7 Day 6 Night Itinerary


Zion Ultra Marathon Tour

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Experience Park Tours, in partnership with Vacation Races, is pleased to present the Zion 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 oasis of Zion National Park as we prepare for the Zion Ultra. We’ll visit the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, the breathtaking views of the winding canyons of Lake Powell, 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!

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Day 1: Salt Lake City, Arches National Park, Moab and Sunset Hummer Safari
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.

Day 2: Sunrise in Canyonlands and Bryce Canyon Amphitheater
Premium Lodging: Bryce Canyon Lodge: Bryce, 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. 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.

Day 3: Hiking in Bryce Canyon and Tram Tour of Zion National Park
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.

Day 4: Zion Ultras Race Day
Premium Lodging: Zion Lodge: Springdale, UT

100 Mile and 100K 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.

Family and Friends, Other Runners
Spend the morning on the Limo Liner with a hearty breakfast served by our chef while our runners get ready to race. We’ll cheer them on at the start line before heading back to the resort via the Experience Park Tours shuttle. You may also board the Limo Liner to meet our runners along their route throughout the day. 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.
 

Day 5: Zion Ultras Race Day, Lake Powell
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ

50K and Half Marathon 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. 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.

 

Day 6: Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and the Grand Canyon
Premier Lodging: 
Little America Flagstaff: Flagstaff, AZ

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 head to the town of Page for a tour of the infamous Antelope Canyon. Later, 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.

Day 7: The Journey Home

Breakfast is included at the hotel as well as a shuttle to the airport. Your Flex Pass will be loaded with $100 that can be put towards a deep tissue massage or any spa service of your choosing to further your post-race recovery. We hope you enjoy your time traveling with us! Thank you for choosing Experience Park Tours.

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Experience Park Tours; 9120 Double Diamond Parkway; Reno, Nevada 89521, acts only as the agent for the passenger, accepts no responsibility in whole or in part for any delays, cancellations, inconveniences, loss, damage or injury to person or property, resulting from mechanical defect or failure, of any nature, howsoever caused, or for any substitution of hotels or other event or attraction, as deemed necessary, for any reason such as acts of God, war, terrorism, strike, weather, traffic, or beyond the control of Experience Park Tours. Experience Park Tours reserves the right to make changes to itineraries with or without notice. Although every effort is made to handle guests’ luggage carefully, Experience Park Tours cannot be responsible, nor assume liability or accept claims for loss or damage due to breakage, theft, or wear and tear through hotel, airline, or group carrier handling. Experience Park Tours is not responsible for any personal items left behind.