Sonoran Desert covers the southwestern 1/3 of Arizona, a sliver of Southeastern
California, the peninsula of Baja, the islands of the Sea of Cortez and Northwest Sonora
Mexico. Phoenix and its suburbs are completely surrounded by beautiful, raw Sonoran
Desert. It is a short trip to the edge of the city to see the Sonoran Desert as it has
existed for thousands of years.
are tens of thousands of Saguaro Cactus in the surrounding area.
Woodpecker hammers most of these holes hunting for insects or building resting nests.
Rats, mice and other small mammals make most of the burrows. Tarantulas also burrow holes
to live in.
Tarantulas use venom to kill their insect prey. However, their venom is not dangerous to
humans. Although their bite is painful, Tarantulas are peaceful creatures and do not bite
unless they feel threatened.
Wind Tours, Inc. will send one of our genuine cowboy guides directly to your hotel or home
in the greater Phoenix area in one of our custom 4x4 vehicles to pick you up and at the
completion of the tour they will also drop you back off at your hotel or home.
run approximately 4 hours. We have both morning or afternoon tours available. All of
our custom 4x4 vehicles carry ice pack coolers. You will be supplied with free sodas and
water on your trip.
recommend that you wear closed toed shoes. No sandals. Wear clothes appropriate for the
weather. And most of all, BRING YOUR CAMERA.