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How to book a tour for Antelope Canyon

The Antelope Canyons have fast risen to Top 5 status among the Page, Arizona area’s “must do” activities. You are required to tour them with a Navajo Tribe-authorized guide service, and advance reservations are an absolute must!  Why You Should Book In Advance…

Canyon Overview

So where does one start? To book a tour for Antelope Canyon, you must first decide whether you want to tour Lower or Upper Antelope Canyon, or both

Upper Antelope Canyon is an above-ground slot canyon. It’s an easy, flat 100 yard walk, following a 2-mile off-road ride from the Navajo Tribal Park Gate on US98 to the canyon’s entrance. Upper Antelope Canyon is also where you can catch those world-famous sunbeams between the spring and fall months, but only during peak time tours. If you are traveling with infants, young children, seniors, or anyone with mobility limitations, Upper Antelope Canyon would be the best choice for your slot canyon touring experience, however, only 3 of the 5 Upper Antelope Canyon tour operators allow children under 6 on their tours. Also, wheelchairs and strollers are not allowed due to the difficulty of maneuvering these devices through potentially deep sand and the newly installed network of walkways from the exit of the canyon back to the tour vehicle parking area. 


Lower Antelope Canyon is a longer slot canyon (~600 yards), situated below-ground. Touring it requires descending and ascending a series of ladders, and stepping over a few boulders. Access to the canyon is directly from the Tribal Park Gate on US98. If everyone in your traveling party is in reasonably good health and can handle moderate exercise, you should be fine in Lower Antelope Canyon. Although infants and younger children are allowed on Lower Antelope Canyon tours, parents should consider carefully whether this would be an appropriate or safe activity. Although backpack and chest child carriers are allowed, low rock ledges and other hazards could detract from the enjoyment of this experience for all concerned. Consider these facts carefully before booking a tour of Lower Antelope Canyon with your baby or toddler.

For more information on touring Antelope Canyon with young children, read “Antelope Canyon FAQ: Bringing Kids.” Also check out our Full Video Walk Through of Lower Antelope Canyon  

Upper Antelope Canyon Tour

Upper Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona, is the most famous slot canyon formation in all the world, and for good reason: Book a tour today and capture the magic. Find out why the American Southwest is considered the Canyon Capital of the World!

Exclusive Excursions now available

Book your party of up to six people and get your own Exclusive Tour vehical to yourself, a guide for your group and first access to the canyon. *Check for Limited availability after selecting Date and Time.

If Upper Antelope is full on the dates you are looking for. Check Lower Antelope Canyon

Upper & Lower Antelope Canyon Tours

So you’ve decided to tour both Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon on your upcoming vacation to Northern Arizona. Great Let us help you find the tours that work for you!
Most Popular

Antelope Canyon X

If you are looking for a more intimate experience we recommend you take a look at Canyon X. This is one of the newer tours located in the Antelope Canyon Wash. Seating is limited so book your tour today.
Intimate Groups

Lower Antelope Canyon

At one time this canyon was not as well known as Upper Antelope. However those days are long gone. Discover the natural beauty and vibrant Colors that make Lower Antelope so Popular
Hot Tour

And there is more than just Antelope Canyon!

Maybe you are coming from Las Vegas the South Rim or Phoenix. Perhaps you are looking for things to see besides just Antelope Canyon.  Here are a few of our recommendations

Hoop Dancing & Dinner

Once you are done exploring the area spend the night with the Red Heritage performing arts theater. This show includes PowWow Dancing, Flute and live drums plus culturally inspired cuisine.
Dinner & Show

Deals from Las Vegas to Antelope Canyon

2 Million people a year travel to the Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. Many of them start their adventures from Las Vegas. These are Day Trips
From Las Vegas

Horseshoe Bend / Tower Butte Landing

This 45 Minute Tour shows off many of the best attractions in the area including Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend and Tower Butte! Book your ride now.
Helicopter Tour

We know you didn’t come all this way just to see one part of such a magnificent Canyon. In the past it has been difficult to book more than one canyon run at a time due to the hassles of having to book through different vendors. Well no more! We have done all the hard work so you can Book your bundle today and enjoy the natural wonders that are the Upper & Lower Canyons as well as by boat! Find out why these canyons are some of the most photographed canyons in the world! The advantage of booking here on is that many times bundle deals are available when stand alone tours are not! 

Why go with Bundle Deals?

