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Grand Canyon-Day Trip of a Lifetime
You will see some of the most beautiful places in the world all in one day! We will meet at Einstein Bros. Bagels, Phoenix, and head to the gorgeous red rocks of Sedona. Not only is Sedona absolutely stunning, it is thought to have healing powers from the magnetic vortices located there. We will visit the site of an actual vortex, Chapel of the Holy Cross with a gift shop overlooking Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock. Then we will head to Flagstaff traveling on one of the most scenic highways in U.S , 89A. We will see the Oak Creek Canyon Vista, a gorgeous scenic viewpoint. We will stop by a Native American Crafts Market run by local Native Americans, and then we will head out to view one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon! We will arrive at the Grand Canyon in the afternoon to take in this magnificent & breathtaking sight, & hike into the Canyon if you wish (if no snow or ice)! We will not see the sunset at the Grand Canyon, but on our drive back to Phoenix you will enjoy the best sunset in the world, an Arizona sunset! My timing is perfect, not rushed. My company, AZ Elegant Travel, is legally permitted to operate in the Grand Canyon. I am your experienced and licensed guide excited to share this amazing adventure with you and have done so as a licensed Grand Canyon guide for 3 years now with all its history, geology, biology & regional plant life!
Wild horse sighting kayak adventure
Guests of the King Bee Adventure Club will meet at a predetermined starting point along our most popular recreational river. A thorough tutorial will take place to familiarize beginners with the requirements and set expectations. Everything needed to safely navigate our waterways will be provided as well as helpful hands along the way as needed. Having spent many years traveling this stretch of water we will be able to share facts regarding the local wildlife and landscape. You will enjoy a relaxing controlled paddling float along the calm lazy river. Once the trip has concluded a rideshare will be provided to return guests to their vehicles. Other things to note This experience has a modular aspect. Once you book the date we will be in close contact to discuss any special needs or requests you may have. If you have concerns regarding your skill level in relation to other guests in attendance or wish to alter the duration of the experience please consider the "Private Group" booking option to enjoy a more private personalized experience (For a few extra bucks you dont have to worry about the opinions of strangers!)
Embracing Unconditional Love of Animals
We want to share the unconditional love of all our 4-legged friends! They provide us with so much happiness and joy and we love to share the love! The experience and activities with Happy Hooves on the farm will vary depending on the time of day. VERY IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ. If there are any special accommodations that are needed, please reach out to the host privately to 1) make sure we can accomodate and 2)plan in advance to provide the best environment possible! Note: If the times offered for the experience do not work for your schedule, please send the host a private message as to what day and time you are requesting. We will do our best to accomodate. Guests can be a part of brushing, grooming, braiding (if you wish!), and some relaxation with the herd! You will then have time if you wish to walk some of the furry friends here at the farm! Each guest MUST wear close toed shoes (tennis shoes or boots would work just fine)! For safety reasons, it is not recommended for any animals to attend this experience.
Epic AZ Hike w/ Experienced Guides
Join Chris on a two to 2.5-hour, expertly led hike of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. We have two hikes available to you; easy/moderate and difficult, depending on your experience and comfort level. Enjoy the beauty of your surroundings as we recount the history of Arizona. Discover some of the Preserve's hidden gems, like old granite mine shafts that tell stories of the gold rush during the mid 1800s or wild desert flowers that only grow on particular and hidden slopes of the mountain. There will also be plenty of opportunity for great photos and spectacular views. These hikes can be customized for all levels of fitness and hiking ability. Great for groups, corporate team building and bachelor/ bachelorette parties! Our guides are trained and educated in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. Other things to note Please let our guides know your hiking experience and general fitness level, so that we can customize your trail and hiking tour accordingly!
AWESOME INSTAGRAM TOUR PHOENIX
PHOENIX'S ORIGINAL INSTAGRAM TOUR! We start the trip off at a meeting point where you can leave your car & relax in ours. First, we will take you to the most picturesque street in all of Phoenix! We will set you up with a vintage rug & a breathtaking view of Phoenix's famous Camelback Mountain as your background. Truly epic! Next we grab the best cup of Coffee/Tea in Phoenix. This place is a local favorite & it wont take you long to understand why! 1 drink is provided per guest on us, so choose something delicious & we'll snap some pictures of you with it. Next, we head to a perfect little white adobe house for the ultimate modern Southwest shot! This dreamy adobe is covered in trendy cacti native to Phoenix. Finally we go to the desert. We park & walk less than 10 minutes to get some landscape shots. You will get beautiful pictures next to our native Saguaro cacti that can only be found in Arizona. From here it's a short 5 minutes back to the meeting point where we will take your email address and say goodbye. We will part ways, and provide you with 30+ edited images within 5-10 days. All photos are shot on a professional Canon camera (5D Mark iv) and photos are delivered edited.

