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Monument Valley: 3.5 Hour Extended Tour & Backcountry Access

4.9 / 5

34 reviews

Monument Valley: 3.5 Hour Extended Tour & Backcountry Access

Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 85 per person

Take the extended tour of Monument Valley and backcountry to see even more of the breathtaking natural beauty and iconic monuments with extra time at each stop.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please be ready 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. If you are being picked up from The View Hotel, please wait in front of the lobby at the Navajo loading area. Only overnight guests of the Monument Valley KOA Journey can be picked up from the campground.

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Monument Valley in a small group in an open-air safari vehicle
  • Travel into restricted parts of the Monument Valley only accessible on this tour
  • Enjoy prolonged stop to take the best pictures of the famous sights
  • Learn about the culture, history and traditions of Navajo Nation from a local Navajo guide
Full description
Treat yourself to a 3.5 hour tour of Monument Valley with plenty of time at each stop to take the perfect picture and enjoy the views. This tour is ideal for photographers and visitors who want extra time to explore and learn more about the area. In addition to main monuments such as Mitten View, Three Sisters, John Ford Point, Sleeping Dragon, Traditional Hogan, The Big Hogan, Moccasin Arch, Sun's Eye, Totem Pole, North Window, Artist Point, see the scenic Ear of the Wind arch and Anasazi Ruins. The views of the sights on this tour will leave you speechless. At the end of your tour, enjoy a musical performance from your guide and a visit to a Navajo Hogan, a traditional Navajo home, where you can learn a lot about the history of this incredible place.
Includes
  • Local Navajo Guide
  • Access to the restricted backcountry of Monument Valley
  • Visit to a Navajo Traditional Home with rug weaving demonstration
  • Traditional musical performance by your guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
  • Tips
  • Monument Valley Tribal Park entry pass ($8 per person)
Not suitable for
  • Babies under 1 year
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Scarf

Know before you go

  • Only KOA overnight guests can be picked up from KOA Campground
  • The tour is operated on Utah Time (Mountain Standard Time), which is one hour ahead of Arizona from March to November. Please make sure to leave 1 hour earlier if you are coming from Arizona
  • The Tribal Park entry pass can be purchased upon entry to the Tribal Park
  • The tour is operated in an open-air safari-style vehicle with max of 12 passengers in warm weather and in an enclosed SUV vehicle with maximum of 7 people in cold or hot weather
  • It is recommended to bring a bandana and sunglasses, that will protect your face from dust and sand
  • This tour is not suitable for women who are more than 5 months pregnant due to rough terrain
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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Sights were nice, Guide playing music and singing was nice. However: - I don't understand why I can't book a single ticket when it is not a private tour, This is so frustrating. Let me buy one ticket, and don't guarantee the tour if there is less than 2. - The moment we started the tour, the guide kept reminding us that we had a lot of stops and she wanted to be able to make them, so (please rush)... Nobody in the group was lingering. You can start reminding guests of that if you see people staying a long time at one place. But you don't have to keep saying it, when everyone is very prompt. Plus, when the guide had friends at one stop, we once were waiting for her...

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May 12, 2022

The tour was very nice. Our guide Larry put a lot of effort into taking us to beautiful places. The service of the local agency was annoying. They didn't answer my email and nobody was to be seen on site. I met Larry by accident and asked him for advice. He called the agency and clarified that he would make the drive. At first we had a queasy feeling because he wasn't officially from the company. But he did great and it turned out for the best.

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April 19, 2022

This was phenomenal! Our guide Sandaya was wonderful, kind and engaging. The van was convenient for our group of 7. It was a beautiful day and my family learned so much. Thank you to our guide for showing us her beautiful ancestral home and sharing so much of her history.

April 7, 2022

Product ID: 388790