Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Best Las Vegas Grand Canyon Bus Tours For Spring Break

By Jacky Archer

Are you waiting for Spring Break to hurry and get here so you can go to Vegas? If so, you're probably researching all the fun things you'll be able to do. It's not too early to finalize your plans so you can beat the rush of Spring Breakers making reservations for the months of March and April.

If you're going to Vegas, then you'll want to visit the Grand Canyon too because it is fairly close and it is definitely worth seeing. There are several kinds of tours available, but the bus tours are one of the best ways to go.

The good thing about beginning your Canyon tour in Vegas is that you can choose between a tour of the South Rim or the West Rim. You can upgrade your tour to include various activities such as a helicopter flyover of the rim.

West Rim Skywalk

The West Rim of the Canyon is very popular because there are several fun things to do there. One of the best, is the Grand Canyon Skywalk. It is a massive glass viewing bridge that hangs over the edge of the rim so you can look down 4000 feet to the Canyon floor below you. You'll have impressive views and a few thrills, plus there are professional photographers stationed there to snap a photo of you enjoying the experience.

Helicopters are allowed to fly down to the Canyon floor at the West Rim, so you can add one of the adventurous flights to your bus tour. If you take the helicopter flight, you'll get to land beside the river and have a picnic complete with champagne while you enjoy the scenery from the bottom of the Canyon. This tour also comes with the option to take a boat ride along the Colorado River.

There are also several walking trails along the West Rim where you can see impressive views from lookout spots such as Guano and Eagle Point.

About The South Rim Of The Canyon

The West Rim is busy and filled with adventure, but the South Rim is more about experiencing the beauty of nature. Just like the West Rim tours, you can upgrade your South Rim bus tour to include a helicopter ride over the Canyon. The helicopter flyover goes over to the North Rim, which is a remote wilderness area and back to the South Rim. The flight path takes you over the Dragoon Corridor, so you'll get to see the widest and deepest part of the Canyon.

The basic bus tour will take you around key spots like Yaki Point and Mather Point. The tour includes a stop at Grand Canyon Village where you can shop for souvenirs, explore the Village, and get a bite to eat.

The Deluxe Tour Option

In addition to basic bus tour tickets, there are also deluxe tours available. The deluxe tours are more personal since they use a touring van that only carries 12 people. Compare that to the basic tour that uses a motor coach and takes about 40 people on each tour. When you go on a deluxe tour, you'll have a little more freedom when it comes to when to take rest stops and what landmarks you want to see.

The price you pay for a deluxe or basic tour is all-inclusive, which eliminates hidden fees. The price includes a lunch as well as park fees. Bus tours are the most affordable way to see the Canyon, since you can book a tour for as low as $80.


A Vegas getaway that includes a bus tour to the Canyon is a perfect way to spend your Spring Break. The tours have several options for you to choose from, so you can upgrade your tour to include a helicopter ride or other fun adventures if you want. Canyon tours fill up fast, especially during busy times like Spring Break, so book your tour early for guaranteed seats and the lowest prices.

The Canyon is filled with all kinds of adventure, so it is a fitting experience for a Spring Break getaway. It truly is one of the most breathtaking places on earth, and now is the perfect time to check it out.

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