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Taos Highlights Small-group Driving Tour provided by Turquoise Tours

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Taos Highlights Small-group Driving Tour

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Overview
Enjoy a seamless way to tour Taos’ highlight attractions on this accessible, small-group tour. In the afternoon, meet your guide at the Taos Plaza Gazebo, and get ready to explore. You’ll learn all about Native American culture at the UNESCO-listed Taos Pueblo, will admire the St. Francis de Asis Mission Church, will discover the beautiful Rio Grande Gorge, and more. Round-trip transit via climate-controlled vehicle makes getting around simple.
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You'll start at
Taos Plaza Gazebo
Taos, NM 87571, USAMeet your Guide at the Taos Plaza under the Gazebo. The Taos Plaza is in the center of downtown Taos and has signage directing traffic there. Once in the Plaza, look for the Gazebo - the largest structure in the Plaza with our large Van parked next to it.
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    Taos Plaza
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Taos Pueblo
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Earthship Visitor Center
  • 4
    La Hacienda del los Martinez
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Taos Plaza Gazebo
Taos, NM 87571, USAMeet your Guide at the Taos Plaza under the Gazebo. The Taos Plaza is in the center of downtown Taos and has signage directing traffic there. Once in the Plaza, look for the Gazebo - the largest structure in the Plaza with our large Van parked next to it.
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Highlights
  • This intimate, small-group tour will have a maximum of just 10 attendees
  • Discover many of Taos’ top attractions, all in a single tour
  • Round-trip transit via air-conditioned vehicle makes logistics seamless
  • Get up close and personal with the UNESCO-listed Taos Pueblo
Important Information
Departure Point
Taos Plaza Gazebo, Taos, NM 87571, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transportation with air conditioning/heat
  • Professional Guide
  • Admission to Taos Pueblo (or Martinez Hacienda if Pueblo is closed for a ceremony)
  • Entry/Admission - Taos Pueblo
  • Entry/Admission - La Hacienda del los Martinez
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (not necessary but nice!)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A short amount of walking is involved to enter the various sites. There is a walking tour of Taos Pueblo less than 1/2 mile in distance and a duration of approximately 30 minutes.
  • This is a small-group driving tour (no more than 10 people) that includes transportation in an air-conditioned Van.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Anessa G wrote a review Nov 2019
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This was my first visit to Taos, NM and my husband and I wanted to get to know more about the area. This tour was a great introduction to the history of Taos. It gave us a good orientation of the plaza. We made mental notes of places we would like to return to later. Anita was a
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Lindsay M, Owner at Taos Highlights Small-group Driving Tour
Responded 15 Nov 2019
Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review our Highlights group driving tour! We're glad that you enjoyed your time with us and even better that you're planning to return to Taos again! It's such a fascinating place, there is always something more to explore. Hope to see you next time!
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trek-bb wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Had an amazing time touring Taos and listening to Anita's anecdotes. It makes want to make a return to New Mexico.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Lindsay M, Owner at Taos Highlights Small-group Driving Tour
Responded 3 Nov 2019
Oh, please do come back!
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Cheryl Q wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Our tour guide, Anita, was amazing. Very humorous and informative, kept us engaged at all times. We had a great time, would recommend for everyone.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Lindsay M, Owner at Taos Highlights Small-group Driving Tour
Responded 3 Nov 2019
Thanks for the 5-star review!
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Mobile223206 wrote a review Oct 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We took a tour with 3 other couples with Turquiose Tours to the Red Willow Pueblo, Rio Grande Gorge and to The Earthship Community. Anita was the best guide ever! I have never been with a more knowledgable guide on a tour. She was so well versed in the history - cultural,
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Date of experience: October 2019
G5232VQjohnw wrote a review Oct 2019
Portland, Oregon5 contributions1 helpful vote
As first time visitors to Taos, my wife and I opted to take the small group tour with Turquoise Tours to get an introduction to this amazing area of New Mexico. We chose Turquoise Tours because it offered a small group experience at a reasonable price. The van was comfortable
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Anita T, Guest Relations Manager at Taos Highlights Small-group Driving Tour
Responded 18 Oct 2019
THANKS for joining me John & Gail. So GLAD you enjoyed our small group, driving tour, and my love for Taos!
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Hilldale604
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Great start to our Taos visit
As luck would have it, we were the only two people on this tour with Sam Richardson. He's a delightful guy and
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Anessa G
10
First visit to Taos
This was my first visit to Taos, NM and my husband and I wanted to get to know more about the area. This tour was
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Vicki B
10
Walking tour with Anita
What a fun and informative tour of old town Taos! Anita was very engaging and informative. We definitely
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Paula M
10
Great Tour
Eske was a knowledgeable, friendly and fantastic tour guide of the Taos area, including the Taos Pueblo, the Rio
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sandy2560
Northbrook, Illinois
1635
Lovely Tour
We had a wonderful afternoon with Sam. He was informative and knowledgeable about Tao and it’s history. We enjoyed
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churchillrb
Harbor Springs, Michigan
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This was our first trip to Taos, and The Tour helped us understand more about Taos today and its multi-facted
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Karen
10
Trip to Taos
Sam was absolutely fantastic! He gave us an amazing experience in Taos --- which included a simple, but wonderful
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trek-bb
33
Comprehensive, wish we had more time
Had an amazing time touring Taos and listening to Anita's anecdotes. It makes want to make a return to New Mexico.
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Liz
10
Turquoise is top notch
We wanted to learn more about historic Taos, so we booked a walking tour with Turquoise. The online reservation
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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