Grand Canyon Deluxe Tour from Sedona
Take a great adventure in a family-friendly environment and have a lot of fun. The Grand Canyon is one of the best places for you to see a trip in the United States. It's one of the best and most historic places in the entire world. If you're looking for an adventure then this is the place for you. You will enjoy a scenic drive five by some of the best sights you've ever seen. As you drive you will see views of the highest mountains in Arizona. You will be able to see something you've never seen before. This is also a dormant volcano and you will like the look of it. You will enter the Western side of the southern rim and you will be able to see the beauty of the Grand Canyon at this point. You will see the widest point from southern part to the northern part and see the fall line as well.
You'll be able to then go and overlook the Grand Canyon before you have lunch. You will see at historic part of the hotel and the Hopi house. This house is a type of Pueblo and since this next of the Grand Canyon, you be able to explore for a long time. You will then go East on the southern rim before you stop at another point to see how beautiful and big the Grand Canyon really is.
You will see a dramatic view of the entire canyon as you move from points to points. You will love every second of it as it is one of the most interesting places in the entire country. You can also add a scenic helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon as an upgrade to your experience. With this upgrade, you be able to see the Grand Canyon from the sky and truly see the beauty that lies within.
Enjoy a day filled with fantastic Grand Canyon experiences plus so much more. The day begins with a scenic drive up Oak Creek Canyon on Highway 89a, a National Scenic Byway. The road winds through the canyon from Sedona to the tall pine forests near Flagstaff. On the way, you'll have fabulous views of Arizona's highest mountains, the San Francisco Peaks, a dormant Volcano which erupted approximately 400,000 years ago. Enter the park on the western side of the South Rim. Get your first glimpse of the Canyon at Yavapai point, which is the widest spot in the National Park from the South Rim to the North Rim. See the Bright Angel fault line, parts of the Colorado River and the Bright Angel hiking trail from this overlook.
After your first overlook at the Canyon we will have lunch at the Maswick Lodge. Your second overlook will then be the Village where you get to see the historical El Tovar Hotel, the Hopi House which is a Pueblo replica and the Grand Canyon itself so you have plenty of time to explore. Take a walk along the canyon rim, visit the historic Kolb Studio, shop for souvenirs and watch for the giant California condors that call this area home. There is so much to see and do! Then continue eastward along the South rim, stop at Lipan Point and take in the vastness of the Canyon.
The adventure continues with the dramatic view of Grand Canyon at Desert View. Architect, Mary Jane Colter, set the stage for this view with her design of the Desert View Watchtower. Enjoy the view from a variety of perspectives both inside and outside the tower and learn about the unique design and art that make this place so beautiful and historically significant.
For an even more breathtaking experience, upgrade your tour with an optional scenic helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon. What a truly spectacular Grand Canyon day!
Once you leave the National Park travel alongside the Little Colorado River gorge on the way to the Cameron Trading Post. This tributary of the Colorado River is not as well-known as it's 'big brother' but offers impressive views on its path through the Navajo Nation.
You'll stop at historic Cameron Trading Post, known for its outstanding selection of Native American arts and crafts as well as souvenirs. Colorful Painted Desert cliffs provide a perfect backdrop for this scenic stop before you return to Sedona or Flagstaff.
Pickup & Return:
- 7:00 - 7:30 at the lobby of your Sedona Hotel
- 8:00 - 8:30 at the lobby of your Flagstaff Hotel
Departure Times: 7:00 - 7:30 at the lobby of your Sedona Hotel 8:00 - 8:30 at the lobby of your Flagstaff Hotel
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
- Optional upgrade - 30 minute helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon
- Entrance fees for the Nation Park
- Complimentary Pickups and Drop offs at any Hotel in Sedona
- Multiple Stops at the Grand Canyon National Park
- Local Sales Tax
- Lunch included at Maswick Lodge at the Grand Canyon
- Water will be supplied on the tour
Does not include:
- Gratuity for the Guide (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Dress code is smart casual
- A small 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