by: Trafalgar

9 Days from $2,966 per person
MAY - OCT 2023
Usa America Ampitheater Bryce Canyon National Park Utah

Countries Visited

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Locations Visited

Jackson (WY), Grand Teton National Park, West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Pocatello, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Williams, Las Vegas ...more Jackson (WY), Grand Teton National Park, West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Pocatello, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Williams, Las Vegas
  1. Day 1 Howdy Jackson

    Your journey through the Old West and epic national landmarks begins in the intrepid adventurer's town of Jackson. Check in to your hotel and enjoy an afternoon strolling the art galleries in town (Jackson’s ranked as one of the top five art markets in the country!) before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception this evening.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel 49'er Inn & Suites
  2. Day 2 Go Wild In Grand Teton National Park

    Begin your first full day of the tour, excitement building, with a filling breakfast before you head out to your first national park. It’s a big day and an early start to take advantage of the dazzling natural wonders of the Grand Teton National Park. Float down the Snake River^ (weather dependent) basking in the mountain views and eyes peeled for beaver, cutthroat trout, cliff swallows, pelicans, osprey, and bald eagles amidst the pine-clad riverbanks. Bring your cameras or borrow their complimentary binoculars! Guides will also share the history, geology, and wildlife of the region elevating your experience in this beautiful place. The rest of the evening will be at leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel 49'er Inn & Suites
  3. Day 3 Delve Into The Wild Scenery Of The West

    Explore the alpine landscapes of Grand Teton National Park keeping your camera at hand to capture the mountain meadows and towering peaks that provide a picturesque backdrop for today’s drive to West Yellowstone, the gateway to the world’s oldest national park and a boon for outdoors enthusiasts of all ages.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Gray Wolf Inn & Suites
  4. Day 4 Admire The Geysers Of Yellowstone

    Journey to Yellowstone, the America's first national park, where you’ll encounter a geothermal wonderland of spouting geysers, bubbling mudpots and turquoise hot springs. Pay a visit to Old Faithful, watching as its waters arc high into the air, and try to spot the park’s resident bison, grizzlies and elk as you navigate passes and valleys during this full day of sightseeing.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Gray Wolf Inn & Suites
  5. Day 5 Delve Into Historic Salt Lake City Connect with Locals

    Travel south to Utah’s capital, the center of the Mormon religion. Delve into history at the Salt Lake City Temple Square and take this time to explore at your leisure. Leave Yellowstone and head to Salt Lake City with a stop in Pocatello for a special Be My Guest lunch at Swore Farms, family owned and operated for over 20 years. Meet Wendy, mother, farmer & award-winning author as you enjoy a tour of the farm & greenhouses followed by lunch. You'll get a glimpse of Wendy's life and her family's passion for farming and living a rural lifestyle. This evening, join your fellow travelers to enjoy a regional dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest, Regional Dinner
    hotel Sheraton Salt Lake City
  6. Day 6 Unmask Bryce Canyon National Park

    The eerie hoodoo landscapes of Bryce Canyon are our first stop today. Admire its fairytale castles, cathedrals and secret hideaways amidst an amphitheater of rusty red limestone spires. We’ll continue to Zion National Park with its towering cream, pink and red cliffs and unusual biodiversity.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at Zion Park/Springdale
  7. Day 7 A Scenic Ride Through Zion Canyon Make Travel Matter

    Prior to starting your day, enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Then head on a tram ride through Zion Canyon, against the backdrop of soaring canyon walls and along the Virgin River, delving into some of the park’s most treasured spots. We continue to the historic railroad town of Williams, stopping en route at Cameron Trading Post to browse local Navajo handicrafts and perhaps taste some traditional fry bread. Continue to Desert View and join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience with epic views of the Grand Canyon with. Built in 1932, the iconic watchtower is now an Inter-tribal Cultural Heritage Site, and here you can meet artisans from the 11 traditionally associated tribes of the Grand Canyon region.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Grand Canyon Railway
  8. Day 8 Ride The Grand Canyon Railway

    Today, guests can choose to add a flightseeing ride before spending free time in the UNESCO-listed Grand Canyon. Enjoy a visit to Grand Canyon National Park, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and learn how this extraordinary feat of nature developed over the past 40 million years. Embark on the ride of a lifetime, boarding the Grand Canyon Railway from the South Rim of Grand Canyon returning to your hotel in Williams. This evening guests will experience a Farewell Dinner at the Fred Harvey restaurant.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    hotel Grand Canyon Railway
  9. Day 9 One Last Scenic Desert Drive

    Slice through desert landscapes bound for the desert playground of Las Vegas where you will be transferred to Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport or consider extending your stay. Airport arrival approximately 1:00 pm.

    meals Breakfast
Five Epic National Parks Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Whats Included

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • All transport and transfers shown

Dining Summary

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 1 Regional Dinner (RD)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)

Be My Guest

  • Pocatello: Take a tour of Swore Farms and learn where and how crops are grown followed by a lunch in the greenhouse.

