Next its back on the coach for a scenic ride through Oak Creek Canyon whose winding roads lead you to dramatic elevations and surround you with red-walls of rock before giving way to a ponderosa forest.
Once you have made it to the Grand Canyon National Park, you will board a waiting helicopter that will take you on a full fifty-minute ride around the park and toward the far eastern end of the Canyon itself.
Your group will enjoy a full three-hours at the Grand Canyon National Park where you can take a walk on any of the available trails, go shopping for souvenirs with your family, or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants that boast beautiful views of the Canyon.
When your time at the Grand Canyon has come to a close, your guide will drive you back through the Painted Desert where you can once again step off the coach to stretch your legs and visit an authentic Navajo trading post before heading back to Phoenix.
Take a day trip from Phoenix to explore the legendary Grand Canyon by helicopter! Your guided tour will take you through the Red Rocks of Sedona and on a scenic drive up Oak Creek Canyon before arriving at the Grand Canyon National Park for your 50-minute helicopter excursion.
After being picked up by luxury van from the Phoenix metro area, your first stop is the famous Red Rocks of Sedona. During the brief stop you can stretch your legs, take photos of the Red Rocks while your guide will pick up your lunch at a Sedona restaurant to take as a picnic to the Grand Canyon.
Continuing on your scenic drive though Oak Creek Canyon, one of the USA's most scenic drives, you'll experience dramatic elevation changes as you wind through 2000 vertical feet (600 meters) of red walled canyon before emerging into a ponderosa forest.
Once at the Grand Canyon South Rim, board a state-of-the-art helicopter for a 50-minute flight over the Grand Canyon. You'll fly towards the eastern end of the canyon, following the Colorado River, over the picturesque Kaibab Nation Forest and though the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon.
Spending a total of three hours at the Grand Canyon National Park, you can take in the natural beauty of the site by walking along the rim trail, go shopping or have lunch at one of the lookout points. Also, at the canyon you'll explore a 30-mile (48 km) section of the road that winds along the rim of the canyon showcasing the best rim views and history along the way.
As you head back to Phoenix you'll drive though the Navajo Nation and the Painted Desert with a stop at an authentic Navajo trading post.