With the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Enchanted New Mexico

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Departs Albuquerque | The largest balloon festival in the world! 

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 colour.

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 holiday.

Visits to historic Route 66, artsy Santa Fe, and the pilgrimage site of Chimayo are equally uplifting.


Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Breakfasts
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches
  • Taxes
  • Tipping & Taxes
  • Transportation

Itinerary

 

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN ALBUQUERQUE

Welcome to Albuquerque! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome drink and presentation by a local balloonist.

DAY 2: ALBUQUERQUE

ALBUQUERQUE Opening Ceremonies and Mass Balloon Ascension. Visit the International Balloon Museum. Tequila tasting and lunch. Balloon Glow and After-Glow fireworks show this evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 3: ALBUQUERQUE

ALBUQUERQUE Visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Centre. Guided sightseeing includes Route 66 and Old Town. Guided tour of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Free time this evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 4: ALBUQUERQUE-SANTA FE

ALBUQUERQUE Scenic drive on the 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. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B) ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Santa Fe by browsing the galleries and artisan shops.

DAY 5: SANTA FE. EXCURSION TO CHIMAYO

CHIMAYO Visit Santuario De Chimayo. SANTA FE Lunch on the Santa Fe Plaza. Free time this afternoon before farewell dinner with live entertainment this evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 6: SANTA FE-ALBUQUERQUE

SANTA FE Morning drive to Albuquerque. ALBUQUERQUE Your holiday ends at Albuquerque International Sunport Airport. Schedule departing flights after 11 am.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Terms

**Prices based on Travel dates - 30 Sep 2022

*Terms & Conditions Apply.

Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Full booking and supplier terms and conditions apply.

Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in.

 

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