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Tour code: 3002GCN
Journey through stunning Arizona landscapes on this full-day tour from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. Visit the Grand Canyon and explore Sedona with an expert guide who handles all the driving and logistics, leaving you free to soak in the incredible scenery. Explore highlights of the Grand Canyon, admire the Red Rock landscape around Sedona, drive through the Sonoran Desert and visit part of the Navajo Nation on this small-group tour. With numbers limited to 13 participants, you can enjoy a more intimate experience of the Southwest's natural beauty.

Highlights

  • Small-group, full-day tour of the Grand Canyon and Sedona
  • Explore the Grand Canyon National Park and Sedona with your knowledgeable guide
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the Sonoran Desert
  • Admire views of the Sedona Red Rock landscapes, the Oak Creek Canyon and the Painted Desert
  • Visit the Navajo Nation Trading Post
  • Gourmet picnic-style lunch included
  • Transport by custom, luxury, air-conditioned van

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon and Sedona Day Trip

Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon and Sedona Day Trip

After morning pickup at select locations in Phoenix or Scottsdale, relax on your drive through the Sonora Desert, en route to some of the American Southwest's most beautiful highlights.

Travel in a climate-controlled van with your knowledgeable guide, who shares a wealth of information throughout the day. Drive north to Sedona, home to the iconic saguaro cactus, then marvel at the desert landscape as you head to Red Rock country. There, stretch your legs and have time to snap photos of the otherworldly scenery before continuing on to see a superstar of the region: the Grand Canyon.

Wind along Oak Creek Canyon as you take in stunning views of the Ponderosa Pine Forest and San Francisco Peaks. Your van climbs up to 6,000 feet (1,800 meters) before you reach your first stopping point in Grand Canyon National Park. Expect at least three hours to explore the features around the deepest and widest part of the canyon, which measures 277 miles (445 km) in length. Visit the El Tovar Hotel and Hopi House in Grand Canyon Village, multiple scenic lookout points along the East Rim Drive, and have time to shop, go for a walk and visit cultural exhibits along the rim.

Departing the Grand Canyon, marvel at the Painted Desert before entering the largest native American reservation in the United States: the Navajo Nation. Soak in views of the Little Colorado River Gorge, and stop at a Navajo trading post that sells items such as Navajo textiles, handmade ceramics and art. Afterward, continue across the Colorado Plateau as you return to the Phoenix-Scottsdale area.

Based on time, your picnic lunch will either be served either in Sedona or at the Grand Canyon. Your tour ends in the evening upon your return to your starting point.

Customer Reviews

Richard R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Enjoyed our trip to the Grand Canyon. The van was very comfortable. We had Les as our driver and guide and he was very personable and a fountain of information. We felt that trip was worth every cent we paid.

P J D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Tour guide was knowledgeable and looked out for the needs of his clients. Loved the small group size and the amount of locations we covered in one day! Would definitely recommend to others.

DEEPAK V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This tour was absolutely great. First of all, the small group size was perfect. It was a good way to travel. The tour was really well timed with some great stops in Sedona, Grand Canyon and some other points in between. We were supposed to be picked up at 7.10AM from the hotel and dropped off at 7.00PM, both of which happened almost to the minute. The places covered were good with just enough time at each spot. The only place where we could have had a little more time was downtown Sedona but then this is the Grand Canyon trip. And this finish this review without commenting about our guide Mack. I have been on many of tours like this and I will definitely say that Mack was one of the best guides I have ever had. He was extremely informative . He made the whole trip as much fun as possible and at the end of the day we did not feel like we felt like the entire day had gone without a glitch. I was so impressed with this tour that I booked with the same company for the next day for local Phoeinx/Scottsdale tour and I was thrilled when Mack was our guide again for the next day. If you just have a day and want to see one of the magnificent natural wonders of this world, this tour is definitely the way to go.

Barry K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Worth the money. Rob did a great job as our guide. Very informative.

Nicole H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Mark was an amazing tour guide. He was full of knowledge and showed us the most amazing things. This was well worth.

marychap49

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The small group tour is the way to go! Very pleased with all aspects of the tour. Would highly recommend it to everyone!

Kelley S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Fabulous way to see the Grand Canyon. Les, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable and accommodating. I didn't want to drive us to and from Phoenix so this was the perfect way to let someone else do the driving so we could enjoy the beautiful surroundings including Sedona.

auntdb215

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Easy Peasy - What a great day! I booked the tour and when I arrived at my hotel, the front desk clerk let me know my pick-up time. I didn't have to worry about anything for the tour. Our guide, Mac, was personable and knowledgeable. He knew the best spots to see the view the canyon and best shops to get souvenirs. He discussed history and present day issues of the area, which allowed for interesting discussion.
If you're going to take a tour from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon, this should be your first choice!

James D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Small group tour is the best way to see and enjoy your trip to Sedona and the grand Canyon. Will do it again when I return to Arizona.

Edlene M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Jason was a great tour guide and my experience on this tour was positive. The van was comfortable and the lunch provided was tasty.

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