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Canyon de Chelly Tours

Chinle, AZ
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Leon Skyhorse Tours

Through a recommendation from a friend, three of us were fortunate to find Leon Skyhorse's sister... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Betty C
,
Rancho Cordova, California
Exceptional Tour Guides

Our group met at the trailhead into Canyon De Chelly our 4 exceptional tour guides, Percy, Perry... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
BarbaraVoinar
,
Berkeley, California
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  • Average2%
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“hour tour”(56 reviews)
“navajo guide”(38 reviews)
“private tour”(25 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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"great tour"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Through a recommendation from a friend, three of us were fortunate to find Leon Skyhorse's sister Leona and our personal tour guide Reginald Etcitty who led us through all the wonders of the Canon. Reginald's knowledge of the Canon's history, its pueblos, its petroglyph art,...More

Thank Betty C
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our group met at the trailhead into Canyon De Chelly our 4 exceptional tour guides, Percy, Perry, Zar & Reggie and their companion, the wonderful dog Balou! RIght from the beginning the guides set a sense of ease in the stride they established for our...More

2  Thank BarbaraVoinar
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our second visit to Canyon de Chelly was much anticipated as this time we planned a whole day tour with Canyon de Chelly Tours to visit Mummy Cave. Our guide Leone made the trip fascinating with her recounting of the area's history, telling us of...More

2  Thank FWW42
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The canyon itself is beyond words. What really made our visit extraordinary was the kindness of our guides. At every turn they went out of there way to support us. Spontaneous evening walks and storytelling, the weaving of spiritual traditions and the history of the...More

1  Thank Susan K
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Did a 3 hour Jeep tour of the canyon. Our guide, Richard, did a fantastic job. Not only did he point out many interesting anthropological sites in the canyon, but also provided a lot of insight into the Navajo culture and language. Highly recommend this...More

3  Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Our 2.5 hour tour of Canyon de Chelly could not have been any better! Percy, our tour guide, was "top notch"! He knew the land, the customs, the stories and the history of the canyon. Percy shared songs and stories passed down to him from...More

2  Thank SharmonOBX
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canyondechellytours, Owner at Canyon de Chelly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thank you. Come back and see us. LST.

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

I am a single traveler. I made a reservation for an afternoon tour (their website recommended the afternoon ) months in advance. It was part of a lengthy road trip planned out to the day. The night before my tour, AFTER BUSINESS HOURS, I received...More

3  Thank goodyeargolfer
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canyondechellytours, Owner at Canyon de Chelly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

We have a minimum of 2 individuals on our Group Tours ($75.00 per person/cash), due to Cost (Guide Payment and Gas) of tour. This NOTICE is posted at the top of our website. An option was given for a Private Tour which is another option...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have a tour guide that is very experience and accommodating. The area is very pretty. Unfortunately, we went in the winter, so some areas were closed due to icy condition. Something to consider if you plan to go in the winter. We reserved a...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Canyon de Chelly is one of the most beautiful canyons in a region where canyons abound. We toured around the rim of the canyon and spent one evening watching the setting sun play on Spider Rock! A must. We decided to tour the Canyon floor,...More

7  Thank Jood1382
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Reginald gave an incredible tour, full of interesting stories and great insight. Engaging experience!!!! Personable and heartfelt experience!

4  Thank 914davidg914
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reneebob
30 April 2018|
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Response from dabneyp | Reviewed this property |
There are several tour companies, and I imagine they are all good, but for the record, Reg Etsitty was with CDC TOURS. The jeep could be open or closed- depending on weather..
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wwebber563
6 April 2018|
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Response from pfdreeve | Reviewed this property |
Open air jeeps are available, but if you are going in high season, dust from other vehicles is a real problem. The jeeps stop regularly for photos, so even in a closed vehicle you don't miss much. Also, most of the drivers... More
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marybT5775QN
1 March 2018|
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Response from pfdreeve | Reviewed this property |
The price you quote I assume is in dollars, and it seems very expensive to me. We were a group of 9 so had a reduced rate ($42 per person), but the full price was only $65. I don't know who you are trying to book with, but... More
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