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Rocky Mountain National Park Tour

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Overview
Enjoy a beautiful day in one of Americas most treasured National Parks! Allow our local guide to safely drive while you enjoy the views. Get out to See, Learn and Explore all the beauty the park has to offer don't just drive past. Travel through the city of Boulder adn the small town of Lyons on your way up to the park. Once inside the National Park enjoy a stroll around a snow covered Glacial Lake, carved out and dammed by glaciers long ago. Observe herds of elk grazing on rich grasses in Moraine Park. See incredible mountain and park views at Many Parks Curve. Witness the destructive force of Mother Nature while walking around an alluvial fan in Horseshoe Park. Visit the mountain village of Estes Park and have lunch on your own in one of the many restaurants or cafes, stroll the river walk and enjoy souvenir and boutique, shopping or choose to visit the Historic Stanley Hotel.

Special Note: Wildlife viewing likely but not guaranteed.
Highlights
  • Explore Rocky Mountain National Park on a day trip from Denver
  • Pass through the city of Boulder, home to the University of Colorado
  • See wildlife like elk, deer, and moose in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a worry-free excursion with round-trip transportation from Denver
What to Expect
Bright and early, meet your guide at downtown Denver’s Union Station and board a comfortable touring van to begin your full-day adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park. Get a glimpse of Boulder, Colorado, along the way, as your guide points out some of the attractions in this bustling college town.  On arrival in Rocky Mountain National Park, you can't miss the majestic snow-capped mountains. Stretch your legs with a stroll around a glacial lake, and keep your eyes peeled for the herds of elk that are often grazing in Moraine Park. Drive along Many Parks Curve on Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous motorway in the United States, and enjoy expansive park views. Stop in Estes Park, a mountain town whose main street is lined with boutiques, souvenir shops, and eateries. Enjoy free time for lunch on your own before returning to Denver's Union Station, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Denver Union Station, Denver, CO 80202, USA
Departure Time
8:15 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Snacks
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by air-conditioned 12 or 15 passenger Ford Transit touring vans
  • Entry/Admission - Beaver Meadows Visitor Center
  • Entry/Admission - Sprague Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Many Parks Curve Overlook
  • Entry/Admission - Alluvial Fan
  • Entry/Admission - Horseshoe Park
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (15-20% recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A small amount of walking is involved down trails and overlooks
  • Operates in all weather conditions unless unsafe driving conditions exist, so please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the unlikely event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not available after Memorial Day then we operate our Rocky Mountain National Park Summer Tour due to Trail Ridge Road being opened for the season please see that listing to book this tour in the summer
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 25 April 2019 via mobile

On vacation from England i decided this would be a good tour for me and my 16year old son to do. Every thing is put in place for you from the places to stop and take pictures and best vantage points to the information provided...More

1  Thank keithl893
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

Thank you for the sweet review Keith and the compliment to our knowledgeable guides Kristina and Will. We appreciate you choosing to take 2 tours with us and allowing us to be part of you and your sons Colorado Experience.

Reviewed 24 April 2019

This tour was everything. Christine was awesome made sure we got all the great views of the mountain and stop so we could take pictures of wildlife

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank livelifeh2014
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

Thank you for the review and for choosing to tour with us!

Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

We found this tour based on TripAdvisor reviews and it did not disappoint. Our tour guide was Will and boy does he know his stuff- about Colorado history, wildlife, geology, you name it. He was super chill and very flexible with catering to the group,...More

2  Thank Antoniscafe
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

Wow thank you for such a fantastic review and for touring with us. We would love it if you toured with us again;) Thank you as well for the kind words about our 5 Star Guide Will.

Reviewed 17 April 2019 via mobile

We did this trip after our original trip was cancelled due to last weeks blizzard. Our guide Will with his knowledge and skill to show us this wonderful place was amazing as with his local knowledge we saw places we would never have found without...More

2  Thank Rohan B
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

Hello Rohan, So glad we were able to get you out after the crazy blizzard weather! Thank you as well for the very kind words about Will we agree he is a wonderful asset to us and we are thrilled to have him guiding for...More

Reviewed 11 April 2019 via mobile

That was a fantastic trip- very well organized, convenient pick up and drop off location. Will, our guide was well prepared- maybe because he lives in Boulder. I liked very much how much he knows about wildlife. Durimg our free time he kindle recommended and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

Hello Thomas thank you for the kind words about Will and our tour. We are thrilled you had a fantastic tour with us.

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lauesc849
7 July 2019|
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Response from Bob W | Reviewed this property |
Very safe. wide paved road with cut outs for looking at wild life.Not like the road up Mt. Washington, if that is what you're thinking. That was on the nervous side
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michaeljchoi
26 June 2019|
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Response from GoPlaces232419 |
This will depend on the tour group but should be possible. Hope you are staying at the historic Stanley Hotel!
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