CANYON XMAS VEGAS NEW YEAR
9 days from
- Trek Code:
- USA West
- Age Range:
- > Visit the iconic Monument Valley and Grand Canyon
- > Stay at an authentic Western ranch
- > Celebrate New Year in style in Las Vegas
Wake up to Christmas at the Grand Canyon and go to sleep (or not) on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas! Mix this with hiking in the National Parks; mountain biking; exploring old western ghost towns; and horseback riding in cowboy country. This is the ideal opportunity for the FUN active traveller to celebrate the holidays and experience the incomparable canyonlands of Arizona, Utah and Nevada.
- Christmas Day Grand Canyon sunset
- Western horseback riding
- Drive on the original Route 66
- Limousine tour in Las Vegas
- New Year's Eve in Las Vegas
- Overnight Western Ranch stay including meal
- National Parks - Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Arches & Zion
- Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
- Private transportation with free Wi-Fi
- All accommodation - 7 hotel & 1 western ranch nights.
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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.
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
- > Navajo guided 4x4 tour of Monument Valley US$45-$55
- > Mountain biking in Moab US$45-$110
- > Grand Canyon IMAX theater US$15
- > Las Vegas clubs & casino shows US$10+
- > Las Vegas rollercoasters US$4-$30
- > Extreme off-road hummer tour US$79-$91
As this tour departs at 0730 we recommend that you book pre-tour accommodation. Please request hotel details at the time of booking.
Day 1-2: Las Vegas & Grand Canyon 24/25 Dec
Leaving the bright lights of Las Vegas behind we drive along a section of the original Route 66 to the town of Seligman which has stood still in time since the 1950s when Route 66 was the main road in America. We continue onto the Grand Canyon National Park where we spend two days and nights exploring the vastness of this great natural wonder. Christmas at the Grand Canyon is a fairy-tale setting for the holiday celebrations. From the ornately decorated, 20-foot-tall Christmas tree rising above the mezzanine level at El Tovar Hotel lobby, to the roaring fire in the great fireplace at Bright Angel Lodge, the Grand Canyon provides the perfect backdrop for holiday cheer. With cool daytime temperatures, the winter season really is one of the best times to visit this desert phenomenon. Hike into the canyon itself or enjoy a "bird's eye view" of one of the World's 7 Natural Wonders from an optional scenic helicopter flight - all without the summer crowds.
Accommodation: Hotel included
Day 3: Monument Valley 26 Dec
On to Monument Valley, where you can take an optional guided 4x4 tour with Native American guides, then experience a beautiful sunset. Always a highlight, Monument Valley combines breathtaking scenery with a unique cultural experience, as it is the homeland of the Navajo, the largest tribe of Native Americans in the United States.
Accommodation: Hotel included
Day 4-5: Moab & Arches National Park 27/28 Dec
The famous trails in Arches National Park are an open invitation to hike amidst amazing sandstone formations. Also available are the incredible off-road 'Hummer tours' that climb high into the hills offering spectacular views of the La Sal mountain range and valley below.
Accommodation: Hotel included
Day 6: Western Ranch 29 Dec
Our high country western ranch provides a taste of the real cowboy life with a ranch house stay and home-cooked meals all included. Ride the range on horseback and try your hand at roping. Yee-haw!
Accommodation: Western ranch included & evening meal
Day 7: Zion National Park 30 Dec
On to magnificent Zion National Park and a chance to hike surrounded by natural beauty before returning to civilization. Try the short walk to 'Emerald Pools' or the climb to 'Angels Landing' for a towering view of the impressive canyon.
Accommodation: Hotel included & ranch breakfast
Day 8-9: Las Vegas 31 Dec - 01 Jan
Returning to the "Sin City", the neon lights and casinos of Las Vegas await our arrival to enjoy the New Year! And nobody does it like Vegas! If you're looking for the one New Year's Eve party you'll remember for the rest of your life, look no further. The Strip fills with revellers; fireworks explode over the massive hotels; the casinos and nightclubs are packed; the showrooms are filled with A-list entertainers and Vegas is more gloriously alive than you've ever imagined it could be! New Year's Eve in Las Vegas is truly a world-class celebration. On New Year's Day we've added a Vegas limousine ride so you can continue the party.
Accommodation: Hotel included
This tour ends at our gateway hotel at approximately 17:00 hrs on New Year's Day. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00 hrs.
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For groups of 8 or more, we can offer a totally private departure just for you and your group. We can offer you a date of your choice on any of our published itineraries enabling friends, families or organizations to enjoy our classic "Trek" style of travel. Tours will generally run as per our standard itinerary shown here, small changes can be considered. (Choice of date is subject to any seasonal or operational restrictions). So contact us today and start planning your own adventure.
We've offer a whole range of travel extras with everything from city sightseeing, additional hotel nights, insurance and more so you can organise everything you'll need for your trip in one easy place.
Tours begin and end at designated hotels in the departure and arrival cities, starting at 7.30am (check your tour voucher for exact details) and finishing at around 5pm, so it's a great idea to book a room for the night before and after your tour. You can book hotels either online when you book your tour or by call our sales team.
LAS VEGAS - ALEXIS PARK RESORT HOTEL
An all-suite hotel features 3 outdoor pools and gym. All rooms have flat screen TV, mini bar and refrigerator.
Twin share: per person per night Matched with another traveller of the same sex. Full room: per room per night Single or double room for travellers on the same booking.
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We have preferred contracts with many international carriers and have secured some of the most competitive prices in the industry. We are also ATOL protected and IATA licensed.
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Before you join your tour you must be covered by adequate travel insurance.
TrekAmerica can offer you comprehensive travel insurance which is completely tailored for your trip and is specially designed to include all the activities listed we do.
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If you're spending extra nights in our gateway cities before or after your trip, then make the most of your time by pre-booking a unique city sightseeing tours or experience before you go.
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