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              Scientists estimate the 277 miles of twisting canyon took 3 to 6 million years to form. The oldest rocks are said to be four hundred million years old.                                                  Las Vegas pocket
   Grand Canyon Quick Guide:
                                                                                                       DRIVING DISTANCES TO GRAND CANYON:                           Medical services:
                                                                                                   LAS VEGAS.......................... 295 miles (475 km)
                                                                                                                                                                    Grand Canyon Clinic: (928) 638-2551
                                                                                                   PHOENIX.............................. 160 miles (257 km)
                                                                                                   FLAGSTAFF............................ 92 miles (148 km)
                                                                                                                                                                    Located on Clinic Road, off Center Road
                                                  South Rim, with an elevation of 7,000 feet       PAGE (Lake Powell) .............. 114 miles (183 km)             Between the South entrance and the Village.
                                                  (2,134 meters), range from highs in the teens    S. RIM TO N. RIM ................. 217 miles (349 km)            Dental Services: (928) 638-2395.
                                                  during the winter months to in the 90s in the    SEDONA .............................. 110 miles (176 km)
                                                                                                                                                                    special services:
                                                                                                   BRYCE CANYON ................. 300 miles (480 km)
                                                  summer. The weather can change abruptly                                                                           A free “accessibility guide” is available at the
                                                                                                   ZION..................................... 259 miles (414 km)
                                                  throughout the year and the afternoons in                                                                         Canyon View Information Plaza. Many free
                                                  the summer months are prone to afternoon           Camper Village is located 7 miles from Tusayan                 wheelchairs are available for loan, along with
                                                  thundershowers. It is not uncommon to see          and offers 250 sites for tents and campers.                    special needs permits.
                                                  storms in the Canyon and clear weather on          Full hookups, showers and restrooms are                        Back Country information:
The Grand Canyon:                                 the Rim. During the winter, the South Rim          available.                                                     (928) 638-7875: Monday - Friday, 1 - 5pm
• Was formed by the Colorado River flowing        receives several feet of snow.                     Mule trips operate year-round and two                          Camper Village Information:
west through the Canyon, averages 300                                                                different tours are available. Reservations for                (928) 638-2887
feet (91 m) in width and 100 feet (30 m) in       Hiking:                                            the mule trips should be made far in advance.                  lodging and accommodations:
depth, and flows at an average speed of 4         Day hikes in the Grand Canyon do not require       The mule trips are usually totally booked 6-12                 *Canyon Plaza Quality Inn and Suites:
miles (6.4 km) per hour; was made a national      permits. Self-guided hikes, both short and         months in advance. However, interested                         (see coupon) Full service resort hotel with
monument in 1908; became a national park                                                             visitors without reservations may place their                  traditional home style hospitality. (AAA 3
                                                  long, are available. Permits are required for                                                                     Diamond Rating) (928) 638-2673
in 1919; the Canyon covers an area of 1,900       overnight hiking in the Grand Canyon. All          name on a waiting list, upon arrival, at the
square miles (4,921 sq. km) is 190 miles (306                                                        Bright Angel Lodge transportation desk.                        (toll free: 800-995-2521)
                                                  reservation requests must be sent to Back
km) long is populated by five Indian tribes:      Country Reservation Office.                        The National Park Service offers various day                   *Grand Canyon Squire Inn: (see coupon) Deluxe
the Hopi, Navajo, Havasupai, Paiute and the                                                          and evening programs year round. Join a                        accommodations in a unique Southwestern
Hualapai. • Is a chasm 277 miles (446 km)                                                            Park Ranger for a nature walk, a fossil hunt or                setting. (AAA 3 Diamond Rating)
                                                  Camping:                                           an evening star watch. For Ranger programs
long and up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and took                                                                                                                       (928) 638-2681 (toll free: 800-622-6966)
                                                  Within the National Park area, it is necessary     pick up free Visitor’s Guide at Grand Canyon
3-6 million years to form; erosion continues
                                                  to camp within a designated campsite.              Visitor’s Center for more info.
to alter its contours. • Includes approximately
                                                  Camping in a forest or overlook area could
70 species of mammals, 250 species of
                                                  result in a fine. Mather Campground, located       Park Headquarters and information:
birds, 25 types of reptiles, and five species                                                        (928) 638-7888: www.nps.gov/grca
                                                  in Grand Canyon Village, is available on a
of amphibians.                                    first-come, first-serve basis. (No hookups         Fees and Passes:
                                                  available). For hikers who wish to overnight       Entrance to the park is $25 per vehicle and
Canyon Climates:                                                                                     $8 P/P for pedestrians and bicyclists. Pass is                                                                                                                                                         Air
The Grand Canyon has many climates due            in the Grand Canyon.
to the elevation. The temperatures at the
                                                                                                     valid for 7 days from purchase date.                                                                                                                                                              Grand Canyon
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                                                                                                                                  Grand Canyon Contacts
                                                                                                     el Tovar dining room:                                        Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2631

