Day trip

Sedona/Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Tour & First-Class Train Ride

4.6 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: Arizona Tour & Travel

Sedona/Flagstaff: Grand Canyon Tour & First-Class Train Ride

Activity provider: Arizona Tour & Travel

From US$ 350.42 per person

Enjoy a unique 1-way train ride from Williams to the Grand Canyon, on a guided tour from Flagstaff or Sedona. Be amazed by the beautiful vista stops along the canyon's South Rim which provide perfect photo opportunities.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
From most hotels in Sedona or Village of Oak Creek (within city limits only).
Small group
Limited to 14 participants


  • Travel first class on the historic train ride from Williams to the Grand Canyon
  • See the best vista views along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Shop for unique Navajo souvenirs at the Cameron Trading Post
  • Enjoy endless amazing photo opportunities
Full description
Your day begins with a pickup at your hotel in Sedona or Flagstaff or the nearby Village of Oak Creek from where you will enjoy incredible views on your way to the Williams train depot. Board the historic century-old Grand Canyon Railway and be entertained by cowboy characters. Enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians as train travel from the early 1900s is recreated on the 65-mile scenic journey to the canyon.   The train offers wonderful views of the San Francisco Peaks and rolls through valleys filled with wildflowers, dense pine forests, high desert plains, and small canyons. The Grand Canyon Railway is still one of the best ways to experience the old west. The train arrives just steps from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim where you'll have free time to shop, dine, or just take in the incredible canyon views. Then, your guide will meet you at the bus and take you to the East Rim for a few more great lookout locations. As you drive out of the east exit, you’ll drive along the Little Colorado River Gorge into the Navajo Nation. Stop at the historic Cameron Trading Post where you’ll have the opportunity to browse the Native American artwork and shop for souvenirs before returning to the starting point of the tour by air-conditioned van following a great day in the west.
  • Guided tour of the Grand Canyon
  • One-way first-class train ride to Grand Canyon Village
  • Bottled water
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Admission fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (15-20% recommended if you enjoy the tour)
  • Guests are required to provide their own car seat/booster seat for their tour
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • The first-class train ticket is one way to the Grand Canyon National Park
  • Lunch is not included in the cost, however, time will be given to enjoy lunch on your own at the Grand Canyon Village
  • Your guide will rejoin you to continue your tour across the South Rim heading east
  • While visiting the Grand Canyon you will be at a higher elevation
  • Layered clothing is recommended especially in the winter months
  • Arizona state law requires all children eight years and younger to be in a car seat/booster seat. Guests are required to provide their own car seat/booster seat for their tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Was a great day trip and train ride to the Grand Canyon and Andrea our tour guide was amazing! She knew all of the hot spots and even took some great pictures for us! The train ride was memorable and staff on board along with the musicians were top notch.

April 21, 2022

My husband and I took my mom on this trip for her 73rd birthday. This was a great way to see the Grand Canyon and learn some great facts without her having to do a ton of walking. The Mercedes touring van was incredibly nice and comfortable. Our tour guide was polite, informative, and always made sure that we were getting the trip we wanted. Taking the train up to the canyon was a nice little added fun. Our tour guide made sure to give us detailed directions on where and when to meet back up! It made for a long, fun day that my mom hasn't stopped talking about!

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August 2, 2021

Our tour from Sedona to the Grand Canyon was exceptional. Sheldon was a world class tour guide. He was a walking encyclopedia. The Grand Canyon itself was just, WOW. Sheldon took us to all the amazing view points and found seclusion from tourists. We were able to truly appreciate the tranquility and quiet. Sheldon also knew all the photo spots. Overall, can’t recommend this tour enough.

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July 9, 2021

Product ID: 351711