Located on Navajo Nation land in Arizona, Antelope Canyon isa slot canyon known for its remarkable rock formations and colors, making it aphotographer's dream. With this entry ticket to Upper Antelope Canyon, you'llhave access, which is only granted to members of the public with a Navajoguide. This portion of the canyon is at ground level, meaning you don't have toclimb, so it's suitable for most visitors. Once inside, look up at the beams ofsunlight that shines down from the sky.
Formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone, Antelope Canyon ishome to deep corridors and flowing smoothing edges and a favorite stop amonghikers and photographers. Upper Antelope Canyon referred to by the Navajo as"the place where water runs through rocks" and is the most frequentlyvisited slot canyon with beams of direct sunlight radiate down from openings atthe top of the canyon.
Antelope Canyon has been a long-dreamed place to visit in myArizona tour listing. The astounding water line, the colorful rocks, the The shape of the stone sculpted by nature's power is one of the most amazing miracles. Stay inside the Canyon, I can feel deeply the energy connection with theuniverse……If life is journey, then this is the step you need to jump in withouthaste; if life is a book, this is the page, you need to read using your heat;if life is a destination, this is the place you could melt yourself into thesand without regret.
Inside of the Upper Antelope Canyon
Upper Antelope Canyon is called Tsé bighánílíní, 'the place "Where water runs through rocks," as the Navajo people in that area put it. Itis the most frequently visited by tourists because its entrance and entirelength are at ground level, requiring no climbing; and because beams of direct The sunlight that shines down from the canyon's openings is much more consistent all year, making the inside canyon very colorful. Beams occurmost often in summer, as they require the sun to be high in the sky of mid-day.Light beams start to peek into the canyon March 20 and disappear by October 20.
Lower Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon, called Hazdistazí, or 'spiral rock The Navajo term for arches is located several miles from Upper Antelope Canyon. Prior to the installation of metal stairways, visiting the canyon requiredclimbing pre-installed ladders in certain areas.
Even following the installation of stairways, it is a moredifficult hike than Upper Antelope. It is longer, narrower in places, and evenFooting is not available in all areas. Five flights of stairs of varying widthsare currently available to aid in descent and ascent. At the end, the climb outrequires flights of stairs. Additionally, sand continually falls from the crackabove and can make the stairs slippery.
Despite these limitations, Lower Antelope Canyon draws aconsiderable number of photographers, though casual sightseers are much lesscommon than in the Upper Canyon. Photography-only tours are available around midday, when the light is at its brightest. Photographers cannot bring a tripod.
The lower canyon is in the shape of a "V" andshallower than the Upper Antelope. Lighting is better in the early hours andlate morning. -Wikipedia