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Globus Exploring America's Great Parks with Stay in Las Vegas(ARE)

17 days from Las Vegas to Las Vegas 
Mother Nature has produced some remarkable scenery, and on this National Parks tour, you’ll have the opportunity to experience some of nature’s finest. This tour focuses on the West’s great national and state parks, including Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Zion National Park. From spectacular rock formations and deep canyons to sparkling waterfalls, geysers, and lakes, you’ll see a wide variety of breathtaking natural wonders.

In addition to the scenery offered throughout this National Parks tour, trip highlights include a 2-night stay at the Historic State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge; a visit to Crazy Horse Memorial; 2 nights inside Yellowstone National Park; an overnight in Grand Canyon National Park, offering a rare opportunity for great views; an opportunity for star gazing in Bryce Canyon National Park, one of the best places to see stars due to its remote location and lack of light pollution; a visit to Devil's Tower National Monument, an amazing geologic feature protruding out of the prairie and considered sacred to the local tribes; and more.

Globus has also included some wonderful special experiences. Enjoy a 4-wheel-drive tour of Monument Valley with a knowledgeable Navajo guide and a Navajo cookout. Partake in a lunch and wine tasting in Colorado’s wine country and enjoy a buffalo safari in Custer State Park.

At the end of your tour, spend two additional nights in Las Vegas and enjoy a trip on the High Roller Observation Wheel, giving you broad views of the Las Vegas Strip. Stunning scenery, vibrant cities, fun experiences, and more...this vacation offers it all!

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Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

LAS VEGAS
Farewell dinner

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
Stay inside the park, sightseeing

MONUMENT VALLEY
[LF] Navajo cookout; [LF] 4-wheel-drive tour

MOAB
Visit Arches National Park

GRAND JUNCTION
[LF] Lunch & wine tasting

CUSTER STATE PARK
Excursion to Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial; [LF] buffalo safari & cookout

DEADWOOD
Sightseeing

DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT
Sightseeing

CODY
Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Stay inside the park, sightseeing

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing

SALT LAKE CITY
Orientation tour

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing

ZION NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing

LAS VEGAS
High Roller Observation Wheel

Itinerary (2019)

Day 1ARRIVE IN LAS VEGAS.
 Welcome to the “Entertainment Capital of the World!” At 6 pm, meet your fellow traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming national park adventure.
Day 2LAS VEGAS–GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK.
 Depart the glittering lights and glamour of Las Vegas for one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Carved through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau over millions of years, the canyon is more than a mile deep and 10 miles wide, revealing billions of years of geological history. Tonight, savor a sunset in one of the most beautiful places in the world. (B,D)

SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel is located inside Grand Canyon National Park, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra when traveling with Globus.
Day 3GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK–MONUMENT VALLEY.
 This morning, you may want to join an exciting helicopter flight over the canyon or enjoy a hike on one of the many trails. We then travel north through Arizona and into the Navajo Nation. Tonight will be spent at historic Goulding’s Lodge, where you will be treated to a [LF] NAVAJO COOKOUT and learn about the local Dineh (people) who call this land home. (B,D)
Day 4MONUMENT VALLEY–MOAB.
 Start this morning with a [LF] 4-WHEEL-DRIVE tour of Monument Valley. Your local Navajo guide will show you some of the valley’s most incredible scenery and share their local legends and lore. We then head north for Moab, the “Mountain Biking Capital of the World.” (B)
Day 5MOAB–ARCHES NATIONAL PARK–GRAND JUNCTION–DENVER.
 This morning, explore the incredible landscape of ARCHES NATIONAL PARK. The park contains more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches and formations, including Balanced Rock, Park Avenue, and Delicate Arch. Stop in Colorado’s wine country, where you’ll enjoy [LF] lunch and a WINE TASTING. We then journey east across the Rocky Mountains to the “Mile High City” of Denver. This evening, why not stroll the city’s pedestrian 16th Street Mall and take advantage of the shopping, dining, and entertainment? (B,L)
Day 6DENVER–CUSTER STATE PARK.
 Today, travel across the windswept landscape of Wyoming and into the Black Hills of South Dakota. Spend the next two nights in beautiful CUSTER STATE PARK. Formed in 1897, the park is the second-largest state park in America. Its 73,000 breathtaking acres are home to a variety of wildlife, including bison, pronghorn antelope, mountain goats, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, wild burros, and elk. (B,D)

