Grand Canyon West Rim and Skywalk

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Tour Number

Activity Level

239580


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Very small children will have to be watched closely.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (basic), English (fluent)

Visit the Grand Canyon and step on to the Skywalk if you dare!


This is an enjoyable ride through beautiful desert landscape to the Hualapai Indian reservation. The site is owned by the Native American tribe and they operate the transportation to the Grand Canyon West Rim spectacular scenery. There are three stops with fantastic views and here you can experience the land through the eyes of the natives and learn about their culture in this stunning countryside. There's even a small old west town with a great cafe for lunch!

You'll have four hours to explore at the canyon and don't forget about the famous Skywalk, a glass platform 2, 000 feet above the Canyon floor. Try it if you dare!

Itinerary

The tour will start at your hotel lobby and we will travel to Hoover dam for a photo stop. We will continue on through the beautiful Mojave Desert landscape for approximately 1 1/2 hours to the Grand Canyon West Rim. On the way we will see an ancient Joshua Tree forest, a form of yucca cactus that only grows in the Mojave.
The Hualapai Indians operate the West Rim property and there you will have many photo opportunities with your hosts and during the rides to the major stops they provide! Enjoy a traditional dance and check out the Native American wares. You can purchase a meal option that will give you a choice of Hualapai Buffet or a burger stop, or rim side BBQ! A new restaurant has opened above the Skwalk with stunning views, it's open Tues. thru Sat.
Inside the Skywalk visitor center you can learn about the history and geology of the Grand Canyon and then step out onto the visually stunning glass bridge over the incredible Grand Canyon.
A later departure time is fine.
Then we will return to Las Vegas

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pickup at your Hotel Lobby on the strip.
Other locations may be extra, please contact for information.

End location: Return to Hotel or Las Vegas location.

Duration: 8 hours

Weather and traffic may affect travel times.

Transportation

Transportation for 1-5 persons from your hotel on strip to Grand Canyon in SUV or similar. AM/FM stereo, CD player, AC

Premium transportation may be requested for an additional cost.

Larger groups may be accommodated for an extra fee. Contact for details.

What’s Included

Transportation, (private) in SUV or similar
Pickup and Drop off from hotel or strip
Certified Las Vegas Tour Guide, knowledgeable and fun
Bottled Water
Hoover Dam photo stop

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 USD - $25 for lunch and souvenirs. However you may spend up to $300 dollars with Skywalk entrance, food, souvenirs, trail ride, etc.
The West Rim does accept credit cards.

What’s Extra

There is an entrance fee for Grand Canyon West which is owned and operated by the Hualapai tribe. No Tour buses or private vehicles are allowed to enter the park. Grand Canyon West Rim is not part of the National Parks System. There are options to choose from based on individual preference. All include a Hop-On-Hop-Off shuttle to various locations.

Hualapai Legacy Day Pass with meal is a $69.14:
Includes meal at your choice of the three stops
Photo Opportunities with Hualapai Members
Hop-on Hop-off Shuttle to all view points

Legacy Gold package is $82.37, Same as Legacy with:
Skywalk Ticket to walk on the glass bridge
Meal at viewpoint of choice

Hualapai VIP package is $333.14 per person: Same as Legacy with:
Hualapai Tour Guide
Native America Gift
Skywalk Ticket to walk on the glass bridge
Meal at viewpoint of choice

Tickets may be purchased without meal included.

Helicopter tours from $150
Horseback rides from $35
River raft rides upon request
Email me with questions about overnight stay

Restrictions

None-I hold operating permits to enter and guide in all Southwest National Parks. I am a fully licensed commercial driver and fully insured to transport passengers in any modern air conditioned tour vehicle.

A Recent Review of this tour

It was a great day. A very nice drive, George our guide was awesome. Very knowledgeable. So glad we got to do this!
Dustin Hartman

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