Taos pueblo experience
Through the voice of a member of the Taos Pueblo, hear their story of the Red Willow People from a Native guide while visiting a Pueblo home. This is a perspective that most don't have the opportunity to experience; interacting directly with a Native, seeing their home, and seeing their life. This is not a tour. Call us to arrange your visit with a Pueblo member.
Taos Highlights Tour: 3 hours, 1:00PM
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site and oldest continuously inhabited city in North American - the traditional and living Native American village of Taos Pueblo, the stunning Rio Grande Gorge from high upon the Gorge Bridge, the 'most photographed church in North America', and the Historic Taos Plaza which is on the National Register of Historical Places in it's entirety. With transportation from Casper, our new and friendly 12-passenger van, our guides offer engaging stories of colorful characters of the past, riveting historical accounts about Crypto-Jews and the Roman Catholic Brotherhood, and let you in on the local quirks that make Taos the most unique town you'll ever experience. The best tour offered to get a handle on Taos in a short period of time.
*included: Taos Pueblo admission fees ($16)
*not included: driver/guide gratuity, Taos Pueblo guide gratuity
Note: Taos Pueblo is a living Native American village which closes to visitors for ceremonies and other traditional occasions, sometimes without notice. Taos Pueblo admission of $16 per person is included. Local sales tax and guide gratuity are not included.
HISTORIC WALKING TOUR: 50 Minutes, 11:00AM
A quick and easy way to get a handle on this funky little town. We cover the pivotal historical points that make this place unique, including the infamous and deadly haircut of Gov. Bent, Padre Martinez's 51 children, the red light district of Taos's past, Mister Manby's mysterious death, and The Trump of Taos. We mix plenty of spice, sauce, and a few ghost stories to keep you entertained for the whole 50-minute, half-mile walking tour. Dog friendly! Offered daily throughout the summer and other time by reservation. Call us for availability, group tours, or last minute bookings.
*included: everything except gratuity!
Winery Tour: 3.5 hours, 1:00PM
Experience the first and oldest grape growing region in the country! By visiting three family wineries and their vineyards, sip your way through New Mexico wines. Learn about the different grapes that grow in our high desert, short growing season, see where the grapes are actually pressed and processed, and taste our version of varietals you may be familiar with, and others you're meeting for the first time. This tour includes door to door service, so don't worry about driving, we've got you covered!
*included: all wine tasting fees, server tips, and transportation
*not included: guide gratuity, food (feel free to pack some munchies)
TASTE OF TAOS FOOD TOUR: 2 HOURS, 11:30AM
Join us on Taos's first and only food tour! Wondering why all the hype about green chili? What's the difference between New Mexican vs. Mexican food? Why is there so much pork in New Mexican dishes? We'll answer all of these questions and more! A progressive lunch lasting two hours, expect a meal. We'll visit four locally owned Taos food establishments on foot all within one block of the Historic Taos Plaza. Less than 0.5 miles of walking. Stops include Doc Martin's Restaurant, Alley Cantina, Bella's Mexican Grill, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
*included: lunch and dessert, water, guide, server's gratuity, and green chili!
*not included: beverages, guide gratuity
taos pueblo tour, pottery, & lunch: 5 Hrs, 11:00AM
The most in-depth Taos Pueblo experience offered. Includes a custom tour of the traditional Taos Pueblo living Village and UNESCO World Heritage Site, a traditional lunch (which you choose), exclusive pottery making workshop with lifelong Taos Pueblo potter in a pristine location on the Taos Pueblo, plus a Native Taos Pueblo host throughout to guide you through the history and culture of Taos Pueblo while eating, touring, and playing with locally gathered, and famous Taos Pueblo clay. No more than 6 people per tour.
*included: transportation and driver, Native guide, Native pottery Instructor, Pueblo admission fees, lunch.
*not included: gratuity for driver, host, and instructor, local sales taxes.