Grand Canyon Hiking Trips
Grand Canyon guided hiking trips are great for novice to experienced hikers. Take on the challenge of backpacking and camping the Grand Canyon South Rim, North Rim and Havasupai areas with experienced guides. There's nothing like experiencing the Grand Canyon on your own two feet. Experienced guides offer interesting information about the Canyon as well as provide a little extra confidence on the trail. Even some of the more experienced hikers can miscalculate weather, impact of temperature, pace, or amount of supplies needed to hike certain trails of the Grand Canyon safely. If you're not accustomed to dry, desert hiking conditions, we recommend a guided hike on your first hiking trip down the Grand Canyon.
There are literally dozens of guided hiking trails to choose from, but here are a select few popular hikes:
- Havasupai Falls
- Indian Gardens
- Bright Angel Loop
- Horseshoe Mesa
- Rim to Rim
Top 9 Grand Canyon Hiking Trails
- Best Camping - Grandview Trail to Horseshoe Mesa
- Best Spring Day - Dripping Springs
- Best Winter Vista - Shoshone Point
- Hot Weather Retreat - North Kaibab Trail
- Most Accessible - Rim Trail
- Most Epic - Rim to Rim
- Most Isolated - New Hance
- Most Traveled - Bright Angel Trail
- Most Views - South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour with Optional IMAX
Sit back and relax as your coach driver takes you on a narrated journey from Las Vegas to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. You can upgrade your tour to include discounted tickets to the incredible IMAX footage of the canyon at the National Geographic Visitor Center on the only South Rim bus tour that makes a stop at the center.
- Fully narrated bus tour to the Grand Canyon South Rim and National Geographic Visitors Center from Las Vegas
- Upgrade to view the most watched movie in IMAX history, The Grand Canyon
- Discovery and Adventure
- Only South Rim Bus Tour that stops at the National Geographic Visitor Center
- Time to explore the Grand Canyon at your own pace
- Entertaining and informative commentary from your driver/guide
- Pickup and drop off from Las Vegas hotels
- On your exclusive stop at the National Geographic Visitors Center you'll enjoy lunch (included) before viewing National Geographic's exhibits of the Grand Canyon, including the amazing photo gallery.
You'll get a spectacular taste of the Grand Canyon if you attend a screening of the most watched movie in IMAX history, The Grand Canyon Discovery and Adventure. The footage captured by airplanes, helicopters, hang gliders and canoes is truly incredible.
Next, it's on to the National Park where you will visit the two most spectacular lookouts, Mather Point and Bright Angel Lodge. Take a hike along the various trails to lookouts such as Mather Point, visit the historic El Tovar Lodge, shop for souvenirs or simply sit and gaze at the awe-inspiring beauty of this seventh wonder of the natural world.
There is approximately 1.25 hours at each look out point and 1 hour at the Grand Canyon IMAX Theatre.
Why not upgrade your tour to include an approximate 30-minute helicopter flight over the amazing Grand Canyon. There really is no better way to experience the magnitude of this wonder of the world. With this option you will not visit Mathers Point.
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CAMPING IN THE GRAND CANYON
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HOTELS IN OR NEAR THE GRAND CANYON
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PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
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