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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Rt 7, Chinle, AZ 86503
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Beauty Way Tours provided us a wonderful experience. Our driver provided us a personal and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Heather D
New Jersey
Absolutely unbelievable!

Take the tour and see the beautiful canyon where people actually live! Make sure you stop by the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rebecca A
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Red cliff and canyon walls that are home to ancient Indian ruins.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“south rim” (198 reviews)
“navajo guide” (123 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Rt 7, Chinle, AZ 86503
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Reviewed yesterday

Beauty Way Tours provided us a wonderful experience. Our driver provided us a personal and historical tour of the canyon.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the tour and see the beautiful canyon where people actually live! Make sure you stop by the visitor center first and take a look at the short movie before the tour. It is beautiful and absolutely unbelievable!

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our all day tour. If you aren't an avid history buff the 1/2 day tour is probably enough, but we are very happy to have spent the entire day in the canyon with our Navajo guide.

Thank jscronk99
Reviewed 1 week ago

While driving to our hotel we started seeing these amazing and colorful canyons. The map indicated that we were at Canyon de Chelly (pronounced de Shay). We went into the visitors center and was fascinated by this gem of a national monument that is almost...More

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the entrance is pretty remote, once you get to the site you can spend from one hour to all day there and benefit from your time there. A quick stop at the Visitors Center to pick up a map and speak to a ranger...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every once in a while, you stumble upon a true gem of a place that is not well known. After struggling through the throngs of folks in places like the Grand Canyon (still worthy to visit, in spite of the crush) or Monument Valley, this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At 10am on a Friday morning in the summer, we were the only car in the parking lot at most of the scenic views on the south rim, including the one for the spectacular Spider Rock. It was totally worth the extra hours it added...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This National Monument is spectacular and well worth the visit. The Canyon is up to 1,000 feet deep and there are amazing views from the overlooks. It is also worth getting a local guide to take you through the Canyon floor, although there is one...More

Thank PeterC489
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oscar Bia was raised in Canyon de Chelly and had to climb the Canyon wall to catch the bus to school. This and many more stories about the Canyon from his time to the ancient past. These are stories that will make you tingle and...More

Thank Russell R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the standard 3 hr tour with guide J.J., who expertly drove us in his Jeep and pointed out the petroglyphs and ruins. Just the right balance of history and legend. Tiring but rewarding, Would like to do again in a cooler time.

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1 May 2017|
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Response from Dee P | Reviewed this property |
Canyon De Chelly Tours | Navajo Guided Tour in Arizona We had the best experience with Francine who works with Leon Skyhorse there in Chinle. We have had other tour guides from other companies and this was the best... More
18 April 2017|
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Response from Ammochief | Reviewed this property |
The rim roads are very driveable. You have to have a guide to tour the canyon floor. The only public access to the canyon is the White House Trail
16 April 2017|
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Response from Dee P | Reviewed this property |
As for the roads, we have had no trouble getting into Chinle, or out. That being said, the roads and trails INSIDE the Canyon are very rough, not improved, BUT you cannot go in there on your own, you MUST have a Navajo... More