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Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip

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Experience the scenic beauty of Arizona on this small-group day trip from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. Visit one of the world’s wonders, the Grand Canyon, and experience Route 66, the iconic American highway steeped in rich tradition, on a full-day trip. Take in unforgettable views of classic southwestern landscapes with your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Sonoran Desert and enjoy a complimentary box lunch. (Jan. 1, 2019  lunch is not included.  Box Lunch will be an option.)  This small-group tour is limited to just 13 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
  • Visit the Grand Canyon on this day tour from Phoenix or Scottsdale
  • Leave the driving and logistics to a guide 
  • Enjoy travel time in a luxury vehicle with captain's chair seating 
  • Travel light, since all admission tickets are included 
  • Small group of just 13 people means plenty of direct guide interaction
What to Expect
Begin your full-day tour with pickup at select Phoenix-Scottsdale hotels (or head to the central meeting place). Relax in your air-conditioned tour vehicle and enjoy the scenery. Ride through the Sonoran Desert, and catch sight of the native saguaro cacti. As you increase elevation during the drive, trade in views of cacti for views of pine trees. Your first stop is at Williams along Route 66. Get the chance to experience this famous American highway before moving on to the Grand Canyon. Once you reach the Grand Canyon, explore one of its widest and deepest sections. Highlights include the Hopi House and El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon Village, scenic lookouts on East Rim Drive, and other nature walks and cultural exhibits. Afterward, head back to Phoenix or Scottsdale for drop-off at your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Phoenix, AZ, USA
2: Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Please note: if your hotel is not on the hotel list, please contact the supplier directly. If your hotel is not a pre-approved pick-up location, the supplier will determine a location you can meet to be picked up for your excursion. Contact details will be provided on your pre-paid voucher.
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour (13 passengers)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with luxury captain's chair seating
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon South Rim
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Arizona state law requires children under 8 years to have either a child seat or booster. Child seats are not provided, please bring your own
  • Minimum age is 2 years
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchairs are acceptable as long as they fold up and can be slid into the vehicle.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The guide wanted to do anything to make the tour great. Respect to him. Good level of organization as well
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded Aug. 10, 2019
Hey Mohamed! Thank you for taking the time to reach out with your experience with DETOURS. We pride ourselves on our guides and their ability to make your experience visiting the Grand Canyon that much more exciting and knowledgeable. We hope to see you again soon!
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Communication and clarity was perfect from jump. From trying to book my reservations it was fast and very easy. All questions were answered. Shout out to my Bus Tour Guide Stan. He was fun and made us laugh. He definitely was a people person. I love that we got to experience a
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded Aug. 4, 2019
This review = just as amazing! Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us, we appreciate each and every tidbit of feedback we can get to maximize our guest satisfaction! That is what our tours are all about. Stan is the man when it comes to Grand Canyon tours! We welcome you and hope to see you again soon in this big ol' Grand Canyon state of ours. We've got lots to explore!
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Justin served as our group's tour guide and he was not only so friendly and welcoming, knowledgeable but also very knowledgeable on the sights in just about every location we drove through on the way to the Gran Canyon..Would HIGHLY recommend booking a trip!!!!
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded Aug. 1, 2019
Thanks for this AMAZING review! We always love hearing that our guides keep our guests well informed. Justin is one of the knowledgeable-est. Hope to see you again soon!
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Our trip to the Grand Canyon from the Marriott Desert Ridge was perfect. Sam was our tour guide, and he was phenomenal. His knowledge of the area was second to none. I highly recommend DeTours. I'm glad we didn't try to do it ourselves. We would have missed out on so much.
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Small-Group Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip
Responded Jul. 30, 2019
Hey Shanna! Thank you for reaching out and sharing your experience on tour. It's good to hear Sam is keeping up his good work out there on the road! The information our guides share while on tour really makes everyone's trip stand out. We bet you learned a thing or two you didn't know before! We appreciate the recommendation and we hope to see you again soon. :)
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Make sure you and your husband have no one else in the crowd. Had a ok time with the family and friends.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 13h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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