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Spectacular Canyons and National Parks End Rapid City

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Explore the mighty Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Yellowstone National Park.

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Spectacular Canyons and National Parks End Rapid City

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      • For a trip with more exclusive Insider experiences, more included meals and upgraded hotels, see our Scenic Parks Explorer itinerary featured in the USA & Canada brochure.
      • These departures will operate per the 2017 brochure. Hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.
      • Denver Airport arrival will be at approximately 5 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.
      • For Triple X Float on Day 7, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      This CostSaver trip takes in the mighty Grand Canyon and the mesmerizing Monument Valley before venturing deep into Yellowstone National Park: look out for wildlife then cross into the Black Hills. The crimson-coloured rocks of Bryce and Zion National Parks will take your breath away. Visit Crazy Horse Memorial and Mt Rushmore and discover this area's important place in history.


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      12 Nights

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      7 Meals
      • 7 Breakfasts

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Bryce Canyon National Park
          Stare in awe at the multi-coloured hoodoos in a spectacular natural amphiteatre

        • Crazy Horse Memorial
          Marvel at the world's largest mountain carving, a memorial for all Native American tribes

        • Flagstaff
          Iconic Breakfast at Charley's Pub and Grill at the historic Hotel Weatherford-which welcomed presidents and gunslingers to a civilised oasis in the wild, dusty West

        • Grand Canyon
          Experience one of the great Natural Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

        • Grand Teton National Park
          Explore this popular destination for mountaineering, hiking, backcountry camping and fishing

        • Jackson
          Walk among the giant elk antler arches

        • Lake Powell
          See the second largest man-made lake in the U.S.

        • Little Bighorn Battlefield
          See the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

        • Monument Valley
          Explore the treasures of this area sacred to the Navajo people

        • Mount Rushmore
          Gape in awe at this massive sculpture depicting the faces of four U.S. presidents

        • Salt Lake City
          Discover this high-elevation capital and see the historic Temple Square

        • Yellowstone National Park
          Visit the first National Park in the country

        • Zion National Park
          Have a look at some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 7 Breakfasts


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Spectacular Canyons and National Parks End Rapid City

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Las Vegas

      Welcome to Las Vegas. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.

      Hotel
      Gold Coast Hotel and Casino

      2. Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park – Flagstaff

      This morning, head east, travelling along parts of Old Route 66. Arrive at the Grand Canyon, one of the Natural Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the remnants of ancient volcanoes as you drive to Grand Canyon Village, a National Historic District. Enjoy the small town feel, complete with restaurants and shops. Perhaps, take an optional plane or helicopter flightseeing trip over the Grand Canyon. Pass through Williams, a charming town nestled at the base of Bill Williams Mountain in one of the largest Ponderosa Pine Forests in the world, before arriving in Flagstaff.

      Hotel
      Ramada Flagstaff East

      3. Flagstaff – Monument Valley – Page

      This morning, sample the flavour of Flagstaff's pioneer beginnings at an Iconic Breakfast served up at the historic Hotel Weatherford, built in 1900. After, head out to explore the treasures of Monument Valley as you step aboard an all-terrain vehicle with your private Navajo guide and marvel at the immense monolithic rock formations jutting hundreds of feet from the valley floor. Stop and walk in the footsteps of John Ford, John Wayne and countless other historic figures of the Southwest. Arrive in Page, home to stunning Lake Powell where the evening is yours to relax. Consider joining in an optional Native American Dance Performance with dinner.

      Meal(s)
      Iconic Breakfast
      Hotel
      Quality Inn Lake Powell

      4. Page – Zion National Park – Bryce Canyon

      Head northwest toward Zion National Park where you get to explore the bottom of the main canyon which showcases a completely different perspective of sheer colourful sandstone walls rising thousands of feet above the lush greenery of the canyon floor. Continue onto Bryce Canyon National Park, where your first views of the mesmorising, red sandstone awaits.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn

      5. Bryce Canyon National Park – Salt Lake City

      Explore Bryce Canyon National Park, a wondrous land of pines, pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations. These hoodoos, created by wind and water erosions, come in all shades of reds, oranges and pinks. Head north to Salt Lake where you'll stop at historic Temple Square, home to the six-spired Salt Lake City Temple and the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The evening is at leisure.

