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BEGINS IN: SEDONA, ARIZONA

On the Road: Sedona's Red Rock Country and the Grand Canyon

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Program #1088RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The escarpment of the Colorado Plateau includes some of our continent’s most beautiful canyons. Explore the geology, ecology and human heritage of two spectacular canyon landscapes: Sedona’s Oak Creek Canyon and the incomparable Grand Canyon. Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument, a five-story cliff dwelling. Hear about Hualapai culture from a tribal member.


Highlights

• In Sedona, enjoy a spectacular “Pink” Jeep trip into its stunning red-rock back country, experiencing vistas seldom seen by visitors.
• In Peach Springs and western Grand Canyon, go off-the-beaten path on the Hualapai Indian Reservation down the only road to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
• At Grand Canyon National Park, explore the South Rim’s dramatic viewpoints and trails with regional experts.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile on paved and dirt surfaces. Optional hikes available in Sedona area, Grand Canyon and at bottom of Grand Canyon near Colorado River. Jeep trip involves climbing in and out of jeep with bumping and jostling during the ride while the jeep navigates dirt roads, sandy canyons, and/or slick rock. Spectacular van trip to bottom of the Grand Canyon on sometimes bumpy gravel road. Elevations up to 7,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Sedona, 3 nights; van to Grand Canyon South Rim, 1 night; van to Peach Springs, 2 nights; departure. Return transportation provided to Sedona.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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