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									The allure of the American southwest, created by the powerful artistry of Mother Nature, is complimented with a Las Vegas finale.
Experience amazing views of Bryce Canyon National Park

Enchanting Canyonlands
The amazing and diverse scenery of America’s canyonlands is concentrated in a relatively small area surrounding the Colorado River. Travelling just short distances each day, this tour allows plenty of time for exploring the incredible landscapes.

The accommodation has been carefully selected to reflect the area’s unique highlights, from a five-diamond resort in Scottsdale, a charming lodge at Bryce Canyon to the lake view rooms at Lake Powell Resort and an extravagant hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

Featuring some of America’s most iconic sights, this is a photographer’s dream. The tour is ideal for lovers of nature, geology and breathtaking landscapes. Visits to Sedona and Monument Valley will fascinate those interested in Western and Native American history.

Variety brings the West to life. Tour Monument Valley with a local guide, cruise the extraordinary landscape of Lake Powell, take a sunset walk along the rim of the Grand Canyon, learn about Native American culture and experience the bright lights of Las Vegas.

c DAY 1 ARRIVE PHOENIX SCOTTSDALE. On arrival at Phoenix International Airport, take your complimentary transfer to your resort in the nearby town of Scottsdale. Your Tour Director is available at the hotel this afternoon to greet you and answer your questions. Join us at 6 p.m. for a Welcome Drink at the hotel. Hotel: Camelback Inn, a JW Marriott Resort & Spa a f DAY 2 SCOTTSDALE GRAND CANYON. Head north to the spectacular scenery and towering red rocks of the quaint bohemian colony of Sedona. Browse the stores and galleries, or join a fun optional 4WD excursion through the superb landscape. Enjoy one of Arizona’s finest drives through Oak Creek Canyon, before travelling on to Grand Canyon National Park. A stroll with your Tour Director along the rim provides breathtaking views as the sun sets on the canyon walls. Spend the night inside the park, enjoying peace and quiet after the crowds have departed. Tonight enjoy a private dinner in the Thunderbird Room, featuring magnificent views of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Hotel: National Park Lodges (B,HD) a b DAY 3 GRAND CANYON LAKE POWELL. The choice is yours in the morning: wake up early and see the sun rise over the canyon, take a leisurely walk and watch for wildlife, board the park shuttle to explore the various lookout points, or take a short hike down into the canyon. Optional flightseeing tours over the Grand Canyon by helicopter or plane are available from your Tour Director. After bidding farewell to this natural wonder, head to Historic Cameron Trading Post, featuring Southwest Native American arts and crafts. The journey carries on through the Painted Desert, a colourful fantasyland of mesas, buttes and badlands, and through the Navajo Indian Reservation. Stop at the Glen Canyon Dam to learn about its impact on the Colorado River before arriving at the lakefront resort. The scenery is breathtaking with towering rock walls rising out of the water. Take a leisurely cruise on spectacular Lake Powell and explore the scenic Antelope Canyon with its dramatic steep, sandstone walls. Hotel: Lake Powell Resort (Guaranteed Lake View Rooms) (B,D)

b DAY 4 LAKE POWELL AT LEISURE. The entire day is yours to do as you please. Relax and enjoy the resort’s facilities, or join a complimentary excursion to Monument Valley Tribal Park for a guided tour of this magnificent area. The choice is yours; your Tour Director will be happy to assist you in planning your day. (B) DAY 5 LAKE POWELL BRYCE OR ZION. Perhaps join an optional float trip down one of the most scenic stretches of the Colorado River before heading to Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah. This is home to an ever-changing diversity of naturally carved amphitheatre, balanced rocks, gravity-defying bridges and rock spires of pink, red and orange hues. Enjoy a leisurely walk along Sunset Point to view the great amphitheatre of odd-shaped monoliths known as hoodoos. There is time at leisure before checking in at the lodge. Selected departures will continue on to Zion National Park for an overnight stay. Hotel: Bryce Canyon National Park Lodge or Zion Park National Park Lodge (B, D) a DAY 6 BRYCE OR ZION LAS VEGAS. Travel through more amazing scenery to the lush cliff-and-canyon landscape of Zion National Park. Join a private Zion Canyon Shuttle with live commentary to experience the scenic highlights of the park, followed by some time to explore at your own pace. Keep an eye out for deer and other wildlife, or hike through the narrow pink-coloured gorges and dramatic canyons. A complete change of scenery awaits you in the afternoon when you arrive in Las Vegas, a collection of bright lights and neon signs, huge themed hotels of unbelievable design and the omnipresent slot machine. The remainder of the day is yours to do as you please. Hotel: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, a Sheraton Hotel (B) DAY 7 DEPART LAS VEGAS. Your Enchanting Canyonlands adventure ends with a complimentary transfer to Las Vegas International Airport. Or, if you feel you would like to experience more of America’s magnificent national parks, this itinerary forms part of both the Great Western American Adventure and the America’s Magnificent National Parks. (B)

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Explore the themed hotels of the Las Vegas Strip

