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About this trip
My1FitLife Grand Canyon Whitewater Rafting Adventure
With this being a popular and amazing trip we knew we needed to get this one back on the books!! Now is your chance to make it happen!
Why not combine the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon with the powerful, exhilarating Colorado River to create the ideal western trip? The Grand Canyon river tour is the premier white water rafting trip in the American West. The eight-night Grand Canyon river tour covers the entire length of the Grand Canyon, beginning at Lee’s Ferry and ending at Lake Mead. This trips combines world class white water with breathtaking scenery to make one unforgettable river experience.
Your trip begins at the Marble Canyon Lodge, in Arizona, where you spend the first night preparing for your trip. That evening you will meet your guide for an orientation meeting where you can ask questions and get any last minute items. You can also purchase beer and wine at Marble Canyon.
The following morning you pack your duffel bag and depart for Lee’s Ferry where the boats will be waiting for you. After your bags are packed on the boat everyone gets on and your rafting trip begins.
For the next seven days you will run exciting rapids like Houserock, Hance, Hermit, Granite Falls, Crystal, Lava Falls, and many more. You will see beautiful side canyons and swimming holes including Little Colorado, Elves Chasm, Deer Creek, Havasu Creek, and Travertine Falls. Each morning you will be greeted by the beautiful song of the Canyon Wren and the smell of hot coffee brewing in the kitchen. Your guide will prepare you a hot breakfast every morning which includes fresh fruit and fruit juice. For lunch you will have sandwiches with all the trimmings. Tour West provides cold water and lemonade at all times as well as candy bars and fruit for snacks during the day. At night all your gear will be unloaded, this includes your personal duffel bag and your cot. While you are setting up your camp your guide will be preparing a hearty dinner of steak and potato or chicken and pasta. Each dinner also has a vegetable with a fresh tossed salad and your choice of dressing. After dinner you are free to explore the canyon or sit on your cot and watch a beautiful sunset and listen to the music of the river. The last 34 miles of your trip are spent traveling between the sheer walls and graceful tiers of the upper stretches of beautiful Lake Mead. At trip’s end, you will be transported to Las Vegas airport by bus.
Day 1 (SundayAugust 8th)
Date : August 8, 2021
Time : 12:00 am
Meeting at Marble Canyon Lodge
Your trip meets in Marble Canyon, AZ. You will spend the first night at the Marble Canyon Lodge. Your motel accommodations are included in your package.
We will have an orientation meeting in the evening. The location of the orientation meeting can vary so when you check-in the person at the front desk will let you know where this meeting will be held. At the orientation meeting you will receive some of the gear you will use on the river such as a dry bag which you will load your personal bag into. You are on your own for your dinner this night and breakfast the next morning. There is a small restaurant located at Marble Canyon.
Day 2 - Day 6
Date : August 9, 2021
Start our Adventure
Day Two-Day Six: A van provided by Marble Canyon Lodge will pick us up in front of the motel in the morning and transport us 6 miles to Lee’s Ferry where we will meet our river guides and launch on your river trip. Once we push off from Lee’s Ferry you will be given a boat and safety orientation by your guides that will include how and where to sit on the rafts, how to hold on, and safety precautions while on the river and in camp.
From there you will start your adventure through the Grand Canyon. Each day you will run exciting rapids such as Hance, Granite, Hermit & Crystal, explore unique side canyons such as Elves Chasm, Deer Creek and Havasu Falls, be treated to delicious meals, hear and see some of the history and geology of the Canyon from your very knowledgeable guides and generally enjoy the majestic grandeur of the Grand Canyon. Each night you will camp on cots under the stars along the beaches of the river.
Day 7 - Day 8
Date : August 15, 2021
Raft then helicopter Flight out Canyon
Day Seven-Day Eight: In the morning you will leave camp and be on the rafts for a short time before arriving at the helicopter pad at Whitmore Wash. Once at Whitmore Wash the people who are only staying for the 6 night trip will board a helicopter and fly out of the canyon. A new group of people will helicopter in for the last two nights of the trip. Once the new group arrives you will continue down river to experience more exciting rapids, beautiful side canyons and great camping.
Date : August 16, 2021
Departure Home after 4:00pm
Day Nine: After breakfast you will arrive at Pearce Ferry Boat Ramp, on Lake Mead, at approximately 8:30 a.m. You will then board a bus for your transfer back to the Las Vegas McCarran Airport. You should arrive at the airport at approximately 2:00 p.m. Please do not book any departure flights before 4:00 p.m. this day!
1 Night Lodging* 1st night accommodations at Marble Canyon Lodge
Transfer* Transfer to river from lodge
Welcome DinnerWelcome Group Dinner
River Sightseeing* Sightseeing river trip
River Guides* Expert guide service
Camping Equipment* Complete camping equipment (cot, sleeping bag, foam pad, waterproof duffel, eating utensils, tent, chair)
Meals* Three meals per day, plus snacks
TransferTransfer to Marble Canyon Lodge via Shuttle from Las Vegas and back to Las Vegas
AirfareAirfare to and from Las Vegas
MealsAdditional Meals and/or snacks not included above
Trip InsuranceTrip Insurance is NOT included