This tour will be offered again on June 1, 2017
Adults $55.00 Age 6-17 $45 5 and under Free
Tour departs S. Lake Tahoe around 8:30am
( exact time depends on the hotel you’re in ) and returns around 3:30pm
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. )
Historic route – Pony Express trail
Kingsbury grade, Hwy 206, Genoa, Eagle Valley, Silver City, Gold Hill – Virginia City
Upon arrival, we take you to F street where you’ll have a chance to ride on a Virginia and Truckee Railroad to Gold Hill and back ( 6.5 miles )
Next we take you to 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 )
Cost per person: Adults $55.00 Age 6-17 $45.00 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 includes a 7 mile ride on a V@T Railroad.
Tour departs from:
Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort ( Bench on Ski Run Blvd. ) 8:20am
Lodge on Pioneer Trail ( Americana Village ) 8:25am
Marriott Resorts – bus stop on Hwy 50 by Gondola 8:30am
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel ( Free parking at Harrah’s next door ) 8:40am
Tour returns back to hotels around 3:30PM
*times and locations are subject to change *this tour does not pick up in Nevada