Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion

Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion

Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion

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From $2,995USD

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Highlights

Explore the Grand Canyon and Zion National Park on this hiking adventure

Hike well-loved trails that explore the areas along the rim of the legendary Grand Canyon.

Experience Zion’s most exciting hikes, including through the Narrows and to Angel’s Landing.

Look for the incredibly rare California condor as they soar above the canyon.

Stay in charming lodges that are nestled in these spectacular national parks.

This 6-day hiking tour is the perfect trip if you’ve always wanted to visit the Grand Canyon but don’t quite want to take on the arduous task of climbing to the bottom. Your expert guide will lead you on beautiful hikes along the canyon rim so you can experience spectacular views from many angles.

After you’ve explored the Grand Canyon, your hiking holiday continues in the magnificent Zion National Park. Here, you’ll visit the fascinating slot canyons and climb to the top of the dramatic Angel’s Landing. The tour includes transportation to and from the national parks, so all you have to worry about is enjoying your hike and admiring the otherworldly scenery. Come explore the Grand Canyon and Zion!

Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive at the Grand Canyon

You’ll meet your group at the hotel in Flagstaff and then drive to the magnificent and world-famous Grand Canyon. You’ll begin your exploration at the South Rim and hike towards the quieter Western Rim Trail.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park
Distance
2.5 hours, 5 miles
Meals
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Hike Inside the Canyon

Today, your hike will take you into the canyon as you follow the Bright Angel Trail. You’ll hike to the Indian Gardens before hiking out of the Canyon.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park
Distance
3.5 hours, 7 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Visit the North Rim

As you drive to the North Rim of the Canyon, there will be time to stop at a slot canyon and a viewpoint to look for condors. You’ll hike the Desert View and Cathedral Canyon trails.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park
Distance
3 hours, 6 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 North Rim Hikes

It’s unlikely that you’ll be sharing the trail with a lot of people today, as the Ken Patrick Trail is one of the more tranquil areas of the canyon.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park
Distance
4 hours, 8 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Arrive at Zion National Park

This morning, you’ll leave the enormous Grand Canyon for the dramatic slot canyons and geological formations of Zion. You’ll hike the Orderville Canyon and wade through the Narrows of the Virgin River.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Zion National Park
Distance
2.5 hours, 5 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Angels’ Landing Hike

On the final day of your tour, you’ll take on the exhilarating hike up the notorious Angel’s Landing. After your hike, the shuttle will transfer the group to Las Vegas, where your tour finishes.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Zion National Park
Distance
2.5 hours, 5 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch

Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion Price and Dates

This guided hiking tour in Arizona and Utah is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

The prices below are per person:

StartFinishDurationPlaces LeftPrice

2023-05-14

Flagstaff, Arizona

6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-05-19

Las Vegas, Nevada

65+
$2,995USDBook Now
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Accommodation on the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion Tour

This tour is based on 2- and 3-star hotel or lodge accommodations. The hotels offer comfortable rooms in convenient locations near all the trails of the national parks. Rooms are double occupancy, and single travelers will pay a supplement.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
You can pay a supplement of $650USD to have a private room in a hotel.

Maswik Lodge in Grand Canyon National Park

This cozy lodge consists of a collection of 2-story buildings that are nestled in the forest. It is just a short walk or shuttle to the canyon rim.

Grand Canyon Lodge in Grand Canyon National Park

This rustic log cabin lodge offers comfortable accommodations. You’ll be blown away by the spectacular canyon view from the beautiful dining room.

Zion Park Lodge in Zion National Park

This is the only lodge situated within Zion National Park, making it the perfect place to start your explorations of Zion. The rooms are cozy and rustic.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners are included in this tour, not including beverages.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 5 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage is included as outlined in the itinerary. Transportation between Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon, and Zion and Las Vegas is included at the beginning and end of the tour.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Van shuttle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Trail maps and narratives

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment
  • Meals or snacks not previously mentioned, beverages both non-alcoholic and alcoholic
  • Fees not mentioned as included
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Any additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades

Frequenty Asked Questions about Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion

How hard is the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion tour?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour consists of moderate hikes up to a maximum of 8 miles per day. It avoids some of the strenuous routes into the Grand Canyon, however, there are some narrow trails and high ledges to navigate.

Do I need a visa to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion tour?

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners are included in this tour. Please note that your non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are not included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover hiking. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Flagstaff to start this tour?

The best way to get to Flagstaff is to fly to Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG). There are also shuttles available from Phoenix that take 2–3 hours. You will be picked up to begin the tour.

Is the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion tour guided?

Yes, you will have an English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour.

Where does the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion tour end?

This tour ends when you are dropped off in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Is the Hiking the Grand Canyon and Zion family-friendly?

Yes, this tour welcomes families with children 14 years old and up. Children should be capable of completing all included hikes.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for the United States of America?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to the United States for this tour?

The best time to travel to Arizona and Nevada for this hike is from November to May, when temperatures are not yet uncomfortably hot. This tour is available in May.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour consists of moderate hikes up to a maximum of 8 miles per day. It avoids some of the strenuous routes into the Grand Canyon, however, there are some narrow trails and high ledges to navigate.


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