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Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours – Choose the Best Helicopter for your Experience

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours – Choose the Best Helicopter for your Experience

There many wonders in this world. One of them is the Grand Canyon, which is a spectacular natural formation of the earth. People have come up with various ways in which this place can be explored. Some of the ways include using boats, air-enabled vehicles and SUVs. Of all this, none will give you the experience that comes with Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours. These helicopters give you an experience like never before. You will experience great ascents and descents which will blow your mind.

There are various types of Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours in the market. One of the most common types of tour is the basic flight tour. Such a flight includes exploring the canyon only or may have an additional trip across the Las Vegas Strip, the Skywalk and the Hoover Dam.

Another type of tour that is offered by these helicopters is the one where it flies low into the canyon itself. This has a little bit more excitement as you get to explore more features of the canyon. In this exploration, one may opt to have lunch inside the canyon or go for a boat ride down the river. You will find that some tour companies have made certain packages for tourists where they can be picked by a limo from the hotel and have a lunch within the canyon with champagne added to it.

With such an offer, the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours starts with a flight from Las Vegas. The helicopter then goes towards Lake Mead before proceeding to the lovely Hoover Dam. One gets to have a wonderful tour of the canyon before they can have lunch. The tour flight includes a tour along the Las Vegas Strip. It is estimated that such a trip takes between 3 to 4 hours, but every penny you spend on it is worth it.

Other tour offers that come with this kind of exploration is where there is a combination of Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours and a boat ride. The tour starts with a flight towards the canyon’s west rim from Las Vegas. The flight has to pass over Hoover Dam. The end of the flight is along the Colorado River where there are pontoons that will take you for a thrilling and exciting boat ride. The package also includes access into the Hualapai Tribal Lands and a buffet lunch. For those who think that they are brave, a walk over the Skywalk is also available.

Another option that exists for touring the Grand Canyon is the deluxe airplane tour. Such a tour includes a Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours ride which comes with a boat ride on the Colorado River. With this package, you will get to fly to the rim of the canyon and also be able to have access to the tribal lands. In addition, this package also includes hotel transportation along the Las Vegas Strip but with lunch provided in a lunch box. A stroll on the Skywalk is also an additional feature of this package.

One of the things that you must be aware of is that Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours are in high demand. This means you have to book your space early so that you don’t get disappointed. Truth be told, the cost may seem a bit high at first; but this can’t be compared to the beautiful scenario you will experience as a result of the tour.

To help you in selecting a package that works for you, there are various companies that offer these types of packages. Do your research and choose the company which offers the best rates.

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours – The Different Types of Tours

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours – The Different Types of Tours

While in Las Vegas, you can get a wide variety of Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours. The packages range from flight only to rafting-combo packages. In the article we have here, I have tried to summarise some of the common flights available in Las Vegas. By using one of them, you will experience one of your best tours in your life.

Before we explore more on this issue, we have to know some basic facts. It is important to note that the helicopters that fly from Las Vegas usually head towards the West Rim, which is otherwise known as the Grand Canyon West. This place is about 125 miles from Las Vegas city and the time of flight is about 45 minutes. For those who may wish to go to the South Rim, they may have to accompany their flight with an airplane or bus ride.

The location of the West Rim is within the Hualapai Indian Reservation. This shares a border with the Grand Canyon National Park. One of the common features of the West Rim is that it is home to the glass bridge and the Grand Canyon Skywalk. This is the only place where one can fly to the canyon’s bottom. Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours have this package within one of its offers.

The West Rim has 2 main types of helicopter tours: the bottom-landing and the air only tours. We will look at each tour and what it offers:

–          Air only tour – With this package, one flies from Las Vegas, over Lake Mead and over Hoover Dam. The helicopter then turns towards the West Rim where the Colorado River, the Grand Cliffs Wash, the Eagle Point, the Skywalk and the Guano Point are. This whole trip may take up to 4 hours. This package may also come with shuttle services from hotel.

–          Bottom-Landing tour – The flight trip is similar to that of air only tour. The difference is that Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours lands in the Reservation.

More details about the types of bottom-landing tour are as stated here:

– Bottom landing only – The helicopter actually lands on the bottom of the canyon, which is approximately 4,000 feet. Once on the floor of the canyon, people will get off the helicopter and enjoy a champagne breakfast, toast or lunch. You will then get a chance to explore the floor of the canyon and the riverbank. There is a free shuttle offered and the total time spent on the trip is approximately 5 hours.

– Bottom landing with Skywalk and Boat – This trip is similar to the above but includes a boat ride on the Colorado River. The Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours offered by this package also include a VIP Skywalk pass. The whole trip is about 6 hours and comes with free transport.

– Skywalk tour only – Here the helicopter lands at the West Airport of the Grand Canyon. You then get a free shuttle ride to the Glass Bridge. The package also allows tourists to explore the deck for up to 2 hours. Some of the interesting sites to be visited include the Guano Point and the Eagle Point.

 

The above are some of the common Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours that are offered from Las Vegas. It is always advisable that people make bookings early because these offers are usually in high demand. Recommended time is to do the booking a week prior to the actual day of the tour.

You can always do more research online on where to get great packages for the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours. You will surely love the whole experience.

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