Does the prospect of a helicopter ride over the most photographed section of the Grand Canyon set your heart to beating a little faster? Would you like to combine it with a full-day tour to the South Rim by way of Hoover Dam, the Mojave Desert and the Colorado River Valley? All of this can be yours aboard our Grand Canyon South Rim bus tour with Helicopter.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Las Vegas, and transported in comfort and style, with narration by your well-informed driver/guide. Experience the majesty of Hoover Dam, completed in 1936, from the spectacular viewing point of the 21st Century by-pass bridge completed in 2010, as you stop for photos before continuing on to Grand Canyon National Park.
Once you arrive at the Rim, take advantage of the opportunity to hike, explore at your own pace, shop for souvenirs or study the exhibits. Then, when the time comes to board your North Canyon Helicopter, you will be ready to soar into the sky like the birds; and you will have a bird’s-eye view of Dragon Corridor. This is when you will gain new awe and respect for the forces of nature that shaped this canyon, and still continue to carve away at its walls. Music and detailed narration will accompany you.
Once again on solid ground, you will once again board your bus, but there are still delights ahead. You will enjoy a stop at the National Geographic Visitor’s Center, where you will have lunch, before returning to Las Vegas.
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|Tour Duration||Approximately 14 hours, not including hotel transfers.|
|Drive Time||5 hours each way|
|Time spent at Grand Canyon||3 ½ hours|
|Hotel Pick-Up||Guests are picked up at their hotel.|
|Departure||Check in at the bus depot and board an air-conditioned motorcoach for an immediate departure for the Grand Canyon National Park. The bus ride duration is ~5 hours to the Grand Canyon National Park.|
|Bypass Bridge||15 min photo op at the Hoover Dam Bypass bridge, awesome views of the dam!|
|Grand Canyon National Park||Observation point stops with 20-30 minutes at each stop for photo, exploration, and souvenir shopping.|
|Helicopter Flight||25 minute helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon South Rim.|
|Lunch||Lunch at the National Geographic Center's food court.|
|Las Vegas Return||Get back on the motorcoach and head back to your Las Vegas hotel.|
Please Note: For safety reasons, passengers under 2 years of age are not permitted on Platinum tours.
|Standard Bus||Platinum Upgraded Luxury Bus|
|Vehicle Type||Standard Travel Coach||Customized Luxury Touring Vehicle|
|Seating||Standard Travel Coach Seating||Leather captain chair with "First Class" style leg room|
|Vehicle Capacity||Holds an average of 50 - 55 passengers||Comfortably seats 12 passengers|
|Tour Type||Narrated Tour||Personally guided tour|
|Amenities||Has a DVD entertainment system||Has a DVD entertainment system|