Acoma Pueblo

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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Light mobility issue can be accommodated. Please, ask me.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

Sky City- the longest inhabited place in North America

Acoma Pueblo is considered to be one of longest inhabited places in North America. The stunning old Pueblo, Sky City, lies atop a sheer-sided mesa 367 ft. (111 m) above the valley floor.
There are about 300 two and three-story adobe buildings on the mesa, with exterior ladders used to access the upper levels where residents live. Also, ceremonial kivas still used by the pueblo year-round. Potters craft and sell the Pueblo's distinctive and highly sought-after polychrome pottery. The isolation and location of the Pueblo have sheltered the community for more than 1, 200 years.

A native Acoma guide will conduct the tour of Sky City where we will visit the massive San Estévan del Rey Mission (c. 1640). Both mission and Pueblo are National Historic Landmarks.
After touring Sky City, we will visit the Cultural Center and Haak'u Museum where permanent exhibits take visitors on a historical journey of Acoma Pueblo.
Be prepared for stunning scenery, abundant photo opportunities!


We leave Albuquerque, driving west on Interstate 40 (old Route 66)
Stop at Laguna Pueblo for photos
Drive to Acoma Pueblo
Tour Sky City with Native Guide (1. 5 hrs. )
Visit Museum and Cultural Center
Picnic (location open to guests)
Return to Albuquerque via scenic Route 23 (Casa Blanca Rd) for full pictures of Enchanted Mesa.

**The old Pueblo is closed for ceremonial use several days a year, please check with me to make sure tours to mesa top-Sky City are available (April-October).

**This tour can either start in Albuquerque or Santa Fe.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the hotel or any other specified location.

End location: I will drop you off at the hotel or any other specified location.

Duration: 8 hours

Tour duration will depend on time spent with Native Guide at Sky City and lunch break.


Air-conditioned, Isuzu Ascender SUV (2008) or Lexus SUV (2011), capacity 3-4 passengers.

What’s Included

Other: Personalized tour (changes can be made at any time during tour)
Transportation to and from hotel (or other location)
Refreshments and snacks

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - The tour of Sky City with a local native guide:
Adult: $25.00
Senior: $22.00
Children/Youth: $17.00

What’s Extra

Other: The tour of Sky City conducted by a native Acoma guide.
Ticket prices: Adult: $25.00
Senior: $22.00
Children/Youth: $17.00.
Lunch at Acoma cafeteria.


My SUVs can fit up to 4 people comfortably. Please inquire about larger groups.

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