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Grand Canyon Guided Tours
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime at the Grand Canyon? Well, buckle up because it’s time for a Grand Canyon guided tour by Caravan! With expert guides that blend information and entertainment, you’ll learn the history and geology of the Canyon while taking in phenomenal views from the comfort of our air-conditioned coaches.
Our casual approach makes it a blast to explore, with unforgettable memories guaranteed. Rack up those likes and book your guided tours in the Grand Canyon at Caravan today!
Reasons Why You Need Guided Grand Canyon Tours
You should take guided tours in the Grand Canyon for many reasons. Not only will it provide you with an incredible experience, but it can also help make your trip more enjoyable and comfortable. Here are some of the reasons why:
Unparalleled Expertise: A Grand Canyon tour guide has plenty of knowledge about the area they are taking you through. They’ll be able to answer any questions you have about history, geology, wildlife, or other canyon-related topics and give exciting anecdotes along the way. Plus, their local knowledge will provide you with tips on where to find the best views and hidden gems.
Safety First: The Grand Canyon is a vast area and can be difficult to navigate independently. With a guided tour, you can rest assured that your guide is experienced and knowledgeable in the area and will keep you safe while exploring.
An Immersive Experience: With guided tours of the Grand Canyon, you’ll get a more immersive experience than if you were just visiting the canyon on your own. You’ll have access to areas of the park that aren’t accessible to the general public or those who don’t have special permits. You may even get to participate in activities like rafting or horseback riding along the trails.
Save Time & Money: A guided tour can help save both time and money for your Grand Canyon adventure. You won’t have to worry about researching and planning your trip, and you may even get discounts on tickets or lodging for being a part of a tour group.
Making the Most Out of Your Guided Grand Canyon Tours with Caravan
When it comes to unforgettable travel experiences, touring the Grand Canyon should be on everyone’s bucket list. And what better way to make the most of your trip than booking a tour with Caravan? As your expert tour guide takes you through the rugged terrain, you’ll get the chance to see parts of the canyon that you would have never explored on your own.
Here’s a glimpse of our all-inclusive guided tours of the Grand Canyon:
Day 1: Explore Phoenix
On Day 1 of your Southwest national park tour, you’ll start in Phoenix, Arizona! After your flight lands, you’ll be picked up by your hotel’s shuttle and checked in at 3:00 p.m. Then, it’s off to the races with Caravan with a welcome briefing at 6:00 p.m. You’ll spend two nights at the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, two nights at Lake Powell Resort, and near Zion National Park.
Day 2: Sedona and Grand Canyon
Welcome to Day 2! We’ll start our morning with sightseeing as we explore Scottsdale and Camelback Mountain. Then we’re off to Sedona, an artist colony surrounded by majestic red rock formations, where you’ll have some free time to explore the shops, galleries, and restaurants.
We’ll end the day with a 2-night stay at a cozy lodge nestled right in the national park near the South Rim. At an elevation of 7,000 feet, it boasts fantastic views. Cap off a great day with a delicious dinner!
Day 3: Discover Grand Canyon National Park
Day 3 is about exploring 280 miles along the Grand Canyon — one of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders. We’ll start with an orientation and morning drive of the park and visit the amazing Desert View Lookout.
Then, we’ll leave it up to you for the rest of the day! You can:
- Kick back and take in the Grand Canyon vista
- Listen to a park ranger talk
- Take the free shuttle to different points on the West Rim
Want an adventure? Go deeper into the canyon on the Bright Angel Trail, or grab a bike rental. You can even visit historic buildings, like Hopi House and Lookout Studio.
Plus, you get to stay two nights inside the park! That means plenty of time to explore - and two chances to witness jaw-dropping sunset and sunrise!
Day 4: Monument Valley and Jeep Tour
On day four of your trip, we’ll explore Monument Valley with a Navajo-guided jeep tour. Before that, we’ll stop at a Navajo and Hopi Trading Post, where you can buy some amazing Kachina dolls and Native American handicrafts.
Did you know that Monument Valley has been featured in some of the most famous Western films of all time? We’re talking about John Wayne, James Stewart, and more! End your adventurous day at Lake Powell Resort for some much-needed rest on a beautiful lake.
Day 5: Lake Powell
Rise and shine on Day 5 at picturesque Lake Powell and head to the fabulous Rainbow Room for breakfast. Sit back and soak in the stunning 180-degree views of the lake before setting sail on a cruise through Wahweap Bay and Glen Canyon Dam. The afternoon is perfect for relaxing and exploring the Lake Powell Resort.
