This page is designed for giving information to TrailHike members attending the "Zion Canyons Utah 7-day Adventure Hike"

28 April - 5 May, 2019



BRIEF ITINERARY:

1.      SUN, 28 APR: Flight from Toronto to Las Vegas @ 8.30 AM on Air Canada. Arrive in Las Vegas @ 10.18 AM. 

4 volunteer drivers will pick-up 4 vans from the airport. There are 7 seats in each van.

Transfer to your hotel "Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 4*" on the Las Vegas Strip.

The hotel's official check-in time is at 4.00 pm and check out is at 11.00 am.

Enjoy optional activities in Las Vegas *

2.      MON, 29 APR: Drive towards Zion National Park (260 km = 2.5 hrs drive approx.). Overnight @ Airbnb near Zion National Park

3.      TUE, 30 APR: Hiking in the area  

4.      WED, 1 MAY: Hiking in the area  

5.      THU, 2 MAY: Hiking in the area  

6.      FRI, 3 MAY: Hiking in the area  

7.      SAT, 4 MAY: Drive back to Las Vegas (260 km = 2.5 hrs drive approx.). Transfer to your hotel "Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino 3*" on the Las Vegas Strip. Enjoy optional activities in Las Vegas *

8.      SUN, 5 MAY: 9.30 AM: Transfer to the airport. Flight to Toronto @ 12.30 PM on Air Canada. Arrive in Toronto @ 7.35 PM

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The detailed itinerary will be provided by Basil

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FLIGHT INFORMATION: 

This is the group booking that I made on Air Canada - (DIRECT FLIGHTS):

AC1851 28APR YYZLAS   10:25  12:12

AC1852 05MAY LASYYZ  13:10  20:29


  • You will be able to check-in individually 24 hours before the departure. This is the link: https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/plan/check-in-information/check-in.html
  • Checked baggage allowance:  

    1st bag: $31.50 CAD (per direction, including taxes)

    2nd bag: $52.50 CAD (per direction, including taxes)

    Carry-on Baggage: you can bring 1 standard article + 1 personal article free of charge. Carry-on’s maximum dimensions include wheels and handles (55CMX23CMX40CM). Personal Article’s maximum dimensions (33CMX16CMX43CM). Your carry-on baggage must be light enough that you can store it in the overhead bin unassisted.

**We need the following information from each participant before FEB 20, 2019 based on your passport details (Please email the information to Noushin: 4noushin@gmail.com)

  • LAST NAME
  • FIRST NAME
  • MIDDLE NAME
  • TITLE
  • GENDER              
  • DATE OF BIRTH
  • AEROPLAN #

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ROOM ARRANGEMENTS

  • I must send the rooming list to the hotel before FEB 20, 2019. 
  • If you know your roommate(s), Please email to: 4noushin@gmail.com
  • If you don't know, we will match you randomly

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PAYMENTS

  • Please eTRANSFER all your payments to Laurie-Ann. Her email address is: lauriec@nmhydro.ca  PASSWORD= trailhike
  • Final payment is due on FEB 20, 2019 

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COSTS BREAKDOWN - APPROXIMATELY:


1) Flights: CA$780 per person (PLEASE PAY TO LAURIE ANN)


2) 2 nights hotel in Las Vegas: CA$265 per person in Double Occupancy - for 2 nights (PLEASE PAY TO LAURIE ANN)
  • This price includes "13.38% local taxes" and the "Resort fee (CA$56) per room per night". The resort fee includes Daily in-room high speed internet access, All local calls, Fitness center access for two daily. This is a mandatory Fee.

  • The additional charge for the 3rd or 4th person in the room is: CA$50.00 per person-per night
  • Maximum Occupancy in one room is: four (4)
  • The price of a single room is twice as much, which means CA$265 X 2 = CA$530 for 2 nights. 
  • Your hotel on Day 1 will be "Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 4*" and your hotel on Day 7 will be "Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino 3*". We could not book the same hotel on Day 7 because the price was insanely high on that date.
  • **Please let Noushin know about your roommate(s) names, so she can prepare the rooming list for the hotel before FEB 20, 2019. Please email to: 4noushin@gmail.com

3) 5 nights Airbnb near Zion National Park: CA$350 per person - for 5 nights (PAID IN FULL BY BASIL). 

