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Grand Canyon
Arizona
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Full Day Premier $995
Classic  $795
Delight  $695
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The Classic, narrated, scenic, air/land safari ventures forth from Santa Fe, NM, to the Grand Canyon, AZ. Behold unspeakable grandeur: volcanic mountains, deep-shadowed buttes, Indian ruins, petrified forests, Pueblo/Navajo/Hopi Reservations, Canyon de Chelly, the Painted Desert, the thundering gorges of the Little Colorado River, and the Grand Canyon, itself, with special overflight. Capture once-in-a-lifetime photographic vistas. Leisurely stroll and box lunch at Canyon's edge. For those who want to see it all, the Classic tour offers an unparalled day of discovery. Premier package includes Red Canyon, Grand Cliffs, Hidden Valley, Monument Valley, Lavender Valley, Rainbow Mesas, White Mesa, plus Navajo sandstone gorges and standing arches -- 50% more! Delight package: see More Information.  More Information
Monument Valley
Utah
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Full Day Premier $895
Grand   $699
Classic $649
Delight $595
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A narrated scenic air tour taking you into the heart of Navajoland. The Classic wing safari offers uncompromising sky/ground adventure emphasizing detailed exploration of the Four Corners Region. Land in the midst of Monument Valley and enjoy a Navajo-guided tour of Arizona's and Utah's most famous buttes, monuments, and spires. Box lunch in the field. A natural history expedition that will never be forgotten! Premier package offers safari travelers a private vehicle tour of this Navajo tribal park and flight over backcountry canyons of southeastern Utah, dramatically increasing the awe factor. Grand & Delight packages: see More Information. All itineraries create a wonderful field trip for the entire family, revealing a vast array of the Southwest's hidden treasures.  More Information
Canyon de Chelly
Arizona
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Full Day Grand   $795
Classic  $749
Delight  $695
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The Canyon de Chelly Classic skyfari probes the mysteries of a long-vanished Anasazi people. The tour explores inaccessible pueblo ruins, colorful desert paleo-ecosystems, lush lake-capped mountains, and deep primrose ravines. Land in Navajo Country and take an open-air, six-wheel-drive, sand-track tour into the depths of sacred Canyon de Chelly, which harbors famous cliff dwellings, fascinating rock art, and picturesque Navajo farms. Picnic lunch in the field. Relax in the shade of glistening cottonwood trees while listening to the historic tales of the Navajo guide. Grand package offers a photogenic return flight over New Mexico's western volcanic highlands, doubling the visual wonder of a journey to another world. Delight package: see More Information.  More Information
Mesa Verde
Colorado
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Full Day Premier $895
Classic  $795
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A fun, educational, air/land expedition through northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado. The Classic air/land safari begins with an intriguing flight which follows the shorelines of ancient inland seas, crosses volcanic mountain ranges, and surveys vast desert canyons, highlighting the geology, archaeology, and history of the Great American Southwest. The tour proceeds by ground vehicle through the high plateaus and deep ravines of Mesa Verde, world-famous for its Anasazi cliff dwellings. A guided cliff-house tour with study of prehistoric lifestyles is followed by picnic lunch under the pines at Grand View overlook. This skytrek offers a rare opportunity to gain an in-depth perspective on some of the Southwest's early inhabitants and their remarkable homelands. Premier package offers considerably extra aerial exploration of northern New Mexico's finest scenery.  More Information
Arches & Canyonlands
Utah
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Full Day Sky Quest $995
Premier     $895
Classic      $795
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The Classic, long-range, wing safari encompasses magnificient canyon country of northwest New Mexico, southwest Colorado, and southeast Utah. This all-inclusive skyventure is the choice for experienced air explorers who want to go to the next horizon and beyond. The extended expedition features a flight over some of the most remote and breathtaking desert highcountry in the U.S. After landing in Moab, UT, tour passengers take a private ground tour of Arches National Park. Picnic lunch served in the field. Premier package provides fully scenic route of return, featuring a never-ending mosaic of red, brown, and yellow buttes, mesas, monuments, spires, and canyons, plus the green and blue rivers and lakes of the Grand Country -- thrilling panoramic views of rugged frontier lands more than doubling the scenic beauty. Either way, Classic or Premier, this incomparable airventure offers an experience of scope and drama unsurpassed in most adventure-travel day trips. Incomparable Sky Quest: see More Information.  More Information
Four Corners Fantasia
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Half Day $595 3 A narrated scenic flight featuring a "best of" overview of the Four Corners Region, where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona abut. The tour includes an unforgettable selection of mountains, rivers, gorges, deserts, monuments, buttes, badlands, volcanoes, and ancient Anasazi Indian ruins. A photographer's heaven. Perfect for people on a limited schedule.  More Information
