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 (4.86)
Program No. 2804RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,599

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
Keep the Pace
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 ...

  • If you choose, fly over both rims aboard a fixed-wing aircraft.
  • Experience the North Rim for one-of-a-kind vistas and a night at its historic 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

Grand Canyon overflight at added cost.
Featured Expert
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Jeff Strang
Jeff Strang's knowledge of the environment stems from over 40 years of hiking, paddling, and photography in the outdoors, his extensive experience as a naturalist, as well as from his education at the University of Oregon and Lewis and Clark Law School. In 1987, Jeff filed a precedent-setting lawsuit against Oregon polluters under the Clean Water Act. Jeff has been leading Road Scholar programs since 2002. In his free time, Jeff enjoys biking to work, hiking, kayaking, outdoor photography and studying geology.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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