Discover the magic of the desert

Mountain Bliss Yoga Hike
Leanna will take you on a beautiful hike to the top of Apache Wash mountain, then lead you through a blissful yoga flow where you can enjoy fresh air and a view that will awaken your senses and enhance your wellness journey. If you have questions or special requests, or are interested in another day/time that you don't see listed, please don't hesitate to ask so that I may accommodate you : )
Arizona Private Professional Photo Shoot/Tour
This is a private shoot for 2 or more people (If you are a solo traveler, you must book as a private group and pay the minimum price) (The price is per person, everyone must have a ticket) If there are no dates available, my other experience is available for sunrise sessions most days! https://abnb.me/6NS2UnBwRnb What we will do: First we will meet at the location! I pay for the entry fee of every guest on the reservation! We will walk around to all the best places at the location to take beautiful pictures! I will direct you or you and your group with poses that will lead to all the perfect pictures! After we end the shoot you are free to roam around the garden and take in the beautiful scenery! If you are hungry I can show you the best place to grab a bite afterwards and we will end the session after an hour or until we get the pictures you love! I will provide you with 5 professionally edited pictures per person! (if you’d like more feel free to mention that to me and I’ll let you know about other options)! The photos will be delivered in a beautiful online gallery where you can choose your favorites and even purchase more if you so choose! Other things to note: Bring water, its hot, especially in the summer. We will be walking so if you plan to wear heels, also bring a pair of shoes you can walk in comfortably!
Sunrise Photo Shoot in a Desert Paradise
More reviews on my other experience: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/919405?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=d2ba7c57-8623-4003-934b-8ed15f849b36 When I had the pleasure of finding this desert location, I knew it was something that everyone traveling to Arizona would love. Hidden in the middle of a busy city is a desert paradise that will leave you in awe. I provide the entry fee! We will walk around this amazing location and I will take your pictures until we have plenty of amazing shots. We will end the shoot and exchange information and I will send you a gallery of professionally edited pictures where you will get to choose 15 of your favorite photos that you will want to share with everyone you know! (You have the opportunity to get more photos if you’d like as well!)
Sunrise Desert Hike w Local Refreshments
Expand your horizons on a desert mountain sunrise hike with me — local chef & hiking guide Baked Bri! We'll meet at the eastern trailhead of the 46th street parking lot, &, after warming up with some light stretching, head off in the early morning dim straight into South Mountain Preserve on a 1.5 to 3 mile loop. Halfway in, we'll ascend straight up one of the mountains, & at the top, be rewarded with a one-of-a-kind, spectacular dual-view: One one side, the sun rises above the mountains painting the horizon different colors depending on the day: while opposite is the entire city of Phoenix, a panorama you won't forget with plenty of photo ops! We'll break there for refreshments, which many prefer to take with them after the hike! Usually: my homemade Aguas frescas, local pan dulce (sweet breads) from the panaderia, medium to soft-boil eggs, & fruit! Balanced fuel: protein, simple sugars & hydration! Perfect way to start your day! Then we'll hike the ridge along the skyline back to the parking lot, views the whole time! I include local flora & fauna info, stories as desired, nerdy city & cultural facts if you please! Ask anything!
Arizona Offroad Adventures - Bull Dog Canyon
This is an off-road trip through Bulldog Canyon. The trip starts with meeting at a large residential property a few miles from the off-road entrance. I live in the home and it has a large safe area to park in. We will begin the trip with meeting each other. Then there will be a small safety talk. Once everyone is comfortable and ready our adventure begins. We will start with a short drive on the road to the off-road access point. We will be entering Bulldog Canyon off of Ellsworth onto forest road 3554. This road is mostly sand. This area looks like a track from a bmx video game. We will cross the desert to the base of a mountain. Then we will drive through a large wash parallel to the mountain. There is a small opening that we can drive through. We will then turn onto forest road 10. This road is a mix of sand and small rocks. It is a very beautiful picturesque path. We will end the trip driving to the top of a mountain that over looks the city. After viewing the city there is approximately a 10 minute drive on paved roads back to the starting point and your car. This trip takes 2-3 hours depending on road conditions and passenger preferences. Bulldog Canyon is the area of Tonto National Forest north of Usery mountain and south of the salt river. There is a good chance of seeing desert animals like horses, coyotes, javelina, and snakes. Custom times available on request.

