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  • Sedona: Grand Canyon Sunset Tour with Dinner

    1. Sedona: Grand Canyon Sunset Tour with Dinner

    Ride in comfort and style as you travel to Northern Arizona in an air-conditioned vehicle that seats no more than 14 passengers for an intimate and personal experience. Experience fully narrated tours from some of the most knowledgeable and experienced guides in the Southwest. If you are departing from Sedona, your tour begins as you ascend the Colorado Plateau through the lush Oak Creek Canyon. Over the 27 miles of winding roads, you leave the beautiful red rocks behind and ascend 2000 feet to the tall Ponderosa Pines. 

    Upon arriving in Flagstaff pick up the remaining guests, and travel past the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks on your way to Grand Canyon National Park. Your first stop is at the Historic Cameron Trading Post where you will have the chance to check out the Native American craftsmanship. Then as you reach the Grand Canyon’s East entrance fro...

    We expected a fantastic tour and the entire tour was even better than expected. Our guide/driver Sheldon was great!! So knowledgeable - So witty - So accommodating - The Best! We definitely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get an in depth Grand Canyon experience.

  • From Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Railroad Full-Day Guided Tour

    2. From Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Railroad Full-Day Guided Tour

    The Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular “Seven Wonders of the World”! This Grand Canyon Railroad Tour offers you an up-close and personal tour of this inspiring canyon.

    Your Grand Canyon Tour starts off with a scenic ride from the Red Rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon (noted as one of the top 10 scenic drives in America) and towering Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff.

    After this, head to the train depot in Williams. When you board the historic Grand Canyon Railway, be entertained by cowboys and enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians as the train travels back in time during the scenic 65-mile journey to the canyon.

    The train offers wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys riddled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons. Upgrad...

    Our guide arrived promptly. He had us introduce ourselves to the other travellers. He explained what the days itinerary would be. Only a few of us took the train trip part. The train was slow enough to take in the sights, but, I would have preferred to have had more time in the Grand Canyon to be able to see the Imax theatre since this will probably a once in a life time trip.

  • From Sedona or Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Full-Day Tour

    3. From Sedona or Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Full-Day Tour

    Embark on a journey to Grand Canyon National Park. Admire the incredible views and geological wonders of Northern Arizona. Enjoy a tour fully narrated by some of the most experienced guides in the Southwest. After pickup from your hotel in Sedona, ascend the Colorado Plateau and continue through the photogenic Oak Creek Canyon. Take winding roads as you leave the red rocks behind, then stop at the tall Ponderosa Pines.

    Next, arrive at Flagstaff, where other travelers will join the tour. Pass by the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks, before heading to the Grand Canyon South Entrance. Once at Grand Canyon National Park, explore historic buildings, see majestic views at Grand Canyon Village, and enjoy lunch on your own. See some of the widest and deepest scenic views of the Grand Canyon and the mighty Colorado River. Get to experience the magnificent South Ri...

    I cannot say enough great things about both the company AND our guide. The company was professional at every turn . Our guide, Ty, was the absolute BEST I’ve ever had! His knowledge of the Grand Canyon and Arizona in general, was more than I could have hoped for. He is a “gem” and I hope he is as valued at work by his bosses as he is by his tour patrons! Loved every aspect of this tour!

  • Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

    4. Sedona, AZ: Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Historic Railway

    Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this historical railroad tour.

     

    Beginning in Sedona, take one of the top 10 scenic drives in America to Flagstaff, known for its towering Ponderosa Pines. After meeting Flagstaff guests, head to the train depot in Williams and board the historical Grand Canyon Railway.

    Be entertained by cowboys and musicians as the train travels back in time along the scenic journey to the canyon. Enjoy wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks as the train rolls through valleys filled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons.

    Upgrade your experience with a first-class ticket, which includes oversized seats, big windows, bar service, and complimentary snacks.

    I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom

  • Grand Canyon South Rim: Self-Guided Tour

    5. Grand Canyon South Rim: Self-Guided Tour

    This self-guided driving tour takes you to all the best vistas, hikes, and attractions along Grand Canyon’s South Rim and tells you the secret history behind this famous landscape. Walk the scenic South Rim Trail, catch a sunset at Mather Point, and much more. Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park. The tour of this natural wonder of the world begins just outside the park, near the welcome sign. Before arrival, download the app that will function as your guide, narrator, and map all in one. Then, proceed into the park and start with hearing the early history of this location. Your first stop will be at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center, where you’ll find Mather Point, your first good look at the canyon. From there, proceed to Yavapai Point and the Yavapai Geology Museum, where you’ll get insider knowledge on the canyon’s complex geology and how these layers of rock help us see back in t...

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What people are saying about Desert View Watchtower

Great trip friendly knowledgeable staff who responded quickly to any questions mainly the only problem was people weren't ready so it was running a little behind schedule . but We got to see everything on the agenda so very happy with the experience .

The tour was great, picked up and dropped off at our hotel which made it very convenient. Our guide (Steve) was phenomenal, very accommodating, he was like a walking encyclopedia of fun facts and was enthusiastic about his job. Dinner was great too.

Ty, our guide, was knowledgeable, articulate, friendly,, engaging and entertaining. We had a diverse group crossing a big age range and he was able to connect with everyone.

I love everything, our guide Burton was very helpful at all time, , it was a great experience for me and my mom

It was a “must do” activity for Sedona. Quite the adventure!!