Anytime you have the opportunity to visit Las Vegas, be sure that you are able to include some time to see the Grand Canyon. That's especially true when you realize you can find all-inclusive Grand Canyon bus deals for as low as $80 per person.
While you can get these bus deals that will allow you to see the West Rim or the South Rim, many people prefer to see the South Rim. It's not hard to understand why, because they include free shuttle service to and from your hotel, a light breakfast, lunch, and a professional driver/tour guide. The trip lasts 15 hours from start to finish, but you'll see some amazing sights and it's a great value for the price.
Searching online is the best way to start evaluating your options. You may want to start with the official website for the National Park. You will find many details about the area including information about the wildlife, the geology, and the history. Other information, like a downloadable PDF map of the area, can be found here for free. After you are done there, you should start looking for the best bus deals available. The good ones will be posted on the websites owned by the tour companies. Keep in mind that you will likely have to book your spot on the tour from their website if you would like to get the savings that they are offering.
Your trip to the South rim will be complete with a guide when you sign up for the great bus deals that are available. This part of the tour will last up to three hours and includes stops at the two best lookout points in the area ? Yavapai Point and Mather Point. Historic Grand Canyon Village is also included in the tour, and you'll have the opportunity to see Native American handicrafts and explore the village bookshops, art galleries, restaurants and museums.
If you would prefer to take a shorter bus ride, you may decide to go with the West Rim bus deals. You will leave Las Vegas and be looking at the Grand Canyon in just slightly over two and a half hours. While on this tour, you will can expect to spend about three hours at the West Rim, have a complimentary barbeque lunch, use the shuttle system at the park for free, and get to enter without charge to the Hualapai Ranch as well as the Indian Cultural Center.
You may decide to make your bus deals even sweeter by purchasing a rafting trip that takes you on the Colorado River, taking a visit to the Skywalk (called the Glass Bridge), or even take a helicopter ride down to the bottom of the canyon. The Skywalk is especially popular with tourists who are attracted to the idea of walking 70 feet out over the rim's edge and seeing some of the most spectacular views in the entire region.
During the summer months and the spring months, making your reservations early is important so be prepared to do so at least seventy two hours prior to the day you want to get the bus deals. If you want to ensure you can go on the day that you want; you should not wait because these Grand Canyon bus specials make it very enticing for many people. Making arrangements prior to your vacation, you will save yourself the trouble of trying to do it while you are on vacation. But even more importantly, booking ahead will help you get the date and number of seats you need for your tour.
Bus deals are the lowest priced way to get to see all that the National Park has to offer. They're much less expensive than helicopter or airplane tours, and that's especially true if you find a discount on coach packages. Be sure that you have not planned any other events on the day that you have arranged the Grand Canyon bus special. Taking a South Rim tour will take you roughly fifteen hours and the West Rim tour will take at least twelve hours. It may sound like a long period of time but you will have such a great time that it will go by very quickly.