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  • Sedona: Small-Group Vortex Jeep Tour

    1. Sedona: Small-Group Vortex Jeep Tour

    Learn about the famous Sedona vortexes, which have defied explanation for years. See why people from all over the world have extraordinary and enlightening experiences here. Jump into a jeep and prepare for a fascinating tour for the skeptic, the academic, and the seeker alike.

    Head into the desert and learn about the discovery and history of these sites, thought to emanate mystic energy. Hear stories of people from all over the world, who experienced the energy these sites promise.

    Open your eyes to the different cultural beliefs that surround the vortexes and see if the vortexes can connect you to another power. Explore the possibilities, the history, and the various cultural beliefs surrounding the vortexes.

    Learn about the ways in which you're connected to the earth from Chinese medicine to Amer...

    Amazing trip! Love the tour guide she was ver knowledgeable. So much fun and would highly recommend using this company.

  • Phoenix: Grand Canyon, Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon in 1 Day

    2. Phoenix: Grand Canyon, Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon in 1 Day

    Take a trip to one of the 7 wonders of the natural world on this day tour of the Grand Canyon National Park. You will be collected from selected hotels or apartments in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, or Mesa Arizona. The journey north takes you through amazing views of the Saguaro Cactus in the Sonoran Desert. You will travel through the Ponderosa Pine Forests of Flagstaff where the Lowell Observatory is located. Stop among the Red Rocks of Sedona for time to take in the breathtaking scenery and lots of pictures. Travel through Oak Creek Canyon famous the world over for its spectacular scenery. In the afternoon be taken to the Grand Canyon National Park. Stop for pictures of the Red Rocks of Sedona. Make several stops along the South Rim for picture taking and enjoying the incredible views.

    See the El Tovar Lodge, a former Harvey hotel. Have the afternoon to explore the...

    Frank was the absolute best! We had the best tour we could ask for and it was all because of his amazing guide. So much to see in one day with enough time to stop and enjoy and take it all in. The Grand Canyon was simply beautiful and frank ended the day with a ride through Sedona that was breathtakingly beautiful. A trip my group will remember forever. Don’t hesitate to book this!

  • Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    3. 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

  • The Grand Canyon Classic Tour From Sedona, AZ

    4. The Grand Canyon Classic Tour From Sedona, AZ

    Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this comprehensive tour. Your tour begins with a ride through the scenic red rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon — one of the top scenic drives in America. Continue through the Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff, past the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks, and on to the Navajo Reservation where you will have a chance to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs at the Historic Cameron Trading Post. Your journey continues, providing you a breathtaking view of the western edge of the Painted Desert and the Little Colorado River Gorge on your way to the Grand Canyon. Once inside the magnificent Grand Canyon National Park, you will have time to take in the beautiful views of the canyon and Colorado River at Desert View. You can climb to the top of the Wat...

    Our guide was nice and answered questions very well. I was disappointed as I paid for a private tour in the hope that the guide could slightly tailor the tour for our family. We have 3 kids 9, 11 & 13. Our guide didn’t ask them one question or try to interact with them at all. I expected a private guide might try to engage the whole family. You’d think the company could try to match guides with the guests a little better, especially when they pay fir a private experience.

  • Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

    5. Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

    Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this historical railroad tour.

     

    Beginning in Sedona, take one of the top 10 scenic drives in America to Flagstaff, known for its towering Ponderosa Pines. After meeting Flagstaff guests, head to the train depot in Williams and board the historical Grand Canyon Railway.

    Be entertained by cowboys and musicians as the train travels back in time along the scenic journey to the canyon. Enjoy wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks as the train rolls through valleys filled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons.

    Upgrade your experience with a first-class ticket, which includes oversized seats, big windows, bar service, and complimentary snacks.

    I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom

  • Red Rock West 2-Hour Jeep Tour from Sedona

    6. Red Rock West 2-Hour Jeep Tour from Sedona

    Climb aboard an open-top, covered Jeep for an off-road adventure through the spectacular red rocks of Arizona’s desert wilderness trails on the outskirts of Sedona. Following a pick-up from your hotel, your driver will take you into the heart of the Sedona landscape to see desert flora and fauna, and awesome red rock formations up close. Travel along one of the many forest service roads that take you deep into the western canyon area of Sedona's high desert area. Ideal any time of day, the tour is especially stunning during a sunset drive. Watch the rocks turn shades of orange, pink, and red as the sun begins to set. Your guide will tell tales and historical facts about the desert to blow your mind. Stop at the Van Deren Cabin, where famous Westerns, such as "Blood on the Moon" and "Purple Sage" were filmed, and pause at panoramic spots for extraordinary photo opportunities.

