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Las Vegas: Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountains

1. Las Vegas: Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountains

Journey through some of Nevada's most breathtaking landscapes have the chance to explore ancient petroglyphs and witness the incredible intersection of nature and art at Seven Magic Mountains on this day trip from Vegas. Your adventure begins with a scenic drive to Valley of Fire State Park, known for its stunning red sandstone formations and ancient petroglyphs. Begin at Elephant Rock, a towering rock formation that resembles an elephant. Admire the natural beauty of the park and snap some photos. Next, you'll head to Atlatl Rock, where you'll see some of the park's ancient petroglyphs, which were created by Native Americans over 2,000 years ago. The petroglyphs depict animals, humans, and other symbols, and offer a fascinating glimpse into the history and culture of the region. From there, visit Seven Sisters, a series of towering rock formations that resemble seven towering sisters. This is another great spot for taking photos and soaking up the awe-inspiring beauty of the park. You'll then have the option to hike one of three trails: Fire Wave, Rainbow Vista, or White Domes. Fire Wave is a short, easy hike that leads to a unique sandstone formation that resembles an ocean wave. Choose Rainbow Vista, which offers panoramic views of the park's colorful rock formations. Try the White Domes which takes you on a scenic journey through narrow canyons and slot canyons. After a morning adventure in the park, head to Seven Magic Mountains, a stunning art installation located in the Mojave Desert just outside of Las Vegas. See the bold, colorful display of seven towering pillars made from locally-sourced boulders stacked on top of each other created by Ugo Rondinone. Take in the bright, fluorescent-colored pillars, which rise up to 30 feet high and stand out against the natural desert landscape. The installation is a surreal sight and offers some incredible photo opportunities. Enjoy a must-see attraction for art lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. Finally, Wrap up your tour at around 2 or 3 PM and be dropped back at your hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas:Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountain day tour

2. Las Vegas:Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountain day tour

Unique tour Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountains day tour from Las Vegas . Discover Sunrise at Valley of Fire state park . Scout out the most unique spots in the Valley of Fire . After being picked up from the Las Vegas Strip, enjoy a comfortable transfer to the Valley of Fire and visit the most beautiful spots, including Elephant Rock, Cabins, and Rainbow Vista, before heading off the beaten track to find two hidden spots. As you travel, your guide will provide insightful commentary about the sights and regions, such as the 4,000-year-old petroglyphs. - Enjoy the early morning quite and unique landscape of Aztec Sandstone formations with amazing wildlife . After Valley of Fire we heading to Seven Magic Mountains. - Enjoy the unique art installation . We spend there 25 minutes. - Guided Tour with the professional educated Tour guide. Entrance fees , snacks/ bottle water included. Plenty time to enjoy the moment and take a spectacular pictures. No other company offer this special tour Thats why we are special !! Just book the tour and enjoy the JNS professional hospitality. At the end of your trip, sit back and relax on your return transfer to the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas: Valley of Fire Scenic Tour & Lost City Museum

3. Las Vegas: Valley of Fire Scenic Tour & Lost City Museum

Prepare to be captivated by the wonders that await you in Valley of Fire State Park. Immerse yourself in the park's rich history and natural beauty as you embark on a journey that will awaken you. Here are just a few of the wonders that should be on our itinerary: -Elephant Rock: Nature's Majestic Sculpture As you enter Valley of Fire State Park through the east entrance, be sure to keep an eye out for the magnificent Elephant Rock. This natural sculpture, aptly named for its resemblance to an elephant, stands as a testament to the raw power and artistry of nature. Its imposing presence is a constant reminder of the extraordinary forces that have shaped this ancient landscape. -Fire Wave: A Striped Masterpiece Prepare to be mesmerized by the Fire Wave, a geological wonder that showcases nature's artistic flair. With its stunning white and red zebra stripes, this captivating formation creates a surreal and ethereal landscape. Embark on a hike to this geological masterpiece and immerse yourself in its mesmerizing beauty. The Fire Wave offers endless photo opportunities, ensuring that your memories of Valley of Fire will be forever etched in your heart. -Atlatl Rock Hike: A Glimpse into Ancient Artistry Embark on the Atlatl Rock Hike and journey into the heart of ancient artistry. This 0.1-mile round trip hike leads you to Atlatl Rock, where you'll discover a treasure trove of prehistoric petroglyphs. Marvel at the intricate carvings and symbols that tell the stories of the Native Americans who once called this land home. Allow your imagination to wander as you immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Valley of Fire. -Valley of Fire Visitor Center: Gateway to Discovery Immerse yourself in the park's rich history, geology, and ecology through engaging exhibits and informative displays. Discover the stories of the ancient civilizations that once called this land home and gain a deeper understanding of the natural forces that have shaped these remarkable sandstone formations. The Visitor Center offers a range of resources, including postcards, books, and souvenirs, allowing you to take a piece of Valley of Fire's magic home with you. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Visitor Center is a must-visit destination to enhance your Valley of Fire experience. -Lost City in Museum Moapa Valley The Lost City Museum, originally known as the Boulder Dam Park Museum, was built in 1935 by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps. The National Park Service created the museum to exhibit artifacts recovered from local prehistoric archaeological sites, most of which were flooded when the Colorado River was dammed to form Lake Mead. The Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum is one of seven state museums and has grown to include three exhibition galleries, a small screening room, a research library, and a museum store. Outdoor exhibits include a Native American pit house and reconstructed pueblos.

