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Grand Canyon National Park Sunset Tours

"A first-class tour of unequaled visual delight, well worth the cost," is how one participant described the Sunset Tour.  Another remarked, "There is really no way to place a value on a tour with a particularly superlative guide who knows and shares information that has taken a lifetime to acquire."

This special tour to the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon follows a route through portions of the Painted Desert and the Navajo Indian Reservation. We visit the Cameron Trading Post and Museum with a dining room that features a view of the Little Colorado River Gorge and displays fine Indian crafts and paintings. After dining, you will want to browse this historic and authentic trading post to see or purchase quality Southwest Indian arts and crafts.

At the Little Colorado River Gorge overlook, Native American artisans display a variety of crafts including rugs, pottery, and jewelry. They will gladly pose for photographs along with their works. The Gorge itself will literally take your breath away as you look hundreds of feet down to the river winding its way along the bottom of the steep, narrow canyon. Continuing on, you will relish the serenity, open spaces, and ever-changing colors of the Colorado Plateau.

One stop at the Grand Canyon is the Watchtower at Desert View overlook. The winding staircase inside the native stone structure takes you past traditional Indian paintings. At the top you will appreciate vistas of the Painted Desert, the eastern portion of the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River, and the surrounding forested hillsides. This tour also stops at Mather or Yavapai Point, Grandview Point, and Bright Angel Point in the Grand Canyon Village. At the village you will be able to stroll along the rim of the canyon and visit historic buildings and museums. The Visitors' Center at Grand Canyon Village displays information regarding the history and geology of the Canyon.

After watching the dramatic interplay of changing lights and shadows during a Grand Canyon sunset, you will may want to feast at the historic El Tovar Hotel dining room. With prior arrangements, you may have the pleasure of being seated in the Grand Canyon Room overlooking the Canyon rim.

The Imax® Theater movie, "Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets", is included in the price of the tour.   This movie is seen on a 7-story giant screen which helps to depict the immense size and dept of the Grand Canyon in a realistic way.

This is a "Custom Private Tour" with the following amenities: