The Hopi Certified Guides are exceptionally knowledgeable about the traditions and culture of the Hopi. Authorized Hopi Guides know basket makers, silversmiths, carvers, painters, potters, and weavers who will invite you into their home workshops.
Ancient Pathways Tours
P.O. Box 412
Second Mesa, AZ 86043
Phone: (928) 797-8145
Bertram “Tsaava” Tsavadawa grew up in his family home on the plaza in the village of Old Oraibi and has been guiding tours of Hopi lands for over 15 years. Bertram, an authorized Hopi Guide and member of the Corn Clan, has provided tours for people from all over the world including researchers and anthropologists from museums and universities.
Oraibi Village Tour – The old village of Oraibi is one of the longest continuously inhabited sites in North America, dating back to circa 950 AD. Bertram’s family home is one of the 16 original stone houses in the village on the plaza, center of the community and location of traditional ceremonies and dances. Bertram shares personal stories that are part of the oral tradition of the Hopi and introduces artists who welcome visitors into their home workshops. This is a one hour tour of the village.
Old Oraibi & Dawa Park – This three hour tour combines Bertram’s personal tour of Old Oraibi and the spectacular Dawa Park, one of the most culturally significant sites in the American southwest. Dawa Park is tucked into a 200 foot tall red rock ridge line that reveals between 12,000 and 15,000 petroglyphs that date back to the Anasazai ancestors of the current day Hopi. There are petroglyphs on the walls of Dawa Park that are not found in any other location.
$75 adult $35 child under 18
Full Day Tour – The six hour full day tour with Bertram includes Old Oraibi, Dawa Park, lunch and a walking tour of Walpi. Walpi is situated on top of First Mesa nearly 300 feet above the surrounding land. The village is a living village where the homes are passed down through matrilineal clan lineage. Just as it has been over the centuries, there is no electricity or running water in the old village of Walpi. You will witness life at it has been lived over the centuries. This full day tour gives visitors the opportunity to meet Kachina doll carvers, basket weavers and potters in their villages. You will learn about Hopi agriculture and see the dry farming that produces crops of beans, squash and corn that have been the staples of Hopi life for centuries.
$165 adult $85 child under 18
Custom Tours – Bertram frequently customizes tours to meet the needs of travelers with special interests. Contact Bertram for information about custom touring.
Visit www.ancientpathwaystours.com for more information
Experience Hopi Tours
Visit the Hopi mesas and experience one of North America’s oldest yet vibrant Native American cultures. Your Experience Hopi Guide will share the heritage of the Hopi as you travel in comfort across the mesas. Tours depart daily from the lobby of the Moenkopi Legacy Inn & Suites. Settle back in captain’s chair seating with individual LED lighting and air as your Experience Hopi Guide describes the sights and tells you about Hopi heritage on the custom sound system. Chilled bottled water is on board and lunch is included on full day tours. Click Here to learn more.
Kykotsmovi, AZ 87039
Tours with Evelyn
We are pleased to have you as our guest. On our customized tours you can visit Hopi villages, personally meet an artisan at work or explore canyons filled with hidden messages left by the Ancestors.
Each tour is planned with your group in mind. Accordingly, we ask for at least 48 hour notice.
Depending on the season, we suggest you bring sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water. For tours of 6 hours or longer we provide a healthy, hearty meal.
Photographs where permitted.
Evelyn grew up at Kykotsmovi, Arizona on the Hopi reservation. She belongs to her mother’s clan, Bamboo (Bacavi). Her father was of the Coyote Clan. Growing up in a large extended family has influenced her craft directly in the form of the images that emerge in stone and clay.
Cost: Based on size of group and itinerary.
Visit www.EvelynFredericks.com for more information
P.O. Box 464
Second Mesa, AZ 86043
Phone: (928) 205-1634
Our tour company is led by Micah Loma’omvaya, Hopi anthropologist/archaeologist, who has created an accessible venue for sharing Hopi culture and knowledge about the Ancestral Pueblo traditions related to many of the Four Corners region’s ruins and monuments. Our Hopi tour services are offered through various alternatives to suit your custom needs and selected activities.
