You get to choose how you see the Grand Canyon South Rim on this breathtaking tour from Sedona. Perhaps you'd like to see the IMAX movie, maybe enjoy a bird's eye view over the Canyon in a helicopter, or why not ride the historic Grand Canyon Railway? Whatever option you choose, you're guaranteed to see some of the most spectacular sights on earth!
- Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Sedona
- Stop at the Grand Canyon National Park is at Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim
- Your guide will take you to the East Rim to a few great lookouts
- Stop at the Historic Cameron Trading Post in the Navajo nation
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What You Can Expect
Your day begins with complimentary pick-up at your resort. You will learn all about the Grand Canyon's history, geology and more on this comprehensive day tour. Your knowledgeable guide will be narrating as you drive through this beautiful, diverse landscape. Enjoy a drive through Oak Creek Canyon (one of the 20 most scenic drives in the nation), Flagstaff and on to the Grand Canyon.
Your first stop at the Grand Canyon National Park is at Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim, where you will have free time to explore the historic buildings, visit the gift shops, or walk part of the paved South Rim trail. Then, your guide will take you to the East Rim to a few more great lookouts. You will see amazing views of the Colorado River and the Painted Desert off in the distance. As you exit the park, you will drive along Little Colorado River Gorge into the Navajo nation. Here, you will stop at the Historic Cameron Trading Post. You will have the opportunity to browse the Native American artwork and shop for souvenirs. A family friendly movie is shown on the journey back to your hotel. A fun, educational day for all!
This tour offers an array of optional extras. Please see 'Itinerary' below for further details.
Tour with IMAX Movie and Lunch
Before entering the park, you will stop at the Grand Canyon IMAX Theatre to see the giant screen presentation of "Grand Canyon - The Hidden Secrets". This spectacular film penetrates the innermost depths of the Canyon, taking viewers where they could never go, showing them things they could never see, through the startling reality of the IMAX format. In only 34 minutes, viewers will discover a Grand Canyon that would take a lifetime to experience. When you arrive at the park, you will dine at either the cafeteria-style Maswick Lodge or be pampered at the Historic El Tovar restaurant before continuing with the remainder of the tour.
Tour with Helicopter Flight and Lunch
Before entering the park, you will stop at the Grand Canyon Airport. See the majestic beauty of the Grand Canyon from a vantage point unlike any other. This exciting 30 minute helicopter adventure explores the awesome Central Canyon and the Dragon Corridor. Marvel at the ever-changing shades of color, light and shadow. You will fly in first class comfort. Dramatic music and narration is broadcast through your headset. There is also direct sound hookup so you can record the music and narration as you videotape your adventure. You will also receive a free souvenir photograph of you and your party boarding the helicopter. When you arrive in the park, you will dine at either the cafeteria-style Maswick Lodge or be pampered at the Historic El Tovar restaurant before continuing with the remainder of the tour.
Prior to your travel date, all passenger weights MUST be advised to the supplier. If you do not indicate this at the time of booking, you will be required to call the supplier and advise them of this information directly. The supplier contact details will be on your voucher once you have a confirmed booking.
Tour with Ride on the Vintage Grand Canyon Railway
Your first stop is the train depot in Williams, Arizona. Here, you will board the historic, century-old Grand Canyon Railway. Be entertained by cowboy characters and enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians as train travel from the early 1900's is recreated during the scenic 65-mile journey to the canyon. The train offers wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through the valleys filled in wild flowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains and small canyons. Grand Canyon Railway is still one of the best ways left to experience the old west. The train arrives just steps from the Grand Canyon's South Rim. When you arrive at the park you will have free time to have lunch, shop for souvenirs and take in the amazing views. Then, your guide will meet you in the bus to continue the tour. Choose from Coach Class or First Class. Coach Class offers bench seats, ceiling fans and soft drinks. First Class features reclining seats, air-conditioning and a continental breakfast.
Our guide, Kristin, was punctual in picking us up from our hotel, provided great customer service and was very knowledgeable about the Sedona area and Grand Canyon. Do be prepared for a ful 11-12 hour day though!
david was very informative and would consider taking the trip again if ever we are out there.