Havasu Falls is undeniably one of the most beautiful attractions of the Grand Canyon. Out of all the five waterfalls in the Havasupai Indian Reservation, Havasu Falls and its 100-foot drop is considered the most majestic of them all. If you think the falls is attractive in pictures, wait until you see it with your very own eyes. Most visitors are simply speechless during their first sight of the blue-green waterfalls.
If you are looking into visiting this attraction during your next trip to the Grand Canyon, here are some guides you will want to follow:
- The best time to pay Havasu Falls a visit is between the months of April and July. The waters of the Havasu Falls and the other falls stay at a constant 70F, making it an excellent reprieve from harsh UV rays.
- Avoid going to Havasu Falls during wintertime. As Havasu Falls is within the South Rim territory, this destination is open all year round. The water is colder during winter months. Unless you’re willing to freeze over due to chilly winds and cold water temperatures, you may want to wait until spring time to resume your trip to Havasu Falls.
There are basically three ways to reach Havasu Falls
- Hiking is the most popular way of getting to Havasupai Indian Reservation. You need to hike at least ten miles from Hualapai Hilltop. It will take you at least 3 hours to complete the journey to the falls.
- Horse or Mule Riding is also recommended if your carrying large bags with you. Mules are excellent mode of transportation for guests as they are known to have more stable foot than horses.
- You may also ride the helicopter to appreciate a unique view of Havasu Falls. The ride starts from Hualapai Hilltop and lands inside the premises. It only takes at least five minutes to arrive to Havasu Falls if you decide to splurge a bit on your trip. More about Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour at http://grandcanyonsecrets.com/ .