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Three-day Itineraries

GRAND CANYON TRILOGY: A THRILLING 3-DAY ADVENTURE ITINERARY

A three-day trip to the Grand Canyon really gives you an appreciation for the nuances of the Grand Canyon’s natural beauty, geology and history. See the canyon from above and below, go on a ranger-led tour, take an extended hike, explore the rich Native American culture in the Desert View area and more.

GRAND CANYON GRANDEUR: A TRIFECTA OF AIR, LAND, AND WATER ADVENTURES

The Grand Canyon’s beauty is awe-inspiring, whether from the skies, along the trails, or navigating the river currents. Begin your journey with a helicopter tour on day one for a breathtaking aerial perspective. Ground yourself with a scenic hike along the Rim Trail on your second day. Conclude your adventure on the day of departure by heading north, where a rafting trip awaits, allowing you to marvel at the majestic canyon walls from a unique aquatic vantage point.

Image of Toroweap Overlook on the north rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

3 Days, 3 Trails

Embark on a three-day exploration along distinct trails to immerse yourself fully in the Grand Canyon’s breathtaking landscapes. On day one, acclimate by hiking the Rim Trail* to gauge your altitude tolerance. Elevate the challenge on day two with a more strenuous trek on trails like Bright Angel Trail* or South Kaibab Trail*. For the daring adventurer, day three offers the pinnacle with trails like Hermit Trail* or Grandview Trail*, reserved for the experienced hiker. Before you set out, ensure a safe journey by familiarizing yourself with hiking tips and adopting smart practices for a fulfilling and secure hiking experience.

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1 Day Biking, 2 Days Hiking

Kickstart your adventure with a scenic bike tour along the canyon rim. Whether renting a bicycle or bringing your own, explore the Greenway Trail and designated paths at your own pace. On day two, descend into the depths via Bright Angel Trail*, followed by a thrilling exploration of South Kaibab Trail* on day three. Ensure a safe and enjoyable trek by acquainting yourself with hiking tips and adopting smart practices before embarking on these breathtaking trails.

GRAND CANYON VISTAS: A 3-DAY JOURNEY FROM RIM TO DEPTHS

Embark on your adventure by reaching new heights at Mather Point and other iconic Grand Canyon views using the shuttle bus and strolling sections of the Rim Trail*. On day two, descend into the canyon below, choosing between the invigorating Bright Angel Trail* or the scenic South Kaibab Trail*. Cap off your journey on day three with a drive to the Desert View area, offering opportunities to purchase Native American arts and crafts, marvel at a historic watchtower, and more. Enjoy numerous scenic stops along the way to appreciate the breathtaking views. As you venture into the canyon, equip yourself with essential hiking tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

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Immerse yourself in amenity-rich accommodations near Grand Canyon National Park.

Tours

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of the park, where you’ll delve into the fascinating history that has shaped this extraordinary landscape.

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