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  • Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

    1. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

    On your full-day tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon, you’ll have a chance to enjoy a drive through the Joshua Tree Forest. Your professional driver/guide will provide information about the sights along the way. In addition, this excursion includes a narrated bus tour at the Grand Canyon, a nutritious breakfast, and your choice of turkey, ham or a veggie wrap during the tour. Enjoy a 15-minute stop at the Hoover Dam for a photo opportunity and amazing view of the Hoover Dam and Bypass Bridge. When you arrive at the West Rim you’ll have your first views of the majestic Colorado River below. There are also spectacular views from Eagle and Guano points. If you hike the trail at Guano Point, you’ll reach the West Rim’s highest point, where the views of the Colorado River are breathtaking. A visit to the Hualapai Ranch is also included in the tour. At this Native American settlement, ...

    We enjoyed our trip to the Grand Canyon. Our guide was great; he was informative, organized and entertaining. It was much better than driving there ourselves for a day trip from Vegas.The bus was comfortable and the stops were timed just right.

  • From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim with Optional Skywalk

    2. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim with Optional Skywalk

    Embark on a full day of adventure and fun with an informative tour of the Grand Canyon’s West Rim – home of the famous Skywalk. See Boulder City, the bypass bridge, the Joshua Tree Forest, and more from your air-conditioned vehicle.

    Depart Las Vegas early in the morning, stopping to grab some food in Boulder City, the US's first planned community and only town in Nevada without legalized gambling. Enjoy feasting on a classic American breakfast, free from the incessant jangle of slot machine gaming.

    Stop at the new bypass bridge and get incredible pictures of the mighty Hoover Dam. Reach the West Rim, then board the Hualapai Tribes Legacy Tour to view Eagle Point and Guano Point.

    Enjoy some time at your leisure, perhaps deploying your lunch ticket to feast on food right on the rim. Take in the amazing views, or treat yourself to a trip on the glass Sk...

    Great tour to go on Charlie was an exceptional tour guide. Very knowledgeable and friendl. Our driver James is the man, had to tough it out with the sun in his face all the way back. Great experience, I highly recommend going.

  • Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & 7 Magic Mountains Tour

    3. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & 7 Magic Mountains Tour

    This small-group tour starts early with a 7:00 AM departure. You'll make a quick bonus stop at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign to get an iconic photo. Then, your tour guide will drive you out of Las Vegas and into the Mojave desert.

    In the middle of the desert is one of the area's hottest attractions: Seven Magic Mountains. Take a walk through the colorful art installations and strike your best pose for a memorable photo. From here you will travel through historic Boulder City on the way to the Hoover Dam. Climb up to the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Walkway for a sweeping view of the front of the Hoover Dam.

    Enjoy a snack as your tour guide takes you up to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. You will have 4 hours to explore famous points like Eagle Point and Guano Point. If you'd like, you can add a thrilling walk on the Skywalk.

    All in all, this...

    Kevin was a great tour guide!! The trip was very informative and had wonderful views!! Kevin knew a ton of facts about the surrounding area on the way to and back from the Grand Canyon! Would definitely recommend to anyone!!

  • Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim and Hoover Dam VIP Tour

    4. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim and Hoover Dam VIP Tour

    The tour starts with pickup from Las Vegas and heads towards your first stop of the day, The Hoover Dam. Enjoy some time to take photos of the landmark, as well as admire the views of Lake Mead and the Mike O'Callahan/Pat Tillman Bridge.

    Next, marvel at the stunning views as you drive through the Mojave Desert, Dolan Springs and the Joshua Tree Forest until you arrive at the second destination of the day, the Grand Canyon West Rim, home of the Hualapai Indian Tribe.

    Spend up to 3 hours of your own free time exploring the region and immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscape that surrounds you.

    Take in the view at Eagle Point and walk on The Grand Canyon Skywalk (for an extra fee), a glass bridge that is 4,000 feet above the canyon floor.

    Head to Guano Point next, home ...

    It was nice tour. Our driver cum guide Tara was excellent... Giving her 5 star rating.

  • From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour and Skywalk Entry with Lunch

    5. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour and Skywalk Entry with Lunch

    Depart Las Vegas in the morning and stop along the famous Route 66 on the way to Grand Canyon West. Upon arrival, ride the shuttle to Eagle Point. Get an incredible view of the eagle-shaped rock formation and walk right up to the edge of the canyon. See some of the dwellings where Native American tribes used to live. Then, experience the most spectacular views from the Skywalk. This glass-framed overlook sits 4,000 feet above the Grand Canyon and boasts a 10-foot-wide, horseshoe-shaped glass bridge peering over the West Rim of the canyon. Feel like you’re floating on air as you take in the sweeping views. Stop for lunch at the recently-opened Skywalk Café. Next, go to Guano Point at the site of an old guano mine. Enjoy views that are completely different to the ones at Eagle Point. Walk along the dirt trail at the edge at Guano Point, then return to the Welcome Center before heading ba...

