ONLY $89 per person
The colorful history of the Old West comes to life in Eldorado Canyon, home to the famed Techatticup Gold Mine! This area was once the richest gold mining district in the state of Nevada! On the short journey to this rustic site near the town of Nelson and the Eldorado Mountains (about 34 miles east of Las Vegas) you will enjoy spectacular Mojave Desert scenery including: fields of teddy bear cholla and rare geologic formations. Enjoy a picturesque stop overlooking the mighty Colorado River and an excellent photo opportunity down near the banks of Lake Mojave, the blue jewel of this isolated desert terrain. Enjoy a friendly, expert fully guided tour featuring highlights of history, geology, flora, fauna and much more!
On your professionally guided tour into the historic Techatticup Gold Mine, you will envision the back-breaking work done by prospectors over a century ago as they chased gold veins deep into this rugged mountainside. Let us take you back in time with a stop at the museum and a barn loaded with antiques and historic artifacts. You will hear tales of yesteryears gunfights and lawlessness that were the rule in this frontier territory! Complimentary bottled water will be provided and there will plenty of time to explore and many photo opportunities of a lifetime!
Please Note: Comfortable clothing & footwear is advised on our tours!
Children must be at least 2 years of age to participate in this tour.
Las Vegas Grand Canyon Tours operates daily, making it convenient for you to contact us for any inquiries you have about one of our specialty tours. Can you think of a better way to vacation and letting someone else take care of all the details? Book your tour reservation with us today, on our secure website or over the phone with one of our knowledgeable agents. We are conveniently open 7 days from 6:00am -10:00pm pacific standard time.
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