ADVENTURES

HERITAGE INSPIRATIONS

Offering Daily Half & Full Day Tours that invite you to experience the adventure, culture, art and wellness of Taos with our local guides. Visit our tour office located at our sister property El Monte Sagrado Resort & Spa.

Hours: 9:30am-4pm Tue-Sun
Address: 317 Kit Carson Road Taos, NM
Phone: 1-888-344-TOUR (1-888-344-8687)
Email: info@heritageinspirations.com

Artisan Half-Day Walking Tour

Do happy hour with Taos artisans on this walking tour. Experience Taos’ funky artistic spirit while investigating the city center’s rich artistic history. Weaving through winding alleyways and backstreets, explore the local art scene and engage with local craftspeople as they create their inspired creations. Finish with happy hour fun at Chokola Bean to Bar for organic, small-batch, exquisitely crafted chocolate.

Hands-On Horno Baking in a Puebloan Home

We invite you to immerse in ancient traditions as we visit the Naranjo family at their home on the Ohkay Owingeh (formally the San Juan) Pueblo. In a familial setting, you will be invited to prepare food, share stories, feast, and bake with the traditional dome shaped adobe “Horno” ovens.

Taos Cultural Half-Day Tour

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taos Pueblo. Then, go to the Millicent Rogers Museum to peruse an incredible collection of Hispanic and Native American artifacts and finally visit the San Francisco Asis Church, a 17th century Spanish Colonial treasure and the most photographed chapel in New Mexico.

Hiking in Rio Grande Del Norte Monument & Taos Pueblo Tour

Explore Taos’ Puebloan culture and the land Puebloans have called home for 1000s of years with a visit to Taos Pueblo, Taos Gorge Bridge and the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument. This interpretive guided experience highlights prehistoric dwellings and the stunning geological background of the Rio Grande Rift Valley. After exploring the village’s historical and modern-day contexts, see how the river has carved out an 800-foot descent through the thick lava walls of basalt rock.

Ghost Ranch Hiking Tour in Abiquiú

Easily imagine old western movie backdrops with this journey from Taos to Ghost Ranch. Journey through red earth and multi-colored basalt covered in dusty green sagebrush on a 3-mile Chama River Valley hike to Chimney Rock. See why this sculpted textured land inspired Georgia O’Keeffe and learn about rare fossilized dinosaur discoveries. This tour highlights the stimulating vistas and prehistoric escapades of this glorious Northern New Mexico region.

3 Day | 2 Night Taos Glamping

This three-day, two-night glamping experience features the best of Taos hiking in the Rio Grande Valley, stand-up paddle boarding on Lake Abiquiu within Tewa Country, farm-to-table dining and sleeping in a fusion of glamour and Taos camping. Journey With Us and read how we have cultivated this experience in our Travel Blog and our first Perseid Meteor Experience.

Taos Sunrise Yoga with a View of the Rio Grande

As the eternal promise of the rising sun marks a new day, we invite you to join our yoga instructors for a morning to remember. Upon arrival we will depart on a 1/2 mile moderate hike to a stunning overlook. There you will orient your mat and spirit to the cresting sun as you enjoy a private, hour long yoga practice.  Before returning to the trailhead we will take time for self-reflection as we absorb the canyon views, the distant sound of the Rio Grande, and the fresh scent of desert sage.

Culinary Outdoor Adventure

The Racecourse is a class 2-3 rapid (4 during high water levels) section of the Rio Grande and is for thrill-seeking folks!  After you’re grinning from ear to ear from your rafting adventure you will journey further down river to Vivác Winery where we will indulge in an epicurean lunch!