Filled with almost limitless adventures and activities, Moab Utah is one of the premier destinations for those who love the great outdoors. Boasting 2 amazing national parks, gorgeous scenery and the cool waters of the Colorado River, Moab is practically the adventure capital of the United States.
Located just a few hours south of Moab is Goulding’s Resort and tours in gorgeous Monument Valley. The commute from Moab to Goulding’s is filled with amazing buttes, mountains, flats and many other gorgeous natural wonders.
While in Moab 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 a guided tour. 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-guided tours of the area!
Goulding’s Basic Tour of Monument Valley
The best way to explore the nearby town of Monument Valley is through the awesome tours guided by Goulding’s resort and tours.
The basic tour is a 2.5-hour adventure that guides you through a number of beautiful landmarks and provides education on the area’s rich cultural background. You’ll stop at the iconic East and West Mittens, John Ford’s point and even the awe-inspiring Three Sisters’ viewpoint amongst many others.
You’ll also be granted the opportunity to visit the on property Navajo Hogan and view an authentic rug weaving demonstration. This tour is ideal for those new to the area and who may be short on time but want an incredible in-depth experience.
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.
No visit to Moab is complete without an adventure to beautiful Monument Valley, so grab your camera and let’s discover just how beautiful the American Southwest can be.