Iconic Experience

  • Grand Teton National Park: See Grand Teton National park with the shimmering peaks of the Teton range rising up above alpine forests and lakes. The park is famous for it's 40-mile long Teton Mountain Range including the major peaks of that particular range.
  • Yellowstone National Park: Without a doubt a bucket list destination for many travelers - welcome to Yellowstone National Park. Established as America's first National Park by President Grant in 1872 Yellowstone is famous for it's hot springs, bubbling mud pots, vast canyons and lush forests as far as the eye can see.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: You won’t help but be enchanted by your first sightings of the landscape of Bryce Canyon. With its pink, orange and rusty-red limestone spires that seem to rise up from the desert floor. The canyon plays host to the largest collection of these spires, known as hoodoos in the world. You’ll discover how the canyon was formed over millennia by the erosion of sandstone and limestone, forming this truly surrealist landscape.
  • Zion National Park: You’ll feel connected to history as you wander paths and trails, following in the footsteps of Native Americans and the earliest pioneers. You’ll soon find yourself falling for the natural delights of the park, characterized by lush vegetation of the park, its wild rivers, and roaring waterfalls and towering cream, white and pink cliffs.
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Explore Grand Canyon Railway and view Kaibab National Forest on your way to The Grand Canyon.

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

  • Grand Canyon: Trace the scenic South Rim of the Grand Canyon along Desert View Drive. See the historic Watchtower built by Mary Colter in the Puebloan style and visit the “Inter-tribal Cultural Heritage Site”, the first in the National Park Service.

Must-see Highlights

  • : Visit Jackson, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Williams, Grand Canyon National Park, Cameron Trading Post
  • : Scenic Cruise down the Snake River on a float trip
  • : Scenic Train Ride to the heart of stunning Grand Canyon National Park

Whats Included

  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Optional Experiences and free time
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : All transport and transfers shown

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Jackson

Available on Day 2

Jackson Aerial Tramway Ticket

In just 12 minutes, the Aerial Tram glides skyward 4,139 vertical feet. The summit offers staggering 360-degree views of the Tetons, Jackson Hole valley and surrounding mountain ranges. The "Top of the World" provides amazing access to a plethora of great hiking and running trails, climbing, and the occasional snowball fight. Oh, and don't forget the world-famous gourmet waffles in Corbet's Cabin. Available mid-may through early October.
Adult Price: $44

Grand Canyon

Available on Day 8

Grand Discovery Air Tour South Rim - 45 Min. Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Experience the grandeur of the Grand Canyon South Rim on a fascinating aerial tour. Once onboard the state-of-the-art touring aircraft with high wings and quiet technology, sit back and get ready to enjoy the thrill of incredible scenery this Natural Wonder has to offer. You'll fly over the Kaibab National Forest, Kaibab Plateau, Confluence of Colorado, Little Colorado River, Imperial Point, and Zuni Corridor. All seats provide unobstructed views for sightseeing and photography. This Grand Discovery tour is perfect for families and individuals who have limited time yet wish to enjoy all of the Grand Canyon's beauty.
Adult Price: $174

Grand Kingdom - 40 Min. EcoStar Helicopter

See the absolute best views the Grand Canyon has to offer on this 40-50 minute aerial sightseeing adventure. Settle into a state-of-the-art helicopter built especially for sightseeing, and off you go! As you soar across the canyon rim, watch as the bottom seemingly drops out from under your feet. You'll gaze deep into the very core of the canyon over 5,000 feet down to the dramatic confluence of the Little Colorado River. You will then drift past Imperial Point - a rugged spire standing alone near the North Rim of the Canyon. Flying at the same altitude as the North Rim, you may feel you can reach out and touch the canyon walls. It's an up-close and personal perspective only a helicopter can provide! The North Rim is a vastly different climate and supports plant and animal life not present at the drier South Rim. You'll then head back to Grand Canyon South Rim via the Dragon Corridor, another of the Grand Canyon's most picturesque sections. If you want the most scenic views from the most impressive heights, this is the helicopter tour for you.
Adult Price: $349

North Canyon Tour - 25-30 Min. Helicopter Flight

Enjoy a memorable helicopter experience over the southern and northern rims of the Grand Canyon. After flying over the Kaibab National Forest, you will enter the Dragon Corridor - the deepest and widest part of the Grand Canyon. Marvel at the canyon's legendary beauty through the specially-designed oversized windows of your helicopter. Have your camera ready to capture the colorful stone walls and sweeping vistas surrounding you. Fly over the mighty Colorado River toward the canyon's rugged North Rim and soar along with rock formations, including the Tower of Ra and Vishnu Schist. Guests can only capture these phenomenal aerial sights via helicopter.
Adult Price: $239

