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Spectacular Canyons and National Parks

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

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      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      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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      Trip code: SCNP

      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 Charly's Pub & 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


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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

        • City orientation tours

        • 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

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Las Vegas

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

      Hotel
      Circus Circus Las Vegas

      2. Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park – Flagstaff

      This morning, travel along parts of Old Route 66. Arrive at the Grand Canyon, a UNESCO site. Drive to Grand Canyon Village where you can enjoy the small town feel, complete with restaurants and shops. Pass through Williams, a charming town nestled at the base of Bill Williams Mountain before arriving in Flagstaff.

      Hotel
      Ramada Flagstaff East

      Optional Experiences

      North Canyon Tour Helicopter Flight, Bell Aircraft (April 1 - October 31)

      Your tour takes you over the Kaibab National Forest and into the deepest portion of the Grand Canyon, through the Dragon Corridor, and continues to the North Rim, where you view the incredible geological differences between the North and South Rims. During your return to the South Rim, enjoy breathtaking views of temples, shrines and rock formations sculpted by time while flying above the widest portion of the mighty Colorado River. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 25-30 minutes.

      Adult Price: US$220.00

      Grand Kingdom EcoStar Helicopter Flight

      Fly the EC 130, the “newest and quietest” helicopters in the Grand Canyon with larger windows, and all seats facing forward. Embark on this 45-50 minute tour of the Eastern Grand Canyon that combines with the renowned beauty of The North Canyon tour. Enjoy spectacular views of the Painted Desert and Colorado River. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 40-50 minutes.

      Adult Price: US$310.00

      Grand Discovery South Rim Airplane Tour Fixed Wing Aircraft

      The original air tour of the Grand Canyon and the best value! Board an ultra-quiet small aircraft for a 40-45 minute Grand Discovery flight over the Grand Canyon. The Vistaliner airplanes feature oversize windows that make every seat the best seat and allows for post card quality pictures! This tour covers the most famous and beautiful parts of the Grand Canyon including the Eastern Zuni Corridor, the Confluence and the North Rim and returns through the Western Dragon Corridor. Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 40-50 minutes.

      Adult Price: US$160.00

      Native American Dance Performance with Dinner

      Listen to live music while enjoying traditional Native American food. The singer-songwriters tell stories about life in the wide-open space of the American Southwest and the beauty of nature while entertaining you with a variety of great music. Historic Native American dances performed by young Navajo dancers are certainly a highlight of the evening. They will not only dance, but inform you about the interesting culture of the Dine, aka The Navajo People. Approx. duration: 2.5 hours

      Adult Price: US$45.00

      3. Flagstaff – Monument Valley – Page

      This morning, sample the flavour of Flagstaff's pioneer beginnings at an Iconic Breakfast. After, explore Monument Valley on an all-terrain vehicle with your private Navajo guide. Marvel at the immense monolithic rock formations jutting hundreds of feet from the valley floor. Walk in the footsteps of John Wayne and other historic Southwest figures. Arrive in Page, home to stunning Lake Powell, where the evening is yours to relax.

      Meal(s)
      Iconic Breakfast
      Hotel
      Quality Inn Lake Powell

      4. Page – Zion National Park – Bryce Canyon

      Head toward Zion National Park. Explore the bottom of the main canyon where sheer colourful sandstone walls rise thousands of feet above the canyon floor. Continue onto Bryce Canyon National Park, where mesmerising, red sandstone awaits.

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

      Optional Experiences

      Ebenezer's Dinner and Show

      Enjoy an unforgettable evening of old fashioned western fun, music and great cowboy food in Bryce Canyon! This is a favorite among visitors of Bryce Canyon who come from all over the world. A fun experience to enhance your visit to Bryce Canyon! Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$38.00

      5. Bryce Canyon National Park – Salt Lake City

      Explore Bryce Canyon National Park with pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations called hoodoos, created by wind and water erosions. Head north to Salt Lake City where you'll stop at historic Temple Square, home to the six-spired Temple and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The evening is at leisure.

      Hotel
      Comfort Inn Downtown Salt Lake City

      Optional Experiences

      The Roof Restaurant

      Enjoy dinner at The Roof Restaurant- Utah’s premier gourmet buffet located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building where you can take in breathtaking views of Temple Square and Downtown Salt Lake City.

