North Rim Helicopter Tour
Driving to the Grand Canyon South Rim on your own? Take advantage of seeing 2 parts of this incredible place in one day! The North Canyon Tour takes guests over the Kaibab National Forest. The central region of Grand Canyon where, the geography is at its most diverse with the width of the canyon being close to 11 miles across and a vertical mile deep. The flight employs a loop so that guests seated on either side of the aircraft can take postcard ready pictures without attempting to shoot across the cabin. Enjoy breathtaking views through large windows as you fly over the mighty Colorado River towards the Canyons North Rim. See the Tower of Ra and Vishnu Schist as you fly back through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the Grand Canyon. This tour departs from the Grand Canyon South Rim Airport, it does not originate or land in the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. This is a self drive excursion, transportation to/from the South Rim Airport is not included or provided. The Grand Canyon Airport is located just outside the National Park Entrance. It is a five-hour drive of 220 miles (354 km) between the Grand Canyon's South Rim Village and the Grand Canyon's North Rim Village. This Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight includes: Aerial tour over the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon; duration is approximately 25-30 minutes. Narration is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Dutch & Chinese.