USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon (5)

Hi!! Glad to know you are still with in this series. If you just join me, welcome and I hope that you got up to speed on this series.

Where did I left off? Oh yes, we are at Mather Point.

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From there, we headed near to a campsite where there an information center (cant really remember much after so many years)

Some information about Grand Canyon….

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weather..  (this is specially important if you are planning for a hike)

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They even have a cycling trail if you do not intend to hike.

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Our next stop was the Grand Canyon Village area. In this area, there a couple of lodges. Guess it is the start of the Village Route and also the Hermit Rest Route trail.

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Another nice place to enjoy to beautiful scenic views.

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Breathtaking view…..

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Join me on my last posting on this series before heading back to Las Vegas and to see what they have to offer. So, do click ‘follow me’ and see what in te next posting. =)

USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon (2)

Welcome back!

Continuing from my previous post, from Hoover Dam, it was a 3 and 1/2hr ride to the National Geographic IMAX Theater Grand Canyon.

Sign board of the Visitor Center to the IMAX Theater at the entrance to the car park.

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Display in the IMAX center of the history of the Grand Canyon. Part of the tour also include the 34min of IMAX Movie on the Grand Canyon in the IMAX theater.

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After lunch was the trip to the Grand Canyon where it begins……… a 2.4km to the Desert View Drive. The 1st stop is the Yaki Point.

The view is magnificent; just like a painting. You just have to be there to enjoy this view.

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The South Kaibab Trail but I did not take any walk as I was on tour.

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Information on the Canyon and it’s river.

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Breath taking view……

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More? Yes….. more to come. Follow me on the trail…….