Tours & activities by Travora Media from Viator

  • Location: Palm Springs, California
  • Duration: 5-6 hours, approximately
From USD $200.00

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The Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour travels from the desert floor straight over the San Andreas Fault and up steep Canyons climbing over 4,000 feet off road to Joshua Tree National Park. On this climate controlled adventure in an SUV or van, you will enjoy scenic vistas and wildlife around every bend. You will have the opportunity to hop out and hike to Hidden Valley, so don't forget your walking shoes!

Journey through two deserts and the transition zone between two eco-systems on a fascinating excursion to one of the newest parks in the National Park system. Your guide will provide an in-depth overview of the diverse history of the area and the formation of the Joshua Tree National Park.

Guests joining us in the Greater Palm Springs area will enjoy a narrated tour of the Coachella Valley and learn about the wind and solar energy generated from the San Gorgonio Pass wind and solar farms on the way to the Park. Guests may also join the tour at the Park’s west entrance Visitor’s Center in the town of Joshua Tree. Both options include a delicious picnic lunch.

Inside the park, we will spend a full three hours exploring as your guide describes the plants and animals of the high desert and tells stories of the rich history of the area.

Enjoy a guided hike to Hidden Valley, featuring a jaw-dropping photographic wonderland of majestic rock formations. Then take in the spectacular view at the Key’s View Overlook which offers a stunning viewpoint from 5,185 ft. in elevation, allowing you to see all the way to Mexico on a clear day!

THINGS TO BRING:

  • Wear closed-toe shoes with rubber soles (such as tennis shoes or hiking boots). Sandals and shoes with high heels are not recommended.
  • Wear comfortable clothing – we recommend you dress in layers as desert temperatures can change quickly. In the cooler months (November through March), we suggest you bring a light sweater or jacket. Note that temperatures in the Park can be 20 degrees cooler than in the low desert.
  • Bring a hat and sunglasses and apply sunscreen before the tour.
  • Don’t forget your camera or video camera – the photo opportunities are amazing!

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Hotel in Greater Palm Springs area

Departure Time:
8am - 9am, depending on pickup location
Duration:
5-6 hours, approximately

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Joshua Tree National Park SUV or Van Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Tour

Inclusions:
  • Eco-tour with an expert naturalist guide
  • A nature walk or hike, geared to the ability of the guests
  • Bottled water
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tours offer the chance to hike or take short nature walks
  • Be sure to wear sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes for hiking tours and casual clothes.
  • Bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen to ward off the intense desert sun.
  • Remember your camera and lots of film!
  • Guides are First Aid and CPR Certified and jeeps are radio equipped
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Anonymous, July 2010

Great trip! Very nice people are running it. I absolutely recommend it, especially if you come from abroad and cannot visit this desert on your own!