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“Shama LLama Ding Dong!”

Wild Earth Llama Adventures
Ranked #1 of 19 Outdoor Activities in Taos
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Llama Trekking Adventures in New Mexico's Pristine Wilderness! "Take a Llama to Lunch!" Wilderness Day Hikes Multi-Day Wilderness Adventures Custom Wilderness Events What's Llama Trekking? Llama Trekking is Hiking and Camping with our team of eco-friendly trail llamas, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rio Grande Gorege, near Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico. On the trail, our gentle surefooted llamas carry the gear, leaving you unburdened to experience the natural beauty and inspiring solitude of the New Mexico wilderness. Experienced Naturalist Guides share information about local ecology, natural history, regional folklore, and wilderness skills. Backcountry Gourmet Meals are served on all of our New Mexico wilderness trips. All ages and fitness levels are welcome! Call us to answer any questions of to make reservations!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
“Shama LLama Ding Dong!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2011

We had a fantastic time with Stuart, and of course the llamas. I got to admit that I was apprehensive about hiking with the llamas, figured that I would be the recipient of many a llama-loogies, but in the end, it was Stuart that took one for the team when he was loading up the llama clan! Great time, very educational, and couldn't think of a better guide to do it with!

Visited October 2011
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Take a llama to lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2011

We had such a lovely day enjoying a late fall stroll through the mountains of Northern New Mexico with Stuart and his rescue llamas. Stuart has an appreciation of what generous bounty nature provides and shares his enthusiasm through education, laughter and breaking bread together. I was such a treat to get away from the demands of working to go out in the wilderness with Wild Earth Llama Adventures. I highly recommend the experience.

Visited October 2011
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Clearwater, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great fun..Rescued llamas and very interesting guide, Stuart.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2011

A wonderful, healthy walk up the mountains with the llamas carrying all your gear. Delicious lunch in a high meadow. Just a bunch of fun. Our group had ages from 69 down to 12. Everyone had positive comments about the trek. If you are going to Taos and enjoy the outdoors..this is a bucket list adventure.

Visited October 2011
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Lithia, Florida
1 review
“Fantastic, don't miss treking with Llams if you have the chance.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

My wife and I are in our mid 60's and were concerned about the hike. Not to worry Stuart,our guide, goes at a leisurely pace and stops for rests if your in need. The experience should not be missed if you have the chance. Our personel llama, Willow, followed right along for the entire hike. Lunch in the Rocky mountains was wonderful as Stuart puts out quite a spread. We slept like babies that night with wonderful dreams and now that we are back in Florida we have memories and pictures of the most rewarding experience of our trip.

Visited October 2011
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Columbia, South Carolina
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“Great time with the Llamas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2011

Take a Llama to Lunch was the highlight of our recent trip to northern New Mexico. What a fun day outing and those llamas are sweeties! Our llama was "Zeus" and he was great. Stuart is a wonderful and very professional guide, who took the 12 of us (plus llamas) on a gorgeous hike into the Carson National Forest wilderness. He had all ages (and some of us from sea level) trekking through the forest at a reasonable pace and then fixed us a delicious lunch of sandwiches and salads in a shady meadow. It was particularly beautiful as the aspens were turning golden. Stuart shared lots of interesting information about the llamas, wild herbs of the forest, was always careful of the environment, and concerned for the well-being of his hikers, (a few of us in our upper 60's). After our llama trek ended (about 3 pm) we drove back to Taos via the Enchanted Circle Route and this was also lovely with the turning trees and lovely landscapes.

Visited October 2011
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