Parks and Canyons Spectacular

Offer

Price per person
from £3,609

Price based on
London Heathrow
28th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book a USA tour before 28 February and you can upgrade your inbound flight to premium economy for just £69 per person when you fly with Virgin Atlantic and British Airways. Offer subject to availability. When booking, click 'view alternative flights' if the first option returned is not a BA or Virgin flight.

More details
  • 16 days

  • Western USA

  • On the go pace

  • Platinum escorted tour

An Old West adventure of gold-rush towns and Native American heritage, with journeys along mighty canyons and through rich national parks. Experience the beauty of Yellowstone, the awesome scale of the Grand Canyon and the stillness of Little Bighorn Battlefield.

At a glance


  • Mount Rushmore See the massive sculptured memorial to America's greatest presidents.
  • Tatanka 'The story of the Bison' Journey through an authentic Lakota Encampment with Native American interpreters.
  • Little Bighorn Explore the battlefield location of ‘Custer’s Last Stand’.
  • Old Faithful Geyser Stand way back for this cone-shaped geothermal spectacular.
  • Grand Canyon See this epic natural spectacle in all its glory.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Customer Reviews

Tour Guide spent too much time talking about himself, and...

5th July 2017
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Tour Guide spent too much time talking about himself, and not enough about where we were going or what we were going to experience

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14th June 2017
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Overview

An Old West adventure of gold-rush towns and Native American heritage, with journeys along mighty canyons and through rich national parks. Experience the beauty of Yellowstone, the awesome scale of the Grand Canyon and the stillness of Little Bighorn Battlefield.

Total meals included:

  • 14 breakfasts, 7 dinners

UK - Denver

Day
1

Fly to Denver where you will transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Your tour starts today.

No meals included

Denver - Rapid City

Day
2

Join your Tour Director and travelling companions for a Welcome Drink. Journey through the grand scenery of Colorado and Wyoming past the pine-wooded Black Hills to Rapid City in South Dakota. Get to know your travelling companions and tour director this evening with a welcome drink.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Rapid City

Day
3

After an orientation tour of Rapid City, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built in honour of the fearless Sioux Indian chief whose fame is derived from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Afterward, explore Mount Rushmore National Memorial, which features the monumental likenesses of four U.S. presidents—Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt—carved on the face of a mountain. Maybe stroll along the Presidential Trail for more intimate views, or visit the Information Centre.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Rapid City - Deadwood - Sheridan

Day
4

This morning, enjoy a drive through Black Hills National Forest and experience the area’s colourful history on a guided tour of Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town, and hear stories of legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Afterward, visit Tatanka to learn “The Story of the Bison” and experience the richness of the Lakota people, a Plains Indian buffalo culture. Continue through the Black Hills to the cattle town of Sheridan at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains>

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sheridan - Little Bighorn Battlefield - Cody

Day
5

Journey this morning into southern Montana to visit Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, the site commemorating one of America’s most famous battles. Tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated by approximately 7,000 Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors, and visit the museum. Afterward, continue your scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, arriving in Cody with time for an optional raft trip on the Shoshone River.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cody - Yellowstone National Park

Day
6

This morning, visit the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West, a fine museum of historic weapons and Western art. Then, continue through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park, where wild animals roam freely in vast meadows and forests. Enjoy several photo stops on the way to your hotel, including world-famous Old Faithful Geyser.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Yellowstone

Day
7

Spend the day exploring Yellowstone. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Fountain Paint Pot to see the bubbling mud. Continue on to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon and the spectacular Lower Falls—almost twice as high as Niagara Falls! Next, stop Mammoth Hot Springs and take a short trail walk among the steaming limestone terraces.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson

Day
8

Journey south this morning into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park. Visit beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake at the foot of the rugged spires for a delightful walk along the shore. Enjoy a freshly made Huckleberry shake while admiring the beautiful surroundings. Then continue to the all-Western town of Jackson. This evening, travel by horse-drawn covered wagons into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner at the Bar T-5 Chuckwagon Cookout and Wild West show. Feast on slow-cooked chicken made in traditional Dutch ovens, along with other local specialties.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jackson

Day
9

Full day at leisure to enjoy this spectacular playground. Perhaps choose an optional raft trip along the Snake River or stroll along the downtown boardwalks and enjoy a drink at one of the swing-door saloons.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jackson - Salt Lake City

Day
10

Today’s journey continues alongside some of Wyoming’s most beautiful mountain ranges into Utah, home to five national parks. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Brigham Young in 1847. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the capital city and its historic monuments before arriving at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Salt Lake City - Bryce Canyon National Park

Day
11

Today, travel through sagebrush landscape to Bryce Canyon National Park, a national park with a beauty all its own. Take a leisurely drive with photo stops to capture the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called “hoodoos.” The rest of the day is at your leisure, and your overnight is at the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park - Lake Powell

Day
12

Travel to Zion National Park with its dramatic landscape of sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. Your sightseeing tour gives you the chance to experience the park up close and personal. Then, continue into Arizona and the town of Page, nestled on the shores of Lake Powell.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lake Powell - Painted Desert - Grand Canyon National Park

Day
13

This morning, you may wish to join our optional flight over Monument Valley for a bird’s-eye view of the red-sandstone monoliths, made famous by many Western movies and TV shows. Afterward, cross the Painted Desert with its ever-changing colours, and catch your first glimpse of the world-famous Grand Canyon National Park, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Afternoon arrival allows free time to explore the canyon rim on your own. Be sure to take an evening stroll to savor the magnificent sunset.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Grand Canyon National Park - Las Vegas

Day
14

For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, take our optional flightseeing tour over the Grand Canyon. Then, travel on part of legendary Route 66 to Las Vegas, one of America’s most famous cities. Enjoy a sightseeing tour while en route to your resort hotel, located in the heart of the “Strip” for easy access to all the mega-casinos and amusement parks. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Las Vegas - UK

Day
15

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Las Vegas.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
16

No meals included

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

This holiday visits National Parks and other remote locations where facilities may not be up to the first-class standard expected from a Globus tour. Some lodges within the parks do not have air-conditioning, T.Vs and other amenities expected from most Globus hotels.

Day 6 -The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favourable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavourable, the routing may be adjusted accordingly.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Denver: Sheraton Denver Downtown
  • Rapid City: Rushmore Hotel
  • Sheridan: Best Western Sheridan Centre
  • Cody: Holiday Inn at the Buffalo Bill Village
  • Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone NP Lodges
  • Jackson: Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa
  • Salt Lake City: Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown
  • Bryce Canyon: Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon
  • Lake Powell: Lake Powell Resort
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Grand Canyon NP Lodges
  • Las Vegas: Treasure Island

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