Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour with Optional Imax
Come and check out Grand Canyon National Park on the South Rim for an adventurous site seeing tour, along with the IMAX movie. Some of the highlights include beautiful panoramic views of the canyon itself, along with a rough and rugged Jeep ride. Guests will be delighted at everything this tour has to offer.
Guests will be whisked away from their hotels at 7:30 in the morning in a very nice air-conditioned motor coach. On the way to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, there may be time to stop for photo opportunities at Hoover Dam. Because of traffic, it might be also reserved for after the tour on the way back to the hotels. While heading East, guest will get amazing views of the Mojave Desert, The Black Mountains, and Grand Wash Cliffs of Arizona. Once everyone arrives at the Grand Canyon National Geographic Visitor Center, lunch is provided and guests get to shop for souvenirs before the start of the tour. Once lunch is done the site seeing at the Grand Canyon National State Park can commence. You will get to explore the South Rim for several hours.
There will be stops such as Bright Angel Lodge, which is one of the hotels nestled in the South Rim. Also, Mather Point has many trails that look over the edges of the canyon. Guests will get to see the deepest and widest point of the Grand Canyon. It roughly measures 8,400 feet deep. It spans 21 miles across at it's widest point.
The Imax movie is for guests that have upgraded. Reserve a spot now, bring the family. It will be fun.
Sit back and relax as your coach driver takes you on a narrated journey from Las Vegas to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. You can upgrade your tour to include discounted tickets to the incredible IMAX footage of the canyon at the National Geographic Visitor Center on the only South Rim bus tour that makes a stop at the center.
On your exclusive stop at the National Geographic Visitors Center you'll enjoy lunch (included) before viewing National Geographic's exhibits of the Grand Canyon, including the amazing photo gallery.
You'll get a spectacular taste of the Grand Canyon if you attend a screening of the most watched movie in IMAX history, The Grand Canyon Discovery and Adventure. The footage captured by airplanes, helicopters, hang gliders and canoes is truly incredible.
Next, it's on to the National Park where you will visit the two most spectacular lookouts, Mather Point and Bright Angel Lodge. Take a hike along the various trails to lookouts such as Mather Point, visit the historic El Tovar Lodge, shop for souvenirs or simply sit and gaze at the awe-inspiring beauty of this seventh wonder of the natural world.
There is approximately 1.25 hours at each look out point and 1 hour at the Grand Canyon IMAX Theatre.
Why not upgrade your tour to include an approximate 25-minute helicopter flight over the amazing Grand Canyon. There really is no better way to experience the magnitude of this wonder of the world. With this option you will not visit Mathers Point.