Grand Circle West

The Grand Circle is the premiere excursion in Southwest USA. Grand Circle West will allow you to experience National Parks, National Monuments and National Recreation Areas in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona.

Grand Circle West includes a diverse selection of National Parks, Native American Lands, natural, human and cultural resources. Discover, explore and experience the west sector of the Grand Circle on your custom private tour with a professional certified tour guide.

Commencing in Las Vegas, the hub for touring Southwest USA, travel to Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, Canyonlands and Grand Canyon National Parks.

Spend time with a Native American Indian guide while traveling within Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park among iconic backdrops for the John Wayne and John Ford movies Stagecoach, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, and The Searchers.

Grand Circle West 8-10 Day Experience
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Canyonlands National Park
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • Lake Powell
  • Grand Canyon National Park

Sample Itinerary:

Arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada from your gateway city. While spending a few days adjusting to time zone changes, enjoy premiere shows and fine dining in the entertainment capitol of the world. Experience the lights of Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street.

Day 1. Depart Las Vegas for Southern Utah and Zion National Park. Photograph colorful sandstone cliffs, considered to have been among the tallest sand dunes in the world. Walk along the Virgin River to the Narrows.

Day 2. View the pink and orange hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park sculptured from the eroding limestone Claron Formation. Walk along the rim trail, or hike to the canyon below.

Day 3. Drive along Utah Scenic Highway 12 through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to Capitol Reef National Park. See rock art from the Fremont Culture.

Day 4. Hike among the sandstone arches in Arches National Park.

Day 5. View the mesas and buttes in Canyonlands National Park. This remote area on the Colorado Plateau was carved by the Colorado and Green Rivers.

Day 6. Experience a guided tour of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park with a Native American.

Day 7. View Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Take a guided tour of Glen Canyon Dam.

Day 8. Walk the rim to scenic overlooks of the Grand Canyon. Learn about the 2.4 billion years of geologic history of the Colorado Plateau, and the Colorado River one-mile below.

Day 9. View the morning sunrise along the rim, and enjoy the vista along the Point Imperial to Cape Royal scenic drive before departing the Grand Canyon for Las Vegas.

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Arches National Park Utah

Mary Coulter's Watch Tower, Grand Canyon

Arches National Park Utah

Monument Valley Left Mitten

Arches National Park Utah

GrandCanyon-Horseshoe

Additional Options – Utah:   Anasazi State Park Museum, Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Cedar City, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Glen Canyon Dam, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Goblin Valley State Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Newspaper Rock, Red Canyon, Saint George, San Rafael Swell, Zion National Park.