Recent Searches
Clear

Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona

star-4.587 Reviews
|
Sedona, United States
Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona

Select Date and Travelers

Number of travelers
0 Adults1 Adult2 Adults3 Adults4 Adults5 Adults6 Adults7 Adults8 Adults9 Adults10 Adults11 Adults12 Adults13 Adults14 Adults0 Children1 Child2 Children3 Children4 Children5 Children6 Children7 Children8 Children9 Children10 Children11 Children12 Children13 Children14 Children
Non-refundable
You will not receive a refund if you cancel. Learn more
Loading available options...


Safety measures
icon10 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Operators have paid Viator more to have their experiences featured here

Overview

Travel through the otherworldly landscape of the Arizona desert with a ride on the historic Grand Canyon Railroad. Settle into reserved seats on this train that’s been carrying passengers since 1901, and enjoy onboard commentary along the way. Hop off near the edge of the magnificent, sprawling canyon for a guided south rim tour to learn about the history of this natural wonder while soaking up spectacular views.
  • Full-day ride on the historic Grand Canyon Railroad and canyon tour
  • Ride in comfortable, restored passenger cars and learn about the train's history from entertaining guides
  • Pass through beautiful countryside on your way to the magnificent Grand Canyon
  • Peer down into the canyon and learn about its formation on a guided rim tour
  • Travel through Navajo Nation and stop at the Cameron Trading Post on the drive back
  • Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Flagstaff and Sedona
Saved to wishlist!
Sedona & Flagstaff hotel pick-up and drop-off (within city limits only)
Professional guide
Northbound Coach Class One Way Travel
Bottled water
Time will be given for lunch on your own, lunch not included
HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
20% tip for your guide is recommended if you enjoyed your tour
Lunch is not included in price

Hmm...we can’t seem to find this place. Please check the spelling, or choose another location.

7:00 AM
This activity will end right where it started.*Complimentary Sedona/Village of Oak Creek & Flagstaff hotel pickup (pickup within city limits only). Minimum 4 guests required for tour to operate. HOTEL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • All the vans are fully climate controlled
  • Casual, comfortable clothing is suggested (shorts, jeans, comfortable shoes)
  • We recommend that you wear layered clothing in the winter, spring and fall months
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • HOTEL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Ma Pa Tours
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona.

Traveler Photos

See More
See More

Traveler Tips


  • "I would rate the group van tour as superb, but the train trip as OK. We most strongly recommend Steve Benson as a guide (Great Venture Tours) for the Grand Canyon Tour." See review

