Rocky Mountains

FIND YOURSELF IN THE HEART OF THE ROCKIES

The Rocky Mountains are the largest mountain range in North America. That means it full of some of the most amazing hikes & sightseeing tours our country offers
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Many of our guides say the Rocky Mountain tours are some of their favorites. Get ready to experience a landscape like no other – the Rocky Mountains are the largest mountain range in North America, stretching all the way from Canada to New Mexico. Colorado is well-considered to be the heart of the Rockies, hosting the sprawling Rocky Mountain National Park within our borders.

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RESERVATIONS PLEASE

Anyone entering Rocky Mountain National Park needs a reservation, but when you book with us, we handle the details. Just show up and sit back – your guide will take care of park reservations in advance, so you can focus worry-free on enjoying all the park has to offer.

CATCH YOUR BREATH

The views up here are breathtaking – figuratively and literally. Our guides are experts at elevation acclimation, and will help you easily adjust to the new heights so you can enjoy your experience to the max.

ROUGH IT OUT

Itching to toss your phone and reconnect with nature? We offer a plethora of Rocky Mountain tours that cater to the adventurous crowd – from hiking Fourteeners, to camping under the stars, to multi-day backpacking trips, we’ll guide you through the trip of a lifetime.

...OR NOT

For those looking for a more relaxing experience – we’ve got you covered. Our guides will take you to the best spots for wildlife viewing, photography, nature walks, or simply relaxing by an alpine lake – all from the comfort of a luxury van with panoramic views.

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Our tours have more than 5,000 positive reviews!
“Best educational journey and experience.”

Jed was very knowledgeable about the ecosystem and history of each town we visited and the trails we hiked. Jed was also very accommodatiive to everyone's needs.

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Great hike, highly recommend!

The hike was great we didn’t have a lot of time so taking this hike with a guide was perfect. Ty was so nice and knowledgeable, we learnt so much and he made it fun for the kids too. Highly recommend!

Jullian_S

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Beautifully stunning views!

My experience was incredibly remarkable. I have never seen a view like this before! Definitely worth going to and recommending.

Elaine_T

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July 1, 2022

Half day Rocky Mountain experience

24 hr stop over in Denver so looked for a shorter Rockies experience. This trip didn’t disappoint. The four hours flew by and took in some great mountain scenery and spots. Tour guide Elsa was great fun, really knowledgeable, excellent taste in music, and has converted my into a major Aspen (tree) fan 👍 Would recommend. Many thanks. Pete S (UK)

Peter_S

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October 13, 2022

Great tour with a great guide

We loved this excursion! Our guide, Jed, was such a genuinely nice person who was very knowledgeable about the area and nature. We felt safe in his care as we traveled into the Rockies and experienced the twists and turns of the the ride up! We learned many things about the history of Denver, indigenous species of animals and trees and many, many other things. The write-up describing this tour is exactly what we expected - we did not need to be Olympic athletes to enjoy a mild walk through some of the most picturesque views of the area. We will definitely come back and enjoy another tour from this company when in Denver again. Highly recommend.

Brian_R

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July 12, 2022

Overwhelming Mother Nature

This has been an amazing experience. In a trip that takes only 4 hours, we were able to see, enjoy and feel overwhelmed about the wonders of Mother Nature. This experience was unique with the guide of Aaron. He is very well versed about the mountains in Colorado, so kind and made feel great with all the participants. This is a highly recommended tour.

AnaBessie_T

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November 15, 2022

A Great experience -- totally worth it!

From start to finish, this tour was wonderful. Our guide Gentry was very kind and considerate in addition to being extremely knowledgeable about all things geology and meteorology. She knew much about the Rocky Mountains and took us to some excellent sites for photos. This tour was so fun that next time we plan to do the whole day tour! Kudos to Gentry for all her excellent driving down those steep roads; she is a highly competent driver!

Yolanda_V

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Girls getaway!

My best friend and I loved this escape!!! Watching the ice fishing and our walk through Idaho Springs was amazing. Gentry was fantastic. Highly recommend this trip!

Robin_C

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Absolute Blast!

Booked the 1/2 day fly-fishing trip and had an absolute blast!! It was my first time fly-fishing and David was a great instructor, sharing different techniques that allowed me to become really comfortable trying something new. His passion for the sport is infectious and he was always encouraging. We had a great day, caught several fish, laughed a lot, and I felt like I was hanging out with a friend, rather than just another guide doing his job. Can’t recommend enough.

582am

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November 26, 2019

Fly Fishing

My daughter and I did a one-day fishing trip to Buena Vista. We stayed in a hotel the night before. David, our guide, picked us up at 8:45. We went and picked up the boots and waders. The mile-long fishing area was about 10 minutes from Buena Vista. David was very helpful and positive. We caught a total of 7 brown trout, ranging from 8 inches to about 15 inches. All of the fish I caught fought and jumped out of the water during the fight. Although the day was quite windy and rainy at times, David was patient and helpful (my daughter had never fly fished previously). We fished both dry and wet flies. We made sandwiches for lunch and the company was actively working on the road to the site as we fished. There is a highway not too far from the fishing area, so you could year car sounds - I found I didn’t think it was overly disruptive. They plan on building cabins in the next year. Currently it is very primitive. Overall the experience was excellent and fun! Thank you!

