Tour: AM - 2013 (AM) - 2013 / 2014

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Itinerary

DAY 1Arrive in Las Vegas

Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas! At 6:30 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Stay on the famed Las Vegas strip 
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DAY 2Las Vegas–Grand Canyon National Park

Leave the bright neon lights of Las Vegas behind and cross the old Mojave gold-strike country, passing through Williams on historic Route 66 and the Kaibab National Forest to arrive in the GRAND CANYON. Marvel at one of the Natural Wonders of the World as you experience the dramatic views. There’s time to wander along the Canyon rim, join a ranger-led program, or perhaps just savor the sunset. (Breakfast, Dinner)

SPECIAL FEATURE:Your hotel is located near the rim of the Grand Canyon, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra when traveling with Globus.

The famous Route 66 Route 66 originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, before ending at Los Angeles, covering a total of 2,448 miles One of the original U.S. highways, Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926 
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DAY 3Grand Canyon National Park–Lake Powell

For a once-in-a lifetime experience, take our optional flightseeing excursion over the heart of the Grand Canyon with incomparable views of flame-colored walls plunging 4,800 feet into the Colorado River. Later this morning we travel north to the shining shores of Lake Powell. Upon arrival, enjoy a leisurely boat CRUISE and the opportunity to photograph the fascinating scenes created by the sharply eroded canyon walls. Your resort features sweeping views over the lake. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Gorgeous Lake Powell in Utah Lake Powell, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona 
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DAY 4Lake Powell

Today is yours to explore on your own and to enjoy all the amenities of your resort. Maybe join the optional float trip excursion on the Colorado River through Glen Canyon, winding through towering red walls of the canyon. The photo opportunities are unique. Or, perhaps take a flightseeing trip over Lake Powell, including famous Rainbow Bridge and Glen Canyon Dam! As the balance of the day is free, sit back and relax in this magnificent setting, or pursue your favorite activities and interests. (Breakfast)

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DAY 5Lake Powell–Monument Valley

This morning, continue into Navajo country to secluded Goulding’s Lodge in the heart of Monument Valley. Upon arrival, take a dip in the pool and admire the Western sky above or perhaps explore the Goulding’s Museum and Trading Post, home to a wonderful collection of movie memorabilia and Indian artifacts. Tonight, enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite NAVAJO COOKOUT. (Breakfast, Dinner)

SPECIAL FEATURE:Your overnight lodging is located in the heart of Monument Valley, a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a special feature of your Globus vacation.

Monument Valley in southern Utah Monument Valley from the valley floor 
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DAY 6Monument Valley–Moab

In the cool hours of morning, set out with a Navajo guide in a comfortable Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite 4-WHEEL DRIVE vehicle to explore Monument Valley. Have your cameras ready for some incredible shots. Later this morning we continue further north to the resort town of Moab for a relaxing 2-night stay at Red Cliffs Lodge on the Colorado River. Enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite WINE TASTING at the resort’s winery followed by dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner)

SPECIAL FEATURE:Your hotel in Moab is the Red Cliffs Lodge. Offering guests a ranch-like experience amid luxurious Western charm, Red Cliffs Lodge sits high on the banks of the Colorado River surrounded by cliffs and situated where Western favorites such as Wagon Master and Rio Grande were filmed.

Enjoy the resort town of Moab, Utah Deadhorse Point in Moab Fisher Towers in Moab See the amazing rock formations in Moab 
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DAY 7Moab

This morning we visit ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, home to more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch and many other unusual rock formations. Next, on to magnificent CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK and DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK. The reminder of the day is yours to relax at your resort. Perhaps enjoy a relaxing massage, a game of tennis, or a hike along one of the many trails. (Breakfast)

Arches National Park in Utah 
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DAY 8Moab–Bryce Canyon National Park

A day of rich contrasts leads you to BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. The slow erosion of ages has created fantastically sculptured rock formations resembling castle towers and cathedral spires. The natural amphitheaters and canyons glow with different lights throughout the day. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Bryce Canyon National Park 
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DAY 9Bryce Canyon National Park–Zion National Park

After a leisurely morning, descend into half-mile-deep ZION NATIONAL PARK. “Zion” means a place of peace and refuge. Enjoy the colorful sandstone walls that rise thousands of feet above the lush greenery of the canyon floor. (Breakfast)

Zion National Park located near Springdale, Utah 
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DAY 10Zion National Park–Las Vegas

Head for the excitement of Las Vegas, where you’ll stay at Treasure Island in the heart of the Strip. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Director. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 11Las Vegas

Bid farewell to your new friends as you transfer after breakfast to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport for your flight home. (Breakfast)

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