Sedona & Grand Canyon Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $4,099 - $4,499 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Sedona & Grand Canyon Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Apr-Jun, Sep-Nov

From $4,099 - $4,499 /person

Arizona's Red-Rock Deserts & the Iconic South Rim

Vibrant red hues and blue skies color this journey through Northern Arizona. Hike and bike quiet desert routes with expansive panoramas of the Grand Canyon. Wonder at the ancient heritage here, from hilltop pueblos to stories and legends of the Northern Ute. Kayak through the Verde River and experience an otherworldly vortex. Here in Red Rock Country, nature’s magic comes to life.

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Walk/Hike
Bike
Kayak

Highlights

  • Experience the South Rim of the indescribably vast and beautiful Grand Canyon by bike and on foot
  • Drink in the wild desert hues and red-rock scenery as you hike around Sedona
  • Taste fresh Southwestern flavors and explore the old Western towns of Williams and Cottonwood
  • Kayak down the meandering Verde River and wonder at the natural beauty of Sycamore Canyon
Arizona Sedona & Grand Canyon Multi-Adventure Tour map

Arizona

Start/End Flagstaff

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

Experience a taste of Flagstaff, hiking through Picture Canyon Natural & Cultural Preserve, a 478-acre nature preserve just outside this charming university townWander through fragrant ponderosa pine forest, pausing to take in stunning waterfall and canyon viewsExplore boutique shops and historic architecture in Williams, a historic town that looks like it's straight out of an Old Western.

Accommodations

Night 1

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
Williams
Casual Hotel

Step into the wonder of a bygone era at this newly refurbished hotel. With warm hospitality, comfortable amenities and a prime location next to the train depot, this is an excellent place to stay while you experience your grand adventures. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 2

Description

Take a classic train ride to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, enjoying live music paired with majestic desert landscapesBike the Grand Canyon’s storied South Rim on the little-trafficked Hermit Road, beholding breathtaking panoramas of this legendary natural wonder Our expert local guides share their knowledge about the area’s diverse wildlife and geological marvelsRelax at our welcoming national park retreat, originally built by the Santa Fe Railroad and still surrounded by acres of ponderosa pines.

Accommodations
Maswik Lodge

(1 night)

Night 2

Maswik Lodge
Grand Canyon
Casual Hotel

Surrounded by acres of lush ponderosa pine forest, this "Motor Lodge" was built to accommodate travelers journeying to the Grand Canyon by automobile rather than train. It's a short walk from the canyon and offers well-appointed rooms.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 3-6

Description

Descend from the South Rim into the Grand Canyon on foot, hiking among towering cliffs and forests of juniper and pinyon pineExplore Sedona’s artisan shops and cafés and later soak in the terrace views from our hip boutique hotelStep into a giant red-rock amphitheater revealing wide-open vistas of desert sceneryHike around the spectacular Mescal Mountain, Doe Mountain and Boynton VortexExplore Tuzigoot National Monument, a hilltop pueblo built a thousand years agoAdmire beautiful vineyards as you bike through the Verde Valley Kayak in the Verde River surrounded by the natural beauty of Sycamore CanyonA hike on Airport Mesa leads to a spectacular 360-degree view of Sedona from Table Top Mountain.

Accommodations
The Wilde

(3 nights)

Nights 3-5

The Wilde
Sedona
Casual Plus Hotel

Enjoy the spirited vibe and well-appointed rooms of this boutique hotel, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the red-rock landscape. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Straight Talk

We want to make sure you're on the trip that's right for you. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Accommodations, Meals & Service Standards

While the accommodations on this trip reflect the natural surroundings of the national parks and provide unparalleled access to the best activities in the area, they are simpler than is typical of Backroads lodging. Many buildings date back to the turn of the century and have only been minimally renovated, in accordance with park regulations. Overall, the service standards can seem slow and casual when compared with the hospitality found on other Backroads trips. Please note that internet and cell phone service are extremely limited throughout the parks.

Hiking in Small Groups

On this trip we hike in Coconino National Forest and the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service limits the size of all groups in these parks depending on the trail. Accordingly, you'll hike in small groups with either a Backroads leader or local guide, depending on our group size and trail limitations. Please also be aware that your leaders won't be hiking with you on Bright Angel Trail due to National Park regulation. We appreciate your cooperation with the park's regulations.

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
Williams

Casual Hotel

Step into the wonder of a bygone era at this newly refurbished hotel. With warm hospitality, comfortable amenities and a prime location next to the train depot, this is an excellent place to stay while you experience your grand adventures. (pool)

Night 2

Maswik Lodge
Grand Canyon

Casual Hotel

Surrounded by acres of lush ponderosa pine forest, this "Motor Lodge" was built to accommodate travelers journeying to the Grand Canyon by automobile rather than train. It's a short walk from the canyon and offers well-appointed rooms.

Nights 3-5

The Wilde
Sedona

Casual Plus Hotel

Enjoy the spirited vibe and well-appointed rooms of this boutique hotel, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the red-rock landscape. (pool, spa)

From $4,099 - $4,499 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

From $4,099 - $4,499 /person

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