If you only have a limited time during your visit to the Grand Canyon, it pays to do a little bit of research to make the most out of this experience. If you come unprepared, it’s difficult to appreciate the beauty of the Grand Canyon.
Here are tips that you need to follow:
- Prefer to visit the South Rim
The South Rim and the North Rim are the main entry points of Grand Canyon National Park. Although the North Rim features spectacular views, most travel experts will tell you that it’s not as fun and memorable as the South Rim. In addition, the North Rim is closed to public from the months of November through February. Winter is between these months, and the North Rim features lowers temperatures, and experiences high snowfalls. Lastly, the South Rim boasts more attractions and guided tours, making it an ideal place for those in groups or those who want to try out various outdoor experiences such as camping and hiking.
- Go over the edge
The South Rim is considered to be the best of all rims due to its spectacular panoramas. Make sure you sign up for short hikes or walking trails to appreciate the beauty of the Grand Canyon.
Some interesting hiking trails that you may want to consider are the following:
- Moran Point
- Cedar Ridge
- Skeleton Point
- Kaibab Trail
- Bright Angel Trail
If you wish to do more than hike, try securing permits to enter Havasupai Indian Reservation. It houses Havasu Falls, one of the five spectacular falls located within the vicinity of Grand Canyon National Park
Before going to the Grand Canyon, make sure to secure your permits to enter the premises. It’s also recommended to book ah hotel room or a space in the campgrounds a few weeks before your intended date to visit.