Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour

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Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour information and booking

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$189
$229
Duration
12 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Pickup is available from Las Vegas Strip hotels
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
7am

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Explore the wildest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon on this day trip from Las Vegas. Travel through the Mojave Desert, across the Colorado River and along famous Route 66 until you reach the canyon, where you’ll take a narrated coach tour and experience the South Rim’s highlights. See towering rock formations, stop for scenic walks along the rim, and enjoy a picnic lunch while admiring the views. Your knowledgeable guide will ensure a comfortable, informative and enlightening experience. Upgrade to include a exhilarating helicopter tour to catch even more stunning views!

You’ll be picked up from your Las Vegas Strip hotel in the morning and taken on a comfortable 5-hour drive to Grand Canyon National Park. Travel through the Mojave Desert, across the Colorado River and along famous Route 66, making rest stops along the way.

Your vehicle comes equipped with comfortable seats, large viewing windows and a DVD entertainment system. Enjoy a morning snack of muffins and juice, as well as assorted snacks and bottled water throughout your journey.

When you arrive, you’ll take a narrated coach tour of the canyon’s highlights. Marvel at the deepest and widest part of the canyon from three different viewpoints with your guide. Enjoy amazing views of towering rock formations, river rapids and side canyons that can't be seen from the canyon rim.

You’ll spend three hours in the park, with time to stop and enjoy photo opportunities, take scenic walks along the rim, shop at the local stores, visit cultural exhibits and have a picnic lunch.

Arrive back at your Las Vegas hotel in the evening.

Upgrade: Helicopter Tour
Enjoy a thrilling 45-minute helicopter flight! Admire breathtaking views of the canyon through wraparound windows as you fly over massive Kaibab National Forest, home to some of the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Soar north through the Dragon Corridor, the canyon's widest and deepest section, and over the Colorado River to the North Rim. You’ll also view the Painted Desert, Desert View Watch Tower and Marble Canyon.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Morning snack (muffin, juice, crackers and granola bar)
  • Boxed deli-style lunch
  • Bottled water

What isn't included

  • 45- minute helicopter flight (unless option selected)
  • Gratuities (optional)