      Adult Price: US$56.00

      Garden Tour and The Roof Restaurant

      Visit the world-renowned gardens surrounding Temple Square, the 35-acre headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These gardens include 250 flower beds, more than 165,000 bedding plants and over 700 varieties of plants from all over the world. After, enjoy dinner at The Roof Restaurant- Utah’s premier gourmet buffet located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building where you can take in breathtaking views of Temple Square and Downtown Salt Lake City. Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$55.00

      6. Salt Lake City – Jackson (2 Nights)

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

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

      7. Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Free Time

      Later this morning, head north for magnificent Grand Teton National Park with stops at the Moran Lookout and along the scenic Jenny Lake Loop. In Jackson, you have free time to relax. This evening, perhaps partake in an optional cowboy cookout.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      *Snake River Float Trip Through Grand Teton National Park

      This gentle 10-mile float trip runs entirely within Grand Teton National Park, and covers the most scenic stretch of the Snake River in the Jackson Hole Valley. The Snake River is a lifeline to the park’s bison, elk, moose, beaver, pronghorn, deer, bear and 300 different species of birds, including osprey and eagles. Your experienced guide offers in-depth information on the geology of the Grand Tetons and the habitats of the animals you may see. Although we can’t guarantee multiple animal sightings, your chances of spotting wildlife on the Snake River – with its lush willows to feed on and deep-water pools for animals to swim in – are greater here than anywhere else in the park. Operates late May – mid Sep, subject to weather conditions. Approx. duration: 3 hours

      Adult Price: US$89.00

      Covered Wagon Cookout and Show

      Arriving at the Bar T-5, travel by horse drawn covered wagons, as you are swept away from the town of Jackson into beautiful Cache Creek Canyon. Keep your eyes open, you never know who you may encounter on the trail. As you pull into camp you can smell the sweet aroma of a Dutch oven dinner, to welcome your arrival. The dinner bell ringing only means one thing, dinner is ready! Enjoy this savory home cooked meal as much as you want until we reach the bottom of the pots. After dinner, the Bar T-5 Band takes the stage to entertain you with laughter and great hand clapping music. Complete your evening with a peaceful wagon ride out of the canyon, following the setting sun back into Jackson just as the old time cowboys did. Approx. duration: 3 hours

      Adult Price: US$55.00

      8. Jackson – Yellowstone National Park – 320 Guest Ranch

      Enjoy the Teton Range 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. See Fountain Paint Pots, Lower, Middle and Upper Geyser Basins and, of course, Old Faithful.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      320 Guest Ranch

      9. 320 Guest Ranch – Yellowstone National Park – Cody

      Explore more with a visit to Mammoth Hot Springs, located on a hill of travertine. See the dramatic Grand Canyon of Yellowstone with its turbulent river and twisted pink and yellow rock cliffs.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Buffalo Bill Village

      Optional Experiences

      Dan Miller Dinner and Show

      Authentic cowboy music at the nation’s premier western museum. Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue celebrates twelve seasons as the best musical entertainment in Buffalo Bill’s Cody Country! Drawing from his Nashville days, Dan and his Empty Saddles Band play musical styles ranging from cowboy and Americana to bluegrass and gospel. Approx. duration: 2 hours

      Adult Price: US$40.00

      10. Cody – Little Bighorn Battlefield – Sheridan

      Travel through Montana's stunning Big Sky Country. Stop at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, memorialising the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry. Continue on to Sheridan, situated in the Bighorn Mountains.

      Hotel
      Best Western Sheridan

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

      Head through high country to the beautiful Black Hills. Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial that honours the culture, traditions and living heritage of all North American Indians.

      Meal(s)
      Continental Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ramada Keystone

      12. Mount Rushmore and Keystone Free Time

      Visit magnificent Mount Rushmore, the largest statue-monument in the world. The faces of four American presidents are carved into the granite mountainside. The afternoon is free in Keystone.

      Optional Experiences

      Badlands National Park Excursion

      Badlands National Park in southwest South Dakota preserves 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles and spires blended with the largest protected mixed grass prairie in America. Without a doubt, a hidden gem in the national park system, the unique beauty of the Badlands landscape is like no other. Sightseers as well as scholarly scientists are attracted to the area for its astounding beauty and the opportunity to peek into an ancient world. And no trip to the Badlands would be complete without a stop at famous Wall Drug. An establishment which became known for offering free ice water to thirsty travelers in the 1930s is today one of the top roadside attractions in the country. Approx. duration: 4 hours

      Adult Price: US$41.00

      Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

      Join a park ranger at Mount Rushmore’s outdoor amphitheater for this moving patriotic program and sculpture lighting ceremony. The program begins with a short inspirational talk, focusing on the presidents, patriotism and the nation’s history, and is followed by a 20 minute film, “Freedom: America’s Lasting Legacy.” Watch in wonder as the evening culminates in the slow exposure of light to the monument until it is fully illuminated. Be sure to bundle up as the evenings can be cool. Operates seasonally, starting at 9 p.m. Approx. duration: 4 hours

      Adult Price: US$26.00

      13. Keystone – Depart Denver

      Bid farewell to your fellow travellers and take a complimentary transfer to Denver International Airport. For guests extending their stay, optional overnight accommodation will be available at the Best Western Plus Denver Airport.

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.costsavertour.com:80/en-sg/tours/spectacular-canyons-and-national-parks?tripcode=scnp 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 Charly's Pub & 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


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      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

        • City orientation tours

        • 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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