El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon Village: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park Tour

From Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park Tour

Explore on the of 7 Natural Wonders of the world with a top-rated guided tour to Grand Canyon National Park.  Begin your day among pine trees in Flagstaff, Arizona, a charming college town high in the Arizona mountains. Sit back and relax as you are shuttled off through incredible landscape towards the gorgeous Grand Canyon. Marvel at the mighty Colorado River, take in the staggering rock formations, and enjoy the natural beauty that has captivated millions for centuries.  Learn the storied history behind the people who once roamed these lands as your guide takes you through Tusayan. Visit historic sites like the El Tovar Hotel, and the Desert View Watchtower.  Lunch is provided, and snacks and water are included as you journey through one of America's most treasured natural landmarks. Guides lead tours rain or shine, and are happy to answer questions about this popular destination.

Grand Canyon: Morning Off-Road Safari with Skip the Gate

Grand Canyon: Morning Off-Road Safari with Skip the Gate

Enjoy a hassle-free trip to one of the 7 wonders of the world with skip-the-gate tickets and a morning tour with an experienced guide. See sights like Yavapai Point, Yavapai Point Museum, the Grand Canyon, and travel through the Kaibab National Forest on a 4x4. Explore the Kaibab National Forest on board an exciting 4x4 vehicle and look for all types of wildlife like elk, deer, bobcats, turkeys, and hawks before strolling along the rim of the Grand Canyon. Take a 90 minute guided stroll along the rim of the Grand Canyon (broken into two separate segments) and learn about the fascinating history, geology, and local folklore of the region from your experienced guide. Enter the historic Grand Canyon Village and be ready for a walking tour. Visit the El Tovar Hotel, Lookout and Kolb Studios, Buckey O’Neill’s Cabin, Hopi House, and Bright Angel Lodge. Head to Yavapai Point and the Yavapai Point Museum before boarding your 4x4 and returning to the starting point.

Grand Canyon South Rim: Self-Guided GPS Audio Tour

Grand Canyon South Rim: Self-Guided GPS Audio Tour

Welcome to Shaka Guide's audio tour app, your gateway to the majestic beauty of the Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through one of the world's most awe-inspiring natural wonders. As you explore the Grand Canyon South Rim with the Shaka Guide app, prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking vistas that unfold before your eyes. The app will guide you along the scenic South Rim Drive, providing informative and engaging audio commentary as you venture from viewpoint to viewpoint. Experience the grandeur of the Grand Canyon South Rim as you walk along the Rim Trail, a scenic path that stretches for miles and offers unobstructed views of the canyon. For a more immersive experience, embark on one of the hiking trails that lead into the canyon. Whether you choose the popular Bright Angel Trail or the less crowded South Kaibab Trail, the app will provide valuable information about trail options, difficulty levels, and safety tips, ensuring a safe and memorable adventure. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the area as the app introduces you to the Native American tribes that have long revered the Grand Canyon as a sacred place. Learn about early explorers and the conservation efforts that led to the establishment of Grand Canyon National Park, a testament to the enduring legacy of this natural wonder. Things you'll experience on the tour: • Take in the awe-inspiring vistas of the Grand Canyon from various viewpoints along the South Rim. • Explore the Rim Trail, a scenic path that follows the edge of the canyon. • Explore the historic Grand Canyon Village, the heart of the South Rim experience. • Drive along the Desert View Drive, a 25-mile (40 km) route that runs eastward from Grand Canyon Village. • Visit the historic Kolb Studio, perched on the edge of the Grand Canyon. • Take a gander at the first luxury hotel built on the South Rim. • A Kaibab limestone formation that has, according to some, eroded into the shape of a duck. With the Shaka Guide app as your knowledgeable companion, your visit to the Grand Canyon South Rim will be enriched by fascinating facts, geological insights, and engaging stories. So, grab your phone, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Grand Canyon South Rim. -Grandview Point *Download the Shaka Guide app to access your purchased tours.*

The Grand Canyon South Rim: In-App Audio Tour (ENG)

The Grand Canyon South Rim: In-App Audio Tour (ENG)

Embark on an extraordinary self-driving audio tour that unveils the breathtaking wonders of the Grand Canyon, an awe-inspiring natural marvel sculpted meticulously by the Colorado River's gradual erosion spanning countless millennia. Commence your expedition at the Visitor Center, a hub of knowledge where you delve into the formation and evolution of the canyon's geological magnificence, a captivating story spanning millions of years. Journey through time as you explore the remnants of ancient Native American civilizations that thrived within the Grand Canyon for millennia. Immerse yourself in the vibrant and distinctive culture of the Hopi people at the meticulously recreated Hopi House. Envision the past as you encounter the remains of one of the earliest campsites and witness the rustic charm of the historic El Tovar Hotel. Marvel at the timeless beauty of Bright Angel Lodge, boasting a fireplace constructed from rocks representing every epoch in the canyon's rich history. Immerse yourself further in the allure of the Grand Canyon at the renowned Kolb Studio, an exhibition blending art and photography, perched on the rim's edge. Discover intriguing tales as you reach Maricopa Point, where you learn of a prospector who might have amassed immeasurable wealth, yet fate intervened. Behold the significance of Powell Point, the site where the declaration establishing the Grand Canyon as a National Park transpired. And from Hopi Point, marvel at the majestic hills bearing the names of Egyptian gods. Concluding your remarkable journey, visit the picturesque Hermit's Rest, a scenic oasis before returning to Grand Canyon Village. Please note that a section of Hermit Road beyond Kolb Studio is closed to vehicles from March through the end of November, except for the complimentary shuttle buses. Admission to Grand Canyon National Park is 35 USD/ vehicle (payable on-site). Credit/debit cards only. HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.

