Hiking in the Grand Canyon: North & South Rims

5 Days | Grand by name, grand by nature

Walking & Trekking
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Discover the Grand Canyon in all its glory on a 5-day hiking adventure brimming with epic views and unforgettable moments. Jump into Arizona and get acquainted with one of the wonders of the natural world. Explore the trails of the little-visited but massively beautiful North Rim accompanied by the wild animals that call this place home, then head down to the South Rim for big views and big stories. With a local leader by your side, you’ll unearth millions of years of history.

Trip overview

Map of Hiking In The Grand Canyon: North & South Rims including United States Of America
Start
Flagstaff, United States
Finish
Flagstaff, United States
Theme
Walking & Trekking
Destinations
United States
Physical rating
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Style
Comfort
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 2 - Max 9
Trip code
SKXCW
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Explore the lesser visited but hugely beautiful North Rim of Arizona’s Grand Canyon, tackling the North Kaibab Trail and taking in cinematic views at the Coconino Overlook.
  • Cross the historic Old Navajo bridge and head to the popular South Rim of the canyon where you’ll undertake the spectacular Grandview Trail and Hermit Trail.
  • You won’t just be joined by local leaders and fellow travellers on this adventure – prepare to share your hiking trail with all manner of wild animals, including condors, deer and buffalos.
  • With all meals included along the way, you’ll spend less time worrying about where to get your next meal from and more time relishing in magnificent views.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is a hiking trip; a good fitness level will help you enjoy all included hikes and activities.
  • This trip involves hiking from 1.5 to 6 miles (2.5 to 10 km) per day with a total trip distance of 28 miles (45 km). The maximum daily elevation gain/loss is 2500 feet (762 m). Please check the trip itinerary for more details.
  • On this trip, you’ll be required to carry a daypack weighing approximately 8-12 lb (3.5- 5.5 kg).
  • There is some driving included in this trip, up to 3 hours.

Itinerary

Map of Hiking In The Grand Canyon: North & South Rims including United States Of America

Inclusions

Meals

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

Transport

Private vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (4 nights)

Activities
  • North Rim - North Kaibab to Coconino Overlook Hike
  • Grand Canyon NP - Old Navajo Bridge Visit
  • North Rim - Highlights Hikes
  • South Rim - Grandview Trail Hike
  • Grand Canyon NP- Desert View Watchtower Stop
  • Grand Canyon - Bright Angel Trail Hike
  • South Rim - South Kaibab Trail Hike

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Important notes

1. Please note this trip requires a minimum number of booked customers to guarantee the departure. Your Booking Agent will advise at time of booking if the departure has met minimum numbers. If minimum numbers are not met, you will be advised no later than 30 days out from departure. We recommend arranging flights and related travel services once your departure is guaranteed. In the event that your departure is cancelled due to minimum numbers not being met, a full refund will be provided of monies paid.

2. A completed registration form is required to join these trips. You will not be confirmed for the trip until your form has been received and reviewed. We may ask for a medical release signed by your physician for medical conditions or circumstances which could possibly compromise your safety or the safety of others on this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.

3. A signed disclaimer (Acknowledgement of Risks Form) is required at the time of booking for this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.

4. To help ensure this trip is right for you, this trip is subject to additional ‘Essential Eligibility Requirements’ – see the ‘Itinerary Disclaimer’ section of the Essential Trip Information for further details.

5.This trip is operated and run by Wildland Trekking, an Intrepid company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Wildland Trekking customers and Intrepid customers.

6. FIRST DAY: Please note, pre-trip orientation meeting will take place at 5:00 PM day before trip starts at the Little America Hotel in Flagstaff. Early on the morning of day 1, you will be picked up from that hotel and we also recommend you book a pre tour night there.

7. FINAL DAY: You are expected to arrive back into Flagstaff around 5pm and dropped off at the same location as the joining point. There is no accommodation included on the last day in Flagstaff, however we can request any additional nights should you need them.

8. A single supplement is available. The single supplement applies to all nights of the trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

Essential Trip Information

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Hiking in the Grand Canyon: North & South Rims
From
EUR 2.885 €