Grand Canyon: Highlights, Vistas and Secret Locations in the South Rim

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4.5 hours

Max 7

Why take this tour?

The Grand Canyon is worthy of so much more than a photograph taken from a crowded vistapoint. A natural wonder as immense as this one is truly experienced in an intimate setting with a local guide who brings each and every stone, crevice, creek, floral, and fauna to life through years of passion and appreciation. On this incredible half day tour, spend your time in Grand Canyon National Park in the company of an expert guide whose penchant for nature, conservation, and the particular (fire-dependant!) ecosystem come to life through hidden vantage points paired with the South Rim’s highlights. This tour is operated by one of our partners. We searched the world to find expert partners offering incredible experiences in locations you want to go - so wherever you go, you can #takewalks!

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Spend your time in the Grand Canyon in the company of a expert local with a true passion for its particular story
  • Created with Sketch.Take in secluded vistas and vantage points in an intimate, private setting with an expert conservationist and guide
  • Created with Sketch.Discover the peculiarities to the National Park’s conservation challenges, wildlife preservation, and distinctive flora and fauna

An homage to one of the greatest natural phenomena in America

Two Hundred and Seventy-Seven miles long. Four Hundred and Forty-Six kilometers. Up to eighteen miles wide. The expanse of the Grand Canyon is almost unfathomable in the mind of its viewers but the beauty is right… there. It is in the rushing of the Colorado river that has for almost 6 million years cut its channels, it is in the slope of its steeps - jagged yet smooth, and the over twenty varieties of bats that cut through the night desert sky to accentuate the howls of the Canyon’s coyotes each night.

On this incredible half-day tour, spend your time in Grand Canyon National Park in the company of a local expert and proficient guide who has spent years hosting visitors and accentuating ...

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Two Hundred and Seventy-Seven miles long. Four Hundred and Forty-Six kilometers. Up to eighteen miles wide. The expanse of the Grand Canyon is almost unfathomable in the mind of its viewers but the beauty is right… there. It is in the rushing of the Colorado river that has for almost 6 million years cut its channels, it is in the slope of its steeps - jagged yet smooth, and the over twenty varieties of bats that cut through the night desert sky to accentuate the howls of the Canyon’s coyotes each night.

On this incredible half-day tour, spend your time in Grand Canyon National Park in the company of a local expert and proficient guide who has spent years hosting visitors and accentuating every individual's visit. This small group will lead you to the best highlights with the bonus of our guide’s hidden spots and secluded vista points.

Over the course of your tour, learn the challenges facing environmental conservationists, the methods for blazing trails (we mean, trail maintenance!), and the ecosystem that has allowed this natural phenomenon to thrive. Learn about the ever-popular California Condor Reintroduction program, and the incredible identification of the varied flora and fauna - juniper, agave, and yucca, oh my! No one should visit this National Park without the welcoming hours spent in company with our local expert guide.

  • Sites Visited
  • South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
  • Desert View
  • Secluded viewpoints on the South Rim
  • Grand View (If time allows)
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking/vehicle tour
  • Lunch/Transportation/Entrance to the park are NOT included in the price. It is advised you bring your own lunch and enough water (2-3 liters per person) to hydrate during the tour.