Trip to the Antelope Canyon, Page, Arizona
Reviews > North America > United States > Page > Trip to the Antelope Canyon
We spent the night at some cheap hotel, and did not care either, we were so tired and really couldn't be bothered with anything besides maybe finishing a few more beers before hitting the sack :)
The next day we woke up all fresh and ready to see another amazing sight, Antelope Canyon.
But before visiting Antelope Canyon we stopped by the Glen Canyon Dam. We did not actually go down the damn because we didn't have enough time to do that, but we went to the side of it to look down and enjoy the amazing views over the canyon cliffs which is much nicer anyway.
Take a look at the pictures, it was quite amazing and because it was again so windy, it was scary as well.
There is lower and upper Antelope Canyon, and we ended up going to the upper one. The advantage of the lower canyon is that you get these beautiful sun rays almost all of the day, while at the upper one you only get them once a day for about 15minutes.
I wish we would have picked a better time, so we could see the sun rays coming in, but we were out of luck, because all times had already been reserved.
Anyhow, we booked out tour with this Indian tour company (it's all run by Indian tribes by the way). They put you up in these trucks and then drive you to the canyon. You'd think that you could drive there on your own, but you'd need one of those monster trucks with the huge wheels in order not to get stuck all the time. The ride through the sand was already fund but I got really excited when I saw the canyon ahead of me.
I won't tell you much about it, because the pictures will tell you all you need to know about Antelope Canyon. However, two thing you might want to consider when going there.
- take off your contact lenses (when it's windy)
- protect your camera at all times (again when it's windy)
Guess what? It was super windy and sand was coming down the walls as if it was raining. You cannot even take pictures with a flash light, because all the sand will reflect the light. Anyhow, my eyes were hurting for a day and I probably need to buy a new camera.
Things about Page you may be interested inBe the first who requests a site listing for this page.
1. May 12, 2010 Trip to Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
2. May 13, 2010 Getting around in Los Angeles (Los Angeles) ( 4)
3. May 14, 2010 Best things to see in Los Angeles (Los Angeles) ( 15)
4. May 15, 2010 What to see in Los Angeles (Los Angeles) ( 26)
5. May 17, 2010 Visiting Las Vegas (Las Vegas) ( 94)
6. May 21, 2010 Our Bryce Canyon trip (Bryce Canyon) ( 96)
7. May 21, 2010 Visiting the Coral Pink and Red Sand Dunes (Kanab) ( 16)
8. May 22, 2010 Trip to the Antelope Canyon (Page) ( 127)
9. May 22, 2010 Our Lake Powell trip (Page) ( 19)
10. May 23, 2010 Visiting the Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon Village) ( 65)
11. May 24, 2010 Shopping in Barstow (Barstow)
12. May 25, 2010 Short visit in San Francisco (San Francisco)
13. May 27, 2010 What to do in San Francisco (San Francisco)
14. May 27, 2010 Roadtrip on Pacific Number 1 (Pismo Beach)
Start from beginning | 1 - 14 Journal overview
Read about Page in our travel-guide
Our Lake Powell trip
Recommended Page Guide
According to the latest census conducted in 2000, the total population of the town was 6505. The density of population was 395 persons per square kilometers during that period. $17,955 was the value of the per capita income and about 15.5% of the population lived below the poverty line.Page Travel -Transport The region has a very good connections to the adjoining ones. Both roadways and airways form major connecting modems for Page. The city runs in buses though cabs and hired bikes are also available. Railways also carry a huge number of passengers. Trans-American Railways, which connect it to its neighboring provinces, is one of the best in... Read more »
Recent reviews for Page
Our Lake Powell trip - Jun 20, 2010, by MadSuh
After we visited Antelope Canyon at noon, we ate something at this Mexcian place, which was really nice. Strange how we simply cannot get this sort of Mexican food back in Europe. Anyhow, I really like the place, and the Coronas that came... Read more »
More reviews you might be interested in
Xanten reviews - Germany
Xanten is a small town near the border of the netherlands. The landscape is mostly flat, typical for the area. The town itself doesnt offer so much...
Nice open air museum in Xanten
Boulogne-sur-mer reviews - France
History Situated in northern France, in the district Pas-de-Calais, just 145 Km from Lille (by car), this “tres merveilleux” town is...
You must visit Pas-de-Calais
Gythion reviews - Greece
If you're in the south of Greece and you want to go somewhere by bus, go to Gythion. There's a bus mainstation, from where you can reach all...
What to do in Gythion
Rosarito reviews - Mexico
Well, if you are up for some cheap fun South of the border, go to Rosarito. I never really liked the place though, it's dirty and dangerous a...
Visiting Rosarito in Mexico
Praid reviews - Romania
At about 4:30 PM we arrived to Praid, a village (or little city, I'm not sure) which is very famous because of its Salt Mine which is a touristic...
At the Salt Mine in Praid
Simferopol reviews - Ukraine
Wo liegt Krim? Krim liegt in der Ukraine. Sie ist eine Halbinsel im Schwarzen Meer. Krim hat ca. 2 Millionen Einwohner. Im Süden Krims ist...
Besuch Halbinsel Krim
Hanover reviews - Connecticut
Located near Lebanon, across from Vermont and in the Connecticut River Valley, is the thriving university town of Hanover with sweeping green and...
Relax in the calm Hanover, VT
Palo Alto reviews - California
I've been using many different car services to take me to the airport over the years, but elite limo-Palo Alto http://www.elitelimousineinc...
Recently at Palo Alto, California
Mui Ne reviews - Vietnam
I had a chance to travel Mui Ne in 2 days with my family. That was very fund and memoriable. I really impressed with the sand dunes there. So I...
Mui Ne Vacation
Vail reviews - Colorado
Ski Cooper also referred to as “the Coop” by the connoisseurs is situated about 20 miles south of Vail, close to Copper Mountain, in...
White snow and stunning views in Ski Cooper, CO