Trek Code: XLV Destination: USA West Departs: May-Oct Accommodation: Camping Age Range: 18+

Tour Overview

If you’ve got a taste for the USA but time is in short supply then our Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon Mini Adventure is just the ticket. Cowboys, canyons and Indians need we say more? Experience an authentic cowboy BBQ and bunkhouse accommodation before a night with the Navajo people deep in the heart of Monument Valley, then top it all off with the grandest canyon on earth!

Included Highlights

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Overnight Cowboy Camp stay

Navajo 4×4 tour and overnight in Monument Valley

Visit Cameron Trading Post

Grand Canyon National Park

Experience Historic Route 66

Photo stop at the Hoover Dam

3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners

Plus you get…

Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader

Private transportation with free Wi-Fi

All accommodation – 1 camping, 1 bunkhouse & 1 hogan night

All camping equipment (except sleeping bag)

Flexible Itinerary

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops, highlights, and included experiences, but with lots of optional activities to choose from, stops at some of your leaders favourite places and occasional changes in local conditions no two Trek trips are ever the same so come ready for a unique adventure.

Optional Activities (paid locally)

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There are loads of exciting optional activities for you to choose from during your trip giving you the flexibility to do the things you want to and leave out the things you don’t. Below are the main optional activities for this trip, these can be arranged once you are on tour via your Tour Leader and are paid for locally.

> Grand Canyon helicopter flight US$244-$274

> Grand Canyon IMAX theater US$15

> Outlet shopping malls US$Your credit limit!

> Swimming at Lake Powell US$FREE

> Western horseback riding at cowboy camp US$65

Tour Itinerary

As this tour departs at 0730 we recommend that you book pre-tour accommodation. Please request hotel details at the time of booking.

Day 1: Las Vegas & Cowboy Camp

Leaving Las Vegas we’ll pass through colourful Colorado City and the Grand Staircase / Escalante National Monument en-route to Lake Powell for a ‘must do’ swim and fantastic photo op. Then tuck into an authentic Western BBQ and tales around the campfire at the rugged Paria Canyon Ranch.

Accommodation: Bunkhouse included | Meals: Lunch & dinner included

Day 2: Cowboy Camp & Monument Valley

Saddle up for an optional horseback ride before heading out to Monument Valley. Along the way we’ll stop off for a short hike to Horseshoe Bend and a quick visit to the Indian market, before jumping on our guided 4×4 tour deep into the valley for an overnight experience with the Navajo in one of their traditional mud-hut Hogans.

Accommodation: Hogan stay included | Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 3: Monument Valley & Grand Canyon National Park

Passing through the Painted Desert we’ll make our way to the Cameron Trading Post sat on top of the Little Colorado River Gorge. Stopping off at various view points along the way, you’ll have plenty more photo opportunities to catch the sun setting over one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World.

Accommodation: Camping included | Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 4: Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas

Catch a bird’s eye view on an optional scenic helicopter flight before making our way back to Las Vegas via the famous Route 66 and Hoover Dam. Tour The Strip and outlet malls for some last memories and mementos of your south-western adventure.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch included

This trip normally concludes late in the afternoon of day 4. In order to make sure you catch your flight, we suggest you book an extra post tour hotel night in Las Vegas and enjoy your last night out on the town.

This tour is run with our trusted sister company and is open to travellers of all ages.

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