INTERPRETIVE BUS TOURS

Board one of our comfortable environmentally friendly buses and experience a guided interpretive tour through one of the most beautiful places on earth, Grand Canyon! Let our skilled drivers take the stress out of navigating the park roads or finding a place to park while you relax and enjoy the spectacular views of the Canyon.

Choose a tour that fits your schedule and interests.  There are several different options.  Take the time to learn some of the captivating history and geology of this timeless location. All In-Park tours are narrated and led by knowledgeable and entertaining park guides.

Hermits Rest Tour

The Hermits Rest Tour is a two-hour, interpretive bus tour that explores the beauty of the West Rim of Grand Canyon. This tour travels eight miles, one way, along the West Rim Road. This road was originally the old wagon road built by the Santa Fe Railway.

There are stops along the West Rim at several spectacular overlooks, with a glimpse of the rapids of the Colorado River below. The tour stops at Hermits Rest, a unique building of native stone created by Mary E. J. Colter in 1914. This tour returns via the same route.

The cost of the tour is $29 per person. Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adults.

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Desert View Tour

The Desert View Tour covers some 52 miles in 3.75 hours. This tour focuses on the natural beauty of the East Rim, on Arizona highway 64. From here you can see the Colorado River as it emerges from the depths of the inner gorge.  You can even see many of its world class white water rapids. This tour stops at various spectacular viewpoints along the East Rim Drive. There will be plenty of time at viewpoint to take photos and enjoy the amazing view.

The highlight of the tour is the stop at Desert View, an outpost some 25 miles from Grand Canyon Village. Here, you will find the Watchtower, a re-creation of the unusual towers built by the ancient native peoples of the Southwest. The view from atop the Watchtower is nothing short of breathtaking.

The cost of the tour is $48 per person. Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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Sunrise Tour

Viewing a Grand Canyon Sunrise is both peaceful and exhilarating.  It combines the quiet of the morning with the brilliant change in colors.  Enjoy this spectacular time of day as the sun rises over the ramparts of the Palisades of the Desert. It’s an inspirational way to begin a day of activities and to share this natural wonder with people from all over the world.

The cost of the tour is $22.00 per person (1.5 hours). Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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Sunset Tour

Grand Canyon Sunsets are famous around the world and should not be missed. Enjoy this spectacular time of day as the sunsets quietly in the west. The color pallet can be exceptional and very inspirational. No two sunsets are the same. The opportunity to view an Arizona Grand Canyon sunset will leave you with lasting memories for a lifetime.

The cost of the tour is $22.00 per person (1.5 hours). Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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Combination Tour

Enjoy the breathtaking Desert View tour along with any rim tour (Hermits Rest, Sunset or Sunrise) at a special price combination. These tours can be taken in any order or even on different days to best suit your plans while staying at the Grand Canyon.

The cost of the tour is $65 per person. Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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Railway Express Tour

Step back in history and ride a vintage train between Williams, Arizona and the Grand Canyon! The Railway Express tour is a morning departure from the Grand Canyon.  The tour begins with a sixty minute van ride to the Williams Train Depot where you will start your day by watching an Arizona gunfight.  You will then board the train for a trip back to the canyon, complete with strolling musicians and cowboys to entertain you. This tour is for the true “train enthusiast”. It is an authentic Wild West adventure.  The train travels across wide open Arizona landscape. Here you will be overwhelmed by the beauty of undeveloped open spaces.  Keep in mind the trip does not offer canyon views. 1950′s era diesel locomotives power the train year-round.

The cost for the tour is $65 per adult and $37 per children 16 and under.

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