Grand Canyon Premier is Pink Adventure Tours Sedona’s most inclusive Grand Canyon tour. This day-long excursion will see you travel from lovely Sedona, Arizona, to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and back again. Throughout this action-packed day you’ll have tremendous views of many of the region’s most striking locations, including everything from Sedona to Coconino National Forest to Oak Creek Canyon. The day’s highlight, of course, is the time you’ll get to spend exploring the world-famous South Rim of the Grand Canyon. There you’ll make a number of stops at some of Grand Canyon National Park’s most beloved spots.
Grand Canyon Premier Tour Details
Transportation to and from Grand Canyon National Park is courtesy of Pink Adventure Tours’ luxurious, custom-built, pink Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. Tours depart from Sedona each day at 8:30am, and last about 10 hours. A box lunch is included as part of your tour ticket. The cost of the Grand Canyon Premier tour is approximately $155 for adults, and about $140 for children between the ages of 3 and 15 years old. As you travel to and from Sedona, you’ll be able to enjoy the ride by listening to your guide’s engaging narration while soaking in the view available from the Sprinter’s oversized windows. At Grand Canyon National Park itself, you’ll have plenty of time to adventure along the South Rim, taking in its unparalleled array of sights, sounds, and jaw-dropping views.
Major Grand Canyon Premier Highlights
Sedona: At either end of the day, as you depart and return from Pink Adventure Tours’ headquarters (the delightfully named Pink Jeep Plaza), you’ll have some great views of Sedona and its surroundings—including such attractions as portions of Coconino National Forest, Oak Creek Canyon, and more.
Mather Point: Your first glimpse of the Grand Canyon—which will likely be a sight you’ll never forget—will be near stunning Mather Point. The views from this location are incredible—and nearby you’ll also find Grand Canyon National Park’s primary Visitor Center, as well as a number of different amenities.
Desert View Watchtower: There are many incredible landmarks to be discovered along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon; a perennial favorite of visitors to Grand Canyon National Park is Desert View Watchtower. Located at the eastern edge of the South Rim near Desert View, this 70-foot tall stone observation station was designed by renowned Southwestern architect Mary Colter. Constructed in the early 1930s, it is both a renowned historical site and a provider of breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon Village: Here you’ll find a stretch of the South Rim that comes complete with terrific views, as well as a wide variety of amenities to enjoy and historic sites to explore. Attractions found right near Grand Canyon Village include Lookout Studio, El Tovar Hotel, Bright Angel Lodge, Hopi House, the Grand Canyon Train Depot, and much more.
Is Grand Canyon Premier the Tour for You?
Pink Adventure Tours has a great reputation throughout the industry; with nearly 60 years of experience leading guided tours throughout Arizona, they know their way around, to put it mildly. As a result, if you find yourself in the Sedona area looking for a tour company to take you on a quality guided tour of Grand Canyon National Park, they’d make for a pretty good choice. This particular tour, Grand Canyon Premier, consistently receives high marks from those visitors who participate in it. It’s a long day of sightseeing, no doubt about it, but most tour participants have a great experiences on this tour, and declare it well worth it. If you want to tour the Grand Canyon but you’re looking for something a bit more compact (than the 10-hour-long Grand Canyon Premier), you could always consider Pink Adventure Tours’ Grand Canyon Express—a slightly more condensed version.