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Grand Canyon Deluxe Small-Group Tour From Phoenix

Journey through the beautiful Arizona landscapes on this small-group trip from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area! Visit the Grand Canyon and explore Route 66 on an exciting full-day tour. After departing the Phoenix metro area, your tour travels through the expansive Sonoran Desert filled with the native saguaro cactus. The scenery begins to change as we increase in elevation and views of the cactus fade into pine trees. As you continue further into Northern Arizona, travel the outskirts of the Route 66 town of Flagstaff and from the highway, see the San Francisco Peaks among the seemingly endless Ponderosa Pine Forest, the largest contiguous forest of ponderosa pines in the world.Williams will be your first stop along the tour for a chance to experience Route 66, the iconic American highway steeped in rich tradition. While in Williams, guests will have the opportunity to “get their kicks on Route 66” with walks along the original route, explore the local shops and capture souvenir photos highlighting a bygone era in classic American history. Also known as the Will Rodgers Highway, Route 66 is the most recognizable road in the United States and stretched 2,448 miles from Chicago to California upon completion. While you are enjoying Route 66, your guide will pick up your box lunch made fresh that morning.  (Starting Jan. 1, 2019 box lunch will be offered as an option.)You’ll experience about three hours within the National Park marveling at the beauty that is the Grand Canyon. Don’t forget to visit the historic El Tovar Lodge and Hopi House in Grand Canyon Village. While at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, you will have opportunities to walk the rim, shop, capture an unlimited number of photographs, or enjoy your lunch and relax with the best seat in the house.  Then, enjoy a scenic ride back to the Phoenix-Scottsdale area.

$429 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Tour From Phoenix

Journey through the beautiful Arizona landscapes on this small-group trip from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area! Visit the Grand Canyon and explore Route 66 on an exciting full-day tour. After departing the Phoenix metro area, your tour travels through the expansive Sonoran Desert filled with the native saguaro cactus. The scenery begins to change as we increase in elevation and views of the cactus fade into pine trees. As you continue further into Northern Arizona, travel the outskirts of the Route 66 town of Flagstaff and from the highway, see the San Francisco Peaks among the seemingly endless Ponderosa Pine Forest, the largest contiguous forest of ponderosa pines in the world.Williams will be your first stop along the tour for a chance to experience Route 66, the iconic American highway steeped in rich tradition. While in Williams, guests will have the opportunity to “get their kicks on Route 66” with walks along the original route, explore the local shops and capture souvenir photos highlighting a bygone era in classic American history. Also known as the Will Rodgers Highway, Route 66 is the most recognizable road in the United States and stretched 2,448 miles from Chicago to California upon completion. While you are enjoying Route 66, your guide will pick up your box lunch made fresh that morning.  (Jan. 1, 2019  lunch is not included.  Box Lunch will be an option.) Once at the Grand Canyon South Rim, board a state-of-the-art helicopter for a 45-minute flight over the Grand Canyon. You’ll fly towards the eastern end of the canyon, following the Colorado River, over the picturesque Kaibab National Forest and through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon. You will be picked back up by your guide and continue on to explore the Grand Canyon National Park.  You can take in the natural beauty of the site by walking along the rim trail at one of the lookout points. Also, at the canyon you'll have time to shop and capture incredible pictures of the canyon.  You will then head back on a scenic drive back to Phoenix/Scottsdale area.

$218.60 Day Trips & Excursions

Grand Canyon Railroad Ride and History Excursion With Rim Tour

Journey through beautiful countryside on your way to the magnificent Grand Canyon, named one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Once in Williams, you will board the historic Grand Canyon Railway. You will be entertained by cowboys and enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians as the train travels back in time during the scenic 65-mile journey to the canyon. The train offers wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys filled in wild flowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains and small canyons. The train arrives just steps from the Grand Canyon's South Rim.  Once at the Grand Canyon, enjoy magnificent views of the Grand Canyon from the grand Canyon Village.  We provide a complementary box lunch for you. We then spend approximately 4-hours in the Grand Canyon National Park (entrance fees are included). We will stop at several excellent view points as we make our way across the South Rim. Later, climb up to the top of the Watchtower Observatory for magnificent panoramic views of the Grand Canyon. The Watchtower Observatory is one of the crowning achievements of architect Mary Jane Colter. We'll make a stop at the Historic Cameron Trading Post, originally built in 1916 and one of the finest places to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs. You may also visit The Gallery, home of many breathtaking pieces of fine and historic Native American Arts and Crafts. Throughout your journey with us, you'll enjoy interesting, informative, and entertaining narration from your guide. Our most popular way to take our guests to experience the Grand Canyon. Picnic lunch provided, includes: Turkey with lettuce, tomato & cheese on marble rye bread, condiments on the side, chips, pretzel/hummus side, and cookie.

