Rocky Mountain Exploration: Intimate Denver Day Trip
2,576 Ratings
Escape to the Rocky Mountains on an intimate Denver day trip. Experience breathtaking views, passionate guides, and the comfort of a safe van. Book now!
Duration: 8 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Denver Union Station - Pick up location

  • Boulder - Alternative pick up location

  • Lily Lake - Enjoy breathtaking views of Longs Peak - the highest peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, and the serene Lily Lake

  • Estes Park - From November through March, enjoy the opportunity to explore the charming Estes Park, one of Colorado’s most famous mountain towns surrounded by snow-capped Rocky Mountain peaks. Ample time will be provided for guests to eat lunch and check out the local shops. From April through October, this will be a drive-through location

  • Stanley Hotel - Views of the iconic Stanley Hotel

  • Rocky Mountain National Park - Enjoy multiple stops within the park

What's Included
  • Professional Guide and Driver
  • Landing and/or facility fees
  • Bottled water
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Children under 8 years old
  • We do NOT provide additional clothing for our guests. Please dress adequately for your tour.
  • Lunch
Additional Information

Take a break from the ordinary and let yourself be captivated by the grandeur and serenity of these magnificent mountains, comfortably seated in a van offering extensive panoramic vistas. Marvel at the immense, omnipresent, mountainous terrain while you soak up Colorado’s 300 days of annual sunlight.

Our guides have profound knowledge and experience with the mountain region. Ensuring your safety is our top concern, and we won’t hesitate to alter the itinerary at the last minute if we deem the conditions to be hazardous. Any excursion you embark on with us will etch an everlasting memory. If you are interested in a trekking expedition in the national park, do consider our detailed tour in Rocky Mountain National Park!

Key Features

  • Exclusive small group tour - ensures a personal experience
  • Spectacular Scenery
  • Enthusiastic guides
  • Comfortable and secure transportation
  • Opportunity to witness wildlife
  • Local Expert guide and small group - max 13.
  • Minimum age is 8 years - no children under 8 unless it has been authorized by tour operator.
  • Lunch is included starting May 1
  • If the weather is too bad or if it is too dangerous to drive some of the scenic roads, the guide will change the tour route
  • Please advise at the time of booking which pick up location is preferred
  • Please note that it is a possibility in the winter that the visibility is limited due to snow. We are flexible with our cancellation policy if snow is in the forecast and are happy to reschedule if weather looks better on another day.
  • From November to April, waterproof shoes are highly recommended. Wool socks are also recommended.
  • Please arrive only at the pickup location you have selected on your reservation.
  • This is an sightseeing tour, NOT a hiking tour. Although we do have opportunities for self-exploration at select designated stops, please consider one of our hiking products for a more physically active experience.
  • The National Park Service has full disclosure regarding the days of operation for both Trail Ridge and Old Fall River Roads.
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your tour start time to check in with the guide. Check in is NOT at 9:00 am (9:45 for Boulder), DEPARTURE is at that time.
  • Guests who will be using an assistive device such as a scooter or walker, please contact us prior to your tout to ensure our vehicle has accommodating space.
  • If you are staying in Estes Park and are looking to be picked up there, please contact us directly to coordinate.
455 Main St
Main Street
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Mar 23, 2024
Wonderful way to get out of the city!! - This tour was a great way to get out of the city and visit a national park. Beautiful views and wonderful tour guide. Gentry was very knowledgeable and really made this tour the best experiences I had in Denver.
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Mar 19, 2024
Totally worth it! - Our tour was fantastic! Our guide, Jerry S, was informative and very entertaining. He was truly present the entire tour. On top of that, he was also a phenomenally safe driver! That’s something I value above all else! I would definitely recommend taking this tour to anyone.
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Mar 18, 2024
Fantastic tour!!! - This trip was amazing!!! Our guide Jen was incredible. He was funny, informative and very entertaining. I would highly recommend this tour!!!
Review provided by Viator
Mar 16, 2024
Must-do Daytrip from Denver - My husband and I were in Denver for 4 days. This tour is a great way to explore the Rocky Mountain area without a rental car and on a limited schedule. The ride was comfortable. We sat in the backseat, so we had extra space since there were 11 people on the tour with us. Jeff, our guide, was pleasant and knowledgeable. We didn’t feel rushed at the different sites at all. He gave great recommendations and stopped at perfect spots to take in the views of the Rocky Mountains and wildlife.
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Mar 16, 2024
10 out of 10 would recommend! - I was here for a school trip and I had a great time! Our tour guide, Sadie, was incredibly funny and charisma and made sure everyone was safe and comfortable throughout the ride! I had the chance to take a bunch of photos and I'm very happy with how it went.
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Mar 13, 2024
Memorable Rocky Mountain adventure - I went on a tour today with Ty and he made our first trip to the Rocky National Park incredible! We had a wonderful time listening to his stories about the region and the culture and the music. He was friendly, informative and very knowledgeable about the region. He had patience with me taking photos of my family too. He was great and I really highly recommend anyone use his guide services. He also recommended a very good restaurant we ate at in Estes Park. I just can’t say enough about this friendly and great guy. He even had some traction attachments to add to our shoes so we didn’t slip in the snow. And we saw elk and he stopped to let us take photos. Thank you Ty! 😊👍
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Mar 13, 2024
Rocky Mountain adventure - Took the Rocky Mountain NP tour w my 18 year old college freshman daughter. We loved the whole day. It’s a very well run tour and the guide was extremely knowledgeable about the area and all the sights. It’s a long day but it takes time to get to the park and back. We loved walking on the frozen lake and seeing Longs Peak from multiple angles.
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Mar 12, 2024
Spectacular view - Fantastic, the tour is well designed that the sightseeing is really spectacular. Our guide Ty is very helpful and friendly who super familiar with Denver and lead us about the animals, places and funny stories.
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Mar 11, 2024
Rockies National w/ Gentry - The scenery was fantastic. We saw mule deer, elk and prairie dogs. Our driver was Gentry and she was knowledgeable, friendly and cheerful. Just a great time. Let Gentry know we went to Red Rock the next day and that was an awesome suggestion. Had a great time there as well.
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Mar 14, 2024
Not Trustworthy - This company (Viator) is unreliable, specially if you only have a day or two available for travelling. The guide did not show up on the day of the trip. I called many times and after an hour of waiting for them, someone picked the phone and told me that they had some “car problem” and would not pick us up. No one was notified of this, we were just left waiting for them, with a lost opportunity of visiting the Rocky Mountains.
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