382 E 650 S Circle
Cedar City, UT 84720
Day 1: Arrive in Las Vegas and depart for Zion National Park. Depending on time, explore the park before returning to lodging for the night in Springdale, UT
Day 2: Here is a list of options for exploring Zion. Angels Landing, Canyon Overlook, Hidden Canyon, Emerald Pools, The Narrows (Full Day into the canyon!), East Canyon Overlook, possibly Subway. Lodging in Springdale, UT
Day 3: Experience more of Zion National Park with more hikes within the canyon and also visits to Kolob Fingers and hikes to Red Cliffs, Kannaraville Falls, and other slot canyons in the area. Also a visit to Kolob Terrace overlooking Zion Canyon. We could hike up into the Subway from the bottom (3 Miles) if you are not interested in the full 9 mile hike. You visit the best part without most of the work. Return to Springdale for one more night.
Day 4: Depart Zion and travel toward Page, AZ. On the way to Page, we will take a trip into Vermillion Cliff/Grand Staircase area for some hiking/sightseeing. If permits can be obtained, we will hike into “The Wave” or “South Coyote Buttes”. We can also visit White Pockets, Wire Pass, and other areas in the Grand Staircase area that are geologically unique, beautiful, and remote (Not visited very often). After a full day of exploring the area, we continue to Page for the night.
Day 5: Kayaking. Full day tour of Lake Powell. We will visit slot canyons and other remote areas on the lake before this day is done. Lodging in Page, AZ
Day 6: Secret Canyon Tour. We will take this tour in the morning along with the added 4th canyon tour that is available. You will experience the beauty of Antelope Canyon with a small private tour of these two slot canyons along with a hummer ride! Afterwards we will depart south toward the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. We will hit the favorite viewpoints on the way in. For those interested, we can spend the afternoon/evening hiking down into the canyon on Bright Angel Trail or Kiabab Trail. Also a visit to Hermits Rest is in order. Lodging for the night at Grand Canyon.
An alternative here is that you could take a mule ride into the canyon and lodge at Phantom Ranch for the night in their cabins. They provide a wonderful dinner and breakfast along with comfortable lodging. This is a great way to see the canyon from top to bottom without hiking the whole thing.
Day 7: After further exploring the canyon and a sunrise walk along the Rim (Very beautiful and offers a great experience for all. You will overlook the Bright Angel Trail and look down into the canyon to the bridge crossing the Colorado River at Phantom Ranch. Usually you can see the mule trains preparing for their early departure up the canyon and hikers departing from Phantom Ranch. We will then depart for Sedona. Along the way we will take the scenic route into Flagstaff through the San Francisco Peaks. We will pass very near to Humphrey’s Peak, the highest in the range. Visits will be made to Wupatki National Monument and Sunset Crater National Monument. These are both near or in the Painted desert and worth the visit. Afterwards, we will descend into Sedona through Oak Creek Canyon. Lodging for the night in Sedona.
Day 8: Touring Sedona and the area around it. Oak Creek Canyon, Slide Rock, The Vortex, Chapel of the Holy Cross, and other areas. A historic tour of Sedona is also a great way to spend the afternoon. A visit to the arts village and other areas are a great way to round out the day. Lodging in Sedona.
Day 9: Today we will explore the Mogollon Rim. This area has many hikes and walks through scenic and historic areas. Anazazi/Ancesteral Pueblo ruins and petroglyphs are all accessible and scattered throughout the area. We can also visit some of the less famous canyons that area scattered throughout the area. If you are interested, we can provide you with a jeep tour or ATV ride through the area. Lodging in Sedona.
Day 10: Free Day.
Day 11: Free Day. Depart late afternoon for the 5 hour drive to Las Vegas. (If you want an alternative, you could fly out of Phoenix, AZ. It is a 2-3 hour drive from Sedona.) Lodging in Las Vegas
Day 12: Vegas! Return flight home.