Covering 52 miles in just under four (4) hours, this tour focuses on the natural beauty of the East Rim. From here you can see the Colorado River as it emerges from the depths of the inner gorge. This tour stops at various spectacular viewpoints along the East Rim Drive. There will be plenty of time at viewpoints to take photos and enjoy the amazing views.
While on this tour you will have the opportunity to explore Desert View, an outpost 25 miles from Grand Canyon Historic Village. Here, you will find the Watchtower, a significant example of Mary E.J. Colter’s visionary architecture.
Tour length is approximately 3.5 hours. Stops may include Yaki Point, Moran Point, Lipan Point (seasonally), Navajo Point and the Desert View Watch Tower.
The cost of the tour is $78.00 per adult (age 17 and older) and $39.00 per child (age 3 to 16). Children 2 and under are free.
This tour departs from the Bright Angel Lodge at 9:00 a.m. and from the Maswik Lodge at 9:10 a.m.
Please note: Rates are subject to change without notice.