Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
Arrive Las Vegas, Nevada
Arrive in Las Vegas and meet your private driver-guide who transfers you to your accommodations, located just minutes outside of Zion National Park.
Zion National Park | The Three Patriarchs and Beyond
Situated in the southwest corner of Utah, Zion National Park is a natural preserve with spectacular and diverse geological features, including mountains, canyons, buttes, mesas, monoliths, rivers and natural arches, all of which make for an irresistible destination for explorers of all stripes. Experience this amazing place on a privately guided tour through the park, hiking to incredible lookout points and interpreting the flora, fauna, geology and history of the park with your expert’s help. Take in Zion's spectacular rock formations including the Three Patriarchs, Cathedral Mountain and Checkerboard Mesa. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Bryce Canyon National Park | Riding with Cowboys
Depart Zion and transfer to Bryce Canyon National Park, home to some of the southwest United States’ greatest geological treasures. The canyon itself is a scenic wonderland of orange, rose and tan sandstone outcroppings, including the dazzling Bryce Amphitheater, which features a forest of rock pinnacles called hoodoos that have been intricately carved by countless centuries of wind and rain. Begin your exploration with a shared trail ride on horseback, accompanied by local cowboys well-versed in the park’s extraordinary history and geology. Once you reach the canyon floor, make a loop and travel back up to the rim, winding through numerous rock formations along the way.
Capitol Reef National Park | Domes of Sandstone
Depart your hotel and drive to Moab, where you explore Capitol Reef National Park on a scenic hike. Set in the south-central desert, the park surrounds a long wrinkle in the earth called Waterpocket Fold, with layers of golden sandstone, canyons and amazing rock formations. Take in the great white domes of Navajo sandstone that characterize the park along with a natural bridge high above the Fremont River. Check into your hotel this afternoon.
Arches & Canyonlands National Parks | Stunning Rock Formations
Explore two parks in one day as an experienced and knowledgeable guide shows you areas of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks seldom seen by other visitors. Arches features the greatest concentration of natural stone arches in the world, offering spectacular displays of the natural forces of erosion at work. Hit the trails with your guide to discover unusual geologic formations, such as the 60-foot-tall, freestanding Delicate Arch; the Marching Men, seven towers lined in a row in the Klondike Bluffs area; and the Eye of The Whale, a fin-style natural arch that’s weathered into Entrada sandstone. Learn how these otherworldly rock formations came to be, as well as about the people who inhabited this area over 1,000 years ago, and witness the natural marvels hidden from the roads when you leave the trails to explore via 4x4 vehicle.
Colorado River | Adventure on the Water
This morning, join your river guide for a private float trip down one of the most recognizable and iconic stretches of the Colorado River. Cut through majestic Cataract Canyon at the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers. Here, bolstered by the Green River, the Colorado River doubles its force, carving a deep 100-mile-long chasm through the heart of Canyonlands National Park. Take in the incredible views while lazily drifting along the upper river, observing unique onshore flora and fauna en route. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure.
Salt Lake City | The Small-Town Big City
Enjoy your morning at leisure, and then transfer to Salt Lake City and check into your hotel. Bordered by sparkling, buoyant Great Salt Lake and the imposing, snow-capped Wasatch Range, the populous capital of Utah still manages to exude a small-town feel. Spend the afternoon soaking up this inviting city’s ambience and exploring the nearby restaurants and shops.
Depart Salt Lake City
Drive to the Salt Lake City Airport and depart on flight home.