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Grand Canyon Ultimate Tour

  • Skip the crowds at the Grand Canyon’s parking lots and the lines at the visitor center
  • Explore Grand Canyon National Park with a guide and hike part of the Rim Trail
  • Views of the Colorado River and Phantom Ranch from Yavapai Point
Grand Canyon Ultimate Tour
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Grand Canyon Ultimate Tour
From US$149,00
Explore the Grand Canyon South Rim on this day trip from Flagstaff, a great choice for nature lovers and first-time visitors. With this tour, save time searching for parking or waiting at the visitor center’s long lines, and hike part of the Rim Trail. This leaves enough time to head out to Navajo country for lunch and stop at a few of your guide’s hand-picked lookout points.
What to Expect
Your morning starts with pickup from your Williams, Flagstaff, or Grand Canyon/Tusayan area hotel in an air-conditioned coach. After the drive to Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim, stop at Yavapai Point for your first views of the canyon.

Skip the lines at the visitor center and the crowds trying to get into the parking lots, and walk a bit of the Rim Trail with your guide. From here, you’ll be able to get a real sense of the depth of the canyon and see its rock layers up close.

Learn about the Grand Canyon’s geologic history and keep an eye out for deer, elk, bighorn sheep, or a California condor, the most endangered bird of prey in the world. Next head out to Navajo country and order lunch off the menu at a local restaurant.

Drive back along the South Rim, stopping at a few lookout points, and then end your tour with hotel drop-off in Williams, Flagstaff, or Grand Canyon/Tusayan.
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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent and Informative Tour

This was a fantastic tour that really helped us understand the geological history of not only the Grand Canyon, but also the surrounding area. Our tour guide Keaton was very knowledgeable of not only the plant life but also gave an excellent primer on the...More

2  Thank Janicemepa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic and Informative Tour

Our Canyon Dave's guide for the day, Keaton Vanderploeg, has an endless wealth of knowledge on the canyon's geological formation, plant and animal life, and Native American history and sites. He was greatly entertaining with deep insight and an obvious love of the canyon. I...More

Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 18 March 2018
Best Tour We Have Experienced

Dustin was our guide and did an excellent job with our tour. We loved that our group was small and were able to somewhat go at our own pace. Dustin knows all the great views for both viewing and photos. He also provided some great...More

2  Thank bjia34
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile
Excellent day tour for adults

Van with 10 adults plus guide. Picked up in front of our hotel. Knowledgeable guide answered questions as we drove, about 10 stops at Canyon and a ride to Cameron for lunch. Outstanding teacher of rock layers, even set up a small class for us...More

Thank Gena O
Reviewed 10 March 2018
An even deeper appreciation

I had done some hiking in the Grand Canyon 20+ years ago, and have dreamed of returning. This trip was part of a birthday celebration for my husband, who had never been to Arizona. Part of the joy was watching his reaction; the awe and...More

2  Thank lynn d
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Betsy K
23 April 2018|
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Response from Phillip M | Reviewed this property |
We did not hike down into the canyon. We moved from on great view location to another and did some walking at the sites. Not a lot of drive time as we were staying only 7 miles from the canyon. The longest drive was to the... More
13 April 2018|
Response from lynn d | Reviewed this property |
At your hotel, as long as you are in one of those locations. We were In Tusayan, closest to the GC, and were picked up last. The folks whose hotels were in Flagstaff were picked up first, at their hotels.
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