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A comprehensive exploration of the American West visits awesome natural wonders and stays at rustic lodges amid dazzling panoramas that no camera could ever quite capture.
In the morning, visit Canyonlands National Park for a drive onto the 'Island in the Sky', a mesa resting 1,000 feet (305 m) above the surrounding countryside, offering spectacular views over the stark, dramatic sandstone formations. Then it's on to Arches National Park, housing the greatest concentration of natural arches in the world. Back at the lodge, the afternoon is at leisure. In the evening, perhaps choose to join an exciting sunset jet boat ride on the mighty Colorado River.
1 Welcome Dinner (WD), 9 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Highlight Lunch (HL), 1 Highlight Dinner (HD), 2 Dinners (D) and 1 Celebration Dinner (CD)
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|20 May 18||29 May 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|22 May 18||31 May 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|27 May 18||5 Jun 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|10 Jun 18||19 Jun 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|17 Jun 18||26 Jun 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|8 Jul 18||17 Jul 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|5 Aug 18||14 Aug 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|19 Aug 18||28 Aug 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|2 Sep 18||11 Sep 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|9 Sep 18||18 Sep 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|16 Sep 18||25 Sep 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|23 Sep 18||2 Oct 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|30 Sep 18||9 Oct 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|7 Oct 18||16 Oct 18||$3,375$3,038pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
Single Room Supplement: from $1,350.
Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $107 per person.
Early Payment Discount: Pay in full to save the amount listed above. For details, click here.
AARP Members are entitled to an exclusive Member Benefit Discount on all Grand European Travel vacations. Plus receive a free travel gift! Call Toll Free: 1-866-847-3858 for details.
Past Travelers: Save an additional 5% off the Land Only price of the vacation..
At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director. Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit. A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.
Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.
You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions. All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers. In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group.
If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.
We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.
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.
Adult Price: $95.00 | Child Price: $85.00
Take a ride aboard one of the newest and most modern fleet of jet boats for an excursion on one of the most scenic stretches of the river. You’ll glide across the flat water with every bend of the river, as the sun hides behind the canyon walls, producing cooler temperatures. Along the way you’ll discover an Indian granary, petroglyphs, arches, and beautiful scenery. Then your skillful guide will turn the boat around and upon your return, you’ll enjoy a Dutch Oven dinner and have the beauty of the sunset for dessert. Includes gratuity.
Adult Price: $115.00 | Child Price: $105.00
Today’s journey, a smooth water float trip will encompass 15 spectacular miles of Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and historic Lees Ferry, gateway to the Grand Canyon. Begin with an exciting ride down the two-mile long Glen Canyon Dam access tunnel. With the dam soaring 583 feet above you, you will board a motorized pontoon raft for your journey downstream, where you will experience one of the most dramatic stretches of river found in the western United States. Your experienced guide will tell the area’s story of soaring sandstone cliffs, crystal blue-green waters, abundant wildlife, native cultures, Major John Wesley Powell’s exploration, and the river’s modern role in the Southwest’s water and power delivery system. You’ll also stop to view ancient petroglyphs left by Ancestral Puebloan peoples.
Adult Price: $53.00 | Child Price: $33.00
With a shoreline longer than the entire west coast of the United States, Lake Powell is the second largest man-made lake in the country and one of the top destinations for sightseeing cruises. Be sure to bring your camera on this scenic 90-minute cruise through the Canyons. View towering Navajo Sandstone geologic formations with stunning red and burnt orange rocks, sandy beaches, and sapphire blue waters. Learn about the famous slot canyons and sculpted cracks in the sandstone that are often less than 10 feet wide but can be several hundred feet deep. A photo stop will also be made at the crest of the Glen Canyon Dam, the second largest concrete arch dam in the United States which is more than 600 feet above the Colorado River.
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