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Arizona Private Professional Photo Shoot/Tour
This is a private shoot for 2 or more people (If you are a solo traveler, you must book as a private group and pay the minimum price) (The price is per person, everyone must have a ticket) If there are no dates available, my other experience is available for sunrise sessions most days! https://abnb.me/6NS2UnBwRnb What we will do: First we will meet at the location! I pay for the entry fee of every guest on the reservation! We will walk around to all the best places at the location to take beautiful pictures! I will direct you or you and your group with poses that will lead to all the perfect pictures! After we end the shoot you are free to roam around the garden and take in the beautiful scenery! If you are hungry I can show you the best place to grab a bite afterwards and we will end the session after an hour or until we get the pictures you love! I will provide you with 5 professionally edited pictures per person! (if you’d like more feel free to mention that to me and I’ll let you know about other options)! The photos will be delivered in a beautiful online gallery where you can choose your favorites and even purchase more if you so choose! Other things to note: Bring water, its hot, especially in the summer. We will be walking so if you plan to wear heels, also bring a pair of shoes you can walk in comfortably!
Shoot Archery with a Nationally Ranked Archer and Coach
Ever wanted to shoot a bow and arrow and live your Katniss/Robinhood fantasy?! As a registered Level 4 USA Archery Coach and Nationally ranked competitive archer I will guide you through a fun filled archery experience. Upon arrival at the Paseo Vista Archery range I will have all the equipment prepared for our session (targets, bows, arrows, safety equipment). After a quick safety briefing, we will go over basic shooting form. You will then be fitted to a bow and begin shooting! Throughout your shooting experience I will give pointers and help answer any questions regarding the wonderful sport of archery. Regardless if this is just a singular fun day activity or something you are considering going competitive in, I look forward to hosting you in this exciting experience!
Grand Canyon-Day Trip of a Lifetime
You will see some of the most beautiful places in the world all in one day! We will meet at Einstein Bros. Bagels, Phoenix, and head to the gorgeous red rocks of Sedona. Not only is Sedona absolutely stunning, it is thought to have healing powers from the magnetic vortices located there. We will visit the site of an actual vortex, Chapel of the Holy Cross with a gift shop overlooking Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock. Then we will head to Flagstaff traveling on one of the most scenic highways in U.S , 89A. We will see the Oak Creek Canyon Vista, a gorgeous scenic viewpoint. We will stop by a Native American Crafts Market run by local Native Americans, and then we will head out to view one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon! We will arrive at the Grand Canyon in the afternoon to take in this magnificent & breathtaking sight, & hike into the Canyon if you wish (if no snow or ice)! We will not see the sunset at the Grand Canyon, but on our drive back to Phoenix you will enjoy the best sunset in the world, an Arizona sunset! My timing is perfect, not rushed. My company, AZ Elegant Travel, is legally permitted to operate in the Grand Canyon. I am your experienced and licensed guide excited to share this amazing adventure with you and have done so as a licensed Grand Canyon guide for 3 years now with all its history, geology, biology & regional plant life!
Wild horse sighting kayak adventure
Guests of the King Bee Adventure Club will meet at a predetermined starting point along our most popular recreational river. A thorough tutorial will take place to familiarize beginners with the requirements and set expectations. Everything needed to safely navigate our waterways will be provided as well as helpful hands along the way as needed. Having spent many years traveling this stretch of water we will be able to share facts regarding the local wildlife and landscape. You will enjoy a relaxing controlled paddling float along the calm lazy river. Once the trip has concluded a rideshare will be provided to return guests to their vehicles. Other things to note This experience has a modular aspect. Once you book the date we will be in close contact to discuss any special needs or requests you may have. If you have concerns regarding your skill level in relation to other guests in attendance or wish to alter the duration of the experience please consider the "Private Group" booking option to enjoy a more private personalized experience (For a few extra bucks you dont have to worry about the opinions of strangers!)
Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend
I will take you on an experience you will never forget to two of the most beautiful and mystical places in the world, Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon both on Native American/Navajo land! We will meet at Einstein Bros. Bagels, Phoenix, and head out on our adventure. We will pass by many places of historical value and great beauty including traveling on Historic Route 66! We will arrive in Page on Navajo Land around lunch time. We will eat at an amazing locally owned restaurant before we head to Horseshoe Bend. Horseshoe Bend is one of the most gorgeous and unique places on earth! It is about a 20 minute level hike each way to experience the beauty of Horseshoe Bend. We will also visit one of the sacred Antelope Canyon that can only be entered with Navajo guides by tribal and federal law. The beauty in these canyons was captured by the most expensive photograph ever sold for $6.5 million dollars. Come experience these hidden treasures on Navajo Land with a true Arizonan who can show you all the local spots and arrange everything for you! You just show up and enjoy these beauties highly sought after by nature lovers and lovers of Native American culture. My company, AZ Elegant Travel, is permitted to operate on the Navajo Nation. **New dates available upon request for May & beyond.** See my 500+ 5 star reviews on the Grand Canyon!
