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Lower Monument Valley Safari
"Journey through the restricted region of Lower 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. La 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.The 3.5-hour option is recommended to those interested in a thorough aesthetic historical and cultural insight of Monument Valley. An extension of the 2.5-hour tour this trip travels the complete route with a visit to the Yazzie residence where you will witness a live interactive demonstration from one of the Yazzie family inside a traditional Navajo home
From $60.00
 
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
From $90.00
 
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 ""
From $90.00

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Fly from Grand Canyon

For a Portuguese, used to have everything close to his door, driving those many hundred kilometers along the desert would be hard work, not holidays. That's why, saving some money in Las Vegas, we...
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Unpaved roads ask for rental cars...

The area in Monument Valley is not paved. The car will hit the rocks on the road several times, so if you plan coming here with a rental car, this is one of those moments that you tick the boxes of...
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Roy Black's Jeep Horse & Hiking Tours

We had a great time in Monument Valley with Roy Black's Tours.We arranged for a 2 1/2 hour tour, via email from the UK, but after finding that we had more time to do the Valley Drive than we...
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Navajo tour

An unpaved but reasonably well-maintained 17 mile road winds through the valley, and it is perfectly possible to drive it in your own car, even if not a 4WD. But we were very conscious of the...
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DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE ON THE SELF-GUIDED TOUR

Though I was a little hesitant to drive our brand new Dodge Caravan along the unpaved dirt roads through Monument Valley, it wasn't that bad. The van was a little reddish, instead of white, but...
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Valley Drive - Self Guided

We wanted to be able to see the rock formations more personal. You can see the road from the top up by the main entrance parking lot. We asked if the road condition was good because of all the rain we...
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however you cut it, Monument Valley is remote

Monument Valley is on most people's itineraries who travel through the Southwest but it is still very much out-of-the-way in all other respects, on the Arizona/Utah border. We were traveling around...
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Do not use Scenic Airline to Monument Valley

Do not use Scenic Airlines if you want a scenic flight to and over Monument Valley and Grand Canyon.The description provided by Scenic Airlines and third party company to me was that we would fly over...
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Map

This is a map of my roundtrip through the USA. For my roundtrip was only one possibility : the car! I travelled a lot of miles, but the roads are very good. Touring around in Monument Valley itself...
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Rent a 4WD vehicle

If you are heading out toward this part of the country and will rent a car, I recommend that you rent a 4WD and take advantage of getting off the beaten path more than once.We rented an Aztec from...
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Travelling

Dont move arround by your own car!!Take a jeep ride! You might think, the jeeps are very old, and you are right, but it´s the only way to be satisfied. And it is one way for the indians to earn money....
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Although most of the park is...

Although most of the park is in Arizona, the area code is Utah. The park is 24 miles north of Kayenta near the state line. You make a right just after the Welcome to Utah sign (coming from the south)....
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Go there by car, or you can do...

Go there by car, or you can do it the Forrest Gump way; just start running!!There is only one main road, US 163, which links Kayenta, AZ with US 181 in Utah. The stretch approaching the AZ/UT border...
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Car is a must

Monument valley can be reached from two directions - north and south. There is no public service in what is navajo tribal land, for visitors anyway.
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Top Hotels in Monument Valley State Park

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4 Miles E Highway 163, Monument Valley Tribal Park, Monument Valley, Utah, 84536, United States
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PO Box 360001, Monument Valley, Utah, 84536, United States
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Hwy 163 and the San Juan River, P.O. Box 310276, Monument Valley, Utah, 84531, United States
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Top Things to Do in Monument Valley State Park

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West Mitten Butte - East Mitten Butte - Merrick Butte

The most popular formations in the park are the "mittens", so called for its resemblance to gloves only with separation of the thumb. They are seen from the visitor centre, but the inevitable guided...
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Camel Butte

During our journey it was fun to driving along and take in all the sights of the beautiful buttes and mesas. I wondered who officially named each landmark. Camel Butte climbs to 5,614 feet (1,711.15...
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John Ford's View

My dad loved to watch westerns and war movies. I use to watch for hours old movies with him and found out my love of old movies still carries with me. My favorite and my dads, was John Wayne movies....
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Trekki

"Monument Valley - May You Walk In Beauty"
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Yaqui

"Monument Valley State Park"
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frank_delargy

"Monument Valley"
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richiecdisc

"Monument Valley: Time to Step Up"
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LoriPori

"MONUMENT VALLEY NAVAJO TRIBAL PARK"
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