Tour to Virginia City with Train Ride

Virginia City Church

 

Tour of The Wild West -Virginia City / Carson City (every Thursday)

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

VC 11  VC photo 23 VC photo 24 VC photo 28

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 )

 

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

 

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.

      VC photo 5      VC photo 3

TripAdvisor

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