Grand Canyon Western Experience with Horseback Or Wagon Ride
The Grand Canyon western experience on horseback or in the wagon train helps you make the best of your next trip to the area. You must have the best experience in this area that reminds you what it was like when the cattle herders were coming through the area back in the day.
You might not be into riding horses, but you can have the wagon train experience which is just as legitimate. The Grand Canyon experience is completely different from any other because the canyon is so long and deep. You must ask the tour guide to show you all the best sights, and they answer your questions as you go. You might not know the history of the area, but you pick it up on the tour.
Those riding on horseback can go to more remote places, and you will have a nice look at what the Grand Canyon has to offer in little hidden corners. You might want to bring your own gear, or the tour guide will provide all the gear that you need. This is all part of a much broader experience that is designed to help bring you back to the old times.
The wagon experience is something that makes you feel like you are on the Oregon Trail. The horseback experience is even more interesting because it helps you have a nice time who getting into the nooks an crannies of the area.
Try out this tour after buying your tickets online, and you should bring camping gear if you want to have the supreme experience in the out of doors.
After pickup from your Las Vegas hotel, you'll drive from Las Vegas passing by the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead through the Joshua Tree Forrest to the Grand Canyon Western Ranch in Meadview, Arizona. Your safari adventure begins with a 45-minute guided horseback ride through the Joshua Tree Forest along the historical Mormon Trail or alternatively take a wagon ride through the rugged desert and on each Wild West adventure, take in the magnificent scenery and see buffalo roaming in their natural environment — truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
You'll then return to the ranch, an exclusive 165-square mile (265.5-square km) property filled with rich American history, you'll enjoy old-fashioned hospitality as you indulge a Western-style BBQ meal. Sitting on land that was once a part of the Mormon Trail, the ranch was settled by Wellington Starkey in the 1800s. Arrive at the ranch house in a horse-drawn wagon and meet real cowboy entertainers, who will share their legends and songs. Hear stories of real outlaws from the Old West who hid at the ranch and visit Starkey's small one-room house that is still situated there. Learn how the ranch has been passed down through generations and discover its Native American history dating back 3,600 years.
Choose to go on a 20 minute helicopter tour (additional cost) into the Grand Canyon — truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
After your Western adventure, enjoy a drive back to Las Vegas.
Pickup & Return:
Centrally located Las Vegas Hotels.
Departure Times: 8.00 - 9.00 am every day
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
- Round-trip shared trans
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Live entertainment
- 45 minute Horseback or Wagon Ride
Does not include:
- Local Tax and a resort fee of $15.00 per person are not included.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Minimum age for horseback riding is 9 years.