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Adult Ages 18+
Child Ages 8-17
Young Child Ages 0-7
Private Tour Minimum of 5 People Per Private Tour
Hiking Permit Additional Cost required for those ages 8+


The 1.5 hour Antelope Canyon X hiking tour begins at the tour office off of highway 98 at milepost 308 – Navajo Nation Reservation. This is a fully guided tour; you must remain with your guide at all times.

Antelope Canyon X is a slot canyon in Antelope Canyon that is accessible by tour. You will experience a more relaxed atmosphere and smaller groups. This tour consists of 2 slot canyons that you will visit. Our Navajo guides are knowledgeable, ready to help make your trip memorable whether getting great photos or a great experience.

Why Visit Canyon X?

Welcome to the mesmerizing world of Canyon X – a hidden gem nestled within the heart of the Navajo Nation, offering an unparalleled adventure for those seeking the extraordinary. Embark on a journey like no other as you explore the enchanting beauty and captivating allure of this unique slot canyon that is apart of the network of Antelope Canyon. Canyon X offers a more exclusive and immersive experience compared to the popular Upper Antelope Canyon!

  • Unrivaled Intimacy: Canyon X is a hidden treasure in the heart of the Navajo Nation and offers a more quiet, personal encounter with nature away from the hustle and bustle of Upper Antelope Canyon. Limited foot traffic ensures that every moment is yours to savor!
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure: The winding passages and undisturbed beauty offer a sense of discovery and adventure. Navigate through the canyon’s twists and turns, reveling in the freedom to explore at your own pace. For those who crave an authentic and off-the-beaten-path experience, Canyon X is the destination of choice.
  • Navajo Guided Tours with a Personal Touch: At Canyon X, our Navajo guides add a layer of cultural depth to your experience. With smaller tour groups, you’ll have the opportunity for more personalized interactions and a richer understanding of the canyon’s significance. It’s not just a tour; it’s a cultural immersion guided by those who call this land home.

Please arrive 30 minutes early to complete the required waiver and check in. Tours depart at tour time.


  • We operate on Arizona time (MST) and do not observe DST. We are the same time as Flagstaff, Sedona, Phoenix, Page, AZ.
  • We do not offer tours to Upper or Lower.
  • Same day inquiries are accepted as walk-in only based on availability. First tour departs at 9:00 am.
  • A phone call to make a reservation is not accepted.
  • Pregnant women are strongly discouraged from participating due to areas that could be strenuous on the tour.
  • All customers must be able to walk unassisted on uneven surfaces and elevation changes i.e., steep incline/decline. A walking stick can be used if necessary.
  • There are NO ladders involved in this tour.
  • Young children are allowed.
  • Photographs or video taken for commercial use are prohibited.
  • Customers must abide by all instructions given by employees of Antelope Canyon X
  • Our dates are released per quarter.
    • Q1 (Jan. – Mar.) is made available Dec. 1.
    • Q2  (April – June) will be released January 1.
    • Q3 (July – Sept.) will be released April 1.
    • Q4 (Oct. – Dec. will be released July 1.

WHAT TO BRING – Hand held items only

  • Camera/Cell phone
  • Water
  • Jacket in the colder months


  • Drones
  • Video recording
  • Pets
  • Strollers
  • Metal frames baby carriers
  • No Smoking
  • Bags of any size (purses, backpacks, camel paks, fanny packs, wristlets, clear bags, camera bags, etc.)
  • Tripods/monopods, selfie sticks