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Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

1. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

Embark on a full-day tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon with a narrated bus tour. Throughout the day, admire scenic views of the Joshua Tree Forest National Park, the Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Start with pickup from Las Vegas and meet your professional driver/guide who will provide information about the sights along the way. You will receive a light breakfast snack upon boarding the Grand Canyon bus. Enjoy a 15-minute stop at the Hoover Dam for a photo opportunity and an amazing view of the Bypass Bridge. Upon arrival at the West Rim, enjoy your first views of the majestic Colorado River below. Take in the spectacular views from Eagle and Guano points. If you hike the trail at Guano Point, reach the West Rim’s highest point, where the views of the Colorado River below are breathtaking. Afterwards, return to Las Vegas with drop-off at your hotel.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

2. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

Explore the majestic scenery of the Grand Canyon and the world of the Hualapai tribe on a full-day tour to the West Rim from Las Vegas with lunch and transfers, plus optional helicopter, boat, and Skywalk experiences.  Your guide will provide a live narration as you travel, while you sit back and relax on a state-of-the-art luxury bus. Travel through the ancient Joshua Tree Forest en route to the West Rim. Stop for a great photo opportunity of the Hoover Dam from the Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. On arrival, explore the tribal village and Hualapai Market. Grab a bite to eat at the Skywalk Café, before getting panoramic views from Guano Point and Eagle Point. Brave the latest attraction here — the glass-bottom Grand Canyon Skywalk. Learn the history and geology of the Canyon from your local guide. Then meet some of the Hualapai tribe when they perform a traditional dance in their full tribal dress. Tailor the rest of the tour to include the experiences you would like from the options below.  Grand Canyon Skywalk option Walk across the sky on the glass bridge situated 4,000 feet above the Canyon floor. Get a complete 360˚ panoramic view of the Grand Canyon West Rim. Helicopter and pontoon ride combo Complete your Grand Canyon experience with a thrilling helicopter flight 4,000 feet down to the Canyon floor. Then, board a pontoon boat for a 15-minute ride along the Colorado River. Skywalk, helicopter, and pontoon boat combo This is the full package to see the Grand Canyon West Rim from top to bottom. Enjoy the glass Skywalk, thrilling helicopter flight to the base of the canyon, and a 15-minute pontoon boat ride along the Colorado River. Then, unwind as you are transferred back to your accommodation in Las Vegas after your day at the Grand Canyon.  

From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

3. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

Get ready for a bird’s-eye view of one of the country’s most memorable natural wonders on this scenic airplane tour over the Grand Canyon. Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off in Las Vegas and admire the canyon’s West Rim from above. Get picked up from your hotel in Las Vegas and head on down to Boulder Terminal for your check-in. Board the air-conditioned passenger aircraft, and prepare for take-off. Fly towards the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, passing over Lake Mead — the largest man-made lake in the US — and the Hoover Dam. Soar above the Colorado River and soak in the scenery as you cross into Arizona. Arrive at the Grand Canyon — a stunning natural phenomenon. Gaze out of the plane's large windows for panoramic views of the swirling colors and rock formations as you benefit from expert commentary in 1 of 16 languages. Enjoy the views on the way back to Boulder Terminal and be dropped off back to your hotel in Las Vegas, where your tour will end. You can request a commemorative flight certificate, and personalized photos are available to purchase.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Tour & Helicopter Landing Experience

4. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Tour & Helicopter Landing Experience

This 10.5-hour trip to Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Reservation is sure to be a memorable one. Grand Canyon West is a stunning location, where you’ll have approximately 4 hours to explore the reservation and enjoy the natural untouched beauty of the locations along the rim. This action-packed historical and visual experience provides nearly 4 hours of activities at the Canyon. On the ground tour portion, you'll enjoy stops at the magnificent Hoover Dam, the 900-year-old Joshua Tree Forest, Eagle Point (home to the world-famous Skywalk) and Guano Point (with stunning east and north canyon views). You'll also enjoy a romantic lunch on the rim of the canyon and have the opportunity to walk the world-famous Skywalk (optional, for an additional fee). See the Native American village and authentic handmade Indian jewelry and crafts. Fly in a world-class Eurocopter EC130 jet helicopter on the longest flight available into the Grand Canyon. You'll land at the bottom with an additional 20 minutes to explore and take photographs. It doesn't get any better or more exciting than this!

