(928) 814-8887 (7AM - 10PM MST)

Book a Day Tour Online Today!

Book Day Tour Online!

Looking for a little more adventure?

Custom Tour Planner
MAIN MENU
To best serve your needs please include details for your tour in the form below and we will call you at the time you indicate. Our private tour specialists are available by phone Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm Arizona Time and you are welcome to give us a call during those hours. If you are inquiring outside of those hours or prefer email communication, then the information you provide below will start the process right away.
To begin the reservation process please fill out the form below. Reserving a group backpacking trip via the form below will hold a spot for you but does not guarantee your reservation. In order to complete your reservation a payment must be made. Our private tour specialists are available by phone Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm Arizona Time, you are welcome to give us a call during those hours to complete your reservation. The form contains a place to indicate the best time to call you back and our private tour specialists will be happy to call you back at that time as well.
All-Star Grand Canyon Tours, Inc.
2420 N. 3rd St., Suite D
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
International/Local: 928-814-8887 or Toll Free: 800-940-0445
tours@allstargrandcanyontours.com

South Kaibab and Bright Angel Loop

Level 3: Immersive - Appropriate for athletic families with older kids (teens and above), as well as backpackers with some experience and stamina. Level 3 trips will typically be longer mileage, thus covering more of the Canyon landscape and giving the guest a broader overall experience. These trips will involve mostly well-maintained, but also some unmaintained trails.

X
Classic route and campgrounds, Colorado River access, Historic landmarks, 360 degree views, Family-friendly, Desert springs, No backtracking
Click for more info
Price: $950 per personLength: 3 daysDifficulty: Level 3Distance: 20.9mi/33.6kmView Dates

Click a start date to reserve it now!

2018October 28
Hide

Total Distance with loaded backpack: 16.5 miles (26.6 km). Elevation loss / gain: -4,780’ / +4,380’ (-1,457 m / +1,336 m)

Day 1: South Rim to Bright Angel campground, via South Kaibab trail. 7.0 miles (11.3 km), -4,780’ (-1,457 m), Difficult. Backpackers begin their trip with a drive from Flagstaff to the South Rim of Grand Canyon. The South Kaibab trail is unique in terms of its intensive construction, ridge-top views, and passage through rare Grand Canyon Supergroup rock layers. Lunch will be enjoyed along the trail. After the demanding hike to the bottom of the Canyon, guests can soak in Bright Angel Creek, visit the banks of the Colorado River, or enjoy a cold drink at the famous Phantom Ranch. En route: no water available; enclosed composting toilets available at Cedar Ridge and the Tipoff. At camp: potable tap water and restrooms available.

Day 2: Bright Angel campground to Indian Garden campground, via River trail and Bright Angel trail. 4.7 miles (7.6 km), +1,320’ (+403 m), Strenuous. After a great breakfast, backpackers will pack up and re-cross the River, then begin the day's hike. Backpackers will travel along riverside sand dunes and up unique corkscrew switchbacks to a hanging valley oasis at Indian Garden. This campground offers day hike opportunities, as well as simple, relaxing shade, picnic tables and lush greenery. Ask your guide for more information. En route: water available in Pipe Creek and Garden Creek below Indian Garden, but must be filtered or treated before drinking; enclosed composting toilets available at River Resthouse. At camp: potable tap water and enclosed composting toilets available.

Day 3: Indian Garden campground to Grand Canyon Village, via Bright Angel trail. 4.8 miles (7.7 km), +3,060’ (+933 m), Strenuous. On the last day, backpackers encounter a challenging steady uphill hike out to the South Rim of Grand Canyon. This upper section of the Bright Angel trail treats hikers to outstanding geological vistas and ancient pictographs. At the top, our backpacking groups relax near the trailhead and savor their accomplishments over a sandwich and cold refreshment. En route: potable tap water (seasonal) and enclosed composting toilets available at Three Mile Resthouse and Mile-and-a-Half Resthouse.


All-Star Grand Canyon Tours Inc. ®
2420 N. 3rd st. Suite D
Flagstaff, AZ
86001

(928) 814-8887
1-800-940-0445

email us

All-Star Grand Canyon Tours Inc. offers luxury, eco-friendly, full service Private Grand Canyon and Four Corners guided tours; as well as the best Daily Grand Canyon Tours and hikes from Flagstaff, Williams, Tusayan, Grand Canyon Village, and Sedona. We are located in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona and operate in the Grand Canyon and Four Corners region of the Southwestern, United States.

bbb Leave No Trace