Known for incredible vistas and amazing photographic scenery, Hunt's Mesa is the hidden jewel of Monument Valley. However, like most secluded wonders, getting there is not easy ... More info ›
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Known for incredible vistas and amazing photographic scenery, Hunt's Mesa is the hidden jewel of Monument Valley. However, like most secluded wonders, getting there is not easy. Our Team recommends our Hunt's Mesa safaris for landscape photographers, adventurous campers, and anyone looking for an off the beaten trail cultural experience.
Recommended for amateur or professional photographers, this safari offers award winning photo opportunities in a landscape unlike any in the world.
You will begin this safari 5 hours before sundown. The 2 hour drive takes you to the scenic Hunt's Mesa overlook. At 6,795 feet above see level, the safari camp overlooks the whole of Lower Monument Valley. You will arrive approximately 3 hours before the sun begins to set. During that time your safari guide will familiarize you with the area including some of the best places to capture sunset photos.
Visitors to Hunt's Mesa take great pleasure in marveling at its unspoiled beauty; rich, colorful, dramatic and sheer cliffs; and magnificent panoramas.
On this safari, to take advantage of the mesas many opportunites, you must be willing to "rough it."
While you take sunset photographs, you experienced guide will set up camp and make a cedar-wood fire. Monument Valle Safari provides everything for your comfort, including clean sleeping bags, a large spring bar tent, reclining camping chairs, toiletries, and an optional meals package.
In the morning you will have plenty of time to explore the area and take once in a lifetime sunrise photos. On our decent from the mesa you will visit some of the area's natural arches and Anasazi ruins tucked away in labyrinthine narrow canyons and alcoves. The travel website TripAdvisor awards our popular 18 Hour Hunt's Mesa Safari its highest rating.