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & Route 66 Van Tour

5. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & Route 66 Van Tour

Visit three iconic sites in the United States on this guided day trip. Take pictures of the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, and Route 66, and marvel at the breathtaking sceneries they offer. Begin your group tour of the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam with pick-up from your Las Vegas hotel. Head out of Las Vegas well before the big bus tours are finished loading, ensuring more time in the park and space at the viewpoints before the largest bus groups arrive. Less than an hour from the Strip, stop for pictures at the famed Hoover Dam, a 756 foot tall and 650-foot thick block of concrete built-in 1936 to provide electricity for the growing urban centers nearby. Continue towards Grand Canyon National Park, stopping briefly in Kingman, Arizona for a coffee and restroom break. Before arriving at the park, stop for lunch along historic route 66 at Seligman, Arizona. Stretch your legs and step your feet along the pavement of America's best known western Highway before heading back to the van to continue towards the highlight of the day, your stop at Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim. At the park, enjoy your freedom and decide how to spend your time. You can take the free shuttle that will take you to Hermit Road (excluding winter season) and see several viewpoints. You can opt to hike the Rim trail with the most famous views of the West and access the visitor's centers, Yavapai Museum of Geology, Hopi House and more. Your guide will help you decide what option is best for you. Once you've gorged upon unreal vistas and nowhere-else-on-earth photo opportunities, head back to meet your driver for your relaxing drive back to Las Vegas, stopping for dinner along the way. Depending on local traffic conditions, expect to return to your hotel by approximately 8:30 PM.

Las Vegas: Small Group Grand Canyon Skywalk Tour with Meals

6. Las Vegas: Small Group Grand Canyon Skywalk Tour with Meals

The day begins with pickup from your hotel between 6 and 6:30 AM and stops by the infamous Las Vegas sign for a photo opportunity. Leave the bright lights of the city behind and head towards Henderson, Nevada where a tasty McDonald’s breakfast awaits to set you up for a day of adventure. After breakfast, continue onto the impressive Hoover Dam for a walking tour of this fascinating feat of human engineering. Arrive at the Grand Canyon West Rim at 10:30 AM and take a stroll along the Skywalk. From the Skywalk, marvel at the panoramic vista, admire Eagle Point, and see an array of Native American buildings. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a tasty picnic lunch against the backdrop of the Grand Canyon landscape. Walk to Guano Point next, which boasts mesmerizing scenic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. Spend some time taking photos of this breathtaking vista, then enjoy a tour of a nearby Native village. At the end of an unforgettable day, soak up the last of the views as you depart the canyon and return to Las Vegas at around 5:00 PM.

