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Upper Antelope Canyon: Admission Ticket and Guided Tour

1. Upper Antelope Canyon: Admission Ticket and Guided Tour

Pre-book your admission ticket to Upper Antelope Canyon and witness a masterpiece of nature's uncanny craftsmanship as you embark on a visual feast for your senses. Enjoy a scenic ride to the canyon before venturing on a guided walking tour with a Navajo local. Start your trip with a scenic ride to the canyon (approximately 10 minutes on a paved road and 10 minutes within the dry wash of the Antelope Canyon). Listen as your guide explains the canyon's geology, cultural history, and modern issues on the way. Upon arrival at the site, you’ll step into the desert and enter a fantasy world in stone. For photographers, with proper exposures, you can bring out the best in your own creativity. For aspiring or non-photographers alike, there is a magical new world to explore and immerse yourself in. Experience rich and deep colors in the morning and afternoon and marvel at the famous light beams that occur mid-day from April to September. On your guided walk, you'll get to fully take insights that you can only witness at this canyon, located at Page, Lake Powell.

Las Vegas: Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Private Tour

2. Las Vegas: Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Private Tour

See the highlights of Antelope Canyon, Arizona, and Horseshoe Bend on a guided day trip. Choose between three areas of the canyon to explore. Meet your guide at your hotel in Las Vegas and climb aboard the air-conditioned bus to start your journey. Head straight to Antelope Canyon. Discover why the original Navajo name Tsé bighánílíní means "the place where water runs through rocks." Enjoy the memorable photo opportunities created by the slot canyon's sculpted sandstone walls, formed by flash floods and wind erosion. Marvel at the stunning colors and reflections caused by the daylight dancing through the narrow openings at the top of the canyon. Choose from three areas in Antelope Canyon to explore: Lower Antelope Canyon Meet your Navajo guide on arrival at the canyon and take a short walk to the canyon’s entrance. Descend the safe, railing-lined stairs to the floor of Lower Antelope Canyon and set off on a journey to explore this magnificent formation. Upper Antelope Canyon On arrival at the canyon, climb aboard a 4-wheel drive for a 4-mile drive up a sandy riverbed to the slot canyon's entrance. Walk into the canyon between towering sandstone walls sculpted by flash floods and wind erosion. Canyon X Enjoy a mix of both the Upper and Lower canyon's characteristics, with the Upper’s pillars of light and the Lower’s steepness. Regardless of the option you choose, then head to Horseshoe Bend, where the Colorado River makes a 280-degree turn around the rock. Enjoy a 1.5-mile walk to and from the Horseshoe Bend Overlook to look down upon the mighty Colorado River at the bottom of Glen Canyon. Head back to the vehicle to be taken back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Upper Antelope Canyon

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 38 reviews

This is a “must see”! You may have seen pictures of Antelope Canyon on your computer screen saver - but the actual formations are even more spectacular. The walk is a loop - canyon is about 100 yards in length, you are walking in sand but the walking is easy. Your return to the vehicles is an uphill climb on a metal walkway, then across the desert, followed by metal stairs leading back to the vehicle.

Our guide Rick was superb in every sense of the word. Rick went above and beyond to make our experience a memorable one. He helped us with photos, sang songs in his native language and shared some of his culture with us. The experience was magical, many thanks to the Navajo people for sharing Antelope Canyon with the public.

The tour was spectacular. Each step and angle felt like looking at a different piece of art. Our guide Rosie was a star. She was very knowledgeable and was pointing at all these beautiful shapes and patterns that we otherwise wouldn't have seen on our own. Thank you Rosie and the team for this incredible experience :)

Great guide. Very knowledgeable and personable. Offered to take many family photos as well as pointing out phenomenal shots for us to snap

Our guide Tyrone was friendly and knowledgeable. He helped everyone take perfect photos and had great stories.