Soak in sunset and sunrise in Grand Canyon National Park at the South Rim. This 2-day, 1-night tour offers a full tour of Grand Canyon National Park and a tour stop in the Navajo Nation before arriving in Phoenix, AZ. Arizona’s wonder of the world is yours on this guided tour with the best views of the Grand Canyon South Rim.
The Phoenix with Grand Canyon Overnight Tour* departs the Las Vegas strip at approximately 6:30am and arrives in Phoenix at approximately 7:30pm on day two.
*Please note this is a one-way tour that leaves from Las Vegas, NV and ends in Phoenix, AZ.
Packages Start at $675
Las Vegas, NV
Immediate non-refundable deposit of $150.00 is due at time of booking. The remainder is non-refundable and is due within 96 hours/4 days of tour departure.
Private Tour Option
This tour can also be operated as a private tour. Contact a tour specialist for details.
Our vehicles are designed to carry up to 13 passengers on individual leather captains’ seats, and groups range from 8-13 passengers.
Our guides have many years of experience in leading tours throughout North America. Their knowledge and enthusiasm will ensure that everyone gets the most from each destination.
The hotel at the Grand Canyon will be 3-4 stars. The accommodation has been chosen to give passengers the best access to the National Park area. For those traveling alone there are single occupancy rates available.
This tour offers a wide range of walking opportunities, which require a reasonable level of fitness mostly due to possible elevation changes. The level of activity can be suited to and catered for almost all levels of fitness. It is not an activity holiday, just an active holiday.
Individual luggage must be kept to a maximum of one piece of luggage less than 50 pounds or one daypack less than or equal to 40 litres. It is recommended to travel with a small day pack for easy access to camera, sun block, and clothing. Most hotels can arrange to store bulky items pre-tour. We advise our clients to pack as lightly as possible.
Temperatures at the Grand Canyon are typically cooler than Las Vegas and vary by season. We recommend our guests bring jackets in the event of changing weather patterns.
Post Tour Accommodation Packages
Post tours packages are available through your travel agent.
Travel insurance is a vital aspect to booking a holiday, giving you protection against unforeseen circumstances that could otherwise spoil your holiday. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that properly covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking.
Las Vegas to Phoenix with Grand Canyon Overnight Tour
Departs from Las Vegas: approximately 6:30am
Arrives in Phoenix the next day: approximately 7:30pm
After departing Las Vegas, guests will travel through the Mojave Desert and over the Colorado River on their way to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The Mojave Desert is characterized by its signature plant, the Joshua Tree, and plays host to arguably to hottest place on Earth. To beat the heat, we will journey over the mighty Colorado River on the Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge and pass along Route 66, the “Main Street of America,” to the top of the Colorado Plateau and Ponderosa Forests that surround the Grand Canyon South Rim.
Before arriving to the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon National Park, the tour will stop in historic Williams, AZ. At the intersection of the Grand Canyon Railway and Route 66, this small town is a reminder of the American west from the 1950s. During your time in Grand Canyon National Park this first day, you will have opportunities to walk along the rim, shop, capture an unlimited number of photographs, enjoy your lunch and relax with the best seat in the house, and/or experience a helicopter tour or bicycle tour. Your DETOURS guide will ensure you get the best views from Mather Point and Yavapai Point before your hotel check in at the Grand Canyon. After your hotel check in, you will be able to further explore the Grand Canyon Village at will with the free park shuttles available. Lodging upgrades are available upon request.
Overnight at Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
The morning hours will allow for time to relax, take sunrise photographs overlooking the Grand Canyon, or even do a morning hike. At approximately 12:45pm, your Phoenix-based DETOURS guide will pick you up from the front lobby of your Grand Canyon lodging to further explore the Canyon. We will tour along the famous 30-mile section of road that winds east along the rim of the National Park, showcasing the best rim views and history along the way, including the Little Colorado River Gorge.
Before touring to Phoenix from the Grand Canyon, we will be treated to distant views of the Painted Desert as well as close up views of the Little Colorado River Gorge and Navajo Nation. The Painted Desert is the perfect backdrop for our stop in the Navajo Nation at a prominent trading post. You will be able to get a glimpse into the past, view high quality authentic Navajo artwork and craft work, as well as a gift shop to bring back souvenirs for friends and family.
Lodging in Grand Canyon
Lunch on day one
Entrance fees to National Parks
Experienced, professional tour guide and driver
Additional third party tours and activities not listed above
Meals not listed above
Incidental hotel fees
DETOURS Tours offers small group touring in our custom vehicles featuring leather captain’s chairs for maximum comfort.
Because DETOURS travels with a maximum of 13 passengers, this allows us to take a flexible approach and take full advantage of touring opportunities in Grand Canyon and Sedona.
Due to the developing tourism industry in the area changes can and do occur in this type of program. Weather conditions, sometimes severe enough to limit where we can drive or walk, can also alter the program. As visitors, we will respect this, and remain flexible and open to local conditions, safety concerns and unforeseen opportunities. Our guides will do their best to keep things on track and in the event that our schedule changes, they will try to keep disruption to a minimum, consider your wishes and organize other options as far as it is reasonable and practical to do so.