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Best Tours Near Mexican Hat, Utah

The beautifully scenic region of Mexican Hat is an absolute must-see if you love the outdoors. From the breath-taking sandstone Valley of the Gods to the deep layered canyons and majestic red rock buttes, Mexican Hat’s awe-inspiring wide-open landscape demands to be explored.

While you’re in the region you’ll want to experience as much of the splendor of the surrounding areas as you can and the best way to do so is through one of Goulding’s amazing guided tours. This will allow you access areas that wouldn’t be available otherwise while you receive in-depth information about your surroundings from well trained professional tour guides.

Let’s grab our bag and explore the best tours near Mexican Hat, Utah.


Goulding’s Muley Point & Goosenecks Tour

A picturesque southwestern journey to see stunning geological formations often missed by traditional Monument Valley tours. Learn the rich history of the area as you snap photos of Mexican Hat, Moki Dugway, Gooseneck State Park, and more. Includes a Native American flute or drum demonstration and lunch. This tour lasts about 4 hours and departs at 8 am allowing you to take in the gorgeous sights at the sun’s peak.


Goulding’s deluxe tour

This tour covers the famous 17-mile loop of Monument Valley plus visits some restricted beautiful back-country stops. At right around 3.5 hours this tour gives you the opportunity to view some of the area’s most world-renowned landmarks and will fill your camera with photos you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come.

The back-country portion of this tour allows you access to the historic Sun’s eye and Ear of the wind arches, along with a view other vantage points that are inaccessible through the traditional 17-mile loop.

You’ll receive an opportunity to view a unique Navajo basket weaving demonstration on this tour as well.


Goulding’s Sunrise tour

The sheer beauty of the golden sun shining through awe-inspiring rock formations is something you have to experience to believe. 

Goulding’s sunrise tour is timed perfectly to allow you to see the majestic sun say good morning to the surrounding mountains, mittens, and buttes. Your guide will take you through the traditional 17-mile loop while the beautiful sun accompanies you on your journey through some of the most gorgeous scenery the area has to offer. Departing about 20 minutes before sunrise and lasting approximately 2.5 hours This tour is ideal for those who want to get up and get out without losing any daylight.


Goulding’s full moon tour

If you are fortunate enough to be in the area during the full moon, Goulding’s Lodge & Tours in Monument Valley offers a unique expedition allowing you to experience the beauty and wonder of Monument Valley, set aglow by the natural moonlight.

This 2 and a half hour tour has a departure time of 10 pm and takes you through the 17-mile loop similar to Goulding’s other available tours. You may want to bring extra layers of clothing depending on the season.


Regardless of which tour you choose, you’ll fall in love with the wide-open breathtaking landscapes of Southern Utah. Let Goulding’s be your guide and book one of our amazing tours today!