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Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip

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Overview
Experience the scenic beauty of Arizona on this small-group day trip from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. Visit one of the world’s wonders, the Grand Canyon, and experience Route 66, the iconic American highway steeped in rich tradition, on a full-day trip. Take in unforgettable views of classic southwestern landscapes with your knowledgeable guide. This small-group tour is limited to just 13 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Itinerary
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You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • Pass by Route 66
  • 1
    Williams Depot
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Grand Canyon South Rim
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Visit the Grand Canyon on this day tour from Phoenix or Scottsdale
  • Leave the driving and logistics to a guide 
  • Enjoy travel time in a luxury vehicle with captain's chair seating 
  • Travel light, since all admission tickets are included 
  • Small group of just 13 people means plenty of direct guide interaction
What to Expect
Begin your full-day tour with pickup at select Phoenix-Scottsdale hotels (or head to the central meeting place). Relax in your air-conditioned tour vehicle and enjoy the scenery. Ride through the Sonoran Desert, and catch sight of the native saguaro cacti. As you increase elevation during the drive, trade in views of cacti for views of pine trees. Your first stop is at Williams along Route 66. Get the chance to experience this famous American highway before moving on to the Grand Canyon. Once you reach the Grand Canyon, explore one of its widest and deepest sections. Highlights include the Hopi House and El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon Village, scenic lookouts on East Rim Drive, and other nature walks and cultural exhibits. Afterward, head back to Phoenix or Scottsdale for drop-off at your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Phoenix, AZ, USA
2: Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Please note: if your hotel is not on the hotel list, please contact the supplier directly. If your hotel is not a pre-approved pick-up location, the supplier will determine a location you can meet to be picked up for your excursion. Contact details will be provided on your pre-paid voucher.
Duration
13h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour (13 passengers)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with luxury captain's chair seating
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon South Rim
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Arizona state law requires children under 8 years to have either a child seat or booster. Child seats are not provided, please bring your own
  • Minimum age is 2 years
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchairs are acceptable as long as they fold up and can be slid into the vehicle.
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Excellent service! Stan our tour guide was nice and gave us many information. He drives safe. they picked me at my hotel early and we came back around 8 pm. Enough toilet stop, and we stopped for food in late afternoon too. They also proposed Helicopter tour as an option i
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It was a perfect trip. From the pick up to the drop off. The narration along the way was helpful and informative. If I had to change anything it would be the stop to Route 66. I found that portion unnecessary and uninteresting so all we did was hang out in a coffee shop until it
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded 3 days ago
Hey there, thank you for reaching out to us! The stop in Williams is intended as a nice little historic spot on the way to the Grand Canyon - Williams has a lot to offer in terms of history and culture. And the pie shop up there? Absolutely delicious. We hope that you join us again soon!
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A young man named Sam full of wisdom and kindness showed and taught me so much. His passion and knowledge of the Grand Canyon, its history and geological truths made for such a wonderful experience. I will never forget the moment when he walked us with our eyes closed or averted
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded 3 days ago
Hello there! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with DETOURS. Wisdom, kindness, and knowledge! Those are three words you could use to describe each and every guide you'll find our on the road in one of our vehicles. Our hand picked staff all share a unique and strong bond with their own passion for the Southwest. It's what sets us beyond the rest. As you experienced, Sam is all about ensuring that your day is optimized for peak enjoyment! We're delighted that Sam was able to make your day so special. We do hope that you will join us again someday!
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Daniel provided extremely interesting information along the ride to the canyon which made the ride seem much shorter. His personality fit the position to a tee. It amazed us as to how much he knew. He took the time to ensure everyone's questions were answered and pointed out
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded 6 days ago
Breathtaking, indeed! We do our best to ensure that your trip to the Grand Canyon is as close to perfect as possible! It's a big day for many, we're glad to see that Daniel was able to provide that for you. :)
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4 of us from Wisconsin booked this tour and Daniel (formerly from Wisconsin) was our guide. We learned so much about the AZ history on the ride there but even more about the Grand Canyon once we arrived. Daniel was extremely friendly, professional, and attentive. The trip was
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for trusting DETOURS with your Grand Canyon vacation! What a small world it is. We hope that you Wisconsin folk enjoyed our Arizona National Park! We do our best to inform our guests with as much interesting knowledge as possible on our beloved Southwest. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us out on the road, we hope to see you again soon! We've got plenty more National Landmarks to share. :)
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By: DETOURS of Arizona
lizzi327
60
Amazing! Must see!
This tour is very much worth the trip to see these canyons! We did this along with our trip to the Grand Canyon,
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Gilles H
Paris, France
6119
PIGS GET FATS, HOGS GET SLAUGHTERED
I booked a day tour by coach from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon. 4 hours drive each way + time to get all the
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Eme81
Chambly, Canada
21959
I recommand
Excellent service! Stan our tour guide was nice and gave us many information. He drives safe. they picked me at
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Shauna P
10
Breath-taking views and outstanding tour
Our tour guide, Michael DeSousa, was phenomenal. He was very prompt, extremely knowledgeable, genuinely cared for
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Dani H
21
Wonderful Trip!
It was a perfect trip. From the pick up to the drop off. The narration along the way was helpful and informative.
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Ann M
11
Grand Canyon Sam was an outstanding guide and teacher
A young man named Sam full of wisdom and kindness showed and taught me so much. His passion and knowledge of the
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RichNJ
33
Fun trip
Montana was our guide. He was full of energy and a great conversationalist. He was full of knowledge about the gun
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Carolyn P
21
Loved it!
Mike was an amazing guide! We got to not only see but experience multiple vortex sites. Mike gave us some history
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Robin G
11
Great Tour
Very nice trip. Tour guide very knowledgeable. Pickup and drop off seamless. Dolly Steamboat ride was memorable.
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Kelly H
20
Highly recommend
All day tour to Sedona from Scottsdale! “Cactus” Matt was an exceptional tour guide! Very knowledgeable about
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Key Details
  • Duration: 13h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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