Half Day Grand Canyon Tour


This tour is IDEAL for everyone who has a very limited time at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Morning Tour
- 9:00am pickup (All Year)

Afternoon Sunset Tour - 3:15pm* pick up

DURATION - 4 Hours

Tour includes:

  • Pick up/drop off in Tusayan (2 miles south of the park entrance)
  • Knowledgable and professional guide and driver
  • Comfortable touring van
  • Park entrance fee
  • Geology, wildlife, vegetation, and Native American history discussions.
  • Tours are limited to 12 people maximum
  • Binoculars are provided for viewing
  • Assorted snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Assorted juices and soda

*Pick up times can vary on the afternoon sunset tour by an hour due to the changing times of the sunset.  In the late fall and winter months the pick up time is 2:00pm (Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb).  We will confirm the exact pick up time at the time of the booking via eamil along with your final confirmation.

Tour Description:
Our guide will pick up up at your hotel in Tusayan for a short drive to the breathtaking South Rim.  In a few minutes you will be walking onto the pine-forested ledges of the first outdoor viewpoint.  For many, this is a first view of Grand Canyon, so time is allowed just take it all in.  Then there will be an introduction to the trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and wildlife of the Canyon.  At this overlook, your guide will pick out many of the distant features of the canyon. 

CanyonDaveYour guide will lead a brief session on the geology and formation of the Grand Canyon.  At this viewpoint, your guide will piece together the four eras of Grand Canyon history and the rock layers that were left at the end of each era.

The morning or afternoon ends with a visit to a final viewpoint after numerous stops along the rim in the National Park.


$109 per Adult

$79 for Children (Age 12 and younger)

Please indicate when booking if you would like the morning or afternoon Sunset tour in the drop down section.  We will email all the details of your booking confirmation at the time of the reservation.  All prices are subject to 6.9% Arizona sales tax does not include gratuity to your guide.  Tax is charged at the time of the booking.  

4-Hour Grand Canyon Tour

*If your requested date for a Guided Van Tour of the Grand Canyon is 48 hours or less, you must call us direct at 888-362-7580 to make a reservation.

There is a 72 hour cancellation on any of the Guided Van trips.  You can cancel prior to 3 days in advance of the booking and receive a refund.  Please contact us via email at reservations@cegrandcanyon.com to cancel/modify your reservation.  You can also contact us directly at 888-362-7580 and speak with our reservations department.  If you cancel within 3 days of activity you will forfeit the amount paid.


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