A Week In Grand Canyon
Spend 7 Days Exploring The Grand Canyon and Sedona
July 17 – 22, 2021
August 17 – 22, 2021
September 18 – 23, 2021
Gratuity for your guide
Medically-trained, naturalist guides
Campsite reservations & fees
Tent & sleeping pad
Park entry fees
This sample itinerary provides an action-packed adventure in the Grand Canyon and Sedona. Every itinerary can be completely customized for your group. We can help you book accommodations, or help you with a self-guided itinerary.
Yellowstone and Grand Tetons have very extreme weather – in fact, the highest recorded difference in temperature in a 24-hour period was recorded in Montana at over 100 degrees!September can be very comfortable and dry in the day, but get quite cold in the evenings with highs in the 70s and lows in the 30s. It can snow any month of the year and often does!
Intensity – Moderate
Expect to spend up to 6 hours per day walking or hiking (up to 10 miles and 2500ft elevation change) while carrying day packs with water and snacks! Suitable for most fit people with a bit of hiking experience.
- Two nights camping in Grand Teton National Park
- Three nights camping in Yellowstone National Park
You will be flying into Jackson Hole Airport. You’ll want to pick a flight arrives before 12pm MST on the first day. Alternatively, we can collect you from your accommodation in Jackson at around 11:15am if you’ve arrived early. At the end of your trip, your guide will drop you back at Jackson Hole Airport at 12pm for your travel home (or back at your accommodation in Jackson if you’re staying on.)
Arrive in Phoenix by the early afternoon. From there, you’ll drive to Sedona, approximately 2 hours.
Today, you’ll spend three hours on a self-guided float of the Verde River. Included is an inflatable kayak, PFD, paddle, and a 15-minute shuttle ride to the access point where your adventure begins.
Today, you’ll spend four hours exploring Sedona’s vast open spaces and stunning diversity on horseback. Your trail guide will lead you through exciting terrain, with dramatic vistas, wildlife habitats, and plenty of history.
You’ll spend the day exploring Red Rock Country with your private guide. You will see extraordinary rock formations as your guide takes you on a hike that is tailored to the ability of your group. In the late afternoon, you will drive to the Grand Canyon.
This morning, you’ll meet your guide outside your hotel for a private tour of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Around midday, we’ll stop for a gourmet picnic lunch in a beautiful location selected by your private guide.
Today, you’ll hit the trails to explore the Canyon from a new vantage point. The day is tailored to your group, so we can make adjustments based on your interests and ability levels.
Today you’ll say goodbye to the Southwest as you head back to Phoenix for your departure.
For shorter trips to the Grand Canyon visit our Quick Escape
- Daypack (20+ liters)
- Luggage (Can be left in the van. Limit of one small suitcase per person.)
- Warm jacket
- Rain jacket
- Rain pants (optional)
- Wool socks
- Breathable wicking layers
- Warm hat & sunhat
- Buff or neckscarf
- Lightweight hiking pants
- Comfortable clothes for camp
- Warm clothes to sleep in
- Sandals or camp shoes
- Pack cover
- Hiking boots
- Sleeping bag (also available to rent)
- Cotton or silk sleeping bag liner (optional)
- Travel pillow (optional)
- Insect repellant
- Personal first-aid kit (inc. blister treatment)
- Personal items (biodegradable toiletries, hand gel, sanitary wear, etc)
- Quick-dry towel
- Reusable water bottles or bladders (3L capacity)