Hiking in Sedona and the Grand Canyon

United States
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From 03/04/2022 to 10/11/2023

Departure dates & prices

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  • Apr Sun 03 2022 to Apr Fri 08 2022
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    $5,515*
  • Apr Sun 24 2022 to Apr Fri 29 2022
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    $5,515*
  • May Sat 14 2022 to May Thu 19 2022
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    $5,515*
  • Jun Sun 05 2022 to Jun Fri 10 2022
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    $5,515*
  • Sep Tue 13 2022 to Sep Sun 18 2022
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  • Sep Tue 20 2022 to Sep Sun 25 2022
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  • Nov Sat 19 2022 to Nov Thu 24 2022
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What's included

Explore the red-hued landscapes of Arizona’s Sedona region on foot, discovering a world of unusual sandstone formations, including Courthouse Butte and Bell Rock.
Come face to face with one of the wonders of the world – the Grand Canyon.
Hiking through the South Rim of this awe-inspiring landscape will reward you with views to rival all others.
With many meals included during your adventure, you’ll sample the best of Southwestern cuisine, from tasty lunches prepared on site to scenic restaurants overlooking the Grand Canyon.
Two experienced leaders will be guiding your adventure, meaning you’ll have access to trails reserved for those in the know, and the group can split based on interests and hike difficulty.
Add a deeper layer to your discoveries during visits to the Yavapai Geology Museum and the Trail of Time, exploring hundreds of millions of years of geologic history.
Breakfasts Included: 5.
Lunches Included: 5.
Dinners Included: 2.
Hotel (5 nights).
Private vehicle.
Age: min 15.
Group Size: 1 - 12.
Sedona: Courthouse Butte and Bell Rock hike.
Sedona: Cathedral Rock hike.
Sedona-Schnebly Hill hike.
Jerome-Town visit.
Grand Canyon-El Tovar restaurant visit.
Grand Canyon-South Rim panoramic hike.
Grand Canyon-Hermit Trail hike.
Grand Canyon-Yavapai Geology Museum visit.
Grand Canyon-Desert View Watchtower visit.
Grand Canyon-Grandview Trail hike.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Flagstaff Welcome to Arizona! Your adventure begins in Flagstaff, a relaxed city boasting friendly locals and interesting architecture. A meeting will take place at 5pm this evening, where you’ll meet up with your local leaders and new travel companions. If you get here with time to spare, Flagstaff is known for excellent coffee and even better craft beer, so perhaps take a wander around the town and enjoy a drink of whichever tipple takes your fancy. After tonight’s meeting, get to know your group over dinner at a restaurant in downtown Flagstaff while tucking into some seriously tasty Southwestern food.
  • Day 2 - Sedona It’s time to put your best foot forward and kick off the hiking part of your adventure. Leave Flagstaff behind and journey into Sedona, a landscape filled with unique sandstone formations and inspiring red tones. Your first hike sets off from near two of Sedona’s most celebrated landmarks, Courthouse Butte and Bell Rock. From here it’s a quick climb up towards shelves of layered red sandstone – pause and take a moment to learn about the resilient desert plants that thrive in this region. Continue on to Cathedral Rock, a truly impressive sandstone monolith with spires and arches to rival the world’s most spectacular churches. Take refuge in the shade of cottonwood trees on the banks of Oak Creek as your local leaders share stories about the native and indigenous history of the region. This area was once a prominent hunting ground, but don’t worry, you won’t be catching your own lunch today! Your leaders will prepare a tasty meal for the group. The final stretch of today’s walk takes in the canyons, cliffs and pinnacles that Sedona is so famous for, then head to your accommodation to settle in and put your feet up.
  • Day 3 - Sedona Today will be spent soaking in more of Sedona’s unbeatable scenery on another fantastic hike. Follow old trails carved out by wagons up to a red rock saddle and take a moment to appreciate the views of the otherworldly landscape surrounding you. Natural sandstone steps facilitate the climb up Schnebly Hill – this part can be a little challenging, but you’ll be rewarded with unforgettable views of the canyons below. As you hike, your leaders will regale with stories of T.C. Schnebly and his wife Sedona, whom the town is named after. Stop for a scenic lunch on the trail, then head back to your lodge to freshen up. If time permits, make the 45-minute drive to the historic mining town of Jerome, established in the 19th century. Once a booming settlement, the town was home to more than 10,000 people in the 1920s, but mine closures have left the town with a population little over 400. The people may have left, but their stories live on – take a tour with your leaders through the town’s zig zagging streets to uncover its multilayered history. Sit down to dinner in Jerome’s most charming restaurant (at your own expense), then return to Sedona for the evening.
  • Day 4 - Grand Canyon National Park Rise bright and early – there’s a lot to see today! First up is an unbelievably scenic 2.5-hour drive past Oak Creek canyon and on to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, and rightfully so, the Grand Canyon really must be seen to be believed. Your first hike through this epic landscape follows a trail down the spine of a ridge, serving up simply magnificent views of the canyon so you can appreciate it in all its glory. Today’s hike isn’t too challenging, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to stop for photos and take it all in. After your hike, you’ll have some time to add a deeper layer to your understandings of the landscape you’ve just explored and pay a visit to some of the museums along the South Rim. Return to your lodge to recharge your batteries (literally and metaphorically!) then head out for dinner at a historic restaurant serving up awe-inspiring views of the Grand Canyon.
  • Day 5 - Grand Canyon National Park Originally created by horse thieves in the late 19th century, the now famous Hermit Trail was then improved upon by the Santa Fe Railroad as a means of getting to Hermit Camp. Today you’ll be undertaking this much-loved hike through photo-worthy landscapes of fossil beds and formations of sandstone and limestone, before emerging at the Waldron Basin. This part of the Grand Canyon is positively brimming with history, which your leaders will fill you in on as you walk. From Waldron’s high desert valley, follow the Redwall cliff, taking in incredible views of the yawning canyon below. While you’re looking down, keep an eye out for ancient reptile tracks – this trail is home to fossilised footprints dating back 260 million years. Reach the little refuge of Dripping Springs, marking your turnaround point for this hike. Head back to the hotel to freshen up, then return to the South Rim to visit the Yavapai Geology Museum, teetering on the edge of the canyon. Take a short walk along the Trail of Time, unearthing millions of years of geologic history. Round off the day with another wonderful Southwestern feast at a welcoming local restaurant.
  • Day 6 - Flagstaff Check out of your hotel this morning and make the short drive to Grandview Point, one of the top spots for admiring the jagged landscapes of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River. This also serves as the starting point for the Grandview Trail, a challenging and rewarding hike with no shortage of views that will stop you in your tracks. This iconic track was first built by a miner in search of copper in the late 19th century, but when that failed, he repurposed the trail, guiding tourists down its hand cobbled path to access unrivalled views. Venture downwards through millions of years of history, enjoying a final moment to take in the dramatic scenery. After the hike, leave the Grand Canyon National Park and drive to the Desert View Watchtower, a stone structure built to replicate the Native American tower that once stood in the same spot centuries ago. Continue on to Flagstaff (approximately 2.5 hours), where on arrival your walking adventure will come to an end.
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