Day 6: Bryce Canyon National Park
Day 6 brings you enchanting experiences, starting with breakfast at Rainbow Room. Right after, we buckle up and cruise to Kanab, aka Little Hollywood, where you get transported to the golden era of Western movies like: Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won and more
Nature is calling, and next on the list is Bryce Canyon, where you witness the mind-boggling Bryce “Hoodoos” made of colorful limestone spirals. Pause to soak in the staggering views at Sunrise Point and Bryce Point, which overlook the Bryce Amphitheater, before heading to a resort near Zion National Park. Two nights of R&R await you there!
Day 7: Zion National Park
Get excited for Day 7 on our trip because we’re headed to Zion National Park! Rock monoliths galore and stunning scenery await you. You won’t find anything like Zion anywhere else! After the tour, take it easy, hiking or shuttle riding through the park, and make sure to save room for dinner.
Day 8: Off to Las Vegas
Ready for more adventure? Day 8 commences with breakfast, followed by an exciting transfer by Caravan to Vegas. Witness the glamour of the strip in a brief sight-seeing drive before arriving at the airport around 11:00 a.m.
Experience the Grand Canyon like a VIP
Planning and organizing a dream vacation can often feel overwhelming, especially when seeking out true adventure. Caravan’s Grand Canyon guided tours offer an easy, stress-free way to enjoy the full experience without the pressure of planning it yourself. You don’t have to worry about anything - all meals, hotels, and activities are included in the rate.
That’s why picture yourself surrounded by the beautiful landscape of one of America’s most iconic destinations as you easily explore — this is what you can expect from a Grand Canyon guided tour with Caravan.
Moreover, experienced tour directors will provide helpful tips and suggestions for travelers — whether photographers looking for new spaces or adventurists who love uncovering hidden gems. So why wait? Call us at 1-800-CARAVAN or +1-312-321-9800 to begin your journey with Caravan!
Why Travel with Caravan?
Why Travel with Caravan?
Excellence Since 1952
You can trust our years of experience with tours of superb quality and excellent value. Caravan has enjoyed the same family management and ownership since 1952.
For your safety, Caravan cancelled most 2020 and all 2021 tour departures and refunded 100% of all payments received. See Caravan’s Covid-19 Terms of Travel.
Caravan's Proud History
In 1965, Roger Mudd hosted a two-hour CBS TV special on Caravan Tours. This TV production took about one month to make and was so successful it inspired the 1968 romantic comedy movie “If it’s Tuesday this must be Belgium.” In the early 50’s the Mayor of Dublin presented Caravan with the Key to Dublin for bringing the first American tour to the city after WWII. Since then, Caravan has been recognized as a pioneer in travel. You can trust in our stability, experience and dedication to quality.
Stay at park lodges, scenic resorts, and excellent hotels in great locations. See hotel descriptions on each tour page.
Most meals included within Latin America. For USA and Canada tours, included meals are listed on each itinerary page. Bottled water is provided on motorcoaches in Latin America.
Enjoy complete sightseeing with more visits, extra features, and local guides.
Fully Guided by Tour Directors
All tours conducted from start to finish by professional tour directors, who are fluent in English, experienced, and fun.
Caravan includes all activities listed in the tour itinerary page. Caravan does not sell any optional activities which can add hundreds of dollars to your tour price. Your free time is scheduled in great settings where there is no need to buy additional expensive activities.
Caravan will not bring you to overpriced shops in exchange for payments. Caravan gives you ample opportunity and time for great shopping, and the freedom to choose where and when to shop.
Great Value, Book Early
Caravan’s strong buying power gives you great vacations at prices much lower than you can find anywhere. In a typical year, most of our tours sell out quickly. Book early for the date you prefer and the best air fare.
How does Caravan Tours sell these tours for such a low cost?
Caravan delivers volume to our suppliers, who in turn reward us with their very best prices. We in turn pass these savings on to you, and you reward us by buying our tours. As volume continues to rise, we then receive even better prices from our suppliers, and we pass even greater savings on to you. This year our tours are better than ever.
Trade Association Memberships
Caravan is a member of ASTA (American Society of Travel Advisors), NTA (National Tour Association), ABA (American Bus Association), CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), and ACMA (American Catalog Association).