Ossianis

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October 28, 2019

So Much Fun!

I cannot write enough good things about our guide, David, and our half day fly fishing trip in RMNP. David was friendly and attentive. We talked a few times before the trip so he could make sure he had our sizes for attire, snacks we preferred, and plans for pick up time. We had never been fly fishing and David was knowledgeable and patient teaching us the basics to make us fly fishing enthusiasts for life! I was sad to leave the park and left wishing I had booked a full day trip. I will recommend this trip to all friends and family and this will become an annual trip for me!

Angela J

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September 22, 2019

Unbelievable Trip- Must Do

As a recent transplant to Denver, I have now found my go-to tour company, Aspire, to learn all the things Denver (& Colorado) has to offer. I had always heard Colorado is known for its fly fishing, therefore, I signed up for this trip with ZERO experience. By the end, I am confident I could go out with my friends without a guide! Brian, the co-owner of Aprire and my guide for the day, went out of his way to make this a fantastic experience. I would not miss out on this special Colorado Fly Fishing Trip - I am already looking forward to my next one with Brian & the Aspire Team!

Chris S

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December 10, 2017

Best Rocky Mountain Hike Ever

I took the hiking tour to the Rocky Mountains and it was hands down one of the best experiences I've ever had in life. Our guide Win was awesome. Fun, knowledgeable and with an extraordinary attitude and respect towards nature and people. His serene positivity really puts you in the right state of mind to hike the Rockies and immerse yourself in their pristine nature. We learned about the territory, its nature, animals and trees and I came back enriched. We also spotted a moose taking a bath in a pond, which really made my trip unique. I really recommend going on a hike with Aspire Tours if you want to get the best out of the Rockies.

SybilS38

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August 21, 2019

Gem Lake RMNP

Mel was awesome! I recommend this tour if ur solo with friends or family! They make it easy with pickup in Denver and boulder. The hike was doable just bring proper footwear, sunblock and plenty of water. Our tour guide Mel was so accommodating, knowledgeable, kind and down to earth! I can’t wait for my next tour with Aspire!

falo89fl

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August 26, 2019

HIking Rocky Mountains Tour

The hike was beautiful to say the least. Our guide Austin was soooo full of knowledge from every aspect of the tour From history of every building we passed on our drive to the mountain and info about each town. He knew every mountains name and how each was formed and how old everything was. The knowledge was superior ! His personality was contagious ! He made the tour so wonderful! The hike is just enough beauty and challenge! We got to see and elk and her baby;) the van we rode in was clean and nice. I highly suggest Aspire Tour company and Austin! Thanks for a wonderful experience

amberz

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September 4, 2019

Spectacular Experience with Terrific Guide

Wow!!! I was looking for a family friendly tour of Rocky Mountain National Park, and thanks to Aspire tours and our guide Kyle H our trip was spectacular!! Aspire had excellent customer service, and the convenience of pick up in Denver coming from the east coast was wonderful. Our guide Kyle was simply fantastic, he was friendly, knowledgeable, and fun, and he customized our two days perfectly for our family. We loved the iconic Trail Ridge Road experience, the kids smiles as they lept over the Colorado River at the source were priceless, and the hike to Dream Lake was phenomenal. Thank you Aspire and Kyle for a wonderful tour in this majestic place!

Carriely

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June 23, 2022

Amazing Trip to Rocky Mountains

We took a full day private tour from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park with Mel. She was absolutely awesome. From the moment she picked us up at our hotel everything was perfect. Mel was personable, informative and simply a wonderful tour guide. We went for a long hike to a waterfall. Lunches were packed and provided. The view was spectacular and the information constant. We saw multiple elk. We also learned a great deal about Denver and Colorado in general.

Davida

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September 16, 2019

Great Private Tour

Kyle was an excellent tour guide! I was looking for a way to see RMNP while visiting Denver and traveling alone with my son. We only had one day to explore the park and wanted to maximize our time and feel safe. The private tour provided just that - I was able to relax and take it all in, not having to worry about navigating. Kyle knew the park and could help us pack as much into our day as possible. We had a blast hiking, viewing wildlife, and seeing the beautiful terrain.

erinfO4

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October 16, 2022

Rocky Mountain Day Trip

We enjoyed our private day tour trip with Dylan as our tour guide. He took us to Trail ridge road with the scenic views and pass. We also went to Lily Lake - quite exquisite serene lake. On the way over we were lucky to see heard of elk in the meadows passing by Trail ridge road. Its an amazing experience and Dylan is very knowledgebake about the area. Very educational trip about Rocky Mountain Park. We love it as our first time to the beautiful national Park 🥰⛰ ✨ Amazin experience for first timers.

