Ancient Spirits of the Canyon from Flagstaff
Your tour begins at the Hotel in Flagstaff. Your tour guide will narrate and tell you everything you need to know about the Ancient History in the Northern of Arizona, the duration of the trip is twelve hours. Your lunch and bottles of water are included.
Arizona's volcano, Sunset Crater is in the west of San Francisco Peaks and is part of the amazing landscape, with its lava fields, your walking tour through the panoramic view will be an amazing adventure. Afterward, you will be heading to Wupatki National Monument, and you will be in an ancient town (Pueblo) from 500 A.D. with one hundred rooms, a ball court, and a weather forecast system that was used in those days.
Later, that afternoon, you will have lunch in the historic Cameron trading post. You will taste the delicious food and drinks from the Navajo culture. Tacos, Stew, hot Beef, and at the same time looking at the marvelous landscape of the desert around you. You will have the time to shop the Native American arts and crafts.
Once you arrived at the Grand Canyon, your tour guide will let you know the whole story and the wonders of one of the most beautiful places in North America. The Colorado River, the fauna and flora, the geology of the landscape and its marvelous splendor and beauty.
This is a truly comprehensive experience of the amazingly varied landscape and fascinating ancient history of Northern Arizona.
This tour, fully narrated by your fun and knowledgeable guide, begins at your hotel in Flagstaff.
Just to the west of the San Francisco Peaks, you will pass Sunset crater, Arizona's youngest volcano which last erupted in 1064. Take a stroll through the scenic lava fields of the San Francisco Volcanic Field before visiting Wupatki National Monument, an ancient Pueblo ruin from 500 A.D. with 100 rooms, a ball court and an ancient weather forecast system.
Next up, enjoy a sit-down lunch at historic Cameron trading post, where you can taste authentic Navajo Taco, hot beef or the Navajo Stew. Shop for Native American arts and crafts and marvel at views of the Painted Desert to the north.
Now you are off to the Grand Canyon, glimpsing the stark cliffs of the Little Colorado River Gorge before reaching the National Park and taking in magnificent views of the world's greatest gorge. Upon arrival at the Grand Canyon, you will stop at multiple overlooks and your guides will give you all the information of the Grand Canyon's history, flora, fauna, geology and archaeology as well as stories of the good old days. You will also have time on your own at the overlooks.
The last stop at the Grand Canyon will be the Village, where you can visit the Lobby of the El Tovar Hotel or the Hopi house.
As the shadows lengthen, you will return home to the sun spectacularly setting over the Colorado Plateau.
Pickup & Return:
Returns to original departure point.
Departure Times: 8am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
- Professional guide
- Entrance fee for the National Monument
- National Park fees
- Bottled water
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Local Sales tax
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
- Please wear layers in case of cold or windy weather
- If needed child seats or booster seats can be providd