Ultimate Grand Canyon Day Trip From Flagstaff Or Sedona
OverviewThis Grand Canyon day trip from Flagstaff or Sedona blends ancient ruins, lava fields, majestic volcanoes and amazing views throughout Grand Canyon National Park and the remarkable Painted Desert. Drive along the Grand Canyon South Rim and East Rim by air-conditioned mini-coach and stop at lookout points to soak up dramatic vistas. Visit Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, immerse yourself in the fascinating history of ancient civilizations at Wupatki National Monument, and enjoy a Southwestern lunch at a historic Navajo reservation. Throughout your tour, youll learn about Arizona's history, archaeology, geology and flora and fauna from your expert guide. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people, ensuring youll enjoy a more personalized Grand Canyon experience.
- All entrance fees included
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Led by a local guide
- Lunch included
Know More about this tourRise and shine for early-morning pickup from your Flagstaff or Seodna hotel. Youll be taken by mini-coach through to the Grand Canyon National Park.
First, visit Wupatki National Monument, wherein lies the remarkable ruins of the ancient Native American civilization of Sinagua, who lived here for 400 years but then vanished without a trace. As your guide will explain, these ancient desert dwellers witnessed the dramatic eruption of Sunset Crater Volcano nearly a millennium ago, which destroyed their homes and forced them out.
Learn about the eruption of Sunset Crater as you visit nearby Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, where youll see the expansive fields of lava youve just heard about. At midday, head to the historic Cameron Trading Post for a sit-down lunch at the restaurant. Chat with your fellow travelers as you enjoy a wonderful Navajo taco lunch which blends American, Native American and Mexican cuisine in the spacious dining room adorned with antique cabinets and Native American art including Navajo rugs and baskets.
After lunch, hop back in the mini-coach and venture into the Grand Canyon for an afternoon of exploring this magnificent natural wonder. This portion of the tour includes stupendous views from Grand Canyon National Parks East Rim and South Rim. Stop at lookout points to soak up dramatic vistas of the canyon and gorges below, and have time to explore at your own pace by foot. Keep an eye out for wildlife including the endangered California Condor.
Throughout your tour, your expert guide will teach you about the history, archaeology, geology and flora and fauna of Grand Canyon National Park and Arizona as a whole. Feel free to ask any questions you have. At the end of the day, relax on the drive back to your hotel with many photos, memories and fascinating information to share.
Inclusions for Ultimate Grand Canyon Day Trip From Flagstaff Or Sedona
- Professional guide
- Entrances fees
- Sedona & Flagstaff Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Complementary lunch
- Bottled water
Exclusions for Ultimate Grand Canyon Day Trip From Flagstaff Or Sedona
- Gratuity not included
- Average gratuity is 15% - 20% if you enjoyed your tour
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and a hat are strongly advised
Layers are suggested for fall, winter, and spring months
The Navajo taco is made from a fresh, springy bread that is patted flat and deep fried to a golden brown. It then smother with a spicy combination of ground beef and beans, topped with green chile, fresh lettuce, tomato and cheddar cheese.
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.