Benefits of a Bundle Deal…  
#1 – All inclusive booking price.  Don’t get caught with hidden fees!
#2 – Our service does all of the work finding any possible booking combination and times. Saving you valuable time.

#3 – Our bundle deals take into consideration how far you have to travel and how long you may have to wait to enter the Park or add time for lunches.
#4 – Many times bundle deals are available when stand alone Tours are not!

Upper& Lower Antelope Canyon Videos

Upper, Lower and Boat Gallery

Upper Antelope Schedule of Times

Lower Antelope Schedule of Times

Download this Map of Page and the surrounding area, compliments of Antelope Canyon Now

Comments Section

996 Responses

  1. Hello, My name is Yuki.I am planning a trip from Japan to the United States, and I am planning to book a tour of Antelope.I would like to join the tour at 8:15 AM on July 28th, but I saw on the reservation page that the maximum number of participants is 20.We are a group of 21 people who wish to participate.Therefore, I would like to book an additional spot for one more person. Is this possible? Or, is the limit strictly 20 people, making it difficult to accommodate more participants?I apologize for the sudden question. I would appreciate your response.

    1. Hi Yuku,
      Group size on Antelope Canyon tours is allowed to exceed 20 people.
      Assuming you are trying to book Upper Antelope Canyon at 8.15 on July 28, only being able to book 20 means that time slot only has that many seats left.
      You might look at another day or time slot to see if they can accommodate all 21 of you.
      Another option would be to check with a different tour company. There are 5 tour companies that go to Upper Antelope Canyon. Our preferred partner is Tsosie’s Upper Antelope Canyon Tours, who can be reached by email at or by phone at 928-645-5594.
      Other companies that offer Upper Antelope Canyon tours are:
      – Ekis’ Antelope Canyon Tours, 928-645-9102,,
      – Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours, 928-698-3384,
      – Adventurous Antelope Canyon Photo Tours, (928) 614-4919 or (928) 640-6808,,
      – Tse Bighanilini Tours, (928) 310-9458,,
      Hope that helps. If you have further questions, please contact us at
      Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

  2. Hi,
    I’m planning to book the “Antelope Canyon Kayak + HIKE Tour” but I would like to know which canyon is included.
    Is it the Lower one? in this case, is it possible to have the hike tour at 10:45 am to have the best sun light and then the kayak?

    1. Hi Luca,
      The Antelope Canyon Kayak & Hiking Tour covers the section of Antelope Canyon just below Lower Antelope, which funnels into Lake Powell. Since it is a package, the tour company determines what time your trip takes place.
      Hope that helps.
      Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

  3. Why are there time available on this site for certain tours and when you go to the tour site directly, those times aren’t available?

    1. Hi Laura,
      As an authorized affiliate reseller for Dixie’s Lower Antelope Canyon Tours and Chief Tsosie’s Upper Antelope Canyon Tours, we are granted blocks of seats at select times of the day. Often times, when the tour company’s bookings for a certain time slot are sold out, you can still find seats with a company such as ours. Rest assured, though, you will still be served by a tour company licensed by the Navajo Tribe to offer tours into the Antelope Canyons.
      Hope that helps. If you have any questions, please contact us at
      Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

  4. Good Morning,
    Do you have any upper antelope canyon tours available this morning around 10am for 2 adults?
    Thank you,

    1. Hi Jessica,
      Please contact Chief Tsosie’s Antelope Slot Canyon Tours at 928-645-5594.
      Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

  5. Would I be able to take the Upper Antelope tour at 8:15am and the Lower tour at 10:45am on the same day????

    1. Hi William,
      We wouldn’t advise that.
      The key to making both Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon tours work on the same day is having at least a 60-90 minute “buffer” between the CONCLUSION of one tour, and the CHECK-IN time for the other.
      The 8.15 AM Upper Antelope Canyon tour (check-in 7.30-45 am) would conclude at around 9.45 AM. That would give you only 15 minutes to transition to the 10.45 AM Lower Antelope Canyon tour, which would require check-in at 10.00 AM. That’s not much time, and should the Upper tour run late for any reason, you would risk being late for the check-in for Lower and forfeiting your spot on the tour, not to mention what you paid for your tickets. A better choice would be the 11.45 AM Lower Antelope Canyon tour, which requires that you check-in at 11:00 AM. That gives you 1 hour and 15 minutes from when the 8.15 am tour of Upper Antelope wraps up, during which you could grab a bite to eat, freshen up a bit, or do a little shopping.
      Hope that helps. Please contact us at if you have further questions.
      Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

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