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Upper Antelope Canyon & Lower Antelope Tour

Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon Information

So you’ve decided to tour both Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon on your upcoming vacation to Northern Arizona. Great! Let us help you book your perfect day. Each Canyon has very distinct properties that make it worth seeing. For example Upper Antelope is known for its incredible light beams and wide passages.  Where as Lower Antelope is know more for its Vivid Colors and incredible textures.

"You're about to discover why these are two of the most photographed
Canyons in the world!"
James F. Adams

Upper Antelope Canyon Tour

Your day of discovery gets off and rolling from Chief Tsosie’s Antelope Slot Canyon Tours in downtown Page, AZ. Aboard super-comfortable luxury touring vehicles, specially modified to handle off-road trekking, you’ll travel down the edge of Manson Mesa to the Navajo Indian Reservation. After a 2-mile trip down a remote dirt road, you arrive at the mouth of Upper Antelope Canyon. 

As you walk into the chambers of this world-famous slot canyon, you leave behind the noise and heat of the man-made world, and enter the cool, surreal confines of a masterpiece of nature. Formed over aeons by churning flash flood waters and fine grains of sand buffeted by gale force winds, the interior of Upper Antelope Canyon is a kaleidoscope of subtle earth tones, constantly changing in depth and intensity as the sun moves overhead. But at a mere 100 yards in length, Upper Antelope Canyon represents only a small fraction of this complex, multi-faceted geological curiosity. To get a true sense of the powerful and miraculous forces responsible for Antelope Canyon’s formation, you literally have to go deeper, and that’s what you’re about to do next! 

Length of Tour : 1 Mile
Duration : 1.5 Hours

Lower Antelope Canyon Tour

Your Lower Antelope Adventure will have you starting out Dixie’s Lower Antelope Canyon Tours. Parking is just north of Highway 98. (Check your confirmation email for directions)

Following a short walk to the canyon’s entrance, it’s time to get a bit more physical. A climb down a series of ladders takes you to an underground wonderland of spirals, ledges, arches, and bas relief-like formations that will paint pictures in your imagination. The entire hike comes in at just one mile with the most strenuous portion being the descent into the canyon via 5 ladders that will take you to the beginning of your Adventure. 

At 600m in length, and with several ladders and small boulders to navigate, Lower Antelope Canyon requires a little more effort to enjoy, but millions of people annually find the experience to be well worth the exercise.

Length of Tour : 1 Mile
Duration : 1-1.25 Hours

Both Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon can be a challenging environment for photography, but your Navajo Indian Guides will be there to advise you on how to get the most from your pictures, even from the simplest of cell phone cameras. After your day of exploring is over, you’ll have a more complete appreciation for the intricacy of Antelope Canyon.

Lower Antelope Ladder
Upper Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon
Upper Antelope

Pro Tips for Booking Multiple Tours

You can book your tours back-to-back, however with Travel times to and from different operators we recommend that you allow time in between to grab lunch at Antelope Point Marina, do some shopping, swim or catch a  power nap back at your hotel. Give yourself at least 2 hours from the end of one Tour to get to the next Tour since travel time will be involved. Availability permitting, the choice is yours! Don’t be left in the dust – book your seats today.  


Operation of one or both tour components is weather permitting and may be contingent on a certain number of passengers traveling 

Hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, and/or protective clothing should be worn

Please wear appropriate shoes for walking and be aware of weather conditions.

Backpacks, handbags, fanny packs, and hydration packs are not allowed in the canyon.

Carry enough water for each member of your party – Water is available at all Tour Operators