Popular Sedona Red Rock Tours
The U.S. Forest Service permit that Sedona Red Rock Tours possesses means they are one of the few tour companies around that can actually take you out onto the red rocks that make up so many of Sedona’s most beloved sites. This is an especially important detail for several of their Sedona vortex tours; with Sedona Red Rock Tours (and their special permit!) you don’t just get to go near these mystical vortex locations, you can actually move on and along and amidst such sites. Add to this the fact that Sedona Red Rock Tours guides are all experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate interpreters of the local landscape, and you have the recipe for a memorable and truly enlightening tour experience.
The Original Sedona Vortex Experience
This signature tour makes for an unforgettable spiritual occasion. Sedona Red Rock Tours themselves calls it a “mini-workshop on the rocks,” and this private tour is all about meeting your personal spiritual needs. This tour departs whenever you and/or your group wants—and it takes you to whatever local vortex is best suited for you! The Original Sedona Vortex Experience is available as a 2-hour outing for approximately $250; a 3-hour excursion at roughly $350; and at 4-hours for just under $500. These fees are a flat-rate for any group up to 4 people in size.
Sedona Photography Tour
This is a can’t-miss option for photography buffs. A private tour, the Sedona Photography Tour lets you work closely with a guide to personally select the sort of local landscape you want to shoot. Whether you want your own photo session with one of Sedona’s more famous landmarks, or you’d rather go a bit more off the beaten path, it doesn’t matter, as it’s your call! A 2-hour version of this tour starts around $250, while a 3-hour version runs approximately $350.
Sedona Yoga Tour
If you have ever dreamed of doing yoga amidst a stunning outdoor setting, this is the tour for you. This tour lets you do yoga right at the heart of one of Sedona’s legendary power vortexes. 2 hours of yoga (for a group of up to 4 people) on the red rocks runs about $250; you can add 2 more people to the mix for roughly another $100.
Sedona Medicine Wheel Tour
This very unique tour lets you experience a medicine-wheel ceremony firsthand. Medicine wheels—a kind of Southwestern sun dial—play an important role in the history and spirituality of Sedona’s culture; this tour gives you the opportunity to become more acquainted with this powerful tradition. A 2-hour tour costs around $250, and you can bring up to 4 people. Adding up to 2 more individuals will run you about $100 additionally.
Sedona Hiking Tours
Sedona Red Rock Tours also offers a variety of guided hikes throughout the area. In conversation with your guide, you can have your pick of a number of different routes, each one of which explores several of Sedona’s most beautiful and spiritual locales. Once again, a 2-hour excursion for up to 4 people starts around $250.
Things to Know & Insider Tips
- Sedona Red Rock Tours runs their tours regardless of any weather issues. In accordance with this policy, throughout your tour they will provide any rain gear and/or blankets as necessary.
- As customizable as the majority of Sedona Red Rock Tours’ various experiences are, they do also even still offer additional special tours for larger groups—as well as a variety of retreats (that run longer in duration). Call directly to inquire about additional details.
- As part of Sedona Red Rock Tours’ approach to letting you customize your own outing, the amount of hiking involved in each tour is entirely up to you: if you want to hike a lot, then you can do so; if you are unable to walk a great distance, then you won’t have to do so. Either way, it’s entirely your call.
- If you enjoy your experience with Sedona Red Rock Tours, it is customary to tip your tour guide nearly 20%. No sort of gratuity is included as part of the price of your ticket.
Is Sedona Red Rock Tours for You?
Sedona Red Rock Tours has gone to great lengths to position themselves as the opposite of some of the popular jeep tours that run throughout the Sedona area. There is no “extreme adventuring” taking place here; rather, with Sedona Red Rock Tours your experience is all about basking in the natural beauty of this special region and becoming more in-tune with the spirituality of the surrounding world. If you are looking for a small, customizable, and private tour experience during your time in Sedona—one that is very much focused on the more mystical aspects of Sedona’s famous red rocks—then one of Sedona Red Rock Tours’ acclaimed outings is very much for you. You’ll pay significantly more here than you would for many other tours in the area, but you’ll also be able to design the entire tour pretty much however you want (and if you are traveling as part of a group, the per-person cost averages out the price a decent bit).