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Taos Artisan Walking Tour + Chocolate

By Heritage Inspirations


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  • Immerse into Taos’ eclectic artistic community! Starting on Kit Carson Road, weave in and out of winding alleyways exploring the historical context while pausing to mix with the local art scene. Taos has been on the map as an art colony since the late 1800s and it has a reputation for its eclectic talented creative populace. Come to this high desert mountain town to not only experience the ethereal light and vivid landscape, but to also encounter this dynamic community and their remarkable art to life. Enjoy a mix of old and new while exploring downtown’s rich art history. Discover the vibrant centre of this uniquely quirky and highly talented community.We conclude this tour with a Chocolate Elixir at Chokola to weave in the art of chocolate making by owners Deb and Javier who are passionate about every step in the process of their decadent sipping chocolate, truffles, mousses and tarts! A perfect way to celebrate the finale of your immersion to Taos Artisans!

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What's included, what's not

  • Hot or Cold Sipping Chocolate Elixir
  • Experience Guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Couse-Sharp Historic Site
  • Entry/Admission - Blumenschein Home & Museum
  • None
  • Service charge for Guide
  • Sun cream & Hat for Sun Protection

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress in comfortable walking shoes.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travellers

What you can expect

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Pass By: Heritage Inspirations, 317 Kit Carson Rd El Monte Sagrado, Taos, NM 87571-6405

Journey with your guide throughout the historic area of Taos and the Taos Plaza.

Stop At: The Couse-Sharp Historic Site, 146 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571-5950

Learn about the founding fathers of the Taos Artist Society

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Blumenschein Home & Museum, 222 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571-5944

Meet artisan Rich Nichlos in Ernest Blumensceins Art Studio

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Taos Plaza, Immediately West of the Crossroads of Us 64 and Nm 68, Taos, NM 87571-6071

Discover the WPA commissioned frescoes painted by Taos Artist Society Members

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tres Estrellas Design, 208 Ranchitos Rd Unit A, Taos, NM 87571-6894

Meet owners Chris and Carla at Tres Estrellas Gallery for an in depth experience to learn about native textiles of the northern New Mexico and Mexican. Dive deep into this rich history of our Rio Grande Blankets and the churro sheep introduced to provide some of the finest weaving materials. Enjoy a weaving demo by Carla who is passionate about sharing her handwoven shawls and blankets that use hand-died yarns inspired by our native textiles of Taos Region.

Duration: 20 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Taos New Mexico

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered Meet your guide in the lobby at El Monte Sagrado Resort & Spa.
    • Taos New Mexico

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