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Grand Canyon National Park VIP Tour

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This wonderful adventure starts in Las Vegas with colorful trivia on the beginnings of Las Vegas, its mob roots and the wild and woolly early days of this pioneer town. The tour stops at the magnificent Hoover Dam for views, photos and an oratory on this icon in the desert.

Continuing south you will pass the famous and beautiful gold mining area known as Eldorado Canyon, once the richest gold mining area in the world. Your next stop is the Sante Fe Railroad Train on the famous Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona. The scenery and rock formations around Kingman are truly stunning and were the backdrop for many movies of the Western genre.

You will then proceed to one of the most awe-inspiring places in the world, Grand Canyon National Park, where you will spend 3 full hours. You have the option to walk without your guide and have a romantic picnic along the 2.5-mile paved rim trail, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful walks in the world.
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  • 1
    Hoover Dam
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Kingman Railroad Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Grand Canyon South Rim
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Mather Point
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Yavapai Observation Station
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Bright Angel Point
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • Grand Canyon South Rim day trip from Las Vegas
  • Easiest way to see the Grand Canyon in just one day
  • Fun pit stops add to the experience and break up the drive
  • Efficient private transportation makes the most of your time
  • Fully narrated tour provides information about the Grand Canyon
  • Continental breakfast and picnic lunch included to keep you fueled
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Las Vegas included
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your Las Vegas hotel. Aboard a comfortable vehicle, listen to colorful trivia about Las Vegas history from your guide on your way to the Hoover Dam. Stop for a photo before continuing to the historic gold mining area of Eldorado Canyon and the Santa Fe Railroad Train—all fun stops that break up the 5-hour drive. Then, arrive at the Grand Canyon and spend three hours exploring the famous national park. Hike along a paved trail at the South Rim and eat a picnic lunch while admiring the views. Throughout the tour, your guide informs with commentary about the canyon’s history and geology. Tour concludes with hotel drop-off in Las Vegas.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
6:00 AM
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Hoover Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Kingman Railroad Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon South Rim
  • Entry/Admission - Mather Point
  • Entry/Admission - Yavapai Observation Station
  • Entry/Admission - Bright Angel Point
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise of your sandwich/lunch preference in the Special Requirements field at the time of booking:
  • Ham
  • Turkey
  • Deluxe Turkey (cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayonnaise)
  • Italian (combination of Genoa salami, capacolla and prosciutini)
  • Veggie
  • Garden salad with vinaigrette
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Great day trip to the Grand Canyon South Rim from Vegas with Adventure Photo Tours. Wanted to visit the South Rim and chose to go on this trip after reading all the good reviews. They were not wrong. The trip could not have been better. The tour bus arrived promptly at 5.30 am
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Marcus was absolutely amazing! He was knowledgeable, courteous, professional and tailored the trip to our needs! Get the “Bobbie” absolutely delicious!! We highly recommend Marcus and Adventure Photo Tours!
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So called 24-hour in advance cancellation policy. The tour operator confirmed the South Rim VIP tour around 9:05am the day before the tour. Then around 12:08pm they sms me asking me to call them regarding the tour. I was then advised over the telephone that the South Rim VIP
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Response from WillyT88, Owner at Grand Canyon National Park VIP Tour
Responded 18 Nov 2019
I'm sorry for your frustration and I completely understand. When there is a tour cancellation, which is rare, we do our best to accommodate the individual by giving them a free upgrade or allowing them to cancel, which was offered to you. The West Rim is very popular with great views and there are so many things to see and do on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. Although, please call me next time you are in Las Vegas and I'll do something special for you. Thank you so much, Will Tryon VP/Owner
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My husband and I went to the Grand Canyon tour. We’ve never gone on something like this before, and I am so happy we did! Chris Jones (though he may have been Indiana Jones) is the best tour guide. He is knowledgeable, and though he kept saying he was a “history nerd”, I’m
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A great way to experience the Grand Canyon in one day! A long day with several hours travel time, but worth it..spent about 3 hours in the Canyon, walking along the Rim Trail, and also the chance to see and stop off at the Hoover Dam and Route 66 on the way there . Comfy van,
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By: Adventure Photo Tours
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Wonderful Day!!
This was our second FANTASTIC tour this week with this company. We had such a great time. Ken was awesome!! The
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Montreal, Canada
What a blast !
We've always wanted to see Area 51 and now we have ! Our tour guide, Bob, was entertaining and informative. We
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Stantonsburg, North Carolina
Worth every penny!!
We had a blast touring with Konoa as our guide. He was full of so much information! As a family, we initially
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London, United Kingdom
Area 51
What a wonderful day we had on this trip. Our tour guide Bob was so interesting and very knowledgeable about the
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Hoover Dam VIP
This was a first class tour! Our tour guide, Scott, was very friendly and informative! Such a gentleman! Our tour
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By far the best way to tour the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. The small size of the group makes the experience so
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Reno, Nevada
What a great experience visiting the Hoover Adam, and sites along the way.
First of all Scott, our driver and guide, was very professional, punctual, and friendly. After picking my wife and
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Hoover Dam
Scott was a very good tour guide...very knowledgeable and he was on time. This was an Amazing experience going to
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Fleming Island, Florida
First the positives: I appreciated the text received the day prior to the tour confirming the exact pick-up time
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Pittsburgh, PA
Pit Stop-that’s it
Could be so much cooler, but did it for the gram. Wish it had better merch, lower prices & a restaurant/bar.
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Miami, Florida
A Perfect Day at Hoover Dam & the Grand Canyon
Our trip began at 7:20 the door of our hotel. Our driver/guide was actually a few minutes early which was great
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Driving around on the lake bed was different experience
Bob, was a great and knowledgeable guide. We were able to see much more than we expected. If you are looking for
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Hoover Dam Tour
I was looking for a for a short Hoover Dam tour where I would be back around lunchtime and this was perfect. I
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Grand Canyon South Rim VIP Tour
Great day trip to the Grand Canyon South Rim from Vegas with Adventure Photo Tours. Wanted to visit the South Rim
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Vancouver, Canada
Value of Fire---a worthwhile experience
I have for some time wanted to see and photograph the Valley of Fire so booked a day trip last week with this
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  • Duration: 14h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese, Korean
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