Open Year Round

Come take a look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo peoples who made Mesa Verde their home for over 700 years, from 600 A.D to 1300.  Explore some of the most notable and best-preserved cliff dwelling ruins in the United States.  Mesa Verde encompasses over 80 square miles and protects over 5,000 archaeological sites, including the famous Cliff Palace and nearly 600 cliff dwellings, some of which are more than 800 years old. This is a trip of a lifetime for all ages.

Any of our Mesa Verde Tours can be combined with our water adventures for an amazing multi-day experience. Check out our other offerings to combine your adventures. Our all-inclusive tour includes a Personal Tour Guide, Lunch, Park Entrance Fees, Guided Ranger Tickets – typically Cliff Palace or Balcony House (when in season), and Transportation to and from the National Park. 

Why a guided tour?

Let our experienced tour guides take you back through history on this all-inclusive tour.  We take care of all the details so you can just sit back and enjoy this unforgettable experience. Don’t miss out on any of the amazing things that Mesa Verde has to offer.  With our guided tour, you will explore ancient ruins and breathtaking views without the hassle of trying to plan everything yourself.

Save time, gas, and entrance fees and go straight to the sites with our guided tours. All of our vehicles are comfortable with air conditioning for those hot summer months and cozy heat in the winter months. We are here to provide you the best Mesa Verde EXPERIENCE.

This is the trip of a lifetime for all ages.  Our Mesa Verde tours can also be combined with our water and 4X4 adventures, Zip Line Tours or a Durango Train ride. The tour includes a delicious gourmet sack lunch with food from local businesses, park fees, tickets for the Cliff Palace guided ranger tour (when in season), and a personal guided tour of the park. If you would like more information about Mesa Verde National park, check out our in-depth website www.MesaVerdeTours.com

*Please note: Our group guided tour requires at least 3 guests to depart. If the tour does not have at least 3 guests on the tour we would contact you and recommend a private tour.

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Mesa Verde Experience Tours with Lunch

Tour Options

Group Guided Tour

Transportation

All Transportation and Park Fees Included

Times

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Cost:

Adult Age 12+: $159*
Youth Age 1-11: $119*
* Price includes Lunch, Park Fees, and guided ranger tickets (when in season). Price does not include tax or gratuity.

popularMesa Verde National Park
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Price includes Lunch, Park Fees, and Cliff Palace guided ranger tickets (when in season)

Why a guided tour?

Sit back and relax while our experienced, knowledgeable guides take you around the park. Listen to your own private tour of the park, read literature, and ask our experienced guides any questions you have about the park.
Save gas, time, and entrance fees with our guided tours. All of our vehicles are comfortable with air conditioning for those hot summer months and heated for the winter months. We are here to provide you the best Mesa Verde EXPERIENCE.

Private VIP Guided Tour

Private Tour of Mesa Verde National Park Tour. Just your group.

Experience Mesa Verde with the just your group with an intimate, small-group setting. This custom tour is the best option for groups looking to set their own itinerary! We will customize a itinerary that for you to truly enjoy the park. If you are looking for more time on sites, photo opportunity or just want to get way from the crowds.

Itinerary:

We provide your group a custom itinerary of Mesa Verde National Park. This custom tour allows your group to determine their own itinerary. Depending on your interest, we can spend more time in overlook areas, dwellings, or kivas.

Here is a typical day:
8:05 – depart from our downtown location or arrive at your hotel for pick up

8:40 – arrive at the visitor center at Mesa Verde National park

9:00 – depart into the National Park

9:30 to 2:30 – explore Mesa Verde National Park

3:30 – Arrive back at our downtown location or your hotel.

Transportation

All transportation and Park Fees Included

Times

Custom Launch times available for your group

*Morning times are recommended

Cost:

Per person:  $219*

* Price includes Lunch, Park Fees, and guided ranger tickets (when in season). Price does not include tax or gratuity.

Tour Details

Mesa Verde Itinerary:

  • 7:50 am- meet at 724 Main Ave. 10 minutes before your trip departure to check in
  • 8:00 am- depart for Mesa Verde National Park (Entrance is 36 miles from Durango, CO)
  • Enjoy tours and sightseeing- this includes the Cliff Palace guided ranger tour
  • Lunch Break- Gourmet sack lunch (vegetarian options available)
  • Finish touring Mesa Verde National Park
  • 3:30 pm- Return to 724 Main Ave

Important Information:

  • What to bring and wear – Click Here
  • When in Mesa Verde National Park, you will be at very high elevation and may experience changes in temperature and intense sun. Sunscreen and water are highly recommended.
  • There must be at least 3 guests confirmed for the tour before the tour may depart
  • Service Animals: If you have a certified ADA service animal that you intend to bring on this tour, please inform our office staff at (970) 259-0289 so we can better accommodate your needs.
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