From Palm Springs: Jeep Tour of the Indian Canyons

Palm Springs Indian Canyons Jeep & Hiking Tour

Product ID: 17527

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Key Details
3 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Printed Voucher Accepted
Live Guide

Pick-up service

Please call the supplier at least 1 day before the tour to inquire about hotel pickup. Complimentary pick-up is available for guests staying in Palm Springs, subject to availability. Pick-up from Rancho Mirage is also available for an additional charge of $25 per booking.

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What You'll Do
  • Take in the area's spectacular scenery
  • Learn the historic Indian culture that still exists today
  • Discover stunning rock formations
  • Enjoy a tour of the area from a naturalist guide
  • Snap pictures you're sure to marvel at forever
  • Hike along an easy 1-mile path
Discover stunning rock formations, the contrasting greens of magnificent fan palms, and more than 150 species of plants on this jeep tour of Palm Springs' Indian Canyons. Then hike to the top of Andreas Canyon past beautiful streams of cascading water.
What to Expect
This incredible journey in a classic Big Red Jeep Scramblers (CJ-8's) takes you into the lush palm oasis of the magnificent Indian Canyons of Palm Springs.

Visit the ancestral home of the Agua Caliente band of Cahuilla Indians as your naturalist guide tells you about the history, culture, legends, and stories of the Cahuilla people. Along the way you will learn about historic Rincon Village and the Cahuilla People’s amazing understanding and usage of desert plants.

Enjoy a guided hike on a tranquil trail up Andreas Canyon that winds along a beautiful stream of cascading water features shaded by a canopy of California Fan Palms. At the top of the trail you will emerge above the palms to enjoy a breathtaking view across to the steep cliff walls on the opposite side. During this easy 1-mile trek, you will visit ancient bedrock mortars and see a stunning array of desert flora, ending up at the sacred mound that marks the location of the Cahuilla’s creator, Mukat.

From the rim of Palm Canyon you will be able to see the largest natural palm oasis in the North American hemisphere. Then you will enjoy a short nature walk to a water cave that feeds water into the lush canyon below during the winter and spring.
What's Included
  • Narrated jeep eco-tour with an expert naturalist guide
  • Guided hike
  • Granola snack and bottled water
  • Admission fee for the Indian Canyons
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

This tour departs from the loading zone in front of theWelwood Murray Memorial Library located at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Minimum age: 3 Years

Parents of children less than 8 years of age who are less than 4' 9" tall must provide a car safety seat for their child per California Law.

Things to Bring:
Wear closed-toe shoes with rubber soles (such as tennis shoes or hiking boots). Sandals and shoes with high heels are not recommended.
Wear comfortable clothing. wWe recommend you dress in layers as desert temperatures can change quickly. In the cooler months (November through March), we suggest you bring a light sweater or jacket.
Bring a hat and sunglasses and apply sunscreen before the tour.
Don't forget your camera or video camera!

Guests with neck, back, or serious injuries and women who are pregnant are advised to consult with their doctor before taking any Jeep Tour.

Advance reservations are required for this excursion.

Cancellation Policy: 48-hours advance notice is required for cancellation (with 5% service charge). No refund for tours cancelled within 48 hours.

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Product ID: 17527