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7-Day Southwest Archaeological Grand Circle Tour from San Francisco/Las Vegas

  • Tour code: 356-373
  • Available: Sat (03/26-10/29), Holidays
  • Depart from: Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; San Leandro, CA
  • Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
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Highlights:

Visit Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon National Park, Sedona, Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Kanab, Mesa Verde National Park, Moab, Monument Valley Tribal Park, Page, Petrified Forest National Park, Antelope Canyon.

Pricing Details

Single: $989
Double (/Person): $683
Third Person Adult: $150
Child (Age 0-9): $150
Fourth Person Adult: $468
Child (Age 0-9): $468

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 get 3rd Discounted (3 or 4 pax sharing one room): (1) Cancellation of discounted-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (2) No-show (or late cancellation) of discounted passenger incurs $758 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat. Promotion not available during 12/19 - 12/31.
  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those 0-9 years and using existing bedding with 2 full-paying passengers (regardless of ages). Please note each hotel room can only accommodate 4 guests (adults or children).

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 San Francisco - Las Vegas - Henderson(567 miles)
  • Day 2 Henderson - Las Vegas - Sedona - Petrified Forest National Park - Gallup(520 miles)
  • Day 3 Gallup - Mesa Verde National Park - Arches National Park - Moab(545 miles)
  • Day 4 Moab - Canyonlands National Park - Monument Valley(151 miles)
  • Day 5 Antelope Canyon - Page - Kanab(79 miles)
  • Day 6 Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park - Las Vegas(250 miles)
  • Day 7 Las Vegas - San Francisco(416 miles)
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Day 1 San Francisco - Las Vegas - Henderson(567 miles)

Passengers will be picked up in the Bay Area in the morning. Today we will drive from San Francisco to Las Vegas. Upon our arrival, guests are invited to take an optional night tour of the city for an extra fee. Those who are joining the tour in Las Vegas should meet the guide at the Tropicana Hotel lobby (from Mar.1st, 2016 it will be Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel lobby) at 7:30PM. We will spend the night just outside Las Vegas in the town of Henderson, NV.

Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night.

Standard Hotel: Baymont Inn & Suites or similar

Day 2 Henderson - Las Vegas - Sedona - Petrified Forest National Park - Gallup(520 miles)

Today we will make our way into Arizona, stopping to see Historic Route 66 on our way to Petrified Forest National Park. We will then do some sightseeing in the Painted Desert before heading to Gallup, NM for the night.

This small city in the Verde Valley region of Arizona attracts visitors from all over with its gorgeous red sandstone rock formations. It is a popular place for outdoor recreational activities like hiking, biking, and mountain climbing.

  • Always Visit
    Called the "Main Street of America," this highway stretching from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA was one of the first highways built in America as part of the US Highway System. It was established in 1926.

Petrified Forest National Park straddles the border between Apache County and Navajo County in northeastern Arizona. It is known for its fossils, especially fallen trees that lived in the Late Triassic, about 225 million years ago.

Standard Hotel: Ramada Gallup or similar

Day 3 Gallup - Mesa Verde National Park - Arches National Park - Moab(545 miles)

In the morning we will visit Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Later, we will stop at Arches National Park, home of the famous red sandstone formations for which Utah is famous. We will spend the night in the town of Moab, UT.

This 76,000+ acre park in western Utah is world-famous for its sandstone formations. The most iconic is the mighty Delicate Arch. The park also features formations like Landscape Arch, the longest natural arch in the world.

Standard Hotel: Super 8 Moab or similar

Day 4 Moab - Canyonlands National Park - Monument Valley(151 miles)

Today we will visit Canyonlands National Park. Guests will also have the chance to visit the Monument Valley Tribal Park, also you can enjoy the delicious Indian Meal.

Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 5,046 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. Moab attracts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors to the nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.

  • Always Visit
    Take this optional tour to view sunrise in Canyonlands. Canyonlands National Park is separated into four distinct districts, the most popular of which is Island in the Sky.

Unique sandstone formations, the Navajo Indian Nation and the Four Corners Monument define this vast, open desert region. Over the years, Monument Valley has been the setting for more Western movies than any other site in the United States.

Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $25
Standard Hotel: Knights Inn or similar

Day 5 Antelope Canyon - Page - Kanab(79 miles)

Today we will visit the Upper Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell in the Page, AZ area. From there, we will head back into Utah to visit the town of Kanab, UT and see Little Hollywood Land. We will spend the night in Kanab.

Upper Antelope Canyon is the most popular spot. Its entrance and entire length are at ground level, requiring no climbing.

  • Always Visit
    Upper Antelope Canyon is called "the place where water runs through rocks" by the Navajo. Its entrance and entire length are at ground level, requiring no climbing. Beams occur most often in the summer months, as they require the sun to be high in the sky. Light beams start to peek into the canyon March 20 and disappear October 7 each year.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $65; Child $65

Page is a city in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Page was founded in 1957 as a housing community for workers and their families during the construction of nearby Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.

  • Always Visit
    Horseshoe Bend is a curve in the Colorado River, about 5 miles from Lake Powell. The view from the overlook above offers a wide angle of this colorful canyon and tight curve.
  • Always Available
    Boat tours of Lake Powell offer a unique vantage point from which to view not just the lake and surrounding skyline, but also the impressive geological features of the American Southwest.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $48; Child (Under 12 yrs) $35

Kanab is a city in Utah that was founded in 1870 when several Mormon families moved there. This city is located among Bryce Canyon, the Grand Canyon, Vermilion Cliffs, Lake Powell and Zion Park. This area is known as the Grand Circle.

  • Always Visit
    Little Hollywood Land is a combination museum, gift shop, and themes restaurant that examines the involvement of Kanab, Utah and the surrounding areas in the Western films of the 20th century. Movie sets, props, and other memorabilia comprise the collection.
Standard Hotel: Bryce View Lodge or similar

Day 6 Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park - Las Vegas(250 miles)

Today we will visit two of Utah's most famous nature preserves, Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. After exploring these natural wonders, we will head into Nevada, where we will spend the night in Las Vegas. Upon our arrival in Vegas, guests are invited to take an exciting night tour of the city.

Bryce Canyon National Park is named for just one of many canyons which form a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters on the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah.

The highlight of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah is Zion Canyon, which reaches a half mile in depth. The park is home to a spectacular amount of plants and animals, including over two hundred species of birds.

Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for a good reason-- casinos and hotels line its streets, and visitors can gamble, see shows, and shop at virtually any hour of the day or night.

  • Always Visit
    The world-famous Las Vegas Strip is the iconic area of Nevada that contains some of the largest hotels and casinos in the world. The renowned nightlife of the city is centered on this brightly-lit, flashy area.
Standard Hotel: Tropicana Hotel or similar

Day 7 Las Vegas - San Francisco(416 miles)

Today, we will drive back to San Francisco to end this tour. Guests may also choose to fly out of Las Vegas, but will need to arrange their own transportation to the airport. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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Posted by: Mari on 2012-07-09

I had a lot of fun in this tour. Actually, I am not mandarin speaker, but I was able to enjoy so much. The tour guide can speak both mandarin and English. Also, this tour is so organized. I met a lot of beautiful, wonderful and awesome place and view. If you like saving time and organized travel schedule, this is the tour that you look for. I wanna join this tour again, if I have a chance!

 

Posted by: Yulia on 2012-01-01

The tour was fascinating. We enjoyed it much! The mountains - their color, shape - vary greatly. Our guide James did his best - we were just in time to meet sunrise or to see sunset. The atmosphere was very friendly. I wish I could join the tour again.

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