$153.79 Day Trips & Excursions

Grand Canyon South Rim Tour from Flagstaff with Flight Option

You cannot visit Arizona and not explore the Grand Canyon, the most stunning of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world.After pickup from your Flagstaff hotel, your knowledgeable and fun tour guide will drive through the spectacular gorge of Oak Creek Canyon and onto to the Colorado Plateau. Enjoy a sweeping view of the San Francisco Peaks, an ancient volcano that is Arizona´s highest mountain, while heading west toward historic Williams and on to Grand Canyon National Park. Gaze into the abyss from the meandering overlook at Grand Canyon Village and maybe even glimpse a Condor – the world´s largest bird – before enjoying lunch at Maswik Café. Then, “ride the rim” on a drive that features the most amazing overlooks of the canyon: Yavapai Point with its fascinating geology museum Lipan Point with its sweeping views into the Canyon Desert View with its historic watchtower and Hopi art If you have selected the helicopter upgrade option, you will take to the skies for a 30-minute flight, providing unparalleled views of the Grand Canyon from the air.Finally, you'll drive along the Little Colorado Rover with views of its starkly beautiful cliffs. Make a last stop at historic Cameron Trading Post featuring works from Hopi, Zuni and Navajo artists before returning home to a magnificent sunset over the high desert.

$153.79 Day Trips & Excursions

Grand Canyon South Rim from Sedona with Helicopter Ride Option

You cannot visit Arizona and not explore the Grand Canyon, the most stunning of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world.After pickup from your Sedona hotel, your knowledgeable and fun tour guide will drive through the spectacular gorge of Oak Creek Canyon and onto to the Colorado Plateau. Enjoy a sweeping view of the San Francisco Peaks, an ancient volcano that is Arizona's highest mountain, while heading west toward historic Williams and on to Grand Canyon National Park. Gaze into the abyss from the meandering overlook at Grand Canyon Village and maybe even glimpse a Condor – the world's largest bird – before enjoying lunch at Maswik Cafe. Then, "ride the rim" on a drive that features the most amazing overlooks of the canyon: Yavapai Point with its fascinating geology museum Lipan Point with its sweeping views into the Canyon Desert View with its historic watchtower and Hopi art If you have selected the helicopter upgrade option, you will take to the skies for a 30-minute flight, providing unparalleled views of the Grand Canyon from the air.Finally, you'll drive along the Little Colorado Rover with views of its starkly beautiful cliffs. Make a last stop at historic Cameron Trading Post featuring works from Hopi, Zuni and Navajo artists before returning home to a magnificent sunset over the high desert.

$794.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, and Zion 3-Day from Las Vegas

This 3-day tour takes you to top national parks in the US. Take lovely hikes, capture stunning photos, and admire unforgettable views of the Grand Canyon and Zion, plus Monument Valley. An optional tour of Antelope Canyon (own expense), and a visit to Lake Powell will be a highlight to this tour. Enjoy comfortable hotel accommodations and transportation by minibus.Day 1: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park (L)After leaving Las Vegas, travel 280 miles (450 km) through the Mojave Desert and via historic Route 66 to Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim. Discover this remarkable natural wonder on your own once you arrive and enjoy lunch. Admire the complex layers and myriad colors of the canyon from rim overlooks, hike down into the staggeringly deep canyon, and capture fantastic photos as sunset illuminates the full beauty of the rock formations. Opt to take a thrilling helicopter ride (own expense) over the canyon for more unforgettable views. Relax over dinner (own expense), and settle down for the night at your comfortable hotel in Williams or Tusayan. Overnight: either the Red Feather Lodge or Best Western (or similar) in Tusayan, ArizonaDay 2: Grand Canyon National Park – Monument Valley – Antelope Canyon – Lake Powell (L)After breakfast (own expense), make a quick stop at a traditional Navajo trading post to shop for local crafts. Then follow the Colorado River through the captivating Painted Desert to Monument Valley, an iconic film setting seen in many western films. Climb aboard a 4x4 vehicle for a Navajo-guided jeep tour packed with stunning photo ops. After your sandwich lunch, continue to Page overlooking placid Lake Powell. Opt to take a tour of Antelope Canyon (at own expense), a brilliantly hued slot canyon. Enjoy dinner (own expense) before retiring to your hotel room. Overnight: 3-star hotel in Page, ArizonaDay 3: Lake Powell – Zion National Park – Las Vegas (B, L) Start your day with breakfast at your hotel before heading to Horseshoe Bend — a distinctive curve of the Colorado River. Make a photo stop at Lake Powell before going on to Zion National Park, a lovely collection of photogenic white, pink, and red sandstone cliffs cut by the Virgin River. Recharge with your sandwich lunch before heading out on a hike to an emerald pool or around the easy Pa'rus trail. Admire the monolithic Great White Throne and Weeping Rock, or listen to a ranger's talk at the Zion Human History Museum. Climb aboard your minibus for the ride back to Las Vegas where your 3-day winter odyssey concludes in the evening.