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  • Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    1. Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    Experience the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim during this guided tour. Today's tour offers time for a tour of the canyon rim and Route 66 with your guide. After departing the Phoenix metro area, Route 66 will be the first stop along the tour. Guests will have a chance to experience the historic highway in the town of Williams, the last town passed by I-40. While you are enjoying Route 66, your guide will pick up your picnic lunch made fresh that morning before departing to the Grand Canyon. Guests will enjoy more than 3 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, guests will have opportunities to walk the rim, shop, capture an unlimited number of photographs, or enjoy your lunch and relax with the ...

    Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area we drove through on our way and about the Grand Canyon. Highly recommend this tour if you are only able to spend a day at the Grand Canyon

  • Grand Canyon Full-Day Trip with Helicopter Flight

    2. Grand Canyon Full-Day Trip with Helicopter Flight

    Enjoy Grand Canyon National Park with a 45 to 50-minute helicopter tour over the deepest and widest part of the canyon. This tour offers time for a tour of the canyon rim with your guide as well and can be started in Phoenix, Scottsdale, or Tempe. Atop the Mogollon Rim, travel the outskirts of the Route 66 town of Flagstaff on the way to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Upon arrival, enjoy more than 3 hours within the national park marveling at the beauty that is the Grand Canyon.

    Just prior to entering the Grand Canyon National Park, your guide will check you in for your 45- to 50-minute helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon. While on the helicopter tour, be treated to views seen by less than 10% of visitors to the Grand Canyon National Park. Those views include Marble Canyon, Pointe Imperial, Little Colorado River, the Dragon Corridor, and of course the North Rim. ...

    This was an amazing tour! I learned so much about the Grand Canyon! It was a safe, well run tour and I felt It was a good value. Anyone who really wants to get an overall GC experience should take the helicopter tour. Thank you for providing the opportunity for me to enjoy the GC thru the helicopter tour. The pilot, Vern, was well informed and provided excellent commentary throughout the tour. Without a doubt it was definitely money well spent!! Keep up the good work!

  • From Cancún: Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres trip

    3. From Cancún: Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres trip

    This Sedona and Grand Canyon day-tour from Phoenix gives you the opportunity to sample the amazing scenery of Arizona and experience both Sedona and the Grand Canyon. Arriving first in Sedona, we enjoy some fantastic stops. Bell Rock Vista is the perfect-picture spot upon arriving in redrock country. From there, the Chapel of the Holy Cross offers spectacular views, as well as the history and beauty of the chapel itself. Afterward, you will have some free time in the rustic, old-west district of Uptown to shop, enjoy fine-dining, or visit some of its numerous art galleries. After departing Sedona, we will experience one of Arizona's most scenic drives while passing through Oak Creek Canyon. Then we arrive at the majestic Grand Canyon South Rim National Park, go to two of the most amazing viewpoints of the Canyon. You will have a guided tour at one of the overlooks and free time on you...

    The scenery of Sedona and the Grand Canyon was spectacular. However what made this trip truly special was the historical and geological knowledge of our guide Jonathan from AZ Scenic Tours.

  • From Scottsdale: Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Day Tour

    4. From Scottsdale: Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Day Tour

    At 6 AM get picked up from your hotel in Phoenix or Scottsdale to start the 4-hour journey to Page, Arizona. Be driven in the comfort of a luxury SUV or Van. Along the way, your guide will tell you about a number of interesting sites and the history of the state of Arizona. Make a pit stop in Cameron, the most popular Native American trading post in Arizona. Here you can browse the Native American arts and crafts for 30 minutes. Then, venture on to Page. Upon arrival, eat a quick lunch before making your way to the Antelope Canyon. Tour the impressive Antelope Canyon for over 1-hour. Then, head to Horseshoe Bend, to see one of the most spectacular views. Spend roughly 45 minutes at the viewpoint, before departing for your hotel. Arrive back at your hotel at approximately 7 PM.

    Our tour guide Cody was very professional and awesome. He took good care of me and my colleagues. He was very knowledgable about the area as well as its history. He cares about us very much and gave us additional information about what to do and don't. He kept reminding us to take more water due to hot weather and have a box of water prepared for us. He does suggest us to depart slightly early than the planned time to avoid extreme weather and we are lucky to have listened to his advise. The Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend are a must-see when you are in Phoenix. It's mesmerizing!!!

  • Apache Trail Small Group Tour with Canyon Lake Cruise

    5. Apache Trail Small Group Tour with Canyon Lake Cruise

    With daily departures and convenient pick-up points from most Phoenix metro area hotels, this is the tour to take for a journey to Apache country. You will experience the true spirit of the Sonoran Desert on a full day’s outing. Once you’ve met your guide at your hotel, depart for a drive east in to the Superstition Mountains. You will wind through spectacular Sonoran Desert landscape on the way to Canyon Lake. Before you get there, rest at Goldfield Ghost Town, a fun and fascinating replica of an 1890s mining town. Admission is free, but there are some extras that you might want to enjoy, such as a ride on Arizona’s only narrow gauge train as it circuits the town perimeter. Pan for gold or watch an old West gun fight if you get the chance, or simply stroll and explore the historic buildings and stores. Next you will travel to Tortilla Flat, an authentic remnant of an old West town t...

    It was a pleasure to visit such exotic places with such a gentlemen we have as a tour guide. It was a marvelous experience!!!

