Tour code: 3272AR
Take an off-road tour with a professional guide, traveling through the desert backcountry of Sedona by Jeep. Admire towering red rock formations, ancient canyons and native American art in the Honanki Heritage Site, which dates back at least 700 years. Learn about the history and wildlife of this amazing landscape on your choice of a 3-hour tour to see the ruins only, or a 4-hour tour that also includes Diamondback Gulch. Several departure times make this easy to fit into your sightseeing schedule in Arizona's Red Rock Country.

Highlights

  • 3- or 4-hour off-road Jeep tour through the Sonoran Desert, from Sedona
  • Enjoy views of the rugged desert landscape, including Capitol Butte and Chimney Rock
  • Explore ancient canyon ruins and learn about the rock wall art at the Honanki Heritage Site from your knowledgeable guide
  • Admire impressive red rock formations and delve into mysterious Diamondback Gulch (if upgrade selected)
  • Choose from two tour options with several departure times

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What You Can Expect

Sedona Off-Road Jeep Tour to Ancient Ruins

Ancient Ruin Jeep Tour

After meeting your guide at the designated location in Sedona, hop into your Jeep to begin your offroad tour.

Your guide expertly maneuvers your tough 4-wheel drive vehicle through the desert, allowing for close views of plant life such as prickly pear cactus, grasslands and piñon pine; you might even spot some critters if you're lucky. Enjoy great photo ops of Arizona Red Rock Country's famously beautiful rock formations and canyons.

Choose from the following options for your tour. All tours end with return to your starting point.

Ancient Ruins Tour (3 hours):
Travel through gorgeous canyons with towering red rock formations in every direction during this 3-hour tour that includes plenty of stops to explore particularly scenic spots among the ancient canyon walls. Take time to learn about the features of the Honanki Heritage Site, a former cliff dwelling of the Sinagua people, who were Pueblo ancestors of the Hopi. Your guide explains the symbols found in the rock art of the 700-year-old ruins and shares the history of this ancient land.

Ancient Ruins and Diamondback Gulch Combo Tour (4 hours):
Extend your Ancient Ruins tour to include a 1-hour trip to Diamondback Gulch. After seeing the ruins at Honanki Heritage Site, descend into spectacular grand arroyos with famous rock formations such as Capitol Butte, Chimney Rock, Lizard Head and Doe Mesa. Feel your heart pound as you snake along the Sidewinder trail and plunge into the depth of Diamondback Gulch. As you emerge on the other side, amazing views open up before your eyes.

Customer Reviews

judson b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great, scenic, educational and thoroughly enjoyable tour of not only the ruins but the ecosystem. I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in learning more about the history, people and flora of the region through a hands on tour.

Tommy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We had a great time, our tour guide was very informative and he even keep our kids attention and to keep a 6 yr old and a 8 yr old attention you have got to be good. thank you very much and we definitely recommend this tour.

Roseann B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had a wonderful tour. Our guide was informative and fun! The ruins were amazing to see. I would highly recommend this trip.

Charlie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Totally enjoyable. Sociable, informed guide without being overly chatty. Great tour. My husband, a mechanical engineer, was totally enthralled with Pink Jeeps overhaul of under carriage.... Our guide knew all about that, too. Good mix of adventure and site seeing as well as history/anthropology. We have already recommended Pink Jeep Tours.

Donald N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very informative with a casual presentation that made the information easy to comprehend. Rae is an excellent guide who clearly understood the culture and living conditions of the indigenous native Americans living there many years ago.

Linda R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

The guide was great! he had all kinds of information and kept everyone engaged throughout the trip. The ruins were very interesting! We loved this outing!

Carol S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Docent very knowledgeable.

Juleen W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We had the most wonderful time and Roger was very professional and on time and gave us lots of education on the history and the plants around the desert. The ruins were a very short hike! I would recommend this for all visits to Sedona. Julie and Thom

Aubrey M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Early morning, the desert quiet and beautiful. We were lucky to have just 4 of us in the jeep with the driver/guide, who was wonderful and knowledgeable along the way as well as at the ruins. This is a great tour, especially if you like history, and a highlight during our Sedona visit.

phylis g

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Even more fun and interesting than I had expected! The guide was personable, funny and very informative. Will try another tour next time we visit.

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