Hiking & Camping Trips

TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceGuided Hiking & Camping Trips in the Sonoran Desert, Grand Canyon, Utah’s Mighty 5 National Parks, and more!

Experience an overnight guided hiking trip to the American Southwest! Check out the many options to camp beneath the stars, explore Bryce Canyon’s hoodoos and Escalante National Monument’s slot canyons, swim in Havasu Falls, hike the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim, stay at historic Phantom Ranch, or design your own trip! Our multi-day hiking and camping tours explore the rugged wilderness and stunning landscapes of unique mountains, deserts, and forests across the American West. Find your perfect adventure with AOA!

For more information about our trips call us at 866-455-1601.

See our tour calendar for trip dates.


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1/2 Day Hiking Tour

Go on a half day guided hiking tour with AOA
Our guided 1/2 day hiking tours take place in various trails around Scottsdale and Phoenix and are the best way to learn about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the Sonoran Desert.
Price: from $65 pp
Duration: 2-3 hours
Season: Year-round

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Havasupai & Havasu Falls Hiking Trips

Go on a guided hiking trip to Havasupai with AOA
We have 5 different trips to Havasupai, from backcountry camping style to basecamp-style.
Price: $780 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: from 3 – 6 days
Season: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Accommodations: Camping

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Grand Canyon Phantom Ranch Hiking Trip

Go on a guided hiking trip through the Grand Canyon and stay at Phantom Ranch
Hike from the South Kaibab Trail to spend 2 nights at Phantom Ranch and ascend the Bright Angel Trail on day 4.
Price: $1,295 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring
Accommodations: Lodges/Hotels

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5-Day Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hiking Trip

Go on a guided Rim to Rim hiking trip with AOA
A bucket-list hike for many, we spend 1 night on the North Rim, 2 nights at Phantom Ranch and 1 night at a South Rim lodge.
Price: from $2,445 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 3-5 days
Season: Summer, Fall
Accommodations: Lodges/Hotels and Camping

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3-Day Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hiking Trip

Learn more about a guided 3 day rim to rim hiking trip with AOA
One of our most challenging hikes, going from Rim to Rim in just 2 days. We spend 1 night on the North Rim and 1 night in Phantom Ranch, ascending the Bright Angel Trail on day 3.
Price: $1,595 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Season: Summer, Fall
Accommodations: Lodges/Hotels

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Utah National Parks Hiking Trip

Learn more about hiking trips in Utah with AOA
Explore Utah canyon country in Bryce, Zion and Escalante by day and enjoy comfortable camping accommodations by night.
Price: $1,425 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Season: Summer
Accommodations: Camping

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Tips for Planning a Hiking & Camping Trip

If you’re planning a trip to the Southwest for this fall, you might want to know a few safety tips for hiking in the Southwest.

Southern Utah is one of our favorite places to go hiking. Have you been? If not, here’s a guide to planning a hiking trip to Bryce Canyon National Park, one of our favorite national parks of Southern Utah.

Need help choosing a backpack for your upcoming hiking trip? We’ve created a guide on how to find the right backpack for hiking and backpacking.

Planning a vacation for the whole family can be a daunting task with so many logistics to handle, but we have a few ideas on where you might want to go to get you started on planning an outdoor-focused vacation for the whole family.


Partner with AOA

AOA is one of the foremost operators in the adventure travel industry, providing services to over 30 partner companies and countless private groups. We have deep experience working with:

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