Once you land in the city of sin there is an abundance of activities for you to do that you could easily spend a week of just staying at your hotel. However if you have had enough of the bright lights and gambling you can always go out and get a helicopter Grand Canyon in Las Vegas tour. These tours are an incredible experience that is like no other.
With so many different vendors available it is hard to summarize exactly what you will be doing however from the attractions in the area we can make a pretty good guess. Below we will explore the different kinds of Grand Canyon helicopter tours in Las Vegas.
Classic over the top trip
One of the more iconic Grand Canyon helicopter tours in Las Vegas that you will experience is going out to see one of the marvels of the world. Additionally you can also opt to go on this trip via an airplane if you are not a huge fan of heights. This trip generally consists of seeing a section of the wonder as well as some other iconic locations such as Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River and the Mojave Desert.
There are several different locations of the wonder that you can visit so it is important that you do your research beforehand so you know what you are getting.
Land at the wonder
Another very popular Grand Canyon helicopter tours in Las Vegas is for people to go and land at the wonder itself. These trips normally depart from either the strip or the national park so be sure to know where beforehand. Some more premium services will give you a shuttle to the airport where you can then get flown out to the wonder rather than driving to the national park.
This trip also includes the following highlights; Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, Mojave Desert as well as landing at one of the sights. If you are going to the West Rim you will also experience the Skywalk that looks down onto the floor of the wonder below. Additionally the West Rim is the only location with a landing site on the base. That means you don’t have to walk down to experience the full extent of the natural beauty.
Flying over the strip
While the previous Grand Canyon helicopter tours in Las Vegas that we have mentioned have focused on the wonder itself, there are also trips where you can see the city of sin in all of its glory. Departing from the strip itself you can see some notable attractions such as the New York New York Hotel, Fountains of the Bellagio, the Eiffel Tower of Paris, the Luxor Pyramid, Stratosphere, Clock Tower in St Mark’s Square and even downtown.
There are no plane options for these types of flights so if you do have a crippling fear of not having walls around you while you are flying this may not be the right choice for you. However you shouldn’t let your fears overcome you as this is an incredible Grand Canyon helicopter tours in Las Vegas that is definitely worth seeing.
By this point you should have a good understanding of the different types of Grand Canyon helicopter tours in Las Vegas. We did mention earlier that there are hundreds of vendors out there that may have different options so be sure to explore all of them until you find a trip that tickles your fancy. These are merely the most common and popular rides that we have listed above.