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Grand Canyon Tours

Step back over 2 billion years in time during a truly spectacular Grand Canyon Tour! As one of the most common entries on billions of bucket lists across the globe, the Grand Canyon enjoys more worldwide fame than any other destination. Whether you are a seasoned trekker or just a weekend warrior, a Grand Canyon trip offers something for everyone. Over 5 million people visit the Grand Canyon each year to enjoy its one-of-a-kind rock-climbing, kayaking, hiking, and photo opportunities. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to check that Grand Canyon tour off your list.
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Our tips for Grand Canyon

  • Location, location, location. When it comes to finding accommodations for your Grand Canyon trip, you should prioritize location over amenities. Who wants to drive 30 minutes each day just to get to the rim? Besides, you shouldn’t spend much time in your hotel, anyway!
    • Plan ahead. The most popular hotels near the Grand Canyon get booked up to a year in advance. You should start planning now.
    • Layer up. The weather in and around the Grand Canyon can suddenly go from one extreme to the other. Wear layers that you can both put on and remove with ease.
    • Hike safely. If you plan to hike, research the trails and choose one that matches your fitness level and experience. Start early in the day to avoid the heat, and let someone know your hiking plans.
    • Snap away. The Grand Canyon presents remarkable chances for photography. Contemplate visiting during the moments of sunrise or sunset to take advantage of the striking illumination. Make certain to capture the dynamic shifts in colors and strata.

    Good to know

    Over the course of 6 million years, the Grand Canyon is thought to have taken shape through the gradual erosive forces of the Colorado River, revealing a captivating geological timeline etched into the rock layers of its walls. Stretching about 277 miles (446 kilometers) in length, and reaching widths of up to 18 miles (29 kilometers), this extraordinary chasm plunges to depths surpassing a mile (6,093 feet or 1,857 meters), establishing it as one of the largest and deepest canyons globally. Within its depths, valuable fossil finds, particularly ancient marine specimens, provide valuable insights into the prehistoric landscapes of the region. Notably, in 1919, the Grand Canyon was officially designated a national park, now standing as one of the United States' most frequented national parks, drawing millions of annual visitors.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Q: What is the best time to visit Grand Canyon?

      March through May and September through November are the best times to visit the Grand Canyon as the temperature is mild, the days are cool, and the crowds are less. Summer is peak tourist season, so if you are planning to visit during that time, be prepared for lots of crowds and limited accommodation availability.

    • Q: How do I get around?

      At nearly 280 miles in length and up to nearly 80 miles in width, the Grand Canyon is difficult to miss. Most people drive to the Grand Canyon. From Las Vegas, you can hit the West Rim in just over two hours. And, a 4-hour drive will get you from Phoenix to the South Rim. What’s more important is how you will get around the park. Driving everywhere can be a hassle because parking is limited, especially at popular spots. We suggest you take the shuttles. It's hassle-free and will take you almost everywhere you’d want to go.

    • Q: Can I hike into the Grand Canyon?

      Indeed, the Grand Canyon offers a variety of hiking routes leading into the depths. Prioritize researching these trails, ensuring you're adequately equipped, and opt for a path that aligns with your hiking proficiency.

    • Q: Can I take a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon?

      Absolutely, you have the option to partake in helicopter and airplane tours, granting you exceptional panoramic perspectives of the canyon from above. To secure your spot, it's advisable to arrange reservations ahead of time.

    • Q: Any tips for saving money during the Grand Canyon tour?

      Short on cash? No problem! You can enter the Grand Canyon National Park for free on certain days of the year, including some national holidays. In 2018, you can save the cost of admission fees for the whole gang on April 21st, September 22nd, and November 11th! Although, you should expect crowds.

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