Duration : About 7 hours
Schedule : Seasonal (5 am or 6 am during the summer)
Season : Year-round
Departure : In front of the Visitor Center in Grand Canyon Village (South Rim)
This guided day hike will take you on an in-depth exploration of this natural wonder. Your guide will take your interests and fitness level into account to personalize your experience. However, you must realize that this is much more than a simple hike: you are setting out on a great adventure with a professional that will teach you about the history and geology of this famous park.
Few tourists take the opportunity to go hiking in the canyon. You will take home precious memories without having to jostle through crowds of visitors at the edge of the canyon trying to get that perfect photo souvenir..
* Minimum of 2 participants for the activity to take place.
* Includes: A professional guide, snacks and a picnic lunch, use of a day pack and trekking poles.
* Make sure you are properly equipped for hiking and for the weather forecast: hiking shoes, light raincoat, warm or light clothing depending on the season, bottles of water (we recommend 3 litres per person), hat/cap, sunglasses, sunscreen and your camera.
* Minimum age: 5.
* The national park entry fee and tips for the guide are not included (suggested tip $15/person).
Backcountry Office, South Rim, Grand Canyon, (AZ)