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Mesa Verde Tours

643 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301
+1 970-335-8277
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Unexpected highlight to our family vacation

My family and I visited Mesa Verde July 2017 (w/2 kids 16 and 11). It was one of the highlights of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cwtaowens
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La Salle, Colorado
Loved this tour!

We took the Cliff House tour. It was one of the most meaningful tours I ever took. Had this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie S
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Mesa Verde Tours offers a premium, full day tour of Mesa Verde National Park. Our guides are park experts passionate about the history and culture of the area. Experience the best of Mesa Verde and discover the magic of the largest and best preserved cliff dwellings in the US
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  • Average1%
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“balcony house” (14 reviews)
“great tour” (8 reviews)
“cliff palace” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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643 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301
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+1 970-335-8277
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I visited Mesa Verde July 2017 (w/2 kids 16 and 11). It was one of the highlights of our vacation. The park is very easy to explore. You can easily drive to almost any of the look out spots. Bring your binoculars....More

Thank cwtaowens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Cliff House tour. It was one of the most meaningful tours I ever took. Had this phenomenal Ranger named David Franks.He had so much info to share and really made you stop to think about the people who lived in these dwelling....More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove from Durango the day before we planned to visit to get our tickets for the Cliff Palace and Balcony House tours. We were able to get tickets for 9 and 11a.m. Ranger Dennis greeted us at the park entrance and was AMAZING. He...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our day with Frank Miller was fantastic! If we would have gone on our own, we would have been bored. Frank imparted a plethora of information in an interesting way. He is a local, and he is a Native American with great insight.

Thank wendy c
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If going to visit during the winter months, be prepared to navigate on your own. However, there were plenty of park rangers and maps to help you. You can climb down into the dwellings, but the rock steps are steep and narrow. To get out,...More

Thank Desiree K
MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Yes Desiree, some of the Ranger-Guided Tours at Mesa Verde are not available during the winter but the scenery is amazing and touring the cliff dwellings on your own is exciting as you pointed out. Thanks for sharing your experience!

Reviewed 21 October 2016

First visit was in 1990 and have visited many times with family and friends who come to visit Colorado. There do not take reservations so in the summer months you need to be there when they open if you want a time slot earlier in...More

Thank Susan H
MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for sharing Susan! Getting to the park early is very important to secure your tours of the cliff dwellings. I hope you got a good photo of the grand kids in all four states!

Reviewed 28 September 2016

We drove to the Mesa Verde National Park. We had a National Park pass which got us into the park for free. The National Park pass is $10 and is good for 2 people for life! Mesa Verde was a beautiful drive up the mountains....More

Thank Maggie K
MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

National Park passes are a great way to save money if you are visiting several parks in one year. Mesa Verde is the first National Park as an archaeological preserve. Thanks Maggie!

Reviewed 2 September 2016

We traveled to Mesa Verde National Park with our son & daughter-in-law. They, along with my husband, hiked on a tour to the Step House & loved it. There is so much history to be explored here. We were there the weekend they were celebrating...More

1  Thank Heather_Geo
MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Step House is our favorite self-guided tour. Mesa Verde is such a big park it can take two days to see, and even then you'll miss of it! Thank you Heather_Geo.

Reviewed 24 July 2016

We did two tours - the Balcony House and the Photography Cliff Dwelling tour. The later you must reserve online before going and was $20 per person. The former you get tickets the day you go, or up to 2 days early. We got there...More

1  Thank sandsLasVegas
MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

The special photography tours at Mesa Verde are spectacular! This year Balcony has special Sunrise Tours and Cliff Palace has Twilight Tours. Check them out at the Special Tours page on our website. Thanks Sands!

Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is a most see! Our girls are 11 and 12 and they loved it! Highly recommend the Balcony House but beware it is not for the faint of heart. You go up a 32 foot ladder and in a tunnel on your knees. There...More

Thank roadwarriors01
MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Balcony House is definitely the most adventurous guided tour at Mesa Verde! So glad to hear your kids enjoyed the park. Thank you RoadWarrior!

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