Journey through scenic Oak Creek Canyon

Enjoy a aboardaascenic drive through Zion Canyon private narrated shuttle


a Cruise the Antelope Canyon and view the dramatic sandstone walls

Utah Nevada

Zion d National Park
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(Days 3 and 4) (Days 6 and 7)


Glen Canyon Dam

Monument Valley Valley


(Day 2)

b Join a local guide and explore the iconic backdrop of Monument Valley, famous for
its striking and iconic sandstone buttes Stop at Glen Canyon Dam Visitor Center b and learn about the Colorado River

a Stay inside the park and walk along the rim with your Tour Director at sunset in the f DineGrand exclusive Thunderbird Room with spectacular views of the Canyon

Oak Creek Canyon Sedona

Storage Project Key



(Day 1)


Price Per Person Twin Single Supp. Share Option 2099 799 2099 2099 2099 2099 2099 2099 2099 799 799 799 799 799 799 799 699 699 699 550 550

7 days from A$264 per day, per person, twin share
Starts Scottsdale     Oct 06 Oct 10 Oct 13 Oct 20 09 Price Per Person Ends Las Twin Single Supp. Vegas Share Option 2009 - Oct 12 2085 750 - Oct 16 2085 630 - Oct 19 2085 630 - Oct 26 2085 630 2010 - Jan 15 1990 675 <STEPREF A=”14393” O=”AEC” OT=”Product” SR=”Map” - Apr 02 1990 675 VC=”TravCorp USA” VO=”DA W=”Main”799 /> - Ins USA 10”2099 May 14 - May 21 2099 799 - May 28 2099 799 - Jun 04 2099 799 11 18 02 09 23 2099 2099 2099 2099 2099 799 799 799 799 799 Starts Ends Las Scottsdale Vegas Jul 24 - Jul 30 Aug 14 - Aug 20 Aug 21 - Aug 27 Aug 28 - Sep 03 Sep 04 - Sep 10 Sep 11 - Sep 17 Sep 18 - Sep 24 Sep 25 - Oct 01


 Jan

Included Premium Highlights ● Stroll with your Tour Director along the rim of the Grand Canyon, while enjoying outstanding views as the sun sets on the canyon walls ● Take a leisurely cruise on dramatic Lake Powell and explore the scenic Antelope Canyon ● Join a private Zion Canyon Shuttle with live commentary

 Mar 27 May May May May Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul 08 15 22 29


Included Personal Insights Stop at the Glen Canyon Dam Visitor Center and learn about the Colorado River Storage Project ● Join a local guide for a tour of Monument Valley Tribal Park Included Additional Excursions & Sights ● Visit the artist colony of Sedona, set in the splendour of Red Rock Country ● Drive through the amazing landscape of Oak Creek Canyon ● Travel the length of scenic Desert View Drive along the Grand Canyon’s South Rim ● Stop at Historic Cameron Trading Post featuring a collection of Native American arts and crafts ● Journey through the Painted Desert and Navajo Indian Reservation ● Explore the rugged beauty of Bryce Canyon National Park ● Enjoy a leisurely walk along Sunset Point to view the hoodoos Included First Class Services Welcome Drink reception ● Airport arrival and departure transfers on the first and last day of your tour ● Escorted by a professional Tour Director - Maximum group size of 40 people ● Luxury air-conditioned coach with extra legroom ● First-class hotels with all service charges, taxes and porterage ● Insight Traveller document wallet, Welcome on Tour book with map and information pack

05 - Jun 12 - Jun 26 - Jul 03 - Jul 17 - Jul

Oct 02 - Oct 08 2025 Oct 09 - Oct 15 2025 Oct 16 - Oct 22 2025 2011 Jan 08 - Jan 14 1850 Mar 26 - Apr 01 1850

Pre & post tour accommodation Camelback Inn Twin Single Triple Quad A$71 A$142 A$48 A$36 Planet Hollywood Resort Twin Single Triple Quad Sunday to Thursday A$79 A$158 A$74 A$70 Friday & Saturday A$143 A$287 A$117 A$103 Accommodation prices are per person, per night, room & taxes only. Airport transfers are not included with pre and post tour accommodation - see page 42 for details.

SAVE A$200 per person with Triple room reduction SAVE A$210 per person with Quad room reduction Insight’s Great Savings and Discounts SAVE A$185 per person with Young Traveller Discount SAVE up to A$105 per person with 2nd Tour Discount SAVE up to A$105 per person with Frequent Traveller Discount Early Payment Discount 12 months 10 months 6 months SAVE per person A$185 A$139 A$93 For additional information regarding Insight’s Great Savings and Discounts, please see page 42.


Included Quality Dining 1 Highlight Dinner at the Grand Canyon (HD) ● 6 Full Breakfasts (B) and 2 Hotel Dinners (D)

Ref: AEC. All prices are per person sharing a twin room. All tours start on Saturday and end on Friday.  Tours operate as per the 2009 brochure.


Included a b f are worth approximately A$328


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