  • Grand Canyon: West Rim Helicopter and Landing Tour

    6. Grand Canyon: West Rim Helicopter and Landing Tour

    Explore the lands sacred to the Hualapai Tribe and experience magnificent aerial views aboard a premier ECO-Star helicopter. Fly from the West Rim of the Grand Canyon and be captivated by the majestic, multicolored rock layers of the cliffs surrounding you. The diverse, beautiful colors of the mile-deep Grand Canyon are a sight to behold.  Descend and land 3,500 feet below the rim where you will enjoy the mystique and grandeur of the Grand Canyon from an exclusive landing site only 300 feet above the mighty Colorado River. While on the canyon floor, take in the breathtaking setting and make sure to bring your camera to document this memorable experience.  End your tour with a 10-minute flight back through the walls of the Canyon and to the West Rim Airport.

  • From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Lunch

    7. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Lunch

    Depart Las Vegas in the morning and enjoy a delicious breakfast snack en route to the Grand Canyon. Your guide will provide a live narration as you travel, while you sit back and relax in a state-of-the-art bus. Stop along the way at the famous Route 66, and at the Hoover Dam for a fantastic photo opportunity. Upon arrival at Grand Canyon West, ride the shuttle to Eagle Point, where the Skywalk and gift shop are located. Get an incredible view of the eagle-shaped rock formation and walk right up to the edge of the canyon. See some of the dwellings where Native American tribes used to live. Continue to Guano Point at the site of an old guano mine. Enjoy views that are completely different from the ones at Eagle Point. Walk along the dirt trail at the edge at Guano Point for spectacular views from different angles. Return to the Welcome Center before heading back to Las Vegas.

  • Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Bus Tour & Optional Skywalk Ticket

    8. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Bus Tour & Optional Skywalk Ticket

    Depart Las Vegas in the morning and enjoy a delicious breakfast snack on the way to Grand Canyon West. Stop along the famous Route 66. Upon arrival, ride the shuttle to Eagle Point, where the Skywalk and gift shop are located. Get an incredible view of the eagle-shaped rock formation and walk right up to the edge of the canyon. See some of the dwellings that the Native American tribes lived in olden times. Then, experience the most spectacular views from the Skywalk. This glass-framed overlook sits 4,000 feet above the Grand Canyon and boasts a 10-foot-wide, horseshoe-shaped glass bridge peering over the West Rim of the canyon. Feel like you’re floating on air with this view. Next, go to Guano Point at the site of an old guano mine. Enjoy views that are completely unique to the ones at Eagle Point. Walk along the dirt trail at the edge at Guano Point for spectacular views from differe...

    Very pleased with our experience. Our guide Dave was very informative and had a great sense of humor. Our walking tour was a great addition to the tour.

  • Grand Canyon Helicopter Air Tour

    9. Grand Canyon Helicopter Air Tour

    This air only (non-landing) tour is a memorable helicopter experience to the Hualapai Nation on the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. The experience is enhanced by narrations in your language of choice coupled with an excellent selection of music that complements the beautiful sights; Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, the great expanse of the Mojave Desert and the Grand Wash Cliffs on the Hualapai Reservation. On arrival to the West Rim, you will be treated to the visual wonders of the Grand Canyon; a truly inspiring work of nature that most visitors consider breathtaking. Arrive at our comfortable terminal and receive your safety briefing before boarding one of our state-of-the-art EcoStar helicopters for your air journey to the Grand Canyon. Fly over Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam then enjoy spectacular views of the volcanic Black Mountai...

  • From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

    10. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

    Get ready for a bird’s-eye view of one of the country’s most memorable natural wonders on this scenic airplane tour over the Grand Canyon. Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off in Las Vegas and admire the canyon’s West Rim from above.

    Get picked up from your hotel in Las Vegas and head on down to Boulder Terminal for your check-in. Board the air-conditioned passenger aircraft, and prepare for take-off.

    Fly towards the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, passing over Lake Mead — the largest man-made lake in the US — and the Hoover Dam. Soar above the Colorado River and soak in the scenery as you cross into Arizona.

    Arrive at the Grand Canyon — a stunning natural phenomenon. Gaze out of the plane's large windows for panoramic views of the swirling colors and rock formations as you benefit from expert comme...

    Beautiful views Cece was a great pilot. I didn't get a good view Of Hoover damn because I was on the wrong side of the plane wish she would have gone by it on the way home. We had 4 people 1 of them didn't have a sound device in working condition. The red plain that looks way weird and nicer is not the one they put us on.

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What people are saying about Grand Canyon West Rim

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,849 reviews

The tour guide Robert was fantastic! without him we wouldn't have known anything about what we were seeing.I felt bad for our guide at the end.We were suppose to be back at 2:00.one man kept us waiting for 50 minutes.we all thought after 30 minutes Robert should have left him.But he was very calm and said he couldn't.

Great tour to go on Charlie was an exceptional tour guide. Very knowledgeable and friendl. Our driver James is the man, had to tough it out with the sun in his face all the way back. Great experience, I highly recommend going.

This is a best company in the area. The ride was unforgettable. Everyone who’s working over there so nice and friendly. Our pilot, Tim was amazing. We definitely do again when we are gonna be in Las Vegas.

Everything was excellent! Definitely recommend this attraction.

Robert with Sweet Tours with absolutely amazing!! 10/10!