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Wonders of the American West 2023 Classic Group

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Wonders Of The American West 2023 Classic Group
See the best of the American West on this 10-Day guided tour. Join a Local Expert at Grand Canyon National Park for a one-of-a-kind experience: Allow the expert to guide you through the park while teaching you about how this national treasure was formed. On the way to picturesque Lake Powell, stop at the Glen Canyon Dam, then lounge at the pool of your hotel. Meet a Navajo guide in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where you will board ATVs, explore the valley and learn about the tribe’s history. Later, eat a traditional Navajo lunch amid the valley’s beautiful buttes and mesas. In Moab, see the ancient pueblo dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park, where the Ancestral Pueblo people once lived. Travel to Bryce Canyon National Park to explore its rock pillars and natural amphitheaters - then feast with your fellow travelers overlooking the park’s iconic orange rock formations.


Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Join your Local Expert, Canyon Tim, for an informative talk about the wonders of the Grand Canyon. With over seven years of experience in geology, you'll learn about the origins of the five-million-year-old canyon, its rock formation and its current impact. You'll also discover the local flora and fauna, and find out where you might be able to spot elk, mule, deer, coyotes, grey foxes, bobcats and mountain lions.
  • Grand Canyon: Join your Travel Director for a relaxed hike along the rim of the Grand Canyon from Mather Point to Yavapai Point. 1.4 miles (2.25 kilometres) roundtrip, this scenic hike will provide spectacular views of the canyon's unique geology.
Well-being
  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
Summary
  • Monument Valley: Take a journey through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal park, meeting Navajo Local Experts on a guided journey across tribal land. Learn about Navajo history, culture and heritage, plus the careful balance maintained here between the tribes and the land.
Travel Director
  • : "It’s magical to see how a group of guests come together over the course of our trip. I can always tell when that’s happening because they start planning their own ‘post-arrival’ activities before the travel day has finished."
Authentic Dining
  • Las Vegas: At 18:00, join your Travel Director and companions for a Welcome Dinner with wine at the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet.
  • Grand Canyon: Enjoy classic regional dishes featuring fresh local ingredients at the Grand Canyon Lodge.
  • Monument Valley: Enjoy an authentic cookout during your Highlight Lunch, set amid the majestic buttes and mesas of the gorgeous surrounding landscape.
  • Moab: Enjoy a Dine-Around evening as you choose from a hand-picked selection of mouthwatering restaurants.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: Get together with your new friends for a memorable Celebration Dinner within the park's beautiful surroundings.
  • Dining Summary: 9 Breakfast (B), 1 Dinner (D), 4 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 1 Lunch (L)
Insight Experiences
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Join your Local Expert, Canyon Tim, for an informative talk about the wonders of the Grand Canyon. With over seven years of experience in geology, you'll learn about the origins of the five-million-year-old canyon, its rock formation and its current impact. You'll also discover the local flora and fauna, and find out where you might be able to spot elk, mule, deer, coyotes, grey foxes, bobcats and mountain lions.
Insight Choice
  • Grand Canyon: Join your Travel Director for a relaxed hike along the rim of the Grand Canyon from Mather Point to Yavapai Point. 1.4 miles (2.25 kilometres) roundtrip, this scenic hike will provide spectacular views of the canyon's unique geology.
Top Rated Highlights
  • Glen Canyon Dam: Later today, you’ll stop by the Glen Canyon Dam where you’ll learn about its history and impact on the Colorado River.
  • Mesa Verde National Park: Make your way to Mesa Verde National Park, as the day draws to a close. Your lodge inside the park offers sweeping vistas that reach into three states.
  • Mesa Verde National Park: See the ancient pueblo cliff dwellings, known as the Cliff Palace.
  • Arches National Park: Enjoy views of the natural formations, including the iconic Delicate Arch.
  • Canyonlands National Park: Venture to Canyonlands National Park for a drive onto the Island in the Sky - a mesa resting 1,000 feet (305 metres) above the surrounding countryside, offering spectacular views over the dramatic sandstone formations.
  • Capitol Reef National Park: A hidden treasure in the heart of red rock country, discover the incredible cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges nestled in the Waterpocket Fold.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: Head to the sandstone cliffs of Br...
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At Insight Vacations, we have been in the business of creating magical experiences for travelers for over 40 years. But for us, it’s never been just a business. Travel in its truest sense - not just going to incredible places, but really connecting with them, in an authentic way - is both a joy and a personal passion, for every member of our team. Let us share that passion with you. We’ll take you on an unforgettable journey. We’ll immerse you in unique experiences, and we’ll introduce you to am ...
Jun 25, 2023 through
Jul 04, 2023
Jun 21, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$3,950.00 (USD)
Per Person
Airfare not included
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Jun 18, 2023 through
Jun 27, 2023
Jun 14, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$4,095.00 (USD)
Per Person
Airfare not included
7327447
Sep 10, 2023 through
Sep 26, 2023
Sep 22, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$4,275.00 (USD)
Per Person
Airfare not included, Various departures
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Arrive in Las Vegas
2 The Wonders of the Grand Canyon
3 Grand Canyon and Lake Powell
4 A Leisurely day at Lake Powell Relaxed Start
5 Monument Valley and the Navajo Nation
6 Mesa Verde and Moab
7 Delve into Canyonlands and Arches National Parks
8 Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks
9 Whimsical Bryce Canyon National Park Relaxed Start
10 Zion National Park, back to Las Vegas
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.