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Wild Earth Llama Adventures

Taos, NM 87571
+1 800-758-5262
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Great experience

Did this hike with our little family which included an 11 year old and 3 year old. We are not by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
meelei
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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This is a MUST adventure, so much fun, a great day out

After reading an article in a travel magazine about this Llama adventure tour, we changed our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lingilLivingston
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Livingston
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Llama Trekking Adventures in New Mexico's Pristine Wilderness! "Take a Llama to Lunch!" Wilderness Day Hikes Multi-Day Wilderness Adventures Custom Wilderness Events What's Llama Trekking? Llama Trekking is Hiking and Camping with our team of eco-friendly trail llamas, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rio Grande Gorege, near Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico. On the trail, our gentle surefooted llamas carry the gear, leaving you unburdened to experience the natural beauty and inspiring solitude of the New Mexico wilderness. Experienced Naturalist Guides share information about local ecology, natural history, regional folklore, and wilderness skills. Backcountry Gourmet Meals are served on all of our New Mexico wilderness trips. All ages and fitness levels are welcome! Call us to answer any questions of to make reservations!
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“guide stuart” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Taos, NM 87571
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+1 800-758-5262

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did this hike with our little family which included an 11 year old and 3 year old. We are not by any means "hikers" but love to do different activities and enjoy the scenery when taking vacations. Stuart, the guide, has been doing this for...More

Thank meelei
Reviewed 3 days ago

After reading an article in a travel magazine about this Llama adventure tour, we changed our travel route and made reservations about two months in advance. It was a wise thing and the HIGHLIGHT OF OUR SUMMER'S TRIP. We have traveled all over the US...More

Thank lingilLivingston
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow!! That is so awesome!! Thank you for changing your route, we are honored to have given you a wonderful trip!! You are obviously a seasoned traveler with much experience, and I thank you for taking the time to share. What a wonderful family you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my second hike (lunch with a llama and it was fantastic! Stuart is not only entertaining but very knowledgeable about local flora and fauna. My niece raved about the entire trip and wants to do it again! The hike is as easy or...More

Thank Lara S
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming back and bringing your niece!! So glad to hear she's a fan as well. Thanks for the great review as well. We look forward to seeing you both again!! Happy summer!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my family of two toddlers and a baby on a one day hike with Stuart. Had a blast. He was professional, safe, and most importantly friendly and knowledgeable. My girls thoroughly enjoyed the experienced. Would do it again in a second. I highly recommend...More

Thank Jose C
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad to hear everything went great with all the kiddos!! Thanks for being brave and getting them out there. Thank you also for the wonderful review. Hopefully we'll see them again as they get older! Have a great summer!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was excited from the get-go to "Take a Llama (or 2) to Lunch"! Who, in their right mind, wouldn't want to do That!? After explaining to my husband that we Wouldn't be Riding the llamas (since he was already expressing some angst about the...More

Thank yourspace2017
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!! Such and amazing review!! We are ALL so honored to have helped create a wonderful experience for you on your anniversary!! Cheers to many more. We'd love to hear from you again sometime on your travels. Have a beautiful summer!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stuart is a wonderful guide. The llamas are full of personality and were a joy to be with. We would do this tour again without hesitation.

Thank Carlos R
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the 5 stars!! Hope to see you in the future. Happy Summer!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our trip to New Mexico. We enjoyed the peaceful walk through the mountains and Aspen trees with Stuart and our friendly llamas. Stuart made sure that our three year old daughter had a great time. Stuart is experienced, brilliant, and...More

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LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review!! I'm so glad that everyone (even the littlest one:)) had a wonderful time. Have a great summer, and we'll see you next time in the snow!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Taos and like the outdoors, don't miss doing this. Mu wife and I were given a llama to carry our back pack and the lunch. Our guide, Stuart is a combination of naturalists, historian, philosopher and comedian.He pointed out edible plants that...More

Thank Patrick H
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the awesome review. I love your description of Stuart, so true! So glad you enjoyed your llama companions, and lunch, as well. Have a wonderful summer!!

Reviewed 19 May 2017

“Take a Llama to Lunch” – what a wonderful way to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary (5/2/17). Five humans and four amazing llamas hiking for a day, it was AWESOME! Stuart is so knowledgeable about the flora & fauna, and very funny (and patient). We...More

Thank Anna B
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary, so glad that everything worked out so well! It's also our 25th Anniversary in business, go figure! Thanks for all the awesome compliments about Stuart and of course the Llovable Llamas. Have a wonderful summer!

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We just had to write this review to thank Stuart for our trip down the gorge. We had so much fun - it was the favorite thing we did during our week in New Mexico. The group we trekked with was a lot of fun...More

Thank Norah F
LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Stuart says "You're vey welcome!". Thank you for joining us, we are honored to have been your favorite. Wonderful that you made friends, we really do have some amazing llama trekkers out there daily! Happy Summer!!

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Norah F
We are visiting Taos in April and were wondering how long the "take a llama to lunch hike was" time-wise. What time do you meet and what time are you back?
24 January 2017|
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Response from LeahWilde | Property representative |
HI, thank you for your interest in Wild Earth Llama Adventures. We meet at the trailhead at 10:30am, after a full day of hiking and exploring at a relaxed pace, we get you back to your car around 3:30-4:00pm. Please give... More
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Karen T
My sister and I are coming to Taos next week with my mom and aunt. My mom is 82, but very active. My aunt is a little less active. Is there any way they could participate in this? They love animals, nature, and the mountains, so I know they'd enjoy it if they were able to do it. Thank you!
21 June 2015|
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Response from Jonathan J | Reviewed this property |
I am in my late 60s and took the multi-day excursion. I wouldn't recommend that at all (for someone not active-- they have had older adults). It's quite strenuous. OTOH, the Lunch trip is 5 miles (2+ miles in, eat, and 2... More
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LISSASIOUX
Has anyone ever taken a small child on these excursions? i regularly go about 2 miles with my daughter in the forest (mostly flat) but am wondering about the average of the 5 mile trip… thanks!
10 March 2015|
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Response from llamatrek | Property representative |
Hi and Thanks for your question. We see many families with small children each year, and the kiddos just love it. In our experience, llamas give kids super hiking powers. Kids bond and feel a sense of responsibility for... More
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