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Flight to West Rim Grand Canyon with Ground Tour & optional Skywalk

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Key Highlights

  • Fly to the Grand Canyon in a fixed wing plane which offers wonderful views
  • Transfer to a coach for a tour of all the West Rim’s best look-out points
  • Boxed lunch will be served in a scenic setting
  • Option to add a ticket for the incredible Skywalk
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approx. 7 hours

    Start time

    Start time: Flight departs at approx. 7:15am and 11:30am, hotel pick-up at least 45 minutes prior
    Duration: Approx. 7 hours (Flight time to Grand Canyon West Rim: approx. 45 minutes each way)

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Las Vegas.
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Las Vegas

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Take a thrilling flight over the rugged Arizona landscape to one of the wildest parts of the stupendous Grand Canyon.

    Touch down inside the Hualapai Reservation and explore this glorious unspoilt area in a motor coach shuttle. Enjoy unforgettable views of the Canyon and see the culture of the Wild West from the Native American perspective.

    If you like, you can also opt to go on the sensational Skywalk, a glass bridge jutting out from the Canyon's edge. It's like walking on air 4000 feet above the valley floor. A unique experience and one you'll remember for ever.

    On your flight back, you'll have another chance to enjoy panoramic views of the extraordinary scenery of this desert land.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Las Vegas and driven in an air-conditioned vehicle to the North Las Vegas Air Terminal to check in for your flight.

    You will fly in a comfortable fixed-wing Dornier plane (giving better views than a helicopter) seeing fabulous panoramas of the striking Arizona landscape including Lake Mead. This vast man-made lake, 110 miles in length, is held in check by the massive Hoover Dam.

    You will land at the Grand Canyon West Rim. This wilderness area outside the main National Park is one of the best places to view the stunning Grand Canyon. Here, in the Native American Hualapai Reservation, man has had little impact on the Canyon's natural beauty. No crowds, no guardrails and stupendous views as far as you can see.

    You will board a motor coach for an approx. 2.5 hours tour of the area. Highlights will probably include the Indian Village with authentic dwellings and The Hualapai Ranch, a Western theme town with horseback and wagon rides.

    After all this adventure you are sure to be hungry. Enjoy Boxed lunch before catching your flight back to town.

    Your have the option to add a SkyWalk ticket to your day. SkyWalk is a cleverly constructed plexiglass walkway that extends out into space from the Canyon edge. With nothing but glass under your feet, it's like walking on 'air' 4,000 feet above the Canyon floor and the Colorado River. It is an extraordinary sensation with 360 degree, fantastic views.

    At the end of your trip, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Las Vegas.

    After your Skywalk you will have lunch before boarding your flight back to Las Vegas.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle to Las Vegas North Terminal
    • Flight to and from the Grand Canyon West Rim
    • Motor coach (air-conditioned) tour at Grand Canyon
    • Admission to Skywalk (if option selected)
    • Taped commentary in English, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish
    • Boxed lunch
    • Fuel Surcharge
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm your pick up details. Please confirm the pick-up point and time carefully with your activity operator. Hotels in Vegas are huge and you can miss the pick-up if not standing at the right place. The hotel pick-up is at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled start time, as a lot of formalities and pre flight check in etc needs to be taken care of

    This tour requires a minimum of 6 passengers to operate. If you book this tour and the minimum of 6 passengers is not met then you will be given the option to move to another departure date or a full refund will be given

    Please present your booking voucher at the local activity operator’s office

    The tour departs from the North Las Vegas airport (different from the Las Vegas International Airport). This airport is around 30 minutes away from the Strip

    You need to carry photo ID (eg passport, driving license)

    This is not a helicopter tour but operated in a Dornier plane, which is more comfortable than a helicopter and has better views as well

    Infants 0- 2 years are free, as long as they sit on the parents lap.
    An additional Fuel Surcharge may be applicable.

    Additional info

    The Skywalk is very popular. If you are taking this option you may have to line to get onto the walkway. Suggestion – bring an iPod!Each visitor to the Skywalk is issued with numbered shoe covers – in order to avoid scratches and slipping The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have