Embracing Unconditional Love of Animals
We want to share the unconditional love of all our 4-legged friends! They provide us with so much happiness and joy and we love to share the love! The experience and activities with Happy Hooves on the farm will vary depending on the time of day. VERY IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ. If there are any special accommodations that are needed, please reach out to the host privately to 1) make sure we can accomodate and 2)plan in advance to provide the best environment possible! Note: If the times offered for the experience do not work for your schedule, please send the host a private message as to what day and time you are requesting. We will do our best to accomodate. Guests can be a part of brushing, grooming, braiding (if you wish!), and some relaxation with the herd! You will then have time if you wish to walk some of the furry friends here at the farm! Each guest MUST wear close toed shoes (tennis shoes or boots would work just fine)! For safety reasons, it is not recommended for any animals to attend this experience.
Sunset Yoga - Unique Views Hunt's Tomb
We will meet close to sunset in picturesque Papago Park where you’ll be led in your choice of an all-levels vinyasa yoga, acro yoga or yin yoga class by a 500 hr certified instructor. The views are breathtaking and while moving and breathing with others, we will create a unique energy. Yoga will begin with brief introductions and breathing together. During class, I will take amazing photos to share with you so that you have the memories to keep or share. My goal is for every guest to leave feeling more connected, happier and relaxed. Being in nature and doing yoga is so beneficial for our mood and wellbeing. The session is 1 hour with some time in the beginning and end for connecting.
Sunset hike in the desert
I've planned this hike to help you experience a spectacular sunset in the desert right in the middle of Phoenix. We'll meet up at a lightly traveled trailhead in North Phoenix and take a few minutes to get acquainted. Next, we'll head out into the desert on a wide, gently sloped trail with spectacular views of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. Along the way, I'll teach you some cool stuff about the desert landscape in Phoenix. We'll make our way up to a higher point to watch a gorgeous Arizona sunset. Before it gets too dark, we'll head back to the starting point and go our separate ways. Total distance is about 1.5 miles and requires the ability to hike terrain as steep as a treadmill set at the highest angle. If that sounds too challenging, you may want to consider booking my easy hike in the desert. You can request specific dates and times if it’s not already offered at a time that’s convenient for you. Thanks for considering me as your guide. I hope to meet you on a future hike.
Exhilarating sunrise hike in the desert
We’ll meet up at a lightly traveled trailhead in a quiet North Phoenix neighborhood. After taking a few minutes to get acquainted, we’ll begin our adventure. The trail starts out easy as the day’s first light awakens the desert. A few minutes later we’ll begin to ascend a trail with challenging slope and spectacular views of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. Just over half a mile and about 20 minutes later, we’ll find ourselves perched atop a mountain with a breathtaking panorama of the Valley of the Sun. Along the way, I'll teach you some cool stuff about the desert landscape of Arizona. Just as we catch our breath from the exhilarating hike up, the sun will burst over the horizon and leave us gasping in awe. Once the sun is fully up and we’ve taken a few pictures, we'll begin making our way back to the place where we started. Finally, we’ll say our goodbyes and go our separate ways. You’ll start your day invigorated and with a greater appreciation for Arizona and the Sonoran Desert. Total distance is about 1.5 miles and requires the ability to hike terrain as steep as a treadmill set at the highest angle. If that sounds too challenging, you may want to consider booking my easy hike in the desert. You can request specific dates and times if it’s not already offered at a time that’s convenient
Discover Scuba Diving
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to breathe underwater? Have you ever wanted to experience the weightlessness often associated with being in outer space? Do you have a love of the water and a curiosity about the life thriving below the surface? If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes”, and you are 10 years of age or older this experience is for you! First time divers will meet up at the dive facility, Salt & Sea Scuba. There, you will be given a briefing on the essentials required to make your scuba diving experience safe and fun. We will then outfit you in the latest scuba gear and teach you to breathe underwater in the heated on-site pool! The only items you need to bring with you is your bathing suit, a towel, and a positive attitude! This is a private class for you and your group only. We do limit the size of the group to five students. However, we do have the ability to handle large groups with the help of other dive professionals from Salt & Sea Scuba, contact us prior to booking. We look forward to introducing you to the amazing world of scuba diving! Any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us! Don’t see a date/time that you want? Just drop us a line and we would be happy to help! A diving medical questionnaire must be completed on site prior to diving. If you have a medical condition or take prescription drugs, please let us know.
