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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.


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...


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 Heritage Center, to Lowry Pueblo, Sand Canyon, and Canyons of the Ancients.


Canyons Of The Ancients Private Tour

Private Tour
7.5 Hours
Ages 4+

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

*All prices are subject to change

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 AncientsPrivate Tour7.5 Hours $279
Mesa Verde Group Tour7 Hours $179
Mesa Verde Private Tour7 Hours $279
Ancient ruin locations based on proximity to Durango

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