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Itinerary
Your scenic Sedona day trip begins with pick-up from select hotels in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Mesa. First, tour ancient Native American ruins at Montezuma Castle National Monument. This area of Arizona is rich with Native American history, and you tour what is left of these ancient civilizations while also learning about Native American culture from your local guide.

Next stop is a tour of the Chapel of the Holy Cross, a modern church built directly into the red rock cliffs of Sedona, which many claim is an energy vortex. You also visit Sedona’s popular red rock formations such as Bell Rock and Courthouse while also leaving plenty of time to have lunch (own expense), browse new-age shops, and southwestern galleries for Sedona is known.

Your Sedona tour ends with drop-off at select hotels in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Mesa.
Locations visited
Red Rock State Park
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Montezuma Well National Monument
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Overview
Escape the heat and hustle of Phoenix and take in Sedona’s red rock landscapes on this guided day trip. There’s no need to rent a car, as roundtrip transport from select Phoenix-area hotels to ancient Native American ruins at Montezuma Castle National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross is included. See popular red rock formations and enjoy free time for lunch (own expense) and shopping in the town of Sedona.
Highlights
  • Escape the hustle of Phoenix with a day trip to Sedona’s red rock country
  • See Native American ruins at Montezuma Castle National Monument 
  • Visit Chapel of the Holy Cross, a church built into Sedona’s red rock cliffs
  • Wander Sedona’s bright red and orange formations including popular Bell Rock
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Reviewed yesterday
A Trip to Remember

After picking up all the passenger from three different hotels, our tour guide, Michael, brought the group together by having us all introduce ourselves and mention where each of us was from. He kept us informed how far we were from each destination and what...More

Thank Eva P
DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Eva… Thank you for taking in a tour From Phoenix to Sedona, including many points along the way. We’re so glad Michael could provide you in the group with superior service, and help you see much more of Arizona. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful Red Rocks of Sedona!

I enjoyed this tour - as a first timer to Phoenix, it was great to let someone else do the driving! Also as a single traveller, it was great to join a group. We had Tracy who was really nice and shared some interesting facts...More

Thank Lou E
DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Lou… Thank you for joining us for your tour to Sedona, and for taking a moment to share your experience. We’re so glad you enjoyed your day, and that Tracy provided excellent service for you. Regarding the scheduling of pick up and drop off,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Tour

I went on both the Grand Canyon and Sedona tours. They were really well organised, the tour guides and the office staff were very helpful. The guides knew their stuff and really made the trip enjoyable. I would highly recommend.More

Thank Thomas B
DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thomas… Thank you for joining us for a tour to the Grand Canyon and a tour to Sedona. We’re so glad you’ve had the opportunity to show you these two amazing places, and that our Guides could make your trip extra special. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018
The Sedona Day Tour

I was able to book the Sedona Day Tour package at the Grand Sheraton Hotel in Phoenix. The concierge of the hotel highly recommended it. Our tour guide Robert Brabson, was very personable and knowledgeable about the entire trip. No question was considered unwanted. He...More

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DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Debbie… Thank you for joining us for your Sedona day tour, and for the opportunity to show you this amazing place, in our special way. We appreciate you taking a moment to share your experience and your very kind words. We’re so glad you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018
The tour guide really made this trip enjoyable and educational. He was very attentive to everyone in the group!

This was my first time to Sedona. The trip is one I would take again. The scenery was breathtaking! The guide make the trip so much more enjoyable with his knowledge, his funny anecdotes and his attentiveness to everyone in the group! I was so...More

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DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Fantastic! Thank you for joining us on a tour to Sedona to see those amazing red rocks and awe inspiring views. We so glad your Guide was enjoyable with his knowledge, his funny anecdotes and his attentiveness to everyone in the Group. We're thrilled to...More

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mfwocala
15 September 2018|
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Response from Leapinglizard57 | Reviewed this property |
Minibus rather than coach size. Our trip wasn’t full either - maybe 8/9 people so again a few spare seats
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mayhem03
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From memory it was an early start from our hotel 6.30 am from downtown Phoenix and we got back around 5pm. Think it may depend a bit on how many hotels visitors are picked up from as to what time the morning pick up is... More
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