I have been on many photo tours and classes with different companies. Paul & Allie are by far the most helpful and attentive of all. This dynamic duo takes the time to work with each participant on settings, composition, etc to get the best shot. You will leave knowing you learned from the best.
— Suzanne L.
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The Tour

April 6-13, 2019

Experience Utah from Zion to Arches.

Utah boasts five of America’s most breathtaking National Parks, which we will showcase on this week-long photo tour, along with a multitude of other landscapes of local cultural significance. From the diverse splendor of Zion, to the incomparable hoodoo viewpoints of Bryce, to the sacred sandstone buttes of Monument Valley, you will have plenty of opportunities to make the best shots of your life under blazing sunset skies and crystal clear desert nights.

Itinerary

Utah: The BIg 5

April 6-13, 2019

Day 1: Arrive in Las Vegas, Zion National Park
Day 2: Zion National Park
Day 3: Bryce Canyon National Park
Day 4: Capitol Reef National Park, Caineville Badlands
Day 5: Canyonlands National Park, Deadhorse Point State Park
Day 6: Monument Valley
Day 7: Arches National Park
Day 8: Arches, Depart


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What's Included
  • Includes all overnight accommodations

  • Ground transportation

  • Driver/guide

  • Exclusive, small group experience

  • Photo instruction

  • All breakfasts

  • 3 Dinners

  • Park & Tribal Fees

  • Guided Tour of Monument Valley Backcountry

  • Flight booking & coordination (flights not included)

  • Sun Surveyor free download

Details

Average CLimate

In April, the desert is cold at night and warm during the day. Bring sunscreen and breathable clothing.
Temperatures range in the 30s F at night and 60-70s F during the day.

Physical Difficulty

This trip requires leisurely walking over desert and sandy terrain in most areas. If you opt to do any hiking during free shooting, please be aware of your limits. We will be spending one day in Bryce Canyon National Park, which if you wish, can descend the canyon. It is difficult coming back up the many switchbacks (but is worth it). Hiking is not required on this tour. Some areas are paved, some are not. Utah can be hot during the day, and chilly to cold in the evening. We will be at high elevations and shoot locations may be extremely windy.

Sunrise/Sunset

Because this is a photo tour, the priority of this trip will be focused on making the best photographs you can possibly make. This means we’ve structured the itinerary to coincide with the best lighting, i.e., sunrise or sunset shooting. For this tour and time of year, both sunrise and sunset is around 7 AM and 8 PM respectively. We likely will be eating dinners later than you are used to.

Cost

5 Spots Total
$2509 Double per person, $2949 Single

 
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Flights

Flights are not included in the cost of this tour. Please use this search to estimate your flight costs.
We will be flying out of Boston on United at 8:00 AM on April 6 and arriving in Las Vegas, NV between 12 and 1 PM.
For the return, we fly out of Canyonlands Field (Moab) on United at 10:59 AM on April 13 and arrive in Boston at 9:30 PM.
Please coordinate your flights to arrive in Las Vegas at roughly the same time as us.

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