Lift off from the Grand Canyon airport and soar like an eagle toward the widest and deepest part of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. As we cross the rim into the canyon the world drops away below and the majesty of the Canyon stretches ahead. Fly along specially designated routes allowed only to a privileged few. The elevation provides spectacular views of the Desert View Watchtower, with the Painted Desert and Navajo Reservation to the east. Circle the unique confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers and possibly see white water rafters on their journey.
Departing from the Grand Canyon South Rim Airport you will begin your flight with incredible views of the widest and deepest part of the Canyon. As you soar over the South Rim and the ground drops away below, the majestic expanse of the Canyon unfolds around you. Around the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado rivers you veer right over the vast Navajo Reservation on a direct flight to Monument Valley. On the Arizona/Utah border, the unique spires, buttes and mesas of Monument Valley are the focus of your aerial tour around these natural monuments set down in a vast, flat desert.
On this tour enjoy the views over the vast Navajo Reservation on a direct flight to Monument Valley. After landing at Goulding’s Field, located just minutes from Monument Valley, depart on a 90-minute guided ground tour of Monument Valley. Your Navajo guide will take you in to the Navajo Tribal Park at the base of the monuments and up to John Ford Point. Finally return back down to the airstrip for your return flight toward Page, Arizona. Pass Navajo Mountain, circle Rainbow Bridge and soar over the shimmering turquoise waters of Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon Dam.
Originating from the Grand Canyon Airport South Rim you can experience the Grand Canyon from a unique perspective, unrivaled by any other method. Soaring over the canyon to the North Rim you will be overwhelmed by the brilliant colors and majestic scenery of this 7 Wonders of the World. Viewing the Grand Canyon over the deepest portion, through the “Dragon Corridor,” and continuing to the North Rim where you notice the incredible geographical differences of the Grand Canyon’s North and South Rims.
Everything in the North Rim Tour… Originating from the Grand Canyon Airport South Rim you can experience the Grand Canyon from a unique perspective, unrivaled by any other method. Soaring over the canyon to the North Rim you will be overwhelmed by the brilliant colors and majestic scenery of this 7 Wonders of the World. Viewing the Grand Canyon over the deepest portion, through the “Dragon Corridor,” and continuing to the North Rim where you notice the North and South rim incredible geographical differences.
The Grand Sunset Tour ventures deep into the Kaibab National Forest searching for elk, deer, and other species of wildlife, and concludes with sunset at the edge of the Grand Canyon. During this tour you will have the opportunity to climb an eighty foot lookout tower that views the Grand Canyon, the Painted Desert, and San Francisco Peaks! Bring your camera on this expedition – you don’t want to miss any of the awesome scenery and abundant wildlife.
Since 1993, our professional guides have been taking visitors in custom, open-air 4×4’s down forest back-roads to the most spectacular viewpoints at the Grand Canyon. During this excursion, you will stroll along the rim of the Grand Canyon while your guide entertains you with the fascinating history, geology and local folklore of the region. The Bright Angel Lodge, Kolb Studio, Buckey O’Neil’s Cabin, El Tovar Lodge and Yavapai Point will be visited during this one-of-a-kind adventure.
The Indian Paintings Tour (approximately 1 1/2 hours) journeys through the Kaibab National Forest to an historical site of Native American predecessors. While viewing the paintings and petroglyph up close, your guide will inform you of the ways of these ancient peoples. (Forest tour only and simple hiking involved.)
This tour leaves right from the bike shop’s doorstep and follows the Canyon’s newest greenway section out to Yaki Point. The highlight of this tour is its close vicinity to the edge. A one half mile into the tour you will emerge into a clearing that offers your first spectacular view of the canyon. From there, the path winds only a few feet from the rim almost all the way to the Yaki Point lookout. Your guide will take you through a colorful history of geology, plant life and human history along the way.
The most popular bike tour takes you along a portion of the historic Hermit Road route. The road, originally built by early pioneers and then improved by the Santa Fe Railroad, winds along the Canyon’s rim for 7 miles and is closed to public vehicle traffic. It boasts some of the grandest views on the South Rim. This is the best scenic bike ride to do in the West, and the safest for families wanting to explore the rim by bike. After boarding our van with your bikes in tow, bypassing the challenging uphill parts of the road to begin riding at Hopi Point. Hopi Point offers one of the most sweeping vistas of the canyon available on the South Rim.
This tour is recommend for an optimal Grand Canyon biking experience! First off, this is NOT the Hermit Road tour. It is a rental/shuttle combo. The Hermit Road route offers stunning river views; beautiful roads shared only with NPS buses/special need vehicles; and stunning rim side greenways. The ride is 5.5 miles of mostly downhill and flat riding with a couple of minor uphill sections. This option allows you to see the best of the Hermit Road ride without excessive physical exertion. This tour includes a and two hour bike rental with helmet and a round trip bike shuttle ride with drop off at Hopi Point and pickup from Hermits Rest.