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 45-minute helicopter excursion. Once you arrive at the South Rim of the canyon it's time to board a luxurious state-of-the-art ECO-Star helicopter. Your aerial adventure begins with a view of the North Rim as you fly towards the eastern end of the canyon following the Colorado River. The Painted Desert looms just off in the distance. Experience amazing bird's-eye views as you head south through the Dragon Corridor, which is the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon. Following your helicopter flight, you will reunite with your Detours guide and explore along the rim of the canyon, capturing incredible photographs of the deepest and widest parts of the Canyon.
Minimum Required to run the tour: 2 passengers
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 before you make your way 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 45-minute flight over the Grand Canyon. You’ll fly towards the eastern end of the canyon, following the Colorado River, over the picturesque Kaibab National Forest and through 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 or have lunch at one of the lookout points. Also, at the canyon you'll have time to shop and capture incredible pictures of the canyon.
You will then head back on a scenic drive back to Phoenix/Scottsdale area.