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Grand Canyon National Park: Exploring the North and South Rims

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8 Days | 7 Nights
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Experience both rims of the the Grand Canyon. Journey to the canyon’s geological beginning at Lee’s Ferry on the Colorado River and gaze into the mile-deep chasm to learn about the ancient landscapes and life forms preserved in its 2 billion-year-old rocks.


Fly over both rims aboard a fixed-wing aircraft.
Experience two days at the North Rim for one-of-a-kind vistas and a Condor talk at the lodge.
Between the rims, experience Marble Canyon, the Vermilion Cliffs and Lee’s Ferry, cross historic Navajo Bridge and dip your toes in the Colorado River.

Program Notes

Pricing options to include or exclude a scenic Grand Canyon overflight.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles daily on varied terrain. On South Rim, it is a quarter-mile walk between lodging and dining. Elevations of 7,000-8,000 feet

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Phoenix, 1 night; coach to Sedona, 1 night; to Grand Canyon South Rim, 2 nights; to North Rim, 2 nights; to Flagstaff, 1 night; to Phoenix, departure.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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