Tour description provided by Viator

Gear up for an off-road adventure by comfortable 4WD SUV through California's Sonoran Desert on this tour from Palm Desert. Aboard a luxury all-terrain vehicle driven by an expert guide, you’ll be protected from the sun and dust as you explore Palm Desert’s backcountry and enjoy views of ridgelines, colorful canyons, rugged peaks and cattle fields. Learn about the area’s history and geology, spot wildlife and stop to take optional guided nature walks. This 4-hour morning or afternoon tour combines the beauty of the California desert with the thrill of off-roading, all from the comfort of a climate-controlled vehicle. This small-group tour is limited to five people, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide throughout your tour.

Your 4-hour morning or afternoon tour starts with pickup from your Palm Desert hotel; or, you can meet at the Ralph’s supermarket parking lot in Palm Desert. Aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled 4WD SUV, your expert guide will navigate the ridgelines, cattle trails and agricultural fields through Palm Desert’s rugged backcountry in the Sonoran Desert. Admire the colors and unique shapes of the desert topography as you learn interesting facts about the area’s geology and history from your guide, who’ll also point out and explain interesting rock formations. Have your camera out and ready, as you may encounter bighorn sheep and other wildlife! For a more immersive desert experience, hop out of your SUV for optional guided nature walks into gorgeous slot canyons and palm oases. You’ll get awesome up-close views, letting you experience the true beauty of the California desert in all its glory.You'll be offered water and snacks throughout your 4-hour tour. Afterwards, you’ll be taken back to your Palm Desert hotel with lots of photos and memories to share.