Get Prices & Dates

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

About Albuquerque

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.

PRODUCT_LINE: GLOBUS-AF-2016

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

Contact our travel experts for more details

More Travel Experiences

The Wonders of Mexico's Yucatan

Home to one of the world’s most sophisticated ancient cultures, Mex...

View details »

3 Nights London, 5 Nights Paris & 5 Nights Rome

The setting: London, Paris, Rome. The actors: you, your family, you...

View details »

America's Musical Heritage with Elvis' 40th Anniversary Celebration and Extended Stay i...

On this southern U.S. tour, visit the cities and landmarks that hav...

View details »

Europe in Depth with Extended Stay in London

On this in-depth European tour, you’ll travel to some of Euro...

View details »

Save Hundreds on a Globus Iceland Tour with Whale Watching

Gems of Iceland with Whale Watching (ZRS); 6-Day Tour from Rey...

View details »

Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium with Paris

For those who wish to visit the Benelux countries—plus Paris&...

View details »

European Escape with London

Escape to Europe’s most popular destinations during the low-season ...

View details »

The Best of Austria & Switzerland with Romantic Rhine

This amazing vacation offers the best of both worlds: a land tour o...

View details »

More about Globus