Grand Canyon, Moab, & Arches

Duration:

8 days / 7 nights

Black Friday: $1,945

Regular Price: $2,345

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THE EXPERIENCE

If visiting national and local parks is your cup of tea, this trip has your name written all over it! Five parks are included in this trip, including the famous Grand Canyon and Arches National Park. You will get to see both popular and lesser known areas of all of these parks, and even take an overnight camping excursion to really immerse yourself in the Navajo backcountry!

Start

Designated starting point in Salt Lake City at 8:00 am.

Flying? Plan to arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) -- Salt Lake City, Utah by 7:00 am to meet the group at the designated starting point.

Finish

Designated ending point in Las Vegas, Nevada at 5:00 pm.

Flying? Plan to depart at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) -- Las Vegas, Nevada after 8:00 pm.

Physical Activity:

Light

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:

Moderate

This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.  Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:

High

This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Cancellation Policy:

Very Flexible

This trip has a 30-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 30 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Cancellation Policy:

Flexible

Because this trip has non-refundable tickets we have a 60-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 60 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Welcome to Utah!

Good morning! Meet your Trip Leader at 8:00 am at the designated meeting spot in Salt Lake City and get ready to head towards Moab.

Once you have arrived, set up camp with your new group of friends before taking your first visit to Arches National Park.

Enjoy a sunset hike along Delicate Arch Trail before settling in for the night or enjoying an optional night out.

Day 2

Canyonlands National Park

After breakfast, make your way to Island in the Sky District inside Canyonlands National Park.  Enjoy a hike as you gaze out over this incredible canyon.

In the afternoon, return to the desert town of Moab for a hike to Mill Creek Canyon followed by a refreshing swim.

As the sun sets, embark on an optional backcountry sunset Hummer tour or hang out by the campfire.

Day 3

Arches National Park

Sip on an early cup of coffee before returning to Arches National Park and hike Devil’s Garden Trail and marvel at Landscape Arch--the largest arch in the world!

Enjoy lunch back in Moab and spend your afternoon exploring the town or taking a relaxing dip in the pool.

Finish your day with a visit to Deadhorse State Park and enjoy dinner with the sunset as your backdrop before settling into your tent for the evening.

Day 4

Navajo Country

Begin your day by packing up camp then going from Moab to the Navajo Reservation and Monument Valley Tribal Park. 

Meet your Navajo guide and depart on an epic overnight adventure! Learn all about the Navajo culture and enjoy some authentic Navajo tacos with Navajo locals.

Then it’s time for a campfire under the stars! Enjoy a night off the grid and choose between sleeping inside the Navajo Hogan or outside under the blanket of stars above.

Day 5

Lake Powell & Horseshoe Bend

After spending a night in nature, catch the sunrise before returning to Monument Valley to freshen up a bit before hitting the road towards your next destination… Lake Powell!

On your way, make a pit stop at the Navajo National Monument and see ancient Anasazi cliff dwellings off in the distance.

Once in Lake Powell, fuel up with some lunch and visit Glen Canyon Dam, which is similar in size to the Hoover Dam!

That evening, check into your accommodations before beginning a sunset hike to the Horseshoe Bend viewpoint. 

Day 6

The Grand Canyon

Rise and shine as another epic day of adventuring awaits!

Arrive at the Grand Canyon with an amazing first reveal of the vast canyon in front of you.

Enjoy your lunch on the edge of the canyon before receiving a safety briefing for tomorrow’s hikes. If you’re feeling adventurous, embark on an optional helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon to take in the natural wonder by air.

Finish off your day by setting up camp and enjoying another family meal and the campfire.

Day 7

Hiking Grand Canyon National Park

Today is a true “choose your own adventure” experience. With endless trail options inside the park, there are trails for all experience levels. 

Once you’ve meandered through the park, meet back up with the group, and return to camp.

Enjoy a celebratory wine toast on the rim of the Grand Canyon as you watch your final sunset.  Reflect on the past seven days spent with your new friends exploring this incredible part of the country. 

Return to your campsite for one last dinner as a group around the campfire before settling into your tent for your final night sleeping in the wilderness.

Day 8

Route 66, Hoover Dam, & Departure

Today’s drive to Las Vegas will be along the infamous Route 66!

Break for lunch at a classic Route 66 diner before making a stop at the Hoover Dam for some pictures of the dam splitting the Colorado River.

Complete the final leg of the drive and arrive in Las Vegas in the last afternoon and say “see you later” to your new group of friends. 

Extending your stay? Check out some of these locations that are near Las Vegas!

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Grand Canyon, Moab, & Arches

What's Included:

  • 8 days/7 nights accommodation in rustic hotels/motels and camping sites
  • 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Entrance into Arches National Park
  • Entrance into Canyonlands National Park
  • Entrance into Deadhorse Point State Point
  • Entrance into Monument Valley Tribal Park
  • Entrance into Grand Canyon National Park
  • Entrance into Horseshoe Bend scenic area
  • Navajo backcountry jeep tour and backcountry overnight camping
  • Sunset wine and cheese at Grand Canyon Rim
  • Guided Hikes
  • Camping Equipment (tents, sleeping pad, cooking supplies)
  • Ground Transportation (private vehicle)
  • Under30Experiences Trip Leader
  • Free time to explore multiple national parks
  • Personal recommendations for optional activities
  • The chance to meet kick-ass people

Duration:

8 days / 7 nights

Early Signup Price: $2,145

Regular Price: $2,345

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