The Ultimate Grand Canyon Tour Guide
The Ultimate Grand Canyon Tour Guide
Grand Canyon National Park brings in over 5 million visitors each year with its awe-inspiring geological formations and immense size. 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and a mile deep. Vacationers can choose many different ways to enjoy this wonder from hiking, off-roading, camping, and river rafting. A spectacle to be enjoyed and appreciated by people of all ages and backgrounds, the Grand Canyon is a destination that should live on everyone's bucket list. Here are our most popular Grand Canyon tours that will be sure to leave you in awe.
Pink Jeep Grand Canyon Experience Tour
TOUR TIME: 10 – 11 hours
The Grand Experience tour begins with a convenient hotel pickup in Sedona and brings guests to our office in charming Uptown Sedona. Guests will check-in for their tour and have time to get coffee or a snack at the Pink Java Cafe before departing for their tour.
Once the guests are settled in our luxurious Mercedes Sprinter Van, they will begin their journey to the Canyon. They will travel up Oak Creek Canyon, a stretch of 89A that has been featured as one of the 10 most scenic highway drives in the country, and then continue to the East entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park. After their first stop and breathtaking views of the canyon, the guide transports them to the Desert View Watchtower. Here guests will have an hour to enjoy the complimentary artisan sandwiches while enjoying the views. They can choose to climb the Desert View Watchtower itself and see the canyon from 70 feet above the rim. After departing Desert View guests will be taken to more scenic overlooks, some easy to miss for those visiting on their own. Finally, the tour will take guests to the Grand Canyon Village, an iconic area featuring gorgeous views as well as historic lodges and unique gift shopping.
After spending approximately 5 hours in the Grand Canyon National Park spread out among several gorgeous viewpoints customers will get back in the Sprinter Van for a relaxing return ride to Sedona.
Children ages 3-15 require a child’s ticket.
Pink Jeep - Desert View Sunset
TOUR TIME: Approximately 3 hours
This tour is considered a customer’s favorite. With panoramic views and unique landscapes, this tour will surely be a memory of a lifetime. Your expert local tour guide will make the trip’s first stop at Pipe Creek Vista. Here you’ll get to see an extraordinary colored canyon that paves its way into the massive Grand Canyon. From here, you’ll see the oldest rocks at the Grand Canyon, Vishnu Schist.
Your tour will continue on to the highest point on the South Rim, a 7,500-foot cliff overlook. With knowledgeable tour guides, you’ll hear forgotten tales about how some of the natural landmarks were named.
Next, your tour will continue on to the best view at the Grand Canyon, the Desert View Watchtower. With the best seats around, you can view the surrounding 100 miles of the Canyon. Your Grand Canyon tour will conclude on the edge watching the sun set behind the cliffs and the sunset begin to glow.
Pink Jeep - The Grand Entrance Tour
TOUR TIME: Approximately 2 hours
Enjoy the ride in a custom Pink Jeep to Grand Canyon on the Grand Entrance Tour. With morning and afternoon tour times available, the tour last for two-hours along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. With no windows available on your Pink Jeep, you’ll get a much more intimate experience with the natural world, perhaps seeing some wildlife up close and certainly enjoying the fragrant pines and cool canyon breezes. End your expedition trip out at Grandview Point, where you can walk out along the Grandview Trail for some unique photos. At the end of your journey in Grand Canyon Village, you’ll get to see the IMAX film “Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets,” and recap some of the beautiful shots you just saw from ground level.
Historic Railway Tour to Grand Canyon-First Class
Enjoy an entertaining cowboy show and vintage tunes from the early 1900s as the train travel through the scenic 65-mile journey to the Grand Canyon. The train offers stunning views of the San Francisco Peaks and continues through valleys filled with pine forests, wildflowers, and small canyons and more. So what are you waiting for? Discover the ultimate beauty on your way to the Grand Canyon with Great West Tours.
To learn more or purchase discount tickets, contact our friendly vacation planners at 1.800.284.9240, or e-mail your query via our Contact Us page and we will be happy to assist you.