Mountain and Desert Tour of San Diego County

Only tour of its kind out of San Diego, a unique combination of dramatic scenery and fascinating history. Drive through the spectacular boulders as you ascend up the Poway grade. Marvel at 40-foot high walls shoulder length apart as you squeeze through Slot Canyon. Enjoy the incredible 2400-foot descent from the historic gold mining town of Julian down to the largest desert state park in the nation. The tour covers 180 miles and takes approximately 8 hours. Relax as you enjoy all the sights and leave the hassles of driving in traffic to us! Ideal for those who want a fun, scenic and stress-free adventure in a small personalized group. Price $249 per adult ON SALE for $179. Gratuity not included. Please give Morty a call at 858-395-3516 to discuss your tour interests.


  • Poway grade east into the mountains
  • Old western town of Ramona
  • Explore Julian and sample some amazing apple pie and cider
  • Mountain descent to the desert floor
  • Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
  • Slot Canyon
  • Highway 8 back into San Diego


  • Julian is an official California Historical Landmark.
  • It is nestled among oak and pine forests between several mountain ranges.
  • Known for its fall colors, frontier atmosphere and everything apple.
  • Borrego Springs is California’s first Dark Sky community.
  • Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is 600,000 acres.
  • Borrego Badlands — 4 million years of geologic history.
  • Slot Canyon — 100 feet up 3 feet wide.
  • 110 miles of hiking trails.

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