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Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour provided by Detours of Nevada

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

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This Grand Canyon sightseeing tour provides an easy solution for visiting the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas in just one day. Hassle-free transportation takes you door-to-door from your hotel to top South Rim attractions including Bright Angel Trail, Yavapai Point, and Mather Point, with an upgrade to include a helicopter tour. Throughout the tour, your guide entertains you with fun facts about the canyon you might miss on your own.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Route 66
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Grand Canyon South Rim
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Mather Point
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Bright Angel Trail
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Yavapai Point
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    South Kaibab Trail
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Painted Desert
    Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower
    The Las Vegas Strip
  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • See multiple Grand Canyon sites from Las Vegas in just one day
  • Visit South Rim, Mather Point; upgrade for a helicopter flight
  • 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 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
Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Duration
12h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 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
Exclusions
  • 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 travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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wtmarks wrote a review Nov 2020
Weston, FL167 contributions119 helpful votes
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Two friends and I had a wonderful tour to the Grand Canyon, including a helicopter flight. Our guide Jimmy Vegas was outstanding. Jimmy is very knowledgeable, fun and now a great friend. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Bill, thank you for the feedback! We're glad you had a great day with Jimmy out at the Canyon. We hope to see you out West again in the future! :)
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Virginia G wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
South Rim Grand Canyon tour is a must! Jimmy “Vegas” was our tour guide (myself and 2 friends) and he took such good care of us. The day was incredible and we were pampered from the start. Jimmy has so much knowledge about the Canyon, small towns on the way and history of the
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from DETOURSofNV, Manager at Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour
Responded 25 Nov 2019
We agree, South Rim Grand Canyon tours are a must! We're glad Jimmy Vegas was able to take care of you and make your tour excellent! We've got plenty more in the Southwest to show off so we hope to see you again soon!
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Minju Li wrote a review Oct 2019
Orange County, California1 contribution
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 but James made sure to give us
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour
Responded 15 Oct 2019
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 plenty more destinations for you to experience with us. :)
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Dana S wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions
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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! Then we walked across
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from DETOURSofArizona, Manager at Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour
Responded 24 Sep 2019
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 thank you for the recommendation and kudos to Jimmy! :)
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ShoppersAus wrote a review Jun 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5 contributions4 helpful votes
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 the longer
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon South Rim Day Trip from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Tour
Responded 13 Jun 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 and made your day extra special! We hope you’ll come join us for another adventure exploring more of our beautiful corner of the country, before too long. Until then, be well!
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About the operator

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By: Detours of Nevada
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After months of no travel due to COVID, spent an amazing safe day on a Private Tour with Detours .
We were a party of 4 persons who did a private tour to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon using Detours of Nevada wi
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Great Hoover Dam and Gold Mine Tour
Private tour was able to bypass lines. Our marvelous guide Jim “Vegas” Sammarco was a delightful source of historic
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fraidin
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Zion Day Tour from Las Vegas
Jimmy was super friendly, completely entertaining, very knowledgeable, intuitive to our needs and great with our ki
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Thomas
Take a tour with Thomas for a unique and fun experience! Very knowledgeable and entertaining. Family had a great da
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Thomas the tour guide
Been a wonderful experience with Thomas as our guide, been so fun and really a great guy. Totally worth the trip!!
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Our Tour Guide Thomas
Thomas was an excellent tour guide and made the tour so much fun. Glad we were able to have him as our guide. Very
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kimcJ3951NY
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GREAT Tour!
The tour is fantastic! Our tour guide, Alex, is really what made it great. He was so informative and patient with a
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538kalebv
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A Dam Good Tour with Thomas!
My family and I had a DAM good tour with Thomas. What a great tour guide! Very knowledgeable about the tour sites,
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adrianvasquez99
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What a DAM tour!
I had a blast being on this tour! Thomas is a really engaging host and taught me so much more about the Hoover Dam,
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matthewrJ4860ZM
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Great Expercience
My son and I did the Hoover Dam tour. The tour guide was early to our hotel, had a very clean car, and took us on
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MWatson42
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Great Tour Great Guide
My husband and I toured the Hoover Dam with your guide Thomas. I was so not interested but my husband being an engi
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Compass582518
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Zion Day Tour from Las Vegas
Booked this tour through our hotel, Vdara Hotel & Spa. We had an awesome day. Our tour guide Jimmy Vegas was very k
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Twynning
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Highly recommend!
I am SO grateful to have found Detours! I took my 85 year old grandmother to Las Vegas for a day trip to Death Vall
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kimsX8415OG
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Great quick tour
Thomas the tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and fun. Definitely recommend this tour for families.
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Engineering marvel
My husband and I did the Deluxe Small-Group Half-Day Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas. Hal was our guide. Pick up tim
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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