This tour is ONLY offered from Mid April through the end of May and in November
Tour to Virginia City and Carson City – WITHOUT the Train Ride
Cost: Adults $60.00 Age 6-17 $50.00 Age 5 and under FREE
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
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.
*tours are subject to cancellation 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- 901 Ski Run Blvd. 8:45am
Marriott Resorts – bus stop on Hwy 50 by Gondola 8:50am
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel ( Free parking at MontBleu casino ) 9:00am
Tour returns back to hotels around 3:00PM