Example trip

U.S. National Park Explorer

Best for:

Outdoorsy types and adventurists

11 nights
$4,000
All year

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit six of the west coast’s most impressive national parks
  • Revel in the dazzling lights of Las Vegas
  • Enjoy golden hour among the red rocks of Arches National Park
  • Go hiking and biking in Lake Powell National Park
  • Overlook the Grand Canyon from a helicopter

Curated by Olie

“The USA has some of the most amazing landscapes in the world and the desert national parks offer some incredibly varied and unique scenery. Zion is a personal favourite - wading through the Virgin River in the Narrows is a must!”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Las Vegas

Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be met by a representative and privately escorted to your accommodation.

The rest of your day will be spent at leisure.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Helicopter Tour To The Grand Canyon

Today you’ll embark on a thrilling helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon. One of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Canyon measures 277 miles in length, up to 18 miles wide, and over a mile deep in parts, and is best experienced from the sky.

For those who’d prefer to keep their feet closer to ground level, there are plenty of lookouts around the canyon rim.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Las Vegas

Today will be spent at leisure.
Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities that suit your needs prior to departure.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Zion National Park

This morning you’ll pick up your hire car and set off for Zion, less than three hours drive.

Zion National Park is a beautiful setting and a perfect example of the power of Mother Nature.

Hike, bike, climb, or ride a horse across the sandstone trails, then retire to Zion Lodge.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Bryce Canyon National Park

Setting off from Zion, you’ll arrive at Bryce Canyon National Park in less than two hours.

Bryce Canyon is a huge natural amphitheatre full of Hoodoos – pillars of rock that have been formed by wind, ice, and water erosion. Explore on foot, following the Rim Trail hiking path and capture the perfect photograph at Sunset Point.

When the sun goes down, head to Ruby’s Inn, the ideal place to settle in for the night.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Arches National Park

This morning you’ll journey from Bryce to Arches, a trip of around 4-1/2 hours. After checking in, it’s time to explore.

The park boasts the world’s greatest concentration of sandstone arches, and the red rocks glow at sunset, making golden hour the perfect time for photo ops.

Take the 40-mile scenic across a vast landscape and return to the resort for bonfires, live music, and farm-to-table dining.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Arches National Park

Spend today at leisure.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Sorrel River Ranch - Lake Powell National Park

Spend the next few days discovering the surroundings on foot and in your rental vehicle from stunning Amangiri. Amangiri is at the heart of the Grand Circle and within easy reach of some of the continent’s most magnificent protected areas, including the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park and Monument Valley.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Lake Powell National Park

Continue to explore Lake Powell National Park on foot or in your hire car. Go hiking, biking or horse riding, and take advantage of the watersports on offer such as boating, fishing, kayaking, stand-up paddling. We recommend starting your day with an early-morning hot air balloon flight.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
Lake Powell National Park

Continue to explore Lake Powell National Park.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Departure

Today you will drop off your hire car before taking your onward flight home.

From: $4,000 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing