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10 minutes from palm springs!

Indian Canyons “Ancient Footprints” Walking Tour by Jeep

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TOUR INCLUDES

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Due to COVID-19 health & safety concerns, we are currently only offering private tours.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED to be worn when guests are in the Jeeps, or whenever 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained.

TOUR PRICES

Party of 2 or 3 guests (Price per person)

Party of 2:  all ages$250

Party of 3:  all ages$169

Party of 4 or more guests (Price per person)

Adult: 18 years and up $150

Child:  3-17 years $120

Whole Jeep (Price per Jeep)

Whole Jeep: Up to 7 guests$850

Online reservations are accepted for up to 2 Jeeps / 14 guests.

Call (760) 477-4118 or contact us to book 3 or more Jeeps.

Indian Canyons “Ancient Footprints” Walking Tour by Jeep

From $150

Journey to the ancestral homeland of Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians where stunning rock formation and the contrasting greens of magnificent California fan palms and more than 150 species of plants beckon travelers to these lush oases. Along the way, your naturalist guide will engage and entertain you with stories about the lifestyle, culture, and beliefs of the Cahuilla Indians, our local Native American Tribe.

Tour Schedule

DEPARTURE LOCATION
DEPARTURE TIME(S)
TOUR DURATION
Palm Springs
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.0 hours
Cathedral City
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.0 – 3.5 hours
Rancho Mirage
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.5 – 4.0 hours
Palm Desert / Thousand Palms
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.5 – 4.0 hours
Indian Wells / Bermuda Dunes
7:30 AM or 1:00 PM
4.0 – 4.5 hours
La Quinta
7:30 AM or 1:00 PM
4.0 – 4.5 hours
Indio
7:30 AM or 1:00 PM
4.0 – 4.5 hours

Tour Schedule

DEPARTURE
DEPARTURE TIME(S)
TOUR DURATION
Palm Springs
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.0 hours
Cathedral City
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.0 – 3.5 hours
Rancho Mirage
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.5 – 4.0 hours
Palm Desert
8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
3.5 – 4.0 hours
Indian Wells 
7:30 AM or 1:00 PM
4.0 – 4.5 hours
La Quinta
7:30 AM or 1:00 PM
4.0 – 4.5 hours
Indio
7:30 AM or 1:00 PM
4.0 – 4.5 hours

This Is Not An Off-Road Tour!

If you are looking for an off-road/4WD experience, we recommend one of our San Andreas Fault Jeep Tours or our Mecca Hills/Painted Canyon Jeep

Journey to the Ancestral Home of the Cahuilla Indians

Stunning rock formation and the contrasting greens of magnificent California fan palms and more than 150 species of plants beckon travelers to these lush oases. Throughout your journey, your naturalist guide will engage and entertain you with stories about the lifestyle, culture, and beliefs of the Cahuilla Indians, our local Native American Tribe.

Andreas Canyon Hike:

Enjoy a guided 1-mile hike on a tranquil trail along the banks of Andreas Creek as your guide describes the ceremonies and legends of the Cahuilla people and explains how they used the desert’s plants for survival.

Palm Canyon Overlook and West Fork Falls:

View one of the largest natural palm oases in North America from the rim of Palm Canyon and enjoy a short walk to a hidden water cave where the water flows most of the year.

Tour Details

Tour Availability:

  • Morning tours are offered year-round
  • Afternoon tours are offered October – May only

Reservations:  Advance reservations are required

Vehicle: Open-air 7-passenger Jeep CJ-8 (Scrambler) with shade top

Hotel Pickup:  Complimentary pickup is offered from the cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and Thousand Palms.  , Indian Wells, Bermuda Dunes, La Quinta, and Indio. Tours departing Indian Wells, Bermuda Dunes, La Quinta, or Indio are $50 per Jeep additional or guests may meet at the sightseeing tour loading zone in front of the Welwood Murray Memorial Library (100 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262) in downtown Palm Springs at no additional charge.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Naturalist guided tour in a classic open-air Jeep Scrambler (CJ-8) with removable canvas shade top
  • Guided walking tour in the Palm Springs Indian Canyons
  • Palm Springs Indian Canyons admission fee
  • Bottled water and granola snacks

Tour Advisories:

  • This tour is suitable for children aged 8 and up.  The minimum age for children on this tour is 5 years.
  • Proper footwear (hiking boots or walking/tennis shoes) are required. Please no open-toe shoes or sandals.
  • Guests should be in reasonably good physical condition, must be able to get in and out of the Jeep, and must be able to walk at least a mile over uneven terrain. Some light bouldering over medium sized rocks is involved.
  • Guests who are pregnant or who have neck or back issues or injuries should consult with their doctor before taking this tour.
  • Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, all guests must complete a health screening, including temperature check, prior to participating in this tour. MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL GUESTS AND STAFF WHENEVER THEY ARE WITHIN 6 FEET OF ANOTHER PERSON. Masks can be removed while hiking or when out of the Jeep, as long as everyone maintains at least 6-feet of physical distance between one another. Masks are mandatory when riding in the Jeep or whenever 6-feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Child Policy:  Children must be at least 3 years of age AND 1) weigh over 40 pounds OR 2) be at least 40 inches tall to ride in our Jeeps. Children under the age of 8 or 4’9″ tall must ride in a booster seat (supplied by the guest and secured by a 2-point seat belt in the back of the Jeep).

Indian Canyons “Ancient Footprints” Walking Tour by Jeep

TOUR PRICES

Party of 2 or 3 guests (Price per person)

Party of 2:  all ages$250

Party of 3:  all ages$169

Party of 4 or more guests (Price per person)

Adult: 18 years and up $150

Child:  3-17 years $120

Whole Jeep (Price per Jeep)

Whole Jeep: Up to 7 guests$850

Online reservations are accepted for up to 2 Jeeps / 14 guests.

Call  760-324-5337 or contact us to book 3 or more Jeeps.

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