4) Car rental: We booked 4 vans (7 seats in each) for 8 days (DRIVERS MUST PAY LOCALLY)
  • The price is almost CA$200 per person (including the Rental fee, taxes, 2 nights parking in Las Vegas hotels and gas). 
  • Car insurance is extra depending on the driver's credit card insurance policy. Some credit cards have rental car insurance.
  • 4 volunteer driver are: Basil-Mitch-Susan-Brian 
  • The 4 drivers are exempt from paying the car rental (CA$200) because they will be driving!
  • The 4 drivers must pay for their car rental by their own credit card when they pick-up the cars at the airport. They will also pay for the Gas and Parking fee in Las Vegas hotels for 2 nights. Laurie-Ann will give them a full refund after the tour.

5) SHOWS

Mitch purchased 25 tickets for this show. (PAID IN FULL BY MITCH). 

  • CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - MICHAEL JACKSON: ONE
  • Ticket type: Category B: premium view seating
  • Quantity: 25
  • Show time: Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 07:00 PM
  • Location: Mandalay Bay Theatre, Inside Mandalay Bay
  • Ticket pick-up location: Mandalay Bay Theatre box office inside Mandalay Bay. We strongly recommend picking up your tickets from the box office at least 1 hour prior to show time.


PRICE: US$170 per person - Category B: premium view seating


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Mitch purchased 26 tickets for this show.  (PAID IN FULL BY MITCH). 

  • AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES
  • Ticket type: Category A: VIP
  • Description: Seating is comprised of tables
  • Quantity: 26
  • Show time: Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 06:00 PM
  • Location: Excalibur Hotel and Casino
  • Ticket pick-up location: Excalibur box office inside Excalibur. We strongly recommend picking up your tickets from the box office at least 1 hour prior to show time.


PRICE: US$65 per person  (taxes included)

General Seating Information:

*General seating means seats will not be pre-assigned.

*You may choose your seats on a first come first serve basis.

*The venue will have tables that fit 10 or more people.

*VIP Ticket holders include priority entry to the showroom.

*We highly recommend you arrive at least 40 minutes prior to your show time.

*Doors to the showroom open 30 minutes prior.





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If you have any questions/comments about any of the above-mentioned details, you can put a post in the meetup page here: https://www.meetup.com/TrailHike-RichmondHill/events/254300350/  OR send an email to the persons in charge:
  • Noushin is in charge of: booking the flights, Hotel in Las Vegas, and Car Rental. Email: 4noushin@gmail.com
  • Basil is in charge of: itinerary details. Email: ba@ctap.ca
  • Mitch is in charge of: booking the Airbnb in Zion / show in Las Vegas. Email: mitch@shorecreative.com 
  • Laurie-Ann is in charge of: collecting your payments. Email: lauriec@nmhydro.ca 


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*Optional activities in Las Vegas:

  • Attend a show -  check the schedules here: https://www.vegas.com/shows/ 
  • Fremont Street Experience – ‘Old’ Vegas

  • Hotel hopping on the Las Vegas Strip

  • See the Volcano erupt at the Mirage

  • View the Dancing Waters at the Bellagio + Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden

  • The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian

  • Visit the Mob Museum (National Museum of Organized Crime) // Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition // The Neon Museum // Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

  • Ellis Island Casino & Brewery

  • The LINQ Promenade: an entertainment, shopping, and dining district located between The LINQ Hotel and Flamingo Las Vegas

  • Enjoy a great dinner buffet in Las Vegas. Suggestions: https://www.lasvegashowto.com/top-10-las-vegas-buffets 

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Travel Documents

US Immigration requires that all travellers MUST have a valid passport (or Nexus or EDL cards).  If you do not have a Canadian or USA passport, please make sure that you have the appropriate permissions or documentation to travel to the USA.

YOU CANNOT TRAVEL IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ALL REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, SUCH AS PASSPORT AND VISA (if applicable)