SPECIAL FEATURE: Stay at the historic State Game Lodge, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge. Relax with a cool drink on the front porch and let Mother Nature entertain you.
Day 7CUSTER STATE PARK. EXCURSION TO MOUNT RUSHMORE & CRAZY HORSE.
 This morning, visit MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, which stands as a shrine of democracy. The epic sculpture depicts the faces of four exalted American presidents who symbolize this nation’s rich history, rugged determination, and lasting achievement. Then, visit the CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, built in honor of the fearless Sioux Indian chief, whose fame is derived from the Battle of Little Bighorn. Learn about the sculpture, his family, and the future of the project. Later, return to Custer State Park and be a part of an exciting [LF] BUFFALO SAFARI. Have your cameras ready for great photo opportunities. Then, enjoy an old-fashioned CHUCKWAGON COOKOUT, complete with Western entertainment. (B,D)
Day 8CUSTER STATE PARK–DEADWOOD–DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT–SHERIDAN.
 Start today by exploring the Wild West town of DEADWOOD. Take a journey through time as you travel down cobblestone streets and hear stories of all the legendary characters that contributed to the town’s history, such as Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and Potato Creek Johnny. Next stop is DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT, established as America’s first national monument by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906. The spectacular rock formation and the surrounding countryside are home to a myriad of plant and animal life, and Native Americans consider the area a place for renewal. (B)
Day 9SHERIDAN–CODY–YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK.
 This morning, we stop in Buffalo Bill’s Western town of Cody. Visit the BUFFALO BILL CENTER OF THE WEST, which celebrates the spirit of the American West by sharing stories of the Western experience. Learn about natural history, Native culture, art, firearms, and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. We then travel to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park. (B)

SPECIAL FEATURE: Enjoy two nights inside Yellowstone National Park. Each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Grant Village, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and Canyon Lodge. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.

NOTE:
The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favorable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavorable, the routing may be adjusted accordingly.
Day 10YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK.
 Spend the day exploring all the wonders of Yellowstone. See world-famous Old Faithful Geyser, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and Fountain Paint Pot. Be on the lookout for some of the park’s wildlife that can include moose, bison, elk, deer, bighorn sheep, wolves, bear, fox, coyote, and beaver. (B,D)
Day 11YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK–GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK–JACKSON.
 Journey south today and visit GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. The park’s world-renowned scenery attracts more than 4 million visitors per year. See beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake and stroll along the shore before continuing to Jackson. This evening, why not visit the Antler Arches, enjoy a drink at one of the swinging-door saloons, or shop for the perfect cowboy hat? (B)
Day 12JACKSON–SALT LAKE CITY.
 Continue your journey south today through Wyoming and into Utah. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Mormon pioneer Brigham Young in 1847. More recently, the city played host to the 2002 Olympics and now offers a vibrant downtown with a variety of stores, attractions, and restaurants. Enjoy an orientation tour before arriving at your hotel. (B)
Day 13SALT LAKE CITY–BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK.
 Today’s highlight is a visit to unique BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Here, you’ll discover a breathtaking landscape full of pinnacles of stone and colors that defy the imagination. This evening, why not do some stargazing? Bryce is one of the best places to view stars because of its remote location and lack of pollution. On some nights, more than 7,500 stars are visible. (B)
Day 14BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK–ZION NATIONAL PARK–LAS VEGAS.
 This morning, visit ZION NATIONAL PARK with its dramatic landscape of canyons and soaring cliffs. Enjoy free time to hike taking in views of fantastic rock structures, the Virgin River, and unbelievable scenic beauty. We then return to Las Vegas and overnight in the heart of the famous Las Vegas “Strip.” This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 15LAS VEGAS.
 Two full days to explore “Sin City.” Take in one of Las Vegas’ incredible shows, try your luck at a roulette table, visit revitalized downtown Las Vegas and see the incredible light show at the Fremont Street Experience, shop the designer boutiques, or just relax at your hotel’s swimming pool. Your Las Vegas extension includes a trip on the HIGH ROLLER OBSERVATION WHEEL, which gives you broad views of Las Vegas and the Strip and eclipses both the London Eye and Singapore Flyer. (B daily)
Day 16LAS VEGAS.
 Two full days to explore “Sin City.” Take in one of Las Vegas’ incredible shows, try your luck at a roulette table, visit revitalized downtown Las Vegas and see the incredible light show at the Fremont Street Experience, shop the designer boutiques, or just relax at your hotel’s swimming pool. Your Las Vegas extension includes a trip on the HIGH ROLLER OBSERVATION WHEEL, which gives you broad views of Las Vegas and the Strip and eclipses both the London Eye and Singapore Flyer. (B daily)
Day 17LAS VEGAS.
 Your tour ends this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 6 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Las Vegas

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Globus Pricing Details

Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$1,785 to $1,905

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$395 to $425

Extra Nights per person in Las Vegas:
Weekday (Sunday-Thursday): in single room $141; in twin room $88; in triple room $79
Weekend (Friday-Saturday): in single room $216; in twin room $126; in triple room $104

Globus Notes

  • On vacations that include an overnight stay in Las Vegas, at least one member of the traveling party must be 21 years of age or older.
  • This vacation visits National Parks and other remote locations where facilities may not be up to the first-class standard you expect from Globus. Some lodges within the parks do not have air-conditioning, televisions, and other amenities you would expect from most Globus hotels.
  • Maximum elevation on tour: 8,300 ft.

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05/16/2019 $4,539.00
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09/26/2019 $4,589.00
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