Sedona

Grand Canyon Deluxe Day Trip from Sedona

Sedona, USA
Grand Canyon Deluxe Tour

From $185.65

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 11 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Pack in a full itinerary to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on this day trip from Sedona. Your guide makes stops at the Navajo Nation and Cameron Trading Post as well as scenic overlooks at the Painted Desert cliffs, Little Colorado River Gorge, and Desert View Drive. Round-trip hotel transport is provided from Sedona or Village of Oak Creek.
  • Full-day trip to Grand Canyon National Park
  • Travel along Desert View Drive on the South Rim
  • Scenic stops and photo ops en route
  • Entrance fees and bottled water included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Sedona or Village of Oak Creek

What's Included

  • Complimentary Pick-ups/Drop-Offs at any Hotel in Sedona or Village of Oak Creek within City Limits
  • Multiple Scenic Vista Stops at the Grand Canyon National Park
  • Water will be supplied on the tour
  • Historic Cameron Trading Post
  • Time for lunch on your own at Grand Canyon Village
  • HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Arizona State Law Requires Children 8 Years Old and Younger to be in a car seat/booster seat.
  • Gratuity - 20% tip for your guide recommended if you enjoy your tour
  • Time will be given for lunch on your own, lunch not included
  • Guest must provide their own car seat/booster seat for the tour

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

07:00 AM

Pickup details

Complimentary Sedona, Village of Oak Creek 7:00-7:30 am pickup (Sedona and Village of Oak Creek hotel pickup within city limits only) returns approximately 6:00-6:30 pm. Minimum 4 guests required for tour to operate. HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE

What To Expect

Board your tour vehicle upon pickup from your accommodation in Sedona or the Village of Oak Creek. Your day trip to Grand Canyon National Park begins with a scenic drive up Oak Creek Canyon via a National Scenic Byway. The road winds through pine forests en route to Flagstaff, with the option of hotel pickup there.

Entering the park on the western side of the South Rim, you're treated to sweeping views of the Grand Canyon, Bright Angel fault line, and the Colorado River at Yavapai Point. After a lingering glimpse and plenty of photo ops from the park's widest overlook.

Head to Grand Canyon Village, the Historic District at the South Rim, where you have time to purchase lunch and explore the area including the historic El Tovar Hotel, the Pueblo replica of Hopi House, art exhibits at Kolb Studio, and more. Take a walk along the canyon rim and search for giant California condors that call this area home. 

Your tour vehicle continues eastward along the South Rim, to take in the vastness of the canyon. Find dramatic views from a variety of perspectives both inside and outside the Desert View Watchtower, designed by architect Mary Colter. 

Departing the national park alongside the Little Colorado River Gorge, see more impressive views on a drive through the Navajo Nation en route to the historic Cameron Trading Post, known for its outstanding selection of American Indian arts and crafts. The cliffs of the Painted Desert provide a picturesque backdrop for this scenic stop before drop-off at your hotel in Village of Oak Creek or Sedona.

Grand Canyon South Rim (Pass By)

Oak Creek Canyon (Pass By)

Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Cameron Trading Post

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Great Ventures Day Tours (Pass By)

Grand Canyon Village

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Guests must provide their own car seat/booster seat for the tour
  • Private Upgrades Require a minimum of four passengers
  • Departs Daily 7-7:30am and returns approximately 6:00-6:30 pm. (Duration 11 hours)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Lisa_S
Our tour guide, Al was FANTASTIC ! Al communicated with us multiple times prior to the date of the tour. You could set your watch to his exact arrival time, with to the minute weather conditions. You will never have a more informative guide . Al's extensive knowledge was encyclopedic ! He was such a pleasure to be with . I highly recommend asking for him for this once in a lifetime tour.

