7 Day 6 Night Itinerary
Antelope Canyon Ultra Marathon Tour
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Experience Park Tours, in partnership with Vacation Races, is pleased to present the Antelope Canyon Ultra featuring our all-inclusive 7 day, 7 night Desert Dreamscapes adventure. The diversity of the surrounding ancient lands will provide endless inspiration as we travel along sandstone monoliths and dive into the warm and colorful world of rivers and canyons of the dazzling southwest. Come with us as we explore the breathtaking views of the winding canyons of Lake Powell as we prepare for the Antelope Canyon Ultra. We’ll visit the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, the oasis of Zion National Park, the towering hoodoos of Bryce Canyon and the red rock arches and canyonlands of Moab. You won’t want to leave your racing shoes behind on this one-of-a kind adventure in the American Southwest!
Premier Lodging: The Sorrel River Resort and Spa: Moab, UT
We will depart early for our first immersion into the National Parks. Our private chef will have a special breakfast available on the Limo Liner to fuel you for an active day of sightseeing as we enter the outstanding Arches National Park. Here guests will have the opportunity to hike the short trails that lead to the dazzling arches of the region such as Balanced Rock, The Windows, Double Arch, Delicate Arch, and Landscape Arch.
Premium Lodging: The Lodge at Bryce Canyon: Bryce Canyon, UT
Today we begin early with an optional trip into Canyonlands National Park to catch the inspiring sunrise from the scenic viewpoint at Mesa Arch. After breakfast, we’ll view embark on an afternoon drive to Bryce Canyon National Park, a wondrous land of pines, pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations known as hoodoos, resembling the towers of fairy-tale castles. We’ll stop at Sunset Point to peer into the Bryce Amphitheater where a canyon full of the magnificent spires tinted with shades of pink, orange and red put on a captivating show as the light changes across the landscape. Keep an eye open for the park’s abundant wildlife including elk, coyotes, marmots, and prairie dogs as we end the evening at your sought after accommodations at Bryce Canyon Lodge.
Premier Lodging: Zion Lodge: Springdale, UT
Today we take in the sunrise to appreciate the hoodoos, spires, pinnacles and other geological formations of Bryce Canyon in an atmosphere that is unmatched. For those who wish to experience these captivating rock formations up close, take a stroll through Wall Street, the only slot canyon at Bryce. Continue onto the Navajo Trail where you’ll find Two Bridges and Thor’s Hammer towering above you. To extend your adventure, follow the trail to meet Queens Garden trail where you’ll discover the massive rock formation known as Queen Victoria. The 3 mile trail ends at Sunrise Point where the Limo Liner will be there to greet you. An optional adventure is a cowboy escorted trail ride on either a horse or mule, to explore the hidden gems of Peek-A-Boo Loop.
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ
Take in the morning, absorbing the natural beauty of the deep canyons, lush valleys, sandstone cliffs, mountain peaks, emerald pools and pink-colored-gorges at Zion Lodge. Observe thriving vegetation including cottonwood trees, dry desert plants and wildlife ranging from mule deer to hundreds of bird species.
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ
All Antelope Canyon Ultra Runners
The chef will serve a hearty breakfast on the Limo Liner as you are escorted to the start line. There will be an assortment of pre-race energy gels, bars, and beverages for your convenience. Head to the Vacation Races and Experience Park Tours VIP tent to check-in, warm up and do what you need to prepare.
Premier Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ
100 Mile Racers
Upon completing the race, your guides, driver and chef will meet you at the finish line and escort you to the Limo Liner to rest and begin your recovery. Shaded away from the elements beneath the Limo Liner’s awning, you will find cots to rest on while your guide provides hot and cold towels infused with essential oils. There will be ice tubs, compression sleeves and muscle rollers for your legs, as well as any other personal requests made prior to the race. You’ll find an assortment of healthy fats, high protein and carbohydrate-filled treats, hydrating beverages and recovery smoothies as well. When you’re ready to feast, the chef will have prepared your favorite post-race meal, paired with your most-craved beverage to enjoy in the comfort of the Limo Liner or outside overlooking the scenery. Back at the resort, you will be provided with additional recovery items for your comfort, including heat and ice packs, muscle relieving epsom salts and oils as well as complimentary post-race vitamin supplements and beverages.
Enjoy a quiet morning on Lake Powell. For our final travel day, we’ll leisurely make our way to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon. Before leaving the Lake Powell region, we’ll stop by Horseshoe Bend where guests may take the short half mile hike to the lookout. Be aware of your surroundings and don’t get too close to the edge! Continuing to Grand Canyon National Park, we’ll begin at the famous Desert View Watchtower and visit key landmarks such as the ancient Tusayan Ruins. We’ll continue to the Hopi House and make a stop at the Yavapai Geology Museum to dive deep into the history of the canyon. Later, we’ll make our way to Yavapai point to indulge in a glorious sunset and savor hor d’oeuvres served by your private chef. We’ll board the Limo Liner one last time to make the scenic drive to or lodging at Little America in Flagstaff, stopping for a farewell dinner at Silver Pine Restaurant and Bar.
After the trip your Flex Pass will be loaded with a dollar amount that can be put towards a deep tissue massage or any spa service of your choosing to further your post-race recovery. Breakfast and a shuttle to the airport is included, the following morning. We hope you enjoy your time traveling with us! Thank you for choosing Experience Park Tours.
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