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Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 18004539107
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Visitors can enter the inner canyon by hiking, mule or raft, and can stay...

Visitors can enter the inner canyon by hiking, mule or raft, and can stay overnight.

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Tour West 8 Day Rafting Trip

My husband, Mother-in-Law, Stepson, and self took this bucket list trip as a farewell to my Father-In-Law. I have to say that the Tour West Company and people were absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2016
LittleOki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My husband, Mother-in-Law, Stepson, and self took this bucket list trip as a farewell to my Father-In-Law. I have to say that the Tour West Company and people were absolutely amazing! If there was any miscommunication or confusion on our behalf they jumped right in to solve the problem. If there was a place my mother-in-law (in her early 70's)... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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79 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Apparently only 1% of visitors to the Grand Canyon make it to the bottom of the canyon, which is too bad. The views from down there are quite different than the views from the rim and are truly awe inspiring. Be aware that aside from reception on Plateau Point and the area above it you will not have cell phone... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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360 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

If you want to get away from it all and lose cell phone service, go deep into the canyon! You won't regret it. You get to see views unable to visualize from the top. Be sure to wear supportive shoes or hiking boots, bring water and wear sunscreen and a hat. You must be in good shape to do so.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The inner canyon is a special place of solitude. It takes some effort to get there but one is rewarded with the beauty of the soaring canyon walls, the Colorado River, Bright Angel Creek, the very narrow zig zag of the North Kaibab trail through "The Box", Ribbon Falls, views to the North and South Rims and so much more....... More 

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Hope Hull, Alabama
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We went down South Kaibab trail, stayed at Phantom Ranch and came back up Bright Angel trail. The views were AMAZING!! Please HIKE SMART! Take twice as much food and water as you think you need, YOU WILL NEED IT. There is water at Phantom Ranch and Indian Garden year round, provided the lines are working, the top two rest... More 

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Prescott, Az.
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Only about less than 1% of the 5+ million people that visit the rim of the canyon ever venture to the river or Phantom Ranch. You don't know what your missing if you don't go "Down"

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1 Thank Ralph D
Stockholm, Sweden
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370 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The hikes of the Inner Canyon is very different from the hikes up on the South or North Rims or the trails going down from the Rims into the Canyon. I spent two nights at Phantom Ranch and then had the afternoon of the first day and the whole of the second day for the Inner Canyon. You have to... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were lucky to walk down and up and explore many trails of the inner canyon spending also three days in Phantom Ranch. It will forever be one of better hiking trips of our life. The beauty of Grand Canyon can be appreciated in quite a different way when you are down below the rim. There are trails from the... More 

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texas
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

get yourself in physical shape and make the hike. The beauty in the canyon is worth seeing just as much as it is on the rim.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is as good as it gets to go down into the inner canyon! One of the most amazing experiences you can have. It is much warmer down in the canyon than on the rim....carry plenty of water and take your time to enjoy and experience the canyon....best if you enjoy a night at Phantom a Ranch.

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