From Las Vegas: Valley of Fire Small Group Tour

4. From Las Vegas: Valley of Fire Small Group Tour

Escape the city and get back to nature on a day trip to the Valley of Fire State Park. See the park's highlights, like 4,000-year-old rock carvings, Rainbow Vista viewpoint, and the Beehives and Elephant Rock formations. Keep your energy up and stay hydrated with snacks and bottled water.  Enjoy direct pickup from your hotel on the Las Vegas Strip (and most hotels nearby). Sit back and relax in a comfortable air-conditioned car or van (no busses!) on the way to Valley of Fire State Park. At your first stop, see large sandstone rock formations called 'Beehives' due to their shape. Next, travel nack in time 4,000 years, observing petroglyphs (rock carvings) made by ancient tribes at Atlatl Rock. Then, on to admire panoramic views of the multi-colored rock layers at Rainbow Vista. See the rarely occurring natural white domes that are 98% pure silica. Explore inside the Cabins, built in 1935 by the CCC to commemorate the park's opening. Capture pictures of the wind and rain-carved Elephant Rock formation. Relax on the drive back to Las Vegas for direct hotel drop off.

Las Vegas: Hoover Dam & Valley of Fire Day Trip with Brunch

5. Las Vegas: Hoover Dam & Valley of Fire Day Trip with Brunch

Immerse yourself in the story of the Hoover Dam and the Valley of Fire State Park on a guided combo tour. Discover several stunning viewpoints, stop at the Hoover Dam Museum, and savor a tasty brunch at the Bighorn Café before heading to the Valley of Fire. Be picked up from the convenience of your hotel and relax on the drive to Hoover Dam. At the first stop, explore the Hoover Dam Museum featuring a collection of artifacts, photographs, and personal stories from those who built the Dam. Next, get a chance to see some Bighorn sheep grazing at Hemenway Park. Then it's on to the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, where you'll be standing 900-feet above the Colorado River overlooking the dam. Learn how the dam was built and engineered from your local guide as you take photos from several vantage points, including panoramic views of Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the U.S. Sit down to refuel at Bighorn Café inside the Hoover Dam Lodge before continuing the tour. Later, journey to the Valley of Fire State Park and travel back in time to prehistoric days while visiting Elephant Rock. Explore exhibits about the history, geology, and ecology at the visitor center. Marvel at 4,000-year-old petroglyphs (rock carvings) made by the ancient tribes at Atlatl Rock and learn how years of sediment deposits created sandstone formations at the Beehives. At the end of the tour, get taken back to your hotel for drop-off.

Nevada: A Comprehensive Self-Guided Audio Tour Bundle

6. Nevada: A Comprehensive Self-Guided Audio Tour Bundle

This bundle contains three tours: Vegas to the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Red Rock Canyon. Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Note: This 74-mile-long tour covers the essentials of Lake Mead in 3-4 hours. Your journey to the Hoover Dam begins on the Las Vegas Strip. Driving through the Las Vegas Valley, uncover the city's wild beginnings, from its inception as a modest railway town to an early gambling hub. Learn how the Hoover Dam helped Las Vegas survive! View the Colorado River and relive the fights to contain its power. Pass through Boulder City, established specifically for the Hoover Dam construction, and find out about the brutal conditions its workers endured. Stop by Lake Mead Viewpoint for wondrous views of the lake born from the Hoover Dam. If you like, you can walk the Historic Railroad Hiking Trail, along a long defunct railroad line. Move onto the Lakeview Overlook, another great vantage point that highlights Lake Mead's grandeur. Then pause at the Boulder Dam Bridge Overlook for an awe-inspiring view of the Hoover Dam. Finally, drive across the dam or stop and walk along the impressive rim! Your tour ends at the Hoover Dam Lookout on the dam’s far side. For Lake Mead, your tour begins at the visitor center. You’ll get tales of geological history, while observing colorful rock formations. Learn how Native tribes used the river for survival and pass the hot springs which Paleo-Indians believed sacred. Learn about John Wesley Powell, Elwood Mead, and other essential figures in the region’s history as you drive. Step back in time and feel the devastating impacts of the Imperial Valley Disaster, then hear about a different kind of disaster as you behold the Hamblin-Cleopatra Volcano. Hear about the diverse animals which thrive in this harsh climate, such as mountain lions and Gila Monsters, then drive to the famous Valley of Fire State Park, where your tour will conclude. In Red Rock Canyon, start at the visitor center. From there, you’ll delve into Red Rock’s unique sandstone formations, like the amazing Calico Hills. Hear about fights between conservation and development in the area as you drive, then visit petroglyphs and pictographs over 800 years old! Pass the Ice Box Canyon trail, where narrow canyon walls block out the sun! Learn about the canyon’s famed fossils, including one thought to be the oldest land animal ever found in Nevada! The tour ends at the panoramic Red Rock Canyon Overlook. This is the perfect bundle to enhance any trip to the southwest!

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Our trip was amazing! Matthew, our tour guide, was sensational! He did a great job getting pictures and showing us around and ensuring that we were safe while we were hiking. I highly recommend this tour!!

It was a wonderful tour. There was plenty of time for photos and even support. The tour guide is very funny and friendly. He answers every question and loves his work. We can only recommend it. :)

Scott is a very good tour guide. He is also a professional photographer to help you take beautiful pictures. He showed hidden gems spot.

Was perfect. We had a very nice day with very clear explanations. Took her time. Darren, thank you for this experience.

Amazing experience our guide guy Matt was the best very knowledgeable we learn a lot from him