Capture sunrise from an exclusive location only accessible with a local Navajo guide. Visit many of the most popular places in Monument Valley, from John Ford's Point where many of the western movies were filmed to majestic sandstone arches hidden in ancient canyons ... More info ›
Capture sunrise from an exclusive location only accessible with a local Navajo guide. Visit many of the most popular places in Monument Valley, from John Ford's Point where many of the western movies were filmed to majestic sandstone arches hidden in ancient canyons. Your well-reviewed guide will narrate your tour telling you about the history of Monument Valley, it's geography, people and culture. Whether your personal interests are sightseeing, photography and/or learning about Navajo culture and history, your guide will aim to customize your tour to what interests you.
Meeting Location: The Lobby of the View Hotel. Meet by the bronze statue of a cowboy on a horse.
The View Hotel
Indian Route 42,
The View Hotel is the only hotel inside the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. The hotel is located next to the Visitors Center.
Places visited while on tour:
1. John Ford's Point (where many of the John Ford and John Wayne western movies were filmed)
2. The Totem Pole and YeiBiChei Spires (the most photographed monoliths in Monument Valley)
3. The East & West Mitten Buttes (Monument Valley's signature formations)
4. Ear of the Wind Arch
5. The Three Sister's Spires (names by John Wayne)
6. Sun's Eye Arch (the highest natural arch in Monument Valley)
7. Anasazi ruins, dwellings, petroglyphs and pictographs.
8. Big Chief Monument & The Sleeping Dragon Rock
Journey through the restricted region of Monument Valley discovering for yourself the untouched splendor of Navajo Land. Traverse the desert landscape visiting the world's largest Elephant Butte and the Three Sisters spires at John Ford's Point. Later, divert into the back country and see up close the valley's famous Big Chief Monument and Sleeping Dragon Rock. Further into the restricted area venture underneath Sun's Eye arch, the valley's second largest arch and find some of the valley's oldest Anasazi ruins, petroglyphs and pictographs. Hike the sand dunes at Ear of the Wind arch and walk inside the Big Hogan, Monument Valley's largest amphitheater.