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Now Available!

Special Group Rates
on Day Excursions

25% for groups of 7-10
20% for groups of 4-6

Select your Day Excursion below
by clicking on a state.

Discounts do not apply for private tours.

We are very happy to create a custom tour for you or your party tailored to your specific interests and time parameters. This can run from bird watching, wildflower viewing, petroglyph hunting or a photo safari to artist studio visits, a tour of a Pueblo or Spanish colonial village, a wine tour, culinary outing, scenic road adventure, isolated hiking destinations or other attractions. These outings can range from several hours to multiday excursions. Let’s talk and explore your interests and the time you have available to explore our region!

Day Excursions

Make an ordinary vacation day an extraordinary vacation day!

Southwest Odyssey Tours Day Excursions offer a truly authentic adventure experience. As you travel the backroads in one of our comfortable, air-conditioned 4-wheel-drive tour vehicles you will discover fresh, new perspectives of our enchanting land. Southwest Odyssey Tours' special relationships with the people living in the areas it visits give adventurers up-close opportunities for unique natural and cultural experiences.

Your Southwest Odyssey Tours friendly, skilled guide brings in-depth historical, cultural, and environmental knowledge of these unique destinations. They will share their insight with you as to why each destination is a true treasure to behold. Don't forget your camera. The scenery is captivating!

Arizona

History, Diversity, and Majesty in the Northern Sonoran Desert:
Tucson and Southern Arizona Day Excursions


While Tucson, Arizona is a premier destination for world-class spas and resorts, Southwest Odyssey Tours Tucson and Southern Arizona Day Excursions provide exploration beyond the city limits! Discover diverse cultures, little-known historical sites, varying ecosystems, and even Wonders of the World! In the comfort of our specially-equipped tour vehicles, Southwest Odyssey Tours Southern Arizona Day Excursions offer an exceptional, unforgettable backroad experience in one of America's most beautiful locations.

Day Excursions depart from and return to Tucson, Arizona. Hotel/Resort/Spa pick up and drop off is provided. Cold water/refreshments, fruit & snacks always available in onboard coolers. High quality optics, walking sticks, maps, folding chairs & tables, extra hats, sunscreen and sunglasses are in every vehicle as well. Gratuities to guides and drivers are not included in prices.

The Sonoran Desert: Past & Present Excursion
Available seasonally, beginning in October 2012

Think the Sonoran Desert is a deserted place? Think again! This adventure takes you deep into the Sonoran's unique ecosystem for an in-depth look at the people, animals, plants and treasures found only in this area.

Wonders of the World: Biosphere 2 & Sky Islands Excursion
Available seasonally, beginning in October 2012

Get ready to be amazed! Explore a true wonder of the world at Biosphere 2 and experience Arizona's vast eco-diversity high up in the legendary Sky Islands!

Valleys Vaqueros & Vineyards Excursion
Available seasonally, beginning in October 2012

Cowboys, cottonwoods, and culinary delights! "Valleys, Vaqueros, & Vineyards" delightfully combines the old west and the new west for an unforgettable, truly sensory experience.

Full Day Photo-Geographic Adventures - Tucson

The Best of Tucson: Barrios, Baroque, and Beauty
Available seasonally, beginning in October 2012

Embrace the beauty and culture of Tucson during this full day Photo-Geographic adventure. Our professional instructor will guide you on how to get the most from your camera and find unique photo opportunities most visitors would never discover. Also, you'll be given special access to University of Arizona's Center for Creative Photography before creating a sunset masterpiece. Perfect for photographers of all levels.

Now Available - 2 NEW Tucson Day Excursions

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The Rugged Apache Country of The Dragoon Mountains
Visits to a National Historic Site on the 1858 Butterfield Stage “Oxbow Route”, a hike up Jordan Canyon to the Dragoon Springs hideout of Cochise and his band of Chiricahua Apache warriors. Options for a picnic in the field OR have lunch at the Historic Triangle T Dude Ranch. Next we will enjoy a behind the scenes visit to the world renowned Amerind Foundation Museum. And more...

Full Day Excursion Cost: $285.00/pax+tax. Approximate tour length: 9+ hrs. Depart Hotel/Resort/Residence 8am - Return approx. 5-5:30pm.

NOTE: $ price does not include entrance fees or cost of meals. Each vehicle has on board cooler with cold juices, water & snacks.

“Live” Caves and a 12,000+ year old Clovis “Mammoth Kill Site”
Journey underground into another world at the fantastic Kartchner Caverns State Park, hike in the Whetstone mtns. and lunch in Sierra Vista, then visit the newly designated Murray Springs National Historic Landmark which is one of the most accurately dated, extensively excavated and important early human Paleoinidian sites in North America. And more...

Full Day Excursion Cost: $285.00/pax+tax. Approximate tour length: 9+ hrs. Depart Hotel/Resort/Residence 8am - Return approx. 5-5:30pm.

NOTE: $ price does not include entrance fees or cost of meals. Each vehicle has on board cooler with cold juices, water & snacks.

New Mexico

Diverse Cultures, Historic Sites, and Mesmerizing
Natural Beauty Surround Santa Fe, New Mexico


We are very happy to announce a strategic alliance with renowned guide Nat Shipman and his company Tours U Design LLC of Santa Fe as of June 2016. Tours U Design will be proudly and professionally executing all New Mexico ground operations on behalf of Southwest Odyssey Tours with the high standards and personal touch that we are known for worldwide. We look forward to Nat being able to show you the very best that New Mexico has to offer. So, grab your hat, hiking boots & camera, and COME EXPLORE WITH NAT!

Day Excursions will take you through the majestic lands, historic towns and fascinating cultural sites surrounding Santa Fe, New Mexico. You will soon see how these lands offer travelers a rich, diverse and unforgettable Geo-Tourism experience.

Day Excursions depart from and return to Santa Fe, NM. Hotel pick up/drop off provided. Cold water/refreshments, fruit & snacks always available in onboard coolers. Gratuities to guides and drivers are not included in prices.

New Mexico Pueblo Ceremonial Event and Dance Calendar Summer 2016

An in depth introduction to the Pueblo Tribal cultures and education of proper etiquette for very special access to private homes of Tribal Officials and acclaimed Pueblo Artists.

Picture Perfect New Mexico Hideaways

Georgia O'Keefe, Ansel Adams and many other artists and photographers have been mesmerized by the beauty of Northern New Mexico. Join Southwest Odyssey Tours to view these awe-inspiring lands and learn about the history of this special destination. After your exploring is complete, you will have the opportunity to relax in the famed Ojo Caliente hot springs before returning to Santa Fe.

Traveling the Turquoise Trail

A visit to New Mexico is not complete unless you have traveled the Turquoise Trail and unearthed what makes this a historically significant route. Join Southwest Odyssey Tours for a fascinating mining tour and learn how turquoise was used by ancient peoples, Native Americans, Spanish explorers and early settlers. History unfolds, as you journey down this gem of a trail.

Arts and Culture of Ancient Peoples

Southwest Odyssey Tours will explore the mesmerizing lands of New Mexico and learn how they influenced the incredible art, culture, and architecture of the ancient Pueblo people. As you visit historic pueblos, wander through the unique town of Taos, and travel through diverse ecosystems, you will gain a fascination with the complex history of the Pueblo people of New Mexico.

Coming soon: Chaco Canyon, made in the shade! Why rough it?
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US Office: 505-672-8840
Int'l: +1 505-672-8840

e-mail: info@southwestodyssey.com

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