Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon holiday

Our only 8 day trip, visiting and hiking round some of the USA’s national park greats, in a small group holiday starting and ending in Las Vegas.
Grand Canyon NP Bryce canyon NP Glen Canyon Zion National Park Monument Valley Route 66 Las Vegas
£2999To£3299excluding flights
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Optional single supplement from £995 - £1095.
Minimum age 16.
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Description of Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon holiday

This week long holiday takes in some of the USAs greatest landscapes: Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion National Parks being the top three, but also Monument Valley. This is a colossal circuit really, travelling in a small group, using private transport and staying in hotels along the way.

Starting and ending in Las Vegas, the first stop is Zion National Park, where we will spend a couple of days taking time to really explore. Far from a coach tour, our holidays are about getting out of the car and into the landscape with myriad trails to choose from at all the great places we visit. In Zion, for example, one of the must do’s is Angels Landing Trail which certainly gives the most heavenly views.

Next stop is Bryce Canyon National Park, less well known internationally but one of those places you will hardly believe until you see it. The difference in height between the dusty depths of the canyon floor and the extraordinary plateau is 2438m, creating a natural amphitheatre of stunningly beautiful sandstone spires. Sunset here is a highlight for many on this holiday.

Another natural highlight but also one for important cultural heritage is Monument Valley. Not actually a national park, but a Navajo reservation and officially called a Navajo Tribal Park, enjoy a 4X4 backroads tour among the red sandstone monoliths are on sacred land, and our excellent local guide will share stories and history on this precious place.

Last but not least is Grand Canyon National Park, where a choice of hiking trails enables us to escape the tourist crowds and explore this wonder of a wilderness in a more profound way. And it certainly is profound, the canyon being 1.6km deep and 29km wide. Your trip finishes with another biggie, not a natural one this time but an iconic one, following Route 66 back to Las Vegas.


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£2999To£3299excluding flights
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Optional single supplement from £995 - £1095.
Minimum age 16.
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Small group tours:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modeled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, travelling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week holiday, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.
Our top tip:
This trip also runs in winter. Snow-capped canyons, free of people. Winter wonderland.
Trip type:
Small group, max. 12 people. Min.age 18.
Activity level:
Easy to moderate according to group levels.
3 * hotels.
Solos welcome. Surcharge for own room.
Meals are not included. Budget at least $50/day.
We cater for both vegetarians and vegans.

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.


We are committed to offering low impact tours that benefit both the places and communities we visit as well as our travellers. It is important for us all to be aware of the delicate balance that exists in the variety of natural wonders you will visit. National Parks and monuments, archaeological sites and other sensitive areas should and must be treated with respect.

We have created a 'Travellers' Code of Conduct' to help prepare and inform our groups of the various positive or negative effects they could have on a destination. The code includes tips on everything from handling wildlife encounters to how you can help to conserve precious natural resources. Our tour leaders will explain this code of conduct during the first night’s orientation talk and encourage you to follow it throughout the tour.

This code includes following the ‘Leave No Trace’ ethic, this is an international campaign that is designed to help us minimise the impact on the National Parks and other wilderness areas that we visit. Some key guidelines we follow include keeping to existing trails, staying in official campgrounds and disposing of all waste responsibly and recycling whatever we can.


We are proud supporters of Bay Area Wilderness Training a charity based in Oakland California which works to connect disadvantaged children in the local urban area with the great outdoors. Their work helps to provide these young people with life changing experiences which they can apply to everyday life. Everyone booking with us has the option to donate £1/$1/€1 to support this well-deserved charity and we will match this donation.

Whenever possible, we use local accommodation and activity providers. We also shop locally for groceries, eat in small family-run restaurants and visit local shops whenever possible. This all brings economic benefit to the local communities that we visit.

It is also important that we help to protect the fragile desert environment. The desert’s natural way to avoid sand erosion is by creating cryptobiotic soil which creates a living crust on the desert floor. This special soil helps the desert to protect itself from wind and rain erosion and promotes plant growth. All our tour leaders encourage our travellers to stick to the path to avoid damaging this special soil which can be hard to see.

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