Silver Ghosts of Northern Nevada Tour
Join Ghost Hunters Richard and Debbie Senate in a thrilling tour of haunted places and bizarre history in the historic Comstock Area of Northern Nevada. Here history and haunts walk hand in hand as this specially designed tour will take this lucky group to some unique sites and discover some places well known and a little unknown, where supernatural events happen on a regular basis. The Tour also includes some top notch experts on Nevada Ghosts like author/investigator Janice Oberding (the author of numerous books on the subject) and psychic/investigator Sandie LaNai. (author of many books as well as investigations with her “Thin Veils Investigations”). Your tour guides have over 50 years of combined experience as psychic investigators and they have lived in the area a number of years. Their expertise will give this tour a unique individual flair. They have selected a bevy of sites that will provide the best chance to see and encounter the paranormal.
You will have a chance to take part in psychic experiments and even be part of a séance at the historic and haunted St. Mary’s Art Center (formerly a hospital) where a white robed lady walks. What is her name and why does she haunt? The séance will attempt to communicate with the mysterious lady and discover her identity! The Tour will also give people a chance to tour Virginia City, Once a thriving city, its now a place that lives on its memories, and yes, those memories, in the form of her colorful former residents still walk the board sidewalks—such notables as the irrepressible Mark Twain, who worked as a reporter here, and Julie Burchett, the prostitute who truly had a heart of gold. Both are rumored to walk Virginia City. What ghost hunting trip would be complete without a visit to the famed Virginia City Cemetery with her ghosts and glowing tombstones? Here is the Bucket of Blood Saloon, a beer here is almost mandatory for any visitor and the view is absolutely outstanding!
The next day the tour will include a lecture by Ms. Oberding at our hotel in Reno and a journey to Carson City, the State Capital. Here the Victorian Capital Building with her silver dome has been restored—Many mysteries reside in this treasure—including a haunted stairway and the old chambers where ghosts do walk and have even had their pictures taken!
Lunch will be at the classic barbeque restaurant, Reds, and there will be a walking tour of haunted places and the old US Mint—now the Nevada State Museum—yes, it too is said to have a ghost or two. We will examine the pistol of Gun fighter Sam Brown, one of the deadest shoots in the old West—and the mystery about where he rests
and how he died.
The following day we will bus to the quaint community of Genoa, once the first settlement in the state, now an antique lovers heaven and also very haunted. We will be joining a special ghost tour of the town looking for accounts of supernatural happenings—the tour will include the old saloon where movie stars and politicians hoisted a beer or two—such famed people as: John Wayne, and Ronald Reagan— as well as every governor of the State of Nevada! We will tour the old Genoa Courthouse, where Mr.
Senate had a chilling encounter in the basement cell a few years back. Next its to the Genoa Cemetery were several famous people rest and ghosts have been spotted.
We will end our supernatural focused tour in Reno for a very special tour of haunted sites where ghosts have walked—lead by Janice Oberding—the the old courthouse where a gunfight once echoed on the very steps! A farewell buffet will go over all the evidence we have collected in our travels in Northern Nevada. It will be a unique look at this area where ghosts are plentiful—a veritable Disneyland for Ghost Hunters!
We will be based at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino in the heart of the Biggest Little Town in the world. Don’t worry there will plenty of time to enjoy the many attractions of Reno. Our Farewell Dinner will be a buffet at the El Dorado casino, just across the street from our hotel. A once in a lifetime chance to discover the Ghosts of Northern Nevada with experts and get a chance to work with Richard and Debbie Senate.
Departing September 16th through September 21st, this is a land only tour based at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino, located in the heart of down town Reno NV.
Arrangements for travel to and from Reno NV are the responsibility of individual travelers and explorers.
This tour is hosted by the well-known historian Richard Senate and his wife Debbie, psychic and medium.
This tour requires a minimum of 20 guests to operate. Do not make any non-refundable travel arrangements until given the go ahead. We will notify you by, or before, July 15 allowing over 30 days for arrangements. If the tour does not reach its minimum you will be given a full refund of any monies received by Diana Travel and Tours.
Sunday September 16th informal drop in at The Rum Bullions Island Bar patio. Debbie and Richard will be here between 4 and 6. Stop by for a great opportunity to meet your new friends in this group. Free time for dinner between 6 and 8, followed by a dessert meet and greet from 8-9.30 at The Silver Legacy hosted By Richard and Debbie.
Monday September 17th, enjoy a leisurely morning and prepare for some Wild West fun!
Depart from hotel 11:30 via motor coach bound for Virginia City the West’s best preserved gold mining town from the 1860’s.
Our first stop will be the Comstock Cemetery.
Free time for lunch on own.
Afternoon walk highlighting the interesting and colorful past of this historic city. Richard and Debbie will share many of the ghost stories associated with the city.
Break for dinner and shopping on own the group will meet at 6:45 and be taken to The Old Saint Mary’s Hospital building ( now St. Mary’s Art Center) where we will have 3 hours exclusive access for an investigation, field work and ending with a séance facilitated by Debbie Senate.
10:00 p.m. depart and return to hotel.
Tuesday September 18th, 10:00 a.m. departure from the valet lobby by motor coach bound for Carson City.
Stop to explore the grounds of the very haunted Bowers Mansion, built in 1863.
Move on to the State Capital for a group lunch at Reds BBQ followed by a walking tour of the historic
and haunted Capital city including the Capital Building, the former US Mint and the Victorian Mansion
area of the historic district.
5:00 depart and return to hotel.
8:00 Talk by Janice Oberding, author of “Haunted Nevada” followed by book signing.
Wednesday September 19th, meet in valet lobby at 10:00 for departure by motor coach heading for
Genoa with its haunted Mormon Station historic park.
Walking ghost tour of the city with local paranormal experts Sandie and Kim.
After lunch on own meet for group investigation at The Historic Genoa Cemetery.
2:30 Return to bus and travel to Minden/Gardnerville. Visit the Carson Valley Museum followed by a
short walking tour of the towns with a narrative of their unique history.
5:30 depart and return to hotel for free evening on own, or with new found friends.
Thursday September 20th, Reno day!
10:00 meet with Janice Oberding (whose book you may have read by now!), morning walking tour of
downtown Reno with this local expert.
Lunch on own and afternoon free for last minute shopping or continued investigations on own.
7:00 meet at The El Dorado Hotel, across from the Silver Legacy, for an included farewell buffet
dinner with your new found ghost hunter friends. Share pictures, evp, other evidence and debrief the
events of the week.
Friday September 21st, departure day with many memories, pictures and stories.
$725.00 per person double occupancy.
Booking Bonus: Save $30.00 by making a cash booking- $695.00 per person double occupancy.
Single supplement: $185.00 per person
$250.00 deposit will reserve your tour. Balance due: Aug. 1, 2012.
*5 nights Silver Legacy Hotel in Reno
*Welcome night Dessert Meet and Greet
*Admission to Carson Valley Museum
*Escorted Ghost Walk in Genoa with Local Paranormal Experts, Sandie and Kim
*Group investigation of the Genoa Cemetery
*Escorted Ghost Walk in Virginia City with the Senates
*3 Hour Private Group access to investigate St. Mary’s Art Center (the former hospital)
*Private Group Séance with Psychic Medium Debbie Senate
*Lunch enroute to Carson City
*Escorted Walking tour of the historic and haunted State Capitol
* Lecture with Janice Oberding, Local Paranormal Expert and Author of Haunted Nevada
*Walking Tour of the Downtown Reno Area
*Farewell Dinner and Debriefing
*Motorcoach Service for Included Itinerary