OF SANTA FE
WITH ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FIESTA
Santa Fe Guided Tour
(with Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta)
7 Days/6 Nights
October 02 - October 08, 2022
Spanish, Native American, and Old West influences combine to give you a taste of the southwest.
Enjoy time touring the town of Santa Fe. Visit the Pecos National Historical Park, a Turquoise mining museum, an alpaca farm, Sandia Peak, Old Town Albuquerque and so much more! Wrap up the week with the amazing Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and experience the exclusive Chaser's Club. Comb through the day-to-day itinerary for more details!
Day 1 ~ October 2, 2022
ARRIVE IN ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Arrive at the airport in Albuquerque. After collecting your baggage, meet your driver for transportation to your hotel in Santa Fe. Spend the afternoon exploring the Santa Fe Historic Plaza before your Welcome Dinner this evening.
Meal: Welcome Dinner
Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Fe hotel or similar
Day 2 ~ October 3, 2022
SANTA FE SIGHTSEEING
Join your tour director this morning on a
tour of Santa Fe. Experience this city where Spanish, Native American, and Old West influences all combine to form a city
with its own exclusive culture and character.
See many of the city's major points of interest, including its
unique architecture. Enjoy a guided visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum to learn about and admire the artwork of Santa Fe’s most famous artist.
Venture down the artistic hub of Canyon Road and shop for Native American art and handicrafts. Explore on your own.
Day 3 ~ Pecos National Historical Park & Sante Fe
SANTA FE AND NEARBY AREA
Today enjoy a visit to Pecos National Historical Park. You will see Pecos Pueblo, an ancient ruin over a millennia-old as well as the Spanish Mission Church. Join a ranger for a guided walk around the main loop trail to hear about the crossroads of history and culture that define this gem of a national park. You'll also learn about
southwest archaeology and ongoing cultural preservation efforts.
NOTE: All Guided Tours are subject to Ranger or Volunteer Availability
Day 4 ~ October 5, 2022
TURQUOISE TRAIL TO ALBUQUERQUE
Your journey today begins first at the Casa Grande Trading Post, Petting Zoo & Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum in Cerrillos. Learn
about this historic village and admire artifacts from the mineral mining era. Enjoy time to visit animals and shop for one of kind jewelry. Then continue to Weasel & Fitz in the former ghost town of Madrid to explore this gallery of recycled and found objects
turned into whimsical local folk art and crafts. Next stop is the Mine Shaft Tavern & Cantina to visit the Ghost Town Museum.
See mining relics, and movies, step onto Engine 769 & ring its bell. There is free time for lunch on your own before continuing to
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Uptown or similar
Day 5 ~ October 6, 2022
HOLLYWICK FARMS & SANDIA PARK
Head to Hollywick Farms, a working Alpaca Farm, to get up close and personal with alpacas and browse the one-of-a-kind items made
from hand-made alpaca fiber.
Afterward, it’s on to the Sandia Peak Tramway to ride 2.7 miles up and enjoy an 11,000 square mile panoramic view. You can grab a bite at the TEN 3 at the Peak.
Day 6 ~ October 7, 2022
ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FIESTA
You're in for a wild time at the colorful aerial extravaganza that is Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta. This morning enjoy the opening ceremonies followed by Mass Ascension. Then you have a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the exclusive Chasers' Club, featuring guaranteed private seating, deluxe views of the colorful balloons and a hot meal. Witness the Balloon Glow when the festival balloons light their burners under the moonlight, a magnificent prelude to Albuquerque's spectacular fireworks display (subject to availability).
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 ~ October 8, 2022
Today after breakfast bid a fond farewell to New Mexico and take your transfer to Albuquerque International Airport for your flight home.
Don't Miss this Amazing Opportunity!
THE TURQUOISE TRAIL
Tour Sante Fe and appreciate the area's southwest flair. Experience the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and enjoy this colorful aerial extravaganza.
Seats are limited. Reserve this tour today!
$2,850 per person, based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $1,150
Included in this amazing tour:
Professional Tour Director
6 nights of Accommodations
Roundtrip Airport Transfers
Breakfast Daily, Select Lunches and Dinners as listed in Itinerary
All Entrance Fees and Taxes
Professional Tour Director Gratuities