The Wild Wild West from $2488

Durango - Mesa Verde - Silverton - Ouray - Telluride - Grand Junction

8 days – 7 nights

Check Availability or call 800-638-7640

What's Included?

The land package includes:

Transportation and Lodging

  • 7 nights in superior tourist class hotels with private bath/shower, 2-share rooms
  • All ground transportation by private motor coach or train as per itinerary


  • 7 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 3 dinners, including:
    • Welcome BBQ dinner and western stage show
    • Dinner at Taco Party
    • Brewery pub farewell dinner

Activities, Admissions & Sights

  • Hiking at Mesa Verde National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Four Corners landmark
  • Scenic train ride on the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge coal-fired steam train
  • Town of Silverton
  • Ouray Alchemist Museum and tour
  • Scenic drive along San Juan Skyway
  • Dallas Divide
  • San Juan Mountains
  • Telluride Valley
  • Telluride/Mountain Village gondola ride with incredible 365-degree views of the San Juan Mountains
  • Biking along San Miguel River Trail and Idarado Legacy Trail
  • 4WD sunset tour and ghost town visit
  • Scenic drive to Grand Junction
  • Distillery tour and tasting
  • Southwest Taco Party
  • Horseback ride
  • Colorado River float
  • Brewery pub visit and much more…


  • A private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All service charges and local taxes

See some of America’s most striking mountain scenery including the breathtaking Colorado Rockies with peaks over 14,000 feet high. Explore ancient Indian cultures, discover hidden gold mines, see wild horses, raft the Colorado River, hike on amazing trails and bike along the San Miguel River trail. Unleash your inner adventurer.

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome orientation
  • BBQ dinner and western stage show
  • Hiking at Mesa Verde National Park
  • Four Corners landmark
  • Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge coal-fired steam train
  • Ouray hot spring
  • San Juan Skyway
  • Dallas Divide
  • San Juan Mountains
  • Telluride Valley
  • Gondola ride
  • 4WD sunset tour and ghost town visit
  • Distillery tour
  • Horseback riding
  • Colorado River float
  • Brewery pub visit … and much more!!

Don’t miss out on this amazing adventure!

Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
Find out more

Optional Activities & Excursions Offered on Your Trip.

Have it your way and personalize your trip by adding fun, optional activities. These activities are not included in your land package price to allow free time for those who want to explore on their own. Rates have been specially negotiated with the suppliers and will include transportation to and from the event, if applicable. All options are based on a minimum number of travelers participating. Book with your tour director upon arrival in Colorado and pay in cash in US dollars

Optional ziplining in the San Juan mountains

Experience the San Juan Mountains from above on our exciting zip lining excursion. Under the constant care and supervision of highly qualified experts, you’ll have stunning views of surrounding mountains, ponderosa pine forests and the town of Durango.

Times and prices are subject to change.

Optional hot air balloon ride in Telluride

Hot air ballooning is one of the most sought-after activities in the Rocky Mountains, and our hot air balloon ride will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Perfect for travelers of all experience levels, this half day adventure will leave you talking about it for years to come.

Times and prices are subject to change.

Optional white water rafting in Grand Junction

Our half-day white water rafting adventure will give you an adrenaline rush while allowing you to experience Colorado’s breath-taking scenery as you cannot see it from any other mode of transportation. All necessary gear such as wetsuit, helmet, boots and life jacket are provided. Instructions are provided by experienced rafting guides. The cost includes round-trip transfer, equipment and boat rental.

Times and prices are subject to change.




The included meals have been selected to compliment the itinerary and the atmosphere of the region.


We stay at superior tourist class hotels, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are conveniently located, or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice.

You'll be provided with a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. If you are a solo traveler and would like to share a room, AESU will attempt to find a same-gender roommate. If we are unable to room you with another traveler, the single supplement will be applied to your invoice.


Located in the heart of Durango, the Fairfield Inn and Suites offer spacious guest rooms with private bathrooms, with free wi-fi, free hot breakfast, a fitness center and a pool.


This locally owned hotel will give you the best of the small-town feel that Ouray has to offer. From complimentary wine and cheese every evening to ping pong, corn hole, board games and cards, you'll experience the best of staying in the mountains. Rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, flat screen TV and a private bathroom with a hair dryer. Enjoy free breakfast every morning, as well as complimentary wine and cheese each evening, plus ping pong, corn hole, board games, cards and don't forget to catch the sunset from the beautiful viewing deck.


Hotel Telluride is located in Downtown Telluride, surrounded by the San Juan Mountains and close to signature shops, art galleries, restaurants and the Telluride Ski Resort. Rooms feature balconies or decks, toaster-oven/microwave combos, coffee makers, in-room safes, private bathrooms wtith hairdryers, and of course breath-taking views of the surrounding Colorado mountains.


The SpringHill Suites are located in Historic Downtown Grand Junction, just a short stroll away from shops, restaurants, music venues and art galleries. Suites offer stylish decor as well as a microwave, mini-fridge, high-speed internet access, and a private bathroom. The hotel offers live music on various nights, an outdoor firepit, an outdoor art exhibit, a climbing area, a pool, a fitness room and a full service health club.

Wild Wild West$2488.00
Click on a date below to get a quote or book online
Start In Durango, COEnd In Grand Junction, COLand Only
Jul 17  Jul 24$2488

Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert

If you purchase your own airfare, book your flight from the USA on the same day as the tour start date listed above.

* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you are a solo traveler, upon request AESU can attempt to arrange for you to share a twin with a same-gender traveler. If you prefer a single room, or if AESU cannot arrange a shared room a single supplement of $785 will be applied to your reservation.

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Gateway Cities

Fly into Durango, return from Grand Junction

Airfare is not included in land price.

This is a land package and travelers are responsible for booking their own flights. We strongly recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed departure” next to tour start date).

How to Book

Click on a date above to get a quote or book online. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 90 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 90 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click “Get a Quote” button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 90 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late bookings, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $100 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

Payment Plan

After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction and no service fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 90 days before departure.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. You can get a quote and purchase online through Trip Assure. See the insurance link on AESU's website under Travel Tools or copy this link into your browser:

Is This Trip Right for You?

"Best vacation. I had a wonderful time and made lifelong friends which made it even better."
-Past traveler

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Contact Us

AESU Worldwide Tour Operators

3922 Hickory Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211

Phone: 410-366-5494
Toll-Free: 800-638-7640
Fax: 410-366-6999