Peekaboo Slot Canyon and Zion National Park
- Duration: 13 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
- Product code: Peekaboo + Zion
Depart from Las Vegas in your comfortable luxury coach, with WiFi and charging plugs, and enjoy your ride through the mountains, valleys and river gorge of Nevada, Arizona and Utah. Start your day with sights of Zion National Park and its towering vermilion canyon walls. Checkout the famed Checkerboard Mesa with a photo stop on the way to Peekaboo Slot Canyon. Then meet with your guide for that portion of the tour and be taken in smaller tour vehicles to explore spectacular Peekaboo Canyon, offering amazing slot canyon photographic and video opportunities. You will enjoy freedom away from the crowds to enjoy this peaceful destination and take all the photos and video you like. Afterwards, reconvene with the original vehicle and make your return to Las Vegas, just in time for the evening activities of the city.
This is available for every level of photographer and hiker. Anyone who visits this memorable destination will return will vivid memories and vivid photography.
1. You will depart in the morning from Las Vegas, and head North through the Mojave Desert.
2. Approximately 90 minutes later, you will pass Mesquite, Nevada and enter the Virgin River Gorge, a dramatic and beautiful canyon carved by the rushing river waters in Northwestern Arizona.
3. Crossing into Utah, you will travel through St. George, known as Utah’s Dixie with its mild climate.
4. About three hours into your journey, you will pass through the town of Springdale, the gateway town to Zion National Park, and enter into Zion Valley.
5. You will make a brief stop at Zion National Park’s Visitor Center, and enjoy surrounding views of the towering canyon walls.
6. Continuing on through Zion, you will travel up the road on the South walls of the Canyon, and enjoy breathtaking views before passing through the tunnel toward the East Entrance of Zion National Park.
7. Enjoy a stop at Checkboard Mesa, a unique geologic formation on the upper mountains of Zion.
8. (About 12:10 Utah Time) Stop at Mt. Carmel Junction to meet your guide for your excursion to Peekaboo Slot Canyon.
9. Travel to Peekaboo Slot Canyon, an enjoy a walk through the picturesque canyon walls and enjoy the amazing photo opportunities.
10. Visit the nearby pink sand cave and enjoy the surrounding scenery of Southern Utah.
11. Return to Mt. Carmel Junction to meet the National Park Express vehicle for the return trip (About 4:20 PM) through Zion and on to Las Vegas.