                                                                                                     The Wintergarden lounge:
                                                                                                                                                                  (see coupon)
                                                                                                                                                                  (928) 638-2419 (toll free: 800-528-2418)                   Landing Tour                                                     Limited Time Offer!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mention code:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PG-1
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2673                                                                                                    Take to the skies aboard this tour and soar above Boulder City, Lake Mead, and the historic
                                                                                                                                                                  Grand Canyon Helicopters: (see coupon)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hoover Dam. Fly to the remote West Rim of the Grand Canyon and descend 4,000 feet to the
                                                                                                     We Cook Pizza and Pasta:                                     (928) 638-2359 (toll free: 866-235-9422)             canyon floor near the banks of the Colorado River. Enjoy a complimentary champagne lunch and
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2278                                                                                                    time for breathtaking photos.
                                                                                                                                                                  Grand Canyon airlines: (see coupon)
                                                                                                     Grand Hotel star restaurant
                                                                                                                                                                  (928) 638-2359 (toll free: 866-235-9422)                                           Call PaPillon reserVaTions:        Must call Papillon direct and mention
                                                                                                     (928) 638-3333                                                                                                                                                                     code “PG-1.” Must present this coupon

                                                                                                                                                                  air Grand Canyon: (see coupon)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (702)736-7243                  upon check-in. Limit four (4). Void with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        other offers. No cash value. Limited
                                                                                                     The Coronado room:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Toll Free: (888) 635-7272        Time Offer.
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2681                                               (928) 638-2686 (toll free: 800-247-4726)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Visit us Online at: www.Papillon.com
                                                                                                     road and Weather Conditions:                                 Horseback riding:
                                                                                                     (928) 638-7888 (recording).                                  Horseback rides are offered in Tusayan (closed                                 FROM GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM
                                                                                                                                                                  in the winter time) Apache Stables, P.O. Box



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                                                                                                     emergency Vehicle repair/Towing:
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2631 ext. 6502

                                                                                                     Taxi: (South Rim service 24 hrs. a day)
                                                                                                                                                                  158, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
                                                                                                                                                                  (928) 638-2891                                           Grand Canyon                                                 $
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2631 ext. 6563.

                                                                                                     shuttle service to the Park:
                                                                                                                                                                  The Grand Canyon iMaX Theater:
                                                                                                                                                                  National Geographic Theater presents: Grand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Airplane Tour                                                   Limited Time Offer!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mention code:
                                                                                                     Hourly shuttle between Grand Canyon Village                  Canyon-The Hidden Secrets Hourly shows run
                                                                                                                                                                  daily. (928) 638-2203
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     -> 45-50 min tour                                       PG-2
                                                                                                     and Tusayan, (928) 638-0821.                                                                                                                    -> + $6 Fees
 Children ages 2-11 take an additional $20 off adult tour price.                                                                                                                                                                                     -> No additional discounts apply
                                                                                                     south rim to north rim shuttle:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     -> Based upon availability
                                                                                                     (928) 638-2820 for Trans Canyon Shuttle.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Must call Grand Canyon Airlines direct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Call Grand Canyon airlines: and mention code “PG-2.” Must present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        this coupon upon check-in. Limit four
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (928) 638-2359                (4). Void with other offers. No cash
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        value. Limited Time Offer.
                            additional fuel surcharge may apply upon check-in                                                                                                                                                                           Toll Free: (866) 235-9422
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonAirlines.com
                            FROM GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            FROM LAS VEGAS

                                                                                                                               10% Off!                                                           10% Off!
Smoothwater Float Trip
This tour is simply incredible! This day trip includes complete
roundtrip transportation aboard a luxury motorcoach or van to
and from the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. You will
                                                                $
                                                                    169!!
                                                                  Limited Time Offer!
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                                                                                                                        any room, any Time!                                                 any room, any Time!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     South Rim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Air Ground Tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          21999!!   Limited Time Offer!
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board an inflatable, motorized, 15 - 22 passenger river raft      + $6 Fees
at the base of Glen Canyon Dam and float 15.5 river-miles of                      PG-3                                                                                                                                                                     Enjoy a flight over historic Boulder City, Lake Mead and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Hoover Dam. Remarkable views of the West and South Rim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PG-12
spectacular scenery on the mightly Colorado River. The entire tour is approximately 12.5 hours
and lunch is included along the way.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of the Grand Canyon and extinct volcanoes are yours to be had! Then, relax on a guided motorcoach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tour along the canyon rim! A buffet style lunch is included. Tour duration approx. 8 hours.
                                                                                                                                        Grand Canyon Best                                                   Canyon Plaza
                                                                      Must call Grand Canyon Airlines direct                            Western squire inn                                                Quality inn & suites
                                Call Grand Canyon airlines                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Call Grand Canyon airlines            Must call Grand Canyon Airlines direct
                                                                      and mention code “PG-3.” Must                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and mention code “PG-12.” Must
                                       reserVaTions:                  present this coupon upon check-in.                              Call For reservations:                                             Call For reservations:                                                                    reserVaTions:                  present this coupon upon check-in.
                                     (928)638-2359                    Limit four (4). Void with other offers. No
                                                                      cash value. Limited Time Offer.                                 (928) 638-2681                                                     (928) 638-2673                                                                           (702) 835-8484                  Limit four (4). Void with other offers. No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cash value. Limited Time Offer.
                                   Toll Free: (866) 235-9422                                                                                  Toll Free:                                                        Toll Free:                                                                     Toll Free: (866) 235-9422
                                                                                                                                           (800) 622-6966                                                    (800) 955-2521
                     Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonAirlines.com                                                                                                                                          Mention code:                                                      Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonAirlines.com
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                                                                                                                                              PG-7                                                              PG-8
                            FROM GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM                                                              Must call direct and mention code PG-7. Must pres-
                                                                                                                                                                                          Must call direct and mention code PG-8. Must pres-                                                      FROM LAS VEGAS
                                                                                                                                                                                          ent this coupon upon check-in. limit four (4). Void with
                                                                                                                     ent this coupon upon check-in. limit four (4). Void with




                                                                    329!!                                                                                                                                                                                           Hoover Dam                                                  3399!!
                                                                                                                                                                                          other offers. no cash value. limited Time offer.

Canyon River Adventure !                                        $                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $
                                                                                                                     other offers. no cash value. limited Time offer.

                                                                                                                      Hotel Information Online at: www.Papillon.com                       Hotel Information Online at: www.Papillon.com

This tour begins with an early morning flight where you will
enjoy spectacular views of the Grand Canyon, Colorado River
and Lake Powell. Upon landing in Page, AZ, you will take a
fantastic guided ground tour to mysterious Antelope Canyon
                                                                        Limited Time Offer!
                                                                        + $15 Fees
                                                                                      Mention code:
                                                                                                                               10% Off!                                                    s o U T H r i M r e s e rVaT i o n s :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mini Tour                                                    Limited Time Offer!
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(a light meal included). Return to Glen Canyon Dam for a                               PG-4                                                                                                           (928) 638-2419                                       Relaxing motorcoach tour through Boulder City on the way to Hoover Dam.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Interior dam tour included, with a two hour stay for exploration at the dam.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PG-13
15.5 mile, approximately 4-hour smooth water float trip of the
Colorado River (picnic style lunch willl be served on the river). Transfer back to Grand Canyon via
                                                                                                                              any Tour, any Time!                                                   Toll Free: (800) 528-2418                              Tour duration approx. 4.5 hours.
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the Navajo Indian Resevation.
                                                                                                                                                 PG-9                                      l a s V e G a s r e s e rVaT i o n s :
                                                                                                                    Must call Papillon direct and mention code                                        (702) 736-7243                                                                                                             Must call Grand Canyon Coaches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 direct and mention code “PG-13” Must
                                                                                                                    “PG-9.” Must present this coupon upon check-                                                                                                                          Call Grand Canyon CoaCHes:
                                Call Grand Canyon airlines          Must call Grand Canyon Airlines direct
                                                                                                                    in. Limit four (4). Void with other offers. No cash
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Toll Free: (888) 635-7272                                                                                                    present this coupon upon check-in.
                                       reserVaTions:
                                                                    and mention code “PG-4.” Must present
                                                                    this coupon upon check-in. Limit four           value. Limited Time Offer..                                                                                                                                               (702) 577-9056                     Limit four (4). Void with other offers. No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cash value. Limited Time Offer.
                                                                    (4). Void with other offers. No cash value.
                                    (928)638-2359                   Limited Time Offer.
                                                                                                                                                                 Visit us Online at: www.Papillon.com                                                                             Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonCoaches.com
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                                                                                                                                                                              FROM LAS VEGAS



