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Arches National Park, Utah
Denver, Colorado
Vail, America
Arches National Park, Utah
Monument Valley, Utah
Grand Canyon National Park
Las Vegas Sign, Nevada
Las Vegas at Night

Best of the Canyonlands

7 day Escorted Tour – from £2445 £2185

With flights from £2815

Welcome to canyon country! This tour explores the incredible natural structures of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Mesa Verde and the Grand Canyon.

Highlights:
  • Visit the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park
  • Travel on part of the historic Route 66
  • Explore Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
  • Be mesmerised by Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon
  • Enjoy the bright lights of Las Vegas

Your Itinerary

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You can book this escorted tour on its own, or with flights as an ATOL protected package. Why not extend your holiday with a Las Vegas city stay?

Denver, Colorado

Day 1 – Welcome to Denver

Channel your inner pioneer as you embark on an epic encounter with the peaks, canyons and…

Channel your inner pioneer as you embark on an epic encounter with the peaks, canyons and deserts of what was once the treacherous Wild West. We kick-start our expedition in Denver, exploring the Mile High City at your leisure before meeting our Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening.

    Sheraton Denver Downtown

    Welcome reception
Denver, Colorado
Vail, America

Day 2 – Vail & Moab

Kick start your day stopping in Vail, an alpine village and one of Colorado’s great playgrounds…

Kick start your day stopping in Vail, an alpine village and one of Colorado’s great playgrounds known for its epic powder-filled basins that have attracted skiers since the 1960s. Then discover local organic products and meet local farmers over a one-of-a-kind experience at Field to Fork, a four-season organic farm and boutique fruit stand, growing and celebrating the flavours of every season. You’ll love learning the local secrets of organic farming over a tour from the owners followed by a meal of farm-fresh ingredients. This evening in Moab, opt for an exhilarating Optional Experience flying over Canyonlands National Park during sunset.

    Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn

    Breakfast, Lunch
Vail, America
Arches National Park, Utah

Day 3 – Arches & Canyonlands National Parks

Arches National Park is packed with striking natural arches. On your exploration, learn how these 6,000…

Arches National Park is packed with striking natural arches. On your exploration, learn how these 6,000 natural sandstone arches were formed by rain and wind on this guided visit led by your knowledgeable Travel Director. From one stunning landscape to the next in Canyon Country, see how the power of the Colorado River carves through the rocky red landscape at Canyonlands National Park. Drive onto the Island in the Sky – a mesa resting 1,000 feet above the countryside offering spectacular views over the dramatic sandstone formations. Take your experience to the next level with an optional Canyonlands by Night light show, complete with a cowboy-style Dutch Oven Dinner and a trip on the Moab Queen II jet boat cruising by the lit-up canyon walls.

    Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn

    Breakfast
Arches National Park, Utah
Monument Valley, Utah

Day 4 – Monument Valley

This morning travel to the UNESCO-listed Mesa Verde National Park to explore the beautifully preserved ancient…

This morning travel to the UNESCO-listed Mesa Verde National Park to explore the beautifully preserved ancient dwellings hewn from the sandstone cliff and look down upon the huge Cliff Palace, the largest cliff dwelling in the world. Established by Roosevelt in 1906 the Park protects some of the best-preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the US. Deepen your connection with the first nations of this land heading toward Monument Valley – home to the Navajo Nation and the backdrop of many famous Hollywood Western movies.

    Goulding’s Lodge, Monument Valley

    Breakfast
Monument Valley, Utah
Grand Canyon National Park

Day 5 – Grand Canyon

The arresting beauty of Monument Valley is ours to explore this morning as we join a…

The arresting beauty of Monument Valley is ours to explore this morning as we join a Local Specialist driving in an open-air vehicle past towering sandstone buttes and mesas that rise from the barren landscape on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. ontinue through the ancestral home of the Navajo, winding along Desert View Drive, surrounded by mesmerizing multi-coloured depths. Stop at Desert View Intertribal Cultural Heritage Site to hear stories, family histories and cultural demonstrations by tribal members on another MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. We’ve saved the best for last: the Grand Canyon. Get a unique perspective from geological expert who reveals the geological wonders on a private nature talk. Join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner to reminisce over the epic landscapes encountered along our journey.

    National Park Lodges Grand Canyon

    Breakfast, Dinner
Grand Canyon National Park
Las Vegas Sign, Nevada

Day 6 – Grand Canyon to Las Vegas

Rise early to catch the first rays of light as they illuminate the canyon. Consider an…

Rise early to catch the first rays of light as they illuminate the canyon. Consider an optional helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flightseeing trip to view this feat of nature from the sky or enjoy a leisurely morning, before we journey to Las Vegas. Desolation gives way to a desert oasis as we cruise back in time past motels, diners and gas stations towards the dazzling lights of the city.

