2804
Arizona
Grand Canyon National Park: Exploring the North and South Rims
Get a unique perspective of the Grand Canyon as you explore the North and South Rims, walk over the historic Navajo Bridge and fly above the Colorado River for a bird’s-eye view!
Rating (4.93)
Program No. 2804JNW
Length
8 days
Starts at
1,395
Getting There
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At a Glance

Experience the distinctive character of the Grand Canyon’s vibrant South Rim and remote North Rim. Journey to the geological beginning of the Grand Canyon at Lee’s Ferry on the Colorado River and, on boths rims, gaze into the mile-deep chasm with multi-hued, 2 billion-year-old rocks that preserve ancient landscapes and life forms.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles daily on varied terrain. On South Rim, quarter-mile walk between lodging and dining. Elevations of 7,000-8,000 feet

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.

General Notes

Pricing options to include or exclude a scenic Grand Canyon overflight.
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Bruce Banker
Bruce Banker is a graduate of Northern Arizona University, where he studied natural sciences and geology. He lives in Flagstaff and has worked for the National Park Service as a naturalist on the north rim of the Grand Canyon, Chaco Canyon National Historic Park and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Bruce also serves as an outdoor educator for the Grand Canyon Field Institute. Bruce has taken students to many of the far-flung corners of the Southwest and has a few good stories to share.
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