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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 Granite Gorge is the best way to access the Grand Canyon’s rapids and serene beaches. Experience the canyon on a hike-and-raft expedition that reveals unparalleled natural and human history. Local experts provide knowledge and leadership on river and trail and fix meals as you relax in spectacular riverside campsites.


Highlights

• Camp out for three days in the Grand Canyon and raft the Granite Gorge on thrilling whitewater rapids.
• Study the natural history of the Grand Canyon with a geologist with more than 20 years of experience.
• 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 sleeping bag.

Itinerary Summary

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

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jun 5 — Jun 11, 2014 waitlist only  

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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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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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