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Monument Valley Sunrise or Sunset Tour

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This 3-hour Lower Monument Valley sunrise or sunset tour is a custom tour created by your guide. It is a chance for them to create their own itinerary to give their guests the best experience of Monument Valley. Our guides do stop at the major scenic overlooks and monuments like the John Ford's Point, Big Hogan, Totem Pole, Sun's Eye and more.
  • Guided all-terrain vehicle tour of Lower Monument Valley
  • Choose from a sunrise or sunset tour: the most photogenic parts of the day
  • Navigate the park with ease alongside a guide 
  • Tour custom created by guides to showcase their favorite parts of Lower Monument Valley
What to Expect
Your guide meets you in the lobby of your hotel, where you'll prepare for a scenic drive to Monument Valley in an all-terrain vehicle. You'll have access to parts of the park that are off-limits to smaller cars. Located on a Navajo Reservation and considered sacred by Native American tribes, the multi-hued sandstone park can be tough to navigate alone. Your guide walks you through the history and background of each natural formation. With your choice of a sunrise or sunset tour, you’re guaranteed camera-ready views during the sun-kissed time of day known by photographers as the “Golden Hour.” The itineraries are fully customizable, so you’ll have your pick of some incredible spots, including iconic rock formations like John Ford’s Point, which served as film backdrop in many John Wayne Westerns. One of the most photographed rocks is the Yei Bi Chei, which resembles a line of tribal dancers. You’ll also get an opportunity to take pictures of the Big Hogan, a sandstone cave chamber, and Ear of the Wind, a mesmerizing, crimson-colored arch.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The View Hotel, Indian Rte 42, Oljato-Monument Valley, AZ 84536, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Local professional guide
  • Transport by open-air Safari vehicle
  • Entrance fees to Monument Valley Tribal Park. Visit www.navajonationparks.org for fee details.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • 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).
  • We depart from The View Hotel Visitor's Lobby.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I gave it 3 stars because I was disappointed. We have a big family and I had read this is a must and highlight by so many who traveled the southwest. I also read that people who drove themselves hated it because of the difficulties so we paid the big bucks for all of us to go
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We booked this tour with Viator at the last momnet, in fcat had to call them the evening before. It was a great decision. I did take the open circular drive back in Apri, this was the sunrise tour. Luckily, it was a closed SUV, since the temperature was pretty low for a
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Our tour guide was Derek, who was very knowledgeable, friendly, and shared local information. After a screwup on my part, they were very accommodating and rescheduled us for a sunrise tour. Words can not describe the magnificence of Monument Valley, and to see and learn about it
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Absolutely superb, our guide took us off the road to fabulous rock formations and views others could not reach. Very knowledgeable and most helpful throughout the tour. Thoroughly recommended.
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Paid for a 3 hour Sunset tour...lasted 2 1/2 hours. Only 4 of us on the tour but our tour guide (Harry) wasn’t very engaging. He talked through the loudspeaker for only about the first quarter of the tour. We found out very little about the Navaho life, his traditions, etc. he
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