  • From Scottsdale: Multi-Stop Guided Grand Canyon Day Tour

    6. From Scottsdale: Multi-Stop Guided Grand Canyon Day Tour

    Following an early morning pickup at 6:30 AM from your accommodation in Scottsdale or Phoenix, head in direction of the Grand Canyon, one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders. After an approximately 4-hour car ride, arrive at the Canyon and get ready for a scenic driving tour with multiple stops for great views and pictures as well as a walking tour. Drive along Route 66 for a brief visit in the historic Williams, Arizona and then, enjoy your catered box lunch overlooking the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Learn about the profound history, culture, and local artistry from your guide and get a sense of stepping back in time.  Then it's time to head back in direction of Scottsdale. En route, you'll stop at the popular Navajo Trading Post for some Native American history and knowledge before heading home with an arrival time between 6:30 and 7:30 PM.

  • Scottsdale: Grand Canyon National Park and Sedona with Lunch

    7. Scottsdale: Grand Canyon National Park and Sedona with Lunch

    Begin your adventure with pick-up from your hotel or accommodation at 6:00 AM. Watch the incredible natural landscape passing by your window, as you enjoy a comfortable drive up to the Grand Canyon National Park. Explore the spectacular canyon on a guided tour and learn about the history of the world famous site. Spend around 3 hours in the Grand Canyon National Park and take in the breathtaking views from two of the most prominent viewpoints in the area. Make the most of some free time, as you have the chance to visit the Grand Canyon Village, located on the South Rim. Grab some lunch before you venture to Sedona. Experience the atmosphere of uptown Sedona and view the local art work. Depart from the town and stop at the Red Rock State Park, where you can take pictures to remember your expedition. 

    Cody took us on this tour and it was amazing !!! The time and drive is split up perfectly and didn’t make me feel long at all . I’d surely recommend this !!!

  • From Scottsdale/Phoenix: Verde Canyon Rail Day Tour

    8. From Scottsdale/Phoenix: Verde Canyon Rail Day Tour

    Get picked up from your hotel lobby at 6 AM the morning of the tour from your accommodation in Phoenix or Scottsdale. Travel deep into the famous Verde Valley for your first stop at Montezuma Castle. This wonderous Native American delight is one of the most highly preserved monuments in the USA. Spend 40 minutes here and walk the grounds of this relic as you learn about its rich history. Then, head to the 2nd monument of Tuzigoot which was constructed by the same local Sinagua tribe as Montezuma Castle. Spend another 40 minutes here and walk around the grounds of the 40 room fortress. Next, continue on to the historic copper mining town of Jerome where you can gaze upon the spectacular views of the Verde Valley down below. Spend about 1 hour walking around marveling at this well-preserved town which takes you back to the heyday of mining in the 1920s.  Finally, be taken to the depot fo...

  • Scottsdale: 3-Day Grand Canyon Backpacking & Hiking Tour

    9. Scottsdale: 3-Day Grand Canyon Backpacking & Hiking Tour

    Day 1 Meet your guide at the Scottsdale hotel and drive to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Begin your hiking adventure at the South Kaibab Trailhead and enjoy a 7.5-mile trail that descends over 4,800 feet down to the canyon floor of this spectacular gorge. Take in fascinating views across the main corridor which is nearly 18 miles across. Learn from your expert guide how to interpret the age of the various rock layers during the descent. Discover rock layers that age back to over two billion years. The Grand Canyon is one of the few places on earth where you can find rock layers half the age of the earth. Take a short break before continuing your hike down. Wind down the Devil's Corkscrew, a series of exhilarating switchbacks, and then on to the Colorado River, cross the extension bridge to the north side. Finally, arrive at the Bright Angel Campsite for the remain...

  • Sedona and Grand Canyon: 2-Day Combination Tour

    10. Sedona and Grand Canyon: 2-Day Combination Tour

    Travel by mini coach to Sedona and through the Sonoran high desert. Visit Grand Canyon National Park and discover the incredible natural beauty of these Arizonan landscapes on a 2-day, 1-night trip. Itinerary Day 1 Enjoy a drive by mini coach through the Sonoran Desert on the way to the scenic red rock country of Sedona, where you’ll have the afternoon and evening free to enjoy the many unique shops and galleries of Sedona. Your hotel is conveniently located near shopping and most activities. You may choose a 2.5-hour local scenic and history tour, or backcountry Jeep tour. Overnight at Arabella Sedona Hotel or equivalent. Day 2 The tour continues to the Navajo Indian Reservation to visit a local trading post and take in the views the Painted Desert cliffs. Next you’ll travel to Grand Canyon National Park for a 3-4 hour visit. You’ll...

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What people are saying about Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Our van driver was Bruce, and he was awesome! He took us to several different spots at the Grand Canyon that all took our breath away. He was fun and taught us lots! We almost drove ourselves to the Grand Canyon, and are SO glad we left it to an expert. It was a once I n a lifetime experience.

The scenery of Sedona and the Grand Canyon was spectacular. However what made this trip truly special was the historical and geological knowledge of our guide Jonathan from AZ Scenic Tours.

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area we drove through on our way and about the Grand Canyon. Highly recommend this tour if you are only able to spend a day at the Grand Canyon

Bruce was a great guide. He made the ride pleasant and he was very knowledgeable.

Tour guide/pilot was very knowledgeable! Would recommend this to everybody.