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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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Incredible Journey

We booked a tour through Canyon De Chelly Tours for a 3 hour tour of the canyon. Our native Navajo... read more

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Maurice C
Sunriver, United States
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Beautiful Views

Visited in Sept 2018 . Just passed through park stopping at designated viewing stops . Scenery is... read more

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Red cliff and canyon walls that are home to ancient Indian ruins.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Highway 191, Chinle, AZ 86503
+1 928-674-5500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a tour through Canyon De Chelly Tours for a 3 hour tour of the canyon. Our native Navajo guide, Leander, met us at the Best Western at the appointed time and fir the next 3 hours provided us with close-up and personal views...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in Sept 2018 . Just passed through park stopping at designated viewing stops . Scenery is beautiful . . Would have like to have taken tour of canyon floor with native guides but unfortunately we didn’t have time . Viewing areas were not busy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, enchanting canyon. people do live here, so please be respectful. drove along the south rim only. loved the overlook views. hiked white house trail. don't forget your water. glad I had extra for way back up! many photo opportunities! will be back to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warned that a storm was coming in. Frigid wind was blowing. Decided to go on tour anyway through the Thunderbird lodge tours. Yes it was cold BUT we got a private tour of this incredible place. The stories were fascinating, the ruins were interesting but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Humphryg
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Canyon de Chelly National Monument has to be seen from many vantage points to be enjoyed. There are many photo opportunities, so put your polarizing filter on your camera lens and capture all that you can see.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful cliffs, breathtaking vistas, easy tour to utilize the overlooks. Visit both the north and south rim. #Stunning

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Coming from the valley we love seeing the beauty of the Earth. With all the development going on in society being in this setting was pure bliss! We were blessed to wake up to what we were told was a rare snowfall. Loved trudging through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

We decided to take the 4-hour tour with the original Thunderbird company and a Navajo guide when we realized that due to the snow storm we could not drive on the rim or take a walk down to the White House. Orlando, our guide was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eva F
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Wow. The views are spectacular.Beautiful paved road into park. Not really busy. Great lookouts. Well worth the trip in to look at it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

You could peer over the edge of this mini Grand Canyon or hike 600 ft, below and visit the canyon and the National Monument of Anasazi Ruins. You will find fine Navajo crafts sold and bathrooms, once there. While I have run down, running up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Patricia P
20 October 2018|
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Response from etessi | Reviewed this property |
I am a 77-year-old single female, and did a 1600 mile road trip by myself this October, which led me to Chinle, for the Canyon Tour, which I loved by the way. I never feel threatened, unsafe or insecure driving our... More
9 October 2018|
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Response from BBJB5 | Reviewed this property |
We went with Justin’s Horse rental. We did a tree hour horse tour with our Navajo guide. There are also Jeep tours available at the Thunderbird Lodge and visitor center.
29 August 2018|
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Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
HI, Book the tour with Thunderbird Lodge. The lodge is owned by the Navajo. It's good to support them. If you're going to stay at a hotel don't stay at the lodge. I thought the food at their restaurant wasn't very good... More