Grand Canyon & National Parks Fly/drive

7 Nights/8 Days

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Trip highlights

  • Grand Canyon

  • Las Vegas

  • Bryce Canyon

  • Lake Powell

  • Oak creek Canyon

  • Zion National Park

  • Sedona

  • Route 66

  • Hoover Dam

Day 1

Arrive (USA)

 

Welcome to Las Vegas, USA!

Upon arrival at Las Vegas Airport proceed to the Alamo rental car desk to pick up your vehicle. Drive to your hotel and enjoy the entertainment capital of the world. Las Vegas has something for everyone: Shopping, dining, world class entertainment, casinos and spas.

Rest of day at leisure.

Overnight in Las Vegas :

The Venetian Hotel

Day 2

Las Vegas - Zion National Park

Leave the bright lights of Vegas behind and travel through the desert to the Colorado Plateau and the natural wonders of the National Parks. Drive on through St. George and the charming town of Springdale before arriving at Zion National Park.

 

You’ll have a full afternoon to explore this magnificent park with its amazing canyons. There are trails to explore for every ability level, either by; foot, mountain bike or perhaps horseback*.

Overnight in Zion National Park :

Zion Lodge

Driving distance today approximately 165 miles

Day 3

Zion - Bryce Canyon

Travel to central Utah and visit the majestic hoodoos of Bryce Canyon. Nature’s artistry has created rocks in various shades of red, formed by erosion into pinnacles and spires, even more stunning against the blue skies of the area. You may want to explore the canyon on foot or by horseback*. In the summer months you may even be able to enjoy the local rodeo.

Overnight in Bryce Canyon City :

The Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel (B&B)

Driving distance approx 90 miles today

Day 4

Bryce Canyon - Lake Powell/Page

This morning, make sure you view the dazzling display of colour and light of the sunshine at Bryce Point. The sun rising above the canyon ignites the red rock spires turning them into an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour. Continue south through Utah, passing through the charming western town of Kanab where many cowboy films have been made. Later, arrive in Page and visit the Glen Canyon Dam and magnificent Lake Powell with its crystal blue waters. In the afternoon or evening you may want to take a cruise on Lake Powell*

Overnight in Page :

Lake Powell Resort

Driving distance approx 155 miles today

Day 5

Lake Powell / Page - Grand Canyon

If possible this morning, you may want to take the time to take a guided tour of the slot canyons of Antelope Canyon* before heading to the Grand Canyon. These canyons are known for their varying colour of sandstone and are a photographer’s dream. It is a short drive to the Grand Canyon, one of the natural wonders of the world. Spend your time walking along the rim of the canyon, participating in a ranger led talk* or maybe take a helicopter flight over the canyon*

Overnight in Grand Canyon Village:

Yavapai Lodge East (B&B)

Driving distance approximately 140 miles

Day 6

Grand Canyon - Oak Creek Canyon - Sedona

Leave the Grand Canyon and travel down scenic Route 89A, a spectacular drive through Oak Creek Canyon from Flagstaff to Sedona. The road resembles a spiral staircase winding around giant red rock monoliths and buttes. Arrive in Sedona with its charming array of western shops and boutiques. Sedona is known for its mystical qualities which you can learn about by taking an optional jeep tour* through the red rocks.

 

Overnight in Sedona:

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock

Driving distance approximately 110 miles

Day 7

Sedona - Route 66 - Hoover Dam - Las Vegas

Leave Sedona early and head west, travelling over some of the original Route 66 if you wish. A great stop is in the town of Seligman. Evidence of the old road can be seen all along Seligman’s main street where motels, cafes, and numerous Route 66 gift shops beg to be explored. Continue to another piece of history, Hoover Dam, before returning back to where your trip started with the bright lights of Las Vegas.

 

Overnight in Las Vegas:

The Venetian Las Vegas

Driving distance approximately 280 miles

Day 8

Last day - drop vehicle back at Las Vegas Airport for your trip back home

After your last night in Vegas, return your car at the airport before catching your international departure flight.

International flights home

Trip details

Price from £ 1195  Per person based on twin share basis

With Economy international flights from £ 1695 per person

* Additional charges apply

Price includes

  • Accomodation as per itinerary

  • Room only basis unless otherwise shown

  • All room only taxes included

  • Car hire for 8 days as shown based on a compact size car (Please ask if you require SatNav at an extra cost)

  • ATOL protection (When taking international flights)

  • Driving distances are approximate

Additional Extra's

  • International Flights

  • Additional unscheduled excursions

  • local admission fees

  • Fuel

  • Additional car insurance

  • Immunisations

  • Visa's

  • Personal travel insurance

  • local gratuaties