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Private Sedona Tour from Phoenix & Scottsdale

From $1100/SUV or $1800/Van*Includes all fees and taxes, no surprise costs!

Immerse yourself in the crimson cliffs of Sedona, explore ancient Native American ruins and wander through shops and art galleries on a Private Sedona tour from Phoenix & Scottsdale area including Montezuma Castle.

Private Tour Highlights

Private Sedona Tour Itinerary

Dive into the stunning red rock landscapes of Sedona, where you can devote a day to discovering age-old Native American archaeological sites, breathtaking natural wonders, and art galleries filled with an impressive collection of original artworks crafted by both local and national artists.

Explore Montezuma Castle

Your first stop of the day will be at Montezuma Castle National Monument, a multistoried Puebloan cliff dwelling, which is built into the rock-covered ridges and offers incredible examples of what Sinagua architecture was like from 1250 – 1425 AD.

Explore the Red Rocks of Sedona

After visiting the national monument, your tour moves further into the desert so that you can experience the red-rock geological wonders up close. Stop to see the towering Bell Rock, the expansive Airport Mesa, and the Chapel of the Holy Cross. This Roman Catholic church was built directly into the center of a massive butte, thereby tying the manmade with the natural in a magnificent combination you must see to believe. We may also stop to view Cathedral Rock, Snoopy Rock, and Submarine Rock.

You will have options to wander through the many art galleries and shops and enjoy the serene views while grabbing a bite and sipping a glass of wine on one of the town’s many balconies. Shopping not your thing? Add a 4×4 Pink Jeep Tour or Guided Hike, both of which provide opportunities to experience the backcountry of this stunning landscape! When it’s time to depart, the amazing orange, yellow, and red vistas you’ve been seeing all day are sure to have imprinted themselves forever in your mind.

**Please note: We highly recommend booking the Jeep or Hike in advance as we can not guarantee same-day availability.

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Tour Add-Ons

Pink Jeep Add-On DETOURS Tours

Pink Jeep TourFrom $90/person

Choose from four exciting Pink Jeep tours to add to this day tour! From the signature Broken Arrow tour, which is the most adventurous, to the thrilling Scenic Rim, the exciting Coyote Canyon or the mellow Red Rock Range, there’s something for everyone on these adventures! Enjoy the backcountry on a scenic off-road excursion to get a closer look at the majesty of the Red Rock views! Add this activity during checkout!

Sedona Guided Hiking Tours Add-On DETOURS Tours

Guided HikeFrom $160/person

Enjoy a 2 hour guided hike among the stunning red rocks of Sedona! All ages and skill levels are welcome. Water, trail snacks and all necessary gear, including backpacks, are included. Total duration approx. 2.5 hours including transport to/from trailhead. Get off the beaten path and up-close to nature while getting your steps in! Add this activity during checkout!

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Private Sedona Tour FAQs

What about food?

You will have various opportunities to buy food in Sedona. 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.

What if I don't want to shop?

That's ok! Let your guide know you aren't interested in shopping and they can drive you through part of scenic Oak Creek Canyon instead!

Do we visit a Vortex?

Yes! Bell Rock, Airport Mesa and Chapel of the Holy Cross are Vortex locations!

Do I have to book a jeep or hike ahead of time?

We highly recommend booking these activities in advance to ensure availability. We partner with amazing jeep and hiking companies so please let us know what interests you and we will arrange everything to work seamlessly within our day tour.

Are there physical requirements for the jeep or hike?

Most of the jeep tours are adventurous and bumpy, so please consider this if you are pregnant or have a bad back. The hike can be at an easy pace but we do recommend being able to easily walk on rocky or uneven, sandy paths.

What do I need to bring if I sign up for the hike?

Wear closed-toe shoes that are comfortable for walking on uneven, sandy and rocky ground. Our amazing hiking partner provides backpacks, hiking poles and any gear needed, as well as high-quality snacks and water.

What is the weather like?

Sedona is typically 10-15 degrees cooler than Phoenix/Scottsdale, which means it can be hot in the summer and chilly in the winter. Dress in layers and wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes.

What type of vehicle is used?

For groups of 6-13, we use custom High-Roof Ford touring vans, 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.

For private tours with five guests or fewer, we use luxury Lincoln Navigator SUVs.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

Your credit card will be charged 72 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.

Tour Details

DEPARTURE DAYSAny day of your choosing
DEPARTSRecommended between 6:00am and 7:00am
RETURNSRecommended between 4:00pm and 5:00pm
DEPARTS FROMMost hotels in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe area or your private residence*

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