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Switzerland of America Tours

226 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427-0780
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September 2017 Jeep Rental Vacation

Booked in August for a mid-September 3-day jeep rental. Rented two different jeeps, one with a... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
jddboy
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Casa Grande, Arizona
Great for Jeep Rubicon rental

Renting a Jeep in the U.S. can be a challenge for non-U.S. residents because of the need to have... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Roadtrip_Fan_UK
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Hong Kong, China
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Providing high quality 4x4 Jeep adventures in the San Juan Mountains since 1962. Enjoy the diverse history, mountain summits and colorful meadows by guided 4x4 tour, or Jeep Wrangler. Please visit us at the blue, red and white building at 226 7th Avenue in Ouray, Colorado.
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226 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427-0780
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Booked in August for a mid-September 3-day jeep rental. Rented two different jeeps, one with a manual and the other with automatic transmissions; one with soft top, the other with hard top. Wanted to experiment to decide which I liked better, although Jeep is offering...More

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jeepsrus, Manager at Switzerland of America Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for paying attention and sharing so much detail! It's wonderful that you drive both transmissions as they really are a different experience. We can't wait to see what the 2018 re-design will accomplish especially with a manual transmission or a 9 speed automatic....More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Renting a Jeep in the U.S. can be a challenge for non-U.S. residents because of the need to have comprehensive insurance. While some of the other providers in town either ignored my email request or responded with 'no, we do not offer insurance and without...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Ouray. I wanted to see the mountains from a top peak and decided ona jeep tour. The tour took us on bumpy ( fun) dirt roads through old mining centers, enveloped by yellow/gold aspen and pines to a mountain...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

My wife and I rented a private Jeep tour with this excellent company that we highly recommend! They took us to most of the old mines around the area. We went on rough dirt roads that only a four wheel jeep should go. Our driver...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Please do NOT patronize! First and foremost, I love Ouray. We just spent 3 wonderful nights in Ouray and I did 2 motorcycle rides there. The people are super friendly, views and establishments are great-I go at least twice a year. I am an avid...More

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jeepsrus, Manager at Switzerland of America Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Perhaps you have our company confused with others? We have reviewed our trip manifests for that week and our company did not have any tours in the Governor or Yankee Boy Basin area on September 6th. Additionally, we only had 1 vehicle touring Imogene Pass...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our second time to take this jeep tour with Switzerland of America. Very beautiful and fun day. Our guide, Mike Tarvin, did a wonderful job of reassuring us of our safety and pointing out things of interest on the trail. Highly recommend Switzerland of America...More

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jeepsrus, Manager at Switzerland of America Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We are so happy you chose Switzerland of America once again! Black Bear is truly a special experience. Thank you for posting!

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Breathtaking backcountry tour that took us up to Imogene Pass. Exhilarating and scary all at the same time. Our driver Lance was awesome and made the tour interesting and better than we expected. The tour was convenient as they picked us up at Ouray RV...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We four friends in our 70's took the first Governor's Basin tour of the season due to snow blocking the trail. The scenery is breathtaking. Our very souls wanted to sing. Lance was our guide - very, very wonderful, personable man. His knowledge was amazing...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Breathtaking backcountry tours that take you up to the tops of the mountains around Ouray and Telluride. We took the Imogene Pass to Telluride tour. Be aware it can be cold and rainy. We have done this tour in two different years in August and...More

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jeepsrus, Manager at Switzerland of America Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

We appreciate your feedback. The weather at 13,000 feet is entirely unpredictable but absolutely adventurous! We definitely recommend being 'over prepared' for cold weather. In the case of the recent warm and dry temperatures, you may never need the extra clothing, but at least you...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Can't think of a better way this time to endorse SOA - not only the person answering the phone for my first tour booking recognized my name, but also four of their tour drivers responded to my appearances over the span of July 25th through...More

Thank Russell C
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SH1304
23 July 2017|
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Response from wanderingware | Reviewed this property |
The half-day tour is four hours. But please note, our guide offered to take us on a side trip to Ironton and our trip was a little longer. Great trip!
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Gliderider45
11 July 2017|
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Response from wanderingware | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Switzerland of America, along with several other businesses in Ouray offer Jeep rentals. We did this last year and loved it. We did the guided tour this year so my husband could enjoy the sights instead of driving!
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jkwashburn
10 November 2016|
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I don't know, but Switzerland of America is great to work with. Give them a call.
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