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BEGINS IN: FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA

Exploring Northern Arizona’s Cultures and Canyons and Rafting Western Grand Canyon

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7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Experience northern Arizona and the Grand Canyon by land, water and air! Marvel at the canyon from along the South Rim. Explore native cultures at the Museum of Northern Arizona and Walnut Canyon National Monument, helicopter and raft through the Grand Canyon and more.


Highlights

Spend a day at the Grand Canyon exploring the Desert View Watchtower, rim trails and Grand Canyon Village.
Explore the Museum of Northern Arizona and visit 800-year-old cliff dwellings at Walnut Canyon.
Navigate the Grand Canyon by raft on smooth water or whitewater, depending on your chosen date.

Activity Notes

Walks up to one mile on paved and dirt surfaces. Some sloped uneven terrain. Be prepared to get in and out of rafts. Participants will get wet on white water raft trip option. Elevations 7,000 feet at Flagstaff and Grand Canyon National Park. 5,000 feet at Peach Springs.

Itinerary Summary

Flagstaff, 4 nights; Peach Springs, 2 nights; depart Flagstaff. Shuttle to Phoenix for extra charge.

Date Notes
4/17/2016
Helicopter from the rim at Grand Canyon West to the Colorado River below. Float through the last 20 spectacular miles of Grand Canyon scenery to its end at the Grand Wash Cliffs and Lake Mead.5/15/2016
Experience a 37-mile whitewater adventure on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon’s Granite Gorge on a motorized pontoon raft. Conclude the trip with a dramatic helicopter flight to the rim.9/11/2016
Experience a 37-mile whitewater adventure on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon’s Granite Gorge on a motorized pontoon raft. Conclude the trip with a dramatic helicopter flight to the rim.10/9/2016
Helicopter from the rim at Grand Canyon West to the Colorado River below. Float through the last 20 spectacular miles of Grand Canyon scenery to its end at the Grand Wash Cliffs and Lake Mead.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.


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Included
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6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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4.6
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