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Wild Earth Llama Adventures

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Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos, NM 87571
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Llama Trek with Stuart and 8 Teenagers!

Stuart took a group of nervous teens and gave them one of the best experiences of their lives! He... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2013
LoveandLive2Travel
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Denver, Colorado
Llama Trek with Stewart the Llama Man

Stewart's Llama to Lunch trek was completely amazing. Stewart, the guide, helped us befriend and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2013
Roberta M
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Perry, Georgia
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos, NM 87571
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

Stuart took a group of nervous teens and gave them one of the best experiences of their lives! He was beyond organized, knew how to motivate and get everyone working, and fed us all the most amazing food. Very important for our group was Stuart's...More

1  Thank LoveandLive2Travel
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Stewart's Llama to Lunch trek was completely amazing. Stewart, the guide, helped us befriend and care for the llamas and the llamas took care of us. Raja was my boyfriend for the day and I also got close to Apollo. Stewart was patient, provided tons...More

Thank Roberta M
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

I have read the other reviews of the Wild Earth Llama Adventures 'Take a Llama to Lunch' trek and quite honestly I don't have any other positive adjectives to explain how wonderful the day was with Stuart and his llamas. Thus, I say this --...More

Thank Pamela W
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

A day off school in Santa Fe and a skeptical 12-year-old turned into a memorable all-day family outing last week thanks to Stuart and his "Take a Llama to Lunch" trek near Questa, New Mexico. Within an hour of arriving at the Columbine Wilderness in...More

1  Thank pjf210
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

We drove from Taos to Questra for a "Take a Llama to Lunch" trek. It was a very scenic 45 minute drive. We met up with our Guide Stuart and another of our group at the Columbine Campground. We got to meet and choose our...More

1  Thank DanaLS2013
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Surrounded by awesome beauty and in the company of the delightful and adorable llamas, this trip will be unforgettable. Our guide, Stuart, told us about the rocks, plants, wildlife and about the history of the area that we were hiking in (Columbine Wilderness in the...More

Thank Lana O
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

We drove from Santa Fe to Questa (North of Taos) via the Low Road (Highway 68), a 2 hour 15 minute drive with restroom stop at the Rio Grande Gorge Visitor Center for a Thursday "Take a Llama to Lunch" Day Hike. This hike started...More

1  Thank TNKaz
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Reviewed 3 October 2013

We had such a good time on this adventure.While our hike was not as far/strenuous as I had thought/hoped it would be due to one of the others in our group I still would do it over again!Great way to experience the outdoors and spend...More

Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Spend the day hiking in the pristine outdoors with awesome company - Stuart and his llamas. Stuart is tremendouly interesting and intellectual and gives you a history lesson about the land, plants, trees, and wildlife. Stuart's llamas are as sweet as can be and are...More

Thank Holly W
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

I will confess that my wife had to sell me on this idea, but the entire experience was wonderful. I am not the most outdoorsy of people, but this was a great time. Despite being rescues, the llamas were docile and friendly. Mine (named K2)...More

Thank Kenny H
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Norah F
25 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
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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