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Hopi Arts & Culture: March 22-28, 2015 With Mark Bahti




Arts & Culture


with Mark Bahti

March 22-28, 2015

This is wonderfully different than trips of past years, and includes a delightful final evening at  Historic Hotel La Posada, Mary Jane Colter's 1930's Fred Harvey Railroad Hotel!



Hopi Arts & Culture 2015 is produced for



Small Group Comforts Reserving right now!

Our friendly group is limited to just 19 guests. Enjoy our spacious seating comfort of only two people per wide three-person seat in the three brand new vans. Now everyone can savor Arizona's scenic vistas from their own window seat. Come and enjoy!

This program was previously available in  20013



Walpi, Arizona by T.J. Youvella, Coyote Clan of Polacca, Arizona ©1997

  Picture in your mind soaring scarlet mesas, crowned by multi-story adobe villages. The sky & clouds go on forever in a classic Western vista.

Feast your eyes on the blue red and yellow corn, grown in traditional gardens scraped from the dry earth. And on Hopi silver.
our old Hopi pot, 2in.gif (81592 bytes)  Do the names Old Oraibi, Second Mesa, Hotevilla, Shongopavi and Keams Canyon conjure other images of dancing katsinas, pottery the colors of the earth and traditional Hopi overlaid silver with bold designs in black?



Join Mark Bahti,  for this enjoyable four-day journey to the Hopi Mesas in northern Arizona with Mark Bahti, author, scholar and second-generation Native American art dealer (Bahti's Indian Arts in Tucson, Arizona and Santa Fe, New Mexico. http://www.bahti.com

Picture in your mind soaring, scarlet mesas crowned by ancient multi-story adobe villages. Listen to the wind rustling through the rows of blue, red and yellow corn that grows in traditional gardens scraped from the dry earth. Do the names Old Oraibi, Hotevilla, Shongopavi and Walpi conjure up images of dancing katsinas, pottery the colors of the earth and overlay silver with stark designs in black? 

Are you ready to venture back in time to this storied and beautiful place? On this return visit to the mesas of the Colorado Plateau in Northern Arizona, we are once again joined by noted author, scholar, and second-generation Indian art dealer Mark Bahti.  This tour begins and ends in either Scottsdale or Tucson, AZ...your choice! Enjoy our first night at Hopi is at the comfortable new Moenkopi Inn, followed with three nights at the Hopi Cultural Center hotel, and topped off with a delicious night at the incomparable historic La Posada in Winslow, Arizona.

Limited to just 19 participants, cost of this personalized learning vacation includes very scenic round-trip travel from Tucson in comfortable new passenger vans (savor the comfort of just two people per wide bench seat, everyone has a window view!), pleasant accommodations, several meals and fascinating experiences to last a lifetime.

$ 2795 per person double occupancy. Private room is $ 400 additional.

Hosted by Piet and Mary Van de Mark of Baja’s Frontier Tours.


Mark Bahti enthusiasm for Indian arts, history and culture is deep and contagious! As he grew up in Tucson, Mark traveled the Southwest frequently with his father, Tom Bahti, from whom he learned the business. Mark will share his passion as we journey through scenic Arizona. Noted Indian arts dealer, scholar and prolific author, Mark's affable knowledge makes this trip one of life's memorable learning experience for those intrigued by Southwest Indian arts, history and culture.

Dennis Winsten photo

Piet & Mary Van de Mark Piet founded Baja’s Frontier Tours in Tucson in 1966. Before joining BFT full-time, Mary directed the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's study tours for 14 years. Piet & Mary offer Personalized Natural and Cultural History learning vacations in the peninsula of Baja California and other selected spots in the American Southwest.




Call Mary & Piet Van de Mark directly at Baja's Frontier Tours

(Tucson, Arizona) 520-887-2340

Email:  piet@bajasfrontiertours.com

$2795 per person, double occupancy

private room available $400.

Participation Limited to 19 guests - Reserving Now

Deluxe Travel and Trip Cancellation Insurance is included.


We are pleased to bring you excellent comfort and enjoyment on this program.

Parts of Hopi remain remote and cannot be visited, let alone fully appreciated, by motor coach. We choose very comfortable new passenger vans, and limit the participation so that only two guests will occupy each 3-person seat.

Everyone will enjoy window seat views and spacious comfort.

This group is limited to just 19 guests.



 Contact Mary & Piet Van de Mark by phone: 520-887-2340 (Tucson, Arizona)

EMAIL: piet@bajasfrontiertours.com


Hopi Arts & Culture, a custom program for your group?

This is a wonderful custom trip for your club, group, institution or extended family and friends. Always personally escorted by Piet & Mary Van de Mark. Please plan as far in advance as possible; one or more years is most welcome. Call, write or email us to discuss options. (530) 887-2340 in Tucson, Arizona.


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