Grand Canyon South Rim
Friends on a hiking trip enjoying the view of Grand Canyon South Rim, Las Vegas
Friends on a hiking trip enjoying the view of Grand Canyon South Rim, Las Vegas

Grand Canyon South Rim Tours and Tickets

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The South Rim is the most popular area of Grand Canyon National Park, boasting easy access to the canyon, the bulk of available amenities and services, and the panoramic vistas for which the natural wonder is famous. One of the great natural wonders of the world, the rim offers stellar views over the Colorado River and easy access to top hiking trails such as the Bright Angel Trail and the South Kaibab Trail.

  • Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86023

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Brenda_B, Nov 2023
It was an awesome experience
This trip is a must see experience! Our driver Claudiu was great. Picked us up at our hotel. We had perfect time stops for bathroom breaks and to stretch or snack. The tour was amazing! The Grand Canyon south rim is just breathtaking must see! We saw elk and mountain goats too! It was just an amazing experience!
Udita_B, Nov 2023
Amazing trip
Our guide was Sam. He was an amazing guide. The tour bus was clean, and comfortable, with big windows. The tour was designed well, and I enjoyed every bit.
Kari_C, Nov 2023
The canyon was amazing!...
The canyon was amazing! Jeff was very knowledgeable and friendly. The van was clean and on time. The group was friendly as well. All around a great trip!
Patrick_H, Nov 2023
Awesome Fun Tours guys
Our tour guides made the trip amazing. Thank you for the stops, the information, and the history. The stops gave us alot of time and added extra memorable stops. We loved it!!! Thank you TH & TK ? Guam and Japan guides.. My niece was sick and they were very considerate of stops and driving thank you!! Best tour group we have another to compare we took a bus tour in 2020 they were not good the restroom stops were not clean no food stop Fun Tours is the best!! You wont regret it
People Also Ask
Q:How many days does it take to see the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?
A:One full day is enough time to see the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. However, two days are even better. One day is enough to visit the best viewpoints and hike parts of the Rim Trail. Two days are enough to descend into the canyon and explore longer trails.
Q:What should I not miss at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?
A:Don’t miss the scenery at one of the viewpoints along the Rim Trail. Mather is the most popular, but Yavapai has fewer crowds. You should also take one of the trails below the rim and visit the Yavapai Museum of Geology, a storehouse of the canyon’s geological history.
Q:What is the best time to visit the Grand Canyon South Rim?
A:Spring and fall are the best times to visit the Grand Canyon. Daytime weather is pleasant, and the crowds are relatively thin from March through May and September through November. In the summer peak season, expect big crowds and soaring temperatures. Winters are often frigid but much less crowded.
Q:How much is the entrance fee to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?
A:Admission to the Grand Canyon is US$35 per vehicle. If you’re entering by foot, bicycle, or shuttle bus, the entrance fee is US$20 per person. There is no charge for children under 16. Admission is valid for seven days and grants access to the South and North rims.
Q:How do you spend a day at the Grand Canyon South Rim?
A:Aim to arrive early enough to catch the sunrise from Mather or Yavapai Point. Check out the exhibits at the visitor center and join a ranger-led tour. You should also aim to hike at least part of the Rim Trail, Bright Angel Trail, or South Kaibab Trail.
Q:Are reservations required to visit the Grand Canyon?
A:No, you don’t need a reservation to visit the Grand Canyon: you can show up on the day of your arrival. However, you should book campsites in advance. Multi-day hikes and backcountry camping require separate permits.