National Association for Interpretation Certified (NAI) professional guides make the history of Mesa Verde come alive with captivating storytelling of a people who evolved from hunter-gatherers into a culture known for agriculture, intricate artistry, and architecture. Your expert guide will explain the fascinating architectural details, as well as local flora and fauna, artifacts and natural resources and their significance to the Ancestral Puebloans.
Guided Mesa Verde tours begin in our comfortable coaches as they transport you to Chapin Mesa. Short walks on simple trails take you to the earliest Mesa Top sites and to the magnificent and more adventurous Cliff Palace – the largest and most awe-inspiring cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park.
There are also self-guided tours available at Mesa Verde. Your options include visiting Spruce Tree House during the summer season, driving the Mesa Top Loop Road - which is very scenic - and walking the Far View Sites Complex. For a complete listing of self-guided tours, visit the National Park Service website.
700 Years Tour
The 700 Years Tour provides you with an overall historical view of the Ancestral Puebloans’ architectural, horticultural, cultural, and religious dimensions.
Far View Explorer Tour
Explore Mesa Verde National Park with this family-friendly, interpretive, guided tour designed for all ages