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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

Embark on a full-day tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon with a narrated bus tour. Throughout the day, admire scenic views of the Joshua Tree Forest National Park, the Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Start with pickup from Las Vegas and meet your professional driver/guide who will provide information about the sights along the way. Have a light nutritious breakfast and your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap during the tour. Enjoy a 15-minute stop at the Hoover Dam for a photo opportunity and an amazing view of the Bypass Bridge. Upon arrival at the West Rim, enjoy your first views of the majestic Colorado River below. Take in the spectacular views from Eagle and Guano points. If you hike the trail at Guano Point, reach the West Rim’s highest point, where the views of the Colorado River below are breathtaking. Visit the Hualapai Ranch, a Native American settlement where you can watch a shootout, play cowboy games, or take a wagon ride. Afterwards, return to Las Vegas with drop-off at your hotel.

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Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim and Hoover Dam Tour

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

Discover the West Rim of the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam on a guided full-day excursion from Las Vegas. Admire breathtaking scenery with an expert tour guide as well as some free time to explore at the various sites visited. Start with pickup from Las Vegas and head 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 and the Joshua Tree Forest until you arrive at the second destination of the day, the Grand Canyon West Rim. Take some free time exploring the region and immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscape that surrounds you. Take in the views at Eagle Point and walk on The Grand Canyon Skywalk, for an additional fee payable on the day. Head to Guano Point next, home to some of the best views of The Grand Canyon and Colorado River.  Continue to the Hualapai Ranch where you can learn how to rope like a cowboy, horseback ride near the rim, or ride a mechanical bull. Browse for handmade, authentic Native American crafts and jewelry, and other souvenirs that can be purchased to remember your visit. Finally, return to Las Vegas in the early evening with drop-off at your hotel.

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Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Champagne

3. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Champagne

Marvel at the Grand Canyon from above on this popular helicopter tour from Las Vegas, with transfers included. Land on the canyon floor 3,500 feet below the rim to enjoy it up-close. Treat yourself to some champagne and refreshments while overlooking the Colorado River. After your Las Vegas pickup, experience a breathtaking helicopter flight over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Fortification Hill—an extinct volcano—along with many other awe-inspiring views. After descending 3,500 feet inside the Grand Canyon and Hualapai Indian Reservation, make sure to snap some photos after landing for some unforgettable souvenirs.  Take in the breathtaking views of the canyon and river in front of you. Then, enjoy a cool beverage, light snack, and champagne toast while sitting 300 feet above the impressive Colorado River.  Continue your journey through the beautiful Black Canyon as your return to the South Las Vegas terminal, then enjoy your transfer back to Las Vegas.  Upgrade your tour to include a flight over the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the city’s downtown area before heading home. This option includes the standard tour plus an additional flight over the world-famous Vegas Strip.

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Grand Canyon Skywalk Express Helicopter Tour

4. Grand Canyon Skywalk Express Helicopter Tour

Depart the famed Las Vegas Strip on your direct helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. On your flight, you will experience a bird’s eye view of the Grand Canyon, Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the Las Vegas Strip. Upon landing, get ready to witness a true engineering marvel, the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The Skywalk suspends more than 4,000 feet above the Colorado River, extends out more than 70 feet away from the edge of the West Rim, and features a glass bottom walking surface. Expedited admission to the Skywalk, VIP ground transportation and a Skywalk souvenir photo are included on this adventure. You will receive an estimated 45 minutes of ground time at Grand Canyon West before your return flight to Las Vegas

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Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Rim & Helicopter Landing Experience

5. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Rim & Helicopter Landing Experience

This 10.5-hour trip to Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Indian reservation is sure to be a memorable one. Grand Canyon West is a stunning location, where you’ll have 4 hours to explore the reservation and enjoy the natural untouched beauty of the locations along the rim. This action-packed historical and visual experience provides nearly 4 hours of activities. Stops include the magnificent Hoover Dam, the 900-year-old Joshua Tree Forest, Eagle Point (home to the world-famous Skywalk), Guano Point (with stunning east and north canyon views) and the Hualapai ranch. In addition, you’ll enjoy a romantic picnic lunch at the rim of the canyon, see Native Americans perform ancient dances and walk the world-famous Skywalk (optional, at an additional fee). See the Native American village and authentic handmade Indian jewelry and crafts. See authentic Native American dwellings and interact with tribal members and artists in their colorful dress at the Hualapai market. Fly in the world-class Eurocopter EC130 jet helicopter on the longest flight available into the Grand Canyon. You'll land at the bottom with an additional 20 minutes to explore and take photographs. It doesn't get any better or more exciting than this!

