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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

By Desert Adventures - Palm Springs
4.9/5
Price is $150per traveler*

Features

Free cancellation available
3h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Equipment sanitized between use

Overview

  • Only Red Jeep Tours can take you to Metate Ranch, located in the heart of the San Andreas Fault Zone. On this awe-inspiring OPEN-AIR Jeep Tour, you will travel deep into the heart of California’s world-famous San Andreas Fault and witness the forces of nature that have created amazing, steep-walled canyons and the most twisted and tormented landscapes on Earth!You will be awestruck by the spectacular scenery as your Jeep winds its way through the bones of the earth. During your adventure, you will stop several times for short nature walks, including a short hike through a slot canyon, if desired.This tour also stops at a natural palm oasis, where water bubbles up from the ground year-round. Here you will learn about how the Cahuilla Indians used desert plants to survive in this inhospitable environment.A final highlight is a guided tour of our recreated Cahuilla Indian Village that showcases the lifestyle and culture of the Cahuilla people.

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Public Tour 08:00

Free Cancellation
3h

Duration: 3 hours
Granola Bar & Bottled Water
Open-air Jeep with shade top: Our vehicles are classic Jeep Scramblers (CJ-8's) and they hold up to 7 guests plus your driver / guide.
Departure Time: Morning tours depart at 8:00 AM.
Afternoon tours depart at 1:00 PM.

Starting time: 8:00am

Price details

Price is $150.00 per ticket, price for 1 Traveler is $150.00
$150.00

Total

Price is $150.00
* Select 1 travelers to get the lowest price of $150

Public Tour 13:00

Free Cancellation
3h

Duration: 3 hours
Granola Bar & Bottled Water
Open-air Jeep with shade top: Our vehicles are classic Jeep Scramblers (CJ-8's) and they hold up to 7 guests plus your driver / guide.
Departure Time: Morning tours depart at 8:00 AM.
Afternoon tours depart at 1:00 PM.

Starting time: 1:00pm

Price details

Price is $150.00 per ticket, price for 1 Traveler is $150.00
$150.00

Total

Price is $150.00
* Select 1 travelers to get the lowest price of $150

What's included, what's not

  • Naturalist guided open-air Jeep eco-tour
  • Granola snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Land Use Fees
  • Entry/Admission - San Andreas Fault
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink (unless otherwise specified)

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 guests per booking is required
  • Closed-toe shoes, a hat and sunscreen are strongly advised
  • As desert temperatures may vary, dressing in layers would be advised
  • Please call the reservation's desk a day or two before your tour to confirm your pickup time and location. Failure to call, however, will NOT result in cancellation of the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Guests with neck or back problems or pregnant women in their 2nd or 3rd trimester should consult with their doctor before taking a Jeep Tour.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: San Andreas Fault, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA

Experience the twisted and tortured landscape of an active earthquake fault system as your guide describes the geology of the area and you explore the bones of the earth. Don't forget your camera - the photo opportunities are endless!

Take a walk between the steep walls of deep canyons created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time.

Explore a natural palm oasis where crystal clear water bubbles up from the underground aquifer year round.

Learn about the culture and lifestyle of the Cahuilla Indians and how they used the desert’s plants for food, medicine, tools, weapons, shelter, and more as you tour a recreated Cahuilla Indian Village.

Learn about the plants and animals of the California desert and take in spectacular views as your guide describes the geologic forces and local history that shaped the Coachella Valley.

Duration: 3 hours


Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitized between use

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons

Safety measures

  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Indio
  • Palm Springs California

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Metate Ranch - Red Jeep Tours by Desert Adventures departure location, 38635 Monroe St, Indio, CA 92203, USA
    • Palm Springs California

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