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Grand Canyon National Park Helicopter Tours

Are you wanna travel to a National Park? If yes, why don’t you go to the Grand Canyon National Park? It is one of the national parks to visit in our lifetime. But the first questions is Where is it? what interesting about it? well, to find the solution just scroll down to the below article of Grand Canyon National Park Helicopter Tours and it also provides Grand Canyon National Park Weather, Hotels near Grand Canyon national park.

Grand Canyon National Park Helicopter Tours

Where is Grand Canyon National Park

This park is at the southwestern state of Arizona, US. It is selected as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO on 1979. The park has the main features of Colorado River, Gorge, Grand Canyon, North Rim, South Rim. It has the headquarters at the Grand Canyon Village. In addition, it is an ultimate example of erosion.

 

Grand Canyon National Park Weather

Grand Canyon National Park Weather

The temperatures will vary from South Rim to North Rim. The average temperature varies from 28°c to -8°c at South Rim and from 25°c to -9°c at North Rim. The best time to visit this park is March-May and September-November.

Grand Canyon National Park Weather

Grand Canyon National Park Helicopter Tours

The public areas of this park are the North Rim and South Rim. Although there are many ways to see the park, the best way is through the airway. The authorities of the national park also provided helicopter tours over the national park. The helicopter tours are available in 2 different helicopters namely Bell Helicopter and Eco-star Helicopter. The Bell helicopter is for large windows to see the park and the Eco-star is the noise-free one.

There 2 types of Helicopter tours where one is from south rim and the other is from Las Vegas.

The Grand Celebration

  • The duration for this tour is about 4-4.5 hr. It views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Canyon West. It starts from Las Vegas and reaches the destination of  Canyon West.

Golden Eagle Air Tour

  • The duration for this tour is 3.5-4 hr. It starts from Las Vegas and reaches the destination of Canyon West. This includes the view over the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead.

North Canyon With Eco-star

  • The duration for this tour is 25-30 mins. It starts from South Rim and reaches the destination of South Rim. This includes the view over South Rim Dragon Corridor.

Imperial With Eco-Star

  • The duration for this tour is 40-50 mins. The trip has the same departure and destination of South Rim. This includes the view over Dragon Corridor, forests of the North Rim, colossal walls, the confluence of Little Colorado.

From the North Rim

  • The duration for this tour is 20-25 mins. The trip has the same departure and destination of the south rim. This includes the view over North Rim, Colorado River.

Hotels near Grand Canyon National Park

Hotels near Grand Canyon National Park

The North Rim will close for the winter season but the South Rim will open all around the year. This is because the North Rim closes by the snow in the winter season. So, plan according to the season also. Some of the hotels are

  • Maswik Lodge
  • El Tovar Hotel
  • Grand Canyon Lodge – North Rim
  • Best Western Premier
  • Canyon Plaza Hotel
  • Red Feather Lodge
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Canyon Plaza Resort
  • Yavapai Lodge
  • The Grand Hotel
  • Phantom Ranch