    Unfortunately the national forests were closed so we didn't get to off-road, but Wild Bill showed us around Sedona, which was lovely.

  • Sedona Mini Coach Tour

    7. Sedona Mini Coach Tour

    Learn all about the history, geology, folklore and legends of Sedona on this 2.5-hour mini-coach tour. You'll have plenty of time to take in the wonders that have made Sedona the most beautiful place in the Americas. Enjoy traveling in comfort on our spacious vehicles that give you a great view of Sedona. Our experienced, knowledgeable and entertaining guides will ensure you have a good time. You can experience the full beauty of the Sedona with plenty of time to yourself. You not only get a comprehensive tour, but also recommendations on places to shop, tours to go on, and places to eat. This is one of the few tours that lets you see Sedona in less then three hours. A "must do" early on in your stay!

    Al was an excellent tour guide. He was knowledgeable and made the tour very informative and enjoyable with his humor.

  • From Sedona: Archeology and Nature Hike

    8. From Sedona: Archeology and Nature Hike

    Follow in the ancient tribes' footsteps as you explore extensive Native American ruins, including 36 pit houses/dwellings, petroglyphs, and more. Travel by open-air jeep from Sedona to a secluded location that your guide has exclusive access to. Your guide will be sure to outfit you with everything you need to enjoy your hike, including water and walking sticks. As you hike through desert landscapes your experienced guide will point out artifacts and give insights into their significance. Learn about Sedona's fascinating past, the amazing scenery, as well as the history of those before us who lived here long ago.

    Our guide, Charlie was more than I hoped for. Not only for his patience with my two children but his encyclopedic knowledge of archeological and mythological topics. The hike was easy just mind some of the wildlife. Loved exchanging notes on where to go as well as good reads!

  • From Phoenix: Full-Day Sedona Small-Group Tour

    9. From Phoenix: Full-Day Sedona Small-Group Tour

    This Sedona full-day tour gives you a chance to explore the rich culture and history of the area's ancient Native American civilizations. Travel in a 9 or 13-seat vehicle on this small group tour and enjoy a more personalized experience. The tour features one of two Sinaguan Indian ruins that existed along a busy trade route over a 1,000 years ago. You will also have 2 exploration options – either the ruins at either Tuzigoot National Monument, or Montezuma Castle National Monument. While in Sedona you will have approximately 3.5 hours to explore on foot, visit galleries and shops, or get a psychic reading. Helicopter or jeep tours are also available. Guests will be guided to unique photo spots and your guide will help you choose from an extensive list of scenic options, including The Chapel Of The Holy Cross, Bell Rock Vortex, Oak Creek Canyon and Airport Mesa.

  • From Flagstaff or Sedona: Full-Day Colorado River Float Trip

    10. From Flagstaff or Sedona: Full-Day Colorado River Float Trip

    Your Colorado River rafting float tour starts off with a scenic, narrated ride from the Red Rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon (one of the top 10 scenic drives in America) and the towering Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff. Your Colorado River rafting tour will take you past the dormant volcanoes which make up the San Francisco Peaks, and through the Navajo Nation. Throughout the day, you'll receive informative and entertaining narration about the areas through which you pass from some of the most experienced and knowledgeable tour guides from the Sedona and Flagstaff areas. Upon arrival in Page, Arizona, pass through a spectacular 2-mile tunnel through the cliff walls of Glen Canyon and arrive at the base of the Glen Canyon Dam. Float through Glen Canyon's towering walls along a gentle stretch of the Colorado River just south of Lake Powell and the mighty Glen Canyon Dam. Sit back a...

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What people are saying about Sedona

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 450 reviews

This was our first time on this tour and it was everything we didn't expect it to be. Our guide Mr. Colorado that's not really his name but that's what everyone calls him, was very friendly, very informative of the Native Americans and about certain herbs on the land that have healing properties. The views we got to see were simply stunning. We got to see the sunset which wasn't planned at all but beautiful all the same. If anyone is looking to enjoy a thrilling ride this is it and Mr. Colorado is your guy to show you the Canyon.

Frank was the absolute best! We had the best tour we could ask for and it was all because of his amazing guide. So much to see in one day with enough time to stop and enjoy and take it all in. The Grand Canyon was simply beautiful and frank ended the day with a ride through Sedona that was breathtakingly beautiful. A trip my group will remember forever. Don’t hesitate to book this!

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

Burton was fun and informative. He answered questions well and told many great stories. He recommended other things in the area that we have also enjoyed.

I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom