Day trip

From Denver: Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Guided Tour

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Activity provider: Explorer Tours

From Denver: Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Guided Tour

Activity provider: Explorer Tours

From US$ 210 per person

See the jewels of Colorado as you visit the Garden of the Gods and the summit of Pikes Peak. Take in the majesty of these special areas on a guided tour from Denver.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 14 participants


  • Gaze in awe at the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains
  • Stand on the summit of Pikes Peak and admire the views
  • Admire the vibrant rock formations at the Garden of the Gods
  • See some of the most spectacular landscapes in Colorado
  • Explore these truly unique areas on a guided full-day tour
Full description

Check out some of Colorado's most beautiful scenery on this full-day tour departing from Denver. See the stunning sandstone rock formations at the Garden of the Gods and head to the Pikes Peak Summit and take in views of Colorado Springs and the rest of the Rocky Mountain ranges

Admire the variety of red, pink, and white sandstone formations as you explore the Garden of the Gods. Make the most of the scenic photo opportunities as you wonder at the beauty of these ancient geological formations. Be sure to check out the Balanced Rock and the Kissing Camels formations.

Head to the Pikes Peak, the tallest mountain in the southern front range of the Rocky Mountains. As you stand at the summit, admire views of Colorado Springs and the rest of the Rocky Mountain range. With the right conditions, you can see for miles into the distance. Descend the mountain and continue the tour with a drive through Manitou Springs, a small resort town located to the west of Colorado Springs. Finally, finish up back in central Denver.

  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Lunch
  • Water refills
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

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Meeting point

Meet at the US flag pole right in front of Denver Union Station. Look for an Explorer Tours bus.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Pikes Peak Highway is open year-round
  • In the event that the summit is not accessible due to weather conditions or road closures, the bus will reach the highest point possible
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

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The tour guide was excellent. Super helpful and knew all the best places for photo opportunities! She also did a great job of explaining the history of every place we visited, as well as Denver as a whole! I will definitely be recommending this company to any friends that visit the Denver area in the future!

August 12, 2021

Our guide was really nice and gave us a lot of tips. thanks for a wonderful day in Pikes Peak.

June 13, 2022


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October 5, 2022

Product ID: 418310