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BEGINS IN: GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, ARIZONA

Rafting Grand Canyon’s Granite Gorge

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Program #21044RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
Rafting the Colorado River through Grand Canyon's Granite Gorge is the best way to access spectacular rapids and remote beaches. Experience the canyon on a hike-and-raft expedition in a little-seen part of western Grand Canyon uncovering a geologic past stretching back almost 2 billion years! Local experts provide knowledge and leadership on river and trail and prepare meals as you relax on spectacular riverside campsites.


Highlights

• Camp for three days in the Grand Canyon and raft the Granite Gorge through thrilling whitewater rapids.
• Study the geologic and natural history of the Grand Canyon with a geologist/naturalist.
• Spend a day hiking in Grand Canyon National Park for a comprehensive view of this incomparable destination.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Hiking 2-5 miles, elevation changes up to 800 feet. Rafting three days, climbing in and out of rafts with personal belongings, sleeping in tents on a pad and with sleeping bag. Daytime summer temperatures in the inner canyon can exceed 100 F.

Itinerary Summary

Flagstaff, 2 nights; coach to camping/rafting in Grand Canyon, 3 nights; coach to Flagstaff, 1 night.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.


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Included
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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

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