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The Best of America’s National Parks

Discover breathtaking National Parks on a 22 day journey from Calgary to Las Vegas. Explore Monument Valley, Yellowstone National Park & the Grand Canyon.

22 Day
From (AUD)
$ 10,995
  • 2018 Calgary > Las Vegas

    American dream

    It’s quite possible that everyone who has ever dreamed of travelling to North America has imagined being in one of the spectacular locations on this itinerary.

    Whether it’s riding in a jeep through the gigantic rock structures in Monument Valley, featured in so many classic westerns, or standing at the top of the cliff at Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump, there are so many iconic locations to discover. Walk among dinosaur bones, marvel at the spectacular volcanic pigments of Yellowstone National Park, view the inimitable Grand Canyon, one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders or try your luck in Las Vegas. When you eventually do return back to Earth from this dream journey, it will be with a lingering sense of wonder.

    Tour Code:

    NPUS

    Duration:

    22 Days

    Departure City:

    Calgary

    Return City:

    Las Vegas

  • 22 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Calgary

      Your national park adventure begins with a two night stay at the Fairmont Palliser. Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Dinosaur Provincial Park
      Enrich

      Discover one of the world’s richest dinosaur fossil fields as a palaeontologist gives you a behind-the-scenes tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 3 - Calgary > Waterton Lakes National Park

      Journey to the World Heritage-listed Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo-Jump, the site of one of the most primitive yet sophisticated hunting techniques ever devised.

      Enrich

      Engage in the traditional culture with a friendly Blackfoot welcome and exclusive First Nation story telling.

      For the next two nights stay at The Bayshore Inn.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Waterton Lakes National Park

      Keep a look out for black bears, grizzly bears and other wildlife as you venture out to Red Rock Canyon. Cruise through International Peace Park on the Canadian and American border.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Waterton Lakes National Park > Glacier National Park

      Enter Glacier National Park, a World Heritage-listed Site. Stay at Grouse Mountain Lodge or similar for two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Glacier National Park

      Glacier National Park is home to glacial carved valleys, grizzly bears and golden eagles. Keep an eye out for these from your 1930s vintage red bus as you journey along ‘Going-to-the-Sun Road’.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 7 - Glacier National Park > Helena

      Delight in the gold rush history of Helena. Overnight, stay at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel.Enjoy dinner this evening at a local restaurant.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Helena > Yellowstone National Park

      Be awed by Old Faithful, the meticulous geyser that erupts into a spectacular water feature. Enjoy a two night stay at Old Faithful Inn or similar.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Yellowstone National Park

      Yellowstone is the world’s first national park and one of the most wondrous places on Earth. Discover this unique environment on a guided tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 10 - Grand Teton National Park > Jackson

      Grand Teton National Park hasn’t changed much since prehistoric times. Jackson, the southern entrance to the park, is home to the Lodge at Jackson Hole or similar, where you’ll stay for two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Jackson
      Freechoice

      Today, be as active or relaxed as you like.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 12 - Jackson > Park City

      Relax in the alpine splendour of your overnight Special Stay at the Waldorf Astoria.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Park City > Moab

      Arches National Park is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, and for the next two nights you’ll stay at the Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn or similar.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Moab > Canyonlands National Park

      Visit the amazing Canyonlands National Park.

      Freechoice

      This afternoon, choose from a selection of inspiring activities in Moab.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 15 - Monument Valley > Lake Powell
      Enrich

      The colossal natural monuments of Monument Valley are among the most photographed features on Earth and best explored by jeep.

      Stay at Lake Powell Resort in a marina view room.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Lake Powell > Bryce Canyon
      Enrich

      Cruise on Lake Powell to experience the area’s geological wonder.

      Continue to the Grand Hotel for your two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Bryce Canyon

      Explore Bryce Canyon and learn about the forces that create the incredible rock formations known as ‘hoodoos’.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 18 - Bryce Canyon > Grand Canyon

      Carved over millions of years by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon stretches 446 kilometres long and 29 kilometres wide. For the next two nights, stay at Yavapai East or similar.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 19 - Grand Canyon
      Enrich

      As you stand before the Grand Canyon, it’s difficult to fathom its sheer enormity. Tonight, you’ll get to view this spectacular phenomenon dining on the rim.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 20 - Grand Canyon > Las Vegas

      Cross the desert to the oasis of Las Vegas. You’ll end your journey on a truly luxurious note with a two night Special Stay at the Bellagio, in a fountain view room.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 21 - Las Vegas

      Explore the sights at your leisure, then enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.

      Enrich

      Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’ is an aquatic masterpiece of surrealism and theatrical romance.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 22 - Las Vegas

      Sadly, the party must come to an end but the memories will endure. Transfer to Las Vegas Airport for your onward journey.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • 6 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of 7 Freechoice activities and dining
    • 2 memorable Special Stays
    • 34 meals - 21 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 12 dinners