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277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and an average depth of one mile.
Over 1,500 plant, 355 bird, 89 mammalian, 47 reptile, 9 amphibian, and 17 fish species. A part of the Colorado River basin that has taken over 40 million years to develop.
Rock layers showcasing nearly two billion years of the Earth’s geological history.
Truly, the Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular and biggest sites on Earth. To see as much of it as you possibly can—while learning about the canyon’s rich stories, history and wildlife—you may want to take a guided tour. Because with facts and figures this staggeringly impressive, you might have a couple of questions needing answering!
Add an optional tour
Grand Canyon Railway has partnered with some of the best tour providers in the Grand Canyon Region, so you can maximize your South Rim adventure by adding one of these awe-inspiring tours.
Grand Canyon Motorcoach Tours*
Adults: $35.00 | Children: $23.50
Optional Lunch at Maswik Cafeteria: $12.00 per person
Make the most of your time and see the canyon from different perspectives. Go where automobiles can’t—to scenic look-offs reserved for our special Grand Tour. The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours and is narrated by a knowledgeable guide. They also work in conjunction with the train’s schedule, allowing you to get to some of the most recognizable view points along the South Rim that you wouldn’t have time to walk to. Choose the South Rim tour alone or combine it with a buffet lunch at the Maswik Cafeteria.
*These exclusive tours are only available to train passengers. Rates do not include tax and are valid through December 31, 2014.
Walking the American West
In 2014 VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations is offering a new vacation, Walking the American West: Zion & Grand Canyon. You’ll arrive at the monumental south rim of the Grand Canyon in spectacular fashion via the Grand Canyon Railway. And after a wonderful day out on the trails discovering this natural wonder, you’ll be delighted to stay right in the heart of the park at the Thunderbird Lodge or the El Tovar Hotel. This vacation includes admission fees to both Grand Canyon and Zion National Parks, two expert local Trip Leaders, on-tour vehicle support, daily route directions and maps, and most meals. Click here for the detailed itinerary.
VBT offers deluxe, small group bicycling and walking tours worldwide, including destinations in Europe, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Vietnam, Thailand, Peru, Argentina, and the United States. Each trip includes all accommodations, many meals, two expert local Trip Leaders, unique sightseeing and cultural activities, and full van support for biking and walking vacations. VBT was voted fourth among the World’s Best Tour Operators by the readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine for 2013—our fourth consecutive year on the list.
Log on to VBT’s website at www.vbt.com to view detailed itineraries or to sign-up for the latest full catalog of all of VBT’s vacations. VBT’s Tour Consultants can be reached at 1-800-245-3868 Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 6:30pm EST.
Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park
Adults: $19.00 | Children: $10.00
At Bearizona, experience animal wildlife the way it was meant to be - in a natural environment - all from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Located in Williams, AZ.
*Rates do not include tax and are valid through December 31, 2014.
Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
$249 per person
Take a Grand Canyon helicopter tour with the newest and most advanced fleet in the world. Maverick Helicopters offers individual leather seats, VIP-level service, and wraparound glass for outstanding visibility of some of the most beautiful scenery in world. Offering the highest level of safety and service in the industry, Maverick Grand Canyon Tours has over 18 years' experience of making dreams come true!
Adults: $249 | Children: $159
This is the perfect tour for those who have already seen, or are planning a trip to the Rim of Grand Canyon. On The Grand Canyon Store's Inner-Canyon Coach Tour you will travel down into the depths of Grand Canyon arriving at the banks of the Colorado River. As you make your descent 4000 feet through the many layers of rock, your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the Grand Canyon from the inside. Streams, creeks, foliage, and wildlife such as Big Horn Sheep are just some of the hidden treasures of the Inner Grand Canyon not visible from the Rim. Grand Canyon Store has specially built their fleet of custom 4x4 coaches to get you to the bottom while offering first class comfort along the way. Each van features comfortable high back adjustable seats, large viewing windows, heated and air conditioned comfort, and a top quality sound system - all resting on a rugged 4x4 suspension. This year-round tour is an addition to your Grand Canyon experience not to be missed!