      Hotel
      Comfort Inn Downtown Salt Lake City

      6. Salt Lake City – Jackson (2 Nights)

      Today, head for rugged Wyoming and travel alongside some of the most beautiful mountain ranges before arriving in Jackson. On arrival, stop at Town Square, famous for its four iconic antler arches guarding the corners of George Washington Memorial Park. Wander around the square, lined with restaurants, bars and stores selling genuine cowboy gear before perhaps trying one of the homey restaurants with country cooking.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      49er Inn and Suites

      7. Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Free Time

      This morning, there is an optional gentle float trip along Wyoming's Snake River with spectacular mountain scenery. Later this morning, head north for magnificent Grand Teton National Park with stops at the Moran Lookout and along the scenic Jenny Lake Loop. Later, in Jackson, you have free time to relax. This evening, perhaps partake in an optional cowboy cookout complete with horse-drawn covered wagons and Wild West music.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast

      8. Jackson – Yellowstone National Park – 320 Guest Ranch

      Enjoy the magnificence of the Teton Range again as you follow the Snake River to Yellowstone National Park. The world's greatest concentration of geysers and mountain wilderness, this park is home to grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk. Yellowstone's geothermal wonders are the focus of your sightseeing tour as you view Fountain Paint Pots, Lower, Middle and Upper Geyser Basins and, of course, Old Faithful with its roaring plume of boiling water and steam.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      320 Guest Ranch

      9. 320 Guest Ranch – Yellowstone National Park – Cody

      Explore more of America's first national park today with a visit to Mammoth Hot Springs, a large complex of hot springs on a hill of travertine, created thousands of years ago. See the dramatic Grand Canyon of Yellowstone with its turbulent river and 20 miles (32 km) of twisted pink and yellow sheer rock cliffs carved 1,200 feet (365 m) deep and up to 4,000 feet (1,220 m) wide.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Buffalo Bill Village

      10. Cody – Little Bighorn Battlefield – Sheridan

      Travel north through Montana's stunning Big Sky Country. Stop at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, memorialising the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Native Americans' last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Continue on to Sheridan, situated in the Bighorn Mountains.

      Hotel
      Best Western Sheridan

      11. Sheridan – Crazy Horse – Keystone (2 Nights)

      Head through high country where open range cattle kings made war on the homesteaders in the 1890s. On arrival to beautiful Black Hills, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, commissioned over 50 years ago by Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear to honour the culture, tradition and living heritage of all North American Indians. This evening, perhaps head to Mount Rushmore National Monument for an optional lighting ceremony.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ramada Keystone

      12. Mount Rushmore and Keystone Free Time

      Visit magnificent Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the largest statue-monument in the world. The faces of four American presidents-George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln-are carved into the granite mountainside as a priceless shrine to democracy. This afternoon is free in Keystone; perhaps join an excursion to the rugged Badlands National Park.

      13. Keystone – Depart Rapid City or Denver

      Depart independently to the Rapid City Airport at anytime or take a complimentary transfer to Denver International Airport. For guests extending their stay, optional overnight accommodation will be available at Best Western Plus Denver Airport.

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.costsavertour.com:80/en-sg/tours/spectacular-canyons-and-national-parks-end-rapid-city?tripcode=scnr for the latest discounts & departure information.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Bryce Canyon National Park
          Stare in awe at the multi-coloured hoodoos in a spectacular natural amphiteatre

        • Crazy Horse Memorial
          Marvel at the world's largest mountain carving, a memorial for all Native American tribes

        • Flagstaff
          Iconic Breakfast at Charley's Pub and Grill at the historic Hotel Weatherford-which welcomed presidents and gunslingers to a civilised oasis in the wild, dusty West

        • Grand Canyon
          Experience one of the great Natural Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

        • Grand Teton National Park
          Explore this popular destination for mountaineering, hiking, backcountry camping and fishing

        • Jackson
          Walk among the giant elk antler arches

        • Lake Powell
          See the second largest man-made lake in the U.S.

        • Little Bighorn Battlefield
          See the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

        • Monument Valley
          Explore the treasures of this area sacred to the Navajo people

        • Mount Rushmore
          Gape in awe at this massive sculpture depicting the faces of four U.S. presidents

        • Salt Lake City
          Discover this high-elevation capital and see the historic Temple Square

        • Yellowstone National Park
          Visit the first National Park in the country

        • Zion National Park
          Have a look at some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 7 Breakfasts


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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