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Oljato-Monument Valley, United States
2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park on this tour that introduces you to Monument Valley's major scenic attractions. During the journey, see backcountry monuments, which include arches and ancient petroglyphs from the Anasazi people. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
  • Explore the natural features of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • See arches and other rock formations used in films and other media
  • Hear stories about the area from your guide
  • Choice of departure times when booking
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Bottled water
Transport by open-air Safari vehicle
Air-conditioned vehicle
Face mask and hand sanitizers
Local taxes
Pet friendly
NO Entrance fee to the Monument Valley Tribal Park
Gratuities
No Horse Tours

Departure Point

Indian Rte 42, Oljato-Monument Valley, AZ 84536, USA

Meeting in The View Hotel lobby near the wooden benches. GPS coordinates N 36.98188 and W 110.11210.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your tour begins through Monument Valley's natural attractions.

With your guide, make your first stop at John Ford's Point, where some of John Wayne's western movies were filmed, as well as 'Transformers: Age of Extinction.' Then head into the backcountry area of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park to see the Sun's Eye Arch. Standing here at a specific degree, you can look into the rock arch to find out how it got its name. Also at this location, check out petroglyphs from the Anasazi people and listen to stories from your guide.

Then continue to the Big Hogan, another natural feature that's a favorite photo op site, before stopping at your last backcountry attraction, the Ear of the Wind, the largest arch in the park.

Next, head to the Totem Pole for more photo ops and to hear about their cultural histories, and then visit the North Window, where you can admire the Mitten Butte from a different perspective. Your tour then ends with return to your departure point.

Please note: Guides are locals who have been praised for their storytelling skills and are first aid- and CPR-certified. Water is available but it's recommended that you bring your own snacks and other necessities.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Mitten View, Mitchell Mesa, Merrick Butte, Elephant/Camel Buttes, John Fords Point, Three Sisters, and Rain God. Backcountry: Chiefs Head, Big Hogan, Totem Pole View, Suns Eye, Ear of the Wind, and hogan demonstration.
Duration: 7 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • We do observe Daylight Savings TIme. We are on Mountain Standard Time (UT). Be advised that there is a one hour time difference between Arizona Time Zone and the Navajo Nation Time Zone (Mid-March to October).
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • NOT responsible for lost or stolen items (cameras, phones, wallets, passports, etc.) while on the tour. Please only bring items you need to make your tour more comfortable (jackets, cameras, snacks, etc.)
  • COVID19 Protocols exercised and in place
  • Departing from The View Hotel lobby near wooden benches. Have your confirmation# ready.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Face coverings are mandatory
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Uneven walking surfaces
  • If you are feeling any symptoms of COVID19 or have been around a person who tested positive, please advise us immediately for cancelation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY MV Dineh Bekeyah Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 2.5 Hour Guided Tour of Monument Valley.

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349 Reviews

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star-5
Great tour and guide
Geoff
, Sep 2021
Great tour with many of the “greatest hits” as stops. great guide. Very friendly easygoing and helpful
star-5
GREAT TOUR!
James_D
, Sep 2021
John’s tour was very informative and stressed the Navajo culture. He is well versed in the language and it was a pleasure to ride with him
star-5
Monument Valley
Roxie_B
, Sep 2021
Clyde was awesome! We learned so much about the history and culture of the Navajo people and Monument Valley. Definitely recommend.
star-5
Fun
Donna_Z
, Sep 2021
John was very knowledgeable, friendly. Very helpful with pictures. We had a wonderful time. I would recommend John.
star-5
Best way to see Monument Valley
Mary_B
, Sep 2021
John was an excellent tour guide! He drove us to out of the way beautiful places and told us so many interesting facts. He was very knowledgeable on many different topics. Best part of our trip so far.🎉
star-5
The tour and our guide...
Michael_S
, Sep 2021
The tour and our guide were awesome! It was a highlight of a 3 week cross country motorcycle trip. We learned a great deal about the Navajo culture from a guide who lives on the Reservation.
star-5
Monument valley guided tour
Jeffrey
, Sep 2021
Our guide Steven was personable, friendly and knowledgeable. A must tour if you love the west and cultural history.
star-5
Amazing!
Angela
, Sep 2021
Our guide Steven was awesome! He was very knowledgeable and even added his own touch to the tour by taking us to a special location and playing the flute for us! Would recommend to anyone as driving alone you don't get the information he provided and get to see places you cannot go in your car.
star-5
Breathtaking
Michael_S
, Aug 2021
It was an amazing experience. Will definitely do it again. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and so very nice. Love the Navajo Nation.
star-5
Worth every single penny
VictorHong
, Aug 2021
So many things that I could have missed if I didn’t have a tour guide, like the history, hidden spots, etc
1 traveler found this review helpful

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