7 Day Western National Parks Tour, Las Vegas to San Francisco via Grand Canyon. There are so many National Parks and Native Lands to see on this seven-day adventure. Zion, Bryce, Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Death Valley, and Yosemite are just some of the places you’ll visit. This is a trip that you will cherish for the rest of your life. Purchase 5 seats and have a completely private tour with the ticket type of your choice.
- San Francisco
- Yosemite National Park
- Grand Canyon
- Las Vegas
- Antelope Canyon
Day 1 – Zion National Park and Bryce National Parks
Zion National Park
Cut by the Virgin River, Zion Canyon is an impressive mix of white, pink, and red Navajo sandstone cliffs. Ancient petrified sand dunes towering over 2000 feet above the canyon floor make for an impressive landscape and a photographer’s paradise. Zion National Park offers enchanting walks & hikes for every fitness level. Stroll around the Emerald Pools trail, enjoy the Temple of Sinawava, the Great White Throne, Weeping Rock and visit the interpretive Human History museum where you can enjoy an entertaining Park Rangers talk on the patio.
Bryce Canyon National Park
After a full afternoon in Zion we head to Bryce Canyon, a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos. These red, orange and white spires provide spectacular views for park visitors. Bryce Canyon is considered by many to be the most scenically diverse place in the world.
Day 2 – Antelope Canyon and Monument Valley
Headed past Lake Powell with an optional visit to Antelope Canyon, we wind our way through more of USA Southwest’s spectacular scenery to one of the most iconic locations on the planet. The backdrop for many famous western movies and home to the Navajo Indian Tribe.
Hop on board a 4X4 jeep and enjoy an included Navajo guided tour of Monument Valley. Camp right along the rim and get ready to gaze up at the amazing starry skies, bag your front-row seat to a magnificent sunrise.
Day 3 – Grand Canyon National Park South Rim
Grand Canyon South Rim
After a brief visit to a traditional Navajo trading post, we follow the mighty Colorado River through the Painted Desert to one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Take in a bird’s eye view on an optional helicopter ride, stroll along the rim, take a hike into one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on earth or simply relax in one of the rim cafes and admire the magnificent view before heading back to the bright city lights of Las Vegas!
Day 4 – Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park
Heading to California this morning you will embark on a guided tour of Death Valley National Park. Enjoy photo stops and short walks at Zabriskie Point, Artist’s Palette, Badwater Basin Salt Flats, Furnace Creek Visitor Center, Devil’s Golf Course, and the Mesquite Sand Dunes. After a picnic lunch, we will drive through spectacular scenery to the old Gold Rush Historic town of Bishop for your night stop.
Day 5 – Tioga Pass to Yosemite National Park
Crossing the Tioga Pass this morning provides an extremely scenic route passing by highlights such as Olmsted Point, Lake Tenaya, Tuolumne Meadows, and Mono Lake en route to Yosemite Valley. Visit the Valley Visitor Center and exhibits, take a mini-tour, and get ready for a full day of exploration tomorrow. *In the event that the Tioga Pass is closed due to weather conditions this tour will route through Lake Isabella for your night’s stay in Bishop.
Day 6 – Yosemite National Park-Full Day
Yosemite National Park
Spend a full day exploring the walks offered in the park. There are countless walks ranging from easy to strenuous or opt for a guided tour with your expert guide to the premier panoramas such as Bridalveil Falls, Lower Yosemite Falls, views of Half Dome, and El Capitan. You can also opt for some free time relaxing or cycling along the Merced River.
Day 7 – Yosemite to San Francisco
Today we head to City by the Bay- San Francisco! Your 7-day adventure concludes with a fully guided city tour of this vibrant city. Stops include Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, Haight Ashbury, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
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