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Enchanting Canyonlands

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Scenic splendours abound in this week-long tour where you will stay in rustic lodges overlooking amazing national parks, join local experts who will guide you around some of the most famous natural movie settings in the world and enjoy an exciting finale in the neon city of Las Vegas by stark comparison.

What's included

• 6 nights’ accommodation
• 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
• Return transfers to and from the airport
• Tour director throughout
• Informative presentation by a local expert at the Grand Canyon
• Guided tour of Monument Valley by a local expert
• Cruise on Lake Powell
• Private shuttle including commentary around Zion National Park

Itinerary

Day 1 – Scottsdale

On arrival at Phoenix Airport, your transfer takes you to your tour hotel in nearby Scottsdale. At 6pm join your Tour Director for the Welcome Reception and an opportunity to mingle and get to know each other over a pleasant evening with drinks and a light meal. Overnight Scottsdale.

Hotel: The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
Welcome Dinner

Day 2 – Sedona / Grand Canyon

Head north to the quaint bohemian colony of Sedona where you can browse the stores and galleries. Enjoy one of Arizona’s finest drives through Oak Creek Canyon before travelling on to Grand Canyon National Park. Spend the night inside the park, enjoying the peace and quiet after the crowds have departed. Take time to experience the breathtaking vistas and sunset on the canyon walls. During your stay, join a local expert for an informative presentation about the Wonder of the Grand Canyon. This evening enjoy a lovely dinner in the Thunderbird Room while taking in the magnificent views of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim.

Hotel: National Park Lodges, Grand Canyon
Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 – Lake Powell

Make sure you wake up early and see the sun rise over the canyon, a highlight not to be missed. Take an optional helicopter tour over this natural wonder. Later, continue on to the Historic Cameron Trading Post, featuring Southwest American Indian arts and crafts. Continue through the Painted Desert, a colourful fantasyland of mesas, buttes and badlands, and through the Navajo Indian Reservations. Stop at Glen Canyon Dam to learn about its impact on the Colorado River before arriving at your lakefront resort. Check into your room which has guaranteed lake views. Take a leisurely cruise on spectacular Lake Powell and explore scenic Antelope Canyon with its dramatic, sheer sandstone walls.

Hotel: Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas
Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 – Monument Valley / Lake Powell

Take a tour to Monument Valley where a local expert will guide you around the iconic vistas of this Navajo Tribal Park, made famous in America’s favourite Western movies. Return to Lake Powell and overnight.

Hotel: Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas
Full Breakfast

Day 5 – Bryce Canyon

Take the opportunity to join an optional boat trip down one of the most scenic stretches of the Colorado River before heading to Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah. Enjoy a leisurely walk along Sunset Point to view the great amphitheatres of odd-shaped monoliths known as hoodoos. Time at leisure before checking in at the lodge.

Hotel: Bryce Canyon National Park Lodge or Zion National Park Lodge
Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 – Zion / Las Vegas

Travel through amazing scenery to the lush cliff-and-canyon landscape of Zion National Park. Board a private Zion Canyon Shuttle with a live commentary to experience the scenic highlights of the park, followed by some time to explore at your own pace. A complete change of scenery awaits you in the afternoon when you arrive in Las Vegas; a collection of bright lights and shopping malls, huge themed hotels of unbelievable design and the omnipresent slot machine. However, your hotel is a breath of fresh air – modern and luxurious.

Hotel: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Full Breakfast

Day 7 – Las Vegas – end of tour

Your tour comes to an end with a departure transfer to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport.

Full Breakfast

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Dates

2016 Tour Dates

January 9 Scottsdale
March 19 Scottsdale
April 30 Scottsdale
May 7, 14, 21, 28 Scottsdale
June 4, 11, 18, 25 Scottsdale
July 2, 9, 16, 23 Scottsdale
August 13, 20, 27 Scottsdale
September 3, 10, 17, 24 Scottsdale
October 1, 15 Scottsdale

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At a glance


  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Tour director throughout
  • Stays in the Grand Canyon National Park
  • Local expert guided tour of Monument Valley
  • Cruise on Lake Powell
  • Does not include flights

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Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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At a glance


  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Tour director throughout
  • Stays in the Grand Canyon National Park
  • Local expert guided tour of Monument Valley
  • Cruise on Lake Powell
  • Does not include flights

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2016

Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully Protected

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

Why book with American Affair


  • Expert Knowledge
  • 20 Years Travel Experience
  • ATOL & IATA Protected
  • Tailor Made Holidays

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