Experience desert solitude, brilliant blue skies, contrasting colors and epic sunsets on this private 5-day Moab Adventure. Explore the majesty of Arches National Park with its magnificent stone arches and giant balanced rocks. Immerse in the beautiful, rugged terrain of Canyonlands. Marvel at the Colorado River's power to carve magnificent canyons, and see how the forces of wind and water have shaped this landscape. Top off this desert escape with comfortable accommodations in a stunning location.
Tour the wondrous, natural architecture of Arches National Park
Explore the breathtaking, rugged beauty of Canyonlands
Experience the canyon-carving power of the Colorado River by raft
Meet your private MT Sobek guide this morning for a full day of exploring the magnificent stone arches and giant balanced rocks of Arches National Park. Choose from various hiking routes tailored to your preferred level of activity, perhaps choosing the more strenuous hike to Delicate Arch or a lighter mix of hiking and sightseeing to the park's most scenic vistas. Stop midday for a picnic lunch and return to your hotel this afternoon.
Today offers a thrilling day of whitewater rafting on the Colorado River! Follow Westwater Canyon past red sandstone spires as it deepens into narrow Black Granite Gorge and tackle Class III and IV rapids such as Funnel Falls, Last Chance, The Steps, and the infamous Skull Rapid! Perfect for adventure seekers and canyon lovers, all equipment is provided, and no previous experience is required. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to Moab.
Today offers the choice of how to explore the fantastic red rock landscape: on a private day hike through Canyonlands National Park or a private half day mountain biking adventure near Arches. Those who wish to hike will meet their private guide and drive into the heart of Canyonlands. Marvel at towering rock walls and sweeping sandstone landscapes on a route chosen by your guide to fit current conditions and your desired activity level.
Those who wish to mountain bike will join a private guide on a route chosen for the conditions and their level of experience- ranging from gently rolling terrain to options for single track. All equipment is provided. Return to Moab after lunch. The rest of the day free to relax or explore independently.
Wave goodbye to Moab today. After checking out of the hotel, return to Salt Lake City or Grand Junction for departure.
MT Sobek delivers this grand-slam in just five days - ideal if you don't have loads of time but want a real-deal adventure.
Along the way, professional naturalist guides offer insights into the region's incredible geology and diverse flora and fauna.
You will visit some of the premiere Southwest National Parks with the luxury of lodges. A fantastic way to visit these treasures and recover for your next epic daily hike.
Hiking, biking, sightseeing, and river rafting, all in the most iconic regions of Moab.
Spacious bungalows and townhouses, featuring top-notch amenities as well as 12 acres of gorgeous open space, an outdoor pool, and hot tub.
Expect warm, sunny days and cool evenings. Daytime highs range from 60° to 100°F with evening lows from 30° to 60°F.
The best training is hiking. Work up to hiking similar distances with your daypack loaded with the same weight you will be carrying on your day hikes.
Purified water is available at the lodge. It is important that you do not drink unfiltered water from streams or lakes along the trail.
Wildlife commonly seen includes: Mule Deer, Utah Prairie Dogs, Chipmunks, Golden-mantled Ground Squirrels, Pronghorn (antelope), Gray Fox, Ravens, Steller's Jays, Clark's Nutcrackers, Red-tailed Hawks, Turkeys, and Mountain Short-horned Lizards. Black Bear, Elk, and Mountain Lions are rarely seen.
The areas we visit are generally at higher elevations so the warmer months of the year are ideal. The canyons of the Southwest are wonderful destinations from mid-May through mid-October.
We offer this trip on a private basis with seasonal departure dates that offer great flexibility (pending availability). Click below to request dates and an MT Sobek Regional Specialist will be in touch to help organize your private adventure.
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