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Enchanted New Mexico Tour

Embark on a spell binding journey through the Land of Enchantment, where ancient wonders, vibrant cultures and breathtaking landscapes await at every turn.
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Tour Highlights

Mesilla NM White Sands Natl Park Carlsbad Caverns Natl Park Roswell NM Santa Fe NM Pecos Natl Monument Chimayo NM Georgia O’Keefe – Ghost Ranch Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Bandelier National Monument

Tour Description

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Tour Details

Step into the enchanting world of New Mexico on an unforgettable small group travel tour that will captivate your senses and leave you mesmerized by the state’s natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture. Our Enchanted New Mexico tour is a once-in-a-lifetime journey through some of the most iconic and mystical destinations in the Land of Enchantment.
Our adventure begins in the charming town of Mesilla, steeped in history and culture, where you’ll stroll through the historic plaza, visit adobe buildings, and soak in the authentic atmosphere of this quintessential New Mexican gem. Mesilla offers a unique blend of Spanish, Mexican, and American influences, providing a rich tapestry of traditions and stories to discover.
From Mesilla, we’ll venture to the majestic Organ Mountains, a rugged mountain range that rises dramatically from the desert landscape. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the rugged terrain, hike through picturesque canyons, and witness stunning panoramic views that showcase the natural grandeur of New Mexico.
Continuing our journey, we’ll immerse ourselves in the otherworldly landscape of White Sands National Park, where endless waves of pure white gypsum sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to explore this surreal desert environment, marvel at the shifting sands, and witness a breathtaking sunset that paints the dunes in a palette of fiery hues.
Traveling onto our next destination will will travel through the Lincoln National Forest. Nestled in the heart of southern New Mexico the Lincoln National Forest offers breathtaking natural playground of pine-clad mountains, pristine streams, and diverse wildlife. You will be able to experience  yourself in the tranquility of this enchanting alpine oasis.
Next, we venture deep below the Earth’s surface to discover the hidden wonders of Carlsbad Caverns, a subterranean realm of awe-inspiring caves adorned with spectacular limestone formations. As we explore this underground marvel, you’ll be immersed in a world of stalactites, stalagmites, and vast chambers that inspire a sense of wonder and exploration.
Our journey then leads us to the infamous town of Roswell, where we’ll delve into the mysteries and legends surrounding the alleged UFO incident of 1947. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, visit the International UFO Museum and Research Center, and ponder the possibility of extraterrestrial encounters in this captivating town.
Continuing our adventure, we’ll make our way to the historic city of Santa Fe, known for its distinctive adobe architecture, vibrant arts scene, and rich Native American and Spanish heritage. Immerse yourself in the city’s unique blend of cultures as we explore its charming streets, visit world-class art galleries, and savor the flavors of authentic Southwestern cuisine.
Our journey through time continues with a visit to the Pecos National Monument, where ancient ruins and artifacts offer a glimpse into the lives of the indigenous peoples who once inhabited this land. Explore the remains of the Pecos Pueblo and the centuries-old mission church as you uncover the stories of the past.
We then journey to the legendary Ghost Ranch, a place of stunning natural beauty that has inspired artists, writers, and seekers for generations. Surrounded by towering sandstone cliffs and expansive vistas, you’ll have the opportunity to hike, reflect, and connect with the land that has inspired so many creative souls.
Finally, our adventure culminates in the vibrant city of Albuquerque, where we’ll witness the breathtaking spectacle of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Experience the thrill of hundreds of hot air balloons taking to the skies in a kaleidoscope of colors, shapes, and sizes, creating a visual symphony that will leave you in awe.
Throughout this immersive journey, you’ll be accompanied by guides who will enrich your experience with their knowledge and passion for the land of enchantment.  Join us on this Enchanted New Mexico Tour and prepare to be spellbound by the magic and mystique of this extraordinary destination.

Additional Bits

Some Meals Included Transportation Included

Tour Itinerary

  1. Sept 28th – Saturday – Las Cruces/ Mesilla

  2. Sept 29th – Sunday – Organ Mountains, White Sands Natl Park, Alamogordo, Pistachio Land, Lincoln National Forest,

  3. Sept 30th – Monday – Carlsbad Cavern

  4. Oct 1st – Tuesday – Roswell, on to Santa Fe

  5. Oct 2nd – Wednesday – Santa Fe, Pecos National Monument, Bandelier National Monument.

  6. Oct 3rd – Thursday – Santa Fe – Ghost Ranch

  7. Friday Oct 4th – Half day in Santa Fe, drive to Albuquerque NM

  8. Saturday 5th – Albuquerque – Balloon Fiesta

  9. Sunday 6th – Albuquerque

  10. Monday 7th - Albuquerque - Fly Home

Inclusions, Exclusions and Additional Information


  • Welcome Dinner*
  • 3 star or better lodging.
  • Admissions to all of the National Parks.
  • Admission to the Albuquerque Balloon fiesta.
  • Admission to the Ghost Ranch.
  • Admission to the UFO Museum in Roswell NM.
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks/Charcuterie for the road trips and for lunches as we travel.
  • Ground transportation – We will pick you up from the airport


  • Tips and Gratuities
  • *Alcohol
  • Travel/trip insurance (Required)
  • Airfare (Fly into El Paso TX and fly home from Albuquerque) If possible, schedule the airfare to arrive and leave in the early afternoon.

As always, my tour itineraries are flexible and changes can be made to accommodate the group.

Solo travelers, forget about paying a single supplement, everyone pays the same amount. Also, I hold monthly zoom meetings prior to the event, so that everyone can have the opportunity to get to know each other a little bit better. When the trip starts you won’t feel like you are traveling with strangers.

Cost: $2,300.00
Non-Refundable Deposit: 50% $1,150.00

There are only 10 lucky people that can go on this tour.

Schedule a consultation or contact me (Margaret) at LFTRTRAVEL@gmail.com for more information regarding this trip and or next steps.
***An easy convenient payment plan is available on request. Please schedule a consultation to discuss.

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