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Wild Earth Llama Adventures

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Taos, NM, USA
About Wild Earth Llama Adventures
Llama Trekking Adventures in New Mexico's Pristine Wilderness! "Take a Llama to Lunch!" Wilderness Day Hikes • Multi-Day Wilderness Adventures • Custom Wilderness Events Explore New Mexico's Pristine Wilderness, 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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Explore the Rocky Mountains and High Desert with a llama companion on a 5- to 6-hour hike. With the llamas carrying the gear, you’re free to enjoy the hike bag-free. Along the way, learn about the New Mexico’s history, folklore, and ecology and enjoy a gourmet calibre lunch. Please note that all participants must be able to complete the 5-mile trek independently, as riding the llamas is forbidden.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our trek with Stuart and the llamas was the highlight of our summer. Stuart was very professional, philosophical, and patient. We are fairly urban, but we had a blast and learned so much. I'm a single mom who grew up in the outdoors, but lament...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vlasagna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a special experience- Stuart is a fountain of knowledge about the llamas and regional ecology and history. He engaged with the whole group, keeping 10 year olds and 70 year olds interested and having a great time while keeping us safe and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Whisch
Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

So we met up the the guild Stuart at Columbine Campgrounds in the Carson National forest. The llamas were ready to go and we got to met them. All of the llamas are very friendly! Stuart gave us an idea of what we were going...More

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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the detailed review. What a nice story about Rio:) thanks for sharing that! I will pass those kind compliments along to him, and Stuart as well!! Enjoy the rest of your summer!!

Reviewed August 13, 2019

These are two of the most loving and caring people you will meet. Their Llama tours and they way they care for all the Llamas themselves is so awesome! We're going on our own adventure soon!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Theresa G
llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That would be amazing! Can't wait to hear from you again. Thanks for coming;)

Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

I had read about llama trekking and didn’t realize that it was available domestically. This was definitely the company to book with! This was for a birthday celebration and I couldn’t of thought of a better way to celebrate. Stuart was so knowledgeable about the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lisa C
llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Happy Birthday! We're so glad to hear that you were able to celebrate with us, and so enjoyed it!! Thanks for the great review and the compliments. We look forward to hearing from you for a multi day trek. Be sure to call well in...More

Reviewed August 5, 2019

My husband and I went on this little adventure and had the best time bonding with our llama. Really wonderful day out with a storybook picnic in an open meadow with mountains and a creek and resting llamas. Kids in our group loved and so...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Peggy215
llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you! Thank you! For joining us, and sharing your wonderful experience. Thanks for noticing the Llove Stuart has for the Llamas. No Llama left behind! Happy Summer!

Reviewed August 1, 2019

It's hard to describe how fantastic an experience this hike is.Stuart is a really incredible host and guide. His knowledge of the ecology and history of the region almost seems encyclopedic, whether discussing the chemistry of aspen trees or the history of gold mining. He's...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JeffreyM2211
llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

Thank you for the thoughtful review!! Your appreciation of the details is what makes it all worth while!! Stuart is honored to be able to spend time with folks like you. Have a wonderful summer!!

Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

By far this is the best guided tour I’ve ever done. Everything was perfect. Our guide, Stuart was so knowledgeable, kind, patient, intuitive and astute in the way he was able to manage the group. He was incredibly professional. There were children on the tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2019

Wow!! High compliments, thank you so much for taking the time to share your amazing insights!! We look forward to return when the grandchildren are old enough. Until then, may you have many more wonderful adventures. Happy summer!!

Reviewed July 21, 2019

I had so much fun with Stuart and the llama pack!! Diego even nuzzled me a few times!! The hike itself is beautiful and serene, but hiking the trail with the llamas?! Unforgettable!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rebekah R
llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2019

Agreed!! Nothing compares to the llamas:). Thank you for the kind review. Have a wonderful summer!

Reviewed July 6, 2019

Cannot get Stuart and Llama trekking enough props! It was so fun and relaxing and Stuart was the best guide around. He was so knowledgeable about the nature around us. Showed us certain plants and rocks and told super interesting stories. The lunch was fantastic...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Thank YOU so much for joining Stuart, and for the high compliment! I love that you mentioned it was relaxing. When folks ask why the hours are long, that's why, it takes time to relax. Have a great summer!!

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August 4, 2019|
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Response from llamatrek | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Wild Earth Llama Adventures. All of our trail locations are in the Taos area. We meet at 10:30am, giving folks plenty of time to get there from Santa Fe, we get off the trail at 3:30-4:00pm.
April 30, 2018|
Response from LeahWilde | Property representative |
HI! You need to bring layers of cloths, and comfortable shoes. Please drop me an email to check on dates. Looking forward to hearing from you!