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Destination: The U.S. Southwest Parks

Southwest National Parks

Journey with us into the awe-inspiring realm of the American Southwest, unveiling the mesmerizing geological marvels tucked within our treasured national parks. Traverse the timeless landscapes of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion, where the intricate dance of uplift and erosion has etched an extraordinary tapestry across the Southwest plateau. Delve into a world where hoodoos, slot canyons, arches, buttes, and mesas stretch across the horizon in a breathtaking display of nature's artistry.


– Connect with nature. Immerse yourself in the otherworldly surroundings of the Southwest's natural wonders. Each day offers active exploration and time for serene contemplation amidst the vastness of the parks.

– Choose your own adventure. While in Grand Canyon National Park opt for independent touring or join an optional once-in-a-lifetime flightseeing excursion to tour the park by helicopter.

– Gain perspective and insight. An Orbridge Expedition Leader and local guides seamlessly enrich the learning experience throughout the tour, each providing geological, historical and cultural interpretations at every location.

– Explore at leisure. Zion National Park is a masterpiece of nature. Take advantage of a full day to discover its marvelous sandstone cliffs and diverse array of ecosystems.

– Fuel your inspiration. Admire the radiant colors displayed on the walls of Antelope Canyon. Experience the tranquility of rafting down the Colorado River. Stand in awe before the magnificent hoodoos at Bryce Canyon. Capture these indelible moments to cherish for a lifetime.

What's Included

  • 8 nights accommodations
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners (including a welcome dinner) and a special farewell reception
  • Full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader as well as expert local guides
  • Admission and park fees throughout
  • All activities as described in the 9-day itinerary, unless noted otherwise
  • Private deluxe motor coach with air conditioning and comfortable seating
  • Luggage porterage
  • Gratuities to Orbridge Expedition Leader, local guides, drivers and porters
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times