Visite tres parques nacionales del suroeste de Estados Unidos en esta aventura estacional de 3 días con acampada desde Las Vegas, con opción de un cómodo alojamiento en refugio. Vea el Parque Nacional de Zion, el Cañón Bryce y el Gran Cañón, donde un paseo opcional en helicóptero le llevará por el South Rim. Además, podrá explorar Monument Valley en una excursión en jeep con guía navajo. Transporte en minibús con aire acondicionado, precio de la entrada al parque y equipo/alojamiento en camping (u opción superior en refugio) incluidos. Esta excursión para grupos pequeños es para aproximadamente 14 personas, lo que asegura una experiencia más íntima con un guía experto.
No se puede hacer más en ese tiempo!!!
La excursión no está pensada para gente poco sociable o acostumbrada a grandes lujos, son muchos kilómetros ennafurgoneta con personas que no se conocen, durmiedo en tiendas de campaña y comiendo bocadillos la mayoria de los días pero vale la pena.
El guía, Vern (un gran tipo en todos los sentidos!!!), intentó desde el principo y en todo momento que fueramos un grupo cohesionado pese a ser gente de diferente edad (desde los 25 hasta los 70 años) y diferentes nacionalidades (Australia, US, India, Holanda, UK y España). Sus conocimientos y anecdotas de todos los sitios visitados y muchos otros del mundo (el tipo ha estado en todas partes!!!) fue imprescindible para hacer el viaje nolvidable y culturalmente provechoso. En todo momento supo adaptar los itinerarios al clima, trafico y condiciones fisicas del grupo y contarnos datos geologicos, demograficos, etnicos... de lo que visitábamos.
Los sitios visitados son espectaculares y un and quot;must go and quot; sin duda.
El viaje es agotador (másde 1.600 kms en furgoneta y no sé cuantas horas a pie, unas 4 cada día) pero del todo recomendable. Como ùnico inconveniente comentar que en nuestra opinion los bocadillos deberían ser más variados y sabrosos, pero al igual que cuando éramos adolescentes, con el esfuerzo fisico que llevabamos cualquie cosa se comía sin problemas.
En definitiva 100% RECOMENDABLE para gente que le gusta exprimir los viajes y ver los paisajes desde más allá de los miradores. Estupendo!!!!!
Amazing landscapes, good organization, nice camping material.
Things to improve:
Trip would be better in 4 days, otherwise it's too much transportation and very little enjoyment in the parks.
Viator hires smaller companies to do the tour. In the end each traveler paid a very different amount of money for the same excursion. On top of that, tips are not included. Only for driver we talk about 50US$/day and person. Dinners are not included either. This makes the trip too expensive as we camped and ate sandwiches. The tour itself it's nice and it's nice to meet people but in the end is as expensive as renting a car and doing it yourself allowing the needed time in each place.
This was my first time I have ever gone camping alone and to the west coast. Well let’s jyst say that I had an an amazing time with everyone. Never felt alone! Our host Bradley was amazing, fun, funny, 100% Knowledgeable about everything including history of the west coast. Food was great also!!! If you’re traveling alone or in couples, I highly recommend it!!!
This was definitely a trip to remember forever. From the very beginning our tour guide Evan appeared to be a fun, knowledgeable guide and I knew this trip was going to be fun and exciting.
Driving about 3+ hours
Hiking about 4+ hours
Evan picked up our group in Stratosphere on Sunday July 1. We decided to fly in from NY and stay in the Stratosphere just for convenience which was cool because we got our first taste of Las Vegas. Evan was right on time and ready to go. As soon as everyone was settled in the van and introduced ourselves, Evan gave us the choice of music: either Elvis or Sinatra: Our group selected Sinatra. Throughout the day Evan told us exciting facts about Las Vegas, its origins and what makes it unique. We also stopped by a gas station/convenience store to buy things and use the bathroom.
When we finally arrived to our first hiking stop Zion National Park, Evan already informed us of its creation and landscape and also of the water refill location, museum and bathroom. He gave us our lunch which consisted of assorted sandwiches, chips and fruit and gave us about 3 hours to just hike, which we took full advantage of and it was AMAZING!!! Be sure to take lots of pictures, rest and drink water whenever needed. We followed the Emerald Trail which takes you on top of a mountain and the end is a natural beach/lake. I immediately took my sneakers off and walked into the water to cool off.
Afterwards, we drove for a while and began hiking in Bryce Canyon which was again filled with amazing and unforgettable views. Please take your time and take a lot of pictures!!! When we finished with Bryce Canyon we set off to our camp ground and ate dinner. We had to pay for dinner, which was I believe $12. After we ate we prepared for the cold night ahead as it was reported to be 40 degrees F. I came prepared…I wore a sweater, fuzzy socks, pajama pants and stayed pretty warm especially with the provided tent and sleeping bag.
Ate breakfast (cereal, muffins, peanut butter jelly sandwiches, fruit, chips, orange juice, coffee)
Sirius music stations varied from acoustic rock to rock…basically slow jams.
We opted to do the Antelope Canyon trail and let me tell you it was worth the $50 I spent. The views were AMAZING and your tour guide will know what angles work to take the best picture so just give him/her the camera whenever they ask for it.
Lunch: Evan allowed us to make our own sandwiches: turkey, ham, different cheeses, fruit, chips, bread
What a wonderful experience. Thoroughly enjoyed from beginning to end. Jenny our driver/guide gave us so much information - took care to give us metric measurements etc. as we were a group of 9 and metric is more familiar to us and made an effort to get to know us and what we liked etc. She was wonderful. The accommodation was also good and every aspect was so well organised. Would thoroughly recommend.
The schedule is tight, but it is SO great!! The tour guide was so well organized and enthusiastic, it was such a great experience. If you are thinking about camping or lodging, you can absolutely go for camping cause the tents offer more than enough space for 2 and the campgrounds are really good.