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Trafalgar Scenic Parks Explorer Summer 2018 (DSPA)

15 Days starts and ends in Las Vegas (NV) Print
Tour Style: Discovery
USA and Canada 2018
Visits: Las Vegas, Zion National Park, Salt Lake City, Temple of Sinawava, Montpelier (ID), Jackson, Moose, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, Billings, Rapid City, Crow Agency, Keystone (SD), Crazy Horse, Interior, Denver (CO), Moab, Arches National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, USA

Carve a trail through America's National Parks-past mystical chimneys in Bryce Canyon, imposing mesas rising up from the red floor of Monument Valley, and the rock-hewn faces of former presidents. Complete your adventure with Happy Pappy's cookout and the vast panorama of Grand Canyon before you.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Scenic drive along Desert View Drive
  • Orientation of Salt Lake City
  • View Crazy Horse Memorial, iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
  • Visit Zion, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches, Mesa Verde and Grand Canyon National Parks, Jackson, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Little Bighorn Battlefield, the Mile High City of Denver, Monument Valley, Las Vegas

Dining Highlights

  • 14 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 6 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive Las Vegas
Welcome to Las Vegas. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Day: 2 Las Vegas – Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks
Depart Las Vegas for the graceful canyons and towering cliffs of Zion National Park. Then it's onward to Bryce Canyon, home to the world's largest concentration of hoodoos-tall limestone spires that rise majestically from the desert floor.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 3 Bryce Canyon – Salt Lake City
Travel north to Utah's capital to see the famed Temple Square, headquarters to the Mormon church and home to the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Meet Local Specialists, sister missionaries, who introduce the basic beliefs and history of the Mormon pioneers which brought about the building of the temple and the Tabernacle, home of the Tabernacle Choir. This evening, enjoy an optional dinner at the Roof Restaurant, Utah's premier gourmet dining location. Full Breakfast
Day: 4 Salt Lake City – Montpelier – Jackson
Get a glimpse of the route of the pioneers as you cross the Oregon Trail, stopping in Montpelier at the Oregon Trail Center. Enjoy lunch at a covered wagon themed restaurant before departing to scenic Jackson, standing in the shadows of the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons. The evening is free for you to explore.Full Breakfast, Lunch
Day: 5 Jackson – Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (2 Nights)
Traverse through Grand Teton National Park on the way to Yellowstone, the world's first National Park. (When the south entrance is closed due to weather conditions, the itinerary will travel west from Jackson via Idaho and enter Yellowstone National Park through the west entrance.) Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village and the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 6 Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing
Explore the impressive Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with its stunning waterfalls and a chance to see bison and elk. Join your Travel Director to explore the spouting geysers, bubbling hot springs and mud paint pots. Watch in wonder as Old Faithful's waters arc over 100 feet (30 metres) into the air.Full Breakfast
Day: 7 Yellowstone – Cody – Billings
Head east to the town of Cody, named for its most famous native son, Buffalo Bill, and get a glimpse into its lively history at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Then it's on to Big Sky Country for a Be My Guest dinner featuring local cuisine and a host who welcomes you with true Western hospitality.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day: 8 Billings – Little Bighorn – Rapid City (2 Nights)
Today begins with a visit to Little Bighorn, the infamous battlefield where the ill-fated Custer led his men against a battalion of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Then, travel east through the Black Hills to Rapid City.Full Breakfast
Day: 9 Black Hills Excursion
Discover the wonders of the Black Hills on your way to visit the base of Crazy Horse Memorial before a visit to Mount Rushmore. This afternoon, gather with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a festive dinner featuring a Cultural Insight, Stephen Yellowhawk, who shares his tribe's history through dance and song. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 10 Rapid City – Denver
Travel through the expansive grasslands of Wyoming on your way to Denver. Enjoy the evening to relax.Full Breakfast
Day: 11 Denver – Vail – Moab (2 Nights)
Ascend into the foothills of the Rockies and cross the Continental Divide on your way to Vail. Founded in 1966 at the base of the largest ski mountain in the United States, this pretty alpine village has an old-world feel. Then it's on to Moab where tonight is yours.Full Breakfast
Day: 12 Canyonlands and Arches National Parks Excursion
Discover stunning Canyonlands National Park and visit magnificent Arches National Park where the wind and rain have eroded the sandstone into natural arches.Full Breakfast
Day: 13 Moab – Mesa Verde National Park – Monument Valley
Between AD 600 and 1300, the Ancestral Puebloan people carved houses and entire communities out of the sandstone of the canyon walls at Mesa Verde National Park, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, enjoy a unique Navajo cookout Regional Meal in Monument Valley before returning to your hotel.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day: 14 Monument Valley – Grand Canyon National Park
Marvel at Monument Valley's landscape in special open-air vehicles accompanied by a Local Specialist. Visit the land of the Navajo people, stopping at historic Cameron Trading Post. Breathtaking views hint at the most spectacular of all vistas-the vast panorama of the Grand Canyon. Meet with a Local Specialist who will enlighten you about the more than 1.7 billion years of geology revealed in the canyon. Tonight, toast your grand adventure and your new lifelong memories at a Farewell Dinner inside the park.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day: 15 Grand Canyon – Depart Las Vegas
Perhaps take an optional helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flightseeing trip this morning before hitting the road again. End your journey back in Las Vegas where a transfer is provided to Las Vegas International Airport or to the Tropicana Las Vegas for guests extending their stay.Full Breakfast

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