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Grand Canyon 
Quick Escape

Spend four days exploring the highlights of the Grand Canyon

 

Trip Length

4 Days

Intensity

Moderate

Group Size

Up to 10 Persons

Trip Dates

Custom Departures Available Year-Round

Included

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

Not Included

Gratuity for your guide

Trip Info

This sample itinerary hits the highlights of Grand Canyon National Park. 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 Grand Canyon Village. After settling into your hotel, you’ll meet your guide for an introductory hike in the park. 

Day 2

You’ll spend a full day in Grand Canyon National Park exploring stunning vistas, spotting wildlife, and hitting the trails with your Good Trip guide. 

Day 3

This morning, you’ll meet your guide for a full-day hike on the trails in the Canyon. Along the way, your guide will explain the human history of the park. 

Day 4

Although it’s your final day in the Grand Canyon, there’s still time for adventure! You may want to take a scenic helicopter ride over the canyon to see if from a new vantage point. After your adventure, you’ll say goodbye to Southwest as you head on your way! 

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)

Grand Canyon Quick Escape

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