Best time to visit Grand Canyon

Helicopter Tours

Watching Grand Canyon from the air, you'll discover the most hidden curves and ravines of this beautifully rugged terrain

Helicopter Tours in Grand Canyon - Best Time
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Christian Lendl

Some visitors choose to discover Grand Canyon on a hiking trip; others prefer to observe it from the raft; some go skydiving to have a thrilling but quick-lasting look from above. All of these options provide a pretty much of experience. However, you won't embrace the whole picture unless you go on a helicopter tour. A well-measured aerial journey offers the most awe-inspiring views revealing hidden jewels of the natural wonder.

Flying Maverick helicopter
Flying Maverick helicopter

You can choose from several options and routes. It could be a half-day, or a full-day tour, with the picnic and champagne at the bottom of the canyon. Some tours also combine several activities such as rafting or a visit to West Canyon Skywalk. So you may select the package that suits you most regarding time, budget, and other preferences.

Private landing area & picnic table at West Grand Canyon, Arizona
Private landing area & picnic table at West Grand Canyon, Arizona

As you decide on a helicopter journey, you have to be aware of certain risks. Although the accidents are rare, it's not 100% safe. It's not any Disneyland ride, and the navigation low along the narrow winding gorge is rather complicated.

Helicopter Tours in Grand Canyon - Best Season

Helicopter tours operate all year round. Usually, they depart from Las Vegas.

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