|The Grand Canyon|
The concessioner at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, Xanterra South Rim, has teamed up with the non-profit Grand Canyon Field Institute to again offer its two-night “Learning& Lodging Adventure.”
The program is offered once every week with participants arriving on Sunday and departing on Tuesday afternoon. Blackout dates are Memorial Day weekend, May 27 – 29; Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2-4; Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 25-27 and the winter holiday period from Dec. 16 through Jan. 8, 2013.
The rate now through Nov. 6 is $450 for one adult, $700 for two adults and $229 for children eight through 16. Additional adults in the same room are $275. From Nov. 11 through Feb. 26, 2013, the rate is $380 per adult, $630 for two adults, $229 per child and $275 for each additional adult in the same room.
For more information or to reserve the package, call toll free 1-866-471-4435 or 928-638-2485. Additional details about the program can be found online, but packages can only be booked by calling.
Xanterra also operates El Tovar, Bright Angel Lodge, Kachina Lodge and Thunderbird Lodge on the rim and Phantom Ranch on the floor of the Canyon. In addition, the company operates interpretive motorcoach tours, restaurants, gift shops and mule tours.
Additional information can be found by visiting www.grandcanyonlodges.comor calling toll-free 1-888-297-2757 or 1-303-297-2757 from outside the United States. Additional information about the park can be found at www.nps.gov/grca.
Photo copyright Anne Gordon
Posted by Anne Gordon on Friday, 16th March, 2012.