Take a wild ride through the California desert in a comfortable open-air Hummer. This 4-hour tour journeys through fabled Joshua Tree National Park ... More info ›
Take a wild ride through the California desert in a comfortable open-air Hummer. This 4-hour tour journeys through fabled Joshua Tree National Park. Take the back roads to the park and see the natural beauty of the area while learning about its ecosystem and history from a National Park–approved guide. Gawk at the third largest oasis in the world as well as at some of the oldest canyons on the planet, located right on the San Andreas Fault.
Start your 4-hour tour by making your way to the meeting point in Palm Desert. Jump in a Hummer and check out a landscape that this tough vehicle was made for.
At the San Andreas Fault, the epicenter of so many earthquakes, your National Park–approved guide will lead you on a geological journey. Some of the oldest canyons in the planet are here. Gawk at the strange rock formations and keep an eye out for bighorn sheep.
Visit Thousand Palms Oasis, the third-largest oasis in the world. Expect to be dazzled by the sight, as you take a 30-minute eco walk here. Learn the fascinating history of the local Cahuilla Indians and visit the cabin of the first settler who resided in the area.
The tour continues to Berdoo Canyon, also known as the Big Game Corridor, going past the point where most tours stop to view the splendid natural scenery. Watch for the golden eagles, coyotes and bighorn sheep that give the canyon its nickname. Learn about the area’s geology and history from the expert guide, as you make your way via Berdoo to magical Joshua Tree National Park, taking back roads that are off-limits to the general public. Take some time to bask in the ambience of this magical place, home to the famous Joshua trees, some of which are 1,000 years old.
Your 4-hour tour concludes at the meeting spot. A snack and water are provided along the way; you can also bring beer, wine, soda and snacks of your own.