Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hiker

Starting From

$2,349/person

Number of days

5

Start Location

Flagstaff

End Location

Flagstaff

Group Size

4-8

Difficulty

3/5

Operated by

O.A.R.S.

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Additional Information

The trip begins with transportation from Flagstaff, Arizona to the North Rim followed by a walk across the foot bridge at Navajo Bridge in Marble Canyon, lunch at Jacob Lake Diner, and a visit to Point Imperial Overlook. Overnight lodging on the North Rim is comfortable and welcome in preparation for the 14-mile hike into the canyon down the North Kaibab Trail. After a long hike filled with panoramic vistas, participants will arrive at the peaceful retreat of Phantom Ranch. Two nights will be spent at this oasis within the canyon allowing guests a day to relax or explore the Colorado River or other surrounding areas. The 10-mile hike up the Bright Angel Trail to the South Rim begins after a hearty breakfast and will provide more stunning views. A well-earned celebratory dinner culminates this epic hiking adventure. The final day is spent on the South Rim of the canyon and may include hiking or bicycling along the rim or other activities before returning to Flagstaff.

  • Explore the Grand Canyon's North Rim
  • Hike 14 miles down the North Kaibab Trail
  • Spend two relaxing nights at Phantom Ranch
  • Hike 10 miles up the Bright Angel Trail
  • Enjoy a 5-star celebration dinner on the South Rim
  • Hike the Rim Trail and explore the South Rim

Arrive in Flagstaff for a pre-trip meeting the night before the trip. Walk across the foot bridge at Navajo Bridge in Marble Canyon, eat lunch at Jacob Lake Diner, and visit Point Imperial Overlook. Enjoy stunning views of the Colorado River, Vishnu Temple, Wotans Throne and the South Rim. Dinner & Overnight stay on the North Rim. Hike down the North Kaibab Trail through Roaring Springs Canyon, Supai Tunnel and across Bright Angel Creek. Arrive at Phantom Ranch and spend 2 nights and one day in the Canyon. After a hearty breakfast, hike 10 miles out of the Canyon on the Bright Angel Trail. Meet for dinner in the evening to celebrate our accomplishments. Hike along the Rim Trail for magnificent vistas or explore the rim on your own by foot, bicycle or the free shuttle bus before transferring back to Flagstaff for the conclusion of the trip

May - August

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