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  • Location: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
  • Duration:  12 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Embark on a full-day Arizona adventure to experience Grand Canyon Country from different vantage points. Enjoy a 1-hour flight from the Grand Canyon to Page, Arizona; a guided tour of dramatic Antelope Canyon in a 4WD vehicle; a raft trip down the Colorado River; and a brief stop to view ancient petroglyphs. On your drive back to the Grand Canyon, shop for crafts from the Navajo Nation. You’ll stay energized with breakfast and lunch.

Highlights

  • Full-day tour from the Grand Canyon including scenic plane flight and motorized raft trip along Colorado River
  • Take in breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon's East Rim during a 1-hour plane flight
  • Tour Antelope Canyon with your American Indian guide
  • Spend the afternoon floating along the picturesque Colorado River on a motorized raft
  • Shop for crafts from the Navajo people on your drive back to the Grand Canyon
  • Breakfast and lunch included

What You Can Expect

Arizona Highlights Day Trip: Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell and Glen Canyon with River Rafting

Tour Antelope Canyon

Your daylong expedition starts at the Grand Canyon Airport with a 1-hour plane flight over the Grand Canyon's East Rim, the Colorado River and Lake Powell. You can choose to fill up with a nourishing breakfast of muffins, yogurt, a fruit cup, granola bar, string cheese and juice before or after the 140-mile (225-km) flight from the Grand Canyon to Page, Arizona.

Touch down in Page to meet your Navajo guide at the airport. Travel by 4WD vehicle to Antelope Canyon, a popular destination on Navajo land. During your 1.5-hour tour, capture photos of the smooth, striated red walls of this slot canyon formed by water rushing through rock.

After soaking up Antelope Canyon geological wonders, ride through a 2-mile (3.2 km) tunnel in your 4WD vehicle to reach the starting point for your rafting trip. Receive a picnic-style lunch in a souvenir soft-sided cooler bag you can take with you after the tour. Once you refuel, board your motorized raft to float 15.5 miles (25 km) along the Colorado River through Glen Canyon as your guide talks about the history and geology of the area.

During your mellow 4.5-hour rafting trip, stop for an easy 30-minute hike to view petroglyphs carved out in nearby rocks by ancient peoples. If necessary, take a second break to use restroom facilities. Your raft ride concludes at Lees Ferry, a former ferry crossing and military outpost situated in Glen Canyon Recreation Area. Here, board a motorcoach or van for the 3.5-hour drive back to the Grand Canyon. En route, pass through Navajo Nation land and stop at Cameron Trading Post to shop for local crafts.

Your 12.5-hour experience of some of Arizona's most spectacular scenery ends at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Amazing! Worth every cent. Wonderful, personable guides and exceptional attention.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

If you only have one day to see the Grand Canyon, this is the only way to do it. It's a long day but worth it. We stayed in Flagstaff and drove to the airport at the South Rim in the morning. The flight over the canyon was amazing, and gives you a great feel for the scale of the canyon. We were picked up at the airport in Page by "Henry" our guide and taken to Antelope Canyon. It was great getting there so early because there were little to no crowds yet. It get's very crowded later in the day. After that we were taken by motor coach to the Glenn Canyon dam were we caught the raft. Seeing the canyon from the air and water level was truly amazing, and "Laura" our guide was terrific. One other reason we took this trip was becuase we took my 70 year old mother-in-law with us. She was able to navigate the plane and raft ride just fine. My only tip is take plenty of sunscreen and hats on the raft ride.

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