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Monument Valley Mystery Valley Tour
"Your tour will begin at The View Hotel Visitor's Lobby located inside the Monument Valley Tribal Park where the Visitor Center is also located. In Mystery Valley you will see the Honeymoon Arch which is very popular with newly weds because o there he/she will share with you cultural stories geography and history. He/she will guide you to the Square House Ruin Three Pine Dwelling House of Many Hands and many many more. Sharing all of the sites in Mystery Valley would not be a mystery now would it? Your guide will have other sites to share with you while on the hiking tour of this must-see excursion. Because of it's remote location not very many ""
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Grand Canyon via Sedona and Navajo Reservation
"Your day trip from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon includes some of Arizona's most scenic landscapes. Start with a journey through the Sonoran Desert to the red rock country of Sedona where you will make a morning coffee break and a photo stop. Take a stroll through stunning Sedona before continuing your tour along a pretty 17-mile scenic drive in Oak Creek Canyon.You’ll travel up into the San Francisco Mountains surrounding t and you’ll have a break to eat drink in the boundless wonders of the canyon from great overlooks take a short nature walk or browse shops for souvenirs handcrafted by the local Indians.After your lunch break your guide will take you on a 23-mile driving tour along the rim of the Grand Canyon. This is the main event – incredible view after incredible view of the canyon will keep your jaw in a permanent dropped state. You’ll stop at viewpoints along the way to and then your guide will escort you by van from the canyon to the Navajo Reservation
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Cultural Tour of Lower Monument Valley Tribal Park
"The Navajo culture has thrived on the land between the Four Scared Mountains and those teachings have been inherited through generations of verbal and lesson teaching methods. Some of these teachings are shared with you during the Cultural Tour by your Navajo guide. The Cultural 3.5 hour tour makes a first stop at the famous John Ford’s Point where many of John Wayne’s western cinematic movies were filmed. Next your guide will drive to The Backcountry of the park and escort you to the “Sun’s Eye Arch"" and Hogan Demonstration. At “Sun’s Eye Arch” you will be standing at a specific degree to look up into the rock arch and see why it is named Sun’s E you will travel to the “Big Hogan.” The Big Hogan is a great place to take family pictures and lie against the rocks and feel its warmth. Your guide will provide stories and suggest great photo shots. The last stop in the Backcountry is the “Ear and your guide will escort you to a photogenic spot where you can take photographs. Next you will be guided to the Totem Pole and Yei Bi Cheii Monuments where you will be able to take photographs and hear the cultural stories behind each monument. The last stop is at the North Window where you will have a chance to take pictures of the Mitte
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More General in Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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Some history

The Canyon floor has been inhabited for thousands of years: primitive peoples lived here 2,000 years ago; the Anasazi civilisation of the twelfth century dominated this whole region (before suddenly...
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hampering exploration led to less ties formed

The good part is those manning the park are quite welcoming and much of what they offer is also free, including an infrequent ranger-led walk into the canyon. Luckily, there is one hike into the...
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graced with a rare lush beauty

Canyon de Chelly National Monument is part of the National Park system of the United States though a visit there might leave you with a mixed impression. While manned by rangers, they seem to be made...
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A Very Pleasant Surprise

Canyon de Chelly is extremey difficult to photograph to show its beauty and grandeur! Before the trip, I've looked at the many pictures of the Canyon that are available on the net and did not get...
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Walk down into the canyon

Put out the effort to walk down into the canyon. Its the only way to appreciate the quiet calm alongside the river. You'll pass by a hogan and herds of sheep and get a tiny taste of what it is like to...
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Get Informed at the Visitor's Center

Open from 8-5 (til 6 in summer), the Visitor Center holds a small museum and bookstore to introduce you to the history and layout of Canyon de Chelly. The monument is FREE, unlike most National Parks....
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Visitor Center

The Visitor Center has all the information you need to know about the place. The jeep ride down into the canyon where the Navajos hid from Kit Carson in 1868, to the writing on the walls, and if you...
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remember the Anasazi who...

remember the Anasazi who disappeared for no clear reason in around 1300. The ruins of their dwellings are still there and can be visited (guided jeep tours or hiking only). Look closely - their...
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drive along north- and south...

drive along north- and south rim of Canyon de Chelly. The sheer sandstone cliffs with the peaceful river flowing down below are most impressive.Down in the canyon, you´ll still find active Indian...
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Scrambling at Chelly

The Cliff Dwellings at places like Canyon de Chelly were located in seemingly hollowed out alcoves in the rock. The alcoves..huge..in the case of Chelly and others like Betatakin, were formed by...
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Top 5 Canyon de Chelly National Monument Writers

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Basaic

"Sacred Navajo Area"
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richiecdisc

"Canyon de Chelly: A National Treasure?"
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dila

"canyon de chelly national monument"
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toonsarah

"A brief encounter with a special place"
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BruceDunning

"Canyon in Indian Territory"
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