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                             FROM GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM

                                                                                                                                South Rim                                                              $
                  10% off Grand Canyon
               Helicopter Luxury Tours!!                                                                                        Coach Tour                                                                     Limited Time Offer!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PG-10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Grand Canyon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4-in-1 Tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          29999!!     Limited Time Offer!
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 Fly first class over the deepest and widest part of the Canyon! Forward                                                                                              -> Light meal included                                                               You’ll board an airplane for a flight above Boulder City, Lake                            PG-14
                                                                                                                                                                      -> Scenic coach tour to the Grand Canyon                                             Mead, and the Hoover Dam on your way to the majestic
 facing seats, super stereophonic sound, 180o unobstructed views!                                                                                                                                                                                          Grand Canyon. At the West Rim, enjoy a 4,000 foot descent by helicopter to the canyon floor. You’ll
                                                                                                                                                                      -> Stop at 3 viewpoints at South Rim                                                                              board a pontoon boat for a ride along the Colorado River. Return to the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        canyon rim for a 5-mile guided bus tour. A meal is included.
                                                                                     PG-5                                                                                 Call Grand Canyon CoaCHes:
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Must call Grand Canyon Coaches direct
                                                                                                                                                                                                              and mention code “PG-10.” Must present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Must call Grand Canyon Airlines
                                                                                                                                                                                                              this coupon upon check-in. Limit four (4).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Call Grand Canyon airlines:             direct and mention code “PG-14.”
                              Call Grand Canyon HeliCoPTers: Must call Grand Canyon Helicopters                                                                              (702) 577-9056                   Void with other offers. No cash value.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Limited Time Offer.                                                                 (702) 835-8484
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Must present this coupon upon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  check-in. Limit four (4). Void with
                                                                       direct and mention code “PG-5” Must                                                                                                                                                                                                                        other offers. No cash value. Limited
                                     (928) 638-2764                    present this coupon upon check-in.
                                                                       Limit four (4). Void with other offers. No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Toll Free: (866) 235-9422            Time Offer.
                                                                                                                                                      Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonCoaches.com
                                                                       cash value. Limited Time Offer.                                                                                                                                                                           Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonAirlines.com

                      Visit us at: www.GrandCanyonHelicoptersAZ.com                                                                                                          FROM LAS VEGAS                                                                                                       FROM LAS VEGAS

                           FROM GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM
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Canyon Sublime                                                                                                                Airplane Tour                                                                   Limited Time Offer!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with SKYWALK Option                                             Limited Time Offer!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               PG-15
Helicopter Tour                                                     Limited Time Offer!                                                                              -> Approximately 1 hour tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PG-11                   Board a flight in Boulder City and soar the skies to the West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Rim. Marvel in the beauty of Lake Mead and the Hoover
                                                                                     Mention code:                                                                                                                                                         Dam. Upon arrival to the West Rim, enjoy a 5-mile guided bus tour along the canyon rim. Stop at
                                -> 20-25 min tour                                                                                                                    -> Fully narrated flight
                                -> + $6 Fees                                           PG-6                                                                          -> Scenic views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           scenic viewpoints such as Eagle Point and Guano Point. $25 additional for Skywalk® option.
                                -> No additional discounts apply                                                                                                        Grand Canyon West Rim                                                                                                                                     Must call Grand Canyon Airlines
                                -> Based upon availability                                                                                                                                                   Must call Scenic Airlines direct and                                                                                 direct and mention code “PG-15.”
                                                                    Must call Papillon direct and                                                                                                            mention code “PG-11.” Must present                                                                                   Must present this coupon upon
                                Call PaPillon reserVaTions:         mention code “PG-6.” Must present                                                                       Call sCeniC airlines:            this coupon upon check-in. Limit four                                        Call Grand Canyon airlines:             check-in. Limit four (4). Void with

                                    (928) 638-2419                  this coupon upon check-in. Limit
                                                                    four (4). Void with other offers. No                                                                    (702) 638-3300                   (4). Void with other offers. No cash value.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Limited Time Offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (702) 835-8484                  other offers. No cash value. Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Time Offer.
                                 Toll Free: (800) 528-2418          cash value. Limited Time Offer.
                                                                                                                                                                          Toll Free: (800) 634-6801                                                                                          Toll Free: (866) 235-9422

                            Visit us Online at: www.Papillon.com                                                                                                  Visit us Online at: www.Scenic.com                                                                             Visit us Online at: www.GrandCanyonAirlines.com

								
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