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Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour

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Explore the wildest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon on this day trip from Las Vegas. Travel through the Mojave Desert, across the Colorado River and along famous Route 66 until you reach the canyon, where you’ll take a narrated coach tour and experience the South Rim’s highlights. See towering rock formations, stop for scenic walks along the rim, and enjoy a picnic lunch while admiring the views. Your knowledgeable guide will ensure a comfortable, informative and enlightening experience. Upgrade to include a exhilarating helicopter tour to catch even more stunning views!
  • See multiple Grand Canyon sites from Las Vegas in just one day
  • Visit South Rim, Mather Point, and Hermit’s Rest; upgrade for helicopter
  • Picnic lunch, snacks, and drinks included to keep you fueled
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Las Vegas for ease
What to Expect
Begin your Grand Canyon day tour with hotel pickup in Las Vegas. Catch up on sleep or admire desert views as your driver safely makes the trip to the Grand Canyon. Upon arrival, drive along the 13-mile (21-kilometer) Rim Trail, learning about the canyon from your guide as you go. Take plenty of photo stops and eat a picnic lunch. Then, visit Native American shops and stop by the Grand Canyon Visitor Center for a commemorative passport stamp before returning to Las Vegas. Upgrade to include a helicopter ride through the deepest and widest part of the Grand Canyon and over the Colorado River.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
2: Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
7:00 AM
12h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Snack and bottle water
  • Boxed deli-style lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon South Rim
  • Entry/Admission - Mather Point
  • Entry/Admission - Bright Angel Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Yavapai Point
  • 45- minute helicopter flight (unless option selected)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - South Kaibab Trail
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • If booking tour with helicopter, all passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 275lbs (125 kg / 19.5 stone) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
  • If you do not select the helicopter upgrade, please place 'N/A' in the Passenger Weights field at checkout.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well organized tour and I couldn't be more happier with this whole experience. Everything went smooth and our tour guide James was super nice! He is very knowledgeable and has such good vibe. It was a long way to get there...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving this unforgettable review! We appreciate the kind words and cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write this review, sharing your experience with DETOURS. We're glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you again soon! We've got...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing time with Jimmy as guide, the trip was well worth it. Travelled across the Mojave, took the Route 66, visited Seligman and Williams, reached the Grand Canyon National Park where we went on a helicopter ride. Can’t miss the view from above!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Dana! Thank you for reaching out to DETOURS with your kind words. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself, the Grand Canyon is simply a treat. You know what they say: "Nothing ventured, nothing gained!" We hope yo see you again soon, and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2019

Highlights of this tour include the fantastic tour vehicle, very comfortable seats, our lovely guide Greg was wonderful - very informative and friendly and made it super fun. This is one of the few tours departing from Las Vegas visiting the South Rim and with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2019

Fantastic!… And thank you for joining us for a tour to the Grand Canyon, with the helicopter ride! We appreciate you taking a moment to sharing your very kind words about your experience, and were thrilled that your guide, Greg, was very informative and friendly...More

Reviewed 20 May 2019

Our driver, Greg, was AMAZING! he picked us up at our hotel in Las Vegas on the strip a few minutes early (which was perfect as we were ready to go!). Once we picked up all the other guests at their hotels we set off...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2019

Wow!… Thanks Rachelle for the opportunity to create a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for you and yours to the Grand Canyon and for taking the time to leave your very nice review. It was our pleasure to have you all with us and we’re thrilled that you...More

Reviewed 16 May 2019

Perfect in timing as well pick up as drop off in the evening. Our guide, Greg, did an excellent job: driving, explaining, entertaining: not a single remark. Glad we could enjoy this wonderful trip. Thanks, Rita and MarcMore

Date of experience: May 2019
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DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2019

Awesome Rita & Marc... we’re thrilled that you joined us for an amazing tour. It was our pleasure to have you both with us, and we’re thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed Greg, as your guide, in that he provided excellent driving, and was very knowledgeable...More

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14 November 2018|
Response from T9781HRstephenw | Reviewed this property |
You will need to check with the particular operator but in my experience we didn’t get back until about 9:30 to 10:00 pm so that wouldn’t work. It’s a big day and I’d suggest doing the show separately.
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