UTAH: ZION WELLNESS & MULTI-SPORT ADVENTURE
Dates: August 21 - 27, 2019
States: Utah, Nevada & Arizona
Adventure Group Size: 9 - 15 people
Guest to Guide Ratio: 3:1 to 5:1
Day 1: The Adventure Begins
8:45 pm - Arrival at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
10:30 pm - Dinner in Las Vegas, NV
11:30 pm - Transfer to Springdale, UT
Day 2: Epic Zion Cycling
10 to 11 am - Outdoor Yoga Session
11:30 am - Zion Cycling Adventure with route options varying from 18 up to 85 miles! Experience the magnificent scenery of Zion National Park and other options such as ghost towns and red rock formations!
7 pm - Zion Sunset Hike for guests not doing a longer Cycling Route
Day 3: Majestic Zion Hikes
9 am to 1:30 pm - Zion National Park: Hike through The Narrows, one of the world’s magnificent slot canyons in ankle to waist deep water
3 to 7 pm - Zion National Park: For the 2nd hike, we head up to Angel’s Landing, a steep cliff formation opening up awe-inspiring views of Zion Canyon
*Itinerary arrangements can be made for any guest that chooses to do 1 of the 2 hikes on Day 3.
Day 4: Ultimate Canyoneering Adventure
9 to 10 am - Outdoor Strength Training Session
11 am to 4 pm - Zion National Park: Home to some of the best, but often overlooked, canyoneering terrain on the planet, we head out onto a once-on-a-lifetime adventure through the slot canyons of this unforgettable park
*The canyoneering adventure does not require any prior experience, it is possible to upgrade it from a half day to a full day excursion for $45. It is also possible to make itinerary arrangements for any guest that chooses not to take part.
Day 5: Open Adventure Day
9 to 10 am - Outdoor Yoga Session & Meditation Practice
Today, you get to pick from a mix of adventurous options that are on the menu, including, but not limited to:
1. 3 am - mid night drive to catch sunrise on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, hiking after sunrise is also an option (no extra charge)
2. 10 am - heading to our playground in the sand dunes of Utah, you can ride UTVs up and down massive sand dunes and take in a different kind of scenic landscape (price varies depending on number of participants)
3. 10 am - Hiking in Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks or Cedar Breaks National Monument (no extra charge)
4. 10 am - Guided customized cycling or mountain bike routes of various difficulty ($70/person/day)
Day 6: Bryce Hoodoos on Horseback
8 to 9 am - Outdoor Strength Training Session
10 am - Transfer to Bryce Canyon National Park
1 to 4 pm – Bryce Canyon National Park: This time around, we hop on our horses as we descend from the rim of the canyon and into the hoodoos, the one-of-a-kind rock formations that call this area home for millennia
6 pm - Transfer to Springdale, UT
Day 7: Nevada Desert Gem & Farewell
8 am - Departure from Springdale, UT
10 am - Scenic drive and exploration of the Valley of Fire
4 pm - Departure from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
*Guests have the option of choosing to replace included excursions with scenic cycling routes on Days 3, 4, 5 & 6, guided by our Cycling Tour Leader, Frank Carbone.
**This is a flexible tour, you may request to not participate in a particular excursion.
Tour Price Includes:
•Round Trip, Nonstop Flights between New York City & Las Vegas
•6 Nights of Accommodations in 3* Lodging by Zion National Park with outdoor swimming pool, hot tub & a beach right on the Virgin River
•Cycling & Fitness Orientation Day prior to the Adventure
•Group Reception & Orientation at Amber Steak House prior to the Adventure
•Priority Lounge Access including food buffet and open bar at John F. Kennedy & McCarran International Airports prior to Flight Departures
•All transfers throughout the Adventure in premium SUVs, starting and ending at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
•Water, Snacks & Soft Drinks available 24/7
•Outdoor Yoga Sessions with a certified instructor
•Outdoor Strength Training Sessions with a certified instructor
•Guided Hikes in Zion National Park
•Full Day Road Bike Rentals & Guided Scenic Ride
•Bryce Canyon National Park Guided Horseback Ride
•Zion National Park Guided Canyoneering Adventure
•Entrance Fees to all National Parks, Monuments & State Parks
•Headlamps (Tour Use)
•Cycling Tour Leader, Frank Carbone
•Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga Teacher & Mental Health Counselor, Frank LaTerra
•Certified Hiking Guide & Tour Operator, Olivier Smolinski
Tour Price: $2,995
Tour Price Does Not Include:
•Tips for Excursion Guides
•Personal Insurance of any Kind
The toughest hike on this Adventure is Angel's Landing which is rated as moderately difficult. It will be 4.8 miles long round-trip with 1,500 feet elevation gain.
Accepted payment methods are Credit Card, Venmo, QuickPay, PayPal or Cash.
A $950 deposit is required to lock in your spot, if for any unexpected circumstance you can’t make it, 50% of the deposit can be applied to any future tour if you notify me at least 5 weeks prior to scheduled departure, 50% is non-refundable. The remaining balance is due 5 weeks before the start of the tour. With 5 weeks remaining, the $950 deposit becomes non-refundable while 50% of the remaining balance can be applied to any future tour until 2 weeks before scheduled departure, 50% is non-refundable. If cancelling within 2 weeks of scheduled tour departure, no trip costs can be refunded.
Note on Itinerary:
Although we do our very best to adhere to the tour schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control (weather conditions, road/trail closures, etc.).
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