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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

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See the mass ascension of balloons and stand in awe during the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, the largest ballooning event in the world and one of New Mexico’s most dazzling spectacles. On this Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta tour, experience the pre-dawn opening ceremonies and the unforgettable Mass Ascension of hundreds of hot-air balloons, where the sky transforms into a rainbow of colors. In the evening, see the dramatic Balloon Glow, when all the balloons fire up their burners and light up at the same time, and After-Glow Fireworks Show. There’s also time for sightseeing with visits to the International Balloon Museum, dedicated to the art, culture, science, history, sport, and spectacle of ballooning. You’ll also visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, a fascinating museum and crafts market collectively run by the 19 New Mexico pueblos.

Enjoy a guided walking tour in Santa Fe, including the San Miguel Mission and Loretto Chapel’s “Miracle Stairway.” Globus has also included a drive along the Turquoise Trail, a scenic drive between Albuquerque and Santa Fe with breathtaking views of the Sandia Mountains as well as old mining towns. In Santa Fe, Globus has arranged a special dinner at La Casa Sena, one of the oldest-surviving houses in Santa Fe.

If you want to see the spectacular Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, this Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta tour is the vacation for you!

City Highlights

ALBUQUERQUEOpening ceremonies; Mass Ascension; International Balloon Museum; Indian Pueblo Cultural Center; Balloon Glow & After-Glow fireworks show at the Balloon FiestaSANTA FE[LF] Travel the Turquoise Trail; trolley tour including Loretto Chapel; farewell dinner featuring [LF] authentic Southwestern cuisine

Meals

Breakfast daily including 1 box breakfast on Day 2, 1 special farewell dinner in Santa Fe

Transportation

Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotels.

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