Arizona’s first historic highway is just a few minutes outside of the city. Our Private Day Tour of Apache Trail is the perfect way to experience the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.
Highlights on Your Private Day Tour of Apache Trail:
- Scenic ride along Arizona’s first Historic Highway
- Steamboat cruise along the spectacular Canyon Lake
- Experience the wild, wild west at Goldfield Ghost Town and Tortilla Flat
- Opportunity to see grand views of the Superstition Mountains
Tour Package pricing from $1100
Most hotels in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe area or your private residence
Any day of your choosing
Recommended between 8:00am and 9:00am
Recommended between 4:00pm and 5:00pm
DETOURS custom touring vehicles are specifically designed for small groups with comfortable, individual captain’s chairs.
Tours canceled within 72 hours of departure will be charged in full.
Private Day Tour of Apache Trail
Arizona’s first historic highway is just a few minutes outside of the city. The Apache Trail is the perfect way to experience the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Get a chance to try panning for gold in the restored ghost town of Goldfield, marvel at the views of the Superstition Mountains, and take a cruise on scenic Canyon Lake. A pickup directly from your hotel or private residence gets the adventure started, leading you out to the Superstition Mountains along the path that guided Apache travelers, stagecoaches, and mountain men alike. When you get to Canyon Lake, board the famous Dolly Steamboat for a 6-mile narrated nature cruise. Watch for bighorn sheep, bald eagles, and a host of other desert animals, as well as unforgettable views of the towering volcanic cliffs. Next, your guide will take you to the town of Tortilla Flat, a stagecoach stop that holds onto its rich tradition through its architecture and unique decorating sense before heading back to the city.
- Guided tour along Arizona’s first historic highway, the Apache Trail
- Dolly Steamboat cruise
- Luxury Transportation
- Unlimited bottled water
- Roundtrip transportation to and from your Phoenix/Scottsdale hotels or private residence
- Live tour commentary provided in English
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Guide gratuities
- 3rd party activities
Temperatures in the Superstition Mountains vary by season. We recommend our guests bring jackets in the event of changing weather patterns.
An hour and a half.
Pick up times range from 8am-9am. We will contact you between 4-6pm the evening before the tour to confirm your exact pick up time.
These are all approximations, please check the weather prior to your tour. Summer temperatures range from 90-120 degrees fahrenheit. Spring and fall temperature range from 60-90 degrees fahrenheit. Winter temperatures range from 60-40 degrees fahrenheit.
We recommend closed-toed shoes year round. During the winter, we recommend pants and jackets.
Weather appropriate clothing, camera, snacks, government issued ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)