Bus Tours of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon bus tours provide an easy, accessible approach for visiting the canyon. With options ranging from lengthy cross country journeys to short day trips, any visitor can find exactly what he or she wants. Try a multi stop expedition; visit the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam and Petrified Forest. Or stick to the National Park with a guided tour along the South Rim. Bus tours around the Grand Canyon are available for all budgets and interests. Because summer is a busy month for visiting, tours tend to fill up quickly and typically sell out between June and September. Tourism also increases over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

Booking Hints Tips

Popular Grand Canyon bus tours book up quickly so be sure to plan ahead. Book through a travel Web site or the bus company itself. Be sure to keep an eye out for last minute promotions, vacation fares and Web only deals.

Travel agents are a great resource when planning your bus tour to the Grand Canyon. Not only can an agent give you ‘insider’ information on bargains, discount passes and package deals, but he or she will be able to recommend reputable bus companies and itineraries geared towards your specific needs and interests.

If you decide not to book a bus tour ahead of your visit, try consulting the concierge or hotel reception desk at your place of lodging; they can usually provide all the information you need for finding an appropriate Grand Canyon bus tour. However, it is well recommended that you reserve ahead of times for it can be difficult to find availability during the canyon’s busier months.

What’s the best tour company?

Grand Canyon tours by bus can be lengthy cross country experiences that include a number of famous sites across the American West. Or they can be simple one day events that depart and return to the same spot on the canyon’s South Rim.

If you plan to take a long distance bus tour to the Grand Canyon, Greyhound offers 27 daily routes through Arizona. Visit www.greyhound.comwww.greyhound.com for information on rates, reservations and package deals.

If you want to book a shorter tour to explore the canyon or surrounding area, a number of companies provide tours in any duration from one hour to one day. Try LookTours and the Grand Canyon Tour Company for luxury motor coach tours of the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam.

Grand Canyon Guided Tours

The National Park Service hosts guided tours year round on the South Rim of the canyon. View the colours of the canyon on a Sunrise or Sunset Tour or hop aboard a Desert View Drive or Hermits Rest Road Tour to travel along the canyon’s rim. Visit www.grandcanyonlodge.comwww.grandcanyonlodge.com for more information or call the transportation desk at (928) 638 2631.