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Private Day Tour of Eldorado Canyon & Techatticup Mine from Las Vegas



Get ready to be transported back in time when mining was a way of life for Southern Nevada on your half day private tour of Eldorado Canyon and the Techatticup Mine near Nelson, Nevada. We will have you back in time to enjoy the remainder of your day in Las Vegas.

Highlights on Your Private Tour of Eldorado Canyon from Las Vegas:

  • Interior tour of the Techatticup Mine
  • Photo Stop of the Colorado River at Nelson Overlook
  • Hoover Dam Photo Stop

Tour Package pricing from $800 + fuel surcharge

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Step Inside Techatticup Mine


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Departure Location:
Most hotels in Las Vegas, NV

Departure Time:
Recommended approximately 6:30am

Return Time:
Recommended approximately 11:00am

DETOURS custom touring vehicles are specifically designed for small groups with comfortable, individual captain’s chairs.

Cancellation Policy:
Tours canceled within 48 hours of departure will be charged in full.


Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours from Las Vegas | DETOURS Day Trips
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Private Tour of Eldorado Canyon & Techatticup Mine from Las Vegas

Join DETOURS for a half day tour to the Techatticup Mine near Nelson, Nevada! After being picked up at your Las Vegas Hotel, you will head to the Hoover Dam for a quick view of the Colorado River and photo opportunity. Next you are off to Eldorado Canyon to explore the Techatticup Mine. You will be briefed by one of their expert guides on the history of the mine and Eldorado Canyon in their “General Store.” The mine entrance is just a short walk away and there you are transported back in time when mining was a way of life for Southern Nevada. The tour inside the mine is approximately an hour. Afterwards, you will have time to shop and take pictures of the surrounding area, which has also been used for several famous movies! Before heading back to Las Vegas, we will take you down to the Nelson Overlook for a gorgeous view of the Colorado River flowing through Eldorado Canyon. Finally, it’s back to Las Vegas to your hotel to enjoy the remainder of your day.


  • Hotel Pick up/ Drop off
  • Luxury Transportation
  • Entrance Fees
  • Unlimited bottled water
  • Fully Customizable


  • Guide Gratuities
  • Meals not Specified


Temperatures inside the Eldorado Canyon Mine can vary. We recommend our guests bring jackets in the event of changing weather patterns.



What is the weather like?

These are all approximations, please check the weather prior to your tour. Summer temperatures range from 90-110 degrees fahrenheit. Spring and fall temperatures range from 60-90 degrees fahrenheit. Winter temperatures range from 40-50 degrees fahrenheit.

What should I wear?

We recommend closed-toed shoes year round. During the winter, we recommend pants and jackets.

What should I bring?

Weather appropriate clothing, camera, sunscreen, snacks, government issued ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)

What time is my hotel pick up?

Pickups range between 6am-7am. We will contact you between 4pm-6pm the evening before to let you know your exact pick up time.

How long is the tour?

It’s approximately 4.5 hours long. We make a photo stop at the Hoover Dam before arriving on site at 9:00am. You are expected to return around 11am-12pm.

Will we get to go inside of the mine?

Yes, there is a guided tour that takes about 45 minutes to an hour about the history of the ghost town and the mine itself. After the tour is finished inside of the mine, you will have a bit of free time to wander around and take photos.


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