Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta





FROM $2045* pp dbl


Albuquerque Int’l Balloon Fiesta • Albuquerque City Tour • Old Town, Albuquerque • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center • Bandelier National Monument • Los Alamos Science Museum • Santa Fe City Tour • Taos Pueblo • Taos City Tour • High Road to Taos



5 Nights Hotel Accommodations, 7 Meals, Tour Director, Motorcoach Transportation, Admissions per Itinerary, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling

TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL        EASY  1   2   3   4  ACTIVE

Day 1 - arrive Albuquerque, New Mexico

Arrive in  Albuquerque, founded in 1706, where you will meet your Tour Director. Later check into your hotel for a two night stay. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. (D)

Day 2 - Dawn Patrol - Mass Ascension - Albuquerque City Tour - Balloon Glow

Today experience one of the most photographed events in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Early this morning view over 100 colorful balloons from around the world at Dawn Patrol, followed by the Mass Ascension. The balloons make the sky become a pallet of multicolored orbs dancing in the cool morning light. Later enjoy an Albuquerque City Tour featuring the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center depicting the history and culture of New Mexico’s 19 Native American pueblos. Stop in historic Old Town to stroll the historic adobe buildings that house over 150 shops, galleries and restaurants. Also see the icon of Old Town, the San Felipe de Neri Church. Later witness the Balloon Glow, where just before dusk burners from hundreds of balloons light up the evening sky. (B)


Day 3 - Bandelier - Los Alamos - Santa Fe

This morning travel to Bandelier National Monument, best known for mesas, sheer-walled canyons, rock art and ancestral Pueblo dwellings. Next visit the Los Alamos Bradbury Science Museum to learn about the Manhattan Project and the creation of the world’s first atomic bomb. Later today arrive in Santa Fe for a three night stay. (B)

Day 4 - Santa Fe - Taos - Santa Fe

Depart this morning and travel north via the “High Road to Taos” passing through ancient villages founded in the 1700’s. Stop in the Spanish village of Chimayo to visit El Santuario, revered by pilgrims for the healing power of dirt found inside the chapel. Arrive in Taos, the historic home of the Pueblo Indians. Enjoy a brief Taos City Tour and learn about this fascinating city rich in culture and scenery. Atop a plateau between the Rio Grande and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos has lured artist and writers since the 19th century. Enjoy lunch on your own and shopping in the Taos Plaza. Later enjoy a tour of the Taos Pueblo, one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in North America before returning to Santa Fe. (B)


Day 5 - Santa Fe

Today discover Santa Fe, the upscale resort and artists community with Spanish-Pueblo roots. Enjoy a wonderful Santa Fe City Tour including details about the history, culture and unique architecture of this interesting city. See the Plaza, Loretto Chapel and the Palace of the Governor’s, a Santa Fe landmark built in 1610. Enjoy the rest of the day and evening at your own pace in this historic city to explore the many art galleries, museums, restaurants and shops. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant in the Santa Fe area. (B,D)


Day 6 - Santa Fe - Albuquerque - Home

Fly home with wonderful memories of your Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Tour. (B)


†Land only rates do not include hotel transfers. Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Booking Discount Savings*

up to $200 per couple/

$100 per person

2020 Departure Dates

pp double**

October 2, 9


2021 Departure Dates

pp double**

October 1, 8


Single Room Supplement + ($750  -  $775)

Triple Room Reduction  - ($30) per person

**Rates are Land only, per person

Call for Roundtrip Air Package Rates and details

* Booking Discount Details -  Make your Final Payment by check & receive $200 per couple/$100 per person savings on Air Inclusive Bookings. Land Only/Own Air Bookings receive
$100 per couple/$50 per person savings.


2 nights in Albuquerque Marriott

3 nights in Santa Fe  - Inn of the Governors or Hilton


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