A desert adventure millions of years in the making
Discover why New Mexico is known as the “Land of Enchantment” on a six-day adventure around the American Southwest. Learn how the local art, culture and cuisine have been shaped by Indigenous American and Spanish influences as you wander Pueblo streets. Tour the UNESCO World Heritage site of Taos Pueblo with an indigenous guide and eat your way around Santa Fe on a food tour that visits some of the best restaurants in town. You’ll also explore ancient Bandelier cliff dwellings and pictographs and marvel at an otherworldly desert landscape that has been shaped over millions of years. Whether you’re passionate about art or adventure, this tour has got you covered.
Explore the charming streets of historic Santa Fe as you discover the city’s history and eat your way around town on a New Mexico food tour with an expert local guide.
At UNESCO-listed Taos Pueblo, join a local guide to explore the village and learn about the customs and traditions of this Native American community that has been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years.
On a private tour of the Georgia O'keeffe Museum see some of the artist's most famous works and get special insight from a gallery guide.
Climb high above the canyon floor of Bandelier National Monument as you scale wooden ladders that lead to ancient cliff dwellings.
In Chimayo, visit a world-renowned tapestry gallery for an intimate, expert demonstration of traditional weaving technique and artistry.
During our visit to Bandelier National Monument you have the option to climb ladders to view the site above the canyon floor. Sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended.
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1. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6PM on Day 1 in Santa Fe. Please make your own way to the Joining Point Hotel listed in the Essential Trip Information for this itinerary.
2. You are expected to arrive back into Santa Fe around 5pm at the same location as the joining point. There is no accommodation included on the last day in Santa Fe. If you wish to spend more time in Santa Fe we'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). Speak to an Intrepid booking agent for more information.
3. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights on your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
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