Fly into the depths of the incredible wonder that nature has created. Upon landing, you'll enjoy a champagne picnic while admiring views of the glorious canyon rim.Depart in a state-of-the-art helicopter and see awe-inspiring views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Colorado River and extinct volcanoes. After your helicopter takes you 3,200 feet down to the canyon, you'll get a complimentary picnic lunch with champagne hosted by your pilot. Don't worry -- you'll have plenty time to explore and take pictures of the remarkable landmark. This tour concludes with exciting views of Lake Mead, Mojave Desert and the Las Vegas Strip.Tour includes limo transportation to and from the hotel.Upgrade your tour with the EC-130 helicopterFor an additional fee, guests may choose to ride the EC-130 helicopter. The EC-130 helicopter provides more visibility with wraparound glass, larger cabin space and noise reduction features both inside and out.For each guest weighing more than 275 pounds, an adjacent empty seat is required to safely balance the aircraft. Tour company will charge a full rate for the adjacent seat at the time of check-in.
A patterned glass facade and a unique crescent shape help set Vdara Hotel & Spa at ARIA Las Vegas apart from other properties on the Las Vegas Strip. The 57-story, all-suite hotel truly has a sophisticated, international flair. Designed by world-renowned RV Architecture, the non-smoking, non-gaming boutique property offers an exclusive environment with modern amenities and services. Guests feel removed from, yet close to the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas. Pieces of fine art are showcased throughout, including Frank Stella's 32-foot-long "Damascus Gate Variation I" at the reception desk and Peter Wegner's wall pieces "Day for Night, Night for Day" in Vdara's concierge lobby. Vdara's porte-cochère offers an unparalleled view of Nancy Rubins' 57-foot-wide by 75-foot-long large-scale installation "Big Edge."Sitting atop the porte-cochère, the Pool & Lounge Vdara overlooks the Strip. Complete with daybeds, cabanas and semi-private plunge pools, the deck area is great for relaxation as well as pool parties.With a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, Vdara demonstrates its commitment to sustainability with initiatives such as coated windows to reflect light and reduce heat transfer into the building. The 18,000-square-foot ESPA is a spa that offers a wide variety of massages, facials and body treatments. Suites have open floor plans featuring limited-edition artwork, fully equipped kitchens and modern technology, including a media hub for MP3 players, cameras, DVD players and game consoles. Horizontal windows allow for natural light and sweeping views of the city and mountains.While guests at Vdara have access to the many amenities of nearby resorts and the Strip -- walkways connect Vdara to the neighboring Bellagio and ARIA Las Vegas -- they also have plenty to enjoy solely at Vdara. They can grab a drink or their morning coffee at Bar Vdara. There is also 16,500 square feet of banquet space on the property for special events, meetings and upscale functions.