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Las Vegas: Small Group Grand Canyon Skywalk Tour with Meals

6. Las Vegas: Small Group Grand Canyon Skywalk Tour with Meals

The day begins with pickup from your hotel between 6 and 6:30 AM and stops by the infamous Las Vegas sign for a photo opportunity. Leave the bright lights of the city behind and head towards Henderson, Nevada where a tasty McDonald’s breakfast awaits to set you up for a day of adventure. After breakfast, continue onto the impressive Hoover Dam for a walking tour of this fascinating feat of human engineering. Arrive at the Grand Canyon West Rim at 10:30 AM and take a stroll along the Skywalk. From the Skywalk, marvel at the panoramic vista, admire Eagle Point, and see an array of Native American buildings. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a tasty picnic lunch against the backdrop of the Grand Canyon landscape. Walk to Guano Point next, which boasts mesmerizing scenic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. Spend some time taking photos of this breathtaking vista, then enjoy a tour of a nearby Native village. At the end of an unforgettable day, soak up the last of the views as you depart the canyon and return to Las Vegas at around 5:00 PM.

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Grand Canyon West & Hoover Dam Combo Tour

7. Grand Canyon West & Hoover Dam Combo Tour

This amazing day includes a wonderful tour of Hoover Dam followed by 3 full hours at the Grand Canyon West Rim on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. Hoover Dam is located in Black Canyon on the Colorado River.  It’s an outstanding achievement, noteworthy not only for its enormous dimensions, complex design and intricate construction, but also for its illustration of man's outstanding ability to overcome the desert's summer sun, the vagaries of a treacherous river, and the extreme hazards of the great heights of the canyon’s sheer walls. This tour includes the Visitor Center and Historical Displays, views from the “interior” base of the dam into the Generator Room, the fascinating Hoover Dam Movie, with ample time for breathtaking views from the Top of the Dam, Lake Mead, the world's largest man-made lake, the eastern edge of the chasm in Arizona where you have fabulous views of the dam. In addition, you will walk across the top of the Dam into Arizona where there are wonderful photo ops of the new Hoover Dam Bridge. As a bonus, stop at a local park where herds of Big Horn Sheep often come down from the surrounding mountains to gather and graze on the sweet grass. Cross the beautiful High Desert of Arizona and visit the incredible 900 year old Joshua Tree Forest, Eagle Point & Guano Point (with 3 hours to explore the most beautiful natural locations at the rim of the Grand Canyon). You’ll have a romantic picnic lunch at the rim and see Native American Dancing and Dwellings. This is the “family outing” of a lifetime!

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From Las Vegas: Guided Tour to the Grand Canyon West Rim

8. From Las Vegas: Guided Tour to the Grand Canyon West Rim

Depart from Las Vegas and travel west past Lake Meade and the Hoover Dam en-route to The Grand Canyon. Arrive in the morning and get on a native Hualapai transport shuttle up to the first viewpoint known as Eagle Point. Experience the famous Grand Canyon Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway that sits 4000 ft above the canyon floor and boasts spectacular one-of-a-kind views of the western rim of the canyon. After enjoying the skywalk take some time to visit the small Native American Indian village of the Hualapai tribe. Then, have a delicious lunch in the Skywalk Café. Next, continue to Guano Point where you will experience more magnificent views. Admire unique topography which has been featured in Hollywood movies for decades. Spend your time taking in the views or enjoy hiking one of the many trails in the area. One such trail will lead to the remnants of a historic tram site that used to ferry miners 8,800 ft across the chasm to the bat guano mines, which gave the area its name. After exploring the area, return to Guano Point and visit the native Hualapai market to browse their handmade arts and crafts. Finally, head back for an early evening arrival back in Las Vegas.

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What people are saying about Grand Canyon West Rim

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Very enjoyable trip. Our driver was very knowledgeable, sharing information about Hoover Dam as well as the Grand Canyon.

It was an awesome day. The weather was great. Our driver was excellent and very informative.

Robert was an excellent tour guide would highly recommend him veryKnowledgeable

Trip was awesome and very professional. Our driver was great and informative.