April 19-21, 2022
Price: $695 pp/double
Depart the Valley and travel north. Tour Montezuma’s Castle before arriving in Flagstaff for lunch on your own and a tour the Museum of Northern Arizona. Continue to Tuba City and check into Moenkopi Legacy Inn & Suites. A welcome dinner and presentation is included. (D)
Breakfast is included this morning at the hotel. Highlights today include Old Oraibi, Dawa Park, lunch and a walking tour of Walpi. Walpi is situated on top of First Mesa nearly 300 feet above the surrounding land. The village is a living village where the homes are passed down through matrilineal clan lineage. Just as it has been over the centuries, there is no electricity or running water in the old village of Walpi. You will witness life as it has been lived over the centuries. This full day tour gives visitors the opportunity to meet Kachina doll carvers, basket weavers and potters in their villages. You will learn about Hopi agriculture and see the dry farming that produces crops of beans, squash and corn that have been the staples of Hopi life for centuries. Check into the La Posada in Winslow for the evening. (B)
Today, tour Homolovi State Park Ancestral Hopi Villages, a 4,500-acre preservation of over 300 Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites. Drive through Petrified Forest National Monument on the way back to the Valley.