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Mesa Verde Tours

643 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5415
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Breathtaking experience

Didn't get to do tours, closed this time of year but drove from one end to the other stopping as... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
Leslie R
via mobile
Brilliant

What a lovely place to visit , very interesting for all ages . Unfortunately none of the dwellings... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
johnsoutham
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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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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“balcony house” (15 reviews)
“great tour” (8 reviews)
“cliff palace” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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643 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5415
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Didn't get to do tours, closed this time of year but drove from one end to the other stopping as much as we could to admire the land and views. Overwhelming sights from all points of view. Humbling (my teens, they put down the electronics),...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

What a lovely place to visit , very interesting for all ages . Unfortunately none of the dwellings are for sale !!! How the people lived like this I don't know , even the homeless have better living conditions . Very informative .

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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

It was beautiful and full of history. The tours were full so buy tickets the day before or go early. Even though we were unable to do the tours we enjoyed stopping at the overlooks. Bring water for trails! I did see a rattlesnake. Will...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

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

2  Thank cwtaowens
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 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

1  Thank Julie S
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

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

2  Thank G2557MGjenniferj
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 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.

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Reviewed March 19, 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
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MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 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!

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Reviewed October 21, 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

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

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Reviewed September 28, 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
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MesaVerdeTours, Owner at Mesa Verde Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 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!

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