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Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, United States

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Journey back in time 3,000 years and discover the beauty and history of the Valley of Fire on this day trip from Las Vegas. Named for its red-colored rock formations, the valley was once the spiritual center of the ancient Anasazi Indians, a great early American civilization. Explore Valley of Fire State Park, the oldest and largest state park in Nevada, as well as the Lost City Museum’s priceless artifacts and ancient Indian art. It’s a spiritual- and wonder-filled adventure. Deli-style boxed lunch and Las Vegas hotel pickup/drop-off included.
  • Visit the sacred Indian lands through the Valley of Fire
  • Stop at the Lost City Museum, one of the most complete collections of the early Pueblo Indians.
  • Deli-style boxed lunch is included
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off from Las Vegas hotels
Air-conditioned vehicle
Boxed lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Snacks
Bottled water
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

8:00 AM
This full-day excursion to the Valley of Fire and the Lost City Museum begins with a Las Vegas hotel pickup. From the famous Vegas Strip, it’s approximately an hour drive north to Valley of Fire State Park.

The aptly named Valley of Fire, well known for its red-colored rock formations, was once the spiritual center of the ancient Anasazi Indians, a great early American civilization. Valley of Fire State Park, the oldest and largest state park in Nevada, covers almost 42,000 acres. This National Natural Landmark gets its name from the red sandstone formations that were formed from great shifting sand dunes during the age of the dinosaurs. These features, which are the centerpiece of the park's attractions, often appear to be on fire when the sun’s rays reflect off of them.

Then discover the Lost City Museum (formerly the Boulder Dam Park Museum), built over and around the foundations of ancient Anasazi Pueblo ruins. Look for priceless artifacts and displays of pottery, baskets, arrowheads, tools, plus mystical ancient Indian petroglyphs and pictographs.

Be sure to bring a camera. This combo tour of early Native American life is truly a photographer’s dream come true.

Please advise of your sandwich/lunch preference in the Special Requirements field at the time of booking:
• Ham
• Turkey
• Deluxe Turkey (cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayonnaise)
• Italian (combination of Genoa salami, capacolla and prosciutini)
• Veggie
• Garden salad with vinaigrette
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Valley of Fire State Park
Travel in air-conditioned comfort north of Las Vegas to the Valley of Fire. This sacred Indian area has a vast display of some of the finest examples of Indian petroglyphs in the southwest. The Aztec sandstone formations are a photographer's dream come true and a sightseeing wonder. This is the perfect adventure for the whole family.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Valley of Fire Visitor Center
Great Visitor Center with so many wonderful displays plus a gift shop. Enjoy a deli-style lunch with your choice of ham, turkey or vegetarian sandwich.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Lost City Museum
Also included is a stop at the amazing Lost City Museum which has one of the most complete collections of the early Pueblo Indians in the southwest. This display starts with the Desert Culture of 10,000 years ago and continues through the Ancient "Basketmaker" cultures, which existed until about 500 AD.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Post COVID-19 Safety Updates - We politely request that you refrain from taking this tour should you start displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19. We do recommend guests wear a face mask, but this is not mandatory. Please be sure to bring one if you wish to wear it. All vehicles are sanitized prior to every tour and social distancing will be strongly encouraged.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Adventure Photo Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Tour from Las Vegas.

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Traveler Tips


  • "This is a half-day trip, so you'll have plenty of time in the evening for regular Vegas stuff." See review
  • "If you have a day to spare while you are in Vegas, take a tour to the Valley of Fire." See review

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Best tour ever
binjinh2018
, Jan 2020
Best place to visit around Las Vegas. Lynda was our guide and she is the best tour guide I ever met.
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Valley of Fire was excellent
williamgR368IJ
, Dec 2019
Excellent trip guide was excellent. Great photo opportunities and stunning views. small group there was 3 who had never met before. we had an excellent time together by the end of the trip.
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Desert in the Rain !
Jan965
, Dec 2019
We were collected from our hotel on a wet morning in Las Vegas by Bill in a very comfortable car for our trip to the Valley of Fire. Driving out through the city Bill kept us entertained with information and anecdotes from his life in the area. Then on to the valley, what an experience. The rain on the rocks brought out all the amazing colours and the sound of running water in the desert was kind of odd! Bill took us to all the points of interest and the petroglyphs ,giving us plenty of time to take photographs and ponder the view. Bill took us to the Cabins and while we wandered he set out our brilliant picnic lunch with chipmunks for company. Then on to the Lost City Museum to.check out the history. All in all a fantastic day -- the highlight of out trip to the South West. Thank you Bill for looking after us so well.
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Las Vegas breakout
Q9093ASpaulh
, Oct 2019
Great day out with stunning scenery very informative guide Ken with a wealth of knowledge of the desert, fauna & flora & indigenous population. Outstanding photo opportunities in a thoroughly laid back atmosphere a real high note to end our trip. Certainly whetted our appetite to return to see other areas & a fascinating summary of Area 51. Well done Ken & keep up highlighting the damage caused by mindless graffiti & those few individuals leaving their rubbish in this wonderful natural space.
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See this gorgeous place while in Vegas!
LadyJanePottle
, Oct 2019
Most people don't think of the visiting Las Vegas for natural beauty. The Valley of Fire ofers amazing views, and you will take amazing photos. Adventure Photo Tours is the best way to go. Paul was our driver and guide, and he gave us great information about the geology of this place, and knew the best places for photo opportunities. We ha a good lunch, too. Don't miss the petroglyphs! On you net trip to Vegas, GO HERE! This is a half-day trip, so you'll have plenty of time in the evening for regular Vegas stuff.
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Elephants in the Rocks
Guide42850877661
, Jun 2019
The Guide on our tour was excellent. This was our second time on this tour and it was made far better by the local knowledge of the guide. A great day out. And we saw several long horned sheep.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
Thank you for the review. I agree, whenever I go to a new location I always take a professional tour. I learn more about the area, history and geology in one day than I could in weeks of reading. Very best regards, Will Tryon VP/Owner
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We had a great time!
Rockgirl416
, Jun 2019
This was a really fun day trip despite it being unseasonably cold. Our guide (forgot his name) was very knowledgable and also accommodating as at the end, a couple with us wanted to stop hack again for some pics they missed earlier and he checked with the rest of us if we were ok doing that (we were of course). The lunch provided was also much better than most "boxed lunches". I would recommend this trip for sure as it's a lovely area!
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Great Valley of Fire tour, thanks to Clayton
Dawn S
, May 2019
If you have a day to spare while you are in Vegas, take a tour to the Valley of Fire. So beautiful! Our tour guide, Clayton, was awesome. Very knowledgeable in the area and since we were on a small tour, we got a lot of extra information. He knew ways to get around crowds, the best place to lunch with a view and without a crowd. Jam packed day of beautiful sites. Definitely take this tour!
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Journey8145
, Apr 2019
great tour guide Linda - very attentive - would suggest this to anyone wishing to do this type of tour
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Valley of Fire
Deborah L
, Mar 2019
Awesome day Great guide Very interesting information Very informative Tasty lunch Had fun with the little squirrels

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