Between the rust-colored rocks, lush and dense forests, vast canyons, and striking mountains, there’s a lot more of Sedona to be seen than just what’s in town. Sedona has breathtakingly gorgeous landscapes that are unique to this desert mountain region, secluded away from the beaten path and nearly impossible to get to.
Fortunately, in areas where it might be too dangerous or take too long to hike, a jeep tour will often get you there. Sedona has myriad jeep tour providers each offering a different types of tour and experience.
Here are some of our favorite tour operators than can help make your vacation to this exotic desert locale even better than you could ever imagine.
Red Rock Western Jeep Tours
Red Rock Western Jeep Tours has the distinction of being the only local jeep charter allowed by the U.S. Forest Service to give tours of the historic and rugged Soldier’s Pass Trail, a voyage made into the desert with this company is sure to delight. Other offered by the company include Bear Wallow Canyon (just below the Mogollon Rim), Dry Creek Basin, a tour of Sedona’s vortexes, Doe Mesa Overlook, an on-road tour of Cathedral rock, and a combination of Soldier’s Pass Trail and a helicopter tour.
Call (928) 282-6667 or visit the website (www.redrockjeep.com) for more information.
Sedona Off-road Adventures
Experience the stunning red rocks of Sedona in a Hummer from Sedona Off-road Adventures. You can experience a climb up the scenic Colorado Plateau or experience the exciting “Crack Axle” tour. Other tours include areas such as Cliff Hanger Trail and Gambler Trail. Sedona Off-road offers tours from “Wild to Mild” with all tours fully narrated so you can learn about the terrain you are riding through.
If you want a truly memorable experience, book the Hummer and helicopter combo tour. You’ll fly into the Boynton Canyon, and an extreme romp into the backcountry.
Call (928) 282-6656 or visit the website (www.sedonaoffroadadventure.com) for more information.
Pink Adventure Tours
Noted for distinct and recognizable vehicles, Pink Adventure Tours offers a variety of options for exploring the mystical desert panorama around Sedona. Pink Adventure Tours is the only charter permitted by the National Forest Service to conduct tours on Broken Arrow Trail. Other tours take you to the Mogollon Rim, the Camel’s Caravan, Honanki Heritage Site, Chimney Rock, Diamondback Gulch, the vortexes at Mystic Vista, and the Rock of Gibraltar. Jeep and hiking tour combos are also available.
Call (800) 873-3362 or visit the website (www.pinkadventuretours.com) for reservations and more information.