March 1 - October 30, 2019

Heritage Inspirations Full-day Taos Tours

Taos: In and around Taos and northern NM
Heritage Inspirations Full-day Taos Tours

Heritage Inspirations Taos Full-Day Tours
All Tours include a Gourmet Lunch provided by your guide
Depending on your experience some tours can run a little longer

Georgia O’Keeffe Country Ghost Ranch Hiking Tour | Year-Round with Advanced Reservation
Easily imagine old western movie backdrops with this journey from Taos to Ghost Ranch. Journey through red earth and multi-colored basalt covered in dusty green sagebrush on a 3-mile Chama River Valley hike to Chimney Rock. See why this sculpted textured land inspired Georgia O’Keefe and learn about rare fossilized dinosaur discoveries. This tour highlights the stimulating vistas and prehistoric escapades of this glorious Northern New Mexico region. Learn more.

Rio Grande Del Norte Monument & Taos Pueblo Tour | Year-Round, except during Pueblo Closures
Explore Taos’ Puebloan culture and the land Puebloans have called home for 1000s of years with a visit to Taos Pueblo, Taos Gorge Bridge and the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument. This interpretive guided experience highlights prehistoric dwellings and the stunning geological background of the Rio Grande Rift Valley. After exploring the village’s historical and modern-day contexts, see how the river has carved out an 800-foot descent through the thick lava walls of basalt rock and hike along the rim of this breathtaking landscape. Learn more.

Dreamcatcher Creations at Rio Grande Gorge + Taos Pueblo Tour | Year-Round, except during Pueblo Closures
Go deeper than most visitors by learning and interacting with the Tiwa speaking Puebloans of Taos Pueblo through this interactive dreamcatcher tour. Begin with a docent lead trip through this multi-storied adobe building village and learn about the peoples’ history and culture that shaped this pueblo. Then, journey out to Taos Gorge Bridge to witness the incredible views of the Rio Grande Rift Valley. After lunch, a Puebloan teacher will provide a hands-on dreamcatcher making experience, thereby creating a personal memento to take home and remember this special insider’s perspective to ancient practices and beliefs. Learn more.

High Road Artisan + Wine Tasting Tour | Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May – November
The “High Road” goes through the Sangre de Cristo mountain range between Taos and Santa Fe. This tour traverses awe-inspiring scenery, provides a glimpse back in time to New Mexico’s Spanish colonial roots, and visits hidden away artists’ studios and historic landmarks. Go through Las Trampas to see the San Jose de Gracia church, wind through Ojo Sarco’s artist studios, experience Truchas village’s famed Dr. Rey Montez’ gallery, and finally taste Dixon’s Vivác Winery’s 100% New Mexican grown grape wine. Learn more.

Kayak/SUP & Hiking Adventure + Wine Tasting Tour | Year-Round with Advanced Reservation
Journey along the scenic Rio Grande corridor into the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument on an active and immersive water and hike adventure. Starting with water, choose either a stand-up paddle board or kayak for the choice of a mild to wild paddle experience of the Rio Grande River. Dry off over a riverside picnic lunch and prepare for the coming land-based monument hike. The 2 ½ mile, 6,400-foot round trip expedition offers breathtaking scenery and spectacular panoramic views of the Rio Grande Gorge and famous Taos Box. To wind down the day’s activities, finish with a glass of wine, a pint of beer or a pint of local cider at Vivác Winery. Learn more.

Taos Hiking + Wine Tasting Adventure Tour | Year-Round with Advanced Reservation
Experience the outdoor splendors of Taos, hear about the heritage and geology of this landscape and enjoy a locally grown glass of wine, with this unforgettable hiking expedition. This active tour goes deep into the Rio Grande Gorge with an informative look at her current-day free flowing waters and an understanding of her historical geologically shaping forces. Hiking a 2 ½ mile, 6,400-foot round-trip rim trail offers not only breathtaking scenery but also an opportunity to learn about the elements that have shaped this stunning landscape. To round off the day, enjoy a picnic lunch paired perfectly with local wine tastings from Vivác Winery. Learn more.

Variable pricing. Group rates.

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