Grand Canyon Overnight Tour

7. Grand Canyon Overnight Tour

Stare back on over two billion years of unbelievable history revealed by the mighty forces of the Colorado River as it courses through the depth defying ravines that make up the splendor of the Grand Canyon. This national treasure, one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, draws visitors from around the globe to witness its intricate and colorful landscape and overwhelming size. Sunrise and sunsets cast magnificent color displays of red and purple upon the canyon walls and rock layers which record much of the early geologic history of the North American continent and in specific, the Southwest USA. The Grand Canyon is truly a breathtaking spectacle. Enjoy hiking ranger talks, helicopter flights, secret sunrise and sunset points on the rim, the imax movie, endless wildlife, photo opportunities and much more. Itinerary: Your first stop is the Hoover Dam, where you can marvel at its sheer size and grab a photo before journeying to the birthplace of Historic Route 66. Get your kicks and let's go! A brief stop in Williams, the home of the of the famous Grand Canyon railway, and you are starting to get close to the Grand Canyon. Take in a bird's eye view on an optional helicopter ride, stroll along the rim, take a hike into the one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on earth or simply relax in one the rim cafes and admire the magnificent view. Find your secret ledge on the rim for a once in a lifetime sun set over the Grand Canyon away from the crowds! Enjoy your evening in the small town of Tusayan at one of the local restaurants or cosy bars or relax around the campfire . There are many options for the following day. Enjoy a longer half-day or full-day hike in to the Canyon or along the rim, take an optional included tour to Desert View along the East rim of this incredible National Park. The choice is yours! Enjoy ranger's programs and endless photo opportunities before heading back to Las Vegas. Head back to Las Vegas arriving at approximately 7:00 PM after a full day in the park.

Grand Canyon West Rim and Hoover Dam Tour Trekker With Lunch

8. Grand Canyon West Rim and Hoover Dam Tour Trekker With Lunch

Travel in comfort to one of the Southwest's most exciting venues — the Grand Canyon West Rim — in a luxurious, custom vehicle with a professional tour guide. Experience the extraordinary desert scenery of the Mojave Desert as you journey to the West Rim. Brief stops along the way allow for close-up views and photos of the desert community of Dolan Springs, the rugged Joshua tree forest, and the magnificent Colorado River. Your journey culminates at the stunning West Rim of the Grand Canyon, home of the Hualapai Nation. Next, travel to Hoover Dam in style and comfort aboard a custom tour trekker. Enjoy a delicious boxed lunch while your guide shares many points of interest along the way. The Hoover Dam portion offers ample time for exploring this National Historic Landmark and engineering wonder of the world. See live presentations and a fascinating film on the Dam's construction and history. Visit the exhibit gallery and observation deck, and venture down to the observation room in the power plant to view the massive generators. Enjoy a fascinating view of the new Bypass Bridge - a modern engineering marvel. Throughout this tour, your knowledgeable tour guide escorts you to points of interest and shares fascinating facts about the history, culture, geology, flora, fauna, and all that surrounds you on this exceptional adventure.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Guided Walking Tour

9. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Take the journey of a lifetime and spend a day exploring Grand Canyon National Park. Get picked up from your hotel in Las Vegas and make friends for a day with this VIP guided walking tour. Stray off the beaten path and see Grand Canyon without the crowds and commercialism. Grab a coffee and go for a quick pic at the megalithic Hoover Dam. Witness the stunning beauty of the Mohave Desert and head out on Route 66. Experience a taste of cinematic history and stop in the little town Pixar film 'Cars' was written about. Arrive at Grand Canyon National Park and take a moment to find a special souvenir at Bright Angel Lodge. Embark on a trail walk away from busy, crowded parts of the Grand Canyon, and make memories of a lifetime. Soak in the stunning scenery, enjoy a picnic lunch, and finish at Hopi Point. Marvel at 180-degree panoramic views, and take in the astounding natural beauty of the 7th natural wonder of the world.

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What people are saying about Hoover Dam

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 19 reviews

Driver Wally was exceptional with his knowledge. Kept everyone on time which is very important. Pick up and drop off excellent. Meals were very good. Of course the Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon were awesom

Nate was fantastic! Very personable, funny, knowledgeable and a great tour guide/driver! He made a long trip really fun! Well worth the time and money to experience this tour! #DamSmithFamilyVacation

It was absolutely amazing!!!! Sharon and Carlos made it an amazing tour. Sharon is super funny and very knowledgeable making the entire tour very enjoyable. The bus is very comfortable.

excellent tour from start to finish. Our tour guide Whally was very knowledgeable. Provided with a breakfast box, orange and water all day. Lunch was great too. Highly recommend.

Guide was very helpful in describing the history and background of the canyon and the village attractions