Grand Canyon Photo Tour.
If you are a photographer of any level and you want to experience the Grand Canyon in a way that you hoped to get to, this tour is for you!Our photography guides have an incredible depth of knowledge about the Grand Canyon and its rich history and geology.
Our understanding of light and timing of it at the Grand Canyon will insure that you’ll be at key areas for optimal photography opportunities.
Coupling that with instruction by skilled professional photographers sets you up for a great photo day whether shooting with your cell phone, .
DSLR or mirror less camera – or just along for the ride
PHOTO TOURPRIVATE PHOTO TOUR guided PHOTOgraphy tours
Our professional photographers will take you to incredible locations and assist you in taking beautiful photographs by pairing photography expertise with Grand Canyon knowledge.
National Award winning professional photographer Glenn Tamblingson is owner of Canyon Country Tours.
One of our photographer guide instructors (which may even be Glenn!) will help you with composition, histograms and other techniques in this “hands on” day long workshop type experience.
Opportunities for images at secret locations not visited by standard tours!.
Sunset photography is INCLUDED at the BEST location for that day based on weather conditions and time of year.
Park entrance fee for the day.
A delicious lunch at one of the Grand Canyon hotels or at Desert View
Snacks, water and soft drinks are available throughout the day.
Air-conditioned / Heated enclosed van (not an open jeep).
Groups of no more than 4 (unless a private tour is booked for groups up to 7).
Tour lasts 10-12 hours (including travel)
PUBLIC TOUR Tour Features
Your tour includes free pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Flagstaff, Williams.
Tusayan or Grand Canyon Village in our comfortable
modern tour vans.
Knowledgeable guides will take you to the best places for views and enjoyment.
We will share our knowledge of area history and geology to add depth and meaning to the tour.
Your fee includes a delicious deli-style lunch as well as water and snacks to make sure you are fueled up and hydrated for the spectacular Grand Canyon Tour.
A typical Grand Canyon tour lasts about 8 hours (including travel) depending on a variety of conditions.
This ballpark figures gives you an idea on how to budget your time appropriately.
Our tour groups are no larger than 8 members per tour which means you will not be herded like cattle with masses of people.
We prefer a more intimate setting for our tours.
Part of your fee for the tour includes the entrance fee into Grand Canyon National Park
Our tour vans are enclosed (not open Jeeps) and are modern and climatized giving you the ability to enjoy the ride and scenery in comfort.
Our tour guides are award winning photographers who will give you expert advice and tutoring to provide you with incredible photo opportunities during your tour.
Photography TOUR PRICING.
Adults only – minimum age is 16* – call for details 345 Saturdays only for standard photography tours.
Always stay for Sunset.
Adult Non-photographers may accompany a photographer at a standard day tour rate of $165.00 per person (must be 16 or older).
Private Photography Tour.
No age requirement for Private Photography Tours.
Park entrance included.
Always stay for sunset.
Up to 4 people are included – for more than 4, there is a per person price of $230.00 per photographer.
PUBLIC TOUR Private photography Guided tours
A more intimate experience with a group of your choice, this tour can provide savings for larger groups of up to eight people.
This tour is for anyone looking for a more intimate experience option with a group of their choice.
Available every day of the week, .
This tour gives you the chance to experience the Grand Canyon with people you choose
The smaller group also provides for more customization and flexibility with scheduling and length of stops.
Flat-rate pricing provides savings for larger groups.
Private TOUR PRICING.
Up to 4 people included (additional people charged on a per person basis) Private Photography Tours can be booked based on availability.
There is a minimum charge of $1,000.00 for a Private Photography Tour which includes up to 4 people.
Per person rates of $230 apply above 4 people.
Our maximum number in one vehicle is 8 guests (only available as a Private Tour). Times and schedule will be customized to your needs.
Please contact us to discuss your Private Photography Tour needs at 888-520-0024 or email – [email protected] Inclement Weather- Weather at the Grand Canyon can vary greatly by the minute and by the location within the Canyon.
We want SAFE TOURS and will never put clients in a position of danger
High winds exist, especially during spring but can be present throughout the year. We conduct our tours during this weather.
Fog comes and goes at the canyon and can make for some of the most creative images.
Lightning storms need to be treated with caution.
They produce incredible opportunities for beautiful images but also opportunities for injury.
We treat them with utmost caution and keep clients in our van if storms are nearby.
Additional Information – cancellation by Canyon Country Tours is exceptionally rare but may happen – if determined by Canyon Country Tours that unsafe conditions exist or for any other reason, we will either reschedule your tour at your convenience as available or we will issue a full refund. Bring your camera and hat and we’ll bring the rest – just be ready for a great day enjoying the sights and history of the Grand Canyon as presented by your knowledgeable local guide.
THE WORKS Grand Canyon day tour originates in Flagstaff
Williams, Tusayan or Grand Canyon Village every day. Your day starts out when we pick you up at your hotel in one of our full size 12 passenger late model vans AND we limit our groups to a maximum of 8 guests.
The ONLY exception to that is if a private tour is booked.
For those who may want a more photo memory trip, see our Photo Tour page.
Preparing for your Day Tour- throughout the year weather changes can occur rapidly
Plan on layered clothing and wear a hat.
A jacket or sweatshirt should be brought as evenings can get into the 40-degree range even in summer.
Sunscreen should always be worn and moisture wicking clothing is recommended.
Although we will do all that is possible to help, it is your responsibility to check the weather and to bring what you will need.
Comfortable shoes should be worn, with an emphasis on support.
Although we don’t go on trails, there can be uneven ground and rocky terrain in some locations.
Please plan for this. Liability Waiver –.