Hike across Grand Canyon Rim to Rim
Hiking Grand Canyon Rim to Rim is one of the most famous and challenging hikes in the world. Nearly 6 million people visit Grand Canyon National Park each year, but only about 1% of those visitors trek across the canyon from rim to rim. Join this elite group of adventurers and conquer the canyon on a guided rim to rim hiking trip with AOA.
Hike across the canyon from north rim to south rim. Choose from our famous 5-day rim to rim trip or take crank up the difficulty and hike across the canyon over 3 days. Guided Rim to Rim hiking trips stay either one or two nights at Phantom Ranch lodge in the bottom of the canyon. Hiking rim to rim with AOA allows you to experience the challenge and accomplishment of a rim to rim trip with a professional guide to lead you, and all of the details, reservations, and logistics managed for you.
For more information about our trips call us at 866-455-1601.
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5-Day Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hike
Price: from $2,395 pp
Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Season: Summer, Fall
3-Day Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hike
Price: $1,595 pp
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Season: Summer, Fall
Our Rim to Rim hiking trips run from May to September. During Rim to Rim off-season from October to May, we offer a 4-day Phantom Ranch Hiking trip, where we descend the South Kaibab Trail and ascend the Bright Angel Trail. For more information, visit our Phantom Ranch Hiking trip page.
Tips for planning a Rim to Rim Hiking Trip
A Rim to Rim hiking trip takes a lot more time and planning than most realize, read up on what it takes to go by yourself, as an organized group, or guided!
The length of the Colorado River from headwater to delta 1,450 miles, and 277 miles of the river flows through the Grand Canyon. Before you head out on a Rim to Rim hiking trip, read up! Check out the first of our four blog series on the Colorado River: Exploring the Colorado River.
Does the name John Wesley Powell ring any bells? His 1869 expedition of the Grand Canyon was monumental in developing an early understanding of the Colorado plateau. Read up on this iconic explorer before you head out on a Rim to Rim hiking trip.
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.
When it comes to the geology of the Grand Canyon, guests have many questions. Our guides are very knowledgeable on this topic, but we thought we would write up a short Grand Canyon Geology Lesson just in case your curious before you explore the beauty of the Grand Canyon yourself.
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