Oljato-Monument Valley: 2.5-hour Mystery Valley Tour

Oljato-Monument Valley: 2.5-hour Mystery Valley Tour

From US$ 85 per person

See ancient dwellings, arches, and petroglyphs on this 2.5 hour tour of Mystery Valley. Immerse yourself in Navajo culture, discover Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs and learn about the history of this incredible place.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Only overnight guests of the Monument Valley KOA Journey can be picked up from KOA Journey. Please be ready 30 minutes before pickup time outside in front of the office. If you are being picked up from The View Hotel, please wait in front of the lobby at the Navajo loading area 15 minutes before the pickup time.


  • Enjoy a musical performance from your guide
  • Learn about generations of Navajo people and their culture from a local guide
  • Explore less-crowded Mystery Valley in 2.5 hour
Full description
Join this tour and explore ancient dwellings, arches, and petroglyphs away from crowds. Mystery Valley is less visited compared to neighboring Monument Valley, but it is just as breathtaking. Drive and hike through the valley and enjoy numerous spectacular sights. Discover various natural arches and caves that feature incredible Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs that date back thousands of years. Learn fascinating insights on Navajo history, culture, and traditions from your local Navajo guide. Listen to a ceremonial musical performance by your guide at the end of the tour You will travel by safari-style open-air vehicle, or by an enclosed van in cold or hot weather.
  • Access to restricted areas only allowed with local Navajo guide
  • Traditional musical performance from your gulde
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
  • Tips (optional)
  • Entrance pass to the Monument Valley Tribal Park

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • The tour is operated on Utah Time (Mountain Standard Time), which is one hour ahead of Arizona from March to November
  • Only KOA overnight guests can be picked up from KOA Campground
  • The tour is operated in an open-air safari-style vehicle with a maximum of 12 passengers in warm weather and in an enclosed SUV vehicle with a maximum of 7 people in cold or hot weather
  • It is recommended to bring a bandana and sunglasses to protect your face from dust and sand
  • This tour is not suitable for infants aged 1 year or younger or women who are more than 5 months pregnant due to rough terrain
  • The Tribal Park entry ticket ($8) is not included in the tour price and can be purchased upon entry to the park

Product ID: 389079