Hermits Rest Hike & Jeep Grand Canyon Tour
DEPARTS Grand Canyon, AZ
Discover The Grand Canyon's Hidden Secrets
- Tour the Grand Canyon South Rim in a custom, heated Pink Jeep® Wrangler
- Take a scenic drive to historic Hermits Rest, named for a prospector who blazed canyon trails
- Hike below the South Rim to see marine fossil beds and the Colorado River
- Hermits Trail is a steep, rocky path; a 1-mile roundtrip
- Stop at Yavapai Point for majestic views of Bright Angle Canyon
- Drive by Grand Canyon Village; snap photos of historic buildings
- Includes a free Grand Canyon IMAX® Movie DVD* and park admission for tour only
- Tour may be seasonal, depending on weather
*Due to IMAX theater renovations from Oct. 3rd until early 2023, each tour party will receive a FREE IMAX Movie DVD.
Enjoy scenic views as you ride in an enclosed, heated Pink Jeep® Wrangler on this Grand Canyon South Rim Tour, including Hermits Rest. Stop at Yavapai Point for your first amazing view of the Grand Canyon. See rocks eroded away to reveal layers created by eons of sediment.
From the overlook, you’ll notice Phantom Ranch and Bright Angel trails. Your certified adventure guide, who is also a Wilderness First Responder, will tell you the history of the Canyon.
Grab a photo op at Grand Canyon Village. This historic district was once a stop for stagecoaches and remains a busy hub today. The village is home to El Tovar and Hopi House, both opened in 1905. Extraordinary views surround you as you stand where pioneers walked centuries ago.
Continue your South Rim Jeep tour to Hermits Rest with scenic views at every turn. The area has fewer crowds due to limited access from March to November.
Next, you'll enjoy a Grand Canyon hiking tour on the Hermit Trail. Your guide will lead you down the trail for a fun hike below the rim on a rocky, unmaintained path to view the wonders below. You'll see fossil beds and learn about the Grand Canyon’s geology. The hike is a 1-mile roundtrip with steep declines and inclines.
Price includes Grand Canyon National Park admission fees and a free DVD* of the IMAX® Movie, "Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets."
Park fees are for tour only. Re-entry to Grand Canyon National Park requires the purchase of a park pass.
Know Before You Go
- Minimum age for this tour is 7 years old; ages 7 to 15 qualify for child pricing
- Tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility.
- Hike 1-mile round trip on a strenuous, steep and unmaintained rocky trail.
- Guests must wear closed-toe shoes, bring bottled water, sunscreen, hat and a snack.
- Tour can be seasonal due to inclement weather; an alternate route is provided.
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Following are real guest reviews, voluntarily submitted and unedited.
Hermits trail was a great introduction to the Grand Canyon and Rob our guide was so informative we would highly recommend this tour . Being able to go safely below the rim was a real experience
Barbara and Marc, 2022
I was nervous to actually hike part of the canyon, but our guide made it a wonderful experience. He was supportive, entertaining, and extremely knowledgeable. He told us interesting facts and stories about the Grand Canyon.
So much fun. Great guide! We asked lots of questions about history, animals.. all of it. He was great! Even on the trail he gave lots of information and we appreciated it! Loved that he drove us through the park to the hiking so he shared things about the park we wouldn’t have known.
Please see my response in the open comment section on the survey
Very informative. Incredible sites. The friendliest and most engaging tour guide-The views from the hermit trail were stunning. Will 100% recommend and will be booking again for adventures at future locations!
So much information, I feel like I need to take the your three times to really ingest all of the info Bryan gave during the tour.
I have explained already, review my previous notes. It was poor communication, followed by poor communication, followed by poor communication. Everything we did we could have easily done ourselves and saved the $500+ in expenses and not felt shamed and ignored and miscommunicated to.
Liz was excellent!! She was so knowledgeable, interesting, and engaging. Would go on another one with her. We truly enjoyed it!
We loved Liz! The hike was fun and there was a lot to learn and see. I think Hermit was a great destination. Getting a chance to shop a little was also nice.
Please Note: All tours are subject to our Terms of Sale which can be found here. Subject to our Terms of Sale, our tours operate rain or shine, provided the roads are open. In the event of severe weather, Pink Adventure Tours reserves the right to alter, modify, or cancel any tour due to unsafe conditions. Any tour cancelled by Pink Adventure Tours due to unsafe conditions will receive a 100% refund.