Rocky Mountain National Park Summer - Denver

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:15am daily from Union Station Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Lower Downtown Denver in front of Historic Union Station at the flagpole on Wynkoop St
  • Return Details :
    Same as departure location.  Union Station
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Cross the Continental Divide on this adventure through one of Americas most treasured National Parks. Visit the quaint mountain village of  Estes Park and explore the souvenir and artisan shops. Take a short walk to a beautiful waterfall. Discover fragile alpine tundra and see incredible rocky mountain views as you travel  11 miles above timberline while reaching an elevation of  12,183 feet on Trail Ridge Road. Enjoy a  picnic lunch while surrounded by pristine mountain scenery. Observe a variety of  wildlife including herds of grazing  elk and yellow-bellied  marmots.  Stop at the Historic Stanley Hotel if time allows.

Know More about this tour

Your day begins at 8:15am where you will be picked up by your tour guide in a clean, comfortable 12 to 15 passenger Ford Transit touring van from Union Station in beautiful downtown Denver. You will start your tour by driving up to Rocky Mountain National Park through Boulder, Colorado. Next you will arrive in the quaint mountain village of Estes Park where you can enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafes or stroll through some of the wonderful artisan and souvenir shops. Once in the park (admission included), you will see the many majestic Rocky Mountains. Stop at sheep lake where we have seen elk or big horn sheep grazing on rich grasses (wildlife viewing likely but not guaranteed).  Next you'll head over to Horseshoe Park and witness the destructive force of Mother Nature while taking a short walk around an alluvial fan waterfall.  Then, enjoy a delicious picnic lunch in a beautiful valley by a stream.  Then you will make your way up Trail Ridge road to see incredible high mountain peaks and expansive park views as you travel for 11 miles above treeline into the tundra.  You'll make a stop at the Alpine Visitor Center next to a glacial cirque.   Make your way back stopping at beautiful overlooks with breathtaking views.  You then return to Denver on a beautiful drive where you will be dropped off back at Union Station where you began your day. Snacks, bottled water, beverages and a picnic lunch are included in the tour. The entire day is approximately 10 hours.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • National Park fees
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • *Picnic Lunch in the park*  See below for sandwich selection instructions*
  • Snacks
  • Local Driver/Guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Small-group tour 12 guests or less total
  • *IMPORTANT   *
  • Please call (303)423-8202 or email tours@coloradosightseer.com
  • With your picnic lunch choice for each traveler at the time of booking or at least 24 hours in advance.
  • If you do not select a sandwich option in advance don't worry, a turkey sandwich will be provided in your picnic box.
  • Your picnic lunch sandwich options to choose from in advance are: 
  • Ham
  • Turkey
  • Roast Beef
  • Veggie 
  • Chicken Salad

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (10-20% recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A small amount of walking is involved

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund