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Grand Canyon Globus Coach Tour

Itinerary

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Scottsdale

Welcome to sunny Scottsdale! This evening, meet your traveling companions at a WELCOME RECEPTION. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure. (WR)

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Scottsdale Sedona Grand Canyon

This morning, depart from Scottsdale and travel north through cactus-studded scenery to Sedona, Arizona's Scenic Sensation. Then set out for one of America's most beautiful drives as you journey through Oak Creek Canyon, home to brilliantly hued cliffs and rugged spires of sandstone. Arrive this afternoon at the GRAND GANYON, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The spectacular beauty of this famous attraction draws more than 5-million visitors a year from around the globe. This evening, be sure to watch the spectacular sunset. (B,D)

Special Feature: your hotel is located on the rim of the Grand Canyon, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra when traveling with Globus.

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Grand Canyon, Monument Valley

If you missed the sunset, sunrise is just as impressive! After breakfast your Tour Director will suggest optional flightseeing over the Grand Canyon - definitely a thrill of a lifetime. Then leave via Desert View Point for more magnificent perspectives. On to MONUMENT VALLEY NAVAJO TRIBAL PARK, 30,000 acres of stunning rock formations.

Overnight at renowned Goulding's Lodge, in the heart of Monument Valley where Hollywood directors and stars stayed during the filming of famous motion pictures like Stagecoach, The Harvey Girls, and Fort Apache. This evening, enjoy a NAVAJO COOKOUT, followed by entertainment performed by local Navajos. (B,D) Special Feature: your overnight lodging is located in the heart of Monument Valley, a once-in-a-lifetime experience and special feature of your Globus vacation.

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Monument Valley, Lake Powell

This morning, a FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE TOUR of Monument Valley with a knowledgeable Navajo guide. Explore the area's oddly shaped monoliths, buttes, and mesas of red sandstone, the setting for some of John Ford's most memorable films. Drive west to Lake Powell, where sparkling water laps against towering, sheer, red-rock canyon walls and sandy beaches. Enjoy the beauty of this vast man-made lake on the afternoon CRUISE. See gigantic Glen Canyon Dam and the tapestry walls of Antelope Canyon. Free time later for a leisurely stroll along the Wahweap Marina, on the shores of Lake Powell. (B,D)

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Lake Powell

Today is at leisure. Maybe join the optional float trip excursion on the Colorado River through Glen Canyon, winding through towering red walls of the canyon. The photo opportunities are unique. Or perhaps take a flightseeing trip over Lake Powell, including famous Rainbow Bridge and Glen Canyon Dam! As the balance of the day is free, sit back and relax in this magnificent setting, or pursue your favorite activities and interests. (B)

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Lake Powell, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park

Today we head for Utah's BRYCE CANYON. Drive through the park, with photo stops to capture the magnificent contrasts of bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called hoodoos. Years of erosion have carved colorful sandstone into thousands of spires, arches, and mazes for an unforgettable sight. Next, see nearby ZION NATIONAL PARK, a spectacle of massive stone formations whose colors change with the light of the day and the season. To the Mormon pioneers, it was a haven of beauty resembling natural temples and cathedrals,and they called it Little Zion. (B,D)

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Zion National Park, Las Vegas

Tour Zion Canyon this morning before continuing to Las Vegas. Arrive in Las Vegas mid-afternoon for an orientation tour of one of America's most popular vacation destinations. Your resort hotel is located in the heart of the Strip for easy access to all the mega casinos and amusement parks. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a FAREWELL CELEBRATION DINNER. (B,D)

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Las Vegas/Home

The vacation ends after breakfast with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are included. (B)

How to book

Year Round Departures

We can offer this itinerary in a wide range of accommodation types including Superior Hotels and Small Inns.

Please call us on (01892) 779900 or email info@awwt.co.uk stating your travel dates and preferred standard of accommodation for a detailed and competitively priced quotation.