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Canyon de Chelly Tours

Chinle, AZ
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History interwoven with Tranquility

Our tour guide, Richard, was absolutely wonderful. We couldn't have been more pleased with his... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia W
via mobile
Excellent Insightful Tour

We had originally planned to just do the rim drives, but after hearing some other tourist say how... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Treelavee
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Boulder, Colorado
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
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“hour tour”(56 reviews)
“navajo guide”(38 reviews)
“private tour”(25 reviews)
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Canyon De Chelly Tours is an enterprise of Leon Skyhorse Thomas. Every guide is a professional, certified by the National Park Service by examination. In addition to tours of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument, cultural consulting needs are...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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"hour tour"
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"navajo guide"
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"private tour"
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"canyon de chelly"
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"great tour"
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"leon skyhorse thomas"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"great sense of humor"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"informative tour"
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"off road"
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"wheel drive vehicle"
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"well worth the money"
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"longer tour"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our tour guide, Richard, was absolutely wonderful. We couldn't have been more pleased with his generous personality, knowledge of his hometown and the Canyon De Chelly. He arrived early and we spent over three hours in the company of a man who clearly loved his...More

Thank Patricia W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had originally planned to just do the rim drives, but after hearing some other tourist say how the Navajo guided tours were insightful, we looked into a tour. There were only two of us, but we decided to do a private tour which was...More

1  Thank Treelavee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Percy was our guide for the 3 hour tour on May 3. He grew up in the canyon and had wonderful stories about his childhood there. He explained the history, geology, and archaeology. He showed us the hand holds on the cliff walls and told...More

1  Thank tsuzef
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In March 2018, we had Harris Hardy as our guide for a very unique tour of this special place. He knows the Canyon inside out since he was raised there, and was the last child raised year round in the canyon. Harris is very well-learned...More

Thank Marcy H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not often that I take the time to write a trip review, but this is an exception. Our group of 8 split in to 2 groups, each with a knowledgeable guide. They stopped at every point of interest and explained both how and why the...More

1  Thank Roger H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leander Staley's Beauty Way Tours are the best. Always knowledgeable guides with nice personalities and great information on the geology and history of each canyon. They make the experience unforgettable! Add to that the beauty of the canyon and your trip is something you will...More

Thank Robinkate38
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous three hour tour of the Canyon in a private jeep with a guide.Besides the beautiful terrain we gained an enormous amount of information about the history of the region and especially about the Navajo Indians Our guide, Reginald Etsitty had first...More

2  Thank mscharfen
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Our family did a 3 hour+ tour with Reg in mid-April. From the beginning, he was friendly and full of interesting information and stories. The open-top jeep ride started at the entrance of the canyon, with him not only describing the Navajo and Anasazi history,...More

6  Thank David P
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Did all day tour from the thunderbird lodge, we had great time only two people on the tour hardly saw anyone else all day mostly local inhabitants. This is not for comfort seekers it was cold then hot then cold, bring some of your own...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful 3- plus hour tour with Reg. He was knowledgeable and thoughtful; very generous with his time. He shared great information on the history and culture of the Canyon. He made many stops along the way so we could...More

3  Thank Margaret A
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reneebob
April 29, 2018|
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Response from dabneyp | Reviewed this property |
There are several tour companies, and I imagine they are all good, but for the record, Reg Etsitty was with CDC TOURS. The jeep could be open or closed- depending on weather..
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wwebber563
April 6, 2018|
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Response from pfdreeve | Reviewed this property |
Open air jeeps are available, but if you are going in high season, dust from other vehicles is a real problem. The jeeps stop regularly for photos, so even in a closed vehicle you don't miss much. Also, most of the drivers... More
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marybT5775QN
February 28, 2018|
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Response from pfdreeve | Reviewed this property |
The price you quote I assume is in dollars, and it seems very expensive to me. We were a group of 9 so had a reduced rate ($42 per person), but the full price was only $65. I don't know who you are trying to book with, but... More
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