Karen_V

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June 27, 2022

Terrific Tour Above the Clouds

We had a fantastic day exploring with Kyle, our guide. He has a sixth sense on what's happening in the park from where the sun is shining to where the moose are gathering. So much so that we nicknamed him the "Moose Whisperer". We went deep into the park and found the sun at 12,000 feet on Trail Ridge Road and drove all the way to the Continental Divide. Lots of amazing views of the mountains above the clouds. Great tour!

Clea_B

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September 10, 2022

Amazing Experience & Guide

Our guide Aaron was excellent. He was very passionate about everything he showed us and very much interested in making sure we enjoyed the whole experience. We saw, a Lynx eating a mouse, Elk, Deer, Eagles, an Owl, Turkeys on a tree. a water fall, we learned about the rocks, and trees so much more. Highly recommend.

FA0128

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November 15, 2022

The Best Day

Jed was amazing! We had the best day and my 3 boys say it was the best day of their life! Unfortunately the only wildlife we saw were deer but that's just the way it goes sometimes. We will be back and will recommend to everyone we know!

Sara_K

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December 17, 2022

Great way to spend your day!

What an awesome way to spend the day hiking while taking in spectacular views! This hiking adventure does not disappoint!

Marilyn_J

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Amazing adventure

Amazing adventure, Mike is just incredible and knows everything about the region and its history. The group atmosphere was great also.

Florent_B

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May 11, 2022

Great experience

Aaron was an amazing guide! He was extremely knowledgeable but even more importantly entertaining! This was a great way to get a taste of RMNP without renting a car.

Jennifer_S

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July 13, 2022

Highly recommend this experience

We had the best day-it was a wonderful experience with our knowledgeable, friendly guide. We enjoyed the hike and cannot recommend this day in Rocky Mountain national park enough!

Cara_W

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July 19, 2022

A Must-See!

This tour was definitely a highlight of my short weekend trip to Denver..I am so glad I decided to do this tour. Communication with Aspire Tours ahead of time was quick and easy, and our guide Ty was top-notch! He gave lots of interesting information about Colorado history and the various ecosystems we encountered on our trip. He also made sure we were adequately hydrated and periodically checked on everyone to make sure they were feeling good and no altitude sickness. The hike was perfect in terms of difficulty level and pace. We had plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful scenery and take photos. This tour takes the guesswork out of visiting the Rockies, especially if you are on a time constraint. I would recommend this tour to anyone looking to enhance their Colorado experience.

travelga

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August 2, 2022

Pictures don't do justice!

From start to finish, this trip was an incredible journey! Jed, like Jedi but without the i (inside joke), was the best guide! His knowledge of the Denver area, the Rocky Mountains, and the hike itself were amazing. The hike was easily the most incredible hike I’ve ever had. The views, far exceeded our expectations, and our expectations were high. I couldn’t recommend this trip enough! Do it, you won’t regret it!

Kevin_M

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April 20, 2022

Beautiful Day

I will always remember the most breathtaking views hiking with my daughter in the Rocky’s! It was such a beautiful day and Nick our tour guide with awesome! He was so fun, kind and informative. He knew where to stop and get great pictures and picked a wonderful place for us to hike. I would recommend this tour to anyone that is coming to visit the Denver area, my daughter and can’t wait to come back!

Kimberly_G

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August 4, 2022

Beautiful views, awesome guide

The views were beautiful and Phil was knowledgeable, patient, and fun. We had a great time. Signedup for another tour this afternoon!

Rachel_H

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October 23, 2022

Terrific Day in the Mountains

A must-do if you are remotely interested in hiking, and that goes for for locals and Colorado visitors alike. Ryan was a phenomenal, passionate tour guide. He's not only intelligent about the area, but had a fun sense of humor. His guidance ensured I got to experience an especially scenic trail, filled with fun facts and stories about the individual mountains, the wildlife/birds, and the plants/nature along the way. If I'd of ventured to Rocky Mtn National park and tried to find my way solo, I'd likely of missed out on the extra-amazing photo opps, and my brain definitely would have missed out on learning dozens of fun facts about the area I just hiked through. The pickup/dropoff from downtown Denver was convenient as well.

Z6987I

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November 1, 2022

Excellent experience and views!

Our guide Clyde was so knowledgeable about tips for adjusting to the high altitude, flora and fauna of the area, other areas to visit, and places to eat. He showed us incredible spots around several lakes, and we even spotted elk! Clyde was prepared with Yeti traps for each of us as it had just snowed the day before, also with chains/sand for icy driving conditions. And I loved my lunch that catered to my dietary restrictions!

Lynn_K

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November 7, 2022

Fantastic Rocky Mountain trip!

We went on the full day hiking trip to the Rocky Mountain national park and had a fantastic time! We felt well prepared based on the information we’d been given. Paul Kullman was an amazing guide! We saw beautiful views, had such a fun day, and we felt in good hands the whole day. We spotted elk and birds. Paul was incredibly knowledgeable and we learnt so much. It was our first time in the Rockies so we appreciated how convenient the trip was. We would definitely recommend this trip!

Hannah S

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November 24, 2022

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