Are tours available for Antelope Canyon?

All areas of the Antelope Canyon are only accessible via Guided Tour. Tour Guides are mandatory. To make arrangements for your visit to Antelope Canyon, please select a guided tour operator from our list below. The Navajo Nation has a mask mandate and is requiring everyone to Wear a Mask at all times.

Are page slot canyons open?

Further from Page are the main and east forks of Upper Kaibeto Creek, and Peach Canyon. These slots are closed to all visitors and are not covered in this article. They flow into Lake Powell via Face Canyon.

Can you hike Horseshoe Bend without a tour?

Short Answer: Yes! It is possible to visit Horseshoe Bend without a tour or guide. Many visitors to Horseshoe Bend make a point to see the neighboring Antelope Canyon, which requires you to book a tour through a certified Navajo tour company.

Can you see Horseshoe Bend without hiking?

How many days do you need in Antelope Canyon?

For example, the float trip, Antelope Canyon, boat tours on Lake Powell, etc., are things that can be accomplished in 2 days’ time. If you wanted to do some day hiking or make side trips to, say, Monument Valley, Zion National Park, Marble Canyon, Lees Ferry, Paria Canyon, etc., you could easily occupy 4-5 days.

When is visiting Antelope Canyon?

You can visit Antelope Canyon at any time of the year but the regular peak season runs between May and September when people flock the site to experience the magical sunlight casting down into the Upper Canyon. To see the light beams in the Upper Canyon, make sure you visit between 11 AM and 1 PM.

Should you visit upper or Lower Antelope Canyon?

Upper Antelope Canyon is more internationally famous and therefore busier. However Upper is better equipped to handle larger crowds than Lower during peak season in mid to late summer. Upper Antelope Canyon is also easier to enter, so tour groups with elderly or physically limited travelers go to Upper.

Do you have to pay to get into Antelope Canyon?

You’ll have to pay up and go on a tour; Navajo Nation controls entrance to Antelope Canyon, and you can only go there on guided tours. You book a tour in Page, nearby, and you’ll typically pay roughly 40-100 US dollars for the privilege of visiting, depending on what time of the day you go and how long you spend there.

Is Antelope Canyon a tourist trap?

There are still other slots near Bryce also accessed via dirt roads on BLM lands. Antelope is a tourist trap because it is so easy to access and everyone can find it . Every other slot canyon requires more effort (and sometimes a suitable vehicle)to get to.