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Wild Earth Llama Adventures

471 reviews
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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Take a Llama to Lunch! Wilderness Day Hike
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All reviews day hike guide stuart gold mine highlight of our trip gentle animals new mexico his knowledge flora and fauna rio grande gorge his passion highly recommend this adventure great adventure an amazing guide unique experience carson national forest wilderness area beautiful hike
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we came out from Houston and Fort Worth to hang out in Taos for New Years and went with Stuart for a fantastic snowshoe hike in the Carson National Forest. The weather was amazing and Stuart was fantastic to chat with. We hiked for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LeahW754, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review. We really appreciate the kind feedback! Stuart will be honored to hang out with you again in the backcountry! Happy New Year!!

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

The morning started out exactly how I expected based on the most incredible reviews I've ever read on trip advisor whether it be activities, restaurants, or accommodations. Stuart is one of the coolest, knowledgeable, and most genuine person you will ever hope to meet. Add...More

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LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

What a wonderful review!! It's all of you enthusiastic, adventuresome, awesome people, along with the llamas, Stuart and nature, that complete the whole picture. We are grateful for you! We look forward to hearing from you for a multi-day trek in the future. Happy Fall!!

Reviewed October 25, 2018

A terrific hike with beautiful, graceful llamas. Best of all was Stuart, our guide, who knows everything about all the flora and fauna of the area and dispenses his knowledge easily with interesting anecdotes. Diego, Thor and Mardi Gras behaved well and were lovely companions....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LeahWilde, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

So glad to hear you had a lovely hike. Thank you for the review. Diego must have been on his best behavior that day:). The fall is a beautiful for a day out with Stuart and the boys. Thank you for joining us. Have a...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

What a ridiculously fun thing to do!! I learned so much about these gentle and sweet creatures. This far exceeded my expectations. I was a solo traveler and it was perfect for me! Great for singles, couples and families too! We each got to walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you for the great 5 star review! It warms our hear to hear what a great experience you had. We hope to see you again sometime. Happy Fall!!

Reviewed October 17, 2018

So exceeded my expectations. I didn't expect to learn about Llama's and each one of their personalities to learning about the flora, rocks and inhabitants. Stuart was a bundle of knowledge and departed in such a way you wanted to glue yourself to every word....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you so much for the more than five star review! That's a first, and highly appreciated! So glad to hear you enjoyed it so much. I hope we will see you and your family in the future. Have a beautiful fall!

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Holy smokes! Where do I start? What a way to trek through the wilderness! From the gentle llamas who effortlessly wind through the beautiful trails to the guide, Stuart who is knowledgeable, patient, kind and colorful-don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to explore the beauty that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Wonderful! Thanks! That's awesome to hear you and your family have been inspired to hike regularly! And enjoyed the trek so much so much! Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Highly recommend! Went on a hike and lunch with the Llamas! Nice hike that can be enjoyed by just about any level. Thoroughly enjoyed learning about the llamas and spending time with them (We each had our own as we were a small group)! Stuart...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you for the great review! Glad to hear you were able to have your own llama the entire time:). Thanks for appreciating all the details. Hope you had a great trip to New Mexico! Happy Fall!

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

So... my wife is kinda obsessed with Llamas and I thought what could it hurt to take her on a hike with them and have lunch? I thought that sounds like an ok time to me. Boy was I wrong... it was freaking awesome!!! My...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2018

Hahaha!!! Love it!! Thanks so much for the whole hearted appreciation of the experience. I think your wife made a llama llover out of you as well!! Bucky is such a sweet soul. We look forward to having you come trip with us in the...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

If you don't love llamas, and you likely don't know if you do or not, you'll end up loving them (or as my husband did, grudgingly liking them).My llama was Marti Gras, and I like to think we bonded. The llamas carry everything, so it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for the great review. And thank you for appreciating the private trek. I'm so glad your husband became a llama liker:). They always do!! Have a great fall, and a beautiful day!

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time. Was well informed in advance of what we needed and Stuart our guide and owner was fantastic. I recommend this trip to everyone. J Stetson

Date of experience: September 2018
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llamatrek, Owner at Wild Earth Llama Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you so much for that kind review. We are glad it was fantastic, and hope to see you again!

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dalaf
April 30, 2018|
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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!
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April 6, 2018|
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Hi there! All our day hikes run from about 10:30 to 3:30. We operate our hiking and camping trips throughout the region. Our day hikes in the Rio Grande Gorge can be a bit challenging for some folks, on the way out of the... More
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