Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

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Vermilion Cliffs National Monument: Our most recommended tours and activities

Las Vegas: Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend Expedition

1. Las Vegas: Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend Expedition

Grab a window seat and get ready to set out on an inspiring voyage. From high in the sky to deep in the rainbow canyons of Nevada, this tour is an effortless way to experience scenic Page, Arizona. Sit back and listen as your pilot invites you to view majestic sites, including the Hoover Dam, Glen Canyon, and Lake Powell from a birds-eye view. You will then be transferred to Horseshoe Bend, where a short hike to the edge will allow you to look down the uniquely twisted cliffs to see the incredible Colorado River winding below. Continue to the entrance of Antelope Canyon for a guided tour of the world-famous slot canyons. Take full advantage of this photographer’s dream landscape and capture the sand and sun dancing off the ancient sandstone rock formations within the canyons. Sit back and listen as your pilot invites you to view the majesty of sites including the Hoover Dam, Glen Canyon, and Lake Powell from a birds-eye view. You will then be transferred to Horseshoe Bend, where a short hike to the edge will allow you to look down the uniquely twisted cliffs to see the incredible Colorado River winding below. Replenish yourself with a light meal between destinations.

White Pocket: Hiking Tour with Lunch

2. White Pocket: Hiking Tour with Lunch

Explore a region of incredible geology and scenery on a full-day easy hiking tour of White Pockets on the Vermillion Cliffs from Kanab or Paria Contact Station. This is physically a very easy hiking tour for anyone able to walk over uneven rocks. Enjoy more photography opportunities than anywhere else on Vermilion Cliffs. This is an exceptional area to explore, and the highlight of any trip to southwest canyon country. En route to White Pockets, drive off road through dramatic landscapes. Journey along the House Rock Valley road for an introduction to the Grand Staircase-Escalante. Travel along the backcountry sandy roads, ascending to an altitude of approximately 6,000 feet. Enjoy the cooler climate, where dramatic snow and ice forms during the winter months.

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What people are saying about Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

What a unique place and experience! Our guide was knowledgeable about the area, He helped us set up some fun photo ops. Highly recommend for those that can handle a super bumpy car ride and hot temperatures (in the summer).

Terrific guide in Kyle Walker, fun hiking around and on the White Pockets. No lunch provided but didn’t matter, loved the adventure.

Fantastic!

Our guide was a really nice person with plenty of knowledge about the region.The trip was very nice because it was only two of us.

Stunning place. Super nice informative guide but long day in the car to get there and back. Part of the deal...