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Spectacular!
Elizabeth_H, Apr 2024
Driving through the res. The Grand Canyon was spectacular which I expected but I didn’t realize the size poverty and barren landscape of the res.
Best tour and tour guide ever!
Debbie_R, Apr 2024
From start to finish, the experience was first class and highly enjoyable and comfortable. Had excellent communication from the tour company prior to the tour. Andrea, our tour guide, was the best. Extremely knowledgeable and friendly, kept us on a great schedule without ever feeling rushed, although we packed in a lot in one day. Best of all was that it was obvious she loved her work and shared great info. We highly recommend her if you want a 1st class experience! Debbie & Sam
Amazing Grand Canyon Excursion
Carolyn_P, Apr 2024
Can’t say enough about how outstanding this trip was. Kurt was magnificent. He was so knowledgeable and shared so much with us throughout the entire trip. The Cameron Trading Postwhere we stopped for lunch was far beyond my expectations. The food was amazing. The shop was amazing. The people that we traveled with were wonderful. I would recommend this to anyone and everyone. Well worth the money. You will be amazed and awed by the experience.
Memorable tour, first class tour guide!
Jane_J, Apr 2024
We had a wonderful tour guide. He talked steadily, told us about the area, history, anecdotes, culture of the people there, stories of growing up there, flora or fauna, excellent guide! We tipped him well, hope everyone else did the same.
Great
Michael_L, Apr 2024
Steve Benson tour guide was very informative and professional. Excellent driver we felt very safe. Went through great lengths to keep group together. Well planed stops.
The breath taking views...
Tin_G, Apr 2024
The breath taking views were amazing. We also had every kind of weather sun, rain, snow and hail. Luckily all the rain and hail were when we were driving. Andrea our guide was amazing and extremely knowledge. I left my water bottle in the van and they delivered to the front desk of the resort we were staying at, outstanding customer service. I would recommend this tour, its worth every penny. Thank you Andrea for the best tour ever!!
Bob is the best tour guide
Richard_A, Mar 2024
Our tour guide Bob was excellent and informative about the Grand Canyon and the summer area. Gave us ample time at each stop. I would recommend this tour.
Excellent Commentary Throughout the Trip
Tim_K, Mar 2024
The wealth of area knowledge shared by the tour guide really made the trip more enjoyable. Mike knows a lot about the area--not just the Grand Canyon, but also the areas between Sedona and the GC. The 4-5 GC viewing stops allow just the right amount of variety without becoming repetitive. I have to say that there was some confusion within the tour company drivers as to which guests were being picked up by which vans. Mike had showed up at the initial pick-up location on time, but did not call our names. Only when another van was late and looked into why we were still at the pick-up location 20 minutes later did they realize the confusion. That van driver met up with Mike's van along the route and we transferred.
Incredible trip with Sheldom
Esther_K, Mar 2024
Incredible trip with Sheldon - his vast knowledge of the area and experience within the Grand Canyon made for a memorable and enjoyable trip. We had an amazing day and Sheldon gave us so many options to ensure our time was went spent, comfortable and relaxing. Highly recommend booking with Sheldon!
Our tour guide, Al was...
Lisa_S, Mar 2024
Our tour guide, Al was FANTASTIC ! Al communicated with us multiple times prior to the date of the tour. You could set your watch to his exact arrival time, with to the minute weather conditions. You will never have a more informative guide . Al's extensive knowledge was encyclopedic ! He was such a pleasure to be with . I highly recommend asking for him for this once in a lifetime tour.
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Anne_R, Feb 2024
The day was well planned. I really enjoyed the stop at Wupatki Village, our lunch break, and once we got to the Grand Canyon, we stopped at several different viewing spots. Our guide Brian was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was a great day!
Our trip to the Grand...
Candice_W, Feb 2024
Our trip to the Grand Canyon with Sheldon was unforgettable. He was an absolute joy to spend the day with. We saw 7 different views of the canyon and left with tons of new knowledge about the area. Sheldon kept our attention and the attention of our almost 6 year old daughter all day! It was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone.
What a Sight
Jeff_P, Feb 2024
Great day, our tour guide Ed, did a great job. Very informative and made sure to let us know what not to miss. Stops were well planned. Tour ran right on schedule.
Grand Canyon Small Group Tour
Cheryl_H, Feb 2024
We had an awesome experience with Mark. He took us to amazing scenic overlooks. He truly customized the trip to allow us time to enjoy the things we wanted to experience. We had lunch at the Navajo restaurant - a new cuisine for us - we really enjoyed!
An absolute must!!!
Gerry_C, Feb 2024
Great Venture tours were awesome and Sheldon was amazing! We saw so many looking points, shopped the village, which was also our first sighting of elk, amazing views also. Navajo Indian trading post. It was such a full day and we got to see everything we hoped for and more!
Great
Edwin_E, Jan 2024
AL was very knowledgeable and very enthusiastic about the trip. He was quick to share information and challenge our knowledge. He made sure each of us were comfortable and doing all the things. Thank you!!
Amazing Tour
Clara_V, Jan 2024
Brad was our tour guide and he was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! He was so knowledgeable and funny. Our trip was perfect, I will definitely come back to the Sedona area.
Mark was a magical private tour guide!
Jennifer_W, Dec 2023
Mark was an amazing tour guide who shared so many interesting facts and stories with us! He helped to make our Grand Canyon Trip memorable to the nth degree.
Knowledge tour guide & breathtaking views
jukeboxrs, Dec 2023
Beautiful views, not too much walking. Scott was a great tour guide and new just how much info to give us without being overwhelming. His experience as a truck driver made me feel safe--excellent driving. He kept us away from crowded spots as best he could, and gave us options and ample time (within reason) to enjoy our stops. Highly recommend this tour especially if you want great photos and minimal walking.
Great experience
Keich_D, Dec 2023
Mark our driver, made the trip so enjoyable! He gets the 5 stars! Very knowledgeable and a great peoples person.
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