Hermits Rest Tour
DEPARTS Grand Canyon
Discover The Grand Canyon's Hidden Secrets
- Tour the Grand Canyon in a custom Pink® Jeep®
- Hike below the South Rim to see marine fossil beds and majestic landmarks
- Hermits Trail is a steep, rocky path, 1 mile roundtrip
- Catch a photo op back in time at Grand Canyon Village
- Visit Yavapai Point for views of rock layers and trails
- Take a scenic drive to historic Hermits Rest, named for a prospector who blazed canyon trails
- Watch an IMAX movie that delves into the past and explores wild areas of the canyon
- Includes park admission and IMAX tickets
- Tour may be seasonal depending on weather
Children must be 7 or older; ages 7 to 15 yrs qualify for child pricing
Enjoy scenic views as you ride in a Jeep® on a Grand Canyon South Rim Tour. 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 tour 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 Mar. - Nov.
Next you'll enjoy a Grand Canyon hiking tour at 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 1 mile roundtrip with steep decline and inclines.
Price includes Grand Canyon National Park admission fees and free tickets to the IMAX movie Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets.
IMAX Movie is viewed either before or after your Jeep tour, your choice. Show times are hourly at half-past the hour. Grand Canyon National Park re-entry requires the purchase of a park pass.
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Following are real guest reviews, voluntarily submitted and unedited.
The tour was great and our guide Tyler was exceptional
At the beginning I nearly fell asleep, but when the walk through the canyon started and William started to tell his story we were totally blown away
Molly was mre than amazing. We loved her.
Great tour. Rich stopped along our hike and explained things about the canyon. He shared a lot of his knowledge and great stories with us. Would highly recommend this tour if you want to get a feel for hiking the canyon. Rich was great and very knowledgeable. Thank you!!!
Perfect mix of activity and riding
It was great, Abel was knowledgeable and passionate!
It was a lot of fun! It was educational, engaging and adventurous.
The Hermits Rest tour was amazing! We had amazing views of the Grand Canyon and our half mile hike below the rim was perfect! Our guide, Rich, was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour so much fun.