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Ancient Ruins Tours

Let our experienced archeologist trained tour guides to take you back through history on this amazing Mesa Verde or Canyon of the Ancients. We take care of all the details so you can just sit back and enjoy this unforgettable experience.

Mesa Verde Tours

Come take a look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo peoples who made this part of the country their home for over 700 years. Explore some of the most notable cliff dwelling ruins in the US on a Mesa Verde tour.

From$159

Mesa Verde Guided Tour

Group Tour
7 Hours
Ages 4+

Book a Mesa Verde guided tour and learn about the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made Mesa...

From$229

Private Mesa Verde Tour

Private Tour
7 Hours
Ages 10+

Come take a look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo peoples who made Mesa Verde their home for o...

Canyons Of The Ancients Tours

Explore this Colorado national monument with experienced, knowledgeable guides that will take you around the Four Corners area to multiple archaeological sites from the Anasazi Heritage Center, to Lowery Ruins, Sand Canyon, and Canyon of the Ancients.

From$109

Canyon Of The Ancients Tour (Morning Tour)

Morning Tour
4.5 Hours
Ages 4+

Sit back and relax while our experienced, knowledgeable guides take you around the Four Corners area...

From$109

Canyon Of The Ancients Tour (Afternoon Tour)

Afternoon Tour
4.5 Hours
Ages 4+

Sit back and relax while our experienced, knowledgeable guides take you around the Four Corners area...

From$159

Canyon Of The Ancients Tour (Full Day)

Full Day Tour
7 Hours
Ages 4+

Sit back and relax while our experienced, knowledgeable guides take you around the Four Corners area...

Ancient Ruins Tours: FAQ

What Are The Benefits Of A Guided Tour?

Save time, gas, and entrance fees and go straight to the sites with our guided tours. All of our vehicles are comfortable with air conditioning for those hot summer months and cozy heat in the winter months. We are here to provide you the best Mesa Verde and Canyon of the Ancients experience.

Where Is Mesa Verde?

Established in 1906, Mesa Verde National Park is located in Montezuma County, CO and protects some of the most well preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the United States. Mesa Verde National Park encompasses over 80 square miles and protects over 5,000 archaeological sites, including the famous Cliff Palace and nearly 600 cliff dwellings, some of which are more than 800 years old. This is the trip of a lifetime for all ages.

What Are The Canyons Of The Ancients?

The Canyons of the Ancients is a national monument that covers 176,056 acres of significant landscape comprised of Ancestral Puebloan ruins. More than 6,000 single archeological sites have been identified and preserved in the monument.

Why Choose Durango Rivertrippers?

As one of Durango's very first rafting and outdoor adventure companies and more than 35 years of experience, we prioritize safety and fun. Our untarnished safety record will ensure that you and your family and friends enjoy a memorable adventure in Southwest Colorado.

Ancient Ruins Tours Overview

LocationTypeTimeframe Price
Canyon Of The AncientsAfternoon Tour4.5 Hours $109
Canyon Of The AncientsFull Day Tour7 Hours $159
Canyon Of The AncientsMorning Tour4.5 Hours $109
Mesa Verde Group Tour7 Hours $159
Mesa Verde Private Tour7 Hours $229
Ancient ruin locations based on proximity to Durango

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