Grand Canyon Airplane South

Travel-and-Leisure The Grand Canyon is a massive geological masterpiece that is more than a mile deep and 277 miles long. The average visitor to the South Rim experiences only a fraction of this splendor. If you want to see a lot more than that, I highly re.mend that you take a canyon airplane tour. South Rim flights leave daily from Grand Canyon Airport. The facility is located in a town called Tusayan just 10 minutes from the National Park’s front gate. The airport is a flurry of activity (including helicopter) and serves as the primary base for and outgoing South Rim air traffic. Scenic Airlines is one of the primary operators of this popular "flightseeing" tour. These businesses and others use an aircraft called the Vistaliner. This aircraft seats 19 people and was designed specifically for sightseeing and features large viewing windows. Further, each aircraft .es with pre-recorded trip narration that shares insights and facts about the canyon as you soar above it. Typical air tours depart the Grand Canyon National Park Airport and head for the eastern area of the Canyon. Highlights on this leg of the tour include crossing Zuni Point and the Zuni Corridor, as well as darting over the Desert View Watchtower, the Painted Desert, and the Navajo Indian Reservation, which you will find lying just east along the Colorado River. The aircraft will bank at this stage, crossing majestic Temple Butte, before flying to the North Rim (the distance between South and North Rim is 10 miles), where you will be treated to fantastic views of the Kaibab Plateau and Kaibab National Forest. You’ll approach Imperial Point, the highest of its kind in the canyon, and then head back to the airport via the Dragoon Corridor, the widest, deepest part in the entire National Park. Total tour time averages about 50 minutes. It’s re.mended that you pick a seat on the right side of the plane, as it will offer you the most fulfilling views and photo opportunities. Tickets cost about $125 for adults and $90 for kids. You can get better rates if you book on the Inter.. If you are based in Las Vegas, there are several operators who offer a plane ride to the South Rim. This trip includes a guided bus tour to the South Rim. The bus-tour segment is three hours with key stops at select Grand Canyon lookout points such as Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Center, and Hermit’s Rest. Flight time from Vegas to the South Rim is approximately 45 minutes. Grand Canyon plane tours are the #1 way to see the National Park in all its glory. You’ll see more canyon in an hour that most travelers will experience in days on the ground. Flights leave from Grand Canyon Airport, which is conveniently located just 10 minutes from the rim. From a cost perspective, these trips are under-priced. To get the absolute best deal, shop the Inter.. There are deals out there that take up to 35 % off the retail price. That is sure to change as more travelers discover these air tours. In the meantime, the sky’s the limit! About the Author: 相关的主题文章: