Planning Your Visit to Havasupai and the Grand Canyon
Reservation fees are listed on the camping and lodging pages, the fees are reasonable and provide a much needed source of income for the tribe.
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Transportation to HavasupaiThe only way to get to Hualapai Hilltop is by car. It's roughly a 4 hour drive from both Flagstaff and Las Vegas. At this time, there isn't a shuttle, bus or train that services the area. Renting a vehicle or having your own are the best methods of reaching Hilltop. Guided Tours provide transportation most of the year from Flagstaff.
Parking lot at Haulapai Hilltop (aka Hilltop for short), which is an 8 mile hike or horseback ride from Supai, is the closest you can get in your car, truck, or motorhome.
The nearest major airports are in Phoenix and Las Vegas, both are five or so hours away by car. Coming from either direction, you will need to take Interstate 40 to Route 66, then to Indian 18 (see maps.)
Nearby ServicesHilltop is at the end of Indian Road 18 - a paved road that is minimally maintained. The closest services are 60+ miles from Hilltop (and there are no services available at Hilltop):
Grand Canyon Caverns - gas, food, lodging - 66 miles from Hilltop
Peach Springs - gas*, food*, lodging - 68 miles from Hilltop
* Gas and food may not always be available in Peach Springs after
Other Grand Canyon ActivitiesHavasupai is known as "the heart of the Grand Canyon" but there are other fantastic things to do and see while you're visiting:
- Visit the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park - enjoy a guided Grand Canyon hiking tour or a multi-day Grand Canyon backpacking tour with the Wildland Trekking Company!
- Enjoy an air tour and see the Grand Canyon from the sky - book a Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Papillon or a Grand Canyon Fixed Wing Tour with Grand Canyon Airlines!
- Go on a Grand Canyon Rafting Tour - Western River Expeditions offers the highest rated rafting tours in the Grand Canyon!