Great Parks of the West
A 10 days itinerary, leaving from one of the most incredibile cities in the world. You will be conquered by the 1000 lights, the amazing shows, unique cuisine and spectacular buildings of Las Vegas.
Leaving the city you will pass from natural beauty to natural beauty on a crescendo of wonders; from the great mountains in Zion to the red pinnacles of Bryce; from the caves of Antelope Canyon to the absolute magnificence of Grand Canyon and much more, with the New Age atmosphere of Sedona and the open-air paradise of Lake Havasu.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN LAS VEGAS
Arrival in Las Vegas, after custom clearence and having picked up your luggage, you will proceed to the car rental Desk to pick up your car and drive to the reserved hotel.
Day 2: LAS VEGAS / ZION NP (Km 265)
Today you will start a journey among the most iconic American natural beauties. As you leave Las Vegas and its thousands attractions, you will drive through the Nevada Desert, then start climbing toward Zion National Park . This Mountain gorge with a lenght of 24 km and a depth of 800 m, forged by the north branch of Virgin River is an unmissable stop in a tour of the Western parks, especially if you are a mountain panorama lover.
Day 3: ZION NP / BRYCE CANYON NP (Km 135)
With a short drive of less than 2 hours, you will continue the trip among Utah’s Plateau, until you reach one of the most spectacular National Parks of the whole Nation. Bryce Canyon National Park, famous for the pinnacles of red rock so perfectly carved they look manmade, offers aswell forsests and beautiful valleys to visit.
Day 4: BRYCE CANYON NP / PAGE - Lake Powel (Km 240)
On the border between Utah and Arizona, Lake Powell will surprise you with the beauty of the red mountains reflected on the water, a landscape made of natural arches and amazing corners as Horseshoe Bend, the hill around wich the Colorado river turns for almost 360 degrees, the beautiful Antelope Canyon, accessible by foot only, probabily the most photograhped canyon in the world.
Day 5: PAGE / GRAND CANYON NP (Km 340)
Today you will meet the King on National Parks. Arriving from Page, as you get closer to the park you will start understanding how different it is from all the places you have visited sofar. Your look,that has been pointing on mountains of various shapes until today, will start looking down on a split that goes up to 1857 M. deep and runs for 446km, its widht going from 500 metres to 29 kilometers. You would need more than one week to visit all the park , South rim, where you will stop tonight,is the most spectacular and accessibile.
Day 6: GRAND CANYON
Full day at your disposal to explore the park. The Grandness and beauty are better appreciated from above. Don’t miss an Helicopter flight to get the best from this natural wonder.
Day 7: GRAND CANYON / SEDONA (Km 205)
When you think you’ve seen all of Arizona’s attractions, this State is ready to surprise you. So when you will get to Sedona, crowned by red rock mountains and bustling with a lively artistic scene with something mystic in it (New Age movement was born and is very propser here,) you will be fascinated by the atmosphere, even if you are not a fan of mysticism. The practice of New Age movement followers in Sedona consists to look for “vortexes” , these are points where the Sun concentrates its Energy and, if you reach them at sunrise or sunset, you will get all the Energy from the Sun. The panorama made of dark red rocks against the bluest sky you’ve ever seen wil conquer you, no matter what you believe in. An interesting local cuisine, including, plates as Fried Cactus completes the list of unique things in Sedona.
Day 8: GRAND CANYON / LAKE HAVASU (Km 410)
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year — and a unique mix of tranquil waters, rugged mountains, and tons of fun — it’s hard to stay inside. Everywhere you look, folks are hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, offroading, shopping, dining and enjoying seasonal events.
Day 9: LAKE HAVASU / LAS VEGAS (km 245)
Today you will close your loop, returning to Las Vegas . The city awaits you with its thousands lights and lots of entertainment for your last night.
Day 10: LAS VEGAS (Fine del viaggio)
Leave your hotel and drop your car to the car rental counter, end of the journey.
