Grand Canyon Tours from Phoenix
HIGHLIGHTS: Sonoran Desert, Grand Canyon National Park, San Francisco Peaks, Painted Desert Views
Experience Grand Canyon National Park by way of the Ponderosa Forest of Flagstaff on the Colorado Plateau.
Depart early morning and see first-hand the Sonoran Desert on your way to the Grand Canyon. Savor the diverse scenery as you go from desert to chaparral to tall Ponderosa Pine forests by way of Flagstaff and the Colorado Plateau.
After meeting our Flagstaff guests, we drive past the dormant volcanoes that make up the San Francisco Peaks, on our way to the Navajo Reservation. You'll view the western edge of the Painted Desert and drive along the Little Colorado River Gorge on your way to the Grand Canyon.
We then spend the late morning and early afternoon in the Grand Canyon National Park (entrance fees are included), and you'll get your first views of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River at Desert View. Climb up to the top of the Watchtower Observatory for magnificent panoramic views of the Grand Canyon. The Watchtower Observatory is one of the crowning achievements of architect Mary Jane Colter. Desert View Point is also a great place to have the lunch that you packed or pick something up to eat at the general store. As we make our way along the rim of the Grand Canyon, we'll make a stop at Grandview Point. This transitional point between the East and South Rims of the Grand Canyon offers both the open views of the Colorado River Gorge afforded at the East Rim, as well as the butte-filled views for which the South Rim is famous.
At the Grand Canyon Village, you'll have time shop at the many historic buildings and museums, such as the Hopi House, the rustic El Tovar Lodge, the Grand Canyon Railway Station and Kolb Studio. You may also take in some wondrous views of the Grand Canyon looking down onto the Bright Angel trail and Indian Gardens. You may even get a glimpse of the mules heading out of the Grand Canyon or the incredible California Condors!
Throughout your journey with us, you'll enjoy interesting, informative, and entertaining narration from your guide. Our most popular way to take our guests to experience the Grand Canyon.
Cost ...$179 (Plus Tax) Adult
$139 (Plus Tax) Child (4-15 years old)*
Departs Phoenix: 6:30AM - Returns: 8-9 PM
This tour can be upgraded to a private tour experience.
Travel with only your family and friends! In these unprecedented times - you may want to convert any of our Grand Canyon Adventures (excluding Train Tours) to a Private Experience for only $100 more (plus tax) per guest. Enjoy our scenic tours with just your private party and our fun, safe and informative Tour Guide.
(Minimum of 4 people for private tour)
To Book Your Tour Call: 928-282-4451
-Best Canyon Views
-California Condors (Seasonal)
-The Painted Desert
Highlights include: Complimentary Pick-up at Phoenix area hotels and resorts - Fully Narrated by Professional Guide - Oak Creek Canyon (from Sedona) - Navajo Reservation - National Park Entrance Fees - South and East Rims of the Grand Canyon - Grand Canyon Village - Lunch not included
Please note: Due to the duration of this tour, infants are not allowed on tour.
*Arizona Law requires a booster seat for children under 4'9'' and a car seat for children under the age of 8. Passengers must provide child seats.