Tour to Virginia City / Carson City

This tour is ONLY offered from Mid April through the end of May

Tour to Virginia City and Carson City – without the Train Ride

Cost:   Adults  $45.00      Age 6-17  $35.00     Age 5 and under FREE

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Step back in time on this narrated tour following the Pony Express Trail to America’s largest historic landmark Virginia City – the Comstock Lode founded in 1859, where Mark Twain roamed the streets and everybody wanted a piece  of the “Richest place on Earth “. Driver tour guide narrates about history, geography, geology, flora and fauna  of the region on the way to Virginia City  ( 40 miles or 1 hour 20 min. )

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Historic route –  Pony Express trail
Kingsbury grade, Hwy 206, Genoa, Eagle Valley, Silver City, Gold Hill – Virginia City

Tour stops at the main C street – Delta Saloon Parking lot. You will have 3 hours to explore this historic town.

While in VC, you’ll have a chance to visit mansions, museums, gold / silver stores,  see a real mine and have lunch.  We recommend historic Delta Saloon ( not included )

This tour includes a visit to The Way it was Museum

On the way home, tour will go to downtown Carson City to check out old mansions,
Governor’s mansion and the Capitol area.

Carson City Capitol

Trip advisor – top attractions in Virginia City
Virginia city tourism commission – attractions

Cost per person:  Adults $45.00      Age 6-17  $35.00        5 and under Free

*tours are subject to cancelation due to lack of interest, weather and road conditions.

Cancellation policy is 24 hours and 72 hours for parties of 4 and more

Tour departs from:

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort  ( Bench on Ski Run Blvd. )                       8:10am
Lodge on Pioneer Trail  ( Americana Village )                                          8:20am
Marriott Resorts – bus stop on  Hwy 50 by Gondola                               8:250am
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel  ( Free parking at Harrah’s next door )        8:30am

Tour returns back to hotels around 3:00PM