Hotel Standard Category:
Las Vegas Excalibur Hotel & Casino (1 night - resort fee included)
Zion NP La quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at Zion Park Springdale (1 night Breakfast included)
Bryce Canyon Bryce View Lodge (1 night - Breakfast included)
Page Travelodge By Wyndham Page (1 night - Breakfast included)
Grand Canyon Holiday Inn Express & Suites Grand Canyon (2 nights - Breakfast included)
Sedona Days Inn by Wyndham Kokopelli Sedona (1 night - Breakfast included)
Lake Havasu Days Inn by Wyndham Lake Havasu (1 night - Breakfast included)
Las Vegas Excalibur (1 night - resort fee included)
Hotel Superior Category:
Las Vegas MGM Grand (1 night - resort fee included)
Zion NP Zion Lodge (1 night
Bryce Canyon Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn (1 night)
Page Best Western Plus at Lake Powell Page (1 night - Breakfast included)
Grand Canyon Best Western Premium Grand Canyon Squire Inn (2 nights)
Sedona Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa (1 night - Breakfast included)
Lake Havasu Hampton Inn Lake Havasu City (1 night - Breakfast included)
Las Vegas Trasure Island hotel & Casino (1 night)
Overnights as per program in the indicated hotels or similar ones of the same category;
Alamo Car Rental with rate Gold Gps All Inclusive pick up day1 /drop off day 10 at Las Vegas Airport Location, including unlimited miles,complete damage responsability– extended Protection – fuel option – up to 3 extra drivers – gps device;
Electronic travel kit in english/ pdf documents.
Meals (unless specified as included) drinks and tips;
Reort Fee or Facility fee unless specified as included;
drop off charge for the rental;
entrance fees to National Parks and every other attraction;
Everything not mentioned as included.
Note: rates are subject to change according to availability of services at time of booking. Mentioned hotels are only a sample to indicate the category booked, Travel Hub will offer same category hotel whenever the originally mentioned poperty won’t be available
(rates per person)
1 day pass Las Vegas Monorail EUR 18 p/p
Helicopter tour of las Vegas at sunset EUR 150 p/p
Antelope Canyon tour EUR 87 p/p
Helicopter tour Canyon Spirit Heli tour 45 min. EUR 374 p/p
Scenic Rim Tour Pink jeep tours EUR 215 p/p
In ZION National Park Adventure and Adrenaline seekers will love to hike on the Angels Landing Trail whos final part passes on a tiny space overlooking the cliff edge. The ones who love nice panoramas but feels Dizzy on high steepy passages, can take instead a long but quiter walk on the Observation Point trail. The long walk will be compensated by the Majestic view of the valley from the top of these mountains.
Don’t miss sunrise at Bryce Canyon, the unique show of rocks changing their color from black to gray to yellow and finally to the red we see in pictures, will be one of the more intense experiences of this trip. You might extend your stay of 1 night to take extra time for hiking around the park.
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, located halfway between Bryce Canyon and Page is a little hidden jewel in the USA. You will be able to see and walk among Pink Sand dunes surrounded by sandstone mountains in a landscape of incredibile beauty, it will be a short stop offering you a great experience.
In Page if you want to take spend and incredibile day on a cruise on the Lake + an hike that takes you to the most famous arch Rainbow Bridge, take an extra day , to have the time to take the full day Excursion.
Add a stop in Monument Valley (you might spend one night in one of the beautiful resort looking directly at the Valley or in the close city of Kayenta or leave very early in the morning from page to add this stop on your way to gradn Canyon) a stop you cannot miss if you are a Western Movie fan and one of the most iconic views in western USA.
Enrich your journey with an extra night in LAS VEGAS, you will get more time to enjoy the great entertainment opportunities of the city and, leaving early in the morning you will be able to add a stop at the amazing Valley of Fire or use your extra day for a full day visit to Death Valley.