Northwest NM:
Aztec Ruins
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Half Day Premier $695
Classic  $595
Delight  $495
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The Classic, narrated, air/land exploration emphasizes ancient southwest Indian cultures. Flight displays the sweeping majesty of the mountains, deserts, and canyons of northcentral and northwest New Mexico. Enjoy an archaeologist-led pueblo ruins tour and field snack. This multi-dimensional skyventure offers a stimulating introduction to the archaeology of the Four Corners Region. Premier package includes air tour of Mesa Verde country, plus scenic return flight to Santa Fe, NM. Delight package: see More Information.  More Information
West Central NM:
Painted Lands
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2 Hours $299 2 A narrated scenic air tour of New Mexico's most colorful rivers, mesas, plateaus, deserts, and volcanoes. See the geology of the Southwest come alive with an unending series of landscape vignettes, stirring the imagination with visual testimony of the past. An encounter with prehistoric Indian country, this airtrek presents landscapes typical of the entire Southwest at a fraction of the cost of longer trips. A local flight that takes one far away.  More Information
Northcentral NM:
High Country
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2 Hours $299 2 A narrated scenic air tour of New Mexico's tallest mountains and deepest gorges. Stark black & white contrasts. The airventure reveals glacier-carved peaks, high deserts, and 100 miles of the Rio Grande's canyons. A stunning geologic flight and photographic experience taking one back to the beginings of the American Southwest. A study of snow-capped ridges, silhouetted plateaus, and roaring river-carved ravines, creating the impression of three tours in one.  More Information
Northcentral NM:
Enchanted Lands
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2 Hours $299 2 This air tour provides an exhilarating eagle's view of the mountains, valleys, deserts, and canyons that have made New Mexico world-famous. Features many of the visual highlights of the above two tours combined. Blending astonishing beauty plus exciting adventure, this classic 2-hour airtrek shows off a cross-sectional view of the Land of Enchantment that would be impossible to get from the ground, even with weeks of driving. The essence of New Mexico revealed.  More Information
Northeast NM:
Mountain & Prairie
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2 Hours $299 2 A narrated scenic wanderlust over the mountains, canyons, volcanoes, and prairies of northeastern New Mexico. See frontier forts, ghost towns, and wagon ruts of the Santa Fe Trail. Grazing antelope, golden grasslands, colorful wildflowers, and sun-speckled streams pass beneath the wing. This tour offers a wonderful perspective on the Old West, providing an insightful overview of America's early settlements, pioneer lifestyles, and exquisite landscapes on the edge of the Great Plains.  More Information
Eastside Airventure:
Santa Fe &
Sangre de Cristo Mts.
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1 Hour $149 2 An action-packed scenic flight concentrating on the amazing diversity of the east side of the Rio Grande Valley. Highlights of the tour include: the City of Santa Fe, Sangre de Cristo Mts, Truchas Peaks, Pecos Wilderness, isolated mountain villages, plus the gorges and Indian ruins of White Rock Canyon. A study of the geology, history, and ecosystems of northcentral New Mexico.  More Information
Westside Airventure:
Tent Rocks &
Jemez Mountains
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1 Hour $149 2 This scenic air trek focuses on the west side of the Rio Grande Valley. See Cochiti Lake, Pueblo villages, red sandstone gorges, Jemez Mts calderas, unexcavated Indian ruins, and canyons of the Rio Grande. Tour emphasizes the archaeology and Indian lifestyles of a long-ago world. The flight is an aerial odyssey revealing the origins of Man in the Land of Enchantment and his magnificent paleo-environment, an ever-changing mosaic of mountains, mesas, and rivers.  More Information
Santa Fe Scenic Sortie
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45 Minutes $129 2 A skylark airventure offering a fun-filled scenic jaunt over Cochiti Lake, Bandelier canyons, the Rio Grande, White Rock Gorge, volcanic cinder cones, and Wild Horse Meadows, plus the Sangre de Cristo Mts/ski basin and the City of Santa Fe. A marvelous "add-on" for any visit to the City Different, this "escape to adventure" is a great way to s-t-r-e-t-c-h your vacation dollar.  More Information
Rio Grande Air Rover
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30 Minutes $99 2 A tantilizing skyhop flight offering a short but enthralling aerial survey of dramatic New Mexico beauty: Cochiti Lake, Bandelier canyons, the Rio Grande, White Rock Gorge, volcanic cinder cones, and Wild Horse Meadows. A dazzling introduction to air touring.  More Information


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Duration of all expeditions is approximate. Length of scenic flights based on block time. Prices and itineraries subject to change without notice as policies or conditions warrant or dictate.

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