    Horseshoe Las Vegas

    Breakfast
Las Vegas Sign, Nevada
Las Vegas at Night

Day 7 – Farewell from Las Vegas

Our exhilarating adventure through the canyon lands has come to an end. Grab some breakfast as…

Our exhilarating adventure through the canyon lands has come to an end. Grab some breakfast as you prepare to say farewell to your friends or consider extending your stay at Horseshoe, Las Vegas.

    Breakfast
Las Vegas at Night

Your Itinerary

You can book this escorted tour on its own, or with flights as an ATOL protected package. Why not extend your holiday with a Las Vegas city stay?

Day 1

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Welcome to Denver

Channel your inner pioneer as you embark on an epic encounter with the peaks, canyons and deserts of what was once the treacherous Wild West. We kick-start our expedition in Denver, exploring the Mile High City at your leisure before meeting our Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening.

    Sheraton Denver Downtown

    Welcome reception
Denver, Colorado

Day 2

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Vail & Moab

Kick start your day stopping in Vail, an alpine village and one of Colorado’s great playgrounds known for its epic powder-filled basins that have attracted skiers since the 1960s. Then discover local organic products and meet local farmers over a one-of-a-kind experience at Field to Fork, a four-season organic farm and boutique fruit stand, growing and celebrating the flavours of every season. You’ll love learning the local secrets of organic farming over a tour from the owners followed by a meal of farm-fresh ingredients. This evening in Moab, opt for an exhilarating Optional Experience flying over Canyonlands National Park during sunset.

    Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn

    Breakfast, Lunch
Vail, America

Day 3

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Arches & Canyonlands National Parks

Arches National Park is packed with striking natural arches. On your exploration, learn how these 6,000 natural sandstone arches were formed by rain and wind on this guided visit led by your knowledgeable Travel Director. From one stunning landscape to the next in Canyon Country, see how the power of the Colorado River carves through the rocky red landscape at Canyonlands National Park. Drive onto the Island in the Sky – a mesa resting 1,000 feet above the countryside offering spectacular views over the dramatic sandstone formations. Take your experience to the next level with an optional Canyonlands by Night light show, complete with a cowboy-style Dutch Oven Dinner and a trip on the Moab Queen II jet boat cruising by the lit-up canyon walls.

    Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn

    Breakfast
Arches National Park, Utah

Day 4

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Monument Valley

This morning travel to the UNESCO-listed Mesa Verde National Park to explore the beautifully preserved ancient dwellings hewn from the sandstone cliff and look down upon the huge Cliff Palace, the largest cliff dwelling in the world. Established by Roosevelt in 1906 the Park protects some of the best-preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the US. Deepen your connection with the first nations of this land heading toward Monument Valley – home to the Navajo Nation and the backdrop of many famous Hollywood Western movies.

    Goulding’s Lodge, Monument Valley

    Breakfast
Monument Valley, Utah

Day 5

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Grand Canyon

The arresting beauty of Monument Valley is ours to explore this morning as we join a Local Specialist driving in an open-air vehicle past towering sandstone buttes and mesas that rise from the barren landscape on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. ontinue through the ancestral home of the Navajo, winding along Desert View Drive, surrounded by mesmerizing multi-coloured depths. Stop at Desert View Intertribal Cultural Heritage Site to hear stories, family histories and cultural demonstrations by tribal members on another MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. We’ve saved the best for last: the Grand Canyon. Get a unique perspective from geological expert who reveals the geological wonders on a private nature talk. Join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner to reminisce over the epic landscapes encountered along our journey.

    National Park Lodges Grand Canyon

    Breakfast, Dinner
Grand Canyon National Park

Day 6

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Grand Canyon to Las Vegas

Rise early to catch the first rays of light as they illuminate the canyon. Consider an optional helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flightseeing trip to view this feat of nature from the sky or enjoy a leisurely morning, before we journey to Las Vegas. Desolation gives way to a desert oasis as we cruise back in time past motels, diners and gas stations towards the dazzling lights of the city.

    Horseshoe Las Vegas

    Breakfast
Las Vegas Sign, Nevada

Day 7

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Farewell from Las Vegas

Our exhilarating adventure through the canyon lands has come to an end. Grab some breakfast as you prepare to say farewell to your friends or consider extending your stay at Horseshoe, Las Vegas.

    Breakfast
Las Vegas at Night

This Tour Includes

6 nights hotel accommodation
6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner and 1 welcome reception
Activities and experiences as detailed in the itinerary
Expert Travel Director
Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach
Professional and experienced driver

Departure Dates

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Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Best of the Canyonlands escorted tour and flights together, as an ATOL protected package. Our Travel Experts can find the best priced Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for you.

You can also personalise your holiday. Why not add:

  • Extra nights in Las Vegas or Denver
  • A beach stay in Los Angeles

Next Step

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Best of the Canyonlands

7 day Escorted Tour – from £2445 £2185

With flights from £2815

All prices are per person, based on two people sharing a double or twin room, and include meals where shown. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply.

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