The Grand Canyon South Rim Self-Driving In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 11 miles
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Duration 3h - 4h
Car tour
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

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Hosted by Insight Guides
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Drive around one of the seven natural wonders of the world guided by this in-app audio tour
  • Admire the breathtaking beauty of the unique geological formation and learn how it got its name
  • Take incredible pictures from the highest and the most picturesque point in Arizona
  • See the local nature-made Cheops Pyramid magically accentuated by the sunlight
  • Feel the Native Americans' spirit while visiting their accurately recreated dwelling
Take this self-driving audio tour to explore the magnificent Grand Canyon, the world's natural wonder carved over the course of millions of years by the gradual Colorado River erosion. The tour starts at the Visitor Center, where you can learn how the canyon's geology was formed and developed over millions of years. For thousands of years, the Grand Canyon was inhabited by the Native Americans, whose rich and unique culture you will explore at the recreated Hopi House. You'll also see the remains of one of the first campsites, as well as the old El Tovar Hotel with its rustic charm, and Bright Angel Lodge with the fireplace built of rocks from every period of the Grand Canyon's history. Grand Canyon is all about the awe-inspiring views and special atmosphere. To get a deeper experience, you'll visit the Kolb Studio, an art and photography exhibit on the edge of the rim. Next, you will come to Maricopa Point and learn about a prospector who could have become a millionaire (Spoiler: he didn't!). Then, you will see Powell Point, a place where a ceremony to declare the Grand Canyon a National Park was held. From Hopi Point, you will observe majestic hills named after the Egyptian Gods. Lastly, you'll come to Hermit's Rest, a scenic spot and a perfect conclusion to the tour before going back to Grand Canyon Village. Note: a part of Hermit Road after Kolb Studio is closed to vehicles except for the free shuttle buses from March to the end of November.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Advice on transportation options depending on a season
  • Advice on where to watch the sunset
  • Earphones — you should use your own
  • Entrance (vehicle permit) to the Grand Canyon National Park — 35 USD
  • Tickets to the IMAX Theater — you can get them on your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Grand Canyon Visitor Center
South Entrance Road
Hermit's Rest
United States, Grand Canyon Village
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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1 rating & review

August 2022
My sisters and I recently went to the Grand Canyon for a day and weren’t real sure how to best see it. We opted for this self-guided tour which you download through the action tour guide app. They explained everything very well and although we did have a question when we got to the park, it was my mistake in following directions, not theirs, and the gentleman who answered my call helped me immediately and so kindly. And we were on our way. It was very easy to use and VERY inexpensive. Ours was $30. And once you load it, you have it forever. I can reuse it as often as I want to. We could go at our own pace, as well, which we really liked. Highly recommend.

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