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Helicopter tours grand canyon

Arriving from England next weekend. Which is the best company to see the grand canyon with

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When I called Bellagio one of the tour companies they recommend is Maverick. We booked with them for our helicopter trip to the G.C. to be taken in early July.

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Your problem is that you won't see anything close to the best that the Grand Canyon has to offer on any helicopter trip out of Vegas.

Helicopter trips out of Vegas only go to the canyon's "West Rim". You'd more than likely be impressed with what's there if you've not seen a lot of canyon scenery but it's a poor relation of the majestic Grand Canyon that you'll have seen in pictures and movies. You'll find that at South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park. To do it justice you really need to drive there (4-5 hours from Vegas) and stay overnight. To do this will probably cost about the same as the helicopter trip you're asking about. It may even work out cheaper. If the overnight stay doesn't fit into your schedule there are fixed wing aircraft day trips from LV.

It seems a shame to travel all the way from the UK and not experience GC in all its glory. Too many people treat it as just another thing to check off of a list of things to see whilst in Vegas. In reality it's a destination in its own right.

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Ditto to what Blagger said. So many people try making the GC a "quick and convenient" side trip from Vegas. Many people settle for the West Rim which is quick and convenient. Yes the West Rim is a scenic place. But it is nowhere close to the South Rim in terms of beauty or grandeur. Take the extra time and effort and visit the National Park at the South Rim.

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If time is a factor, then there is nothing wrong with taking a helicopter trip to the Grand Canyon, even if its just one of the rims.

Maverick and Sundance are two good companies.

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Ditto Blagger and MichaelonLI. The GCNP South Rim is where you'll find what you expect to see at the Grand canyon, and it is more cost effective to go there. The only thing it takes more of is your time. But it's worth every minute.

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