Arizona: Bundle of 7 Self-Guided Audio Driving Tours

Arizona: Bundle of 7 Self-Guided Audio Driving Tours

Embark on an adventure through the landscapes of Arizona with an audio app. Explore the South Rim and North Rim of the Grand Canyon, the beauty of Sedona, the Saguaro National Park, the majestic Horseshoe Bend, the scenic Mount Lemmon, and the ancient wonders of Petrified Forest National Park. As you embark on your Arizona tour with the app, be captivated by the diverse landscapes, rich history, and natural wonders that await you. Get informative and engaging audio commentary, offering insights into the geology, culture, and unique characteristics of each destination. Journey to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, where you'll witness the awe-inspiring beauty of one of the world's most renowned natural wonders. Let the app guide you through the park, pointing out the best viewpoints, scenic drives, and hiking trails. Venture to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, a quieter and less visited area that offers a different perspective of this natural wonder. Head to the North Rim viewpoints, where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness. Continue your journey to Sedona, a vibrant desert town known for its red rock formations and spiritual energy. Drive through scenic areas, seeing landmarks like Bell Rock, Cathedral Rock, and Oak Creek Canyon. Discover the beauty of Saguaro National Park, home to the iconic saguaro cacti. Be guided through the park's scenic driving and hiking trails, gaining insights about the unique ecosystem and the significance of the saguaro cacti to the desert environment. Be mesmerized by the natural wonder of Horseshoe Bend, a spectacular horseshoe-shaped bend in the Colorado River. Learn about the geology and formation of this iconic landmark, allowing you to capture incredible photographs and appreciate the sheer beauty of the area. Escape to the cool heights of Mount Lemmon, a majestic peak near Tucson. Drive through the scenic Catalina Highway, offering breathtaking views as you ascend to higher elevations. Finally, delve into the ancient wonders of Petrified Forest National Park, where you'll encounter an otherworldly landscape of petrified wood, colorful badlands, and ancient ruins. Gain insights into the unique geological formations and the park's rich paleontological history. *Download the Shaka Guide app to access your purchased tours.*

From Sedona/Flagstaff: Private Grand Canyon Tour with Lunch

From Sedona/Flagstaff: Private Grand Canyon Tour with Lunch

Let us show you one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World: Almost 2 billion years of geological history present themselves in the fantastic cliffs towering over this vast, mile-deep gorge that continues to humble even our most seasoned guides. Visit 5 of the most spectacular overlooks including a .7 mile long walk along the South rim. Enjoy lunch at the Historic El Tovar lodge which was built in 1905 which is included. Learn about the Flora, Fauna, Geology, Native history and Folklore from our seasoned guides. After leaving the Grand Canyon National Park, take in the views of the Painted Desert and the Little Colorado River Gorge on our way through the Navajo Nation. Visit the Historic Cameron Trading Post for souvenirs and tribal Art work. Drive through beautiful Oak Creek Canyon (from Sedona only), voted one of the prettiest roads in America.

Las Vegas: Private Grand Canyon National Park Tour

Las Vegas: Private Grand Canyon National Park Tour

Take an exclusive group tour for 1-14 passengers to the Grand Canyon's South Rim, while traveling in the comfort on a luxury SUV or a Mercedes Sprinter van. Your trip will begin with a stop at the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, where you will have some time to take photos. Then, right before you depart from Las Vegas, you will stop at a local coffee shop for a caffeine break to kick start your memorable journey. Your journey’s first destination will be just off of Route 66 at the historic Grand Canyon Caverns. Here you will get to take a 1 hour break to explore and relax. If you want to add even more adventure to your day, you can take an optional 40-minute caverns tour. This tour leads you deep underground to see the incredible natural caverns. After this stop, you will continue on to the South Rim. Your South Rim walking tour adventure will last for approximately 2 to 3 hours, and you will have the opportunity to see such sights as the Bright Angel Lodge, Kolb Studio, Lookout Studio, El Tovar, Hopi House, the Visitor’s Center, and much more. See all the breathtaking views while your tour guide gives you facts and history at each point. Walk along the paved walkway, which will provide you with the most amazing photo opportunities.  On your trip back to Las Vegas, enjoy a dinner stop at a local Arizona family diner. Then return to Las Vegas and be dropped off directly at your hotel.

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What people are saying about El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon Village

Overall rating

4.9
(77 reviews)

Our guide (Cory) and the overall experience was exceptional! Cory was informative, engaging and fun. He took us to out of the way places to experience the best parts of the Grand Canyon. Cory shared personal experiences mixed with the history of the area to make this a memorable experience. He even helped us the following day with additional dining and locations to visit.

No improvement needed. Curtis was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the Grand Canyon. Picnic lunch was more than we expected - plenty of food. Multiple stops with ample opportunities to explore. Tour bus was clean and comfortable.

This tour was absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend. Ask for Werner as your guide. He could have not been more friendly, knowledgeable, and just an entertaining guy. We loved this experience.

We really enjoyed Cara, our guide. She was fun and full of information! We all agreed that it was a great tour. The only suggestion I would have is a non stick flooring or paint on the floor.

We enjoyed our guide, Warner. His interactions with us and his knowledge about the region and geology was very extensive. We learned a lot. We highly recommend this tour!