- Estimated Cost: $900
- Deposit: $200
- Max Trip Size: 6 people
This is a 3 national park tour starting from Las Vegas, visiting Zion, Bryce and the north rim of the Grand Canyon. I have been in all these areas but have not hiked the specific trails that are mentioned. In October the temperatures will not be so hot, especially at the 8,000 ft elevation of Bryce. You will want to have comfortable foot wear and be in good physical shape as the hikes are demanding. We will be doing day hikes from our tents and cars, not backpacking.
As for costs, I will rent the van and pay for gas, camping fees, and car entry fees at the parks. Not included are flight, food, per person park entry fee, shuttles, any Las Vegas lodging, gear rental, etc.
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Here is a brief description of the itinerary.
Sat. Oct. 6th, Day 1, arrival in Las Vegas, meet at 2 pm Nevada time at the latest, 2.5-hour drive from Las Vegas to Zion
Sunday the 7th:
Day 2, hike Observation Point Trail-starts with The Weeping Rock Trailhead the day of arrival,
Monday the 8th, Day 3 The Narrows
Tuesday the 9th, Day 4-drive to Bryce, 1.5 hrs from Zion to Bryce Canon— Hike the Rim and then the lower 2.9 mile hike. Down the Navajo trail and then back up the Queen’s Garden trail for a more gradual ascent.
Wednesday the 10th, Day 5 drive to North Rim 3.5 hrs from Kodachrome state park to north rim of Grand Canyon
Thursday the 11th, Day 6 Hike North Kaibab Trail–9.4 mile strenuous hike to Roaring Springs with 3000 ft elevation difference, all day hike, leave by 7 am in the morning.
Friday the 12th, Day 7 drive back to Las Vegas and enjoy a show or fly out, 4.5 hrs driving direct from North Rim to LV airport, hotel arrangements are on your own.
Or Saturday the 13th of October Day 8 fly back