Private Experiences and Tours
A world of outdoor, cultural and culinary adventure awaits, as Santa Fe offers its visitors a diverse array of activities and experiences. While you’re invited to discover Santa Fe at your own pace, for those looking for a more customized itinerary, a range of private experiences and tours are available for you to your visit. Explore the sampling of activities and adventures below, many of which you can arrange yourself or our concierge team would be more than happy to organize for you.
Looking to explore Santa Fe on two wheels? Whether you’re hoping for a casual ride through the streets of the city or want some mountain biking adventure in the nearby trails, we are happy to arrange for any kind of bike rental that you desire.
With countless incredible hiking trails within minutes of The Five Graces, it’s hard to know where to start. Guided hiking experiences can be arranged for hikers of all levels and experience to help guests get out and enjoy the fresh air and stunning vistas just outside of the downtown area.
This is your opportunity for an offroad adventure as you experience the rugged beauty of Santa Fe via jeep, with a range of adventures from the desert to the mountains and everywhere in-between.
Hot Air Ballooning
From May through October, experience a thrilling adventure high above Santa Fe in a guided hot air balloon tour. Lasting about an hour, your experienced guide will fly you through the canyons and take you aloft to get a bird’s eye view of this beautiful land.
Conveniently located in the center of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Rafting has guided thousands of guests down the Rio Grande. Trips include the popular Racecourse, the Taos Box, the Chama River, and float trips. The trips vary between half and full day excursions and allows for an entirely new perspective of the New Mexican landscape.
High Desert Angler offers private half-day and full-day trips on private and public stretches of the Pecos River just 45 minutes to an hour from the shop. They guide all over Northern New Mexico and have private access on streams in New Mexico and southern Colorado.
Saddle up and get out on horseback! Whatever your skill level, we can arrange horseback experiences for beginning and experienced riders.
Historic Walking Tours
Santa Fe’s past comes to life with a guided historical walking tour of the city. Get a glimpse into Santa Fe’s 400-year history as your guide leads you through the most interesting and important elements of the city’s history.
Santa Fe Art Tours
Offering a variety of engaging, interactive tours of art galleries and museums, Santa Fe Art Tours provides both public and private art tours around the city. Their passionate guides bring Santa Fe’s incredible art offerings to life.
For a hands on painting experience, Santa Fe Art Classes offers classes designed for artists of all levels and ages.
From the architecture found in the city to the natural wonders just outside, there are plenty of subjects just waiting to be captured by your camera in Santa Fe. Improve your photography skills and capture those local elements with new styles and techniques as a professional photographer shows you the way.
Unleash your creativity as you discover how to mold clay and make your own ceramics. Our partners offer classes and workshops for a wide variety of skill levels, from beginner to advanced.
Offering hands-on cooking classes and workshops, the Santa Fe School of Cooking provides guests the chance to master the flavors of the real Southwest with a range of menus from traditional New Mexican, Native American, Mexican, Spanish, vegetarian and contemporary Southwestern cuisine. Public and private classes are available.
Culinary Tours & Experiences
Don’t just experience Santa Fe, taste it! Wander New Mexico creates immersive dining tours, introducing you to chefs and owners to hear the story behind their food. Offering four distinct culinary experiences, along with the ability to arrange private experiences, tours are designed with the adventurous eater in mind.
Chocolate Tastings & Workshops
Everybody loves dessert and especially chocolate. Several local chocolate stores offer classes, tastings and workshops, allowing you to satisfy that sweet tooth!