Travel and tours are different since COVID-19. At Southwest Tours, the health and safety of our guests and employees are our priority. We are taking the Delta & Omicron variant very seriously and are performing safety precautions so travelers, such as yourself, can continue to explore our great state of Arizona and the Grand Canyon. As of Monday November 15, 2021: Masks are required in all Grand Canyon Park buildings and shuttle busses, regardless of vaccination status. Additionally, masks must be worn in busy outdoor areas. Signs are posted where mask zones are located. Masks are also required on the Navajo Reservation.

Private Grand Canyon tours departing from Phoenix and Scottsdale, traveling through Sedona

What is the best way to get to the Grand Canyon from Phoenix & Scottsdale?
On a private tour with Vaughan's Southwest Tours!
We specialize in private Grand Canyon tours from Phoenix & Scottsdale as well as other tours to Arizona's most scenic and popular landmarks.

Call us direct 1-602-971-1381 or book online

Celebrating over 38 years of Excellence

As a native Arizona family-owned business, our passion for Arizona makes us the top-rated tour company in Arizona since 1983.
Southwest Custom Tours began as a one-man operation with Jim Vaughan, owner and founder of Southwest Tours on January 17, 1983. Since then Southwest Tours has become the premier van tour company in Arizona. Find out more about us.
Our exciting private Arizona tours, including Grand Canyon tours, Sedona, Jerome, and Montezuma Castle tours, Phoenix and Scottsdale tours, and the historic Apache Trail tour offer visitors some of the most scenic and breathtaking views that Arizona has to offer. Tours depart from Phoenix and Scottsdale. Guests staying in Peoria, Glendale, Sun City, Avondale, Surprise, and Goodyear will meet at a location along Black Canyon Highway.

We also organize custom-tailored private luxury tours for discriminating visitors or residents, individuals, or groups.  Your tour adventure can be an all-inclusive vacation where we see to your every need. We arrange tour vacations from the Phoenix & Scottsdale area throughout the southwest including Las Vegas.  Southwest Tours is all about personal service. You decide how much you would like to include in your customized vacation. Give us a call and let us design the perfect private luxury journey for you.

Give us a call and find out why we are the top-rated tour company in Arizona since 1983. 1-602-971-1381


Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon via Sedona

Enjoy our one day Grand Canyon Deluxe tour where you will spend quality time touring one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World", Grand Canyon National Park. You will travel with our experienced guides who know the Grand Canyon and the southwest including history, and legends. They can tell you things you won't find in a guide book!
$750.00 flat rate up to 4 people
$150.00 per additional person
up to 10 people total.

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Sedona, Jerome, Montezuma Castle

Majestic red rocks of Sedona, prehistoric cliff dwellings of Montezuma Castle, and a trip back in time to the copper mining ghost town of Jerome. Southwest Tours' exclusive Coconino National Forest Service permit affords us the opportunity to take you to some of the most stunning photographic locations in the area.
$600.00 flat rate from 1 to 4 people
$130.00 per additional person
up to 10 people total.

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Apache Trail

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Apache Trail, Dolly Steamboat, Goldfield Ghost town

Travel on the same route as early explorers on the Apache Trail and into the rugged wilderness of the Tonto National forest. Then all aboard the Dolly Steamboat to take a 90 minute narrated cruise on Canyon Lake. Plus enjoy a visit to the valley's favorite ghost town, Goldfield.

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City of Phoenix

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Best of Phoenix & Scottsdale

Discover the amazing history the area has to offer, visit the State Capitol, and see a 1500 year old Hohokam village ruins right in the middle of the city! Whether you are a resident of Phoenix or here on a visit, you will be impressed at all the history and everything there is to offer in our wonderful cities of Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale.

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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Overnight

An exciting overnight adventure to Arizona's top destination, the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Enjoy the timeless views of the Grand Canyon at sunset and sunrise at your own leisurely schedule.
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Custom tours

Custom Tours

There is so much to see and do; the possibilities are limitless. Knowing where to explore and discovering unique experiences is where we will make a difference to your trip. So where do you begin? With a call to Southwest Custom Tours.
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Why tour with us

Why Tour with Us

Celebrating 35 years of excellence, Southwest Custom Tours began as a one-man operation with Jim Vaughan, owner and founder of Southwest Tours on January 17, 1983 . We are the premier van tour company in Arizona!
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Book your tour online anytime or call us direct 1-602-971-1381 and start planning your great Arizona adventure today!

We are Southwest Tours and we are Arizona's original tour company!

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Deluxe touring van

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Deluxe Chrysler Towne & Country Mini Van

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Guests look over the edge of the Grand Canyon

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Stagecoaches parked in Tombstone Arizona

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2022

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Vaughan's Southwest Tours


PO Box 31250
Phoenix, AZ 85046

Local: +1-602-971-1381

Toll free: +1-800-513-1381

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