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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

This is a flight tour offered through Premier World Discovery from the Moline, IL Airport. Please Note: Transportation to & from Airport , and Trailways Host are NOT included for this tour. You will be greeted by a Premier Tour Manager upon arriving at the destination airport and join fellow travelers in your group.


Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 7-12, 2022


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• Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - Dawn patrol & Balloon Glow

• Old Town, Albuqerque

• 3 Nights in Santa Fe

• Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

• Los Alamos Science Museum

• Santa Fe City Tour

• Loretto Chapel

• Taos Pueblo

• Taos

• High Road to Taos



• 2 Nights - Albuquerque Marriott, Albuquerque

• 3 Nights - Inn of the Governors, Doubetree by Hilton or Hilton, Santa Fe



• Roundtrip Airfare - MLI (Moline)

• 7 Meals (5 Breakfast / 2 Dinners)

• Professional Tour Director

• Motorcoach Transportation (While On Tour)

• Admissions per Itinerary

• Sightseeing per Itinerary

• Baggage Handling at Hotels


Tour Pricing:

$3225 per person Double

$3800 per person Single


Deposit & Final Payment: 

A deposit of $300 per person is due with reservation form to secure reservations. Final payment is due Sunday, July 24, 2022.



Make your final payment by check prior to the final payment due date and receive $200 per person booking discount.

Day 1

Today fly to Albuquerque, founded in 1706, where you will meet your tour director. Later, check into your hotel for a two night stay in Albuquerque, locally known as "Duke City". Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers.


Day 2

Today experience one of the most photographed events in the world, the Albuquerque 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 palette of multicolored orbs dancing in the cool morning light. Later stop in 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. This evening return to the Balloon Fiesta to witness the Balloon Glow, where just before dusk burners from hundreds of balloons light up the evening sky.


Day 3

This morning visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center depicting the hisotry and culture of New Mexico's 19 Native American pueblos. Then head north from Albuquerque to visit the Los Alamos Bradbury Science Museum to learn about the Manhattan Project and the creation of the world's first atomic bomb. Later arrive in Santa Fe for a three night stay. Santa Fe is renowned for its Pueblo-style architecture and as a creative arts hotbed


Day 4

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 Taos visit and learn about this fascinating city rich in culture and scenery. Atop a plateau between the Rio Grande and the San-grede Cristo Mountains, Taos has lured artists 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 continously inhabited communities in North America before returning to Santa Fe.


Day 5

Today discover Santa Fe, the upscale resort and artist community with Spanish-Pueblo roots. Enjoy a wonderful Santa Fe City Tour including details about hte 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

Transfer to Albuquerque and fly home with wonderful memories of your travel experience.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

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