If you would like to experience the Grand Canyon in a unique way, you should consider flying over the national park and floating down the Colorado River.
This is possible through the Las Vegas Combo Tour: Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight and Colorado River Float Day Trip. This tour is best suited for those that are visiting Las Vegas. The tour starts with a free pickup from the Las Vegas hotel in which you are staying. Upon pickup, you will then initiate the journey of a lifetime! If you are in search of a way to experience a fun-filled, memorable day in and around the Grand Canyon, you are sure to enjoy this fascinating tour!
Once you are picked up from your Las Vegas hotel, you will then be transported to a nearby airport where you will board a luxurious helicopter. Upon lift off, you will be transported through and over some of the most captivating locations in and around Las Vegas. The hour-long flight will take you over the magnificent Hoover Dam, the mesmerizing Lake Mead, and the West Rim of the immense and absolutely stunning Grand Canyon! Once you reach the Grand Canyon, you will then land in Boulder City. From here, you will be transported to the Colorado River. At the launch area, you will be boarded onto a comfortable and safe river raft.
Once all of the guests and the friendly guide has boarded the river raft, you will start your journey through the captivating Colorado River. As you float down the historical river, you will find yourself beside rock formations that are over a million years old, vividly-colored pillars, and stunning cathedral buttresses. As you move forward in your adventure, you will get to witness the awe-inspiring beauty and rich history of the Black Canyon. Additionally, you are sure to see a large variety of wildlife such as blue heron, big horn sheep, and other amazing creatures!
The raft that you will be on will, eventually, come to a stop on a secluded and beautiful beach. Here, you will be able to experience the beauty of the area, firsthand, while taking a refreshing dip in the waters of the river. You will then be provided with a delicious box lunch. The conclusion of your journey will be at Willow Beach, which is situated on the Arizona side of the river. Here, you will be provided with the opportunity to take a look around, meet the locals, and obtain a few souvenirs. Immediately thereafter, you will be returned to your hotel in Las Vegas.
If you enjoy nature, have a passion for history, and are seeking to create lifelong memories, this amazing tour is perfect for you! In addition to this tour, there are several other types of Grand Canyon helicopter tours that you may take.