NCM Excursions

NCM invites you to take advantage of your visit to Santa Fe by exploring this wonderful city and its surroundings! You can sign up for the below excursions when you register for the meeting or add them on to your existing registration.

Downtown Santa Fe Walking Tour

Thursday May 3, 2018

2:30pm – 5:00pm

Pick up at Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder: 2:30pm

Walking Tour from 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Founded in 1610, Santa Fe is the nation’s oldest capital city. For the past four hundred years, Santa Fe has been a converging point for the Pueblo, Spanish, and Anglo people.  It was a major stop on many historic trails including the Camino Real, the Spanish Trail, the Old Santa Fe Trail and Route 66. This two hour downtown walking tour will introduce you to our beautiful capital’s most historic district, oldest adobe buildings, and religious landmarks.  Entrance to the Loretto Chapel and the San Miguel Mission are included in this tour.

Return transportation to the Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder can be provided for up to 20 people at 8:00pm or through the hotel’s shuttle service until approximately 8:30pm.  Please note, return transportation is not included immediately following the tour.  The hotel shuttle has scheduled pick ups in downtown Santa Fe throughout the day/evening until 8:30pm.

Tsankawi Ruins at Bandelier National Monument

Thursday May 3, 2018

2:30pm – 6:30pm

Pick up Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder: 2:30pm
Arrival at Tsankawi at 3:00pm
Return to the Hilton at 6:30pm

Part of Bandelier National Monument, Tsankawi is located on a mesa with amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Tsankawi has numerous cave dwellings with remarkable petroglyphs along the cliff walls. The trails here are more rugged than at the main park – you’ll walk along ancient footpaths without rail guards and concrete steps. For the adventurous hikers, there are options to explore beyond the mesa loop, off the beaten path to secluded caves and rarely seen petroglyphs.

Please note that although portions of the area are