Experience the South Rim like no other site offers. After arriving at the Visitor’s Center at the Grand Canyon, you have the option to hike the 2.5 mile paved trail that allows you to walk from Mather Point to Grand Canyon Village and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the canyon, Colorado River and the Phantom Ranch. Along the trail you will enjoy the breeze through the pinion pines and juniper pines as well as view earth’s most mysterious and spectacular of landscapes; it’s a place like nowhere else. Walk along the railed lookout and view the majestic beauty of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You may continue on the rim trail and finish your hike to the Grand Canyon Village; or from Yavapai Point, you may take the bus shuttle to the Grand Canyon Village. (Click here to view maps.)
This tour will also stop (10-15 minutes) at the Hoover Dam - Arizona side overlook; in Williams or Seligman on Route 66 (15-20 minutes); Nutritional morning snack with juice or water; Deli lunch, choice of roast beef, ham, turkey or vegetarian; Unlimited supply of bottled water.
Recommendations: Comfortable shoes for walking. Limited wheel chair access. Cooler temperatures with higher elevation. No suitcases or oversized backpacks allowed due to security at Hoover Dam.
*Children 12 years and under.