Reviews by Viator travelers.  We perform checks on reviews

Reviews

4.5
star-4.5
87 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

We perform checks on reviews

Showing 1-10 of 87 reviews
star-5
Railway Tour
Tam_N
, Jul 2022
We had an awesome time. My son was totally in awe of the Grand Canyon and park. The staff on the train and our tour guide were all so kind and knowledgeable.
star-5
Great train ride in. Even better guide once there.
Jonathan_H
, Jun 2022
Brad was an amazing guide. The amount of knowledge we gained was worth the trip alone. The Grand Canyon speaks for itself. Taking the train in was a nice touch.
star-3
Just OK
Debbie_H
, Jun 2022
I thought it was gonna be a lot more than what it was the train ride was nice but not a whole lot of scenery to look at
star-5
Amazing experience!
Lori_B
, Apr 2022
Steve, our guide was the absolute BEST!! He was so knowledgeable and fun!!We saw so many things we would never have known about if we had gone on our own. I would highly recommend this excursion. It is well worth the money!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Peaceful and informative!
Amy_R
, Apr 2022
Most memorable was our tour guide. She was wonderful. The van tour was actually better for us than the train.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great Experience
Ronald_Y
, Apr 2022
We bused from Sedona to Williams, picking up the train there. Our guide, Steve, picked us up at the Canyon for the return trip to Sedona. The ride from Sedona to Williams via Oak Creek Canyon was spectacular. Beautiful canyon! The train ride was Ok, but not great. Lots of uninteresting prairie views. The Grand Canyon was spectacular. Our guide made several stops along the south rim. The guide himself was outstanding. He was very knowledgeable, adding interesting asides during the entire trip. He also had photo suggestions and volunteered to take pictures of us. I highly recommend the guide. He really enhanced the experience.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thanks for the wonderful comments. Steve is a great guide and we're glad you enjoyed spending the day with him at Grand Canyon. Enjoy your pictures and come back again soon.
star-2
Van trip was good but train not so much. Loved our van driver, Steve. Had a wealth of knowledge.
Kathryn_M
, Apr 2022
Train ride was boring. Would have preferred to stay on the van trip instead of leaving to get on the train and then rejoining the group 2 hours later at the Grand Canyon. Definitely not worth the extra money for the train ride.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you for your comments. We're so glad you enjoyed your Grand Canyon rim tour with Steve. He really is a wealth of information. The Grand Canyon Railway is a journey through history in the same fashion that early visitors experienced. We're sorry that it wasn't exactly what you anticipated but glad Steve was able to provide you with some history and scenery.
star-5
The views
Carol_H
, Mar 2022
My favorite part was the stops with RJ, the travel guide and the interesting information about the GC he provided to us.
star-5
Dream trip
Debra_S
, Feb 2022
J.R. is excellent guide. Obviously very familiar with area, able to combine factual with personal experience. Showed us places we would never have discovered on our own. Our group was small and we were able to ask questions and interact with other guests.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2022
We're happy to hear you enjoyed your trip with J.R. He definitely knows a lot about Arizona and enjoys sharing it with our guests. We hope you'll come and visit us again.
star-5
Exceeded our expectations
Joseph_Y
, Feb 2022
The scenic views of Sedona and the south rim of the Grand Canyon were life-giving! The train ride from Williams to the Grand Canyon fulfilled our desire to see some of the back country. As significant as the incredible views, was J.R.’s knowledge of each location that we visited, his lifelong connections and stories of life in and around Sedona, and his knowledge of significant events and locations at the Grand Canyon. J. R. focused on making sure that our questions were answered, and he did a great job! We would be happy to accompany J. R. again. It was a very positive and memorable experience!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
Guide was great. Train...
Philip_F
, Dec 2021
Guide was great. Train ride was good. We enjoyed the entertainment on the train and the conductor was really good. Downfall was that the train tide is long and you miss out on time at the canyon. The train ride is long and the scenery doesn't compare to the canyon. There is also a rushed feeling due to the schedule of the tour. Overall good trip and would suggest to someone who doesn't want the hassle of driving yourself there and back. The guide was a wealth of knowledge as well. If you want to spend more time viewing the canyon then drive yourself there and you will have more time to see what you want.
2 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Amazing Grand Canyon excursion with train ride.
Jill_L
, Nov 2021
We enjoyed seeing the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River.. We appreciated having someone know the best places to view different aspects of the canyon.. Our tour guide, Sheldon, was very knowledgeable. He knew where to take us for the best views. The train ride was relaxing. We only took one way which allowed us more time to view the canyon. We enjoyed the wild west show at the Williams train station.
star-5
Our view of The View
Carl_K
, Nov 2021
I had no expectations for how this excersin would be. The train ride was fun and gave a great look at the sounding area. I however, didn't realize the train didn't go along the canyon. However, our tour guide took us to several overlook areas that I was not expecting. Totally exciting.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Amazing
Kimberly_S
, Nov 2021
The views were awesome! Guide was accommodating, knowledgeable of area’s history and safety conscientious.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great day tiur
Herman_J
, Oct 2021
Matt was a great guide and made the day extra easy He herded the bus load of us cars like the pro he is
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-3
Disappointing
Cynthia_F
, Oct 2021
Our guide Stormi was great. The train ride was boring and then in and out of the van with 10 people total and several quite elderly was very tedious. We only had 20 minutes at the Trading Post.
star-4
Slow but fun
Andrew_L
, Oct 2021
The people were excellent. Very nice and entertaining. The train ride itself was a little slow and a little boring. I was expecting better scenery. But there really wasn’t that much to look at until you got to the Grand Canyon. Was it a good experience? Yes… It was.
star-5
Outstanding experience
Allan_T
, Oct 2021
Outstanding trip would recommend to anyone! Ty our guide is the best would recommend him to everyone.
star-4
First Time Train Ride to the Grand Canyon
Robin_C
, Sep 2021
The scenery was beautiful the tour guide Steve was amazing and very knowledgeable and very accommodating as well as the train guide Owen. The guitar player who sang was a nice added bonus.
star-5
First trip to the Canyon
Joann_G
, Sep 2021
Our guide Ty was great!! He made the long stretches in the van interesting by telling naturalist and adventurer tales. Had great opportunities for photos and took us to many spots in the canyon.

Why you are seeing these recommendations

Compare Similar Experiences

Current
Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona
Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion from Sedona

star-4.587

10 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$273.53

star-4.5968

3 hours 30 minutes

Free Cancellation

From
$111.55

star-51

10 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$273.53

star-57

10 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$350.42

star-4.526

4 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$111.55

star-518

9 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$315.00

star-5126

8 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$180.15

star-567

6 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$325.00

star-5965

11 hours

Free Cancellation

From
$207.62
Why you are seeing these recommendations

Explore Similar Things to Do

Why you are seeing these recommendations