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$276.99 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon 45-Minute Helicopter Flight from Tusayan, Arizona

You will depart Tusayan, Arizona located in the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on the safest and most comfortable-tourism based helicopter in the world. On your 45-minute helicopter flight, enjoy the luxurious comfort and wraparound windows which offer breathtaking views of the Canyon. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Canyon as you fly over the 1.6 million-acre (6,500 km²) Kaibab National Forest, which borders both the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon. The Kaibab National Forest is home to the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon, the South Rim gently drops away as the North Rim and east end of the canyon come into view – this is definitely one of the greatest views of the Grand Canyon. You will continue your journey as you follow the Colorado River upstream viewing at a distance the 146-square mile Painted Desert and the 70-foot (21-meter) Desert View Watchtower, a National Historic Landmark. The Desert View Watchtower features an observation deck from which visitors to the national park can view eastern portions of the Grand Canyon. Next, view Marble Canyon, the section of the Colorado River which marks the beginning of the Grand Canyon, and Point Imperial, the highest point on the North Rim at 8,803 feet (2,683 meters). Point Imperial overlooks the Painted Desert and the eastern end of Grand Canyon. You will fly through the Canyon above the North Rim heading south through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the Canyon. At the end of your helicopter flight, you will cross over the Colorado River and fly over the South Rim and the Kaibab National Forest to land.Please note: Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.

$429 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Tour From Phoenix

Journey through the beautiful Arizona landscapes on this small-group trip from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area! Visit the Grand Canyon and explore Route 66 on an exciting full-day tour.  After departing the Phoenix metro area, your tour travels through the expansive Sonoran Desert filled with the native saguaro cactus. The scenery begins to change as we increase in elevation and views of the cactus fade into pine trees. As you continue further into Northern Arizona, travel the outskirts of the Route 66 town of Flagstaff and from the highway, see the San Francisco Peaks among the seemingly endless Ponderosa Pine Forest, the largest contiguous forest of ponderosa pines in the world. Williams will be your first stop along the tour for a chance to experience Route 66, the iconic American highway steeped in rich tradition. While in Williams, guests will have the opportunity to “get their kicks on Route 66” with walks along the original route, explore the local shops and capture souvenir photos highlighting a bygone era in classic American history. Also known as the Will Rodgers Highway, Route 66 is the most recognizable road in the United States and stretched 2,448 miles from Chicago to California upon completion. While you are enjoying Route 66, your guide will pick up your box lunch made fresh that morning.  (Jan. 1, 2019  lunch is not included.  Box Lunch will be an option.)  Once at the Grand Canyon South Rim, board a state-of-the-art helicopter for a 45-minute flight over the Grand Canyon. You’ll fly towards the eastern end of the canyon, following the Colorado River, over the picturesque Kaibab National Forest and through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon. You will be picked back up by your guide and continue on to explore the Grand Canyon National Park.  You can take in the natural beauty of the site by walking along the rim trail at one of the lookout points. Also, at the canyon you'll have time to shop and capture incredible pictures of the canyon.  You will then head back on a scenic drive back to Phoenix/Scottsdale area.

$243.99 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Tusayan

You will depart from Tusayan, Arizona located at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on the safest and most comfortable tourism-based helicopter in the world. On your 25-minute helicopter flight, enjoy the luxurious comfort and wraparound windows which offers breathtaking views of the Canyon. You will first fly over the 1.6 million-acre (6,500 km²) Kaibab National Forest, which borders both the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon. The Kaibab National Forest is home to the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Fly north through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the Grand Canyon, and over the mighty Colorado River towards the North Rim of the Canyon, which offers a breathtaking scenic Grand Canyon experience. The North Rim forms the edge of the Kaibab Plateau, reaching 9,241 feet (2,817 meters) above sea level. In the North Rim, view the Tower of Ra, a mountain pillar in Coconino County at 6,020 feet (1,835 meters) above sea level. You will also see Vishnu Schist, the oldest rock unit in the Grand Canyon. After seeing the Tower of Ra and the Vishnu Schist, you will fly back through the Dragon Corridor.Please note: Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.

$149.99 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon Airplane Tour with Zuni Point, Painted Desert

Set off from Grand Canyon National Park Airport on your morning or afternoon airplane tour of Grand Canyon landmarks. As you ride aboard a comfortable Vistaliner plane with panoramic windows, listen to narration about the geologic forces that helped create the dramatic canyon and surrounding terrain and the various peoples who have lived there. Keep your camera ready as you fly over Zuni Point — one of the few lookouts on the South Rim without a road or trail — and marvel at the crimson canyon and plateau covered with cacti. Continue through the Zuni Corridor and see the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers. Get a closer look at the Desert View Watchtower, a popular vista point on the South Rim, and glimpse the gorgeous colors of the Painted Desert in the distance. See the remote North Rim, including its highest viewpoint, Point Imperial. Admire the Kaibab Plateau and dense greenery of the Kaibab National Forest before returning to Grand Canyon National Park Airport at the conclusion of your 40-minute aerial tour.

$319.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Las Vegas and Grand Canyon 3-Day Narrated Tour from Anaheim

Travel in style and comfort to Las Vegas from Anaheim on a state of the art motorcoach. You can sit back and relax during the 4.5-hour trip which will fly with the sophisticated entertainment system showing full length new release movies. Upon arrival into Las Vegas you will be dropped off at Harrah's Hotel and Casino. From there you will need to transfer yourself to the Tropicana Las Vegas where you will spend the next two nights. Your time in Las Vegas is unescorted so you are free to look around and unwind before your South Rim Grand Canyon tour the following day. South Rim Bus Tour:It's true, the Grand Canyon South Rim National Park is a beautiful scenic bus journey from Las Vegas. Equipped with airline style seating, restrooms and panoramic windows, this luxurious bus tour includes narration on the history of the Hoover Dam, the pioneer Indian wars, cowboys and early settlers. You will stop at the best and most exclusive stops for unique views along the Grand Canyon Rim. This tour is perfect for those that appreciate comfort, quality and natural beauty. A stop is made at the Kaibab National forest area for a tasty buffet lunch (included). You will be transferred back to Anaheim, arriving between approximately 8pm and 9pm. Please note: the listed price does not include a hotel resort fee and taxes payable at check-out. The price displayed is per person, based on the maximum passengers booked per room. If you require separate rooms, separate bookings must be made.  The price displayed is per person, based on 4 people per room. If you require separate rooms, you must make separate bookings.

$257.99 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon National Park Helicopter Tour

Enjoy a memorable helicopter experience over the Southern and Northern Rims of the Grand Canyon. While riding in comfort on the EcoStar helicopter, you will have 180 degrees of viewing space through the over-sized, wrap-around windows. The EC-130 helicopter is equipped with plush stadium seating, specifically designed for sightseeing tours. You’ll view sights of the Kaibab National Forest, the Dragon Corridor and the Grand Canyon’s Northern Rim as this exciting tour puts you in the heart of the action.You will have a "birds eye view" to this Natural Wonder of the World! After flying over the Kaibab National Forest, you will enter the Dragon Corridor, the deepest and widest part of the Grand Canyon. Marvel at the Canyon's legendary beauty while relaxing in comfort. Have your camera ready as the colorful vistas will leave you awe-struck. These sights, only accessible from a helicopter, will sure to be a topic of discussion for years to come!

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