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Grand Canyon South Rim Tour from Phoenix & Scottsdale with Sedona

From $235/person*Includes all fees and taxes, no surprise costs!

Marvel at the beauty that is the South Rim during this Grand Canyon Tour from Phoenix & Scottsdale. Highlights include…

Grand Canyon South Rim Tour Itinerary

Take in unforgettable views of classic southwestern landscapes. Explore the Grand Canyon South Rim in this incredible tour from Phoenix & Scottsdale that covers the deepest and widest parts of the Grand Canyon. This day tour of the South Rim spends approximately three hours in Grand Canyon National Park and some time in Sedona.

Journey to the Grand Canyon South Rim

After departing the Phoenix metro area, our 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 we continue further into Northern Arizona, we will 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.

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 and capture an unlimited number of photographs.

Photo Stops in Sedona

Also included in this tour is a special visit to the stunning Red Rocks of Sedona. Enjoy a photo stop at Bell Rock and approximately 30 minutes in Uptown Sedona. You will also get to enjoy the scenic drive through Oak Creek Canyon which connects Sedona to the Ponderosa pine forests of Flagstaff! No matter where you are in Sedona, you are surrounded by incredible views! This Sedona stop is brief so if you’re looking to spend more time there, which we highly recommend, please visit our Sedona Tour from Phoenix & Scottsdale with Montezuma Castle National Monument!

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Grand Canyon South Rim Tour FAQs

What about food?

You will have various opportunities to buy food. You are also welcome to bring your own food. We provide bottled water all day.

Is this strenuous?

No. This tour can accommodate children, seniors and anyone in between. Casual walking is to be expected.

Will we visit the Skywalk?

No, the Skywalk is at the West Rim, closer to Las Vegas.

Will I have time to hike?

You will have some free time on your own to walk the rim or hike a small portion of Bright Angel trail, self-guided. Our tour guides are not permitted to lead hikes.

How much time do we spend in Sedona?

We do a brief photo stop at Bell Rock, approx. 30 minutes in Uptown and the scenic drive through Oak Creek Canyon. It is not enough time for a sit-down meal or a jeep/hike. Please visit our Public Sedona Tour or Private Sedona Tour for tours allowing enough time for these activities.

Do we visit a Vortex?

We visit Bell Rock, which is a Vortex!

What is the weather like?

Grand Canyon National Park is typically 25 degrees cooler than Phoenix/Scottsdale. The winter months can be cold with potential snow. Dress in layers and wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes.

What type of vehicle is used?
For public tours, we use customized High Roof Ford touring vans seating a maximum of 13 guests. Each vehicle is equipped with individual leather captain’s chairs and oversized windows, ensuring a comfortable and scenic journey. Plus, a speaker system for a clear and audible guided tour.
What is the Cancellation Policy?

Your credit card will be charged 48 hours prior to the tour date, at which point all sales are final and no refunds will be given.

**DETOURS does not offer refunds or credits for cancelled flights or illness. (unless we are notified outside the cancellation period) We HIGHLY recommend booking your tour on a date that occurs at least two days after you arrive.

**Purchasing the optional Tour Cancellation Protection at checkout allows a full refund of the tour cost if the customer should need to cancel within the cancellation period due to any reason. Tour Cancellation Protection fee is non-refundable. Tours can only be cancelled up to one hour prior to scheduled pick up time. This protection excludes jeeps, hikes, helicopters, lodging and Antelope Canyon Tours.

Tour Details

DEPARTSBetween 6:00am and 7:00am
RETURNSBetween 7:00pm and 8:00pm
DEPARTS FROMSelect hotels in the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe area*

*In efforts to cut down on the amount of time it takes to do pick ups, we may need you to meet at another hotel. Our office will contact you upon booking.

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