Sunrise Photo Shoot in a Desert Paradise
More reviews on my other experience: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/919405?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=d2ba7c57-8623-4003-934b-8ed15f849b36 When I had the pleasure of finding this desert location, I knew it was something that everyone traveling to Arizona would love. Hidden in the middle of a busy city is a desert paradise that will leave you in awe. I provide the entry fee! We will walk around this amazing location and I will take your pictures until we have plenty of amazing shots. We will end the shoot and exchange information and I will send you a gallery of professionally edited pictures where you will get to choose 15 of your favorite photos that you will want to share with everyone you know! (You have the opportunity to get more photos if you’d like as well!)
K-POP DANCE WORKSHOP in Arizona
After the first 5 minutes of warm-up/Isolation, our Kpop dance instructors will teach you today's choreography (mainly the chorus part) step by step and we all will dance with music. Optional filming of your dance covers at the end is included and you can watch them on the next day posted on our Facebook group, “Arizona Kpop Dance Workshop”. The workshop is held every Tuesday and Thursday and we are dancing different songs/artists every two weeks (4 classes total per song. Usually the first week is the choreography learning and the second week includes the formation.) Please keep in mind that Kpop dance isn’t easy and 1 hour workshop might not be enough time to master today’s choreography for some people. After 4 classes in 2 weeks, we usually make a tutorial video and post on YouTube as well as on TikTok (@rinaohkuma @arizona_kpop_dance). Please feel free to use them to master the dance if you would like to! You can also join our Facebook group, “Arizona Kpop Dance Workshop” to participate or relearn the dance moves for free as we always go on the live stream during the class. For Private workshop, please book as "Private $85/hour" or send me a message! e.g.) birthdays, family events, bachelorette parties, dance beginners, etc We have learned and danced more than 50 Kpop songs this past 2 years such as from BLACKPINK, EXO, BTS and more!
Interactive ranch tour with horses, burros and piglets
Guests will arrive at a private horse ranch in beautiful Cave Creek, AZ surrounded by 360 mountian views. You will first get a tour of the ranch and meet 2 miniature piglets, 2 previously wild burros and their 2 adorable babies, and 3 rescue horses including a wild mustang (Check out her Instagram! @mila_the_mustang) an off-the-track thoroughbred and a warmblood gelding. You will be able to pet and hang out with all of the animals and ask as many questions as you like while feeding them their favorite treats and grooming them. Check out our Instagram for daily updates of the herd @margueritaranch Guests will be walking on unpaved and sandy paths and should not be wearing flip flops or open-toed shoes. You will have plenty of time to love on the animals and meet your new best friend! Bring your cameras! Marguerita Ranch features a home that provides as natural as environment as possible for the animals. Each horse is free-fed hay throughout the day to simulate natural grazing. The horses & donkeys live together in a herd and are able to roam about the paddock together. This is a private ranch and is not open to the public. No horseback riding lessons available at this time. Please contact host to request a different time/date not listed or special accommodation (such as birthday or celebration). We are happy to accommodate large groups as well!
Energy Work & Sound Healing Experience
Experience yourself in a new way. In your 90 minute Energy Healing Session, we will kick off with a Cacao Ceremony to expand the heart energy, followed by an Energy Oracle Card Reading. As we transition into the Energy Work portion of our time together, I will use healing modalities such as Reiki, Aromatherapy, Tuning Forks, and guided Breathwork and Meditation throughout--wrapping your experience up with 40 minutes of Sound Healing (drumming, singing bowls, ukulele, etc.) and guiding you back into your body through light Yogic Movement. Experience what it feels like to move about your days feeling lighter, more energized, more loving, and more trusting of self. Know for yourself the power of coming into alignment through energy work. If you don't see a time listed that works for you, send me a request and we will see what we can make happen!
Epic AZ Hike w/ Experienced Guides
Join Chris on a two to 2.5-hour, expertly led hike of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. We have two hikes available to you; easy/moderate and difficult, depending on your experience and comfort level. Enjoy the beauty of your surroundings as we recount the history of Arizona. Discover some of the Preserve's hidden gems, like old granite mine shafts that tell stories of the gold rush during the mid 1800s or wild desert flowers that only grow on particular and hidden slopes of the mountain. There will also be plenty of opportunity for great photos and spectacular views. These hikes can be customized for all levels of fitness and hiking ability. Great for groups, corporate team building and bachelor/ bachelorette parties! Our guides are trained and educated in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. Other things to note Please let our guides know your hiking experience and general fitness level, so that we can customize your trail and hiking tour accordingly!