7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly:  35​h
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Fly:  32​h
Hyderabad

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): Head underground at Big Room, take a memorable tour with Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner .

Hyderabad, India to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an approximately 35-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hyderabad in April: highs in Carlsbad Caverns National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour ©

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take a memorable drive along The Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, make a trip to Canyon Road, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally ponder the world of politics at New Mexico Legislature.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe online trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in April: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 22°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 19th (Thu), soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque vacation planning tool .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in April, Albuquerque is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Tours
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Balloon Rides

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