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Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra

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Address: Stone Corral at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: +1 303-297-2757
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One of the most fun things I have ever done! Left out early and rode down the steep south side to the river bellow! What a rush! Ate a wonderful supper and slept like the dead... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most fun things I have ever done! Left out early and rode down the steep south side to the river bellow! What a rush! Ate a wonderful supper and slept like the dead, Woke up early, Ate a huge breakfast and rode out! The wrangers were the best and the mules sure-footed, The landscape is awesome! Once... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter-in-law and I did this trip on a beautiful fall day. Our trip was on Halloween (October 31) and we returned to the rim on Nov 1. It was cool at the top, but about 80 degrees when we arrived at the canyon. I was really concerned about what to wear. So, here is the what I wore: bike... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great time and believe this is the best way to see Grand Canyon! We did the overnight trip and did a short hike on our own before dinner on the first day and it was great. The hike was a great way to stretch our legs after being on the mule so long; plus it provided some... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The trip is well organized with safety being the biggest issue. This trip is not for everyone. A 5 hour mule ride down some steep trails. It was amazing and at no time did I feel concerned despite the steep terrain. We spent the night at Phantom Ranch, was served both a big steak meal and a big breakfast. We... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I booked our overnight mule ride 13 months in advance. You have to "weigh in" the day prior to your adventure because of the 200 lb. weight limit. Everything was explained prior to being assigned our mules. The trip was fantastic! The views were awesome! We stayed overnight in a clean, rustic cabin. The food was good.... More 

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York Beach, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I think this activity is relatively new.......you can experience a mule ride without having to invest 2 whole days. They have two mule rides a day that take, with everything involved about 3 1/2hours ( 2 hours of actual riding). It was a blast and the views along the Rim are spectacular. The guides are wonderful and full of all... More 

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Carlsbad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Booked thirteen months ago, our overnight mule trip began early last Thursday. Our timing couldn't have been better as the weather was cool but not yet freezing at the top and a warm but not too hot 85 degrees in the afternoon at the bottom. We spent the four days prior based out of Flagstaff getting acclimated to the elevation... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the required 13 months in advance, had friends flying in from MD, reserved hotel accommodations for the night before and night after at ElTovar only to be alerted via email 5 days before that there had been a rockslide making it impassable for the mules!!! We were devastated but decided to go anyway. We checked the desk onMonday... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Words can't describe the wonder of experiencing the Grand Canyon by way of the Phantom Ranch mule ride. I was not even considering it at first because I was making travel arrangements only one month in advance and I knew that this booked up a year in advance. Well, I hit the lottery - they had room for my husband... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Wow, where do I begin to try to describe the mule ride to Phantom Ranch! My husband and I made reservations in October 2015 for September 2016. The day finally arrived and I was nervous. We got a thorough safety talk from the livery manager and then were matched to the mules and off we went! It was terrifying and... More 

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