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Private Day Tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim from Phoenix

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

From historic Route 66 to one of America’s great natural wonders, you get an up-close look at the region’s iconic sights on a Private Day Tour of Grand Canyon South Rim from Phoenix.

Highlights on Your Private Day Tour of Grand Canyon South Rim:

  • Day trip to visit Arizona’s breathtaking Grand Canyon National Park
  • Explore the town of Williams, AZ
  • Scenic drive through Flagstaff, AZ
  • Several viewpoints at the spectacular Grand Canyon South Rim

PLEASE CALL 480-633-9013 TO BOOK YOUR PRIVATE TOUR

*Lunch is offered as an option for additional cost. We highly recommend purchasing your lunch through us prior to your tour so you have optimal time to experience the amazing views of the Grand Canyon. Meal options given upon booking.

Packages start at $179

Desert View Tower at Grand Canyon South Rim

TRAVEL INFO

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Departure Location:
Most hotels in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe area or your private residence

Departure Time:
Recommended between 6:00am and 7:00am

Return Time:
Recommended between 7:00pm and 8:00pm

Transportation:
DETOURS custom touring vehicles are specifically designed for small groups with comfortable, individual captain’s chairs.

Cancellation Policy:
Tours canceled within 48 hours of departure will be charged in full

TOUR ITINERARY

Route 66 Road Tours DETOURS

Private Day Tour of Grand Canyon South Rim from Phoenix

Enjoy an amazing day exploring the incredible Grand Canyon National Park. From historic Route 66 to one of America’s great natural wonders, you get an up-close look at the region’s iconic sights. This tour offers a local made-to-order lunch for an additional $12. After you meet your guide and hit the road, make your way through the Sonoran Desert learning of the local wildlife and ecosystem. Atop the Mogollon Rim, you see the outskirts of the old Route 66 town of Flagstaff on your way into Grand Canyon National Park. Before arriving at the South Rim, we make a pit stop in the town of Williams, AZ. Williams is one of the few remaining Route 66 towns that is still thriving and its small-town charm is sure to delight. Once you arrive at the Canyon’s South Rim, enjoy about 3 hours to walk the rim, shop, capture some photos, or enjoy your lunch, and relax with the best seat in the house before returning to Phoenix.

OPTIONAL HELICOPTER TOUR UPGRADE

Enjoy a 45 minute helicopter tour of the widest and deepest portion of the Grand Canyon. This 80 mile flight showcases canyons, fault lines and towering rock formations that are otherwise missed by many guests! Those views include Marble Canyon, Pointe Imperial, Little Colorado River, the Dragon Corridor, and of course the North Rim. While on the Helicopter Tour, you will be treated to views only seen by less than 10% of all visitors to the Grand Canyon National Park.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Guided tour of Williams and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Admission to Grand Canyon National Park
  • Luxury Transportation
  • Unlimited bottled water
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Phoenix/Scottsdale hotels or private residence
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Fully customizable

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals
  • Guide gratuities
  • Third party activities

TRAVEL TIPS

Temperatures in the Grand Canyon are typically 25-30°F cooler than in Phoenix and vary by season. We recommend our guests bring jackets in the event of changing weather patterns.

DETOURS PRIVATE & CUSTOM TOUR VEHICLES

When it comes to our private and custom-built tours, we only provide the best of the best. Our 5 passenger Lincoln Navigator is one of our most comfortable arrangements anyone could have when trekking across the Southwest. For groups that exceed the 5 seat maximum, don’t you worry – We have a couple of coaches reserved for such an occasion. These luxury SUVs and coaches at our disposal will whisk you through the road trip views with ease. Let us do all the hard work while you relax in one of the most comfortable road trips you’ll ever experience.

ADD-ON AN AMAZING HELICOPTER TOUR!

Helicopter Tour over Grand Canyon DETOURS

INCREDIBLE AERIAL VIEWS

Enhance your Grand Canyon experience with a helicopter tour that departs from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon taking you over the beautiful Kaibab National Forest. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon, the South Rim gently drops away as the North Rim and eastern end of the canyon come into view – one of the most spectacular views in the entire canyon. In the distance, it is possible to see the Painted Desert and the Desert View Watchtower designed by Mary Colter. Your journey continues as you follow the Colorado River upstream to where it merges with the Little Colorado River.

PHOTO GALLERY

PRIVATE TOURS FAQ

Will we visit the Skywalk?

No, the Skywalk is at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Our tour covers the South Rim only.

How long does it take to get there?

The Grand Canyon is approximately 4 hours from the Phoenix and Scottsdale area. With stops made along the way though, we typically arrive around noon.

What is the weather like?

These are all approximations, please check the weather prior to your tour. Winter temperatures at the Grand Canyon can range from 0-40 degrees fahrenheit. Spring and fall temperature range from 40-70 degrees fahrenheit. Summer temperatures range from 70-90 degrees fahrenheit.

What should I wear?

We recommend closed-toed shoes year round. During the winter, we recommend layers, long pants, winter coats, gloves, and hats. During spring and fall, we recommend jackets.

What should I bring?

Weather appropriate clothing, camera, snacks, government issued ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)

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