Hiking the Best of the West's National Parks

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-27414
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Las Vegas, USA
  • Ends San Francisco, USA
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the geologic wonders of Capitol Reef National Park.
  • See sunrise from the Delicate Arch View Point.
  • Go on the Narrows river hike in Zion National Park.
  • Hike to the world's largest tree in Sequoia National Park.
  • Get sprayed by the waters of Nevada and Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park.
  • Challenge yourself to complete the strenuous Snow Creek Trail
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The tour "Hiking The Best Of The West's National Parks" starts in Las Vegas and ends in San Francisco. It is a trekking and hiking trip that takes 16 days taking you through Arches National Park, Moab, Las Vegas and 7 other destinations in the USA. "Hiking The Best Of The West's National Parks" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

On a mission to visit as many of the west coast's stunning national parks as you can? This 16-day tour will get you most of the way there with plenty of challenging but rewarding hikes along the way. Embark on a steep climb out of the valley on the Mist Trail (with incredible views for your efforts) and embark on a jaw-dropping hike through The Narrows in Zion National Park. You'll have plenty of time to catch your breath in between, whether it's star gazing in Capitol Reef's designated gold-tier International Dark Sky Park or enjoying some evening s'mores at Bryce Canyon National Park to recharge for the next adventure.
  • Day 1: Las Vegas
  • Day 2: Las Vegas/Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Day 3: Bryce Canyon National Park/Moab
  • Day 4: Arches National Park
  • Day 5: Canyonlands National Park
  • Day 6: Capitol Reef National Park
  • Day 7: Capitol Reef National Park/Zion National Park
  • Day 8: Zion National Park
  • Day 9: Zion National Park/Las Vegas
  • Day 10: Las Vegas/Sequoia National Park
  • Day 11: Sequoia National Park
  • Day 12: Kings Canyon National Park
  • Day 13: Sequoia National Park/Yosemite National Park
  • Day 14: Yosemite National Park
  • Day 15: Yosemite National Park
  • Day 16: Yosemite National Park/San Francisco
  • Hotel (2 nts), participation camping (13 nts).
  • 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
    Note: Allow USD190-250 for meals not included.
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle, hiking, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 1 CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Petroglyphs at Capitol Reef National Park
  • Stargazing in a Dark Sky Park
  • Newspaper Rock State Historical Monument Visit
  • Lower Calf Creek Falls Hike
  • Queen's Garden and Navajo Loop Hike
  • Scout Lookout Hike
  • The Narrows Hike
  • General Sherman Giant Forest Hike
  • Buena Vista Peak Hike
  • Little Baldy Hike
  • Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments with hiking and walking excursions
  • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents
  • Any international flights to Las Vegas and from San Francisco are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Hiking the Best of the West's National Parks tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Hiking the Best of the West's National Parks tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 19 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Hiking the Best of the West's National Parks tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Hiking the Best of the West's National Parks tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Service Level : Camping Camping most nights with some hotel/hostel stays to start and throughout; affordable public and private transport.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Travel Style : Active Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.
  • 4. Physical Grading : 4 - Demanding Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.
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