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Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour with Optional Upgrades

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This customizable trip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon South Rim explores the best of the spectacular desert park—and only pay for the experiences you choose. Travel through the Mojave Desert and Black Mountains in a luxury motor coach, stopping at the Hoover Dam Bypass to take photos, and then enjoy several hours at the South Rim. Optional upgrades include a helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon, a Jeep tour, and tickets to a Grand Canyon IMAX.
  • Choose exactly the trip you want from a menu of options
  • Travel by coach to see even more desert scenery
  • Visit top viewpoints on the Grand Canyon South Rim and stop at the Hoover Dam Bypass
  • Free time to eat, shop, and explore
  • Upgrade for a Jeep tour, IMAX, or helicopter flight
  • Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Meet your driver at your Las Vegas hotel, and then begin the scenic, 269-mile (433-kilometer) drive to Grand Canyon National Park, stopping at the Hoover Dam Bypass for photo opportunities along the way. Upon arrival to the park, have time for lunch and souvenir shopping before continuing to the South Rim. With wonderful views throughout the drive, keep your camera ready for stops at Bright Angel Lodge and Mather Point, an overlook that photographers love. The trip along the South Rim is an amazing experience on its own, but you can also pick from a range of upgrades. See the IMAX Grand Canyon Discovery and Adventure, or opt for a guided Jeep tour of the South Rim. If you opt for a helicopter tour (which replaces time at Mather point), you’ll enjoy breathtaking views on a flight, swooping over the Grand Canyon as you look straight down at the Colorado River. Finally, relax on the return trip to Las Vegas.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Narrated bus tour to the Grand Canyon South Rim and National Geographic Visitors Center
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from most Las Vegas Strip and Downtown hotels
  • Box lunch at the Grand Canyon (if helicopter option selected)
  • Meal voucher provided (if tour only or IMAX option selected)
  • Taxes and National Park fees
  • Photo stop at the Hoover Dam
  • Helicopter Flight over South Rim (if option selected)
  • All taxes and fees
  • Entry/Admission - Mather Point
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon Imax Theater
  • Gratuities
  • IMAX Movie The Grand Canyon Discovery and Adventure (if option not selected)
  • Helicopter Flight over South Rim (if option not selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon South Rim
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants 23 months and under are considered a lap child.
  • Children ages 2 years and up require a seat
  • Adult pricing applies to all passengers
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them to board and disembark the bus.
  • Buses equipped with a lift are based upon availability and might not be available. Should a bus equipped with a lift be required, a three day advanced notice is required, and you must contact the local tour operator immediately after booking to confirm your request.
  • Motor coaches are climate controlled and equipped with restrooms, reclining seats, video monitors and over-sized windows
  • Please be advised that there may be waiting periods at any point or attraction due to weather or passenger volumes
  • Hotel pickup is available for this tour/activity. Please note: depending on the hotel, buses may not be able to access or enter every property. In this case, pickup may be redirected to a central bus stop or nearby hotel. Exact pickup details will be provided to the guest upon reconfirmation with the local tour operator.
  • 30-minutes of complimentary wi-fi is available.
  • Hoover Dam tour has limited seating, and only valid for the afternoon departure. Reservations must be made after completing the Grand Canyon Tour contact local operator for details
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We were visiting Vegas and had enough of the Strip. (We're not big gamblers and had enough of the shows.) We decided to visit the Grand Canyon and saw this tour on Trip Advisor. The tour started early and ended late. Our hotel pick up was at 5:40 am and we were dropped off at
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This trip is very long and but is definitely worth the time! The bus picks you up at your Las Vegas hotel around 5:50am and then brings you down to the Gray Line terminal for a nice trip orientation and then you start your journey with a nice 20 minute stop at the Hoover Dam
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Wow! It was all breathtaking! Coach Ed was awesome! He showed us everything along the tour and gave us plenty of time to take in the sights. I highly recommend this tour! Ask for Coach Ed! You won’t be disappointed!
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Overall was a good trip to the South Rim but extremely tiring. Major complaint was with the bus itself which wasn't comfortable enough for such a long journey. Seats were hard and not much legroom. Also, we felt there were too many unnecessary stops before we actually made it to
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Response from Zachary B, General Manager at Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour with Optional Upgrades
Responded 1 week ago
Dear 21janani, Thank you for being a Gray Line customer and leaving us valuable feedback. We follow feedback on all of our tours very carefully so you can be assured that going forward we will try to incorporate your suggestions. We are also thrilled to know how much you liked our driver and found them to be very careful, as safety is our number 1 priority. I also want to let you know that everyone at Gray Line around the world is hoping to see you on another sightseeing tour sometime soon...and with 4500 experiences spread over 6 continents, we will always have a great adventure waiting for you. Regards, Michael
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The view is magnificent. The trip is long as stated with many other reviewer. Pick up at Circus Circus at 6am. Drop at GreyLine gathering point and to meet up oath all the rest and set of at 730am and back hotel 1030pm. Various drop for various package tour(helicopter, hummer,
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Key Details
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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