Reviews
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Trusted Customer
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Service
They did a good job getting our reservation set up.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so glad you enjoyed exploring our nation's epic parks. They are truly magnificent! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback. Take care!
Monday, October 17, 2022
Vacation
This was a fantastic trip. Beyond our expectations.
Deborah Robinson
Sunday, October 9, 2022
Service
You made us feel safe, even during COVID 19. You provided a great time at a great pace!
Response from Grand European Travel:
It sounds like you really enjoyed your trip to the National Parks. They certainly are epic! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your kind words.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Vacation
Educational and informative!
Dennis Carazza
Sunday, October 9, 2022
Service
The booking agent was outstanding and made the trip planning effortless.
Vacation
The National Parks are awesome and the views spectacular. Really enjoyed the float trip on Snake River. The accommodations and dining locations for the most part below expectations.
Trusted Customer
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Service
Agents were very helpful in answering questions and setting up my flights. They also made it easy to change the tour I had originally selected to a different one.
Response from Grand European Travel:
It sounds like you had an epic time in the National Parks! We are glad we were able to help you plan and book this wonderful trip. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Vacation
Tour team was excellent and travel went without a hitch.
Maryann Pollacchi
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Service
Would definitely recommend them. Was a flawless, worry free, efficient experience!
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so glad you enjoyed your tour of the National Parks. Worry-free travel is what we strive for, and it sounds like we met your expectations in that area. Thank you for your recommendation, review and feedback. We hope you'll think of us the next time you want a worry-free travel experience!
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Vacation
We’ll planned and executed. Made the experience worry free!
Virginia Seaver
Sunday, September 18, 2022
Service
A bit confusing due to Covid Shutdown.
Vacation
Exhaution , but enjpyed the trip
Trusted Customer
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Service
From the moment we talked to our GET travel agent on the phone for the first time, we had absolutely every question answered and never had to worry about our trip again. My first reaction at seeing the price for our trip out west was “wow, that’s a lot of money!” But after sitting down with my calculator and working out a similar trip … flying in, hotel costs, gas costs, etc …. I realized I was getting a pretty good deal! The best part? We just packed our bags, then showed up where / when GET told us to. I didn’t have to spend my time concentrating on driving and/or getting to places on time. They did it all. The trip itself was carried out by their sister company, Trafalgar. It was excellent from start to finish! It was evident that they’ve done this many times in the past. We’re ready (and booked) to take another with them! Side note: During our trip, a few fellow travelers got sick. We had a wellness director who very efficiently and quickly helped them. Some had to leave the tour. But the tour director made sure they were housed, set up with a rental car, synced with a flight home, and given food vouchers to compensate for the days they had to miss. Then all the remaining travelers were routinely reminded to wash hands, and socially distance in order to keep the rest of us well.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so happy to hear how seamlessly everything went for you on your trip. Thank you for sharing your comments and beautiful photos. We hope to be able to help you plan another vacation very soon!
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Vacation
Excellent site timing, informative sightseeing, and just enough free time to allow us to decompress. We stayed busy … but weren’t overwhelmed. Our tour director was the best we’ve ever had. We felt we saw enough places to satisfy our desires and the hotels were perfect.
Trusted Customer
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Service
All questions answered in a timely manner.
Vacation
I came back with COVID. Not happy about that.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so sorry to hear about your Covid diagnosis. We wish you a speedy recovery.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Trusted Customer
Monday, May 23, 2022
Service
Good service
Response from Grand European Travel:
We're so glad you enjoyed your tour of Five Epic National Parks. Thank you for leaving us a review. We appreciate your comments.
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Vacation
National Parks were beautiful
Nona Christiansen
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Service
We successfully booked our trip but due to Covid19, we didn't actually do the trip until Sept/Oct 2021. when GET rebooked our return flight, they errored on the departure time from Las Vegas on the day we were to depart so we had to spend the night in Las Vegas and depart the following day. GET paid for the hotel room but we had to pay out of pocket room taxes of $50.00 and food costs. We were not happy about having to spend the extra night in Las Vegas.
Vacation
We were told that the trip would have maximum 24 people and it turned out to be a bus full at 48 people. All of our fellow travelers were patient and kind but restroom stops and viewing stops were longer because we had to get so many people on and off the bus each time.The Parks we visited were scenically spectacular and our travel director and bus driver did a great job of getting us where we needed to be.
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