Why Choose Us?

With dozens of companies offering many different tours of Utah’s national parks what sets Desert Solitude apart from the rest? The answer is quality. We never ask ourselves if something is “good enough,” we always ask “Can it be better?”  This mentality results in our itineraries, vehicle, food, guides, and customer service outpacing the competition.  Your tour with Desert Solitude will be tailored to your preferences and abilities and will afford more opportunities to experience the beauty of the desert than can be found elsewhere.  But don’t take our word for it.  Read what our customers have said on Trip Advisor and Google and then come back here and book the tour that is best for you.  Utah is our passion, our home, and our favorite playground, so come play with us!  The tours listed below are all private and accommodate up to six guests in our off-road-equipped luxury SUV.  The tour includes standard hotel lodging and lunch each day. The itineraries are based on a departure from and return to the Salt Lake City area but can be customized to fit your needs.


Arches & Canyonlands 2 Day Tour
Starting at $2,575 per group!

Your days during this two-day tour will be filled with world-famous attractions including the arches of Arches National Park and the towering cliffs and deep canyons of Canyonlands National Park. Additionally, your evening with us will be spent enjoying the desert in an intimately local way as you discover remote canyons, seek out prehistoric dinosaur tracks, visit ancient rock art panels, watch the sunset from a clifftop overlook, or see the stars in a certified dark sky park. With so much to see and do in the Moab area every moment will become a lasting memory.

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2 Day Bryce Canyon & Hot Springs
Starting at $2,575 per group!

Bryce Canyon National Park is a visual feast!  Across the valley you’ll see a forest of red, pink and white stone hoodoos speckled with evergreen trees and set against a blue clear sky. On this two day trip you’ll have opportunities to see Bryce Canyon in various ways including by visiting overlooks, hiking among the hoodoos, doing a night hike, or visiting at sunrise. During the summer months consider enhancing your visit to Bryce Canyon by taking a guided horseback ride into the canyon, enjoying a country music dinner show, or experiencing a small town rodeo.  On your return trip to Salt Lake City you’ll have the opportunity to take a dip in natural hot springs or explore large caves formed by flowing volcanic lava.

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2 Day Goblin Valley & Capitol Reef
Starting at $2,575 per group!

For phenomenal views and no crowds consider this two day tour to Goblin Valley State Park and Capitol Reef National Park.  Goblin Valley has merited the attention of Hollywood movie producers who use this location for its unearthly landscape.  The maze of hoodoos are ideal for getting lost in nature while hoping to never be found. Capitol Reef keeps hidden hikes and back country dirt roads and saves them for only the most determined travelers. In Capitol Reef you get the feeling that this landscape has remained unchanged for hundreds of thousands, if not millions of years.

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3 Day Arches, Canyonlands & Goblin Valley
Starting at $2,995 per group!

It’s hard to imagine that the landscapes can be so different in such a small portion of Utah. Arches National Park has the highest concentration of stone arches in the world and is entirely unlike its next door neighbor Canyonlands National Park. Goblin Valley State Park is named for the thousands of rock hoodoos that fill the valley in maze-like formations, perfect for exploration. On this three day tour you will visit each of these parks in addition to evening expeditions to discover the desert around them. 

Bryce Canyon

3 Day Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef & Goblin Valley
Starting at $2,995 per group!

Have you seen the Milky Way in a certified Dark Sky Park? Would you like to visit Bryce Canyon when no one else is there? Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, and Goblin Valley are all certified Dark Sky parks which mean they are some of the best places in the world to see the stars. These landscapes are unbelievably different from each other and each also has a different feeling when the stars come out.  Prepare to be amazed at the vibrant colors of Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef and intrigued by the otherworldly formations in Goblin Valley State Park.

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4 Day Arches, Canyonlands, Goblin Valley & Capitol Reef
Starting at $4,100 per group!

Not only will the landscapes be vastly different during this four day tour but so will your opportunities to connect with nature.  Arches and Canyonlands abound with incredible rock formations, landscapes and park visitors.  Goblin Valley State Park and Capitol Reef National Park are similarly abundant in formations and landscapes but offer unparalleled moments to experience expansive desert scenes in complete solitude.  In these less visited parks you may find yourself at viewpoints where you can see thirty miles but not see another car, building, or human!

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5 Day Utah Parks Tour
Starting at $5,200 per group!

While planning vacations many people strive for a balance between adventuring and sightseeing, activity and relaxation, or itineraries and spontaneity. This is the tour that has that perfect balance.  Experiencing the national parks on this tour will check the box that you made it to your epic destination and captured that perfect photo, while having four evenings with a knowledgeable guide at your service will ensure that you discover local secrets that you wouldn’t otherwise. On this five day tour you are certain to have a personalized blend of activities including hiking, sightseeing, adventuring, off-roading, souvenir shopping, stargazing, exploring, and relaxing. The headlining parks on this tour are Arches, Canyonlands , Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks.  You will also visit Goblin Valley State Park in addition to dozens of other exciting landmarks through out Southern Utah.