Kissing Camels, Colorado Springs

Kissing Camels, Colorado Springs: Our most recommended tours and activities

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

1. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

Experience one of nature's greatest treasures, the Garden of the Gods, on an exciting segway tour. Admire nature as you pass by Colorado sights such as Kissing Camels, Praying Hands, and Park Overlook, and learn about the history of the Old West. Enjoy unobscured views and a mellow pace to make the visit to the red rock park memorable. Watch as your guide points out exotic plant life, red-tailed hawks, eagles' nests, mule deer, big horn sheep, and numerous geologic formations and the unique caricatures hidden within them. Make several short stops, however; generally, stay on the Segway throughout the tour. Learn about the cultural history of the park and hear a variety of tall tales and true stories of the Old West and Colorado Springs. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Your tour includes 'Cone Zone' safety training and the best guides in the west.

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

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

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.

Garden of the Gods: Self-Guided Driving & Walking Audio Tour

3. Garden of the Gods: Self-Guided Driving & Walking Audio Tour

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map all in one. NOTE: This 6.5-mile-long tour covers the essentials of Garden of the Gods in 1 hour. Once installed, your journey through the Garden of the Gods begins with a walk through the Central Gardens, home to towering red rock formations sure to inspire awe. Here, you’ll discover formations like the gargantuan Gateway Rocks, the Three Graces, and Montezuma Tower. As you stroll, you’ll uncover the geologic history behind these natural wonders and find out how they formed in the first place. Next, you’ll hop in your vehicle and drive past the Tower of Babel as you make your way to the western section of the park. Along the way, you’ll pay a visit to the Giant Footprints and find out how the formation of the Rocky Mountains helped create this fascinating landscape. Then, stop for photos at Balanced Rock, a physics-defying formation that’s easily one of the most famous sights in the park. Finally, you’ll cruise past the Sleeping Giant before ending up at a fabulous overlook of both the Garden of the God and the towering Rockies beyond. This stunning landscape is only an hour’s drive from Denver, so there’s no reason not to go!

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Private Walking Tour

4. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Private Walking Tour

Join a walking tour of Garden of the Gods, a city park in Colorado Springs featuring soaring red sandstone rock formations, many dating back more than 300 million years. Learn how the rocks were sculpted through time by the forces of nature and were given descriptive names like “Kissing Camels”. Meet your tour guide at the park and take one of the many winding trails that lead you to towering rock formations. Follow your guide to the park’s most popular attractions, like Three Graces, Cathedral Spirals, and the perfectly named Kissing Camels. Learn about the ancient geological history of the area from your local guide as you take in sweeping views from a number of overlooks. Along the way, you may even get to see some Colorado wildlife. Make stops at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center and the Garden of the Gods Trading Post, both great places to refresh, learn more about the park, and shop for souvenirs.

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Kissing Camels, Colorado Springs: Our most recommended tours and activities

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

Experience one of nature's greatest treasures, the Garden of the Gods, on an exciting segway tour. Admire nature as you pass by Colorado sights such as Kissing Camels, Praying Hands, and Park Overlook, and learn about the history of the Old West. Enjoy unobscured views and a mellow pace to make the visit to the red rock park memorable. Watch as your guide points out exotic plant life, red-tailed hawks, eagles' nests, mule deer, big horn sheep, and numerous geologic formations and the unique caricatures hidden within them. Make several short stops, however; generally, stay on the Segway throughout the tour. Learn about the cultural history of the park and hear a variety of tall tales and true stories of the Old West and Colorado Springs. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Your tour includes 'Cone Zone' safety training and the best guides in the west.

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

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

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.

Garden of the Gods: Self-Guided Driving & Walking Audio Tour

Garden of the Gods: Self-Guided Driving & Walking Audio Tour

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map all in one. NOTE: This 6.5-mile-long tour covers the essentials of Garden of the Gods in 1 hour. Once installed, your journey through the Garden of the Gods begins with a walk through the Central Gardens, home to towering red rock formations sure to inspire awe. Here, you’ll discover formations like the gargantuan Gateway Rocks, the Three Graces, and Montezuma Tower. As you stroll, you’ll uncover the geologic history behind these natural wonders and find out how they formed in the first place. Next, you’ll hop in your vehicle and drive past the Tower of Babel as you make your way to the western section of the park. Along the way, you’ll pay a visit to the Giant Footprints and find out how the formation of the Rocky Mountains helped create this fascinating landscape. Then, stop for photos at Balanced Rock, a physics-defying formation that’s easily one of the most famous sights in the park. Finally, you’ll cruise past the Sleeping Giant before ending up at a fabulous overlook of both the Garden of the God and the towering Rockies beyond. This stunning landscape is only an hour’s drive from Denver, so there’s no reason not to go!

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Private Walking Tour

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Private Walking Tour

Join a walking tour of Garden of the Gods, a city park in Colorado Springs featuring soaring red sandstone rock formations, many dating back more than 300 million years. Learn how the rocks were sculpted through time by the forces of nature and were given descriptive names like “Kissing Camels”. Meet your tour guide at the park and take one of the many winding trails that lead you to towering rock formations. Follow your guide to the park’s most popular attractions, like Three Graces, Cathedral Spirals, and the perfectly named Kissing Camels. Learn about the ancient geological history of the area from your local guide as you take in sweeping views from a number of overlooks. Along the way, you may even get to see some Colorado wildlife. Make stops at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center and the Garden of the Gods Trading Post, both great places to refresh, learn more about the park, and shop for souvenirs.

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4.9
(68 reviews)

The day was fantastic. Our tour guide, Dave, was very knowledgeable. We were delighted that an experienced driver was driving us up the very curvy narrow road. Garden of the Gods was breathtaking along with Pikes Peak. Bring a warm sweatshirt for the peak. Spectacular tour.

What a great experience! Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The van was very nice. The time allotted at each stop was perfect. This was my first guided tour so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’m so glad that I decided to book this tour. A+

Amazing day! Guide, Dave informative and interesting. Lots of time to enjoy stunning landscape. Good crowd.

We absolutely loved our tour. It was amazing. Zach was a wonderful guide and we had a lot of fun!

Fantastic tour! Guide very knowledgeable and informative, beautiful area. Highly recommend!