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Full-Day Mesa Verde Discovery Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your day trip begins in the morning at the tour office in Durango, where you'll hop aboard an air-conditioned vehicle for the ride to Mesa Verde National Park.

    Upon arrival, head first to the visitor center for an orientation to the park's features, and then visit Cliff Palace, which is thought to have held special meaning to the Ancestral Puebloans. A box lunch catered by a local bakery is provided, after which you'll explore Spruce Tree House, the third largest cliff dwelling inside the park.

    Throughout your tour, enjoy insightful commentary from your guide about the culture, architecture, and history of these dwellings and the people who lived in them. Your tour ends with the drive back to the tour office in Durango, where you'll arrive in the early evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    50 Animas View Dr, Durango, CO 81301, USA
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • National Park fees
    • Lunch
    • Professional, knowledgeable guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • You must bring your own car seats for children who require them. CO Car Seat Law states that children up to 8 years old must be in an appropriate car seat.
    • Sunglasses, hats, sunscreen, and water are recommended.
    • Dress in layers. Summer is cool in the morning and hot by the afternoon. Bring a warm coat, hat, and gloves for fall, winter, and spring.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    (September 16, 2019) Seeing Mesa Verde was always on the Bucket List and the excursion was more than we could ever imagine. Climbing down and experience history up close was a mind blower. With every stop, I had to pinch myself for what we were experiencing. Mild to Wild
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    this magnificent historical site was made absolutely WONDERFUL by the good folks at Wild to Mild. the Mesa Verde UNESCO site was incredible, and the tour guide superb! we especially enjoyed the views from the old fire lookout, and the guided tour of the valley floor by US
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    Response from Mild2WildRafting, Owner at Full-Day Mesa Verde Discovery Tour
    Responded 26 Oct 2019
    We are happy to hear about your great trip to Mesa Verde with Miles. Thank you so much for choosing Mild to Wild!
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    What a great guide Kellie was and so knowledgable and so full of life. Always wanted to just see these amazing ruins but to be able to climb down to them and see them at close quarters was simply amazing.
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    Response from Mild2WildRafting, Owner at Full-Day Mesa Verde Discovery Tour
    Responded 3 Oct 2019
    Hi Sean, We are thrilled to hear you had a great Mesa Verde tour with Kellie. We love Kellie's energy and knowledge at Mild to Wild. We are so glad we got to share the beautiful ruins with you and would love to share another adventure again soon!
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    Doug was an excellent guide. He was very informative, interesting, fun and very kind. It was a once in a lifetime experience. Thank you for the great memories. We are still talking about all we’ve learned. Thank you, The Crawford’s
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    Response from Mild2WildRafting, Owner at Full-Day Mesa Verde Discovery Tour
    Responded 3 Oct 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to share about your special trip with Doug. We are so glad we got to share an adventure with you all and would love to have you back for more memories and adventures soon!
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    We booked a full day trip with Mild 2 Wild tours. After doing so we were sorry we had committed to a full day tour. Miles was our guide and was very informative, kind and friendly. We enjoyed the tour immensely and would highly recommend this tour to everyone. He stopped at
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    Response from Mild2WildRafting, Owner at Full-Day Mesa Verde Discovery Tour
    Responded 25 Sep 2019
    Hi William, Thanks for choosing Mild to Wild. We loved sharing this adventure are happy to hear it was the highlight. If you are intrested in anymore adventures or tours, feel free to request Miles as your guide again. P.S. he is also a raft guide for us in the summer(maybe your next summer adventure!?)
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    By: Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Tours
    Riversider
    Apache Junction, Arizona
    168
    Best Tour EVER!
    (September 16, 2019) Seeing Mesa Verde was always on the Bucket List and the excursion was more than we could ever
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    lcube82
    Bellville, Texas
    91
    Rafting
    Our family went on a guided white water rafting trip with mild to wild and it was so much fun!! Our guide was
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    Charlie M
    10
    Great activity!
    Hands down the most fun my family had all summer! The service was great and our guide was super friendly and
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    Dorothy W
    Durango, Colorado
    40
    Don’t know what this means. I’m
    Lovely trip down the Animas River. Not too rough a ride. Can paddle or not. The guide was competent, friendly
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    Ava W
    10
    Salt River rafting was phenomenal!
    The guides at Mild to Wild are top notch with their skill set and guest services. It felt like we became part of
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    Karen
    10
    Amazing!!
    Jerry was fantastic! Very informative and spectacular views! Definitely a must do while in Durango!!
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    SeattleTravelLover1
    Seattle, Washington
    23488
    Miles was Amazing!! Mesa Verde an absolute wonder! M/W was beyond exxpectations!
    this magnificent historical site was made absolutely WONDERFUL by the good folks at Wild to Mild. the Mesa Verde
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    Anna
    30
    Must do
    Great experience of true Colorado wilderness. The best fresh delicious air ever. Got to eat wild raspberries!
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    Diane B
    League City, Texas
    3610
    Great Views!!!!
    First, let me thank our jeep driver and guide, Kyle for a great trip. We made the reservation at the last minute
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    george d
    Ortonville, Michigan
    143
    Mild to wild jeep tour
    Great way to see the canyon and moutains above Silverton. Beautiful views while your driver points out the sites.
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