GLOBUS 2023: Enchanted New Mexico with Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta & Santa Fe (AFE)

8 Day Tour from Albuquerque to Albuquerque

Whoever said 'Life isn't all sunshine and rainbows' never visited the enchanting state of New Mexico or attended the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Artists, writers, and poets have long been inspired by the hues of hot pinks, deep purples, and flaming oranges that dance daily across the mystical southwestern sky. But for one week in October, chasing rainbows becomes even easier as hundreds of hot air balloons take flight and turn the already stunning atmosphere into a kaleidoscope of dizzying color. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta may be the largest balloon event in the world, yet its Mass Ascension, fiery Balloon Glow, evening fireworks, and other beloved rituals aren't the only highlights on this vibrant New Mexico vacation. Visits to artsy Santa Fe, and the pilgrimage site of Chimayo are equally uplifting. Want more tamales? More turquoise? More peppers? More pottery? Who doesn't?! Extend your New Mexico vacation with two extra days in sunbaked Santa Fe and linger a little longer in the cafes, galleries, missions, and museums this is adobe haven is known for.

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Tour Operator
Globus
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2022
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AlbuquerqueWelcome to Albuquerque! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink and presentation by a [LF] local balloonist.
Day 2AlbuquerqueALBUQUERQUE Opening Ceremonies and Mass Balloon Ascension. Visit to the International Balloon Museum. [LF] Tequila tasting and lunch. Balloon Glow and After-Glow fireworks show this evening. (B,L)
Day 3AlbuquerqueALBUQUERQUE Visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Guided sightseeing includes Route 66 and Old Town. Guided tour of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Free time this evening. (B)
Day 4Santa FeALBUQUERQUE Scenic drive on the [LF] Turquoise Trail en route to Santa Fe.
SANTA FE Guided trolley tour includes San Miguel Mission, the Palace of the Governors, the State Capitol, and Loretto Chapel including the 'Miracle Stairway.' Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Santa Fe by browsing the galleries and artisan shops. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 5Santa FeCHIMAYO Visit [LF] Santuario De Chimayo to learn about the miraculous healing powers that still attract thousands of pilgrims each year.
SANTA FE Lunch at a hidden gem local restaurant on the Santa Fe Plaza. Free time this afternoon before farewell dinner with live Mariachi performers this evening. (B,L,D)
Day 6Santa FeSANTA FE Free time this morning before transferring to your hotel near the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
Day 7Santa FeSANTA FE Free day includes admission at your leisure to the George O'Keefe Museum. (B)
Day 8Santa FeYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
10/06/2023$2,819.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/13/2023$2,819.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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