After making your way to the designated departure point on the North Highway in Sedona, your guide welcomes you aboard your open-top Jeep. Hang on tight as you set out over the rocky roads of the Sonoran Desert in your 4WD vehicle with your knowledgeable guide there to show you all the landmarks and share fascinating facts about the region's geology, plant and animal life, and history. Choose from two options below. All tours return to the original departure point to end the tour.
Diamondback Gulch Tour (2.5 hours):
As you descend into the grand arroyos of Diamondback Gulch, gaze in wonder at the incredible canyons, towering red-rock formations and desert landscape that surrounds you. Your guide stops the Jeep at strategic points where you can appreciate the scenery and take advantage of prime photo ops. Learn about different aspects of the desert landscape and the geological forces that created the towering canyons and otherworldly rock formations. Prepare to be amazed as your Jeep climbs back up the other side of Diamondback Gulch!
Ancient Ruins Upgrade (4 hours):
Extend your desert off-road adventure with a 1.5-hour trip back in time to the Honanki Heritage Site, home to the ancient ruins of the Sinagua, who were Pueblo ancestors of today's Hopi tribe. Stand in awe as your guide shows you the ruins of a 700-year-old cliff dwelling, and learn about the symbolism of the art displayed on the rock walls — a truly fascinating experience.