blue marble adventure
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Private, Adults Only

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Backcountry, Outdoor Dining

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secluded natural settings

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acclaimed chefs

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sunset adventure

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wilderness, solitude, romance

TRAVEL MODE

Private Pop-Up Restaurant

TIME

1 Night

HIKING DISTANCES

Less than 1 mile, optional

RATE

$2500 (2 guest minimum, 10 guest guest maximum)

POINT OF ORIGIN

Seasonally Variable

GEOLOGIC ADVENTURER SKILL

undergraduate +

The Undergraduate geologist adventurer is capable of hiking 2-6 miles daily.  Trails are generally maintained and have 1500 feet or less of change in elevation.  Your backpack will weigh between 20-35 lbs.  Undergraduate time traveling hikers must be healthy and relatively fit.  Previous camping experience is a good idea, but not required.

Create your personal Michelin-Rated restaurant in the solitude and scenery of locations such as Sedona, Lake Powell, Sunset Volcano, and the Superstition or Santa Catalina Mountains.

The ultimate private, outdoor, fine dining experience.  Canyons and Chefs creates an unparallelled and unforgetable experience, using Earth’s culinary and scenic bounty as a backdrop for your outstanding gastronomic adventure.  Bistro lighting, screened-in dining tables, and unmatched ambiance elevate our multi-course (7) dinner with Chef’s expert wine pairings.  Dinner is followed by a self-guided (literature provided) sunset stroll, and guests have the option of on-site, overnight, luxury backcountry accommodation.  Maximum 10 guests

COMFORT RATINGS

FITNESS
Hikers should have the ability to hike on and off marked trails, to scramble over obstacles and/or barriers with frequent changes in elevation for up to 14 miles per day, carrying medium sized packs of gear. All hikes are one-way, except in case of emergency, and are traveled at a steady walking pace with breaks.
COMFORT

Now this is camping!  Many meals will consist of multi-course, freshly-prepared, restaurant quality meals with wine/drink pairings served on clothed tables.  Accommodations are very comfortable with large tents, raised cots/beds, solar showers, and private bathrooms.

SOLITUDE

While hikers will pass through areas popular with tourists, they will spend most of the time in areas specially selected to be off the beaten path.  There will be practically no wait time or crowds anywhere past the trail-heads. Overnighting is private and remote.

Trip Dates

Don’t see your dates?
Custom dates may be available!

Call 1-602-904-2536 or contact us for details.

2021 Trip Dates

Custom Dates Only

2022 Trip Dates

Custom Dates Only

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What is included in the Rate?:

  • Multi-course meal with wine pairings
  • Self-guided sunset hike literature
  • Dining area including tables, chairs, china, wares, lighting, and heat
  • Accomodations: yurt-style tents, raised beds with mattresses, down pillows, egyptian cotton sheets, plush woolen blankets, private bathrooms, hot showers
  • Transportation: Shuttle from meeting location to pop-up location
  • Fees: Permits, Entrance Fees, Camping Fees, all necessary trip fees

What is the Food Situation?:

Canyons and Chefs takes care of all meals on your tour.  Starting with breakfast on your first day through lunch the final day, your professional chef will prepare a variety of meals on the trail and in camp.  All dietary needs are accommodated, so please get in touch with us to give us details of your requirements. There may be times where special needs necessitate a small rate increase.

Meals will include one main dish for breakfast and lunch, dinner will consist of multi-course meals with wine/drink pairings, all prepared by a professional chef and staff. All food options will be fresh, often farm-to-table. Trail snacks will include meats, cheeses, nuts, chocolate, and other filling, delicious, and varying backcountry food.

Is there anything that i need to provide myself?:

  • Transportation to and from the host city/hotel
  • Lodging prior to and following your trip
  • Gear such as clothes, rainwear, and boots/shoes
  • Personal items such as toiletries and sunscreen
  • BMAG does not provide water bottles or Camelback-Style bladders
  • Personal lighting such as headlamps or flashlights
  • We suggest gratuities for your guide, typically 10-15% of the total trip cost

*Booked guests will receive a detailed information packet

What kind of group size can i expect?

Couples expeditions will host 2 guests, who may then choose to invite other couples to join them

Can I bring small children?

Couples Basecamp Expeditions are only available to adults 18 years of age or older.  Children are not allowed.

I want to book a trip, how can i do that?

Tour bookings can be completed through our online booking platform or through our office.  A 50% deposit is required, and the full trip rate will be due 90 days prior to trip departure.  Bookings within the 90-day window require payment in full.  Trip rates are payable through our online booking platform or over the phone by Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, or Discover.  Checks by mail are fine as well, as are bank transfers ($35 transfer fee).

Call our office Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Arizona time. 1-602-904-2536, or contact us for more information.

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