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Zion National Park: Self-Guided Audio Tour

1. Zion National Park: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Embark on a remarkable journey through the awe-inspiring beauty of Zion National Park with Shaka Guide's Audio Tour App. Let the app be your knowledgeable companion as you explore this majestic wonderland of towering cliffs, deep canyons, and vibrant natural landscapes. As you step into the park, prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking scenery that unfolds before your eyes. The app will provide captivating commentary, offering intriguing insights into the park's geological formations, its diverse flora and fauna, and the rich history of the area. Follow the app's guidance as you venture into the heart of Zion National Park. Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of its iconic features, such as the towering sandstone cliffs of the Narrows and the mesmerizing natural arches that adorn the landscape. Learn about the forces of nature that shaped these remarkable formations and the significance they hold in the Native American cultures of the region. Discover the park's extensive network of trails, as the app directs you to awe-inspiring viewpoints and hidden gems. Hike along the famous Angel's Landing trail, with its thrilling exposed sections and breathtaking panoramas, or meander through the peaceful beauty of the Emerald Pools. Let the app provide fascinating anecdotes and stories that bring the surroundings to life, deepening your connection with the park. Experience the serenity of Zion's tranquil rivers and cascading waterfalls, which offer refreshing respites from the desert heat. The app will guide you to these scenic water features and reveal their ecological significance within the park's delicate ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the park's rich cultural history as you visit the Zion Human History Museum and explore the artifacts and exhibits. The app will illuminate the stories of the Native American tribes who inhabited the region and the pioneers who settled here, creating a tapestry of human experiences intertwined with the natural wonders of the park. Your itinerary is customizable, but it may include: • Grafton Ghost Town • Emerald Pools and Angel’s Landing • Zion’s Scenic Drive • Checkerboard Mesa and Great Arch • Mt. Carmel Tunnel to East Zion drive • Kolob Canyons and Kolob Terrace Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned explorer, Shaka Guide's Audio Tour App will enrich your adventure in Zion National Park. Let the app be your trusted guide, providing engaging commentary, remarkable stories, and insider tips that enhance your connection with the park's unparalleled beauty. Embrace the majesty of Zion and create memories that will last a lifetime, with Shaka Guide's Audio Tour App leading the way.

Zion & Bryce Canyon: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tours

2. Zion & Bryce Canyon: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tours

Don’t miss a thing as your favorite audio tour narrator guides you throughout Zion, Bryce Canyon and along Highway 89 to not-to-be-missed points of interest, with fascinating stories, tips and directions along the way. Follow the suggested itineraries, or divide the commentary and create your own half, full or multi day sightseeing trips. Tour Zion with its steep sandstone walls, slot canyons and green oasis’s created by water and Bryce Canyon with thousands of hoodoos towers densely packed into a spectacular amphitheatre. Major Highlights: La Verkin Overlook Temple of Sinawava Checkerboard Mesa Inspiration Point Grafton Ghost Town Emerald Pools Zion Mt Carmel Tunnel Sunrise & Sunset Points Zion Human History Museum* Weeping Wall Rainbow & Yovimpa Points Red Rock Canyon Great Arch Zion Overlook Big Bend Fairyland Point Includes: Zion National Park The scenic drive will take you along towering sheer cliffs of red rock and twisting canyons cut by the Virgin River. But in amongst this stark landscape you’ll find surprising grottos of lush ferns, waterfalls and Emerald Pools. For many, the bucket list hikes are the main draw and you’ll find many, from family friendly Riverside Walk, to the classic slot canyon adventure The Narrows to the strenuous and vertigo inducing Angels Landing. To enjoy these hikes safely, plan ahead and be prepared. Lots of water, snacks, check trail conditions and monitor changing weather conditions. Looking for a place to escape the crowds? Perhaps the short drive to the ghost town of Grafton, a historic Mormon settlement with a small group of ageing wooden buildings and well preserved cemetery will peak your interest. It certainly inspired the moviemakers of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to use it as one of the filming locations. Highway 89 Hear stories along the 1.5 drive between the two parks. You can drive much more directly to Bryce Canyon National Park thanks to the construction of the Zion-Mt Carmel Highway (RT 9 connector) in 1930. It’s a highly scenic stretch of road with its switchbacks and sweeping views back to Zion’s towering cliffs and the Great Arch. Its most impressive features however are the 2 tunnels, the longest being 1.1 miles. Gallery “windows” were created inside the tunnel to provide peekaboo views through to the stunning landscape. Bryce Canyon National Park Whether you call them hoodoos, goblins or fairy chimneys, you’ll be amazed at the sheer number of these formations in Bryce Canyon National Park. As you scan the amphitheatre suddenly you’ll start seeing shapes, faces and figures come to life in the rocks. Each stop along the drive highlights a different view. Will your favourite be Sunrise, Sunset or Inspiration Point? Or maybe it’ll be at the furtherest point along the 18 mile drive at Yovimpa Point, which is one of the best spots to see the Grand Staircase coloured steps on show. Get a closer glimpse by hiking one of the many trails that descend into the canyon. Queen’s Garden and Navajo Loop are two of the most popular.

Virgin: Canaan Mountains & Grafton Ghost Town Off Road Tour

3. Virgin: Canaan Mountains & Grafton Ghost Town Off Road Tour

Discover the beautiful scenery of the Canaan Mountains Wilderness area on a guided jeep tour from Virgin, Utah. Discover the pristinely preserved formed mining town of Grafton with an exclusive access tour. Begin your off-road adventure on an exclusive private road to Zion Lava Ridge Mesa. You will be riding in an off-road adventure van or jeep, both specially fitted for the terrain. Enjoy the panoramic views of rarely-seen areas of Zion National Park and the vast Virgin River Valley. Take in the stunning sights of the Canaan Mountains and the towering Smithsonian Butte. As you continue to journey through the terrains outside Zion National Park, admire the majestic views of West Temple, the highest peak in the park, composed of Navajo Sandstone and standing at a commanding height of 7,810 feet. From here, enjoy a brisk and easy walk to an exclusive picturesque area of Zion Cliffside Point, right on the boundary of Zion National Park. This incredible location has vast views directly into the park, where you will embrace the fresh mountain air and enjoy the serene and tranquil Zion area. Finally, head back in time to the beautifully maintained ghost town of Grafton, last occupied in 1944. Explore this historic Mormon settlement nestled amidst orchards and farmland, the peaceful surroundings of the Virgin River, and a well-preserved cemetery with headstones dating back to the 1860s.

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