Rocky Mountain National Park Tour in Winter
Starting October 15, 2016: Experience an incredible day journey to Rocky Mountain National Park. See the continental divide, the backbone of North America and the world’s largest mountain barrier. We will take you through historic towns and beautiful landscapes. Experience the great outdoors with many stops to observe the magnificent views, wildlife, and take pictures of the remarkable scenery.
We will drive from Denver passing through Boulder, Lyons, and Estes Park, a popular destination at the mouth of the the national park. We will drive by the Stanley Hotel, a beautiful historic building, famous for its inspiration for the book and movie “The Shining”.
We will then head into Rocky Mountain National Park which covers a total of 415 square miles. Renowned for its scenery, views and wildlife including elk, deer, moose, black bear, marmots, hawks, eagles and more, incredible alpine and subalpine vistas and 72 peaks above 12,000ft.
We will stop at many sightseeing spots during this winter tour, to view snow capped peaks, meadows and fantastic views of the valley. Weather permitting, we will stop at Bear Lake, a beautiful Alpine Lake nestled at the foot of massive mountains. You will have the opportunity to walk along the lake and take in the breathtaking scenery.
- Stunning mountain landscapes
- Wildlife viewing
- Magnificent viewpoints
- Connect with the great outdoors
- Denver – Estes Park
- Estes Park – Rocky Mountain National Park
Is there a lot of hiking or walking on the tour?
We are flexible in terms of your needs. There are many possibilities to hike or walk but we can also accommodate for people who prefer sight-seeing only.
How long is the tour?
The tour is all day and there could be delays based on traffic, or weather. Please do not schedule anything for early evening.
What if I cancel the tour?
For a full refund, there is a 72hour cancellation policy. You can transfer your purchase to someone else anytime, as long as you notify us by e-mail/phone.
- Sunglasses and hat
- Cold weather jacket or rain gear depending on weather. Wear layers so that you can shed them if you are warm, and bundle up if you are cold.
- A medium-sized backpack
- Light hiking shoes or sneakers with good tread is best.
- If snowshoeing, hiking boots or Sorrel-type boots required.
- If sight-seeing only – comfortable footwear with tread so that you can get out at the rest and viewing stops.
- Bring at least one liter of water per person. We will supply water but you may need more.