New Mexico

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Length

5 days

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Dates

October 16 – 20, 2020

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Destinations

Albuquerque, Santa Fe

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 4 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Full Time Guidance & Assistance

Program highlights

  • dian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • Excursion to Acoma Pueblo Sky City
  • National Petroglyph Monument
  • Central New Mexico Community College Visit
  • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
  • Bandelier National Monument
  • Tsankawi Pueblo Cliff Dwellings
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours

Itinerary

Day 1 – Albuquerque – Friday, October 16

  • Depart for Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Arrive Albuquerque – Check-in & Refresh
    Program Orientation
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center – The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities.
  • Central New Mexico Community College Visit
  • Welcome Dinner & Program Orientation

Day 2 – Albuquerque – Saturday, October 17

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Excursion to Acoma Pueblo Sky City – History & Culture Tour – Discover the traditional Native American culture and living history of Acoma Pueblo.
  • National Petroglyph Monument – Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish settlers.
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center – The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a world-class museum and cultural center located in the historic Albuquerque Indian School District just minutes from Old Town and Downtown Albuquerque. Founded in 1976 by the 19 Pueblo Indian Tribes of New Mexico, it is a premier destination for education, art and entertainment.

Day 3 – Santa Fe – Sunday, October 18

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Santa Fe (approx. 1.5 hours) 
  • Historical and Cultural Walking Tour of Santa Fe
  • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture – The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is a premier repository of Native art and material culture and tells the stories of the people of the Southwest from prehistory through contemporary art.
  • Structured Free Time

Day 4 – Santa Fe – Monday, October 19

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Tour of Bandelier National Monument – Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000 acres of rugged but beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back over 11,000 years.  Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives in the surrounding communities.
  • Explore Tsankawi Pueblo Cliff Dwellings Archaeological Site
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Transfer to Albuquerque (approx. 1.5 hours) 
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 5 – Return – Tuesday, October 20

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Albuquerque, New Mexico for Home

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