6 hours (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
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Go back in time to the American Wild West on this private tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, Nevada. Follow part of the old Pony Express to reach the area of the Comstock Lode, founded in 1859 during the Gold Rush, and hear about the days when Mark Twain walked the dusty streets. In Virginia City, a National Historic Landmark District, you have free time to explore on your own before stopping in Carson City on the way back to South Lake Tahoe.
- Private tour to Virginia City from South Lake Tahoe
- Drive along part of the old Pony Express
- Learn about the history, geography, vegetation and native animals of the area from a private driver-guide
- Explore Virginia City at your leisure to check out museums, the saloon and other historic sites
- Visit Carson City, Nevada's state capital
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Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort departure time: 8:30am
Marriott Resorts departure time: 8:35am
Lake Tahoe Resort hotel departure time: 8:45am
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- OPERATED BY Discover Lake Tahoe Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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