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Your tour of Taos's most famous tourist destinations begins at 1:00pm at the Taos Plaza Gazebo. The Gazebo is the largest structure on the Plaza.

Major tour stops include the Historic Taos Plaza at the heart of Taos, St. Francis de Asis Roman Catholic Church in Ranchos de Taos and the 'Most Photographed Church in North America", Taos Pueblo living and traditional Native American village on the UNESCO World Heritage list, the stunning and impressive Gorge Bridge towering over the Rio Grande. And the Taos Plaza, where the tour starts and ends.

An average of 3-hours should be allotted for this tour which may vary depending upon traffic conditions and destination lengths of stay.
Locations visited
Taos Pueblo
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Taos Plaza
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This 3-hour small-group driving tour highlights the top 4 tourist sites in Taos:
*UNESCO World Heritage site - the traditional and living Native American village of Taos Pueblo
*stunning Rio Grande Gorge from high upon the Gorge Bridge
*Taos Plaza with every building listed on the National Register of Historical Places
*most photographed church in North America.

With transportation in our new and tidy van, hear stories from our experienced and personable local guides. You'll quickly grasp the quirkiness 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. 

Note: Taos Pueblo closes to visitors for ceremonies and other traditional occasions, sometimes without notice. In the event the Pueblo is closed, we substitute a stop at a 200 year old Spanish colonial hacienda.

Winter Schedule: Saturdays. Groups of 4 or more, 7 days a week.
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour by minibus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent and Informative Tour

My family and I took the Taos Highlights tour in late July. Anita was super flexible in adjusting to our later starting time and a great all-around tour guide. She took us to a number of local sites. Standouts for us were the Taos Pueblo,...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best way to meet with native Americans, to learn about the culture and about the miracle world what they still have all around.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Simple and successful

With limited time, it was great to find an option to cover some Taos essentials without having to do the driving. The bonus was our knowledgeable guide Steve. He was fun, considerate and flexible. As folks who usually avoid tours, we were very glad to...More

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Anita g, Guest Relations Manager at Turquoise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Steve is a Turquoise Tours asset - thank you for agreeing! So glad we could show you a great time in Taos, on a summer afternoon.

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile
Perfect Taos Tour

We were visiting Sante Fe but wanted to do a day trip to Taos and learn about the history and culture. This was the perfect t tour! It was a good length and you get to see the Pueblo and learn a lot about Taos!...More

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Anita g, Guest Relations Manager at Turquoise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My pleasure! Thanks for joining me - I love sharing Taos' natural beauty, rich culture & colorful history with all of my guests. Thank you kindly, for your warm & enthusiastic review!

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Iconic landmark outside of Taos

There is a good that this has been designated as a World Heritage site. It showcases a Native American landmark that has to be seen to be appreciated. All of it is very interesting. The pueblo, the chapel, even the cemetery. Very unique.

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Anita g, Guest Relations Manager at Turquoise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us on our afternoon tour when we visit the Taos Pueblo. It's a MUST SEE for every visitor to Taos.

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