Collette’s Native American Tours

Collette, Native American, Powwow,South Dakota. USA

Friday 24th November is Native American Heritage Day.  It falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving and marks a strengthening of the Federal-Tribal relationship between the US Government and Native American governments.

Worldwide tour operator, Collette has announced several tours that commemorate the cultural heritage and tribal sovereignty of American Indians and Alaskan Natives.

Collette, Native American, USA

For those interested in this enduring culture and its fascinating relationship with the land, Collette’s Native American tours provide an ideal opportunity to learn and experience the present-day conditions of Native American people and their traditions, languages and rich cultural legacy.

Travellers will have the unique opportunity to learn more about this integral and captivating component of America’s history and culture whilst experiencing the wonders of this vast continent.

National Parks of America Tour
Collette, Native American, teepee, USA

Travellers will journey through the majestic Bighorn Mountains in Great Sioux Nation territory and dine with a local Lakota Native American, learning first-hand about their rich and unique culture.

The National Parks of America tour includes an overnight stay in the heart of Yellowstone National Park, as well as a night inside the Grand Canyon, a truly unique and unforgettable way to experience this spectacular National Historical Landmark.

Other highlights include a breakfast cruise across the glassy waters of Lake Powell, and the choice between either a tram ride or a leisurely hike among the magnificent red and white sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park.

National Parks and Denver Tour
On this tour, travellers enjoy the same highlights as the National Parks of America tour, topped off with a two-night stay in Denver and a visit to the Rocky Mountain National Park.

South Dakota Tour
The Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills, Custer County, South Dakota, United States

Collette’s Spotlight on South Dakota delves into to the heart of the West, establishing a base in Rapid City. From here, visit the Badlands National Park and the Black Hills National Forest, home to Mt Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial.

The latter is the largest mountain sculpture in the world, and still undergoing construction in dedication to all Native American tribes.

This tours also pays a visit to the Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, marvelling at the fascinating stories of the Lakota and Sioux.

Canyon Country Tour
Deep Canyon, Colorado River, Desert, Southwest, Natural Scenic Lands

The Canyon Country tour journeys through deserts, canyons and cities across Arizona, Utah and Nevada, covering the National Parks of Zion, Bryce Canyon and the Grand Canyon, showcasing their spectacular vistas and unique topography.

Travellers also journey into Navajo nation territory, where they can choose between a tour of the starkly stunning Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park narrated by a local tribe member, or an adventure cruise through the Navajo and Antelope canyons.

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