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A Week In Grand Canyon
& Sedona

Spend 7 Days Exploring The Grand Canyon and Sedona

 

Trip Length

7 Days

Intensity

Moderate

Group Size

Up to 10 Persons

Trip Dates

Custom Departures Available Year-Round

Included

Medically-trained, naturalist guides
Round-trip transportation
Some meals
Park entry fees

Not Included

Gratuity for your guide

Trip Info

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.

Weather

With an elevation spanning from around 2000 feet to over 8000 feet, the Grand Canyon experiences a variety of weather conditions. This includes cold winters and pleasant summers at the higher elevations, with hot and drier summers at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Summer thunderstorms and winter snowfall are not uncommon.

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.

 

 

Accommodations

  • Glamping, camping, or hotel options available! 

Flights

We recommend flying into Phoenix or Las Vegas Airports. 

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Phoenix by the early afternoon. From there, you’ll drive to Sedona, approximately 2 hours.

Day 2

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. 

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

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.

Day 6

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.

Day 7

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

Pack List

  • 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
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag (also available to rent)
  • Cotton or silk sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Travel pillow (optional)
    Earplugs
  • Insect repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal first-aid kit (inc. blister treatment)
  • Personal items (biodegradable toiletries, hand gel, sanitary wear, etc)
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Headlamp
  • Reusable water bottles or bladders (3L capacity)

A Week In Grand Canyon & Sedona

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