Far View Site Tour

Far View Site Tour

700 Years of History

700 Years of History

Please Note: Per current state recommendations, guests will be required to wear a mask.

Operating Dates

  • July 6 - October 1 (Available Monday through Saturday)

Join experienced NAI Certified tour guides as they take you back in time to the world of the Ancestral Puebloans. This bus tour includes short walks, visits to archaeological sites covering a 700 year time period, and feature some of the finest examples of Puebloan life and architecture in Mesa Verde National Park.

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Far View Terrace (Map)

NOTE: Far View Terrace is located approximately 30 minutes from the park entrance. Please plan ahead when trying to make your tour departure time. 

Duration 4-hours
Guided Tours Led by NAI certified guides with historical expertise on the culture, architecture, and lifestyle of the Ancestral Puebloan people. 
Motor Coaches Our comfortable motor coaches will transport you to Chapin Mesa, where short walks on simple trails will take you to the earliest Mesa Top archaeological sites.
Tour Itinerary Leave Far View Terrace
Arrive the Pithouse
Leave Pithouse for Square Tower House
Square Tower House walk
Leave Square Tower House
Arrive at Twin Trees top half
Leave Twin Trees for Mesa Top sites
Sun Point Pueblo
Leave Sun Point Pueblo for Sun Point View
Sun Point View
Oak Tree House and New Fire House
Sun Temple/Cliff Palace View
Leave Sun Temple
Arrive Spruce Tree House
Leave Spruce Tree House
Arrive Far View Sites
Leave Far View sites
Arrive Far View Terrace
Tour Departure Times 1:30 pm
Tour Price

Adults: $80
Child (Age 5-11): $60
Child (Under 4 years): Free

In-Person Tour Reservations

If you are interested in reserving you tour in person please refer to the locations below.

Far View Lodge Starting April 10, 2020
Visitor Research Center Currently Closed
Morefield Campground Starting April 16, 2020