Approx 2.5 hours
9am to 11:45am
You will be picked up from your hotel 45 minutes to 1 hour prior to the above listed flight times
Las Vegas McCarran Executive Terminal
In a small group (just 6 passengers per helicopter) you will soar like an eagle over landscapes of matchless grandeur and beauty on your way to the wild West Rim of the Canyon. Enjoy spectacular views of the magnificent Hoover Dam and glittering Lake Mead en route.
On the return journey your pilot will take you directly over the sparkle and glitz of the Las Vegas strip. What a contrast to the rugged desert landscapes you have just flown over!
Experience the wonder of the Grand Canyon and the Mojave desert as well as the Las Vegas Strip - from the sky! Start with Papillon luxury shuttle transportation from your Las Vegas hotel to the Grand Canyon Helicopter Terminal near McCarran Airport. After boarding your helicopter sit back in your comfortable seat enjoy sights such as Mojave Desert, volcanic bone yard of the black mountains, Hoover Dam and so on.
After boarding your helicopter sit back in your comfortable seat enjoy sights such as Mojave Desert, volcanic bone yard of the black mountains, Hoover Dam and so on..
As you sweep over some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet, you will enjoy choreographed music and an informative audio-guide in a choice of 11 languages (Mandarin, Cantonese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish).
On the way, you will see awesome views of the massive Hoover Dam, one of the world’s greatest engineering achievements, and the sparkling waters of Lake Mead. As well as some lesser-known natural features of the area such as such as the 12 mile (20 km) long Grand Wash Cliffs, on the western edge of the Colorado plateau, and the Grapevine Mesa. This flat-topped plateau is capped by a layer of limestone that once formed the floor of an ancient lake. You will also fly over the Black Mountains wilderness area home to the rare bighorn sheep.
When you reach the West Rim of the Canyon, hold your breath as your chopper dips beneath the edge and flies you a short way between the massive rock walls. Your pilot will head back and give you the chance to see the spectacular scenery from another angle.
Your return journey to Las Vegas takes around 45 minutes. On the way back your pilot will fly you over the dazzling neon of the world- famous Las Vegas Strip. Look out for the great hotels and resorts that Vegas is famous for – New York, New York, the iconic replica Eiffel Tower, the Luxor’s pyramid, Treasure Island and the monumental buildings of Caesars’ Palace.
On reaching the Las Vegas McCarran Executive Terminal you will board your coach for the return to your hotel, where your delightful tour ends.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
All passengers 18 years and over should bring photo ID or a passport with them.
Tour itinerary, tour components, and prices are subject to change at any time without notice for reasons that may include weather conditions, FAA restrictions, and/or any other unforeseen occurrences.
Passengers weighing more than 275lbs would be charged a 50 per cent seat fee
Complimentary round-trip hotel pick up service for all Papillon Helicopter tours departing from our VIP Las Vegas terminal will be serviced by a Papillon luxury shuttle.
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