The Monument Valley is the most iconic symbol of the “American Wild West” and is home to a warm, high desert climate along with a thousand feet tall free standing majestic sandstone rock formations. Located within the Navajo Nation, the monument valley lies on the border of the states of Arizona and Utah in the United States of America. The location has had a significant impact on the American culture and has been used as a backdrop for numerous Hollywood movies including Back to the Future 3 and Forrest Gump. The area has been home to a vast history and was inhabited by the Anasazi people up until the 1300 AD.
Today the area boasts ancient archaeological sites, a wide assortment of vegetation, extreme temperatures, numerous safari’s and tours. One of the best way to explore the area is to indulge in some of the best Oljato Monument Valley tours, which include safari tours, horseback tours, sandstone tours, adventure tours, valley tours and even hot air balloon tours. One can also participate in numerous vehicle tours through the park and often indulge in unforgettable hiking experiences.
One can even visit the numerous national parks and monuments near Monument Valley including Canyonlands National Park, Four Corners Monument, Hovenweep National Monument and Navajo National Monument. The clear night skies in the area offer an extraordinary spectacle of the timeless wonder of the Milky way. A trip to the Monument Valley is a must for all the adventure enthusiasts looking for an off the grid experience.