Our focus is to provide our guests with a unique perspective on the Hopi relationships to the ancestral places and traditions of the Hisat.Sinom, our Ancient Ancestors. Our personal experiences in the Hopi culture and environment is blended with our education in cultural and natural resources management (archaeology, ethnobiology, linguistics, etc.) to give you an understanding of the lifeways of the prehistoric people who have converged to our modern Hopi villages and communities.
Tours of the Hopi mesas and villages provide visitors with a modern day look at Pueblo Indian life, foods, language, farming, arts and culture which we carry on to this day. As we have encountered various explorers and visitors to the Southwest, including the Spanish Conquistadores in circa 1540 A.D., we have shared our respect for the land, history and its essence.
Please indicate the date you would like to reserve and number of people.
You may also text message a request for a Tour Reservation to (928) 205-1634.
The Left-Handed Hunter Tour Company
P.O. Box 278
Second Mesa, AZ, 86043
Phone: (928) 734-2567 Cell: (928) 206-7928
Left-Handed Hunter Tour Company was established in 1998. It was created to give our visitors a positive and true vision of the Hopi Experience.
Tours are conducted by licensed tour guide, Mr. Gary Tso who is a member of the Hopi Tribe. He is of the Sun Forehead Clan and from the Village of Soongoopavi. He served 4 years in the U.S Marine Corps. And is a single father of 4.
He has been Recommended by the New York Times Travel Section, National Geographic Adventure Magazine, National Geographic Travel Magazine, Fodors Travel Guide, Frommers Travel Guide and 1,000 Things to See before You Die. He has also been listed #3 in the Arizona Highways for the top 25 weekend getaways for 2009.
Full Day Tour
This 8 hour tour will take you through an array of fascinating sites that include a visit to the Taawaki Petroglyph Site. You will visit Hopi Villages from Moenkopi, Old Orabi, Hotevilla, Bacavi, Kykotsmovi, Sipaulovi, Musangnuvi and you will visit up to 3 local artists.
Half Day Tour
This 4 hour tour will take you through Taawaki Petroglyph Site; you will visit villages throughout Hopi Land and have the opportunity to visit 1 local artist.
Prices are As Follows:
|Full Day Tour||Half Day Tour|
$195.00- 1 person
$120.00- 1 person
Any groups for 5+ people require advance reservations that should be scheduled at least 24 hours prior.
All full day rates include bottled water, transportation for 4 people and lunch.
All Half day rates include bottled water and transportation for 4 people.
Ray Coin-Sacred Travel And Tours
P.O. Box 919
Hotevilla, AZ 86030
Phone: (928) 734-6699
fax: (928) 734-6692
Full Day Tour- $138.00 per person
8:00 a.m. -Depart Legacy Inn & Suites
9:00 a.m. – Arrive 1st Mesa for walking tour of Walpi Village (approx.45 mins, easy walk)
11:30 a.m.- Visit Hopi Museum
12:30 p.m.- Lunch – Hopi Cultural Center
1:30 p.m. – Walking tour of Ozaivi approx. 30 mins, easy walk)
3:00 p.m.-Visit Dawa Park. A petrogylph site with thousands of rock art drawings
5:00 p.m.- Return to Legacy Inn & Suites
*Price Includes: Transportation, All Fees & Lunch. Water Provided
For more info or booking reservations, inquire at the front desk
Third Mesa – $25 per person
Narrated tour through Kykotsmovi, Bacavi, stopping in Ozaivi for a walking tour of one of the oldest continuously inhabited towns in the United States. (2 hour tour)
First Mesa – $13 per person
Transportation to First Mesa village tour office (Ponsi Hall) for a narrated tour of Walpi. $13 fee paid at tour office. (2.5 hour tour)
Dawa Park – $35 per person
Visit a Petroglyph site with over 1,000 drawings. This site is located 25 miles northwest of the Cultural Center. The last 6 miles is on a dirt road and sometimes gets bumpy and dusty. Available when road conditions are favorable.