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Canyon de Chelly Tours

Chinle, AZ, USA
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About Canyon de Chelly Tours
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 addressed on a case by case basis for those who seek a more intimate insight onto the Navajo Way. Leon has assisted film-makers on location in Navajoland and is used to delivering high quality services to the people and organizations he serves.There are over 2700 archaeological sites within the many canyons of Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Only 13 of the 700 standing ruins have been stabilized, re-inforced, or protected from degradation. We are professional Navajo guides who can teach you the history of our canyons and about the Anasazi, Hopi and Navajo peoples. We pride ourselves in offering you more than just viewing our scenery - but we can do this too!
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Discover the natural beauty and rich Navajo culture within the Canyon de Chelly on a guided tour of the national monument. Traveling in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle with a skilled driver, you can enjoy the views without worrying about navigating the roads or abusing your car. Ideal for history and archaeology enthusiasts, the tour includes frequent stops to learn about archeological sites and ruins along the way.
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from $94.50
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Explore Canyon de Chelly, the second-largest canyon in the United States which boasts more than 2700 archeological sites and 700 standing ruins. Learn about the history of the Native Americans who once inhabited this area, including the Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo tribes. This private tour allows you to go at your own pace and explore as little or as much as you like.
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from $265.00
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Guided Tours to Ancient Archaeological Sites. Hear the stories of the Ancestral Pueblo, Hopi and Navajo. Ride comfortably in our comfortable Suvs.
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from $300.00
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Guided Tours to Ancient Archaeological Sites. Hear the stories of the Ancestral Pueblo, Hopi and Navajo. Ride comfortably in our comfortable Suvs.
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from $330.00
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting Canyon De Chelly has been on my bucket list for years. We finally made it. A friend recommended a tour of the valley floor. We chose the 3 hour tour with Canyon De Chelly Tours. Our guide, Orlando, was actually brought up in the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nathaniel G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: Group Tour

Our guide Irene was great!!! She obviously cares deeply about the canyon. She gave us lessons in geology, Navajo culture and history. Irene, as well as being a local, studies hard to improve her knowledge of her people. She answered everything we asked. Although we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Davison is an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable, companionable, funny. If you can get Davison, you'll have a wonderful time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sreffejrl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jarvis was a wonderful guide and driver. He shared the magic of Canyon Del Muerto in the Canyon de Chelly NP. He shared lots of stories and information about those who have called the Canyon home over the centuries. We took the 3 hour tour,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CuyArtOne
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was made special by our Navajo guide, Richard, who spoke volubly and with tremendous knowledge about the canyon, the people in there, and his own background and how it related to the area. He also graciously stopped and pointed out landforms and the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hire Harris Harper as guide. He is native to Canyon and a wealth of knowledge and heart. Walk into the canyon to the cliff dwellings. Listen to the history of his family and all Navajo people. True high point of our AZ visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Review of: Group Tour

We took a 4 hour "Sunset Tour" of Canyon de Chelley with Thunderbird Tours and our driver, David "DJ", a native Navajo. Tour was in a military style Pinzgauer with 2 long bench seats and plenty of legroom. DJ pulled over numerous times and got...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeffrey Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Navajo guide, Mr. Tiller was awesome. His knowledge of canyon history, it’s ancient people and culture was outstanding. He definitely has a passion to preserve the beauty of the canyon as well as educate visitors about the proud Navajo people and their heritage. Our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LORI M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so pleased to have Harris, a Canyon native who had grown up on the canyon, to take us on the tour. He had great stories and insights about life in the Canyon, the origins of the people there, the meanings of the pictographs...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank abqsage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought Richard was absolutely brilliant. Very intelligent and knowledgeable, offering all sorts of personal context and reflection. Also a skilled driver in this rough canyon floor. Excellent.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Call (928) 380-4481 for Canyon Tour. Leon.
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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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Response from Paul R | 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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