Thursday, April 28, 2016

5 Tips For Buying The Best Las Vegas Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

By Beth Adams

Vegas is the ultimate vacation getaway because there are so many fun things to do in the city. And it is pretty close to the Grand Canyon too, so you can book a thrilling helicopter tour of the natural wonder from Vegas. Helicopter tours come with a variety of options, so here are five tips to helps you plan the best adventure.

Tip One: Book A Deluxe Helicopter Tour

The tours that depart from Vegas come in a basic or deluxe version. The deluxe tour is the best option if it fits in your budget because it comes with some nice benefits. The deluxe tours do cost a little more, but you'll find it's worth it. For one thing, the deluxe tours come with complimentary limousine transportation to and from your hotel. The deluxe tours also use superior aircraft that have bigger cabins and optimum seating arrangements so you can see perfectly through the panoramic viewing window. Not only that, the deluxe tours lift off right from the Vegas Strip rather than Boulder City where the basic tours depart, and that means you'll get a flyover of the scenic Strip during your flight.

Tip Two: Buy A Landing Tour For The Ultimate Experience

Landing tour, or flyover? A flyover offers some impressive sightseeing, but a landing tour is the most comprehensive option if you want a truly unforgettable adventure. Not only will you be able to experience a number of hiking trails and the Grand Canyon Skywalk if you land at the tip of the rim, but there's even a bottom landing tour where you can enjoy a Champagne picnic and a Colorado River boat tour. If you want to be right in the action, and truly experience the Grand Canyon, a landing tour from Las Vegas is the only way to do it.

Tip Three: Lock In Your Seats Early

All tours of the Canyon are popular, but the helicopter tours are even more so. The seats fill up fast and often sell out. Therefore, you should buy your tour ahead of time to make sure you get seats on the day and time you want. Aim to have your seats locked in about two weeks ahead of time, but you can do it earlier too, buying your tour after you book your hotel room is a good idea. Then you will be all set and won't risk missing out on your tour because you didn't get it booked in time.

Tip Four: Book Your Seats Online

When you book your tour online, you'll lock in your seats and you'll get the lowest price on your tour too. Buying online gives you the lowest price because you can bypass travel agent fees and their commissions. To get the Internet rate, you'll have to pay for the tour online with your credit card, and that will lock in your seats and get you the lowest available price.

Tip Five: Buy The Sunset Tour

Want to experience the Grand Canyon when the sun is going down, and beautiful light dances across the ancient rock formations? If so, then you'll need to take the last tour of the day. Besides offering a truly unique time to view the Canyon, a sunset tour will also take you over The Strip when it looks its most impressive. Seeing Las Vegas from the air, at nighttime, is truly a breathtaking moment.


I hope these tips help you book the best helicopter tour of the Canyon. If you'll be in Vegas on vacation, you don't want to miss your chance to visit the Canyon, which is just a short flight away. Just keep the tips above handy so you can book the tour that will give you the best experience at the lowest price.

You'll find a lot more information about Canyon tours on my website. I'll help you find the best price for your tour, and if you have questions about picking the best tour package, you can use the chat feature on my site to ask me questions. That way, you won't have to bust your budget to create a fun filled experience at one of America's most loved natural landmarks.

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