Mesa Verde Experience Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Durango

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Explore the beauty and history of Mesa Verde park. Step back in time while visiting the ancient ruins of the cliff dwellings made by the ancestral people. Let our experienced guides share their 35 years of combined experience with you. Learn about the rich history of the area and let us do all the hard work for you, including bringing the lunch. PLEASE NOTE: This tour requires a 3 person minimum. If minimums are not met a full refund will be given. 
This trip departs Durango at 8:00 AM from 724 Main Ave kiosk location.  Our experienced guides will drive you west over the La Platas towards Mesa Verde. Throughout the entire drive our guides will teach you about the rich history of the areas we pass. Once in the park, we will take care of your admissions and guided ranger tour tickets. Depending on schedule and availability, we will take you on a drive of the Mesa Top loop, visit the museum, see the guided ranger tour of the Cliff Palace, hike the Spruce Tree house and much more. Halfway through the day we take a break to enjoy a gourmet bag lunch from our local sandwich makers. The tour returns to Durango around 3:30-4:00 PM depending on traffic. This is a must-see if you have never been to Mesa Verde! We have a 3 person minimum or equivalent for this tour to launch. We reserve the right to cancel and fully refund if the 3 person minimum is not met.

What’s included

  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Sales Tax


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Lunch included
  • Fully narrated tour