Tourbeschreibung

Planning to visit Grand Canyon West? In addition to the stunning vistas along the West Rim, you can also experience an unforgettable flight over the canyon’s extraordinary landmarks with Papillon's Native Explorer Tour with Legacy. This aerial tour departs from the Grand Canyon West air terminal just a short distance from the rim. Once airborne, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views from above Eagle Point - including the world-famous Skywalk glass bridge, Guano Point, and other fantastic natural formations within Grand Canyon West. In-flight headset narration will provide interesting facts and the history of the Grand Canyon throughout the duration of your tour.

After landing back at to the terminal, your West Rim adventure continues aboard an air-conditioned motorcoach for a self-guided ground tour of Grand Canyon West. Your first stop is to Hualapai Ranch, a Wild West cowboy town complete with Old West gunfights and lasso lessons. Journey to Eagle Point and marvel at the enormous eagle-shaped rock formation. See Native American dwellings from several tribes and enjoy cultural music and dancing at this location, as well. From there, you’ll proceed to Guano Point for 360-degree views of the massive stone walls of the West Rim. Return to the terminal having explored the Grand Canyon by air and by ground, a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Inbegriffene Leistungen:

  • Scenic flight with aerial views of Grand Canyon West and the Colorado River
  • Climate-controlled cabin
  • Large, oversized windows perfect for picture-taking
  • High wings providing clear panoramic views
  • Flugbegleitende Audiotour
  • Self-guided tour of multiple lookout points along the rim of the canyon

Mitbringen:

  • Denken Sie an Ihren Personalausweis/Reisepass. Alle Passagiere einer Tour müssen amtliche Ausweispapiere vorgelegen können.
  • Buchen Sie Ihre Tour gleich zu Beginn Ihrer Reise.
  • Getränke: Sie dürfen eine Flasche Wasser mitführen, diese jedoch nicht an Bord öffnen.
  • Denken Sie an Ihre Kamera! Sie dürfen Kameras und Smartphones benutzen. Es ist jedoch strengstens untersagt, innerhalb und unmittelbar außerhalb des Helikopters Selfie-Stangen oder ausfahrbare Kamerastangen zu verwenden.
  • Sie wissen nicht, welche Kleidung Sie am besten tragen sollten? Von März bis September werden mehrere Schichten übereinander empfohlen. Von Oktober bis Mitte März bietet sich Winterkleidung an.
  • Tragen Sie festes Schuhwerk. Das Gelände am Grand Canyon ist hart, felsig und uneben. Daher ist es wichtig, stabile, geschlossene Schuhe zu tragen, die für unwegsames Gelände geeignet sind. Insbesondere Sportschuhe und Wanderstiefel sind zu empfehlen.

Wichtige Informationen

Flugdauer

Approximately 20 minutes of scenic flight time of the Grand Canyon

Aufenthalt am Canyon

Explore the West Rim on a self-guided tour before beginning your air tour.

Fahrt zum Terminal

Drive to our air terminal located in the Grand Canyon West Airport vicinity.

Check-in

Check in at the air terminal 30 minutes prior to flight. You will receive passes to enter the park and visit stops along the rim after the flight.

Flug

Depart on an exciting airplane tour and witness amazing views of the Grand Canyon's most famous points by air. Views include Eagle Point, Guano Point, the Colorado River, and other areas of the Grand Canyon West.

Rückkehr zum Terminal

Return to the terminal and climb aboard a free shuttle to continue the rim portion of the tour.

Hualapai Ranch

The first stop of your self-guided rim tour is an Old Western town featuring reenactments of cowboy quickdraw duels. Learn how to speed draw or lasso rope like a true cowboy!

Eagle Point

This lookout offers views of the massive eagle-like rock formation, cultural dances, and a small village that showcases traditional Native American dwellings.

Guano Point

Proceed to Guano Point for an incredible 360-degree view of the canyon walls.

Rückkehr zum Grand Canyon West-Terminal

After a fantastic day of sightseeing, your motorcoach driver will return you to the air terminal.

  • If assistance is required in boarding and disembarking, passengers must provide companion or attendant to do so.
  • Passenger must be able to use helicopter seat.
  • Only collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be stowed onboard due to space limitations.
  • Guests will be notified at time of check-in if space limitations will prevent their accessibility equipment from being brought onboard.
  • This is an air-only tour. Should your equipment need to be left at the terminal, it will be stored safely and waiting for you upon landing.
  • Guests must reach our West Rim air terminal 45 minutes before their flight time.

Please call Reservations If you are booking this tour for accessibility purposes

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