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Canyon de Chelly Tours

#2 of 11 Tours in Chinle
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Address: Chinle, AZ
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+1 928-349-1600
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Canyon De Chelly Tours is an enterprise of Leon Skyhorse Thomas. Every...

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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Great tour with Irene!

This is absolutely an area where you need to hire a guide to see anything up close. The rim drives are scenic but you cannot get close to any of the ruins without a guide and all... read more

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is absolutely an area where you need to hire a guide to see anything up close. The rim drives are scenic but you cannot get close to any of the ruins without a guide and all wheel drive vehicle. Canyon de Chelly Tours was easy to book with and they paired us with Irene, which was perfect because we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Visited here on Dec. 10th, Reginald was our guide and talked most of the 3+ hour tour. Gave us a mix of history and stories of area. We were impressed with his knowledge and desire to learn more of area. Highlight was seeing the sun on the wall where the moon and sun phase was displayed and knowing the winter... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We were very lucky to have Reginald as our guide for our morning 3-hour tour. The Canyon is spectacular and features many ancient dwellings in various states ruin. Reginald clearly has a passion for his work. He has extensively studied the history of the Canyon and the Navajo people as well as the flora and fauna of the area. He... More 

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Glendale, California, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Most excellent tour and trip, Irene was our tour guide thru canyon, most informative tour as she grew up there and has stayed there and raised a family and knows first hand the history. Our trip thru the monuments was great as well, great driver. The place was too great to describe accurately, but was thoroughly enjoyable.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Leona our guide was awesome, full of historic facts, stories, grace and charm! This trip is off-road, bring good walking shoes for short in and outs along the voyage. Of course bring water as always in the Navajo Nation. This trip is down in the canyon, so remember the sun drops fairly soon. Well worth your time and money.

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Waianae, HI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were picked up on time at the BW in Chinle by Percy, our guide. We then spent 4 very enjoyable hours touring the canyon and seeing incredible petroglyphs, hearing Native stories and history, in addition to personal stories of Percy's background and childhood. The canyon was very dry, so we were bounced around a bit going through the wash,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Driving in a jeep on the canyon floor with cliffs as high as 900 feet on either side, viewing petroglyphs and ancient ruins with such a knowledgeable guide as Henry is an experience we will never forget. Henry's sense of humor kept us entertained as he educated.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The scenery was very nice, of course. Our guide, "Zar", was very knowledgeable and great to talk to about the petroglyphs, the ruins, environment... He has relatives living in the Canyon and it was interesting to talk about their experiences and his too, He was quite happy to answer all our questions.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Our guide Reginald gave an amazing tour, not only showing us the sites in Canyon De Chelly but telling us hundreds of years of history from when the Navaho people's first came to the canyon. Highly recommend and ask for Reginald.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Henry took us on a great tour of Canyon de Chelly. He is very knowledgeable, a wonderful host and has the heart of a teacher. Definitely look him up!

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