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Monument Valley and Mystery Valley Full-Day Tour

Monument Valley and Mystery Valley Full-Day Tour

From US$ 150 per person

Spend 6 hours visiting both the main sights of Monument Valley and Mystery Valley and learn about traditions of Navajo Nation on a small-group tour.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Monument Valley and Mystery Valley in one day
  • See all main sights and learn about the area from your Navajo local guide
  • Learn about the culture, history, and traditions of Navajo Nation
  • Feel the thrill of traveling in open-air safari-style vehicles
Full description

Experience Monument Valley and Mystery Valley in one day with a local Navajo guide. Discover iconic monuments, learn about the history and traditions of Navajo Nation, see the Anasazi ruins, and enjoy plenty of photo opportunities. See famous monuments at the Monument Valley such as the Three Sisters, John Ford Point, Moccasin Arch, the Totem Pole, the Big Hogan, Sun’s Eye, North Window, and the Sleeping Dragon as well as the West and East Mitten Buttes. Additionally, enjoy an exclusive visit to the valley’s backcountry, which is only accessible with a Navajo guide. Continue to Mystery Valley, where you can learn a lot about generations of Navajo people and their culture. Visit a Navajo Hogan, a traditional Navajo home. Watch a rug weaving demonstration and enjoy a ceremonial music performance performed by your guide. Lastly, Explore the Anasazi ruins and the petroglyphs and be amazed by stunning 360-views of the area.

Includes
  • Local Navajo Guide
  • Access to the restricted backcountry of Monument Valley
  • Visit to a Navajo traditional home
  • Traditional musical performance by your guide
  • Monument Valley Tribal Park entry pass ($8 per person)
  • Lunch
  • Tips

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Please wait in front of the lobby of The View Hotel (Indian Rte 42, Oljato-Monument Valley, AZ 84536) at the Navajo loading area. The driver will not come inside for the pickup. Look for a guide from Monument Valley Tribal Tours.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • The tour is operated in an open-air safari-style vehicle with a max of 12 passengers in warm weather and in an enclosed SUV vehicle with a maximum of 7 people in cold or hot weather
  • This tour is not suitable for infants aged 1 year or younger or women who are more than 5 months pregnant due to rough terrain
  • Tribal Park entry pass is not included in the tour but can be purchased upon entrance ($8)
  • Lunch will not be provided. Please carry cash for lunch
  • Admission to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park requires use of a mask
  • On the rare occasion, the rug weaving demonstration may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

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

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Stunning natural beauty and personal, knowledgeable and friendly service by our guide, Sandrea, made this tour the highlight of our trip. She shared several beautiful Navajo songs with us and had clear live and respect for her culture and land, those who lived and now live there and those who visit. I highly recommend both the Monument Valley and the Mystery Valley tour.

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November 3, 2022

We had a fantastic full day tour of Monument Valley and Mystery Valley. Our Navajo guide, Larry, was outstanding! He passionately told us a lot about the formation of Monument Valley and the fauna and gave us an exciting insight into the culture of the Navajos and brought us closer to their customs and way of life, today and in the past. In Mystery Valley he had also shown us very hidden petroglyphs and the best spots to take great photos of the Arches. We are very glad that we booked this tour, on our own we would only have seen a fraction and also not learned anything about the Navajos. We would do this tour again at any time and recommend it to every visitor. We would like to thank Larry very much for this great day, it will remain unforgettable!

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August 11, 2022

We really enjoyed our full day tour with Larry Team. We spent the morning seeing the sights in Monument Valley. In the afternoon we explored Mystery Valley. Larry was a great guide! Shared his love of the area, some Navajo traditions, and assisted as we climbed up formations in Mystery Valley. We learned a lot and have an appreciation for the people who live here now and in the past.

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April 17, 2022

Product ID: 388791