Are you looking forward to spending some time in the most spectacular place on earth? If yes, think about the ultimate Grand Canyon adventure. Whitewater river raft trips give you a lifetime opportunity to see the Heart of Canyon. If you have 14 days to spend on a vacation, you should be able to sample the best that Grand Canyon can provide. If you like hiking, sparing four to six days for hiking activities will not be too bad.
You are free to choose 5-day motorized trip or an 8 day oar-powered trip What almost all visitors who set their foot in Grand Canyon do is to choose a raft they can enjoy riding. In particular, a motorized raft or oar powered Grand Canyon River ride is the most popular because of the excitement it comes with. Riding across the river on rubber rafts specifically created for white water rafting can indeed be fun.
Most of the motorized rafts in Grand Canyons are 35 feet long , have a capacity of 14 passengers and two guides. The motor boat is one of the things that excite riders and you can choose to sit in-front of the rafter where you will chart with your pals as you enjoy your ride. The Oar-powered rafts are used at the Grand Canyon are 18 feet long , carry a maximum of 5 passengers and one guide.
Nevertheless, it offers you a golden opportunity to enjoy as the rafters steer through the river rapids. The rafts float and move at the speed of the water which is around 4 miles per hour. The trips are long and full of fun. If you are coming along with children for this ride, ensure that they are above 12 years. Whether you choose the upper or the lower Canyon trip, hiking is one of the things that you will indeed enjoy. If you have no hiking skills, some training may be helpful if you want to enjoy the best hikes.
Some of the spectacular areas where you must go to include Bright angel Trial? it's a strenuous hike that stretches to 10 miles. It is a well maintained trail with little shade cover on trail. The hike gives you a 6-8 hour hike that excites even the most demoralized person on earth. Depending on the amount of time you have for an adventurous life in Canyon, you can choose the shorter Upper Canyon trips that allow you to hike out of Canyon. If you choose to use a motorized raft, 4 days will be enough for you to enjoy your Upper Canyon trip. If you are using Oar-powered rafts, you need at least 6 days if you want to enjoy the best of Upper Canyon rafting trip.
Choosing rafting adventures in Grand Canyon will not just ensure that you enjoy your vacation but will revitalize you. This is a must have trip for couples who seem not to be getting along. It's a perfect adventure for reconciliation and bonding.
Whitewater Rafting - The Excitement You Need!
Adventure sports can be enjoyed in a number of different settings including lakes, fields, mountains, cliffs, seas, and rivers, to name a few. One can find one of the most adventurous activities, full of both excitement and exhilaration while treading through the incredible force of the rapids experienced on a whitewater rafting trip.
The Grand Canyon Adventure
The world's river systems are complete ecosystems that are teaming with life. Aquatic life as well as river mammals dot the scene blanketed with Mother Nature?s greeneries and floral accents. Enjoying the great outdoors navigating through some of the world?s best rivers is one sure way to experience all of this and more.
Although there are many whitewater rafting locations in Southwest America, the highest demand and lowest available trip options are found within the 300 mile stretch of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. With over 1000 commercial trips to choose from, and less than 30,000 ppl allowed to partake on this trip annually per National Park restrictions, finding a trip can be a daunting task. Advantage Grand Canyon is a free service, the only company focused solely on Grand Canyon raft trips, has excellent relationships with all 16 outfitters and is a great source to help coordinate 3-18 day family river rafting vacations.
Simply the Ultimate Adventure
River systems are classified into six distinct categories with Class I as excellent for beginners and Class VI for professionals, however the Grand Canyon has a I ? X or 1 through 10 rating scale. Many ask themselves ?Do I need experience to raft the grand canyon?
The answer is not at all. Your professional guides will be navigating your oar raft, paddle raft, dory boat, hybrid raft or motor raft down the river while you and your friends and family enjoy the sights and sounds of this ancient canyon. Not only will your talented guides navigate you safely down the river, but they also attain outstanding culinary skills.
You will enjoy hot meals daily prepared by your guides. The only think you will need to take care of is washing your own place and silverware. The rest handled by your talented river guides. Are you ready for adventure?
Call Advantage Grand Canyon and let us show you just how incredible and memorable at whitewater rafting really is.