Ponder on the splendor of untamed landscapes as you soar over water creased canyons, colored spires, sheer cliffs and networked passages. Cross over Dead Horse Point State Park, Canyonlands National Park and Natural Bridges National Monument on your way to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. At touchdown, you’ll be shuttled to a first rate breakfast at Goulding’s Trading Post. From there, travel with Navajo guides as they share the history and worth of the lands held sacred by the Navajo Nation.
7:45 check-in and flight safety talk.
8:00 AM fly south over Island in the Sky, the Maze and the Needles Districts of Canyonlands National Park. View Upheavel Dome, the Chocolate Drops, the Horseshoes, the Confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, the Doll’s House, Angel Arch and Wedding Ring Arch and other arches in the Needles District, Sipapu Bridge, Kachina Bridge, and Owachomo Bridge in Natural Bridges National Monument, the San Juan River, and iconic Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
9:00 Land at the Monument Valley remote landing strip.
9:00- 9:25 de-planing and bus transport from the airport to Goulding’s Lodge.
9:30 – 10:30 breakfast with group menu selections (included) at Goulding’s Stagecoach Dining Room and restroom opportunity.
10:30 – Noon Navajo-guided land tour in covered open-air bus through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stopping at famous movie set areas and viewpoints. You will enjoy fascinating geological, cultural and historical information pertaining to this amazing area also known as the “Land of Long Shadows”.
Noon to 1:00 return flight to Moab including White Canyon, Deadhorse Point State Park, and the Bears Ears National Monument.