grand-canyon-hikingSeeing the Grand Canyon by Helicopter and on the Ground

A Grand Canyon helicopter tour that allows you to the sheer grandiosity that only Mother Nature can provide that also allows you to observe the park from the ground is the ideal solution for the visitor that has a desire to truly experience this majestic park. The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous natural wonders in the world. Located within the northern region of Arizona, this park is considered to be a window into the deeply rich history of the Native American, as well as the geological history of the region. This park was actually one of the first national parks located within the United States. To this day, it is considered to be a highly-treasured location that inspires individuals of all walks of life. In order to truly enjoy this natural wonder, a Grand Canyon helicopter tour that comes complete with a hiking land tour is the way to go.

When touring the Grand Canyon, you will find that the beautiful landscapes and the unique colors and contours offer people of all ages with an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. While a beautiful escape from society, it is a known fact that several people have inhabited the area in and around the Grand Canyon for thousands upon thousands of years. Artifacts date back as far as 12,000 years. To date, air and land tours have uncovered many artifacts in the 277 mile canyon. The gorge of the canyon does not widen due to the dry climate, but it has extraordinary depths that may be viewed by both the air and the land. While on an air and land tour, you have the capability of viewing the four majestic plateaus that were created by the Colorado River. In addition to this, you may observe the 40 layers of rock and the mysterious cinder cones that are located near the regions highly active faults that are referred to as “Toroweap” and “Hurricane”.

One of the greatest mysteries associated with the canyon will be expounded on when you take a Grand Canyon helicopter tour and a hiking land tour. That is, the Kaibab limestone, which is located on the top-most layer of the Grand Canyon. This special type of limestone deposit was actually created at the very bottom of the ocean; however, today, it sits 9,000 feet higher. The uplifting of this deposit from its origin is considered to be a mystery among scholars. You will also learn about all of the ecological habitats associated with the canyon, the lush and vibrant vegetation that grows within the region, and the climate associated with the national park. If you truly want to enjoy the Grand Canyon, in all of its majesty, you must take a land and air tour. By taking the Grand Canyon helicopter tour, you may view the immensity of the natural wonder up close and a hiking tour will allow you to become immersed into the captivating scenery. It is truly an once-in-a-lifetime experience that all should enjoy!